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All up and running again

Discussion in 'Norton Commando Motorcycles (Classic)' started by RoyGuilfoyle, Apr 13, 2006.

  1. RoyGuilfoyle

    RoyGuilfoyle

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    Jun 16, 2005
    Hi Chaps and Chapette,
    The Commando fired up first-ish time yesterday afternoon, the work took a bit longer than expected because 1: I discovered that the inlet valves were oversize and had to order another one from Northampton, and 2: I needed to placate my wife since I had spent a bit too much time in the garage.
    Swapped to single carb and it seems a bit smoother now, also ticks over better - running a bit rich though but I can tinker with that at leisure. The clutch is also a million times better for fitting that main bearing oil seal.
    cheers and beers
    Roy
     
  2. debby

    debby

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    Apr 15, 2004
    Congratulations! Best wishes for many more happy miles.

    I'm hoping to be there as well, in another month or two.

    Debby
     
  3. james

    james

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    Aug 24, 2005
    Tht's grand Roy, isn't it just the best ( well, almost) feeling when after all of that time, aggro and spousal attitude your pride and joy fires up?.Well done,enjoy many miles and smiles.Ride safely. James
     
  4. 71basketcase

    71basketcase

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    Feb 21, 2005
    congratulations: My goal is late June : to coincide with getting out of school (I'm a teacher) ... it depends on how much $$ I can skim off the household account........ 8) I can't wait for it.

    Karl Hoyt
     

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