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Forum: The Board 05-29-2012, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Frank D
Re: Triumph 650 Cam/Tappet Dilemma

Thanks for the reply Tony!

One more question. After I block off the tappet oil feed at the top of the cases is there anything else that needs to be done? For example, should I remove the...
Forum: The Board 05-29-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,867
Posted By Frank D
Re: Triumph 650 Cam/Tappet Dilemma

I doubt this helps but here is a picture of the cams in place before I closed the cases and assembled the transmission
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Forum: The Board 05-29-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,867
Posted By Frank D
Triumph 650 Cam/Tappet Dilemma

I'm building my 1967 T120 motor right now and have run into a snag. My motor has the oil port that is meant to deliver oil through the cylinder jugs to the tappets but my jugs don't have this.

A...
Forum: The Board 04-29-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,891
Posted By Frank D
Re: 69 shovelhead

Hot bike! Love the skinny rear tire.
Forum: The Board 04-12-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,247
Posted By Frank D
Re: Bad Day: Triumph 650 Cracked Cylinder Skirts

Thanks for the input guys. It just kills me to drop 400 on a set of jugs while these expensive paper weights stare at me. I have one more set at my parents house that I need to check out. ...
Forum: The Board 04-12-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,247
Posted By Frank D
Bad Day: Triumph 650 Cracked Cylinder Skirts

Yesterday was a bad day for my 67 Triumph Bonneville Build. Brought my cylinder jugs to the machinist to have them bored. After glassbeading the first jug i look and find a hairline crack in the...
Forum: The Board 04-05-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Frank D
Re: 67 Triumph gear trans problem

Thanks for the inpit guys. After calming myself down I pulled the cover off again, cleaned up the yamabond, and gave it another shot. I carefully reassembled it again like the manual outlines and...
Forum: The Board 04-05-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Frank D
67 Triumph gear trans problem

Hey guy, I just reassmebled my transmission and looked at the manual and wes's video but the problem is that after assmebling the gear cluster, sprocket and inner gear box cover I am only grabbing...
Forum: The Board 03-05-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,136
Posted By Frank D
Re: Build Thread: 1967 Triumph

I may be wrong here because I'm not too knowledgeable in regard to head work; however when this was done I was there and asked that he show me how to do this type of work. The cutter had a rather...
Forum: The Board 03-05-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,136
Posted By Frank D
Re: Build Thread: 1967 Triumph

It relaced the wheel again and it seems to be right now. The spoke angles look correct and the nipples also have a uniform bite on the spokes. I started truing the wheel and the rim itself seems to...
Forum: The Board 03-04-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,136
Posted By Frank D
Re: Build Thread: 1967 Triumph

And the rockers...
Forum: The Board 03-04-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,136
Posted By Frank D
Re: Build Thread: 1967 Triumph

Did some polishing today. A true test of patience....
Forum: The Board 02-08-2012, 08:48 PM
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Views: 158,219
Posted By Frank D
Re: Mine

I just read all 14 pages of this thread. As so many have said before your work is inspirational. It is refreshing to see someone that is using basic equipment and producing exceptional work!!
Forum: The Board 02-02-2012, 06:32 AM
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Views: 289,196
Posted By Frank D
Re: This is the designated "how much is it worth" thread.....

Question: a local motorcycle shop has a set of hepolite pistons complete with rings, wrist pins, circlips for $350. Is this too much money? I am aware that hepolites are preferred over Taiwanese...
Forum: The Board 02-01-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,136
Posted By Frank D
Re: Build Thread: 1967 Triumph

Question: a local motorcycle shop has a set of hepolite pistons complete with rings, wrist pins, circlips for $350. Is this too much money? I am aware that hepolites are preferred over Taiwanese...
Forum: The Board 01-25-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,136
Posted By Frank D
Re: Build Thread: 1967 Triumph

Just got back from Dutchman Fabrication tonight after the owner Gary did some valve work on my 650 heads. Check it out...
Forum: The Board 12-03-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By Frank D
Re: Another crank question

Thanks for the help.
Forum: The Board 12-03-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By Frank D
Re: Another crank question

It's a 1967 triumph bonneville. I couldn't find it in my manual. I gues I'd need the factory service manual to find that spec. I torqued the rod caps down with the new shells in them and I guess...
Forum: The Board 12-02-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By Frank D
Re: Another crank question

I just bought .10 connecting rod shells and need to have my crank cut but can't find the spec for crank oil clearance. Does anyone know what it is?
Forum: The Board 10-23-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,136
Posted By Frank D
Forum: The Board 10-23-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,136
Posted By Frank D
Re: Build Thread: 1967 Triumph

I haven't posted in a while but thought I'd throw up some new pics to show some recent progress (although not too much).

*Split the cases and now waiting for new rod bearings so I can have the...
Forum: The Board 10-16-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,663
Posted By Frank D
Re: Triumph cam gear and crank pinion gear puller tools

I don't think that would work for atleast one gear--I think it's a lefthand thread that the tool threads onto to pull the gear off.
Forum: The Board 08-02-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,386
Posted By Frank D
Re: Triumph rim lacing

Yea I'm using a David Bird bolt on hardtail (4" stretch 2.5" drop) so I guess I'll see how that factors in.
Forum: The Board 07-31-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,386
Posted By Frank D
Re: Triumph rim lacing

Thanks, that is exactly what I wanted to find out. It just looks so strange to me the way that it sits.
Forum: The Board 07-31-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 22,386
Posted By Frank D
Re: Triumph rim lacing

So I guess that I must be close then because if you look at the picture that I have you can see that when laying flat the sprocket side sticks put about half an inch and the other side looks to be at...
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