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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Picking Up Momentum

I've pretty much got the go ahead to finish my Triumph and CB750 asap. The Triumph will come first. Now that Lori comes home at about 7PM now, that gives me just a little over an hour of free time an evening to work on the bikes. If I can get a small thing done a night; it all adds up. I ordered a 50' welder extension cord last night, got my new wire spool on. My torch needs an acetylene refill. Otherwise, I'm good to go.


Triumph to do:
Fabrication:
    Finish mounting fender (need to redo a bracket)
    Finish mounting sissy bar (needs a just a little tweaking)
    Finish tail light
    Mount tail light
    Add wiring supports under fender for tail light
    Fab license plate bracket
    Fab brake rod
    Fab gas tank bolts (lathe?)
    Fab oil tank (Pops is doing)
    Mount oil tank
    Fab front wheel spacers (lathe)
    Shape foot peg welds (quicky)
    Mount kickstand (need to get off Troop)
    Exhaust (need Pops' help)
Inspect:
    Crank
    Pistons/Jugs
    Points
    Magneto
Rebuild:
    Engine lower end
    Engine head (Troop)
    Hone jugs
    Forks (after painting lowers, have all parts)
    Carbs
Polish:
    Head
Paint:
    Jugs ($15)
    Frame ($10)
    Fork lowers
    Oil tank
    Misc parts (foot pegs, brake rod, brake lever, sissy bar, tail light)
    Match fender to tank ($300)
Purchase:
    Grips ($20)
    Throttle ($20)
    Front brake cable (Bultaco, $30)
    Chain ($50)
    Bars (Craig at Front St)
    Kickstand ($30)
Wire everything ($50 for wire, switches, etc)


CB750 to do:
Fabrication:
    Bob fender (cut 5" off, weld end back on)
    Fab tail light/license bracket
    Mount front fender (make fork brace, and 4 strut extensions)
    Fab front wheel spacers (need lathe)
    Fab side cover (need bean bag and ball hammer)
    Fab front brake stay
    Shave forks
    Mount remote oil filter in front
Inspect:
    Jugs/Pistons/Rings
    Points (get CDI from Vintage Repop)
    Crank
    Oil Pump
    Cables
    Cam Chain tensioner
Rebuild:
    Engine lower end
    Engine head ($200 Steve in Alameda)
    Hone jugs
    Forks (after polishing lowers, have all parts)
Polish:
    Head
    Side Covers
    Fork lowers
Paint:
    Cases ($20)
    Jugs ($15)
    Frame ($10)
    Tins ($50 if I do it myself)
Purchase:
    Grips ($20)
    Throttle ($20)
    Levers ($30)
    Front brake cable ($30)
    Chain ($50)
    Bars (Craig at Front St)
    Cam chain ($60)
    Seat reupholstered ($120 from Florin)
    Battery ($50)
    Dual carbs ($500 Cycle X)
    Exhaust ($350 Cycle X)
    Cylinder studs ($80 Cycle X)
    Filter for remote oil filter ($15 Harley shop)
    Front brake cable (Black Bomber drum $30)
Wire everything ($50 for wire, switches, etc)

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