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    SS tubing also comes pre-polished, for those who...

    SS tubing also comes pre-polished, for those who like to avoid a little work. As stated above, it yellows, but chrome blues... same fix either way: elbow grease

    If welding SS, back purging...
  2. Don't know if Farm's talking about this video,...

    Don't know if Farm's talking about this video, but it matches the description...


    https://youtu.be/U0BUzEqM-6I
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    Okay, I'm doing this on my phone (PITA) - didn't...

    Okay, I'm doing this on my phone (PITA) - didn't see where you have or have not check for good spark at the spark plugs.

    I understand you just put new parts on it, however if the membership of...
  4. looking @ that piece of cutoff frame... welding...

    looking @ that piece of cutoff frame... welding the bottom part cut off of a shopping cart (a good source of ready-made framework with casters already installed, and they're heavy enough to withstand...
  5. Thanks for the response, Drag! I guessed those...

    Thanks for the response, Drag!

    I guessed those were some kinda' aftermarket cases; I'm not well versed in vintage big twin to know at a glance.

    Now, back to the build...
  6. Thread: Soft Tail

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    A thread from El Pinché Buddha that doesn't have...

    A thread from El Pinché Buddha that doesn't have a choice in a bikini.

    "Hi, Reverend Costa, did hell just freeze over?"
  7. Once again, true wisdom from Farmall... ...

    Once again, true wisdom from Farmall...




    I use my front brake A LOT. That last few feet is usually done with the rear brake (hitting a little 'low-traction' spot can let the wheel lock up...
  8. Signing up for the class... So Jesse, what are...

    Signing up for the class...

    So Jesse, what are those cases (looking at this on my phone - pics are t-i-n-y)
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    Keenan Tatro has a number of videos where he does...

    Keenan Tatro has a number of videos where he does wiring. Do a search on YouTube for:

    1970 xlch #128 bobber new build repair rigid chopper xl ironhead Tatro

    And follow along the next few...
  10. Nope. The two are completely different. The four...

    Nope. The two are completely different. The four speed is a continuation of the gearbox design that started in 1952 with the k model

    The five speed is a completely different animal. In fact, in...
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    Allrightee... since I'm still all crippled up,...

    Allrightee... since I'm still all crippled up, I'm relying on the OP to post some pictures of progress, so I can live vicariously
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    Glad to hear your able to work on a scooter after...

    Glad to hear your able to work on a scooter after your accident

    I hit a deer about 4 weeks ago, breaking my lower leg and fucking up my knee - not even able to drag my goddamn garbage cans to the...
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    If on the cheap, and the existing clutch is in...

    If on the cheap, and the existing clutch is in really good shape, a couple extra stock type frictions and steels can replace the riveted together plate.

    Of course, if the stuff in there is...
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    Bumpin' this to the top - any further progress...

    Bumpin' this to the top - any further progress pics Dragstews?

    Especially of the primary drive... been itching in my brain to build a 2x Sportster powered bike for some time now.

    (Of course,...
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    One other option the OP might want to consider is...

    One other option the OP might want to consider is lacing a 21" rim to a 1972 or earlier Sportster drum.

    I've seen pics of that combo on an early Springer and thought it looked really cool. And...
  16. I'm a fan of a small amount of low (or medium...

    I'm a fan of a small amount of low (or medium strength for bigger fasteners) loctite on dissimilar metals (i.e. steel bolts in aluminum) to prevent corrosion/sticking.

    I concur that red loctite...
  17. I've had some luck catching the edge of a screw...

    I've had some luck catching the edge of a screw or bolt with a chisel, and had it bite into the fastener, but not just cut a big piece off... this (when you do it right, AND no drunk and hungover...
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    Yeah, I think I get what you mean. Sometimes one...

    Yeah, I think I get what you mean. Sometimes one component - and it could be something a hell of a lot significant than the front end - really becomes a piece that somehow sets the tone for a...
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    Digging this. A lot. ...

    Digging this.

    A lot.

    http://www.chopcult.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=92870&d=1555191609
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    I couldn't speak to that - when I put the carb on...

    I couldn't speak to that - when I put the carb on my bike, it was at the same time as swapping in a 1200 with aftermarket cams and porting, from an 883.

    After the swap, I can't seem to keep out of...
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    For once, I'm gonna' have to disagree with the...

    For once, I'm gonna' have to disagree with the esteemed Tattoo.

    It's a super common upgrade on 1200 XLs, and they work quite well.

    FWIW, there's a really good booklet from Mikuni on getting...
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    All I wanna' know is: Is the OP going to be...

    All I wanna' know is:

    Is the OP going to be cooking any brisket?
    And, is she within a reasonable drive of Fort Smith, Arkansas?

    I guess maybe I should eat breakfast before posting...

    Also,...
  23. TNC showing us how to prevent: 93300

    TNC showing us how to prevent:

    93300
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    One more thing to look for - I learned the hard...

    One more thing to look for - I learned the hard way on my 2001... although that shift shaft does NOT look right, you mentioned that the noise did not appear to be RPM dependent.

    Which makes me...
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    Especially if they're "bikers" (since the booger...

    Especially if they're "bikers" (since the booger eating public will commonly assume that anybody there was somehow 'up to no good').
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