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by paulm
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Technical help
Topic: Fork tube repairs
Replies: 6
Views: 289

Re: Fork tube repairs

Hey GB - you can certainly make them serviceable - nicks and scratches can be filled with 20 Super glue - it's thick stuff not the weedy stuff from Bunnings I import it from the US. you can get it here: https://www.stewmac.com/Materials_and_Supplies/Glues_and_Adhesives/Glues/StewMac_Tinted_Super_Glu...
by paulm
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Technical help
Topic: Penrite Semi/Full Synthetic MC-4ST oils?
Replies: 6
Views: 2116

Re: Penrite Semi/Full Synthetic MC-4ST oils?

I've experimented with both, in new and old bikes, and found no determinable difference but I change oils ever couple of events anyway. The trick is to to find an oil that doesn't contain an anti friction additive since that's not great for a wet clutch. Most folk that use ATF choose it because it's...
by paulm
Sun May 12, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: SSDT. Well done Luke...
Replies: 0
Views: 2495

SSDT. Well done Luke...

Big shout for TCC’s Luke Anderson with a First Class Award in the SSDT, Great work mate.
by paulm
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: PRE 65 TRIALS BIKE
Replies: 15
Views: 11732

Re: PRE 65 TRIALS BIKE

Roger - a question - why are 4 speed Bantams ineligible in Australia when they're eligible in all other jurisdictions including the Scottish Pre 65?

Cheers
by paulm
Thu May 18, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: MA bans Titanium
Replies: 7
Views: 16137

Re: MA bans Titanium

Ditto
by paulm
Thu May 18, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: MA bans Titanium
Replies: 7
Views: 16137

Re: MA bans Titanium

How would a machine examiner, or anyone for that matter, know what's an aftermarket or OEM wheel spindle? And what's 'light alloy' do we need to be metallurgists now? It does give the Insurance companies another way to avoid payments though.
Bonkers.
by paulm
Wed May 17, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: MA bans Titanium
Replies: 7
Views: 16137

MA bans Titanium

MA has just sent out a bulletin banning Titanium and 'light alloy' in frames. forks handlebars, swingarm/wheel spindles unless OEM????

http://www.ma.org.au/index.php?id=12&tx ... b8ed0390de

What's that all about?
by paulm
Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: Going bush
Replies: 7
Views: 23531

Re: Going bush

Just listen for it 'pinking' when you open the throttle while flying along - if it does open the choke for a bit :)
by paulm
Tue Oct 25, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: Going bush
Replies: 7
Views: 23531

Re: Going bush

PA is on the money re pressures. Depending on how your carby is set up, If you intend to do a lot of quick 'trail type' riding you might want to think about richening the mixture a bit too.

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