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by johnr
Fri May 09, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Tank Seam Reseal
Replies: 5
Views: 583

Re: Tank Seam Reseal

the thing with the por15 kits is to get the full set. you get 3 bottles, one is a cleaner and degreaser, one a primer and the last is the sealer. id be wary about using a sealer unless id meticulously cleaned and primed the tank first. my triumph kit took me a full week to do properly cos i put the ...
by johnr
Sun May 04, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Matchless engine help
Replies: 3
Views: 746

Re: Matchless engine help

yes, it has got some value, its a pre unit engine, meaning it would have had a seperate gearbox. even if its seized solid, it will still have value. give it a good soaking in wd40 or even diesel oilm to free off any seized bolts have you checked to see if it turns over, long shot, but worth a go. as...
by johnr
Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:21 am
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Somebody get me a bucket .......... a large one!
Replies: 12
Views: 1490

Re: Somebody get me a bucket .......... a large one!

7.5k!!! having a fucking laugh!
by johnr
Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:06 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Tank re-seal needed
Replies: 13
Views: 1147

Re: Tank re-seal needed

not many places have it though.
by johnr
Wed Apr 09, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Tank re-seal needed
Replies: 13
Views: 1147

Re: Tank re-seal needed

im not sure thats an entirely fair assumption you make there. ive not bodged the tanks ive sealed with sealants. ive done the job because its been neccessary. modern petrol at concentrations of e10 have attacked previously applied sealants that cant cope with such high levels of alcohols in the blen...
by johnr
Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:32 pm
Forum: In the shed
Topic: Triumph 500 Speed Twin
Replies: 254
Views: 22042

Re: Triumph 500 Speed Twin

i may have a tacho in the box of spares that came with my t100a, i just fitted a central speedo.
by johnr
Sun Mar 30, 2014 12:20 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Internal bearing pullers
Replies: 13
Views: 1127

Re: Internal bearing pullers

have you tried a rawlbolt?
by johnr
Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: rolling bike tax/age
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Re: rolling bike tax/age

not bad really. i might hang on to the gs1000 now!
by johnr
Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Tank re-seal needed
Replies: 13
Views: 1147

Re: Tank re-seal needed

i did my triumph tank with por15 last year, it worked perfectly, and is still spot on. if you used it and it went wrong, then you probably didnt follow the instructions properly. i followed them to the letter, and its neither disolved flaked nor gone brittle.
by johnr
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:18 am
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Arc Weld Brazing Rods
Replies: 8
Views: 832

Re: Arc Weld Brazing Rods

you can get gas for welding inc co2 and argon amongst others without a boc licence from a firm called adams gas.