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  1. Here goes the last ironhead I dragged home , hell...

    Here goes the last ironhead I dragged home , hell I had probably close to 900 bucks in parts and machine work to do the top end .
    Nice score yes please 86 that air cleaner and get to choppin !...
  2. Not really sure why everyone hates on ironheads ,...

    Not really sure why everyone hates on ironheads , when they are right they are right . Fun to ride, maybe not on the freeway .
    If you need to rebuild the engine you can have more in that than the...
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    Zeeman I am not sure of the brand of the ignition...

    Zeeman I am not sure of the brand of the ignition housing , it was left over from one of our race bikes. The Tri-Spark has a cover and the wire exits in the center where this one has a hole on the...
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    I got the pistons , rings and cylinder installed...

    I got the pistons , rings and cylinder installed this morning and I also have this nifty alloy timing gizmo that takes the place of the magneto and will allow me to install an electronic ignition so...
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    Cam gears , pinion gear and oil pump all...

    Cam gears , pinion gear and oil pump all installed time to move on to the pistons and cylinder . I also got the sump filter screen and cover installed .
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    Well my bearings and stuff finally arrived with...

    Well my bearings and stuff finally arrived with the new piston pin bushings installed and sized I got the rods installed on the crank with new bearings, then the main bearings were installed in the...
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    All good points about the 8 bolt heads but with...

    All good points about the 8 bolt heads but with out starting a shit storm what is the issue with a crack there it can not leak at the valve seat and there is a head gasket covering the crack . I do...
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    Thanks for the additional info on the cylinder. I...

    Thanks for the additional info on the cylinder. I had seen that ad before but did not see the other info you provided . I got the cam bushings sized, this might as well be a tractor engine , pound...
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    Triumph pre-unit engine build

    I picked up a complete 650 engine and trans several years ago and had found it to have a stock bore Wellworthy 8 bolt alloy cylinder and the best looking no cracks any where 59 cylinder head and the...
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    Check the instructions for that ignition I know...

    Check the instructions for that ignition I know the electronic ign that come on the S&S engines specify kick or electric but not both it is either / or and you can reprogram it for which ever you are...
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    OK I am an idiot so page 5 of that other...

    OK I am an idiot so page 5 of that other discussion about these clutches that I never made it to shows some OEM kit and the plates look just like the ones I removed and there is a mention of the...
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    Yea I actually did run across that forum and by...

    Yea I actually did run across that forum and by the time I got to page 3 I had read " I like dry " and "I like wet" too many times to make any desicion so decided to go dry, the plates I got say...
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    That is a good question my 1959 to 1969 manual...

    That is a good question my 1959 to 1969 manual shows 7 friction and 7 plain plates with no mention of year ranges but I do not have my parts book here to be 100% - it is at my work and funny you...
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    Here are 2 more pics of all of the plates...

    Here are 2 more pics of all of the plates installed 7 steel and 7 friction with the backing plate in first and a pic with the last plate removed
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    Damn Ironhead clutch

    OK So I picked up this 66 XLH a few months ago and have been slowly getting it fixed up . Next on the list was clutch and primary inspection . When I removed the cover low and behold the domed cover...
  16. Hey I found one of those rings if you still need...

    Hey I found one of those rings if you still need it call the shop Thanks Todd from Lowbrow
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    I picked up a bunch of parts from our...

    I picked up a bunch of parts from our photographer Mikey and I am going to use this 71-72 front fork that he shaved the fender mounts off of the lower legs. I sold some of the stuff from that...
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    I decided to go with a different gas tank , this...

    I decided to go with a different gas tank , this tank has been hanging around for a while it came off of a non-running craigslist bike and that was sold soon after purchasing with a different tank on...
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    Here is the motor for this project I picked this...

    Here is the motor for this project I picked this up at the Ohio Valley BSA club meet 3 summers ago for 500.00 it is supposedly rebuilt and normally if I were to buy a motor like this I would take it...
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    Next I added a set of vintage Arnaco adjustable...

    Next I added a set of vintage Arnaco adjustable shock bought on fleabay a couple of years ago for about 40 bucks . I dug up this stock 64 front forks and wheel that I removed from another bike some...
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    Low Buck Triumph build

    With this build I am attempting to use as many spare parts that have been just sitting around my garage to keep the costs down I will only purchase what is required to complete the build. I am...
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    I like what the last guy said Marvel Mystery oil...

    I like what the last guy said Marvel Mystery oil that is some good shit . I like to use a piece of chain bought off the roll at the hardware store for tanks that are not too bad off . It makes it...
  23. I use VHT high heat gloss black paint it is good...

    I use VHT high heat gloss black paint it is good to 500 degrees your motor will never get that hot. Prep is important wash the shit out of it in between the fins , tape off the gasket surfaces and 2...
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    56 Pre-Unit

    Here is one of my back-burner projects that is finally on the road . I will have it at the Lakewood car Kulture show this saturday in Cleveland Oh Stop by the Lowbrow booth and say Hi . We make the...
  25. I just used a fender for a 1967 XLH , very hard...

    I just used a fender for a 1967 XLH , very hard to find part I looked for several months and really wanted a good used one but could not afford 500 for a damn fender so I took a chance and the end...
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