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Forum: New Member Introductions 09-11-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By biggus mickus
You've got the caliper anchored to the swingarm,...

You've got the caliper anchored to the swingarm, so it want's to rise when you apply the brakes. To stop that you need a floating caliper setup just like the blue one pictured in this thread, where...
Forum: Classifieds 28-10-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By biggus mickus
Right, in the absence of any concrete offers, I'm...

Right, in the absence of any concrete offers, I'm breaking it for spares.
Motor with starter/alternator 250
Down pipes (new) 75
Collector 50
2 silencers (one black one chrome) 40 each
Forks...
Forum: Classifieds 24-10-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By biggus mickus
FJ1200 1TX Project for sale

Due to it never getting started on, I have decided to move on my FJ project.
Pretty much a complete bike without the top fairing with enough (ish) bits to get it on the road. Would suit...
Forum: Biker Chat 14-10-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By biggus mickus
Try these lot http://www.dormanengineering.co.uk/...

Try these lot http://www.dormanengineering.co.uk/
Roland is a top bloke!

Cheers, Big Mick. :-)
Forum: New Member Introductions 28-09-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,751
Posted By biggus mickus
Look up leading link floating calipers.

There's a wealth of information out there on t'interweb!!!
Just returned from the pub and can't be arsed explaining it all.

Cheers, Big Mick! :thumbu:
Forum: Biker Chat 13-09-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,210
Posted By biggus mickus
There are plenty of people, myself included, who...

There are plenty of people, myself included, who have done disc conversions on Reliant axles. But I used the stock setup on my rather large Wildstar trike and found that it was more than adequate,...
Forum: Classifieds 31-08-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By biggus mickus
Sold!!

Sold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Classifieds 24-08-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By biggus mickus
Replied!:thumbu:

Replied!:thumbu:
Forum: Classifieds 22-08-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By biggus mickus
Givi Triumph E36 panniers and mounting rails.

Comes with mounting kit for early Hinckley Triumphs, but could be made to fit pretty much anything.
70 plus postage, or collect from Bury, Lancs. BL8

Cheers, Mick.:thumbu:
Forum: Classifieds 21-08-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By biggus mickus
Big shed clearout.

ZXR 750 J rear wheel 5.5-17 with sprocket/cushdrive/disc/spindle (if I can find it) 65
Alloy superbike bars 10
GSX 750 ET engine/gearbox bits, ask!!!!
XS 750/1100 front bevel boxes x2 75 each....
Forum: Classifieds 21-08-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By biggus mickus
Uncle Bunt Hardtail Trike project with logbook for sale.

Registered as a trike in my name on a Q plate (the bike was already a Q). Takes Moto Guzzi big twin engine and gearbox. MGB tube type axle with rostyle wheels.
Uncle Bunt Hardtail chop frame...
Forum: The Workshop 19-09-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By biggus mickus
Done that.

http://i132.photobucket.com/albums/q25/chopheadmick/cb500four/msvacertificate035.jpg

CB500/4 with CR500 Showa USD forks. 45 Deg. rake, no extra stiffening required.
I was expecting the frame to...
Forum: The Workshop 23-03-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By biggus mickus
Why would needle rollers not be strong enough....

Why would needle rollers not be strong enough. They do just fine in swingarm linkages and just think how much force is on those!
But I have to agree that PB bushes are the simplest and they look old...
Forum: Classifieds 20-03-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By biggus mickus
If you're over 6ft tall, then fair enough. But...

If you're over 6ft tall, then fair enough. But Don't say we didn't warn you!!! And a GASGAS 300 is a proper Enduro bike and yes, I have ridden one and it's a racer, nuff said.

Cheers, Mick.:thumbu:
Forum: Classifieds 19-03-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By biggus mickus
Go for a TTR250 or XT225 Serrow, leccy start and...

Go for a TTR250 or XT225 Serrow, leccy start and much smaller than a 600. You don't need a 600 for green laning. I know, I tried it!

Cheers, Mick.:thumbu:
Forum: The Workshop 17-02-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By biggus mickus
Need more info on what model/year of ZX9 and...

Need more info on what model/year of ZX9 and ZX750 you're talking about. Aircooled ZX750's have the camchain in the middle, some water cooled models of ZX9 have it on one end of the motor, so the...
Forum: The Workshop 04-02-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By biggus mickus
Fouled plugs, dirty fuel, tired battery! Check...

Fouled plugs, dirty fuel, tired battery! Check all of those and try again. A rusty tank is a real fucker for messing things up and you'll never start it until the other two have been sorted. Good...
Forum: Trike Magazine 27-01-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By biggus mickus
Well I gathered that much, but realistically even...

Well I gathered that much, but realistically even if he gains 10% in performance, it'll be a lot of money for a small gain. If it's to help with access to the carbs, I've worked on a 600 Eliminator...
Forum: Trike Magazine 27-01-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By biggus mickus
Much more trouble than it's worth!! Plus it'll...

Much more trouble than it's worth!! Plus it'll cost you over 200 for a dynojet kit and pod filters, not including getting them set up properly. Why do you want to do it anyway?

Cheers,...
Forum: The Workshop 26-01-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By biggus mickus
A good sharp whack with a hammer is the easiest...

A good sharp whack with a hammer is the easiest way to free them off. To avoid damaging the calipers, either use a soft faced hammer/mallet, or a suitable piece of wood between hammer and caliper....
Forum: The Workshop 15-01-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By biggus mickus
If it's a Cali model, there will be lots of extra...

If it's a Cali model, there will be lots of extra pipes around the carbs. Check for air leaks.
Also check the shutoff valves and fuel level in the carbs to make sure it's not flooding.

Cheers,...
Forum: The Workshop 15-01-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By biggus mickus
Try some different coils as well. Cheers,...

Try some different coils as well.

Cheers, Mick.:thumbu:
Forum: Down The Pub 14-01-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By biggus mickus
What the fuck are you doing in a club with your...

What the fuck are you doing in a club with your own missus!!!

Cheers, Mick:thumbu:
Forum: Classifieds 04-01-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By biggus mickus
Indeed, but I can play it when it's snowing!!!! ...

Indeed, but I can play it when it's snowing!!!!

Cheers, Mick.:thumbu:
Forum: Classifieds 03-01-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By biggus mickus
Ta, sounds fair to me. Pity I just bought another...

Ta, sounds fair to me. Pity I just bought another guitar, ho hum!!!

Cheers, Mick.:thumbu:
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