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    Here's a pic of the diagram I used to check the...

    Here's a pic of the diagram I used to check the amperage. And yes, I did flash the field coils before I hooked this up. Also flashed them after I installed the new regulator 26239.
    I also did...
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    Thanks Mike. I know you enjoy Fla., but days like...

    Thanks Mike. I know you enjoy Fla., but days like these in your old stompin' grounds are real gems. Might take the pan out to the same spot today and take another shot!
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    generator light stays on

    Got a '69 FLH with an electrical gremlin. Just recently the genny light stayed on with the bike running. Did the 2 tests that I could perform from the manual for checking a grounded light wire and...
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    Autumn in the Finger Lakes

    Maybe the last ride for the knuckle this year. The shot is looking from the southern end of Canandaigua Lake.

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    Try soaking the rubber with the rod in it in...

    Try soaking the rubber with the rod in it in boiling water for a few minutes. The steel ends up sticking to the rubber after being in there for decades. It worked for me. I also use that method to...
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    Yeah, I think that's the one I got. My...

    Yeah, I think that's the one I got. My measurement was from the top of that lip to the backside. Thanks for the info.
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    juice rear brake drum widths

    Does anyone know the width difference between the early and late brake drums for duo-glide/electra=glide? I just took the drum off a '65, and it has a cast number on the back of the drum, but the...
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    OK....Thanks again

    OK....Thanks again
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    OK, thanks for the tips. Just a couple questions....

    OK, thanks for the tips. Just a couple questions. First, for Cotten, what's that flange piece with the screws in it for? And for Larry, when you true up the flange, do you fixture it in the lathe by...
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    cylinder boring

    Want to put new pistons in my panhead. Made a ring fixture to mount in a 4 jaw chuck. OD and ID run true, has 4 holes in the face to mount the cylinder. Trued the ID in the lathe and made the hole a...
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    Snap-On used to make a small enough box-end with...

    Snap-On used to make a small enough box-end with a 3/8" square on the opposite end that would fit on a torque wrench for tightening head and base bolts. here's a pic of the 2 of them. I had to...
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    Found a stray piece of 4140.....Harder than...

    Found a stray piece of 4140.....Harder than cold-rolled, so I whipped up a .008" diameter larger roller. Works appreciably better.
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    I did that once with the bars on my flathead...

    I did that once with the bars on my flathead bobber, but it was a fairly long, involved process. Maybe I'll try turning up a soft roller. My first thought was to make one from a piece of O-1 drill...
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    Throttle slop

    Does anybody know anyone who makes oversize rollers that fit into the throttle slot on hydra-glide bars? My throttle slot has some wear in it, and the roller that slides in it needs to be about .005"...
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    So WL's up to '52 and servicars up to '56 came...

    So WL's up to '52 and servicars up to '56 came from the factory with 2-piece 18 MM spark plugs?
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    Thanks, Rubone. Maybe they were for servicars.

    Thanks, Rubone. Maybe they were for servicars.
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    Anybody ever seen these?

    I was looking thru my spark plug collection today, and these turned up. They're 18 MM with screw-on knurled nuts to hold the "shepherd's crook" ends on old coil wires. The thing that got me is that...
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    Yeah, Buna is not for everyone.

    Yeah, Buna is not for everyone.
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    Yes, I do have a good petcock. We had discussion...

    Yes, I do have a good petcock. We had discussion that earlier. You remember, extra virgin olive oil and cigarette ashes to lap in the seat in the shut-off fitting?
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    Not that I doubt you, Mr, Cotten, but here's a...

    Not that I doubt you, Mr, Cotten, but here's a pic of two of the o-rings. The one on the right is just out of the package, the one on the left has been soaking in gas for 8 hours. Maybe a little...
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    o-ring manifolds

    If you've ever had a problem with a leaky rubber band manifold, I found these o-rings online, and they have worked for me on my '55 and my wife's '65. The pic shows the original o-ring on the left,...
  22. Thanks Mark. Will have to recheck to prove that...

    Thanks Mark. Will have to recheck to prove that the coil is good.
  23. Thanks for responding, Eric. Yes, this is a...

    Thanks for responding, Eric. Yes, this is a generator battery system, and I do have the switch. It is a 3 position switch if you call "off" one of the positions. One of the power positions on the...
  24. switch for a 1919 H-D with battery, coil, generator

    Currently involved with trying to start this 61 inch twin, but can't get spark to the points. I have switch diagrams, and I was wondering if anyone knows the difference between a switch for a battery...
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    Well, the bubbles said go after I stopped a pesky...

    Well, the bubbles said go after I stopped a pesky leak at the rivet I put in the rear intake nipple. But I'm still having an issue with high idle when this bitch warms up. It has receded a little,...
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