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Pinned So what have you done to your bike today?

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  1. cal

    cal Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    i have had a single good private courier used by a chinese mob.... he actually, somehow... found my house in the middle of bushland, jungle, dirt roads and handed me my brake discs lol... i was amazed :thumb_ups:
     
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    So first thing this morning my wife says 'I can smell fuel! '
    So I go look out the back and theres a big pool of petrol on the ground and on everything under the tank

    All new fuel lines and clamps during the build and they are leaking everywhere ..... and a couple have gone hard WTF!

    :headbang:
     
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    Tygon fuel lines never go hard.
     
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    ah man i really hope this bike stops giving you trouble.... but will be all worth it once on the road and behaving itself :thumb_ups:

    (but knowing your luck the engine will explode on the way to get it a roadworthy!:lolsign:)
     
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    Funny u should say that ..... exactly what I thought yesterday ! :lolsign:
     
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    If I didn't know better, I'd swear risky had been around sabotaging your project:lolsign:
    Did you turn the fuel off, just wondering. Seems strange that your new fuel lines should go hard so soon.
    Mate, can only get better from here on in.:thumb_ups:
     
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    Well I was sitting next to him for a few hours last night :drinks:

    Fuel was off but its mainly coming from the tank outlet

    Oh and the tacho has stopped working also ....:dance2:
     
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    Anywhere in particular u know to buy it?

    The lines on the Triumph need replacing also
     
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    Just a quick one Grey, have you broken any mirrors lately??????? :lolsign:
     
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    Make that 20 mirrors , run over 10 black cats and walked under 5 ladders ....

    Heres another to add to the list ...
    That box that I had to retrieve from the post office .... it contains a new toolbox for the shed (thanx Santa) .... its only a Chinese cheapy ..... but guess wat? ... its damaged .... dinged on one of the front corners

    :idk:
     
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    Put some new grips on, wish I could've put the bar ends on aswell but my clip ons have rounded ends
     
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    grey my bike has caught your fizzer syndrome! one step forward 4 steps back haha, however Found the problem :) i took the carbs off and noticed the vacuum hose for 2 and 3 was off and the vacuum hose for cylinder one was cracked so i reckon the bike didn't have enough vacuum to get fuel.
    so i put them back on while i had the carbs off i examined inside and they wernt dirty :dance2:i decided to gamble on the pilot screws and get them to 2 1/2 turns they were all so out of wack one was 3 1/2 another was 1 3/4 ridiculous!

    derusted the tank and here is where i run into some issues :( i now have a pinhole leak
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    And the petcock is leaking also :(
     
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    bummer about the tank mate, maybe bog the leak with resin?

    but the hoses will help and setting the pilot screws to stock helps a heap too - that's exactly what i did with my zxr... bike may even smoke less now running correct air/fuel mix :thumb_ups:
     
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    Today, I have sorted electrical gremlins and replace the spark plugs. It looks a lot neater under the seat now, nothing visible bar the battery.
    Then I took the little toy out for a test ride and a well deserved coffee or two.
    Next will be to check the exhaust for leaks and paint black. But that will be when it gets a little warmer here.
     
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    Could even be more economical :)
     
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    it will be! mate, my zxR went from 7.0l/100km down to 5.5l/100km... and it gets even lower when i ride er *slower*
     
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    Come on Cal, how often does that happen:lolsign:
     
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    well... sometimes ;)
     
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    **** the mongrel bike .... I worked on my tool chest :confused:

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