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Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 915,882
Posted By gusanito
'91 xlh 883

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bFByj-UeXTM/VGTXt_NDXWI/AAAAAAAAB-k/MjNtdF7ye4I/s640/done2.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-fjO8384lCvQ/VGTXvdRPccI/AAAAAAAAB-s/VjIhMAGlc6k/s512/done3.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 915,882
Posted By gusanito
'91 883

I picked this up from a friend last week. It had been sitting in his back yard under a tarp for the last couple of years rusting away. Every time I stopped by I looked under the tarp, shook my head...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 915,882
Posted By gusanito
Phil Little...

Phil Little (http://phillittleracing.com/motorcycle/sxr-street-tracker) sells a kit to use a stock front 9 spoke 3/4" axle mag in the rear. It includes everything you need to bolt on your...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 635,803
Posted By gusanito
Thanks. Lots of nice bikes here, I wanted to...

Thanks.
Lots of nice bikes here, I wanted to keep the thread alive
It's a police shifter set-up, offered by the factory on ratchet shovels until they went to the rotary top tranny.

Here's my '85...
Forum: Hacks 08-05-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By gusanito
I've had a K75S with Jay's subframe for a few...

I've had a K75S with Jay's subframe for a few years and I love it.
Yeah, it gets a little hot here in Florida if you get stuck in traffic, but not enough to be a deal breaker.
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2,336
Views: 635,803
Posted By gusanito
'81 flh-p

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Lc5QUXbAZk0/U11mld7NlFI/AAAAAAAABvY/SYkBomYIQ04/s640/Picture%2520007.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,429
Posted By gusanito
Nice pull! :clap If it was stored with gas in...

Nice pull! :clap
If it was stored with gas in the tank, don't try to start it without checking the gas pump dampner. The rubber will have turned into goop and will mess everything up.
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,895
Posted By gusanito
Thanks. Yeah, York, Me. When I was a scuba...

Thanks.
Yeah, York, Me. When I was a scuba instructor, I use to take some of my classes there for their checkout dives.

Bob, sorry for the hijack.

More pics, please!! :clap
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,895
Posted By gusanito
It wasn't a simple bolt on procedure, as the...

It wasn't a simple bolt on procedure, as the shovel tops run external oil feed lines. There was some machining involved and new oil line channels had to be drilled in the pan bottom cases to accept...
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,895
Posted By gusanito
Better for the passenger too, with the pipes on...

Better for the passenger too, with the pipes on the other side. :clap
Forum: Hacks 02-22-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,895
Posted By gusanito
:rolleyes Keep posting your stuff. I...

:rolleyes

Keep posting your stuff. I appreciate your expertise and craftsmanship.
I'm taking notes on this one in case I ever want to hack my '81 FLH-P.
...
Forum: Hacks 02-20-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,895
Posted By gusanito
:lurk Love those old tractors. Did the...

:lurk

Love those old tractors.

Did the Harley wheel bolt right up to the hack or did you have to re-spindle?
As an aside, that bike may be titled as a '75, but that's a flatside motor, last...
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,157
Posted By gusanito
There's a trail and rake calculator at the RB...

There's a trail and rake calculator at the RB Racing website. (http://www.rbracing-rsr.com/rakeandtrail.html)
It shows in the triple tree rake input area that some of the HD stock trees are raked...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 37,002
Posted By gusanito
They're out there, you just have to keep looking....

They're out there, you just have to keep looking. From this morning's CL ads in the Tampa, Fl are area.

A couple of decently priced FLHs.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 37,002
Posted By gusanito
Thanks. Yeah, it's an '81 FLH-P. Funny, I've...

Thanks.
Yeah, it's an '81 FLH-P.
Funny, I've been looking for a '70s era FX, as my first Harley was a '76 FXE I bought new. Finding a stock shovel is becoming more difficult.
Here's another shot...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 37,002
Posted By gusanito
Thanks. Yeah, the shovel's mine. There's...

Thanks.
Yeah, the shovel's mine. There's another pic on the first page of this thread, post #10.

You're right about the '58-'64, it's a Duo-Glide.
The pan's swingarm was stock with a drum brake....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 37,002
Posted By gusanito
:clap Those are sweet. You never see the old FX...

:clap
Those are sweet. You never see the old FX tanks anymore, seems like everyone likes to throw fatbobs on them.

A few months ago, I was heading home and saw a bike pulled over on the opposite...
Forum: Hacks 01-01-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,772
Posted By gusanito
The shifter fork is a known problem on the M94...

The shifter fork is a known problem on the M94 trannys. I had the tranny on my '96 R1100RT rebuilt to M97 specs when the skipping started at 114k miles.
Lots of tranny info HERE ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 37,100
Posted By gusanito
Here you go. It's an '81 FLH-P ...

Here you go.
It's an '81 FLH-P

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-_G0iCyQnnak/T3UAJYuT2hI/AAAAAAAABGY/bzZEhcsxgkY/s640/HPIM1559.JPG
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Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 37,100
Posted By gusanito
The stock air shocks may suck on the Harleys, but...

