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08-08-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,047
Posted By miamijim

Thats the big 'catch -22' isnt it? If the...

Thats the big 'catch -22' isnt it? If the sheaths slip out or into the tubes it extremely difficult to replace them. The cables are braided and difficult to find if originality's a concern. I'd...
08-08-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,047
Posted By miamijim

Very, very nice. Those were 1982 models and have...

Very, very nice. Those were 1982 models and have unique serial numbers. The stamped number matches the paper sticker number.

Original bar tape was white pearl cello/Bennoto style. The one I...
08-07-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,055
Posted By miamijim

Those Campy posts have about 1" of total...

Those Campy posts have about 1" of total adjustment!! Sharp bike though.....
08-07-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 399
Posted By miamijim

Doesn't look too bad. Someone should be able to...

Doesn't look too bad. Someone should be able to straighten it. Probably French thread. There're a bunch on eBay.
08-07-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,055
Posted By miamijim

Nice bike. A lower profile saddle and higher...

Nice bike.

A lower profile saddle and higher profile pedals will help with the seat post height.
08-07-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By miamijim

In the U.S. that would be an AE8, in Europe it...

In the U.S. that would be an AE8, in Europe it could be a PL8

P=Peugeot
L=Lux (fenders generator etc)
8= sport series
08-07-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By miamijim

I see that.... I got to the website by clicking a...

I see that.... I got to the website by clicking a link in firearms website.

https://www.glocktalk.com/threads/corrosion-in-g48-fp-channel.1847266/page-2#post-29332720

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08-07-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By miamijim

What makes it confusing is, and correct me I'm...

What makes it confusing is, and correct me I'm worng, that both ISO and JIS have the taper angle. The childs toy, with the colored rings, ISO is like the top rings while JIS is the bottom rings.
08-07-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By miamijim

Rust Prevention: A test of popular treatments Part 2

A long time ago I did this:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/595758-rust-prevention-test-popular-treatments.html

Today I found this:
Dead link killed......

In alphabetical order:...
06-03-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,077
Posted By miamijim

The higher your seat the more youíll need to lean...

The higher your seat the more youíll need to lean forward.
06-03-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,910
Posted By miamijim

Subíd I have very nice mod B pics Iíll post...

Subíd

I have very nice mod B pics Iíll post up later or tomorrow
06-03-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,077
Posted By miamijim

I donít think itís too small. Looking at seat...

I donít think itís too small. Looking at seat angles on both bike It seems as if thereís a fit issue, both seats are probably too high.

ive never been a fan of trying to make a bike into...
05-11-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By miamijim

There's colored chart on eBay.....decent price...

There's colored chart on eBay.....decent price to.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Suntour-Winner-Freewheel-Assembly-Chart-and-Cog-Display-Board-NOS/233583280742?hash=item3662a60266:g:YmgAAOSwOPVetvga
05-11-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 902
Posted By miamijim

I had to count my tools....15. I don't have 2 or...

I had to count my tools....15. I don't have 2 or 3 of what you have pictured but I do have an angled prong Campy and a 6 - prong Suntour.
05-11-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By miamijim

Google 'suntour cog' chart. The colored one has...

Google 'suntour cog' chart. The colored one has all the details.
05-11-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By miamijim

I couldn't begin to count how many steerers I've...

I couldn't begin to count how many steerers I've extended threads on.....use a lot thread cutting oil. I use to clamp forks in a vice.
05-07-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By miamijim

Simplex Ball Bearing jockey Wheels NOS

2 pairs available. New never been used. Ball bearing style with centered teeth. There were a few versions of these..bushing of ball bearing, centered or offset teeth.

$28 per pair shipped to...
05-06-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,374
Posted By miamijim

Not C&V. I just did a thorough CL search and...

Not C&V. I just did a thorough CL search and there's nothing worth flipping. Maybe there's 1 Campy equipped bike worth parting out but its $900....
05-05-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,374
Posted By miamijim

A few years back it did. 'Time' is relevant and...

A few years back it did. 'Time' is relevant and irrelevant. If you have nothing else to do what difference does it make?
05-05-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,374
Posted By miamijim

Who's still flipping and fixing?

Nothing going on down here in Tampa. Nothing good for sale. Bought maybe 3 bikes in the last 4 years. Works been busy as well so not as much time.
04-29-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By miamijim

Iím fairly certain Campy made stand alone 10s era...

Iím fairly certain Campy made stand alone 10s era brake levers.

Fork steerer = head tube length + headset stack height. Iíd add a little for wiggle room. And Iíd go threadless.
04-16-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By miamijim

Sutherlands is not all encompassing. Neither is...

Sutherlands is not all encompassing. Neither is Sheldon.




Year, ring on cup and its not yellow/gold-ish
04-16-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By miamijim

I guess I mixed things up. Regardless, if the...

I guess I mixed things up. Regardless, if the fixed cup is 'left' hand thread its British or Swiss. In this particular instance its British.
04-16-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By miamijim

I zoomed in on the BB and it has the tell-tale...

I zoomed in on the BB and it has the tell-tale 'ring' on the fixed cup so 'British'. '78 is very early for British so as 'Tmar' suggested probably Canadian made.
04-16-20, 11:32 AM
04-16-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By miamijim

Nice find. There may be several dates codes to...

