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    This post is from 2020, right? I hope he's had...

    This post is from 2020, right?
    I hope he's had it sorted out by now
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    108359108360 One of my favorite stock rear...

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    One of my favorite stock rear calipers
    84-86 Softail and FXR, I think.
    First Harley brake that actually slows you down, and it has fins!
    It's a floater, and the Softail bracket is...
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    Dude, those dual sport tires ride so nice!...

    Dude, those dual sport tires ride so nice!
    Smooth on the asphalt, dig well in the dirt or (dry)grass, and stick fast in the rain.
    I can even stay upright in Florida sugar sand!

    Just gotta watch...
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    Every time someone rides into my shop with one of...

    Every time someone rides into my shop with one of these clipped to their brake lever,
    I kindly suggest they clip it to their mirror stem instead.
    Can you imagine how dumb you'd feel when that...
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    The stamped sheet metal ones We're only like a...

    The stamped sheet metal ones We're only like a 100 bucks.
    And they retained inspection cover.
    Didn't retain oil so well though.

    That cast one is nice, But doesn't really narrow up the derby...
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    Glad you got it sorted, But that crack is super...

    Glad you got it sorted,
    But that crack is super common and totally runnable.
    Especially with a ductile iron lower tree.
    Heck I've seen shaved top trees that completely eliminate that web, and they...
  7. stretched rigid frames with belt conversions are...

    stretched rigid frames with belt conversions are a dream compared to that long ass chain vibrating slapping and slinging oil everywhere!

    Utilized a Sturgis Shovelhead inner primary on my daily...
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    Shimming the spring(s) won't do much. Accept...

    Shimming the spring(s) won't do much. Accept shorten the stroke length.
    Maybe move the top shock mount. Should have two holes in the fender rail stubs to choose from.
    Could also try flipping the...
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    Never even open the timing plug when installing...

    Never even open the timing plug when installing ignitions. Points, electric, or electronic.
    Don't break out a test light either.

    Simply set the plate centered in the slots and clock it advanced...
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    If you gotta trim it, trim it

    If you gotta trim it, trim it
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    I just use an old cam, with the gear pressed off

    I just use an old cam, with the gear pressed off
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    Very nice. Looks ergonomically sound too! Don't...

    Very nice.
    Looks ergonomically sound too!
    Don't see that often
  13. Lol, I pick those barrel locks all the time. ...

    Lol, I pick those barrel locks all the time.
    For some reason customers tend to drop off their bikes without keys quite often
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    Exactly And since the trans I'm working with was...

    Exactly
    And since the trans I'm working with was all Jim's close ratio gears inside, I didn't wanna go searching for a compatible MDG. Bearing and tooth count wise.
    Happier keeping the splines...
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    Appreciate the input! Not my first rodeo, just...

    Appreciate the input!
    Not my first rodeo, just the first time encountering this issue.
    107464107465


    Ended up using a 32amp rotor that had some extra stator clearance machined inside the shell,...
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    [[]] Pulled my 98" Shovelhead out of a hardtail...

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    Pulled my 98" Shovelhead out of a hardtail frame.
    All that torque was wasted without traction.
    Set out to build something tough and agile. With, gasp!, A swingarm

    Found this Arlen Ness...
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    Can't see what clutch lever you are running......

    Can't see what clutch lever you are running...
    But if you're using the early panhead style lever with a five speed ball and ramp, cable pull geometry is not ideal. Mechanical advantage wise.
    ...
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    When I look up 22 amp rotors. They are advertised...

    When I look up 22 amp rotors. They are advertised as 22/32.
    So how can I be sure of ordering the narrower shell?
    I'm going to call cycle electric in the morning and ask
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    Thanks Jim! That was the only thing I could...

    Thanks Jim!
    That was the only thing I could think of.
    Definitely should be a note in the catalogs about this interference issue.
    "1.5 in belt will not fit with 32 amp rotor"

    Might opt to keep...
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    Belt drive / Alternator conundrum

    Got me a head scratcher,
    Two bikes

    '77 Shovel
    Four speed
    Stock primary
    32 amp alternator (stator and rotor)
    Primo pro clutch in a '36-84 1.5" belt basket.

    '78 shovel
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    Putting a five speed behind a shovel as well....

    Putting a five speed behind a shovel as well.
    Since I have a nice tapered hub clutch setup...
    Went to swap in a tapered main shaft, and the tapered shaft was stepped for loose MDG bearings.
    The...
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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...
  23. Thread: Millwakee 8

    by Sky
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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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