New comer - Progress (edit)

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Wow - that looks better! Still liked the flag idea though :D

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Well I've neglected the old girl the last few weeks due to family stuff and holidays and she is letting me know! Turning but not burning. Carbs were fully dry at first key. Plenty of fuel now coming through. Need to find a spark. :oops:
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Finally got her started. But now have no Tacho. Looking to find a common link. Possibly Coil earth?
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It's probably the connections on the coil. No spark, then no tacho (must be some mexican food pun somehwere).
Seems like they're the culprit.

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heheheheheehe - the lambinabikini never saw me coming. zoom zoom. ( I cant spell Lamborghini)
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Tacho now working. 2 broken connections one original spade snapped off and one ugly aftermarket inline splice which just fell apart.
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Well done Stu! Sorted!

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Piccy Borrowed from Phantasm

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Half way through fitting these. Ordered a 'pair' off Fleabay for £42 only for one to be delivered !!

Fleabay Advert now adjusted to 'one' with hopefully the missing second in the post FOC in good faith :) blagblag 8) 8)
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Is it the headlights you're talking about? Can't tell from post :wink:

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Pete Boole wrote:Is it the headlights you're talking about? Can't tell from post :wink:

Pete
Sorry all, I knew what I was talking about. LED headlight it is.
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Hawaiis0 wrote:
Pete Boole wrote:Is it the headlights you're talking about? Can't tell from post :wink:

Pete
Sorry all, I knew what I was talking about. LED headlight it is.
Do you have a link to that headlight listing please?
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Johnwindwood wrote:
Do you have a link to that headlight listing please?

viewtopic.php?f=27&t=9605
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Hawaiis0 wrote:
Johnwindwood wrote:
Do you have a link to that headlight listing please?

viewtopic.php?f=27&t=9605
Thanks. Looks like that link is dead so I'll keep looking-at least I know what they're called now.
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Sorry John. Didnt realise you were looking for the product link.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/7-inch-LED-H ... %7Ciid%3A1
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Re: New comer - Progress (edit)

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Give us some feedback Stu - looking to fit something like this to the Elite. Be good to know your opinion.

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