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    Re: because Norton. Yee Haw.

    I would have liked the video better if he had fired up the Norton instead of that crotch rocket.
    I've always like the Nortons and someday I might break down and buy one of them. Of course, I'll...
  2. Thread: Triumph Bonneville

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    Re: Triumph Bonneville

    No oil leaks? Sacrilege!!!!

    Well, maybe not sacrilege but it is almost definitely a sign that the motorcycle you saw was one of the new Triumphs.

    Seems they found out that paper, cork and...
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    TR2/3/3A Re: Fuel bubbling at glass filter bowl

    What I saw in the video wasn't the fuel boiling. It was what it looks like when fuel is added to the glass bowl.

    When the engine is running, fuel does not flow into the carburetor in a steady,...
  4. Thread: Ford Cars

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    Re: Ford Cars

    I hope you didn't feel like I was talking down to you. Whenever I answer a question to someone I don't know on a forum that deals with vehicles , I assume their automotive knowledge is somewhat...
  5. Thread: Ford Cars

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    Re: Ford Cars

    When you say "rough patch" are you speaking of just having a problem or are you saying the engine seems to be running rough at some particular speed?

    If it is the former, without a better...
  6. Thread: Ford Cars

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    Re: Ford Cars

    Back in my (much) younger days here in Arizona, I owned a bunch of English Fords.
    The first was an 1957 Anglia Escort. A small station wagon based on the Anglia.
    The Anglia at the time was powered...
  7. Re: George Orwell, please pick up the White Courtesy Phone

    Don't be too sure about that.

    My laptop, running Windows 10 turns itself on all by itself even though I totally shut it down during the day.

    Just last night about 12:30 AM I was reading and I...
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    New name for an old location

    For years, the room with the commode in it has been called the "John".

    A few weeks ago, I changed its name in my house to, the "Jim".

    It's amazing how impressed all of my friends are when I...
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    Re: Brake Actuators - anyone know about them?

    I know this response is very late but if these brakes are very old from the late 1950's and early 1960's they used Girling Crimson brake fluid.

    The DOT brake fluids would turn the rubber seals...
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    One Solution To The Problem

    A woman goes to the Doctor, worried about her husband's temper.

    The Doctor asks, "Whats the problem?"

    The woman says, "Doctor, I don't know what to do. Every day my husband seems to lose his...
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    Re: The Cortina Estate Chronicles

    Thank you for the pictures.

    Seeing that dash board brought back a few memories of my dad's car which I got to drive occasionally. I don't think it changed greatly over the years from what I...
  12. Thread: Barn Find

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    Re: Barn Find

    It just needs a little spit and polish and it will be as good as new!

    Neat find.
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    Re: Royal Enfield Bullet, still in production

    The Royal Enfield you show is one of the slightly older ones affectionately called an "Iron Barrel".
    It was most likely made sometime between 1995 and 2008.
    Rather than having the engine and...
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    Re: Velocette, Vincent, etc

    I recently came across a Vincent Black Shadow while shopping for a few bits for my Royal Enfield.

    A used Harley shop has the Vincent sitting there where it has been for many years, covered with...
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    Royal Enfield Bullet, still in production

    Royal Enfield, a company that has been in business producing motorcycles since 1902 is still producing motorcycles.
    Although the British arm of the company went out of business in 1962, 7 years...
  16. Thread: Self defense

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    Re: Self defense

    Justice it truly served.
  17. Thread: The Poem

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    The Poem

    The National Poets Challenge was just about finished.
    The competing poets had , for the most part, been less than entertaining and the audience was looking forward to the conclusion.
    Suddenly,...
  18. Thread: Austin A30

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    Re: Austin A30

    Thanks for the compliment on the photo.
    If that was too flashy I'm sure this will also join the ranks but if someone were to offer this Morgan to me for a few bucks, I think I'd take it even if it...
  19. Thread: Austin A30

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    Re: Austin A30

    This last Sunday, I went to a local MG clubs parking lot show. All British cars were welcome and as I walked around, I think one of my favorate cars which were there was a little Austin.
    It looked...
  20. Thread: Who's to notice?

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    Who's to notice?

    A big corporation recently hired several cannibals in the interest of cultural diversity.

    You are all part of our team now," said the HR rep during the welcoming briefing. "You get all the usual...
  21. Thread: The Monkey

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    The Monkey

    Sorry, this one went just a tad over the line. Please read n' heed this post. Thanks,
    Basil
  22. Thread: Self Conscious?

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    Self Conscious?

    During World War 1 a soldier was hit by a piece of shrapnel and unfortunately it knocked out one of his eyes.
    After recovering, he was very self conscious about his missing eye, so his buddies...
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    Re: The Weather Forcast

    Do you think there is a chanch of trading Weather Forecasters?
    Here in Phoenix all they can predict is Sunny and Hot, or to make things interesting,it will be Hot and Sunny.
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    Men Remember Anniversaries

    WHO SAYS MEN DON'T REMEMBER ANNIVERSARIES

    A woman awakes during the night to find that her husband was not in their bed. She puts on her robe and goes downstairs to look for him.

    She finds him...
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    Re: The Rabbit (stolen from my geek bbs)

    I wonder if she had a bottle of Nair to clean up the front of his car?

    You know: Hair Remover.
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