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  1. Thread: Vin looks odd

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    When I went to the DMV to register my 39 Chief, I...

    When I went to the DMV to register my 39 Chief, I was told they would change the I to a one because they do no recognize the I in any VIN. After a long argument with the grumpy clerk my wife grabbed...
  2. Thread: Dave Benassi

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    Very sad news. Dave was a great man. Always...

    Very sad news. Dave was a great man. Always smilin'.
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    Welcome Kamyu, You picked a great motorcycle to...

    Welcome Kamyu, You picked a great motorcycle to restore. Fun to ride. You will find many VL enthusiasts here.
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    Looks to me that the upright bracket is meeting...

    Looks to me that the upright bracket is meeting the fender at a bad angle.It appears to be leaning forward, causing the rear portion of the fender to sit too low. Either the bracket is twisted or...
  5. Thread: A cool video

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    Thanks Bill, That was a treat, really enjoyed the...

    Thanks Bill, That was a treat, really enjoyed the music. Artist?
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    Thank You for the pics. What a selection of makes...

    Thank You for the pics. What a selection of makes and models!
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    Most of the rims from that time period were not...

    Most of the rims from that time period were not polished in the area around the nipple holes. The struggle is to get the polisher to leave that area as it was from the factory.
  8. Thread: cams

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    S$S has an exact copy of the stock FLH cam for...

    S$S has an exact copy of the stock FLH cam for panheads and they are very nice.
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    Thanks John. I was thinking BSA or Triumph, but...

    Thanks John. I was thinking BSA or Triumph, but the open axle stays are unusual. The stem and crown pieces look fairly rugged. It's available at a reasonable price, but nothing I need.
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    Girder Front Fork Question

    Does anyone recognize this fork? https://images.craigslist.org/00S0S_1EoW8zZxxCm_600x450.jpg
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    Sorry Buster, not taking on any more work at this...

    Sorry Buster, not taking on any more work at this time. I'm behind on customer work now and I have a big idea about giving some of my own projects a little more attention as they have been neglected....
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    Vl case race and bushing are best aligned by...

    Vl case race and bushing are best aligned by shifting the left case and using oversize alignment studs. This can be accomplished by reducing the od of the raised portion of the right case surface ...
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  14. Thread: Lonnie Isam Jr

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    Lonnie Jr. was a really good man. Got to know...

    Lonnie Jr. was a really good man. Got to know him well traveling to Kitty Hawk with him in the chase truck and trailer, with my Knucktruck and his BMW loaded up. A pleasure to work with even through...
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    Oil Pump

    2028720287The small hole for the adjuster is visible in this picture. The larger hole for the oil line is underneath
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    The adjuster for the chain oiler would be at...

    The adjuster for the chain oiler would be at bottom right of the pump.
  17. Thread: 1908 Twin

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    Thank You Jamie. The parts list will answer a lot...

    Thank You Jamie. The parts list will answer a lot of my questions.
  18. Thread: 1908 Twin

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    1908 Twin

    20284 I thought a picture might help with a response or two. I have since returned the intake system to the correct position. It was reversed when I found it for some unknown reason. I noticed that...
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    I have been looking for that late 33 plunger...

    I have been looking for that late 33 plunger carrier for almost 2 years without any luck. Oddly sny, your pump body does not seem to show the oiler adjustment screw required for that style of carrier.
  20. Thread: 1908 Twin

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    1908 Twin

    Could anyone help me out with pictures of, or parts for the ignition contact mechanism? I'm really struggling to find good info on this motor. It is otherwise complete and in very good condition, I...
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    Beautiful restorations. A couple of fellas on...

    Beautiful restorations. A couple of fellas on Nimbus' on the road run in Colorado. They seemed to be enjoying the mountain riding.
  22. Thread: Royal Enfield

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    Good looking motorcycle. I too wanted one as a...

    Good looking motorcycle. I too wanted one as a young-un, but a very uncommon machine in Western Wisconsin
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    Good looking motorcycle. Nice work on the rack,...

    Good looking motorcycle. Nice work on the rack, form and function.
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    We lost a good man and a true antique motorcycle...

    We lost a good man and a true antique motorcycle enthusiast. He loved everything old motorcycle related. A few years ago he walked up to my vending spot at one of the national meets obviously very...
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    Lots of restored J models out there. Your...

    Lots of restored J models out there. Your beautiful machine will stand out in that crowd. Very nicely done.
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