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Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,209
Posted By odbuffalo
Guzzi Convert or Keep the Buell S2

I like the older bikes, just more character. I have the opportunity to trade even for a 1976 Guzzi V1000 LAPD Convert bike with 23k for my 1995 Buell S2, 8300 miles.

I don't know squat about the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By odbuffalo
Sealant over sealant?

Well I dropped my newly finished tank right on the mounting tab and need to re-weld it up a little. The weld has a small tear in it, about 3/8-1/2 long crack.

Im wondering if I can just re-weld...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,909
Posted By odbuffalo
Dang it Sniper, now your making me want to keep...

Dang it Sniper, now your making me want to keep it.

Actually the photo of the one above is just one i found, mine is much nicer than that one.

But I figured there wasnt much interest (or $$)...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,909
Posted By odbuffalo
Thanks guys! These are some good eye openers and...

Thanks guys! These are some good eye openers and I appreciate all the wisdom.

I think Ill just leave the little RD as is, maybe stick on some dirt tires and ride the trails with the kids. OR,...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,909
Posted By odbuffalo
The idea. ...

The idea.

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m316/odbuffalo/Supervan/3ne3k33lc5Q25U65R3abl1b4a559585ed1314.jpg

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Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,909
Posted By odbuffalo
RD200 + YZ490 Suspension Fusion.

Real quick question, I have the chance to buy a 87 YZ490 frame, wheels and tires, forks, handle bars, and swing arm for $75, and I have a decent running 1972 RD200 at home that Id like to make into a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,739
Posted By odbuffalo
Mounting Fiberglass Seat thoughts? Help.

Im trying to figure the best way to mount a fiberglass seat to my frame.

What have you done? Any good suggestions? Ideas? Photos?

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m316/odbuffalo/STA70193.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By odbuffalo
A few more. ...

A few more.

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m316/odbuffalo/DandA/P1030719.jpg

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m316/odbuffalo/DandA/P1030720.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By odbuffalo
Loss for Words. Check out this place.

Well, Ive always wanted a excuse to visit this place, driven by a few times and never stopped. Well, this is one of the coolest places Ive been, its like a museum. The guy has been in business for 46...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
Thats not a bad idea if I could move it...

Thats not a bad idea if I could move it bike-to-bike, even for the larger one. Thanks Killfile.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
That battery set up would be awesome and really...

That battery set up would be awesome and really open up that middle section. Although at that price Ill have to unload this 74 van I have.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
Thanks killfile, I will the set from the 74...

Thanks killfile, I will the set from the 74 (which I hear are the best years) and possibly the 72 forks, along with the a triple clamp set up from the 74.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,443,763
Posted By odbuffalo
Very cool even if it is straddling the...

Very cool even if it is straddling the cafe/bobber fence.

I really like that fly screen idea.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
But the seat keeps getting uglier. Not sure what...

But the seat keeps getting uglier. Not sure what Im gonna do with that. Maybe just keep trimming it down like this?

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m316/odbuffalo/tailidea.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
Here it is with the swing arm mocked up to see...

Here it is with the swing arm mocked up to see how it will look. Those are billet Fox shocks off a HD. I think they look great.

Im not going for a true Cafe look, but more attitude, low, salt...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
The frame is coming along pretty nice, I also...

The frame is coming along pretty nice, I also removed the tail section where the turn signals mount. The side stand bracket was broken so I just removed the old piece. Amazing how sloppy the welds...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
Well, its been awhile, slow progress but at least...

Well, its been awhile, slow progress but at least its still moving.

Ive been working on cleaning up the frame, removing unwanted and non needed tabs as you can see in this photo.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
Lots of options for the bars here. ...

Lots of options for the bars here.

http://www.fastfromthepast.com/servlet/StoreFront

Start a thread with your bike, we can build and share notes.

ODB
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
Steve, Im not sure what the forks are from. Id...

Steve, Im not sure what the forks are from. Id love to swap the 72 sliders with ones that are in there now. The top of the tubes have circlips and not the threaded bolts the GT750s have. So Im not...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By odbuffalo
Yeah, Ill call Buchannan and get a price. I...

Yeah, Ill call Buchannan and get a price.

I was doing a little research and this guy bought the same rims from Mikes and laced up a 4LS.

http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=448.660
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By odbuffalo
Im going to email them to find out. Ill let you...

Im going to email them to find out. Ill let you know what I find.

It would make a huge difference.

Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By odbuffalo
Thanks, I guess I can find the rims and spokes...

