Author Topic: Kickstart jamming - This Could Happen to You !!!  (Read 1924 times)

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Re: Kickstart jamming - This Could Happen to You !!!
« Reply #15 on: 18.03. 2016 17:33 »
...the jolly japester who drops a couple of ciclips on you garage floor when you're not watching, as you're too busy beaming about the 3 year rebuild you've finally just finished !!! )
That is evil!!

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Re: Kickstart jamming - This Could Happen to You !!!
« Reply #16 on: 18.03. 2016 19:31 »
Or the newly rebuilt A65 engine (not mine) with the spark plugs out in the workshop just waiting to be timed before being fired up, and the little boy exploring the workshop who thought secretly dropping a few 1/4 inch half nuts down each hole would go unnoticed  *eek*

It did for a couple of hundred miles....and then knock knock rattle rattle and into the support van it had to go.

The "evidence" found when the bike got home was hex shaped impressions all over both pistons and the head.......and a smaller pile of nuts on the bench.

The total repair bill will depend on whether there is big end damage  *pull hair out*

At time of writing the little boy has yet to be "interviewed".
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Re: Kickstart jamming - This Could Happen to You !!!
« Reply #17 on: 18.03. 2016 21:42 »
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At time of writing the little boy has yet to be "interviewed".

MMMM - might I suggest before the interview you cast your mind back a decade or three. or four . or ......
All the best - Bill
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