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Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 131,364
Posted By huub
my favorite norton in action on the dyno ...

my favorite norton in action on the dyno
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
that should help. i'm curious about the...

that should help.
i'm curious about the results.
mine doesnt really shake enough to consider balancing it.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
To what % did you balance the crank?

To what % did you balance the crank?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
looks somebody started polishing the crankshaft,...

looks somebody started polishing the crankshaft, and didn't restore the balance after removing all that metal while polishing?
ths crankshafts on my falcones have a coarse cast, or ground finish.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By huub
nice bike!!! these are fun..

nice bike!!!
these are fun..
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By huub
Nice bike! as it will never be a Mk1 , just...

Nice bike!
as it will never be a Mk1 , just might as well return it to Mk2 looks,
saves a lot of trouble getting the electics from the dashboard sorted.
( if you insist , get a 850 T3 wiring...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
Thanks , that helps. that is good enough, i...

Thanks , that helps.
that is good enough, i bought the camshaft,
i'm curious how much lift is left on my original camshaft.

now i am asking questions , what headgasket did you use with the 600...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
hi all i am looking to buy a camshaft, a...

hi all

i am looking to buy a camshaft,
a found a used one but it is hard to judge a camshaft from a picture.
Does anybody has a new/newish camshaft
and could measure the total height of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
eek! all the rusted chrome painted over, even the...

eek! all the rusted chrome painted over, even the rims and spokes!
this looks like a cosmetic rebuilt police/army bike.

i would be amazed if somebody uses the buy it now option,
this is more...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-06-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,646
Posted By huub
V65 pistons come complete as a set with the...

V65 pistons come complete as a set with the cylinder , so finding a piston on its own is a challenge.
even if you find one , it is not sure to fit the cylinder.
( cylinders and pistons come in...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
i wouldnt worry too much, i don't know how much...

i wouldnt worry too much, i don't know how much miles are on the engine , but these gearboxes and primary drives tend to get noisy over the years.
mine has a distinct whine in the top two gears,...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,684
Posted By huub
v7 gears are cast iron , yamaha gears are...

v7 gears are cast iron , yamaha gears are probably steel
i have seen three broken gears on V7sports, they were all tightened by wedging something between the teeth.
one was tightened with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,684
Posted By huub
http://www.guzzipower.com/shrapnel/pic-timewheel-e...

http://www.guzzipower.com/shrapnel/pic-timewheel-ed.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By huub
impressive, you can see they use the same...

impressive,
you can see they use the same pencil for both the thin and the wide stripe...

more from the enfield factory;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gCDMr76y3w
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,684
Posted By huub
yep , that is what they do. Dont be tempted to...

yep , that is what they do.
Dont be tempted to wedge something between the teeth of the crankshaft gears , i have seen a couple of broken camshaft gears because of that.
having a gear break when...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,684
Posted By huub
if you havent got it , get the proper tool to...

if you havent got it , get the proper tool to tighten the crankshaft nut,
i have hunted a weird knocking noise on a v7sport, it knocked at idle , and smoothed out at high revs.
ended up being the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,187
Posted By huub
if you find a reliable bike first , there is no...

if you find a reliable bike first , there is no problem using a 40 year old bike as daily transport.
i have a norton commando, and wouldnt even think about that as a daily transport , just too...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
that is a nice solution to lubricate the camshaft...

that is a nice solution to lubricate the camshaft ,
i will have to fit something like that if i manage to find a new camshaft.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
just for more education , in dutch having a kater...

just for more education , in dutch having a kater means having a hangover
:-)
not sure how that relates .....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,600
Posted By huub
i run a 90/90 front and 120/90 rear a 110/90...

i run a 90/90 front and 120/90 rear
a 110/90 rear would probably be a better choice.
these bikes are stable enough to begin with , no need to slow the steering down with fat tires
Forum: Old's Cool 03-03-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,600
Posted By huub
as everybody is converting le his mans 2 to le...

