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Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
Thanks immensely NF folk. I'm getting things...

Thanks immensely NF folk.
I'm getting things organised to order an English manual from Martin in UK, but as you said Banquo, fig33 in the handbook, and the description that surrounds it looks a lot...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
Just looked on the GuzziTech site for the first...

Just looked on the GuzziTech site for the first time. Some great stuff there, incl. an Italian language NF manual:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
Question Thanks for the tip Nick. I probably am a little...

Thanks for the tip Nick. I probably am a little lazy, but.......those springs are a little beyond the pale ! 'Though I can see the attraction with tha shaft-drive twin where it's going to need more...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
Yeah it all works fine and shifts through the...

Yeah it all works fine and shifts through the gears etc., but the gear lever doesn't self centre........ It can be done by hand, but not by foot.....or at least not by my foot...

Have you ever...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y176/Kommer/IMG_0...

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y176/Kommer/IMG_0862-1_zps921671f8.jpg
Today was to be the day. :D
New battery tray made and fitted- tick
New battery and strap fitted- tick
New chain fitted-...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
Thanks Banqou. This is what my battery tray...

Thanks Banqou. This is what my battery tray looks like. It looks to be floating on rubber mounts which is nice, though the bolts from the rubber look like they're long engough to punch a couple of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
Hi Nuovo folk, I notice that the back sprocket...

Hi Nuovo folk,
I notice that the back sprocket on my Militaire is 8.5mm wide, and has a 17mm pitch. Is this what's called a 530 chain ? Or is it a 525 ?

Also, the area under the seat where the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
Yep. Silly.............:D:D:D ...

Yep.
Silly.............:D:D:D

http://advrider.com/forums/<a href=http://s5.photobucket.com/user/Kommer/media/Falcone_zps8b46690f-small_zps214dca6a.jpg.html...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
Thanks all. I'm planning a mild cafe...

Thanks all.

I'm planning a mild cafe re-styling on my Military bike- tank and seat, footpegs and handlebars............and airfilter. Its a subjective thing no doubt, and I don't mind the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
Just as a matter of interest, did the Civile have...

Just as a matter of interest, did the Civile have a different inlet manifold ? I think that my bike has the carby close to perpendiculer to the cylinder- i.e. aiming straight out the side. But that...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Nitram
Thanks folks. It seems pretty clear that for my...

Thanks folks.
It seems pretty clear that for my headlight bucket, I need a 130mm ring and glass. They are around on ebay I think, so it shouldn't be too hard.
Thanks again for taking the time to...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Nitram
How to measure a Guzzi headlight ?????

I'm trying to track down a replacement CEV headlight rim and glass for my 1956 Guzzi Lodola. There are rims for sale on fleaBay, but what I'm not sure about what they mean when they say e.g. that...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 77,981
Posted By Nitram
Guzzi Lodola

I'm presently working on a '56 Lodola 175 OHC just like this one, and I need a replacement camshaft. Has anyone got any suggestions of somewhere perhaps in the US or GB that has an interest in...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By Nitram
Hmm. No replies yet. Anyone know anyone who HAS...

Hmm. No replies yet. Anyone know anyone who HAS a 175 Lodola ?
Nitram
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,270
Posted By Nitram
Question Moto Guzzi Lodola.

I've recently inherited this '56 175 Lodola and trying to get it running properly. It had been raced extensively (don't ask me why....it's a long story !) and has what seems like a pretty wild...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Nitram
Thanks for your responses. Especially Beemerboff...

Thanks for your responses. Especially Beemerboff for his offer (pm sent).
I ended up buying one of these:

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y176/Kommer/Glenbawn%20June%202013/Coil_zpsdabb95f8.jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 216,789
Posted By Nitram
Pissed ALDI 18v drill a dud ?

I got the 18v Taurus battery drill and it came with a charger and a spare battery, and it seemed more solid than the junk that comes from Supa Cheap. But that was about four or five months ago- lost...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Nitram
Yeah OK thanks. Good idea. But the one that came...

Yeah OK thanks. Good idea. But the one that came off had two plug wires coming out of the one coil. Is that common ? Guess I'd better slip down to the wreckers and check. And I presume it needs to...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Nitram
R80 ignition coil needed

Can anyone point me in the direction of where to get an ignition coil for my points-ignition R80 ? I've read that the Dyna 3ohm dual output coil is the go, but...... where to get one in Oz ? I've...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Nitram
Ah yes.....so it is. Sorry for cluttering the...

Ah yes.....so it is. Sorry for cluttering the threads without checking first !
It seems 3 ohm and Dyna might be the way to go.
Ta.
Nitram
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Nitram
Alternative replacement airhead ignition coil ??????

