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02-21-24, 03:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,808
Posted By miamijim

Campagnolo Record components Italian frames ...

Campagnolo Record components
Italian frames

Stay away from anything that’s not listed above.
02-21-24, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7,946
Views: 968,396
Posted By miamijim

1911 pistols

1911 pistols
10-18-23, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 809
Posted By miamijim

Slide a new inner wire through… then push each...

Slide a new inner wire through… then push each end and alternates ends until it breaks loose. A lot times the outer plastic is tore and is catching on the inside.

once it’s lose slide it out over...
08-29-23, 06:33 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 18,613
Posted By miamijim

The last banner year was 2013, in 2014 I saw a...

The last banner year was 2013, in 2014 I saw a drop in values. Before the 2015 season I sold everything of value. Around 2017 2018 I had some epic 'mystery box' giveaways. Not only has the resale...
08-29-23, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6,531
Views: 808,709
Posted By miamijim

I may have a set… otherwise it’s eBay

I may have a set… otherwise it’s eBay
05-11-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By miamijim

Carbon Alan in Paris

Just got back. Saw this locked up.


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05-09-23, 06:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,699
Posted By miamijim

More important is how to use an ultrasonic...

More important is how to use an ultrasonic cleaner. Proper ratio of water and solution is critical as it helps carry the sonic wave. Get it wrong and there are no waves. Parts must not touch. ...
05-09-23, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,982
Posted By miamijim

FWIW it may not be a Peugeot. Wrap sandpaper...

FWIW it may not be a Peugeot.

Wrap sandpaper around something round and sand the inside of the steerer versus the stem.
03-17-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,216
Posted By miamijim

Jim2527 here from the other forum…

Jim2527 here from the other forum…
11-15-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By miamijim

Improperly packaged. A properly packaged...

Improperly packaged.

A properly packaged frame/bicycle will NEVER be damaged in shipping.

There are multiple impacts on the TT which means something wasn’t properly secured.
09-15-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,158
Posted By miamijim

LOL. Bike owners are notoriously cheap. That...

LOL. Bike owners are notoriously cheap. That won’t work….
09-15-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,395,737
Posted By miamijim

Serial number format is correct. Two holes in...

Serial number format is correct. Two holes in head tube looks correct. I don’t see any ‘red flags’. Goofy build though….mix n match everything.

5 number just means they built more than 99 that...
09-12-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 699
Posted By miamijim

They’re a very odd thread. Every blue moon during...

They’re a very odd thread. Every blue moon during a solar flare, if you get lucky, eBay’s crystal ball gets a hit.

I see there’s a few listed now started at $25-ish. If it’s M8x1.0 pitch then try...
09-11-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,503
Posted By miamijim

Click the link in post #22 and continue to read...

Click the link in post #22 and continue to read past the section quoted. Benefits positives and negatives are mentioned, particularly how the cables are wound.



In bold sums it up. Performance...
09-11-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,503
Posted By miamijim

You are correct. But the application sure does.

You are correct. But the application sure does.
09-11-22, 02:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,503
Posted By miamijim

Ummm….we’re talking bikes not Airplanes. ...

Ummm….we’re talking bikes not Airplanes. Different applications have different requirements. I’ve installed tens of thousand of cables. SS for the win every time.
09-03-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,063
Posted By miamijim

I’ll buy it all. Hit me up with a price.

I’ll buy it all. Hit me up with a price.
08-31-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,083
Posted By miamijim

Bump for an old thread. A member recently...

Bump for an old thread. A member recently requested a pdf copy of my database. Its still available. Database is from 1974-1990.

Pdf version: NOT searchable.

.accdb version: Searchable. ...
08-08-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,265
Posted By miamijim

I’ve done many, many frames with rivnuts. Would...

I’ve done many, many frames with rivnuts. Would do them with epoxy.

Loose rivnuts? Smear epoxy in there and re-crimp them
07-29-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,667
Posted By miamijim

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07-19-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,794
Posted By miamijim

I wrote insurance insurance estimates for 14...

I wrote insurance insurance estimates for 14 years, both theft and accident.

Half of you are talking straight up extortion….
07-19-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,794
Posted By miamijim

I wrote insurance insurance estimates for 14...

I wrote insurance insurance estimates for 14 years, both theft and accident.

Half of you are talking straight up extortion….

