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    Sticky: Ed Roth? Tom

    Ed Roth?
    Tom
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    Yes I need cams for a 35 chief and a front oil...

    Yes I need cams for a 35 chief and a front oil pump 4speed cam shaft.
    The vtwin cams look like bonneville profile with .412 lift,and the price is way less than other distributors of repro Bonneville...
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    Thanks for reply.Was hoping somebody was running...

    Thanks for reply.Was hoping somebody was running them or had comments on quality.
    Tom
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    v-twin chief cams

    Any info or experience with V-twin Indian Chief cams with gears appreciated.
    Listed as .415 lift,imported ,years 36-46.Odd range.
    They have large letter S on them and appear to be Sifton brand from...
  5. I love golf and the carts.Keeps large amounts of...

    I love golf and the carts.Keeps large amounts of people off the roads and away from my fishing spots.
    Got to look on the bright side.
    Tom
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    The reproduction exhaust system is the problem...

    The reproduction exhaust system is the problem not the kicker,unless the bore or shaft is worn excessively letting the lever wobble on the shaft.
    You may be able to siot the tab hole a little to get...
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    I believe for 47 the scripts backgrounds were...

    I believe for 47 the scripts backgrounds were only Indian red regardless of tank color.
    Tom
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    Sticky: Interesting.I always thought the person who owned...

    Interesting.I always thought the person who owned the negative owned the rights.
    Tom
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    Thanks,im going to order some shafts.If They are...

    Thanks,im going to order some shafts.If They are fit ok and pass a file test for hardness compared to original Ill use them.
    Tom
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    Thanks for reply. Im aware Superior /Dixie has...

    Thanks for reply.
    Im aware Superior /Dixie has been around for a long time but never knowingly used any of their shafts.If no old dealer stock I bought from Pierce,Miles ,Stark or kiwi,which may...
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    Repro Chief flywheel shafts

    I need some motor shafts and see ebay seller who responded to me that they are Dixie .
    Are any of you Indian motor builders familiar with these shafts.Obvious quality concerns are hardness ,correct...
  12. I said it I Believe harley ,mostly because its...

    I said it I Believe harley ,mostly because its not Indian.Looking closer at the Hatfield pic the harley he shows has the curved ribs,so the better answer would have been I dont know what your pan...
  13. I believe thats a Harley Buddy seat pan. An...

    I believe thats a Harley Buddy seat pan.
    An Indian Chummy seat pan has three straight ribs with center rib almost all the way to the nose.
    Hatfiels resto guide has a nice side by side view of both...
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    Cool videos. Thanks for posting. I liked the...

    Cool videos.
    Thanks for posting.
    I liked the frame coal forge brazing scene.
    Tom
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    Hey Eric,Looks like 1.441 from top of pin hole so...

    Hey Eric,Looks like 1.441 from top of pin hole so add 3/8"
    Tom
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    Hagerty ,declared value. When I last insured I...

    Hagerty ,declared value.
    When I last insured I asked about my non vintage motorcycle,a 200flht.More coverage ,10/50/300 instead of 5/10/50 and 8k declared value with 5k blue book,about half what I...
  17. Not a harley guy so if Im missing something...

    Not a harley guy so if Im missing something obvious,sorry.
    Arent their people who specialize in Harley timers similar to auto dist. shops?
    I sent my vintage auto dist. out for service after...
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    The rear cylinder is #1,at least for my 34 per...

    The rear cylinder is #1,at least for my 34 per the Riders Instruction book.Maybe thats the reason.
    Tom
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    Your intake valve opens at 10degrees btc,but on...

    Your intake valve opens at 10degrees btc,but on intake stroke.
    According Riders Instruction book 10 deg.btdc equals .060" btdc and to check timing by piston travel tappet clearance should be set...
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    when you eventually get the heads off you can...

    when you eventually get the heads off you can make a couple of light passes with a large flat file.The high spots,usually around the bolt holes ,will show up.Then you can see if you can clean them up...
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    Looks like my 741 backing plate but I have the...

    Looks like my 741 backing plate but I have the speedo drive mounted.Not familiar with other year scouts which may have been similar.
    Tom
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    After reading your post I looked at Sinko website...

    After reading your post I looked at Sinko website because Im also looking to replace some tires.Price seems right and their speed rated.
    Their 270 would seem be the right size for your bike.No idea...
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    It looks like you found a good guy.Work looks...

    It looks like you found a good guy.Work looks very nice.
    Good luck with it.
    Tom
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    I think to the average uninformed person the BMW...

    I think to the average uninformed person the BMW looks older and more unusual,and that attracts people.
    With a lot of new Indians with similar styling our skirted chiefs just dont stand out that...
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    Another option may be Nikasil build up....

    Another option may be Nikasil build up.
    Dinihanian advertises in the club mag .040build up without sleeves.
    This may not be an option if your in Japan with shipping but similar process may be...
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