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    Yes I did. Bad weather back home forced me to...

    Yes I did. Bad weather back home forced me to cut it a little short. Left the bike at my place in AZ and flew home.
    I respect the Cannonballers but that style of riding doesn't appeal to me at...
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    Nothing at all against the Cannonball but your...

    Nothing at all against the Cannonball but your suggestion works best for me. I don't play well with others. It's my problem though, not theirs.
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    If anybody cheats they are only cheating...

    If anybody cheats they are only cheating themselves. Would take a special kind of lowlife to enjoy looking at a trophy they won by cheating. Anybody that rides an old bike better not need a trophy...
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    On the subject of cutting up frames and taking ...

    On the subject of cutting up frames and taking old bikes to the dump, do you think that maybe the dealers thought they would sell more new bikes and parts if they got rid of the old stuff?
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    That issue hasn't showed up here yet.

    That issue hasn't showed up here yet.
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    I'd simply use a couple P shaped wire loom clips...

    I'd simply use a couple P shaped wire loom clips and hang the plate off the resr of the luggage rack. No drilling required.
  7. Thread: sidecar numbers

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    I have a sidecar frame that was made for a single...

    I have a sidecar frame that was made for a single downtube frame but was mounted on a knucklehead that I bought with an adapter kit. Wheel was a stepped star hub so I assumed the hack frame was a 35...
  8. Thank you.

    Thank you.
  9. Yes, ss spokes are allowed. There was a time when...

    Yes, ss spokes are allowed. There was a time when amca wanted you to lightly bead blast them to take the shine off of them. Is that still the case?
  10. Judging from the small photo you posted,...

    Judging from the small photo you posted, whitewalls are not the only points deduction I see. Safety bead rims, repop fender, star cover hardware, stainless steel spokes, are what jumps out at me.
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    Yup,your memory is still pretty good, slots with...

    Yup,your memory is still pretty good, slots with rounded ends. I guess I would call them elongated holes.
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    Waste as much time as you like adjusting,...

    Waste as much time as you like adjusting, tinkering, adding springs, etc. When you get frustrated with all of that, take Jerry Weiland's advice and solve your problem. You'll be glad you did. The...
  13. Good Luck. Unless you have a detailed, signed...

    Good Luck. Unless you have a detailed, signed contract specifying the completion date I don't think lawyers will do you any good. As long as you can prove ownership of the parts you sent him you...
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    Control cable from handlebar.

    Control cable from handlebar.
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    It may be something to think about but please...

    It may be something to think about but please consider this: I had a 55FL restored 20 years ago. It was a finely restored motorcycle and I had it judged 3 times and it made winners circle easily. ...
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    51 panhead valve covers. Palmer error.

    I was doing a little research on 50-51 Panheads and found that Palmer's 2nd edition states that 1950 was the last year for no reinforcements on the pans. My 51 600 mile op 51 pan has no...
  17. Thread: Jerry Richards

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    Thanks for posting Jerry. Jerry was one of the...

    Thanks for posting Jerry. Jerry was one of the first AMCA members I met when I joined over 20 years ago. I'll always remember him for being willing to help out whenever he could. He and Trudy were...
  18. Thread: 1965 Panhead Tanks

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    Tom, I emailed you 6 pictures in 2 separate...

    Tom, I emailed you 6 pictures in 2 separate emails. Please let me know if you don't get them and I will try again. John Lindemann
  19. Thread: 1965 Panhead Tanks

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    My tanks, the ones in Cotten's pics, are 3.5. As...

    My tanks, the ones in Cotten's pics, are 3.5. As you can see, the emblem is in the lower color. On 5's, the emblem is in the upper color.
  20. Thread: 1965 Panhead Tanks

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    The photos you show are of my bike. If you tell...

    The photos you show are of my bike. If you tell me EXACTLY what measurements or photos you need I will try to help if you like.
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    It's just an engine, I believe.

    It's just an engine, I believe.
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    Boy, that musta been quite an ordeal. I don't...

    Boy, that musta been quite an ordeal. I don't have any use for thieves and I hope they are all caught and punished accordingly. That being said, where else could you leave a table full of valuable...
  23. Thread: frame paint color

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    Frames are gloss black. Cylinders are silver....

    Frames are gloss black. Cylinders are silver. Saddlebags brackets are cadmium plated. Not much written on the 65 that I have found.
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    I'm sure the Natl would welcome that with open...

    I'm sure the Natl would welcome that with open arms. All it takes is some of you in that area to volunteer to put it together.����
  25. Jeff's American Classics.... 270 OR-99W.......

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