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Forum: 851 / 888 05-Jul-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By philthy
Thanks for the replies.:D I think there was...

Thanks for the replies.:D

I think there was quite enough ' stoking of the coals ' going on when I first joined :o Perhaps everyone has now grown up:D

Mind you, there are a few spats on the...
Forum: 851 / 888 04-Jul-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,185
Posted By philthy
Quiet on here

Hello chaps:)

Looks like I'll be digging out the old 851 from the back of the shed after a few years of 'resting ' her.

I've been out of work for 6 months and not found any work yet so SWMBO has...
Forum: 851 / 888 09-Jun-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,762
Posted By philthy
Missed it

Guys

I really enjoyed last years meet and was looking forward to today, ( It would have been only my second ride this year ) bike prepped taxed, fresh insurance and full tank, wife took day off work...
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Dec-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,762
Posted By philthy
1. Rob 888 2. Beancounter 3. Monty-1078 twinspark...

1. Rob 888
2. Beancounter
3. Monty-1078 twinspark SS
4. Jasper 888 SP5
5. twpd 800ss (old skool 2-vlv rules!)
6. Jools 888
7. Ains. 888 SP4S
8. Stu (Possible)
9. Paul R (Possible)
10. Philthy 851
Forum: 851 / 888 24-Dec-2006, 12:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,762
Posted By philthy
What bike are you coming on? 1. Rob 888 2....

What bike are you coming on?
1. Rob 888
2. Beancounter
3. Monty-1078 twinspark SS
4. Jasper 888 SP5
5. twpd
6. Jools 888
7. Ains. 888 SP4S
8 Stu (Possible)
9. Paul R (Possible)
Forum: 851 / 888 24-Dec-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,762
Posted By philthy
1. Rob 2. Beancounter 3. Monty 4. Jasper 5....

1. Rob
2. Beancounter
3. Monty
4. Jasper
5. twpd
6. Jools
7. Ains.
8 Stu (Possible)
9. Paul R (Possible)
10. Philthy
Forum: 851 / 888 24-Dec-2006, 02:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,762
Posted By philthy
Thanks;)

Thanks;)
Forum: 851 / 888 23-Dec-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,762
Posted By philthy
Where is John Hacketts place?:)

Where is John Hacketts place?:)
Forum: 851 / 888 30-Nov-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By philthy
Only secret ones ;)

Only secret ones ;)
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 22-Nov-2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By philthy
Jools, you're getting old:) Most of us learn...

Jools, you're getting old:)

Most of us learn from ' having a go ' ,manuals and experience, I know I did.

Anyway, so long as you only fiddle with one brake at a time then you've always got tha...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 14-Nov-2006, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By philthy
I think screwy suggested a scotchbrite wheel for...

I think screwy suggested a scotchbrite wheel for this purpose.
Forum: Classic 11-Nov-2006, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By philthy
Sorry TP but I think they're ugly... It's the...

Sorry TP but I think they're ugly... It's the slabby seat and redundant footrest/exhaust brackets that spoil them for me. These were prettier...
Forum: Classic 10-Nov-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 879
Posted By philthy
Pantah

Is anyone after a Pantah ?

I've just seen this and it looks like a good one.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130043649680
Forum: 851 / 888 08-Nov-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By philthy
I've thought about fitting them on the 851, but...

I've thought about fitting them on the 851, but was worried about leaks from the joints. The thought of leak + heat from the engine with the obvious result put me off.

Having said that, when I used...
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Nov-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By philthy
ME...! As it looks like it will fit mine....but...

ME...! As it looks like it will fit mine....but only if phil h doesn't want it, because after all he asked first.....are you having it phil?
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Nov-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By philthy
I was going to post something rude....but then...

I was going to post something rude....but then thought better of it :D

You avin this ere ugger then? :)
Forum: 851 / 888 02-Nov-2006, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By philthy
Like it :lol:

Like it :lol:
Forum: 851 / 888 01-Nov-2006, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By philthy
I think there are two types of mounting. One for...

I think there are two types of mounting.

One for early 851 machines and one for later 851 and 888 bikes.

But I may be wrong.:)

If it doesn't fit yours Phil then I would be very interested...
Forum: 851 / 888 28-Oct-2006, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By philthy
Not sure about the bars, one of the photo's is...

Not sure about the bars, one of the photo's is taken from above and they look standard to me. I have seen one with higher bars though and quite a lot of the upper fairing and screen had been cut...
Forum: 851 / 888 27-Oct-2006, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By philthy
Rob B might know, he's just up the road from...

Rob B might know, he's just up the road from there I think.
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Oct-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By philthy
You taking the **** ? :lol:

You taking the **** ? :lol:
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Oct-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By philthy
I've just bought 80 pees worth at Asda thanks. :)

I've just bought 80 pees worth at Asda thanks. :)
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Oct-2006, 09:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,777
Posted By philthy
Beany old chap 916 ? Common as muck :lol: 851...

Beany old chap

916 ?

Common as muck :lol:

851 ?

A Classic ;)
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Oct-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,362
Posted By philthy
Mine do.

Mine do.
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Oct-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,362
Posted By philthy
I don't like snot

I don't like snot
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Oct-2006, 10:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,362
Posted By philthy
I like sprouts

I like sprouts
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 22-Oct-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,362
Posted By philthy
Ivor Bollokov

Ivor Bollokov
Forum: 851 / 888 17-Oct-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,045
Posted By philthy
Fit the nice shiny white wheels I got off 851neil...

