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  1. Thread: new member

    by Rubone
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    Let's see that shed then Mate!

    Let's see that shed then Mate!
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    I doubt you will find anything that fits right...

    I doubt you will find anything that fits right off, even NOS factory lines aren't a perfect fit due to variances in tank mounting. All the more reason why a "COMPLETE" dry build is important. Fit...
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    If you have ever adjusted the tracking of a belt...

    If you have ever adjusted the tracking of a belt sander the drive belt reacts exactly the same. Slightly oversized or slotted transmission plate holes allow the gearbox to swivel slightly getting the...
  4. Thread: Sidecar tire

    by Rubone
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    The fender pivots in the front at the step....

    The fender pivots in the front at the step. Remove the outer axle/fender nut. Remove the nut on the inner side of the fender on the extension mount. Pivot fender up and away, remove the inner axle...
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    '54 up K-Model or Sportster. Lightweight looks...

    '54 up K-Model or Sportster. Lightweight looks similar but has a riveted on nose bracket. That one fits the narrower "Y" type tee.
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    '65s have star hub wheels, so they need all the...

    '65s have star hub wheels, so they need all the steps in the axle to work. '67 up axles are one diameter all the way to the axle sleeve.
    Any early hydra-glide axle fits a '65. Early swing-arm axles...
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    Personally, to me, none of them are worth that...

    Personally, to me, none of them are worth that much. But I don't care about fad driven stuff, celebrity driven stuff, or any of that other bullshit. I have been a Knuckle guy since I was a kid, I...
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    On its side, on the floor.

    On its side, on the floor.
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    Nah, the coolest is hauling with a...

    Nah, the coolest is hauling with a sidecar/sidevan set-up. The hell with cars...
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    If you use the factory type fittings most are...

    If you use the factory type fittings most are rubber compression seal and require no sealer. Factory fittings rarely leak unless damaged, aftermarket are a crap shoot. Factory filter kit on my '47...
  11. Thread: running lights

    by Rubone
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    Not lights but one of the more elusive H-D...

    Not lights but one of the more elusive H-D reflectors...

    https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/923/YWrL02.jpg

    https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/921/4GD3uU.jpg
  12. Thread: running lights

    by Rubone
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    Do-Rays as well as many others were used as...

    Do-Rays as well as many others were used as Truck/Trailer clearance lights by lots of companies, clear, yellow red and sometimes other colored lenses. The spotlight bracket is a period piece. I can...
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    I can relate Tommo, looking at a pile of stuff...

    I can relate Tommo, looking at a pile of stuff that I am "gunna" get rid of since I am not "gunna" get to any of it!
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    Nope, not saying that at all. The 4 speed gate...

    Nope, not saying that at all. The 4 speed gate bolts right to the '39 tanks without any issues.
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    Have you talked to Jim at Southwest Vintage...

    Have you talked to Jim at Southwest Vintage cycle?

    https://www.southwestvintagecycle.com/
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    I realize that, however someone may have used the...

    I realize that, however someone may have used the '40 tanks with the 3&R gate to make it work with the '39 4 speed and I was just curious if the gears you have are indeed 3&R or are the original '39...
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    Well it is the same bike....

    Well it is the same bike....
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    V-Twin lists a 3/4" axle for wide glide, made to...

    V-Twin lists a 3/4" axle for wide glide, made to fit the '72 front disc setup, looks like it uses the late type axle sleeve on the left slider.
  19. Thread: Gas Cap Gaskets

    by Rubone
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    Bob , talk to Paul Andrews (Pa, Paps), he was...

    Bob , talk to Paul Andrews (Pa, Paps), he was making some replacement gaskets.
    Robbie
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    Are you sure you have 3&R parts or do you have...

    Are you sure you have 3&R parts or do you have the correct '39 4 speed parts and someone was using a 3&R shifter gate on it to make it work? The '39 gates interchange.
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    A "popular" thing these days are painted rims,...

    A "popular" thing these days are painted rims, something that was very rare as stock. Most customers wanted flash and other than police and commercial uses virtually all new bikes had Sport or Deluxe...
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    Sorry Derrick, but that one is a swing and a...

    Sorry Derrick, but that one is a swing and a miss. Very little there that is close to '37, most is '41 and newer. And a bit is reproduction, not ever made by H-D.
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    Cotten's lever is correct, they must be as long...

    Cotten's lever is correct, they must be as long as the shift arm on the gearbox to retain the correct throw distance. And note how it is slightly asymmetrical, that is how they were made, with...
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    For the same reason factory photos don't show...

    For the same reason factory photos don't show rear guards on solo machines either, rear guards are options, not part of any standard group. Factory photos don't show it all....
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    The sidecar mount does not bolt directly to the...

    The sidecar mount does not bolt directly to the frame, it has spacers in between, the crashbar and a washer take the place of one spacer. It is quite simple. And the toe in is correct with the...
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