Author Archives: Matt

My 2000 Tiffin Allegro M28 (30ft) RV project

So a few months ago I purchased a 2000 Tiffin Allegro M28 RV as a bit of a project. It looked in good condition for a 17 year old, but needed a bit of a care and updating. This is … Continue reading

Posted in News, RV | Comments Off on My 2000 Tiffin Allegro M28 (30ft) RV project

Long over due update

Well it seems I haven’t updated my blog in forever, that’s because lots of stuff happened. I sold most things I owned and moved to Belgium in 2012, putting an end to the Honda NTV project. On arrival in Belgium … Continue reading

Posted in News, NTV650S | Comments Off on Long over due update

New old parts

I have just got back from a 240mile road trip, and collected a complete RC33E engine from oddjob1 off the hondantv.co.uk forums. The engine looks very clean but it is of unknown condition, it looks recently rebuilt as it is … Continue reading

Posted in NTV650S | Leave a comment

Blocks off

In the gaps in the rain today I set about removing the cylinder blocks, this was just a case of just pulling them off carefully. I had already broken the gasket seals while removing the heads yesterday, which made things … Continue reading

Posted in NTV650S | Leave a comment

Heads off

As the weather was nice today I started work on the engine, I didn’t really want to go any further with the rest of the bike until I knew what state the engine was in. With the rocker covers off … Continue reading

Posted in NTV650S | Leave a comment

Front brake

Yesterday I stripped down the front brake hopeing to find it in a similar state to the rear, sadly I have found it has been rather abused. You can see from the picture that there are small sections of the … Continue reading

Posted in NTV650S | Leave a comment

Rear brake

Today I decided to strip down the rear brake ready for new seals. The first job was to remove the piston to check its condition, this required a trip to Halfords to get some brake fluid as I had already … Continue reading

Posted in NTV650S | Leave a comment

Exhaust cleaning

Today I started cleaning up the exhaust, I went down to Motoraid’s and bought some Autosol polish and wet&dry paper. I started with the silencer which seems to have cleaned up quite nicely with just some Autosol, its a bit … Continue reading

Posted in NTV650S | Leave a comment

Engine out

Today I finally managed to get the engine out of the frame with the help of Colt, this wasn’t too tricky being only 3 rather large bolts and removing a mount to make space. We took the weight of the … Continue reading

Posted in NTV650S | Leave a comment

Sky broadband

I moved my broadband over to Sky earlier this year and took out a phone line, I had no phone line before as I used Virgins medium cable internet service. The move actually gave me a landline with free evening … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment