T140d At Gran Canaria Spain

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  1. andyc1

    andyc1 Lunarville 7, Airlock 3

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    Thats coming together very nicely :cool:
     
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  2. Wessa

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    Yes looking the part…
     
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  3. El Vikingo Tropical

    El Vikingo Tropical Noble Member

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    80450AC5-B29B-4396-B241-0A642F727BFB.jpeg 20A79F67-C377-47CC-AD6D-AC8F2ACF5823.jpeg I sprayed some base coat to the positive plugs this afternoon, If I have time maybe i can make the negative moulds this weekend..
     
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  4. Cyborgbot

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    @El Vikingo Tropical you need to get a life. Whilst you may be a tremendously talented engineer and mechanic (like @Iron and others) it may be said that you need to get out more…

    If you can’t face the prospect of being normal (neither can I), perhaps you could at least be persuaded to do a custom job for me?

    Maybe @Iron could add to the mix with his artistic talent.

    Send me a message when ur ready to ship the finished bike to me.


    Many thanks

    CB
     
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  5. Cyborgbot

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    #85 Cyborgbot, May 14, 2021
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    Wow, you are saying he won’t make me a super custom and intricately engineered motorcycle?

    I am sure @El Vikingo Tropical would be horrified by what you said. I think he’s already heading for his workshop as I type getting started on my new bike!

    Edit: @Bikerman , on reflection I am living I a dream world.
     
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  6. El Vikingo Tropical

    El Vikingo Tropical Noble Member

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    #86 El Vikingo Tropical, May 14, 2021
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    You’re right I feel very unhappy building toys to my self:p .
    Therefor I’m building one bike and 14mtr motor home as gift to my sister and converting my Austin A40 Countryman to a weekend camper...

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  7. Cyborgbot

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    Ok, so you are a bit busy at the moment. But you aren’t ruling out doing a bike or camper van for me later (maybe infinitely later)…

    On a serious note, you do great work. It’s a pleasure to see what you have achieved.
     
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  8. El Vikingo Tropical

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    When I was younger I just build the bikes/cars to go faster, Now days I enjoy the building process and It doesn’t matter who is the last pulling the brakes or coming out corners first!
    It’s like cooking, when I was younger I cook just to have something to eat, this days I take my time trying making something special,
    Just to taste the flavours, colours sounds of each day..
    Just for pleasure
     
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    #89 El Vikingo Tropical, May 22, 2021
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    Finally I received the package ;), But as I’m such Triumph specialist I ordered wrong exhaust pipes:confused:.
    My fault I’m afraid I didn’t know there was several fittings for the T140!
    The rest of items was correct and great I
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    This weekend went to a hotel with my wife so won’t do nothing at the bike until next week
     
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  10. El Vikingo Tropical

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    2BF0D10B-75D3-4A1D-A84D-AEB1639EC3B4.jpeg A7B1B79D-B266-48BB-B077-B06C9420CC84.jpeg Well I’m back at my basement making some small things at the bike,
    Testing mufflers, sent the seat for upholstery ... A08AE428-8C54-4CF4-BA8E-096169C6EE95.jpeg
     
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  11. El Vikingo Tropical

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    06162C6A-50FD-4BE3-82E3-FBEC3D8BCC95.jpeg 7D00DFA8-D1BB-4766-ACE2-0A1C137DBCBF.jpeg I painted the side panel positive plugs (moulds), so now they are ready for make the final negative moulds
     
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    El Vikingo Tropical Noble Member

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    65C3C9F1-9379-4003-8747-7C5F057C0C37.jpeg The final negative moulds was made over the plugs.
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    And the CF was baked!
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    The side panels is now finished and ready for base coat and some nice green colour
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  13. andyc1

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    Ever think of doing breast implants :p
     
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  14. El Vikingo Tropical

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    Mmmm
    Not at the moment but you never know :D
    I have in mind painting the covers this weekend but I still haven’t made my mind up about the design.
    But I do as always, I just begin doing and something always pops up:idea: 07114C9F-ACDB-48B5-99E4-0B3764A44E4C.jpeg
     
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    I finished my side panels this afternoon and I feel very happy with the look 6B2AEEEE-F310-43F4-A4F8-6F825A4E078C.jpeg AA822D90-9A42-4468-B4B6-08F931743238.jpeg 2627B3DF-3397-4DA8-9F59-AC834D9FA99F.jpeg
     
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  17. El Vikingo Tropical

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  18. El Vikingo Tropical

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    No big advances lately just small items like the rear lamp bracket, I needed around 5h to make it with the grinder and file …

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    #99 El Vikingo Tropical, Sep 19, 2021
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    I still haven’t finished connecting the electrical switches and equipment, But at least I have sparks at the engine

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    #100 El Vikingo Tropical, Apr 12, 2022
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    It runns!!!!
    I started the engine for first time yesterday, No just missing connect exhaust, fine tuning and MOT!
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