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Whining?

Discussion in '24-7 Lounge' started by pete roper, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. pete roper

    pete roper GT Godfather!

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    Can we have a special place for whining?

    My Guzzitech Rt-X pipe doesn't fit.

    It never has.

    I bought as a prototype for the 8V Griso. This means it was made without any parrameters being known as to pipe sizes so Price built it to the 1100 specs.

    I managed to shim it up so it sort of worked but with the advent of another lot of hot weather it started leaking again and fucking with the O2 sensor input.

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    I got the mating ends cut off and new ones fitted but they are too large and it still leaks!

    Wah! Wah! Why is it when I buy stuff in prototype form it doesn;'t work perfectly? Wah, Wah!!! It's an outrage. I now have a heap of sand in my 'gina and I want to have a little flounce! Wah! Wah-H-H-H!!!!!

    Alternatively I can ask Price to build me a new one to the correct sizes which I'll happily pay for and until it arrives I'll give the old one a bit of a squeeze so it fits by taking it into my local exhaust place and having 'em squeeze it :mrgreen:

    Yeah, it's a pain. But nobody's fault but mine. I don't need to HTFU 'cos I'm able to accept little irritations in life.

    Are You????

    If not I suggest you sell your Guzzi and buy a friggin' 'onda!!!! :p

    Pete
     
  2. john zibell

    john zibell Moderator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Pete,

    I'd say the 24-7 lounge would be the best place for whiners. BTW, you haven't heard whiners until you work on BMWs. The acronym doesn't stand for the bike, but the riders, Bitchers, Moaners, and Whiners!!
     
  3. GTM®

    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    I hear you Pete, I hear you... so listen, no need to whine, we can make you a new Y-pipe if you'd like, pick up next you're in the country, yes?
     
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    baloches Cruisin' Guzzisti

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    Aw come on Todd, let'm whine a bit! :lol: Quit making things so easy :p
     
  5. pete roper

    pete roper GT Godfather!

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    Snot a problem Todd. Thats what I was trying to say. I bought a prototype and I'm having to fart about with it. why the hell would I whine :D.

    I'm taking the 'Y' piece back in to my exhaust mob today, along with the headers, as although i measured everything it still leaked and didn't work so this time I'll get the pipe squeezed onto the gaskets by machine before installation so I KNOW the fucker is gas tight. Yes, it's what I should of done in the first place but as you know when you're farting about with shit like this 'Hope springs eternal' and all that so rather than doing it RIGHT the first time you frig about trying to find an easier way until the 5W lightbulb suddenly lights up and you realize what would of taken you an hour if you'd bitten the bullet straight off the bat has now taken you a day and a half and, in my case, three trips into town! :roll: :lol:

    Nah, generally speaking I'm quite good at that sort of thing nowadays but on this occasion I obviously had a brain-fart. Just thought I'd share it and give everyone a laff at my expense!! :D

    Pete

    PS, now you have an 8V let Price have a squizz at the headers and 'Y' piece to get the measurements off because the 1200 IS different, (Only slightly!) to the 1200.
     
  6. double.d

    double.d Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

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    Prototyping is your calling Pete, it's why Allah lets you stay on the planet ;)
    All we have to do is sit back and wait till you get it right. Then copy it :p
     
  7. Mike.C

    Mike.C GT Reference

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    Hey Pete, Is that a picture of you when you were a little Tacker? Man you look like you've got a set of lungs on ya - I bet you have a talent for blowing the head off a beer. :lol:
     
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    john zibell Moderator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

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    Can't be, when Pete was "a little Tacker" there was only black and white film!!
     
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    Holt High Miler GT Contributor

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    Pete's a very old man, I understand. He should be a stinker by now. :mrgreen:

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    (Louis Ducos du Hauron, 1877)

    But maybe this 1909 photo is a bit more likely?

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  10. Mike.C

    Mike.C GT Reference

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    That bloke with the big blue dress on looks like he's about to pass wind!

    Ahhh now I get it - he is definitely a dead ringer for Pete!
     
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    Not Pete, that, but if the puffy guy has a sibling wearing a limegreen dress, that'd be Pete for sure :ugeek:
     
  12. pete roper

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    Nah. I don't do dresses but I'm told I look very good in a Lap-Lap and when in Italay I try to remain Togate in most social situations.......

    Pete
     

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