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  1. New levels of desperation

    So, in days of old, to fit monster cams in single heads the boys use to “butterfly” cut the cam cap hole to get the cam lobes in. Great except the...

    Started by griff851, 09-06-2019 09:23 AM
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    11-19-2019 06:57 AM Go to last post
  2. Daytona steering dampener

    Wanting to go period for my Bevel endurance racer, I had an old corroded Daytona dampener as fitted to Darmahs. Piece of heavy crap really, solid...

    Started by griff851, 10-16-2019 03:47 AM
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    10-16-2019 05:58 AM Go to last post
  3. 2019 Big Chill fastest 250 in qld.

    Finally after a few catastrophic failures (see pic of one such) , kept ripping the tips of valves due to a small problem with E=MC sqd and 14000...

    Started by griff851, 07-21-2019 06:19 AM
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    07-21-2019 05:06 PM Go to last post
  4. Made it to Moto Giro dinner display

    After a few hectic days and late nights, both the Moto Parilla and the 98ss made it. Although the 98ss is missing a carby, chain and tyre pump. Both...

    Started by griff851, 08-25-2018 10:09 PM
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    08-26-2018 08:08 AM Go to last post
  5. Parilla 175 1955

    Just finished this enough to go on show on the weekend at the end of the Moto Giro. Only addition after these photos is the fuel taps and lines, and...

    Started by griff851, 08-23-2018 10:00 AM
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    08-23-2018 10:00 AM Go to last post
  6. New build

    The ultimate in high end performance. A raging 6.5hp apparently.

    Started by griff851, 08-05-2018 07:55 AM
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    08-05-2018 08:10 AM Go to last post
  7. Vintage eye candy

    Here is the last effort resting comfortably at home. Fully operational and not leaking. Even with the u-beaut brake pads, all I can say is, there...

    Started by griff851, 05-28-2018 07:55 AM
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    05-30-2018 06:52 AM Go to last post
  8. Reasonable facsimile

    Thanks Marvin, to all intensive purposes I think that the caliper bolts turned out close enough. There was heaps of meat left for me to go where I...

    Started by griff851, 04-19-2018 02:22 AM
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  9. Things get heavy at 13k

    Just got the fueling right after making my own needle and slide for the SS1 35b, and had a blow out due to soft Ti around the collet groove. Inlet is...

    Started by griff851, 04-03-2018 09:48 AM
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  10. Converting sprockets

    MPEG in zip file of converting front 530 bevel sprocket to 520 using a ceramic tip, lathe running flat out. The flares are 0.2/0.3mm strips of swarf...

    Started by griff851, 03-17-2018 08:20 AM
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    03-17-2018 07:37 PM Go to last post
  11. 5th TT/F1 symposium and Jimmy Adamo celebration

    Fans of Jimmy Adamo and/or TT's and F1's may want to visit the TT/F1 forum which held a gathering this last weekend at Loudon, NH. Photos are...

    Started by wgsvintage, 10-07-2013 06:49 PM
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    03-07-2018 10:39 PM Go to last post
  12. 900SS Bevel User Guide

    Came across this 900SS user guide, while out picking for red parts Good but a bit sweaty condition ... no tear and fully readable and complete......

    Started by stiglarsenDK, 03-04-2018 03:24 PM
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    03-04-2018 03:24 PM Go to last post
  13. Still in the shed

    For those that are interested in shear lunacy, read on. The 1962 race bike is still progressing. A very Zen thing. Ive cut down the vibration by...

    Started by griff851, 01-26-2018 08:43 AM
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    02-01-2018 06:24 AM Go to last post
  14. Playing in the shed.

    Just been getting into a mind set process I'm labelling NCRation. First you look at every NCR bike you can find, and stare at them endlessly over a...

    Started by griff851, 01-06-2017 07:17 AM
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    10-12-2017 10:26 AM Go to last post
  15. 250 race bike

    Well ladies and gents, after 25 hrs pissing around with the 1962 250 Ti valves narrowcase, I finally got it going. It's using a Dellorto SS1 35 B...

    Started by griff851, 09-19-2017 07:29 PM
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  16. Phil Aynsley / 1984 995 Leoni


    Started by wgsvintage, 07-22-2017 05:49 PM
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    08-09-2017 06:51 PM Go to last post
  17. Got time in the shed

    Insert Count Dragular laugh here.

    Started by griff851, 08-06-2017 08:20 AM
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  18. Unhappy And then from out of the ethereal mist

    Bloody bike fairies have been at it again. After weeks, neigh years, mock up time. A couple more frame tang and bracket bits to weld on, and its off...

    Started by griff851, 08-12-2016 07:25 AM
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    08-12-2016 04:11 PM Go to last post
  19. Latest shed job

    This week I had the glamous job of removing disolved tank liner from this machines intake tract. The old unleaded fuel disolved the liner material...

    Started by griff851, 06-03-2016 07:14 PM
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    06-04-2016 07:45 AM Go to last post
  20. Wanted 350 narrow case crank

    Anyone have a 350 narrow case crank or know of anyone who has one? May even be interested in the whole engine depending on price.

    Started by griff851, 03-05-2016 05:16 PM
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    03-05-2016 06:01 PM Go to last post

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