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Old 11-06-2005, 05:48 PM
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new triumph chop

my first attempt at a new trump.I did this for a friend but I think I will do one for me. Just taller / longer & a lower seat.
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Old 01-01-2006, 12:36 AM
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Looken good, make the next one a softail setup and you'll have the perfect ride-light,fast,and ridable for all day!
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Old 01-04-2006, 12:21 AM
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Re: new triumph chop

[here's and old set up with suspension housing at rear, like old Indians, I've got extra tubes made if you want to try something
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Old 01-04-2006, 07:33 PM
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That is a sweet setup. Dont they call that a plunger frame?
Do you have the rest of the parts for the rear end?
What do you meen by extra tubes. Is that the spring housing?
I need to stop now! The last thing I need is one more project.
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Old 01-05-2006, 04:59 PM
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Ya, I've had this plunger suspension since the '70s. I had the machine shop cut about a dozen of the steel tubes. That way when I changed frames or what ever I didn't have to save the cut offs. This is the 4th ass end I've run the plungers on. I got the specs on the springs when I need to more, the center spindles and axel mounts I've only got 1 set, but could lend them out and a good machinist could copy easy. They have just enough give on RxR,pot holes ect. to save the butt for awhile on long rides. AMEN had a similer setup but they big spindles that the axel ran through.
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Ya, I've had this plunger suspension since the '70s. I had the machine shop cut about a dozen of the steel tubes. That way when I changed frames or what ever I didn't have to save the cut offs. This is the 4th ass end I've run the plungers on. I got the specs on the springs when I need to more, the center spindles and axel mounts I've only got 1 set, but could lend them out and a good machinist could copy easy. They have just enough give on RxR,pot holes ect. to save the butt for awhile on long rides. AMEN had a similer setup but they big spindles that the axel ran through.
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Old 01-05-2006, 06:26 PM
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Just for the rest of us chopper building junkies, post your progress
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Old 01-05-2006, 07:06 PM
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There hasn't been any progress since last spring. The painter didn't like my bondo and redid the front down tube and neck area. I admittly had it to thick, but the neck was smooth and flush, and the down tube looked straight. He redid it with out telling me, and such ended up doing it for free. You can see the bend in the front tube from raking the frame (cut the backbone and shortened). it's sitting alittle higher than planned and I lost interest for awhile. The engine was fun and the thaught of cranking it up again will get me past current depression. It's preunit,with '68 Bonny flywheels, alloy rods, Route 810cc jugs and large valve heads ported,dual carb. I need to up grade the carbs from the old amels. I used to drag race at Lions drag strip in Long Beach Ca. but my income couldn't support a new transmission every wk or new primary, the engine would trash the driveline, especialy when the tire hooked up. I ran a steel plate scatter shield over the primary and tranny after a couple of close calls with flying parts. It was the '70s changed the frame around and made a chopper. This is the 3rd overhaul. After I finish a '48 Cheif I got goin I'll come back to it!!!!!
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Old 03-16-2006, 01:31 PM
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my bonny...71 engine...registered as a 69 (no need for turn signals ect)
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Old 03-16-2006, 10:48 PM
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lookin good! Sits nice. I like the headers, where they come from.
The upswept megaphones finish it nice.
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