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03-08-16, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Jimsl78

And the saga continues.......... I advised the...

And the saga continues..........
I advised the seller that the cages weren't supposed to be on that side and now the seller has changed the listing by removing the cages but the spindles are still...
03-07-16, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Jimsl78

Good Eye CliffordK! I just zoomed in and see...

Good Eye CliffordK!
I just zoomed in and see that the pedal on the right has the standard RH tread, so somebody did reverse the spindles.
I'm using Shimano 600 pedals on two of my bikes (set up...
03-06-16, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Jimsl78

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/OTAwWDE2MDA=/z/5ccAAOSwv...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/OTAwWDE2MDA=/z/5ccAAOSwvgdW2eEw/$_57.JPG

at least they're cheap ............ LOL

Shimano 600 Ultegra Pedals...
03-03-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,126
Posted By Jimsl78

+1 This is the one I've been using for about 3...

+1
This is the one I've been using for about 3 years and I love it, still in great shape, and not too expensive.http://www.basil.nl/assortiment_detail.asp?titel_var=2&lang=3&id=100&pg=6
02-24-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 87
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Posted By Jimsl78

It's always a good idea to have a spare (just in...

It's always a good idea to have a spare (just in case)
:)
02-18-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By Jimsl78

Updated pic 505268 I used a "take off" Shimano...

Updated pic 505268 I used a "take off" Shimano 600 6 speed SIS groupset, too bad the short reach calipers are about 3 mil too short. Now I need to find a set of these in 47-57mm, or as a last resort...
02-09-16, 09:27 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 15,512
Posted By Jimsl78

503740 1996 Bronco, 4" lift, air lockers,...

503740

1996 Bronco, 4" lift, air lockers, 456 gears,9500 lb winch etc.
1968 SS Camaro restored stock
01-20-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By Jimsl78

I just measured the fork and it takes a 26.4...

I just measured the fork and it takes a 26.4 crown race, (JIS would be 27) that said I know that it can't be a Japanese built frame. Now I can take off those ugly stickers!
01-19-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By Jimsl78

I have never seen this on a frame before, check...

I have never seen this on a frame before, check out the detail pics of the brace behind the bottom bracket, the rear brake bridge and the water bottle bosses. The chrome actually looks better without...
01-18-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By Jimsl78

Actually the picture is from the sellers ad and...

Actually the picture is from the sellers ad and it's before the bike was cleaned and polished.
The chrome is actually in nice shape. It doesn't have "squashed tubes" like the pic you gave a link...
01-17-16, 10:08 PM
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Views: 1,790
Posted By Jimsl78

(I already bought it.) just trying to determine...

(I already bought it.) just trying to determine if it has any value.
01-17-16, 10:05 PM
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Views: 1,790
Posted By Jimsl78

I have a Shimano 600 groupset, with Ambrosio...

I have a Shimano 600 groupset, with Ambrosio wheels and Cinelli drop bar. I don't care for these decals unless this frame has significant value.
01-17-16, 09:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By Jimsl78

Shimano Frame

I have been looking for a suitable frame and fork to use up some "take off parts" I've accumulated over the past year and recently found this frame. It has Shimano "Aero" decals and the dropouts...
12-02-15, 08:46 PM
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Views: 104,283
Posted By Jimsl78

491408

491408
11-29-15, 07:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,314
Posted By Jimsl78

+1

+1
11-28-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,314
Posted By Jimsl78

Better to leave a scratch than to try a touch up...

Better to leave a scratch than to try a touch up with a rattle can, fill in a scratch with a small brush and build it up to the point that a light wet sand will level it with the existing paint,...
11-28-15, 11:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,314
Posted By Jimsl78

I have used simple paint stripper from a local...

I have used simple paint stripper from a local automotive supplier applied with a brush. With a scraper, a stiff bristle brush fine steel wool etc. I even used "dental floss" method with a scrap...
11-27-15, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,236
Posted By Jimsl78

What a load of Horse crap, any ass hole that...

What a load of Horse crap, any ass hole that steals a bike needs to feel pain, rich, poor, black, white, it doesn't matter.
Maybe I should come and steal your bike and you can play me a song.
11-26-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,314
Posted By Jimsl78

I believe there are times when sand / media...

I believe there are times when sand / media blasting is a good choice, and other times when chemical stripping is best.
I have used both methods in restoration work on classic cars. Blasting is good...
11-24-15, 10:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,314
Posted By Jimsl78

I had this done by a professional, the frame was...

I had this done by a professional, the frame was chemically stripped, the bottom bracket was chased and faced, epoxy primed, sanding and filling of pitts, two color coats, decals applied, and the...
10-27-15, 06:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,701
Posted By Jimsl78

:thumb: Nice!

:thumb: Nice!
10-09-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,233
Posted By Jimsl78

bike bait prank gets would be thieves.

http://speedsociety.com/instant-karma-bait-bike-in-the-hood-prank/:lol:
09-03-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,701
Posted By Jimsl78

Hi Mark 1) The bell is made by Incredibell and...

Hi Mark
1) The bell is made by Incredibell and they were available at my LBS
2) I crossed the cables because they seem to "stay put" around the stem even when turning, also the extra curve doesn't...
09-02-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By Jimsl78

Absolutely........ also a good blast of...

