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Forum: Europe 07-22-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By 45grum
Hi Bob Nice write up and that looked like a...

Hi Bob

Nice write up and that looked like a nice route you took.

I got to the badge van on the Multistrada but the clutch kept
giving up as the motor was overheating (aircooled travelling...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 77,677
Posted By 45grum
You wanna see photos of uncool bikes:huh ...

You wanna see photos of uncool bikes:huh

Why would i photograph uncool bikes

CB350K4 back when they were'nt cool
GS250T never cool
Harley SS250:lol3
Triumph Tina
GS550L
XL500R
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 77,677
Posted By 45grum
My Shovel is Coooool, ...

My Shovel is Coooool,
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/Harley001.jpg
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/grumsshovel.jpg
My old Beemer back in the 80's was cool...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,959
Posted By 45grum
Spokes every time. cast wheels, go and wash your...

Spokes every time. cast wheels, go and wash your mouth out.:puke1
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 48,801
Posted By 45grum
My Harley is how I like Harleys to look. ...

My Harley is how I like Harleys to look.
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/newseat.jpg
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/Harley001.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 3,167,188
Posted By 45grum
what is it, (looks like the bastard son of a...

what is it, (looks like the bastard son of a Sunbeam S8 and a Cossack).
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,119
Posted By 45grum
Again, not an airhead.

Again, not an airhead.
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,119
Posted By 45grum
No, not an airhead.

No, not an airhead.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 3,319,779
Posted By 45grum
Cast wheels!.......Go and stand in the corner...

Cast wheels!.......Go and stand in the corner with the pointy hat on:eek1
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,119
Posted By 45grum
All the cables and wires reached, just a simple...

All the cables and wires reached, just a simple bracket clamped to the engine bars (I always liked the look of it).
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,119
Posted By 45grum
That's because your average BMW rider thinks that...

That's because your average BMW rider thinks that sort of behaviour is childish, (I used to wheelie it too).:evil
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,119
Posted By 45grum
Just worked out that when I bought the R75/7 back...

Just worked out that when I bought the R75/7 back in 83 it was only 6 years old (and bog stock in metallic blue with headlamp fairing) and I cut it up with a hacksaw (cos it was a cheap nail then),...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,119
Posted By 45grum
Fixed the clutch after the Bash, the bike was...

Fixed the clutch after the Bash, the bike was ridden a lot since then and I holed a piston once but rebuilt it. my mate bought it off me then moved to Germany and they would not let him ride it out...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,119
Posted By 45grum
My R75/7 at the 1st Bulldog Bash in the early...

My R75/7 at the 1st Bulldog Bash in the early 80's (killed the clutch)
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/GasGasPampera013.jpg
Same bike different angle...
Forum: Trials 04-27-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,173
Posted By 45grum
I moved the pegs back 5" and up 2" and jacked the...

I moved the pegs back 5" and up 2" and jacked the back up about 1" with modified links, also fitted bar risers and lowered the gearing (11-45) this will still cruise at 50mph but much better in the...
Forum: Trials 04-26-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,549
Posted By 45grum
The Gas Gas Pampera 250 Mk 3, the blue one, is a...

The Gas Gas Pampera 250 Mk 3, the blue one, is a great Long distance trials bike except for the fact that the tank range is crap, about 50 - 60 miles on a tank full (reduce this with serious off road...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By 45grum
Like new as I have hardly run it since getting...

Like new as I have hardly run it since getting hold of the bike, as it was so out of tune I did not want to ride it.
Time to put the carbs back on and give it another go and do a plug chop.
Cheers.
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By 45grum
Thanks for all the info chaps, this is all very...

Thanks for all the info chaps, this is all very interesting,
Had a close look at my needles under a lens and they do look a bit worn, V9 needles seem quite rare is there an alternative?
also would...
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By 45grum
Thanks Rob, You're a diamond geezer, as we say...

Thanks Rob, You're a diamond geezer, as we say over here in Blighty.
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By 45grum
Right. I have just stripped the carbs to check...

Right. I have just stripped the carbs to check jet sizes etc
I have got

first off - no top gasket

VHB 30 C
Idle - 50
Main - 125
Main jet type - unknown
Needle - V9
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By 45grum
Thanks again guys, anyone know a supplier of...

Thanks again guys, anyone know a supplier of Dellorto parts in the UK?
Cheers Graham.
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By 45grum
Cheers Guys I am running K&N filters and the...

Cheers Guys
I am running K&N filters and the carbs have been balanced, all the joints seem good but I will double check the manifold to head joints.
Graham.
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By 45grum
Guzzi Square slide ?

Hi all

Does anyone have jetting details and any other info on setting up the Dellorto Square slide carbs on my round case V1000, mine seems to have something wrong midrange (lots of coughing and...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,060
Posted By 45grum
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, if you can...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, if you can do better show us and we will judge your efforts, what is a genuine artist anyway? and how does that qualify you to tell people what looks right, I...
Forum: Hacks 12-11-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,474
Posted By 45grum
Make the bottom yoke a bit thicker, say 1.5...

Make the bottom yoke a bit thicker, say 1.5 inches and put 2 M8 or 5/16 pinch bolts on each leg and you should be OK and 2 inch extra offset would reduce your trail by about 2.3 inches which will...
Forum: Trials 11-18-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 89,340
Posted By 45grum
My favourite as it shows me bailing out for 2...

My favourite as it shows me bailing out for 2 points on a graded climb which was enough to clinch the win at the 2008 Ten Tors long distance trial....
Forum: Trials 11-16-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,496
Posted By 45grum
Try here http://www.eventdirectory.org.uk/

Try here

http://www.eventdirectory.org.uk/
Forum: Trials 11-16-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,496
Posted By 45grum
Hi Ian Yes that's the graded climb which is...

Hi Ian
Yes that's the graded climb which is usually cleaned by some of the enduro boys as it takes speed and commitment to get to the top (and I dont seem to have enough of each), say hello if you...
Forum: Trials 11-12-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,496
Posted By 45grum
Long distance Trials LDT's in the UK

New to this forum so sorry if its been done before
Over here in the Uk we have a series of events known as long distance Trials or LDT's (sometimes called "Classic relibility trials")
These are...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 3,167,188
Posted By 45grum
Hd Flh

My Glide
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/fujicamera9-2-09014.jpg
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,920
Posted By 45grum
I have to agree with concours in that torx bits...

I have to agree with concours in that torx bits are not designed to ride out at a specific torque they are parallel sided and are design to tighten to higher torque values than a standard socket head...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By 45grum
Love the Triumph pigford, who made the tank and...

Love the Triumph pigford, who made the tank and seat unit, very nice.
And sorry Jason it was not my chop in st Mawgan, if it was I was not riding it.
here are a few more
My last BMW r100...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 3,319,779
Posted By 45grum
My old Norton 99 Dominator from when I had it...

My old Norton 99 Dominator from when I had it back in 1980.
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/Domi.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By 45grum
some of my old un's

A few of my old bikes
Triumph 6T chop
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/GrumsTriumph1.jpg
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/GrumsTriumph4.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 11-10-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,532
Posted By 45grum
My old VW trike

Built this back in 83
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/VWtrike3.jpg
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/VWtrike2.jpg
was a 1200 Variant estate.
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6,084
Views: 2,662,082
Posted By 45grum
My Garage/workshop/gloryhole ...

My Garage/workshop/gloryhole
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/DSCF1851.jpg
http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u275/45grum/DSCF1858.jpg...
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