Ted's 'storm resto

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Re: Ted's 'storm resto

Post by agentpineapple » Fri May 16, 2014 9:42 pm

well done ted, now ride the wheels off it..... :thumbup:
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Re: Ted's 'storm resto

Post by Kev L » Fri May 16, 2014 9:54 pm

Good news Ted. Put some miles on it and plan the next few mods!!!
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Re: Ted's 'storm resto

Post by VTRDark » Fri May 16, 2014 11:10 pm

You done well getting it all back together then. As Kevs says, get out and ride it now. :thumbup:

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Re: Ted's 'storm resto

Post by sirch345 » Sun May 18, 2014 9:30 am

Ted77 wrote:Just thought you'd all like to know, the bike passed MOT on Weds!! All it needed was the headlamp aim adjusting, and there was an advisory given on 'play in lower shock mount' - which the tester said you won't even notice when the weight of the bike is weighing down on it!!

Happy Ted here!! :thumbup:
Good man Ted, well done :clap:

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Re: Ted's 'storm resto

Post by Ted77 » Sun May 18, 2014 9:04 pm

Ist proper ride out since she passed on Weds...running great, just seems to have a 'flat spot' @ 5000rpm in 6th gear....gets bogged down and wont power through properly - carbs were off and stripped/cleaned, and she's fine in every other gear up to, and past 5000rpm...any ideas?

She was smelling rather rich on fuel when I stopped a few times too - noticeable around the back of the tank area/front of seat - but nothing untoward...

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Re: Ted's 'storm resto

Post by Ted77 » Sat Oct 25, 2014 12:17 pm

I've been a bit quiet on here I notice, but have done some bits to the 'storm...blackbird sidestand mod, new braided clutch line, and yesterday I randomly decided that I should do the baffle-ectomy as funds don't currently stretch to new zorsts!!

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Re: Ted's 'storm resto

Post by VTRDark » Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:47 pm

That will sound better. :thumbup:

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Re: Ted's 'storm resto

Post by Ted77 » Sat Oct 25, 2014 7:22 pm

You're not kidding - it actually sounds like a V-Twin SHOULD sound....not like the sewing machine it did before!!

It also goes so much better too - pulls better in every gear! Very pleased! :thumbup:

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Re: Ted's 'storm resto

Post by AMCQ46 » Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:19 pm

I ran mine with std pipes today for the 1st time in years..... Just the lack of sound makes it feel slower, you will be a much happier man with the new sound track :thumbup:
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