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Old 08-02-2012, 10:18 PM   #61
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I lusted over one of those in a MAJOR way while we were in Europe in the early 90's.
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Old 08-03-2012, 02:27 AM   #62
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Flash new/old bits arrived today after a donation of gst and other charges to the gummint.


NOS veglia reverse sweep speedo which is an original part but mine is pretty munted. tacho is proving impossible to find.


Clipons. Copy of Tomassellis. Bit disappointed with finish but will clean up fine


NOS cev headlight including wiring loom right to the tail light. includes regulator and other leccy bits and ignition key. cool.


Plan is to get the motor together and installed this weekend. Thats the plan anyway.
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Old 08-03-2012, 01:52 PM   #63
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Excellent looking parts there woodman. Is that speedo cable or electronic? i think I already know the answer but just hoping.
Good shed day today. While you are building up i will be stripping down.

Can you imagine carb balancing those Seis?
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Old 08-03-2012, 02:28 PM   #64
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Excellent looking parts there woodman. Is that speedo cable or electronic? i think I already know the answer but just hoping.
Good shed day today. While you are building up i will be stripping down.

Can you imagine carb balancing those Seis?
Its cable, stock part on lots of Italian bikes of the era.

Good shed and sport weekend.
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Old 08-04-2012, 02:09 PM   #65
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Mrs Woodman sent me down to the shed last night to chop some kindling so she could light the fire for the evening.

Well after assembling the cyl head, gapping and fitting the rings, cleaning the bore, fitting the barrel and head and setting the tappets it started getting a bit cold in the shed which triggered something in my brain.

Chopped a couple of bits of kindling and lit the fire ready for a night of rugger and olympics.

Good to get the engine together as it gives the loctite 515 time to cure. Not using gaskets.
Theres no reason why I can't start it today all going well.

One oversight when they designed this motor was that it is impossible to get a socket on the head nuts. The only way to tighten the head and barrel down is to use a 14mm open end spanner and guesstimate the torque. Fortunately their is no head gasket to compress as the barrel is lapped into the head. Will put a pic up later.
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Old 08-04-2012, 11:04 PM   #66
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It,s Aliiiive.
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Old 08-05-2012, 01:02 AM   #67
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It,s Aliiiive.
Coooool

Any lightning involved?
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Old 08-05-2012, 01:07 AM   #68
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No, but probably some electricity, wiring & bolts...
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Old 08-05-2012, 01:17 AM   #69
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Coooool

Any lightning involved?

There were a few sparks involved cos I wired up the ignition circuit quite rudimentarily with alligator clips etc cos the new wiring loom isn't installed yet.

When I say its alive, all I got was 4 or 5 barks out the exhaust. They weren't backfires but proper firing strokes, the hard part was getting a decent kick with the left hand kicker and the fact that my throttle is just a bit of the throttle cable sticking out the top of the carb about 40cm or so. Couple that with the fact the bike is sitting precariously on a box and I was standing on a trolley jack to get some height, I am surprised it fired at all, but fire it did.

Happy.

Edit, pics from today

silly head nut that won't take a socket


Clutch and timing gear side


Engine ready to install.


Installing the engine. No lower frame makes it a breeze.


Just after it fired, note box and jack for standing on.

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Old 08-05-2012, 01:35 AM   #70
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Coool. Good feeling isn't it.
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Old 08-05-2012, 02:29 AM   #71
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Sounds like it could have almost been a candidate for the "Stupid things I've done in the shed" thread...
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Old 08-05-2012, 05:12 PM   #72
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Benelli 250 on TM, they are pretty cool looking bikes.
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:14 AM   #73
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Man, all that shaggin round in the shed I coulda just bought one.


Probly be cheaper too.



Got a few more shots outta mine tonight. Too hard with no throttle tho.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:37 PM   #74
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Man, all that shaggin round in the shed I coulda just bought one.


Probly be cheaper too.



Got a few more shots outta mine tonight. Too hard with no throttle tho.
But we love shed shaggin"....
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:58 PM   #75
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Man, all that shaggin round in the shed I coulda just bought one.


Probly be cheaper too.
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And Mrs Woodman wouldn't be freezing inside waiting for firewood.

Do you guys find it hard to get into the shed at night after a day at work? I usually spend the nites doing research as I seem to do my best work on a Sat morning
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