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Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,043
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: 392
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: 945
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: 182
Views: 18,967
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: 1,264
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: 3,897
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: 5,066
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: 4,901
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: 2,072
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: 15,606
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: 2,213
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: 1,836
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: 1,907
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: 542
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: 1,117
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: 1,548
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: 1,530
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: 2,361
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: 1,454
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: 2,180
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: 3,027
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: 3,570
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: 1,752
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: 4,625
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: 3,495
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: 2,175
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...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,232
Posted By Garbln
I like it the way it is. I've always wanted to...

I like it the way it is. I've always wanted to do a red/grey bike, I think it's a good combo. Pictures never quite show how a bike looks in person in daylight anyway. I've seen some red/grey...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,801
Posted By Garbln
Me! I bought a 70 Ambo about a year ago, it...

Me!

I bought a 70 Ambo about a year ago, it was totally disassembled. A bare frame and several boxes of parts. The PO had started the restoration but passed away and the thing sat for several...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,113
Posted By Garbln
I've brought back bikes that have sat for 20, 10,...

I've brought back bikes that have sat for 20, 10, & 5 years with very few problems. I spray fogged the cyls first, then worked on everything else before I started them. The 20 yr one was a 76 R75/6...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By Garbln
Too bad! My Guzzi (1970) came in boxes so I can...

Too bad! My Guzzi (1970) came in boxes so I can see my cyl condition, and a prev owner has sleeved them. All the parts are there but it's still a jigsaw puzzle. Oh well, it's snowing out, time to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 284,662
Posted By Garbln
Thanks, that picture was posted about 2 yrs ago,...

Thanks, that picture was posted about 2 yrs ago, and I had finished that bike that spring. I now have about 3 seasons of riding on it without a hitch. It looks the same except the bars are a...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,853
Posted By Garbln
Cool, so I'm not the only fool out there. I...

Cool, so I'm not the only fool out there. I Retired at 62 also, best thing I ever did. Keep your garage full of projects! I have enough bikes that are suitable for sidecars so that is my plan, to...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,853
Posted By Garbln
I'm 67 and have a stable of bikes, 2003 Kawi...

I'm 67 and have a stable of bikes, 2003 Kawi Vulcan 1600, 76 R90/6, 76 R75/6, 77 Yamaha XS 650, 73 Triumph Tiger, and a 70 Guzzi Ambo basket case. I ride the 2003 Vulcan the least, it's low so I can...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-28-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,846
Posted By Garbln
If I had to guess, that yellow stuff is "glyptal"...

If I had to guess, that yellow stuff is "glyptal" (spelling?) it used to be used to coat the inside of cast crankcases etc. It would seal porous castings to keep them from seeping oil. Hot rod...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,619
Posted By Garbln
On my 76 R90/6 I had a flickering oil light at...

On my 76 R90/6 I had a flickering oil light at times. I changed the switch because it was leaking, that stopped the leak but not the flickering. The oil pan gasket was also seeping so I decided to...
Forum: The Garage 11-20-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,862
Posted By Garbln
Is the rim offset to one side of the hub?

Is the rim offset to one side of the hub?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,308
Posted By Garbln
I just saw this thread, great job taking those...

I just saw this thread, great job taking those old bikes out. I just got a 73 Tiger this spring and spent the summer sorting it out. Looks just like yours! The last month I've been riding mine a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Garbln
I'm assembling a 70 Ambo right now, that I bought...

I'm assembling a 70 Ambo right now, that I bought as a basket case. Some parts are a little hard to find but not impossible. For the right price It would be a great project. Guzzi's are a lot like...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 284,662
Posted By Garbln
I bought two of those clutch push rod seals and...

I bought two of those clutch push rod seals and glad I did! No more leaks!
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,356
Posted By Garbln
It can be done, I do some stuff for friends. I...

It can be done, I do some stuff for friends. I do some old carb cleaning (I own a commercial ultrasonic cleaner) and some bike electric trouble shooting for the old stuff, as I was a Elect. Tech....
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