Looking great Andrew The pipes are gorgeous - really suit the bike and the welding is exquisite ! Mark Dent is certainly very talented, and turned around in less than a week !! Noticed another forum members bike in his workshop too This is really moving on now, look forward to the next pics
Have got a spark you haven't mentioned checking for one run switch it's off in one of your photos sometimes it's the simplist thing i recently fitted a new throttle cable and somehow managed to pull a spade out of a connector block stopping it from sparking spent a couple of hours checking,carbs ,coils earths ,kill switch,then suddenly remembered squeezing the throttle cable past a connector voila
Hi mate You need a good earth for sure. I often add a second earth wire on my builds. Have you got a spark ? Take plugs out, attach ht leads and rest the plugs on the cylinder head. Turn the garage light off and kick it over - easier to see the spark in the dark !! I presume Martin timed it when he rebuilt it ?
Take out both plugs and check for spark , ( it can an will run on one , at least disconnect the other ) , no joy check connections pickup an cdi still no joy try earthing it at another bare point on frame by use of a jumper lead ..
Thanks for all your answers, Dusty Yamark, Mr Kipling and Stusco.
Yes, Yamark the plugs are wet with fuel
No i did not check for spark, i will get some new plugs first.
However the first thing i will do is get the paint off the frame where the earth wire from the coil attaches, I really hope that is all it is, would a bad earth be enough to stop her firing??
I know what you mean about the kill switch etc, but it was on. The carbs are all correct, the jets are brand new and the emulsion tubes were ultrasonically cleaned along with the carbs. She was running before the strip and one of the emulsion tubes was really filthy, see the pic on page two!!
Thanks for everyones help, i'm so close and desperate to get her going, spent the three days over the bank hols in the garage from 7am to 6/7pm everyday. Have now spent six days on the re-build so far, now back at work for a rest!!