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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-05-2011, 10:40 AM Thread Starter
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Hey, I am new to the Rat scene as I have been a superbike rider for many years. I just aquired a Triumph chopper project and am pretty excited about it. The frame is a 1968 T120 with a 1972 650 motor. The frame has a hardtail on it and I am now in the process of puting on an old school springer that I stumbled across. I am trying to collect all of the parts I will need to build it during the winter months and get started with the real work when I can get into my garage without freezing my arse off! I already have questions about oil line routing, chatging and ignition systems etc! You probably will hear from me often. Get ready.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-05-2011, 10:47 AM Thread Starter
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As long as I am thinking about it, any suggestions you may have for a beginner chopper builder would be greatly appreciated. If I can avoid some costly mistakes from the beginning, all the better.
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Welcome chopperat! The Classic and Vintage forums will be of great help. Check them out!
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Welcome to the group. Did you get a 'coffin tank' with it ?
I am new to the group myself but not to Triumph. I rebuilt a basket case '72 Trident in '80. You can find a repair manual author in this group but I'd recommend you pick up a Haynes manual for the motor and tranny. About $30. It's a good buy. (get some long johns too !!)
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