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Forum: Classic, Vintage & Veteran 11-14-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,097
Posted By DrDesmo
I've seen that test and it is excellent. ...

I've seen that test and it is excellent.
Norton recommended 20W-50 for one year and then went back to straight 50W. I used Kendall in those days.
I've used a proprietary oil called LE in my...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 08-30-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By DrDesmo
There is an English rebuilder who advertises on...

There is an English rebuilder who advertises on Ebay. Don't have the name right here.
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 07-21-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By DrDesmo
Yep. I had those diagrams in the works manual....

Yep. I had those diagrams in the works manual. The internal spacer is about an inch too long to make it fit in the swing arm. Tomorrow it all comes out again to see what is in wrong.
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 07-21-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By DrDesmo
Red face Rear Wheel spacers

In the midst of changing the rear wheel of my 96 Daytona 1200 today I got interrupted and now I can'[t for the life of me get the order correct. (don't laugh. One day you will be 70). :oo In any case...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 01-04-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By DrDesmo
It surely does work! It's quiet with the muffler...

It surely does work! It's quiet with the muffler but it doesn't stop pulling all the way as far as I wanted to take it.:)
My wrist is not as strong as it once was. Can't quite twist the throttle as...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 01-04-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,457
Posted By DrDesmo
Smile My Daytona SE has rapidly become my favorite...

My Daytona SE has rapidly become my favorite bike. I have a 95 Daytona 1200 and it is not the same motorcycle as the SE. Only my Norton Commando stirs me like the Triumph. My old 750SS Ducati would...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 01-03-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By DrDesmo
Pics

Pics posted in my Members Album. I didn't know how to post to topic. Album is "Daytona 1200SE Exhaust"
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 01-02-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By DrDesmo
My Daytona is more comfortable on a 600 mile day...

My Daytona is more comfortable on a 600 mile day than my Ducati ST4S.
Seat is not quit as good but I'm fixing that.
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 01-01-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By DrDesmo
I was thinking about it today and I'll try to get...

I was thinking about it today and I'll try to get some tomorrow. I've not seen another but I know they have to be out there.
When I took it to my mechanic he thought the pipe would make up in...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 01-01-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By DrDesmo
Probably the best $1200 I ever spent on a bike!...

Probably the best $1200 I ever spent on a bike! And I've spent a lot!
I'd like to find another Titanium system for the other Daytona or for my Laverda RGS. I took so much weight off I couldn't...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 12-31-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By DrDesmo
Daytona mods

I paid $200 for the exhaust on Ebay and $100 for he Suzuki carbs. Same as Triumph but 38mm.The kits for the carbs was about $100 and the labor was about $700. There was other stuff done too. The oil...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 12-31-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,840
Posted By DrDesmo
Talking Daytona 1200 is the best!

A couple years ago I bought 2 1200 Daytonas:a '96 and a '98SE. They were nice performing and comfortable bikes. I added them to 3 Laverda RGSs, a Norton Commando ,a Ducati ST2 and ST4S and 2 Trophy...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 08-30-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 43,678
Posted By DrDesmo
The one in Sarasota is #47

The one in Sarasota is #47
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 08-30-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 43,678
Posted By DrDesmo
There is one in New Jersey with 6K miles and one...

There is one in New Jersey with 6K miles and one in Sarasota ,Fl with 1100 miles both now for sale on Craig's List.
Forum: Trophy 08-10-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By DrDesmo
Thanks much! Off to Ft Lauderdale.

Thanks much! Off to Ft Lauderdale.
Forum: Trophy 08-10-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By DrDesmo
What was the cost of parts and installation?

What was the cost of parts and installation?
Forum: Trophy 08-09-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By DrDesmo
Gold Valves in a 2002 Trophy?

I see them listed for 2001 but not 2002. Is there something different in the 2002 forks that make them incompatible?
Has anyone used the Gold Valves in the 96 and up Daytona 1200? I need to replace...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 08-09-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By DrDesmo
Gold Valves in a 2002 Trophy?

I see them listed for 2001 but not 2002. Is there something different in the 2002 forks that make them incompatible?
Has anyone used the Gold Valves in the 96 and up Daytona 1200? I need to replace...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 07-19-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By DrDesmo
I almost collected one Wed night. My son hit one...

I almost collected one Wed night. My son hit one on his BMW about 5 months ago. He did an endo and wiped out the bike. Luckily all he got was a scraped hand. He was well dressed too. He said it...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 06-30-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By DrDesmo
I was not trying to be a smarta**. I did indeed...

I was not trying to be a smarta**. I did indeed misread that post. (Happens early in the AM sometimes). :o
I have noticed the tranny on my D12 is much smoother than the one on my Trophy. It just...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 06-29-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By DrDesmo
I understand what you mean about the lenses....

I understand what you mean about the lenses. That's why I asked.
the light on my Laverda was so bad a flashlight would have been an improvement so the HID was just fine.
I'll take AndrewB's...
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 06-27-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By DrDesmo
HID Lighting for a 1200 Daytona?

Has anyone done it and had good or bad experience. The lights are pretty good but not as good as the HID I put on my Laverda.
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 06-23-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By DrDesmo
If you have 7th gear you may have a unique...

If you have 7th gear you may have a unique transmission. I've never had any power issues no matter what the gear
Forum: Daytona Deliberations 06-20-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By DrDesmo
Keihin CVK on a Daytona 1200

Did anyone ever try the Keihin CVK 36s on a Daytona 1200? They look very efficient like they would flow well
Forum: T3 Sport / Touring Forum 06-14-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,165
Posted By DrDesmo
Loose wire? My Trophy tach does the same thing...

Loose wire?
My Trophy tach does the same thing except it doesn't work cold and warms up to work fine.
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