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Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,073
Posted By Garbln
I'd Repair/restore. Do what's necessary to get...

I'd Repair/restore. Do what's necessary to get it running and drive it around a little bit to see what it really needs. It may not be that bad. I bought a 73 TR7B (the single carb version) "Tiger"...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,395
Posted By Garbln
I still own a 03 Kawasaki Vulcan I bought new. I...

I still own a 03 Kawasaki Vulcan I bought new. I also am the second owner of a 76 BMW R75/6, the first owner was a friend of mine and I was with him when he picked it up from the dealer. We also...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,748
Posted By Garbln
I own a 73 750 Tiger, a 70 Ambo, a 76 R90/6 and a...

I own a 73 750 Tiger, a 70 Ambo, a 76 R90/6 and a 76 R75/6. After about 55-60 the Triumph starts to get pretty shaky. The Guzzi on the other hand really starts to smooth out around the same speed...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 279,286
Posted By Garbln
http://i1378.photobucket.com/albums/ah106/g_kloss/...

http://i1378.photobucket.com/albums/ah106/g_kloss/SAM_0148_zps485178da.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,290
Posted By Garbln
I have two 76 /6's one a 750 and one a 900. I...

I have two 76 /6's one a 750 and one a 900. I would hop on ether one and go anyplace in the country without much thought. I have owned them both for a number of years so I know the condition of...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-31-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,629
Posted By Garbln
Please tell me the price on the 72 Triumph TR6...

Please tell me the price on the 72 Triumph TR6 remains was a joke! I know the old Brit. bikes are getting a premium over there, but that's way out.

Gary
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,309
Posted By Garbln
The big knob above the steering yolk is for...

The big knob above the steering yolk is for adjusting the hyd damper position. That part seems to be ok to me. Nice looking bike, but I'll have to stick with my standard R90. Mine's paid for and...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,252
Posted By Garbln
One must always keep in mind that it's just a...

One must always keep in mind that it's just a garage after all, not your kitchen. Do like gsweave says.:1drink
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,835
Posted By Garbln
Which is which again? They both have uniforms on.

Which is which again? They both have uniforms on.
Forum: The Garage 10-23-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,928
Posted By Garbln
Put 2" of foam under the concrete floor, you will...

Put 2" of foam under the concrete floor, you will be amazed at the difference that makes.
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,633
Posted By Garbln
Years ago I owned a house with a crawl space like...

Years ago I owned a house with a crawl space like that. All the houses on that street were like that. My neighbor decided he wanted a full basement under his house, so he went back to his dads farm...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By Garbln
Three or more and you become a...

Three or more and you become a "collector"!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 388,875
Posted By Garbln
I'm with you Kev, over the years I've had very...

I'm with you Kev, over the years I've had very few electrical problems with any of my bikes. I have had more problems with bikes that have been "Fixed" by "Experts" than any stock bikes. I replaced...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 118,880
Posted By Garbln
Reply to #647 I bought a set of stainles...

Reply to #647

I bought a set of stainles mufflers like those on this bike from Armors in England. The quality is high, the price is good, and the sound is quiet but healthy. Couldn't ask for more.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,882
Posted By Garbln
Yes, a single fuse is all you get, 20 amp I...

Yes, a single fuse is all you get, 20 amp I believe. Are those Dunstall replica mufflers on that bike? They look like the ones I have on mine, to me they fit the style of the bike very well.
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Garbln
Go to the nearest NAPA store and buy part no....

Go to the nearest NAPA store and buy part no. OP6065. Fits and works perfect on my /6's so should work on a /7. Oh and its cheaper! I think they were used on old VW's.

good luck!
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,300
Posted By Garbln
On my BMW's and Guzzi's with straight pulls there...

On my BMW's and Guzzi's with straight pulls there is a bit of a barb under the button end that should be tapped into the hub after installation to keep it from turning.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 34,301
Posted By Garbln
Wow, my fork sliders had the EXACT same cracks in...

Wow, my fork sliders had the EXACT same cracks in them! I wonder why????
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By Garbln
Hello, all Just for your information for...

Hello, all

Just for your information for older classic European stainless exhaust projects, check out "Armours" in England. I bought a set of mufflers for my 1970 Guzzi project from them, very...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,035
Posted By Garbln
Art, self expression, whatever......"there are no...

