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Forum: The Board 05-27-2020, 06:55 AM
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Carb isn't far away, she's running and riding.

https://youtu.be/5Bo1Ink6yYg

Rhys
Forum: The Board 05-25-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Morning Eric,

I had the bike out yesterday so could have a proper look for you. It's 41-4469! no 2, it's damn hard to see and my exhaust is right next to it, but it was off as was my genny to do...
Forum: The Board 05-24-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Eric,

I'll try and get one, very difficult with lighting and how barely there it is!

My mistake though, there's no E or L its 41 - 2469 I think! scratch by the dash looked like an E, i'd had...
Forum: The Board 05-23-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 267
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Eric,

I've been looking at my BN's tonight, the one isn't there, it's long gone, the other from what I can tell as it's almost not there its 41XL assuming it's E 2649.

That's best guess, the 2...
Forum: The Board 05-20-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Hi Eric!

I'll certainly have a look when I get her back. From what I saw the BN's are just about gone. What I can tell you though is prior to the rebuild the engine had been in storage since...
Forum: The Board 05-19-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Yeah man, smart guy. Seems like a good dude! never had the pleasure of meeting him yet!

Get some run in miles on her adjust if needed and she should be golden!
Forum: The Board 05-19-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Hey Eric,

Bike isn't with me and I don't have a picture of the VIN, it is as you've mentioned without the nubs, it's a smooth boss, long finned. It's 41EL2431

I've been told It's very rare by...
Forum: The Board 05-18-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Yeah! I'll keep on top of it.

Keen to get some miles and get her riding a bit more!!
Forum: The Board 05-18-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 267
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Thanks Jon,

I'll be sure to check valves, Russ (Shovithead) told me how he approached it and I've always done that, 3rd gear like you should shift and then turn it in click at a time on the high...
Forum: The Board 05-17-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Sure is John,

Carb is dialled for 1000CC, and my EL has 1200 top end so going to need some tinkering to get it spot on. Plan is to ride 100+ miles and let the rings bed in. Will then start...
Forum: The Board 05-16-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Bike has been fixed!

It was an intake leak, on the front head. I wasn't torquing the nuts enough, replaced a gasket, loosened and torqued everything and she's good to go! Carb needs a bit of a...
Forum: The Board 04-28-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 267
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Just want to take a minute to thank you all very much for the help and advice you've all given.

I followed, not probably as best I could, but have a lot going on, no excuse but didn't approach it...
Forum: The Board 04-27-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

The bike is going to Toshi on Wednesday. He's going to be looking over it. He knows where it currently is, as Pete mentioned, he's very good and has a lot of experience. Hopefully get this ironed...
Forum: The Board 04-27-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Joe, I'm not the best at documenting, but I've done EVERYTHING that has been suggested here minus the jugs, the bike is going to be looked over by a chap in London on Wednesday. As I've mentioned, I...
Forum: The Board 04-26-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Ah wicked! this is a 61! very early one :)
Forum: The Board 04-26-2020, 08:19 AM
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Thanks man! both of the old girls out yesterday enjoying the weather!
Forum: The Board 04-26-2020, 08:17 AM
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Yep spot on Jon, i'm super thankful for all the help and advice. It's frustrating as hell for me and more for my father who's built far more complex engines from the ground up as he's also scratching...
Forum: The Board 04-26-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

He was recommended to me by a few friends who get a lot of work done through him.

He's got his own business now called Bell45 Pete. Really good guy.
Forum: The Board 04-26-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

I have gone to him John, I spoke to him numerous times. He said the engine was ran bench tested, heat cycled etc. He suggested a different carb. I've tried 3. I can't do much else when he's in...
Forum: The Board 04-26-2020, 04:14 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

It's a possibility! I'm going to probably wait and let somebody look at it!

Liam, my apologies . I've not touched it since I moved the heads, porbably won't either, no gaskets and I don't feel...
Forum: The Board 04-26-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Pete, you've taken what I meant out of context! I meant I don't know of any myself. I've been speaking with Toshi, who used to work at Riverside I believe. He's going to give me a hand once this shit...
Forum: The Board 04-25-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Yeah, I've literally gone over everything and got my old man to check everything behind me. I mean carb was a shit show, bushes were sloppy as hell, made new and reamed them.

I'm trying my very...
Forum: The Board 04-25-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

I've not been told to loosen jugs man. Heads, and to which I've done, which hasn't made any difference.

Like I aforementioend, I'm going to pay somebody to look at it. I can't do anymore, I've...
Forum: The Board 04-25-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Replaced the head gaskets, didn't mess with the jugs.

In what sense are you asking? I retorqued it down as instructed and it's still not sealing.
Forum: The Board 04-25-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,515
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41 el

Hey bud!

I don't think so. I mean, i'm open to all ideas! gonna cost a fortune to get the dude to look at it! but it's not much use to me as it is!! haha.
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