12425 - Established June, 2013 - all GRiSO, all the time...
 
HomeFAQRegisterLog in
Share | 
 

 What did you do with your GRiSO today?

Go down 
Go to page : Previous  1 ... 19 ... 34, 35, 36
AuthorMessage
wyno
Nibbio
Nibbio
wyno

Posts : 716
Join date : 2014-01-08
Age : 63

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:38 pm

cheers cheers cheers
Back to top Go down
Guzzi Cat
Biondino
Biondino
Guzzi Cat

Posts : 288
Join date : 2014-09-02

PostSubject: Jug Covers, powder coating   Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:27 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Just got back my jug covers from the powder coating guy

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
They turned out pretty good cheers
Back to top Go down
beetle
GRiSO
GRiSO
beetle

Posts : 6154
Join date : 2013-09-30

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:10 pm


Yes they did!


cheers


Back to top Go down
https://www.griso.org
beetle
GRiSO
GRiSO
beetle

Posts : 6154
Join date : 2013-09-30

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:14 pm


Fresh nylock nut (plus loctite) on my rod.

..and now, a gratuitous pic..because..yeah..


[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
https://www.griso.org
GHTE
Sfregiato
Sfregiato
GHTE

Posts : 489
Join date : 2015-02-09
Age : 65

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:57 pm

Sweet ride there Beetle.
Back to top Go down
https://glennhilleard@gmail.com
Bill Hagan
GRiSO
GRiSO
Bill Hagan

Posts : 1124
Join date : 2014-07-03

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:40 am


GHTE wrote:
Sweet ride there Beetle.

Yes, indeed! cheers

And those valve covers came out super. Thumbs Up

Bill
Back to top Go down
svru
Carlotto
Carlotto
svru

Posts : 42
Join date : 2013-12-25
Age : 54

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:06 pm

Blew out the mothballs, season started with a short commute in reasonable temperature. GRiSO not demanding anything but a push of the button after sitting in the garage for four months. Laughing
Back to top Go down
Bulldog9
Biondino
Biondino
Bulldog9

Posts : 292
Join date : 2016-05-14

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:48 pm

First ride of the Season for the GRiSO, MAAAAN I forgot how much I love this beast. Gave her a good cleanup, topped off tires, checked all fluids & functions & off I went. I change my oil at the end of the riding season so it doesn't sit all winter with old oil & contaminates. I rotate a trickle charger between the bikes, so battery was good. I also went over my suspension settings, had made some changes last riding season and it was feeling sloppy, so I reset them to a mix with a bit more rebound damping and less spring load. Front end still feels a bit sluggish, but then again, the Norge & Stornello are very light by comparison. After 20 minutes or so, I had adjusted and all is well. Plan to head out on a longer ride tomorrow, maybe 2-300 miles up to Harpers Ferry.

New settings:
FRONT
TOP (rebound) 1.5 turns out
BOTTOM (compression) - 1 turns out
Preload - 4 lines showing tube is on 5th line

REAR
TOP (compression) – 1 turn out
BOTTOM (rebound) - 30 clicks out
Preload - in stock position

Was a little anxious about first start but she kicked right over, let warm up a bit and hit the road. I am at 12K miles so time for valve adjust, plug change, but the bike sounds and is running so perfectly even on 5 month old gas (stabilized with seafoam) that I am wont to do anything. Man I fogot how much I like this bike, from its thuggish feel, to rock solid stability to the sound, especially when revs drop between shifts........ How I wish the 8V on the Norge sounded and felt so good. Of course the GRiSO lacks the raw top end pull of the Norge, but the 4V1100 is perfect to my ears and senses..... Rode about 1.5 hours, only one stop for pics.... This is on the Potomac River, just North of Mount Vernon.

This really is the perfect all around bike. I like it just the way it is. All I have done is added the guzzi small rear rack (came with), Knight drop pegs (necessity), the fly screen, and Augostini Hydro formed pipe. No extra lights or blaa blaa. Just pure GRiSO..........

