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    To go with Jerry's post.Even HD has used the term...

    To go with Jerry's post.Even HD has used the term Knucklehead in recent t-shirts & other parlor items,so they have used a term coined elsewhere to discribe a bike that they never originally called...
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    Actually Fletcher,We have discussed this on the...

    Actually Fletcher,We have discussed this on the forums several times thru the years.
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    Is there a difference in the angle of mounting?The ones shown look angled to match the fork perches.
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    And they don't call the new bike an M80.or the...

    And they don't call the new bike an M80.or the last one a twinkie..
    .but I can't help myself
  5. If you worked for MC mechanix pay,you would...

    If you worked for MC mechanix pay,you would understand.The HD Dealers want MMI grads to work for just above min wage.I work for less as indy & some customers think I charge way too much.
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    Take the box off,clutch will work fine

    Take the box off,clutch will work fine
  7. Jerry,Head Hog,when alive did a spray weld...

    Jerry,Head Hog,when alive did a spray weld overlay & then cut them.I told the Knuck guy from my area that you know, bought the system from eastwood? & did some panheads
  8. It still could be new stuff loose in old lifter...

    It still could be new stuff loose in old lifter blocks or adjusted wrong..i'm done
  9. Are your tappets loose in the tappet...

    Are your tappets loose in the tappet guides[blocks] ? Are you setting them right?Are the hydraulics loose in the tappet?
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    I think the Hanlon Bros..buttheads that did...

    I think the Hanlon Bros..buttheads that did EX/Hen had alist of 200 or so.Somewhere I have that.
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    Wick type also known as surface carburetors

    Wick type also known as surface carburetors
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    Tomato can carbs were wick type carb with a bowl...

    Tomato can carbs were wick type carb with a bowl full of fuel & a wick up into the intake tract,that as the air passed into the motor the air picked up fuel from the wick.I believe the first HD carb...
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    Ther is "free family search" & "find a grave" for...

    Ther is "free family search" & "find a grave" for free info...I did the find a grave connections for The Davidson family a couple years ago+..also Kretz etc
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    1910 Ward 15,Milwaukee census..Parents,Gustav &...

    1910 Ward 15,Milwaukee census..Parents,Gustav & Matilda Hildebrand,born Germany..Paul 26 b-Wis, Gustav 25 b-Iowa,Otto 24 b-Iowa...Emma 22 Wis,Walter 16 Wis....There is Edward at Fondue Lac WW1...
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    Minnesta also had some early bike...

    Minnesta also had some early bike builders...seems crazy but true.PEM,I really enjoy your posts & the hospital volunteer !!!
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    I think it also has the 2 speed lever on the tank...

    I think it also has the 2 speed lever on the tank for a model 10F I think..high speed twin for 14
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    The carbon black tires were darker on the tread...

    The carbon black tires were darker on the tread than the sides.Erics first pic looks euro.The second looks like carbon black to me.My old buddy had new replacement tires hanging on the wall & never...
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    I went thru all my old pics of '15 & my original...

    I went thru all my old pics of '15 & my original lit.My '15 sidecar catalog shows white tires on cover.All of the original pics I have saved of production machines show black,some look like brand new...
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    first pic is 1914..second is round tank '16 or...

    first pic is 1914..second is round tank '16 or later & is color black
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    Vulcanizing was from the early 1800s & made...

    Vulcanizing was from the early 1800s & made rubber tires possible.Carbon black was added to tires in the early teens to make them durable & less sticky.By WW1 tires for cars & motorcycles had carbon...
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    I have always done it as RCamp said.I have been...

    I have always done it as RCamp said.I have been riding 45s for over 35 years.
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    That is way too full

    That is way too full
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    Pete never said if he was running hydraulic...

    Pete never said if he was running hydraulic lifters or not
  24. You do have to watch closing the peek with even...

    You do have to watch closing the peek with even normal force,they can stick closed after the day cools down.
  25. I had to pay a small fortune for mine 30 years ago

    I had to pay a small fortune for mine 30 years ago
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