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« Reply #2190 on: November 07, 2017, 07:16:33 PM »

You can store the bike at my garage here if you need to until you’re sorted
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« Reply #2191 on: November 07, 2017, 08:42:56 PM »

Cheers Archie, but I doubt selling her flat will be the first thing on her family's minds, so might be a little while till I'm asked to move out, but may as well be ready when I have to.
Just edited my last post -stupid SmartPhone predictive text!
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« Reply #2192 on: November 08, 2017, 09:40:04 PM »

A better day today. Went to see my brother, who was going to weld new threaded inserts into the fuel tank to take new taps. I showed him the original ones that didn't shut off properly.
Why don't you dismantle them & see if they can be cleaned or repaired?
Umm -because it hadn't even occurred to me.
5 minutes later they were stripped, cleaned & working fine. Bugger & hurrah at the same time. So one less job to do Wink
This is the dragster he's building for a customer at the moment.
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« Reply #2193 on: November 08, 2017, 09:41:00 PM »

Yes, the plywood wheels are temporary!
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« Reply #2194 on: November 08, 2017, 11:57:13 PM »

Its going to be a bugger to sit in it with that diff in the way. Roll Eyes
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« Reply #2195 on: November 09, 2017, 09:11:23 AM »

"Slingshot" dragster -that is how they sit. Legs hooked over the axle tubes, gentleman's potatoes against the diff' casing & hope it doesn't explode.
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« Reply #2196 on: November 09, 2017, 09:24:56 AM »

Gentlemans potato's  Grin Grin

glad you got the cocks sorted, oh, the petrol ones  Wink
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« Reply #2197 on: November 09, 2017, 09:29:54 AM »

"Slingshot" dragster -that is how they sit. Legs hooked over the axle tubes, gentleman's potatoes against the diff' casing & hope it doesn't explode.

We went to Big Daddy Dons on the way up to gainesville and saw the offending snapping exploding sling shot. Was quite interesting to see the evolution of all the swamp rats and switching the engine from front to back
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« Reply #2198 on: November 09, 2017, 10:57:32 AM »

Cool Smiley Any photos?
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« Reply #2199 on: November 09, 2017, 07:40:15 PM »

Delivered the fuel tank to one of my brother's mates for a quick respray after work today. He remembered me from my underage drinking days when I used to tag along with my older brother & his mates to the pub. Scarily, that was 40 years ago.
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« Reply #2200 on: November 09, 2017, 08:41:53 PM »

I would love to work at your brothers place. I,me no mechanic, but would love to do some fabrication and welding on something like that.
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« Reply #2201 on: November 09, 2017, 10:29:37 PM »

"Slingshot" dragster -that is how they sit. Legs hooked over the axle tubes, gentleman's potatoes against the diff' casing & hope it doesn't explode.

We went to Big Daddy Dons on the way up to gainesville and saw the offending snapping exploding sling shot. Was quite interesting to see the evolution of all the swamp rats and switching the engine from front to back


Luckily he only lost this foot.
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« Reply #2202 on: November 10, 2017, 04:03:54 PM »

Mr Hornet, my brother Steve welded some captive nuts to the box you made for the Pop -he said what a nice job you'd made of it Smiley
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« Reply #2203 on: November 10, 2017, 08:25:37 PM »

Thanks Andy.
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