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    New American made advance mechanism.

    Saw this in a Jockey Journal post. Looks well made. I'll buy one next time I need an advance unit.

    https://americanprimemfginc.com/product/1104-0001-comp-master-advance-unit/

    The thread with...
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    Superb engines. If they were American instead of...

    Superb engines. If they were American instead of Japanese it likely would have killed HD or forced it to change drastically because unlike Harleys you don't have a shitload of factory...
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    BSA build info is always welcome since it...

    BSA build info is always welcome since it certainly applies to choppers.
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    Do it Drag! Your Buell NEEDS that swingarm and...

    Do it Drag! Your Buell NEEDS that swingarm and they ain't getting cheaper. My spider sense says Davestune's future dual carb conversion should cover the cost nicely. :cool:


    They hurt a lot less...
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    I'd rather have the swingarm in the first place....

    I'd rather have the swingarm in the first place. Piss on suffering while riding to look cool whilst parked. My spine is worth more than any vehicle(s).

    Given Shovel rear suspension geometry is...
  6. The pics don't show anything horrific. Since it's...

    The pics don't show anything horrific. Since it's a Harley and not melted or seawater damaged, it's salvageable. Everyone should learn to rebuild their scoot so while it may not be a great immediate...
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    It's a cool odd duck and Triumph unit twin engine...

    It's a cool odd duck and Triumph unit twin engine parts are inexpensive.

    The big question with that bodywork would be what to paint it.
  8. Wise move and much better than becoming a meat...

    Wise move and much better than becoming a meat crayon.
  9. Gasgacinch applied by brush = 3M yellow headliner...

    Gasgacinch applied by brush = 3M yellow headliner adhesive applied by spray = 3m black weatherstrip adhesive if ya like black = generic solvent based equivalents is nice for gluing gaskets to one...
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    We don't since it's really just for appearance...

    We don't since it's really just for appearance (it will look great on your particular flavor Shovel!) on the street and typical vintage drag race Shovels are rigid framed to be rid of the heavy stock...
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    Try the many online bulb specialists. Example: ...

    Try the many online bulb specialists. Example:

    https://www.bulbtown.com/
  12. You could do the same thing proven on press-on...

    You could do the same thing proven on press-on carb flange adapters and machine a flat plate to press onto the Keihin inlet flange. Drill and tap the plate to match the air filter then verify and...
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    Truth. The Grub has evolved.

    Truth. The Grub has evolved.
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    Early motorcycles used high mount oil tanks to...

    Early motorcycles used high mount oil tanks to feed their total loss oil systems which required frequent refills.

    The Harley WL did it this more complex but interesting way way:...
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    You're right. He should own both.

    You're right. He should own both.
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    Manifolds are so restrictive. For a few dollars...

    Manifolds are so restrictive. For a few dollars more you can have this and be rid of that S&S doorstop.
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    If you must use the seat tube I'd make a plastic...

    If you must use the seat tube I'd make a plastic (because it's non-conductive) tubular caddy that slides out for service. The tube is also a moisture trap and every additional connection is a...
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    Dragstews, if you had to use one carb model for...

    Dragstews, if you had to use one carb model for all your carbed HDs, which would it be and why?
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    I'd never run a 4 speed without a kicker since...

    I'd never run a 4 speed without a kicker since the stock starter is under-powered and the reduction gear design is fucking horrid. There's good reason for all those blank kicker covers at swap meets...
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    Cool! Carbs are normally absurdly overpriced for...

    Cool! Carbs are normally absurdly overpriced for what they are and their tooling was typically paid for long ago.

    Quality is a choice any maker can make so if it works now (meaning they machined...
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    I suggest removing your current front brake lever...

    I suggest removing your current front brake lever and putting on a couple hundred miles before you choose, so your choice will be informed by experience. Before that perform some measured maximum...
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    What the previous posters said. (This place is...

    What the previous posters said. (This place is an echo chamber for common mechanical sense!)

    If it's got mechanical advance I'd remove and inspect then retime ignition correctly. Air leaks can...
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    You can weld a simple tab to the Shovel neck to...

    You can weld a simple tab to the Shovel neck to duplicate the Sportster fork stop, or use an internal fork stop kit.
  24. PSA: Yahoo Groups shutting down. Save your favorite motorcycle content.

    Yahoo groups are shutting down: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/8xwe9p/yahoo-groups-is-winding-down-and-all-content-will-be-permanently-removed

    I'm not on any motorcycle or other Yahoo groups...
  25. I bet too much liquid red Loctite (I use gel and...

    I bet too much liquid red Loctite (I use gel and wipe it into the bolt threads then wipe off the excess, never squirt it into holes because it's job is not to compress) hydrolocked against the bolts...
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