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    http://www.antiquemotorcycle.org/bboard/attachment...

    http://www.antiquemotorcycle.org/bboard/attachment.php?attachmentid=26115&d=1570838743
    I agree, and the springs on the left look like H-D pre-38, one-piece clutch pedal "sissy springs."
  2. https://photos.smugmug.com/37-Harley-UL/n-N8tPhs/i...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/37-Harley-UL/n-N8tPhs/i-TgdnSwp/0/b5a04162/X2/i-TgdnSwp-X2.jpg
    THAT is a good, untouched late-1937 engine number.
  3. https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-LvD5BNJ/0/X3/i...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-LvD5BNJ/0/X3/i-LvD5BNJ-X3.jpg
    I think it may well be the original 1937 Frame, that was upgraded with the factory-recommended tab welded on the left rear axle...
  4. https://photos.smugmug.com/37-Harley-UL/n-N8tPhs/i...

    https://photos.smugmug.com/37-Harley-UL/n-N8tPhs/i-xCNSJ8z/0/424748c7/X2/i-xCNSJ8z-X2.jpg
    It IS a 1937, but none of that stuff displayed in front of it belongs to that bike, being ALL later stuff....
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    ^^^It's not complete, but a start ^^^ ...

    ^^^It's not complete, but a start ^^^
    https://i436.photobucket.com/albums/qq90/Sarge_74/Windshield_zpskk6gfjsh.jpg

    Going to need fasteners installed. Not a bad reproduction, but not done yet.
  6. Thread: Oil change

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    You won't go wrong with Harley-Davidson 50 weight...

    You won't go wrong with Harley-Davidson 50 weight or 60 wt, depending on the state of your engine. Readily available at any Harley Boutique by the quart or the case, and designed for Air-cooled...
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    BDL makes an 88-tooth 1 1/2-inch belt drive kit...

    BDL makes an 88-tooth 1 1/2-inch belt drive kit for your 1955-up kickstart bike. I've had one on my pre-55 tapered-shaft UL for many years. It's smooth, quiet, clean and maintenance-free. The "dust"...
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    Lay the motor on its side on the floor and block...

    Lay the motor on its side on the floor and block it level. Bring the frame to the motor. That's the only sane way to do it. I've used that method for everything from Hondas to Harleys. Good luck!
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    They're handles for pushing; to get the rear...

    They're handles for pushing; to get the rear wheel out of a hole. I've always run rear bars. They finish the shape of the machine down the left side, and they act as leather-saddlebag guards.
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    I hear you sayin' "Until I can't kick," Scooter....

    I hear you sayin' "Until I can't kick," Scooter. Izzenat what chew mean? and yeah, that's egg-zackley what RSES is for! When you give up bein' the He Man and showin' you can still kick your Harley...
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    Just run Russ Peterson's Right Side Electric...

    Just run Russ Peterson's Right Side Electric Start >http://www.4speedelectricstart.com/product.html<
    https://i436.photobucket.com/albums/qq90/Sarge_74/Tex/DSCI0039_zpsk1rs2faf.jpg

    I have two,...
  12. Oh, and when the Flatheads were introduced, the...

    Oh, and when the Flatheads were introduced, the torque wrench was unheard of. The way Harley prevented over-tightening was to make specific, short-handled. six-point
    headbolt wrenches. Long enuf...
  13. To dope out left or right hand threads, one needs...

    To dope out left or right hand threads, one needs only to imagine the parts are made of putty, or clay: And, "Does the shaft turn the nut, or the nut turn the shaft?" The direction will always be...
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    And the UL beginning in 1937, with no washer. The...

    And the UL beginning in 1937, with no washer. The hole was designed to keep the triangular flange on the nut
    from turning at all.
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    I don't know much, but yer welcome to it. Yer...

    I don't know much, but yer welcome to it. Yer welcome, Bob! --Sarge...=o%'o
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    The correct ball-end SPST toggle switch is...

    The correct ball-end SPST toggle switch is "Gardner Bender GSW-124," available at any Ace Hardware Store in the U.S. for $4.59, list price. Ace catalog number is 3531381. Looks just like the...
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    That's what the terminal on the horn mount is...

    That's what the terminal on the horn mount is for. The fillister-head screw on the right is "on with ignition" and the screw on the left is "on with ignition and lights." I used two appropriate...
  18. Thread: New here

    by Sargehere
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    Actually, esteemed late Past President Dr. John...

    Actually, esteemed late Past President Dr. John Patt was proud to be a VMD, Veterinary Medical Doctor. He was a graduate of Penn State University, the only college, at the time, to award that...
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    Welded. Welding came in about 1943. After that,...

    Welded. Welding came in about 1943. After that, they were all welded. Also recommend WASCO, who knows what he's doing.
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    Show a pic of the other side of the left axle...

    Show a pic of the other side of the left axle carrier in your Post #5. Q is about how it's machined on the other side.
  21. Thread: 46 Knuck

    by Sargehere
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    Kevlar primary belt conversion is an unqualified...

    Kevlar primary belt conversion is an unqualified blessing for the old Harley Big Twins. I've had a BDL "kickstart" converson on my UL for years; never had a hint of a problem. But yes, you do have...
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    An olive green "export" model 74-inch...

    An olive green "export" model 74-inch Knucklehead? Why not?

    It wouldn't be the first old Harley to show up that had "fallen off the wagon" on the way to the seaport; got diverted. Could have been...
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    Damn right, Dumpster! I'm Superman, with X-ray...

    Damn right, Dumpster! I'm Superman, with X-ray vision. I can click on the attachment to Post #1, then Ctrl+roll my mouse wheel on what appears to make the VIN on that motor fill my screen. It's a...
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    "Too Perfect" counts to those of us who have...

    "Too Perfect" counts to those of us who have looked at these numbers for half-a-century, covering over a century, ALL hand-stamped by a MoCo assembler, and NEVER with a straightedge, like the sample....
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    Freestylegold: It's a home-made serial number. ...

    Freestylegold: It's a home-made serial number. Purporting to be 1942, it won't even raise an eyebrow with motor vehicle registration authorities these days. All the exceptions noted above are...
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