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  1. My 67 had a fixed base no retard mag. The...

    My 67 had a fixed base no retard mag. The tractors and Wisconsins have an impulse coupler to spin the mag fast while cranking. If you inch right up on compression the mag may not spin enough before...
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    It always amazes me what you can find on this...

    It always amazes me what you can find on this forum. Thanks Eric, for sharing.
  3. Thread: oil oil oil...

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    Hi HD, different viscosities may be OK but not...

    Hi HD, different viscosities may be OK but not different brands. Different additives may not play well with others
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    I remember these, street racers were always...

    I remember these, street racers were always looking for an edge. Like you said, cold fuel is more dense, so more energy in the same volume of fuel.https://i.postimg.cc/mrG3s33R/cool-can.png...
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    Hi Ryan, private message sent

    Hi Ryan, private message sent
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    Hi Ryan, just effing new guy, Mr. effing sounds...

    Hi Ryan, just effing new guy, Mr. effing sounds way too respectable. Thanks for the offer and the link. If you want the swing arm mount, I won't need it. Or we can figure out something else. I...
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    Hi Ryan, I still need to pick up a drum for the...

    Hi Ryan, I still need to pick up a drum for the brakes. I am also looking for an "s" pipe and mounts for a rigid frame.
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    Hi Sidehacker, sorry I didn't get these up...

    Hi Sidehacker, sorry I didn't get these up sooner, maybe someone else can make use of them.https://i.postimg.cc/mg2FGVDh/P3140300.jpg

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    Hi Cotton, did it look any thing like this...

    Hi Cotton, did it look any thing like this one23890 seen at Woodward last August
  10. Thread: Checking timing

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    Hi Dcoul, try this, print a degree wheel off the...

    Hi Dcoul, try this, print a degree wheel off the web, open your primary and use magnets or a few dots of hot glue to hold it on your motor sprocket. Establish TDC by piston height or a known timing...
  11. Thread: What is it??

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    Hi Steve, no one is interested in the late 50s...

    Hi Steve, no one is interested in the late 50s Triumph Tiger Cub rocker shafts. Check out the Indian Scout motor on this saw.23593
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    Back on topic. I don't have many oddball parts. I...

    Back on topic. I don't have many oddball parts. I found these in an ammo can with some other unusual crap. 2347723477
  13. Thread: What is it??

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    Hi Mike, I think fluid film is great for what it...

    Hi Mike, I think fluid film is great for what it is supposed to be used on. In Ohio, people spray the undersides of their cars and trucks with it every year. I wonder how it would work on a surface...
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    Hi Mike, we use fluid film at work to protect the...

    Hi Mike, we use fluid film at work to protect the underside of steel truck and railroad scales. I also use it in my unheated shop on my equipment. It takes forever to dry, so I wouldn't put it on...
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    Hey Coolbreeze, my 67 XLCH had a Hunt magneto...

    Hey Coolbreeze, my 67 XLCH had a Hunt magneto with an aftermarket adjustable base and a bored out DC Linkert with no clearance issues. I can't remember the maker but it had a slotted brass and steel...
  16. Thread: Classis TT 2018

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    What everyone else said, thanks again for taking...

    What everyone else said, thanks again for taking the time to share some cool pics.
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    All good. Thanks for all the help. ...

    All good. Thanks for all the help.

    https://i.postimg.cc/cHWCLNWL/P9230252.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/pdzyvLgS/P9230254.jpg
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    I got lucky and everything went good. I made my...

    I got lucky and everything went good. I made my own rivets and some new special HD tooling. I oiled the threads and tightened the nipples very tight. I made a drill bushing to center my drill and...
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    Hi Chris, I wondered about the longevity of...

    Hi Chris, I wondered about the longevity of copper too. But the lines are magnetic. I wonder if the copper flash is easier to solder than parkerizing? Probably just cheaper, I really don't know.
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    Hi Cotton, the rivets were solid aluminum. The...

    Hi Cotton, the rivets were solid aluminum. The pictures show the heads. As I have never seen disassembled OE heads I wouldn't know if they were similar. Colony's rivets are parked so they must be...
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    Hi Cotton, I got very lucky and everything came...

    Hi Cotton, I got very lucky and everything came apart for me. After knocking out the rivet the front nipple came out easily using the rubber expansion plug to unscrew it. I decided to do the rear...
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    Hi Cotton, thanks, I am now forewarned. Ok, I am...

    Hi Cotton, thanks, I am now forewarned. Ok, I am up for it. Not this week though. I'll pull the head and have a look at what I am up against. Contemplating a few ideas like boring it out till its...
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    Hi Cotton, thats it just, the one leak. Ok, I...

    Hi Cotton, thats it just, the one leak. Ok, I used 3 PSI constant. I plugged the exhaust and intake and it is the nipple. Now what? I read to remove the rivet and tighten the nipple more. what if i...
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    I did the pressure test and it looks like the...

    I did the pressure test and it looks like the front head to the intake nipple leaks.
    https://s20.postimg.cc/3zn2xy3od/P9130217.jpg
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    Hi Cotton, thanks, I am putting together a...

    Hi Cotton, thanks, I am putting together a pressure tester today. How much pressure, 5, 10, 15 PSI? All of my bikes had spigots, (Triumph), rubber bands or O rings and were checked with carb cleaner...
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