Nice find. There may be several dates codes to narrow down the year.....and maybe not. Late 60's....

RD: Jockey wheel cage
Hubs: Center
Handle bars: End down near plug area
Rims: near...
04-16-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By miamijim

Probably British and probably the headset to....

Probably British and probably the headset to. Pull the stem, if its stamped 22.2 its British, 22.0 its French. See the ring around the circumference of the headset top nut? Probably British. Most...
04-15-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By miamijim

Swiss

Swiss
03-31-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By miamijim

Thatís about right...

Thatís about right...
01-29-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,260
Posted By miamijim

Any color that picks up from the decals.....

Any color that picks up from the decals.....
01-29-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By miamijim

Pretty slick. I like it.

Pretty slick. I like it.
01-29-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By miamijim

FUSO Without question the best craftsmanship...

FUSO

Without question the best craftsmanship I've ever seen.
01-29-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By miamijim

FT Bologna possibly made by OMAS ...

FT Bologna possibly made by OMAS

VeloBase.com - Component: FT Extra Rolling (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=8fc75ff9-1954-4d01-ba6a-8fb9efaf158e&Enum=110)
01-13-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,461
Posted By miamijim

BMX Museum in Sacramento. Awesome display of...

BMX Museum in Sacramento. Awesome display of 70's/80's BMX bikes.
12-26-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By miamijim

Run the biggest size tube you can. Undersized...

Run the biggest size tube you can. Undersized tubes, like an 18c in a 32c, have to stretch a lot to fill the tire. They can get very thin and stiff thus more susceptible to punctures. Kind of like...
12-24-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,295
Posted By miamijim

Welcome to Tampa 5 years ago. The market here...

Welcome to Tampa 5 years ago. The market here crashed and crashed hard. It was odd in that supply dried up almost overnight. There's still a few high end classics that show up but not like they...
12-07-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By miamijim

Oh, come on....side mounts FTW.

Oh, come on....side mounts FTW.
12-07-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,808
Posted By miamijim

I see what your seeing in regards to decal...

I see what your seeing in regards to decal placement. But, 1974 'Inoxydable' decals are very low on the seat tube. Prior to re-location of the '531' decal to the DT it was on the ST sometimes below...
12-07-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,934
Posted By miamijim

What wrk said in post #40...

What wrk said in post #40 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=40) makes a lot of sense and its something I've done in the past. Sometimes it can be profitable to...
12-07-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By miamijim

Is no freewheel. And that may be a UG/HG hub. ...

Is no freewheel. And that may be a UG/HG hub. September 1988 would make that a 1989 model year cassette.
12-06-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,808
Posted By miamijim

Iíve seen every imaginable combination of fork...

Iíve seen every imaginable combination of fork crowns and lug sets. Some frames were built with mixed lug sets!! I have no doubts thats an original PX10 fork.

Iíd have to go through my pics but,...
11-25-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,209
Posted By miamijim

Have you ever had a cassette get so full of weeds...

Have you ever had a cassette get so full of weeds the chain skipped? It happens to me all the time here in Tampa. Clear all the weeds out it works fine. Same concept, when all the cruds cleaned away...
11-22-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,209
Posted By miamijim

There's a little truth to what he says. If a...

There's a little truth to what he says.

If a chain and cassette/freewheel are gunked up the gunk/dirt/grease/grime/oil takes up a tick small amount of space between the link/rollers/pins. Think...
11-22-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,934
Posted By miamijim

eBay fees on shipping: How its calculated ...

eBay fees on shipping: How its calculated

Its no secret that ebay charges a final value fee on shipping, I get it and have no issues. But how much is the fee? Its 10%. But what if you offer...
11-21-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,212
Posted By miamijim

Maybe not related but go to ebays home page,...

Maybe not related but go to ebays home page, scroll all the way down, click 'ebay sites' click country of interest.
11-21-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,212
Posted By miamijim

As of September 1st, 2019 eBay is in fact paying...

As of September 1st, 2019 eBay is in fact paying the State of Ohio. cliffnotes: All online marketplaces are considered the 'seller' and collect Ohio sales tax to paid to the State of Ohio.

A...
11-21-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,934
Posted By miamijim

FWIW combined fees all in, assuming free...

FWIW combined fees all in, assuming free listing/insertion is 13%. Same as it’s always been. So subtract 13% and then your shipping costs from the final sales price and that’s what you walk with.
...
11-21-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,934
Posted By miamijim

Itís 200 transactions and $20,000 through the...

Itís 200 transactions and $20,000 through the financial processor regardless of the sales platform. So, 200 transactions, 150 ebay, 20 FB, 10 BF, 20 back alley or wherever and $20,000 in sales. ...
11-21-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,934
Posted By miamijim

Shame on you for shill bidding Without...

Shame on you for shill bidding

Without looking it up, do you know the criteria for getting a 1099? I do, as I've gotten one before. And its NOT eBay your getting it from, your getting it from...
11-21-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,934
Posted By miamijim

1. "This is a used part, therefore, it is only...

1. "This is a used part, therefore, it is only reasonable to expect wide variety, nicks, scratches and other imperfections. The pictures provided very clearly depict the overall condition.

2. ...
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