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    Thanks Peter and Steve for replies.

    Thanks Peter and Steve for replies.
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    Hi Steve, yes I can confirm this is the 30...

    Hi Steve, yes I can confirm this is the 30 (perhaps 31?) early primary chain guard as per the separate and larger front dome, spot welded approx every 1/2" round the perimeter. The slot drain is in...
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    Early VL front chain guard question

    As many of you know the 34 - 36 VL front chain guard had the oil trap and small "spout" incorporated.
    I have an original 30 VL front chain guard with a slot in the same location approx 1/8" x 7/8"...
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    Just this am I assembled this fork spring area...

    Just this am I assembled this fork spring area for a 30V I have underway and utilized the Panhead Jim method with an Irvine quick clamp.
    Works very well and an excellent tool to have around. These...
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    Perhaps a little late but Ill chime in hoping it...

    Perhaps a little late but Ill chime in hoping it may help. Of the several I have dismantled I never had much issue with dismantle. I agree to take some pressure off with a ratchet strap but I admit...
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    Thanks Peter & Steve

    Thanks Peter & Steve
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    1930 - 33 VL carb support bracket query

    Would anyone have a 1110-30 1930 - 33 VL carb support bracket they would sell or
    if not a picture and if possible a few measurements would be much appreciated as I will make one.
    If you are going...
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    Thank-you Guru Steve. Prompt and excellent...

    Thank-you Guru Steve.
    Prompt and excellent answer as always.
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    1930 V ignition timing

    Just wondering if anyone has experience timing the 30V or 30VC.
    Shop dope 260G July '47 states that these models use a 1/4" - 5/16" BTDC, front cly on compression stroke.
    This is unlike the rest of...
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    Hi Steve, Happy New Year to you and others as...

    Hi Steve, Happy New Year to you and others as well. Matte nickel is difficult these days but just recently I did find a plater who can do it.
    The norm are chrome platers who use the correct three...
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    Sorry about the Rickman pic. Not sorry its in the...

    Sorry about the Rickman pic. Not sorry its in the garage though.

    Bob Appleton
    aclmotorcyclecollection.com
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    I'd be happy to send you a pick of mine just...

    I'd be happy to send you a pick of mine just recently finished if I could figure the image attachment?


    /Users/AppletonContracting/Pictures/Photos...
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    Thank-you Steve for an excellent and thorough...

    Thank-you Steve for an excellent and thorough reply. Especially the info from the Aug 01, 30 parts book.
    Now begins the hunt for a pre 1932 coupler with built in oiler.
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    1930 V front brake control coil change

    I would appreciate the forums input on when the 1930 V series bikes changes from the bare nickel control coil 4143-28 to the braided cotton covered 4143-30. I am doing a later 1930 and am always...
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    Thank you Steve for all your input. I have sent...

    Thank you Steve for all your input. I have sent you a private email. Thanks also Mike.
    Fascinating subject this.
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    Steve, Thank-you for taking the time to reply in...

    Steve,
    Thank-you for taking the time to reply in great detail.
    I will look into all of this.
    Have you come across the site Honda 750 expert.com (69-78 Honda 750 buyers guide)?
    There is a claim...
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    1970 & 71 cb750

    After many years in VLs I have ventured into the Honda CB 750s with a 70 and 71 and so back to the beginning of the curve.
    Could someone recommend an excellent book on restoring these year CB750s ?...
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    Thank-you Steve. I understand the bracket side...

    Thank-you Steve. I understand the bracket side clearly but just want to clarify that the horn bracket spring is installed such that it is showing on the front of the projector?
    A pic of your Klaxon...
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    1930 V Klaxon 11 mounting question

    Hoping someone can clarify the correct order / position of the 4861-29 horn bracket springs and the 4862-29 straight spring plate when mounting the Klaxon 11 on a 30 V series. To save you some...
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    If I might add a bit of info too. I have a few...

    If I might add a bit of info too.
    I have a few sets of Tom's tanks (Replicant Metals) and can attest to the excellence of them.
    The India tanks are not much less and nothing like the ones from...
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    Peter is correct. My error, my apologies. These...

    Peter is correct. My error, my apologies. These fillister being only for 31 & 32 and coach style after that (bugger to find those coach)
    Of interest these insurance claim photos I mentioned from...
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    The 4 mounting screws same for 31 - 36 are 037A...

    The 4 mounting screws same for 31 - 36 are 037A or 10-32 USF 5/8" round head in Cad use 10-32 USF x 1/8" x 3/8" nut in Cad with 0254 LW.
    The 2 short screws (one being through the horn face) are 035...
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    Mike, I have a edition 5 and I see the same...

    Mike, I have a edition 5 and I see the same picture. Go with the change. Excellent result on your 34! I am in the middle of a 34 VLD myself, just about to finish a 36 VLH and starting into a 30V. The...
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    On the 4 I've done I use (1) 032 (10-24 x 5/8...

    On the 4 I've done I use (1) 032 (10-24 x 5/8 fillister head) for bracket to switch panel and (2) 018 (8-32 x 1/4" round head) switch cover screws with 0252 LW and all in cad. I don't use a 0252...
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    Yes that picture shows it positioned correctly...

    Yes that picture shows it positioned correctly (point, not flat of the "bolt head" pointing to the rear.
    Gear shifting fork 2246-15 is below the gear box cover and also in line with the point or...
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