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  • Diboblo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:53 PM
    Diboblo replied to a thread Olive Green in Paint
    Check out: http://www.fed-std-595.com/FS-595-Paint-Spec.html They have a pretty nice 595 color chart. Of course, monitor calibration is an...
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  • FNG1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:43 PM
    FNG1 replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    Hi Cotton, what I read about zinc is that it is sacrificial and would protect until it was gone. Well I got Some klean strip phosphoric prep and etch...
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  • hdhikaru's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:35 PM
    Hi, there, I have heard that someone products super replica harley rigid frame with original casting# and brazed. have you heard that?
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  • T. Cotten's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:42 PM
    Jim d! I would be quite surprised if any caps would hold pressure for that long, even overnight. Most gauges don't read accurately that low, and...
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  • jim d's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:15 PM
    jim d replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    When I pressure test a tank I would expect the tank to hold the 3 lbs. for a few days with no leak down. If it lost pressure I would use soapy water...
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  • oldsport's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:44 PM
    Mark, I would like to buy one of your #2345-36 push rod guards. Bob Simmons AMCA #210 rbrsimm@gmail.com
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  • TechNoir's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:06 PM
    TechNoir replied to a thread Olive Green in Paint
    Hi Bob, thanks for the suggestion, it is certainly food for thought. The problem is that the cheapest chip set is $135 and I am guessing that...
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  • T. Cotten's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:23 PM
    FNG! I really don't know if the gas-is-oil theory works with Parkerizing, as I really haven't the chemistry background to understand its affinity...
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  • FNG1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:08 PM
    FNG1 replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    Hi Cotton, I like your no nonsense style of testing. I have done endless testing with alcohol, and it always ends with me studying the bottom of an...
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  • FNG1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:57 AM
    FNG1 replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    Hi Harleytoprock, My goal is corrosion resistance. Acid etch sounds like the way to go for prep. I asked to take advantage of others experiences so I...
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  • Diboblo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:11 AM
    Diboblo replied to a thread Olive Green in Paint
    Just a thought here, but I work with Federal Standard colors, all day. You might consider ordering a Federal Standard color chip book, or color chip...
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  • T. Cotten's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:02 AM
    Folks, Many of you may remember that I test my local P4gas annually by applying various paints, sealers, adhesives, etc. to etched glass plates,...
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  • harleytoprock's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:45 AM
    You have to identify your goal for using a sealer. Is it to stop leaks, stop future leaks or prevent rust? The sealers on the market are good for any...
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  • TechNoir's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:14 AM
    TechNoir replied to a thread Olive Green in Paint
    Hi Steve, thanks for the reply and yes I would like a sample of the paint if that is possible. You have my email so drop me line on how you want me...
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  • Steve Slocombe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:21 AM
    Steve Slocombe replied to a thread Olive Green in Paint
    Dear John, my Seaweed was matched to an original paint Olive Green/Black 1934 VL export tank about 25 years ago. I still have about a pint left in...
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  • FNG1's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 09:35 PM
    FNG1 replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    Hi Eric, good to know, I wondered how they would hold up as is. I,m hoping for better than untreated and have some new ideas thanks to this forum. ...
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  • exeric's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 09:12 PM
    exeric replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    Parkerizing will inhibit rust so it would be better than bare steel. However, there is no reason why repro' un-lined, un-treated steel tanks...
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  • FNG1's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 07:53 PM
    FNG1 replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    Hi Eric, I am asking because I thought all factory tanks were treated. I think I am going to try Harleytoprocks idea. After reading up I wonder, does...
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  • exeric's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 06:21 PM
    exeric replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    By all means, test your tanks first. If they're leak free; everything is jake. If your tanks are leak free, harleytoprock's suggestion of Parkerizing...
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  • FNG1's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 05:54 PM
    FNG1 replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    Hi Cotton, yes I did use soapy water in a spray bottle. I only used a few psi, as I said any more and it would safely pop the rubber cap before...
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  • TechNoir's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 05:47 PM
    TechNoir replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    Hi Cotton, I can only go with my own experience with POR15 which, as I said, is good. However in the UK there is still one vendor where I can get...
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  • FNG1's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 05:38 PM
    FNG1 replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    Hi Jim, I used the gauge on my inflater. Pictures show more than I could explain..
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  • jim d's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 05:26 PM
    Thank you I was close. I have also taken old junk gas caps, removed the chrome outer and then turn or grind the inner part down to a littler smaller...
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  • T. Cotten's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 05:15 PM
    Jim D! So... how do you see where it is leaking? Soap suds? Regulated pressure is good, but hand pumps and mattress inflators have gotten enough...
    25 replies | 429 view(s)
  • jim d's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 04:59 PM
    jim d replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    The pressure tester that I made has a small gauge on it to register the pressure. I use about 3 lbs. I have a small hand pump similar to a suspension...
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  • diablo's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 03:22 PM
    I have a few old Harley parts--- tranys, fenders, tanks, forks. Are you looking for anything in particular? Give me some contact information or...
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  • diablo's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 03:15 PM
    There is an American Bosch ZEV magneto and a couple of side covers from late teens early twenties at this ebay site....
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  • diablo's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 03:11 PM
    Late twenties Indian Chief cylinder and head on ebay. http://www.ebay.com/itm/272561920801?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
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  • banjomike's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 02:19 PM
    Make me an offer. banjomike
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  • TechNoir's Avatar
    02-25-2017, 01:36 PM
    TechNoir replied to a thread V Twin tank sealer? in Knuckle Heads
    As has been said, if you can repair a tank properly then that is preferable to a liner. If you do have to use a liner then I have had good results...
    25 replies | 429 view(s)
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