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May 29, 2011 at 12:17 pm #9211AnonymousInactive
I have asked about this in the past what with the price of shims and the shops do not ‘swap’ anymore.
I am after 2,85, 2.95, 3.05 and 3.25 and will swap if anyone is interested. I have 12 shims from 2.50 up to 3.15 which I can swap.
You can also call/text me on 07789 516 721
SimonMay 29, 2011 at 1:28 pm #9894AnonymousInactive
Simon, yes I remember this being floated in the past and there is clearly some interest around for this. I’ll be looking for a way to set something up across this
forum… some sort of database of who’s got what, or at the very least who has something so people can get in touch then they are looking for shims.
I do think it’s an initiative that the Club as a whole should look at.
Can anyone suggest ideas how this might operate??May 30, 2011 at 9:37 am #9896GrahamRMember
I would be interested in this service to, I want to check my R engine this year.
I have 16 spare shims plus of course the 16 in my R and 16 in a spare 1100F engine. I will check the sizes I have and post the results here, I will also call Simon if any are good for him.
Maybe in the garage section we could all just list our shim stock for all to read and just delete/relist as we swap them between ourselves.
Graham.May 31, 2011 at 3:22 am #9897AnonymousInactive
I can help you all with many shimms between 2.70 and 3.20 mm.June 5, 2011 at 2:17 pm #9908
I have a chest full of shims, inexcess of 100 shims.
I could do a shim swap. If you send your shims, with a stamped addressed envelope, I will return required shims.
Simon, I will check on Monday for required shims and phone you.
SD Fire Systems Limited
Unit 1, 2 Livingstone Street,
CH41 4HEJune 6, 2011 at 4:40 pm #9911AnonymousInactive
Thanks Steve, I will get mine posted off to you this weekend
SimonSeptember 22, 2012 at 5:43 pm #10942
I know the last post is over a year ago but here goes
i need shims 265 x 3 and 1 shim 270
i have got 4 shims to swap they are all 285
steveSeptember 23, 2012 at 1:20 pm #10943
No problem, same deal. If you send shims, with SAE. I can send replacements on return.
If you require more accuracy, there are shims between sizes, due machineing tolerances.
SteveSeptember 23, 2012 at 1:55 pm #10945
thank you , i have posted today.
please let me know when they arrived
thanks stevebSeptember 26, 2012 at 7:51 pm #10957
Received your shim today, been away for couple of days. Will send out replacement tomorrow.
cheers SteveSeptember 30, 2012 at 1:20 pm #10974
got them and fitted them now
stevebApril 5, 2013 at 1:09 pm #11427Glenn KirkhamKeymaster
Hi chaps – just found this thread I also have a great boxful of shims – samedeal – originals plus a SAE for the return.. Cheers.. GlennApril 10, 2013 at 1:14 pm #11441
I have a fully range stock of shims, and can offer “Shim Swapshop”!
Getting thin on the ground of the smaller sizes.
If you want to send Shims, with a sae, with the required sizes. I can return. If you give the exact size you require I can try to match – as there are slight variations in sizes.
Address: Steve Doyle, 79 Priory Wharf, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5LD.
SteveApril 12, 2013 at 7:08 am #11446AnonymousInactive
Hi Steve, thanks I think I have had some shims from you before but it was your business address that you gave me. I have now made a note of this address. I have just set up the bike using some shims you sent me so I expect i will be in touch again next year
All the best – see you at Mallory on the 13th July?
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