Absolutely........ also a good blast of compressed air. (Nice avatar BTW) CCR album cover?
09-02-15, 06:21 AM
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Views: 707
Posted By Jimsl78

+1 I guess there is no need for running a...

+1


I guess there is no need for running a die, the cone will clean up the tread just as well.
Thanks
09-01-15, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By Jimsl78

Thanks, I've done this many times with treaded...

Thanks,
I've done this many times with treaded pipe, fasteners, threaded rod etc. with hacksaw, or cut off disc.
Doing things on my bikes is different though. The fact is, I have never used a set...
09-01-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By Jimsl78

Axle tread size?

I have a wheelset set up for 130mm dropout spacing and am going to use it in a 126mm frame.
When I re-spaced it to 126mm. there is 7.5mm exposed thread on each end. This is too much for my dropout...
08-17-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By Jimsl78

The HG20 is widely used today, it's current...

The HG20 is widely used today, it's current production being made in China, not up to the standards of the Japanese made HG50 or discontinued HG70.
I'm not sure of your budget / application, so it's...
08-16-15, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By Jimsl78

You must have a long cage derailleur to be able...

You must have a long cage derailleur to be able to swap that wide a range.
My bikes are set up differently so I have varied riding options available. I will select a bike based my mood / type of...
08-16-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By Jimsl78

Thanks for the replies, I just "scooped" a deal...

Thanks for the replies, I just "scooped" a deal on e-bay for an NOS HG-70 set, got it for $35.:thumb:
08-14-15, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By Jimsl78

Shimano Cassette Choice HG70 or HG50?

I am in the market for a new 7 speed cassette for a classic build. I'll be running a Hyperglide with a 7 speed indexed Shimano 600 setup.
I'm tying to decide if its worth 3 x the price for the very...
08-10-15, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Jimsl78

I know but I have OCD.:)

I know but I have OCD.:)
08-09-15, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Jimsl78

Oh Oh.......The high spot is actually at the...

Oh Oh.......The high spot is actually at the "joint seam" area.
08-09-15, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Jimsl78

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08-09-15, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Jimsl78

Wheel Truing Question

I have just purchased an NOS wheel set for a classic build and it would appear as if an amateur attempted to build them up.
It has Shimano 600 "tricolor" hubs and Ambrosio Super Elite 700c rims...
08-06-15, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jimsl78

Thanks for taking the time to explain the method,...

Thanks for taking the time to explain the method, It makes sense to me now.
I just realized the picture was of the hub actually designed for press fit free hubs.
Since I never had one apart (and...
08-06-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jimsl78

Not a bad idea, Thanks

Not a bad idea, Thanks
08-06-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jimsl78

Let me see if I get this......So once removed, I...

Let me see if I get this......So once removed, I end up with something that looks similar to this, but with a longer sleeve that's part of the hub?
The puller I would devise would push against this...
08-06-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jimsl78

Thanks but I think you misunderstood me. I was...

Thanks but I think you misunderstood me. I was going to try going back to the original 6 speed uniglide configuration.
With the info discussed in this thread, and some further checking I believe...
08-06-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jimsl78

Yup you guys called it. (No special fixing bolt) ...

Yup you guys called it. (No special fixing bolt)
This explains a couple things.
I was considering the hyperglide to improve shifting but it looks like my bike was setup for six speed all along and...
08-06-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jimsl78

Yes it is a uniglide cassette hub, (I had the...

Yes it is a uniglide cassette hub, (I had the cogs off for cleaning.)
Now I'm somewhat puzzled as to the wheel-set in general.
I'm sure I have confirmed the bike is a "1987 Bianchi Limited" as it...
08-05-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jimsl78

no bulge 469380469381 if you look closely, the...

no bulge 469380469381
if you look closely, the second pic it shows,
Shimano
...
08-05-15, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jimsl78

It does look like this, I'm confident the spline...

It does look like this, I'm confident the spline / socket setup is the correct one, the wheel hub I have is for a Shimano 600 group circa 1987.
I was mostly concerned if there may be a difference...
08-05-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jimsl78

7 speed hyperglide free hub.

I have a 7 speed with a Shimano "Unilide" free hub circa 1987, and am looking to swap it out for a hyperglide and run a new 7 speed cassette.
So far, all of the "road bike" hyperglide models I have...
07-30-15, 08:08 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 77,877
Posted By Jimsl78

And so it begins..............468125

And so it begins..............468125
07-28-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 77,877
Posted By Jimsl78

Updated pic (A little extra celeste) 467704

Updated pic (A little extra celeste)
467704
07-28-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,701
Posted By Jimsl78

Oh, I never knew Merican was a bike builder in...

Oh, I never knew Merican was a bike builder in the UK. (till now).:thumb:
07-27-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,701
Posted By Jimsl78

oops sorry, I assumed you were a Merican.

oops sorry, I assumed you were a Merican.
07-27-15, 06:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,701
Posted By Jimsl78

x-nay on the PBR, you need a Molson Canadian! (We...

x-nay on the PBR, you need a Molson Canadian! (We Canadians take beer very seriously) see....:beer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E064kb3UnU
07-27-15, 04:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,701
Posted By Jimsl78

It's Velocals, they still have it Chain guard...

It's Velocals, they still have it
Chain guard decals--choice of names and color 823 - VeloCals (http://www.velocals.com/chain-guard-decals-choice-of-names-and-color-823/)
(select chrome...
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