Playing with the chair

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Box'a'bits, Aug 29, 2015.

  1. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    I'm already up to the new & improved Mark II version. I might be persuaded to make up some more once I'm happy with them.

    Probably no hurry anyway. Little chance of you knocking the float bowls off if you aren't riding it...
  2. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    I might catch my foot on a float bowl when I'm squeezing past to get to the mx5 - so there....

    Actually only a month or so away from getting some time back. Old house completely redecorated and sold pending finance and new house about 80% redecorated so there is light at the end of the tunnel
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  3. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    I feel a north Island trip coming on.
  4. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    Would that North Island Trip be on fathers day weekend, & involve camping near a big ice block?
  5. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    Probarbly not now. Just spent 4 nights up your way so feeling a bit broke at the moment. I did buy a tent though so all hope isn't lost.
  6. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    Tease. When, & what's on the schedule.
  7. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    No idea yet, I am an appalling planner.
  8. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    I need to get out soon. Very time poor, and it’s only going to get worse with number 3 on the way.
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  9. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    So help me out here. I'm not good in these situations. Should I offer congratulations or commiserations?

    Nah, kidding, that's got to be good news? Right?
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  10. Oaters

    Oaters Old - not bold - moto riding addict

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    Congratulations Bart and Mrs Bart - cheers Oaters :)
  11. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Broke Engine Supporter

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    time poor family rich! congratz Bart....awesome news mate!
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  12. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    Yeah nah. Shall we say it’s a bit of a surprise. All good though.
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  13. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    Cheers guys, but we’d better not clog up Steve’s chair thread. Speaking of chairs, bought a new push chair the other day...
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  14. Mark_S

    Mark_S Fair Weather Faggot

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    haven't you figured out what causes it yet?:confused

    Congratulations anyways
  15. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    Here's an idea for you Bart.

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  16. bart-nz

    bart-nz Been here awhile

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    Someone told me something about a Stork once, but I wasn't paying attention.
  17. dazzadm

    dazzadm Long timer

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    You could do what Mr & Mrs Touratech do with the family when they come to Taihape... Bring them all along. Dual seat tub:
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    Both bikes fully loaded with every piece of bling they make. It was a sensory over load:tb
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  18. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Broke Engine Supporter

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    DR Chair?

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  19. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair Supporter

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    HOMEWOOD & PACKSPUR RDS - WELLINGTON RIDEOUTS 21st Aug
    Linky

    MAINTENANCE 27,650kms

    I’d heard some off noises from the bike, metal on metal drumming, & had some vibration from the footpegs. Went looking for engine or gearbox damage, dropped the oil to check for metal filings, all clear, after a few more days riding it appears that it’s just a baffle loose in the collector box.
    • Engine & gearbox oil change.
    • New clutch lock out switch. A PO had bypassed that by stuffing a loop of wire into the connector by the frame spine, & then taping it up. That bodge had moved, so you needed to be in neutral to start the bike – a bugger if the bike stalled at the lights.
    • New oil pressure switch. The existing switch was a fitting for a gauge that didn’t work. So no warning if oil pressure dropped. A pain to replace because of the location right by the sidecar subframe.
    • New speedo cable. The old one was scavenged off the bent bike, & was too long.
    • New fuel tap. A PO had mostly stripped the threads on the old one, & that died when I went to replace the internal filter screen.
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  20. dazzadm

    dazzadm Long timer

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    Yep! There's always something to do:gyro