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You mean because she rides a v twin, yeah that's just what I was thinking!!!! :wink:
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cybercarl wrote:Just got back from a rather rapid ride around the M25. I hate that Motorway, it's bloody dangerous. Whether there is a ton of traffic speeding up and then back down to 50 all the time or if there is little traffic and free-flowing, the way people use the 4 lanes is treacherous at times, especially when a few big HGV's with foreign plates are chucked in the mix.

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No don't be silly. A21 to A3.

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AMCQ46 wrote:I can see why you took the mentoring role :)
Hey be nice to Bruce.... yes I do call her Bruce as she is an Aussie girl but truth be told she asked me to help her out and she is a damn good student.
It does help she already has a racing license but she is a quick learner also.

It is refreshing to go out with no egos and just work on riding skills.
Actually it has made riding fun again and I get my own form of pleasure by towing her past the racer boys on the hill and seeing the look on their faces when they realize a girl passed them....... :angel: :lol: :lol:
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yes I do call her Bruce as she is an Aussie girl
PMSL :lol: :lol:

Sod the bikes.... in that pic of Newcombs I can't take my eyes off that beautiful car, what looks to me like an old classic Porche overpowering the pic. But it does seem to have a Ferrari badge on the boot or is that hood :lol: at the rear. Then there's a pro Italia marquee :confused

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cybercarl wrote:
yes I do call her Bruce as she is an Aussie girl
PMSL :lol: :lol:

Sod the bikes.... in that pic of Newcombs I can't take my eyes off that beautiful car, what looks to me like an old classic Porche overpowering the pic. But it does seem to have a Ferrari badge on the boot or is that hood :lol: at the rear. Then there's a pro Italia marquee :confused

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Well yeh that was my first thought, also look at the steering wheel. I had the opportunity to work on some of those older classic Porche 911's in the past. Crushed beetles I like to call them. Very distinctive shape. But look at the Yellow badge on the boot/engine cover, that looks liks a Ferrari badge to me so it's a confused car.

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Finally painted my engine block :thumbup:
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cybercarl wrote: Sod the bikes.... in that pic of Newcombs I can't take my eyes off that beautiful car, what looks to me like an old classic Porche overpowering the pic. But it does seem to have a Ferrari badge on the boot or is that hood :lol: at the rear. Then there's a pro Italia marquee :confused

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Guess I should have taken a few pics of the Mclaren that was at the other end of the lot :wink:
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Nah they are as common as muck if one goes to Hyde Park :lol:

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I've just worked out I'm getting 38 to the gallon! !! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :beer:
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What about the bike? :lol:
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:lol: :biggrin
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Meaning to do this for years, esp after cold dark winter nights when the charging system struggled to handle the strain of having both the headlight and heated grips on at once.

Followed a well Illustrated guide from Superhawk forum and got the whole kit new from ebay US as prices on second-hand MOSFET R/Rs here aren't much different in UK - No import duty paid as Jason kindly marked it as below the duty threshold and he also included full instructions. Easy to do as the only special tool I had to get hold off was an 'Open Barrel' crimper. Time taken for swap = 1 hour.

YAMAHA SHINDENGEN FH020AA REGULATOR W/CONNECTORS /REPLACES FH012AA > http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/YAMAHA-SHINDE ... 0705241034

Or MOSFET FH020AA From Germany > http://mtp-racing.de/index.php?a=5427

Link Lead connectors from Triumph > https://www.fowlersparts.co.uk/parts/view/T2500676 Part no.T2500676
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R1/R6 Regulator/Rectifier Swap > http://www.superhawkforum.com/forums/kn ... wap-14380/

Useful primer on Open Barrel Crimping on the connectors that came with it > http://www.xj4ever.com/crimping%20my%20style.pdf

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Nice job wicky and good to hear they get past customs. :thumbup:

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