Thanks, I guess I can find the rims and spokes but Im not sure how to tell if the spoke holes will be at the right angle for my drums.

Id make the investment, but Im not sure I want to buy on a...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,599
Posted By odbuffalo
Well, I still have no spark, I bought a good coil...

Well, I still have no spark, I bought a good coil (supposably), wired it in and still no spark.

Is there something else I be checking?
Me and wiring dont think alike.

Thanks again for your...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,443,763
Posted By odbuffalo
This was at a local Ferrari show, pretty...

This was at a local Ferrari show, pretty detailed.

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m316/odbuffalo/Screenshot2010-10-18at82422AM.png
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
Hey Dorkpunch, you have a coil laying around for...

Hey Dorkpunch, you have a coil laying around for that XL? It is a cool bike, it spent many years inside a storage container. All stock and pretty clean, but hasnt run in ?? years.

And how can you...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
Not much progress but wanted to post a couple...

Not much progress but wanted to post a couple things. Im 42 and finally enrolled in a body paint class so hopefully Ill start this week by trimming all unwanted tabs off the frame. media blast a few...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,893
Posted By odbuffalo
Rehydrating the Buffalo Project Bike

Well, here it is. Of course I always have to pick something different. I picked up this 1972 GT750 ($300, the front drum was worth that much alone) that has been sitting for a number of years. Its...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By odbuffalo
Joe, you aint kid'n. Those look really nice,...

Joe, you aint kid'n. Those look really nice, great price too.

Where in Indiana are you?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By odbuffalo
36 Spokes, whats my options? Other makes?

Hey guys Im looking for some leads as to what other wheel options I have from other bikes. Gotta be 36 spoke.

Im wanting to replace my steel chrome rims with a set of alloys but want to keep my...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By odbuffalo
Thanks, I got a quote from Buchanans and maybe a...

Thanks, I got a quote from Buchanans and maybe a little too expensive for me right now. They are stainless, $106 for the front set and $108 for the rear.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By odbuffalo
Anyone have a good source for new spokes? Its a...

Anyone have a good source for new spokes? Its a 1972 Suzuki GT750.

Thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By odbuffalo
Rim swap respoke, new spokes?

Maybe this is a obvious answr but Im wanting to swap out the old chrome rims for a set of shouldered alloys for my project.

When lacing a new wheel do/should new spokes always be used? Can old...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 657
Posted By odbuffalo
Control Pics - Cafe Perches, throttle, gauges, etc.

Maybe Im thinking about it too much. But Im putting together a want list for my Cafe project. I know, everyone loves photo threads. And if theres one similar already, link it up.

Ill probably do...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,051
Posted By odbuffalo
GT750 4LS Drum brake w/later speedo?

Anyone know if I can use my 74 speedo with the 72 4LS drum brake?

Or do I need the 72 speedo to run the drum?

I could always run a aftermarket gauge I guess. Anyone know or know how to find...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,729
Posted By odbuffalo
Hmmm, it does look like the Yamaha motor, Ill...

Hmmm, it does look like the Yamaha motor, Ill have to check it out closer today.

Also, there is a carb that may go with the motor and its black, like the Yamaha one pictured above.

And it...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,729
Posted By odbuffalo
Mystery 125 Motor. Can you Identify it?

This motor came along with a bunch of flattrack parts I bought a few months ago. I can take some better shots tomorrow.

Ive tried looking at a bunch 125 motors on line but no luck to a match. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,651
Posted By odbuffalo
Spikester, the bike looks great! Whats the...

Spikester, the bike looks great!

Whats the story on the wheels?
Are they GS wheels?
Direct bolt in?
Whats the sizes? Rims/tires?

The Jemco pipes looks really nice.
Ill have to save up...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,599
Posted By odbuffalo
XL350 wiring help

I bought a 76 XL350 that had been sitting for a long time. He lost the keys so he cut off the ignition and wiring.

I bought a new ignition switch with the plug that worked out good, And I need...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16,174
Views: 9,694,415
Posted By odbuffalo
Heres a cool photo I came across today. ...

Heres a cool photo I came across today.

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m316/odbuffalo/090919_gs_press11.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 628,420
Posted By odbuffalo
Heres a 76 XL350 I picked up for $350. It was...

Heres a 76 XL350 I picked up for $350. It was left in a enclosed storage container since ?, the plates are from 1984. Needs some TLC buts its all there.

The ignition switch was cut out and the...
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