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Forum: The Board 04-03-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,103
Posted By chassy55
Re: Triumph Axle Swap

I think I would try to figure out the brake anchor before I spent any money.
Forum: The Board 02-10-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By chassy55
Re: Help with triumph parts and problem solving

Wheel is a Norton part. Tonys' right on the gear clusters.
Forum: The Board 02-10-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By chassy55
Re: EMGO Reproduction Tank knee pad fasteners: WTH?

Bob, the correct screw is a flat head slotted 1/4 x 26 and not very long, around 1/2". The head is shaped a little differently than normal, and may be a tad bigger diameter than normal. They also...
Forum: The Board 01-05-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,432
Posted By chassy55
Re: Need more info Triumph race engine

I saw this motor in a guys' shop in Oregon about 2 years ago. I took some pics and checked, same motor. He didn't seem to know much about it.
Forum: The Board 12-28-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,380
Posted By chassy55
Re: Checked out the crank....NO SLUDGE TRAP!

Seems to me the balance of the crank would be changed by removing the tube, unless someone changed things, drilled more holes.
Forum: The Board 12-19-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By chassy55
Re: What are these Wheels off of

Those small conical hubs are found on triumph / bsa b25, t25, b50 oif models, as well as triumph tr5t. 21" rim was used on the tr5t in the later years.
Forum: The Board 12-18-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,403
Posted By chassy55
Re: How much to cut forks down after hardtailing Trump?

Seems to me with a 3" drop it's gonna be tough to keep the pegs and pipes from dragging the road if you try to level the thing. I'd mock that stuff up before cutting anything.
Forum: The Board 12-03-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,158
Posted By chassy55
Re: Soldering or brazing holes in Triumph gas tank?

The surrounding area of that hole looks like it has been corroding as well, just not through yet. It's probably paper thin, and may crack later. Maybe flood it with solder. I'd keep an eye out for a...
Forum: The Board 11-26-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,626
Posted By chassy55
Re: Used triumph connecting rods

BSA twin rods aren't polished, I don't think nortons are either. And didn't later 750 triumphs use those same type rods as bsa? I can't see bead blasting hurting anything.
Forum: The Board 10-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,886
Posted By chassy55
Re: Roths Megacycle :re the motorcycle

I remember seeing chains used on choppers back in the late 60's, dog collars, but don't know if they stretched or snapped, but they were on bikes that were ridden hard. Pretty sure they were welded...
Forum: The Board 09-25-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,600
Posted By chassy55
Re: Triumph cylinder head ID

Those are unit 500 heads.
Forum: Event Announcements 08-11-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 942
Posted By chassy55
Re: Tenino Swap meet

Wouldn't miss it. My favorite. I hear there's no car show on sunday this year. Too bad, I like to camp and make a weekend out of it.
Forum: The Board 04-29-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,455
Posted By chassy55
Re: Triumph Drum Pic?

Those legs pictured will cause problems when used on early front ends (pre '69). They are intended for 6 3/4" forks, might work if you remove 1/8" from the brake lug, but they're shorter than the...
Forum: The Board 03-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 314,309
Posted By chassy55
Re: This is the designated "how much is it worth" thread.....

Triumph 500 - '64- thru '69, some 650 - "65 thru "67 ( speedo).
500 / 560 - '66- thru "69 ( tach).

Condition of paint, bezel, trip knob, any signs of moisture stains on inside of glass,...
Forum: The Board 03-09-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,731
Views: 314,309
Posted By chassy55
Re: This is the designated "how much is it worth" thread.....

Value of those gauges depends on the model number found on the face, at the bottom, and if they work or not, when spun with a drill. I think they are a little earlier than '71, which probably had...
Forum: The Board 12-24-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 873,105
Posted By chassy55
Re: Home made workshop tools

I use mine to reface valves. Gotta be an accurate setup, though. I use a collet and get good results.
Forum: The Board 11-13-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,976
Posted By chassy55
Re: sometimes it pays to lsiten in the darndest places

When I was a kid in Pittsburgh there was an old guy who laced and trued wheels and bored cyls. He had stories of being a test rider for HD before WW2, and toured the country during the war as part of...
Forum: The Board 11-13-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By chassy55
Re: Cracks in a 9-bolt head

Tony, I found the triumph part number in the parts book, but never found a source for the sleeves. Who sells them?
Forum: The Board 09-06-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,618
Posted By chassy55
Re: Triumph drilled timing gears...

I thought all pre unit gears were 3/8" thick, and 1/2" was the unit gears. Is that wrong?
Forum: The Board 08-11-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,117
Posted By chassy55
Re: Triumph 6T front wheel rim offset

As I recall, those 7" half-drum wheels had 2 different drums, cast iron and pressed steel, and had different thicknesses at the drum flange with the spoke holes, and maybe different spoke angles....
Forum: The Board 03-23-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,042
Posted By chassy55
Re: Triumph primary belt guard I've been making and an aluminum welding question.

I'd worry about that thin strap in the middle- those covers (cast) crack at the slightest bend.
Forum: The Board 02-12-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 63,061
Posted By chassy55
Re: Stripped standoff screws...

I've spent some years in my past working in machine shops, and have seen Dans' method used several times. When a small fastener breaks off it is sometimes impossible to drill it and stay centered,...
Forum: The Board 12-06-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By chassy55
Re: Map Cycle 16" spokes for Hd rim (Triumph hub)

Aftermarket spokes (buchannons, etc.) aren't butted, at least none of the sets I've had. Conical hubs have a bend like that, and the alloy conical hub is thicker, needing a longer hooked end.
Forum: The Board 12-05-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By chassy55
Re: Map Cycle 16" spokes for Hd rim (Triumph hub)

Those spokes look like conical hub spokes. My guess is you have the wrong ones.
Forum: New? Introduce yourself here! 11-04-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By chassy55
Re: hi from the pacfic north west

Welcome. Did you get the bsa in anacortes?
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