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Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,359
Posted By jeep44
As I was riding my Superhawk around, I kept...

As I was riding my Superhawk around, I kept noticing a whining sound, that ended as I rolled to a stop-turns out, my rear tire was rubbing on the center stand spring. The rear tire that was on it...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,130
Posted By jeep44
Just curious-what does Yamaha have to do with...

Just curious-what does Yamaha have to do with Route 66? Did all the Okies get on their Yamahas during the Dust Bowl to ride to California?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,171
Posted By jeep44
I have a '67 Triumph T100R Daytona, and on that...

I have a '67 Triumph T100R Daytona, and on that one for sure, single carb, and twin carb heads are different-it's not just a matter of changing the manifolds. Someone long ago switched my bike to a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-10-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,170
Views: 475,788
Posted By jeep44
Second semester covers how to design and make...

Second semester covers how to design and make impractical, totally uncomfortable seats, and elaborate, sideways license plate mounts
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,359
Posted By jeep44
Thanks-It might be a while til I get up the...

Thanks-It might be a while til I get up the ambition to pull that cover, but I will do it sooner of later-can't keep riding around with a bungee.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,359
Posted By jeep44
Yes!-unless the kickstarter is fully returned and...

Yes!-unless the kickstarter is fully returned and held in place with the bungee cord. are you experiencing the same thing?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,359
Posted By jeep44
Before I even tried to start my Superhawk for the...

Before I even tried to start my Superhawk for the first time this weekend, I had switched out the points for one of Charlies electronic ignition systems. Easy to set up and time, and the bike started...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,170
Views: 475,788
Posted By jeep44
Believe me, I rescued quite a few British bikes...

Believe me, I rescued quite a few British bikes back in the 1980s that had been "chopped" in the 70's, and then shoved into the back of a garage or shed for about 10 years. Extended fork tubes, cobra...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,200
Posted By jeep44
I think you ought to investigate your wiring...

I think you ought to investigate your wiring harness, and the condition of all the connections and electrical grounds. You should not be burning out these components. When I restore a vintage bike...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By jeep44
It looks like you have a complete one-which is a...

It looks like you have a complete one-which is a very good thing-you won't be searching for unbobbed fenders or trying to replace missing sidecovers or exhaust shields and such. My brother had one of...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,492
Posted By jeep44
You will never get that bike to look like a Steve...

You will never get that bike to look like a Steve mcQueen ISDT bike-for a start, his was a '64 or '65-yours is a '73 oil-in-frame, with totally different forks and wheels-it's just not going to have...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By jeep44
No serial numbers on the frame or the engine?...

No serial numbers on the frame or the engine? parts bike.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,324
Views: 998,846
Posted By jeep44
There was a WD M20 at this auction. With the...

There was a WD M20 at this auction. With the buyers premium, it went for just about $5000. This doesn't bother me a bit, because I plan to put one of mine up for sale soon.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3,324
Views: 998,846
Posted By jeep44
I had $4500 in my pocket, and I had my eye on...

I had $4500 in my pocket, and I had my eye on That Panther, or that R27 BMW-I sure got blown out of the water in a hurry. I just could not understand the high prices those BSA and Triumph frames were...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,324
Views: 998,846
Posted By jeep44
LOL! I saw Doug at the auction I was at today. I...

LOL! I saw Doug at the auction I was at today. I saw this guy-he looked real familiar, I thought I'd sold a bike to him, but I knew I was mistaken,after he said he was from Alabama. I walked away,...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,145
Posted By jeep44
Looks pretty unmolested to me-paint is no big...

Looks pretty unmolested to me-paint is no big deal, someone could return it to stock quite easily. I think it's a nice-looking job.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3,170
Views: 475,788
Posted By jeep44
Michigan is not much of a problem for lost...

Michigan is not much of a problem for lost titles-I bought a '65 Honda, filled out some paperwork at the Sec. of State's office, provided them with a photo, and a copy of the online NADA bluebook...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,987
Posted By jeep44
Coincidence? The latest issue of "The Classic...

Coincidence? The latest issue of "The Classic Motorcycle" just came today, with a '69 Firebird on the cover, and a big article within.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,987
Posted By jeep44
I had a '69 Firebird Scrambler-it's a very good...

I had a '69 Firebird Scrambler-it's a very good example of a BSA Unit Twin-it has a surprisingly effective front brake, plenty of power, and I never especially noticed excessive vibration. The gas...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-20-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 815
Views: 131,654
Posted By jeep44
Very nice! Mine is all in pieces right now-the...

