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Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By davebeef
Luvly jubly! DB.

Luvly jubly!
DB.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Thanks Charlie, you're a star. Email sent. ...

Thanks Charlie, you're a star.
Email sent.

'The old man' is a local term for my father who is also my neighbour living next door:D

Kindest,
DB.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Being busy with various aspects of life I decided...

Being busy with various aspects of life I decided to ship the gearbox over to the old man who lives next door. That evening it was stripped as can be seen.
In general appears in good, non abused...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 100,667
Posted By davebeef
An excellent, heart warming tale to enjoy whilst...

An excellent, heart warming tale to enjoy whilst sitting looking at the pile of shit I am burdened with.
What makes it even more satisfying is the comfort I take from realising that I'm not the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 100,667
Posted By davebeef
Roughly the same as mine by the sounds of it. ...

Roughly the same as mine by the sounds of it.
Nice one Kev.
Obviously 'absence makes the heart grow fonder' took precedence over 'once bitten twice shy' in relation to your acquaintance with...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Got this stuff back from the welders today. Not...

Got this stuff back from the welders today. Not pretty but it'll serve the purpose. Now to get the engine together.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Here's the packaging the gaskets came in bearing...

Here's the packaging the gaskets came in bearing the company logo etc.
D.

http://i464.photobucket.com/albums/rr10/davebeef2001/Mobile%20Uploads/WP_20140929_001.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
I'm not sure if they're different Jonny, but they...

I'm not sure if they're different Jonny, but they were really no problem to adapt. Just five minutes with a dremmel and voila!
Certainly better than the alternative, i.e. there wasn't one!!
Dave
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Cometic gasket company of your part of the world...

Cometic gasket company of your part of the world I believe. Nice and thick also.:thumb
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Hi Guys, Unfortunately virtually nothing done...

Hi Guys,
Unfortunately virtually nothing done recently what with referendums, family commitments, etc, etc...:snore

However, here is an an update of the little I have done.

Four...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,364
Posted By davebeef
Yip, very snazzy. But I prefer your own. D.

Yip, very snazzy. But I prefer your own.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Talking That'll do for me! Cheers guys, DB.

That'll do for me!
Cheers guys,
DB.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Just re-fitting followers in their respective...

Just re-fitting followers in their respective holes in the block. Does it matter which way the two large and single small holes in the walls of each follower line up?
I imagine they would turn in...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Would you care to satisfy his curiosity...

Would you care to satisfy his curiosity Jonny?:wink:
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
MG EC 6500-IN-EX is visible on all four guides. ...

MG EC 6500-IN-EX is visible on all four guides.
I'm inclined not to re fit any seals. Would prefer some lubrication in there. May change that view however if it subsequently smokes like a Russian...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
JC what can I say but thanks for all the help...

JC what can I say but thanks for all the help you've provided.
A true gent helping a hopeless Jock in his hour of need!!
Kindest as ever,
DB:wink:
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Thanks for the info on the rod cap nuts guys....

Thanks for the info on the rod cap nuts guys. Ended up making new tab washers out of slightly thicker plate steel. After a bit of fiddling I got the desired result.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,545
Posted By davebeef
When you say 'came across this ' Kev do you mean...

When you say 'came across this ' Kev do you mean you have acquired this?
I'm sorry but I couldn't have resisted pressing that trip reset button!
Was the bonnie for sale?
rgds
d.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Thanks Kev. Unfortunately my back can't take it...

Thanks Kev. Unfortunately my back can't take it despite trying to live with it. Also it's depature will free up time for my no1 concern, the ambo. The T150 will also being going.
Was that your old...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Thanks guys. The locking tabs I have are now...

Thanks guys. The locking tabs I have are now scrap. They don't seem readily available and even if I could source new ones I'd probably run into the same problem if my caps have been altered.
So the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Got round at last to fitting conrods. As can be...

Got round at last to fitting conrods. As can be seen from the photo below I am having problems locating the rod bolt locking tabs. Whenever I try to tighten either nut the tab just rides up the hump...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Cheers 7. Keepin costs down with this project...

