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    Bob .... Cotton, Thanks for the advice. I'm...

    Bob .... Cotton,

    Thanks for the advice. I'm going to try a viton o-ring with enough thickness to hopefully seal the bowl. After that, we'll see if the leaking fuel problem still exists. If so...
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    Well, nothing like a little measuring to get to...

    Well, nothing like a little measuring to get to the root of the problem. Dist. from the top of the bowl to the bottom of the counterbore (where the copper crush washer goes) is 1.820". Dist. from...
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    Another Schebler Carb Question

    I'm finally to the point of trying to start up my '17F project, but this one's got me stumped. I trickle a little gas into the fuel line only to have it run out the bottom air intake. I've replace...
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    Mark, Thanks for that info. Now 2 more...

    Mark,
    Thanks for that info. Now 2 more questions ..... they sell a carburetor control sleeve for the '17 mag twin which looks to be a mirror image of the intermediate control sleeve for the single....
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    '17 Mag Twin Control Sleeves?

    Well I finally got the motor mounted into the frame and now I'm trying to tie it all together. I see that Competition Dist. sells an Intermediate Control Sleeve (their p/n 3371-10A (HD #AK156) for...
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    Much thanks for the info, I'll be sure to tell my...

    Much thanks for the info, I'll be sure to tell my friend.

    Jim Donaldson
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    What's It???

    O.K. I know this is the wrong forum but I have no idea what this is. A friend came across it and is considering a purchase. Just fishing for a little more info and possible worth$$.

    Thanks,
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    '17J Rear Fender

    The help I've been getting from members on this forum has been great. Thanks to all! Now on to the sheet metal ... some years ago (when I was lower on the learning curve) I purchased a one piece...
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    '17 J Rear Axle Spacers

    Got some advice off of the Yahoo Harley JD site regarding the correct thickness for the rear axle spacers that go inside the frame axle plates as being .100"-.125". The picture shows the sprocket...
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    Tom, Your advice below prompts me to ask...

    Tom,

    Your advice below prompts me to ask another somewhat related question. If I choose to replace the seals behind the inlet nipples, are there any tricks involved in removing them? Any hidden...
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    '17 J Intake Manifold

    Has anyone ever "resurfaced" the sealing surfaces on an early intake manifold? Due to either corrosion or overly exuberant polishing these have been rounded over to the point that they'll never seal...
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    Thanks Bob. I'll look on your site for the lock...

    Thanks Bob. I'll look on your site for the lock nut.
    Actually the minor diameters of the cones I have measure 0.692" and 0.698". These are a little large for an 11/16-24 thread (should be...
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    More '17J Questions

    Can anyone help with the following:

    1. Thread series used in front hub cones? Trying to determine if Comp Distr. axle bushing (11/16-24) will fit the original cones I have.
    2. Thread series used...
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    J/JD Gas/Oil Tanks

    Can someone please describe the differences in these tanks from say 1917 to 1921? My parts book shows '17-'20 tanks as one set of numbers and '21 tanks as another. Yet I've been told by one...
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    '17 J Axle Hardware

    Does anyone know a source for model J axle nuts (BO693HB), washers (BO314B and BO315B) and R.H. thread jam nut (BO704HB)? These are the numbers out of the Spare Parts directory. If anyone knows how...
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