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    The method tburke3 describes only works on...

    The method tburke3 describes only works on symmetrical timed cams.
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    Chris, I should have all or most of the parts for...

    Chris, I should have all or most of the parts for this speedometer. Send me an email to thevetteshop@aol.com and we can discuss the possibility of trading.
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    Is this a 47 speedo? 21140

    Is this a 47 speedo?
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  4. Steve, One of the nuts you are referring to is...

    Steve, One of the nuts you are referring to is like a short bolt that has an internal thread that matches the cable and external threads that a nut goes onto. It threads on to the cable, then goes...
  5. Steve, Try Guardian rivet. ...

    Steve, Try Guardian rivet.

    http://www.guardianrivet.com/
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    BigLakeBob, Were you happy with the last set...

    BigLakeBob, Were you happy with the last set done? Do you have any pictures? A friend of mine restores 63 Corvette aluminum center consoles. With his high degree of polishing, his clear anodizing is...
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    You're most likely correct.

    You're most likely correct.
  8. Yes the baffles are intact.

    Yes the baffles are intact.
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    Most plating shops do not do clear anodizing. My...

    Most plating shops do not do clear anodizing. My plater, which does all of the color anodizings on aluminum says that clear anodizing has problems with EPA and won't do it.
  10. I would run modern oil control rings. That is...

    I would run modern oil control rings. That is what I have in my 31 VL. The engine runs cleaner and doesn't burn any oil. Now in theory you will eventually accumulate too much oil. That's why I change...
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    Steve, It's great that the old girl is on the...

    Steve, It's great that the old girl is on the road! Awesome work! Unless someone had done a complete restoration as you did, they cannot appreciate the large amount of work and time that is involved....
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    Tom! Thank you! Robbie, I'd trade for a...

    Tom! Thank you!

    Robbie, I'd trade for a working Beck, 6 volt, dual wire, ignition coil.
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    Choke ID help needed

    Can anyone identify the carb and bike that this choke came from? Thank you for your help.20821
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    If there were any customs fees, they would be...

    If there were any customs fees, they would be charged when the shipment arrived on your end. He would not have to pay any customs fees to ship to you. He would pay only the shipping cost to the...
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    That's a shame. I hate when a plater ruins a part...

    That's a shame. I hate when a plater ruins a part because of incompetence.
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    I can achieve any brightness of electroless...

    I can achieve any brightness of electroless nickel depending on the prep work I give it. When I give the plater a sandblasted part it come back dull nickel. If it's polished it comes back like...
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    I think no zinc was used back then.

    I think no zinc was used back then.
  18. Hi Steve, There is no advantage to a 3 brush...

    Hi Steve, There is no advantage to a 3 brush system. The third brush adjusts the output at a fixed rate regardless of the battery state of charge or demand with lights on or off. At times the system...
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    Wanted New York 1931 License Plate

    I'm looking for a 1931 NY plate for my VL restoration. Thanks.
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    Steve, Excellent info! I also love McMaster...

    Steve, Excellent info! I also love McMaster Carr, they have saved the day so many times for me!
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    That's a good deal from low brow customs. Yes,...

    That's a good deal from low brow customs. Yes, cadmium is correct.
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    If you want to be correct on the valve spring...

    If you want to be correct on the valve spring covers, keep in mind that the originals were cad plated and not zinc plated.
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    To get the cylinders off the next step is to...

    To get the cylinders off the next step is to remove the manifold by un-screwing the big nuts. Then the valve covers un-screw from the lifter bodies. With the cylinder base nuts off, the cylinders...
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    No big loss on that cover. But if you have...

    No big loss on that cover. But if you have learned something, it is to be gentle on things. If it's not moving then think about what's stopping it before getting too strong with it. Keep having fun...
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    Bravo! Well done! Words can't describe how much I...

    Bravo! Well done! Words can't describe how much I admire your craftsmanship! I wish we lived closer. It would be an honor and a privilege to ride with you on
    our JD's.
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