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  1. Thread: New Meat

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    Well folks got the bottom end built,had to make...

    Well folks got the bottom end built,had to make rod races from 1.5" ID tapered roller bearing races. Finally got a set of Venolia +.030 slugs and am having to sleeve the front cyl. Has anybody ever...
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    It's gonna need heat to swell the cylinder and...

    It's gonna need heat to swell the cylinder and allow all those penetrating fluids to creep in around the rings. Because you have poured all that stuff in there an open flame heat source is not a good...
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    Yeah,I'm with you on that. They're droppin' like...

    Yeah,I'm with you on that. They're droppin' like flies out there.

    OK! You are quick to offer your opinion on what doesn't work,what is your opinion on what would work?

    That was what the man...
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    Let us all hope we shall actually put our repairs...

    Let us all hope we shall actually put our repairs to a good 'try', soon.

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    I rivet and bond. The best glue I've found so far...

    I rivet and bond. The best glue I've found so far is a product called Pliobond. Got it from my local Ace hardware. I first used it to glue the friction band on my Atlas lathe. That was 20yrs ago and...
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    I just made a throttle plate and made it...

    I just made a throttle plate and made it completely round(except for the notch for the idle speed screw)omitting the radiused washer at the top. Did I screw up?
    The engine will idle now even when...
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    Another thing to check is the breaker arm pivot...

    Another thing to check is the breaker arm pivot bushing. This 1919 I'm working on ran like dookie until I made a new bushing.
  8. Thread: New Meat

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    Been there,done that,got the t-shirt. ...

    Been there,done that,got the t-shirt.

    Wiseco,Mahle,TRW,JE,etc,etc. I've contacted Egges machine,they told me they haven't made them in quite a while.
    Seems nobody is currently reproducing these...
  9. Thread: New Meat

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    Isn't VL 3.44" bore?

    Isn't VL 3.44" bore?
  10. Thread: New Meat

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    Yeah,knuck pistons can be used if you bush the...

    Yeah,knuck pistons can be used if you bush the pin holes down to .625" I'm guessing the same for 61" pan.

    And the search goes on,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,!
  11. Thread: New Meat

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    Is that the guy that is doing the repop 8 valve...

    Is that the guy that is doing the repop 8 valve tops? JP?
  12. Thread: New Meat

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    Nope! He ain't got 'em in .020 over. Competition...

    Nope! He ain't got 'em in .020 over. Competition only has .010 and .060
  13. Thread: New Meat

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    The story I got from the man that owns it is he...

    The story I got from the man that owns it is he traded a station wagon for it 50yrs ago and has kept it in his garage since and never heard it run.
    That was my task but after firing it up I...
  14. If these ever dry up let me know,I can reproduce...

    If these ever dry up let me know,I can reproduce them.
    I can nickel plate as well!
  15. Thread: New Meat

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    This is what this ol' girl looked like when she...

    This is what this ol' girl looked like when she came in;
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    This is her know;
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    I'm trying to knock as little of the rust off as possible,gotta leave a little stank on...
  16. Thread: New Meat

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    Thanks John! Yeah man,I saw your old bike. What...

    Thanks John!
    Yeah man,I saw your old bike. What a mess when you got it.
    Fortunately the one I'm working on is in pretty good shape other than many miles of use and monkeys with tools.
    I'm thinking...
  17. Thread: New Meat

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    The centrifugal switch on the back of the 235...

    The centrifugal switch on the back of the 235 generator that disconnects it from the battery when the engine stops. The plate that holds the weights is mounted to the back end of the armature shaft...
  18. Thread: New Meat

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    I'm capable of doing the work. I may have to farm...

    I'm capable of doing the work. I may have to farm out the initial bore because of the huge ridge at the top of one of the cyls. I have micrometer hones and lots of measuring devices to finish up...
  19. Thread: New Meat

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    New Meat

    Hey folks,new guy here.
    I'm working on my first F head,1919 police. Probably be drivin' y'all crazy with questions and ideas.

    My current dilemma is finding 20 over pistons. Anybody ever thought...
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