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Old 04-28-2013, 12:15 PM   #117
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Location: Cumbria, UK
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Thumb Ta Dah!

Gentlemen, charge your glass and raise a toast yourselves. With your moral support and sagely advice, a milestone has been reached. It runs!




"Thar she blows!"

I refitted the ultrasonically cleaned carbs, double checked the top end clearances and set up. It started with zero choke about 3rd kick!

The video sound is pretty rubbish I'm afraid. You'll have to trust me when I say the engine sounds good. And the 'smoke' is just the crappy finish on the exhaust pipes burning off!



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1995 R1100GS aka "Herr Flick" FOR SALE
1985 XL600R aka "Tamworth"
1992 TDM850 aka "The Motorcycle That Has Yet To Be Named" NEW

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