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Forum: 2 smokers Today, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By ADV8
http://www.ozvmx.com/photo/1976-2sm-forest-300-at-...

http://www.ozvmx.com/photo/1976-2sm-forest-300-at-dungog

http://www.ozvmx.com/photo/malcolm-smiths-ossy-wr250-1976?context=user
Forum: 2 smokers Yesterday, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By ADV8
REVS was Australian, the cover is from when...

REVS was Australian, the cover is from when Malcolm Smith rode here in 1976.
You will find it via Google and it will bring you back to ADV Rider, the source of the picture below.


...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 125,202
Posted By ADV8
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/b8/35/e5...

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/b8/35/e5/b835e513d877e6dd7cbce47ff901d7d4.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,094
Posted By ADV8
There is nothing wrong with JCC's, rings (smokey)...

There is nothing wrong with JCC's, rings (smokey) used to be an issue of sorts but USA Hastings rings with the kits solved that.
I put NOS AE's in my 850 but only because it is a time warp bike.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,094
Posted By ADV8
That adds some more weight to the plate only...

That adds some more weight to the plate only being there to captivate the dowel.
I went higher with the torque and used red Loctite but am hesitant to add more to that statement, there is plenty of...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,094
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1971%20Norton%20Commando/IMG_0005a.jpg

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1971%20Norton%20Commando/IMG_0008.jpg

This was my 15000...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,094
Posted By ADV8
I was just curious about the tabs, the ones on my...

I was just curious about the tabs, the ones on my 850 were still flat (not folded) and in perfect condition and its seems that was not uncommon.

That looks to be 0.026" end float, you could get...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,094
Posted By ADV8
Its exactly the same as the original mirror on my...

Its exactly the same as the original mirror on my Mk2a thanks.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,257
Posted By ADV8
The T140 is a good bike, I picked up a mint 73 in...

The T140 is a good bike, I picked up a mint 73 in Pasadena/CA for $1000 in 1985, you could fit the carburetors and buy a seat for that one, maybe even turn it into a TR7T.
T140's still don't fetch a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
I got a reply back from the other place and they...

I got a reply back from the other place and they confirmed shipping was US$38, actual USPS priority post cost is a little over $13.
I ordered three pick ups (AU$204) off your link.
Since near every...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,094
Posted By ADV8
This thread must have been an omen, went back...

This thread must have been an omen, went back outside and the first of two NOS Commando mirrors was in the mail box.
The other one should be on its way from the US.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By ADV8
What about a TW200.

What about a TW200.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,094
Posted By ADV8
Its hard to see in the picture, are the security...

Its hard to see in the picture, are the security tabs folded or still flat on the crank shaft ?
Make sure the cam shaft followers go back in the same place and make note of the bevel on each which...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,094
Posted By ADV8
Be careful when you remove the original studs and...

Be careful when you remove the original studs and nuts to check the sludge trap so they can be reused.
Check them with a jewelers glass for any surface damage, the modern replacement fastener kits...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
Thanks for the link, it was looking good until I...

Thanks for the link, it was looking good until I got a shipping cost for one pick up. :huh
I might email them.

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Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
Preaching to the choir in my case, that...

Preaching to the choir in my case, that particular 1957 TR6 was the reason I have one.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1949%20Sunbeam%20S7%20Deluxe/Sunbeam%20Misc/Stud.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By ADV8
I have had my 550 since 2009 (iirc) It stopped...

I have had my 550 since 2009 (iirc)
It stopped working coming back from Cape York, a dude at a 'battery shop in Cairns used a pencil rubber on the battery terminals and it was going again.
Only...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
I hope it works Steve. I used it on the Sunbeam...

I hope it works Steve.
I used it on the Sunbeam plunger springs when I put them back in last week, still undecided about using it for the wheel bearings, the tackiness might cost some of the 25 HP....
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 85,337
Posted By ADV8
The piston needs a set running clearance, you...

The piston needs a set running clearance, you bore the cylinder and normally power hone it to the final bore size within tenths of a thou" if a shop can't do that you go somewhere else.
0.001" of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
They should look like this. ...

They should look like this.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/DR%20General/IMG_2423.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
http://1-photos.ebizautos.com/used-1957-triumph-tr...

http://1-photos.ebizautos.com/used-1957-triumph-tr6-scrambler-9423-12924745-1-640.jpg

http://2-photos.ebizautos.com/used-1957-triumph-tr6-scrambler-9423-12924745-2-640.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1951%20Sunbeam%20S7%20Deluxe/2.jpg

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1951%20Sunbeam%20S7%20Deluxe/5.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1978%20Triumph%20T140%20Bonneville/1.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/No...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/Norton%2016H/f.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/No...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/Norton%2016H/d.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/Tr...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/Triumph%20T160/14.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1971%20Triumph%20T25T%20Trail%20Blazer/5.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1956%20Triumph%20650%20T110/a.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 291,339
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1957%20Triumph%20Trophy%20TR6/IMG_0018%20-%20Copy.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
I use a small F Clamp to break beads, nothing has...

I use a small F Clamp to break beads, nothing has stopped it yet.
With a protector between the foot and rim edge all the force goes into the opposite bead.
Like a knife through hot butter.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 85,337
Posted By ADV8
This whole ring gap thing is odd and I saw posts...

This whole ring gap thing is odd and I saw posts about the same thing with the 780 kit.
I had over 0.026" (780 kit) end gap top and second ring out of the box, maybe I need to check the piston to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,071
Posted By ADV8
I didn't want to say anything, KTM owners seem a...

I didn't want to say anything, KTM owners seem a little touchy in general.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,071
Posted By ADV8
It all went pear shaped the day someone in Japan...

It all went pear shaped the day someone in Japan watched a rerun of Red Dwarf, nearly every model since has been based on 'Kryten's head.


...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
That made for a good morning laugh. :lol3 ...

That made for a good morning laugh. :lol3
Quote:
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Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
Its all about being polite :D As a Boilermaker...

Its all about being polite :D
As a Boilermaker I didn't even mention the posts about b̶r̶a̶i̶n̶i̶a̶c̶s̶ hipsters removing disc grinder guards.
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
The online PDF is the factory manual and the only...

The online PDF is the factory manual and the only one worth having. (imo)
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
Kezza has a PDF manual online, I put one up years...

Kezza has a PDF manual online, I put one up years ago but the gestapo made me remove the link from my Signature and can't remember where the upload is now.

It must have been an omen given all the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
Download the workshop manual or get a hard copy.

Download the workshop manual or get a hard copy.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
They are in the end of the shift drum under the...

They are in the end of the shift drum under the NSU.
The NSU contacts read off that pin as the shift drum stops in each gear and neutral.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 106,540
Views: 21,181,921
Posted By ADV8
It might be worth checking the software that does...

It might be worth checking the software that does the shipping.
I just added one cam chain tensioner gasket to the basket, USPS post was calculated at US$57.
10 gaskets drops to to US$56.45.
I'm...
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