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koenig blues wrote:
early morning i dismantle my vlb engine that were broken and soon i will be putting it in the not so normal smallie as the vbx engine is kinna slower Crying or Very sad emoticon
Have you done a thread on your large frame into smallframe trick Ebeth? If not, now's the perfect time to take the pictures and get typing!
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Ginch wrote:
koenig blues wrote:
early morning i dismantle my vlb engine that were broken and soon i will be putting it in the not so normal smallie as the vbx engine is kinna slower Crying or Very sad emoticon
Have you done a thread on your large frame into smallframe trick Ebeth? If not, now's the perfect time to take the pictures and get typing!
i did 2 part, since u miss it i will post the link and feel free to giggle on my silly project Razz emoticon

my not so normal smallie is ready..

my cheapo upgrade..

have a nice day and cheer mate
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Great read! Thanks for that Ebeth... some nice welding there by the way.

Today I fitted an old ScootR.S. pipe I got with a bunch of stuff... bit too late to try it out but I'll give it a try in the morning.
Seems even louder than the Sito+, probably has no packing left in it.
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Ginch wrote:
Great read! Thanks for that Ebeth... some nice welding there by the way.

Today I fitted an old ScootR.S. pipe I got with a bunch of stuff... bit too late to try it out but I'll give it a try in the morning.
Seems even louder than the Sito+, probably has no packing left in it.
i think i hear video comin in

have a nice evening in Australia and cheer
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Installed a new shift cross (well sorta) over the weekend.
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What a tattoo !
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Thanks man. It actually is well done. Nice detail that doesn't translate in that crappy picture.

You know you got good ink, when the owner stops everybody working in the shop and has them come look. Multiple artists taking pictures of it and what not.
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Cool yet noble ...
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Maybe that's why I can't extend my left arm... cross is worn..
I dig that ink! nice one.
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today I got laid off. . . . .
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Ah man... I am sorry, truly... That blows.
As my old Dad would say... keep your chin up... (I've had to hear that many a time).
sending positive vibes now.
Cheers
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im not pushed. iv made some calls and called in a few favors and now have an interview Wednesday. no point moping, nothing gets handed to you. thanks for the good vibes though. makes a big difference
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Good luck on the interview man!
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+1 good luck mate
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Birdsnest wrote:
Installed a new shift cross (well sorta) over the weekend.
Found this on Scooterlounge -

http://scooterlounge.com/blog/2012/03/no-regrets.html
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Found this on Scooterlounge -

http://scooterlounge.com/blog/2012/03/no-regrets.html[/quote]


Invisible is a good call on W.W.
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am free all day and getting an early start wrenching. I am going to get this thing running right damn it!
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bugger
speedo cable snapped coming home from work ......... ill have to see how long the new un lasts when i buy n fit one
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i am bored so i am trying to reduce my bike
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koenig blues wrote:
i am bored so i am trying to reduce my bike
with a grinder?
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jackson85 wrote:
koenig blues wrote:
i am bored so i am trying to reduce my bike
with a grinder?
nope, i misswrite i wanna reduce the number of bike i have maybe sold it to pay college

have a nice day in dublin mate and cheer
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Loads of rain today KB. Loads of fun
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global warming pffffft
jackson85 wrote:
koenig blues wrote:
i am bored so i am trying to reduce my bike
with a grinder?
hahahaha like

got outta bed n looked outta the window .... 2" of snow ... everything covered ... buses not running ... back to bed to pester our lass ... got up 5mins later n put tv n coffee on
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Re: global warming pffffft
T5bitsa69 wrote:
jackson85 wrote:
koenig blues wrote:
i am bored so i am trying to reduce my bike
with a grinder?
hahahaha like

got outta bed n looked outta the window .... 2" of snow ... everything covered ... buses not running ... back to bed to pester our lass ... got up 5mins later n put tv n coffee on
5mins, everyone hates a skyte
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heel
the way she says 'no' could make the queens guards fall over
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same same lol
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Just polished off Battered Haddock, Large Chips, Battered Mushroom and Mushy peas, from the local chippy. Swilling it down now with Carling.

I don't mind if I do!
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Am embaressed to say i spent most of the day on the toilet after suspected food poisoning
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AKP wrote:
Am embaressed to say i spent most of the day on the toilet (
I could have done without that.

Come oooon... ice cream...










Razz emoticon
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Managed to get to work although still feeling ill.

Got the confirmation call my GT is being delivered this Saturday (yay!).

Crappy weather this weekend though.
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Food poisoning sux. I had a bout recently. no fun at all.


Today I rode to work for the first time since last week. They are predicting sunny and mild for the next 10 days.
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Cleaned my ET4 today in readiness for Whitby National Scooter Rally this Easter weekend.

I cleaned it down with WD40 and it came up lovely. Then I finished it off with a spray on wax. Did the leather seat cover with some stuff from Muc-off that smells like bubble gum. The screen was polished to a high-sheen with Novus 1.

Also checked the oil and put some tools in the underseat storage area just in case.

Oh and I put the address of the rally into my SatNav just in case too
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Today I -

Ordered a new fuel tap and fuel tap tool

Took the tank out and drained it

Put a few handfulls of nails in the tank and have been shaking it (this was to clear away the sticky gunk at the bottom, and it is working well so far)

Primed the top of the tank ready for painting

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Yesterday I had to pull the tank to get at wiring to cure a bad connector on a regulator. Blech!

Today I --

did a bloody surprise wheelie in front of the Parliament Buildings. Never really done one before, maybe because engine was never torquey enough or I ran it too rich.

Had the revs up a bit for a quick start, my hand kind of slipped on the clutch 'cause it's cold out (about 5 degrees C), the clutch grabbed and up it went. WTF? Kind of pulled the clutch in again but had a bad grip, got a foot down, front wheel went down at and landed on an angle, hand sort of slipped again, and up it went again. Surprise!

I guess the port matching and other work I had done boosted power. Luckily it was at a stop light that was actually on a bit of a downhill incline so it didn't keep climbing and climbing.

Wheee -- isn't scooting fun?!?
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Today I -

Emptied the tank with all the nails

Rinsed it a few times with hot water

Dried it out with a hairdryer

Poured some 2t oil in to stop it from rusting - I will then rinse it out with petrol a few times to clear it when the new fuel tap arrives


The tank looks so much cleaner now !
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Today I measured the distance from the weld marks on the center of the floor to the edge of the floor on the newly acquired bike. Last night it was pulling left, and the shadows in my driveway made it look wonky.

Turns out it was just the beers hanging from the helmet hook and resting on the left side of the floor. And maybe a bent fork. Will do a loose grip driving test tomorrow (sans beers, on the floor or in the driver; heh). Here's hoping it's just me.
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Raised the needle cause it was running a little lean
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you a full picture of that bike rocker?
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Here you go jackson

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Garage Rocker.......

You SUCK!

Love it mate.

Cheers
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