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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16,410
Views: 9,956,923
Posted By F_Sahms
Lois on a Bantam. (see photo URL)

Lois on a Bantam. (see photo URL)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16,410
Views: 9,956,923
Posted By F_Sahms
One ride in the rain/mud would do it.

One ride in the rain/mud would do it.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,804
Posted By F_Sahms
Not mine, just a photo I found that clearly shows...

Not mine, just a photo I found that clearly shows the gusset. And actually, the SP1000 came with it, so perhaps your centerstand is from a T or T3? Look in this thread at the white SP and you can...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,804
Posted By F_Sahms
That looks like a bad home-brew repair. The...

That looks like a bad home-brew repair. The tangs break off (usually from mis-use) and the feet bend over.

Guzzi upgraded the stands with a welded plate gusset to prevent their bending over at...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 324,956
Posted By F_Sahms
Yes a 510. It's a great place to hang out, but...

Yes a 510. It's a great place to hang out, but the HVAC is a bit primitive.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,832
Views: 1,790,862
Posted By F_Sahms
You mean the bike, right? :evil

You mean the bike, right? :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 324,956
Posted By F_Sahms
http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-wFFc6cG/0/...

http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-wFFc6cG/0/XL/i-wFFc6cG-XL.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By F_Sahms
If you have the original peeled 850 chrome cyls I...

If you have the original peeled 850 chrome cyls I could use em.:evil
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4,715
Views: 737,774
Posted By F_Sahms
http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-8wd7DNK/0/...

http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-8wd7DNK/0/L/i-8wd7DNK-L.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By F_Sahms
Well, I found two "C" 850 pistons, but they are...

Well, I found two "C" 850 pistons, but they are set up for three compression rings and one oil ring?

Also one "A" piston, also with four ring grooves.

It looks like MG Cycle sells new rings...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By F_Sahms
I have a few Eldo pistons laying around. What...

I have a few Eldo pistons laying around. What code (A, B, C) is yours, and how many rings does it have?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,306
Posted By F_Sahms
Man that's ugly. My friend's two-stroke race...

Man that's ugly. My friend's two-stroke race bikes do that.

What Charlie said. I probably have a set of usable stock eldo pistons laying around.

Do you know why it ate the piston? It might...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 254,513
Posted By F_Sahms
Nice looking bike, Kevin. Welcome back.

Nice looking bike, Kevin. Welcome back.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 111,277
Posted By F_Sahms
Eh, LeMans 1000 motors in decent nick will hit...

Eh, LeMans 1000 motors in decent nick will hit 175-180. And they don't ping.

Like I said, it depends on the gauge.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 111,277
Posted By F_Sahms
Depends on your guage, but for a loop motor...

Depends on your guage, but for a loop motor 150-170 on each side. It's the difference between cylinders that really points to a problem.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 254,513
Posted By F_Sahms
Technically it could be a 750S3 motor. Even...

Technically it could be a 750S3 motor. Even rarer! :deal
(edited for the "3".)
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 254,513
Posted By F_Sahms
http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-3PWpGGS/0/...

http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-3PWpGGS/0/L/i-3PWpGGS-L.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 254,513
Posted By F_Sahms
Ahh, the uber-rare V7 Sport motor with the...

Ahh, the uber-rare V7 Sport motor with the bolt-on header clamps..good choice. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 27,253
Posted By F_Sahms
Technically, I don't believe the floats were...

Technically, I don't believe the floats were "bad" so much as they were "wrong." I have had bad luck in the past using the new-style, white-plastic floats in Dellortos. So I threw the old-style...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 27,253
Posted By F_Sahms
I didn't want to report on the progress until I...

I didn't want to report on the progress until I knew loose made it home safe. Thanks to Wayne for hauling him to Knoxvegas.

After one aborted attempt to get on the road, he rolled out about 4pm:...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 27,253
Posted By F_Sahms
I stopped by for a bit yesterday but the place...

I stopped by for a bit yesterday but the place was pretty sparsely populated. Trout and I had a tonti party:

http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-WL8tpGm/0/L/i-WL8tpGm-L.jpg

Ya'll have fun...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By F_Sahms
Hella made an aftermarket one (I had it in my...

