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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 227,401
Posted By MZRider
Suzuki has "been there done that" for the home...

Suzuki has "been there done that" for the home market. 2002 Suzuki Tempter 400:

http://www.suzukicycles.org/photos/suzuki-history/2002/2002_Tempter_fr_450.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By MZRider
Looks like my '69 only with much less "patina". ...

Looks like my '69 only with much less "patina".

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/Amboman4/100kmiles002_zpsb932cca9.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,186
Posted By MZRider
Never seen one with 2nd gear gear only corroded...

Never seen one with 2nd gear gear only corroded like that. Usually all of them are to some extent or none are. The bushing isn't a "sliding" bushing, but rather just the bushing the gear runs on. Not...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 100,526
Posted By MZRider
All it takes is a "pencil magnet" to make sure...

All it takes is a "pencil magnet" to make sure what cylinder material you have before you start tearing it apart or even buy parts.

Personally, I'd have gone ahead and installed the Gilardonis,...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 100,526
Posted By MZRider
Great! Tell us more. :ear Any photos yet?

Great! Tell us more. :ear Any photos yet?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 70,536
Posted By MZRider
Looks much the same (or even identical?) to those...

Looks much the same (or even identical?) to those on Guzzi Ambassadors and Eldorados.

http://www.mgcycle.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=30&products_id=227...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,226
Posted By MZRider
So, a '67 Moto Guzzi V700 isn't vintage/antique...

So, a '67 Moto Guzzi V700 isn't vintage/antique because it has electric start and no kick starter? 47 years isn't old enough?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 70,536
Posted By MZRider
Just saw this posted in the Wildguzzi...

Just saw this posted in the Wildguzzi Classifieds:

http://wildguzzi.com/forum/index.php?action=classifieds;sa=view;id=2593
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 234,084
Posted By MZRider
Two of a customer's V7 Sport I just finished...

Two of a customer's V7 Sport I just finished restoring. Both taken at Antietam National Battlefield.

Dunker Church:...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 70,536
Posted By MZRider
NF front brake backing plate: ...

NF front brake backing plate:
http://i.ebayimg.com/03/!BQezkegBmk~$(KGrHgoOKj4EjlLmY+TiBJ5K4UkJI!~~_1.JPG

The 850-T rear brake backing plate is an adaptation of the V7 Sport 4LS front backing...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 100,526
Posted By MZRider
Some good resources available now that might not...

Some good resources available now that might not have been then, namely Greg Bender's excellent website: http://www.thisoldtractor.com/moto_guzzi_loopframe.html
and the Loopframe Guzzi Yahoo Group:...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,226
Posted By MZRider
In Maryland, any vehicle over 20 years old is...

In Maryland, any vehicle over 20 years old is eligible for Historic license plates.
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,226
Posted By MZRider
Yeah, all that stuff is "modern". :rofl ...

Yeah, all that stuff is "modern". :rofl

Let's see, in '69 my Guzzi Ambassador had:

- electric start

- cruise control (just screw in the tension knob on the bottom of the twistgrip :D)

-...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 227,401
Posted By MZRider
Just about finished a full restoration of this V7...

Just about finished a full restoration of this V7 Sport for a customer:

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/Amboman4/TwoTopVBMCandV7Sport027_zps92ba2494.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,719
Posted By MZRider
If you want one and the banjo bolt too, I have...

If you want one and the banjo bolt too, I have plenty used.

Here's a photo of the "bellhousing" area with it installed:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By MZRider
I could be wrong, but I think that size was used...

I could be wrong, but I think that size was used in the BMW R65 and Moto Guzzi Centauro.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,719
Posted By MZRider
Number 29 in this diagram: ...

Number 29 in this diagram:

http://www.stein-dinse.biz/bilder/auto/breite_800/303033373015.gif
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,719
Posted By MZRider
My '79 SP was this exact color combination/color...

My '79 SP was this exact color combination/color scheme, so was my friend Bill's.
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 227,401
Posted By MZRider
My friend Pat(ricia) drove 400 miles from...

