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    working on it some more, converted to right side shift, i have been working on installing the kicker but the vtwin rachet gear doesnt work with a stock clutch ratchet plate, so im working through that. good news is ive learned how to quickly disassemble and reassemble the clutch multiple times.....left side brake parts are coming in. working slowly on wiring with solder, heat shrink, cloth covered wiring. Heres some pics:












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    I was pleased to find the tranny in what appears to be great condition, the inside of my primary is really clean, and the right side shift goes thru the gears well. Went with some shotgun exhaust ive mounted up just for mock up til i mount em proper.

    the bushing in for the main shaft kicker ratchet is too long, and its not meshing with the clutch basket ratchet. ordering some OEM stuff to replace the vtwin kit stuff. I dont think id recommend the vtwin conversion kit, id rather have bought everything separate the first time and avoided bullshit fitment issues. Anyone wondering about installing a kicker on an ironhead should know that the process is actually very easy with the right tools and parts, it seemed daunting at first to tear into the primary but its actually really straightforward. I bought a whole primary tool kit from ebay for a good price, lots of people make their own but this was how i went about it.

    im also going to test out a 19 tooth front sprocket. i dont do much highway riding, so i like the idea of more low end power and torque.

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    Is that Ironhead transmission tool kit from ebay?

    I used that same kit when I tore into my 79 Sporty. Kit was a lifesaver

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    Yeah! Dude sent me a handwritten letter with my order, they are good tools too

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    For shits and giggles heres the bike the first day i picked it up:







    I'll try to get some pics of it tonight, still working on getting my kickstarter sorted, wiring is nearly completed

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    Looks awesome. I need my longer tubes now for sure.

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    Man Nice bike!

    Did you do neck bearings yet?

    I need to do mine.. Trying to decide if I should go stock or timken.

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    Yeah, the neck and forks were a little tricky with the paughco frame.

    Lower fork and stem are 1", basically a bigtwin neck for FX : 1971–1972. So I got paughco neck cups and timken bearings for 1" stem. I would ditch the stock ball bearings, they suck and are a pain in the ass to install.

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    I dig the stance. Super cool.

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    I have a stoopid question, you look to live in an high apartment, how do you bring the bike back to the road without dismantling it again? :'D

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    though i live in a third story apt, theres actually a parking lot level with my floor. I just have to roll it outside

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    That is odd and convenient

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    sweet bike. love that you're building it in a 3rd floor apt.

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    Awesome looking build man! Can't wait to see how it all turns out! Gotta love building bikes in your kitchen haha!

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    Very nice, I'm also digging the stance!

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    Thanks guys! im having some difficulty sorting out the kickstart install. after that it should be a runner.

    i had to cut and weld up a new brake rod, the stock one was short by a few inches. The kicker is slipping thru, i just have to figure out that then put the clutch in. oil lines and gas are done.

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    Kicker is working well now! clutch is back together and primary cover is back on the bike. i have more details to sort out but that was a big step.

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    Looks good, I love building bikes in the house

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    Thought i'd update this, i cracked my cam cover being an idiot. So cam cover has been replaced, and during the process one of my cams fell out so i retimed the cams. Primary cover is back on too, and i think my clutch is set but its always an ordeal setting up the ironhead clutch and clutch lever. I also removed my electric starter and put in a blockoff plate and gasket.



    Pushrods and points installed. Pushrods are set, and points set as well. I'm getting good spark to the plugs



    I'm ready to fill it with oil and gas and try to get it started, and move it outside LOL
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