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by triman65
Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Tank sealers
Replies: 10
Views: 917

Re: Tank sealers

Hello johnr I have just had my Bonneville tank resealed at Tank Care products and yes it seems to be dear at £150. But think of all the hassle of using the chemicals and disposing of these. If you have any problem with it he will redo it again free of charge. The paint work on the tank is untouched...
by triman65
Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Ethanol Petrol Update
Replies: 8
Views: 587

Ethanol Petrol Update

Thought you might be interested in this. Is this the future death of classic bikes

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by triman65
Mon Apr 23, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: best oil for a50?
Replies: 12
Views: 1379

Re: best oil for a50?

I use Comma classic 20/50 grade made for 60s and 70s classic cars and motorcycles, In my 1972 Bonneville. It costs about £19 for 5lts.
by triman65
Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:57 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Engine rotation
Replies: 8
Views: 365

Re: Engine rotation

Thanks again chaps. The head has already gone for conversion. As they are thinking of adding more bio-ethanol from 5% to 10% it might be a good idea. DaveM2 the bike already had Boyer on it so I bought a new one + coils before I heard the negative reports. The old one looked as if the last owner had...
by triman65
Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Engine rotation
Replies: 8
Views: 365

Re: Engine roration

Thanks chaps for the replies But. Have not timed it to the wrong timing hole. set the timing with the mark on stator which I marked for strobing when running ok. sorry Hooli but it has not got points. Have done this job before without any problems. Decided to have the head converted to run on unlead...
by triman65
Wed Aug 03, 2011 8:14 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Engine rotation
Replies: 8
Views: 365

Engine rotation

1972 Triumph T120r Boyer ignition
Is the exhaust camshaft clockwise or anticlockwise when engine is running. It is clockwise when using the kickstart. I have just changed the points oilseal and it was running before. There is a good spark but no sign of life
by triman65
Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Bonneville Paint ??
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Bonneville Paint ??

I have a 1973 model T120r Bonneville painted in gold and black. see attachment. The gold when looked at from different angle seems to have a tinge of green to it. Also the black seems to have a tinge of grey to it. It could be a metalic type of paint, but I am not sure. Did triumph use metalic paint...
by triman65
Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: (Modern) Triumph tripple ,SPRAG clutch, Anyone done one?
Replies: 25
Views: 1332

Re: (Modern) Triumph tripple ,SPRAG clutch, Anyone done one?

why buy one with an electric start, they have always been a pain in the arse . I have one on a honda in the 60s and ended up disconnecting the switch. either get one with a kickstart which is very little trouble or flit to somewhere where there is a big hill.
by triman65
Thu Dec 02, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: General Banter
Topic: New Motor Insurance Law
Replies: 8
Views: 354

Re: New Motor Insurance Law

Well chaps I am glad that it works for you, but I cannot get passed the security code. Have checked and rechecked the six digits required but it still will not work. any suggestions
by triman65
Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: New Motor Insurance Law
Replies: 8
Views: 354

New Motor Insurance Law

New Motor Insurance Law comes in to affect from January 2011. If you do not insure your vehicle you have to sorn it and return the unused tax disc. To check your insurance details you can find out on http://WWW.askMID.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Has anyone tried this service ?...