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Good luck with that!

I would go back to the old Rita system...

Robert
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Title says it all really. I can't get hold of him.
I have a Hesketh with his ignition system on made by GILL electronics
GILL are not at all helpful, the igniter unit has failed, and all attempts to get another have been unfruitful
I was hoping to get hold of Paul to see if he had any others or if he could persuade GILL to make me one
Thanks
Chris
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Ebay Treasure Hunt / HESKETH V1000 EXHAUST RHS
« Last post by Chris N on November 14, 2017, 08:30:02 AM »
its a bit odd just one pops up.is this one of the re manufactured ones. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HESKETH-V1000-EXHAUST-RHS/152778225884?hash=item23924ab8dc:g:1L8AAOSwgv5ZQ-tp
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Hesketh-Related Chat / Re: Breakfast anyone?
« Last post by Rob B on November 05, 2017, 01:45:58 PM »
Lovely crisp morning ride to Sammy Millers this morning. Even better riding back home via the Compton Abbas airfield cafe for a light lunch. Next run will be Haynes Museum bikers breakfast on the 19th...
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Requests for Help and (Hopefully) Answers / Re: Carb tuning/balancing.
« Last post by jackb on November 03, 2017, 10:01:58 PM »
Thanks Rob. Will get to it ASAP and report.
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Requests for Help and (Hopefully) Answers / Re: Carb tuning/balancing.
« Last post by Rob B on November 02, 2017, 05:39:13 PM »
Hi, firstly check all three choke cables and the splitter, ensuring both enrichment pistons snap shut properly with completely slack cables. Then we can go from there, one step at a time I reckon....

Robert
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Requests for Help and (Hopefully) Answers / Carb tuning/balancing.
« Last post by jackb on November 02, 2017, 03:22:24 PM »
If anyone can point me in the direction for help re above I would be very grateful.
I have had tank and carbs stripped and cleaned plus set up by supposed pro. One day not bad the next rough. Down I think to running too rich but definitely need some 'experienced' help to set up so engine runs somewhere near as it should. ?????
Frustrated JackB
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Hesketh-Related Chat / Re: Breakfast anyone?
« Last post by Rob B on November 02, 2017, 12:56:42 PM »
Sunday 5th November

Heading over to Sammy Millers Motorcycle Museum on the HESKETH for 10:30 Breakfast and another look around the museum...

RB
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Requests for Help and (Hopefully) Answers / Re: bike dimensions for crate
« Last post by Chris N on November 02, 2017, 07:56:08 AM »
Hi Jeff i am hiring a van/straps to get it to my sister near taunton,but from there to Marbella i could be using a transport company at a very reasnable £2/cube foot but they were recommending putting it in a crate they can get made up,which could also be usefull in the future.
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Requests for Help and (Hopefully) Answers / Re: bike dimensions for crate
« Last post by HOCAdmin on November 01, 2017, 06:57:19 PM »
Where is it coming from Chris..?  Most folk use a van and tie-down straps....

I've just taken mine to Santander and back (just over 2,500 miles) in just that manner...  No problems at all...

I've never seen a V1000 crated up, but I have seen one that was a bit of a crate... ;-)

Jeff
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