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by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Rumi junior gentleman parts needed
Replies: 3
Views: 30

Re: Rumi junior gentleman parts needed

you may have to modify position of cutouts around lower fork tree a little bit of cutting and brazing to covers,also check spring did for clearance.
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Ignition
Replies: 8
Views: 44

Re: Ignition

main coils,negative orAL terminal earth to frame on both coils,run a wire from positive or M terminal on each coildown to stator plate one wire from each coil,these wires will join your rewound coil one each side as power from coil to points condenser and main coils then your points one set each joi...
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Ignition
Replies: 8
Views: 44

Re: Ignition

same trouble with my friend davids bike,found first time wire shorting to ground under stater plate.,fitted new coil on sterstill problem with spark although live at points believe it is condenser fault,but just getting a runtronic electronic system built to fit.
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: wierd rumi pistons
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: wierd rumi pistons

i believe years ago i was told about these style of pistons, they were made and used to direct the incoming charge away from the outgoing exhaust gases,by deflecting the incoming charge towards the head and plug,hopefully giving more power to the engine and efficiency,perhaps why rumis were faster t...
by arthur lewthwaite
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Rumi junior gentleman parts needed
Replies: 3
Views: 30

Re: Rumi junior gentleman parts needed

hello bella italia ducati monza 160 fork shrouds are a touch different in diameter and length,but same head lamp brakets as gentleman.would be possible to make fit,will try set have over my forks and see if i can get pictures to show different,not a lot.there are some on american eBay under ducati m...
by arthur lewthwaite
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: 13 tooth chain sprocket wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: 13 tooth chain sprocket wanted

Graham pm me your phone number please.
by arthur lewthwaite
Sun Oct 04, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Rumi on ebay
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Rumi on ebay

the engine parts are not rumi, don't think they are motor egg,not sere what from but looks like 2 singles fitted together with barrels and heads from a twin or single with his cut off to fit together as a twin.
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Switch
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Re: Switch

Yes Ellie i could do with one for my Scoiattolo. Pm me.
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Why a "remote" float chamber?
Replies: 47
Views: 29529

Re: Why a "remote" float chamber?

Hello Col, let us know what you find out.
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Oct 01, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Why a "remote" float chamber?
Replies: 47
Views: 29529

Re: Why a "remote" float chamber?

it sounds like you are getting to much air flow and not enough fuel.try placing your hand lightly over the carb intake to reduce airflow as you rev up this should act like a choke would and richen the mixture
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: rumi on eBay
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: rumi on eBay

still one on eBay italy, but 1954 sport went for £1800 yesterday on eBay uk,good looking machine,needed doing up a bit.
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: rumi on eBay
Replies: 1
Views: 174

rumi on eBay

there is a 1953 rumi sport on eBay for sale if anybody interested
by arthur lewthwaite
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Rumi 200 GT (from Argentina)
Replies: 40
Views: 7885

Re: Rumi 200 GT (from Argentina)

Regarding light switch, could you rebuild by recording and getting new 3d printed plastic parts made for switch and central button.
by arthur lewthwaite
Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 4 cylinder rumi.
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: 4 cylinder rumi.

more to the point i wonder who owns it now,do they take it to shows.
by arthur lewthwaite
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 4 cylinder rumi.
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: 4 cylinder rumi.

kempton park auto jumble on sept 12th,alan normally brings his thumping great milliard special along to kempton in may and december to the actual bike shows.
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 4 cylinder rumi.
Replies: 5
Views: 364

4 cylinder rumi.

Just found this, bit interesting. Four cylinder rumi, anarchadia.blogspot.com

LINK: http://anarchadia.blogspot.com/2019/02/ ... -moto.html
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: In Switzerland with Rudolf assembling a Formichino
Replies: 17
Views: 1231

Re: In Switzerland with Rudolf assembling a Formichino

Have you test run it in anger yet, if so how did it go.
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Rumi 200 GT (from Argentina)
Replies: 40
Views: 7885

Re: Rumi 200 GT (from Argentina)

Does anybody have an idea how many 200GT were made?
by arthur lewthwaite
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 3 year project complete, well, almost!
Replies: 12
Views: 774

Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

graham my eyes are bad but why do i need to go to spec savers,
by arthur lewthwaite
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Rumi 200 GT (from Argentina)
Replies: 40
Views: 7885

Re: Rumi 200 GT (from Argentina)

question,what is the cable going into the top rear of the chain side cover on 200cc engine unit.
by arthur lewthwaite
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Rumi 200 GT (from Argentina)
Replies: 40
Views: 7885

Re: Rumi 200 GT (from Argentina)

hello juan,there is a 200cc kick start aluminium side cover on argitinian mercabralibre right now if you need one,hope this helps with your restoration.regards arthur.
by arthur lewthwaite
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 3 year project complete, well, almost!
Replies: 12
Views: 774

Re: 3 year project complete, well, almost!

hello ian nice work,seeing the heads look like formi heads their is a pair of the right heads on eBay at the moment,buy now£200 from a guy in witham.
by arthur lewthwaite
Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: In Switzerland with Rudolf assembling a Formichino
Replies: 17
Views: 1231

Re: In Switzerland with Rudolf assembling a Formichino

Hello Rudolf, glad it finished the project off, only had the one for my bike, but went to my friends foundry and he made some patterns from il and is going to cast me a couple in aluminium, they shut for 5 weeks because of cover but opened again on Monday so will cast some next week, i will let you ...
by arthur lewthwaite
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: New member, welcome here!
Topic: Re commissioning
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Re: Re commissioning

Hello Mark, if you phone me I can (TRAIN) tell you what to do and look out for. My number is 01795554933. I live in Kent.
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Condensors
Replies: 9
Views: 958

Re: Condensors

look up runtronic electronic ignition,fit one of them.also see article on hugs first forma had an electronic sign he didn't know about until recently.regards arthur.