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by Wirralman
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: New Member interested in MT350
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Re: New Member interested in MT350

Welcome to the forum Seat can be lowered by Sliding front fork through the yoke , up to 4 inch drop Shorter 500 rear shocks 1 inch plus Resculpt seat- remove depth of foam Fit low sidewall tyres (Old Distanzias were half inch lower than T63) Know what you're buying, which parts should be there and w...
by Wirralman
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: Facebook
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Re: Facebook

Apologies for being a Luddite , today I have tried to log on to FB. We'll see if I can navigate this technology, it's come up with 300 suggested friends , I even recognise some of the names ! I have applied to be int the FB MTRC . We shall see I am accepted
by Wirralman
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Hello from germany
Replies: 2
Views: 16

Re: Hello from germany

Wie geht's Raplh

Welcome to the forum
by Wirralman
Sun Oct 21, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 9
Views: 55

Re: Hello!

Just a thought, why do you need to adjust your clutch ? I say that because they can often feel a bit 'notchy' when the engine is cold After 5 miles they smooth out Changing the cable makes no difference to this. Stripping the clutch would then be the next step, an easy enough job but you may be bett...
by Wirralman
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 9
Views: 55

Re: Hello!

Welcome to the forum Scout My opinion The bad news To run an MT you need to be able to do basic stuff The good news MTs are simple bikes so you can do things by the roadside that would be a recovery job for a modern bike The more you do the easier it gets , As for your clutch cable, you adjust it at...
by Wirralman
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: armstrong mt500 electrics
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: armstrong mt500 electrics

Welcome to the forum I don't know about the 500 off hand, but the 350 doesn't actually have a generator light. What it does have is a low voltage light which usually comes on when you turn the key and then goes out after the voltage reaches a certain level. With that system if you have a failing bat...
by Wirralman
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Hi From Monifieth
Replies: 7
Views: 90

Re: Hi From Monifieth

Welcome to the forum Concentrate on getting the mechanical parts in top condition first, then think about the cosmetics All Show and No Go isn't very attractive Take NOTHING for granted, renew rim tapes, tubes, change/ clean the 3 oil filters, renew non return valve behind main oil filter, swill out...
by Wirralman
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Wanted - MT bikes or parts etc
Topic: European headlight
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: European headlight

If anyone is riding around with a 254 complete with black tape in the corner to ride in UK, I have a brand new with bezel 253 headlight so drop me a pm In a 3 way shuffle, I would sell my headlight to a UK resident who could swap their 254 for the 253 and then the 254 could be sold to Monkey104
by Wirralman
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: They Shall Not Grow Old - film
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: They Shall Not Grow Old - film

Cant wait to see it. Makes you realise they were just the same as us. With a sense of humour that betrays the horrors they witnessed. You may have to look hard to find a cinema showing it. There were quite a few places showing it on Tuesday most fully booked Today I can find only one place 10 miles...
by Wirralman
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Hi from Carmarthenshire
Replies: 4
Views: 38

Re: Hi from Carmarthenshire

Welcome to the forum
Try to find an owner in your part of the world so that you can have a look at a bike up close