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Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 75,293
Posted By dwc
It seems to be a truism that every marque has...

It seems to be a truism that every marque has it's advocates and detractors.

So I will ponder on. Unless that is anyone else has some views on the subject?

DWC
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 75,293
Posted By dwc
Thanks for that, I definitely went through...

Thanks for that,

I definitely went through a heart ruling head stage. At the moment I'm moving away from loving the idea to the reality of possibly investing in a money pit.

On reflection I...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 75,293
Posted By dwc
Thanks, Interesting reading. It has led me to...

Thanks,
Interesting reading. It has led me to wonder why, when looking at some adds in the UK, so many make a virtue of having been rebuilt so often and whether it is entirely appropriate.

I was...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-31-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 75,293
Posted By dwc
Norton commando

Good Morning,
I'm contemplating buying a Norton Commando and have read every piece of info I can about them, but the main question that remains unanswered is this, are they a suitable motorcycle for...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,997
Posted By dwc
The Swan at Streately, great place to have a beer...

The Swan at Streately, great place to have a beer and watch the world go by!

DWC
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,486
Posted By dwc
Roel, I've been folowing the progress of this...

Roel,
I've been folowing the progress of this bike for ages, and was glad when OVIK in the UK became an agent, unfortunately they have ceased being so. They did have a demo for sale but not sure if...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,486
Posted By dwc
Roel, I've been folowing the progress of this...

Roel,
I've been folowing the progress of this bike for ages, and was glad when OVIK in the UK became an agent, unfortunately they have ceased being so. They did have a demo for sale but not sure if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 37,351
Posted By dwc
Revisiting this topic. I brought it up on...

Revisiting this topic.

I brought it up on the UK V-Strom site and was villified for even daring to think of going to the dark side.

It is illegal to use a car tyre on a motorcycle, unless an...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15,329
Views: 8,836,684
Posted By dwc
Re the panniers a company from Australia produce...

Re the panniers a company from Australia produce something similiar, I think they are called ANDYSTRAPZ.

Regards DWC
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 37,351
Posted By dwc
I think that you have taken my remarks somewhat...

I think that you have taken my remarks somewhat at face value.

You imply that just because I have posted the topic on another forum that I am going to jump feet first into using a type of tyre...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 37,351
Posted By dwc
I think that you have taken my remarks somewhat...

I think that you have taken my remarks somewhat at face value.

You imply that just because I have posted the topic on another forum that I am going to jump feet first into using a type of tyre...
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,067
Posted By dwc
Hi, Going to change the fork oil soon and...

Hi,

Going to change the fork oil soon and replace the rear brake disc. Can anyone tell me the oil capacity of each fork and also the torque settings for the brake disc bolts?

In anticipation DWC
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 37,351
Posted By dwc
I don't know much about the subject, but saw this...

I don't know much about the subject, but saw this thread and decided to mention the subject on a UK VStrom site. The topic was met with much the same derision.

DWC
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,067
Posted By dwc
Aprillia Tuono Mirrors

Fitted some of the above mirrors last week , in a bit to cut down on the wind buffeting. Quite pleased with the look less elephantine than the stock ones. The buffeting has decreased around the top...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,067
Posted By dwc
I have decided to bite the bullet and spend some...

I have decided to bite the bullet and spend some cash.

First up is a valve check/replace at a local bike shop. I bought some Tuono mirrors to minimise the buffeting, I'm also going to replace the...
Forum: Beasts 02-09-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,281
Posted By dwc
Hi, Thanks for your opinions, however the deal...

Hi,
Thanks for your opinions, however the deal has fallen through. I guess I'll stick with the Strom for now.

Regards DWC
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,281
Posted By dwc
Hi, I have a bike that a guy wants to swap for...

Hi,
I have a bike that a guy wants to swap for his 955. I already have a dl650 and wonder wether it would be a good enough trade for me to sell the suzuki,

DWC
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,281
Posted By dwc
Triumph tiger 955i

I may be getting a TIGER with 25000mls on the clock.

Are there any specific things I should be asking and looking for regarding maintenance and general care. I've read positive things about the...
Forum: Beasts 02-05-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,067
Posted By dwc
Pat, That's good to know. May be I was...

Pat,

That's good to know. May be I was listening to hard expecting some changes.

