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This is the last edition

Actually I saw a few on the streets commuting years ago when I lived there for a while.


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cool, hilarious how they each took a single parking spot 🤣🤪


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Bikes: '69 T120 on average (1967 rolling frame and 1971 Bonnie engine) + '56 1/2 T110 on average (58 rolling frame - with 55 iron head engine) + 74 T150 Home model.
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Some really nice machines there! I saw a few vintage Triumphs in Japan when I was there also. I wonder what it's like trying to find non-reproduction spare parts there.

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Japanese enthusiasts often visit the annual swap meet of the Blackhawk Antique Motorcycle Club in Davenport, Iowa.
They probably attend other USA meets as well.

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...what I wondered there is that I saw dry engines; even with early pre units. Did not know how they do. I mean; they have a plenty; Triumph and HD but not in the past, so somehow, they have the right machinists? or may be send the work to USA?
Seems that there is no any member in the forum.

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So nice to see that

A group of people enjoying Triumph's, no BS, no purists, just fun and enjoyment

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Hear Hear Kile, no "BSA"'s HAHAHA


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Hear Hear Kile, no "BSA"'s HAHAHA

You missed the Gold Star near the beginning?


Gordon Gray in NC, USA........White man broke the code

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ah so!


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"Dry engines"? You mean no oil leaks? That could be due to the use of Japanese gasket goo such as Yamabond. It's the main reason Jap bikes don't leak.


If anything other than a blank space is visible here, something's wrong.
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Best Triumph upgrade you could ever wish for i reckon thumbsup
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I'll bet that book handles heaps better than the Triumph frame ever did laughing

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What is the thing so special of that Yamabond? Is an urethane thingy similar to Hylomar? They do not sell these products here so in the lasts decades I only used silicone. I did not have a leak through the silicone; the leaks are due to very worn out parts and inherited design of the parts for example with an old preunit rocker boxes or primary...
-I tried to find a product similar that do not dry like silicone that then a debris could clog the oil pump etc but only found Permatex products that are silicone in all the styles and liquid gaskets like Loctite.

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It sticks better than silicone- not sure if it's urethane base. We use it a lot on two strokes because of air leaks as well. Another product that works well on old Brit bikes is Permatex anaerobic gasket sealer. Any excess sealer will not harden. Much safer to use because it won't block oil passages. Seals well.
Permatex sealer

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...the link send me to a Loctite 518 that by the way they do not sell here, not to a Permatex similar one.

Hi 750Bonny; well, do you say: "Englishman..."


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