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Pinned So what have you done to your bike today?

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by kiffsta, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. ShaneP

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    Sold the 650. Had parts turn for the pw50, and fitted the seats and needles to the ZXR carbies. Think I found out why the carbies might have been leaking...
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    kiffsta Administrator Staff Member Dirty Wheel Club Contributing Member

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    90 CBR250RR ,Suzuki T500, 2005 GSF1200 Bandit and a 1972 t250j
    Been thinking about a twin shock trials bike , Has to be a 1974 like me :)

    last week I spotted a 1974 Montessa enduro in Brisbane , but I said no more projects until the gt380 is done.

    Anyway, this morning I sent a message a customer to say his vapour blasting is ready , he texts me back and asks if I want a montessa , he send me Pics , it is the same bike, He had 4 people call to inspect and all 4 well re no shows.
    He wouldn’t take any money for it , so it is now in the shed.
    I’d love to rebuild this one down the track , it is a 1974 montessa enduro 54m.
    Im sure it will break the bank , But how bloody cool is this ?


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    Murdo The Good Doctor Staff Member Premium Member Ride and Events Crew Contributing Member

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    That looks more like a Scorpian MX bike. The enduro had a bigger tank and different rear frame rail from memory (don't trust memory, it could be wrong). Be nice to see it restored and riding.
    Still not your twin shock trials. Look for a Cota.
     
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    I did some jobs on the VTR: swapped the rear brakes, rear indicators installed, cleaned the bike and went to change spark plugs. Went to change from 9s back to 8s (I changed the front a few days ago, but ran out of time) when I checked the front plug, it was white on the core. So back to the old 9s (from a ZXR I did a couple of years ago). Better too cold than too hot.
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    My camera sucks, but you can see the 8 between the 9s
     
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    GreyImport Administrator Staff Member The Chief Contributing Member

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    yes .. yes it does

    PLEASE USE YOUR CAMERA AS A TRADE IN ON YOUR NEXT BIKE

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    It's a cheap phone, I'm not pay $2k+ for an iPhone just for the odd photo I want to take. I don't spend that much on a bike! Well, not in the initial purchase, at least...
     
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    Linkin The Apprentice Premium Member Dirty Wheel Club Contributing Member

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    Buy any 2nd hand unlocked iphone on ebay for under $100, get an Aldi sim card (telstra network) for $15/month. Job done.
     
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    get aldi sim card and go on net for their super saver plan at $99 for a year,cheaper.
     
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    I use C-Mobile for my business remote SMS/data needs. They may have a plan for you.
    They start at $5/month. get for occassional/emergency use. not good for heavy data users.
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    So much phone-shame... But given in the form of helpful advice! I wouldn't buy my secondhand phone, so I guess that makes me cautious of buying someone else's secondhand phone... I might be forced to decide soon, the buttons are not working so well on this one these days
     
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    Im not a phone freak at all and refuse to spend the big dollars also ... the scourge of society .... but I bought this one off ebay and its been perfect

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    Find a yuppie and tell them they need to update their phone as it is a week old, then grab their old one.
     
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    Tore down the motor it my new yz until one bolt stopped me in my venture so j must get an extractor as it is wrong off . It's an Allen head in a tight spot . Cylinder has also been purchased so I'm waiting on that before I buy the power valve

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