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Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,890
Posted By nanno
Use ice-spray on a very hot part (to chill it...

Use ice-spray on a very hot part (to chill it down, so I could separate the two bits), the thing was... that bit was so hot, the ice-spray ignited instantly. :D

(I like the irony of the whole...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 79,702
Posted By nanno
Yup, bores are exactly the same, but pistons...

Yup, bores are exactly the same, but pistons aren't. As a matter of fact, compression height is lowered, so externally the engines are the same.

You may like this engine-build-thread to give you...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 855,441
Posted By nanno
Now you did score two nice new steeds for your...

Now you did score two nice new steeds for your stable!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 79,702
Posted By nanno
Seems a bit like this thread has gone awfully...

Seems a bit like this thread has gone awfully quite... well, I overhauled my TR1-engine and dropped an XV1100 crank in (straight swap) and yes, the MAC 2in1 fits on a TR1 as well.

Cheers,
Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 855,441
Posted By nanno
OMG Doug, you told me about your lathe and mill...

OMG Doug, you told me about your lathe and mill findings, but DOUG… you're turning into a respectable engineer! :eek1

:D

Cheers,
Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 79,702
Posted By nanno
What a shame… I seem to recall that it was quite...

What a shame… I seem to recall that it was quite nicely looking… (I think I stumbled over them, when I was looking for a XJR1200 collector box)

Cheers,
Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 79,702
Posted By nanno
Seems like their onlinestore is a tad empty, when...

Seems like their onlinestore is a tad empty, when it comes to exhaust stuff, so I guess, you're supposed to drop them an e-mail, right ?

You wouldn't happen to know of any pictures of previous...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 79,702
Posted By nanno
Thanks, that should solve quite a few of my...

Thanks,

that should solve quite a few of my worries, guess I am running out of excuses on why NOT to try a MAC 2in1 then.

Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 79,702
Posted By nanno
Was that a Mac 2in1 together with a centre-stand...

Was that a Mac 2in1 together with a centre-stand ?
(Cause allegedly those two don't go together…)

Cheers,
Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 855,441
Posted By nanno
You've got my blessing, Doug! :D

You've got my blessing, Doug! :D
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-06-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 181,494
Posted By nanno
I admire your dedication and *err* strong will to...

I admire your dedication and *err* strong will to solve problems the only way you deem them to be rectified.

Please keep it up like that.

Cheers,
Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,086
Posted By nanno
There's various others, but the GN-engine is...

There's various others, but the GN-engine is still produced in China as a 300cc version. That's why there's so many cheap spares out there as well...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-02-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,086
Posted By nanno
That's when the name Ignitech.cz springs to...

That's when the name Ignitech.cz springs to mind... they have been making those for quite a few years. Additionally they're available for next to nothing from Hong Kong... maybe you want to check...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,201
Posted By nanno
Sr500 does fit, but due to the unique way the...

Sr500 does fit, but due to the unique way the sprocket is held to the wheel, I'd suggest looking for other rear wheels, i.e. it's prone to wear out.

Hth
Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By nanno
The rear part of the frame is different, tanks...

The rear part of the frame is different, tanks should swap w.o. issues.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,058
Posted By nanno
As I run (most of) a KZ1100 in KZ1000J, I shall...

As I run (most of) a KZ1100 in KZ1000J, I shall be watching this thread closely... yours is looking a lot neater than mine already.

Cheers,
Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,167
Posted By nanno
I do the same, when riding in colder conditions...

I do the same, when riding in colder conditions...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,629
Posted By nanno
100hp shouldn't be a serious issue with sorted...

100hp shouldn't be a serious issue with sorted carbs and a proper 4in1 alone...

If you want a mild cam, get one from the late GPZ1100 UniTrack (83 onwards model), it's got 1mm more lift than the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,425
Posted By nanno
My 1981 Z1000J ...

My 1981 Z1000J

http://i468.photobucket.com/albums/rr50/der_nanno/ratz/Ratz%20Panniers/th_IMG_5902.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,629
Posted By nanno
One thing that sprang to my mind... the...

