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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,123
Posted By ADV8
All good but that looks like the underneath side....

All good but that looks like the underneath side.
The shiny side with inner and outer beveled edges was the top.
Might be the light.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 102,255
Views: 20,005,415
Posted By ADV8
Looks like a IMS fuel tank. ...

Looks like a IMS fuel tank.

https://www.imsproducts.com/

See what happens when you go and find a link to the website.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 256,131
Posted By ADV8
Not just a horn but a Lucas Altette. (period...

Not just a horn but a Lucas Altette. (period fitment)

The dynamo gear driven off the timing side was common due to their length, Pre unit Triumphs had the same layout until more compact crankshaft...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 256,131
Posted By ADV8
A generator/ dynamo.

A generator/ dynamo.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By ADV8
After 70 years I can't see it ending. Not to...

After 70 years I can't see it ending.

Not to be confused with overweight, chicken legged bandana people covered in tattoo's that middle aged woman have 'bobber type 'play. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 92,471
Posted By ADV8
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_QjEsW4lP0EQ/TRJzyFmkM1I/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_QjEsW4lP0EQ/TRJzyFmkM1I/AAAAAAAAAz8/lCVow9G9zsQ/s1600/71commando750_2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 102,255
Views: 20,005,415
Posted By ADV8
The first $650 Safari fuel tank I got started to...

The first $650 Safari fuel tank I got started to crack up "all over" and leaked onto a hot exhaust.
They sent another tank that had had a bodge repair with a heated bread knife maybe to melt the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 102,255
Views: 20,005,415
Posted By ADV8
Make a new plug then, M14.5 + / 1.25. If you...

Make a new plug then, M14.5 + / 1.25.
If you make it long a recess can be filed in the first portion of thread which can then be used to clear the thread in the engine case.
Cut that off, face the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 92,471
Posted By ADV8
So you have said many times. Some of your posts...

So you have said many times.
Some of your posts on the Access site were interesting (before you got banned ?) but you still need to work on the delivery.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,310
Posted By ADV8
The TR5T has the late 500 engine so it is about...

The TR5T has the late 500 engine so it is about as good as it got.
Usable, absolutely but the T100 Daytona might be even better (I had one in 1977)
Commando's are expensive but good if you go...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 102,255
Views: 20,005,415
Posted By ADV8
The stock plug (same on the TL1000) seems to be a...

The stock plug (same on the TL1000) seems to be a loose fit also, the magnetic plug I got from Procycle had a noticeable better fit due to less thread clearance. (fwiw)
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,943
Posted By ADV8
Was it that long ago.

Was it that long ago.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 92,471
Posted By ADV8
Today is Sunbeam day but doubt the engine case...

Today is Sunbeam day but doubt the engine case would fit in the oven.
Rear main bush is back from being white metaled 0.010" undersize (UK) and the front ball bearing ready to be swapped to the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By ADV8
I called it a blade but but probably should have...

I called it a blade but but probably should have called it the (cam chain) guide.
They would be about the only thing that might give a problem with a proven chain.

How was the oil pump idler gear...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By ADV8
I would add, if not done already. It is...

I would add, if not done already.
It is standard practise to check piston ring end gap on any engine rebuild, it seems critical on these Procycle kits.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By ADV8
Cam chain tensioner or the blades might be a easy...

Cam chain tensioner or the blades might be a easy starting point.

Edit.
Given it is a new build, what is the source of the cam chain, new or the old part reused..
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 102,255
Views: 20,005,415
Posted By ADV8
From the factory, first time removed. Use this,...

From the factory, first time removed.
Use this, the battle is to get it onto the part, its that tacky.
http://www.moreyoil.co.nz/moreys-bigfoot-ep-grease/

Steering head.
Swing arm pivot....
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,573
Posted By ADV8
+1. If a Royal Enfield can go from near sea...

+1.
If a Royal Enfield can go from near sea level to way over 17000 feet no problem, a fancy Honda should have no trouble either, unless you have special air over there.
Never gave it a thought...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By ADV8
HEIDENAU and MITAS are supposed to do off road...

HEIDENAU and MITAS are supposed to do off road tyres in those sizes.
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By ADV8
I think when I did my Termginoni on the...

