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Post  kerabo on Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:17 pm

Well I may as well tell you as you will find out.
It was the day of a local run and I wanted the Falcon to go its best so decided to top up with the top grade petrol. Only afterwards did I find out Shell ultimate is Bloody Diesel.
So I can verify a 2 stroke will run on Diesel if you hold the tickler down and smokes like hell. A kind man went and got me a can some pipe and 5L of fresh fuel. Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed

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Post  MoscowFlyer on Mon Aug 15, 2011 7:03 pm

Hi Ken, You should have gone to SpecSavers!! Mike Cool
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Post  Malfisher on Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:54 pm

Ken, sorry to hear about your bad luck mate. But on the plus side, it shows them AMC engines are tough little blighters eh! Very Happy

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Post  kerabo on Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:09 pm

Malfisher wrote:Ken, sorry to hear about your bad luck mate. But on the plus side, it shows them AMC engines are tough little blighters eh! Very Happy

Malc

Malc

What was the 4 stroke Barnett in you pictures at the Gaydon meeting?

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Post  piston 197 on Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:18 pm

The 4 stroke in the pics was a 30's Francis Barnett stag with the 250cc Blackburne engine also available in a slightly sportier red as the red stag.JH
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Post  kerabo on Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:24 pm

piston 197 wrote:The 4 stroke in the pics was a 30's Francis Barnett stag with the 250cc Blackburne engine also available in a slightly sportier red as the red stag.JH

Oh I thought they just fitted the JAP engine.

That looked a nice bike

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Post  Malfisher on Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:50 pm

I see John's allready answerd re the 4-stroke barnett Ken, but what a beaut it was in the flesh, shame you wernt there by the way mate I was looking forwards to meeting up again!

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Post  kerabo on Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:54 pm

Malfisher wrote:I see John's allready answerd re the 4-stroke barnett Ken, but what a beaut it was in the flesh, shame you wernt there by the way mate I was looking forwards to meeting up again!

Malc

Just got back from holiday Malc. I was on another planet and in no state to travel there What was trials bike in the pictures?.

Malc Why not have a ride over to Les Heatons in March cambs on the 3rd next month its our local meet and a good day out with a ride out as well.

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Post  Malfisher on Wed Aug 17, 2011 9:26 am

I can understand why you never made it then Ken. I think the trials bike might have been a works job, I spoke to the bloke breifly it was a 25T engine so they cant be all bad he got the distance award!

Oh thanks for the invite but that would be too far for me Ken, anyway the 81 is gone now and it'll be a few months before the 87 will be up and running!

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