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    Poll: You may not be pressed for time having a runner,...

    You may not be pressed for time having a runner, but life is unpredictable as you know and starting a full on build requires a certain level of funding, time, tools, and commitment. Lacking any of...
  2. Could be a multitude of things without knowing...

    Could be a multitude of things without knowing more info. sounds like something is grounding and arcing out which is why you're getting concentrated burns.

    What's the current condition of the...
  3. I read that too when I looked into it, a lot of...

    I read that too when I looked into it, a lot of shit talking as well especially from the guys not running a basic bike. And by basic I mean kick only, mag fired, head and tail lights only. There's no...
  4. I enjoy having lights as well. That lil bugger...

    I enjoy having lights as well. That lil bugger keeps my halogen headlight and dual LED tail lamp on full time. Wiring is simple, basically takes place of a battery. Black gets grounded. Output from...
  5. you don't need a battery. Don't know much about...

    you don't need a battery. Don't know much about the generic capacitors but I've run a few different ones on my kick only mag fired 66 sporty.

    First I tried the Accell unit which is wired in series...
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    Leaking from the starter would pool on the top of...

    Leaking from the starter would pool on the top of the cases near the rear cylinder, it's very unlikely. if you meant the generator it could but would be easy to diagnose just by sight/touch...
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    put a slight film of oil on the edges. They're...

    put a slight film of oil on the edges. They're meant to be tight the James cork ones are the same. First few times adjusting the pushrods is a pain but they loosen over time.
  8. Pretty sure that's the case. To the OP if...

    Pretty sure that's the case.

    To the OP if you're springing for powder coating and kibble white valves just get new guides and have everything fit up properly. You'll also need to have the seats...
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    Frog is right everything drips to that area then...

    Frog is right everything drips to that area then off the plug itself. My 66 does the same thing from the trans and engine plugs, eventually figured that it's coming from between the cases, the...
  10. the baking shouldn't have any affect, those heads...

    the baking shouldn't have any affect, those heads run at the same temp for just as long on the road the metal would simply expand then contract like normal. take the heads and valves to a machine...
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    Or because the aermacchi drum doesn't offer any...

    Or because the aermacchi drum doesn't offer any benefit or advantage over a stock ironhead drum. Both are single leading shoe but the aermacchi was designed to stop a bike weighing a couple hundred...
  12. I'm going to assume that the powder coater...

    I'm going to assume that the powder coater actually masked off all of the ports and didn't powder over ANY of them.... if they did then you're pretty much fucked and have to get the heads blasted...
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    As far as i know running a straight oil line off...

    As far as i know running a straight oil line off the pump will overflow the rocker boxes. You do need to restrict the flow, heard about a few old timers that would tap into the cam cover for the...
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    Assuming the OP is talking about the ironhead in...

    Assuming the OP is talking about the ironhead in his profile which has 35mm front end yanking on it wont do anything.... the legs slide out of the lowers without the seals coming out. You can pop...
  15. very and I had to add a clearance cutout by the...

    very and I had to add a clearance cutout by the frame rail so it doesn't boil the paint when it gets done. If I ever do it again I'll get some exhaust donuts to make life easier
  16. Headlight mount was the final obstacle. ...

    Headlight mount was the final obstacle.

    http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k486/inkmunky/66/IMG_5384_zpseec4d92e.jpg

    test fit
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  17. Repro wassell was too big.... yep ...

    Repro wassell was too big.... yep

    http://i1112.photobucket.com/albums/k486/inkmunky/66/IMG_4258_zpse7cf2e32.jpg

    cut up a superglide for my tank, super thin. Petcock bung, gas cap bung, and...
  18. Well i stopped updating this thread when i didn't...

    Well i stopped updating this thread when i didn't make it through the first round of voting for the peoples champ competition but i never stopped the build. I'll try to skip through the boring...
  19. here's the link to my '66 ironhead build, i'll...

    here's the link to my '66 ironhead build, i'll update it tonight as it's come much much further along in the past few months.

    http://www.chopcult.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34908
  20. I run an everlast tig, their high end digital...

    I run an everlast tig, their high end digital model now but most of this bike was done with their low end DC only $700 unit. Well worth it.
  21. Wow didn't realize people still followed or cared...

    Wow didn't realize people still followed or cared about this build. It's been on the back burner for a long time. Motor cases are split and I robbed a ton of parts for my '66 ironhead when I started...
  22. Thread: Dual 21s?

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    Rigid or swingarm? Show or ride? If it's a...

    Rigid or swingarm? Show or ride?

    If it's a rigid you plan on riding on the streets be ready to spend a lot of time stressing about that rear wheel holding up. A 21 will bend a lot easier than a...
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    1971 was 15mm front 17mm rear should be the same.

    1971 was 15mm front 17mm rear should be the same.
  24. yes it would be and a spool would fit no problem,...

    yes it would be and a spool would fit no problem, those old hillclimbers worried about going not stopping so they had narrow spools and 21's. Only thing is i'm trying to ride this thing on the...
  25. When i was researching this front end that bike...

    When i was researching this front end that bike was one of the only ones i found with multiple pictures. From what i can see mine is pretty much the same, except i'm missing the stock links and the...
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