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  1. Dragging this thread back.. Have rules changed for a Mills in Scotland ??
  2. Jim Pickering is pleased to announce The Drayton Frame Grand prize draw in aid of Cancer research and the Air Ambulance.Fancy a Drayton Frame Kit of your choice to for-fill your dream and start that classic bike build?Tickets available at the Classic Dirt Bike Show - Telford on the 18th & 19th February on the Drayton stand for £10 each. Or if you see Jim, he will gladly provide you with a possible winning ticket..........The draw will take place at 16.00 hrs on Sunday the 19th February at the Show. For those who would like a ticket and are not attending the show but would like a ticket can purchase them through Villiers Services. http://villiersservices.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=83&products_id=781
  3. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Yamaha-TY250-Mono-Stainless-Steel-Exhaust-TY-Brand-New-/291823667743?hash=item43f20bca1f%3Ag%3AcpQAAOSwdzVXj9Nc
  4. Loosen the exhaust at the barrel , let it blow and see if it improves a bit. If so then blocked exhaust .
  5. You won't go far wrong with this ..... http://www.electrexworld.co.uk/cgi-bin/ss000001.pl?page=search&SS=villiers+8e&ACTION=Search&PR=-1&TB=A
  6. If you are considering a c15 then Charlies site is worth a look . http://www.bsaotter.com/
  7. Loads on Charlies site..... http://www.bsaotter.com/
  8. andy m

    1983 Honda Tlr200

    You can just unplug most of the loom and reg/ rec and just leave the ignition. You will need to wire in a kill switch unless you keep the Honda one.
  9. Thanks Charlie, the strap I am talking about would be 120 / 150mm diameter
  10. Does anyone know where I can get the front fuel tank retaining rubber strap, the type used on the Holtworks style tank that hold around the mushroom / bobbin type thing at the front. Thanks in advance
  11. That's not a Drayton, it is one of Stavs over priced bikes . There have been 2 Draytons for sale this week and both have been sold.
  12. andy m

    Yamaha Trials Bike

    Engine is a WR 250
  13. On later bikes especially Japanese what was a fashion was also a money saver for the factory as the casting and alloy content could be of a cheaper quality, not a problem if any markings in the cases as they were going to be painted. ACF 30 is a good protection for blasted cases. Being nosey what sort of price was the vapour blasting ??
  14. Exactly Jon, trouble is as you know they are fitters now not really mechanics any more, more so with a main dealer ship. Fair play to your lad for pursuing the trade and seeing through it for what it is. He is best to get relevant paper work and move on . Car and bike trade is full of people who can plug in a gizmo and fault find. The argument goes on and on, no real metal work classes or lathes in schools etc etc .
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