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  • About norton74
    Biography
    married (43 years), father of three adult children. I like to travel and snorkel at coral reefs
    Location
    Stockbridge, MI
    Interests
    woodworking, making furniture and wood turning. Of course, motorcycling
    Occupation
    retired aerospace engineer
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  • Motorcycles
    Main Motorcycle
    2013 Rocket 3 Touring
    Other Motorcycle
    2013 Torphy SE
    Extra Motorcycle
    2012 Bonneville T100
  • Signature
    "Arguing with an engineer is a lot like wrestling in the mud with a pig. After a few hours, you realize that he likes it."

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  • Last Activity: 11-27-2016 03:37 PM
  • Join Date: 06-08-2012
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10-29-2016
02:10 AM - lambroving quoted norton74 in post Mahindra acquires BSA rights
I think that was Tata. Also a...
01:03 AM - norton74 quoted Flying_Celt in post Mahindra acquires BSA rights
Isn't it Mahindra that bought Ja...
08-03-2016
04:28 PM - norton74 quoted plodalong in post Bent clutch lever
It happens. There's a hex hea...
07-10-2016
09:25 PM - norton74 quoted Boy Racer in post Bent side stand. Leans at a 45 degree. Possibly bent at frame?
OK my idea I was working on di...
06-26-2016
09:18 PM - BonnieBlack quoted norton74 in post What did you do to your twin today?
Sorry to disagree; but, the b...
07:45 PM - norton74 quoted BonnieBlack in post What did you do to your twin today?
The primary job of the footpeg i...
06-23-2016
08:09 PM - norton74 quoted 357Bob in post Bent side stand. Leans at a 45 degree. Possibly bent at frame?
Go to a welding shop and ha...
06-01-2016
09:14 PM - norton74 quoted Bonnie68 in post What I did with my classic Triumph today?
Long story short and a questi...
02-23-2016
09:13 PM - norton74 quoted Sofiaspin in post STREET TWIN VS T100 handling and go
Plus - and this is always over...
01-05-2016
12:06 PM - norton74 quoted Dave NEO in post Oil drain plug crush washer issue
mmm.. lets see, 75 cent new w...
01-03-2016
02:35 PM - norton74 quoted bonza in post Oil drain plug crush washer issue
quenching steel after heat...
12-18-2015
11:50 PM - norton74 quoted sonicboom in post Any downsides to copperplating brakes, etc.
Which made me very aware of so...
10-25-2015
10:20 PM - norton74 quoted tdnathens in post Any one had a Foot Peg failure? Thruxton
On a Bonneville replacing the ...
10:16 PM - norton74 quoted duc96cr in post Any one had a Foot Peg failure? Thruxton
Even if you don't want to mo...
10:13 PM - norton74 quoted geolpilot in post Any one had a Foot Peg failure? Thruxton
The bolt threads are in shear!...
09-02-2015
10:55 AM - norton74 quoted bscott2231 in post Educations are costly.
Dissimilar metals is not the be...
10:41 AM - norton74 quoted PopPop in post Any one had a Foot Peg failure? Thruxton
FWIW I sent a link to this ...
10:38 AM - norton74 quoted PopPop in post Any one had a Foot Peg failure? Thruxton
It only took one gusset pla...
10:27 AM - norton74 quoted Ripper in post Bar end weight's
Those equations, no matter ...
 
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