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by Fiddler
Tue Feb 13, 2024 3:17 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Indicators
Replies: 7
Views: 3968

Re: Indicators

Looks like my front indicators originally were VW Beetle front top of the wing indicators . They were genuine VW. .now removed and replaced with stalk type. When I got it only the metal part there . No light .
Looked like it was an air intake .
by Fiddler
Sat Nov 11, 2023 9:58 pm
Forum: The Workshop Knowledgebase
Topic: Curious how good are my 2 shot blasting cabinets perform
Replies: 0
Views: 5901

Curious how good are my 2 shot blasting cabinets perform

Anyone near Liverpool want to use my blast cabinet wonder if it's good for wheels . Might be good to help it on its way with paint removal with chemical stripper . Have glass coarse and fine ,Aluminium oxide coarse and walnut shells . Any experts out there ?help needed and advice . Pressure nozzle s...
by Fiddler
Sun Oct 15, 2023 7:55 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Specialist tools
Replies: 69
Views: 101493

Re: Specialist tools

LATHE at home wshop It's a Dean Smith and Grace . The best and smallest they make 13" X 30" 2.5 tons . Amazing finish on stainless . . Any special spacers no problem . Stand over me so you get it right . . Who needs a classic car when you have a Lathe? Btw take a look at Manor clascic Auct...
by Fiddler
Sun Oct 15, 2023 7:32 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Specialist tools
Replies: 69
Views: 101493

Re: Specialist tools

I'm in South Liverpool . Warehouse workshop . Mig stick tig welder for you to use .Anyone expert TIG ,?. Need instructions for fun . Compressor . Available 4 post car ramp/lift Car oil change . Etc . Do jobs in comfort . Long /short term storage . Near Airport . . Just sprayed wheels . Health safety...
by Fiddler
Sat Oct 14, 2023 9:32 pm
Forum: The Workshop Knowledgebase
Topic: Spacer sizes
Replies: 4
Views: 4217

Re: Spacer sizes

Made a rear sprocket side top hat type spacer . Get to garage . There it was bottom of parts box dirty and hiding.. Now I need to sort out SA bobbins the under SA support type not good . Creeps forwards then you have no room to manouver rear wheel in . Still now I know . R caliper in first then whee...
by Fiddler
Sat Oct 14, 2023 6:37 pm
Forum: Your Projects
Topic: Swing-Arm Bobbins
Replies: 16
Views: 11934

Re: Swing-Arm Bobbins

Any thoughts about bobbins? As normal drill and thread but what about drilling all the way through to the other side of th SA then tap all the way . Long screw all the way (with lock nut . ?)
Don't know how wide the SA is .
by Fiddler
Sat Oct 14, 2023 5:11 pm
Forum: The Workshop Knowledgebase
Topic: Axles and outer collars /spacers size
Replies: 1
Views: 2316

Re: Axles and outer collars /spacers size

Now I know . The rear caliper is fitted in position before the wheel is fed in. I tried to put the caliper in after . NO ! I also want to go the bobbin rear paddock stand method . Anyone drilled and tapped swinging arm? Will look. People like the bike now .. Yellow and Balmoral metalic green wheels ...
by Fiddler
Sat Oct 14, 2023 8:01 am
Forum: Who's Who
Topic: Wheels back on
Replies: 0
Views: 13241

Wheels back on

Saturday job . Wheels back on . Was the front wheel put on wrong way ? spokes the same as rear so what about the "fat"hub
by Fiddler
Fri Oct 13, 2023 7:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New members location ?
Replies: 25
Views: 47669

Re: New members location ?

South Liverpool . Weekly meeting for bikes Tues cafe

Coffee500 anyone been ?
by Fiddler
Fri Oct 13, 2023 4:08 pm
Forum: Speedtraps, Gatso, Vascar (Vague and Spurious Calculations at random)
Topic: Liverpool to Holyhead
Replies: 5
Views: 16531

Re: Liverpool to Holyhead

Anyone in Liverpool ? Nobody going to Tuesday Coffee 500 cafe .
6---8pm ? Off the "ford road"
by Fiddler
Fri Oct 13, 2023 3:00 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: front wheel spacers
Replies: 5
Views: 2857

Re: front wheel spacers

Spokes should match front and rear ? "Flat "spoke section
over the top looking left to right wheel rotates anticlockwise as is tyre rotation . Big spacer on right UK off side . Hope all is clear
There's a fat and thin bit to the wheel hub .
by Fiddler
Fri Oct 13, 2023 1:26 pm
Forum: Sunday Runs, Rideouts, Track days ,Rallys, Events
Topic: Monday blast around Chirk, Llangollen & Esclusham mountain
Replies: 4
Views: 2847

Re: Monday blast around Chirk, Llangollen & Esclusham mountain

Well done all the way from Yorkshire . Wife came from Fron Back window view to aquaduct Only 50 miles from Liverpool Once the wheels back on my first run out . . A good tankful and take it easy .worried won't be as comfortable as Pan european .. Better go go go . Feels like bullets pushing you down ...
by Fiddler
Fri Oct 13, 2023 12:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop Knowledgebase
Topic: Axles and outer collars /spacers size
Replies: 1
Views: 2316

Axles and outer collars /spacers size

In case you loose an axle outer spacer The things the dustseals run on .. Here goes in metric nominal sizes All spacers to be slide fit on axle Rear Axle 20 mm diam. Spacer diam both 35mm Flange spacer big diam 43.5 Length 14 mm Rear axle 300 mm long Distance between swing arm 250 mm between adjuste...
by Fiddler
Thu Oct 12, 2023 5:37 pm
Forum: The Workshop Knowledgebase
Topic: Spacer sizes
Replies: 4
Views: 4217

Re: Spacer sizes

I've lost my right hand spacer as well . Looks like the same as narrow front ? I too have nice lathe ,Dean Smith And Grace
I suppose we just make it fit,!! Is the sprocket side different? That's the one I have really lost
by Fiddler
Thu Oct 05, 2023 10:22 pm
Forum: Was It You?
Topic: Yellow but shot blasted wheels now need what colour ?
Replies: 2
Views: 5611

Yellow but shot blasted wheels now need what colour ?

Yellow bike but what colour wheels ?