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Great deal Macster


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This week I have mainly been sorting & stripping various bit of various bikes out.

Sorting out the the pile of bits that came with the latest munter I picked up. The second bike in bits turns out the frame is fubar as its missing one of the lugs on the head stock that holds the clock fairing on... :( So thats scrap. The engine has both heads off & the front pot & piston are rusty so thats scrap as well... Salvaged what I could.

Spent most of today taking the bling bits off of RXNine as that is possible going to a new home & part of the deal was they dont want the bling...

As the std under tray had been butcherd to fit the twin light under tray so I took it all off, picked up the std undertray that came with the box of bits...thats been butcherd as well so is usless... :lol: :lol:
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Had no space in the garage so decided to store two of my LC projects outside in an Armadillo cover. ImageImageImage
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It doesn't look very armoured....
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.
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Not exactly storm related but I'm gonna bother you guys anyway.
Had a close encounter with a sleepy car driver on my GV75A bandit 1200 - yes I occasionally ride something else than my Storm, sorry :oops:
Only a ballet esque reaction kept my leg free from his bumper and I kept the bandit upright.
I was pushed a couple of meters sideways but luckily there was no ongoing traffic. Only minor damage to the bike: broken peg hanger, brake pedal bend and exhaust dented and scrathed.
Stay safe and alert guys, I hope you are all enjoying the summer :wave:

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Nosepicker wrote: Sun Jul 31, 2022 3:02 pm Not exactly storm related but I'm gonna bother you guys anyway.
Had a close encounter with a sleepy car driver on my GV75A bandit 1200 - yes I occasionally ride something else than my Storm, sorry :oops:
Only a ballet esque reaction kept my leg free from his bumper and I kept the bandit upright.
I was pushed a couple of meters sideways but luckily there was no ongoing traffic. Only minor damage to the bike: broken peg hanger, brake pedal bend and exhaust dented and scrathed.
Stay safe and alert guys, I hope you are all enjoying the summer :wave:

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Glad to hear you got away with it, only just by the sounds of it.
You probably needed a change of underwear after that :wink:

A shame your bike got damaged, and I'm sure you or are gutted, but bikes can be repaired.

Nothing wrong with a 1200 Bandit, I was was intending to get one myself, that was until I test rode a Firestorm :D

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You probably needed a change of underwear after that :wink:

Sure did raise the pulse a bit Chris :lol:
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Nosepicker wrote: Tue Aug 02, 2022 10:47 am You probably needed a change of underwear after that :wink:

Sure did raise the pulse a bit Chris :lol:
:lol: :thumbup:

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MCCT instalation for CJ Walker...

Nice Storm in the correct colour, Rogerd motor, 120 at the wheel on the Dyno apparently... Fireblade front end, nice wheels, lightend flywheel & a full Akro system...

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How d'ya like them apples?! Bearings, seals & bit of tlc. Be like a magic carpet ride now with the new shock.

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MacV2 wrote: Wed Aug 03, 2022 2:14 pm MCCT instalation for CJ Walker...

Nice Storm in the correct colour, Rogerd motor, 120 at the wheel on the Dyno apparently... Fireblade front, end nice wheels, lightend flywheel & a full Akro system...

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Another nice looking bike Mac 8)
I like the correct colour bit :thumbup:

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After finding the missing roller on my chain, it’s time to put on a new one on

Lucky I did, as the pin under the missing roller had about 2mm wear, and it’s only a 4mm pin!!

I love that you can do the link riveting off the bike and then put the endless chain on the bike with just taking off the footbed and pipe.

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I bought a chain kit that came with a rivet tool, it worked well on the bench, but would have been very fiddly on the bike.
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That's good, not seen a riveter that needs a torque wrench & specifies a max torque. The ones I've used in the past on the enduro KTM's just wind in to a stop to flare the rivet. How much was the chain and riveter as a kit Al?
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The full chain and sprocket kit was £133


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Al, good to hear about a tool included in with a chain and sprocket kit that actually does the job 8)

I also like the the fact you don't need to remove the swingarm to fit the chain when riveting it together on the bench as you have done :thumbup:

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