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Forum: The Board 08-05-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 427,830
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: vintage pics o' the day

https://i.postimg.cc/26YhKWFr/9CE46ED0-E6B1-4E35-B8A1-E9E544744049.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: The Board 08-05-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 427,830
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: vintage pics o' the day

Letís not forget Rusty Day and Jim McCarty in the Detroit scene.
Forum: The Board 07-03-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Single loop silver painted shovel

That silver Shovel was also in Easyrider “Best Bikes” Special Issue #1.
It has a silver XL on the cover but that single tube bike is a feature inside.

I have it but it’s buried in a box on a...
Forum: The Board 01-24-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: 33mm fork questions

These might help too...

http://harleykmodel.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=941&p=6667&hilit=Sliders#p6667

http://harleykmodel.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=1177
Forum: The Board 09-08-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Evo Sportster valve noise

Itís apparently common enough that a product is made to reduce the noise...

http://www.dkcustomproducts.com/86-06-sportster-rocker-lockers-reduce-top-end-ticking-noise-dk-rl-spt-8606.htm
...
Forum: The Board 08-16-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,513
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: 50 Years ... Easy Rider - behind the Scenes

R.I.P Peter Fonda

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/easy-rider-star-peter-fonda-dead-at-79-225432647.html
Forum: The Board 07-23-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,513
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: 50 Years ... Easy Rider - behind the Scenes

So, back on Sunday 7/14 they had the digitally restored 4k ďEasyriderĒ at our local multiplex.
Senior tickets were $11.50 and I bought them a week in advance to reserve exactly the seats I wanted....
Forum: The Board 05-19-2019, 12:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,993
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Hunt magneto for '71 and up Sportsters

The Morris Mag itself was top quality. The real problem is running a high performance mag with strong magnets off an HD gear set thatís designed to spin an instrument. It was on it when I bought a...
Forum: The Board 05-18-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,993
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Hunt magneto for '71 and up Sportsters

Could you run the magneto off where the old generator mounted ? I seem to remember seeing one mounted there, maybe on a KR, but I wonder if gear train lash might get excessive.
Maybe the later model...
Forum: The Board 04-01-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 234,675
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: lets see some Ironhead pics

I donít have any pics in this thread, and sadly I no longer own this scoot. It is an Ironhead I was proud of for 30+ years, but really, Iím just trying to see if I can get past page 30....
Forum: The Board 03-16-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,697
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Chopper dreams come true

I got mine from McMaster Carr.
2-5/16 to 2-5/8 x 3/4 wide

https://www.mcmaster.com/#5204K12
Forum: The Board 01-19-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,513
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: 50 Years ... Easy Rider - behind the Scenes

At next weeks Mecum Motorcycle Auction...

https://www.mecum.com/lots/LV0119-362279/1969-harley-davidson-captain-america-replica/
Forum: The Board 08-16-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,928
Views: 1,087,443
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

Sad to add this...

https://www.fmfsinc.com/obituary-details?id=222

The obit of Bonnie Truett. A great man who touched so many of our lives.
Forum: The Board 06-06-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,701
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Musings on the SU carb

https://s5.postimg.cc/3m5gw3mon/0_B3_EDB72-2662-4455-8817-9_D80_F0_D121_B7.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

Back in ‘72 I was following the magazine articles by the late Randy Smith of “Custom Cycle...
Forum: The Board 03-06-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 418,345
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Lets see some details and fabrication on your bike.....

I want to be able to run either a tube fork or Fury Girder on my KHK chopper and I wanted internal fork stops that would work with both front ends. I turned some neck stems and then ball milled...
Forum: The Board 02-10-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: V-Twin Obsession

Loaded ok on my iPad. Big page. One of many - loaded with hybrids and one offs .
Thanks. I’ve been looking for something to stimulate my building hormones since I sold my Ironhead.
Forum: The Board 12-28-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,083
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Bending a Triumph rocker oil feed line

Seal up the two Banjo fittings with bolts and washers. Fill the whole tube assembly with fine table salt while tapping it to make sure it fills completely. Leave a little space to crimp the small end...
Forum: Tech Archives 09-17-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,321
Posted By Tim The Grim
***Make "Photo Broken" pics work again ***

Find your post and hit the edit button...

In the section add ~original between the .jpeg and the


http:\\photo$&£€#!?#.jpeg~original

Note...I guess some are .jpg and others are .jpeg....
Forum: The Board 09-17-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Tim The Grim
***Make "Photo Broken" pics work again ***

Find your post and hit the edit button...

In the section add ~original between the .jpeg and the


http:\\photo$&£€#!?#.jpeg~original

Note...I guess some are .jpg and others are .jpeg....
Forum: The Board 05-21-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Mikuni VM38 Support

Silver solder a 1/4-28 nut to the bottom face of the float bowl drain plug.
Clean out the threads with a bottoming tap. Cut off a 1/4-28 screw and dress the end. Thread in the stud with permanent...
Forum: The Board 11-05-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Need a rear tire

I have used these on my '76 Sportster for 20+ years and am now on my 5th with yet another on a rim waiting for my long bike to be done. I don't even think about any other tire. I just keep on buying...
Forum: The Board 10-27-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,301
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: 2016 Mooneyes Show

It was so hot and muggy there in early September. I was saying it must be much nicer visiting in the late fall. ( Especially with the self warming toilet seats that automatically lift as you...
Forum: The Board 10-04-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: electrolysis

This is a pretty concise page on the topic I found from an antique firearm restoration site. Hope it helps.

http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/andyspatch/rust.htm#top
Forum: The Board 10-04-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,236
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: My first stab at building a fork. Pic heavy.

I have 45+ years cranking handles.
YOU Sir, have my utmost respect and admiration. Just great to see that kind of talent still around in the machining/fabricating trades.
That being said, I was...
Forum: The Board 09-02-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By Tim The Grim
Re: Ironhead Brakes front end

I put a '96 XL1200C front end on my '76 Ironhead frame. You can buy cups from Vulcan Englneering with built in stops. I'm very happy with the '96 single disk brake on the 21 inch wheel.
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