Hella made an aftermarket one (I had it in my RD400) with the cute little pilot bulb. They're out there! Good luck with the hunt.

Edit: If it helps, I found the old box, with the part #:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By F_Sahms
If I am not mistaken, there are a number of...

If I am not mistaken, there are a number of aftermarket H4 lens/reflector assemblies in a 162mm size that fit a lot of Japanese bikes like the RD400. Not sure if it would work. Hella made them, and...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-08-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 27,253
Posted By F_Sahms
I am going to try and make this one, at least for...

I am going to try and make this one, at least for Fri evening. I will have been traveling for six straight weeks for work. I'll need a break!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By F_Sahms
Could be worse I suppose. They could have...

Could be worse I suppose. They could have bobbed/cafed/Bratted them first...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By F_Sahms
Don't forget Dr. Neville in The Omega Man. He...

Don't forget Dr. Neville in The Omega Man. He rocked the SL350 too:

http://www.imcdb.org/i062170.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,804
Posted By F_Sahms
My first Guzzi..the 79 has the Le Mans style...

My first Guzzi..the 79 has the Le Mans style pegs, and likely iron bores. Great fairing and the later seat is damn comfy. Handles like a tonti Guzzi should.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 254,513
Posted By F_Sahms
Well, if you're gonna get all nit-picky, so did...

Well, if you're gonna get all nit-picky, so did the California Big Valves..:evil

They must have had a boatload of LeMans 1000 motors laying around..
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 254,513
Posted By F_Sahms
If you use the B10 in a round-fin motor, be ready...

If you use the B10 in a round-fin motor, be ready for clatter. The steel rocker cradle resonates a lot more with the bumpy B10 than the alloy cradles in the square fins.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 254,513
Posted By F_Sahms
B10 was only stock in the Le Mans 1000. The 850s...

B10 was only stock in the Le Mans 1000. The 850s (at least the I and II) have the same cam as the T3, SP, etc.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,751
Posted By F_Sahms
Got parts book? It's the fairing mount. Part...

Got parts book? It's the fairing mount. Part #13 on the diagram:
You can see the parts book here if you select the LeMans 1:

http://www.stein-dinse.biz/eliste/index.php...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 31,076
Posted By F_Sahms
Doesn't look OEM that I have ever seen. What's...

Doesn't look OEM that I have ever seen. What's the lettering on the guide?
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 18,722
Posted By F_Sahms
Power outage at the track. But that doesn't...

Power outage at the track. But that doesn't excuse all
the commercials beforehand, like when the lead freaking changed,
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-06-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 113,836
Posted By F_Sahms
http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-RMtZVt7/0/...

http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-RMtZVt7/0/L/i-RMtZVt7-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,030
Posted By F_Sahms
http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-66mQCg3/0/...

http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-66mQCg3/0/XL/i-66mQCg3-XL.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 254,513
Posted By F_Sahms
Nice rig!

Nice rig!
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8,566
Views: 2,123,736
Posted By F_Sahms
http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-TmPqqQB/0/...

http://fredsgarage.smugmug.com/photos/i-TmPqqQB/0/L/i-TmPqqQB-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29,520
Views: 3,646,672
Posted By F_Sahms
rack?

Anyone have a DR350 luggage rack they'd part with? I knew I shoulda kept the OEM rack when I sold my 1991. Now I have a 96 with no rack.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,888
Posted By F_Sahms
Wheel, swingarm, axle, brake plate and rear drive...

Wheel, swingarm, axle, brake plate and rear drive all come from the same bike originally? Usually there are not any spacers or "distance pieces" on the rear axle on bikes with a rear disc.

I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 56,153
Posted By F_Sahms
Don't Le Mans III have "lean-burn" carbs with a...

Don't Le Mans III have "lean-burn" carbs with a shroud on the nozzle? That's why the jetting can be leaner on those bikes. The pistons and valves are the same as LM I and LMII, although LMIIIs are...
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