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Forum: The Board 01-09-2016, 01:12 AM
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Posted By Aussie Tbird
Still watching . Looking good

Still watching . Looking good
Forum: The Board 01-01-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Can anyone help me find history of Triumph 500 Racer San Francisco area

Just thought I'd post an update to this if anyone is interested? Tracked down previous owner. Spent a bit of time and cash doing a bit of a conversion and then did a bit of dirt dragging on it....
Forum: The Board 09-03-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,019
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Turbonique Motorcycle Set-up

Hi,

checkout pics 12,13 & 14 looks the same?

https://www.jockeyjournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=104371
Forum: The Board 08-24-2013, 10:49 PM
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Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Can anyone help me find history of Triumph 500 Racer San Francisco area

Thanks for this lead, I have now tracked down the previous owner. It only took 7 days! I'll post some pictures shortly, once its running again.
Forum: The Board 08-19-2013, 08:50 PM
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Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Can anyone help me find history of Triumph 500 Racer San Francisco area

yes........ but can always be cut and pasted.;)
Forum: The Board 08-19-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,518
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Can anyone help me find history of Triumph 500 Racer San Francisco area

So far BARF has been pretty helpful with this, waiting for replies from a few folks:

http://bayarearidersforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=437884[/url]

Hope I'm allowed to post link to another...
Forum: The Board 08-18-2013, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Aussie Tbird
Forum: The Board 08-18-2013, 09:29 PM
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Posted By Aussie Tbird
Forum: The Board 08-18-2013, 09:23 AM
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Views: 2,518
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Can anyone help me find history of Triumph 500 Racer San Francisco area

Hi,

I am wondering if anyone knows anything about the history of this bike. Raced in San Francisco/California up to around about 1989.
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Forum: The Board 05-05-2013, 11:19 PM
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Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Triumph Picture Thread

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k499/AussieTbird/IMG_1647.jpg (http://s1112.photobucket.com/user/AussieTbird/media/IMG_1647.jpg.html)
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Forum: The Board 05-05-2013, 11:10 PM
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Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Triumph Picture Thread

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k499/AussieTbird/2d7df733-14ec-4659-af41-2f35d999b092.jpg (http://s1112.photobucket.com/user/AussieTbird/media/2d7df733-14ec-4659-af41-2f35d999b092.jpg.html)

My...
Forum: The Board 05-05-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Vindians, Rocket bike, BSA WLA, Specials, its the ABR

Here is a few more from the day


http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k499/AussieTbird/ABR/IMG_0236.jpg (http://s1112.photobucket.com/user/AussieTbird/media/ABR/IMG_0236.jpg.html)
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Forum: The Board 04-28-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Vindians, Rocket bike, BSA WLA, Specials, its the ABR

The All British Rally is an event thats been going for 37 Years here in Victoria Australia. It runs for 3 days. I went up yesterday for the day. Perfect weather 25 Celcius, clear sky. Took a ride to...
Forum: The Board 11-28-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,131
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Wheel building. Whats wrong with these pictures?

I really opened a can of worms with these wheels.I purchased front and rear spokes from buchanans pulled wheels apart then noticed-Rear rim CWC with numbers for BSA QD hub (this is a Triumph with QD...
Forum: The Board 10-08-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,995
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Pics from 'Chopped' festival, Newstead Australia

You missed this one ! Phone photos so quality may not b e the best

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k499/AussieTbird/IMG_1289.jpg

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Forum: The Board 05-11-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,952
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Triumph Pre-Unit Timing and Oil Lines

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k499/AussieTbird/DSC04808.jpg




oil line to oil tank/filter fitting

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k499/AussieTbird/DSC04845.jpg
Forum: The Board 05-11-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,952
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Triumph Pre-Unit Timing and Oil Lines

Hi Greg,

Feed line: this should screw onto the bottom of the filter on the tank

Top of oil tank to bottom of crank case? You mean to the back of the primary case perhaps?
Forum: The Board 05-08-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,131
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Wheel building. Whats wrong with these pictures?

Measured the spokes: 10 Gauge-3.2 mm both ends. Still thinking about rebuilding with correct gauge spokes and correct bends. Surely if the originally had 8/10 gauge there is a reason for it.

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Forum: The Board 05-02-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,131
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Wheel building. Whats wrong with these pictures?

ha,ha,

I would offer my services to them but they are interstate.
Forum: The Board 04-30-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,131
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Wheel building. Whats wrong with these pictures?

Ahh..... so bike with sidecar would probably have 8 gauge. Now I'll need to go check

Found this:

...
Forum: The Board 04-30-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,131
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Wheel building. Whats wrong with these pictures?

Hi Eric,

You are right
8-10 GAUGE SPOKES with .300" DIAMETER NIPPLES from buchanans.

It also says some years Triumph used 9 gauge. 10 gauge are also listed in triumph parts lists. Anyone...
Forum: The Board 04-30-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,131
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Wheel building. Whats wrong with these pictures?

I didn't lace the wheels myself. I have just purchased an unfinished project.
The wheels (2) were built by a pro? shop. I would be thinking the "experts" would be able to figure out the correct way...
Forum: The Board 04-30-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,131
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Wheel building. Whats wrong with these pictures?

For the person who wanted a pic of the whole wheel.

http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k499/AussieTbird/DSC05533.jpg
Forum: The Board 04-30-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,131
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Re: Wheel building. Whats wrong with these pictures?

Thanks for everyones responses so far. I have a feeling I'm not going to get any joy from the original wheel builder. My initial thoughts were to buy buchanans and relace myself. Looks like a few...
Forum: The Board 04-30-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,131
Posted By Aussie Tbird
Wheel building. Whats wrong with these pictures?

Hi all,

Just bought a bike with recently built wheels. On close inspection something does not look right. The wheels were built less than 12 months ago and have not been on the road yet. I am...
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