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    Sammy Pierce would say something like... one...

    Sammy Pierce would say something like... one more Indian on the road means one fewer Harley out there. Now that you're here on the reservation, it's more fun on this side, (ha,ha). Welcome.
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    to Pisten-Bully... I've never been able to lean...

    to Pisten-Bully... I've never been able to lean my skirted Chief ('47) over to the left (or right) to even scrape the footboards. On my Rigid frame bikes, its an everyday piece of cake !! I had...
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    Lipdog- Of course, a long distance analysis...

    Lipdog- Of course, a long distance analysis isn't a satisfactory method to diagnose anything, but it's all we got here. Pisten-Bully also mentions the clutch springs. Have you measured and load...
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    I was thinking the same thing... everything looks...

    I was thinking the same thing... everything looks pretty new ! Also, I don't see evidence of much oil on the clutch and clutch basket. also, no (or incorrect)lock washers on the clutch hub pins.
    I...
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    Lipdog- check your PM box C2K

    Lipdog- check your PM box C2K
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    Before I get too deep here... is your...

    Before I get too deep here... is your transmission and the primary separate, or is the trans/primary open through and share the same oil ? Is the oil level correct and filled to the inspection plug...
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    Lipdog- good question about which battery to use...

    Lipdog- good question about which battery to use with the 12V system and an electronic solid state regulator.

    Heres what I think, ...anyone please correct me if I have it wrong. It depends on...
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    The primary wire from the coil to the distributor...

    The primary wire from the coil to the distributor runs up the left frame tube, secured with a single clip, up between the tanks, joining the front and rear spark plug wires, secured to the lower...
  9. On my Chiefs I have been using VHP high heat ...

    On my Chiefs I have been using VHP high heat manifold paint... flat black. I have tried ceramic coating in silver and flat black, and I did not like the results... I didn't think it held up very...
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    One thing I forgot in my last response... theres...

    One thing I forgot in my last response... theres a pretty good tutorial video on UTube by Mike Tomas of KIWI Indian. "Kiwi Indian Clutch Adjustment".
    Mike has several other UTube videos. They...
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    Could be a couple of things... the correct angle...

    Could be a couple of things... the correct angle of the worm lever should be 2 o'clock (you may have to turn the lever over and try a slightly different position). It could be the length of the...
  12. I have parkerized many parts during the restoring...

    I have parkerized many parts during the restoring process on my '45 EU Chief. I took the cad parts to the plating shop, had them chemically stripped, then parkerized in a uniform bath treatment so...
  13. Mr. Covington- I lived in Clarksville, Tenn....

    Mr. Covington- I lived in Clarksville, Tenn. back in '68, during my enlistment in the US Army.
    Here's my take... Almost any reliable runner, that is, a complete running bike, dependable yet not...
  14. I've seen this before when switching from left to...

    I've seen this before when switching from left to right or the opposite. Some old bikes have taken the sleeve nuts and ground the thread end down to "tighten up the steel sleeve. I've also seen the...
  15. Lipdog- I had the throttle side cable stop...

    Lipdog- I had the throttle side cable stop inside the bars come loose on the 2015 Yerba Buena Natl. Road Run in Yosemite, going down the hill from the Glacier Peak lookout. The cable stop (t-slot...
  16. Thanks Tomfiii, I never thought that turning the...

    Thanks Tomfiii, I never thought that turning the block pins (barrels) over 180' might be a solution. Makes good sense, though !! Thanks, C2K
  17. Lipdog- My experience with changing the cables...

    Lipdog- My experience with changing the cables (piano wires) is that sometimes the wires take a "set" and when changing the controls those same wires don't seem to want to work too well. I would...
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    Underwel- Trying to 'figure out what kind of...

    Underwel- Trying to 'figure out what kind of life' your bike has been through is probably more daunting a task than trying to put it back to a restored condition. Especially with a knucklehead...
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    Lipdog- Call Mike Tomas @ KIWI Indian, ask him...

    Lipdog- Call Mike Tomas @ KIWI Indian, ask him to send you the Motorcycle Builders Guide, powerplant Edition. Mike has spent numerous hours with R&D on the Indian clutch,with particular attention...
  20. ChiefTwoKicks here... I think I hit the wrong...

    ChiefTwoKicks here... I think I hit the wrong tab for sending out a response to a private message post I made in regard to an electric starter I am trying to sell. My mistake.
    I am a member of...
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    I used to have a bad habit of over filling my oil...

    I used to have a bad habit of over filling my oil tank. Maybe because I would check the level too soon, before the return pump sent the slightly-by too full sump back into the tank. Maybe because the...
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    Following along like Chris suggests... Starklite...

    Following along like Chris suggests... Starklite offers a longer kicker arm, designed for an 80 incher, but works really well with a standard or Bonneville Chief. about $150 or more. Also, I would...
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    Wow !! I have 18"s on all my Chiefs, both rigid...

    Wow !! I have 18"s on all my Chiefs, both rigid and the spring frame models. I didn't realize the 16"s were a problem when changing tires... having to let all the air out of the tires, for the...
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    private message sent... check your box

    private message sent... check your box
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    It's a spare-wheel lock... model T. There are...

    It's a spare-wheel lock... model T. There are various Brands and types. Heavy... I believe they were designed for wood-spoke wheels on vehicles in the late-teens and twenties.
    The hole...
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