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Forum: The Workshop 16-07-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 109
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
The pilot system on CV carbs is separate to the...

The pilot system on CV carbs is separate to the throttle flap and slide, so the pilot airway could be blocked, although that cylinder wouldn't run unless the throttle flap has been set to accommodate...
Forum: The Workshop 15-07-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 109
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Have you checked valve clearances ? as a tight...

Have you checked valve clearances ? as a tight tappet/shim will cause high vacuum and no amount of carb tweaking will help.
Forum: The Workshop 14-07-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Thanks but Smiths are not exactly cheep so not...

Thanks but Smiths are not exactly cheep so not sure if i will get the same features from an eBay jobbie.
Forum: The Workshop 13-07-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Electronic tacho?

I am thinking of fitting a cheap electronic tacho to my Trident, it has a Lucas Rita ignition system which is wasted spark, so i would presume the the trigger wire would just attach to the...
Forum: Biker Chat 11-07-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
I'm in no hurry to get rid, i just fancy not...

I'm in no hurry to get rid, i just fancy not suffering the roads around here on a hardtail for much longer, and want to replace it with something more modern, i asked on several other bike forums and...
Forum: Biker Chat 10-07-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Where to sell?

Thinking about selling the T160 but not sure where would be the best place, the general consensus is that it would be worth at least 10K perhaps more but where would it get the best exposure to the...
Forum: The Workshop 08-07-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Got my new rear brake set up done , it may look a...

Got my new rear brake set up done , it may look a little overkill, but it does the job and the pedal no longer feels wooden because of the ratio being wrong.

https://i.imgur.com/2Oogp5f.jpg
Forum: The Workshop 06-07-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Glad to say i have just been given a caliper, so...

Glad to say i have just been given a caliper, so its just a case of rebuilding and fitting, already made a bracket, just got to try and shorten and reuse a braided hose to connect the two and...
Forum: The Workshop 06-07-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
May be a little overkill. ...

May be a little overkill.

https://i.imgur.com/MK6JzON.jpg
Forum: The Workshop 05-07-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Someone must have one tucked away in a long...

Someone must have one tucked away in a long forgotten spares box that they will never use........
Forum: Biker Chat 05-07-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 199
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Also looks like a bloody transformer, and a...

Also looks like a bloody transformer, and a little more punch for when some fucker pulls out in front of you...but maybe better braking, so even if i had the money you would have to hold a gun to my...
Forum: Biker Chat 24-06-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Nice ride out today.

Spent the afternoon out on the Trident with the misses, nice ride out to a country pub on virtually empty roads....perfect.
Forum: The Workshop 24-06-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Anyone got a Lockheed caliper they want to sell...cheap!

As above really want to put an extra on on the rear of the T160 as with the Harley MC its just not working as it should and rather than get rid of the MC i may as well make up a double caliper...
Forum: The Workshop 07-06-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
I am very pleased to report that the problem...

I am very pleased to report that the problem seems fixed.......unfortunately i still have no idea just what was causing it all, other than i suspect it was perhaps a combination of more than one...
Forum: The Workshop 07-06-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
I am kind of at the end of my tether with it, the...

I am kind of at the end of my tether with it, the oil and tank are already removed, i wouldn't use a flush as i don't like them, the engine was rebuilt along with a brand knew Hyde oil pump a year...
Forum: The Workshop 06-06-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
To continue the saga..these things are sent to...

To continue the saga..these things are sent to try us:rolleyes:
I pulled the primary to check the oil pump, didn't remove it as that would have involved removing both sprockets and chain, beginning...
Forum: The Workshop 01-06-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Fitted two pressure gauges on a T and its still...

Fitted two pressure gauges on a T and its still the same, so next the primary will have to come off so i can check the lock washer hasn't failed on the oil pump drive.
Forum: Down The Pub 28-05-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
I want one!

I want one!
Forum: Down The Pub 28-05-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 266
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
I'll just stick to my tinfoil hat.:p

I'll just stick to my tinfoil hat.:p
Forum: The Workshop 28-05-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Well i have just left the oil tap on for about 30...

Well i have just left the oil tap on for about 30 mins before starting the engine, just in case the feed has become air locked (suggested by someone with a Trident) initially the pressure was stable,...
Forum: Down The Pub 28-05-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 266
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
You do realise that the conspiracy theorists will...

You do realise that the conspiracy theorists will tell you that smart TVs computers and mobile phones are all quite capable of being hacked and can be used to listen and look into your daily life...
Forum: Biker Chat 28-05-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,074
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
"Anyway as the MOT tester was saying, any major...

"Anyway as the MOT tester was saying, any major faults and they are not supposed to allow the owner drive/ride it away. As he said in the case of bikes "they would kill me if I did that".


Not at...
Forum: Biker Chat 23-05-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,074
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Not seen any way to do it online:confused:

Not seen any way to do it online:confused:
Forum: Biker Chat 23-05-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,074
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Well i printed my V112 form off and duly filled...

Well i printed my V112 form off and duly filled it in and presented it at my local PO and the guy said he didn't want it, it should only be presented at the time you renew your road tax, he also went...
Forum: Biker Chat 20-05-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,074
Posted By Tricky-Dicky
Seems the DVLA have made changes to the V112 MOT...

Seems the DVLA have made changes to the V112 MOT exemption form to encompass 40-year-old vehicles, and also the provision to declare that its had major changes but more than 30 years ago so I should...
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