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    Is it possible that when the tanks have been...

    Is it possible that when the tanks have been removed to do the top end, somehow the fuel tap has been blocked off by some loose debris when reassembled?
    Is the fuel getting to the carby?
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    Steve, I think from memory that the stops matched...

    Steve, I think from memory that the stops matched on the setup you have, but don't take my word for it. it was a while ago.
    I found my 29 top triple clamp, I was checking my dash fitting and left it...
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    Steve, I hope this picture is better. The fork...

    Steve,
    I hope this picture is better.
    The fork stop rides over the top of the frame stop, just enough to jam on full lock.
    It looks like the fork casting has been brazed too high on the rear fork...
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    Here are some photos of the different position of...

    Here are some photos of the different position of the fork stops.
    One set has the fork stop at 5" to the top of the stop, the other set has 5" to the bottom of the stop.
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    Sorry for the...
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    Help with front end. I have assembled a 1929...

    Help with front end.
    I have assembled a 1929 front end, with brake.
    Once I put it on the frame, I have an issue with the fork stop.
    The front end I took off didn't have a brake anchor on it, but...
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    As I have been going through this 29 in detail, I...

    As I have been going through this 29 in detail, I am finding out things I hadn't noticed yet.
    One item was the frame head stem. It looks like someone has added some strengthening brazed onto both...
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    Thanks peter, I have just dropped it off to be...

    Thanks peter, I have just dropped it off to be machined for 3 thou clearance.
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    Yes, the gals as well.

    Yes, the gals as well.
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    Yes, I do teach. Kudos to all the guys who are...

    Yes, I do teach.
    Kudos to all the guys who are involved in the cannon Ball.
    I am always happy to be proven wrong.
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    I have replaced the main gear split bush on my...

    I have replaced the main gear split bush on my 1927 mainshaft. I now need to turn it down to size.
    can anybody tell me what clearance I need to machine to to suit the high gear ID?

    Thank you,...
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    In Nevada, a bonded title costs 150% of the...

    In Nevada, a bonded title costs 150% of the original purchase price. Not the current retail price. (I hope)
    Using a bond company, you usually end up paying 10% of this value as your out of pocket...
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    Here in Nevada, you can register a bike with half...

    Here in Nevada, you can register a bike with half a crankcase, but you cannot get a title automatically.
    You have to apply for a bonded title. which releases the DMV from liability if anyone puts in...
  13. Thread: WL oil gauge

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    Sorry, same process

    Sorry, same process
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    That is good to know, but some of the old skills...

    That is good to know, but some of the old skills cannot be taught. They have to be learnt in place, learn how to feel a tension, clearance, etc
  15. Thread: WL oil gauge

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    if your gearbox is dry, look in the manual for...

    if your gearbox is dry, look in the manual for the correct amount of oil. Fill the box with that amount. Put in the dipstick and make a mark where the oil level is. Now you have a permanent high...
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    To my way of thinking, Repo parts have their...

    To my way of thinking, Repo parts have their place.

    When I start a new bike build for myself, I usually have some idea of the direction it will go. I then start gathering parts that fit into my...
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    Once I had the mainshaft removed from the...

    Once I had the mainshaft removed from the housing, I was able to get enough room to remove the starter gear and bearing.
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    I set up a bearing puller behind the bearing adjuster sleeve...
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    Can I pull the inner and outer bearing with the...

    Can I pull the inner and outer bearing with the starter gears?
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    27 JD Starter clutch

    The starter clutch on my 27 JD is well stuck. None of my pullers have been able to pull it off.
    Does anybody know if there is a dedicated puller to remove it?
    The whole gearbox looks good and I am...
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    I agree on the timer. I counted the growth rings...

    I agree on the timer.
    I counted the growth rings of the wood and it looks like a 1922 part.
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    I have three "cup" types, two with rotor drives...

    I have three "cup" types, two with rotor drives and one without, as well as the one in the photo.
    The threads in the handlebars you mention are well gone, have to figure out something else.

    I am...
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    Thanks Steve, I will have to look and see if the...

    Thanks Steve, I will have to look and see if the threads are still in the handle bars. That was something I considered doing anyway.
    Any idea what year timer is in the picture of my 26?
    I have...
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    I finally have the motor closed up. I only had...

    I finally have the motor closed up. I only had early coils so I had to use a distributor for the time being. Looking for a 28-29 timer and coil.

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    Waiting on some control coil...
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    I have a 1946 1/2 ton chevy truck that still uses...

    I have a 1946 1/2 ton chevy truck that still uses a "splash feed" system to lubricate the cranshaft. I think they finally pressurized the crankshaft a few years later, certainly by 1957.
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    Steve, Worked out my oiler problem. I assumed...

    Steve,
    Worked out my oiler problem.
    I assumed the handlebars were assembled correctly. bad idea on my part.
    I stripped both spirals and I have a left and a right. And of course they were...
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