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Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15,214
Views: 8,696,273
Posted By England-Kev
I like the way she is outside a doughnut shop,...

I like the way she is outside a doughnut shop, like she has ever eaten a doughnut:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By England-Kev
No idea of value in the US, but you have a couple...

No idea of value in the US, but you have a couple on ebay right now...

http://www.ebay.com/sch/Motorcycles-/6024/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=triumph+tiger+cub&_vxp=mtr

:deal:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By England-Kev
Tiger Cub:deal ...

Tiger Cub:deal

http://www.tigercubclub.co.uk/pix/cubbrochure01.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
It is a funny thing, how many other small things...

It is a funny thing, how many other small things I noticed while looking for the bigger fault, and other jobs that I never got around to doing, but now, I am on top of them all.

Rusty seized rear...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,103
Posted By England-Kev
Don't be laughing at our Brit two strokes now,...

Don't be laughing at our Brit two strokes now, Greeves riders have kicked too much big 4 stroke CC butt for that attitude :evil

:D:lol3

You need to drop into the Enfield pages over on BritBike,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By England-Kev
Yes it was, I live just along from there for now...

Yes it was, I live just along from there for now at least.:evil
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
I set up the timing today and have ben out most...

I set up the timing today and have ben out most of the morning, all seems good again now. I just need to dial the carbs in again, where I have been playing with everything, it is a little out of...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
UPDATE It Runs

So yesterday I won a a good working used bean can and matching ICU on ebay for a great price (under $100, for the pair) this morning I fitted them both (I know you guys would like me to have fitted...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By England-Kev
The bonnie belongs to a friend, and is not for...

The bonnie belongs to a friend, and is not for sale. Did I buy the Lawson? hell no, out of my price range, I did talk to the owner though.:evil
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By England-Kev
It's not easy being green...

I came across this today...

http://kevindean.zenfolio.com/img/s10/v109/p983266476.jpg

http://kevindean.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v174/p733795652.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
I wished you were a bit closer Rob! I am getting...

I wished you were a bit closer Rob! I am getting a little tired of going over the same things again and again. I am sure I must be missing something but I have no idea what.

There has been some...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Thanks for the very kind offer Jenna, but like...

Thanks for the very kind offer Jenna, but like Rob says, lots of money.:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,103
Posted By England-Kev
Hitchcocks is your friend:deal ...

Hitchcocks is your friend:deal

http://www.hitchcocksmotorcycles.com/home


:evil:evil
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Right now the battery is on charge, all this...

Right now the battery is on charge, all this starting has dropped the voltage right down. I said way back at the start, that I have rebuilt the carbs with new diaphrams, also I can remove the carbs...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
I did say above, that both cylinders are getting...

I did say above, that both cylinders are getting hot, and that both carbs are working. Which in itself indicates that both cylinders are firing, although it is not running right.
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
here it is running... ...

here it is running...

http://youtu.be/H1v9qJG7hxY

:eek1
Forum: 2 smokers 07-27-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,547
Posted By England-Kev
Banned from the TT for being to quick! :evil ...

Banned from the TT for being to quick! :evil

Look for silk motorcycles:deal

Oh and I have pictures here somewhere, and a couple of my friends have owned a Scott or two in their time.
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Pin No 1; 12v Pin No 2; 0v Pin No 3; 0v Pin...

Pin No 1; 12v
Pin No 2; 0v
Pin No 3; 0v
Pin No 4; 12v
Pin No 5; 0v
Pin No 6; 0v

these are the readings taken at the plug with the plug disconnected from the ICU

The bike starts and runs,...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Ok, but I have tried it with (2) different...

Ok, but I have tried it with (2) different regulators, a new digital reg, and an older mechanical reg, and it has the same problem with both. So I think we can discount the regulator?
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Can we condence this all down into stages of what...

Can we condence this all down into stages of what I need to test, and how to test them, in a way we can all understand. And using only basic tools and a multi meter.

You must remember I have to...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By England-Kev
http://kevindean.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v13/p61538353...

http://kevindean.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v13/p615383537.jpg

:clap
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
I attached the new diode board this morning, and...

I attached the new diode board this morning, and double checked all the earth connections, but I still have the same fault? This leads me to the conclusion that the bean can must be screwed, like...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
I have found some interesting info here... ...

I have found some interesting info here...

http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/r-elec.html

scroll down to diode area...

:clap

I have now tested my board using the test sequence above and all seems...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Readings from the old diode board with my...

Readings from the old diode board with my multi-meter set on diode...

http://kevindean.zenfolio.com/img/s7/v162/p199751570.jpg


new board was delivered to my local PO today so should collect...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Well my "new" used but good diode board should be...

Well my "new" used but good diode board should be here tomorrow, so I should get a chance to try it out on Thursday after work, I hope this cures the problem, although I am not sure it will? but we...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 23,524
Posted By England-Kev
Yes it was my old thing, that hurt seeing that...

Yes it was my old thing, that hurt seeing that picture! but it was cool to see it being used:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 23,524
Posted By England-Kev
Dave sorry to see you are getting rid of the...

Dave sorry to see you are getting rid of the 1000S:cry
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
no, forgot that one!

no, forgot that one!
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthuisasm.”

“Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthuisasm.”
So said, Winston Churchill


So armed with my trusty multi-meter, and a cup full of enthusiasm (for enthusiasm, read...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By England-Kev
See here... ...

See here...

http://www.motorworks.co.uk/vlive/TheShed/PDF/ELA00045.pdf

:evil:evil
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By England-Kev
Combined Regie/rectifier?

Have you, or would you consider changing your diode board and regulator for a combined reggie/rectifier unit?
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Ok the weekend is here so time to get busy.... ...

Ok the weekend is here so time to get busy....

Right first thing was to refit the old ICU...

The bike starts instantly, but then dies as the revs rise to around 1k.

starts, dies, starts,...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Thank you (I think?) for all the feedback! I...

Thank you (I think?) for all the feedback!

I will not have a chance to look at the bike until the weekend, due to work!

but at that time I will put the bike back to default mode at the point...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By England-Kev
Cool, it must be nice to have a beemer that...

Cool, it must be nice to have a beemer that runs!:lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Hey Jenna, 2 Beemers??? that would be like having...

Hey Jenna, 2 Beemers??? that would be like having two wives, what the hell are you thinking girl:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

One is more than enough:evil
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Oh the shame of it..... ...

Oh the shame of it.....

http://i673.photobucket.com/albums/vv97/harnaultha/photo2.jpg

arriving at a rally on the trailer:cry
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
The other bike with the dead battery was a modern...

The other bike with the dead battery was a modern Triumph, jump leads going from battery to battery, but the condition only changed the minute he hit the starter button, not with just the ignition...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
I see Motorworks do a new replacement can and...

I see Motorworks do a new replacement can and matching ICU, so I shall order one up and see how we go from there...

http://www.motorworks.co.uk/vlive/Shop/Parts.php?T=6&Q=%20ELA44087

:deal
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,635
Posted By England-Kev
Maybe, I shall ask around.... Just tried a...

Maybe, I shall ask around....

Just tried a known good regulator, no difference, so this leaves Bean can and Diode board, or the odd chance the second ICU unit is also faulty
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