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by sharvie
Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:24 am
Forum: Product reviews
Topic: Cartridge emulators for 1970s forks
Replies: 30
Views: 43531

Re: Cartridge emulators for 1970s forks

So what sort of riding do you think they made the forks work better for? The faster rebound makes it easier to get lift from kickers etc, it is easier to hop the bike. From big drop-offs the landing is much easier on the body - no jarring of the wrists etc. The travel is much more supple in the ini...
by sharvie
Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: Product reviews
Topic: Cartridge emulators for 1970s forks
Replies: 30
Views: 43531

Re: Cartridge emulators for 1970s forks

Hi Sharvie What colour sping do you use & what amount of oil do you have ? are they gold valves or the copy 1s & what length does the spring end up at ? The spring is sliver, off the top of my head either 172 or 272 . . . would have to check my book The valves are a copy, not sure what leng...
by sharvie
Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Product reviews
Topic: Cartridge emulators for 1970s forks
Replies: 30
Views: 43531

Re: Cartridge emulators for 1970s forks

Hi David, I have been running the emulators for about 3-4 yrs, which was part of a total fork revamp carried out by Izzy at Suspensions R Us. At first I wasn't 100% happy, so returned them to Izzy who reworked them, now great. Using 2.5 wt oil & have the pre-load on the valve spring wound right ...
by sharvie
Wed Sep 11, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: need help finding TLR250R barrel
Replies: 9
Views: 3663

Re: need help finding TLR250R barrel

I could paint mine gold for anyone who prefers the RTL price :lol:

Pretty sure the cylinder was actually black though
by sharvie
Wed Sep 11, 2013 5:52 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: need help finding TLR250R barrel
Replies: 9
Views: 3663

Re: need help finding TLR250R barrel

Sorry, don't know the answer to either of those
by sharvie
Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:52 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: need help finding TLR250R barrel
Replies: 9
Views: 3663

Re: need help finding TLR250R barrel

Just noticed you said (250R), I have one for the (250F) - 1985 model
by sharvie
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: need help finding TLR250R barrel
Replies: 9
Views: 3663

Re: need help finding TLR250R barrel

I have one

What's your reason for replacing it?
by sharvie
Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:11 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: TLR250 piston rings
Replies: 3
Views: 2493

Re: TLR250 piston rings

by sharvie
Fri Aug 09, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: TLR 250 spoke kits
Replies: 2
Views: 2102

Re: TLR 250 spoke kits

Have you tried a Honda dealer? they may well have them

Otherwise send samples to John Titman http://www.jtr.com.au/ he can make them up.

Steve
by sharvie
Mon Jul 29, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: TLR 250 Shock rebuild
Replies: 7
Views: 3808

Re: TLR 250 Shock rebuild

I bought my TLR from a guy who said he had the rear shocks rebuilt, I couldn't see how? just took his word for it.

They did look pretty fresh, but never used them for long before fitting falcons

Steve

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