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  1. Thread: Bike History

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    Hi Derek, ref original owner I have the guys name...

    Hi Derek, ref original owner I have the guys name (Glen Mills) and address on a hand written note, no dealer though. Checked bevel heaven and the numbers are consistent with others, that is good...
  2. Thread: Bike History

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    Bike History

    Hi there, put my old 750GT up for sale recently - nearly all the questions I received on the bike were in regard to the originality of the bike, if the numbers were an original pairing and if it was...
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    Sachse Ignition

    I posted earlier that I fitted this ignition on to 750GT and got the bike running - it started no bother but was only running on the horizontal cylinder. I had another bike to work on (and get sold)...
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    Finished

    Finished the bike today, fitted the Shachse ignition and got the fin repair done by FD motorcycles - great job and turned round same week.11971
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    Thanks Derek, I know Derrick at Engine Resource -...

    Thanks Derek, I know Derrick at Engine Resource - he recently ground the crankshaft for my old car, should have thought of him in the first place.

    I removed the rear cylinder plug and thankfully...
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    750GT Problems

    Hi there, posted recently about electronic ignition, and as advised bought the Sasche system.

    Removing the plug on the front cylinder in preparation for finding TDC - some of the head threaded...
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    Hi - bought the Sachse kit, will look to install...

    Hi - bought the Sachse kit, will look to install this weekend if I can decipher the instruction pamphlet and find TDC without breaking anything!

    Thanks for your help.
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    Thanks - will look at both. I did fit a Pazon...

    Thanks - will look at both. I did fit a Pazon system to an Ariel Leader a few years ago - worked OK but not quite the same thing!
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    Ducati 750GT Electronic Ignition

    Hi there, just tidying up my 74 750 GT in case we get a Summer, and thinking about fitting electronic ignition. Anyone recommend a system?
    This bike runs on Dellorto PHF 30 carbs if that makes any...
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    The bike did have a kick start at one point and...

    The bike did have a kick start at one point and it was blanked off with a home made alloy plug.

    A friend in Glasgow has a shaft but I do need all the gubbings to go on the shaft if you have these...
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    Thanks for all the replies, and sorry for not...

    Thanks for all the replies, and sorry for not replying sooner.

    I will leave it out, and have just managed to pick up a casing cover (not the one off ebay). Oddly enough the bike had electric start...
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    860 - Electric Start or not.

    Gents

    was hefting the electric start last night and it got me thinking that I might not install it and just rely on the kick start. Is this common practice or a daft idea?

    If I do decide to...
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    For info - got the heads from Ducati Paddy -...

    For info - got the heads from Ducati Paddy - really good condition and I think the price was very fair too, thanks for your help. I have decided to vapour blast them as the rest of the engine has...
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    Dry Ice

    Yes, dry ice (clue is in the name) sublimates - goes from solid to gas with no intermediate liquid phase.

    I will get the heads cleaned using this method and post the pictures - from what I have...
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    GTS Heads

    Hi Derek,

    the vapour blasting looks great. I have restored a few bikes - mainly British bikes - and used NEV blasting in North of England, they do a great job.

    I had not heard of dry ice...
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    GTS Head

    Gents

    thanks for your help, I have bought the heads from Paddy (+ rockers) - will get them cleaned up and ready for the build. On the subject of cleaning, I normally get things vapour blasted but...
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