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British Bikes / Re: Triumph TR 250 1971
« on: February 08, 2019, 04:45:31 PM »
I have just fitted a new condenser and had a quick blast up the road and my "dying engine problem" has just disappeared
before my condenser arrived I did change the fuel pipes and have a healthy flow from each tap
I have a pos. earth on the bike same as my T100, so one less item to check ?
as for get rid now at the moment I am looking forward to a longer ride weather permitting or just get some "full wets" if anyone knows of any 19/18 inch hoops available in the Criccieth area ( part used will be fine )

thank you all for your input many many more stupid question to follow .. 

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British Bikes / Re: Triumph TR 250 1971
« on: February 05, 2019, 01:33:51 PM »
thanks for the input Mark there is no choke fitted , the carb is a very new looking (shiny) Wassel I have removed it and blown it through very thoroughly all is very new looking inside and no debris was found
I checked the points gap (using dial gauge) and the setting was spot on points opening at 38* BTDC and a gap of 15 thou. at highest cam point
I started to check the electrics starting with battery pos. to main loom and could not get a reading
  from pos. to neg. via the battery which has a fuse inline on the pos.
 side still no reading from pos .earth to the battery neg. terminal nothing I could see the fuse strip was intact however when I took the fuse out of its holder it just disintegrated in my hand although it seemed brand new
so a new fuse fitted and it started with no hesitation
I have yet to try the bike on the road so I will post my findings.

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British Bikes / Re: Triumph TR 250 1971
« on: February 04, 2019, 08:58:54 AM »
Thank you all for your input just got the bike on Saturday so I was very inpatient to go out and ride
 logically I should have at least given it a once over however I will now check through all systems and report what I discover    watch this space.....
PS this will also include RTFM  !

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British Bikes / Triumph TR 250 1971
« on: February 03, 2019, 09:42:50 AM »
Does anyone own or have experience of the above bike as I have just bought one, it starts fine and runs very smoothly at low revs when accelerating 15mph + the motor seems to die and not respond to throttle position
 when I shut off and come down to under 15 mph it all feels normal ? could I have an electrical breakdown or short maybe  ?

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: February 02, 2019, 01:58:35 PM »
thanks for the reply's yes I was very careful with the rocker cover stud/nuts all torqued up and engine back in frame

MEMO TO SELF  far easier to remove rear engine plates before removing/refitting rebuilt engine

I now trust all print in my manual   

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British Bikes / T 100 490cc 1968
« on: January 10, 2019, 01:25:48 PM »
what are the correct cylinder head torque settings for my T 100 ?

 I have from original manual : 4 x large cylinder nuts 25 lbs & 4 X rocker bolts/studs/5 lbs

I hope someone can confirm or correct me,   all input gratefully received

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: November 15, 2018, 05:14:36 PM »
I now have front forks installed ! I used quantum physics for 24 hours inside the Bosch collider to alter the sliders molecular structure and both legs just slid in like butter !

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: November 10, 2018, 09:27:17 AM »
I will try the broom handle tip later as my wife is out on it at the moment ..

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: November 09, 2018, 08:03:17 AM »
thanks for the tips R I will put plan B C D & E into action later today   watch this space......

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British Bikes / T 100 490cc 1968
« on: November 08, 2018, 05:05:54 PM »
any workshop tips on re installing the front fork legs on my 68 T100

 I have compressed the main spring with cable ties and with gaiter and headlamp bracket on I can "manoeuvre" the whole leg just up into

 the underside of the top fork yoke but not just enough to catch the threads with the top nut

do I have to buy the Triumph tool as mentioned in the manual or am I missing the obvious remedy for this re install  situation  ?

all input very gratefully received

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: October 28, 2018, 02:42:48 PM »
received new S/S oil seal holders & new seals,  just popped the old retaining washers out of old shrouds and all is good

thanks for all input       hope the crank sludge trap is this straight forward  "watch this space"

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: October 24, 2018, 12:16:10 PM »
Hi Rex I do have a manual (PDF ) from a kind gent on here but it is vague on how to remove seals just giving an exploded diagram of components I also have the Haynes manual "a little more vague"

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: October 24, 2018, 09:14:12 AM »
currently rebuilding my T 100 I need to have the front fork shrouds/oil seal holders re chromed how do the stanchion oil seals come out from above am I looking at a wide lipped circlip to be removed ?

almost there.....

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: October 03, 2018, 01:28:47 PM »
thanks REX my confidence is slowly (very) building

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British Bikes / Re: T 100 490cc 1968
« on: October 03, 2018, 08:22:01 AM »
thanks for the reply REX never done a motorcycle rim I am considering having a go "what could go wrong" :'(

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