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Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By britishbangers
Message from Joji

Dear Mr Kevin,

Joji here, thank you for the photos and wish you a safe trip across the pond and back.

Take care and stay well.

Reg,

BB
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 217,784
Posted By britishbangers
V7 Idling RPM

Hello CBRidre and Sturgeon,

Well, if is 1400 rpm, then, i guess this is all right.

Thank you for the update.

Regards,

BB
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 217,784
Posted By britishbangers
I"m sure you can easily adjust idle speed. What...

I"m sure you can easily adjust idle speed. What does Guzzi say is the correct setting?

Well the guys at the dealership attached it to the computerthingamagic and tell me that it cannot be dropped...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 217,784
Posted By britishbangers
2012 V7 Special

Hello Folks,

I own 1 of the 3 Guzzi V7 in this part of the world.

3K kms so far and loving it.

Once warmed, what is the rpm at idling?

My bike stays put at 1400 to 1500, would love it to...
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By britishbangers
No Rattle

Transparent fuel tube/ IV drip feed tube over the carabineer, flexible enough to slide over the thing and transparent to know which end is flexible/hinged.

Wont rattle either!

Trust me, I know!...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 186,733
Posted By britishbangers
New V7 Owner

Hello Folks,

I have just picked up a 'new' 2012 V7 Classic from the dealer.

It seemed to languish in the showroom with no takers and I could pay in installments.

Will post photos over the...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-28-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 28,288
Posted By britishbangers
Klx 250 & bmw 650

Hello Hambone70,

I am interested in the KLX 250, you may email me on joji_kurian1970(AT)yahoo.co.uk or call me on 00971 50 4537830, I'm based in Dubai.

Please contact Vijay at 00971 55 9933911...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-24-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By britishbangers
Dubai Bike Week

Inmates,

this is something that came my way from AGMC/ BMW dealers in Dubai.

Please get in touch with the persons mentioned here.

Reg,

BB
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-20-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By britishbangers
2 wheeler license

Hello There,

In case you have a US/UK/EU 2 wheeler license and a valid UAE visa, you could get a 2 wheeler license rightaway! It should be a swap, unless there's been a major upheaval in the...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 10-07-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 28,288
Posted By britishbangers
update

A big Hello to the Folks (other inmates) in the UAE!

A lot of info on this site www.dubaipetrolheads.com (http://www.dubaipetrolheads.com)

There are about 3 groups of riders who leave from...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By britishbangers
Awesome!

To the Kind Folks out there...

Thanks a ton!

JVB's instructions are top notch stuff.

Now I know that it is humanly possible, I'll give it my best shot.

First things first, I need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By britishbangers
Worried

Hello There,

Thank you for the reply.

Ach! I'm a novice and I need to practice the black art of attaching images!

I've looked at the seal aka plastic ring with notches around the hole,...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By britishbangers
Should I be worried

http://advrider.com/forums/http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv278/joji_kurian1970/100_6068.jpg (http://s691.photobucket.com/user/joji_kurian1970/media/100_6068.jpg.html)Hello Folks,

I have a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By britishbangers
Thank You

Hello Nova Rider,

Thanks a ton for pointing me in the right direction.

It's a neat kit.

Regards,

BB
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,058
Posted By britishbangers
update

Hello Folks,

"the oz slider' - nope, this was not a show off moment, the rider is a very talented bloke, indeed, this was not his day.

The earlier quote was only for parts, the agency has...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,058
Posted By britishbangers
Update

Folks,

The insurance has written off the bike. Since it was comprehensively insured, the owner needs to take a hit of about $135.

It seems that in order to get the bike back into shape it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By britishbangers
Thanks a ton!

Hello All,

JRP - Hmm... will give it a try, it seems logical,

Calliston - the bike is a R1200 Gs MY 2009, it has the 'flip'/ 'toggle' switch the increase the reach, however, it seems to be a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By britishbangers
Reducing Glare

Hello Folks,

Took my first ride after installation of Touratech headlamp protectors on the GS.

However, there is a substantial amount of glare/ reflection from the light hitting the Perspex...
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,127
Posted By britishbangers
Hello There, Currently stationed in the...

Hello There,

Currently stationed in the UAE.

