Wanted: useful reference material - Page 2 - Triumph Forum: Triumph Rat Motorcycle Forums
Maintenance & Workshop Talk The central area for general maintenance, trouble-shooting and modifications ------------ (Other technical forums on the site are model specific)

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 22 (permalink) Old 06-19-2010, 01:17 PM
Lifetime Premium
Site Supporter
Moto Grand Prix
Main Motorcycle: '02 CE Speedtona 955i
 
BombFactory's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Buffalo, NY, San Francisco Expatriate
Posts: 2,523
Generic wet and dry torque rating chart for SAE and Metric fasteners by grade, diameter, and thread count/pitch.

*Use the arrows at the top and center to flip the pages to see all the fasteners.

Integrated Publishing Website

I have no spur
To prick the sides of my intent, but only

Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself

And falls on the other. -Macbeth knew
I.VII
BombFactory is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 22 (permalink) Old 07-09-2010, 06:24 AM
Senior Member
World SuperBike
Main Motorcycle: '08 claret bonnie
 
Askari's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: VIC, Australia
Posts: 1,945
Other Motorcycle: '69 Kawasaki Samuri
Useful reference sites

Here is a site i found the other day there is a wealth of info especially about all the stuff we like to argue about!

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-oil/

It covers more than oil. Some of it is anecdotal nothing wrong with that just a matter of seperating the oats from the chaff. There is a nice bit on oil which has been well researched but maybe isnt to scientific, but unless you have a degree in petroleum engineering i reckon it may suffice.
Askari is offline  
post #13 of 22 (permalink) Old 07-16-2010, 10:55 AM
Senior Member
World SuperBike
Main Motorcycle: SV1000S
 
KD5QOQ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: New Caney TX aka North Viet Nam
Posts: 2,073
Here's a neat little freeware conversion program:

http://joshmadison.com/software/convert-for-windows/

Jimbo
Kroger Plus Member
99 Adventurer(cafe'd), 06 SV1000S
07YZ250 2 smoke
1969 Triumph Trident

Last edited by KD5QOQ; 07-16-2010 at 11:09 AM.
KD5QOQ is offline  
 
post #14 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-12-2010, 09:13 AM
Member
Grand Prix 250
Main Motorcycle: 2010 Thunderbird 1700
 
mightymousesr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Sun City, Arizona
Posts: 59
Other Motorcycle: 1986 GL1200 Aspencade
Extra Motorcycle: 1986 CB650sc Nighthawk
Garage
Oil Filter cross reference chart

I wasn't quite sure where to post this chart I found a long time ago, so everyone ( all the different model owners) will be able to access this, it is very informative on a subject I see in every forum I visit.
On oil filter threads there is always the question of using an Automotive filter on our bikes. Why different types of oil are recommended for different uses? Well I want to use the best possible one on my Thunderbird 1700. Check out this site, you will be amazed at all the little tidbits available.

http://motorcycleinfo.calsci.com/FilterXRef.html

ENJOY

Those that say "OLD IS SLOW" have never ridden a V65 Magna!
mightymousesr is offline  
post #15 of 22 (permalink) Old 06-19-2012, 08:41 AM
Lifetime Premium
Site Supporter
Supersport 600
Main Motorcycle: '06 Speedmaster (R.I.P.)
 
dr carver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Keystone Heights, FL. U.S.A.
Posts: 187
Garage
DID Chain Flare Specs

This gives DID specifications for a properly flared chain link pin:
http://www.didchain.com/chain-inst_100-3.jpg

I set my speed so as to travel swiftly, yet remain unconcerned about constabulary entanglements.

Don
dr carver is offline  
post #16 of 22 (permalink) Old 11-09-2012, 09:33 AM
Senior Member
Formula Extreme
Main Motorcycle: 98 T595 motor/frame :D
 
Ahks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: SE MI
Posts: 455
Anyone have a resource for OE wheel weights?

like 1050 rear wheel vs the 955, etc
Ahks is online now  
post #17 of 22 (permalink) Old 03-13-2013, 04:13 PM
Lifetime Premium
Site Supporter
Production 125
Main Motorcycle: 1972 - T120 Bonneville
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Tampa Fl
Posts: 8
Other Motorcycle: 2008 HD Roadglide
Garage
Arrow 1972 T20V Primary Oil Reccomendation

Please direct me to a discussion related to 1972 T20V Primary Oil Reccomendation.
From what I have read modern oils may make clutch slip.
What oil should I use?
Bob60616 is offline  
post #18 of 22 (permalink) Old 03-13-2013, 09:28 PM
alx
Senior Member
Grand Prix 500
Main Motorcycle: Daytona 955 ('99)
 
alx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: sydney, Australia
Posts: 141
Other Motorcycle: Thruxton ('09)
Valve Shim calculator (web based)

Web-based valve shim calculator (no excel required).

I initially updated this for Twins but now further updated and covers triples.

http://www.agbuzz.com.au/valve/valve_intro.htm

* full auto calc of new shim size to meet choice of target clearance of loose, midrange or tight
* choice of shim size increments
* manual override of each valve
* easy one page printing

example of Calcs page
alx is offline  
post #19 of 22 (permalink) Old 03-16-2013, 08:33 AM
alx
Senior Member
Grand Prix 500
Main Motorcycle: Daytona 955 ('99)
 
alx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: sydney, Australia
Posts: 141
Other Motorcycle: Thruxton ('09)
Final features overview, adding custom shim increments.

alx is offline  
post #20 of 22 (permalink) Old 04-24-2013, 02:57 AM
New Member
Minitwins
Main Motorcycle: 2013 Bonneville
 
Popssss's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Omaha
Posts: 16
Stainless brake line

I wanted to find a resource for stainless brake lines and found this one. I couldn't find a thread so this seemed to be a good place

http://www.venhillusa.com/Venhill-Custom-Shop-c756/

this looks to be just the thing if you want the right fit, but no one else has the color you want.
Popssss is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
All posts must adhere to Forum Rules

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Triumph Forum: Triumph Rat Motorcycle Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter your valid email address, that can receive an automated confirmation message. Otherwise, you won't be able to gain full access.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
gasket material jpweddle Maintenance & Workshop Talk 3 04-21-2008 12:28 PM
Exhaust Can Material FelixLeiter Speed Triple Forum 12 06-26-2007 01:23 AM
reading material nexus_7 Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk 8 03-26-2007 04:10 PM
Reading material shemp T3 Sport / Touring Forum 4 07-25-2006 03:46 PM
reading material CCR Maintenance & Workshop Talk 7 04-09-2006 11:32 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome