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by anonomoose
Tue Apr 14, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Throttle position sensor.
Replies: 8
Views: 562

Re: Throttle position sensor.

In the South easy near Eastbourne
by anonomoose
Sat Apr 11, 2015 8:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Paint time
Replies: 20
Views: 1277

Re: Paint time

Ive just done an insurance quote on mine listing all the mods and the colour change from red to white and it was only £83 fully comp. have I missed something? should it be more?
by anonomoose
Fri Apr 10, 2015 6:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: youtube bike maintenance tutorials
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: youtube bike maintenance tutorials

A particularly useful one.
http://youtu.be/4FLnyW7RCf8
by anonomoose
Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Throttle position sensor.
Replies: 8
Views: 562

Re: Throttle position sensor.

Watty wrote:
Also any tips to fit it without breaking it?
Let someone else do it by the look of it :lol: Sounds like thas got a touch like an elephant :?[/quote]

Is that an offer?
by anonomoose
Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:44 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Throttle position sensor.
Replies: 8
Views: 562

Throttle position sensor.

Had a nightmare of a job refitting the carbs. Ended up heating, greasing, grunting and groaning to get them on. I loosened the bolts on the surround brackety thing. In doing so I managed to break the TPS. Honda wanted £154 for a new one. Got one for £17 on eBay but broke it when fitting. Exactly the...
by anonomoose
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Castle nuts
Replies: 2
Views: 231

Castle nuts

These things are the spawn of satan. Do I have to put them back on or can I use just normal nuts instead?
by anonomoose
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tax on a vtr
Replies: 3
Views: 346

Re: Tax on a vtr

I now pay more to tax my bikes than insure them! £79 to insure my 11 plate Tiger fully comp £83 for the storm. Crazy
by anonomoose
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Mirrors
Replies: 5
Views: 518

Re: Mirrors

speaking of mirrors. does anyone know if the two bolts used on the mirrors is a standard size for mirrors? I was hoping to put some from another manufacturer on with indicators built in. just wondering if anyone knew?
by anonomoose
Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:02 pm
Forum: Your Projects
Topic: Possible Turbo Storm
Replies: 18
Views: 2967

Re: Possible Turbo Storm

Quick update. Been through various mood swings with the old girl. I've realised my skill levels have run out at making bits. I'm seem to be ok at cleaning, painting and reassembling but lack the ability to manufacture things. So it unfortunately looks like it's just going to be a restored, slightly ...
by anonomoose
Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Single sided swing arm
Replies: 9
Views: 3421

Re: Single sided swing arm

Standard shock. Exhaust is being made once I've fitted the subframe on it as that will all be different too.
by anonomoose
Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Single sided swing arm
Replies: 9
Views: 3421

Re: Single sided swing arm

I have the swing arm the new custom brackets for the rear suspension and all the original firestorm foot pegs and bits. Do I need more than that then?
by anonomoose
Sun Nov 16, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Single sided swing arm
Replies: 9
Views: 3421

Re: Single sided swing arm

sorry to post on an old thread but does anyone have a detailed plan of how the swing arm assembly fits back including any new spacers needed? I have all the bits but have some strange gaps appearing between the foot pegs, swingarm, engine so on. So could ideally do with some help.

Paul
by anonomoose
Fri Aug 01, 2014 3:15 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Carb refitting advice
Replies: 10
Views: 659

Carb refitting advice

Anyone had trouble refitting the carbs after removal? They don't seem to line up at all when I'm offering them up. a good few mm out. Don't want to be to forceful with it but cant seem to get it to go. Any thoughts?
by anonomoose
Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Was It You?
Topic: Silver one Heathfield East Sussex.
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Re: Silver one Heathfield East Sussex.

Swaines way?
by anonomoose
Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: Was It You?
Topic: Silver one Heathfield East Sussex.
Replies: 3
Views: 399

Silver one Heathfield East Sussex.

There's one up my road. Goes past my house sounding like thunder. Just wondering if it's anyone on here?