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Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,895
Posted By norton73
Fortunately, mine is already thrashed; ...

Fortunately, mine is already thrashed;

http://norton73.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GS-Fender/i-bjzpq8b/0/XL/DSCF0330-XL.jpg

I'm guessin' PDs will be the ones that stay desirable, standard GS's will...
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 74,756
Posted By norton73
:rofl I'm glad I wasn't the only one to...

:rofl


I'm glad I wasn't the only one to think that.

I have some kayaking friends that just had a baby boy. They named him Edward, Eddy for short :D
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,747
Posted By norton73
I wish he had been making those a few years back,...

I wish he had been making those a few years back, the TT one looks far better than the SJ one on my GS
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,747
Posted By norton73
:tb

:tb
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 74,756
Posted By norton73
:clap Just think of rearing a child as...

:clap

Just think of rearing a child as another one of life's great adventures. You guys will be great at it.
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,787
Posted By norton73
BTW, speaking of understanding wives... when...

BTW, speaking of understanding wives...

when I first met the woman I am married to, she was driving a '70 Camaro,and riding a '74 Sportster, these days she rides a '83 BMW R80ST, a '87 K75S, and a...
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,787
Posted By norton73
That was the first Old School Rally I have missed...

That was the first Old School Rally I have missed in several years. Usually I ride my '92 GS there;

http://norton73.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Fall-colors-ride-to-Bucks/i-hWw6XNL/0/L/DSCF0053-L.jpg ...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,787
Posted By norton73
jeez, there's a buncha old farts on here!

jeez, there's a buncha old farts on here!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 23,681
Posted By norton73
Good to hear the surgery went well. :thumb

Good to hear the surgery went well. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 86,096
Posted By norton73
That was a great weekend riding with the...

That was a great weekend riding with the Goodwins.

The lunch stop at the Sugar Creek Fall Festival was an inspired choice. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 234,884
Posted By norton73
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,347
Posted By norton73
I got a few pics, ...

I got a few pics,

http://norton73.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Barber-Vintage-Festival-2014/i-tmnKmzH/0/L/DSCF3123-L.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 23,681
Posted By norton73
That's actually a pic from a few weeks ago, the...

That's actually a pic from a few weeks ago, the top end is back on, but I'm struggling to get the timing gear off the end of the crank.
I've still got the Ducati ST2, but I've ridden the pavement...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,603
Posted By norton73
Only a few pics; ...

Only a few pics;

http://norton73.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Barber-Vintage-Festival-2014/i-tmnKmzH/0/L/DSCF3123-L.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 23,681
Posted By norton73
not gonna make it this year, the GS is still...

not gonna make it this year, the GS is still spread out all over the garage;

http://norton73.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GS-Fender/i-2nq9ccT/0/L/DSCF1380-L.jpg

The best laid plans of mice and men...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 65,106
Posted By norton73
Finally found a couple extra minutes to down load...

Finally found a couple extra minutes to down load pics and post, having a house cleaning frenzy cleaning up the house for an invasion for Barber this up coming weekend.

Anyway, a few pics;
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-07-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,347
Posted By norton73
+1 Been awhile :1drink

+1

Been awhile :1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By norton73
On one hand I'll agree about the electrics. I had...

On one hand I'll agree about the electrics. I had a K100RS that every spring I would disassemble all the connectors, clean, and reassemble with diaelectic grease.

However, when was the last time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,347
Posted By norton73
Beer and ice are available at the Chevron gas...

Beer and ice are available at the Chevron gas station on the corner of Rex Lake and 78 where you turn towards Barber.

Hope you like PBR :lol3
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By norton73
Anything but stock boxers

found this site today; http://anythingbutstockbeemers.blogspot.com/

Interesting stuff on there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 65,106
Posted By norton73
Doesn't look like I'm gonna be on the GS this...

Doesn't look like I'm gonna be on the GS this time :cry

http://norton73.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GS-Fender/i-2nq9ccT/0/L/DSCF1380-L.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,603
Posted By norton73
Can't hardly avoid going, I'm about 25 minutes...

Can't hardly avoid going, I'm about 25 minutes away. i'll have a bunch of folks staying at my house from the Norton club, plus Bob's Champagne Norton Racing Team at the house;...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 23,681
Posted By norton73
Well, damn! Hope it all comes out for the...

Well, damn!

Hope it all comes out for the better, and hope to see ya soon.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 23,681
Posted By norton73
Nope, me neither :dunno

Nope, me neither :dunno
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,691
Posted By norton73
Ducati was really just a shim maker back then,...

Ducati was really just a shim maker back then, they only built bikes to have a market for them :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,800
Views: 675,203
Posted By norton73
cam chain adjustment

I've been looking my new aquisition over and there deosn't appear to be any way to adjust the cam chain.
Also, I changed the oil, and in the lower stainer found a mix of black plastic and metal....
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 86,810
Posted By norton73
Touring Norton ...

Touring Norton

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=151392539598&ssPageName=ADME:B:FSEL:US:1123
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4,845
Views: 416,089
Posted By norton73
This has gotta be one of the gutsiest Fly-n-rides...

This has gotta be one of the gutsiest Fly-n-rides ever!

:1drink
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7,396
Views: 3,407,855
Posted By norton73
An AJS with a J.A.P.* engine? :D

An AJS with a J.A.P.* engine?
:D
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,213
Posted By norton73
One new piston, reusing the other with new rings....

One new piston, reusing the other with new rings.

I did happen to have one head gasket in my stash of parts, so assembled the right side yesterday.
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,213
Posted By norton73
Thanks :thumb

Thanks :thumb
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,213
Posted By norton73
God, sometimes I'm an idiot! Somehow I...

God, sometimes I'm an idiot!

Somehow I ordered everything I needed except head gaskets :fpalm

Then, I meant to replace the nasty rusted nuts on the short studs. I forgot to bring the old ones...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By norton73
Glad you stayed upright and are OK. I have...

Glad you stayed upright and are OK.

I have to chase the damn things out of my driveway just to get in the garage most evenings. They just sit and look at me like they own the place or something....
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,213
Posted By norton73
Overnight soak in a 50/50 mix of simple green and...

Overnight soak in a 50/50 mix of simple green and water;

http://norton73.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GS-Fender/i-TFpHHcz/0/L/DSCF1732-L.jpg

Piston on the left is what the piston used to look like, ...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 23,681
Posted By norton73
Yee Haa! :clap

Yee Haa!
:clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4,800
Views: 675,203
Posted By norton73
Thanks. Once I get my '92 GS off the lift,...

Thanks.

Once I get my '92 GS off the lift, the XT is next.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=989018
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By norton73
I don't know that the spacer is 5mm, but I have...

I don't know that the spacer is 5mm, but I have used it to run TKC 80s and Avon Distanzas on my '92.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By norton73
Bob's is expensive, but does do decent work. ...

Bob's is expensive, but does do decent work.

Speed's? I'm surprised they are still in business. Plan on waiting a looong time for your work to be done

Battley's has a very good machinist on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,800
Views: 675,203
Posted By norton73
Picked up a '00 XT350 last week. Needs front...

Picked up a '00 XT350 last week. Needs front tire, fork seals, chain & sprockets, and a good going over.

Thanks for this thread, lots of good info here.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,216
Posted By norton73
http://norton73.smugmug.com/Boats/odds-ends/i-Wz3W...

http://norton73.smugmug.com/Boats/odds-ends/i-Wz3WpS9/0/M/bmwtoon-M.jpg
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