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    Eric, That table of George's used to be in...

    Eric, That table of George's used to be in Edddy's shop in San Pedro, California and was mounted so it could Hydraulic cylinder lift from floor level height to bench level height. I believe it to be...
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    Some of us out here on the left coast have added...

    Some of us out here on the left coast have added a shut off valve on different bikes and hooked up a wire so it grounds out the ignition until you turn the valve on just in case the old brain forgets...
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    Peter, I was surprised you weren't at the...

    Peter, I was surprised you weren't at the Nashville run. Did I understand you sometime back that you might make the Yerba Buena run? Rich
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    Sam, On my 1967 FLH I converted to a PM caliper...

    Sam, On my 1967 FLH I converted to a PM caliper and disc mounted to an HD hub in front. I used one of PM's mounts for a springer fork I believe and used a strut to the original leg anchor tab for the...
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    When I first put up my '40 EL I ran the early...

    When I first put up my '40 EL I ran the early Superior twin duals down both sides in the rear (left side goes behind rear cylinder) and the shift rod runs smack into the middle of the pipe. So this...
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    No, I didn't. Was it to my e-mail or someplace on...

    No, I didn't. Was it to my e-mail or someplace on the forum I'm not aware of? Rich
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    Claude, They made the Sturgis in '80 to '82 with...

    Claude, They made the Sturgis in '80 to '82 with the '82 model having a special badge on the front fender to show the family was back in the saddle. They came back out with it in the Dyna chassis in...
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    I guess that's why there were no problems with...

    I guess that's why there were no problems with the first VL's and the Twin-cams. Your not doing anything if you never make a mistake. Sure AMF had problems early on but so did others. I can't find...
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    If it wasn't for AMF there wouldn't be a...

    If it wasn't for AMF there wouldn't be a Harley-Davidson today. It was AMF's investment that revived the company at their stockholders cost and made them sell it back to the family in far better...
  10. 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...
  12. 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
  24. 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...
  25. 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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