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Forum: The Board 06-20-2016, 02:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,770
Posted By '59
Re: pinion gear nut - a bad sunday

breaker bars never seem to do it for me on these mofo tight nuts. I never even try now, just run the motor down to someone with an air gun/ wrench and have them hammer/ buzz it off, if its in a...
Forum: The Board 05-29-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By '59
Re: Spark Plug options for early PANs

odd isn't it , when I was v' green to bikes I thought that it was the plugs that were the prob' with a poor starting issue and have steered clear of Champions ever since, anyhoos my lack of patronage...
Forum: The Board 05-24-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,845
Posted By '59
Re: HELP Triumph T120 torque specs

I thought there were engineer's tables that gave head size, TPI and material = torque setting?
Forum: The Board 05-22-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,912
Posted By '59
Re: The double 650 Triumph LSR bike build

so the support plate on the tranny is carrying another bearing to support the gearbox mainshaft?

The way that original bike had the front motor/carb set up so close to the hot rear exhaust must...
Forum: The Board 05-21-2016, 02:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,096
Posted By '59
Re: The Pacifica Trophy

same burnt orange as my first Triumph, a Tiger Cub,

happy days, gotta go,,, starting to fill up.
Forum: The Board 05-18-2016, 01:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By '59
Re: Mainshaft support bearing

nope, I still don't get it. you have a mainshaft supported in a bushing then a nut with a bearing that's not supported, where is the load transferred to?
Forum: The Board 05-16-2016, 02:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By '59
Re: Mainshaft support bearing

mmm, not sure I do?

oh. and pete; ouch!
Forum: The Board 05-15-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By '59
Re: Mainshaft support bearing

thanks for the knowledge; so looking at it the mainshaft for that year is not as long as later years, and am not draggin' between the lights. So unless a support bearing turns up I won't be fitting...
Forum: The Board 05-14-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By '59
Mainshaft support bearing

Gearbox on '65 electric leg with belt drive and no mainshaft support bearing fitted.

Problem is the rear mounting ears for the support bearing plate have benn cut/ filed off. Would it be easier to...
Forum: The Board 05-10-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,628
Posted By '59
Re: First Panhead, First Build

has the push rod got bent and fouling on main shaft tunnel, or problem with where it seats at actuator arm end.

just wild guessing I'm afraid.
Forum: The Board 05-09-2016, 02:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By '59
Re: Amal air slides, do I feel stupid?

it's the weekend warrior max factored 3 day stubble image that's creasing me up, I trust you were trying to iook like a mean and moody bad ass biker when you went to the bottle shop.
Forum: The Board 05-06-2016, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,549
Posted By '59
Re: Ideas on how to shape rear seat pad

takehikes has got it; had similar issue with a cobra seat . took it to a furniture upholstery and they knocked it out quick as and cheap. they also seemed to appreciate a different challenge.

Forum: The Board 05-04-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4,784
Views: 3,264,064
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Forum: The Board 05-02-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,351
Posted By '59
Re: The Boogaloo Invitational

thanks for sharing, some top end stuff being done out there,the candy stripe paint job on the sporty must of taken some masking.
wassa rules on front brakes for compliance in Oz?
Forum: The Board 04-28-2016, 02:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,270
Posted By '59
Re: Can I pick your brains (re my panhead)

book sez sprocket shaft bearing washer behind the seal and sprocket shaft roller bearing spacer between the roller bearings, one of each.
Forum: The Board 04-27-2016, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By '59
Re: slipping kicker ratchet top

do a search, I had a similar problem buut slipping constantly towards bottom of swing about the 7-8 o'clock position, seems it was the worn main shaft starter gear teeth. the wear wasn't really that...
Forum: The Board 04-20-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By '59
Re: Insurance w/ No Odometer in CA!!

"rules are fer the obedience of by fools and guidance fer wise men"

who said dat?
Forum: The Board 04-20-2016, 02:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,526
Posted By '59
Re: S&S Super B Throttle Shaft issues

proper job would be a custom made oversize shaft with bushes to fit.
how much would a second hand carb; rush you for?
bodge would be to try putting a dab of silicone sealer either end of the shaft...
Forum: The Board 04-19-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By '59
Re: Ideas Handle Bar Switches?

that'll do it.
cheers buddy.
Forum: The Board 04-18-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By '59
Ideas Handle Bar Switches?

looking for a dip/main switch and mebe a horn switch for some 1" bars. got to be unobtrusive but able to use with gloves, nice positive action and not fiddly and obviously water proof.

All I've...
Forum: The Board 04-13-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3,173
Views: 1,150,495
Posted By '59
Re: Japan scene motor bikes

think that's a cash cow for Stealer's, heard of a local shop that takes in batch's of bikes changes exhaust for legal fitment , trucks them down to a test station, trucks them back and change back to...
Forum: The Board 04-02-2016, 03:23 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 40,350
Posted By '59
Re: 49 triumph bobber rebuild

got a couple of bikes that smoke a little, guides and bores ok, so was interested how your honeing worked out?

My two may have been put together with a little too much assembly oil that I think...
Forum: The Board 03-31-2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,386
Posted By '59
Re: Yet another 650 Triumph Joe Hunt question.

I know doodly squat about joe hunt mag's, but do they have to be set at full advance when checking the timing? what I do know from setting mags on rebuilt motor is I've had the pilot jet blocked (a...
Forum: The Board 03-30-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,367
Posted By '59
Re: How to release this gear - help needed

protect the end of the mainshaft and be prepared when the starter gear breaks free it just pops loose. out of interest was the little BB in the side of the starter gear still there? now if that pings...
Forum: The Board 03-24-2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,994
Posted By '59
Re: My first stab at building a fork. Pic heavy.

impressive , makes me feel like the ape on 2001 A Space Odyssey .
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