Art, self expression, whatever......"there are no laws against bad taste".
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,994
Posted By Garbln
I have a 20X20 shop, I put 4 screw in...

I have a 20X20 shop, I put 4 screw in (incandescent) fixtures in the ceiling when I built it for general lighting. The fixtures were cheap and I can use any type bulb I want. Right now I'm using 4...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,954
Posted By Garbln
About the original question, people are...

About the original question, people are forgetting that there IS airflow over the diode board and thru that front cover. The intake air for the carbs thru the air filter, comes from the intake over...
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,722
Posted By Garbln
The place I used to work changed ALL the...

The place I used to work changed ALL the Fluorescent bulbs every year in the shop area. You will be astounded how much brighter it will be.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,607
Posted By Garbln
at one time I worked for a company that made...

at one time I worked for a company that made small to medium size engines, 1 cyl to 6 cyl. We used solid machined flywheels and we always balanced them. They always needed balancing. Solid steel...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,648
Posted By Garbln
I have a couple 76 BMW's a 77 XS650 and last year...

I have a couple 76 BMW's a 77 XS650 and last year found a 73 Triumph Tiger, and all are runners and mostly all original. I do all my own wrenching, so I know all my bikes well. I wouldn't hesitate...
Forum: The Garage 07-16-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,087
Posted By Garbln
I have a friend that stopped at a garage sale and...

I have a friend that stopped at a garage sale and saw a old Triumph in the back of the garage. He asked about it, the woman got her husband & he said for $250 you can have it, with the title. It...
Forum: The Garage 07-16-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,379
Posted By Garbln
I've used those heaters before, some will work...

I've used those heaters before, some will work for what you want. But I think after buying one and installing it the cost would be about the same as a Keurig, so 6 of one, half doz. of the other. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Garbln
If those are the original metal plug caps, change...

If those are the original metal plug caps, change them!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,556
Posted By Garbln
Looks like a Amen Savior to me too. If one...

Looks like a Amen Savior to me too. If one wanted to do a retro Chopper that would be just the ticket. At least it has a little rear suspension.
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,868
Posted By Garbln
Nothing ever ran before fuel injection, we all...

Nothing ever ran before fuel injection, we all walked everywhere.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,793
Posted By Garbln
Or Harley Riders Dream, or Harley Research &...

Or Harley Riders Dream, or Harley Research & Development.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,836
Posted By Garbln
I'm not familiar with those ether, but they sure...

I'm not familiar with those ether, but they sure look that way to me too.
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,935
Posted By Garbln
I have seen blasted aluminum clear powder coated....

I have seen blasted aluminum clear powder coated. It darkens it like it gets when wet then makes it glossy. It almost looks like grey glossy paint. In the right place it could look good, but not...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,504
Posted By Garbln
After the war the British dumped most of there...

After the war the British dumped most of there surplus M20's here in the states as they badly needed the foreign exchange currency. In the 50's & 60's there were ads in the back of magazines for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,434
Posted By Garbln
Never follow a cattle truck too closely!:evil

Never follow a cattle truck too closely!:evil
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,356
Posted By Garbln
Try resetting the main breaker on your breaker...

Try resetting the main breaker on your breaker box, one phase may have popped. Sometimes shutting them completely off than on again will do the trick. If that doesn't do it call the power Co NOW! ...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,988
Posted By Garbln
Ask yourself why there are so many incomplete...

Ask yourself why there are so many incomplete project bikes for sale out there? I have come across many completely disassembled bikes that have been sitting for 5-10 or more years in boxes. I don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,630
Posted By Garbln
There are two kinds of MC riders. The ones who...

There are two kinds of MC riders. The ones who admit dropping a bike at slow speeds and the ones who lie about it.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,356
Posted By Garbln
My love of the old stuff is based partly on the...

My love of the old stuff is based partly on the fact that I've always been a motor head, so I get the satisfaction of of keeping an old machine going. I also love the mechanical look and feel of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,900
Posted By Garbln
The real advantage of the robotic surgeries is...

The real advantage of the robotic surgeries is it's less invasive and recovery time is greatly reduced. Recovery is also less painful. As has been said doing the exercises will help you regain your...
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