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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
Yep about that time. I was in my blue 19 16v...

Yep about that time. I was in my blue 19 16v chamade:D

We got on the connel ferry to go to a semi abondoned mine.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
Did Sarah and a guy on an R plate bike pass me...

Did Sarah and a guy on an R plate bike pass me today over glencoe? I was in the car on a retroshite (yes its a real thing) car trip thing.
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 935,396
Posted By chammyman
I wish mine was that shiny. the belly pan is a...

I wish mine was that shiny. the belly pan is a pita, it cracks easily and falls off
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
the tug engines have been painted since saw them...

the tug engines have been painted since saw them last year which is nice.

The small ferry was 3 quid when I went on it with my pushbike last. if you go over to Yoker the cycle path is there that...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,511
Posted By chammyman
the majority of new car engines use the roller...

the majority of new car engines use the roller finger set up.

its nothing new and over here 90% of new engines have it.

Most don't have holder springs but only clips holding them to the tappet,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
muppet! Again. Insurance will be dear next...

muppet! Again.

Insurance will be dear next time - again!

Geez man glad your ok
Forum: Europe 09-29-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By chammyman
best advice find another job don't come here its...

best advice find another job don't come here its terrible.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,047
Posted By chammyman
we just spin cranks up n the grinding...

we just spin cranks up n the grinding machine/lathe and give em a polish with 400 grit.

A chamfer in the oil holes as mentioned is a good idea.
Forum: Europe 09-24-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,237
Posted By chammyman
the uk is terrible. As someone else said...

the uk is terrible.

As someone else said fly into Glasgow and leave the south of England alone. If you want peace and nice roads then Scotland is the place to do it, England is too densely...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,187
Posted By chammyman
great trip. I was looking at doing similar but...

great trip. I was looking at doing similar but the fuel cost down to the ferry is the same as the rest of the trip abroad!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
cheers mate. Been too depressed to look here for...

cheers mate. Been too depressed to look here for a while since my wee spill and couldn't ride for a bit.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
Adding to Kamchats comments. 1. litre bikes...

Adding to Kamchats comments.

1. litre bikes etc are the only way to go. As for beating busas in corners thats the rider not the bike. The road speeds here are higher than the US etc and Kamchat...
Forum: The Garage 09-08-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By chammyman
Automobile electronics by Eric Chowanietz ...

Automobile electronics by Eric Chowanietz

Cheap in paperback and 2nd hand. Used for most education in motor vehicle courses here in the uk
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,309
Posted By chammyman
maybe the cb350s carbs will fit on. Theres a few...

maybe the cb350s carbs will fit on. Theres a few on ebay and I just got a full 350sg (well most of it, its in pieces) 2 weeks ago.

I can do some measuring for you if you would like (port spacing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,286
Posted By chammyman
Talk about anything. I think you can talk about...

Talk about anything. I think you can talk about whatever then edit the rest out.

I subscribed to your channel, the only vids I have are from my old muvvi mini cam which is broken. No external mic...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By chammyman
since when did fibreglass tanks rust at the...

since when did fibreglass tanks rust at the corners?

Back to the point fibre glass is all I have ever had work.

Sure some will say get it welded or new tank.

In most cases if thats the route...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,286
Posted By chammyman
:roflthe video amused me. Keep making them. ...

:roflthe video amused me.

Keep making them.

i have thought about getting a camera and doing the same, letting the nonsense pour from my head. I think it may be therapeutic. Well for me anyway,...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By chammyman
Fibreglass is the only thing I have ever got to...

Fibreglass is the only thing I have ever got to work.

Its lasted longer than I thought it would.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
I saw you with the camera. I was waving at...

I saw you with the camera.

I was waving at you.

Tatty red cbx, black helmet red jacket. You may have a pic of me.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,596
Posted By chammyman
gravity feed is fine. my 1000 is gravity feed...

gravity feed is fine. my 1000 is gravity feed now.

kill switch only stops it sparking. it will still crank.

Are they 1000's or 600's you have?