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]


Last edited by Bulldog9 on Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:24 pm; edited 2 times in total
Back to top Go down
GHTE
Sfregiato
Sfregiato
GHTE

Posts : 489
Join date : 2015-02-09
Age : 65

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:51 pm

Good stuff. Its always a thrill to have a great first up/no issue ride after a break.
Back to top Go down
https://glennhilleard@gmail.com
bahamazoo
Don Abbondio
Don Abbondio
bahamazoo

Posts : 675
Join date : 2015-08-09
Age : 54

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:33 pm

thanks BD9, its awesome to read these reports...(gotta love the Ditch Pump Mills) cheers
the 5 months of 'no riding' weather is always a bit foreign to those of us down here on top of the world...

nice pics too, although did something amazing happen just after the last shot???

a) the innocent by-sitter is looking up into the sky, then at the GRiSO and is open mouthed, gobsmacked at the next sequence of events....

b) she could yawning Shocked does she not know at what she looks???



I have had a lot of coffee this morning... Rolling Eyes
Back to top Go down
Bulldog9
Biondino
Biondino
Bulldog9

Posts : 292
Join date : 2016-05-14

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:23 pm

HA! No just a nice old lady. I actually helped her back to her car, she was afraid to walk back across the uneven ground, and may have been calling to me as I took that. I remember going over to her after the last shot.

I do ride year round, though mostly on the Norge due to heated grips, seat, and wind protection. I dont ride if it is below freezing due to black ice, etc. I've also been riding the Stornello a lot too.

bahamazoo wrote:
thanks BD9, its awesome to read these reports...(gotta love the Ditch Pump Mills) cheers
the 5 months of 'no riding' weather is always a bit foreign to those of us down here on top of the world...

nice pics too, although did something amazing happen just after the last shot???

a) the innocent by-sitter is looking up into the sky, then at the GRiSO and is open mouthed, gobsmacked at the next sequence of events....

b) she could yawning  Shocked does she not know at what she looks???



I have had a lot of coffee this morning...  Rolling Eyes
Back to top Go down
beetle
GRiSO
GRiSO
beetle

Posts : 6154
Join date : 2013-09-30

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Yesterday at 12:47 am

Went for a ride. I'm not riding enough. My sanity is suffering.

Then, I made my first hose for my overcooled 8V project.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
https://www.griso.org
wyno
Nibbio
Nibbio
wyno

Posts : 716
Join date : 2014-01-08
Age : 63

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Yesterday at 2:19 am

I went for an evening ride around the Bellarine Peninsula and the Geelong waterfront. I actually took a couple of pics this time.[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
Back to top Go down
Move Dirt
Squinternotto
Squinternotto
Move Dirt

Posts : 1
Join date : 2017-08-06

PostSubject: Re: What did you do with your GRiSO today?   Yesterday at 8:46 am

Ian p wrote:
Pete, it’s a t3 from 76, funny old thing but it has had a rebuild and the bores and pistons are like brand new as in no scuffing on the thrust faces so it’s not piston slap, and the small end is in spec albeit right at the top end of the clearance tolerance for the workshop manual (0:0008-0.0018”) it actually measures at 0.001775” clearance.
But"......... I have noticed whoever installed the pistons put them in back to front!
The big cutout in the piston crown is aligned with the exhaust valve, and the arrow points toward the inlet side. So unless the exhaust cam has significantly higher lift than the inlet which I doubt, then they are back to front.
There are no witness marks for a clash condition but it can’t have helped matters.
The search continues.

Please consider the "Piston Pin bore offset" as the source of the fantom rattle in your Guzzi engine.
Because the engine pistons in question (as found) have been installed backwards, as such, the original direction reversal of the Piston Pin offset will cause significant detriments (noise).
Do a Google search for "Piston Pin bore offset" to further explain this effect.

Move Dirt
Back to top Go down
https://www.movedirt.ca
 
What did you do with your GRiSO today?
Back to top 
Page 36 of 36Go to page : Previous  1 ... 19 ... 34, 35, 36

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
GRiSO ghetto :: The Ghetto :: GRiSO Experience-
Jump to: