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    I agree with Tom. I think the seat is Indian and...

    I agree with Tom. I think the seat is Indian and I have no idea what the mount is although to me it does not look homemade. Jerry
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    Third gear is probably the highest stressed gear...

    Third gear is probably the highest stressed gear in a HD 4 speed gearbox due to it's offset. I always try to stay below .0015" for clearance.

    Jerry
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    Magnetos, magnetos, magnetos, valves ,valves,...

    Magnetos, magnetos, magnetos, valves ,valves, valves. Other than these six it would have to be inner tubes and generators. Make sure you pre air up all inner tubes and check the seams especially...
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    In 1999 I hooked a homemade sidecar (used a...

    In 1999 I hooked a homemade sidecar (used a package truck frame) to my 1946 EL and loaded up my 9 and 10 year old boys, camping gear and a few spare parts and tools and headed to Sturgis. I was told...
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    I've seen reproductions hubs both ways. Some...

    I've seen reproductions hubs both ways. Some apparently are cut from a solid casting and some are brazed assembly but both were very obvious not OEM. Wrong profile and too smooth of a finish.

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    When did they remove the concave hole for the...

    When did they remove the concave hole for the generator strap from under the generator perch. Jerry
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    Don't know what to say Tom - maybe I take better...

    Don't know what to say Tom - maybe I take better care of my stuff than a lot of people but I expect 40,000+ miles out of a belt. I have had one that failed at 22,000 miles and I have never figured...
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    On a regular rider I would not dream of running a...

    On a regular rider I would not dream of running a chain. When you get a belt aligned right, it will run tens of thousands of miles without need for further adjustment. With a chain you will probably...
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    It is not the same as the old Colony intakes that...

    It is not the same as the old Colony intakes that I am familiar with. They were more OEM looking. Jerry
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    What is the diameter of the spigot?

    What is the diameter of the spigot?
  11. I have never had a problem cad plating a part...

    I have never had a problem cad plating a part that formerly was parkerized. Cannot say the same thing for going the other way. Jerry
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    It almost looks like it was made to fit a 1940...

    It almost looks like it was made to fit a 1940 and up Harley 4 bolt 1 1/2" carburetor to 1939 and down heads which normally had a 3 bolt 1 1/4" carburetor. Neat.

    Jerry
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    Don't use stainless - they break faster than OEM,

    Don't use stainless - they break faster than OEM,
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    I would say those pistons are OEM. Jerry

    I would say those pistons are OEM. Jerry
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    I've seen 3 original 49's with the springer...

    I've seen 3 original 49's with the springer frontend. All three had the 3 piece front fender but on the back 2 had the 3 piece rear fender and 1 had the later sargent strip rear. That is all I know....
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    I do not know exactly what your volt reading...

    I do not know exactly what your volt reading should be but 5,85 is not enough. It should be 6,5 at least. Jerry
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    In Wisconsin I got a bonded title on my 1925 JD...

    In Wisconsin I got a bonded title on my 1925 JD and the total price of tax, bond, title and registration was less than $600. They appraised the bike at $26,000. I had before and after pictures and...
  18. Eric Not in Ohio but I have used Advanced...

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    Not in Ohio but I have used Advanced Cycle Machining in Superior, Wisconsin a few times and had really good experience. 715 392-5795. Quick turn around too. Dan is thinking about retiring so...
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    I think that the M9 is in the same category as...

    I think that the M9 is in the same category as the M6, M7 and M8. These carburetors and maybe others were replacements made by Linkert for Schebler equipped motorcycles after Schebler went out of...
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    I would avoid a gas tank liner at all cost. New...

    I would avoid a gas tank liner at all cost. New metal should hold liquid with ease - just pressure check for leaks before painting. Jerry
  21. I do not think that you should get any spark when...

    I do not think that you should get any spark when you hook up the ground cable. I suspect that the cut-out stack part of your regulator is probably stuck shut. What the cut-out does is prevent...
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    If you do not have any local dealers you can...

    If you do not have any local dealers you can order from a number of businesses. The one I use is Kick Start in Wyoming Michigan 616 245-8991. He has a really nice catalog that also includes pertinent...
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    I would not order bearings until I knew what I...

    I would not order bearings until I knew what I needed. Take it apart and mike up the races checking for egg shape and taper and then do the same with the inner sleeve and order the appropriate parts....
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    1987 on the way to Sturgis we stopped in Sioux...

    1987 on the way to Sturgis we stopped in Sioux Falls for gas and to cool off and when I finally got my bike (47 Knuckle) to quit dieseling I could hear the gas burping in the tanks. Sign on the bank...
  25. I think it is gorgeous. Jerry

    I think it is gorgeous. Jerry
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