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Twins Technical Talk Technical Talk for Hinckley Triumph Twins: Bonneville, T100, Speedmaster, America, Thruxton, and Scrambler.

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Old 12-13-2012, 01:52 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Like D9 says, ROB has it nailed, I'm thinking it's a BSA B40 or similar shell. The Communist BMW clone buckets are longer which wouldn't look right on your 'cycle, but they do have room for a speedo and a tach.
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:02 PM   #12 (permalink)
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My all-time instrument-in-headlight shell layout has to be the one fitted to the Honda CB72/77 Superhawk:




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Old 12-13-2012, 02:53 PM   #13 (permalink)
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My all-time instrument-in-headlight shell layout has to be the one fitted to the Honda CB72/77 Superhawk:
I like that one, too...the tach/speedo combination is perfect!
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:13 PM   #14 (permalink)
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My all-time instrument-in-headlight shell layout has to be the one fitted to the /5 BMWs:

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I couldn't agree more.

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Old 12-13-2012, 04:31 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Suzuki had a similar set up, I looked at it but the tach was mechanical operation, I'm pretty sure that the speedo would have been the correct ratio though.
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:50 PM   #16 (permalink)
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My all-time instrument-in-headlight shell layout has to be the one fitted to the Honda CB72/77 Superhawk
Looks beautiful! How complicated would it be to connect those gauges with a modern Bonnie/Thrux?
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Old 12-13-2012, 06:00 PM   #17 (permalink)
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My all-time instrument-in-headlight shell layout has to be the one fitted to the Honda CB72/77 Superhawk:
indeed... one of the best.

Also worthy... from a '66 Suzuki X6

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Old 12-13-2012, 06:03 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Thanks D9. Surprised you haven't made a solution yourself yet.
Bullitt... considered it... but this is one of those things where it's just too cool to see all the DIY solutions... and all the historical examples too
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I like the look but I wouldn't be able to see it with my sleeping bag strapped on top of my head light.
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