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About jimmy

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  • Birthday 04/21/1964

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  • Current Bike(s)
    Yam xv535 Virago (my boys), 1975 Triumph Trident T160, 2007 Triumph T100 Bonneville

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    Gourock, Scotland
  • Interests
    Old Bikes,especially Triumph and Yamaha. Rugby when not on the bikes

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  1. That just seems a recent issue, for me anyway. I got around it by putting the pic on fb and copying it there
  2. Yea, I think it sounds great. Look on utube for Trident howl and turn the sound up
  3. No booze last night so a wee 105 mile jaunt on my 1975 Trident. Stopped in Largs for a photo and tea Edit, eventually sorted
  4. Nice picture bud. Unfortunately I was hungover today so the only bike action was 3hrs cleaning one
  5. Sorry can't help other than ask if any of your pals were present when you were working on the bike. Back in the day that was one of our gags, to leave a random fastener, or ball bearing lying around. Sorry that's no help but thanks for dredging up some memories
  6. I think he means have you stripped the threads out the hole your stud was screwed into
  7. Welcome to the forum bud
  8. Champion reply bud. Great effort
  9. jimmy

    blooming traffic!

    I've been on earlies last two days so roads dead on the way in (0400hrs) and chok a blok on the way home. Some crazy filtering yesterday by a load of bikes and scooters, which I let myself get caught up in. When I finally got through it all I was fkn angry with myself as there were some stupid risks taken No harm done tho (other than pissing off a load of car drivers) and a much better run into work today
  10. Haha, I was drunk
  11. Look at Armours. I've just bought a complete system from them and delighted with the quality and price
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    Not a Yamaha, but

    John There were two versions. The T150 which ran in tandem with the R3, and the T160 (mine) which was the 2nd version, but had the sloping engine similar to the R3. The T160 has an electric foot as well The T150, according to the critics was the better, faster, lighter bike, but the T160 was by far the best looking bike Triumph/BSA built
  13. For those into engine porn. My 1975 T160 Trident was burning a bit of oil, so having missed out on a few weekend aways due to lockdown, I saved my money and gave the bike through to Grin Triumph in Kennoway, Fife. He is a one man operation with a great rep for auld Triumphs. I dropped it off in March and picked it up a couple of days ago. He stripped the top end and rebored the barrels out to +20 and fitted new pistons. He also fitted new valves, guides, springs etc and vapour blasted all components. Apologies it's not a Yam, but hey...the sharp eyed will note that the vacu
  14. jimmy

    plug cap prices

    There are a lot of fake NGK plugs out there atm, so make sure you buy them from a reputable source
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