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by MacV2
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Pumping tyres.
Replies: 5
Views: 86

Re: Pumping tyres.

Simples... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/flexible-5-90-degree-tyre-valve-extension-tool-motorcycle-car-bicycle-stem/302831191130?hash=item468225445a:g:cYwAAOSw-q5bZX5U Tis what I use, you can get 90* valve stems but they need fitting when you change a tyre... There are also 90* adapters out there but t...
by MacV2
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: So hows your luck ?
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: So hows your luck ?

your luck just got better Mac, iv found some nice stuff to make your stand fitments out of, next week should have them done for a million pounds :lol: One million pounds ??? I wan't sharks with lazers for that sort of dough ! Both crash helmet manufacturers have prices well below that cost, so all ...
by MacV2
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Pimp Your Ride
Topic: Gutted
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Gutted

FIX 1.jpg
Standard bars & a wonkey wrist, bit achey on the first real long run...Wales 2014 but no real problems since then with discomfort...I did have the plate removed after about a year tho...
Mr Wristy.jpg
How recent is this injury ?
by MacV2
Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: So hows your luck ?
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: So hows your luck ?

fabiostar wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:10 pm
your luck just got better Mac, iv found some nice stuff to make your stand fitments out of, next week should have them done for a million pounds :lol:
One million pounds ??? I wan't sharks with lazers for that sort of dough !
by MacV2
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: So hows your luck ?
Replies: 7
Views: 172

So hows your luck ?

Mines a bit better than one of the guys at work who had a puncture on his Kawasaki Versys thing... He was hanging around at the gate when I came back to the yard & said he was waiting for a puncture repair guy... Anyhoo this guy turns up in a merc van. Takes the wheel off, takes the tyre off, mushro...
by MacV2
Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: missfire
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: missfire

Sounds like Carb Fart, they all do it to a certain extent, basicaly a backfire through the carbs into the airbox.

Check your TPS setting with a meter & try to get it adjusted to as close to 500 omh's as poss.

https://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopi ... 31&t=29429
by MacV2
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what have you done to your "bike" today
Replies: 18989
Views: 687733

Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Six points. Well, clearly, applying the back brake only when spotting the camera didn't work.... It's a wonder any of us made it out of our teens. He has just, he 21... points wern't for speeding, something silly like number plate & then getting stopped the next day by the same copper for the same ...
by MacV2
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Looks like the world has finaly caught up...
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Looks like the world has finaly caught up...

... with the Stormer tradtion of talking boll acks...

https://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/soc ... 3013158149
by MacV2
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Racing
Topic: We have a winner...
Replies: 18
Views: 346

Re: We have a winner...

It’s just occurred to me..... popkat has earned the change to Topkat :D :lol: :lol: I was TopKat back in 2014, check signature under my posts, it'll make sense :wink: More like Officer Dibble he was a miserable git as well always moaning about something... :lol: :lol: ''TOPCAT!!!''
by MacV2
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Late model fuel tap
Replies: 3
Views: 60

Re: Late model fuel tap

Yep just 'pinch the lines' I used to use a pair of long nose mole grips but with rubber tube on them to protect the hose. I've since bought a set of hose clamps... Like these... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3Pc-Flexible-Hose-Clamp-Set-Pipe-Pliers-Clamping-Tool-Radiator-Brake-Hoses-Fuel/183140013488?ep...
by MacV2
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Choke cable replacement.
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: Choke cable replacement.

Ok so have been using a HRC Racing Peg for a while but have had an aftermarket replacement cable kicking around and finally decided to chuck it on. long story short, ive got tank and airbox off and can see no easy way of getting at the choke cables, so parked it there for a bit to attend other matt...
by MacV2
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Sunday Runs, Rideouts, Track days ,Rallys, Events
Topic: Northern Ireland storm 2019.
Replies: 105
Views: 7420

Re: Northern Ireland storm 2019.

What's the arrangements for the hostel, do we need to take bedding or towels? Should I borrow Mac's gimp mask or do they provide equipment, lube and a friendly helping hand? It was never mine, I had it off Kev for Vanstub to use, you borrowed it for your own 'pleasure' & never returned it... Check ...
by MacV2
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what have you done to your "bike" today
Replies: 18989
Views: 687733

Re: what have you done to someone elses "bike" yesterday

So last week Kiron my neighbours son knocked on me door & asked if I could help him adjust his chain...Yes really! Its a CBR 125 & he is 21 & a feking muppet... :lol: :lol: So I had a look at it it was dragging on the floor... 8O The chain is shot weedy little thing not much bigger than a push bike ...
by MacV2
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Leather tank harness repair
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: Leather tank harness repair

Pete.L wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:59 pm
That looks really good. Take the piccies down quick of Mac will want it back :wink:
Nah I got a decent one to replace it... + I have another one in good nick as well...

Proper bargain at the end of the day for Rob... :thumbup:
by MacV2
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Aftermarket cans too noisey?
Replies: 2
Views: 121

Re: Aftermarket cans too noisey?

My Storm has Maxtorque Cans that imitate the Orriginals But appear very noisey . I believe its now down to the Mot inspector as to a pass or not. Do these normally give problems? My nighbour has MTC cans & his pass...It is down to the tester at the end of the day. If your worried pop in to see him ...