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Forum: The Board 03-03-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,659
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Oil in Frame crack repair options??

The problem is the design. When Triumph copied the TrackMaster frame, they made a few cost saving changes. The worst one being- instead of having the swing arm pivot pass thru the center of the back...
Forum: The Board 12-31-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,139
Posted By speedfiend
Re: 1966(?) Triumph T120TT Score - Test your Triumph engine knowledge

What was that Roy Bacon quote? Something like "of the 200 original TT's, only 2,500 are still in existance" Ha!

Oh well, still a cool bike.
Forum: The Board 11-18-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Thoughts on an engine for new Ariel project.

I would think that a BSA M20 would be the easiest to find a cheapest to build.

This could be you!...
Forum: The Board 10-26-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By speedfiend
Re: 1/4 ellipticall springs

Well, you learn something new every day. Thanks!
Guess I was thinking about modern style suspension set up. And the linier devolopment of production bikes.The Italians came up with some neat ideas....
Forum: The Board 10-26-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By speedfiend
Re: 1/4 ellipticall springs

What? Thats not true. Moto Guzzi is widely credited with the first production swing arm motorcycle.
Forum: The Board 10-14-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,117
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Ever hear of this? WTF!

You guys hit the nail on the head, it's not liabilty, its internet undercutting or worse. I happen to live near a Parts Unlimitded warehouse. Everybody knows some body that works there. I was at my...
Forum: The Board 10-06-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,255
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Fonzie's Triumph From Happy Day's Up For Auction

AAAAaaaaaaaaa!
Glad he got it ack together.
http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn211/lamoreuxh/1196161525_11-1.jpg
Forum: Wanted 09-11-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By speedfiend
WTB P-pad

I'm looking for a black, Bates style P-pad. About 4" x 8" . 3-4" high on one end 1-2" at the other. Pleated or smooth top. Used, even well worn condition is OK....
Forum: The Board 08-31-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14,377
Views: 4,101,246
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Ugly and Funny Bikes... the "Short Bus" of pic threads..

http://i560.photobucket.com/albums/ss46/ephraimstiver/car%20show%202011/omg2.jpg
Forum: The Board 08-31-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 37,731
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Tri Hardtail 4" stretch but 0" drop Huh?

Here's my build. The Factory MetalWorks 4+, no drop. Stock length front end. Avon Mk II's. I think the TT pipes make it look a little lower.
...
Forum: The Board 08-20-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,606
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Any CafeRacer Forum like JJ?

Yeah, that board is dominated by a few very opionated personalities. It has gotten better since they finally banned that Hackasaw ass clown.


So, Henrik, whats up? Are you gonna show us this...
Forum: The Board 08-19-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,606
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Any CafeRacer Forum like JJ?

Theres not really a cafe equivalent to the JJ.

http://www.caferacer.net/forum.html is mostly all jap stuff, but kinda upitty about it. Don't go over there w/o a front fender and some overpriced...
Forum: Wanted 08-15-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By speedfiend
Forum: The Board 08-14-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Ran over a bike in my truck 2 days ago

I heard that trucks can save $50 in fuel by going thru the Dragon.
Forum: The Board 08-14-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Ran over a bike in my truck 2 days ago

Yeah, jst saw David at the Antique Ride yesterday. Talk about logging some miles on vintage iron, somebody should do a story about his trip to the Great Alaskan Highway from NC on his 45".
Forum: The Board 08-14-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Ran over a bike in my truck 2 days ago

Man, that'll wake you up. Didn't a biker get killed by a 18 wheeler 2 weeks ago? That is a dangerous road. 'Speacialy when people treat it like a race track.
Forum: The Board 08-10-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,404
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Finally saw "THE Vincent" up close

We should also note that it wasn't just happenstance that they snapped that pic of Rollie Free. And it wasn't just a world speed record. It was smashing the worlds speed record on a STOCK motorcycle....
Forum: Wanted 08-04-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By speedfiend
WTB '71-73 Triumph intake manifolds

I need a set of the alloy intake manifolds used on T140's '71-'73.
Thanks.
Forum: The Board 07-23-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,265
Posted By speedfiend
Re: do they make a alum. oem Triumph tank?

I've had alot of trouble with the alloy tank on my Triton. I should note, I put a bunch of miles on this bike, its my daily rider and weekend play toy. I do have it mounted as properly as I can. 6...
Forum: The Board 07-22-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,265
Posted By speedfiend
Re: do they make a alum. oem Triumph tank?

In short, no. As far as I know, there is nobody currently making stock looking tanks, in alloy, for Triumph twins. As mentioned above, there are a number of places to find cafe style alloy tanks. But...
Forum: The Board 07-22-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By speedfiend
Re: T120 OIF Hardtail ride height question

How to lower your forks, w/o cutting the tubes or ordering new ones;
http://www.lowbrowcustoms.com/index.php?l=page_view&p=tech_how_to_shorten_triumph_forks
Forum: The Board 07-16-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 470,793
Posted By speedfiend
Re: Cafe Racers?

Say, now thats interesting!

Whats the story? How'd that triumph lump get in there?
What do you call it? A Triujs, An Ajumph ?

Regardless, a very cool bike indeed.
Forum: The Board 07-11-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By speedfiend
Re: T140 cylinder/head on T120 bottom end

Well, yeah. I could do that. But I don't have any of the trans for the T140. Guess I could put the 4 speed in there.
Forum: The Board 07-11-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By speedfiend
T140 cylinder/head on T120 bottom end

*I know this subject was covered in another thread awile back, but can't remember the original topic.

I have two engines, a '78 T140(minus the 5 speed trans), and a mostly complete '72 T120. I...
Forum: Wanted 07-09-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 548
Posted By speedfiend
WTB/WTT Pre unit oil tank, rigid

I need a Triumph pre unit oil tank for the earlier rigid frame.

I have a few oil tanks for possible trade.
-Alloy Bernier oil tank. Brand new. Has the mounts, 2 top, 1 bottom. T for rocker feed....
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