The stock air shocks may suck on the Harleys, but they're a cheap upgrade for the Tonti Guzzis.
I got this pair, almost new takeoffs, for free and they were an improvement over the Progressives...
Forum: Hacks 12-31-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,595
Posted By gusanito
Thanks. The only thing I didn't get when I...

Thanks.
The only thing I didn't get when I bought the 560 was the Jawa body band, everything else was there, even though it was pretty beat up.
...
Forum: Hacks 12-30-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,595
Posted By gusanito
It's actually very simple. At Smugbug, open the...

It's actually very simple.
At Smugbug, open the pic you want to post, right click to open up the dialog box, then left click on copy image location.
On the ADV post, click on the insert image...
Forum: Hacks 12-23-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By gusanito
You can get the raked tree for your front end ...

You can get the raked tree for your front end HERE (http://www.jpcycles.com/product/231-015), from J&P.

http://img.jpcycles.com/product/231-015_A.jpg
Forum: Hack Vendors 12-10-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,143
Posted By gusanito
Is that a Sportster tank welded to the top of the...

Is that a Sportster tank welded to the top of the Guzzi tank?

More pics of that, please.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By gusanito
This just came up on CL today. Could be the rest...

This just came up on CL today. Could be the rest of your parts.

1936 VLH 74cu in restoration project - $7500 (summerfield,fl)



http://ocala.craigslist.org/mcy/4237970750.html
Forum: Hacks 11-21-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,126
Posted By gusanito
Like Steve in Ireland say, you notice the...

Like Steve in Ireland say, you notice the difference, particularly when you're carrying a heavier load, but it's an improvement. The clutch doesn't have to be ridden from a dead stop to get you...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 175,251
Posted By gusanito
I've used this stand by Anderson...

I've used this stand by Anderson (http://andersonstands.com/ducati_stands.htm) for years. It works well.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 915,882
Posted By gusanito
Plenty of brand choices for 18" rear tires. ...

Plenty of brand choices for 18" rear tires.
Avon, Dunlop, Bridgestone, Pirelli, Shinko, Continental, Kenda, etc.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 915,882
Posted By gusanito
Phil Little sells adapters that allow you to use...

Phil Little sells adapters that allow you to use the more common 19" nine spoke front in the rear. The problem is finding suitable rear street tires for it. The only 19" rear tires I found were for...
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,126
Posted By gusanito
Thanks. The tire is a 145/65/15. My front wheel...

Thanks.
The tire is a 145/65/15. My front wheel is stock.
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 915,882
Posted By gusanito
Some of he late '70's Sportsters came with...

Some of he late '70's Sportsters came with 2.5x18" 9 spoke rear mags. You can pick them up at swap meets for ~$75 and will bolt right up with new spacers. The pulley has to be spaced out 5/16" to...
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,126
Posted By gusanito
I used a 15x4 Sport Star Drag Racing 4 lug wheel...

I used a 15x4 Sport Star Drag Racing 4 lug wheel with an adapter. You'll have to make the adapter but the wheels are available for less than $100 shipped on e-bay.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 915,882
Posted By gusanito
Fyi

I see a few people in this thread looking at Sportsters, so I thought I'd pass this along. I have no connection to the seller, it's just a smoking deal that if my garage wasn't full and I didn't...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,537
Posted By gusanito
From the Riding Into History 2012 show. 1917...

From the Riding Into History 2012 show.

1917 Indian Model 0

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Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,301
Posted By gusanito
I have a '96 R1100RT in the garage with over...

I have a '96 R1100RT in the garage with over 161,000 miles. I'm the original owner. Aside from having the RID replaced under warranty and the tranny rebuilt at the 114,000 mile point because of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By gusanito
The sticker might say Brookline ave., but their...

The sticker might say Brookline ave., but their main entrance was on Rt. 9, just before it turned into Huntington St., up the street from Children's and the now defunct Boston State. I use to buy...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,860
Posted By gusanito
According to the J&P Vintage catalog, late...

According to the J&P Vintage catalog, late '80-'84 FX/FL frames that don't have the castings for the bushings can use the 45" pogo.
Here's (http://www.jpcycles.com/catalog/2013vintage/?entrypage=30)...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 37,002
Posted By gusanito
Nice bike, but it's not a '69. If it's the...

Nice bike, but it's not a '69.
If it's the correct frame, by looking at the swingarm, maybe a '70 or '71.
Last year of the pan bottom, shovel top was '69. In '70 the cone shovel was introduced.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 37,002
Posted By gusanito
That's a beautiful bike. It's simple, light,...

That's a beautiful bike.
It's simple, light, original with a ton of personality and attitude.
How hard is it to start with the mag? When I ran a Joe Hunt mag on a '76 shovel, I hung a bigass...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 915,882
Posted By gusanito
HD knows their American customers.:lol3 ...

HD knows their American customers.:lol3

IIRC, wasn't the XR1200 originally slated as a Europe only bike?
They released it in the states after people complained and cancelled the model after poor...
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