My friend Pat(ricia) drove 400 miles from south-west VA to buy a leftover '13 V7 Stone for $7100 out-the-door from Freedom Motorsports in Everett, PA. I've looked at and sat on both the V7 and an...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,969
Posted By MZRider
It will be the same old '69 Moto Guzzi V750...

It will be the same old '69 Moto Guzzi V750 Ambassador I've been riding for the last 17 years. It only has 107k miles, plenty more left in it.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,186
Posted By MZRider
I have a pair of thick base gaskets that I'll...

I have a pair of thick base gaskets that I'll never use. Yours free if you want them. But, you really shouldn't need them...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,287
Posted By MZRider
Greg does custom(ized) harnesses as well.

Greg does custom(ized) harnesses as well.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,287
Posted By MZRider
The best ready-made harnesses available: ...

The best ready-made harnesses available:
http://www.thisoldtractor.com/for_sale_wiring_harness_tonti.html
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,287
Posted By MZRider
Wheel bearings are double-sealed ball type,...

Wheel bearings are double-sealed ball type, swingarm bearings are tapered roller with separate seals.

Grease the splines where the u-joint slips onto the trans. output shaft, where the driveshaft...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-01-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15,718
Views: 9,124,434
Posted By MZRider
I know there was a French police version that had...

I know there was a French police version that had two 6 volt batteries mounted side-by-side in the standard location, but I thought it still ran 6 volt electrics.

The /2 had magneto ignition, not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By MZRider
Wouldn't have to be '96 up, there just seems to...

Wouldn't have to be '96 up, there just seems to be more of them available. That period also has the wild "banana" frame.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,158
Posted By MZRider
There are some cheap '96-up ATK 605s out there...

There are some cheap '96-up ATK 605s out there for sale. One in Maine for $1000 recently had me thinking.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15,718
Views: 9,124,434
Posted By MZRider
More than twice the stock length.

More than twice the stock length.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,969
Posted By MZRider
Did you use the 850-T swingarm as well? The...

Did you use the 850-T swingarm as well? The pinion carrier flange of the original T3 rear end is 2 mm thicker than that of the T and the swingarm is 2mm shorter to compensate. If you put a T rear...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,255
Posted By MZRider
Stock would be 45/145.

Stock would be 45/145.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,255
Posted By MZRider
What jets are in there now? Pilot/idle and main?

What jets are in there now? Pilot/idle and main?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,186
Posted By MZRider
You should be able to source the lock tabs from...

You should be able to source the lock tabs from any good Guzzi parts dealer. MG Cycle and Harper's here in the US have them, so there's gotta' be somewhere over there that you can buy them from. But,...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,255
Posted By MZRider
With Mac mufflers and K&N filters, you may have...

With Mac mufflers and K&N filters, you may have to jet up a bit.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,186
Posted By MZRider
That's the later setup, what davebeef has is the...

That's the later setup, what davebeef has is the earlier setup. Totally different rod bolts and nuts. Yours are self-locking, his are not.

I've never had a problem with the lock tabs staying put...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By MZRider
Bohmerland

http://www.yesterdays.nl/images/Bohmerland-1936-7.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,255
Posted By MZRider
There's very few stations nearby here that sell...

There's very few stations nearby here that sell "pure" gas, so all I run is E10. Have been for years. Zero issues, even sitting over the Winter.

Only change I've made is the type of fuel hose - I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 100,526
Posted By MZRider
Handlebars look like the original "civilian" ones...

Handlebars look like the original "civilian" ones as well.
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 113,888
Posted By MZRider
DC Plastics?...

DC Plastics? http://www.dcvmx.com/xcart/product.php?productid=18111&cat=624&page=1
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,255
Posted By MZRider
The part number is for the Amal manifolds, but...

The part number is for the Amal manifolds, but these have no flange. I guess it's possible that someone machined them off.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,255
Posted By MZRider
Manifolds are easy enough to drill and tap for...

Manifolds are easy enough to drill and tap for vacuum ports. Wall thickness is greatest about 1/2" forward of the carb.

These weird manifolds were on an Eldo engine that came with an Ambo...
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