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    If the case has filled with oil ,flyweels...

    If the case has filled with oil ,flyweels dragging in oil ,it will be harder to kick.If its still hard drained then something else is tight.
    BTW wet sumping can also be caused running with low...
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    Drain the crankcase at the small plug on bottom...

    Drain the crankcase at the small plug on bottom left case.Fill tank to proper level.If you go to start,check level,if its low and not on the floor its filled the case.
    A slight drop of level is ok...
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    The first time I let someone demonstrate to me...

    The first time I let someone demonstrate to me how to put my 47 on the center stand by rolling over on the side stand,as in the video ,Battery acid dumped out all over the bike.
    I removed the side...
  4. Thread: 68 t100r

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    There is what appears to be an exceptionally nice...

    There is what appears to be an exceptionally nice 66120r on my local central Jersey CL .Restored but original paint 8900.
    The nicest example I have seen pre70 winner circle caliber was 12k and not...
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    Kind of like 32 fords. Tom

    Kind of like 32 fords.
    Tom
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    Yeah ,theres that.The other worst case is...

    Yeah ,theres that.The other worst case is charging a dead battery.
    British car friends who want to keep thier original Lucas 30A gauges with an alternator conversion shunt the ammeter with a piece...
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    The ammeter shows the difference between the load...

    The ammeter shows the difference between the load and generator output,so you may be ok.
    Tom
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    Mr"tfburke"? Feel free to use my first name .its...

    Mr"tfburke"? Feel free to use my first name .its how I end my posts.Tom works.
    You list lots of reasons to dislike the girder.I like them.
    I think they are easy to rebuild.all parts are available...
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    The later leaf spring fork is wider and longer...

    The later leaf spring fork is wider and longer and I believe would be the one you want if you are running 16" wheels.If your running 18" wheels then the rigid frame fork would work,although the later...
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    The factory added,I dont know when,the "killer...

    The factory added,I dont know when,the "killer ball" spring loaded ball valve in the pump body,Suction pressure would open the valve .This caused other oil starvation problems and most ,I think,dont...
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    My guess was late 80 swap with clutch brake...

    My guess was late 80 swap with clutch brake primary cover and alum. pump,but maybe just rebuilt with the best parts of the day(80 stuff)
    Nice combo.
    Tom
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    How hard is it to depress the pedal? IF the...

    How hard is it to depress the pedal?
    IF the chutch disc stack is a little high the spring tension is higher and may be to much for the friction disc.
    Tom
  13. If the cams and idler gear bushings have oil...

    If the cams and idler gear bushings have oil holes like later models I would put together with the oil your going to use in the motor.I would be concerned about grease clogging the oil holes.
    Tom
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    Thanks Eric. Very familiar with mcmaster but...

    Thanks Eric.
    Very familiar with mcmaster but seems more like auto or tractor part will be better source to modify. vw,early ford and google shows Stiener,Polaris round filter screen.May have to...
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    51 chief gas filter

    I need to replace the filter screen which is missing from the bushing that goes in the gas tank.
    Iv been looking for some donor screen/wire gauze and found VW tank screen 1970 that is a round...
  16. I dont think a light or ohm meter will work for...

    I dont think a light or ohm meter will work for points opening indication.Visual will most likely get you close enough,or put a thin cigarette paper or something about .001 thickand rotate until it...
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    I think pinning the gear in place with motor...

    I think pinning the gear in place with motor timed is the easiest.The nut should never back off regardless of key type.Maybe some locktite blue.
    The pin is drilled in the seam of the gear and shaft...
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    Hatfields resto guide references this in note 86...

    Hatfields resto guide references this in note 86 and section 3.3 crankcase breather systems.
    Basically early 38 had it,possible running change either plugged hole or hole not drilled for later.
    In...
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    Kroil and heat.Put a space heater in front of...

    Kroil and heat.Put a space heater in front of it.Impact taps with hammer.
    Tom
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    My under size washers were also recent JG. Tom

    My under size washers were also recent JG.
    Tom
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    Curius if your thrust washers came from thee...

    Curius if your thrust washers came from thee flywheel manufacturer.
    My last thrust washers were .002 small on the od.
    I like a full seat,centered on the face.Unfortunately even nos valve in nos...
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    I like the idea of accessory pics in one...

    I like the idea of accessory pics in one place.Then Maybe it could be expanded to pics of antique motorcycles in one place.
    Someday.
    Tom
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    If you have good Indian wheels that are not worn...

    If you have good Indian wheels that are not worn you dont need anything.The washer should fit tight almost snapping into the recess.
    If you washers fall out of the recess with new wheels the recess...
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    I think he means that the startng bid is in fact...

    I think he means that the startng bid is in fact a reserve to most peoples way of thinking.
    Tom
  25. Thread: Trumansburg

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    Motel 8 in ithaca.Should only be a 20 min ride....

    Motel 8 in ithaca.Should only be a 20 min ride.
    Tom
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