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    There are plenty of performance mods available...

    There are plenty of performance mods available for early Triumphs. I would personally not go the BSA route if you plan to put a lot of miles on it, but if you just want something to play around with...
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    I think the OP is trying to solve the wrong...

    I think the OP is trying to solve the wrong problem. The problem is that you don't have enough hp to go the speeds you want to achieve. You need a more powerful motorcycle.

    As XB33 has pointed...
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    I think the frame and fenders I used were a 1973...

    I think the frame and fenders I used were a 1973 model, not sure if other years used the alloy fenders
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    Good looking project irk_miller. I built an SL...

    Good looking project irk_miller.

    I built an SL 350 for vintage racing and the stock fender on it was aluminum and looked good enough to me that I left it on even for racing, and I had thought that...
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    That is such a good example of what you can do...

    That is such a good example of what you can do with a single disc and the proper tires. The "fast guys" on the I 4s were on the brakes while the NVT rider was still at full throttle. That looked...
  6. Yeah, 80 hp and 280 lbs, I would probably...

    Yeah, 80 hp and 280 lbs, I would probably "unretire" for a chance to ride one of those.
  7. Try looking here: Bikes for Sale | 13x Forums...

    Try looking here: Bikes for Sale | 13x Forums

    Good deals on bikes with suspension, tires and exhausts already done.
  8. I get where you are coming from. When I...

    I get where you are coming from.

    When I decided to get out of racing I sold a truckload of parts and 2 race bikes for $2K. I had just had enough and needed to move on and had rather move it all...
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    That's the guy, Mike Tiberio. He said that thing...

    That's the guy, Mike Tiberio. He said that thing is an automatic too! We had some good runs in vintage racing. He is very knowledgeable on the Guzzis and had a lot of championships on them.
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    Maybe you should buy a lottery ticket. I guess...

    Maybe you should buy a lottery ticket.

    I guess sometimes you are just in the right place and time. That looks like some awesome equipment to get for free!

    I have an old buddy from WERA racing...
  11. Here is an option. ...

    Here is an option. https://www.shinkotireusa.com/product/244-series/211927

    That 16" is a tough one to find. Have you looked into whether another year model XL 100 wheel with a different size...
  12. Hoddy toddy! I lived in Oxford for a few years...

    Hoddy toddy! I lived in Oxford for a few years while my wife was in grad school.

    Are you looking for a street tire? If so, you may consider lacing 18' wheels front and rear, or whatever size...
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    We were probably on track at the same time as V4...

    We were probably on track at the same time as V4 ran with Clubman at most events, we started behind Clubman. It was always fun to see if I could pass all those big singles since there wasn't anyone...
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    https://www.caferacer.net/forum/project-builds/196...

    https://www.caferacer.net/forum/project-builds/19682-1985-honda-vf700s-sabre-cafe-project.html

    This is how you do it right, but it takes a lot of work
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    Here is how I did the alignment on my Honda 350...

    Here is how I did the alignment on my Honda 350 racebike. I had put a CB motor in an SL frame so there were some minor issues with wheel and sprocket alignment

    95465.

    First we measured from...
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    I agree with you that the OP probably doesn't...

    I agree with you that the OP probably doesn't have the money to buy a running bike and that buying a pile of junk is not going to work out for him either. I would never encourage a newbie to buy...
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    Insulting huh? Lucky for me I'm old enough to...

    Insulting huh? Lucky for me I'm old enough to now give a shit about your opinion.

    I was just trying to steer the OP away from ANY pile of junk, non running motorcycle. He is a 20 yr old with no...
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    You would be better off looking for something...

    You would be better off looking for something like this: https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/mcy/d/classic-suzuki-650-twin/6677065944.html It even has wire wheels and manuals etc. You could offer...
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    My very first street bike was a '70 BSA Firebird...

    My very first street bike was a '70 BSA Firebird Scrambler like this one

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    I really enjoyed it and rode it for years.

    Later on,when I was racing, I was lucky enough to meet a former BSA...
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    That looks like a really nice bike. You won't...

    That looks like a really nice bike. You won't find many true motorcycle enthusiasts that would recommend chopping it up to make it "look" like a cafe racer.

    If I were going to do any...
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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1975-Moto-Guzzi-Custom-Ra...

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1975-Moto-Guzzi-Custom-Race-Bike-/282793941578?vxp=mtr

    I know this guy and this bike, we used to race each other for the WERA national title every year. He just set a LSR...
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    It looks like the parts alone are worth what you...

    It looks like the parts alone are worth what you are asking.

    Have you posted this on the WERA vintage page? That is a very popular bike over there and a lot of AHRMA guys hang out there now since...
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    Bonjour Monsieur! Very nice bikes. I used...

    Bonjour Monsieur!

    Very nice bikes.

    I used to live in Normandy (Rouen) and travel to Northern France and Alsace yearly, my wife is a lifelong Francophile and I love the country and the wines.
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    I've owned a T 160 and it was my least favorite...

    I've owned a T 160 and it was my least favorite Brit bike, too heavy and such a pain to work on. With the condition that bike is in I wouldn't go over $1K because you are going to have to spend so...
  25. ]]that's a really interesting project considering...

    ]]that's a really interesting project considering the bike he is replicating was originally monocoque.[/I]

    He is actually replicating the space framed JPN, they abandoned the monocoque after a...
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