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    Thanks fellas. Should we switch to channel...

    Thanks fellas.
    Should we switch to channel Knucklehead or maybe Member projects?
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    Thanks fellas. Fitted the engine to the bike...

    Thanks fellas.
    Fitted the engine to the bike over the weekend.
    The smell of that first fire up is sweet. Glad to relate that the engine runs beautiful and pulls like a sixteen year old.
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    Thanks nuklhd.. Delivering the engine tomorrow...

    Thanks nuklhd..
    Delivering the engine tomorrow and helping the guy fit it.
    Just remembered why I don't do this for a living...nervous butterflies and thoughts of ...did I do everything right??...
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    Thought I should tidy up this thread and sign off...

    Thought I should tidy up this thread and sign off on this one.
    I can see why the chopper guys favored these engines.
    When everything is stripped away, they are nice to look at.
    Thanks for the...
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    Thanks Tom. No drooling or sullied gaskets to...

    Thanks Tom.
    No drooling or sullied gaskets to report.

    Found the spring posts on the distributor head were wobbling and rotating.
    This kind of shenanigans isn't good for a fast response of...
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    Hi. Can anyone identify this oil pump. I...

    Hi.
    Can anyone identify this oil pump.
    I would like to buy some gaskets for it, but it is out of my knowledge range.
    The date stamp says it was made in 1995. Is it a Evo pump or just a...
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    Thanks Tom. A couple of the sealing flanges of...

    Thanks Tom.

    A couple of the sealing flanges of the push rod tubes needed attention.
    The picture might not be picking it up but the flanges are dented and may not seal to the corks.
    This...
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    cranial flatulence. he he :) 20195 20196 ...

    cranial flatulence. he he :)

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    Oil hole to the bottom of the timer shaft.

    20197
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    Hi Tom. Thanks for contributing some...

    Hi Tom.
    Thanks for contributing some alternative ideas.
    When I posted the picture of the tool, I thought it might perk you up, and get some of those inventions out of your toolbox. ;-)

    In the...
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    Forgot to mention that this tool got to see the...

    Forgot to mention that this tool got to see the light of day as well.
    As far as oil pumps go, this is a very valuable tool, and whenever an oil pump is off an engine, it is colon checking time.
    ok...
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    Thanks Pete. I pour about 6 or 8 bags of salt in...

    Thanks Pete.
    I pour about 6 or 8 bags of salt in our pool every year. It is big flaky stuff, which I thought was sea salt. Learn something new every day.

    Now that the preparation is done, its...
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    Thanks fellas. I can see the benefits...

    Thanks fellas.



    I can see the benefits Pete, but I have bought some of that stuff for the wife at times. I think she adds it to flour sometimes. Thats a hellava lot of those little boxes. :)
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    I made this frame for when I go camping. The legs...

    I made this frame for when I go camping. The legs are adjustable so that I can get high enough over an coals or just above my gas bottles.

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    The eBay stainless bain marie tray turned up...
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    Started the job of shimming end clearance between...

    Started the job of shimming end clearance between all the gears and the cam cover. The shim that came in the engine for the breather was 0.110 but it was clunking back and forth. I needed a 0:130...
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    Thanks for the ideas. I rang 2 local Op shops to...

    Thanks for the ideas. I rang 2 local Op shops to see if they had anything and one nice lady informed me that Australia isn't into turkeys, so I should be looking for a large stock pot.... Alright...
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    Just reread my answer and realized that when I...

    Just reread my answer and realized that when I was cutting and pasting, I added a couple of lines and it became a bit disjointed. It should read like this.

    Hi Ryan.
    Good to see you back on the...
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    Hi Ryan. Good to see you back on the forum. I...

    Hi Ryan.
    Good to see you back on the forum.
    I don't have an opinion on the pros, and cons, of S&S alloy cages. You will have to look to the expert engine builders for that.
    I prefer to use ferrous...
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    Hi guys. Logged into Photobucket but when I tried...

    Hi guys. Logged into Photobucket but when I tried to upload new pics, I kept getting booted off. A blinking message at the top got my attention.
    There was a whole lot of gobblety goop at the start...
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    The dark areas on the bottom at the front and the...

    The dark areas on the bottom at the front and the complete back of the screen a clogged. These areas are away from the window area of the breather and you wont see it unless you disassemble the...
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    I wont bore you with everything I have done on...

    I wont bore you with everything I have done on this engine, but instead, have been choosing the jobs that I thought would hold your interest on amca tv.
    After disassembly of the gear chest, these...
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    Out of interest Robbie, what do you use for...

    Out of interest Robbie, what do you use for boiling cases?

    After 5 hours of file work I have the thread prefect again. It takes a bit of careful placement at the start but I can start the seal in...
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    http://i1345.photobucket.com/albums/p670/RaceFrame...

    http://i1345.photobucket.com/albums/p670/RaceFrame/P6050090_zpsp81mzs37.jpg


    Stainless wire brush...Good little tool and getting an alternate use in the picture.
    O-ring pick.....another nice...
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    he he:D Next item on the "issues" list, was...

    he he:D

    Next item on the "issues" list, was the sprocket shaft bearing nut...which aside from the obvious mauling on the outside, had thread issues.
    Looking at the direction of mauling he...
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    G,day Robbie. Thanks for the suggestions. ...

    G,day Robbie.
    Thanks for the suggestions.
    Boiling cases would be a good practice to employ for any vintage rebuild, but at this time I don't have the equipment.
    About 6 months ago, I asked a...
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    Thanks Bob. We'll protect the cases while we are...

    Thanks Bob.
    We'll protect the cases while we are custodians, and the next generation can do what they like.
    Regards Steve
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