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 Post subject: Leaving off the cam belt covers............
PostPosted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:24 pm 
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...............and this is what can happen if you are not careful! Nope, that is not my bird finger. MikeV

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 Post subject: Re: Leaving off the cam belt covers............
PostPosted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:13 pm 
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Youch! What were you doing?


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 Post subject: Re: Leaving off the cam belt covers............
PostPosted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:28 pm 
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Not my finger! Happened at the Gratton Ducati gathering. He was reaching for an inline fuel shutoff. The rider wiil remain nameless.


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 Post subject: Re: Leaving off the cam belt covers............
PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:33 am 
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Bloody hell mike! Pain!! Had a mate who restored his darmah, started it up while holding a a polishing cloth. Sucked it into the rear cylinder bending the inlet valve.... boucher.


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 Post subject: Re: Leaving off the cam belt covers............
PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:38 am 
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Mike did you make it Grattan?
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 Post subject: Re: Leaving off the cam belt covers............
PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:59 pm 
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No Paul, could not go. Eclipse visitors and roof repairs got in the way. You know the person who fits that finger. MikeV


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 Post subject: Re: Leaving off the cam belt covers............
PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:52 pm 
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I missed it this year due to a new production just starting, sounds like it was the usual hot with lots of riding.
Maybe next year!


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