Cheers 7.
Keepin costs down with this project is a challenge but is out of necessity. Looked for shinkos but don't seem to be available in the UK. I've had mitas on my MZ and have found them...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 100,667
Posted By davebeef
Nice one!

Nice one!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
To my horror I discovered a small buckle on the...

To my horror I discovered a small buckle on the rear Borrani rim. Fearing the worst I fired both rims off to a local wheelbuilder I have never used to check this out as well as the general tension of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Set up a test rig for the oil crossover pipe/...

Set up a test rig for the oil crossover pipe/ pressure valve using my compressor and two small blocks of nylon I had lying about.
Having filled the pipe with engine oil I turned on the air.
The...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15,716
Views: 9,133,512
Posted By davebeef
Wicked [QUOTE=JohnDL;24500701] ...

[QUOTE=JohnDL;24500701]

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i291/jackpiner57/DaneRowefemaleTTsidecarracer.jpg

'I'm sorry darling but after winning the World Sidecar Championship I thought that...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By davebeef
I wouldn't go jumping in here throwing money...

I wouldn't go jumping in here throwing money about until I had removed both possible sources of the problem, the generator and the regulator and having each of them checked out. No point in replacing...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15,716
Views: 9,133,512
Posted By davebeef
Wink Chiropody perhaps? D.

Chiropody perhaps?
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By davebeef
Yip, Mitas universal 4.00 x 18 is what's getting...

Yip, Mitas universal 4.00 x 18 is what's getting fitted to my ambo Jerry. Already have them on my MZ and very satisfied with them. VERY reasonably priced also, well at least over here anyway.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15,716
Views: 9,133,512
Posted By davebeef
[QUOTE=chiefrider;24341003]https://scontent-b-sea....

[QUOTE=chiefrider;24341003]https://scontent-b-sea.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/t1.0-9/10371652_527772504012817_3546382950199682517_n.jpg

'Look darling! I think they sell matches over there'
...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,635
Posted By davebeef
Hi guys, My 1981 r100 has a noisy rear end....

Hi guys,
My 1981 r100 has a noisy rear end. When I say this I am referring to fairly light clunk when I let the clutch out in gear. Now, I have been told that this may be due to a worn quietening...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Thanks for this Jerry. Strangely there does...

Thanks for this Jerry.
Strangely there does not appear to be any source for copper gaskets ready made , standard or otherwise, for Guzzis in the UK. I am quite happy to modify.
Rgds
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15,716
Views: 9,133,512
Posted By davebeef
My god! It's like a photo finish in a Zepplin...

My god! It's like a photo finish in a Zepplin race!
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 883
Posted By davebeef
Whilst not fully following your previous post I...

Whilst not fully following your previous post I can say however that your problem sounds like a complete p.i.t.a
rgds
D
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Copper custom jobs look indeed the way forward...

Copper custom jobs look indeed the way forward Jonny and they guys you suggest Dan look like just the ticket. Just hope they'll send to the UK though.....
Rgds
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Thanks guys. Yip both gaskets identical. The...

Thanks guys.
Yip both gaskets identical. The one kindly shown from MG cycle certainly looks like the right idea but as its for the Gilardoni kit I doubt it will have a big enough bore i.e. 88/90...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
New small end bushes fitted and drilled. Just...

New small end bushes fitted and drilled. Just waiting for a suitable reamer (27/32" - 15'16") coming to finish the job.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Yeah Dan pattern parts can be a hit or a miss....

Yeah Dan pattern parts can be a hit or a miss. Once heard a saying 'Quality is remembered long after price has been forgotten'
Maybe something to that.
D.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Ah well need to bargain for a new clutch and drum...

Ah well need to bargain for a new clutch and drum then. Would like to experience ailments though before I splash out on the bugger though... Can hear all the told you so comments several months down...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,274
Posted By davebeef
Thanks Johnny. The problem with this bike is...

Thanks Johnny.
The problem with this bike is that I've never heard it run so I don't know for sure what's cooked and needs replaced. The clutch, like many things on the bike is worn however I will...
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