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  1. Hello SpackeSpeed, I have the complete...

    Hello SpackeSpeed,
    I have the complete speedometer, including all the handlebar mount & axle mounts. Here is a picture of them all but the axle mount, how do they look?
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  2. Hello Spacke2speed, I am emailing with C Henn...

    Hello Spacke2speed,
    I am emailing with C Henn about brake drums. He has one and your info about the two types has helped me understand what I want. It looks like my drum is the outside curved.

    I...
  3. Hi Kevin, Ziggy is checking to see if he has...

    Hi Kevin,
    Ziggy is checking to see if he has more than he needs for his machines.
    I am getting the cones & cups as a complete kit from Ziggy. He says it will have all the parts needed for the rear...
  4. Rear Brakes

    Hello,
    I just removed the rear wheel and opened the brakes.
    My grandfather changed the linkage for the brakes and was only using the outer band for many years. You can see the linkage in the...
  5. Thank you, Jellywrestler, It is doing fine in my...

    Thank you, Jellywrestler,
    It is doing fine in my garage without anything, so I will leave it that way for a while.
  6. Hello All, Here is a picture I just found that...

    Hello All,
    Here is a picture I just found that shows the bike working on the farm.
    I am not sure when it was taken, but it shows the bike without the light and after the brakes were modified....
  7. Hello Ross, Thanks for the trumpet oil idea. ...

    Hello Ross,
    Thanks for the trumpet oil idea.
    What would you do for the muffler? I just cleaned out debris from the inside of the muffler and I noticed alot of grease and oil buildup on the outside...
  8. Hello Roger, I will have to look you up when I...

    Hello Roger,
    I will have to look you up when I get to Iowa in 2019.
    Thanks for the route information. I am sure it will be a challange to retrace my Grandfathers route exacty due to all the road...
  9. Hello Ben, I have not found the light or the...

    Hello Ben,

    I have not found the light or the generator. My Grandfather must have changed the magneto for a non generator version and made some linkage modifications to make it work. I have that...
  10. Hello All, Thank you for all the encouragement....

    Hello All,
    Thank you for all the encouragement.

    The bike has been stored in a garage/work shop on the farm from at least the 50s. I am not sure the last time anyone rode it.
    About 30 years back...
  11. Eric, Yes it will be only mechanical. Do you...

    Eric,
    Yes it will be only mechanical.
    Do you know what I should use to seal the current patena?
    Stephen
  12. Hello Kevin, Thanks for the invite I may take...

    Hello Kevin,
    Thanks for the invite I may take you up on it in a couple of years.
    I have been watching your progress with your bike and that is what got me convinced I could restore my bike.
    My...
  13. Luggage Rack & Boxes

    Here is the luggage rack, passenger seat, and boxes my Grandfather used.
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  14. My grandfather's 1916 Indian Power Plus coming back to life

    Hello,
    I am beginning to restore my Grandfather's 1916 Indian PowerPlus that he drove from Charlotte VT to Woodriver NE and back in the fall of 1919.
    He used the bike for many years on our farm in...
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    Hello Louie, Did you get any info on bolts? I...

    Hello Louie,
    Did you get any info on bolts?
    I am working on my 1916 PP and I need a few.
    Thank You,
    Stephen
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