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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Billy Zoom's Vespa


Here's a great shot of Billy's Vespa from www.billyzoom.com!

Friday, April 23, 2010

Adventures at Sea







No motorcycles here but I love these old ocean adventure paintings by Mort Kunstler. I think I'm ready for another Crab Cooker run now!

The French Doll, Hell's Angel of Paris, For Men Only Cover, August 1966

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Plaquefitti!



What an interesting way to show off your club plaque by painting your colors on the side a hill?

Watson


Here's a cool picture of Larry Watson striping a tank from
hobbycar.com.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Dilemma with 1/8 Thread Wassell Tank Petcocks




I'm curious if anyone has a solution as I'm having an issue with my fuel lines resting up against the rocker boxes and the lines are beginning to burn through which is a horrible dilemma to have. I have a pair of the old style brass petcocks pictured in photo 1 and though these are short they really need to have a 90 barb in order to work for my application. As far as I know the threads are 1/8 BSP, thats what I've been told, and there aren't many options for petcocks though the offset capped Wassell tank is extremely popular so you'd think there would be more styles available. Well, I purchased a set of the NOS Push Pull Wassell variety in picture 2 and those have a 1/4" flare fitting on the bottom of which I thought I could get a 90 fitting for them but all of the female 90s i've seen are for pipe threads, not flare threads without a taper. I'm guessing some copper tubing could be bend to a tight radius and then flared but i'm thinking there could be a seal issue on the petcock side. The only 1/8 90s I've seen are the faucet looking ones in picture 3. I don't like how these look and they don't appear to be very well constructed. If anyone has any bright ideas I would sure appreciate the feedback! Thanks alot! Stretch

Monday, April 12, 2010

Suzi Quattro on Pre-unit!


Here's a very cool picture of a poster with Suzi Quattro on a Pre-unit chopper as submitted by Kurt of Germany! Thank you Kurt!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Devo - Freedom of Choice



This is such a classic DEVO video with Stacey Peralta and Tony Alva skating!

Pan & Knuckle - MCM 1968 Catalog


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