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PH

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2021, 05:59:41 PM »
only the owner can judge wether its money well spent or not
Which is what I said
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I can't put a value on how interesting someone would find the experience

pinkbunnyok96

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2021, 09:03:30 PM »
just had an email from  veer parts have been shipped should be here in a few days

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #17 on: February 18, 2021, 09:06:46 PM »
had a chain glider what a rubbish that proved to be made such a racket threw it in the bin on top of lanberis pass 

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #18 on: February 19, 2021, 08:43:57 AM »
Please let us know how it goes.
This should be interesting !

+1 to that.

I don't think that I will rest until I've given belt drive a go.

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2021, 07:26:43 PM »
the veer split drive arrived at the door Wednesday 24 feb no tax pain looking at the invoice cost was 75 us$ for 2 puleys 2 drive belts 1 rivet tool till I see credit card statement will not know exchange rate   I am not planning to fit this any time soon as I have a chain and sprockets to wear out but I will post it

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #20 on: February 25, 2021, 08:59:27 AM »
looking at phone receipt $540  exchange rate +401 probelt fit within next 2 weeks

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #21 on: February 25, 2021, 09:04:06 AM »
forget all my ranblings just seen a thorn nomad mk 3 belt drive compatible (thats my next bike)

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #22 on: February 25, 2021, 04:34:58 PM »
judt converted mercury to belt drive took about an hour the riveting was the hard part chain line was perfect, first impresions very smooth and quit but i threw chain oil and cleaner in bin wont be using that again

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #23 on: March 04, 2021, 09:37:52 AM »
first week and 150 mls done on the veer fitting and conversion was a walk in the park this week been up a few stiff hilss north hill fareham portsdown hill portsmouth never went lower the 5 gear been down a gravely track that had chain and sprockets complaining got back to a garage used there water tap to wash off transmision after a few minutes goog to go for another week if i han done same on chain and sprockets 1 worth of gt85 0.10 white spirit 0.05 chain oil and at least 20 mins if my time

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #24 on: March 05, 2021, 10:18:09 AM »
Good to hear that it's all going so well. I don't want to wish your life away but I'm keen to know what it will be like after (say) 5,000 miles.

Crack on !!... ;D


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Re: gates drive
« Reply #25 on: March 07, 2021, 08:13:03 AM »
willpost a prog report every 1000 miles 2 months

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #26 on: April 08, 2021, 12:01:58 PM »
first 1000 miles on a belt drive. nothing to report it's lived up to all expectation no sigh of wear very quit very smooth no maintenance carried out just a quick wash down once a week

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #27 on: April 08, 2021, 06:54:18 PM »
There you are, now you can join the "fit & forget" club !
Thanks for the posts it has been interesting.

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Re: gates drive
« Reply #28 on: April 09, 2021, 11:26:43 AM »
fit forget replace club a good club to be in