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I know torrey street, between packard and washtenaw right...if its the same, i know a ton of people that grew up in that neighborhood. Draw something up, or, maybe meet up and take dimensions....i don't know shit about racing or vintage bikes, but the machining part I can handle.
 

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if you cut and paste out of here, ill delete it. or, we can all read it and tease you. guess il decide....heheheh...


you could have deleted it yourself. and you might be able to still. since you were the originator. but now that ive posted here, ya might not be able to. above the textwindow youll see some icons. one will let you mod the post.


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Edited by - joe c on Mar 15 2007 10:22:49 PM
 

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if you cut and paste out of here, ill delete it. or, we can all read it and tease you. guess il decide....heheheh...


you could have deleted it yourself. and you might be able to still. since you were the originator. but now that ive posted here, ya might not be able to. above the textwindow youll see some icons. one will let you mod the post.


jc



Edited by - joe c on Mar 15 2007 10:22:49 PM
 

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Welcome aboard,
Some of know a little bit about 350s and racing. If you want to machine some stuff we probably have some ideas about that too. For starters if you are working on a race bike, Machine a plug for the electric starter hole after you emove it. Turn down the back of the alternator rotor after you pull all the starter stuff off it. Make some exhaust flanges to replace the cast iron ones afte Branson figures out how to make cool 350 exhaust systems (you can trade him some machining for some pipes). Machine some rearset footpeg mounting brackets and footpegs with cool linkages for the brake and shifter. How about some aluminum brake stay arms? The list goes on and on and I would be happy to try outyour prototypes for you.
Check out the vintage racing at Grattan. There are lots of 350s there and several of the riders are local to you. Askaround and get out on the track.
Ken
P.S. You could make some clip-ons. Don't even think about clubmans cause Geeto is homophobic.

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Welcome aboard,
Some of know a little bit about 350s and racing. If you want to machine some stuff we probably have some ideas about that too. For starters if you are working on a race bike, Machine a plug for the electric starter hole after you emove it. Turn down the back of the alternator rotor after you pull all the starter stuff off it. Make some exhaust flanges to replace the cast iron ones afte Branson figures out how to make cool 350 exhaust systems (you can trade him some machining for some pipes). Machine some rearset footpeg mounting brackets and footpegs with cool linkages for the brake and shifter. How about some aluminum brake stay arms? The list goes on and on and I would be happy to try outyour prototypes for you.
Check out the vintage racing at Grattan. There are lots of 350s there and several of the riders are local to you. Askaround and get out on the track.
Ken
P.S. You could make some clip-ons. Don't even think about clubmans cause Geeto is homophobic.

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That is the Torrey st in question. Depending on your age (I'm 40), you could possibly know who my wife is. Her parents have lived on that street forever. What part of AA are you in now? I think I've ruled out you're being a student.

Maybe I'll have to buy you a pint (at least) before you start machining shit for me. I'm working (slowly) on some rearsets right now. If you're building your 350 into a race bike, I wouldn't mind getting in touch as I have similar plans for one of mine, and like you, I know virtually nothing about racing other than what I 've watched on TV. We can stumble around in the dark together. Have any other bikes?


... And I'm not afraid of Geeto - He's 1000 miles away. And I have clubman bars on one of my 350s & like 'em.





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That is the Torrey st in question. Depending on your age (I'm 40), you could possibly know who my wife is. Her parents have lived on that street forever. What part of AA are you in now? I think I've ruled out you're being a student.

Maybe I'll have to buy you a pint (at least) before you start machining shit for me. I'm working (slowly) on some rearsets right now. If you're building your 350 into a race bike, I wouldn't mind getting in touch as I have similar plans for one of mine, and like you, I know virtually nothing about racing other than what I 've watched on TV. We can stumble around in the dark together. Have any other bikes?


... And I'm not afraid of Geeto - He's 1000 miles away. And I have clubman bars on one of my 350s & like 'em.





Edited by - judeyramone on Mar 17 2007 07:54:01 AM
 

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I will be 30 this year...Yeah, i would for sure take you up on a pint...I am planning on building a couple of bikes. One for the track and one thats been warmed up a little bit, but still reliable for the street. Picked one up over the weekend, got it running again on sunday...I have a 42 harley right now. I have had quite a few 650 triupmhs over the years. What are you interested in seeing machined first?
 

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Yo, I already have clubmans (although can one ever have too many?).


Been working on rearsets, would love to get some parts for that. I assume you're planning to machine some parts for your own bikes. What have you been thinking? Right now I'm trying to get some parts together to finish my carbs. Also, a friend & I are getting ready to try our hand at fiberglass, in a month or so.

Harley?! I generally like to shun those people (have you ever been to Brighton?), but I must admit my neighbor & best riding pal has a sweet '61 panhead & a '69 shovel, as well as a really pretty '70 BSA Thunderbolt - which I ride for him every single chance I get (as if I'm doing him a favor). I'm not really up on my H-D, is '42 still a Knuckle? Or a Panhead. Gotta admit, Knuckleheads are pretty motors. Like to see yours.
I myself have a '95 Thunderbird & a '72 Bonneville, plus a few small Hondas.

E-mail me & I'll buy you that beer (or 2 or 3).
 
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