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  1. Thread: what is it

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    This might help. ...

    This might help.

    http://www.techsweb.us/hdvin2029.html
  2. If you're doing 1 sealed bearing you may as well...

    If you're doing 1 sealed bearing you may as well do both. It takes very little heat to remove the inner race from the drive gear. I used one of those little plumbers propane torches and it didn't...
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    This might help. ...

    This might help.

    http://www.techsweb.us/hdvin3761.html
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    Thanks Steve.

    Thanks Steve.
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    Steve, Bike's looking good. What brand of tyres...

    Steve,
    Bike's looking good. What brand of tyres if you don't mind?
  6. There was some discussion on these a few years...

    There was some discussion on these a few years back over on the CAIMAG Forum.

    http://thorcap.com/index.htm
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    I'm doing a full resto on a 31V and hairynob is...

    I'm doing a full resto on a 31V and hairynob is correct, it is expensive. I had a bent frame & forks, rust holes in the tanks, wrong paint, and a stuffed motor so didn't have a lot of choice. But...
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    Hi Ray, I sent you a PM a couple of months...

    Hi Ray,

    I sent you a PM a couple of months back. Just wondering if it got to you?

    Peter
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    Mick, Steve Slocombe recommends 2 thou...

    Mick,

    Steve Slocombe recommends 2 thou clearance for the 31 to 36 VL's which use the bronze bush pressed in to the main drive gear. The 30 VL's use the same set up as yours but I don't see why...
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    Replicant Metals also list them, ...

    Replicant Metals also list them,

    http://www.replicantmetals.com/slide%20shows2/4566-29/index.html
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    Got them thanks. That makes a lot more sense. ...

    Got them thanks. That makes a lot more sense. The golden rule appears to be yellow wire to the insulated post, ammeter/frame & lamp/ammeter wires to the other post, regardless of which type of...
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    Thanks Ray, Very much appreciated.

    Thanks Ray,
    Very much appreciated.
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    Is this because it's positive into the lamp and...

    Is this because it's positive into the lamp and then negative out of it to the ammeter?
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    That's a Weston style then. I've changed my...

    That's a Weston style then. I've changed my diagram to suit what I think you're saying. I'd appreciate you taking a look and commenting. If that's correct then the factory diagram I posted earlier...
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    The factory wiring diagrams show the yellow lead...

    The factory wiring diagrams show the yellow lead as negative at the battery. Being positive might make more sense though...
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    So that could work. Front brake on left...

    So that could work. Front brake on left handlebar, clutch on right handlebar, rear brake stays where it is and shifter on left tank. You could hold the bike with the rear brake, clutch in with your...
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    VL Ammeter Wiring

    Hi folks,
    Iíve been reading as much as I can find on the forum regarding the VL amp gauge wiring issues, specifically the difference between the earlier, Weston, and later, Delco, gauges. Iím going...
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    Right, got it now thanks. My g'box came in...

    Right, got it now thanks. My g'box came in pieces so I never had the original bearing to compare to the sealed one. I went back and looked at Grumpa's photo in post #50 and you can sorta see how...
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    "When you install sealed bearings on the kicker...

    "When you install sealed bearings on the kicker side the inner bearing race is outboard about.060 more that’s why I make changes."

    I'm curious to know how that happens if you're using a 6304...
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    "..I make a new washer to hold spring and doesn't...

    "..I make a new washer to hold spring and doesn't touch bearing like original one."
    Any chance you could share the details?

    "...is outboard about.060 more..."
    I'm assuming you meant 6 thou?
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    I know zero about this model H-D but if your...

    I know zero about this model H-D but if your brakes are juice type what about one of those setups where the rear brake pedal operates both the front & rear brake together? Then you could have a...
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    Wouldn't that have been happening anyway? My...

    Wouldn't that have been happening anyway? My 2288-17 shows a slight rub ring where the original inner bearing race would've contacted it. I guess the biggest difference now is there is no lube...
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    Welcome to the club Raposo. I totally agree with...

    Welcome to the club Raposo. I totally agree with Harry, you do live in a beautiful part of the world. I was fortunate enough to live in La Coruna for 2012 & 13 and loved it. I'll be back one day...
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    Colony took over Dave Croft's business when he...

    Colony took over Dave Croft's business when he retired. These are as good as it gets for a VL as far as I'm aware.
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    John, I'll happily stand corrected but I think...

    John,
    I'll happily stand corrected but I think JaapV may have been asking the question, not providing the info.
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