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by Throwley
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rocket Science.
Replies: 5
Views: 161

Re: Rocket Science.

Flat ring spanner came out of Richards tool kit (was it returned?) In my experience, temporary bodges like that have a tendency to be less temporary than expected. I still have a Snap-On ratchet handle welded onto the stub of my kick starter arm which was a get-me-going bodge at least five years ag...
by Throwley
Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tall Triking Drivers
Replies: 6
Views: 326

Re: Tall Triking Drivers

My son is 6ft3 with size 12 feet and is easily able to drive my type 1 with no issues (unfortunately; I can see MY Triking slyly becoming OUR Triking before long). Interestingly he does have trouble in the passenger seat, needing goggles to stop his eyes from drying out. Oh, hang on, no trouble driv...
by Throwley
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Lounge - off topic chat
Topic: Beach Time
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: Beach Time

I'd never heard of a Sisyphus table until you posted that, now I've Googled it I think I want one. What a wonderful thing!
by Throwley
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: COMFORT Front Suspension T2/T3.
Replies: 36
Views: 2913

Re: COMFORT Front Suspension T2/T3.

This thread has come along in timely manner as the next job on my list is to improve the too-low and jarring rear suspension on my Type 1. Currently it has a rather manky pair of original Spada shocks which are underdamped, undersprung and underlong. Having the Convert rr caliper my choice of shock ...
by Throwley
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Depressed
Replies: 6
Views: 390

Re: Depressed

Image

Just an idea......
by Throwley
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Lounge - off topic chat
Topic: Triking Pilot's Challenge September [new season]
Replies: 19
Views: 640

Re: Triking Pilot's Challenge September [new season]

A Tri-fid! Good work!

That won’t be in your RHS book, Richard.
by Throwley
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Meetings and Events
Topic: Huntingdonshire Trundle
Replies: 4
Views: 925

Re: Huntingdonshire Trundle

Sadly, despite my previous indication to the contrary, I'm unable to join the run this time, Tony, due to being pre-booked into another event that weekend. Sorry.
by Throwley
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Lounge - off topic chat
Topic: All British Car Meet
Replies: 6
Views: 263

Re: All British Car Meet

If you knew the Allegro, you'd be surprised there were even ten left!

They have gone down in UK legend for their appalling design, nonexistent build quality and of course the 'Quartic' (square to you) steering wheel.
by Throwley
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Fuses and Relays advice please
Replies: 9
Views: 499

Re: Fuses and Relays advice please

And Vehicle Wiring Products offer a modular system of fuse and relay boards which can be used singly, in attached pairs or clip together into one lidded box which could neaten things up a bit.
by Throwley
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Type 1, 2 and 3
Topic: Fuses and Relays advice please
Replies: 9
Views: 499

Re: Fuses and Relays advice please

Starter and horns on my current Guzzi, Richard, and on every Big Block I've ever owned.