Regards DWC
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,067
Posted By dwc
Wee Strom DL650

Hi ,

Last time I was on here I was asking for the torque settings for pinch bolts on the yolks.

I have since dropped the forks through the yolks by 10mm, a recommended mod, and took it for a...
Forum: Beasts 01-31-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By dwc
Grey wolf, Thank you, I knew someone would...

Grey wolf,

Thank you, I knew someone would know.

Regards Dwc
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By dwc
Dl 650 v-strom

Hi,
Just completed some maintenance on my storm but have mislaid the torque settings for the bolts which secure the forks into the steering yoke.

Can any one out there help/

regards DWC
Forum: Europe 01-10-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By dwc
Hi, Try Ferret his ad appears in the classic...

Hi,
Try Ferret his ad appears in the classic bike mags. He is a one man band, but very good. He retired my Guzzi not cheap though.

Dwc
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By dwc
Well I,m riding the wee at the moment and cannot...

Well I,m riding the wee at the moment and cannot detect any loss in performance or anything else amiss. That has probably put the kybosh on it now.

I have a dilema at the moment between my head...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By dwc
Well I,m riding the wee at the moment and cannot...

Well I,m riding the wee at the moment and cannot detect any loss in performance or anything else amiss. That has probably put the kybosh on it now.

I have a dilema at the moment between my head...
Forum: Beasts 11-07-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By dwc
Than you for your posts. No the noise...

Than you for your posts.

No the noise doesn't go away when the clutch is pulled in. It may well be the cam chain? I there an easy fix?

DWC
Forum: Beasts 11-05-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 825
Posted By dwc
2004 Wee Strom/ Noise

Hi,
I just started my Strom today after leaving alone to ride my Guzzi T3.

As usual the bike started first time, no hesitation, but while doing some checks I noticed a chatter coming from the...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,431
Posted By dwc
Well, Never adverse to learning something...

Well,

Never adverse to learning something new, I have never heard about removing the dam. I will give it a go and see if it improves things.?

DWC
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,431
Posted By dwc
Surprisingly only one post about how to eradicate...

Surprisingly only one post about how to eradicate the Stroms poor handling in the wind.

I'm aware of all the mods one can make to make it a better bike, but something so fundamental to a bikes...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,431
Posted By dwc
Surprisingly only one post about how to eradicate...

Surprisingly only one post about how to eradicate the Stroms poor handling in the wind.

I'm aware of all the mods one can make to make it a better bike, but something so fundamental to a bikes...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 37,431
Posted By dwc
Hi, I have a 650 Wee Strom on a 04 plate. I...

Hi,

I have a 650 Wee Strom on a 04 plate. I saw a note earlier in the tread claiming that years bike was bad? I've had mine for a while now and use it as my two wheeled LandRover, much to my...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By dwc
More explorations today. I had a friend look it...

More explorations today. I had a friend look it over and have discussed a few possible alternatives.

1) Rear wheel bearings need replacing
2) Drive shaft bearing needs replacing

We also...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By dwc
Hi, Took the opportunity to check a few...

Hi,

Took the opportunity to check a few things today.

The clutch cable seems fine, oil levels are as they should be, I checked the engine number which is VD102516, this caused some...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By dwc
Thanks all good info. Plenty to check. Dwc

Thanks all good info. Plenty to check.

Dwc
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By dwc
Thanks as usual good info and plenty to check. ...

Thanks as usual good info and plenty to check.

dwc
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By dwc
Gear Box Whine

Hi,
I have been using my project bike for a while now and have noticed a whine from the gear box area which disapears when the clutch is operated.
Is this a common noise on a 1976 T3 Cali, or...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By dwc
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By dwc
Good idea. EMGO, do they sell in Europe?...

Good idea.

EMGO, do they sell in Europe? Did you have issues with the carb set up?

DWC
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By dwc
I am looking at those but at the moment the price...

I am looking at those but at the moment the price is to high. They would be a last resort or birthday present to my self.

DWC
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By dwc
Cali t3 exhaust silencers

HI,
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I’VE NOW GOT MY T3 UP AND RUNNING AND ROAD LEGAL. I HAVE SOME TATTY SILENCERS ON AT THE MOMENT THAT ARE...
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