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  1. Oh, and one more comment (yeah, right !) Don't...

    Oh, and one more comment (yeah, right !) Don't forget folks, you will remember BOARD TRACK RACING was banned back in 1919. Short track racing was the first volley, then as the always popular death...
  2. OK Mike... you might ban this response, but here...

    OK Mike... you might ban this response, but here goes...

    Interesting article Steve... it's not too far fetched an idea. Motorcycles and their future demise are only a small part of an overall...
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    Sticky: Thanks, Mike. Yes, I bought a rolling basket '47...

    Thanks, Mike. Yes, I bought a rolling basket '47 Chief from Mr. Kreft back in 1997. He told me he was a former motorcycle shop owner. He also told me, when I called him about buying the bike... "I...
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    Sticky: The vintage pic is Walter Kreft, on his voyage to...

    The vintage pic is Walter Kreft, on his voyage to California in 1937, on his new '36 Chief. The color pic is a pic of my '36 Chief, Which I painted in a tribute color scheme, in rememberance to Mr....
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    I agree with Lyle. I practice economical...

    I agree with Lyle. I practice economical management in a big way too. However, when it comes to tires on my bikes, I remind myself how much investment I'm riding on. Saving a few bucks on a cheap...
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    Look like a significant stock buy back and...

    Look like a significant stock buy back and manipulation at the top floor at HOG recently. Trying to recover from lows of $15/share in March. Strong headwinds for the motor company, with...
  7. A whole lot of cool bikes !! and not many face...

    A whole lot of cool bikes !! and not many face masks (hoo...ray !!) Great to see so many folks having a good time. Setting a good example for all, Thanks Badger Group

    C2K
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    Refer to Greers on-line catalog for specs. ...

    Refer to Greers on-line catalog for specs. Theres a difference between the mag kicker and the Batt kicker. Same goes for the respective ratchet gears.

    My suggestion would be to use the longer...
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    Some people use Hi-Temp RTV silicone, its red in...

    Some people use Hi-Temp RTV silicone, its red in color. I don't like it, its messy and hard to remove, later when the need arrises. I have used a standard "metal muffler tape", available at most...
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    Yes, danf19, the NADA Guides have several...

    Yes, danf19, the NADA Guides have several different volumes, m/c's, cars, boats, antique and vintage travel trailers, tractors, personal watercraft, snowmobiles and more.
    If you contact them at...
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    Well, Pistin-Bully, I'm really happy to hear...

    Well, Pistin-Bully, I'm really happy to hear that you found your misfiring problem. Got my fingers crossed for ya'. I think I can speak for many readers here... I've sure learned alot !! Sorry...
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    What I found in my copy of NADA Vintage...

    What I found in my copy of NADA Vintage Collectable % Retro M/C Guide, 2018 edition is as follows;

    Harley Davidson JDH 74in.(twin cam) grade 5 thru grade 1; poor to excellent
    #5 condition POOR;...
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    While making a wrench fit, by grinding off alot...

    While making a wrench fit, by grinding off alot of extra metal for clearance, it got me thinking... so I gathered a bunch of various wrenches for a separate drawer in the tool box. I now have a...
  14. Yea, Mr Goober is smiling ear to ear. He'd be...

    Yea, Mr Goober is smiling ear to ear. He'd be able to send his kids to Harvard, if he has a box full of those caps.

    The buyer doesn't have a clue that his obsession to win the bid, is going to put...
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    Thanks for the response to my suggestion, Harry. ...

    Thanks for the response to my suggestion, Harry. I said that, not to be critical of your knowledge or approach to finding your gremlin. However, as you can see, with this example, there may be more...
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    Thanks for sharing the photo, Rubone. I've been...

    Thanks for sharing the photo, Rubone. I've been waiting a very long time to see another one. I knew somebody had done the frame swap. very nice.
    During my chopper days, I never had a front brake...
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    Harry- in a previous post re; misfiring... you...

    Harry- in a previous post re; misfiring... you stated the rear cylinder valves were tight and had no lash or clearance. After resetting the valves (you should check both cylinders), have you...
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    Pretty cool examples from the Ted Doering...

    Pretty cool examples from the Ted Doering collection. He says that the chopper craze started in the mid-sixties, with wild paint jobs,long front ends, and king/queen tall back seats. All True. There...
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    I'm wondering if the Hendee Mfg. Co. really cared...

    I'm wondering if the Hendee Mfg. Co. really cared much about the political impact of calling their new invention "Indian", or was it more of an advertising gimmick to market their product against the...
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    After reading the post from cscott wondering how...

    After reading the post from cscott wondering how the name INDIAN came about I looked in my copy of The Iron Redskin, by Harry Sucher. Sucher is regarded as the premier authority on the history of...
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    Disclaimer... I'm an Indian guy, so I may be...

    Disclaimer... I'm an Indian guy, so I may be using that as a lame excuse for my ignorance here.
    I am somewhat familiar with critical components required to put together a stroker. Bigger,heavier...
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    Thanks, Mike. With those instructions I'm sure...

    Thanks, Mike. With those instructions I'm sure with some practice I'll get better at it.
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    I've got a few more pics here, 28895 28896 I...

    I've got a few more pics here, 28895
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    I hope that I'm posting these OK

    Roger
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    Yea John, its me alright. And yes Harry, I looked...

    Yea John, its me alright. And yes Harry, I looked around for a long time for many of the parts. The bike has a pretty low serial number, and I'm thinking it was produced sometime in very early 1945....
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    my '45 essential use Chief

    file:///Users/roger/Desktop/thumbnail_IMG-6235.jpg

    hope this pic shows up... not too familiar with posting email photos... or any photos for that matter.

    was hoping for at least a peer review...
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