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Forum: The Board 03-24-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,272
Posted By reverb
Re: The life and impact of Shovithead

...he was a Harley man but tried to give me advice with couple of problems with one of my Triumphs time ago; then I found that he did not appear in the board...and now this.


-In my opinion, luck...
Forum: The Board 03-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By reverb
Re: Hunt magneto without spark

...hi Joe49, of course I cleaned the points, and more than one time.
Looked ok.
As mentioned, the magneto have been working right for plenty of years so no problem with the plug wires etc...
Forum: The Board 03-13-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By reverb
Re: Hunt magneto without spark

Hi Jaws; I have the bike for near 25 years and always provided spark; before with the BTH and then with the Hunt. You do not need any bench at least with Triumphs.
I cannot remove it without...
Forum: The Board 03-12-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By reverb
Re: Need Triumph guru's advice for carb choice

An Amal 32 is difficult to locate so keep it.
If is no new as most carburetors, they are worn out. Better to buy a new one. Premier one.
Check for non straight parts like the one that goes to the...
Forum: The Board 03-12-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By reverb
Hunt magneto without spark

...hello; I checked other threads but only found "change the condenser" as a solution.

After changed the condenser (a pain in the arse with the magneto installed behind the cyl in my pre unit),...
Forum: The Board 07-24-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 1,076,498
Posted By reverb
Re: Japan scene motor bikes

...mostly HD and Triumph.


Changing the tyres and even choppers doing the thing.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XNRRaspB3w
Forum: The Board 04-23-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3,204
Views: 1,076,498
Posted By reverb
Re: Japan scene motor bikes

...recently; choppers, customs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3b_WmMsNZw

I always wonder how do they have pristine old iron
Forum: The Board 04-02-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,806
Posted By reverb
Re: Triumph vs ironhead opinions

...hi Shovithead; nice story that you have there with your bike (former?) being the strawberry on the cake; but these lasts 750s are fast and with a bit of tuning and parts are way faster than a...
Forum: The Board 04-02-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,075
Posted By reverb
Re: 1949 Ariel Square four

...hello Goldy, really good sound!

Seems that has one carburetor; what about to use more? Would be not good enough?
I still wonder how did you found many of the consumable parts...
Forum: The Board 04-02-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,806
Posted By reverb
Re: Triumph vs ironhead opinions

...hello; as many know here I have this T140 project that I get stuck due to no find (yet) a solution for the brakes; then I have an old pre unit and a few weeks ago I bought another T140 with dual...
Forum: The Board 02-19-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 24,431
Posted By reverb
Re: 1970 Trophy tr6p "Saint"

...really nice year model.
Forum: The Board 02-19-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,892
Posted By reverb
Re: Trumpin New Guy.

...my question was regarding the magneto and kickbacks. Is ok or kickback? Is a one kick start up?

--yes, you can weld it I had more than one tank welded (arc welding; TIG welding and oxy...
Forum: The Board 02-15-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,892
Posted By reverb
Re: Trumpin New Guy.

...hello, it kickback?

Thanks
Forum: The Board 01-22-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By reverb
Re: 71 T120R exhaust size

...hello; 2 into 1 cannot have the Triumph sound.
Long open exhausts and will sound like a Citroen 2cv or similar with damaged pipes.
If you will use it without silencers, make them to the rear...
Forum: The Board 01-07-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 529,885
Posted By reverb
Re: show me your flat trackers and desert racers

...hello JDMac, can you share a bit about what type of light (natural; light spots; post production; some camera/tel gyzmo?) do you used for those photos?
There s a remarkably difference between...
Forum: The Board 12-27-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 62,363
Posted By reverb
Re: T140 Bonneville street tracker-kind of mix project ODDISEY

...hello; I do not forgot about this thread (or the bike) but I have been doing a lot of the stuff again...the thing decided to not cooperate and all after that I have all painted, so I repainted...
Forum: The Board 12-27-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By reverb
Re: pre unit wheel dilemma

...I have a HD rim and Triumph hub with Buchanan s SS spokes with a 43 teeth drum in 2 bikes.
If you want to use a 18 you still can use that Triumph hub or if you want to use a disc you can use a...
Forum: The Board 12-01-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By reverb
Re: Triumph Cams

...what I am wondering is if the bottom end can manage more power. I mean, for the late T140s the retrofit if you change the ex cam is to change the TS bearing too, for a roller 3 piece one.

A 6T...
Forum: The Board 11-18-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,325
Posted By reverb
Re: To Rake or not to rake, that be the question

...hello VW, thank you; I am not M Vils or never heard about his transformation but no doubt that looks pretty good; however, I wanted something not so skinny and long (chopper) and to ride 2 up.
...
Forum: The Board 11-17-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,325
Posted By reverb
Re: To Rake or not to rake, that be the question

...mine is stock in the rear but raked a bit the front to compensate for the HD rear wheel. Forks are stocks,
Forum: The Board 11-14-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 24,431
Posted By reverb
Re: 1970 Trophy tr6p "Saint"

...hey Ratso, is because is a Triumph, if you look at other brands is not the same.
Triumphs designers had the eye.
Forum: The Board 11-14-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,594
Posted By reverb
Re: How to make a new paint job check/crack (on purpose)

...hello, all the advice here is good, however, mostly DO NOT finish like what you are looking for. Only the methods to put a patina in furniture or some tanks, but for a first timer, would be very...
Forum: The Board 11-14-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,862
Posted By reverb
Re: Notes from my engine builder

...your mechanic sounds pretty good for me; like a real guy not a techie guru; seems he knows how translate the techie stuff into normal words for the general public.

Hi Jason Mcelroy, the old pre...
Forum: The Board 10-16-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,062
Posted By reverb
Re: image1 down

...if I remember right, I think he had a couple of build threads with Triumphs that looked a bit in the garage side but that HD looks pretty good with a quality workmanship.

A bit sad, the...
Forum: The Board 10-09-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By reverb
Re: bag or packing opinions

...alright, dry bags.
I checked the cheap ones from China and other places and looks very similar to my back pack bag, so I do not enhance too much with those.
These other not so cheap with the PU...
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