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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 04:53 AM
Replies: 864
Views: 209,714
Posted By Morizzi
That's quite possible. The thick shim washer is...

That's quite possible. The thick shim washer is there to take up the play. They come in 2 to 2.4 mm. All the ones I've pulled apart have been 2 mm and the 2 thrust washers either side hold the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 209,714
Posted By Morizzi
http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/OH4LbmHam_cRN...

http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/OH4LbmHam_cRNkPB_UBaOw148601

http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/H_R7WLyOSH2TK17uf2W0vA336067
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Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By Morizzi
Some pics here: ...

Some pics here: http://guzzista.wikifoundry.com/photos/album/209344/CLQ+Concours+2014

And a sample.

http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/WvB3rQBKbQ3B0SK6YVvB4A339207
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Morizzi
Both previous posts are valid. If you can't tell...

Both previous posts are valid. If you can't tell by the smell then give the oil a bit of a taste. I'm being honest here. If it has a nasty aniseed lingering tingle then it is gear oil. If it is just...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By Morizzi
Yep, that was me. I didn't get a lot of time off...

Yep, that was me. I didn't get a lot of time off but walked past your area a couple of times. You were busy so i didn't want to interrupt business. Just a quick hello.

It is amazing to think that...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By Morizzi
It gets quite busy and I'll be working on one of...

It gets quite busy and I'll be working on one of the gates most of the day.

If you see a Guzzi Monza in Christmas colours then that is mine.

If you ask any of the Laverda guys where Rod is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4,299
Views: 1,607,041
Posted By Morizzi
http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/4FzDjNYfi2d0Y...

http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/4FzDjNYfi2d0YjKVLOXI1A605874

Victorian/NSW border, Australia. November 2013.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,970
Posted By Morizzi
I'll be there and coincidently I live in Buddina...

I'll be there and coincidently I live in Buddina too.

I will be working one of the gates on Sunday and helping to set up on the Saturday afternoon.

Despite it being an annual event, a charity...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,977
Posted By Morizzi
Wink No thanks. I entered into this thread in...

No thanks.

I entered into this thread in good humour and I gave my honest opinion.

Enjoy the decorating girls or should I say, 'bling it bitches!' :lol3

You are not a peer group I wish to...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,977
Posted By Morizzi
The bike is a "T" 5. I used the 'T' as a joke. At...

The bike is a "T" 5. I used the 'T' as a joke. At no stage did I aim any attack at an individual. I've written it before the T was aimed at the 'tarted up bike.'

This has nothing to do with you....
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,977
Posted By Morizzi
I'll repeat it. The PO asked in his post if...

I'll repeat it.

The PO asked in his post if a T5 would ever be cool. I've owned one and gave my honest opinion. I never smacked anyone nor did I use foul language or aim any comment at any...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,977
Posted By Morizzi
No reply? Lets go back to the 'dick'...

No reply?

Lets go back to the 'dick' comment. You owe me an apology.

I was asked for an opinion and I gave an honest one.

Can I ask one question. Why do tinsel loving cafe racer types feel...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Morizzi
I've read beemer guys bleeting about this before....

I've read beemer guys bleeting about this before. Maybe its the crappy steel bmw use in their tanks or just poor preparation by the applicator.

Its probably redkote and if you go to their page...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,977
Posted By Morizzi
I beg to differ. You are now advising on the...

I beg to differ. You are now advising on the colour of a centre stand. Think about it. :wink:

If it was to do with suspension, luggage racks, engine maintenance, or understanding the systems a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,977
Posted By Morizzi
The T5 is a man's bike. It doesn't need to come...

The T5 is a man's bike. It doesn't need to come out of the closet, IMO.

The T stands for Take you places, not Tosser, Toy or Town..

I owned a T5 Polizia for a short time but it did a great...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15,093
Views: 8,509,616
Posted By Morizzi
The old looking sepia shot on the Guzzi is well...

The old looking sepia shot on the Guzzi is well done.
That´s a big block square fin motor so no earlier than 81.

It doesn´t look like the middle girl of the 3 rides at night. Have a look at where...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By Morizzi
If it doesn´t bleed easily: Give the M/C a whack...

If it doesn´t bleed easily: Give the M/C a whack with a piece of wood or dead blow hammer. I´ve had the piston stick in there with it fully in.

DOT 3 is more slippery than DOT 4 and doesn´t upset...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 47,329
Posted By Morizzi
Kev, The first thing I noticed is the...

