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  1. Africa Twin
    Ok so over the last 4 years and 30k this time of year the old girl runs about 55-65 degree according to me RR KATO digi temp sensor to the point were i cover the rads up to get it to around 80 in winter. Now all of a sudden it upto 80-90 degrees with nothing covering the rads :???: Now the...
  2. Africa Twin
    I have been trying for two weeks or more to remove the clutch basket, I have tried everything I can think of and nothing is working, I bought a clutch holding tool today and still no luck. Of course I don’t have a impact gun and I’m using basic tools. Also the engine is out of the frame. Has...
  3. For Sale / Wanted
    If anyone on here is interested in Airsoft I have 4 available after getting them for my boys the wife went mad!!! I have a boxed pistol, 2 x M36's one being electric and a Germain WW11 type. Please PM me with an e-mail address and I'll send over some pics. Either sell or swap anything...
  4. For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD SOLD SOLD I have for sale a Olympus E420 with 2 lenses a 14mm-42mm and a 40mm-150mm as you can see a great range plus 2 gig compact flash card and a dedicated Metz flash gun its a great piece of kit and small for a dslr, price its for sale on ebay is £195 to you lads £175 plus post and...
  5. For Sale / Wanted
    For sale is my external flash gun for my camera i have no use for it now so i'm selling it. It's a Minolta Sony Alpha mount £30 + postage
  6. Mechanical Advice
    The bike was looking really grubby (yes even for my bike) after the weekend so it got a quick powerwash. Thing was I'd spent a good hour or more a few weeks earlier with the stupid pump bottle that came with my acf50 and even when sitting it in hot water the pump was pretty useless. So not...
  7. Chatter
    Anyone going to have a look at the stages from Stoke or Welshpool? Might be able to get to Uttoxeter area for 12noon tomorrow or should I take a run to Gun Hill?? Friday, if it is a nice day, I will take in the race in either...
  8. Chatter
    In Essex... Vader. You better look out your uncle's Luger.
  9. Mechanical Advice
    Well i have access to a air paint gun, so thought i could paint a few bits from one of my bikes. mainly crash bars, luggage racks, maybe even wheels? i know i need paint with thinners for it to work through the air gun question is what is the best to go for?? i know hammerite stuff is good...
  10. Moto Guzzi
    2010 MOTO GUZZI STELVIO NTX 1200 w STAINTUNE MUFFLER - YouTube ive a funny feeling that a Stelvio will be in my future the damn things are growing on me more and more every day , now where's that ****in shotgun and hacksaw :toothy10::toothy10::toothy10::toothy10:
  11. Travel
    But what a way to do it!!!! BBC News - Gunther Holtorf's 23-year road trip
  12. Chatter
    Daily Star: Simply The Best 7 Days A Week :: News :: Man with world's largest penis stopped by airport security
  13. Mechanical Advice
    When you have fasteners that are seized what's the best way to undo them while minimising the risk of shearing them? Taking heat and penetrating fluid out of the equation I can either use the windy gun and hope the repeated short sharp shock does the trick or should I get the really long...
  14. Chatter
    but it may very well be a case of .........................TICK!
  15. Chatter
    So you're on crutches and can't get about that well but you want to keep your bike looking good. What do you do? well if you've got a mate like Tony he brings his compressor and gun filled with ACF50 to your house in his van and gives it a good coating with the magic stuff. So the man of the...
  16. Africa Twin
    I have charged my battery on a trickle for the last week to make sure it was fully charged(as I thought I had a recharging issue), then put it in the bike checked the voltage with the bike off and it was 11.5. Then put the keys in the ignition and hit the start button aand all i got was a...
  17. Chatter
    A lady in the US has just fired out eight in row. flippin 'eck
  18. Mechanical Advice
    Hi Guys, Okay, excuse the ignorance of this question, just trying different avenues. I've never used a glue gun, it's just that they're cheap. Would a glue gun work to fix a strengthening piece behind a plastic panel which has a split, or should I just stick to plastic welding? Cheers for any...
  19. Chatter What are peoples opinions on this ? I Do not have a problem with this at all :thumbup: but then i have nothing to hide Discuss
  20. Transalp
    i've always wanted to be able to get a nice blob of grease on cables and pivots without getting it everywhere else, i decided i wanted a grease gun. cheapest was around 8 quid, i only do basic maintainance on the bike and thought that was too much. after some thought it came to me :sign7: A...