Search:

Type: Posts; User: sirhrmechanic

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    10
    Views
    3,529

    Buy... the parts are worth far more than the...

    Buy... the parts are worth far more than the asking.

    You can build a bike around these... or use the parts to help other bikes live. Regardless, get them 'in hand' and you will be fine,...
  2. Replies
    11
    Views
    10,303

    Lacquer thinner, acetone, MEK (if you inhale it...

    Lacquer thinner, acetone, MEK (if you inhale it too much, you'll have three-headed kids), paint remover... lots of solvents.

    That stuff sucks. It's not that it doesn't work. It's that getting a...
  3. Replies
    3
    Views
    2,223

    Looks interesting... but don't bid on it. ...

    Looks interesting... but don't bid on it. Contact seller. He has no feedback as a seller. Talk to him. Bike is in Wichita... GO See it!

    I've bought a ton of vehicles (and sold a few) on...
  4. Replies
    14
    Views
    5,129

    If you go to the local police, they will be able...

    If you go to the local police, they will be able to check the bike in a stolen database list... They likely won't be much help finding the seller 7 years later... unless you have receipts, cancelled...
  5. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,621

    Bill Randall at The Horn Shoppe in Rome, New...

    Bill Randall at The Horn Shoppe in Rome, New York. On Oriskany road. He advertises in Hemmings, etc. Long-time friend. Great guy who can do any kind of horns.

    He just did my Chief horn and...
  6. I could not find an e-mail address, but I am sure...

    I could not find an e-mail address, but I am sure some Google would turn it up. This appeared on the Vermont Auto Enthusiasts e-mail blast. So they may have more. Sorry, all I have.

    Cheers,
    ...
  7. Replies
    22
    Views
    17,026

    If you're going to do a 'restomod' type bike (and...

    If you're going to do a 'restomod' type bike (and they can be really cool if properly executed) then consider buying a new-production knucklehead.

    They are readily available... powerful, well made...
  8. 1927 Indian and other cool stuff coming up at auction in Maine

    I'm not associated with this, nor profiting from it. Except that if one of you please buys this Indian... I won't be tempted!

    This came across my transom this evening. It looks like it has some...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,881

    http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af177/sirhrmec...

    http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af177/sirhrmechanic/sirhrmechanic194/wild%20hogs%20poster_zpstiin3utf.jpg

    The Full Throttle Saloon did burn down last week. But to the best of my knowledge,...
  10. Replies
    22
    Views
    17,026

    Great 'first' antique bike is a Harley W-model...

    Great 'first' antique bike is a Harley W-model 45. Flathead parts are plentiful, inexpensive, simple to work on... and the bikes are really pretty gorgeous when all done!

    But long ago, a friend...
  11. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,881

    SD State Police Issue BOLO...

    The South Dakota State Police have issued a BOLO for the four motorcyclists pictured below. They are considered persons of interest and are wanted for questioning in the recent fire that leveled the...
  12. Replies
    7
    Views
    3,906

    What Pisten Bully said... I think his handle...

    What Pisten Bully said...

    I think his handle here is t.cotten. You can send private messages. Or search on that handle.

    He'es the varsity.
  13. Replies
    15
    Views
    8,567

    I hope it comes with one of those little keys...

    I hope it comes with one of those little keys supplied by IKEA?

    http://i1005.photobucket.com/albums/af177/sirhrmechanic/sirhrmechanic191/ikea%20vw_zpso9ksdufx.jpg

    Volkswagen Golf, as supplied...
  14. Replies
    13
    Views
    7,251

    A few thoughts... more from old car experience...

    A few thoughts... more from old car experience than bikes...

    Lots of points sets now are tungsten, not platinum. Older or NOS platinum points are far superior.

    You need to clean points with a...
  15. Replies
    4
    Views
    2,263

    Welcome to the forum! Please, post some pictures...

    Welcome to the forum! Please, post some pictures of your bikes, etc!

    I've ridden all over Northern Europe, including to Nordkapp, Norway on what is now a 'vintage' BMW (1990 Dakar). I love...
  16. Can we preorder online or via the site? I need...

    Can we preorder online or via the site?

    I need a copy of this. Period. Thanks!

    Cheers,

    Sirhr
  17. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,049

    Dynamo and dynamo bracket also look like late...

    Dynamo and dynamo bracket also look like late 1930's or 1940 Chief as well. Bracket looks a lot like the one on my '38.

    The "Yellowish" bronze carb looks a bit like a Schebler HX.

    Cheers,
    ...
  18. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,328

    CDO Prefix on the case is for a 1940, including...

    CDO Prefix on the case is for a 1940, including military except Canada. The dynamo and covers look like that's about the right era as well.

    If stuff is for sale, I may need an outer primary cover...
  19. Replies
    2
    Views
    2,047

    You also don't want a boatload of chips in the...

    You also don't want a boatload of chips in the transmission...

    Lock the plug in a pair of vice-grips... If you need to, clamp the vice-grips onto the frame.

    That lets you work on the plug. If...
  20. Replies
    17
    Views
    8,592

    More than likely, a thin coat of the fender...

    More than likely, a thin coat of the fender color. They didn't go to great lengths... but would have just sprayed the inside like the outside.

    When we do vintage cars, we often spray a sealer...
  21. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,445

    BTW, with brass or bronze manifolds, you can...

    BTW, with brass or bronze manifolds, you can easily tin them to get rid of any porosity. Product called TinTite can be applied... whole unit heated. It tins the exterior beautifully. Vacuum...
  22. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,445

    Some cars (and bikes) want to be restored. They...

    Some cars (and bikes) want to be restored. They cooperate at every turn.

    Others become known as "The AntiChrist" and fight at every turn! Sounds like your '47 is one of those that should be...
  23. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,563

    So does Big Flats Rivet company in New York. ...

    So does Big Flats Rivet company in New York.

    Don't use aluminum rivets on brake linings!

    Cheers,

    Sirhr
  24. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,528

    Welcome aboard! There is a lot of expertise and...

    Welcome aboard! There is a lot of expertise and support here!

    And we are not hostile to folks from NJ, no matter what exit they live at!

    Cheers and welcome!

    Sirhr
  25. Replies
    14
    Views
    7,728

    Hi: I think that was June 2 years ago... but...

    Hi:

    I think that was June 2 years ago... but it was a great class!

    I am not sure I have the contact info any more, but it may be in the OP. If not, drop me a PM and I'll dig through some old...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4