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  1. we age rapidly in Scotland...its the weather and...

    we age rapidly in Scotland...its the weather and the whiskey :D
  2. mine the day I got it as a youth back in 2010....

    mine the day I got it as a youth back in 2010. I'm not asleep, I'm trying to find 5th gear and realising it doesn't exist....

    97099
  3. pretty sure in one of Sonny's books he talks...

    pretty sure in one of Sonny's books he talks about when the sportster came on the scene it was the hot ticket and could run rings around the big twins. Loads of angels including him were desperate to...
  4. at the end of the day its just an old Harley....

    at the end of the day its just an old Harley. Infinitely rebuildable and parts are nowhere near the ridiculous cost of Knuck / Pan parts. Good choice on the CE genny / reg combo. That's what i ran...
  5. Had mine for near 10 years before i sold it. It...

    Had mine for near 10 years before i sold it. It was the first classic motorcycle i ever owned and as there were no shops anywhere near me who could or would work on it, I had to learn my way around...
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    Thanks for the comments. The decision was based...

    Thanks for the comments. The decision was based on whether to get the stock heads refurbed and better valves, springs etc or grab a set of screamin eagle or S&S s/s heads. The price of a head job on...
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    nah im not planning on going that far. I want to...

    nah im not planning on going that far. I want to keep it harley and ideally the numbers matching factory motor.
    As mentioned earlier im not looking for max horsepower out the motor, really just a...
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    good point, and the Evo is still one of the...

    good point, and the Evo is still one of the cheapest classic harley motors out there for the time being :)
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    had something similar happen to me after i had my...

    had something similar happen to me after i had my CV carb off to replace a leaky manifold rubber gasket. When I finally fired it up it was WOT revving its tits off. I soon realised that when I had...
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    Oh I will, I ride the thing everyday but I...

    Oh I will, I ride the thing everyday but I service it damn near every three months just because I enjoy looking after it haha
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    I got it covered Jim. When I replaced the stock...

    I got it covered Jim. When I replaced the stock cam with the EV27 I checked the lifters for condition. All were actually in perfect working order but I had got hold of some new Hylift Johnson big...
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    reckon il wait for the motor to get tired before...

    reckon il wait for the motor to get tired before going down that route! at 41k miles shes barely broken in :D
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    Thanks Jim, appreciate the advice. Il check out...

    Thanks Jim, appreciate the advice. Il check out those books too.

    Dragstews - yep that's what I remember reading. Not a plug and play head swap with those bad boys haha
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    Thanks for the input fellas. im currently...

    Thanks for the input fellas.

    im currently running an EV27 Andrews cam, modified CV carb with Dynojet kit 45 pilot and 190 main. Paughco headers and baffled pipes. It runs strong.

    I believe...
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    S&S Superstock vs Screamin Eagle heads?

    So im going to be giving my Evo 1340 a bit of a refresh over winter and was considering a new set of heads.
    Ive already put an EV27 and adjustable push rods in it and have rebuilt / upgraded the...
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    lets see a pic of the rear tyre! bet the edges of...

    lets see a pic of the rear tyre! bet the edges of the tyre are like brand new! no cornering for this bike :D
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    96584 I have one on my build too. I bought a...

    96584

    I have one on my build too. I bought a new 21" star hub already built on ebay from a company called throttle masters and the drum brake kit from WWAG (as mentioned in previous posts). Wheel...
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    I had a friend weld a couple of short 1" steel...

    I had a friend weld a couple of short 1" steel bungs to the flat cross bar (where you would mount your springs) and screwed some rubber cups on to the rear threads on my solo seat. The rear studs sit...
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    I had a v-twin kicker kit on my 79 ironhead. It...

    I had a v-twin kicker kit on my 79 ironhead. It wore out after about 5 years of solid use when the rivets on the ratchet gear broke off. I had a new plate riveted up and it resumed normal effective...
  20. i bought a whiskey (black, single cable) throttle...

    i bought a whiskey (black, single cable) throttle for my bike last year as I wanted only "quality" parts. Wasn't impressed with the cast finish, it was rough on the edges and felt very lightweight....
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    just my 2c but 90s softail frames are actually...

    just my 2c but 90s softail frames are actually quite pretty once you strip them right down and cut off the fender arms. The lines and rake are very close to the old rigid big twin dimensions and a...
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    +1 more who converted their evo to points. I was...

    +1 more who converted their evo to points. I was rewiring the bike and giving it a stripped down look so didn't want to have all the wiring and that big ECU sitting in the battery tray under the...
  23. 94 evo softy before - 95958 after 95959

    94 evo softy before -

    95958

    after

    95959
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    Got the 48 slow jet in this evening. Fine tuned...

    Got the 48 slow jet in this evening. Fine tuned and the stutter is gone. Nice and smooth throttle again 👍
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    plugs will get sooty if you spend a lot of time...

    plugs will get sooty if you spend a lot of time idling or moving in slow traffic as the engine doesn't get hot enough to burn off the carbon deposits on the plugs. For a true reflection of plug...
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