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Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,310
Posted By bomberdave
my gringo is my favorite helmet ever. i was fed...

my gringo is my favorite helmet ever. i was fed up with whistling and rattling from vents that dont work anyway, and i used to remove the face shields on my full face helmets as i would leave them...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,623
Posted By bomberdave
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave...

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/hanscombike2010.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/hanscombike2010.jpg.html)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By bomberdave
those sunrise events- if you haven't been before...

those sunrise events- if you haven't been before there is a line waiting for the gate to open that forms early if the weather looks promising. if it looks like a big turnout they will open the gate...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By bomberdave
oh man, i looked at puch too. didn't see that...

oh man, i looked at puch too. didn't see that one. good work
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,874
Posted By bomberdave
that thing is prettier than a twenty dollar whore

that thing is prettier than a twenty dollar whore
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By bomberdave
2015 mt washington auto road event dates

monday june 15 and thursday 18 - motorcycle only days

sunday june 21 3:30 am- sunrise at the summit

sunday july 26 4:00 am- sunrise at the summit

sunday august 30 4:30 am- sunrise at...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By bomberdave
that's a funky exhaust port for sure. i thought...

that's a funky exhaust port for sure. i thought dkw but nope. there is a thread in old school of french bikes that jehu posted up- could be a clue in there, lots of freaky bikes ive never even heard...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,599
Posted By bomberdave
wiring and electrical parts take a beating on old...

wiring and electrical parts take a beating on old machinery. a vibey BSA can chew up a wiring harness in a couple of years. maintenance is not sexy work but hoping stuff doesn't break or come loose...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By bomberdave
bingo- thanks

bingo- thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By bomberdave
i had to give a little more than $59.50 but not...

i had to give a little more than $59.50 but not enough more to spoil the awesome. truth is stock military scout engines are pretty underwhelming. im trying to get educated about sport scouts and...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By bomberdave
new in the crate indian military scout motor

last week i was lucky enough to be on the buying end of a nice stash of indian stuff that a friend of a friend had purchased some 40 years ago and never got around to doing very much with. there is...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By bomberdave
that's it for h-d stuff.

that's it for h-d stuff.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By bomberdave
the cheese filling around the tail light threw me...

the cheese filling around the tail light threw me off. just donated it to the local chop cult kid for further ruining.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By bomberdave
can you id this fender?

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/mystery%20fender.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/mystery%20fender.jpg.html)


just scored a big pile of mostly indian,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 251,407
Posted By bomberdave
fuel pump -arrgghh - glad you had a back up,...

fuel pump -arrgghh - glad you had a back up, sorry you needed it. wonder if filtering fuel as it goes into the tank would help? got to suspect dirty gas when you fill up out of gas cans and such? i...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,049
Posted By bomberdave
that's a proper shovel- me likey

that's a proper shovel- me likey
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-17-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 25,883
Posted By bomberdave
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave...

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/agawam%20pie.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/agawam%20pie.jpg.html)


gentlemen, behold!- the legendary agawam diner...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-14-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By bomberdave
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave...

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/agawam%20pie.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/agawam%20pie.jpg.html)


agawam coconut creme

cromoth and i...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By bomberdave
i'll keep an eye out for ADV lookin' dudes.

i'll keep an eye out for ADV lookin' dudes.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By bomberdave
sorry, no indian. and yeah, 3:14 pm. it's a good...

sorry, no indian. and yeah, 3:14 pm. it's a good time to go there, between meals as they do get busy there during meal times. CASH ONLY.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,087
Posted By bomberdave
planning on the agawam diner in rowley ma next...

planning on the agawam diner in rowley ma next saturday.

forks up at 3.14 exactly
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,120
Posted By bomberdave
not trying to insult your intelligence with this,...

not trying to insult your intelligence with this, but- is the fuel filter clogged with tank debris? i ask because of the tank swap- is there any fuel blockage upstream of the carb?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,120
Posted By bomberdave
agree w v twin- it's something more basic than...

agree w v twin- it's something more basic than your looking for- possible intermittent wiring short? what kind of shape is the harness in? vibration, wet weather, heat cycling, lousy wire from the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-16-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,385
Posted By bomberdave
this guy could have cured cancer, global warming...

this guy could have cured cancer, global warming and childhood obesity in less time than building that took.

PRETTY KEWL THOUGH
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-10-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,162
Posted By bomberdave
thank you we just got a starved neglected...

thank you

we just got a starved neglected rescue 2 weeks ago.

it's rewarding in a way little else in life is.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-30-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 74,029
Posted By bomberdave
funny how the last few details take longer than...

funny how the last few details take longer than the whole rest of the job ain't it? really nice work btw. make sure you put some kind of backer on the number plate, my indian tore my plate up in...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-28-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,449
Posted By bomberdave
unless you have zero clearance around your...

unless you have zero clearance around your present tires 4.00 x 18 dunlop k70s will probably fit. they are relatively narrow, decent and cheap. im fairly sure they fit on my friends 69 lightning .
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,252
Posted By bomberdave
i think your right about the piston being under...

i think your right about the piston being under stressed, i'd be more concerned about the stock con rods.

my chief has .005" piston clearances, it uses oil but better safe than sorry.

i've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,040
Posted By bomberdave
my non o ring chains are 25 bucks each. i get...

my non o ring chains are 25 bucks each. i get 5-6k out of one (no cush drive in my old indian- stretches chain fast), cut it off and throw it away, i never clean it but i do lube it regularly. 3 out...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 251,407
Posted By bomberdave
put a couple stamps on that split window bug and...

put a couple stamps on that split window bug and send it my way
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By bomberdave
nice! thanks for the effort- and lovely pics

nice! thanks for the effort- and lovely pics
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 251,407
Posted By bomberdave
sounds like leprosy. i keed, i keed. ...

sounds like leprosy.

i keed, i keed.

Happy new year
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,252
Posted By bomberdave
attended a small auction that had a few bikes. a...

attended a small auction that had a few bikes. a 46 chief went for about what it was worth,a 1923 excelsior henderson went for a very fair price and a kinda rat bike/chopperish plunger chief went for...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,777
Posted By bomberdave
run weld bead around inside of bearing races,...

run weld bead around inside of bearing races, they shrink and drop out no fuss.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,252
Posted By bomberdave
nice repair work- how do the cases fit up to each...

nice repair work- how do the cases fit up to each other after that much welding at the case edge? in my experience that's a big part of the welding challenge, limiting the heat deformation.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 3,443,679
Posted By bomberdave
http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave...

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/bomberdave/winterchief.jpg (http://s134.photobucket.com/user/bomberdave/media/winterchief.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,252
Posted By bomberdave
maybe you already know this but indian cases were...

maybe you already know this but indian cases were cast by the brown and sharp factory in rhode island (still in buisness making precision measuring tools) with very high quality casting aluminium and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 25,883
Posted By bomberdave
got my pie today too. undocumented pie that...

got my pie today too.

undocumented pie that is, i never remember to take pie pics.

december ridin', nice
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,531
Posted By bomberdave
i haven't taken my brompton on the bike yet but...

i haven't taken my brompton on the bike yet but im sure i will sometime. ive spent most of my life on a bicycle and i couldnt be more impressed with the thing.
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,531
Posted By bomberdave
i also have a brompton. great bike, easy to take...

i also have a brompton. great bike, easy to take along.
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