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by davidblythe
Sat Jan 16, 2010 4:28 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: NEW SIL GP200 ENGINES - NOT AVAILABLE ?
Replies: 9
Views: 1614

Re: NEW SIL GP200 ENGINES - NOT AVAILABLE ?

Ebay £400 for a bare spanish 200 case, barking mad

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... K:MEWAX:IT
by davidblythe
Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:23 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: thought it would be a good idea opinions sought
Replies: 15
Views: 1607

Re: thought it would be a good idea opinions sought

the idea was barrell

well better to try and fail , then do nothing
by davidblythe
Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:13 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: thought it would be a good idea opinions sought
Replies: 15
Views: 1607

Re: thought it would be a good idea opinions sought

please someone tell me what its for/do else i want be able to sleep tonight !!! :shock: have a read of this ebay listing, very common on old brit iron http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170428854153&ru=http%3A%2F%2Fshop.ebay.co.uk%3A80%2F%3F_from%3DR40%26_trksid%3Dp3984.m38.l1313%...
by davidblythe
Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Carving Windows in a Piston
Replies: 22
Views: 2622

Re: Carving Windows in a Piston

dsc scotty wrote:Why put holes in if no boost ports added? what is the point?
thought the windows had another purpose which was to achieve 360 degree timing for the inlet port otherwise you ended up with a power ported reed valve
by davidblythe
Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:43 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: thought it would be a good idea opinions sought
Replies: 15
Views: 1607

Re: thought it would be a good idea opinions sought

David - give it a go, what you got to lose? Also did you see the thread about using the cylinder cowl as a heat shrink. I.E. using the stud extending connectors / nuts on all 4 head studs and drilling thru 3 new holes in the cylinder cowl. yes I did and am trying out another daft idea along those l...
by davidblythe
Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: thought it would be a good idea opinions sought
Replies: 15
Views: 1607

Re: thought it would be a good idea opinions sought

DJB wrote:Silicone :lol:
use silicone myself but was thinking along the heatsink side really
by davidblythe
Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:49 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: thought it would be a good idea opinions sought
Replies: 15
Views: 1607

thought it would be a good idea opinions sought

thought I would try a pure copper gasket 3mm thick slightly extended to act as a heat sink on the test one havent extended the sides like I intended too, but they take more time than I thought they would mainly because I Need to make a better holding tool also realised they need finishing by hand to...
by davidblythe
Fri Jan 08, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Spanish Scooters Any history books
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Spanish Scooters Any history books

Any recommendations for a narrative book on the history of Spanish Scooters as against a pictorial coffee table ornament
by davidblythe
Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:34 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: please help am being really thick
Replies: 7
Views: 737

Re: please help am being really thick

You have to type slowly Jimmers for me :oops:

what is the M10 TAP referring too
by davidblythe
Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: please help am being really thick
Replies: 7
Views: 737

Re: please help am being really thick

jimmers wrote:do you want to know if that ok to fit in your tailstock?
No i know it will do that, what does it do exactly and what do the other measurements mean