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by roger
Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: chopper push bike chat and pics
Topic: dads ol school bike
Replies: 4
Views: 3995

At about 13 in 1970 a mate came over one sat. arvo and with half a garden shedfull of old pushies and parts he showed me how to extend the forks by hacksawing a spare fr. fork at a wide bit and just hammering them on to a stock set to get an 8 - 10" extension. A few more bangs to true up the fr. axl...
by roger
Mon Mar 23, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: Other stuff...
Topic: Bacca's 1930 Chevy Rod
Replies: 5
Views: 1516

Thats a good buy, probable've cost more 12 mnths earlier.

Its all there and rego'd and now you can take your time and turn it into " your own " at your leisure .

Roadsters are neat. ( so too the morry )

Congrats Bacca!
by roger
Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: Other stuff...
Topic: HID headlight kits
Replies: 2
Views: 1034

Fab link . Thanks Ben. Just wot been looking for. I'll be a customer! Intend to run no NO BATTERY at all on my project using a capacitor discharge system wif kick start and then runs off the alternator. Only trouble is the headlight ' flares' up and down according to engine revs ( bummer at night bu...
by roger
Tue Feb 24, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum!!!
Topic: The New RFID chip technology for motorcycle events
Replies: 10
Views: 2434

" Big Brother " is here NOW !!! and only just getting warmed up.

The good bit will be when they put a RFID chip in you , like their already doing to pets and some farm animals.

Stop the world , I want to get off !
by roger
Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:40 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: 67 Triumph Trophy
Replies: 60
Views: 11049

That looks totally smooth!!!

Well done Ben. Great job.
by roger
Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:34 pm
Forum: Other stuff...
Topic: Dead of winter here in California
Replies: 11
Views: 2263

Brilliant !!!

Roughy/ratty's can be great fun.

Neat lookin lid you got too fella. 8)
by roger
Tue Dec 30, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Chucky's Triumph Project
Replies: 330
Views: 50117

I got an 16" QD fat rim with tire but missing brake drum ( tire 30% ) . I fink it might be BSA ( they have coarser splines? )

Count yours and let me know and I'll check if interested.
by roger
Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Chucky's Triumph Project
Replies: 330
Views: 50117

Great work chucky , looks neat. Highly recommend you retension head as soon as you can if you don't want the accursed pushrod seal leaks. Some say after 1000 mls, others after 500 ks . Once , just out of curiosity , I checked one after only its first run and a couple of head bolts were just " finger...
by roger
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: British choppers from the net...
Topic: One unique machine
Replies: 6
Views: 6106

Crazy indeed!
Looks kinda antique/veteran ish.

Luv the eyeball oil tank.
by roger
Sat Nov 15, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum!!!
Topic: Love and Sorrow
Replies: 3
Views: 1186

'mazing stuff Bacca ,
Sometimes you see magpies hanging around a roadside corpse for a short time. Maybe they ' feel ' too.
by roger
Mon Aug 18, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Fat frame Triumph
Replies: 28
Views: 7149

Thanks for the comments all. No , never considered a bike wif sidecar or trailer bear. Forks are 8" over , never bothered about working out the rake , maybe one day? Handling issues are that its different to a stocker in that it is normal under acceleration/decceleration but feels a bit weird at cru...
by roger
Sun Aug 17, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Fat frame Triumph
Replies: 28
Views: 7149

Winter in SA , freezin cold and wet. ( if a guy wuz rich he'd move to Queensland or Darwin or somewhere ) http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll158/neddy268/On%20wheels/DSCF0019.jpg These pics are sometime back but " oh wat a feeling ". Gotta share with you guys that fabulous time Road Test , at last...
by roger
Sun Aug 17, 2008 1:07 pm
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Not quite started yet but I've got a good idea
Replies: 31
Views: 9099

That one looks good Keith but Peter told me he's thinking of bobber style. If you can't handle that stuff yourself or know anyone than here's an address of a guy in Adelaide who does frame repair /mods. Ardill Engineering 798 Marion rd Marion 8298 5963 Name's 'Snowy' and he majors in restoring to li...
by roger
Sat Jul 19, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: Your Chopper Project... with photos...
Topic: Chucky's Triumph Project
Replies: 330
Views: 50117

Lookin good Chucky,

How much over stock are the forks ( extension ) and whats the handling/steering like? Is it noticeably different to a standard machine , cornering and whatnot , if so how?
by roger
Tue Jul 08, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum!!!
Topic: Looking for a middle man
Replies: 16
Views: 3701

If not an English classic how about an Aussie?

I know where theres a neat 1968 HB Torana ( first one made ) in good nick thats been stored in a shed unloved for years.
Its even got extras such as the Brabham GT carb and exhaust manifold off the " sporty" version in the boot thrown in.

Cheers :)

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