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  • 41craig's Avatar
    Today, 05:20 PM
    I'm sure that it was less than $20.00. I was just getting rid of some clutter and figured it wasn't an old, valuable piece. Especially with the...
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  • T. Cotten's Avatar
    Today, 04:51 PM
    Lipdog! Carbs are easy. Manifolds are not: Http://virtualindian.org/11techleaktest.html Please feel free to ask any and all questions as they...
    29 replies | 694 view(s)
  • T. Cotten's Avatar
    Today, 04:20 PM
    Advance "nearly all the way", and then start the engine? I dunno, Paul. My ankle hurts just thinking about it. Should I read any farther? ...
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  • scooter57's Avatar
    Today, 04:19 PM
    scooter57 replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    thanks craig.....will look up.
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • PaulCDF's Avatar
    Today, 04:10 PM
    I found this site very helpful when initially setting up my Linkert: http://linkertcarbs.com/linkertcarburetorbasicadjustment.html On an...
    29 replies | 694 view(s)
  • DJF's Avatar
    Today, 03:27 PM
    Still need this tank.
    1 replies | 803 view(s)
  • hairynob24's Avatar
    Today, 03:11 PM
    hairynob24 replied to a thread panhead crankcase in Pan Heads
    ok kitabel cheers back plan B my son has Vl cases so I will need to ask around
    4 replies | 93 view(s)
  • 41craig's Avatar
    Today, 02:42 PM
    41craig replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    I believe Flathead Power makes the correct 1940-1948 style heads and I think that they sell heads with higher compression than stock. They are made...
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • scooter57's Avatar
    Today, 02:30 PM
    scooter57 replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    thanks craig.....those were the only high compression heads i've come across. seems like most of the re-pops are 1-bar
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • scooter57's Avatar
    Today, 02:26 PM
    scooter57 replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    thanks kitabel great info
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • Bubbalowe's Avatar
    Today, 02:04 PM
    Bubbalowe replied to a thread More generator problems in Chief
    Fully charged batteries shouldn't pull 7 amps, check with voltmeter when reving at overcharge and verify there is no more than 14.5 volts. Suspect...
    10 replies | 166 view(s)
  • 41craig's Avatar
    Today, 02:03 PM
    41craig replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    scooter57; Welcome to the forum. I've owned a '41 ULH for over 46 years. Even with the original 2 bar aluminum high compression heads, the...
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • tomfiii's Avatar
    Today, 01:18 PM
    Hot start check coil, it could have a heat soak problem. Also make sure you don't have peaks forming on points as condenser could cause that.
    5 replies | 71 view(s)
  • T. Cotten's Avatar
    Today, 12:21 PM
    Stan! Did you bubble-test at a full 15psi, using a constant, regulated air supply? Sorry I had to ask, but hand pumps, shop vacs, and air...
    5 replies | 71 view(s)
  • stan's Avatar
    Today, 11:13 AM
    My 47 starts cold with a couple kicks, with the choke on. Then one click down on the choke lever. Then one healthy kick it usually fires up. Hot is a...
    5 replies | 71 view(s)
  • kitabel's Avatar
    Today, 09:29 AM
    Do you have the correct carburetor including venturi and main nozzle? Float material? Float setting? Vacuum leak (throttle shaft)? Vacuum leak...
    5 replies | 71 view(s)
  • kitabel's Avatar
    Today, 09:25 AM
    kitabel replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    The ideal static compression ratio is not fixed, even for a specific engine type. The CR is a balance between cylinder pressure (small chamber...
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • kitabel's Avatar
    Today, 09:18 AM
    kitabel replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    All H-D sidevalve engines have quench, it's just not very effective because of sloppy tolerances and head gasket thickness variations. Some U series...
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • Flathead fathead's Avatar
    Today, 09:06 AM
    Flathead fathead replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    I've got a 41 UL With .20 over 80" pistons and run 5:1 heads with stock intake and stock valves it seems to run fine. It is my first big twin...
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • kitabel's Avatar
    Today, 09:05 AM
    kitabel replied to a thread panhead crankcase in Pan Heads
    UL - knucklehead: same pattern, same height difference fronts/rears VL - knucklehead/UL: different pattern, same height difference fronts/rears...
    4 replies | 93 view(s)
  • Skirted's Avatar
    Today, 07:32 AM
    George, 50 years is a long time! Is it giving you problems particularly when’s it’s cold, hot, warm? Or all of the above?
    5 replies | 71 view(s)
  • Skirted's Avatar
    Today, 07:20 AM
    Skirted replied to a thread More generator problems in Chief
    As far as cooking the battery yes if the regulator does not keep charging “voltage” within the max limit of what the battery is designed for it will...
    10 replies | 166 view(s)
  • bstevens479's Avatar
    Today, 06:25 AM
    bstevens479 replied to a thread More generator problems in Chief
    On both bikes the 6 volt & 12 volt used brand new out of box bosch regulators. 12 volt is sealed hidden battery, 6 volt is drop in wet battery in a...
    10 replies | 166 view(s)
  • scooter57's Avatar
    Today, 03:27 AM
    scooter57 replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    thanks Steve. at 62 i'm starting to consider not having a grabber, trying to kick start my scooters.
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • Steve Slocombe's Avatar
    Today, 03:08 AM
    Steve Slocombe replied to a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    I think 1941 was the first year for the ally heads, so at least you won't have young kids pointing at you and shaking their heads as you drive down...
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • scooter57's Avatar
    Today, 02:22 AM
    scooter57 started a thread 1941 ulh heads in Flat Heads
    i,m building a 41ulh 80" engine. being a ulh, i would like to go with high compression (squish-"wr" heads). doe's anyone have an opinion about the...
    10 replies | 75 view(s)
  • Coolbreeze's Avatar
    Today, 01:03 AM
    The LA Sleeves in my '48 Chief have been working great for over 20 years now. I am so pleased that I had that company sleeve my '56 KHK this year....
    15 replies | 1912 view(s)
  • Coolbreeze's Avatar
    Today, 12:22 AM
    Coolbreeze replied to a thread 48 chief kickstand in Chief
    I should be too embarrassed to admit this, but I let the kickstand on my '48 Chief get so worn that it no longer locked into place. There appears to...
    9 replies | 3261 view(s)
  • hairynob24's Avatar
    Today, 12:17 AM
    hairynob24 replied to a thread panhead crankcase in Pan Heads
    thanks Chris just what I needed to know Rob
    4 replies | 93 view(s)
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