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    and i thought you summary was going to be , that...

    and i thought you summary was going to be , that your in 'top shape' Derek
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    today's frustration measuring shims got the...

    today's frustration measuring shims

    got the replacement head its in top condition and all the shims sizes are mid range - happy days

    also bought a shim measuring device, one of the brass...
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    umm there's being a little bit down (me) ...

    umm
    there's being a little bit down (me)

    depressed and on medication (the wife)

    and then there's sectioned - it really is the next level - keep on , on the up Geoff. even with the whole...
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    I did that once with a pigeon, hurts a bit dunt...

    I did that once with a pigeon, hurts a bit dunt it , i think the moto gp technique it probably the answer see it coming, n' lay the nut on it

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdgN0JPGA7M
  5. Thread: Nc500

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    I did the west coast bit this summer , don't...

    I did the west coast bit this summer , don't think I'd do it again - not a fan of single track (maybe because of increased traffic ~:?)
    and as such apple cross was particularity bollocks

    don't...
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    umm new valves from ducati are 'quite expensive'...

    umm new valves from ducati are 'quite expensive'

    I'm wondering if I've done more damage that I'm unaware of so plan C
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    Monster I thought the trick was to have a long piece of...

    I thought the trick was to have a long piece of pipe off the crank case vent with some sort of filter on the end located under the seat area ish no ?
  8. Thread: New bike

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    have you tested the limits of the electronics yet...

    have you tested the limits of the electronics yet then ?
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    despite being local, i am also useless i can...

    despite being local, i am also useless

    i can only question the obvious ,

    if you've had it in bits to service it, is everything reconnected ~:? no kinks in the fuel line or a split connector...
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    yeah i saw those but its the lack of space to get...

    yeah i saw those but its the lack of space to get over the nut that's my issue, I've already got a set of the laser tools for this but they are too thick to get under the cams but over the nut
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    not much progress

    great annoyance, had to return 2nd hand valves as they were bent but eventually got a replacement 2nd hand set que more woe by my measurements i need a 1.6 mm closer and some bigger openers , might...
  12. Thread: Ducati at T.T ?

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    surely Shirley is just about top end speed, where...

    surely Shirley is just about top end speed, where the inline 4 is king no ~:?
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    nope everything was tight when i inspected, i...

    nope everything was tight when i inspected, i though the idle pulley bearing had ceased when i first looked as i couldn't turn it by hand, but it was under tension from the stiff exhaust cam

    the...
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    im a bit stumped as to why it happened to be...

    im a bit stumped as to why it happened to be honest,

    3rd party belts fitted myself recently 9 months ago
    the damaged one still has all its teeth, only the side has been sliced as if it mounted...
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    a couple of pictures

    http://img.gg/llDro9t
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    stupid question no 3 how do you remove a bent...

    stupid question no 3 how do you remove a bent valve ?
    cam is out and the shim and cap and retainers

    but the valve isnt 'just falling out'

    you can see a nice line where the valve has kissed...
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    you make it sound so easy, which brings me to...

    you make it sound so easy,

    which brings me to another issue, the crow foot (is that right ? ) spanner for re-torqueing the heads doesn't fit I'm going to have to file it thinner so it will go on...
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    For Sale did the spud raver buy it ? i see he's knocking...

    did the spud raver buy it ? i see he's knocking about on a multi on facebook
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    Monster if all else fail you can always bump start it ...

    if all else fail you can always bump start it

    its kind of obvious but some sort of poor connection somewhere can cause such symptoms, check the earth to the frame / engine /combo and the other...
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    might just have a problem

    i think i bust it but properly this time ...

    lost power at a gentle 40 mph thinking electrical problem (after a walk home and back in the rain etc) swapped battery checked fuses wouldn't really...
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