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    The only cross reference I can find is BP 7 ES. ...

    The only cross reference I can find is BP 7 ES.

    Dave
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    I had Condon + Skelly 30 years ago. I wanted to...

    I had Condon + Skelly 30 years ago. I wanted to ride my Indian cross country, they said no way you will exceed the mileage limits. I said I can document that I will be attending 10 plus AMCA...
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    The Indian riders manual states 150 miles to a...

    The Indian riders manual states 150 miles to a quart. But it all depends on what rings you are using. When I bought my 1948 Chief 30 years ago it was all rebuilt. My buddy and I took a cross...
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    I am on my 6th set of Avon Safety Mileage tires...

    I am on my 6th set of Avon Safety Mileage tires on my 1948 Indian Chief, 65,000 miles. They look vintage, ride and handle well.



    Dave
  5. Thread: misfiring

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    Another plug for Cotten. About 3 years ago I...

    Another plug for Cotten. About 3 years ago I was told by Carl Olsen to give Tom a call about truing up my Indian Chief intake after pressure testing and finding leaking seals. Tom cut my intake and...
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    Harry, I was on a cross country trip from NJ...

    Harry,

    I was on a cross country trip from NJ to CA. I decided to tune up my bike in CA, only made it 100 miles before the new condenser took a Sh^%$t. Installed the old one and rode all the way...
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    How about in the virtual library?

    How about in the virtual library?
  8. I am having the same problem as Chris, I log in...

    I am having the same problem as Chris, I log in to reply and it tells me I am not logged in.

    Dave
  9. Thread: misfiring

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    Misfiring

    It couldn’t even sustain an idle without misfiring! I stopped once and changed out the cap and rotor, that effort gave me another 10 minutes (tops) without a misfire.

    Harry,
    I think I would...
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    Harry, I would check the charging system. When...

    Harry,

    I would check the charging system. When the ground wire on my Chief broke it smoked the ceramic resistor on the regulator and would not charge correctly.

    Dave
  11. Gene, I know Bruce Linsday used Indian...

    Gene,

    I know Bruce Linsday used Indian connecting rods in his X motor. If you want I can touch base with him and find out which Indian rods he used.

    Dave
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    Dana, You need to have more slack in your...

    Dana,

    You need to have more slack in your front brake cable between the clip on the fender and the adjusting screw or it will lock up when you hit a hard bump.

    Dave
  13. Thread: For sale

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    Call the number listed above and talk to George....

    Call the number listed above and talk to George.

    Dave
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    Well, I went for it. I bought a 12 volt C.E....

    Well, I went for it. I bought a 12 volt C.E. generator from Kiwi Indian and could not be happier. Updated the lights, coil, and battery. It started on the first kick as always and a 40 mile ride...
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    Good to hear from you Peter. I am going to...

    Good to hear from you Peter. I am going to upgrade to 12 volts. I ride this bike way too much to continue with 6 volts. I already have the 12 volt lights from another project, so I will only need...
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    I use a H-2 HD 6 volt battery for knucks and...

    I use a H-2 HD 6 volt battery for knucks and pans. The generator will not motor when powered up. I checked the brushes and I don't see any broken wires. Don't really care about originally want...
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    convince me to convert to 12 volts

    History first: Have owned this 1948 Chief for 30 years, 65,000 miles. Still running 6 volts on stock Autolite generator. Yesterday out on a beautiful 70 degree day and the generator light starts to...
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    101's never had the vin stamped on the frame. ...

    101's never had the vin stamped on the frame.

    Dave
  19. Me too, except I went for a 1 hour ride on it. ...

    Me too, except I went for a 1 hour ride on it.

    Dave
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    I believe Gene Harper.

    I believe Gene Harper.
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    My Chief is still 6 volts, electronic ignition,...

    My Chief is still 6 volts, electronic ignition, set of Ollie cams. These bikes are just like old farm tractors that run forever if maintained.

    Dave
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    My great uncle was a POW during WW2. His family...

    My great uncle was a POW during WW2. His family did not here from him for almost two years. When he showed up at their door one day they were shocked!

    Dave
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    Bob, Kiwi repop speedometer, started from zero...

    Bob,

    Kiwi repop speedometer, started from zero in 1990. All 48 states, Canada, Mexico. I just enjoy riding it whenever I can.

    Dave
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    24713 Hey Bob, My 1948 Chief. Dave grassi

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    Hey Bob,

    My 1948 Chief.

    Dave grassi
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    Ron, You have a pm. Dave

    Ron,

    You have a pm.

    Dave
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