as everybody is converting le his mans 2 to le mans 1 replicas original le mans 2 bodywork is cheap and easy to find.
i could provide a complete set , but sending ist over from the netherlands...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 292,602
Posted By huub
not sure this one is considered a classic, this...

not sure this one is considered a classic, this is my well used le mans 2
started as a daily driver , until i decided to clean it up a bit.
i got a carried away..
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By huub
nice buy, these are brilliant to run as a...

nice buy, these are brilliant to run as a everyday bike.
not so brilliant off road due to limited rear suspension , but you probably guessed that.
for bodywork try TLM, they used to have lots of...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,600
Posted By huub
nice bike! i hope you did a test drive, guzzi's...

nice bike!
i hope you did a test drive, guzzi's le mans take some getting used to.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,600
Posted By huub
mine is that fragile! i rode the ducati on a...

mine is that fragile!
i rode the ducati on a regular basis for a couple of years, and parked it when i got sick of the repair bills.
now it does 1000 km/year , which should keep the repair bills to...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,600
Posted By huub
depends what you plan to do with it, i've got a...

depends what you plan to do with it,
i've got a 900SS bevel and a guzzi le mans
the bevel is sitting in the living room being pretty and hopelessly fragile,
the guzzi gets ridden all over...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,600
Posted By huub
looks like a easy restoration to me , if the...

looks like a easy restoration to me , if the engine is still there.
the cylinders are , you can see them on the pics in the cardboard box :-)
seat and tank are hard to find/expensive but those are...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
And there are those who ride 25.000 km a year,...

And there are those who ride 25.000 km a year, and try to make their bike more durable using any means available. :evil
Glad others keep their bikes on concourse condition , mine isn't going to end...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-16-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,667
Posted By huub
i build frames without jigs , just fabricate the...

i build frames without jigs , just fabricate the parts , and tack them together on the workbench
if you are happy with the frame, make a very simple steel jig, just to connect the swingarm shaft...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-15-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 136,389
Posted By huub
for the 350 and 650 elefants you can use the carb...

for the 350 and 650 elefants you can use the carb to airfilter elbow from a citroen 2cv car.
fits perfectly , and better quality than oem
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
are you changing the gears where the dogs locks...

are you changing the gears where the dogs locks into too?

Hubert
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-07-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,646
Posted By huub
just change the head and cylinder, for a used...

just change the head and cylinder, for a used spare. At 80.000 km you are likely to find the other engine needs a rebuild too.

Dont forget to change the valve springs when rebuilding the engine...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
if you can find the pieces for 150 euro , i...

if you can find the pieces for 150 euro , i wouldnt hesitate and buy new too.
at the time , the spares bill for a rebuilt gearbox added up to more than buying a spare nuovo falcone , so grinding...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
on the last engine i rebuilt the dogs were a lot...

on the last engine i rebuilt the dogs were a lot worse than these, actually one was missing , i found it lying in the sump.
i reground them, a friend has grinder intended for milling cutters....
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
the flow isn't the issue, the pressure is . ...

the flow isn't the issue, the pressure is .
the cam is lubricated with oil from the pressure release valve , so anything below 3 bar means the cam isn't lubricated at all
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
take your time to make a tool keep your hammer...

take your time to make a tool
keep your hammer and chisel for the next time you have to repair the lawnmower.
these caps can be seriously stuck, basically you are standing on the threads every...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
with careful choice of the chain a 1 tooth bigger...

with careful choice of the chain a 1 tooth bigger front sprocket fits , the biggest problem is finding one.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
its on a militare, with the huge fairing fitted. ...

its on a militare, with the huge fairing fitted.
just a speedo on the militare , so its hard to tell how many rpm at 100km/h
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
i've been running a 31 rear sprocket for the...

i've been running a 31 rear sprocket for the last years too,
takes the stress out of riding highways.
and off the mark is was slow anyway.

glad you are happy with the results.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 146,247
Posted By huub
fit the police fairing , and enjoy the confort of...

fit the police fairing , and enjoy the confort of the NF.
i am running a lario becuase the NF is broken , and i am freezing...
with the police fairing the NF is as close as you will get to a...
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