If the engines sound you can get it running...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4,668
Views: 935,396
Posted By chammyman
same happened to my CBX (NH but better) I just...

same happened to my CBX (NH but better) I just took em off and direct bolted the rubbers to the head.

Been fine for 10k miles and 2 years.

I could buy a whole newer/better bike for the price...
Forum: Europe 03-16-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By chammyman
get a car as mentioned or use the train. The...

get a car as mentioned or use the train.

The weather is terrible here, its snowing right now.
Forum: Europe 02-12-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,517
Posted By chammyman
Sounds awesome, wish I could go. Work holidays...

Sounds awesome, wish I could go. Work holidays mean I couldn't though.
Forum: Europe 02-10-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,517
Posted By chammyman
Sunny Glasgow here

Sunny Glasgow here
Forum: The Garage 09-14-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,573
Posted By chammyman
small wood burner, Google it loads are made from...

small wood burner, Google it loads are made from the heini mini kegs
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By chammyman
I have the same tyres but made march 2011 ...

I have the same tyres but made march 2011

They were cracked in less than a year. Still use the front one.

Awesome tyre but the cracking is a bit of a joke. The cracking has put me off but they...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By chammyman
why not just go direct access? Save having to...

why not just go direct access? Save having to restrict it.

You can 'buy' restriction papers on ebay you know...
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,611
Posted By chammyman
if its semi floating clean thoroughly where the...

if its semi floating clean thoroughly where the rivets/bobbins are
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,463
Posted By chammyman
re-reading your first post states the dash powers...

re-reading your first post states the dash powers up, check the dash menu see what it says about the traction battery,

Theres 2 relays at the traction battery and they can screw up
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,463
Posted By chammyman
the 12v battery in the prius is terrible. A dome...

the 12v battery in the prius is terrible. A dome light will drain it in 15 minutes. When you buy a new battery its not even called a battery. Its a stupid accessory power pack or something.

But...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,286
Posted By chammyman
Funny I was out on Wednesday and was on a lot or...

Funny I was out on Wednesday and was on a lot or roads you were (I done, Glasgow - Callander - Tyndrum - Inverary - Glasgow) When I got to the Welly there was maybe 6 bikes there.

Also yesterday...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,001
Posted By chammyman
about time we had an update! the frame at...

about time we had an update!

the frame at first I thought looked poor, but up close and you can see the metallic in it it looks great.

The polished side cover etc awesome.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
the old washboard road is good. Only issue...

the old washboard road is good.

Only issue is often theres a tube in a corsa in the air heading right at you, or sheep, seenthat twicethey came from the road up the hill
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-23-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
if you can call 27 a youngster (I'm 29 now...

if you can call 27 a youngster (I'm 29 now :rofl)...

I wanted to see how fast I could get it, 72 down a hill was the best.

I still do stupid stuff, only way to not go crazy.

I built a 'den'...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-23-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
I got air going in the wrong direction, my...

I got air going in the wrong direction, my sisters old 125cc Lifan full throttle pretty much from the stockie junction at the far end (slowing only for the corner with the layby and big tree) an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 939,098
Posted By chammyman
What time were you at the Welly? I left just...

What time were you at the Welly? I left just after 13:00.

The police were at Arrochar again and at Inverary waiting to pull who they felt like.

The police were also at the Welly when I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,286
Posted By chammyman
Funnily enough I have still to meet Kamchat. I...

Funnily enough I have still to meet Kamchat. I have met his mrs and the rest of his entourage but never the man himself!

I usually go myself or with another few guys. I also usually go out on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 943
Posted By chammyman
:rofl Awesome, great trip.

:rofl

Awesome, great trip.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,286
Posted By chammyman
some great pictures. Kamchat and myself have...

some great pictures.

Kamchat and myself have probably passed you at some point.
Forum: The Garage 05-30-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,679
Posted By chammyman
I have considered this method. I have a...

I have considered this method.

I have a CBX750 FE (uses a 90bhp nighthawk engine) that has the same clutch set up. I also have vf750s with the same style of clutch and they never slip.

The cbx...
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