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Forum: Beasts 06-10-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,963
Posted By cartejo5
Probably the best known wealthiest football...

Probably the best known wealthiest football (soccer) player in the world, ex England captain and from all accounts an all round good guy.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,418
Posted By cartejo5
Feck me, tasteless and tacky. The phrase "only in...

Feck me, tasteless and tacky. The phrase "only in America" springs to mind.

No offence gents.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By cartejo5
I have BT45's on my 77 Z650, they do the job and...

I have BT45's on my 77 Z650, they do the job and some.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,211
Posted By cartejo5
Upgrade for sure. Stainless Brake lines are...

Upgrade for sure.

Stainless Brake lines are a must, way too many stories of the original lines popping. (first upgrade I did on my 1100)

Suspension, good quality suspension simply transforms...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,070
Posted By cartejo5
My arse.................:rofl Then in its...

My arse.................:rofl

Then in its hayday 1978
http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h158/cartejo5/Z650C2-1.jpg


and now summer this year...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By cartejo5
Thanks, I must admit I thought it was a bit rich...

Thanks, I must admit I thought it was a bit rich but T3 calis tend to go for a premium price over here.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By cartejo5
Buying advice needed 78 T3 cali with 9()k miles

Afternoon folks, I'm considering buying a MG T3 cali 3 owners from new with 90,000 miles on it. The present owners had it for 13 years its supposed to be well maintained and pretty much original for...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,489
Posted By cartejo5
http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/tar356/IM...

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r548/tar356/IMG_0888_zps4a730066.jpg

That is very very nice, to my mind you've absolutely succeeded in making it look like factory bike - well done.
Forum: Vendors 09-25-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,838
Posted By cartejo5
Fitted and brief review

First off thanks Lennie - from payment to delivery was 5 working days, that's good service from halfway around the world.

I finally got around to fitting the new sprockets, installing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 386,122
Posted By cartejo5
Thanks, its easy to take decent pictures when...

Thanks, its easy to take decent pictures when you've good subject matter.

Re Lennies sprockets, fill your boots:-
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=802902

That reminds me I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 386,122
Posted By cartejo5
A trundle through Teesdale

It was nice over the weekend so popped over to the lakes via Tees dale 250 mile over the weekend, the shot is looking back over Tees dale moors.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By cartejo5
here you go mate.

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/211/PN-055-1062/Tank-bag-VP45-R1100GS-R1150GS-Adv
Forum: Vendors 08-31-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,838
Posted By cartejo5
I'm in...

Ok thanks, made the payment today via paypal.

Bikes a 98 1100gs
Is it worth renewing the cam sprocket retaining bolts and doing the LH cam chain adjuster upgrade whilst its in bits?

From...
Forum: Vendors 08-29-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,838
Posted By cartejo5
Tourqe question

I'm wondering about these I'm on the cusp of ordering a set and have no issue with the pricing however I own a r1100gs which i'm really fond of.

From doing some online research the difference in...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,463
Posted By cartejo5
Cheers sounds good to me however I'm getting...

Cheers sounds good to me however I'm getting delivery failures when I mail you to sort payment out.

Would you like to PM so we can get this organized.
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,463
Posted By cartejo5
Email sent

Emailed you, but on the off chance you look here first -

I own a 1998 r1100gs can you confirm the total price delivered to the UK.

Thanks
John
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,470
Posted By cartejo5
Simple facts - not servo bashing.

You are of course correct there's all sorts of preventative maintenance one can do, but put simply the servo packing up on my mates bike brought our trip to an abrupt halt. Luckily we were only a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,470
Posted By cartejo5
non Servo gets my vote

Here's a cautionary tail re servo brakes, on Wednesday this week my mate and I set off for our customary traipse around Scotland normally - 1500 miles in 4 days.
Hes got a R1100s 2004 model 10k...
Forum: Canada 02-03-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By cartejo5
Many thanks for all your help and advice. We're...

Many thanks for all your help and advice. We're now booked up 3 nights Vancouver, 6 in Kelowna, 1 Lake louise, 2 in Jasper and finally 3 in Banff. I guess this will give us a good flavor of whats to...
Forum: Canada 01-29-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By cartejo5
Cheers guys - you've been a big help. We're in...

Cheers guys - you've been a big help. We're in Kelowna for 6 nights then have a further 6 nights to traipse around the Rockies, we're thinking 3 in jasper 2 in Lake Louise and 1 in Banff or maybe 2...
Forum: Americas 01-28-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By cartejo5
Cheers my friend took your advice and popped it...

