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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #345 on: November 25, 2021, 08:32:54 AM »
 I just love a thread that morps 😆😆😆😆😆
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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #346 on: November 25, 2021, 08:49:23 AM »
I just love a thread that morps 😆😆😆😆😆

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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #347 on: November 25, 2021, 09:15:06 AM »
Oh god, now i have to go watch Four Feather Falls and Fireball XL5 again

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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #348 on: November 25, 2021, 09:17:28 AM »
Oddjob - you have clearly never had moles in your lawn(s).


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From my Chemistry O'level days I think that would be a "Molar Solution" :P

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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #349 on: November 25, 2021, 09:33:53 AM »
I just love a thread that morps 😆😆😆😆😆

Sorry  :-[ :-[ it's the anorak in me !

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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #350 on: November 25, 2021, 10:13:00 AM »
 Sponsored beer…those were the days.  :)

Nice back story,Ted. Has the rose joint orientation swap worked?



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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #351 on: November 25, 2021, 10:28:07 AM »
Sponsored beer…those were the days.  :)

Nice back story,Ted. Has the rose joint orientation swap worked?
I sneaked out last night and switched it much better but need to replace the rusted circlip.

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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #352 on: November 25, 2021, 11:23:18 AM »
Wow, Newky Brown. That was progressive drinking south of Doncaster back in the 70’s.
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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #353 on: November 25, 2021, 11:58:57 AM »
It was Bradford a new redbrick Uni at the time 1967-71 the M1 in1967 stopped south of Sheffield.

Anyways I've fitted the gearshift the right way - will need a new circlip as the 3 point clips I have do not sit fully in the groove. When I've looked at pictures of stock 400 fours they all seem to show the right hand side pics not the left. If anyone can show me a picture of the splined lever in the correct position that would help me get it right. Too far clockwise and the bar strikes the footrest - too far anti-clockwise it can touch the casing.
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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #354 on: November 25, 2021, 12:39:55 PM »
Looks like brochure image, unsure if enough resolution

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« Reply #355 on: November 25, 2021, 12:53:23 PM »
Thanks for that it will definitely help - the lever is much lower than I have mine at the moment.
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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #356 on: November 25, 2021, 07:03:29 PM »
Wow, Newky Brown. That was progressive drinking south of Doncaster back in the 70’s.


Still is down hwere in not so sunny Brizzle! Its either a bottle of Gods own Beer (Timmy Taylors LAndlord or if not in stock, a return to default setting and a bootle of 'Dog' it is 8)
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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #357 on: November 25, 2021, 09:54:05 PM »
Way back Newky Brown rarley got to Brum as it didnt travel well due to eating away the cork seal in the bottle top!
Didna bother me as i was at colledge in Southshields!

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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #358 on: November 25, 2021, 10:06:30 PM »
Wow, Newky Brown. That was progressive drinking south of Doncaster back in the 70’s.


Still is down hwere in not so sunny Brizzle! Its either a bottle of Gods own Beer (Timmy Taylors LAndlord or if not in stock, a return to default setting and a bootle of 'Dog' it is 8)
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Re: OAP Ted's CB400F2 rebuild - engine not run for about 12 years.
« Reply #359 on: November 25, 2021, 10:07:10 PM »
Wow, Newky Brown. That was progressive drinking south of Doncaster back in the 70’s.


Still is down hwere in not so sunny Brizzle! Its either a bottle of Gods own Beer (Timmy Taylors LAndlord or if not in stock, a return to default setting and a bootle of 'Dog' it is 8)
I have enjoyed many fun nights in Brizzel,

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