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Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
It is not as good as it used to be, but it is...

It is not as good as it used to be, but it is shiny enough! :jkam
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Thanks for the wishes! HuH? :dunno

Thanks for the wishes!



HuH? :dunno
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,648
Posted By John Steed
It looks AMAZING! Great paint job and combination...

It looks AMAZING! Great paint job and combination of colors!

How is the lady treating the bike? She like?
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Ok! I hope that this part will not bother me...

Ok! I hope that this part will not bother me again for the next 10 years or so..
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
That's the paint I used, it was the only on I...

That's the paint I used, it was the only on I had.It was either thart or the temperas of my wife :lol3:lol3
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tempera

It is just a simple enamel paint for metal...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
After I finished removing the rust,I cleaned it...

After I finished removing the rust,I cleaned it really well and sealed the holes with some tape so I could paint it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
After a lot of sandpaper, it came down to this,...

After a lot of sandpaper, it came down to this, and my hands were as sore as a lumberjacks! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Inside view... ououhh :huh

Inside view...

ououhh :huh
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Head light gentlemen! What a mess!

Head light gentlemen! What a mess!
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Life Happens, you described it perfect! Thank you...

Life Happens, you described it perfect! Thank you for the concern!



Nothing painted, and the progress is REALLY slow, but I will post what I have done so far! Thank you for being my lovely...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-27-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 73,349
Posted By John Steed
Who knew? I liked the color after all!...

Who knew? I liked the color after all! :lol3:lol3

It's different ON the bike!

Everything looks good and taking the final form, I like your spirit LikeItLoud! :evil



As for the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-27-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 266,042
Posted By John Steed
Can't Wait!!! :clap:clap

Can't Wait!!! :clap:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 897,593
Posted By John Steed
Well Doug, have a great trip! When do you...

Well Doug, have a great trip!

When do you leave to meet with your bike?

Keep us posted and stay close to trouble! :freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-17-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 73,349
Posted By John Steed
Well, you can ask that guy for the tyres: ...

Well, you can ask that guy for the tyres:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=578506

17 inch front, I think Avon? Can't remember, pm him!


Also, you can use a rear to the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-14-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 73,349
Posted By John Steed
That's one nasty bearing! :eek1 What's wrong...

That's one nasty bearing! :eek1

What's wrong with the handlebar, is it welded back together?

Also, nice job with the Tach and speedo


Keep it up!

:clap:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 29,394
Posted By John Steed
Sooo interesting! Keep up the...

Sooo interesting!

Keep up the spirit!:clap:clap

Will be watching!:D:D:D
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,648
Posted By John Steed
Good enough! Did you cut them already? :D

Good enough! Did you cut them already? :D
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 897,593
Posted By John Steed
Explorer extraordinaire?? :komet ...

Explorer extraordinaire?? :komet

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,648
Posted By John Steed
Couldn't you 've straightened the old ones? It's...

Couldn't you 've straightened the old ones? It's doable, thats what I'm gonna do with mine...


Glad to see this post up again! :D:D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-08-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 266,042
Posted By John Steed
I'm loving this! Keep it up! :clap:clap

I'm loving this!

Keep it up! :clap:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 897,593
Posted By John Steed
See? You know you are skillful, but you are...

See? You know you are skillful, but you are really modest! :lol3:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 897,593
Posted By John Steed
Phew! Just finished reading the whole...

Phew!

Just finished reading the whole thing!

You really are an inspiration to me! (but that's just me :loco )

Apart from buying any bike you like and driving it until it's entrails pop out,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-06-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 73,349
Posted By John Steed
Looking good and solid! Carry on! ...

Looking good and solid!


Carry on! :lurk:lurk:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Σε παρακαλώ μη γελάς με την εξεζητημένη...

Σε παρακαλώ μη γελάς με την εξεζητημένη επιστημονική ορολογία μου.....:gun1
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Thank you! It Is an adventure in the kitchen...

Thank you! It Is an adventure in the kitchen table so far!
I still haven't got a blue eye, so far so good! :freaky




Tried that, my screwdrivers aren't that thin.... :cry

I really thought...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Yup, we have some of these here, all the major...

Yup, we have some of these here, all the major paint companies have something similar, I will definitely buy a few liters!



Thanks for the support! The wife helps in other ways, like not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Brought up the cap of the headlight, I will work...

Brought up the cap of the headlight, I will work on that next time.

Lot of corrosion but the sandpapers are a man's best friends after all!!! :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Tried to pull it, tried to push it, tried to pull...

Tried to pull it, tried to push it, tried to pull and turn, tried to push and turn, both clockwise and counterclockwise of course...


...Nothing!


How can I remove it?

HELP!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
...In order to remove the cap from the...

...In order to remove the cap from the speedometer I have to remove the trip computer (Ouououh!)

It's this plastic thing that you turn and change the kms of the trip km
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
In this part I want your help! Look at this...

In this part I want your help!

Look at this picture....
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
...Came out very easily!

...Came out very easily!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
The colored plastic thingies were glued with...

The colored plastic thingies were glued with Gasoline-glue....
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
This one, plastic too. Damn. And I wanted...

This one, plastic too.

Damn. And I wanted them nickel-plated....


Paint will have to do.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
And this is how the kitchen table looks like now:...

And this is how the kitchen table looks like now:


(I smell trouble)
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
All the bulbs out! Of course I put small...

All the bulbs out!

Of course I put small labels on the bulbs so I won't put the one for the turn signal to the speedometer!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
That plate needs painting....

That plate needs painting....
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Took out the bulbs... I was afraid to...

Took out the bulbs...


I was afraid to pull them out, as I thought that there was another way but in the end I pulled thinking I will break them.


Didn't! That was the way to go!! :clap:clap...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
...After 10 minutes of WD40, pliers and five...

...After 10 minutes of WD40, pliers and five different kinds of screwdrivers its finally out, so, moving on!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
...But this one, oh Lord.... :wink:

...But this one, oh Lord.... :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,800
Posted By John Steed
Those two were easier....:D

Those two were easier....:D
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