Fit the nice shiny white wheels I got off 851neil ages ago, along with some bits off nattyboy and change back to a single seat.

Speaking of which, the seat needs painting, as it's a different red to...
Forum: 851 / 888 12-Oct-2006, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By philthy
Thanks for that. I may well take you up on the...

Thanks for that. I may well take you up on the offer in the New Year. I will see what cash Father Christmas gives me. :D
Forum: DesmoDue - General Questions and Chat 12-Oct-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 8,462
Posted By philthy
From what I've seen on here you need Madmav to...

From what I've seen on here you need Madmav to chair it with a few of his mates as ' moderators ':lol:
Forum: 851 / 888 12-Oct-2006, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By philthy
That sounds like a good price for what looks like...

That sounds like a good price for what looks like a quality job. I might ask them for a price to paint my single seat as they aren't too far away.
Forum: Classic 12-Oct-2006, 12:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,535
Posted By philthy
Had a look at the pictures and she looks in quite...

Had a look at the pictures and she looks in quite reasonable condition to start with, so shouldn't cost an arm and a leg to end up with a nice example of a model which isn't often seen any more.
Forum: 851 / 888 11-Oct-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,523
Posted By philthy
Who's a lucky boy then?:) If you get stuck then...

Who's a lucky boy then?:)

If you get stuck then these might do...
Forum: Classic 11-Oct-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,535
Posted By philthy
You could try the Ducati Owners Club. I'm sure...

You could try the Ducati Owners Club. I'm sure they will be able to give you the ref no and of the correct shade of paint too.:)

I've had quite a few ' classic ' bikes and my view is so long as you...
Forum: 851 / 888 10-Oct-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,429
Posted By philthy
A sensible view. A few years ago on a ride with...

A sensible view.

A few years ago on a ride with a few mates I was offered a bike swap to do the return trip on a mint T595, which I reluctantly declined for the above reasons.

Breakfast over,...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 10-Oct-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 919
Posted By philthy
It's all the s*x, it shortens your life you know....

It's all the s*x, it shortens your life you know. ;)
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 02-Oct-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,580
Posted By philthy
I drive for a living. No license no job, it's as...

I drive for a living. No license no job, it's as simple as that. That and the things I've done and seen over the last 30 odd years of driving / riding do colour my judgement towards excessive speed....
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 02-Oct-2006, 12:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,580
Posted By philthy
Ouch :lol: :lol:

Ouch :lol: :lol:
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 02-Oct-2006, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,580
Posted By philthy
I'm with Ains on this one. The limit is the...

I'm with Ains on this one. The limit is the limit. I drive in North Wales most days and here there is no tolerance level so I do an indicated 29 in a 30. In other parts of the country I still stick...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 29-Sep-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 970
Posted By philthy
:o :o CANNIBAL!! How could you?:D From what...

:o :o CANNIBAL!! How could you?:D

From what I've seen, read and heard, just about the most important point of buying abroad is to use a solicitor who is familiar with the pitfalls of buying in...
Forum: 851 / 888 29-Sep-2006, 02:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,330
Posted By philthy
Well done , I'm really pleased for you. I,ve had...

Well done , I'm really pleased for you. I,ve had my 851 for nearly 10 years and still get a kick out of riding it:D
Forum: 851 / 888 28-Sep-2006, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By philthy
I hope that's not his usual playground. It's the...

I hope that's not his usual playground.

It's the equivalent of having to ride a racehorse in your back garden. :( Makes me realise how lucky I am with the roads round here.
Forum: 851 / 888 25-Sep-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,427
Posted By philthy
Oops

Erm....Sorry Nat...Red face here :( Wrote the cheque last week, put it into the envelope , wrote the address on the front, realised I needed a stamp and can't remember what I did with it after...
Forum: 851 / 888 22-Sep-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By philthy
Mad pilots

I thought that was great but scroll through the next ten until you get to the jumbo jet landing:o :o :o:o
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Sep-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By philthy
Thanks Jools, you've just made my day:D I...

Thanks Jools, you've just made my day:D I thought I was going to have to fit new carbon sleeves. I have a new pair somewhere but am not sure if they are the right size.

Another winter job for me:)
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 21-Sep-2006, 01:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By philthy
Sut Thanks for the info. I take it that the...

Sut

Thanks for the info. I take it that the damage is now done and there is no way of refurbing them other than new sleeves?:(
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 19-Sep-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By philthy
I think screwy reckoned on using a scotchbrite...

I think screwy reckoned on using a scotchbrite polishing wheel for the pipes. I would have thought that solvol would be fine on the end of the exhausts though, as that has a more polished...
Forum: 851 / 888 16-Sep-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By philthy
Fred You seem to be in denial here. You admit...

Fred

You seem to be in denial here.

You admit that when you log on you feel a bit gay, but then you go on about women a bit too much.

These days it is not unusual to admit to ' swinging both ways...
Forum: General - Motorcycle only 14-Sep-2006, 11:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,870
Posted By philthy
You guys obviously have too much money.;) I...

You guys obviously have too much money.;)

I just buy a new ' gold ' plated from argos every year 25.00 max, then it doesn't matter if I lose/break it.:D
Forum: 998 / 996 / 916 / 748 14-Sep-2006, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By philthy
Talking Or you could use a tin of beans.........as that...

Or you could use a tin of beans.........as that would be a similar price.
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