Cheers my friend took your advice and popped it into Canada section. :freaky
Forum: Canada 01-28-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By cartejo5
Canada - Kelowna to Jasper and beyond

Hi, I wonder if anyone can hep us. In may\June this year we are coming to Canada from the UK primarily to visit my son who lives in Kelowna but while we're there we hope to see quite a bit.

We...
Forum: Americas 01-28-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By cartejo5
Canada - Kelowna to Jasper and beyond

Hi, I wonder if anyone can hep us. In may\June this year we are coming to Canada from the UK primarily to visit my son who lives in Kelowna but while we're there we hope to see quite a bit.

We...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,401
Posted By cartejo5
That looks like a really nice old bike, it would...

That looks like a really nice old bike, it would be a real shame to ruin it.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,559
Posted By cartejo5
Fill your boots.

Here's some info you may find useful :- http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=236298&highlight=carbs+oilhead

I must admit I've read nothing but good reviews on this conversion - more...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 32,827
Posted By cartejo5
When I was a youngster my very first Kawasaki was...

When I was a youngster my very first Kawasaki was a z650 c3 bought brand spanking new in 78\79 this is a picture thats been pinned in my garage for the last umpteen years. A glorious day on holy...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 932,104
Posted By cartejo5
This cannae be boany scoatland

Its impossible its obviously on the riviera - every time i go to Scotland it pe .................... rsistently rains.

Fab pics mate keep it going!!

:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,564
Posted By cartejo5
MRA screen

To be honest it does a much better job than the original for keeping the wind and rain off you when its at its full height however personally I think its a bit noisier, having said that you can...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,392
Posted By cartejo5
Storming pics, if you'll pardon the pun. ...

Storming pics, if you'll pardon the pun.

:freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,286
Posted By cartejo5
Great pics VanMan - looks like you were lucky...

Great pics VanMan - looks like you were lucky with the weather.

I'm going back up in August with my bother and a pal they're both mounted on tigger's one 955 the other like yours - should be fun....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,564
Posted By cartejo5
Stop minceing about and get it bought man!

Bought my 98 GS 2 years ago with 52k on the clock and a BMW FSH now done 64k. The only thing I have had to replace is the final drive rear bearing and seal done at my local indie workshop - 150.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,286
Posted By cartejo5
Hoots Mon 2011 highlands traipse

And we’ve been back up to Sunny Scotland for 4 days about 1100miles, I have to say I never tire of this place.

Day 1, from the northeast diagonally across country past Kielder forest then...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By cartejo5
Mudcat that looks terminal, I'm sorry to hear the...

Mudcat that looks terminal, I'm sorry to hear the problems your having - are they still trying to sort it out?

RVT - it is hydraulic same as the factory shock unit.

As for my issue I've just...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By cartejo5
Wilbers strange issue - HELP!

I own a 98 1100gs, in Jan 2010 i bought a pair of new wilbers shocks std front and the rear with hydraulic preload. Last year they were fine all worked ok and they were a significant improvement to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 27,406
Posted By cartejo5
Triumph triples

Hi, i'm no expert however i've had more than my fair share of triples.

I'm fairly sure it goes like this all the 900's excepting the tiger, thunderbird and daytona s111 have the same 100 ish...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 27,406
Posted By cartejo5
Sadly not! TBH i wish I'd never sold this one, it...

Sadly not! TBH i wish I'd never sold this one, it was such a nicely sorted bike in every way - went well, handled really well and was comfy enuff to ride all day in contrast to the standard ST which...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 27,406
Posted By cartejo5
Slightly different take on speed triple cafe

Here's one i had a few years ago, having ridden the standard speed triple its fair to say this was far nicer to ride and much more usable for longer jaunts.

To my mind the best modern-ish cafe...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By cartejo5
Have a look here - some really good simple ideas\solutions

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=187748&highlight=full+pannier
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By cartejo5
1100Gs lower rear suspension bush - removal

Afternoon peeps, just a quick question is it easy\straight forward to remove the rear shock lower mounting bush on an 1100GS.

You may think its a strange question out of the blue however I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,007
Posted By cartejo5
Fitted Wilbers on mine last xmas as the old...

Fitted Wilbers on mine last xmas as the old shocks were way past there sell by at 52000 miles, they transformed the bike no more wallowing about and so much smoother on the road you register the...
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