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by Ian-B
Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:17 am
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Tech
Topic: Series 3 legshields
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Re: Series 3 legshields

Thanks for the reply, I was just wondering if they would require some modification.
Ian.
by Ian-B
Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:12 pm
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Tech
Topic: Series 3 legshields
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Series 3 legshields

Hello Troops, I've started collecting panelwork for a series 3 project. I have legshields which seem to be Serveta according to the info in the Sticky book. Will they be a better fit on a later Italian frame or will they also fit on a chrome ring frame. I'm no snob so a Serveta frame would be just a...
by Ian-B
Sat Oct 30, 2010 6:37 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Squeaky Top-end .
Replies: 11
Views: 2695

Re: Squeaky Top-end .

Dazza wrote:Don't forget to check/tighten head nuts after a few hundred miles , bit of a pain but they will almost certainly need a tweak
Noted ....... Thanks .
by Ian-B
Sat Oct 30, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Squeaky Top-end .
Replies: 11
Views: 2695

Re: Squeaky Top-end .

Well I finally got the time to strip the head and barrel off , done as was suggested re. the wet and dry and it seems to have worked . Well pleased .
Just have to put some miles in now and run the barrel in . Thanks lads :)
by Ian-B
Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Squeaky Top-end .
Replies: 11
Views: 2695

Re: Squeaky Top-end .

check cylinder head /gasket face for trueness Would this cause the type of noise I've described ? :? yes air escaping between head and barrel when turning over gives a very noticeable squeek ,cure as bilko says I'll be giving it a go as soon as I get the time , 12 hour night-shifts don't leave much...
by Ian-B
Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Squeaky Top-end .
Replies: 11
Views: 2695

Re: Squeaky Top-end .

Bilko wrote:Hello Ian, hope your well mat

This happened to me years ago. As Ricspeed says, check your head on some oiled wet and dry taped to a flat surface. That was how I fixed it.
Hi Robbie , I'll give it a go , nothing ventured etc. etc. 8-)
by Ian-B
Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Squeaky Top-end .
Replies: 11
Views: 2695

Re: Squeaky Top-end .

RICSPEED wrote:check cylinder head /gasket face for trueness
Would this cause the type of noise I've described ? :?
by Ian-B
Thu Oct 21, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Squeaky Top-end .
Replies: 11
Views: 2695

Squeaky Top-end .

I've just fitted a Rapido Classic to my GP200 . I also fitted a Broady top chain guide and a standard bottom guide along with a new IWIS chain , everything seemed to go back together fine . I took it for an M.O.T. and then out for a few miles to start the running in process , nice and easy . It has ...
by Ian-B
Sat Jun 05, 2010 8:51 am
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Quite a few Kelso '10 pics
Replies: 8
Views: 1644

Re: Quite a few Kelso '10 pics

Bilko , I had a look round the area where all the Northern Ireland clubs seemed to be camped but couldn't find you , it would have been good to catch up .
I'll be in your area in July for a few days if you fancy a beer or two .
by Ian-B
Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: Show us yer Scoots!!
Topic: Quite a few Kelso '10 pics
Replies: 8
Views: 1644

Re: Quite a few Kelso '10 pics

Nice one Robbie , ye got me , photo 103 .