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by joe1028
Tue Jul 06, 2010 4:05 pm
Forum: Single Cylinder Bevel Drive Engines > 250, 350 & 450
Topic: Replacement Control Levers
Replies: 2
Views: 1799

i have used the tommaselli(spelling?) copies that are actually pretty nice looking...i changed hardware(for looks) ,painted one set,and another set i polished some of the aluminum. they look pretty good and work fine....most vintage brit or european bike parts dealers should have them...i think i so...
by joe1028
Wed Jun 30, 2010 9:33 pm
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

hi, if the tank is new fiberglass i would not put any acetone or mek in it....hot water and soap...rinse it good..dry with air... try to use non oxyegenated or race gas and one other thing is do not store the bike long with fuel....seems even a well coated fiberglass tank has issues after time ........
by joe1028
Tue Jun 29, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

hi steve.......thanks sir ..i'm one step ahead of you my friend and used that exact sealer after roughing the tank up with some sheetmetal screws and rinsing with hot water and soap. i have been using it for a few years with fairly good luck..i did have it sheet off on a chopper i built with a new s...
by joe1028
Mon Jun 28, 2010 7:48 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Bevel Drive Engines > 250, 350 & 450
Topic: Crankshaft 250 desmo
Replies: 1
Views: 1396

the less the better but do not load the bearings either...as engines heat up clearances increase normally...
by joe1028
Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:52 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

Image alum pts cover,s/s retention straps.
by joe1028
Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:50 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

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by joe1028
Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:48 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

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operational airscoop and drilled lever.
by joe1028
Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:47 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

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engine plates and hand removable oil dip stick with friction tab so cap will not come loose.
by joe1028
Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

Image alum mirror with modified s/s attach hardware
by joe1028
Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:41 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

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adjustable resistor for led tail light(running-brake off position) which was made up with 20 clear 3.3 v 25 ma leds, 110ohm resistors and then soldered onto a circuit board which was wired and mounted under the tail section to the frame.
by joe1028
Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:37 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

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under lh cover..heat formed abs inner fender,battery strap,cover brackets with rivnuts,clip in fuses and charge light.
by joe1028
Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:35 am
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

the tank /tail section is stock from airtech but modified for the narrow case.(slightly)
by joe1028
Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

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duc 250 and cb 750 cafe machines finished up last month
by joe1028
Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:46 pm
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

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by joe1028
Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: Single Cylinder Photo Gallery
Topic: 250 cafe custom, #2
Replies: 21
Views: 12768

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