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by arthur lewthwaite
Tue May 19, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Dry sparkplugs
Replies: 17
Views: 282

Re: Dry sparkplugs

Hello, when i worked on rumis years ago dry plugs and non starting was quite often seen, the reason was quite often the centre crankshaft seals allowing crank pressure/fuel to be pushed from one side to the other, new seals normally cure problem. This job entails spiting the crank in half. As long a...
by arthur lewthwaite
Sun May 17, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Replacing CEV switch
Replies: 35
Views: 422

Re: Replacing CEV switch

Friend of mine was no wimp, he pulled the pin on a hand grenade and found out what was on the other side, :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by arthur lewthwaite
Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: coronavirus
Replies: 4
Views: 889

Re: coronavirus

this is what happens if you phone graham halfway through his dinner. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 1234 "5" once i caught a fish alive
Replies: 5
Views: 1274

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

one of he reasons i was looking at the MZ 5 speed box is that it uses a selector drum the same as a moto rumi does and also I can make shafts to suit as the gear sets are a touch narrower than moto rumis.also the 4 cylinder will be 250 cc the same as the mz.
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Carburator
Replies: 1
Views: 346

Re: Carburator

sent pm,regards arthur.
by arthur lewthwaite
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: 1234 "5" once i caught a fish alive
Replies: 5
Views: 1274

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

am looking at using 250 mz 5 speed gear box parts when i carry on making my four cylinder engine,was put on hold whilst i wated for operation on my neck at christmas,nearly wound up not walking anduse of y left arm and hands due to disc squashing spinal cord,but a lot better now, but about 75 per ce...
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Flatten the curve (Coronavirus)
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

Re: Flatten the curve (Coronavirus)

i know it is a sad time for the people of bergamo,looking at the age group worse hit i wonder how many may have worked for the moto rumi factory.
by arthur lewthwaite
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Flatten the curve (Coronavirus)
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

Re: Flatten the curve

hugo hope your family in spain are safe and you also in holland,and our rumi friends around the world.
by arthur lewthwaite
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Flatten the curve (Coronavirus)
Replies: 10
Views: 1735

Re: Flatten the curve

old a and young peopler walking around where i live in kent like the corona virus is a common cold,they are not taking it seriously enough.i am staying at home and my son and his other half and the grandhildren are not allowed in the house.the poor people of bergamo are really suffering.there are fr...
by arthur lewthwaite
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: engine removal
Replies: 13
Views: 2420

Re: engine removal

take the footrest /crash bars off,remove carburettor and also drain petrol tank.stand on a large wood block or sturdy box under engine,so wheels are just of ground,also remove clutch cable under engine first,then remove left hand engine side cover, then split chain and remove flywheel and back plate...
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Cafe Rumi
Topic: Gino visits Bergamo
Replies: 2
Views: 1548

Re: Gino visits Bergamo

SAW ON THE NEWS THAT BERGAMOT IS AT THE CENTRE OF THE CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC OUT THERE,JUST WISH THE PEOPLE WELL.
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant
Replies: 16
Views: 2187

Re: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant

hello john have you fitted part yet and got your bike running.regards arthur.
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Contact
Replies: 14
Views: 3173

Re: Contact

hello ellie there is a wiring diagram on the moto rumi club uk site,,look on their technical section and click on wiring.hope this helps ,regards arthur.
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Formichino Parts Wanted
Replies: 12
Views: 1504

Re: Formichino Parts Wanted

finally received parts ,very well made,but what are the smaller rubbers and squares for,are they on the steering parts.great job regards arthur.
by arthur lewthwaite
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Formichino Parts Wanted
Replies: 12
Views: 1504

Re: Formichino Parts Wanted

phil sent pm
by arthur lewthwaite
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: new rumi 10 inch wheel rim
Replies: 0
Views: 352

new rumi 10 inch wheel rim

i have 1 new rumi wheel rim for sale any one interested please pm me.arthur,came from france.
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant
Replies: 16
Views: 2187

Re: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant

hello john see part now collected hope all goes well and this finishes your bike okay.regards arthur.
by arthur lewthwaite
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Formichino Parts Wanted
Replies: 12
Views: 1504

Re: Formichino Parts Wanted

phil still no sign of the rubbers as of yet.
by arthur lewthwaite
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant
Replies: 16
Views: 2187

Re: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant

they can only reads maps for their own country and their english. :D :) :o :?:
by arthur lewthwaite
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant
Replies: 16
Views: 2187

Re: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant

yes i tried to sort that one out parcel went to norwich after they said could not find address in essex,then said could not get back from person they delivered it to,said hugo had to claim for lost parcel.everbody loses out except yodel.
by arthur lewthwaite
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant
Replies: 16
Views: 2187

Re: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant

hello john, unfortunately to get the part to you safely i have to send it tracked otherwise it can get lost in the postal system ,so the post office here require it signed for to show me they have had it delivered.
by arthur lewthwaite
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant
Replies: 16
Views: 2187

Re: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant

tracking says out for delivery at 7-10am today 18th january at cannons.burgh.hope you are in
by arthur lewthwaite
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant
Replies: 16
Views: 2187

Re: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant

hello john now left pa postal facility out for delivery by united states postal service,tracking numberRV 6576 0803 8 GB
by arthur lewthwaite
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Headstock brg cups
Replies: 4
Views: 1166

Re: Headstock brg cups

Yes for a rumi obviously but i think different years and models had different diameter where they fitted in to headstock tube.i hope some one knows as i need to make some new ones for my scoiattolo and formichino,i bought some lambretta ones but did not fit my formichino tube, were too small.
by arthur lewthwaite
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Technical: Questions and Solutions
Topic: Headstock brg cups
Replies: 4
Views: 1166

Re: Headstock brg cups

to fit what motorcycle
by arthur lewthwaite
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Classified - Wanted & Sale
Topic: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant
Replies: 16
Views: 2187

Re: Shifter part needed - Selector Quardrant

Hello John, according to tracking, quadrant is now in New York yesterday (Tuesday) should be with you any time now.