Would you consider shipping 2 sets to Dubai (presume that'd be 4 tool tube then).

Will gladly pay for the additional shipping.

It'd make a...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Handle bars for a Thrux

Hello there,

Any suggestions for a handle bar and bar end mirrors for the Thruxton that I am trying to get back on the road?

Any body have any thing lying around? The bar is an inch in...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Addicted to the Scram, resurrecting a Thruxton

To some inmates out here, I am the only person with a Triumph Scrambler in the UAE/Dubai, the nearest Scrambler is about 5000 kms away!
After my purchase a few people have purchased Triumph...
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Scram Help

Hello BT,

Thanks a ton for the reply, will look into it once again, before enquiring with Jack Lilley.

Reg,

BB
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
EFI 2009 Scram - Help

Hello Gang,

I'm writing in from Dubai/UAE where I am currently based. The closest dealer is in Doha/Qatar and is absolutely worthless and I have a problem on my hands. Let me explain...

Since...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,900,947
Posted By britishbangers
On their way.....

OK Gang,

Our intrepid travellers are moving again.

They are on the road headed out from UAE towards Oman.

Godspeed!

BB
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Pull behind trailers

Hello Grizzlybear,

Here is the info for the the pull along/ behind trailers
www.racewayservices.com/<WBR>raceway/enfield.shtm (http://www.racewayservices.com/raceway/enfield.shtm)

Hope...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Hello TRR, Yup! I use my scrambler for 230...

Hello TRR,

Yup! I use my scrambler for 230 kms run on highways/free ways legal speed limit is 120 kph.

The bike does it without even feeling strained.

Get a decent screen to get the wind...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,766
Posted By britishbangers
Harleys in India

Hello Graemsay,

Yup! I am from India, however, I'm currently based in Dubai/UAE.

We have been watching this development and here is my two bits on the situation.

Yes the 2 wheeler market...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,919
Posted By britishbangers
Removing burnt stuff from Chrome pipes

Hello There,

+1 Yup! Easy Off, oven cleaner!

Keep a cardboard to keep the overspray away from the paint etc.

Start the engine to get pipes warmed, spray on the affected area and wipe...
Forum: Beasts 03-12-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Triumph Scrambler EFI 2009

Hello Group,

+ 1 for ChrissLX 200. I have a EFI 2009, the machine will fire up, but, will not tick over with out the 'choke' in it first notch setting for about a minute.

Nothing worrying -...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Srambler stand & Al Fardan

Sir,

I purcahsedmy machine from these !d!ots, when they displayed my scrambler at a bike show last year.

They have been promising to open up an outlet here since the past 2 years - well it...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Scrambler stands

Hello Walter,

Thanks a ton for the update.

Sigh! Will need to keep an eye open for a Scrambler stand.

Take care and stay well.

Reg,
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Main Stands

Hello Group,

Wondering, if it is possible to fit a 2008 Bonneville T100 stand to a 2009 EFI Scrambler.

Its not available here and will cost me a bit to ship it to Dubai/UAE.

There is one...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Triumph Scrambler EFI 2009

Thanks a ton!

Bear with me for a couple of weeks, the client needs a lake filled prior to the opening of the tower.

Its a bit mad on site at the moment.

Promise to revert when the natives...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
[quote=Cerenkov]the popping from the overrun is...

[quote=Cerenkov]the popping from the overrun is due to the AI system. disable that and the popping on decel will cease, but from your description it sounds like it's more than that. Changing just the...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Triumph Scrambler EFI 09

Hello Terry,

Thanks a ton for the input.

The problem is that this kit is with an EFI and I have no prior experience with em, only classics, its a steep learning curve I reckon.

Will need...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
Triumph Scrambler EFI 09

Thanks a ton for the input.

Air leaks where the mufflers meet the headers - negative, no sign of the same, any ways, will cross check.

Mixture lean - Since I have no prior experience with...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21,846
Views: 6,405,229
Posted By britishbangers
2009 EFI Scrambler - Help

Hello Gang,

This is my first post on this site.

I am currently based in Dubai UAE and own a EFI Scrambler 09.

The nearest dealer is in Doha Qatar and is of no use to me, most of the...
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