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    Ok that is straight from the manual. The original...

    Ok that is straight from the manual. The original wires were lifted at the generator and jumpers were used for the ammeter and the field terminal. Double check the ammeter connection. The + side goes...
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    An ammeter is always connected in line in a...

    An ammeter is always connected in line in a circuit, usually in the positive lead of a DC circuit. Yours must be connected somewhere in the starting circuit which would account for the starting...
  3. Larry, It appears to be the regulator...

    Larry,
    It appears to be the regulator with a stuck contact. Over time the arcing sometimes causes the contacts to pit, not unlike your ignition points. You can try to clean them with piece...
  4. Larry, Information is always a good...

    Larry,
    Information is always a good thing when trouble shooting electrical Gremlins. I have to ass u me you are dealing with a stock charging system. Does the arc remind you of flashing a...
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    It is a beauty. Spark plug wires have been...

    It is a beauty. Spark plug wires have been replaced. I think it may have a replacement seat as well, hard to tell can not see any logo on seat back. Not sure about point loss on tender wire. You will...
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    Be careful. If you use the wrong one, when you...

    Be careful. If you use the wrong one, when you torque the inner primary, you will break the ear on the front of the primary. The thin one is the correct one.
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    I rebuilt the M74 on my '64 a few years ago and I...

    I rebuilt the M74 on my '64 a few years ago and I used the Drag rebuild kit. I did not use the float included. I had heard too many stories of float swelling. I used a Rubber Ducky and have had no...
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    Kyle, You must live in New Jersey. I...

    Kyle,
    You must live in New Jersey. I have never had an easy time titling an old motorcycle here. One of my favorites was when I titled my 1972 BMW R75/5. The title must have the mileage...
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    I worked in the Power Industry for many years,...

    I worked in the Power Industry for many years, lots of piping. We were taught that any type of Teflon was a thread lubricant and not a sealant. There are many brands of sealant on the market for use...
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    Fred, Engine finish should be Wrinkle...

    Fred,
    Engine finish should be Wrinkle Black not Flat Black. Wrinkle Black is still available from the MoCo. The fins on the head should be sanded or I am told scraped back to bare aluminum....
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    I am not a big fan of S&S carbs. More info...

    I am not a big fan of S&S carbs. More info needed. Is this a recent addition? If so did it run ok before? Is it a stock engine? Is it backfiring through the carb or out the exhaust? It sounds as...
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    Steve, I had some work done on my '64 fl last...

    Steve, I had some work done on my '64 fl last year. New chain, sprockets and trans work. The chain used was not an O ring and was supposed to be a good replacement for the original, diamond maybe....
  13. There is plenty of parking in the back field....

    There is plenty of parking in the back field. Just follow the signs. It can be a bit tricky when wet and it has been wet around here of late. I won't go into the details of the moron that preceded me...
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    A good counter person these days is a rare...

    A good counter person these days is a rare commodity. You are more likely to find one of these people at a NAPA as opposed to Advance or Auto Zone. Things like stoplight switches are still available...
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    I wanted to rebuild mine for my 1964 FL. Being...

    I wanted to rebuild mine for my 1964 FL. Being the frugal, cheap, person I am I could not see 30 some odd dollars for an accel rebuild kit. I went down to Nick's and he had a nice correct knock off...
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    The first year the event was held in Allenhurst,...

    The first year the event was held in Allenhurst, way north of Wildwood. Narrow beaches no place to park or have any kind of display. Year two moved to Wildwood a much better venue. It was great in...
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    Craig, That is great. Nothing like a...

    Craig,
    That is great. Nothing like a Sunday pawing through old stuff. I plan on being there by 7. I am not sure if they are set up for, early, early birds. First year for me as a vendor....
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    Craig, OH MY a daughter in college! You...

    Craig,
    OH MY a daughter in college! You probably don't have much spare change to spend! I am sure I could help you part with some of it. Hope to see you there.
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    Neshaminy has been doing this small but FUN event...

    Neshaminy has been doing this small but FUN event for many years. Always a good time. I usually come home with stuff I don't really need. This year I am hoping to leave with cash from things I don't...
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    Welcome aboard Ed. Winter time is the time for...

    Welcome aboard Ed. Winter time is the time for fixing and adjusting. It can be almost as much fun as riding. Almost. Happy New Year to you as well. Enjoy.
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    The first year my girlfriend and I attended, the...

    The first year my girlfriend and I attended, the event was held in Allenhurst, it was a disaster. I told her they should do it in Wildwood where the beaches are much wider and way more places to...
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    Hopefully that is your prediction and not that of...

    Hopefully that is your prediction and not that of the weather liar because they are seldom correct. If it rains before dusk you are buying me a beer. See you tomorrow Drew.
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    It sounds as though whatever motorcycle you are...

    It sounds as though whatever motorcycle you are riding has been modified from a 6 volt system to a 12 volt system. If the original 6 volt condenser is being used it may not like you doubling the...
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    Thanks to the Yankee Chapter for a great meet....

    Thanks to the Yankee Chapter for a great meet. The weather on Thursday and Friday was bearable, too bad the weather gods did not smile on us for Saturday. This is a great spot and a nice facility,...
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    I bought a K&N knock off for my '64 Pan, I think...

    I bought a K&N knock off for my '64 Pan, I think it was a Drag Specialties, at a swap meet about ten years ago, I removed the Brillo pad and replaced it with the knock off, three kicks and away I...
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