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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By r50us68
Primary backing plate repair needed in the Seattle area

Wondering if anyone can point me toward someone that could do some repair work on my Triumph inner primary plate?
http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u208/r50us68/triumph/DSCN2667.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-02-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,759
Posted By r50us68
How creative are you in funding your Motorcycle habit

I am just wondering how creative people are in funding their motorcycle habit/hobby?
Being a working guy with 2 kids there is often times when there is little, if any scratch left over to buy a set...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16,124
Views: 9,634,605
Posted By r50us68
If I remember right, they only put enough track...

If I remember right, they only put enough track over the rail's for the guy to reach 60mph. They did not calculate into the equation that he had to slow down. Luckily there were people within reach...
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By r50us68
So self etching looks to be the way to go. Any...

So self etching looks to be the way to go.
Any benefit using my, under nozzle can, spray gun to a rattle can?

In the future I could just spray another primer over the top?
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By r50us68
I was hoping to stay away from a 2 step primer,...

I was hoping to stay away from a 2 step primer, and I am wanting to use the gun on hand before spending much needed funds on a spray gun upgrade. If the priming goes well and I think I will be doing...
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By r50us68
I was thinking a primer so if it goes well, I...

I was thinking a primer so if it goes well, I would be able to go direct to paint.
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By r50us68
My garage, a spray gun, and a good primer

I have been blasting a lot of paint off old Triumph parts, but it will be a while before I will be able to put them all together (3yr plan)
I was wondering what pointers you can give me on a good...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7,177
Views: 1,439,429
Posted By r50us68
Here are some pictures of the LeMay Family...

Here are some pictures of the LeMay Family Collection VME club BMW display. The LeMay collection is located outside of Tacoma (not to confused with the LeMay Auto Museum in Tacoma)...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 29,831
Posted By r50us68
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-kpRHcZzEL_I/Tu-pSJRmhmI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-kpRHcZzEL_I/Tu-pSJRmhmI/AAAAAAAAFK8/PG77IP2Si-g/s1600/the_jackson5.jpgIts hard to see under the glam but there looks to be a Heinrich under there
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,811
Posted By r50us68
Having talked to one of the curators at the...

Having talked to one of the curators at the Family collection, there is a distinction between the LeMay Family collection witch is at Marymount and the new LeMay museum opening up in Tacoma. Both...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,811
Posted By r50us68
BMW's at the LeMay Family Collection

The VME had put together a collection of BMW and they are on display at the LeMay Family Collection at Marymount in Tacoma. (http://www.lemaymarymount.org/)
So if you are in the Seattle to Portland...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By r50us68
Brake scoop

I had seen a aftermarket brake scoop offered on ebay for a British bike. It appeared to be a cast item that would screw onto the brake plate, and you would drill holes in the brake plate and cover it...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16,124
Views: 9,634,605
Posted By r50us68
Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 607,396
Posted By r50us68
Triumph Bobber/Chopper tank

I have this posted in the market place as well
http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u208/r50us68/triumph/DSCN2605.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,629
Posted By r50us68
For my box of 1953 6T to look like this

For my box of 1953 6T to look like this
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By r50us68
Someone elses European tour

Just a few pictures from someone elses Motorcycle tour of Europe.

http://www.go-faster.com/SS100.html
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By r50us68
The loss title search and relase of interest will...

The loss title search and relase of interest will not work for me because the WA DOL cannot search for lost California titles.
I am going to see if California will do a search for an out of state...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By r50us68
I do not have a bill of sale. (seller said it...

I do not have a bill of sale. (seller said it would be in the box o' parts but was not, and has not responded to multiple emails)
So I went to the licensing place and they told be that the State...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,733
Posted By r50us68
NCIB.org Vin search

I am starting the long process of getting a title for a basket full of Triumph parts in Washington and called the State Police to see if the frame has been reported stolen.<?xml:namespace prefix = o...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,603
Posted By r50us68
I was in town about 11am and thought that there...

