Selling up. But who know another storm may catch me

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StuartWags
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Selling up. But who know another storm may catch me

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After 10 years of Firestorms and over a dozen of them, I have decided to have a clear out and reset.

Got a chance to meet a few of you in person and joined in a few track days. The technical support has been really appreciated.

Smokin Joe is on ebay and there will be a shed full of other bits listed soon, including the ultra rare 4 degree ignition advance and an almost new Nitron R3 shock. As a mark of respect for all the support i have have had i will discount anyone who identifies themselves as a forum member on the ebay items

Many Thanks to all

I will still be visiting the site obviously
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Re: Selling up. But who know another storm may catch me

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Always sad to hear of someone 'resetting'. Happens to us all: family, work, Covid-19!!

Coincidence that I saw your bike on The Bay last night. Certainly a good price offered. I can't imagine having 10 Storms, but as posted in another thread, the damn things are addictive. I'm on my third and I have the avatar SP-2 also.

All the best for whatever you might do, and maybe I'll see you soon :wink:
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Stu, I'm glad to see you are still going to be visiting us :thumbup:

Good luck with your plan,

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I will be still up for a track day or two.... Booked Cadwell 16th of June inters but will be on a Steelie
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StuartWags wrote: Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:26 pm I will be still up for a track day or two.... Booked Cadwell 16th of June inters but will be on a Steelie
good to see ur not hanging up the boots :thumbup: :thumbup: . do keep us informed of what bits you will have up, you may need to draw a map for me cause im clean sh1t at finding anything on the bay :sad2
the older i get,the faster i was :lol:
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fabiostar wrote: Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:37 pm
StuartWags wrote: Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:26 pm I will be still up for a track day or two.... Booked Cadwell 16th of June inters but will be on a Steelie
good to see ur not hanging up the boots :thumbup: :thumbup: . do keep us informed of what bits you will have up, you may need to draw a map for me cause im clean sh1t at finding anything on the bay :sad2
A link in your opening post woul;d have helped Stu...

You know how dim some of the guys are... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Just for you Rob...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/swagstaff106 ... 7675.l2562
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Good luck stu. I think we need another track day :thumbup:
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cheers Macv2
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Re: Selling up. But who know another storm may catch me

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got the day off so will be listing stuff

2 sets of manual CCT,
Wheels on very old wets, not worn out but old
2 sets of high level links with spacers and hangers
trimmed flywheel
hid headlight
choke cables x 2
front and rear hangers
blah blah

Somebody please give me a sensible offer on the Nitron R3 shock, it is like new add will discount for forum members. i would prefer this to go to one of the members ... it is the dogs
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Damn!

Just got home after a 4 hour round trip to collect some goodies from Stuart, and NOW I read about the CCTs :lol: . I'll have one set. Will email.

Gotta head outside now to do some serious Autosoling of my new wheels!

Thanks for making this stuff available, and a pleasure to meet and do business with a fellow forum member!
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i am officially Stormless. Smokin Joe gone. Feels a bit strange. I will give you the history. started 2010
Got my 1st storm as a cat c that had thrown its chain and broke lugs off the crankcase. I managed to get a 3000-mile engine and a load of other trick bits. Just prior to the start of the build i had to go for emergency surgery, i mean 17 hours down the 24 hours to live route. The cat had been put out and the curtains were being drawn. After 2 weeks in intensive care i got through. My cognitive thinking process took a big hit. I could not drive because i could not visualise or remember the route. And i had lost people’s faces. names etc. Pretty messed up really. And to add to all that, my arsehole was now next to my belly button. A stoma... that means a bag. It was over a week before I stood up, and mega pain for weeks as I had been split open from Richard to breast bone and had the internals out.
I was still in mega pain when I started the rebuild, but somehow it enabled me to focus on something. I went over everything, and cleaned it, polished it etc.
I actually ended up with the best-looking storm I ever had. But in that dark time, it was my salvation.
I got repaired too. I was replumbed to the right place. And I managed to resume my role as a Engineering Specialist for the company that make big yellow construction equipment, not JCB.

So I will always feel a bond to the Storm
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Sad history with a good ending.

As the old cliche goes: One chapter ends and another begins. All the best to you!
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StuartWags wrote: Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:37 pm got the day off so will be listing stuff

2 sets of manual CCT . . .
Received mine today. Cheers!
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StuartWags wrote: Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:07 pm i am officially Stormless. Smokin Joe gone. Feels a bit strange. I will give you the history. started 2010
Got my 1st storm as a cat c that had thrown its chain and broke lugs off the crankcase. I managed to get a 3000-mile engine and a load of other trick bits. Just prior to the start of the build i had to go for emergency surgery, i mean 17 hours down the 24 hours to live route. The cat had been put out and the curtains were being drawn. After 2 weeks in intensive care i got through. My cognitive thinking process took a big hit. I could not drive because i could not visualise or remember the route. And i had lost people’s faces. names etc. Pretty messed up really. And to add to all that, my arsehole was now next to my belly button. A stoma... that means a bag. It was over a week before I stood up, and mega pain for weeks as I had been split open from Richard to breast bone and had the internals out.
I was still in mega pain when I started the rebuild, but somehow it enabled me to focus on something. I went over everything, and cleaned it, polished it etc.
I actually ended up with the best-looking storm I ever had. But in that dark time, it was my salvation.
I got repaired too. I was replumbed to the right place. And I managed to resume my role as a Engineering Specialist for the company that make big yellow construction equipment, not JCB.

So I will always feel a bond to the Storm
8O I'm very glad you made it Stuart, that must have been a rather scary time for yourself and your family.

You just never know what life has in store for you, probably just as well we don't.

Long may your good health continue,

Chris.
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You’ll be back on another storm you always are lol
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