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Forum: The Board 05-07-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,369
Posted By dandruff
Re: 175 MPH Pre-unit Triumph

Oops, I guess I can't edit after I deleted the post.
There was never any misunderstanding or misleading from me, only "help and support". 214410
Congratulations again on your speed Alp!
Forum: Jock Shops 04-18-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,673
Posted By dandruff
Re: Franz and Grubb Engine...Triumph Engine and Parts specialist

Loose exhaust stubs on Triumph heads have been an ongoing problem for decades. If your threads are loose but not completely gone this product may work for you.
Hylomar EAP5 exhaust assembly paste is...
Forum: The Board 04-18-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,509
Posted By dandruff
Re: 2016 Land Speed Racing Season

http://fagengine.com/wp-content/gallery/news/franz_and_grubb_engine_pre_unit_.jpg
We will be there to tune Young Guns Speed Shop Pre Unit engine.
This bike is A/VG 750 class, although its true...
Forum: The Board 04-05-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By dandruff
Re: Pre Unit Camshaft roller Bearing.

The camshaft needle bearing conversion has been done by various people over the years. I do have all the engineering data on this. However, the journals on the cams would have to be hard chromed and...
Forum: The Board 03-08-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 28,811
Posted By dandruff
Re: Nitro Nostalgia

This thread is amazing
Forum: The Board 02-25-2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,076
Posted By dandruff
Re: Triumph valve guide sizes

Kibblewhite guides are as follows:
Standard = .501"
+ .002" = .503"
+ .004" = .505"
+ .006 = .507"
+ .015" = .516"
+ .050" = .551"
Their manganese bronze and C630 guides are sized...
Forum: Jock Shops 12-15-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,673
Posted By dandruff
Hylomar Authorized distributor

Hylomar is some seriously amazing stuff. Due to distribution changes in the US it has been hard to find for a while (or hard to pay for). We now have a fresh supply and have become an authorized...
Forum: The Board 12-04-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,900
Posted By dandruff
Re: Morgo Big Bore on a Pre Unit

Here is a mock up/ clearance check for an 800cc MAP short rod cylinder on 1959 cases. Anything can be done, it just depends on how stupid you want to get with...
Forum: The Board 12-04-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,900
Posted By dandruff
Re: Morgo Big Bore on a Pre Unit

Here is a photo of the boring plate on an early 6T for a Routt 750 cylinder. The Routt big bore kit has a siamese bore, you can see it in the background. My boring bar centers with three fingers, so...
Forum: The Board 12-02-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,900
Posted By dandruff
Re: Morgo Big Bore on a Pre Unit

If your cases are 1953 they are not going to clear the spigots on the Morgo cylinder. I have come across this a bunch of times. I have a fixture to bore cases for this, but that's not going to help...
Forum: The Board 11-17-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By dandruff
Re: Are all rings created equal?

I think last time I said anything about rings here it became less than productive. I have a lot of personal experience with Hastings cast rings, and I prefer them over others. I have heard that they...
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 10-06-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,468
Posted By dandruff
Suggestion

Whoever has the ability to do so, they may want to change the Jockey Journal main page, it has not been updated with anything coming up on three years. That page gives the impression of an abandoned...
Forum: The Board 08-27-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,162
Posted By dandruff
Re: I need some help understanding Triumph cams

The E3275 cam is a "ramp cam", Triumph made these with longer opening and closing ramps to stop people complaining about top end noise. The E3325 has less duration than the E3134 cam (255) and I...
Forum: The Board 06-18-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,800
Posted By dandruff
Re: Looks like I'm panning for gold in my Unit 650 primary

Check the bronze bush inside your 4th gear. If you have the chain too tight it will pull the mainshaft against that bushing and it will be gold dust before long. Triumph part # 57-1370
Forum: The Board 06-18-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By dandruff
Re: 500 barrels

To save money on having two different engine cases, and probably due to the declining popularity of the 500cc, Triumph used the 650 case for the 500 models from 1957-1959. It was easier and more cost...
Forum: Jock Shops 05-16-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,673
Posted By dandruff
Genuine AMAL throttles in stock

http://fagengine.com/wp-content/gallery/amal/amal_throttles.jpg
I know not everyone out there is looking for a $100 throttle, but the quality of the new Amal throttles is amazing. Available in 7/8"...
Forum: The Board 05-15-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,299
Posted By dandruff
Re: Best way to renew Unit 650 rocker box o-rings

However you do it it is incredibly easy with this P-80 emulsion. It temporarily reduces the friction of any rubber and dries with no residue. John Healy told me about this and I have used it for...
Forum: The Board 06-12-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,499
Posted By dandruff
Re: Amal TT Carbs

Amal 15TT9 carbs are the same as 10TT9 except smaller bore sizes. The 15TT had 7/8", 15/16", and 1" bore. They were small bore racing carbs, I am unaware of any stock bikes that came with them. They...
Forum: Jock Shops 04-12-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,673
Posted By dandruff
Harman & Collins camshaft book!

http://fagengine.com/wp-content/gallery/triumph-racing/hc_cams_book
Most people are unaware that Harman & Collins published a book about high performance motorcycle cams in 1968. This book has now...
Forum: Jock Shops 03-20-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,673
Posted By dandruff
Triumph degree wheels!

http://fagengine.com/wp-content/gallery/news/triumph_degreewheel.jpg
It can be a nightmare to accurately set camshaft timing on a Triumph without a degree wheel. This 7" wheel is .050" thick...
Forum: The Board 03-07-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 78,628
Posted By dandruff
Re: Bonneville & LSR Update

Dude! That frame is amazing
Forum: Jock Shops 02-14-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,673
Posted By dandruff
Re: Franz and Grubb Engine...Triumph Engine and Parts specialist

Amal carbs and parts added to the online store. As usual, all jets in stock from 160 to 460, new Premier pilot jets, and 930 Premier carbs built to your spec at no extra cost. Use discount code JJ...
Forum: Jock Shops 12-04-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,673
Posted By dandruff
Online store now open!

If you are in need of valvetrain parts for Triumph engines please check out our online store for valves, spring kits, and guides. Our intimate knowledge of applications, proven success with...
Forum: The Board 10-13-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 282,990
Posted By dandruff
Re: Motorcycle Thief Dealt with

Who steals a motorcycle wearing flip flops? No wonder he got shot
Forum: The Board 10-06-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,370
Posted By dandruff
Re: triumph 650/750 unit weight

Between 125 and 135 usually.
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