Very nice! Mine is all in pieces right now-the frame and a basket of parts are out at the Powdercoater, the engine is on my workbench, and the rest in boxes right now.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 815
Views: 131,654
Posted By jeep44
Is that a '66? I'm restoring a '66 now, and I'm...

Is that a '66? I'm restoring a '66 now, and I'm trying to decide if I want the correct red, or if I want to paint the tank silver, which I really like better.
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,759
Posted By jeep44
Goodwill or Salvation Army-pick up a stack of...

Goodwill or Salvation Army-pick up a stack of Levis, Wranglers, or Carhartts in your size, use them for work pants, destroy them, get another stack.....


At my local SA, I've actually found very...
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,298
Views: 264,309
Posted By jeep44
I use one of these alarms outside my garage door,...

I use one of these alarms outside my garage door, but I cover the red LED with a thick layer of duct tape, because I don't want someone who might be creeping around at night to see where the alarm is.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,170
Views: 475,788
Posted By jeep44
Plot twist: that's Robert Pirsig's bike...

Plot twist: that's Robert Pirsig's bike .................:evil
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,110
Posted By jeep44
My Dad had old Model A tools in a drawer in his...

My Dad had old Model A tools in a drawer in his garage-I've got them now, along with 2 model As to use them on
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 815
Views: 131,654
Posted By jeep44
I had one of my Atlas crankcase halves in the...

I had one of my Atlas crankcase halves in the oven just this week so I could drop in the main bearing I had in the freezer.:D
Forum: The Garage 12-06-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By jeep44
That looks like an M.C. Escher picture.

That looks like an M.C. Escher picture.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-01-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 815
Views: 131,654
Posted By jeep44
Probably your best bet is to do like I've been...

Probably your best bet is to do like I've been doing: keep an eye on Ebay.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-26-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,170
Views: 475,788
Posted By jeep44
No title-"due to it being as old as it is" a...

No title-"due to it being as old as it is" a 1987 bike:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 325,527
Posted By jeep44
That 3TA looks pretty promising to me-looks like...

That 3TA looks pretty promising to me-looks like all the bits are there. I've certainly started with bikes in worse shape.
Forum: The Garage 11-16-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,067
Posted By jeep44
I had a '99 that would do the same thing after I...

I had a '99 that would do the same thing after I hadn't used 4WD for a long time-it was that vacuum actuator in the Youtube photo-I sprayed it up good with some WD40, and worked the button a few...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,016
Posted By jeep44
I've got one sitting in my barn right now-my Dad...

I've got one sitting in my barn right now-my Dad bought it new in '84-it hasn't run for at least 15 years, but I have so many projects ahead of it, I don't know when I might get to it.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,170
Views: 475,788
Posted By jeep44
And take away the extra zero in the price, too.

And take away the extra zero in the price, too.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,714
Posted By jeep44
I think I originally saw that cartoon on the BSA...

I think I originally saw that cartoon on the BSA WD M20 site (those guys under the bridge are supposed to be British Dispatch riders.)
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,714
Posted By jeep44
That MAN diesel-aren't all those places painted...

That MAN diesel-aren't all those places painted red lube points ? a lot of them look like lube cups.
Forum: The Garage 11-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,125
Posted By jeep44
Build it bigger than that-soon, your pole barn...

Build it bigger than that-soon, your pole barn will be full, and your garage will be just as full as it is now.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By jeep44
At one time, in the early '80s, I had 10 British...

At one time, in the early '80s, I had 10 British bikes in my garage. My first one, a '70 TR6, cost me $50 from a guy at work. My '69 BSA Firebird Scrambler cost me all of $150, from another guy at...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By jeep44
He probably got them when you could pick them up...

He probably got them when you could pick them up for $50-$100-back in the '70s, they were just "old Bikes". He likely saved them from a fate worse than death, i.e. being made into bobbers or...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,354
Posted By jeep44
I should probably toss a photo of my '67 Daytona...

I should probably toss a photo of my '67 Daytona in here,too:

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh63/jeep442007/S6000317.jpg (http://s253.photobucket.com/user/jeep442007/media/S6000317.jpg.html)...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,354
Posted By jeep44
Then, as now, a '60s Triumph was the epitome of...

Then, as now, a '60s Triumph was the epitome of style and cool. Lean,lithe and agile, they had nothing non-essential on them. They had a great look, and they had a great sound. You could tour with...
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