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Forum: The Board 11-14-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Bt brake on Vl springer

I've lost my photobucket password .

The front RL legs wouldn't work as it was 1/4" narrower at the bottom and thats now on another blokes bike .
Forum: The Board 10-26-2017, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Denvers Swing Tail frames

Looks like a GME . They had that set up on alot of their products . Alot of them where dumped onto the Australian market and you see alot with Triumph engine mounts . They are an absolute mongrel to...
Forum: The Board 10-22-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Bt brake on Vl springer

I stand corrected . Using an 31' RL rear leg , 47 Servicar front , UL rockers and very importantly UL rocker pivots after I made the pivot holes 1/2" it all lines up Perfectly

Fits like a glove...
Forum: The Board 10-21-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Bt brake on Vl springer

I had to take the pivot holes on the Servicar front legs and the RL rear legs out to 1/2" to use UL pivots . Those move the front legs out a few mil on each side but when it's this close every...
Forum: The Board 10-19-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Bt brake on Vl springer

A few things . When I did my RL last night I was fortunate enough to have a stack of other parts handy . With the BT's they have a stepped axle and on the left side the thread is off a sleeve that...
Forum: The Board 10-08-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Bt brake on Vl springer

I'm having the same issue on mine . Extended(at the top) 31 RL forks with a star hub and 48 style brake . Running it on a 49-51 frame with an 80" EL motor. My solution will be to machine the axle(to...
Forum: The Board 07-16-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,087
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: HD 45 overhead

For looks and performance I'd go for a Jampot Walla conversion .

Thats a pair of Mathcless/AJS top ends on a WL bottom end . Used to be a popular racing mod down here in the 60's and 70's .
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Forum: The Board 06-26-2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: 1950 FL rear brake drum thread repair, ideas?

Yes . I've had similar issues on a T140 rear . I helicoiled the holes , cross drilled the bolts and wire locked them to make sure they weren't going anywhere . Also done the same repair on a mates...
Forum: The Board 06-26-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By chopaweeza
Forum: The Board 06-19-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Morgo Remote Oil Filter

On most of my older bikes I just use a VW oil filter mount with an early GSXR Suzuki filter . Mainly as I had a stack of both at the time . Never an issue and a fraction of the cost if I had to buy...
Forum: Wanted 06-17-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By chopaweeza
Forum: Wanted 06-16-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By chopaweeza
Karata KB1 Belt

Need a Karata early square style tooth belt . The KB1 from what I can gather . For a kick only 50' Pan Stroker . Need a new or near new piece .

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Forum: The Board 06-08-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Need help Identifying mini drum

Pretty sure thats a Suzuki . Either TS or PE model . Used several over the years on the fronts of various bikes to replace rusted out Hallcraft types . With some we would use a brake brake plate with...
Forum: The Board 06-03-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Australian Bike Imports

Never . While it was raised as an issue about 5 years ago I pointed out anytime it was mentioned that modern brake pads and shoes were Asbestos free . Which satisfied all AQIS inspectors . The only...
Forum: The Board 06-03-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Australian Bike Imports

As someone that used to do alot of vehicle imports and still does the odd few it's BS . They are simplfying the system and not adding to it . It's easier that ever for an established importer to work...
Forum: The Board 05-07-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Changing a starter on a Servicar

Swapped out the starter and the battery . Still only getting a Clunk from the solenoid . Wiring is a mess so will try to see if the pressure washing detached or broken wiring . Suspect either the...
Forum: The Board 04-28-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By chopaweeza
Changing a starter on a Servicar

The blokes at Customs went nuts with the pressure washing and the starter on my 72' Servicar is now shot . Can't find a decent manual or diagram to show how to access it to put the new one in ....
Forum: The Board 11-18-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,776
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Rigid Shovelhead build - Australia

Was a case of us clearing inventory at the right time and you got a deal . Looking good so far .
Forum: The Board 08-09-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,918
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Aussie to Bonneville, flip the bird if ya see me.

Red sidecar being pulled by a white van is possibly my Father In Law , Terry Prince and his injected alcohol powered big bore Vincent outfit . He's heading up to SLC for a few weeks prep before...
Forum: The Board 07-25-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: shipping tO Australia???

$80US from our Los Angeles office to our Sydney Office . We ship out of Long Beach but the warehouse is in Compton.
Forum: The Board 02-15-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,693
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: NEED HELP, Falcon motorcycle tire identification.

The guy that did most of the work and none of the pay is suing them for his missing money . He's a friend of mine who is well know in US Vincent circles and he got royally screwed . The bikes that...
Forum: The Board 01-29-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Portland to SoCal shipping run.......

Give me a yell . I have a bike going from Oregon to LA in the next week or 2
Forum: The Board 12-21-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,812
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: WR frame

We imported a WR TT frame & tanks 2 years ago for a local client . Had a decent right side tank and the left side was only good to use as a pattern . The frame wasn't perfect , had a minor race...
Forum: The Board 11-01-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,252
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: car talk puzzler

All depends on the country and the specific rules there in .

For countries where they drive on the right side of the road it's Speedo , Turn Signals(US run a different system to everywhere else)...
Forum: The Board 10-17-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,410
Posted By chopaweeza
Re: Need help shipping a motor to Australia

We charge $250-300 for an engine or frame from Compton in Los Angeles to Sydney . Thats warehouse to warehouse . Do bikes and spare parts double decked 40 foot containers every 4-6 weeks at the...
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