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Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-26-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Its gonna be a bitsa for sure, so far its got...

Its gonna be a bitsa for sure, so far its got parts from a Honda, Yamaha race bike, Ducati, HD XL and big twin, and only just got started.

The front wheel had four hours of machining on the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-17-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
An old Astralite wheel which had seen better days...

An old Astralite wheel which had seen better days has been sacrificed for its rims. Next step is to drill and tap the centre to take 80 M6 countersunk bolts, and machine the spokes to match the style...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Thanks for the comments. I've changed the posts...

Thanks for the comments. I've changed the posts to put back the photos I can. The early posts I cant seem to edit, not sure why, but at least a lot of the new images are more detailed.

I've...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
The joys of Photobucket.. the monthly data...

The joys of Photobucket.. the monthly data allowance has been exceeded again. It resets on the 19th of each month, when the pics will reappear.

The alternative will be for me to edit each post...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
For the front end, I'm going to press out the...

For the front end, I'm going to press out the steering stem from as set of Harley yokes I was given (so I can use HD head bearings and headstock), and use it with a pair of Jeff's billet yokes. He...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
I'm taking the frame to a frame builder in...

I'm taking the frame to a frame builder in Norfolk (UK) in late August to have the headstock lowered, raked and braced. He's currently at Bonneville racing a 1950's BSA with a turbo.

Before then...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
This is the Roven tape I used, I'd never heard of...

This is the Roven tape I used, I'd never heard of it before, but then I rarely use fibreglass. Its good stuff, but expensive..
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
After letting the fibreglass set, I used filler...

After letting the fibreglass set, I used filler to clean up the join. Still got to do some work on it at the front, that has to wait until the mounts are welded on the frame and the seat unit is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
The seat unit feels about twice as heavy as it...

The seat unit feels about twice as heavy as it was, with all the new layers of fibreglass and resin (better safe than sorry), and I've also added a couple alloy plates where the side mounts to the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Got some fibreglass tape, matting and resin and...

Got some fibreglass tape, matting and resin and made a start on widening the rear mudguard by slicing it in two. Held it apart crudely to get the width right, and started laying on the Roven tape,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
First task was to remove the heavy steel rear...

First task was to remove the heavy steel rear mudguard, and replace it with a fibreglass one I'd had in the shed for ages. Its similar to the one fitted to my road bike, made by the German company...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Harley Chop to drag bike Project

With my Ironhead Norley finished, its time to start another project. I had two options, first to carry on with my Guzzi endurance racer replica, or do something with an incomplete Evo Chop that had...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
A little early to say, as I haven't had chance to...

A little early to say, as I haven't had chance to ride it hard yet, and it still needs to go on the dyno to tune the jetting and ignition. First impressions are

1) It handles well, feels light...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Another one.. Started a new project,...

Another one..

Started a new project, another HD, this time an Evo Big twin. Building a little drag bike, Probably a bit too modern for this sub forum, though its being built in sort of retro...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Thanks for the comments, I have got a brief vid...

Thanks for the comments, I have got a brief vid of it running, but cant download it from my camera to the pc. Not sure if the fault lies with the Camera or my laptop. Will try to borrow a Gopro or...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Got the electrics done, surprisingly it all works...

Got the electrics done, surprisingly it all works except the speedo which I think is faulty. Had to rebuild the second hand clutch and brake master cylinders, while my homemade hydraulic clutch works...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
http://s25.postimg.org/6t0rscvj3/Stafford2014_051....

http://s25.postimg.org/6t0rscvj3/Stafford2014_051.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
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Some nice LCs
http://s25.postimg.org/3ng625cwv/Stafford2014_054.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Indoors now.. ...

Indoors now..

http://s25.postimg.org/9qx8f59r3/Stafford2014_048.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
upload an image (http://postimage.org/)

http://s25.postimg.org/3sjf4wqsf/Stafford2014_047.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Still more. ...

Still more.

http://s25.postimg.org/ckvseumjj/Stafford2014_024.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
jpg images (http://postimage.org/)

http://s25.postimg.org/c9ec2363j/Stafford2014_030.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Still lots to see, and we haven't entered the...

