I'm sure this is a topic everyone can benefit from.
Those of us who are trying to restore antique motorcycles
to perfection, there are many gray zones. I know we would
all prefer to do the job correctly, the first time, and that's why
I'm requesting field judges lend their knowledge to the restorer.
Here are just three questions that I need a response to.
1. 1953 FLE aside from the vin number, the only source I have that may identify the approximate date the machine was assembled at the factory are frame stampings. My frame id is C53. Transmission cover lid screws should they be straight slot or phillips head?
2. gear case generator mounting screws should they be straight slot or phillips head?
3. regarding parkerization, I know the factory performed hot parkerization. Current restorers, I believe, only have cold parkerization. My question, is black oxide coating the same as hot
Anticipating feedback from the chief judges of the AMC.