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    Generally it is an internal short due to...

    Generally it is an internal short due to overheating and damaging the insulation in the wiring, which is just shellac or in later coils an epoxy type material. That changes the resistance and creates...
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    PVC tubing.

    PVC tubing.
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    Steve, the factory only made one transmission...

    Steve, the factory only made one transmission sprocket (it is tied to the speedometer ratio so they didn't mess with it). All overall gearing changes were done with the engine sprockets. The Service...
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    With enough time and money anything is possible....

    With enough time and money anything is possible. You would need a '65-'69 transmission case and mainshaft, a few modifications to your engine cases, and an offset engine sprocket to align the tapered...
  5. Thread: Footboards

    by Rubone
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    Without pictures who knows what you have. From...

    Without pictures who knows what you have. From the factory there are only one size footboards and steel mats or rubber mats interchange. Factory rubber mats have fabric backs and mold numbers in the...
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    Your acceleration would be quicker, your top...

    Your acceleration would be quicker, your top speed would be lower. 22 was commonly used for sidecar service, 23 was standard for FL, 24 was for high speed use and FLH.
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    Having always been a Knucklehead fan and not so...

    Having always been a Knucklehead fan and not so much Panhead I always paid attention to Knuckles for sale. A few observations..
    Most Knuckles that survive are post war due to several factors. They...
  8. So do RL and WL from the same time period, the...

    So do RL and WL from the same time period, the tail end is all the same small and big twins.
  9. Thread: 1978 t140

    by Rubone
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    Anything from Meriden fits these days.

    Anything from Meriden fits these days.
  10. Thread: 68 t100r

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    I'm a fan of Pre-Unit Triumphs, but there are...

    I'm a fan of Pre-Unit Triumphs, but there are many nice '63-'70 unit models out there. If you want a sweet rider stay away from Bonnevilles and get a nice TR6 Trophy. The 500s are tougher to find and...
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    H-D always wired spotlights to low beam side of a...

    H-D always wired spotlights to low beam side of a 21/35W bulb. They were intended as passing lights, not running lights so draw was intermittent. So was brake light. The battery covers the momentary...
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    It appears that the nut was likely tightened with...

    It appears that the nut was likely tightened with a hammer and chisel at some point, and perhaps the shaft loosened in service. The slightly polished areas are where the shaft made contact with the...
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    Nice Steve!

    Nice Steve!
  14. Thread: 48 crankcase

    by Rubone
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    Your engine may have a Knuckle right case mated...

    Your engine may have a Knuckle right case mated to a Pan left. Not unheard of on oddball hybrid engines. Knuckle cams, tappet guides, and oil return are different than Pan so it is the easiest way to...
  15. Thread: WLDR carb

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    From '40 up the carb is 4 bolt, hence the M25....

    From '40 up the carb is 4 bolt, hence the M25. The earlier WLDRs with mid sized ports used 1-1/4 inch carbs with the M41 being one that would fit and had SV internal bits. Since there were over the...
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    Right hand.

    Right hand.
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    Chip, keep in mint that there are several...

    Chip, keep in mint that there are several variations of "swing arm" triple trees. The first still used the old style two piece risers. From '60 up they are used with the one piece riser and the...
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    Most broken frames never had a hack attached to...

    Most broken frames never had a hack attached to them.
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    I find it much easier to use the "Go Advanced"...

    I find it much easier to use the "Go Advanced" option, scroll down to manage attachments, Click on the browse option, select your image, upload, and it is inserted in the post. It also lets you see...
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    Chip, the frames were always a bit weak in that...

    Chip, the frames were always a bit weak in that area, however with the advent of electric start the extra weight and torque reaction caused them to break far more frequently in that are where the...
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    No, we are talking about the lower left side of...

    No, we are talking about the lower left side of the frame near the swingarm pivot. Hopefully your frame doesn't have any welding in the head casting!
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    The idea of a sub-forum (or any forum!) is so...

    The idea of a sub-forum (or any forum!) is so people can post NEW threads to show their stuff, not just add to the announcement post. Must be a difficult concept for some.
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    Yup, lots of owners did their own too!

    Yup, lots of owners did their own too!
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    Dave, Keep in mind that the gusset was supplied...

    Dave, Keep in mind that the gusset was supplied as a retro fit kit to dealers and many earlier frames including Duo-Glide have them installed. The gusset in itself is a clue but not gospel.

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