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  1. Can't emphasize enough the value of attending a...

    Can't emphasize enough the value of attending a national swap meet to look around and talk to people. The season is winding down now but check the AMCA website for schedules and a Chapter near you....
  2. 1. Right hand throttle. That's what I grew up on....

    1. Right hand throttle. That's what I grew up on. If my bike had been left throttle when I got it, I'd have "left" it that way (no pun intended)
    2. Doubt it will make any difference selling.
    3. I...
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    Not normal. If you have to tighten nut to the...

    Not normal. If you have to tighten nut to the point the pedal is uncomfortably hard to move and it still won't stay put, try taking the friction assembly apart and cleaning/inspecting it. Always a...
  4. Thread: Fall colors

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    Thanks Harry. She had the Canon 35mm SLR w/strap....

    Thanks Harry. She had the Canon 35mm SLR w/strap. As you can imagine it was a little tough for her to get pics being bundled up in cold weather trying to work the camera and especially to turnabout...
  5. Thread: Fall colors

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    LOL I think he was scolding us for taking his...

    LOL I think he was scolding us for taking his picture because his bike wasn't clean enough.....or not. As you can see at next stop sign he was over it.
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    Never checked mine but certainly that could be...

    Never checked mine but certainly that could be mostly residual oil draining into the sump and that small amount is not an issue. You could check after 2 weeks to see if rate of accumulation is same...
  7. Wow great story. Those articles provide insight...

    Wow great story. Those articles provide insight to what it was like back then. And wow again 50 dozen donuts on weekdays and 75 dozen on Saturday! That's a lot of donuts for a small...
  8. Thread: Fall colors

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    The Allegheny Mountain Chapter had 2 fall rides...

    The Allegheny Mountain Chapter had 2 fall rides back to back the past two weekends. Blessed with great weather this fall to get not 1 but 2 rides in. It was chilly both weekends for some of us...
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    Agree there is an issue inside trans if the...

    Agree there is an issue inside trans if the detent adjustment didn't help. Often the leading edges of gear teeth get rounded/chewed off at a minimum causing it to disengage under load. Remove trans...
  10. Thread: oil tank vent

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    Seems pretty normal from what I have seen. Mine...

    Seems pretty normal from what I have seen. Mine has always done it and I tire of explaining to the HD guys its supposed to do that and not an actual leak like their bikes have.:p It takes maybe 15-20...
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    LEDs certainly open up options for adding light...

    LEDs certainly open up options for adding light to a 6 volt system though not sure what all might be available in 6 volt at this time. Not much I know of in a prepackaged plug and play light. You may...
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    Here you go Steve ...

    Here you go Steve

    http://www.enfieldracing.com/page/28564-Peek-Seals #38135
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    Original tires you say! Got any pics of the bike...

    Original tires you say! Got any pics of the bike to post?

    The rear has to go up pretty high to get wheel out. Though there are many options for a jack, I use a simple one like this.
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    If there is any engine speed change up or down...

    If there is any engine speed change up or down when you spray the intake nuts, you have a leak. A routine check I do every 6 months or so is spray mine with Gumout while the bike is idling. If idle...
  15. Thread: Fall colors

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    I was just thinking over the weekend wife and I...

    I was just thinking over the weekend wife and I need to go up for a fall ride with Harry. Maybe next year. Beautiful scenery. Don't be in a hurry to restore. People ask me if I'm going to restore my...
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    Yep looking good for sure and its been dry for...

    Yep looking good for sure and its been dry for past few days too. Wonderful! Can't miss this opportunity for a dry Jefferson meet.
  17. Like this? ...

    Like this?

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-GE-General-Electric-Sealed-Beam-Lamp-4030-Head-Lantern-/113228632102

    Assuming you don't want the replacements that have 3 aiming tits?
  18. Na Harry we flew down, but sure would have liked...

    Na Harry we flew down, but sure would have liked to rode. Every time we go wife says it sure would be nice to have the Chief there to ride around. Work gets in the way of extended trips over a week....
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  22. 2019 Cross Country Chase - Mallory Square Key West Arrival

    Here are some pics we got of the Chase arrival in Key West. We had one hell of a good time down there!

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  23. Thread: Oil change

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    Primary and trans share oil unless it's been...

    Primary and trans share oil unless it's been modified to separate them which some have been. 50 is too heavy for a combined primary and transmission. If primary and trans is separated, 30 can be used...
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    Maybe you just need more fuel during priming....

    Maybe you just need more fuel during priming. Don’t know Bendix carbs but does it have an accelerator pump?
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    George, 50 years is a long time! Is it giving...

    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?
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