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    Robbie; That frame never had a tool box mount on...

    Robbie; That frame never had a tool box mount on either side. Maybe a special order ?? I still remember reading somewhere that in some years that there were no tool box mounts on factory sidecar or...
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    When I built my 1941 ULH chopper 48 years ago,...

    When I built my 1941 ULH chopper 48 years ago, the one thing that I didn't have to cut off the frame was the tool box mount. It never had it. When the frame was blasted it had no grind marks where a...
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    It looks like your fender may have come off of a...

    It looks like your fender may have come off of a sidecar or package truck bike. I believe that these models didn't have the tool box mount on the frame or a mounting hole on the fender. Also, some...
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    I agree with droptopford. I have owned N.O.S....

    I agree with droptopford. I have owned N.O.S. late model Panhead inner primarys that were gloss black when pulled out of the wrapper.

    Craig
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    Sticky: One of my favorite 1960's bands. The Yardbirds....

    One of my favorite 1960's bands. The Yardbirds.
    Craig
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    Maybe it was a period in time, when they were...

    Maybe it was a period in time, when they were transitioning from the '36 80" VLH to the new ULH ?
    Craig
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    Thanks Fletcher ! That explains my question. ...

    Thanks Fletcher ! That explains my question.

    Craig
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    Am I missing something on this order blank? No...

    Am I missing something on this order blank? No 80" ULH High Compression model available in 1937?

    Craig
  9. 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....
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    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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    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...
  25. 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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