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    Yow Ling

    The Bucket Foundry

    Thread Starter: Yow Ling

    The foundry or metal casting stuff thats been going on the the ESE thread really inspired me to get on with having a go at this stuff. If you can cast metal theres really not much you cant do. I dont think its going to be easy, most of it has been a bit of 2 steps forward 1 step back so far. Im...

    Last Post By: Pursang Today, 01:05 Go to last post
    merv

    MotoGP 2020

    Thread Starter: merv

    Okay I'll start the new year's thread this time to save jellywrestler doing it. So Alex Marquez is now confirmed as Marc's team mate at Repsol Honda. It will be interesting to see how he goes in the first tests later today as he hasn't really set the other classes alight like his older brother...

    Last Post By: pritch Yesterday, 18:40 Go to last post
    Paul in NZ

    Farewell ST1050 and some sad news

    Thread Starter: Paul in NZ

    Well its gone... First guy turned up and we ended up arguing about the price... He won and gave me $500 more than I was asking... After making this the bike Triumph should have made vis Robert Taylor why sell? Fact is we were not using it so much as mainly Vicki was stuggling to enjoy it even...

    Last Post By: caseye Yesterday, 09:16 Go to last post
    rastuscat

    Licence, WoF and CoF expiry during Covid

    Thread Starter: rastuscat

    Details of how NZTA are managing licence, WoF and CoF expiry during COVID-19 https://nzta.govt.nz/about-us/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-services-update/frequently-asked-questions/rules-changes-general-faqs/ None of mine expire any time soon, so nil implications for me. I've posted this as a...

    Last Post By: Bonez Yesterday, 08:08 Go to last post
    DnosAAAA

    Veterans, gear oil as chain lube?

    Thread Starter: DnosAAAA

    Always have used overpriced chain sprays for chain lube, worked alright i suppose. Back on bikes after a 6 year hiatus, and after watching a fortnine video, i went down and purchased an $8 bottle of gear oil. Anybody used it (gear oil) as chain lube? Is it as messy as i imagine it will be? Will i...

    Last Post By: Bonez Yesterday, 19:30 Go to last post
    LeonardRenner

    Hard chroming?

    Thread Starter: LeonardRenner

    Hi all, I have just bought a Yamaha 650 1973 and I need to get the inner fork legs hard chromed... Where do I need to send them?

    Last Post By: toycollector10 Yesterday, 17:02 Go to last post
    calm

    Question regarding old suzuki 50ccs

    Thread Starter: calm

    Hello I recently got 2x Suzuki 1980 OM50's. They seem to be very similar to models: GT50, TS50, ZR50. Unfortunately it seems almost impossible to get a new throttle/ oil pump cable for my model in NZ, I am wondering if it would be safe longterm to run premix? I have currently tried 25:1, but...

    Last Post By: husaberg Yesterday, 22:51 Go to last post