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Forum: The Board 12-03-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,146
Posted By highcomp
Re: Soldering or brazing holes in Triumph gas tank?

Nutralize any acid from soldering or brazing fluxes with TSP Trisodiumphosphate found at hardware stores. One pound box will be plenty as you'll only need a few ounces mixed with a cup of water. The...
Forum: The Board 11-28-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,481
Posted By highcomp
Re: Shovelhead piston question

Clean the flashing up in your intake ports. Remover a little material all over but more on the roof. Leave intake track with a rough texture to help keep fuel atomized in air flow. Polish exhaust...
Forum: The Board 11-26-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,934
Posted By highcomp
Re: Used triumph connecting rods

I see you have two options but it comes down to cost. After measuring the rod ends and they are within tolerances have them professionally Shot peened, polished and magnufluxed then they can be used...
Forum: The Board 11-19-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,822
Posted By highcomp
Re: Fat bob ignition switch grounding to dash?

Ive had several dash key switches go bad over the years. HD are without a doubt the only way to go. You can also check switch by checking it for shorts in different positions for ohms. Aftermarket...
Forum: The Board 11-19-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,777
Posted By highcomp
Re: '68 Triumph T25w: to project or not to project?

I have a torn down 250 sitting in my garage. Let me eyeball the piston, if its good ill email you and you can have it.
Forum: The Board 11-09-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,618
Posted By highcomp
Re: steering bearings on triumphs

Tapered have more thrust face. If you go with caged ball bearings ensure thrust faces are properly facing...upper bearing face is on top and bottom is on bottom
Forum: The Board 11-09-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By highcomp
Forum: The Board 11-03-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,162
Posted By highcomp
Re: Kandy

Amazing custom parts and detail work!
Forum: The Board 11-02-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,557
Posted By highcomp
Re: Tiger intake manifold adaptor 45-90 degrees?

A rough texture the full length inside intake runner will create turbulence, helping to keep fuel/air mixed. Of course compression ratio, cam profile, carb condition, elevation, etc etc etc will have...
Forum: The Board 10-12-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 422,204
Posted By highcomp
Re: vintage pics o' the day

it's his sister so it's ok


Dear Penthouse
.......
Forum: The Board 10-07-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,921
Posted By highcomp
Re: bobbed 30DL

I love everything about this build. To break up the red but not to take away from the overall effect id have perhaps put a thin pinstripe of black or silver along the frame. Thats not a critique of...
Forum: The Board 10-02-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,252
Posted By highcomp
Re: Need help with my stroker shovel build

Have stroker plates made at machine shop .200" thick and yes you do need those holes. High grade aluminum or stainless works. Pay attention to case stud protrusion when nutting down cylinders. After...
Forum: The Board 10-02-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By highcomp
Re: 1"-24 Jam Nuts

Maybe check FASTENAL
Forum: The Board 09-30-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,059
Posted By highcomp
Re: Dad's 1977 Harley

Beautiful bike. Id leave it as is. Suggest your dads bday and day he passed. Any epitaph on his stone or a favorite saying anywhere such as on cell or fridge or he said. I had an old fuel tank i took...
Forum: The Board 09-21-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,667
Posted By highcomp
Re: '84 K750 "IVO" Project

Americans and others world wide are proud of Ukraine fighting spirit. Your build is cool as hell and great front end. Can you fill us in on how it handles and anything youd do different. I was going...
Forum: The Board 09-18-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14,377
Views: 4,041,607
Posted By highcomp
Re: Ugly and Funny Bikes... the "Short Bus" of pic threads..

Appears on bottom right of picture theyve already got one in the dumpster. Its a good start.
Forum: The Board 09-14-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By highcomp
Re: crankcase breather filter--yes or no

Anyone ever clean K&N air filters or just let intake air flow open to carb because the filter gets clogged? I run alot of gravel daily and i wouldnt think of letting that vent be open to that kind of...
Forum: The Board 09-14-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,652
Posted By highcomp
Re: Dick Gambino's café

I look on amazed at everything he does
Forum: The Board 09-14-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By highcomp
Re: crankcase breather filter--yes or no

And that lower hose to tank of which you speak leads into an in tank tube that has the open end above oil level in the tank...thus a vent/breather so oil bag doesnt vapor lock or "beer can". OK, say...
Forum: The Board 09-14-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,623
Posted By highcomp
Re: crankcase breather filter--yes or no

Absofuckinglutly. Unless during pistons upward motion creating a slight vacumn in the crankcase you'd like dirt particles injested into the crankcase. Say that fast 3 times!
Forum: The Board 09-09-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,797
Posted By highcomp
Re: Having shifting / clutch issues

Very cool ! I see that setup of spacers and cap nuts on the clutch hub fingers and wonder if it's set for proper diaphram/clutch clearance. Maybe take another look at that and ensure that's all...
Forum: The Board 09-08-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By highcomp
Re: T120 dry clutch

AMEN brother!
Forum: The Board 09-08-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,465
Posted By highcomp
Re: T120 dry clutch

Fluffy? A Fluffy Jarhead! USN
Forum: The Board 09-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,797
Posted By highcomp
Re: Having shifting / clutch issues

Mounted and routed for smooth cable movement but not pulled tight
Forum: The Board 09-07-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,797
Posted By highcomp
Re: Having shifting / clutch issues

I agree with all that's said here but want to add clutch cable must be free to move/slide within its housing. To ensure that happens route the cable properly and don't wire tie it snug or tight...
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