One thing that sprang to my mind... the Z1000P-cases are not compatible with the 1100 cylinders (unless I haven't mentioned it before), as the throats are too small. So if you want to go for 1170,...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,629
Posted By nanno
Sorry Bmblbee, didn't mean to offend you... I am...

Sorry Bmblbee, didn't mean to offend you... I am not that serious generally.

Regarding Givis vs Ammo-boxes: I have a set of Krauser panniers and they were as far from water proof as a fisherman's...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,629
Posted By nanno
My daily rider has been a Z1000J with (mostly) a...

My daily rider has been a Z1000J with (mostly) a P-engine for the last 5 years. If you need more power... learn to ride... seriously. :D

Now we have that out of the way:

1) Carbs from the very...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,514
Posted By nanno
As a matter of fact we heated the piston, because...

As a matter of fact we heated the piston, because the gudgeon pin didn't want to go in at all (it is intended to be an interference fit after all, but the bore in one piston was a lot tighter than...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,514
Posted By nanno
Was that last picture taken, when the Jawa was...

Was that last picture taken, when the Jawa was back together ?

Man, I do have a talent for making silly faces... :huh :D

Please give some warm greetings to Birol, when you see him!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,523
Posted By nanno
More likely because the inner tubes have fallen...

More likely because the inner tubes have fallen to bits due to moisture.
Forum: Hacks 09-23-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,262
Posted By nanno
We keep an eye on you... BigBrother (from the...

We keep an eye on you... BigBrother (from the other end of the world) is watching you.

;-)

Nice builds, I just love your cheap 'n' simple approach.

Cheers,
Greg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 848
Posted By nanno
Due to geometry changes, the amount of force...

Due to geometry changes, the amount of force required on the bars is drastically reduced. Furthermore the constant sideload will kill normal telescopic forks. I.e. wear out all the bushes inside,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,775
Posted By nanno
Comparing it to my last few days in Bulgaria......

Comparing it to my last few days in Bulgaria... Indeed, it has to get a lot better! :D
Forum: Hacks 08-09-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,799
Posted By nanno
Just love this thread... go on, the audience is...

Just love this thread... go on, the audience is reading.

Cheers,
Greg - Rat-SR500-Velorex-owner & -rider
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,775
Posted By nanno
You're that close already, you could just pop...

You're that close already, you could just pop round and give me a hand in the shed tomorrow. :D

(Some old lathework and bike-building always helps...)

Cheers,
Greg
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,775
Posted By nanno
Get better and relax!

Get better and relax!
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,775
Posted By nanno
Nice trip, Doug.

Nice trip, Doug.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 64,066
Posted By nanno
Nice welding!

Nice welding!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 855,441
Posted By nanno
Now that gives the German term "Balkan Disco"...

Now that gives the German term "Balkan Disco" (basically meaning a place, where youngster from the ex-Yugoslawian hang out, also denoting a certain style of music) a completely new meaning...

On a...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 855,441
Posted By nanno
On the Indian they will be an interference fit,...

On the Indian they will be an interference fit, but the Teflon buttons unfortunately tend to come loose and then polish the cylinder walls on prolonged use. But you are right, for a racing engine,...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,626
Posted By nanno
As I have ridden a coupe XS750ies up to now: No,...

As I have ridden a coupe XS750ies up to now: No, it's not a good design, as the undercut of the gear wheels of 2nd and 3rd gear both have a too shallow angle and tend to wear down the cogs and round...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,086
Posted By nanno
the biggest issue with the DR250 and GN250 is the...

the biggest issue with the DR250 and GN250 is the head, because the cam-bearing is very often knackered or beyond hope. Engine parts are best bought in China (HK) and there's also a 300cc bigbore...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By nanno
Otherwise EBC will also do disks to your...

Otherwise EBC will also do disks to your specification. But check, which other Suzukis of that era have the same part-no. I am sure, that Suzuki didn't come up with a one model only brakedisk...
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,997
Posted By nanno
Nope, Bullet 350... but what can you do: 500kms...

Nope, Bullet 350... but what can you do: 500kms to your home destination and no breakdown service and you get some free ponies!
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 32,344
Posted By nanno
Still waiting inpatiently for an update... :D

Still waiting inpatiently for an update... :D
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