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by Varastorm
Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 29
Views: 327

Re: Sad news

My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family.
by Varastorm
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Pimp Your Ride
Topic: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.
Replies: 546
Views: 35914

Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

It turn's over when you apply the brake I sorted it out by moving the pins in the socket around.. I'm not sure exactly why, but that struck me funny :lol: So close to firing the beast into life too, well done Vara it sounds like you making good headway Chris. Getting close Chris :thumbup: But still...
by Varastorm
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Pimp Your Ride
Topic: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.
Replies: 546
Views: 35914

Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Liked the way he followed the girls in bikinis every now and then.... Bring back the 70s And Burt Munroe there too You've got to love the jew's harp when the girls were filmed, ha. Wouldn't happen/be allowed today. Good spot with Burt Al 8) , I was focusing on the Turnip Eater :lol: No photo's I'm ...
by Varastorm
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: what the actual fuk
Replies: 98
Views: 2156

Re: what the actual fuk

There has to be something we are missing here, we will all have to have another think on this Really, really strange this, Chris. It'll be the plugs, I said it early on & I still think it's them. A simple plug swap fixed the yellow bike :crazy: Still no photo's of plugs that have been removed from ...
by Varastorm
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: what the actual fuk
Replies: 98
Views: 2156

Re: what the actual fuk

Glad you fixed it Fab :thumbup: I’ve just read this thread all again from start to finish, & I recon there is an answer. You did fix it even though you are still unaware of how you did it. The answer will more than likely upset you Fab but hey ho here goes. You plain & simply flooded it & by losing ...
by Varastorm
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Keihin
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: Keihin

My method is to put pencil into the carb top tube & compress the spring over/down it into the top. Remove the pencil & hold the spring there with your finger. Then with my 2 two tie wrap tool loop that fits over the top of the carb top & spring hole to hold the spring in the carb top. Then place the...
by Varastorm
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: what the actual fuk
Replies: 98
Views: 2156

Re: what the actual fuk

Chin up matey, we'll fix it :thumbup:
by Varastorm
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: what the actual fuk
Replies: 98
Views: 2156

Re: what the actual fuk

Post up some pictures of the plugs Fab, we should see evidence of some issue or other :thumbup:
by Varastorm
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: what the actual fuk
Replies: 98
Views: 2156

Re: what the actual fuk

Hi fab, I found the post I did years back :roll: feck me where does the time go :thumbup:

http://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=39853
by Varastorm
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: what the actual fuk
Replies: 98
Views: 2156

Re: what the actual fuk

I'd use a small fffp, fffp, fffp, garden sprayer with petrol in it. What is a small fffp, fffp, fffp, :?: Chris. :lol: :lol: You obviously don't have green fingers Chris :lol: :lol: It's the noise a small garden sprayer makes when you squirt it :lol: Sorry, I knew what I meant.. Or did I :lol: I've...
by Varastorm
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Pimp Your Ride
Topic: a bit of spondoness.
Replies: 889
Views: 46713

Re: a bit of spondoness.

8541Hawk wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:07 pm
It also might be time to have someone come by and take a look. A second set of eyes might be a big help at this point. :thumbup:
Hear Hear, well said :clap: . You can't beat a second pair of eyes.

It's helped me out may times when I've been stuck & had tunnel vision :thumbup:
by Varastorm
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: what the actual fuk
Replies: 98
Views: 2156

Re: what the actual fuk

plugged pilot jets? small holes, plug easily, a small bits of dirt from "new" tank could have plugged them on both sets of carbs... This is my thoughts also :thumbup: I'd use a small fffp, fffp, fffp, garden sprayer with petrol in it. Me, I'd run/rev the bike with the air box lid & filter removed t...
by Varastorm
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Pimp Your Ride
Topic: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.
Replies: 546
Views: 35914

Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

PS. Out of interest where does the Turnip Eater name originate from This is what I pulled from another site Chris :thumbup: I'll ask.... why's it called a turnip eater? "Turnip" was a common derogatory name for Triumph in the '50s and '60s. Same as "Hog" was a derogatory term for H-D in the same ti...
by Varastorm
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Pimp Your Ride
Topic: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.
Replies: 546
Views: 35914

Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

The last bracket, I was out of ides with this one. If It's no good I'll change it later :thumbup: https://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/attachments/varadero/137241d1553859127-bored-your-varadero-enter-project-varatrackerstorm-firetrackerdero-048.jpg https://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/attachments/varadero/137243d...
by Varastorm
Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Pimp Your Ride
Topic: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.
Replies: 546
Views: 35914

Re: Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero.

Cheers guys :thumbup: & Carl :roll: :lol: :wave: This battery box effort broke me, but I've just finished it :D Here's yesterday's pictures warts & all I nearly lost it at one stage & had to pile in the filler rod to cool the piece down, hence the grotesque weld on the front edge.. https://www.xrv.o...