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  1. Thread: Panhead covers

    by 41craig
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    All the covers that I have look the same, except...

    All the covers that I have look the same, except for the material that they are made of. And they are all OEM. So, as for distinguishing marks? I say No. Also, Palmer's new book backs up your...
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    drinner-okc; We didn't have a Knuckle cylinder...

    drinner-okc; We didn't have a Knuckle cylinder shortage in the St. Louis area, but I do remember the Chop Mags telling Knucklehead riders about how brittle and fragile the OEM cylinders were....
  3. Max; I've found that soldering a new, plastic...

    Max; I've found that soldering a new, plastic coated wire to the tail light wires helps to feed the cloth covered wires through the channel in the fender. I use a 16 gauge section of wire ( longer...
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    Why do you want to replace the tappet guides and...

    Why do you want to replace the tappet guides and valve covers ??

    Craig
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    Well. I finally found out who made my mystery...

    Well. I finally found out who made my mystery saddle bags shown earlier in this discussion. It looks like they came from T.J. O'Conner & Sons, Inc. of Baltimore, Md.

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    Thanks to all for the advice ! Good point Cotten...

    Thanks to all for the advice ! Good point Cotten on the expansion theory.
    Robbie; It is a cut off head bolt. It looks like a trip to my welder to attach a couple of bolts.

    I never got the...
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    Panhead cylinder downgrade

    I'm getting ready to restore a pair of heads that have been molested. Should I use a left handed drill bit to pull the plug out or use a screw extractor and do it slowly by hand?

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    Thanks,...
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    I have a Knucklehead - Big Twin Side Valve rear...

    I have a Knucklehead - Big Twin Side Valve rear fender on Ebay if you are interested. It's pretty straight. It is missing the top brace. But there are a few them around. Lots of layers of old paint...
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    That makes perfect sense Cotten. Growing up in...

    That makes perfect sense Cotten. Growing up in St. Charles, Mo. ( just west on I-70 from St. Louis Co. ) we called the Knuckle rocker arm covers "tins". Although we did call Panhead motors "Tin...
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    Cotten; I was always under the assumption that...

    Cotten; I was always under the assumption that some of the aluminum oil pumps produce more oil pressure and thereby cause oil leaking out of the tins covering the rocker arms. Plus ( on a personal...
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    I've never thought about a seal on the #1 cam...

    I've never thought about a seal on the #1 cam bushing, but it may help. Every spring for the last 47 years, I put a drain pan under the cam cover breather on my ULH and let it puke. The worst part is...
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    Thanks for the pics Chris. I never looked into...

    Thanks for the pics Chris. I never looked into the production numbers, but it seems that a lot of 61's were produced and a lot of their manifolds survived as opposed to the 74's.
    Craig
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    Then there was this oddball that I posted a few...

    Then there was this oddball that I posted a few years ago. I still think that it's for a stroker.



    Craig
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    After rereading the manifold info in Palmer's...

    After rereading the manifold info in Palmer's latest book, I see that he say's that the second version of the large port intake manifold # 1108-41, the pipe was machined to the correct size on the...
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    74 Intake Manifolds

    Where have all the 74 plumber style intake manifolds gone ? All of the ones that show up on Ebay are 61 manifolds. Did we chrome all of them ? All the ones that I have are for 61 inch models. The...
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    I bought the Glide Fork Nut Tool ( as V-Twin...

    I bought the Glide Fork Nut Tool ( as V-Twin calls it ) a few weeks ago for my '50 EL. It worked perfectly! $63.72 is the suggested retail price. Dealer price is $ 38.23. Someone out there should...
  17. Thread: Forecar

    by 41craig
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    Thanks for the link Chris ! This delivery trike...

    Thanks for the link Chris ! This delivery trike looks like it would have been clumsy to ride. Although this would have been for city delivery and not ridden very fast.

    Craig
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    Bmarinac; Here is a link to the foreign seller of...

    Bmarinac; Here is a link to the foreign seller of the starter pedal with the bar & shield. Kind of pricey.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Harley-Knucklehead-kick-starter-pedal/233718419200

    Craig
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    Double D; I love the late '47 - early '55 Chevy...

    Double D; I love the late '47 - early '55 Chevy trucks. I've owned a '52 and a '50. Both 5 window models. Wish I never sold them.


    Sorry about going off message. Craig
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    I just compared Hagerty to State Farm to see if I...

    I just compared Hagerty to State Farm to see if I could get a better deal. State Farm is $60.00 less every 6 months for the exact same coverage.

    Craig


    P.S. This is for antique motorcycle...
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    State Farm has been insuring my antique...

    State Farm has been insuring my antique motorcycles for over 20 years and is much more reasonable than most. Just tell them how much coverage you want.

    Craig
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    More comparisons.2945829459294602946129462 Craig...

    More comparisons.2945829459294602946129462 Craig

    P.S. Sorry for the crappy pics
  23. Thread: 2020 l.d.

    by 41craig
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    Thanks JoJo !! Craig

    Thanks JoJo !!

    Craig
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    Fletch; I can't find any numbers, in any of my...

    Fletch; I can't find any numbers, in any of my old catalogs, for complete motors. But, here is a pic of a friend of mine's N.O.S. unstamped UA Motor with its factory tag. Hope this helps.
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    Corbin seats are not made in the U.S.A. anymore....

    Corbin seats are not made in the U.S.A. anymore. Until a few years ago, they were advertised in V-Twin catalogs as using leather from Herman Oak Leather Co. in St. Louis. Herman Oak has been around...
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