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    Seized in pogo

    Does anyone out there have any tricks to free up a seized in pogo. My friend has a 1964 pan head with this problem. I thought about using a slide hammer and some muratic acid
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    Cam shafts

    I'm having trouble deciding on a new cam for my 66' FL. Does anyone have any input on a good cam that will pull hard off idle through the full RPM range? I'm running 8:1 pistons on 80'' flywheels. I...
  3. Robbie and Eric thanks for your help guys. I did...

    Robbie and Eric thanks for your help guys.
    I did some math with your comments and the sequence numbers and think my bike may have been build around the 248th day of production if the Sportys didn't...
  4. Thank you Steve. Yes I have decided to use the...

    Thank you Steve. Yes I have decided to use the rear head but would like to find a front head from 11-65 as well to make a matching set. I thought the bike was a late model. I spoke with a VanPD bike...
  5. Looking for information on 1966 FL production run

    I have inquired about my 1966 FL with the HD museum in Milwaukee. They said their files for this year were destroyed. The bike was originally commissioned to the Vancouver PD Canada. I spoke with a...
  6. Thanks Mick and Kitabel for your quick responses...

    Thanks Mick and Kitabel for your quick responses
    I think I'll just bolt on a set of original barrels to make the engine original
    Pete:::::::::::::;;;;;;;
  7. Converting an 88" big bore back to stock 74"

    I am restoring a 1966 FL Police Special. It had a 3.625'' big bore kit installed and the flywheels were changed to 4.250''. I have a set of 74'' flywheels and want to install 74'' barrels but there...
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    Thanks Tom Pete::::::;;;;;;;;;;

    Thanks Tom
    Pete::::::;;;;;;;;;;
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    Thanks aumick

    Thanks aumick
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    Thanks again Robbie

    Thanks again Robbie
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    Tom The seller says the flywheels came out of a...

    Tom
    The seller says the flywheels came out of a 77 FLH so they are likely matching. For the hundred dollar asking price I rolled the dice and bought them.
    I'm tossing the idea of turning my 89''...
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    Tom The seller says the flywheels came out of a...

    Tom
    The seller says the flywheels came out of a 77 FLH so they are likely matching. For the hundred dollar asking price I rolled the dice and bought them.
    I'm tossing the idea of turning my 89''...
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    Ok Thanks for your help Pete:::::::::::;;;;;;;

    Ok Thanks for your help
    Pete:::::::::::;;;;;;;
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    Shovelhead flywheel part numbers

    Hello everybody
    I am buying a set of shovelhead flywheels but can't find the part numbers in my HD parts cataloue and wondered if someone could tell me about these flywheels.
    The pinion side...
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    Thanks Jerry I have the solenoid on my speedo...

    Thanks Jerry
    I have the solenoid on my speedo but am now looking for the re-set button.
    Thanks
    Pete::::::::::::::;;;;;;;;;;;;;
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    Thank you Chris again for the help. I looked at...

    Thank you Chris again for the help. I looked at my speedo and found the wires which I thought were just to a light bulb must go to the soleniod. Im going to try it with my battery charger and see if...
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    Thanks Robbie do you know where I could find a...

    Thanks Robbie do you know where I could find a picture of this switch? This looks like something I'll have a hard time finding.
    Pete::::::::::::;;;;;;;;;;
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    1966 FL police special dash

    I am restoring a 1966 Harley Davidson FL police special. I understand that when you were stopped for speeding the officer would lock his speedo with a trigger on the left side of the dash to show the...
  19. Synthetic oil in a Shovelhead/Kootenay Shovelfest 2018

    Good Morning
    I have about 500 miles on my fresh 80'' shovellhead. I've been breaking it in with Castrol 20w50. At the 1000 mile oil change I was considering using Amsoil 20w50 Synthetic Oil. Are...
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    Thanks everybody

    Thanks everybody
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    Thanks Our fuel up here is good in Alberta but...

    Thanks
    Our fuel up here is good in Alberta but BC fuel is so expensive that no one can afford premium and it has likely lost its fire power sitting in the tanks. The gas in BC is about 6 bucks a...
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    Black Wrinkle Finish

    Does anyone know of a good quality black wrinkle finish out there?
    Pete:::::::;;;;;;;;;;
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    Where was your frame flexing? I love my open...

    Where was your frame flexing? I love my open belt, I've been running them since the mid '80's they're kind of like a shovelhead you don't see them very often anymore. I am installing a stock engine...
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    Thanks Flathead and VPH-D. Our fuel here in...

    Thanks Flathead and VPH-D. Our fuel here in Alberta is pretty good it starts and runs fine on 91 with some octane boost but as soon as I fuel up in British Columbia it's nearly impossible to start...
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    Thanks again VPH-D yes I looked at this 514 cam...

    Thanks again VPH-D yes I looked at this 514 cam and it is for LC engines and I'm 10.5:1. I was thinking to save some loot I'd put in stroker plates to lower the CR I'd like around 8:1 as long as the...
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