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    I think I've heard that one before, too! :)

    I think I've heard that one before, too! :)
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    in a reverse of what I normally try to do, that...

    in a reverse of what I normally try to do, that is buy local and not Amazon, I do try to support vendors that support our hobby. They have the right parts and keeping them in business is important! ...
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    Nice pics Jason! Good to have your photographer...

    Nice pics Jason! Good to have your photographer riding along, too! (...wonder if she's using a cell phone or camera with a neck strap... a neck strap would be a good idea!)
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    Dana, looking good there! With your newly made...

    Dana, looking good there! With your newly made exhaust you were in more control of the fit for the rear header pipe and chainguard...it's pretty tight!
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    I think that's good advice with new steel (having...

    I think that's good advice with new steel (having had a Caswell's liner fail a few years ago).

    Not sure where Dana got his tank, but a friend of mine got a 101 tank from India and the fit was...
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    Artur, that's a puzzle... a quick look shows...

    Artur, that's a puzzle... a quick look shows nobody making a vintage type tire in that size! You may have to go to a modern tread design, likely radial, such as a 150/90-15... most of 'em look like...
  7. I just got one, it was about mcppy but not from...

    I just got one, it was about mcppy but not from mcppy, here it is:

    Default MCPPPY Suspended
    Hello,

    I would like to know if you can tell me if I should be cautious doing business with the...
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    That's where I was headed Tom, finally fitting...

    That's where I was headed Tom, finally fitting the engine/gearbox into the frame with the wheel to see how everything lines up. The kicker stud that was in there originally was offset and brazed in...
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    Dana, that is awesome! So my spacer is also...

    Dana, that is awesome! So my spacer is also .570, my bearing is .394, but my sprocket is .276 on the splines. I didn't consider the sprocket (of course!) and I noticed that Greer sprockets are flat...
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    Thanks Dana, very helpful! I'm going to proceed...

    Thanks Dana, very helpful! I'm going to proceed by using Tom's idea to adjust the depth of the spacer collar.

    The sprocket will seat fully into the splines (needs to be tapped on lightly to fully...
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    I donít know! Same shaft, same drive gear, same...

    I donít know! Same shaft, same drive gear, same chain sprocket, same nut to hold on the sprocket, new but same dimension bearing, new but same dimension collar. Oh, and Iím new...I wasnít there...
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    Thanks Tom, if I reduce the spacer collar then...

    Thanks Tom, if I reduce the spacer collar then that would do it. My mistake is that I didnít pay attention when I took it apart, but I am reusing most of the original parts. Bearings are new and I...
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    I'm a little stumped at the moment and hoping...

    I'm a little stumped at the moment and hoping someone can set me straight. I'm reassembling the gearbox and hoping to set main shaft end play but something's not right. When I mount the chain...
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    Steve, if it were me and I could get the bike...

    Steve, if it were me and I could get the bike started, then I’d warm it up for while and start fiddling with the carburetor adjustments. Low speed needle first, then high speed. Two weeks is a...
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    Jerry, the front (on my Ď46) only comes out after...

    Jerry, the front (on my Ď46) only comes out after I reduce tire pressure to almost nothing. The rear doesnít have that problem....but if Iím rotating front to rear and vice versa then they both have...
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    The Yuasa book, 6V page: ...

    The Yuasa book, 6V page:

    https://i1147.photobucket.com/albums/o554/harryjroberts/Yuasa%20book.jpg
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    Tom, I don't think that'll fit! The Yuasa book...

    Tom, I don't think that'll fit! The Yuasa book shows it to measure 6 1/8 L x 2 1/4 W x 4 9/16 H and the shell is not long enough for the 6 1/8.

    The 12V I put in my shell is 5 5/16 Long and it's...
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    Tom, I put a Yuasa 12ah in there, but I had to...

    Tom, I put a Yuasa 12ah in there, but I had to cut the bottom of the battery shell out and the battery rests on a rubber mat, you cannot see the false bottom. It's a Yuasa YB12AL-A (because I'm...
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    Jim, we started riding together because heís...

    Jim, we started riding together because heís local and rode a mid-60ís BMW. Last fall we went out and the Beemer had a final drive grinding and failure ...and heís been ďwaiting for partsĒ... my...
  20. John, just so there's no misunderstanding, I'm...

    John, just so there's no misunderstanding, I'm not aware of any options for headlamps in 1946. I've always assumed my headlamp was a replacement somewhere along the way because like you I've only...
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    Whoa, cornering on walnuts, not for the faint of...

    Whoa, cornering on walnuts, not for the faint of heart! Plunking off the helmet, either!
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    Jason, do it! My good friend with a '41 Chief up...

    Jason, do it! My good friend with a '41 Chief up and moved... and sold his Chief! My main riding companion now is a friend riding an FJR Yamaha... he politely insists that I lead!

    See what I...
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    Dale, I know you're not supposed to negotiate...

    Dale, I know you're not supposed to negotiate with hostage takers, but Photobucket came out with some revised plans (after the huge ransoms they were demanding!) so I stuck with them for $30 per...
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    Today was 55 degrees or so, but bundle up and go...

    Today was 55 degrees or so, but bundle up and go is my motto (sometimes). Fall riding is great, the bike runs well and the scenery is good! Someday I'll properly restore this Chief...until then I...
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    Great photos Dale!

    Great photos Dale!
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