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  1. ... but in my opinion more appropriate than a...

    ... but in my opinion more appropriate than a disc conversion. That's pretty neat, thanks for sharing!

    (I've always wondered if too much improvement in front braking might eventually compromise...
  2. Got ‘em, welcome and nice Chief! Front brake,...

    Got ‘em, welcome and nice Chief! Front brake, twin leading shoes....how’d you do that??
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    A man of good taste! Welcome and thanks for the...

    A man of good taste! Welcome and thanks for the pictures.
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    Imagine that Indian also suggested that once the...

    Imagine that Indian also suggested that once the bike is on the center stand, then you can lean the bike further over onto the side stand (note the curved up leg on the center stand side closest to...
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    JTR, what I know about verticals would fill a...

    JTR, what I know about verticals would fill a small thimble, but I figured those were casting numbers of some sort, so thanks for the update!
  6. Alright! Jason, if you think of it maybe put up a...

    Alright! Jason, if you think of it maybe put up a few pictures of the surgery and transplant operation, his website has some pictures but they aren’t all that informative IMHO!
  7. Traitor! :cool: But seriously Jason, that would...

    Traitor! :cool: But seriously Jason, that would be a bummer to keep having them fail, especially if that's all that's ever happened. A good friend of mine converted his '41 Chief to electronic,...
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    Hahaha! I hear you!

    Hahaha! I hear you!
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    Right... I've ridden both (not much on a leaf...

    Right... I've ridden both (not much on a leaf spring version however) and I can agree with C2K that the leaf sprung ones seem "rock steady", but the girder forks are good too! Only thing I can add...
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    Seems like the hard way to replace a wiring...

    Seems like the hard way to replace a wiring harness :cool:

    BTW, for what it’s worth I’ve not seen a tool box mounted like yours with the lock on the LH side (but I cannot claim to have seen...
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    Phillie says BPK!! (Brian Keating) worked with...

    Phillie says BPK!! (Brian Keating) worked with Sonny before he passed, so suggested you reach out to him.
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    Hi Kevin, a previous forum contributor, Phillie,...

    Hi Kevin, a previous forum contributor, Phillie, is from Claremont...but we haven’t heard from him on the forum in several years. He has a couple vintage Indians and is also involved in the races at...
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    Interesting suggestion Mick! And thanks Dana and...

    Interesting suggestion Mick! And thanks Dana and Tom for measuring, my fender is just short of 31" (by maybe a 1/16"), and Carl-Erik Renquist measured his up for me at 280mm (or 30.7") ...so the arc...
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    I'm hoping someone can give me a measurement next...

    I'm hoping someone can give me a measurement next time they remove their front wheel? I'm still having difficulty fitting the front fender and I suspect the arc of the fender is either too flat or...
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    Indian for certain, but as to the year...I’m only...

    Indian for certain, but as to the year...I’m only qualified to guess, so maybe 1913?
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    For some strange reason the pictures don’t show...

    For some strange reason the pictures don’t show on my I-pad. They do show on my desktop machine.

    Now they don't even show on my desktop...so I reloaded them. Strange!
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    And I've got the spokes and nipples all painted...

    And I've got the spokes and nipples all painted so that I can lace the hubs to the rims.... realizing of course that checking sheet metal fit without wheels is not the best thing to do!
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    Haven't posted in nine months, sorry 'bout that!...

    Haven't posted in nine months, sorry 'bout that!

    I've been chipping away at small stuff and just recently started to try and hang some sheet metal. The fenders have been "roughed in" with the...
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    Rob, I think I get what you're saying, you have...

    Rob, I think I get what you're saying, you have the L-shaped drive housing but you're missing the top bevel gear that the cable connects to? You could try Terry Marsh or J. Napierala since you're...
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    Welcome to the forum Kamyu! I’ll be the first to...

    Welcome to the forum Kamyu! I’ll be the first to bug you about pictures, maybe even a build report (do as I say, not as I do!)
  21. Bob, I've seen some of your listings on Ebay and...

    Bob, I've seen some of your listings on Ebay and I just want to say your descriptions are really good! I don't like those guys who say "pictures tell it all", or the guys with the lousy pictures, or...
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    I’m guessing there were few, if any, requirements...

    I’m guessing there were few, if any, requirements for lighting (we do see old photos of bikes without any lights)...at least legally required lights anyway. FMVSS (Federal Motor Vehicle Safety...
  23. :) just like anywhere else....not all of ‘em! I...

    :) just like anywhere else....not all of ‘em! I wonder how much revenue we get from out of state registrations like this, hope it’s a healthy amount....we need the bucks $$$!
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    Welcome! Boy....quite a story, thanks for...

    Welcome! Boy....quite a story, thanks for sharing! And good on you for sticking with it and finally bringing it home, that’s going to be quite a save!
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    Don’t look back with buyer’s remorse (I can say...

    Don’t look back with buyer’s remorse (I can say that...it was your checkbook!). Your pictures are small but it looks good, and the provenance sounds pretty neat!
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