Failed Parts of the Week
Triumph T140 head gasket: Brand new, our friend Joe put 50 miles on it before it blew. Ripped right in half. Emgo brand
Pre unit oil pump: Genuine Triumph part. Lasted 57 years then quit.
Emgo coils: We've had a few failed emgo coils. 6 volt coils Installed with boyer set up
2013 Clubman's Show
3 Tanks 1 Weekend
Painted a few tanks last weekend. They turned out pretty good and I had very few problems. The biggest one was I burned a whole in the Lighting paint job while cutting and polishing. Sometimes you gotta leave good enough alone.
Beezer for Sale
Got to talking with my friend Dennis and I realized I gotta get a big twin with floor boards. Im thinking a post war Indian Chief or maybe a stock Harley pan.- If you believe it, you can achieve it'. Here's a few pics of his Triumph TT, Scout and Chief
Duey Decimal System
Our friend Dennis Davenport gave us this old library fixture that we now use for our fastners and what nots. If you need any upholstery work give him a buzz:
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Raw steel reproduction BSA Hornet tank made in India sitting next to a stock fiberglass Hornet tank. Id say the reproduction is lil off, a bit larger and more square. Still a hell of a lot better than anything I could make and for the money a good buy.
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