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by T.J.Falloon
Mon May 20, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: So it begins
Replies: 63
Views: 17751

Re: So it begins

Hello again all, Just a quick note to let everyone know that David Jones is no longer supplying Solex parts for our carbies. I e-mailed him last night to inquire about some parts for my carb. He kindly replied but stated that he he had retired from engineering and he had no stock left. For your info...
by T.J.Falloon
Mon May 20, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: So it begins
Replies: 63
Views: 17751

Re: So it begins

Hey Simon, Thanks for your reply. Haven't started to dismantle the engine yet, that's tomorrow's job . Well to start dismantling it . As a newbie to these bikes am unaware of subtle differences between models. So take on board your info about the rocker shafts. Will check them out when I get that fa...
by T.J.Falloon
Mon May 20, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: So it begins
Replies: 63
Views: 17751

Re: So it begins

Hey Bob, Yes , I do indeed know what is coming next. I will, as a matter of course, be pulling the motor down and checking the infamous sludge traps in the crank shafts. Wish I didn't have to but better to be safe than sorry. While I have the engine apart what are the opinions out there on stripping...
by T.J.Falloon
Mon May 20, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: So it begins
Replies: 63
Views: 17751

So it begins

Hello all, Received my new bike (new to me) Thursday last week but due to work interfering with getting into the workshop haven't managed to do anything until today. So my maintenance schedule has officially started. As a matter of course I started her up and gave her a short run. Sounded awesome, n...
by T.J.Falloon
Fri May 03, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Hello all, New Member
Replies: 9
Views: 813

Re: Hello all, New Member

Hey Adrian,

Thanks for your kind offer. Will probably be in touch at some stage. Yes I have seen some of Simes posts and will most definitely be starting at the beginning and checking them all out.

I will be ordering the special pullers etc next week.
by T.J.Falloon
Fri May 03, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Hello all, New Member
Replies: 9
Views: 813

Re: Hello all, New Member

Thank you all for your kind words of encouragement. I am certainly looking forward to my bike finally arriving and getting her back on the road, where she should be. Gui, I have followed your story via this site and your determination to see your bike back on the road. Well done to you. John, unfort...
by T.J.Falloon
Thu May 02, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Hello all, New Member
Replies: 9
Views: 813

Hello all, New Member

Hello to you all. Not sure if this is the right place to put this, apologies if it isn't. Thanks for allowing me into your group. I reside in Brisbane, Australia and am about 4 months away from retiring from my present role. I will still have to work but hopefully after 30 odd years of doing shift w...

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