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    Looks the part and will get you on the road!

    Looks the part and will get you on the road!
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    Whats the battery box youre using there Louie? ...

    Whats the battery box youre using there Louie? Ive been looking for an original on for a 1925/early26 but cant find one.

    Your bikes really coming together, looks great!
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    I think I have all the remaining sets of these...

    I think I have all the remaining sets of these Australian made rods now, and there wont be any more made (As our engine building and machining guru John Trease passed away last year). John was a very...
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    Gene, did you notice that it has a DVAR Mag/gen...

    Gene, did you notice that it has a DVAR Mag/gen fitted? Fortunately they didnt remove the Splitdorf gen when they fitted it!

    DrJohn1922, over here in Australia there are quite a few Standard...
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    Left side crankcase breather (or lack of) is one...

    Left side crankcase breather (or lack of) is one way of determining if it is a late or early Super X engine. To the best of my knowledge this change came with the 1927 model. Although it is...
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    My 1929, actually a 1928 built machine. Found as...

    My 1929, actually a 1928 built machine. Found as a complete frame, fork, bars, fenders but with no tank or running gear. This is an old photo and Ive got down to needing only the dash (and...
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    1929 Flat tank Catalog (Thanks to Steve...

    1929 Flat tank Catalog (Thanks to Steve Thielicke)
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    Wow, Ive been away from this forum for some time...

    Wow, Ive been away from this forum for some time but its fantastic to see all this Excelsior talk at the moment!

    Fortunately in Australia Super Xs and Series 20 (20-24) Big Xs arent as hard to...
  9. Thread: Excelsior Hub

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    Just one small correction Exeric, the 1915 used...

    Just one small correction Exeric, the 1915 used the Excelsior hub as well, although the Big Valve Roadster of that year is likely a Mussleman hub as the back end is essentially from a 1914 X. ...
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    Hi John, These screw into the crankcase on a...

    Hi John,
    These screw into the crankcase on a 1915 and Series 16 Excelsior. They take the cable from the pedal for the gearbox interlock.
    Cheers Ben
  11. Thread: Excelsior 1919?

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    Couldnt agree more Eric! Ive been doing just...

    Couldnt agree more Eric! Ive been doing just that of late for my Super X projects, and 1915 linkage parts. One thing I can say is that although it may not be in the parts book, having seen and...
  12. Thread: Excelsior 1919?

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    Ive spoken to him a couple of times since, he is...

    Ive spoken to him a couple of times since, he is still hoping to find the parts and build it up I believe.

    There is a small group of people around the world working on 1915 and Series 16 X at the...
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    They are selling nothing but fluff. The...

    They are selling nothing but fluff. The potential buyer isnt buying history, they are buying a bunch of blueprints for a 20+year old motorcycle (as good as useless), a bunch of trademarks that have...
  14. Thread: Camshaft ID

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    Hi Carter, That's an Excelsior Super X Cam...

    Hi Carter,
    That's an Excelsior Super X Cam (1928 to be exact). Im after one of these for one of my Super X projects, is it available? Send me a message if it is.
    Cheers Ben
  15. Thread: paint color

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    Exeric, my 1923 Big X still has some original...

    Exeric, my 1923 Big X still has some original paint left and I agree it is a very dark blue color. The handlebars appear to be original paint and they are black like the Henderson of the same era. ...
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    Sage Green is the correct one for your 25, the...

    Sage Green is the correct one for your 25, the early 29 catalog (still flat tank, not Steamline) states that Sage green is still standard, but maroon or grass green is available at no extra charge.
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    Boone, did you ever manage to make a deal on this...

    Boone, did you ever manage to make a deal on this engine?
    Id be interested to know who has it now.
    Cheers Ben
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    Hi Louie, Do you have a photos of your bike? I...

    Hi Louie,
    Do you have a photos of your bike? I have a 1925 Super X as well, not quite complete but gathering all the parts for it and a '28.
    Message me your email address and I will send you some...
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    I saw a photo of a 78G**** motor the other day...

    I saw a photo of a 78G**** motor the other day without the clutch bush housing. Interesting as "G" should be 15. They most likely cataloged the previous year model in the 1915 offering.
  20. Oven cleaner will take the grease and oil off,...

    Oven cleaner will take the grease and oil off, just be careful to use in a ventilated area and dont get it on paint you want to keep! With a total loss oil system (i.e. the oil in the motor is burnt...
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    There are numerous features that distinguish the...

    There are numerous features that distinguish the different models of engines (from 1915-1924 is the time period I will concentrate on), most are subtle and hard to pic unless you've seen every type. ...
  22. Thread: Fixture

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    My Big X's have come from all over the place, but...

    My Big X's have come from all over the place, but none from Bendigo swap. I must have missed that one!

    Thanks for the lead on Hard Chrome Engineering, I will check them out.
  23. Hi Stephen, That is a brilliant original bike...

    Hi Stephen,
    That is a brilliant original bike that you have. What ever you do, dont use clear coat or any such coatings to seal the paint and patina. I would coat with something like lanolin just...
  24. Thread: Fixture

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    Hi Steve, Who are you using for hard chrome? I...

    Hi Steve,
    Who are you using for hard chrome? I have a few Excelsior Big X kickers that I need to do and Im in Melbourne.

    I like your toolpost grinder, should come in handy for many things. When...
  25. Thread: old photos

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    Hi Eric, given that they started building Series...

    Hi Eric, given that they started building Series 19 X in late 1917, then this could well be 1917 :)
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