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Forum: Photography
01-22-2016, 10:26 AM
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Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

152952 Figured this thread could use a bump....

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Figured this thread could use a bump.
In the classic vein (as is my wont), here's a variation on the Vincent Rapide.
Retro
07-19-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,423
Posted By retromotors

Hi all, I don't have a dog in this fight, but...

Hi all,
I don't have a dog in this fight, but figured I'd toss in some definitions in case they would be of service to anyone.

pe·dan·tic (pe-dăn′tĭk)

Characterized by a narrow concern for...
06-17-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,455
Posted By retromotors

I liked the rack too, but that "refined" spoiler...

I liked the rack too, but that "refined" spoiler thing was beyond tacky!
06-15-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,455
Posted By retromotors

Probably imported by an individual at some point....

Probably imported by an individual at some point. Note the 7" outer headlamps and 5 3/4" inners. As far as I know that configuration was never sold in the US due to dumbass federal laws.
In my...
05-23-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By retromotors

That's a beauty for sure!

That's a beauty for sure!
05-21-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By retromotors

I bought one over a year ago. Haven't used...

I bought one over a year ago.

Haven't used it yet due to constant changes in the order/importance of all my various projects, but you're right ... it's a nice tool.

Well worth the price.
Forum: Photography
05-17-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

[QUOTE=Norri;1229913]https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/...

[QUOTE=Norri;1229913]https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.jaguarforums.com-vbulletin/1024x768/80-dsc01243_zpsoecewibk_b436b79485cb931c626e3a4644ee48c4b1004e51.jpg

YEOW ..... WTF .....???

Mad Max /...
05-16-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,546
Posted By retromotors

The year model should be listed on the title,...

The year model should be listed on the title, although that doesn't necessarily make it accurate.

(I'm assuming Texas is a title state?)

My reason for bringing it up ... if the seller doesn't...
05-12-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By retromotors

This problem sounds very similar to the issues we...

This problem sounds very similar to the issues we in the motorcycle trade ran into when phillips head engine case screws first came into common usage.

After many engine heating/cooling cycles, the...
05-11-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By retromotors

Interesting tool, never seen one before. A...

Interesting tool, never seen one before.

A quick search brought up mostly UK sellers, but I did find this Snap-On version:
...
05-11-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,306
Posted By retromotors

My sympathies to family and friends.

My sympathies to family and friends.
Forum: Photography
05-11-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

154764 When men were men, and valves were...

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When men were men,
and valves were alongside the pistons, where God intended! :icon_patriot:
Forum: Photography
05-11-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

I realize this thread is in the "photography"...

I realize this thread is in the "photography" category, and I keep coming up with crappy scans of even crappier old Brownie Hawkeye era pics, but hey ... this is the way it was.
So sue me ....!...
05-03-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By retromotors

No ... hard reset is performed with ignition...

No ... hard reset is performed with ignition switch off at all times.
I would guess that connecting the battery into the system with the ignition on could cause some serious problems.

No,...
Forum: Photography
05-02-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

Whenever I'm anticipating a major bench racing,...

Whenever I'm anticipating a major bench racing, lie telling session I just put a small frying pan on low heat, add a splash of Castrol R (the real "bean oil") and there ya go.
Just like being at the...
04-30-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3,694
Views: 358,888
Posted By retromotors

Doggone, that's a weird malfunction! Don't...

Doggone, that's a weird malfunction!
Don't recall seeing that before. :eek:
04-28-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By retromotors

Taking a second look (after you let the cat out...

Taking a second look (after you let the cat out of the bag), I can see that the bumper isn't quite as glossy as the factory paint.
Otherwise, no way I would have noticed had you not pointed it out....
04-28-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By retromotors

Well, lets see now: Older Jaguar, invested...

Well, lets see now:

Older Jaguar, invested too much money and time.
CHECK
Owns Triumph motorcycles.
CHECK
Seemingly happy with all the above.
CHECK

I'm happy to say that the worms in your...
04-28-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By retromotors

MY newly arrived Barratt catalog says yes: ...

MY newly arrived Barratt catalog says yes:

radiator grille vane
#HNC6881BC chrome (correct for your VDP)
#HNC6881ACXXX primer

Nice lookin' ride you've got there!
Love the color.
Forum: Off Topic
04-27-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 797
Posted By retromotors

You mean the windows actually go down ....? ...

You mean the windows actually go down ....?

Who'd have thought! :)
Forum: Photography
04-27-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show ...

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show
Dauphin Island, Alabama
April 26, 2015

Odds 'n ends:

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Moto Guzzi powered JZR 3-wheeler looked like fun!
Forum: Photography
04-27-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show ...

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show
Dauphin Island, Alabama
April 26, 2015

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Forum: Photography
04-27-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show ...

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show
Dauphin Island, Alabama
April 26, 2015

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British lightweights - Triumph Terrier and a Famous James
Forum: Photography
04-27-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show ...

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show
Dauphin Island, Alabama
April 26, 2015

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154881
Norton café racer w/ serious leg burners.

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Forum: Photography
04-27-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 24,656
Posted By retromotors

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show ...

Mobile Bay Vintage Motorcycle Club Spring Show
Dauphin Island, Alabama
April 26, 2015

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Ducati was well represented. A Paul Smart replica and this beautiful little 250...
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