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Forum: The Garage 01-25-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,861
Posted By ADV8
I don't follow Miller these days but the Maxstar...

I don't follow Miller these days but the Maxstar was good on the job in the 1990's.
The Lincoln 180 with hard wire and Argon/Co2 mix gas is a good machine for home, 240 volt here so not sure how...
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,861
Posted By ADV8
Then a course is the only way to go, you will...

Then a course is the only way to go, you will learn more in one session (if the instructor is any good) than a month of going it alone.
Look for your own machine when you get up to speed Welding /...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
Exactly, or do some routine maintenance every...

Exactly, or do some routine maintenance every other year before it is junk and lets you down somewhere.

Clean any crap out, check the commutator, brushes and seal, grease the bush and needle...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,580
Posted By ADV8
The mail man just left, is this a good time to...

The mail man just left, is this a good time to say thanks.
I noticed the (eBay) sender has the same name and location as you. :D
One step closer to back on the road.
...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,685
Views: 365,717
Posted By ADV8
Finished this morning and good to go for another...

Finished this morning and good to go for another 65 years, I'll do the first 20 then someone else can take over.

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/Misc/IMG_1715.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,709
Posted By ADV8
http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/19...

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/1949%20Sunbeam%20S7%20Deluxe/Sunbeam%20Misc/IMG_0591-Copy.jpg

http://www.davefrape.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/S7-S8_engine_lube.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,861
Posted By ADV8
Define welding and where you want to go with it. ...

Define welding and where you want to go with it.

Coded pipe welder ?

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/Darwin/P8-1.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-21-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,832
Posted By ADV8
Looking for a decent camshaft for my 1973...

Looking for a decent camshaft for my 1973 Eldorado or lead's to purchase a new one or information in general.

The camshaft out of it was in great shape lobe wise but some genius in its past must...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
fwiw ...

fwiw
http://s30.photobucket.com/user/manurewa/library/07RMZ450Fork?sort=4&page=1
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 269,431
Posted By ADV8
It is a very late 1930's B24 or B28 model but...

It is a very late 1930's B24 or B28 model but that front end might be an add on.
Sunbeam had a few changes of ownership so what some regard as a 'Sunbeam others will will not starting from the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
You need little for basic operations, the best...

You need little for basic operations, the best way to find out is do those tasks at home and you will see first hand what 'you need.

All you need for chain adjustment is a 24 mm ring due to the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
All you need to do is use the rear brake if the...

All you need to do is use the rear brake if the clutch hub needed to be removed for some reason.
As someone already posted, jamming anything into the primary gears does nothing for holding the hub....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By ADV8
What is it with grinders with no guards in the...

What is it with grinders with no guards in the USA ? (Even if this is a spoof)
I was bored last night and ended up watching an episode of 'Preppers, there was a guy said to own a construction...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,856
Posted By ADV8
What became of the prototype 5 valve V1100. ...

What became of the prototype 5 valve V1100.
Sound of Singles was popular back then also and seem to remember reading an article about a Britten single that used carbon fibre/fiber as one material in...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 100,420
Posted By ADV8
If the engine number starts 20M3S it will be...

If the engine number starts 20M3S it will be earlier, a 71 Roadster at a guess.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 100,420
Posted By ADV8
If you are new to Commando's you might consider. ...

If you are new to Commando's you might consider.

Check the lower left frame tubes for damage or repair in the side stand area including on the inside portion.
Check those same lower tubes both...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
Just for the folk who want to save $20 and jam...

Just for the folk who want to save $20 and jam things in the primary drive gears in a bogan effort to lock them.
Give some thought to the forces being applied to the bearings and clutch shaft when...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,366
Posted By ADV8
True as that might be, once something is posted...

True as that might be, once something is posted on the internet that pretty much goes out the window.
I probably gave a good 10 years to the two US based TL1000 websites, plenty of folk were only to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16,409
Views: 9,954,002
Posted By ADV8
http://cybermotorcycle.com/gallery/dkw/images/DKW-...

http://cybermotorcycle.com/gallery/dkw/images/DKW-1920s-Big-Woman.jpg

You're welcome.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,881
Posted By ADV8
Scrambler or supermoto is the same thing, what...

Scrambler or supermoto is the same thing, what could possibly go wrong when the road turns to 3 inches of wet clay in a tropical rain storm. :lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
Mine were the same (when I got around to it) and...

