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    First mock up 25258 Found some issues. I’m...

    First mock up
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    Found some issues.
    I’m a 1/4” from coil bind.
    The magneto doesn’t fit under the sport scout’s front cylinder
    The plastic retainer on the transmission’s clutch side...
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    I worked on the valves last weekend. Got all of...

    I worked on the valves last weekend. Got all of the seats ground down, very lightly, to 35 deg. and lapped in the valves. I went with sport scout valves but I want to keep the 101's cases and...
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    On my repop fender it is exactly 31 inches. Hope...

    On my repop fender it is exactly 31 inches. Hope this helps
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    >> Curius if your thrust washers came from thee...

    >> Curius if your thrust washers came from thee flywheel manufacturer

    No, I got the flywheel from T&O and the thrust washers from Jerry Greer's. As I mentioned above, the flywheel had a problem...
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    I never really felt great about the thrust...

    I never really felt great about the thrust washers in the flywheels and I saw Tom's answer above after I had already torqued and locked them. It always seems it take me three times to get something...
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    It's always something. I trued the wheel...

    It's always something. I trued the wheel assembly up in my lathe. It went easier then I thought it would. Using the press to push down on both wheels at once to square the two wheels up. My first...
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    That made me laugh, my dad’s answer to...

    That made me laugh, my dad’s answer to everything was ‘Vaseline’.

    Thanks for bringing back the memories.
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    It’s been awhile but I’m back to the flywheels....

    It’s been awhile but I’m back to the flywheels. This may be a stupid question but what keeps the flywheel crankshaft thrust washers on? I’ve staked them to the flywheel and the pins keep the thrust...
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    It’s good to see someone else working on a 101. ...

    It’s good to see someone else working on a 101. I had to make the brackets for my fenders and it took forever to get everything lined up correctly. Good luck and keep posting.
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    On the never ending hunt for parts, I got to hit...

    On the never ending hunt for parts, I got to hit up the Dixon swap meet yesterday on my way home. A few posts ago I mentioned my magneto was missing a few critical pieces, like the magnet and coil. ...
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    >> 68% is the first time I ever heard a factor...

    >> 68% is the first time I ever heard a factor for 101s, just like most other machines.
    >> Sounds good to me because just about anything works (as long everything else is in order).

    It’s the only...
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    Thanks, that was one of my questions and it does...

    Thanks, that was one of my questions and it does make sense. I do have more questions about balancing. I feel like the old trick of balancing the flywheel with both rods and one piston isn't right...
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    It's been awhile. Last weekend we got a chance...

    It's been awhile. Last weekend we got a chance to go hunting for parts at the 'Dirty Dog Roadhouse' swap meet in Golden CO. It was pretty small and we didn't find any of the parts we were looking...
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    The flywheel work didn't pan out. In order to...

    The flywheel work didn't pan out. In order to balance the flywheels I need to assemble the connecting rods and one piston. But the big end bore was 0.005 over the OD of the brand new races I have....
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    69 WTR This was a good weekend. I got the cam...

    69 WTR

    This was a good weekend. I got the cam bushings and gears all setup and ready to go. I used gharper's advice on the lapping compound and using the oil drive gear to drive the gear train,...
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    It’s been awhile, I was on vacation for a little...

    It’s been awhile, I was on vacation for a little bit, and then had to travel for work. I realized this weekend I never took the time to upload pics of my project. I’m calling him Oscar, Oscar the...
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    74 WTR (Weekends To Race)! I got the bronze...

    74 WTR (Weekends To Race)!

    I got the bronze stock I needed to make the bushings last week and finally had time to make some this weekend.

    You read the Internet and listen to the old timers...
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    >> Mike Thanks, I too learned a lot from the...

    >> Mike
    Thanks, I too learned a lot from the previous threads and have read them frontwards and backwards. I'll try to get pic's up as often as I can.

    So I got almost all of the engine and...
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    Well the hydraulic thing worked, I got all three...

    Well the hydraulic thing worked, I got all three blind bushing out in less then 10 minutes!

    I sealed up the oil hole and groove with just a tiny bit of epoxy and let it cook in the oven at 225...
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    >> Congratulations on getting into the...

    >> Congratulations on getting into the Cannonball, its a hoot! Better start spending now....

    Thanks, The spending has already started and I've been practicing by burning $100.00 bills every...
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    My 101 Scout Cannonball Build

    Good news, I got picked to run in the 2020 cannonball on my 29 Scout 101! Bad news, I've got to get my pile of parts ready to drive across the USA in 76 weekends. I've restored a few cars but this...
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