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  1. Initial adjustmet of 1931 VL oil pump for over oiling

    My recently running 1931 VL is over oiling. Do I make the initial adjustment at the oil pump by removing a shim from the 672-29 screw at back of pump or at adjusting plate where control cable mounts...
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    Thanks Steve.

    Thanks Steve.
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    Harley VL hanpump use

    Just got my 1931 VL running. My oil hand pump transfers approx 1 ounce per stroke. I have seen recommended amounts to be added to drained crankcase to be from 3 to 6 ounces. This is a wide range....
  4. Help ID year range of this Harley fiberglass sidecar body

    Hope my photo loaded. Just bought this body. Holes are not drilled, but pieces of tape mark factory indentitions (so they will show up in photo) for holes. It has holes for seven windshield screws...
  5. I'm looking for a reason to require all that many...

    I'm looking for a reason to require all that many rear shim also. I have used the straight 1973 up Swingarm connector. I also have an earlier offset one, but it is shorter than the correct one I used...
  6. Hope photos came through. First photo shows...

    Hope photos came through. First photo shows amount of spacers required to obtain 1/2" toe in. I can find no frame damage to bike or sidecar frame. If I have to space out this far, I am going to...
  7. Yes, I have the 1936-1979 and 1979-1984 factory...

    Yes, I have the 1936-1979 and 1979-1984 factory manuals. I have aligned bike rear wheel to bike frame. I attach one laser to bike rear rotor and the other to the sidecar outer hub. Shoot forward and...
  8. Adjust toe in on 1976 FL with square Swingarm rear mount

    I have the LE sidecar frame mounted to 1976 FL with stock rear square swing arm connector. Sidecar frame is level front to back and side to side. All connectors were relaxed prior to tightening. Rear...
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    Location of Harley front tie bar brackets

    Installing LE sidecar to 1976 Harley FL. Question is on installed location of front lower tie bar brackets. Manual says install on frame 10.75" below bottom of upper crash bar bracket on frame. When...
  10. I found the tie bar. Here is photo. The side...

    I found the tie bar. Here is photo. The side plate bushing which replaces the regular axle sleeve is 87669-58. I believe it to be unobtainable, so I am going to machine one on lathe.
  11. One more mechanical to hydraulic brake conversion question

    Ok, same 1951 Harley LE sidecar with 1958-62 hydraulic brake conversion. My parts book shows no sleeve for spacing on axle between brake drum and backing plate. Is there an axle spacer for this or...
  12. Ryan Apparently the PM has not come through to...

    Ryan
    Apparently the PM has not come through to my box. I just talked to the guy I got backing plate, drum etc from and he says he thanks he has the tie bar. He will let me know in next few days and...
  13. I have wheel cylinder, small block at bottom, and...

    I have wheel cylinder, small block at bottom, and anchor stud.
  14. Mechanical to hydraulic brake conversion backing plate anchor point

    Converting 1951 LE frame from mechanical to hydraulic brakes. Using 1958-62 backing plate and drum. I do not understand how you anchor the backing plate stud to the frame. is there a part in parts...
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    Harley sidecar fender question

    Looking for a sidecar fender for 1976 Harley FL. I know this is the fender that looks like a front fender. Would a 1976 fender have the tail light mounted to the fender or is it a plain fender with...
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    Thanks for info

    Thanks for info
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    Help identifying part

    I got two of these parts in photo with a Harley LE sidecar frame I just bought. The spring and strap fitting appear to be Harley, but cannot identify part or what it fits. Hope photo goes through....
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    Cotton, Good question on twist. Steve Solcombe...

    Cotton, Good question on twist. Steve Solcombe pointed me to the military "45" Engine Overhaul Manual". Page 31, section 14, part 1 describes how to identify twist and section f at bottom of the page...
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    I went back and got better measurements. From S&S...

    I went back and got better measurements. From S&S measuring dowel to cylinder deck on crankcase, the rear rod is pretty good when measured at front and rear of deck. The front is .004 high at front...
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    Straightening Harley VL rods

    I am ready to install cylinders on rebuilt bottom end of my 1931 VL motor. This motor was built from parts and most of the parts have never been run together. I have checked straightness of OEM rods...
  21. Thanks Steve!

    Thanks Steve!
  22. Harley VL inner and outer cam shaft shim question

    Putting 1931'VL motor together. Steve Slocombes book says to use inner shim (crankcase side) and outer shim (cam cover side) on cams #2'and 3 and only inner shim on cams #1 and 4. Cam #4 goes into...
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    LS sidecar and Harley VL question

    Will the lightweight LS sidecar bolt up to a Harley VL without modification. Also, is a LS sidecar too light to use on a VL. Thanks!!
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    Harley VL degrees of total advance

    Is the degrees of total advance on a VL motor 35 degrees. I have a set of 1930 flywheels I want to mark TDC and Total Advance. Thanks!
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    I converted the rear brakes on my 1956 Servicar...

    I converted the rear brakes on my 1956 Servicar to disc and found the bolt pattern for rear backing plates is same as a Henry J. I do not have Henry J parts for comparison, but there is possibly some...
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