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Forum: The Board 10-07-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,110
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Spacer between sprocket and rotor inside '67 Triumph engine primary

I use this spacer when using an alternator crankshaft in a pre unit motor using the generator primary covers. The pre unit alternator and unit crankshafts require this spacer or a piece of tubing...
Forum: The Board 09-28-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,265
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Titling a title-less bike?

Check Ebay number: 130581681139

Works for me and only takes a couple of weeks. Quick service. Even came with an Alabama antique license plate.
Forum: New? Introduce yourself here! 09-28-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,611
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Broken Arrow, OK

Welcome. Should have shown you my Left Hand 1100's. Used to shoot skeet and trap before the retina detachments in '88.
Nice '72, reminds of one I used to have.
Call Jerry yet?
Forum: The Board 06-05-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,028
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: triumph 750 carb question

I've got the same setup with T7C single 10-bolt carb head and cylinder using Bultaco Amal 932. Runs great! You can also run the Norton Amal 932 carb.
Forum: The Board 06-04-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Killer, Sounds like an awsome project!!

The '58 got a new fork today with shoes. Slipped the unit cases in to take a peek. Sawsall required on engine gusset behind primary to clear the pre unit...
Forum: The Board 06-03-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Killer, That's one tuff cylinderhead. Is that from a factory Triumph 4-valve engine? Does it fit a std. 10-bolt cylinder? I've heard and read a little about them, but never saw one in person.
Forum: The Board 05-30-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Motor for the '57 is still in pieces. Here are the cases and cylinder. The cases are T120R and cylinder is a .060 over Bob Chantland long rod 750. The crank will be a light weight 1966/67 with 66/67...
Forum: The Board 05-30-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Whacknut, the '52 has only the frame and gear box that could be considered 1952. The T910 gear box contains the 5-speed from the '72 Bonneville. The 1960 engine cases contain the crank, rods, new...
Forum: The Board 05-30-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Mr. Whacknut, yhere was two popular styles of Wassell tanks back in the 60's. The peanut and the banana.
Forum: The Board 05-28-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Whacknut, I've got several tanks and trying to make up my mind which I like best on my '52. For now, it's the large tank with rack. I've got a new chrome copy that I intend to run.
The bananna tank...
Forum: The Board 05-25-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Can't wait to mock it up with my extra '72 unit engine cases. After I get the rear mount made or modified, pictures will be posted to put the naysayers to rest. Done without cutting the vintage...
Forum: The Board 05-25-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Here are a couple photos of the swingarm pivot w/swingarm and thru hole.
Patina finish is optional.
Forum: The Board 05-24-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Mounts shown in '58 picture are the generator mount models. I was just using them to hold the pre unit cases in place. The trans and mounts are there somewhere. That pre unit engine will always be...
Forum: The Board 05-24-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Some people can not read!

I ain't looking to buy another frame, I've got a good one and I intend to use it, even if it hairlips the Pope!

Please stick to the original post. The unit motor is...
Forum: The Board 05-23-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,441
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: How to: Adapting OIF Frontend to Early Frame

Here's a picture of the OIL (actually an aluminum version off the T25) fork on my '52 Triumph. Jerry Kocinski made the conversion. Also by Jerry, is shown a lighter 1986 Honda CMX250 fork on my '57...
Forum: The Board 05-23-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Thanx, mr kiljro.

I'm a aging hot rodder from the 60's that happens to like modified bikes too.
Check out my old race car. It started as a 1964 Plymouth factory light weight aluminum fender...
Forum: The Board 05-22-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 41,260
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: swingarm triumphs

Two in process.
Forum: The Board 05-22-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,657
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: friends 1951 thunderbird 650

Great looking bikes. I went another direction with mine.
Forum: The Board 05-22-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Haven't had much luck finding a maker for the front mounts. Attached are a couple pictures of my '57 Triumph T110 and the '58 Triumph T110 in process.63567

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Forum: The Board 05-13-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,001
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Which Carb For a 1955 6T?

I find the 930 and 932 both to be excellent choices for performance. The 932 was used on 750 Nortons and Bultaco singles. I'm using a 932 Bultaco on my 750 single carb setup. I will run a pair on the...
Forum: The Board 05-13-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,001
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Which Carb For a 1955 6T?

Check out my '52 6T pictures and you will see what a pair of 930s look like on a pre unit Triumph. Bikes are like women, men have varying tastes in both. Build it like you want to and don't worry...
Forum: The Board 05-13-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

kllrro, please send more pictures of front and rear mounts.
Forum: The Board 05-13-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Mr TGB3040 has the right idea, but I will be running the original swingarm. TGB3040, please send more photos of your mounts.

I'm not interested in another frame. I've got the frame that I intend...
Forum: The Board 05-12-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

My idea is to build a late 60' flat tracker with the 2011 look. The unit motor is very popular among vintage flat trackers but everyone is runnig rigid frames today. Jerry Kocinski's 500c flat...
Forum: The Board 05-12-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,551
Posted By mr_v8horsepower
Re: Unit Motor in Pre Unit Frame.

Thanx, again. But, I want to retain the pre unit swingarm suspension.
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