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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Tue Feb 17 2009, 15:17

Never admit to having a "barn door"

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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Wed Feb 18 2009, 09:12

hippychick wrote:
Never admit to having a "barn door"

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..why?- are you ashamed of yours?
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Wed Feb 18 2009, 09:53

My what ?
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Thu Feb 19 2009, 00:47

Tim wrote:
If you want ooh rims look no further than these...



confused

..here ya go..
http://www.volkszone.com/VZi/showthread.php?t=531862
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Thu Feb 19 2009, 02:05

At least it's a lady that wants them Smile
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Thu Mar 05 2009, 04:13

..a BLAST to Belgium next weekend!WOO-HOO! miniavin
..THEN we'll see how good it is at speed.. Twisted Evil thumbs up
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Wed Mar 18 2009, 07:33

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..a BLAST to Belgium next weekend!WOO-HOO! miniavin
..THEN we'll see how good it is at speed.. Twisted Evil thumbs up

..okay...few adjustments to sort, but ran there & back with just a wee weep..
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Tue Mar 24 2009, 00:11

..rockers re-shimmed; tappets adjusted - rattles gone Smile ..just a rumble from the fan bearing to sort.. confused
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Tue Mar 24 2009, 01:00

Sounds like it's almost good and ready for some serious show season miles! avin
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Tue Mar 24 2009, 01:08

..yeah- gonna run it up the strip when i'm 100% confident in it Smile ..just not looking to break it too soon! Wink Rolling Eyes

the box weeps a bit, but i'm thinking that it held together through plenty of high powered abuse in the past, so it'll survive my pussy-footing around.. Twisted Evil

..still trying to find out what spindles it has on it , so i can start looking at discs.. ( last 'European' owner added them, i think..)
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Fri Apr 03 2009, 07:52

..spindles prove to be 60's..
..adjustable springplates & t3 brakes this weekend ( time allowing) & new kickplates & more rocker fetling..

hope weather's good.. confused
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Fri Jun 12 2009, 00:26

..suspension & rear brakes now on..

-moved it up 7mm on the adjusters since this pic, so i have SOME suspension movement at the rear.. Rolling Eyes
-engine now rebuilt with a new FK8 & giving 118.4 bhp & 118.9 ft/lbs.. Very Happy Cool
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Fri Jun 12 2009, 00:52

Nice useable power in a bus! Smile

Yeah the rear looks good in the pic but is a touch low for road use. have you got short axles on it?
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Fri Jun 12 2009, 01:08

..no they're long; take the T3 drums & plenty of thread beyond.
Have scraped the 'onboard' silencer, so decided some movement was required, if Germany was not going to be one non-stop jarr!! Rolling Eyes Surprised
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Mon Jul 05 2010, 08:30

..have been looking to sell it recently, what with one thing & another, but looks like i'm gonna hang onto it now, for a while, anyways.. Smile
Shame about the clash with the Hayride- i'd like to have pottered along for a look-see.. Rolling Eyes
..looking forward to the write-ups & pics..
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Tue Jul 06 2010, 03:23

Mambodog wrote:
..have been looking to sell it recently, what with one thing & another, but looks like i'm gonna hang onto it now, for a while, anyways.. Smile
Shame about the clash with the Hayride- i'd like to have pottered along for a look-see.. Rolling Eyes
..looking forward to the write-ups & pics..

Good to hear you keeping it, hopefully you wont get put in that position again!

Is Hayride the same weekend as Peppercorn?
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Tue Jul 06 2010, 09:31

Tim wrote:
Mambodog wrote:
..have been looking to sell it recently, what with one thing & another, but looks like i'm gonna hang onto it now, for a while, anyways.. Smile
Shame about the clash with the Hayride- i'd like to have pottered along for a look-see.. Rolling Eyes
..looking forward to the write-ups & pics..

Good to hear you keeping it, hopefully you wont get put in that position again!

Is Hayride the same weekend as Peppercorn?

Luckily, no- Hayride is at the end of the month (yeah?);- i was supposed to be away, romancing, but may well be free now, so am dead keen to Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: 54 panel   Tue Jul 06 2010, 14:25

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Tim wrote:
Mambodog wrote:
..have been looking to sell it recently, what with one thing & another, but looks like i'm gonna hang onto it now, for a while, anyways.. Smile
Shame about the clash with the Hayride- i'd like to have pottered along for a look-see.. Rolling Eyes
..looking forward to the write-ups & pics..

Good to hear you keeping it, hopefully you wont get put in that position again!

Is Hayride the same weekend as Peppercorn?

Luckily, no- Hayride is at the end of the month (yeah?);- i was supposed to be away, romancing, but may well be free now, so am dead keen to Very Happy

Cool, I'd make the effort if you can, you wont be dissapointed!
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