We've missed you. ;O)
This is the second one of these, great fun.
You would be right if all 4 are firing properly, where you going with this ?
How clean are your pilot jets ?
Blocked vent to the gas cap will do that.
Let the person who is awarding the prize make the rules. ;)
Competition closes 28th July 2016.
I'll start it off with my 'junkyard dog' scale 1-15
Sounds like one or more of the butterflys is catching, loosen the 2 screws & force the butterfy in with your thumb & re-tighten the screws.
Make sure the battery has at least 12.6 v, then cross the starter relay with a screwdriver.
Clean up and tighten the ground wires.
As far as I know I'ts all original, It was imported to the UK from Canada.
1955 T110 look-a-like project.
Good starting point with pods is up 2 on the mains & up 1 on the pilots.
No pin holes in the diaphragms ? have you fitted new caps to the vac' spigots ?
My vote goes to the spring loaded foot peg.
Check the UJ for play.
sounds like you have a manual petcock instead of vacuum controled one (quote from XJ550H)
Original post says the tap has 2 spigots, one large one...
The hose from vac port 2 goes to the small spigot on the gas tap, sounds like the vac tap has stopped working & someone has done a 'mod' on it....
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Lift the float manually make sure it's shutting off. Sometimes a rap with the handle of a screwdriver will stop the flooding, of course, when the...
See what looks like a washer under the nut, is in fact, part off the nut, get a long, thin cold chisel & knock it round.
For spinning the bike around in tight spaces, just slip this onto the foot of the side stand & pull the back of the bike towards you.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Just bridge across the solenoid to spin the motor (sort the switch later)
Are you getting a spark at the plugs, are they wet when you pull them ?...
Yeh, those tyres are something, it feels like riding over railway sleepers.
It has to be that size for the MOT, I have got a smaller one.
Fix for stripped calliper bleed thread. Sourced an 8mm x1mm banjo bolt, recut the thread to 1.25mm shortened by 5mm & made in with PTFE tape &...
Rear wheel re-laced with S/S & fitted with 150 twinduro tyre.[ATTACH]
Yeh, stock oil cooler.
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Gently dress it back into shape & repair with...
Have you done a running sync on the carbs? Also sound like one of the butterflys is binding.
Frame denuded of unnecessary knobs & excrescences & painted.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
Hi Sno, when I open a page I get "Rats! WebGL hit a snag" message in the address bar, anyone else getting that ?
How good is the battery ? It can draw so much to crank over that the spark becomes weak.
The brace is IT, that's all she wrote.
Fork brace.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
New style chain guard.[ATTACH]
Making of the seat.
Can your prolixity be customised with authentic answerability & strengthened accountabilities, to meet our amorphous challenges ?
Yeh, I needed a bit of room there, it's properly plated, though & the only thing sharp is the guy that did it.
PS, it's carbs, plural.
Used just the flange of the SR pet cock, fitted single outlet, remote tap installed, feeds to in-line filter & fuel pump.[ATTACH]
Copper pipe bender, 20 x 1.5 ERW tube is right at the top end of it's limit.
I'm going to mount the indicators there, does that appease you ?
Headlight carrier fabricated.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]