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    Is this a big twin that you are working on? If...

    Is this a big twin that you are working on? If so, the standard roller diameter is .2500, and is definitely not .049. There are four bearings available for the big twins, and four for the XLs. The...
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    Speaking for myself and many others, I am here,...

    Speaking for myself and many others, I am here, and on another forum, to provide information as I can, to the newer guys. I certainly don't want anything for it, and I am sure others feel the same....
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    If your '86 is a swingarm bike, you will need the...

    If your '86 is a swingarm bike, you will need the belt swingarm as well.

    Jim
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    Based on that motor number, you have the motor...

    Based on that motor number, you have the motor that was original to the bike, or at least one from the same year, 1990.

    Jim
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    Motor serial number is needed, not the frame...

    Motor serial number is needed, not the frame number.

    Jim
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    The green wires in each of your switches should...

    The green wires in each of your switches should be connected to a switched 12V source, the accessory breaker being H-D correct but the ignition breaker would also do. The brown and violet wires from...
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    No longer part of the function. Jim

    No longer part of the function.

    Jim
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    Differentiating between the XL four and five...

    Differentiating between the XL four and five speed:

    The output pulley or sprocket nut has a 1 7/8 hex and is a left hand thread on the five speed.

    The nut on the four speed is much smaller, ...
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    H-D terminal #9905. Jim

    H-D terminal #9905.

    Jim
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    Best to make the sleeve part a little longer than...

    Best to make the sleeve part a little longer than the bearing is wide, in order that it capture the sleeve that SHOULD be in the hub between the bearings.

    Jim
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    Your braking solution is a front master cylinder...

    Your braking solution is a front master cylinder with a smaller bore. (I need one on my WideGlide as well.) I think factory master cylinders can be had down to a 5/8 bore for your era controls, and...
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    Another approach is to turn up sleeves to go...

    Another approach is to turn up sleeves to go inside the existing bearings to adapt them to your axle size.

    Jim
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    Yes, as far as I know. Jim

    Yes, as far as I know.

    Jim
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    Yep, and the OP may be able to sneak a 180 tire...

    Yep, and the OP may be able to sneak a 180 tire in without moving the transmission.

    Jim
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    Be careful of your axle size. For instance, the...

    Be careful of your axle size. For instance, the early XL axle is often referred to as "5/8", but is actually a metric size to match the stock ball bearings, which are commonly metric sized.

    There...
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    Those forks with those trees? I don't think so. ...

    Those forks with those trees? I don't think so.

    Jim
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    Yes, you cannot move the pulley over on the...

    Yes, you cannot move the pulley over on the transmission because there is an inner primary and primary drive in the way. So you move the transmission over, and offset the inner primary at the motor...
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    It can be done, but it's not that simple. The...

    It can be done, but it's not that simple.

    The swingarm pivot bolt, bearings, and distances are the same, so the round swingarm will install on the frame, no problem.

    You will need longer...
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    Dwell control. Jim

    Dwell control.

    Jim
  20. I've got a Mightyvac and I use it too. But on...

    I've got a Mightyvac and I use it too. But on these front brakes, that alone doesn't do it for me, and so I end up going through the process above, after using the vacuum. It does help get things...
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    Keeping the motor from moving is the biggest...

    Keeping the motor from moving is the biggest challenge on an assembled motorcycle. I put the transmission in high gear and once I have the piston at TDC, and the leak tester ready to go, I sit on the...
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    First of all, these transmissions are not...

    First of all, these transmissions are not designed to shift unless either the input or output shaft is turning, i.e., half the gears are in motion. These transmissions are constant mesh dog clutch...
  23. Thread: Missing Spokes

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    Buchanan's is THE place for spokes. Expensive,...

    Buchanan's is THE place for spokes. Expensive, but their stainless spokes cannot be beat. They do custom spokes from a sample, or even from dimensions. I have had them make spokes for old spool...
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    by JBinNC
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    It is common for those rims to have broken...

    It is common for those rims to have broken spokes. I think you will have to disassemble the wheel to replace the spokes, but if you could sneak two new ones in, it would save A LOT of labor. Spoking...
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    The FXE frames had that mount removed at the...

    The FXE frames had that mount removed at the factory from about '78 on until the end of production (I think).The FXS, FXWG, and of course the FL frames retained the mount.

    Jim
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