I was in town about 11am and thought that there was a smaller turn out of "Vintage" bikes then that past few years. Was it that I was late and all the vintage bikes had started the Poker run? Were...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,540
Posted By r50us68
Cannonball Motorcycle Run 2012

For those that followed the 2010 pre-1916
In 2012 it will be for pre-1930 motorcycles
The Route (http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=255&Itemid=53) is...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,127
Posted By r50us68
"1954 Zundapp KS601 with a 1961 Corvair engine" ...

"1954 Zundapp KS601 with a 1961 Corvair engine"

that is a combination. Do you have pictures?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,127
Posted By r50us68
Commuter bikes

I am lucky on two cases. Having a 1968 R50US, and having a commute that is not in stop and go traffic, and not on the highway.
My round trip is right around 20 miles along 45mph roads, up and over a...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-01-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 166,458
Posted By r50us68
R100 Turbo

$1200 Canadian works out to be about $1200 US these days
http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/bnc/mcy/2514611966.html
http://images.craigslist.org/3n43o53l95T35W05U1b7qed6b446c270c1b27.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 677
Posted By r50us68
Cannonball 2012

I spend a lot of time watching the 2010 Cannonball through many individuals blogs.
I am looking forward to the 2012 addition. It looks like it will be a pre-1929 event that will start in New York...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,966
Posted By r50us68
Here is a link to a thread I started on my trip...

Here is a link to a thread I started on my trip to Bonneville
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=717418

I was lucky enough to be part of a crew, though it is not the only way to get...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,676
Posted By r50us68
Sorry, 1955 or earlier is vintage class , and the...

Sorry, 1955 or earlier is vintage class , and the first /2 came out in 1955. /3 last year was 1954 then the /2
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,676
Posted By r50us68
Here are some BMW pictures with a write up I did...

Here are some BMW pictures with a write up I did for a website I contribute to
http://www.classicsportbikesforsale.com/back-from-bonneville/

and some non BMW bikes...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,676
Posted By r50us68
He could not find a speed rated tire for the...

He could not find a speed rated tire for the sidecar rim, so he just had the wheel made.
the sidecar class is really a wide open class and you will see a lot of interesting things
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,676
Posted By r50us68
Bonneville record BMW sidecar

Just got back from helping Brooks Motor Works with thier 2 vintage (pre-1955) BMW LSR bikes
They were able to set a Sidecar record at 94mph. They are also attempting to increase the record they set...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By r50us68
Anyone going to Bonneville for Speed Week?

I am going to help to a couple of BMW motorycles,
anyone taking their bike to race? supporting a bike or car?

Looking forward to Brough Superior (Mark Upham), and Shinya Kimura
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,437,016
Posted By r50us68
http://raresportbikesforsale.com/wp-content/upload...

http://raresportbikesforsale.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/G34-12-1110-600x400.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 250,383
Posted By r50us68
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-E0fD0leHaHg/ThVT8PrK36I/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-E0fD0leHaHg/ThVT8PrK36I/AAAAAAAAUrc/RsKul8Ps__Y/s640/guzzi%2Bv7%2Bsport.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By r50us68
removing removable baffles

I have spent the last 3 days spraying break free, heating pulling pulling heating spraying break free trying to remove some removable baffles from my Hoske mufflers.
The one side came out with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,014
Posted By r50us68
Not the best finish ...

Not the best finish

http://i169.photobucket.com/albums/u208/r50us68/glamer%20shots/cockpit2.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By r50us68
Google maps could not give me directions or...

Google maps could not give me directions or travel time from Seattle
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,634
Posted By r50us68
Canadian

Canadian
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,686
Posted By r50us68
hard to get there when the bike is up on jack...

hard to get there when the bike is up on jack stands and what there is for rear suspension is apart.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By r50us68
Art and artist

How many times will you see and artist having a snack on their art?
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gfeDdjq91JY/TfWdQxwkpwI/AAAAAAAACTw/GSS5gIQwL8g/s1600/parade2011%2B%2B344.jpg
from his blog
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,730
Posted By r50us68
Hey I saw that on craigslist leaning up against...

Hey
I saw that on craigslist leaning up against and outside wall.
good luck to you
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