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johnlad1

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johnlad1 says:

6 years in a shed and it still runs

:smiletoday i helped my dad get his gpz 900 out of the shed its been sat in for 6 years and in the space of half an hour we had it running all be it a little rough probably down to the fact the carbs leak i dont think ive ever seen him so happy

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

6 years

That`s a long time,did he put some oil in the plug holes before storing?

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johnlad1

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johnlad1 says:

nope

but we did drop a little in before we started it suprisingly apart from leaking fuel it still had all its fluids

it was only suposed to be in there a few moths till he sorted out an mot but he never got round to it 

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

6 years

Oil,well done for that,now it`s carb strip/clean time.

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old(ish)git

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old(ish)git says:

johnlad....

has it just been left, or has it had regular checks?...getting the engine to start will just be the beginning...:smile

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johnlad1

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johnlad1 says:

now its get the gsx 750

out for me to do up think thats been sat for a few year as well but its a fairly dry shed i say shed its actuly a barn

fun fun fun who doesnt like getting all gruby and coverd in oil a dirt tinkering with bikes

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

GPZ 900,

also a GSX 750,:shock:Your dad should be hung/drawn no not really,just thrashed.:blink: 

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johnlad1

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johnlad1 says:

and a trike

not sure could be a vw trike and he has a gsx 1400 but thats the one that runs and he rides

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

GSX 1400

Same here,the quietest engine of them all.:biggrin:

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johnlad1

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johnlad1 says:

ha ha

yeah the neibhours love it when he randomly fires it up at 7 in the morning to go for a ride especialy since he put a stubby end can on a took the baffle out ha ha

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snev

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snev says:

OMG

I am feeling a need, a need for A little bit of forward motion.....

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