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    Fantastic fender Tommo. My understanding is that...

    Fantastic fender Tommo. My understanding is that if your bike does not meet the 'standard' as the judges see it you can provide documentation and that I believe you have. Jerry
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    Tank trim is 1951 to 53. Very well could be 1952,...

    Tank trim is 1951 to 53. Very well could be 1952,

    Jerry
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    Rule of thumb in DC electrics using a chassis...

    Rule of thumb in DC electrics using a chassis ground. If it does not make sense bet on a bad ground.

    Jerry
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    Not Indian - looks like a 1973 and up HD hub. ...

    Not Indian - looks like a 1973 and up HD hub. Jerry
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    On my 1925 JD I always want to see more than 3 oz...

    On my 1925 JD I always want to see more than 3 oz and less than 6 oz when I dumped the oil.

    Jerry
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    Yale and Indian advertising flyer from my...

    Yale and Indian advertising flyer from my hometown, Menomonie, Wisconsin. Jerry
  7. Nice cap! Jerry

    Nice cap! Jerry
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    Clean it really well and preheat and let it...

    Clean it really well and preheat and let it stabilize between welding and let it cool very slowly. If you can wrap it in some kind of insulation. Jerry
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    Tire companies do not sell tires with structural...

    Tire companies do not sell tires with structural blemish's. The Blemish would have to be cosmetic. Most of them I have seen were something with the side wall white.
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    I would guess late 1940's. Don't know enough...

    I would guess late 1940's. Don't know enough about Simplex to speculate about model.

    Jerry
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    Mark It sure looks like it could be a Simplex. ...

    Mark It sure looks like it could be a Simplex.

    Jerry
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    Bob You did not cross any line. You posted in a...

    Bob You did not cross any line. You posted in a category that was open to general discussion. Hope you stay with us. Jerry
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    Tom The frame with straight legs that you are...

    Tom The frame with straight legs that you are referring to as a 1957 was actually used from late 1954 through 1957.

    Jerry
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    Never heard them called that in Wisconsin either....

    Never heard them called that in Wisconsin either. Could that just be a term that was used locally? Jerry
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    John I doubt it because I know where most of the...

    John I doubt it because I know where most of the frames I fixed went but years ago I did not know about die numbers and could have cared less. I was just interested in making good frames out of junk...
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    Frame sounds a lot like a few of the frames I...

    Frame sounds a lot like a few of the frames I have repaired. There are probably 20 frames out there that I repaired using other frames for parts. The apparently factory did the same thing....
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    Am I the only one suspicious of the VIN? Jerry

    Am I the only one suspicious of the VIN? Jerry
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    Martin I have welded many a backing plate and...

    Martin I have welded many a backing plate and many an anchor slot and usually you have to do both. I always TIG weld and always remove excess metal with a file - never a grinder. It is slow tedious...
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    I would never just coat them because it is 'a...

    I would never just coat them because it is 'a good idea'. If they don't need it - don't coat them in fact I go to the ends of the earth not to coat them.

    Jerry
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    Dude It looks like a wheel off of an old milkcan...

    Dude It looks like a wheel off of an old milkcan cart. Especially if that is in fact a bronze bushing in the hub for a bearing.

    Jerry
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    Maybe if your nickname was IndianFred the bike...

    Maybe if your nickname was IndianFred the bike would be behave better:)
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    Mike Yes the way to instantly tell if the...

    Mike Yes the way to instantly tell if the flywheel is a 61" or a 74 is by the location of the retaining screw. If you can just imagine that the inner radius of the flywheel would continue full...
  23. It probably would not hurt to relieve it a wee...

    It probably would not hurt to relieve it a wee bit but I would for sure cut back the nut seat where it is galled. I know nothing about Colony nuts.


    Jerry
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    Mike Yes those are the late EL flywheels. 1941 to...

    Mike Yes those are the late EL flywheels. 1941 to 1952.
  25. I think that if a bike up for judging does not...

    I think that if a bike up for judging does not meet the expected configuration it will get docked unless the owner can supply supporting documentation. So....?

    Jerry
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