In the latest installment of my run of electrical probs, my G/S's ignition coil has called it quits. It started to run on one cylinder only and pretty clearly the coil have suffered some kind of...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,404
Posted By Nitram
Disconnecting speedo- a low act ??

OK, maybe I'm a bit old fashioned, and getting to be a bit of a whinger as I roll into my mid-50s.......... but am I alone in thinking it sux when someone disconnects their speedo so they can sell it...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Nitram
Fantastic ! You know- I'm not a huge fan of the...

Fantastic !
You know- I'm not a huge fan of the internet. For me, it's just too absorbing and I have to discipline myself not to waste time there.

But getting these helpful replies so quickly...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Nitram
R80 G/S ignition timing marks ???

Not sure if my eyesight is letting me down, but after looking for 1/2 hr I can't find any sign of any "S" timing mark on the flywheel behind the little rubber bung on the LHS of the cases.

Come to...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By Nitram
Thumbs down So, with nice shiny Brazillian-made points (that...

So, with nice shiny Brazillian-made points (that was all I could get my hands on on short notice- but I'm on the lookout for some German ones) I come to the ignition timing and......................
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By Nitram
G/S surprise package........

I've had my '81 G/S for nearly 10 years and it's never let me down, but always idled like a bag of shit. Rough a guts on the idle, but OK everywhere else. Rebuilt the carbs, overhauled the heads,...
Forum: Australia 02-21-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 431,827
Posted By Nitram
And you know, she answered me with hardly a...

And you know, she answered me with hardly a moment's pause :
'Thargomindah? Wear the fox hat.'"
.[/QUOTE]

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: 2 smokers 02-13-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,113
Posted By Nitram
So what do you do with the diesel ? Soak it in...

So what do you do with the diesel ? Soak it in the pipe just the way described above for caustic ? For how long ?
Cheers.
Martin
Forum: 2 smokers 02-13-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,113
Posted By Nitram
Thanks K, It does sound promising then. It could...

Thanks K, It does sound promising then. It could be that they recommend the big barrel of water so that any caustic that gets spilt wont tarnish the chrome. Dunno.
Anyway, I'll give it a go....
Forum: 2 smokers 02-12-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,113
Posted By Nitram
Exhaust de-coke ??

I have this lovely little 200 twin Yamaha- CS3. This is not it, but it looks the same:

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y176/Kommer/CS3_zpsa3c56e08.jpg

Very good compression, ignition timing...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-21-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,654
Posted By Nitram
I don't have a Nuovo Falcone, but I've lusted...

I don't have a Nuovo Falcone, but I've lusted after one for a long time.

I now live in the Blue Mountains near Sydney, but back in about 1980 or thereabouts I lived in Hobart for a year while at...
Forum: Australia 06-11-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Nitram
Beware the doublespeak..............For decades...

Beware the doublespeak..............For decades Queensland National Parks have had a degree of commercialism that grates severely with visitors from any other state. And I'm not talking about entry...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,470
Posted By Nitram
That was serious stuff. Did you notice that they...

That was serious stuff. Did you notice that they were all riding two strokes ? I guess with all that bike hauling and etc., light weight is everything. But I didn't see too many blokes...
Forum: Asia 04-02-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,388
Posted By Nitram
Pokhara, Nepal motorbike hire ??

Hi,

We're in Pokhara and heading out west to do some trekking for a couple of weeks. When we get back I'm hoping to hire a motorbike to explore the local hills. There are plenty of places that...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By Nitram
Serious ? That really sux........

Serious ? That really sux........
Forum: Australia 01-11-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By Nitram
Kanangra/Kowmung/Yerranderie

Just quickly, whats the latest on riding through this area ? I vaguely recall some issues about road closures etc. Anyone been down there lately ? We're heading up from Swallowtail to the Wombeyan...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,462
Posted By Nitram
Ta. I'll give that a go. MD

Ta. I'll give that a go.
MD
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,462
Posted By Nitram
Moto Guzzi 350 Imola info needed.......

My 350 Imola is pissing out oil from the tacho drive. I had a look at the general service manual (it covers 350, 500 and 650 V-twins) and it doesn't give any info specifically about the tacho drive-...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,717
Posted By Nitram
Motorcyclists to pay less for green slips from next year

Motorcyclists to pay less for green slips from next year

Heath Aston

<cite>December 18, 2011</cite> ...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By Nitram
Yep that looks just like mine. Well it looks...

Yep that looks just like mine. Well it looks like mine did before I had Sean O'Sullivan rebuild it for me. It was pissing oil out and bouncing around. He replaced the shaft and fitted new seals,...
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