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by formic
Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 4 cylinder rumi.
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: 4 cylinder rumi.

I'm told he could be contacted on facebook.
Facebook? What's that?
by formic
Sat Sep 05, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 4 cylinder rumi.
Replies: 5
Views: 194

Re: 4 cylinder rumi.

Very interesting Arthur.This bike bears all the hallmarks of the great Allan Millyard but it would be good to be certain.
When motorcycle shows happen again we may bump into him,if so,I will definitely ask.
by formic
Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 3 year project complete, well, almost!
Replies: 12
Views: 468

Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

Well done Ian,it's beautiful.
I don't know about the old boy posing with it.
by formic
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Formichino headlights
Replies: 7
Views: 1004

Re: Formichino headlights

Hello Rudolph,
Once upon a time I had some 3d printed but the details are long forgotten. Perhaps someone could follow a similar route.
Good luck with it.
Michael.
by formic
Mon May 25, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Replacing CEV switch
Replies: 35
Views: 3455

Re: Replacing CEV switch

It had to be Dave.
by formic
Mon May 25, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Replacing CEV switch
Replies: 35
Views: 3455

Re: Replacing CEV switch

Before anyone asks, no I was not forgetting tail light and speedo illumination.
by formic
Mon May 25, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Replacing CEV switch
Replies: 35
Views: 3455

Re: Replacing CEV switch

I really cannot see any advantage in wiring the pilot light.What can it be used for? I have never incorporated it,in fact,I have a drawerful of old wire wound resistor units. Originality you may reply, well the switch on the handlebar looks right doesn't it? I could even see an argument for taking t...
by formic
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: 10"wheels for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 450

10"wheels for sale

Hello all,
Ebay item 223975186376 is interesting if slightly expensive.
LINK: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Innocenti-La ... 3975186376
by formic
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 1234 "5" once i caught a fish alive
Replies: 5
Views: 1971

Re: 1234 "5" once i caught a fish alive

Very nice Graham.
I have enough trouble selecting the ones I already have.
Good luck with this F******** virus.
Michael
by formic
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Rumi Club France 2019-09 Mont-Dore
Replies: 2
Views: 1205

Re: Rumi Club France 2019-09 Mont-Dore

I cancelled this trip as I was undergoing radiotherapy at the time.
Seeing what I missed makes it worse.I look forward to the next time.
Best wishes to you all in these virus ridden times.
Michael
by formic
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Flatten the curve (Coronavirus)
Replies: 10
Views: 2914

Re: Flatten the curve

Well said both of you,I shall be self isolating as well.
Trouble is I'm an elderly neighbour surrounded by elderly neighbours.
Good luck with it all.
See you when it is all over.
Michael.
by formic
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Moto Rumi stand at Central Classic (Houten)
Replies: 5
Views: 1903

Re: Moto Rumi stand at Central Classic (Houten)

Well done John and Jeroen,a great stand which I'm sure received a lot of attention.
Michael
by formic
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Latest on my Long Distance Super Sport
Replies: 6
Views: 2403

Re: Latest on my Long Distance Super Sport

Looks great.I'm sure it's as good in the flesh.Well done.
Your activities never seem to slow down.
Lots of warm feelings and stuff.
Michael
by formic
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Footrest Rumi Formichino
Replies: 6
Views: 1555

Re: Footrest Rumi Formichino

What a great forum.The previous postings should make Davide wary of buying footboards from the mentioned U.S.seller.
Michael
by formic
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Footrest Rumi Formichino
Replies: 6
Views: 1555

Re: Footrest Rumi Formichino

Many thanks,my Rumi knowlege is broadened and I am now enlightened.
Best regards
Michael.
by formic
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Footrest Rumi Formichino
Replies: 6
Views: 1555

Re: Footrest Rumi Formichino

Hello Pypass,
Foot boards from USA may follow the profile of those from Argentina, which I believe are slightly different from the European version.
Board member 'Greasy Fingers' Is more qualified than I to comment.
Michael
by formic
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: conical spark plug caps - original?
Replies: 3
Views: 1601

Re: conical spark plug caps - original?

I used these plug caps on one or two restorations in the past.
They were available then from Mr Lavetti but I couldn't comment on current availability.
Best wishes
Michael.
by formic
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Autoclasica 2019, in Argentina.
Replies: 9
Views: 2891

Re: Autoclasica 2019, in Argentina.

Well done Claudio, the bike looked wonderful.
I hope you do it again next time.
Michael.
by formic
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Original Moto Rumi sparkplug cap - Internal screw
Replies: 4
Views: 1360

Re: Original Moto Rumi sparkplug cap - Internal screw

Good news. Glad to be of help.
by formic
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Original Moto Rumi sparkplug cap - Internal screw
Replies: 4
Views: 1360

Re: Original Moto Rumi sparkplug cap - Internal screw

I have such a screw.
Please provide shipping address.
by formic
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: New member, welcome here!
Topic: New member - Rumiroma
Replies: 3
Views: 1458

Re: New member

Welcome Michael,
You may be aware that I live in Rowhedge make contact if I can be of any help.
Michael.
by formic
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Petrol/Oil ratios
Replies: 9
Views: 3053

Re: Petrol/Oil ratios

Hello all,
The engine in the RUMI that I use most was assembled by me but I really cannot remember whether the small ends are rollers or not.
I will carry on until it seizes.
by formic
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Tony Mooring
Replies: 6
Views: 2500

Re: Tony Mooring

I never missed Tony in daily life and his jokes were excruciating, but the thought of never seeing him again is very sad.
RIP.
by formic
Mon May 27, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Petrol/Oil ratios
Replies: 9
Views: 3053

Re: Petrol/Oil ratios

I also use Exol Optima and I fully concur with everything the last bloke said.
Michael.
by formic
Mon May 13, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Formichino rear bulb sizes.
Replies: 12
Views: 4175

Re: Formichino rear bulb sizes.

There used to be,on ebay,a red festoon led bulb that was described as non polarity sensitive.I purchased a six volt one and it worked either way round. This made me wonder if it might also work with ac current so I fitted it in a Rumi rear light .Sure enough a very slightly pulsating light but quite...
by formic
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: cev and aprillia light switches
Replies: 3
Views: 1708

Re: cev and aprillia light switches

You won't be the first.