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Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 02-26-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Peter Hinton
Thanks Bud, I have to fill some drums, and had...

Thanks Bud, I have to fill some drums, and had forgotten their name. It's been 8 years since I went last went there.
Cheers.
Forum: Tales of the race ! 04-27-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 25
Posted By Peter Hinton
Keep it coming please Steve. Great tale so far.

Keep it coming please Steve. Great tale so far.
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 04-15-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
Exactly what I found with The Avon rear &...

Exactly what I found with The Avon rear & Dunlop front. Strange, but true.
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 04-14-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
The chatter feels as if it starts at the rear, as...

The chatter feels as if it starts at the rear, as you say. The shock is an alloy bodied F/G item. It has been rebuilt, but they are not very sophisticated. We will play around with some springs and...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 04-08-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
Yep, there was chatter and getting worse. We had...

Yep, there was chatter and getting worse. We had a play around with the front when we tried the Avon in the front. We didn't have what we needed to sort the suspension and have some ideas to...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 04-07-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
2015 Race 1...

2015 Race 1 onboard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EezRIPFhjYk&feature=share

Race 2 onboard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpjrPk_qA7Q&feature=share
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 02-10-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
We shared the garage with Brad, what a guy. That...

We shared the garage with Brad, what a guy. That RD400 goes alright and he's not a lightweight. He destroyed a 145A on the back in 4 laps. He worked through some rears over the weekend and the old...
Forum: Tales of the race ! 02-10-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By Peter Hinton
Our bikes were pretty even over the whole...

Our bikes were pretty even over the whole meeting. Maybe the new bodywork gave me 1 or 2 k's top speed over the std TZ. When it was windy, I was in big trouble. Graeme mentioned putting the std TZ...
Forum: Tales of the race ! 10-01-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By Peter Hinton
Hi Rod, Hope the trip back was OK, especially...

Hi Rod,

Hope the trip back was OK, especially for Dave. It was so good to see him up & about, even with the broken ribs. It was an early reminder of how quickly anything can happen and Lakeside has...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 09-20-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
See you there Rod. I have to say though, that's a...

See you there Rod. I have to say though, that's a close call on customs.

Just finished a coat of black and a satin top coat on the front Dymag. It is sitting in the back yard sunshine and curing...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 09-09-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
I'm hoping so. The old girl has been a bit shy of...

I'm hoping so. The old girl has been a bit shy of the chequered flag the last few times out.

As the saying goes.. to finish first, first you must finish. I certainly need to get a few miles under...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 09-08-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
It's...

It's alive!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRrCTVbIZM0&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 08-18-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By Peter Hinton
Doing my best to be there. I hear we will not be...

Doing my best to be there. I hear we will not be using the Bus Stop chicane, but another chicane of some description near the old Bus Stop exit. So, new for everyone, should be interesting.

Rod kits...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 03-31-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
Well it has been a while and I have been saving...

Well it has been a while and I have been saving for the engine rebuild and can order the parts now. After having a close look at everything inside and being mindful of the km's on everything I may...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 02-03-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
For a while, everything was running, as per...

For a while, everything was running, as per program. I was a bit nervous at the first start and caned the clutch a bit too much. It just would slip past half throttle, it was like a CVT...waow, waow...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 01-07-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By Peter Hinton
Parts List says 1.6 / 2.15. I think a lot of...

Parts List says 1.6 / 2.15.
I think a lot of people fitted 1.85 fronts when converting to a disc brake front wheel. The original rear wheel I have is 2.15 DID.
Forum: For Sale 01-03-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1
Posted By Peter Hinton
TZ250/350 rear wheel

Rear wheel on...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 12-17-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
Things are moving along nicely. The twistgrip has...

Things are moving along nicely. The twistgrip has some freeplay after some milling and the carbies are synched. It feels much better. The steering damper floats properly and has a nice long travel...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 12-04-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
Hopefully the link below works. Video of start of...

Hopefully the link below works. Video of start of first proper start warm up on Photobucket. I will ask Kate if she can upload it to Youtube for me.
Here it...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 12-02-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
That was the number I chose when I first started....

That was the number I chose when I first started. John Pace was #36, Paul Lewis was #37 and as the ACU's Jan Blizzard went through the available numbers, I grabbed it and stuck with it for most of...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 12-01-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
Well, it lives! Fired up straight away, but was...

Well, it lives!

Fired up straight away, but was really, really rich and only firing cleanly on 1 cylinder at a time... weird. Of course, once I worked out that the plates that hold the needles down...
Forum: Yamaha TZ, TD, TR and TA Discussion 11-30-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,322
Posted By Peter Hinton
I have just finished bleeding the front brakes....

I have just finished bleeding the front brakes. CI caliper & 14mm M/cyl feels pretty good. Been pretty busy in the meanwhile. Dad had a stroke 6 weeks ago and has been in & out of Westmead Hostpital...
Forum: Tales of the race ! 11-13-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By Peter Hinton
Good luck everyone. Wanneroo is one of my...

Good luck everyone. Wanneroo is one of my favourite circuits, enjoy!

Friday Practice http://racing.natsoft.com.au/results/#2
Forum: Tales of the race ! 10-24-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By Peter Hinton
I heard that there may be a live feed of the...

I heard that there may be a live feed of the weekend. Does anyone know where to find it? I would like to follow the racing as much as possible. Thanks.
Forum: For Sale 09-06-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1
Posted By Peter Hinton
Astralite, Dymag & PVM Mags

I need to move these 16" wheels and forum members get the first chance, before they go to eBay. Check the ICGP rules, I think I saw a pic of Eric Saul on a Chevallier with a 16" front, this year....
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