|Shrapnel Italia by Ed Milich|
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|My V50 bevel gear box after breaking some screws.
Laurent in France
|Some pix from a V65 of my friend Renaud. May be too much rpm.
|A very high mileage Eldorado clutch
|The result of an exhaust vale dropping off stem on a Moto Guzzi SP1000
|It happened during my second outing with newly rebuilt 750S3. I heard this knock in the back, I thought it was the center stand bouncing back in place, then a few km later the engine cut out I had to stop.
I found then that the rear drive casting had a big hole in it and oil was all over the rear of the bike. I had happily gone around bends without realizing it!
The engine restarted after I reseated the connector on the back of the front light case, and I rode home quietly, thinking of the remarkable coincidence: my Moto Guzzi had stopped the engine as I did not realize the problem! She was paying me back of the loving attention to bring her back to life after years of neglect...
|Smallblock racer engine failure
...lifted from Anima Guzzi
|...the result of a rod failure in my V35/V50 hybrid. I'm still not certain of the root cause. I can only assume that the rod had some kind of weakness at the small end!
|I am in the process of tearing the gear box apart of my 1997 1100 Sport i due to transmission noise. What I have found is pitting on alot of gears.
Pontus Lagerberg, Sport1100, Sweden
|I see internals
Cracked crankshaft, pummeled pushrods
This looks expensive.
|"My, but that was quite a pothole".
Andrew Gray, CX100, Los Angeles
|Find some photos of my Scura and the fly wheel
broken after 12000km !!! Broken during a small acceleration (really) at 80km/h ... gloups !
Chelmi Ryu, Scura, France
|V65 SP pencil holders. Special $5.99 + tax
Sean Fader, Southern California
|Some photos of my 1000SP after 140000km- the helical gear wheel of the distributor.
Chelmi Ryu, France
|A Battered Breva Engine
Thom Irwin, Los Angeles
|Shrapnel formed at a very slow rate - by being taken apart in 1982 and bought in 2005 to put right.
How can anyone do this to a Lemon?
|My 1979 T3 bevel drive. Fairly high
mileage - easily 100K+ as I've put 50K on it - ex-Spanish police bike.
|Cracked ally flywheel removed from my brother's 850 Le Mans 3, after only
20 000 km
Jean Claude of Scuderia Guzzi
|On my way to work,when I thought I'd missed a gear, no such luck. Twisted pinion splines on an '02 Stone
Accident happened after a small jump
over a speedbump.
more at http://www.daloosh.net/cardanbreuk/
|Some nicely shattered V10 Cam followers
|I have no explanation for this, other than the odometer was
reading 65566. 2001 V11 Sport.
|Images of a meeting between a 1000 Convert and a flower stand...
|Hie ! This is how I find one of the 4 rod bolts of my 1000 S-P, I am transforming in a "sleek " caferacer -
I add that the frame was entirely rusted because sanded but never coated, the oil pump was craked, the epurator hole in the crank was completely full of still powder, so it bearings at the end of theyre life, and this bolt figured the " top sherry on the cake ".
|If Salvadore Dali rode a Quota...|
|Broken Engine Case
| I wondered why my clutch would slip excessively but at other times not at all. The freeplay in the clutch lever would go from little to lots along with the slipping. When I opened it I found one disc had shed everything. The bike still went.
Matt Heckert in San Francisco
|Exploded V50 drive shaft.
I was doing about 40 mph at the time, rather than the steady 80 mph cruise I was doing about a minute earlier!
|les collerettes des 2 échappements ont été arrachées , sans raison apparente , 13500 kms
|Broken bell housing. Lifted from German Guzzi site.|