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  1. Thread: Cams

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    J&P Cycle lists Andrews "K" Grind for 61" Pan...

    J&P Cycle lists Andrews "K" Grind for 61" Pan Heads 48-51. From their 2018 "Vintage" Catalog. Says its a stock replacement cam .367" lift.
  2. Thread: carby bakefire

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    Ok I forgot, points and condensers went away in...

    Ok I forgot, points and condensers went away in mid year 1978. That being said I have had the same electronic ignition in a 1992 FLHS with the same Shorty E that gave me fits with its...
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    Ah another one of those 900 to 1000 factory...

    Ah another one of those 900 to 1000 factory conversions rears its head! Better be sure your rebuilder has seen these motors before. I had a brand new 73 XLCH, it was a beauty and very powerful but...
  4. Thread: carby bakefire

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    Condenser? I have been hearing of them causing...

    Condenser? I have been hearing of them causing misfires.
  5. Thread: check piston size

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    More than likely standard, un marked with size...

    More than likely standard, un marked with size but measuring is the real tattle tale. 3.4370"(3 7/16") for the stock 1200cc/74CI motor.
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    I see what are driving at, "simple" anyone can,...

    I see what are driving at, "simple" anyone can, who grasps basic machining, can make it happen. Ah the perfect world. I sure wished I hadda moved there when I was younger! :-)
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    This style needs to be "chucked" in a machine and...

    This style needs to be "chucked" in a machine and is what I was referring to in sizing rocker arm bushings that have been replaced.
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    Lots of Industrial Tool Suppliers with reamers...

    Lots of Industrial Tool Suppliers with reamers and priced so a hobby shop can afford one, 25-35 dollar range but you may need a Bridgeport or Lathe to properly complete re bushing to size.
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    So maybe at one time in this motors life it had...

    So maybe at one time in this motors life it had to have a case half replaced due to? I have a 71 XLCH with different belly numbers but no other odd numbering and was told by Dealers as well as MoCo...
  11. Thread: Wauseon `19

    by TomL
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    Planning on going, 1st time! Is there a pavilion...

    Planning on going, 1st time! Is there a pavilion or some type of shaded area and/or park benches/food vendor set down area? Thanks. TomL
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    My thinking about O-ring chains is the weight of...

    My thinking about O-ring chains is the weight of them. That's a lot of iron to get moving and the stress on the main shaft/main drive gear has to be significantly increased over good old Diamond 530....
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    The prices for items on eBay has went waaay off...

    The prices for items on eBay has went waaay off the rails!
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    A friend of mine just bought and mocked up his...

    A friend of mine just bought and mocked up his rigid frame build with a teddy vt rigid frame. He found; top rear tank mounts 1/8" to far rearward, excessive, but ok top frame tube to rocker box...
  15. Thread: Cam shafts

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    No he did not so I tried to point him towards...

    No he did not so I tried to point him towards Hydralic cams. He also left out what the 66 is, I figured FLH with hydralic tappets. The choices are getting pretty slim no matter solid or hydraulic but...
  16. Thread: Cam shafts

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    Pete, In my experience with the Shovel I do not...

    Pete, In my experience with the Shovel I do not ever remember such a Cam but I have found some you might get close to that goal and they are; Andrews "J" @.405" lift, Lienweber HS or Rivera...
  17. Thread: Banana calipers

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    Duffy, please explain how a rotor, which if not...

    Duffy, please explain how a rotor, which if not warped, runs true and is secured to the hub by 5 screws can push the pad and piston anywhere. The Bananas were pinned in such a manner to the Boomerang...
  18. Thread: Banana calipers

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    As the pads wear the pistons move more, out ward,...

    As the pads wear the pistons move more, out ward, as for retracting they don't, only the brake master cylinder controls any movement retracting and that is so minute you would have to measure it with...
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    So "Based on a True Story" means mostly fiction...

    So "Based on a True Story" means mostly fiction in the film industry or a more pleasant way to say "outright lie"? The producers should have their "artistic license" forever revoked!
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    There was a TV special a few years ago about the...

    There was a TV special a few years ago about the Harley Davidson factory since its beginning until the Knucklehead. Lots of scenes around the country and County Fairs with dirt oval racing. I do not...
  21. Thread: Shipping Frames

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    I once shipped a 27 LB Harley racing frame from...

    I once shipped a 27 LB Harley racing frame from Michigan to Californa using USPS Priority! It has been too long ago, 1994 maybe, to remember the exact cost but it went as priority label so it was a...
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    I remember a reddish/pink & black or was that a...

    I remember a reddish/pink & black or was that a pre shovelhead 2 tone paint job?
  23. Thread: Machinist

    by TomL
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    Sizing has been completed. On to the next part of...

    Sizing has been completed. On to the next part of the build. :cool:
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    I had a rear wheel for a 1972 FX done recently. I...

    I had a rear wheel for a 1972 FX done recently. I asked the man who would be doing the work if he needed a drum with bearings, no was his answer. I called the shop in two weeks, yes its done. I have...
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    That seat knuckle looks like it could be a might...

    That seat knuckle looks like it could be a might hard on the butt! :cool:
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