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    Hi Steve, according to my math, and correct me...

    Hi Steve, according to my math, and correct me if I'm wrong, you first bought this bike when you were 18 years old. What happened to it over the years, how did you get it back, etc. Sounds like a...
  2. Hello William, Been following this thread and...

    Hello William,
    Been following this thread and there's a lot of good advice from experienced people, especially finding a running and fairly complete but not correct bike. Also getting all the...
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    On a similar note, when will we see our rosters...

    On a similar note, when will we see our rosters we ordered?
    Dave
  4. Jim, if you can't find a good used cable Terry...

    Jim, if you can't find a good used cable Terry Marsh can make you one. He is THE Corbin expert. He does excellent work. 541-882-2613 MARSH@Kfalls.net
    Dave
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    Was lucky at Oley to find a Schebler DLX70 for my...

    Was lucky at Oley to find a Schebler DLX70 for my 1930 KJ. Could never seem to get it dialed in so went back to the Linkert M9 and it runs perfectly. I would also like to find out what the M9 was...
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    Always enjoyed working with Kevin and Robin with...

    Always enjoyed working with Kevin and Robin with the AMCA judging. Spent some time with Kevin at Oley back in April. He was in good spirits despite what he was going through. Cancer is cruel. I was...
  7. Great pictures, Jason, thanks. Almost like being...

    Great pictures, Jason, thanks. Almost like being there.
    Dave
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    Here's a couple more. The gray 1945 and the green...

    Here's a couple more. The gray 1945 and the green 1938 on the cover of Bruce Palmer's books are titled, licensed, and ridden.
    Dave
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    Yeah, Robbie, I knew that. I have a friend who...

    Yeah, Robbie, I knew that. I have a friend who worked for Tramontin Harley in New Jersey back then and he could weld so they gave him all the gusset jobs. And I've seen a lot of really cobbely...
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    Bruce is working on another edition of his "How...

    Bruce is working on another edition of his "How To Restore Your Harley-Davidson". It will include the 1965 models. He is working diligently to try to document all those changes. Chip, probably one...
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    With the leaf spring it looks like an early teens...

    With the leaf spring it looks like an early teens Indian. They had a tool box on the top frame tube that was leather with a sheet metal frame.
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    Sidehacker, The color on the 1945 EL on the...

    Sidehacker, The color on the 1945 EL on the cover of Bruce Palmer's book was matched from original paint on the underside of the rear fender. It was covered with about a quarter inch of grease...
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    Tim, I have an early Comfort-Flex, white...

    Tim, I have an early Comfort-Flex, white complete with handrail. Please call me if you are interested. Dave 954-802-4307
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    WOW Robbie!! I had the same exact problem with...

    WOW Robbie!! I had the same exact problem with the V-Twin cups and cones! Imagine that. Fortunately my machinist (Big Lake Bob) solved the problem. Like you said, PITA.
    Dave
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    Your friend got off easy, Tom. (See post #10 for...

    Your friend got off easy, Tom. (See post #10 for my nightmare). I've found that buying from V-Twin unless you are buying a name brand item, it's a crap shoot. May fit, may not.
    Dave
  16. I too had a bad experience with an industrial...

    I too had a bad experience with an industrial sandblaster. When I got the frame back it had the texture of about 36 grit sandpaper.
    They use too course sand at too high pressure. Took a lot of...
  17. I use 30/65 silica sand in a pressure pot...

    I use 30/65 silica sand in a pressure pot sandblaster with about 100 PSI. That grade of sand provides a good surface for the primer. Courser sand will require more primer to attain a smooth finish....
  18. Page 579 in Bruce's book. It's a little tricky,...

    Page 579 in Bruce's book. It's a little tricky, even with the tool. Sometimes takes 4 hands.
    Dave
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    Larry, I believe you are good with the 5 hole...

    Larry, I believe you are good with the 5 hole plates. Actually, the early saddlebags had a flap that was part of the saddlebag to mount them to the fender. The plate was a dress up cover for the...
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    Wright brothers bicycle shop, Dayton, Ohio??

    Wright brothers bicycle shop, Dayton, Ohio??
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    Find a gas station that has recreational vehicle...

    Find a gas station that has recreational vehicle fuel. It's basically for off road vehicles like ATC's and ATV's. It doesn't contain ethanol. I use it in my motorcycles and lawnmower that sit for a...
  22. I don't believe John works on Corbin...

    I don't believe John works on Corbin speedometers. Terry has done several Corbins for me and I am very pleased with his work.
    Dave
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    Hi Steve, the rack on my '37 UL is 1 1/2 inches...

    Hi Steve, the rack on my '37 UL is 1 1/2 inches up from the hinge. It was on the bike when I got it. It doesn't sit horizontal. I think if you sat the bike upright and sat the rack on the fender...
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    Hi Peter, thanks for the reply. Today I noticed...

    Hi Peter, thanks for the reply. Today I noticed the box the JADE pistons are in has a sticker from Beck-Arnley part number:61 0077. Beck-Arnley quit selling motorcycle parts in 1973 according...
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    I use a rust converter called OSPHO. It turns...

    I use a rust converter called OSPHO. It turns the rust into a black paintable surface. Available at hardware stores and paint stores.
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