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  1. Thread: H-D 6 volt coils

    by RichO
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    Steve, What's always worked for me is to heat of...

    Steve, What's always worked for me is to heat of the coil to soften the goo and the wire slide right on down to the spike in the bottom which impales the core wire and when it cools down, bingo.
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    Endless possibilities. Some run dual shotguns...

    Endless possibilities. Some run dual shotguns with either cocktail shaker mufflers or cowbell tips, etc. Some like mine run a single as it is one more thing you don't have to worry about (the extra...
  3. Harry, if you have to brake hard enough to bend...

    Harry, if you have to brake hard enough to bend that front fork I believe you'll have more issues to worry about then that.
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    That's o.k. if you don't want it to look stock...

    That's o.k. if you don't want it to look stock and keep the kicker too.
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    I have a '40 EL my friend Ricky has a '54 FLH and...

    I have a '40 EL my friend Ricky has a '54 FLH and we both used Tech Cycle setups we modified to look like stock bikes. I still use a foot clutch and tank shift. I disguised the 65A generator with a...
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    If anyone is interested I have a ton of vintage...

    If anyone is interested I have a ton of vintage speedway parts enough to build many machines and spares. Rich
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    Eric, When we used to chrome our springers...

    Eric, When we used to chrome our springers (chopper days) and their springs and other high stress parts the chromer would always put them in the oven. Some guys even did their frames the same way.
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    Fred, Well stated. As one who has been involved...

    Fred, Well stated. As one who has been involved for twenty years with our Dixon meet we fudge too and let them in early on Thursday and have had no issues. I remember that it was game on at Davenport...
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    eldomike, Yah, and those "lot of people on the...

    eldomike, Yah, and those "lot of people on the grounds" before "the rest of us" weren't camping, sourcing parts, or setting up their vending spot. They were getting the grounds ready so "the rest of...
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    Chuck, Our Dixon meet has become a Thursday first...

    Chuck, Our Dixon meet has become a Thursday first day meet also. Thursday was the old timers and friends deals and such. Friday was the day for the up and comers and folks that could get a day off to...
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    Chuck, Thanks a bunch. For most of us left...

    Chuck, Thanks a bunch. For most of us left coasters that's as close as we get.
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    Good work Martin.

    Good work Martin.
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    Duffy, I wonder about the tombstone taillight,...

    Duffy, I wonder about the tombstone taillight, the Panhead, and Shovelhead names. Harley uses those names now but I'll bet they didn't when all those items were released. Popular phrases have a way...
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    Richard, There's a couple of Chapters in your...

    Richard, There's a couple of Chapters in your area. Join one and it will be a big help. Good luck down the road. Rich
  15. Thread: Ft. Sutter meet

    by RichO
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    sprglde, I believe you might be the gentleman I...

    sprglde, I believe you might be the gentleman I talked to who had driven the trouble truck on the Catskill road run next year when I was there.. I'm glad you came out and enjoyed our effort. I'm also...
  16. Frank Jr. didn't help the situation much when he...

    Frank Jr. didn't help the situation much when he moved production to Alabama to a place with no direct connection to shipping transportation etc. A good read is "No Hands" the fall of the Schwinn...
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    Yes Chris the Hot Dog Lady will be there yet...

    Yes Chris the Hot Dog Lady will be there yet again this year. We also have a really good Mom and Pop cabin on wheels, two window, old fashion food vendor right next door to her with a large menu but...
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    Harold (my father), Jerold, Howard, and Clendon ...

    Harold (my father), Jerold, Howard, and Clendon four brothers of 12 children from the northwestern hills of Pennsylvania who answered the call. My father landed at Normandy as did Jerold and...
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    Good news! Weather should be no hotter than very...

    Good news! Weather should be no hotter than very low 90's. We almost always get that breeze off of the Delta too! See you there.
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    Chris, You should book way farther out than three...

    Chris, You should book way farther out than three weeks. You can always cancel. Rooms in Vacaville or Davis? It's getting bigger every year so plan ahead.
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    I just wanted to bring this out front again. Only...

    I just wanted to bring this out front again. Only about two weeks before Dixon. Hope to see you there!
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    Eric, The difference is that with the Flanders...

    Eric, The difference is that with the Flanders setup you can adjust the fit of the bars to your arm length, height, etc. With stock bars you just have the same low position.
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    Just to bring this back to the forefront. We also...

    Just to bring this back to the forefront. We also have feally cool meet pins and t-shirts for this years meet. Just sayin'.
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    The throttle cable and ignition advance/retard...

    The throttle cable and ignition advance/retard cable (internal) will exit the bars just after the first bend starts to rise and will have a nice little flair at the opening. Flanders did make later...
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    Got one better Eric. Early twenties out riding...

    Got one better Eric. Early twenties out riding bar to bar with the boys. Pull into the gas station, up to the pumps, almost to the door to pay for fuel, hear crash behind me, thought comes to mind,...
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