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Forum: The Workshop 26-06-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By transitman
Harry!

Hi again Harry, nice to see u again. You have answered both questions thanks.
As for needing MSVA, in a phone call to DVLA a nice man told me that as I was modifying a bike to accommodate a...
Forum: The Workshop 23-06-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,770
Posted By transitman
Harry

We're lost without Harry!
Forum: The Workshop 21-06-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,770
Posted By transitman
Trike sidelights

Hi guys
Older members may remember me from some years back!
Still building a GL1000 trike, want to know, is parking light an mot issue?
I mean leaving the park lights on when parked at night

I...
Forum: The Workshop 17-08-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By transitman
1978 GL 1000 Goldwing, mate.

1978 GL 1000 Goldwing, mate.
Forum: The Workshop 15-08-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By transitman
yes, white will be hard to keep clean -...

yes, white will be hard to keep clean - fortunately, I have a number of grandchildren and some bribes.
Forum: The Workshop 14-08-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By transitman
trike build

Harry, further to your reply to me about the DVLA, I got on to them today and they tell me that if I am permanently modifying the bike and adapting it for disabled use, then I do not have to go...
Forum: The Workshop 18-07-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By transitman
Q for Harry

16713


Finally, managed a picture.
Forum: The Workshop 16-07-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By transitman
Q for Harry

Thanks Harry,

I have put a long tube along the side from headstock (where it holds the headlights) to the rear mudguard which it supports, to act as a side impact bar and, strictly by chance of...
Forum: The Workshop 16-07-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,417
Posted By transitman
question for Harry

Hi Harry
I am planning to fit a jockey shifter to my trike, inbuild at the moment.
Would this pose a problem for the SVA?
I do have disability issues.
cheers Barry
Forum: The Workshop 05-11-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By transitman
result for me was the old lock came out with a...

result for me was the old lock came out with a little persuasion and Honda still has stock of the lock. For a 1978 bike!
Forum: The Workshop 04-11-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By transitman
thanks again Harry, glad it was easy, don't know...

thanks again Harry, glad it was easy, don't know what I'd do without you....
Forum: The Workshop 03-11-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By transitman
another SVA query, please!

Hi
the SVA manual says

Requirements and Procedures
1. Check that the vehicle is fitted with an operational device or system intended to prevent the unauthorised use of the vehicle such that it...
Forum: The Workshop 05-09-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By transitman
I just looked it up. It's really spelt pidgin,...

I just looked it up. It's really spelt pidgin, and apparently means any simplified dialect
Bit boring. prefer pigeon.
Forum: The Workshop 05-09-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By transitman
Oh, right. I didn't know pigeons spoke latin.

Oh, right. I didn't know pigeons spoke latin.
Forum: The Workshop 04-09-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By transitman
what is this?

Harry

I'm puzzled. what does this mean?

si is does non opportunus vos postulo a maior pango

cheers
Barry
Forum: The Workshop 26-05-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By transitman
thanks Harry, all sorts of stuff I didn't know. I...

thanks Harry, all sorts of stuff I didn't know. I shall try and work it all out right.
Forum: The Workshop 26-05-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By transitman
SVA query

This is one for the SVA experts!

I'm reading the manual about external projections. The examiner runs a 100mm diameter tester around the edges of the trike.

1. Is this done at a particular...
Forum: Trike Magazine 15-05-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 41,532
Posted By transitman
mot in Cheshire

Hi anyone know of a trike mot place near Chester?
Forum: The Workshop 11-05-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 17,193
Posted By transitman
snap! that takes me back! I too was in the RAF in...

snap! that takes me back! I too was in the RAF in the '60's, started work as an Airframe Mechanic in 1962, stayed in for 22 years
Forum: The Workshop 08-05-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By transitman
sva

Harry, you are a star! :thumbsu::thumbsu:
thanks a lot. Having some inside info is amazing. I do have the online manual thanks, but it is not always clear. It gives lots of stuff on headlight...
Forum: The Workshop 07-05-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By transitman
sva

Hi
another question on sva testing as Harry seems to be the expert, do headlights have to have e marks and dip arrows to pass the test?
Forum: Trike Magazine 02-07-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,229
Posted By transitman
shall read that thread, ta, and during the night...

shall read that thread, ta, and during the night decided against an iron engine. wont look right either. think I will find a CX500 somewhere. the Ford axle and lots of bits will be useful.

I...
Forum: Trike Magazine 02-07-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,229
Posted By transitman
Smile reply to Addjunkie 2

all the stuff you say about front forks is just exactly what I need, thanks.
think it would be good to go for a leading link system. I take it heavy gauge mild steel tubing painted would be ok? or...
Forum: Trike Magazine 02-07-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,229
Posted By transitman
reply to Addjunkie 1

dimensions:

I read in VOSA that max length is 4 m
max width 2 m
max height 2.5 m

reckon I can stick within these - BUT - would a 4m by 2m trike be easy to control, and still be fun? by...
Forum: Trike Magazine 01-07-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,229
Posted By transitman
thanks, nice to get some feedback. I will have a...

thanks, nice to get some feedback. I will have a quiet read and think about what you say
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