Kev,

The first thing I noticed is the diagram you provided. All the models indicated on it are small blocks, the Ambo is a looped frame big block.

V7 relates to yours, (old school) and the new...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-16-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Morizzi
There is already one on the front of your...

There is already one on the front of your gearbox.

A lock tab and a peg nut is all that stands in your way. You can make a peg nut socket out of an old socket. Hook it up to a rattle gun and you...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-07-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,076
Posted By Morizzi
I won't go into detail but the article is very...

I won't go into detail but the article is very subjective.

Stelvio is a PITA. The hairpins are so tight you can't enjoy it as you can't see what is coming to try and kill you.

Transfagarasan is...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,028
Posted By Morizzi
An article you may find useful: ...

An article you may find useful:

http://thisoldtractor.com/gtbender/moto_guzzi_small_blocks.htm#gtb_older_small_block_issues_

Cheers

Rod
Forum: Americas 01-10-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Morizzi
I've done what you are planning to do. It...

I've done what you are planning to do.

It varies from State to State. Some will allow you if you have a local address you can use, others won't. Idaho will. Ohio won't. Nevada will but you need...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,457
Posted By Morizzi
Mike, to try and answer your question...

Mike,

to try and answer your question rather than try and uphold Guzzis honour. :wink:

There is a number of things in no particular logical order.

1. A T3 doesn't have the extra o-ring...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 218,269
Posted By Morizzi
The Polish Police checking out the paper work on...

The Polish Police checking out the paper work on my ex Italian T5 Polizia.

http://image.wetpaint.com/image/1/P5BElM8Ww9iQ__NCPb_45A402035

The Italian Stradale were less amused. They removed...
Forum: Americas 11-21-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,545
Posted By Morizzi
Duncan, I only ever buy cheap GPS units. I...

Duncan,

I only ever buy cheap GPS units. I stick them on the inside of the fairing or in a tank bag map section and away I go. I turn the volume up as high as it can go with a female voice and...
Forum: Americas 11-06-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,545
Posted By Morizzi
Hi Duncan, happy to help. I stayed out of...

Hi Duncan,

happy to help. I stayed out of the cities as much as I could and checked out the country.

Utah is sensational but the beer is weak! That is why there is a grog shop on the border...
Forum: Americas 11-06-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,545
Posted By Morizzi
Hi Duncan, I did a trip to the USA in 2010....

Hi Duncan,

I did a trip to the USA in 2010. I purchased a bike there, sight unseen and toured for 2 1/2 months.

Mt Rushmore? It was one of my least favourite places.

Here is a blog of my...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,955
Posted By Morizzi
I can only wish you well on a scooter. I...

I can only wish you well on a scooter.

I traveled from the UK to as far as Gallipoli in Turkey last year on a Guzzi with 18" wheels. Once I got east of the old Nato line road maintenance was...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,976
Posted By Morizzi
:lol3:lol3:lol3 I actually considered...

:lol3:lol3:lol3

I actually considered buying an entrenching tool like that to dig fire pits. :lol3

I was just giving as good as I got. :freaky

Cheers

Rod
Forum: Australia 11-03-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,976
Posted By Morizzi
Caravan parks? Sorry, I thought I was posting on...

Caravan parks? Sorry, I thought I was posting on Adventure Rider, the home of gnarly adventurers and such. :huh

I must of been redirected to the RACQ Senior Members social club by mistake. :rofl...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,976
Posted By Morizzi
I'm a real heretic when it comes to this stuff. I...

I'm a real heretic when it comes to this stuff. I would never pay that sort of money for a mat.

I just use a cheap high desnity foam roll to lie on for insulation. They are cheap and it really...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,406
Posted By Morizzi
The fact that 91 has less ability to resist...

The fact that 91 has less ability to resist pre-detonation has been mentioned but that is because it has les inhibitors in it. A really hot plug or higher compression due to volumetric efficiency is...
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-05-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,229
Posted By Morizzi
I don't think summer is the best time of year for...

I don't think summer is the best time of year for a number of reasons.

Lots of people on holidays so accommodation may be scarce in any decent holiday location.

Wet season up north and...
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-03-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,281
Posted By Morizzi
Wink There isn't a lot of detail in your route. It...

There isn't a lot of detail in your route. It appears to have a lot of highway in it but that isn't 100% clear.

Armidale? Any particular reason? Are you going down via the Lions Rd or Kyogle?...
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