Automatics n' stuff

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

Post by Capitano » Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:56 pm

Diesel Dave wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:59 pm
Ah that may be a Honda.....250 Foresight.

First Auto collected yesterday.

Gotta wait till next week for the 750
I think that Richie means the DT200R in the background of the photo of the red 400A. 8-)

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

Post by Diesel Dave » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:40 am

Newtsalad wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:05 pm
Lovely bikes mate, but I cannot abide Comstar wheels. You gotta come up and see me. I'm lonely too. :lol:
I’m not overly fond of them but scrapping a 400/4 for the wheels tends to get frowned upon... :D

I’m sure there used to be a company that made conversion kits to turn Comstars into spoked; but my memory isn’t the finest.... :|

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

Post by Diesel Dave » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:40 am

Capitano wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:56 pm
Diesel Dave wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:59 pm
Ah that may be a Honda.....250 Foresight.

First Auto collected yesterday.

Gotta wait till next week for the 750
I think that Richie means the DT200R in the background of the photo of the red 400A. 8-)
Lord help me, I’m just not that bright.... :?

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

Post by Bogger » Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:32 pm

I concur

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

Post by Diesel Dave » Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:34 pm

I’ve seen it but......jeez that’s a lot of wedge....

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

Post by Diesel Dave » Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:45 am

Soooooooo............

I just had to find out...

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Ok ok, I needed to do that just to get to the balancer chain tension adjuster.

Its a pretty little thing.

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

Post by Capitano » Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:36 am

Diesel Dave wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:40 am

I’m sure there used to be a company that made conversion kits to turn Comstars into spoked; but my memory isn’t the finest.... :|
I think that they are still around and still doing it. 8-)

I shouldn't imagine it's a sustainable business model in its own right but if you have the tooling, materials and expertise and they are still around in small numbers ...

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/ ... ersion.pdf

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

Post by Capitano » Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:38 am

Following on from t'post above, I have quite a fondness (retro empathy) for Comstars.

This is the actual company offering the conversions:

https://www.caferacerkits.co.uk/

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Re: Automatics n' stuff

Post by wightegi » Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:04 am

Still running in Ryde on the Isle , I saw one of his CX cafe jobs years ago .

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