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Re: Armistice 101
« Reply #15 on: 05.12. 2018 10:13 »
Yes their too nice to hide in a motor *ex* I put R&R rods in my cafe. I think I read that std rods have a lifespan of 80,000 miles (make that 50K the way I ride  *bash*)
Roller or bush timing side?
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Re: Armistice 101
« Reply #16 on: 05.12. 2018 11:26 »
How is the fitting of the rods coming along I'm being nosey because a) I'd like new rods for my motor and B) have been put off in the past by hearing that one type of rod needs machining to clear the c/cases  and I didn't want to do that .
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Re: Armistice 101
« Reply #17 on: 05.12. 2018 11:41 »

 
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......, I can't decide whether to fit them in my engine or invite them out on a date....

 I think it'd be a nice gesture to pack 'em on the back of one of your other rides and take 'em for a jaunt around so they know where their responsibilities will be taking them (and you), and stop for a chew and an ale or two and show them off to as many as possible, then get them nicely oiled up and ready for your crank, but make sure they're well balanced or you'll be totally screwed.... *eek*

 That's what I'd 've done had I thought of it when mine arrived, but I was keen for a quick fix....
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Re: Armistice 101
« Reply #18 on: 05.12. 2018 11:52 »
Fitted Thunder rods to my A10 8 years ago. The cutouts in the barrel may need enlarging to provide enough clearance, but apart from that no problems at all. Right length between centres.

Prior to that fitted R and R rods which were 40 thou too long between centres................

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Re: Armistice 101
« Reply #19 on: 06.12. 2018 11:55 »
Yes their too nice to hide in a motor *ex* I put R&R rods in my cafe. I think I read that std rods have a lifespan of 80,000 miles (make that 50K the way I ride  *bash*)
Roller or bush timing side?
Cheers

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Re: Armistice 101
« Reply #20 on: 06.12. 2018 12:19 »
One of the old valves. It doesn't require any high-tech measuring gear to see that it is not quite straight...
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