snakey

  • snakey replied to the topic changed the frame again in the forum Progress Reports 5 months ago

    hello peeps

    got the paint back ,looks colourful dont it ,number two son is bodging an exhaust system at college, roger dodge is making a new wiring loom for it ,and im changing the head gasket,ready to go very soon look out stafford bike show here i come

    snakey

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    this started as a 750 g but the frame had rusted through along the bottomΒ  rails and round the side stand .luckily i also had a b2 so just made one good bike. last year got another g frame and swapped everything into this so i had a pretty standard g again ,very happy man,rid it for a bit but noticed bike was leaning over to far on side…[Read more]

  • snakey replied to the topic New member in the forum Introductions 11 months, 1 week ago

    hello richard

    welcome to twindom its nothing but fun with a bit swearing mixed in, just like being married really ,but when i locked the missis in the garage for a week to think over a problem, she went feckin crazy

    have fun

    wolvo snakey

  • snakey added 4 new photos 11 months, 1 week ago

    good afternoon its wolvo snakey
    six weeks ago was looking at some pictures that i posted a year ago of a cafe racer that i had started to bodge together but stopped cause im a waste of space , well thats what the wicked says anyway ,any road up, ive dragged it out any started bodging with renewed vigour,all has gone well, head bearings sorted…[Read more]

  • snakey added 2 new photos 11 months, 3 weeks ago

    hello its me snakey
    went for a run out today to slater brother s laverda but like my hair its gone it no longer exists.I could not afford one in 1979 and i still cant now but it was nice to walk round the showroom and have a little dream.The ride was as good as ever great B roads with very little traffic G1 heaven
    kaptainkwak happy birthday you…[Read more]

  • snakey added 3 new photos 12 months ago

    hello can anyone see this.are there any pictures on this thing ,if its worked these are pictures of my G model 750 and its fekin ace. thank god for gpz500 carbs and xs650 inlet manifolds the paintwork needs doing but its winter soon so maybe next year .kaptainkwak has this worked ,have i made contact from the great beyond aka wolverhampton or have…[Read more]

  • hello kaptin kwak and everyone this is my 750b bitza basicaly a 750b chassis and engine with zzr600 wheels and brakes with 750 zephyr swingarm the engine is in the loft at the moment in bits but ive got to stick in the crankcases barrels and head in the frame to check the chain run and try to bodge up a 2-1 exhaust seat cover is gaffer taped at…[Read more]

  • snakey became a registered member 2 years, 4 months ago

  • snakey replied to the topic christmas in the forum Off Topic 10 years, 8 months ago

    Merry Christmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year…y’all πŸ˜€

  • Oh no, he was the one that got me on this site and gave me a lot of help on the twins forum. I am truly sorry to hear of his passing. I wish I could have met him in person. He seemed to be a great guy.
    RIP Peter

  • Shoe update, copied from KZR:

    “Today’s report on shoe is that he is resting comfortably and responding to pain management. He is experiencing some kidney problems because of the trauma from the accident, but they are addressing that at this time. He is not quite out of the woods yet.”

  • snakey replied to the topic Where is Cardiff in the forum Off Topic 11 years, 4 months ago

    Thanks for the info on my last name, Doug. A conformation on my dad’s side, German and Irish on mom’s.

    Kwakanaka… πŸ˜† πŸ˜† πŸ˜† πŸ˜† πŸ˜†

  • snakey replied to the topic Where is Cardiff in the forum Off Topic 11 years, 4 months ago

    whipkwakaway Posted
    “but ron …i was only telling the truth”

    Well, since silence can be taken as ascent, I guess you ARE correct, sir.:-D

    BTW, Does anyone know if Jones is a Welsh sirname? Years ago someone told me that “Jones” was the Welsh word for “Smith” as in blacksmith, silversmith, tinsmith…etc

  • Hey Gerosh, wow I didn’t think I’d ever see this post again:). Let’s see if I can answer some of your questions. Although I did install a new chain @ the same time as I changed the sprockets, I kept the stock link #’s, I might add a link on a future chain but the stock length is fine, right now. The 17T sprocket is about the maximun size if you…[Read more]

  • snakey replied to the topic Where is Cardiff in the forum Off Topic 11 years, 4 months ago

    Thanks for the replies and comments. I now know where Cardiff is and at 2 least peoples reason for the good Dr’s repeated visits. πŸ˜€
    Although I did figure there would be a couple of replies to WhipKwak’s characterizations of Welshmen.

  • snakey replied to the topic Where is Cardiff in the forum Off Topic 11 years, 4 months ago

    And while I’m on my confusion w/Britan. Why is King John (Lackland), such a historical “persona non grata”? So much so, that there has never been another John, in the “ruling family”. He’s the guy that signed the Magna Carta, which is the basis for limiting the Kings power and setting up the Houses of Lords & Commons as well as the grandad of…[Read more]

  • snakey replied to the topic CSR Custom in the forum New Projects 11 years, 4 months ago

    OK, what is a log-book?

  • snakey replied to the topic mystery front wheel ? in the forum Off Topic 11 years, 5 months ago

    Funny you should ask, there is a discussion on KZr about that very same bedspread:)
    http://kzrider.com/component/option,com_joomlaboard/Itemid,33/func,view/catid,9/id,198587/#198612

  • snakey replied to the topic Did the earth move? in the forum Off Topic 11 years, 5 months ago

    Cool glad no one was seriously shook up.

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