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    Cotten, I understood what you meant, I just...

    Cotten,
    I understood what you meant, I just wanted to share that the Mercury outboard carb cleaner didn't take the polished surface of the S&S. I am sure you are great at fatina.
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    Cannot help you on the codes, but saw a pretty...

    Cannot help you on the codes, but saw a pretty nice 1914 7sc yesterday in a guys collection. You have a really nice bike there!
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    The Mercury outboard is a great carburetor...

    The Mercury outboard is a great carburetor cleaner, I think that it works better than any of diluted carburetor soak. It made my 30 year old S&S look brand new, even left the polish. I leave it on...
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    I use this for carbs and the staining after the...

    I use this for carbs and the staining after the heavy grease comes off and is by far the best carbon remover that I have ever used, it makes copper shine like a new penny, but does need to be rinsed...
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    Sorry, we got off track. I sure hope you can find...

    Sorry, we got off track. I sure hope you can find a whole seat. I wish you luck!
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    I know very little on these bikes let alone the...

    I know very little on these bikes let alone the manufacturing process. One explanation may be that the serial numbers we already stamped into the case before the change was made, so they added the B...
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    I could not get a good picture of the seat with...

    I could not get a good picture of the seat with my cheap phone. I will try to call him and ask him what the seat is off of because he probably knows as it now lives on a wla now. I do not know all...
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    Fletcher, Yes, flax and linen thread are the...

    Fletcher,
    Yes, flax and linen thread are the same. I did see an original harley seat today that had the natural edge covered with a small strip rolled over the edge and it created a double stitch,...
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    Springfield Ohio Swap meet Aug 2

    August 2nd, 2020
    The Springfield Walneck Motorcycle Swap Meet will be held on Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 in Springfield, Ohio. This Springfield motorcycle event is held at Clark County Fairgrounds and...
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    I know pre-1940, but not for sure how much later...

    I know pre-1940, but not for sure how much later they started using nylon. Every Messinger that I personally have done had hot waxed flax thread
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    Cotten, Do you need a Harley seat covered? I am...

    Cotten,
    Do you need a Harley seat covered? I am getting ready to run a couple of the plain older ones with the slicked edges, not the chrome tanned seat from maybe the 60s up that has the leather...
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    What size rosettes(conchos) do you need? Do you...

    What size rosettes(conchos) do you need? Do you need scalloped(round edges) or pointed edges and what color? I will help you out, if I can, if you need leather rosettes(conchos)
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    The older seats were sewn with natural flax...

    The older seats were sewn with natural flax thread with hot wax on a needle and awl machine. People redoing the older seats today use nylon thread and a single eyed needle machine.
    The stitch looks...
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    And a venier is a scale. So what happened with...

    And a venier is a scale.

    So what happened with the loctited calipers?
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    That would be a dial indicator, the ones with...

    That would be a dial indicator, the ones with dials that is.
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    The wait is pretty daunting. She had some pretty...

    The wait is pretty daunting. She had some pretty neat stories about the panhead, a car pulled out in front of her husband in 1958 and he swerved to miss the car, laid it down and went sliding down...
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    One of the first times that I went to look at a...

    One of the first times that I went to look at a bike and it was actually the bike I was told about. It is a yellow 55 flh foot shift bike and the other bike is a 1989 teal and cream/off white...
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    There is a James Dean run from a nearby town to...

    There is a James Dean run from a nearby town to there every year in Sept.
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    Please keep us informed, that isn't too long of a...

    Please keep us informed, that isn't too long of a drive. Thanks for the information!
  20. Thread: 1955 Panhead

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    1955 Panhead

    Going to go look at a 1955 Panhead, a mid 80s Harley and a bunch of parts in the morning. A guy has been helping me put my bike together and told me today that his older sister (he is 80 by the way)...
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    Rubone, Thanks for the pictures! Do you still...

    Rubone,
    Thanks for the pictures! Do you still have any of those bikes?

    Thank you for the pictures as well, Chief Two Kicks! By the way, Great name! Lol
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    I just happened to find one of those caps...

    I just happened to find one of those caps yesterday, glad I was able to identity it though that sale. It cleaned up rather nicely too. Any buyers out there? No bs, I really did find one.
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    I am pretty sure this is not your problem. I had...

    I am pretty sure this is not your problem. I had an ignition mounting screw come loose and fell out and landed between my pos coil post and the coil cover which killed the bike dead on its wheels. It...
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    Speaking of Indians, a collector up the street...

    Speaking of Indians, a collector up the street just got in some board track racers and a couple of hill climbers. I think he is building one of the nicest and largest collections I have ever seen....
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    Aho, kemenwipematethi? No, no, no, I was not...

    Aho, kemenwipematethi? No, no, no, I was not going into that at all, I know people were not treated well, but that is recorded as so. I was talking about the cancelling of history and only history....
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