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  1. Simply replace one of the caliper body bolts with...

    Simply replace one of the caliper body bolts with a slightly longer one.
    Becomes a handy spot for a brake stay.
    You can trim the stock "bowtie" or not.
    Use a small spacer on the bolt so the...
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    Most alloy Harley dual disk front hubs have 5/16...

    Most alloy Harley dual disk front hubs have 5/16 on both sides
    Rear alloy hubs have 7/16 sprocket/pulley side, 3/8 disk side.
    Disc and sprocket bolt patterns are the same all 'round.
    To use a...
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    Looks like a Betor front end? AKA poor man's...

    Looks like a Betor front end?
    AKA poor man's Cerriani
    Or is it the other way round?

    Both brands are lightweight race goodies.
    The undersized ones are meant for drag.
  4. Thread: Odd tuning issue.

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    It was suggested but, You didn't say if you made...

    It was suggested but,
    You didn't say if you made sure the accelerator nozzle o-ring is in place...

    How many turns out is the mix screw?


    What air bleed # are you running?
    You probably want a...
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    Has anyone mentioned drilling a hole in the...

    Has anyone mentioned drilling a hole in the throttle plate?
    Sometimes necessary with a lumpy cam...
    Car guys with Hollys do it all the time.
    What cam are you running again?

    Air bleed shouldn't...
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    Starts easy + Locked advance = might just be...

    Starts easy
    +
    Locked advance
    =
    might just be a tad retarded at higher rpms

    Is OP tuning a Knuckle like it's a Flattie?
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    Look at the plugs like tattoo suggested. You can...

    Look at the plugs like tattoo suggested.
    You can read timing on the plugs too.
    Are you running a fixed ignition? Or auto advance?
  8. An SU is a period correct "CV" The eliminator II...

    An SU is a period correct "CV"
    The eliminator II version is what you want.
    You will need the SU manifold in air cleaner as well.

    We are all assuming the OP has a stock displacement 74" slab...
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    Note: This bracket is meant for a four speed...

    Note:
    This bracket is meant for a four speed style clutch cable. (Adjuster's at the end of the cable, not the middle)
    Four-speed style clutch lever/perch is preferred.
    But you can make a 4-speed...
  10. Thread: Oil tank how to

    by Sky
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    Metal supply houses like Grainger... Keywords; ...

    Metal supply houses like Grainger...
    Keywords;
    hemispheres
    And
    steel floats
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    As JB stated, the B has no accelerator pump. ...

    As JB stated, the B has no accelerator pump.
    It's a "roll on" only carb.
    But that can be changed...
    I'm a fan of the "super bowl" but not a fan of the Bendix style plunger it uses.

    Tune the...
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    You'd be surprised how much oil the road grime...

    You'd be surprised how much oil the road grime under even the cleanest bike can hold.
    A weep under a Harley will barely be noticed.
    Keep an eye on the level before you tear things apart

    That...
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    Put a real rear fender on it first Castration...

    Put a real rear fender on it first
    Castration would be a real bummer

    Yes it should bolt right on
    Measure bottom tree to axle lengths and compare

    Buddy of mine got bounced out of the saddle...
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    Options Somebody did The voes can be left...

    Options

    Somebody did

    The voes can be left hanging but not wired in

    Several aftermarket ignitions utilize a VOES

    Pretty sure the stock 98 Softail cdi box had dead revs, but maybe not
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    Different materials expand at different rates as...

    Different materials expand at different rates as temperatures rise.
    Some leaks even go away as the bike warms up.

    Throw an eye on vacuum lines too

    Confirm fuel delivery, inspect gas cap to...
  16. Thread: Millwakee 8

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    Acquire a set of head gaskets for both motors...

    Acquire a set of head gaskets for both motors
    (Used would be free)
    Compare the two
    Let us know what you find
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    Use the stock mechanical front linkage and...

    Use the stock mechanical front linkage and crossover.
    Mount a master cylinder on the left side.
    Inside the primary maybe?
    Use the stock tool box mounts?
    Hide it inside a tool box ?
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    Oh shit, Jim has a great point! If the tire...

    Oh shit, Jim has a great point!
    If the tire needs a tube, it'll say right on it.

    Some early mags need tubes too. They say "tube type" cast right into them.

    "Tubeless" just means it CAN be run...
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    Nope, you can't swap floats and float bowls...

    Nope, you can't swap floats and float bowls around.
    Gotta stick with the same style the carb came with.
    Floats will stick in "wrong" the bowl and the bowl o-ring won't match up to the body.
    As...
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    Yes, you can put a tube in almost any rim/wheel. ...

    Yes, you can put a tube in almost any rim/wheel.
    However due to friction/heat, the speed rating on the tire is reduced by %10 or something.

    Be aware that you cannot plug a flat with a tube in...
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    I'm going to have to disagree with Tattoo on this...

    I'm going to have to disagree with Tattoo on this one "point".
    Points are great, but try finding a dual point set up for a Harley. (Dual points = single fire) (single set of points = dual fire)...
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    Suzuki gauge looks great in there! The rest of...

    Suzuki gauge looks great in there!
    The rest of your proportions are a little wonky.
    That's a small bike.
    All that fuel is unnecessary and quite frankly going to be top heavy (when full) for the...
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    Looks like you've got plenty of cable to go...

    Looks like you've got plenty of cable to go taller.
    Try the longer risers first
    Low rise "super bars" are a close look to the drags.
    You could go tough guy with some pulback T bars once you know...
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    Unless I missed it... nobody mentioned squirting...

    Unless I missed it...
    nobody mentioned squirting some oil into the spark plug holes.
    To make sure the rings have some oil on them before starting or even attempting to turn it over
  25. Not sure exactly what your asking here Doug Did...

    Not sure exactly what your asking here Doug
    Did you mean to post this in the Brit bike section?
    I think the 39mm Harley front end on a triumph is definitely an upgrade.
    Better match visually than...
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