I think when I did my Termginoni on the Hypermotard I used one wrap of steel wool around the core followed by packing (that is used to wrap over the electrical heater strips for heat treating large...
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,759
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/Cl...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/Clutch/c096.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,965
Posted By ADV8
Maybe the UK specs are the dodgy ones. :lol3

Maybe the UK specs are the dodgy ones. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,310
Posted By ADV8
Yes, in 1985 when buying bikes to take back to...

Yes, in 1985 when buying bikes to take back to NZ.
One Sportster (couldn't find a good 1200 Shovel at the time) and a 73 T140.
My 73 Eldorado, one of the TR5T's, 71 Fastback, 74 Roadster and 57 TR6...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,310
Posted By ADV8
What about the 1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado ?

What about the 1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado ?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,310
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1949%20Sunbeam%20S7%20Deluxe/Sunbeam%20Misc/CropicShareFile.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By ADV8
Why can't your friend put a few miles on it once...

Why can't your friend put a few miles on it once a month. (or so)
India is a great place, I need to go back there for sure.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,310
Posted By ADV8
I can think of little worse than any of my bikes...

I can think of little worse than any of my bikes being purposely sold to scalpers or profiteers.
Exporting a motorcycle out of the 'States in general is easy as long as it has a title.

Although...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 92,471
Posted By ADV8
I do a little covert work myself. :lol3 I ended...

I do a little covert work myself. :lol3
I ended up machining dummy bearings to check end float, more so for the 71 Fastback since it still had the original ball and roller bearings.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 122,423
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1949%20Sunbeam%20S7%20Deluxe/Sunbeam%20Misc/Stud.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 122,423
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1949%20Sunbeam%20S7%20Deluxe/Sunbeam%20Misc/IMG_0572.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By ADV8
Do they have a micro switch at the clutch pivot.

Do they have a micro switch at the clutch pivot.
Forum: The Garage 12-05-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By ADV8
Where is the collet on that torch, not the collet...

Where is the collet on that torch, not the collet body shown. ?
That must be a odd torch that you do not remove the cap to remove the tungsten from the collet.
There is little reason to remove the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 102,255
Views: 20,005,415
Posted By ADV8
Its very simple. If the oil level is half way...

Its very simple.
If the oil level is half way with a cold engine, the actual level is on the low mark.
That is one reason many people !@#$ed their TL1000 engines although they are a shell bearing...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 102,255
Views: 20,005,415
Posted By ADV8
Someone actually ran a poll on one of the US...

Someone actually ran a poll on one of the US Suzuki TL1000 websites asking if the oil was checked on the side stand :huh
The scarey part was there was a lot of replies and debate.
No wonder the TL...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 256,131
Posted By ADV8
The one in the picture (Barber) is a S7...

The one in the picture (Barber) is a S7 (1946/1947/1948)

25 hp and all in the U Tube link up the page, wouldn't want the thread to become the Sunbeam thread.
Weight is 10 lbs heavier than the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By ADV8
That is what digital cameras are for, take a lot...

That is what digital cameras are for, take a lot of large clear photos as you go.
Forget something later on go back to them.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 256,131
Posted By ADV8
One for each cylinder, it is a 360 degree...

One for each cylinder, it is a 360 degree parallel twin but wonder how it would go with a 270 degree crankshaft.
A machined from billet job for another day.
...
Forum: The Garage 12-02-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,123
Posted By ADV8
I didn't have any 2mm so faced both sides of some...

I didn't have any 2mm so faced both sides of some 3mm sheet.
It should be more durable than cardboard. :lol3

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/Misc/IMG_1470.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,123
Posted By ADV8
I messaged the OP last night asking if the...

I messaged the OP last night asking if the ring/disc was taken care of, read but no reply.
I could have done the job this morning (fully machined) for the cost of post $2.75.
The items in the photo...
Forum: The Garage 12-01-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,123
Posted By ADV8
That sounds like the spacer that goes between the...

That sounds like the spacer that goes between the wheel bearings, the width would have to be on the money but that is not a totally over the top job in general, but once you are dealing with any...
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