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    Onto the Overbearing saga. I had heard from a...

    Onto the Overbearing saga.

    I had heard from a number of sources that their Overbearings (from Bare Knuckle Choppers) were not fitting right on their 4 speeds. They were too thick. I guess that...
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    Trying to keep this thread up-to-date with...

    Trying to keep this thread up-to-date with projects that have been "completed"

    The first easy thing that was a while coming was getting my primary cover go-no-go figured out. I kept vacillating...
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    Just the plating without the actual anchor tab:...

    Just the plating without the actual anchor tab:
    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4647/27496330819_54c1fb8244_c.jpgIMG_1487 by Eric Bott, on Flickr

    Did some shaping on the anchor tab bit:...
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    Then I got to my friend's place with a lathe and...

    Then I got to my friend's place with a lathe and got the three spacers cut... left right and the bearing center spacer. This allowed me to fully/finally button up the hub and press in the left side...
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    Whelp, I've got a little more here. I don't know...

    Whelp, I've got a little more here. I don't know if I've said this explicitly or not, but I'm trying to update this thread when major portions of the project are done (ish). I am working here and...
  6. Could you post a part number or specific...

    Could you post a part number or specific make/model/year for the Nash cylinder that works with the 68-72 drums?
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    Good to know... seems mags are another one of...

    Good to know... seems mags are another one of those chopper items divided along relegious lines, and never the twain shall meet.

    With the overbearing, I've only mocked it up on the main shaft...
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    Thanks, that means a lot coming from a guy who...

    Thanks, that means a lot coming from a guy who build that crazy-amazing Pan! I'm looking fwd to watching your new build, though it's a shame you didn't keep it a swinger ;)
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    No OL, OM, or OR are meant to fit. Sorry for...

    No OL, OM, or OR are meant to fit.

    Sorry for your loss.
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    Hey thanks again for the complements. But no,...

    Hey thanks again for the complements. But no, that's not me. This is my first Harley "build".
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    The "ah ha!" moment was realizing I should mount...

    The "ah ha!" moment was realizing I should mount the pedal on the bottom of the pivot. This way looks sweet and is nice and low to clear the yet-to-be-made-but-made-in-my-mind pegs off the...
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    Another saga milestone... getting the brake pedal...

    Another saga milestone... getting the brake pedal sorted out. I really want the engine of the bike exposed as much as possible/reasonable with minimal visual clutter around it... going with...
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    It'll probably piss people off, but yes I cut the...

    It'll probably piss people off, but yes I cut the boss. My considerations were: 1) The motor was already molested elsewhere and no longer a candidate for a fancy/easy restoration and 2) I wanted to.
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    Other major milestones completed... decided to...

    Other major milestones completed... decided to pull the trigger on a magneto for the bike. Maybe a terrible decision, but am liking the simplicity, thinking of running without a battery, and it...
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    Hey man. Not yet, sorry :) Still working away...

    Hey man. Not yet, sorry :) Still working away on my chopper dreams...
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    Check out Visionary Cycle Products. They sell a...

    Check out Visionary Cycle Products. They sell a quality repop of WR race tanks, right side oil and left side gas.
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    On that head-on skinny shot, I love that the...

    On that head-on skinny shot, I love that the side-mounted mag is the widest part of the bike ������
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    Another fun mini-project win: Got the...

    Another fun mini-project win:

    Got the Bareknuckle Overbearing for my tranny. Pretty excited about it if it lives up to the hype (which thus far from other people's say so it does).
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    Then got the final paint on and laced it all...

    Then got the final paint on and laced it all up... pretty

    https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/637/33553664662_96ee1110b2_c.jpgIMG_0756 by Eric Bott, on Flickr
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    So, I thought I'd batch up things in this thread...

    So, I thought I'd batch up things in this thread and not update until I get some significant amount of work done on some component. Thus far the work on the bike has been a little bit of this and a...
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    Is the chain oiler adjustment screw on the pump...

    Is the chain oiler adjustment screw on the pump shut off?
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    Wow, that's crazy. Small world. Thanks for...

    Wow, that's crazy. Small world.

    Thanks for the kind words... I'm just trying to fulfill my crazy chopper dreams on it without wrecking the basic integrity of the bike. And learn some skills...
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    Haha, yeah. Kim built an iconic bike. The kinda...

    Haha, yeah. Kim built an iconic bike. The kinda weird but awesome thing is, as I build my bike I diverge more and more from it. In many ways they are VERY different but I still find tons of...
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    Thanks for the kind words. The SW200 TIG thus...

    Thanks for the kind words.

    The SW200 TIG thus far is great. But note that I'm a total neophyte to TIG welding, so its not like I have a fully fledged opinion. But for the price you get:
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    Also made another big visual step in getting it...

    Also made another big visual step in getting it looking like an actual motorcycle: Bars, grips, and throttle!



    Easy and felt good. Got a pair of 30 deg drags for cheap on OldSTF. Narrowed...
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