Still lots to see, and we haven't entered the main event yet..

http://s25.postimg.org/aroacsbz3/Stafford2014_014.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
photo host (http://postimage.org/)

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Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Stafford Classic bike show.. lots of pics

Supposedly the biggest classic show in the world, certainly feels like it, we walked for miles and still didn't see everything..

Prices were very high, especially for 'emerging classics'..
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 218,669
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Here's the V6 bike again.. ...

Here's the V6 bike again..

http://s25.postimg.org/f7bavsdr3/Stafford2014_033.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
pc screenshot (http://postimage.org/app.php)

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Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 218,669
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
I was at the Stafford show where the V6 Trident...

I was at the Stafford show where the V6 Trident was photographed. As usual lots to see, prices were v high..

http://s25.postimg.org/e281yxcin/Stafford2014_001.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
image...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
You can get chrome buttons from Ebay for pennies,...

You can get chrome buttons from Ebay for pennies, but the one I have is stainless from the Zodiac HD catalogue https://www.zodiac.nl/en/
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Not really, I did want to have a cross over pipe...

Not really, I did want to have a cross over pipe under the engine, but was too tricky for me. Maybe something to consider when I tune the engine next winter.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Had to finally think about the dreaded electrics....

Had to finally think about the dreaded electrics. I hate electrics, dunno why, just never bothered with it. Made a start by replacing the points ignition with a single fire electronic 'in cone'...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Thanks, that's very helpful.. While I wait...

Thanks, that's very helpful..

While I wait for a few parts to arrive, time for some arty farty stuff. I wanted to add some sort of logo or image to the points cover. After some thought, I decided...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-31-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,101
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
There is a build thread in the Olds Cool...

There is a build thread in the Olds Cool section.. but anyway here's the other side, before it came apart to get the frame powder coated etc

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,101
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
I only used the engine from this.. ...

I only used the engine from this..

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l529/Merch131ho/Ironhead/Ironhead1002a_zps454d619c.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Waiting on having the brake and clutch lines...

Waiting on having the brake and clutch lines made, should be ready end of the week, so until then just been playing around with a couple of ideas. I wasn't happy with one area of the bike, so I took...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
I struggled to fit the chain,until I realised I'd...

I struggled to fit the chain,until I realised I'd been given a 520 split link for the 530 chain. Having collected the correct sized split link and with my shiny new rivet tool the chain went on ok....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-09-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,101
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Yes, I'm building one, using an XL1000 ironhead...

Yes, I'm building one, using an XL1000 ironhead engine. I've posted a build thread in the old school section.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Collected my frame from Triple S, the powder...

Collected my frame from Triple S, the powder coaters in Bingley, as always they did a great job, they specialise in motorbike frames and wheels etc. For me its a half day return trip (traffic is...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
A rare pic of yours truly doing some work,...

A rare pic of yours truly doing some work, polishing the alloy parts at Jeff's home workshop..

[/URL][url=http://postimage.org/]http://s25.postimg.org/5ix4nyn4v/Ironhead150_009.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Making a points cover. I already had one from a...

Making a points cover. I already had one from a Big Twin Evo to copy, they are the same except the mounting holes are vertical on an XL and Horizontal on a BT (no idea why). I hacked out a rough...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
I collect the frame from the powder coaters...

I collect the frame from the powder coaters tomorrow, in the mean time I've been busy polishing all the alloy parts and making a few more bits and bobs..

A new velocity stack, I'll use it until I...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Tommaselli

Tommaselli
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-22-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,046
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
The flange is part of the whole, its not made...

The flange is part of the whole, its not made from two parts but from the one piece of billet. The outer shape of the flange (where the bolts go) was done on the miller using a rotary table, with a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-21-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,046
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Making a velocity stack.. ...

Making a velocity stack..

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l529/Merch131ho/Ironhead/Ironhead141001_zps87cc97a4.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Before I took the bike apart to get the frame...

Before I took the bike apart to get the frame powder coated, I moved it into my garage and weighed it, including the battery and chain, but with no oil or fuel, it weighed Front wheel = 185lbs, rear...
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