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by 8541Hawk
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what have you done to your "bike" today
Replies: 20019
Views: 942364

Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

That does look like a fun bike :thumbup: :beer:
by 8541Hawk
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what will get you through winter?
Replies: 24
Views: 567

Re: what will get you through winter?

Really late to the party but finally getting around to building an engine with the bits I have horded... :shh: Ordered all the bits needed to rebuild a set of heads today....ouch....lol Just need to decide which set of heads to use, the high mileage set that is already ported and the cam journals pl...
by 8541Hawk
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Racing
Topic: SMITHS RACING TO STEP DOWN FROM ALL RACING
Replies: 1
Views: 99

SMITHS RACING TO STEP DOWN FROM ALL RACING

After eleven seasons as one of the most successful teams, including the past six in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship, Smiths Racing will contest their final event at Brands Hatch this weekend. http://www.smithsracing.co.uk/smiths-racing-step-down-from-all-racing/?fbclid=IwAR0TlXTx8Sj-_N0y...
by 8541Hawk
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Cheaper spark plugs
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Cheaper spark plugs

https://www.championautoparts.com/Parts-Matter/automotive-repair-and-maintenance/Spark-Plug-Materials.html This gives the basics though you need to remember that these bike use a WSS or wasted spark system. Which means the plug fires everytime the piston reaches TDC (well technically how ever many d...
by 8541Hawk
Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: E.V.H
Replies: 6
Views: 192

Re: E.V.H

Way back in the day we used to go down to Gazzarri's when they were the house band before they were signed.
The set back then was the same as the first album......Good times :beer:
by 8541Hawk
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Fork Rebound Needle Dismantle
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: Fork Rebound Needle Dismantle

From Tyga's instructions (which are interesting, thanks for the link), the rebound needle should just screw down and out of the preload adjuster. I've not done that but it sounds logical, when installed you can only screw the needle in until it bottoms in the valve, so the design would only need to...
by 8541Hawk
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Pimp Your Ride
Topic: From 107 to 128
Replies: 225
Views: 35451

Re: From 107 to 128

Nice find......though if you have too much extra cash lying around I know where there are a few (though not from Sigma) still around :wink:

https://www.yoyodyneti.com/product-p/t19303.htm
by 8541Hawk
Fri Oct 02, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: R.I.P. Roberto Marchesini
Replies: 6
Views: 137

R.I.P. Roberto Marchesini

Motorcycle wheels need to be two things for maximum performance—strong and lightweight. Italian wheelmaker Marchesini has long had a reputation for making some amazing—and beautiful—wheels. Sadly, company founder and renowned magnesium master Roberto Marchesini died on September 30, 2020, after a lo...
by 8541Hawk
Thu Oct 01, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Hawk...
Replies: 6
Views: 191

Re: Hawk...

Thank you sir :thumbup:
by 8541Hawk
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happy Birthday Cadbury64
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Happy Birthday Cadbury64

Happy Birthday :beer: :beer:
by 8541Hawk
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: The Bus stop.....
Replies: 4
Views: 186

The Bus stop.....

A woman tries getting on a bus, but realizes her skirt is too tight. As the bus stopped and it was her turn to get on, she became aware that her skirt was too tight to allow her leg to come up to the height of the first step of the bus. Slightly embarrassed and with a quick smile to the driver, she ...
by 8541Hawk
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Time to get the bike going again
Replies: 11
Views: 330

Re: Time to get the bike going again

Just how cheap is cheap and what does that thing do to the gallon, not a great deal I suspect!! Enjoy it while you can I can hear the whirrrrrrrr of electric 🤣🤣 Right now we are paying $1.90 for a US gal. So at that price I can live with the 13MPG the truck gets..... So it might be a while before t...
by 8541Hawk
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Engine S\N
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: Engine S\N

Well as always Roger has come through for me. In case anyone else happens upon this "issue" the ones in the UK were usually Singapore "grey imports" but is perfectly legitimate. :thumbup: