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  1. Thread: Light question

    by PRG
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    Howdy sir, No more so than any period sealed...

    Howdy sir,

    No more so than any period sealed beam like a GE 4030, have had quite few of those and low beam varies up to 4.5 amps. Because of shock/vibration compared to most automotive...
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    Howdy chaps, Can’t remember where I first...

    Howdy chaps,

    Can’t remember where I first mentioned fitting the VC6V, likely CAIMAG, but it along with attendant lighting conversion is a game changer and final piece in the puzzle following a two...
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    Howdy sir, Just cleaned out some.

    Howdy sir,

    Just cleaned out some.
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    Howdy sir, Use of a Starrett of any type will...

    Howdy sir,

    Use of a Starrett of any type will be more precise than any tool on the fading production line of the late 40’s as Indian limped to the last, that’s why that power plant is rife with...
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    Howdy sir, First off, with the ready crush of...

    Howdy sir,

    First off, with the ready crush of rate of old fiber gaskets along with non uniform deterioration in use (the aforementioned decline at the exhaust valve pockets) the unreal 50-55 ft...
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    Howdy sir, Thatís unburnt combustion/oil...

    Howdy sir,

    Thatís unburnt combustion/oil byproducts, a black tar like mix, leaking past your gaskets. With old style fiber gaskets itís common for these leaks to occur over the exhaust port (area...
  7. Thread: Headlight Question

    by PRG
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    Howdy sir, The one to have on an Indian 341...

    Howdy sir,

    The one to have on an Indian 341 and 441 sealed beam bucket is not merely the plain one, rather, the one embossed Indian 809 on the top.
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    Howdy sir, As an aside, carbs actually...

    Howdy sir,

    As an aside, carbs actually compensate quite well to even extreme elevation changes as they follow IGL (ideal gas law) where air density/pressure dictates fuel drawn into the venturi...
  9. Howdy sir, Unlike Indian Fours, Vincents and...

    Howdy sir,

    Unlike Indian Fours, Vincents and some others where you are obliged to prelube, in some cases to a very thorough degree, Knuckles are very rugged. Yes, one could remove the tanks and...
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    Howdy Jason, That headlight looks an awful lot...

    Howdy Jason,

    That headlight looks an awful lot like the one at the link below which I installed on my 348 before Bike Week: an unbelievable improvement. Unlike the bulb reflector types you can...
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    Howdy sir, Don’t know what battery type...

    Howdy sir,

    Don’t know what battery type you’re using but with a VTronic you now have modern regulation technology with that 2 brush that enables your old generator to more efficiently provide...
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    Well thank you kind sir, I am most unworthy. So,...

    Well thank you kind sir, I am most unworthy. So, under the old saying this changes everything, 6V LED’s as seen fitted to my 41Fl and 346. The HD lacking an ammeter the profoundness of this change...
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    Howdy sir, Search 32E two brush conversion, V...

    Howdy sir,

    Search 32E two brush conversion, V Tronic electronic regulator and Shorai lithium iron battery on this and Classic American Iron’s forum and you’ll likely find your answer. I discarded...
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    Howdy chaps, As discussed here prior, with the...

    Howdy chaps,

    As discussed here prior, with the proliferation of modern “starter” batteries having no storage capacity (which we need with our old charging systems not duty cycling as frequently as...
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    Howdy sir, First off, if your field coils are...

    Howdy sir,

    First off, if your field coils are healthy with no obvious signs of insulation deterioration Iíd use them as opposed to the rigors of shaping new ones and getting the pole shoes seated...
  16. Thread: 74" head cracking

    by PRG
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    Howdy sir, Sorry for delayed response, new toy...

    Howdy sir,

    Sorry for delayed response, new toy added to herd has been a distraction. Not to get into a discussion of pre-ignition/detonation - long topics - at a low 5.5/1 CR combustion stress...
  17. Thread: 74" head cracking

    by PRG
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    Howdy chaps, Ever wonder why you can run...

    Howdy chaps,

    Ever wonder why you can run modern vehicles 100k between plug changes? Engine mgmt enables these engines to run lean, clean and via real time ignition adjustment (in some cases on...
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    Howdy sir, I will only respond to one...

    Howdy sir,

    I will only respond to one element of your post regarding baffles and leave the rest to the experts. I bought a matching a number 48 Chief in 94 along with a pile of spares to include...
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    Howdy chaps, Poster indicates this motor was...

    Howdy chaps,

    Poster indicates this motor was built eons ago so modern narrow gas expansion rings unlikely unless Bonnie pistons fitted (most were Egge or similar 25 years running ago, forged just...
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    Howdy sir, No synthetics, break in or...

    Howdy sir,

    No synthetics, break in or otherwise. Google ZDDP, flat tappet motors and oil containing zinc (yes, we have roller rockers, but) Most accessible (Autozone) containing this is...
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    Well howdy Rich, Got the card, you are a...

    Well howdy Rich,

    Got the card, you are a gentleman, we truly enjoyed the ride with yíall we thought would not come to pass, doing one or two this year.
    ...
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    Howdy Dave, First off, sorry for not...

    Howdy Dave,

    First off, sorry for not responding to your request at CAIMAG a while back, Iíve been locked out since July and no amount of admin forms have garnered a response and even a note to...
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    Howdy chaps, The head/cylinder configuration...

    Howdy chaps,

    The head/cylinder configuration on a 38 later Four bears no resemblance to HD/Indian flat heads of the era. If you view image #4 on row 5 at my site below the spark plug hole is at...
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    Howdy chaps, You can now source 6 volt LED...

    Howdy chaps,

    You can now source 6 volt LED bulbs for the more popular base configurations, the folks supplying magneto parts have an advert in the AMCA mag. This does not help those running...
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    1959 XLCH - fork oil change

    Howdy chaps,

    Taking a friends XLCH to Barber on Thursday. Any recommendations on filling/bleeding fork oil, tubes are slightly shortened on this one but does still does not explain why it bottoms...
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