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Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
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: 768
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Indoors now.. ...

Indoors now..

http://s25.postimg.org/9qx8f59r3/Stafford2014_048.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
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http://s25.postimg.org/3sjf4wqsf/Stafford2014_047.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Still more. ...

Still more.

http://s25.postimg.org/ckvseumjj/Stafford2014_024.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
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http://s25.postimg.org/c9ec2363j/Stafford2014_030.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
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/)
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Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
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: 1,448
Views: 207,729
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/)
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Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 207,729
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: 94
Views: 17,813
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: 94
Views: 17,813
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: 94
Views: 17,813
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: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Thanks, that's very helpful.. While I...

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...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-31-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,051
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

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Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,051
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: 94
Views: 17,813
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: 94
Views: 17,813
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: 2,051
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: 94
Views: 17,813
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: 94
Views: 17,813
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..

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l529/Merch131ho/Ironhead/Ironhead150009_zps7149ed6e.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
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: 94
Views: 17,813
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...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Tommaselli

Tommaselli
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-22-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,833
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: 12,833
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: 94
Views: 17,813
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...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-30-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7,114
Views: 3,246,519
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
More pics and info on the Guzzi here...

More pics and info on the Guzzi here http://www.caferacer351.com/web/
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Making slow progress, lots of small jobs done,...

Making slow progress, lots of small jobs done, hopefully in early January I'll be able to dismantle the bike and take the frame to be powder coated, then it'll be time for final assembly.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,748
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
One of mine.. last of 7 built by Slater Laverda,...

One of mine.. last of 7 built by Slater Laverda, I rebuilt it with a 1200cc conversion, line bored carbs, Cosworth pistons etc..

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l529/Merch131ho/P1011285.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,748
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Here you go.. on the dyno..., since then had a...

Here you go.. on the dyno..., since then had a PC3 fitted, makes 100bhp at the rear wheel now..
http://youtu.be/4GXGcFiecgc

and.. this later one.. you cant tell but in this second vid, the bikes...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,748
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
20 years old, still one of the best looking bikes...

20 years old, still one of the best looking bikes ever made, fast enough for me on the road..

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l529/Merch131ho/Ducat888may08.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,019
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Warrington, he lives 1/2 mile from me, here's his...

Warrington, he lives 1/2 mile from me, here's his website..

http://www.twofaced.f9.co.uk/index.html
Forum: Old's Cool 11-28-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
And now for a slight diversion... I mentioned my...

And now for a slight diversion... I mentioned my mate Tim a couple of times, he is Ex Army engineer (REME), owns my local bike shop. They don't sell bikes, just work on them and have a Dyno too. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-28-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
I like bicycles too, got an old Orange P7 and a...

I like bicycles too, got an old Orange P7 and a Carbon Scott MTB. This year I bought my first road bike in 25 years, a Sensa, so much faster than a MTB. Clocked up around 5000km over the summer,...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
The tank does slope slightly, its bottom edge...

The tank does slope slightly, its bottom edge following the top frame rail. The seat angle depends on how its positioned on the frame. The further back, the flatter it sits, it needs to be close to...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
I made a couple of temporary mounting plates for...

I made a couple of temporary mounting plates for the rear sets, with a few holes so I could play around with the peg position. That done, the down pipes had to be cut up and remade to get the megas...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 207,729
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Great short film.. 'old dogs, new tricks'.. a BSA and two Triumphs

Found this great vid via Maxton's (suspension gurus) site...

http://vimeo.com/76807240
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
I refitted the rear brake, having got the bracket...

I refitted the rear brake, having got the bracket back. I'd lent it out to be used as template. Spent a long time looking at the exhaust, pity but its not quite right yet. The down tubes and megas...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Thanks for comment, its still along way from...

Thanks for comment, its still along way from being finished. Looking at the exhaust today, I'm not sure its quite right. I may move the rear sets forward an inch or two, so the exhaust can be...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
The V stack was fitted only because I had it left...

The V stack was fitted only because I had it left over from my drag bike, it wont be used on the finished bike. I keep looking for a suitable air filter, but haven't found anything yet. Perhaps I'll...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,813
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
The exhaust is pretty much done, though still...

The exhaust is pretty much done, though still needs to be polished, and one pipe under engine needs to be expanded to give me a slip joint. I'll get a couple hooks welded on and use exhaust springs...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-17-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10,342
Views: 2,126,268
Posted By Bevelheadmhr
Not mine, but thought you'd like to see my mate...

Not mine, but thought you'd like to see my mate Tim's SMR, just had new paint..

http://i1122.photobucket.com/albums/l529/Merch131ho/HammerTongs/1175079_447262591976888_100371824_n_zps3df77ce4.jpg...
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