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Forum: The Workshop 10-04-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By slim..
If the lever comes back too far it could be air...

If the lever comes back too far it could be air or the fluid fouled with water or it could be the lines expanding if they are still the OE rubber ones

Also you will find you may be able to...
Forum: Trike Magazine 17-03-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,749
Posted By slim..
What are you trying to achieve with bouncing the...

What are you trying to achieve with bouncing the forks ?
Forum: Trike Magazine 16-03-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,995
Posted By slim..
A mate of mine just had the argument with DVLA...

A mate of mine just had the argument with DVLA about a reliant trike I built 15 years or so ago that's still on the original log book

The problem appears to be if it says van or saloon on the...
Forum: Biker Chat 11-03-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,635
Posted By slim..
The correct procedure for an MOT takes an average...

The correct procedure for an MOT takes an average of 20 minutes but this is only a guide & can vary depending on the bike tested & how much tea I want to drink :D

I do not get timed out or unable...
Forum: Down The Pub 08-03-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,685
Posted By slim..
How about Anemic A small Irishman ...

How about

Anemic
A small Irishman

Metronome
A small man on the underground
Forum: Down The Pub 25-02-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,437
Posted By slim..
I git the same as Wurzel a few days ago & deleted...

I git the same as Wurzel a few days ago & deleted it
Forum: The Showroom 21-02-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By slim..
I thought all sportsters were improper :D

I thought all sportsters were improper :D
Forum: Down The Pub 01-12-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By slim..
kids nowadays will do what they want if they can...

kids nowadays will do what they want if they can afford it so I say encourage her to do it properly get decent training & be safe :thumbu:
Forum: Biker Chat 01-12-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,017
Posted By slim..
I usually ride all year but tend to do less miles...

I usually ride all year but tend to do less miles in winter, age & old injuries take their toll

This winter will be the first I wont be riding through in 34 years because my bike is off the road &...
Forum: Down The Pub 13-11-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By slim..
We don't disagree on what's in the book harry...

We don't disagree on what's in the book harry just on our interpretation of what's acceptable based on the advice we are given by VOSA, that's common in a lot of subjects within the glamorous world...
Forum: Down The Pub 10-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By slim..
Ok now you have all gone through that process it...

Ok now you have all gone through that process it all boils down to what I said in the first place :D

On the first point .....There is no specific rule that says you need guards to pass an mot but...
Forum: The Workshop 07-11-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By slim..
Yep the bottom ones are fuel the middle are...

Yep the bottom ones are fuel the middle are overflows & the top I think probably went back to the airbox from looking at the alphasports site

If you stick 6 or 8" of tube on the overflows just...
Forum: Down The Pub 07-11-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By slim..
Yes you need guards! No idea on width...

Yes you need guards!
No idea on width restrictions if there is any, no doubt someone will look it up or point you in the right direction
Forum: Down The Pub 29-09-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By slim..
Is it just me or has anyone else thought that if...

Is it just me or has anyone else thought that if we had stopped sticking our noses into other peoples countries & affairs in the first place they might leave us alone & we would have time, cash &...
Forum: Biker Chat 29-09-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By slim..
Tried that & still got copped for the import tax,...

Tried that & still got copped for the import tax, even if its marked as a gift & it get opened as happened with me you can still get copped so ive give up now:(
Forum: The Workshop 11-07-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 41
Sticky: MoT questions
Views: 21,409
Posted By slim..
Very true & ive mentioned this fault & others...

Very true & ive mentioned this fault & others before ;)

All down to the the different rules for MOT's & the road traffic act, dont shoot the messenger :D
Forum: The Workshop 11-07-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 41
Sticky: MoT questions
Views: 21,409
Posted By slim..
You missed the point there mate we write down the...

You missed the point there mate we write down the numbers & make a note of wether its in mph or km these records are kept

The point being WE know what it is being read in ;)
Forum: Down The Pub 30-05-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By slim..
Anyone want sausages-ina-bun ?

Anyone want sausages-ina-bun ?
Forum: Down The Pub 01-05-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By slim..
I have an old style satnav, it sits in the...

I have an old style satnav, it sits in the panniers, never looses charge wont shout at you in a stupid voice does not ping every 20 yards in towns to warn of cameras & was free years ago ...... some...
Forum: Biker Chat 01-05-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By slim..
Nothing a few cans of satin black wouldnt sort...

Nothing a few cans of satin black wouldnt sort out :D
Forum: Down The Pub 29-04-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,419
Posted By slim..
We do the same thing quite often & if you can...

We do the same thing quite often & if you can find the local tourist information wherever you are they can usually hook you up ok, just be aware they sometimes shut around 3 or 4pm so its good to...
Forum: The Workshop 21-04-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By slim..
If the paint is good & not down to bare plastic a...

If the paint is good & not down to bare plastic a good rub with a scotch pad & paint straight over the original paint should see you right, but if its down to bare anywhere a nip round to halfords...
Forum: The Workshop 21-04-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By slim..
In my experiance the Vf engines suffer from honda...

In my experiance the Vf engines suffer from honda chocolate cam syndrome so unless its a really good very low milage engine i'd find something more reliable before spending out on triking it
Forum: The Showroom 21-04-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By slim..
I'm not a lover of V twins but the white one...

I'm not a lover of V twins but the white one really works for me :D very nice indeed :thumbsu:
Forum: Biker Chat 26-03-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,653
Posted By slim..
While we're here .............. An elephant...

While we're here ..............

An elephant has a trunk, a car has a boot but when the boot is on the other foot you walk funny

Yokes have nothing to do with eggs, triple trees has sod all to...
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