Any $750 bike will do everything better than a 197x LeTour. eBay...
06-21-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By miamijim

Dam....should've re-sized that last pic down. LOL...

Dam....should've re-sized that last pic down. LOL

(re-sized 6/28 @ 2:22pm Tampa time)
06-21-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By miamijim

06-21-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,679
Posted By miamijim

I restored one of his bikes back around '88 or...

I restored one of his bikes back around '88 or so....
03-06-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,426
Posted By miamijim

Its not to difficult to guess when I bought this:...

Its not to difficult to guess when I bought this:

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12-26-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,927
Posted By miamijim

Only bought one all year so that means I only...

Only bought one all year so that means I only own….one.

...
12-25-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By miamijim

Bleh...all the grubby people that've touched it.

Bleh...all the grubby people that've touched it.
12-25-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By miamijim

I've had a few Paramount's over the years to know...

I've had a few Paramount's over the years to know if one's the real deal or not. Lugs, fork crowns and serial numbers are dead giveaways. This one was on CL. I haven't done much in the last few...
12-24-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By miamijim

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12-24-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,482
Posted By miamijim

February of ‘72 for the derailleur thus ‘73 for...

February of ‘72 for the derailleur thus ‘73 for the bike. Supply chain back then was nothing like today. It probably took a minimum of 6 months for the derailleur to make it to Peugeot then built...
12-24-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By miamijim

I hope that's what it is as the 'story' would...

I hope that's what it is as the 'story' would make some sense. Holy Grail pics await..
12-24-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By miamijim

Left side cap is more clear...I believe its PDG. ...

Left side cap is more clear...I believe its PDG. Paramount Design Group? Lug work is very similar to this one:...
09-09-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,691
Posted By miamijim

Misc. parts blow out good stuff 24 hours only

ENTIRE LOT SOLD To those of you who claimed items please contact jdawginsc (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/jdawginsc-476187.html) as he's willing to honor those claimed items

Clearing out...
09-04-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,343
Posted By miamijim

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08-31-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,538
Posted By miamijim

Then you should see the Japanese domestic market...

Then you should see the Japanese domestic market catalogs. I once owned a very rare 1 of 5 '87 Trail Runner with a JDM paint scheme and otherwise American specifications.
04-22-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,967
Posted By miamijim

+10 to that Reeves Callaway said something...

+10 to that

Reeves Callaway said something like, "everything your car does goes through the tires, braking, accelerating, cornering steering." Same thing with a bike. High quality expensive...
04-19-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,814
Posted By miamijim

So.... Those forks have aluminum extension...

So....

Those forks have aluminum extension running about 1/3 down the leg. Its been a long time but I once broke one apart on a bench vice. Assemble, ride.
04-14-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,360
Posted By miamijim

Same company.....sort of. Somewhere around 2000?...

Same company.....sort of. Somewhere around 2000? Peugeot ended their licensing agreements. Licensing was renewed later in the decade 2011?, Distributed by Cycleurope. Following Peugeots licensing...
03-06-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,525
Posted By miamijim

Looks ok to me but.... low res pics from a...

Looks ok to me but.... low res pics from a distance along with multiple angles can throw perception off.
02-22-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,790
Posted By miamijim

There's no money in flipping anymore. Maybe if...

There's no money in flipping anymore. Maybe if your chasing $20 but its not like it was. A few years back our local supply dried up over night. Nothing. I haven't found any good bikes in years,...
02-20-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,699
Posted By miamijim

The wheel was laced correctly but with spokes...

The wheel was laced correctly but with spokes that are too long for 2021. I say 'for 2021' because back in the day before spoke cutters and internet calculators and the expectation that life is...
08-08-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,523
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,192
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: 2,702
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
01-29-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,277
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)
11-22-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,366
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...
11-21-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,982
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. ...
11-21-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,982
Posted By miamijim

Eh. Everyone starts out at a (0) rating and ebay...

Eh. Everyone starts out at a (0) rating and ebay only lets you go down to like a -1 so why bother. I do FREE shipping to Continental U.S. International depends on the item. Sometimes its a pain...
11-19-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,322
Posted By miamijim

Sometimes that's a hassle. I don't have any...

Sometimes that's a hassle. I don't have any spare hubs, no wooden dowels etc.

I don't bother to block them anymore. Again, I'll update my 'how to pack a frame 101' thread with my revised...
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