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by appyarry
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Workshop Banter
Topic: Silicone Spray
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Silicone Spray

I use Silicone spray on rubber seals and many other things on my bikes, cars, motorhome and around the house. Over the years I have had some good sprays and others not so good. I did a little research and most of the sprays do not have a lot of Silicone in the cans, 95+% propellant. WD40s offering i...
by appyarry
Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: What do you carry in YOUR TOOL BOX !!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 1183

Re: What do you carry in YOUR TOOL BOX !!!!

Cut down on weight ? I thought you had a 604 Cut holes in sump guard '? Run with low fuel If really serious, ditch starter motor ditch rear footpegs , use lightest inner tubes, remove extraneous navigation aids and remove black out switch, clean any mud underside of mudguards, ditch pannier and mou...
by appyarry
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Parts suppliers chat
Topic: Dayco Belt Sale..
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: Dayco Belt Sale..

Minter wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:49 pm
Last weekend to grab a bargain of an OEM Dayco belt..

https://sportaxracing.co.uk/shop/camsha ... t-280-015/
I've ordered mine :-)

VMT
by appyarry
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: What do you carry in YOUR TOOL BOX !!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 1183

Re: What do you carry in YOUR TOOL BOX !!!!

I used to carry Std tool kit including puncture repair kit minus levers plus WD40 , gaffa tape, spare plug, HY in tool box Longer tyre levers plus new front and rear tubes under rear rack. Thanks George, I based my original kit on your list a few years ago, it has worked well, I'm just trying to cu...
by appyarry
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: Merlin Database on Excel
Replies: 8
Views: 236

Re: Merlin Database on Excel

GG 96 AA The details are as below. The formatting isn't good because the Forum doesn't allow spaces and TABs for formatting. If you have trouble working the columns out I could always send you a copy of the sheets in excel. erm nsn asset_code contract_nu description colour holdin unit_title date_in...
by appyarry
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: What do you carry in YOUR TOOL BOX !!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 1183

Re: What do you carry in YOUR TOOL BOX !!!!

I'm looking (again) at trying to reduce the kit I carry. I'm looking at the tyre levers and I've seen some levers with a ring spanner at one end. The idea is good as I could get rid of the 22/24 ring and have those on the tyre levers and as the levers have the length there is no problem with Torque....
by appyarry
Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: VIN numbers - I want yours.......
Replies: 43
Views: 9571

Re: VIN numbers - I want yours.......

CK1972 wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:21 pm
Ok- so if it's still in the Merlin Database a request for the history refering to the Freedom of Information Act would have been for free :shock: :?
It's free from me :-) However I think they can charge for FOI request.
by appyarry
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Members Own events
Topic: Wye Valley (Demolition Derby) 12-14th October 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 979

Re: Wye Valley (Demolition Derby) 12-14th October 2018

I can no longer go to this as I have a Funeral to attend.

Sorry.
by appyarry
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: VIN numbers - I want yours.......
Replies: 43
Views: 9571

Re: VIN numbers - I want yours.......

Mil.-Reg. 04KE97 The below is what I get from the Merlin DB. erm 04KE97 nsn 2340998936927 asset_code NB10109102 contract_nu FVE23B1680 description MOTOR CYCLE R/DIP 485CC ARMSTRONG MT500 colour Army/NATO Green IRR date_in_service VEHICLE NO LONGER IN SERVICE Chassis No 497 cast_i 20/08/1985 cast_da...
by appyarry
Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Other Bike chat
Topic: Starting and choke
Replies: 2
Views: 185

Re: Starting and choke

As for choke I do not know which way is on/off.Neither way affects the running..when it does!! My book says clockwise is on,yet this is the opposite of the norm as the cable is slack. Having had bikes for 45 yrs and built several I am not a numpty but this one puzzles me.Is there a definitive start...