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Forum: The Board 10-23-2013, 08:22 PM
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Forum: The Board 10-21-2013, 08:57 PM
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Forum: The Board 08-07-2013, 08:06 PM
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Re: Little Triumph I just wrapped up.

I like it.....It has good lines. Is that the oil tank under the seat? Also, did you use head steadies? I would say with the triangulated rear section and the gusset under the seat post, that when the...
Forum: The Board 05-27-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Memorial day recognition !!!

Today is REALLY thanksgiving day.
Forum: The Board 05-18-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,449
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Almost there.

Yes, excellent build! IMHO that is what a MOTORCYCLE should look like. How many hours do you have invested?
Forum: The Board 05-04-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 19,456
Posted By gapwelder
Re: What has been your experience with V-Twin Replica frames?

I would have guessed that a new frame would have been around 200.00. Adjusted for inflation, that would be 2564.10. Being that the Motor Company had the economy of scale, I would think that 3500-...
Forum: The Board 05-04-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By gapwelder
Re: What has been your experience with V-Twin Replica frames?

How much was a new stock frame in 1945 ?
Forum: The Board 04-28-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,614
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Shop Built Work Tables?

I got this idea from somewhere, may have been here so I'm not taking credit for the idea. This is an old credenza (I think). I added a bottom frame and some casters. The drawers work good for parts...
Forum: The Board 04-28-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By gapwelder
Re: Timing gear tragedy

A picture would help but if it is just a minor nick, I would think it could be dressed up and saved.
Forum: The Board 04-16-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Triumph case repair

Thanks for the positive comments. Means very much knowing the skill level of the members of this board!

"What I lack, is the talent to visualize something that doesnt exist, figure out how to...
Forum: The Board 04-15-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By gapwelder
Triumph case repair

Started on the engine part of what seems like a lifetime build I have going on. The cases were in need of some help. Not my favorite thing to do....so, last Saturday I woke up on the high end of the...
Forum: The Board 12-17-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,487
Posted By gapwelder
Re: 1967 Triumph T100 Rigid Custom

Excellent build. Details, color, symmetry, stance all come together very well.
Forum: The Board 10-15-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,809
Posted By gapwelder
Re: old dirt bike/motorcycle ad scans

I like the pic of the chick straddling the front tire of the Husky. Nice cameltoe shot.......
Forum: The Board 10-13-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,142
Posted By gapwelder
Re: triumph storage bldg find

Yep, I was just pokin' at you a little. I could almost tell from the pics that they were legit. Excellent find... congrats to you.
Forum: The Board 10-12-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,142
Posted By gapwelder
Re: triumph storage bldg find

Looks like the VIN's have been tampered with......
Forum: The Board 07-21-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,907
Posted By gapwelder
Re: 56 Royal Enfield Indian choppa build thread...

Really good workmanship. I hope you plan to put the tread plate back under the seat...HA!
GW
Forum: The Board 06-09-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,069
Posted By gapwelder
Re: well iv allmost cast an aluminum gas tank

I have sandcast a few things and know that anything with a thin cross section is difficult to get to come right. Those guys who did the Crocker tanks had to be some outstanding craftsmen. Wonder how...
Forum: The Board 04-10-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,904
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Bike building school? Or some place to learn?

"But maybe I'm not that patient and thinks that I can learn everything over a night."

Patience is the most important skill to have. Every build is a learning process.

(Kllrjo- Please post pic...
Forum: The Board 04-07-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,726
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Not exactly a chain tensioner question

A lot of dirtbikes use either a fixed wheel of some type of nylon slide. I have a KTM that has a fixed roller on to top side of the chain to limit travel. Can you just put a semi circle shaped piece...
Forum: The Board 03-31-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,160
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Epic road trip circa 1971

Which part has the nudity?.
Forum: The Board 01-24-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By gapwelder
Re: can this be saved ?

With a little patience you should be able to take it back to stock. I would use a thin kerf cutoff blade on an angle grinder and cut through the weld beads in order to remove the extension. Then...
Forum: The Board 12-16-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,948
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Sandblasting and bondo- what's first?

My procedure is to sandblast the frame first. Then I take a wire wheel on an angle grinder to the thick, heavy spots. Not a cup type wheel, but a regular, heavy wire wheel. Another round of blasting...
Forum: The Board 11-20-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,391
Posted By gapwelder
Re: band saw question

Gearmotor. Can probably get one off craigslist or from surplus city for less than what the belts, bearings, shafts, hubs ,etc would cost.
gw
Forum: The Board 11-18-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Thoughts on an engine for new Ariel project.

There were a couple of Ariel baskets at an auction a month or so back. I think flyingsquirrel wound up with most of the SQ4 stuff. I don't know if any of it is for sale...seems like there was a...
Forum: The Board 11-14-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14,377
Views: 4,101,531
Posted By gapwelder
Re: Ugly and Funny Bikes... the "Short Bus" of pic threads..

....HA! That wins the JJ "one liner of the day" award....
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