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09-15-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,740
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: 71,726
Views: 11,673,676
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: 431
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: 45
Views: 969
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: 45
Views: 969
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: 45
Views: 969
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: 2,926
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: 1,591
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: 92
Views: 2,166
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: 2,212
Posted By miamijim

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-19-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,286
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: 1,286
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: 618
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: 618
Posted By miamijim

03-06-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,976
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: 4,403
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: 1,588
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: 786
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: 786
Posted By miamijim

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12-24-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,938
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: 786
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: 786
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: 811
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: 330
Views: 26,337
Posted By miamijim

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08-31-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,730
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: 9,465
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: 2,275
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: 1,636
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: 9
Views: 714
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: 8,003
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: 4,269
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: 7,810
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: 5,963
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: 1,413
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: 873
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: 7,716
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: 6,262
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: 6,262
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: 8,286
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...
11-19-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,286
Posted By miamijim

I had this exact conversation with the owner. If...

I had this exact conversation with the owner. If one were to cut off the lower section how different would it be from a vertical dropout? Differences for sure but what does the lower portion really...
11-18-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,286
Posted By miamijim

Haha...wish I could take the credit. A lot of it...

Haha...wish I could take the credit. A lot of it came directly from this thread, I was just an intermediary as the frames 1,000 miles away. I really like the '2 axle technique'. As a side note,...
10-30-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,716
Posted By miamijim

Prologue with Tange Prestige

Prologue with Tange Prestige
10-28-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,286
Posted By miamijim

Great advice and in-line with how I've done them...

Great advice and in-line with how I've done them in the past. This is being done 'remotely' but I think we'll get it worked out. Definitely will add heat to the mix. Back in the day I'd hook the...
10-09-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,354
Posted By miamijim

Alternate installation...start the adjusting cup...

Alternate installation...start the adjusting cup then install cartridge. Go back and forth but make sure the cartridge fully seats before the adjusting cup.

Sometimes cartridges will hit an...
05-23-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,177
Posted By miamijim

Function of the 2 concave washers is firm a type...

Function of the 2 concave washers is firm a type of ‘spring’ to keep the system from loosening up.

Anyone who knows me knows I’m not a fan of Campy dt indexing levers. That plastic insert, if I...
04-10-18, 06:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,364
Posted By miamijim

Yes. But, some have a rubber ring seal on the...

Yes. But, some have a rubber ring seal on the backside. Those models will NOT flush well unless the rubber seal is removed. Simply flick it out with a pick and then reinstall when your done.
04-10-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,364
Posted By miamijim

I've pulled freehub bodies part and highly...

I've pulled freehub bodies part and highly suggest NOT to. Flush, spin, flush, spin and repeat until the effluent isn't dirty. Lub, spin, lub, spin repeat until the effluent isn't dirty.
02-06-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,364
Posted By miamijim

That tool wont do much of anything different than...

That tool wont do much of anything different than an in situ repair as mentioned earlier. The only reason to remove the freehub is because it needs replacement or your going to swap it to another...
08-11-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,591
Posted By miamijim

Peugeot Database in pdf

If you'd like a copy of my Peugeot database in pdf form email me Subject line of your email should have 'peugeot' in it

Jim2527@hotmail.com

pdf database is NOT searchable.

Do Not PM me for...
07-14-17, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,745
Posted By miamijim

Pitty bump for pic update... So.... ...

Pitty bump for pic update...

So....

Since first posting the tutorial I've come across new information pertaining to servicing cartridge bearings. Enduro, a cartridge bearing manufacturer, uses...
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