Mine were the same (when I got around to it) and loctited the stock screws also.
They were easy to undo all the same, you would think Suzuki would have added the common tube inserts to it by now so...
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,230
Posted By ADV8
I am trying to remember how many years (and every...

I am trying to remember how many years (and every six months after) it is since I emailed them and they said they were working on a Suzuki DR650 clutch at the time and still working on it and still...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
I got a DR650 EBC clutch tool years ago but yes...

I got a DR650 EBC clutch tool years ago but yes to homemade out of old clutch plates.
This one was for my TL1000S's then for the TL1000R clutch fitted and finally a GSXR 1000 when I fit a complete...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
A good three leg puller will also remove the...

A good three leg puller will also remove the second drive gear if you heat the gear with a paint stripper type heat gun, a hydraulic press to put it back on.
Follow the workshop manual regarding...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-25-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,260
Posted By ADV8
This should be an interesting thread and the...

This should be an interesting thread and the second devoted to the Darmah.

It seems odd a 78 having Campagnolo's and what look to be external hex fork caps suggesting Marzocchi forks.
My 77 SD is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,805
Posted By ADV8
This might have been your old cylinder/barrel....

This might have been your old cylinder/barrel. :evil

http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c345/manurewa/DR%20General/IMG_0576.jpg

OP you will be able to laugh about this in another 30000 miles but...
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,908
Posted By ADV8
All good but that looks like the underneath side....

All good but that looks like the underneath side.
The shiny side with inner and outer beveled edges was the top.
Might be the light.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
Looks like a IMS fuel tank. ...

Looks like a IMS fuel tank.

https://www.imsproducts.com/

See what happens when you go and find a link to the website.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 269,431
Posted By ADV8
Not just a horn but a Lucas Altette. (period...

Not just a horn but a Lucas Altette. (period fitment)

The dynamo gear driven off the timing side was common due to their length, Pre unit Triumphs had the same layout until more compact crankshaft...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 269,431
Posted By ADV8
A generator/ dynamo.

A generator/ dynamo.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,495
Posted By ADV8
After 70 years I can't see it ending. Not to...

After 70 years I can't see it ending.

Not to be confused with overweight, chicken legged bandana people covered in tattoo's that middle aged woman have 'bobber type 'play. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 100,420
Posted By ADV8
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_QjEsW4lP0EQ/TRJzyFmkM1I/...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_QjEsW4lP0EQ/TRJzyFmkM1I/AAAAAAAAAz8/lCVow9G9zsQ/s1600/71commando750_2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
The first $650 Safari fuel tank I got started to...

The first $650 Safari fuel tank I got started to crack up "all over" and leaked onto a hot exhaust.
They sent another tank that had had a bodge repair with a heated bread knife maybe to melt the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
Make a new plug then, M14.5 + / 1.25. If you...

Make a new plug then, M14.5 + / 1.25.
If you make it long a recess can be filed in the first portion of thread which can then be used to clear the thread in the engine case.
Cut that off, face the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 100,420
Posted By ADV8
So you have said many times. Some of your posts...

So you have said many times.
Some of your posts on the Access site were interesting (before you got banned ?) but you still need to work on the delivery.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,633
Posted By ADV8
The TR5T has the late 500 engine so it is about...

The TR5T has the late 500 engine so it is about as good as it got.
Usable, absolutely but the T100 Daytona might be even better (I had one in 1977)
Commando's are expensive but good if you go...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 103,669
Views: 20,478,557
Posted By ADV8
The stock plug (same on the TL1000) seems to be a...

The stock plug (same on the TL1000) seems to be a loose fit also, the magnetic plug I got from Procycle had a noticeable better fit due to less thread clearance. (fwiw)
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,856
Posted By ADV8
Was it that long ago.

Was it that long ago.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 100,420
Posted By ADV8
Today is Sunbeam day but doubt the engine case...

Today is Sunbeam day but doubt the engine case would fit in the oven.
Rear main bush is back from being white metaled 0.010" undersize (UK) and the front ball bearing ready to be swapped to the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By ADV8
I called it a blade but but probably should have...

I called it a blade but but probably should have called it the (cam chain) guide.
They would be about the only thing that might give a problem with a proven chain.

How was the oil pump idler gear...
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