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Forum: The Board Yesterday, 08:34 PM
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Posted By joe49
Re: Hallcraft mini disc hub bearing replacement

I know not how to remove them. But if those are ball bearings I would loose that hub and get a hub with timkens.
Forum: The Board Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,664
Posted By joe49
Re: 1966 Bsa 650 on a budget

Start by having a look at this.
https://www.mcmaster.com/chain-tensioners
You should see that the manufacturers do not make pedestals. Also you will not find single pedestals, there is no...
Forum: The Board 01-22-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By joe49
Re: 35mm fork seal question

I've never found one like that in the small forks, but was common add on in the big forks. As was stacking the short seals.
Forum: The Board 01-22-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,664
Posted By joe49
Re: 1966 Bsa 650 on a budget

Your tensioner isn't going to hold up or work well even for the short time it stays together.
Forum: The Board 01-16-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 365
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Forum: The Board 01-02-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,035
Posted By joe49
Re: 1951 Panhead build thread

Yes. ...and check neck is perpendicular, too.
Forum: The Board 01-01-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By joe49
Re: ShovelHead connecting rods

Crank pin at 3 o'clock as viewed from right side of engine, this area is were the most wear is from the power strokes. Measure side to side movement at top of rod. Limit is 3/32''.
Forum: The Board 12-30-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,035
Posted By joe49
Re: 1951 Panhead build thread

I'd check parallel axle angle to engine mount, and trans mount angles with a digital angle level. While your at it won't hurt to check neck is perpendicular, too. A little time spent with a file will...
Forum: The Board 12-29-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,035
Posted By joe49
Re: 1951 Panhead build thread

When you pull it you can straight edge the engine and frame and see what you got. Does look like something is under the mounts.
Forum: The Board 12-21-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By joe49
Re: Clutch pushrod re-hardening?

I think straw would do, that would be like a screw driver. Even to purple would still likely be good.
Forum: The Board 12-21-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By joe49
Re: hunt auto advance magneto

Were you good with the old points and condenser?
You did buy quality oem points and condenser?
Forum: The Board 12-21-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By joe49
Re: Clutch pushrod re-hardening?

If your reshape is a couple thou, and you are careful to not get it hot grinding it will be fine. If you do get to needing to reheat treat there are plenty of how to's on line. I'd have a close look...
Forum: The Board 12-16-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By joe49
Re: 69 Triumph Bonneville Chopper ?

Not saying Finch, but similar. Wouldn't hurt to ask him if he recognizes it?
Forum: The Board 12-16-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
Posted By joe49
Re: 103" single loop shovelhead aka "Yakasaki Eater"

There are a few other good books from back in the '70s and '80s. series from Easyrider, Chopper cookbook...
Forum: The Board 12-13-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,057
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Forum: The Board 11-20-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By joe49
Re: inner primary

Agree with not using the o-ring. I myself have not used one there since 1980. When you bolt up leave the trans nuts and bolt loose till you have the primary tight to the rans and engine. Unless it...
Forum: The Board 11-15-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By joe49
Re: inner primary

Yep. Bolt it to a 1/2'' or thicker plate. I clean it and cook it when tig welding to give the oil time to come out.
Forum: The Board 11-08-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,248
Posted By joe49
Re: A properly tuned stock Panhead.......

Hey, don't be hating just because the bike has a slight bit of incontinence.:D
Forum: The Board 11-07-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,248
Posted By joe49
Re: A properly tuned stock Panhead.......

aaaaah and why would you be letting it sit for 1/2 year in Cal?
Forum: The Board 10-29-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 113
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Forum: The Board 10-29-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,248
Posted By joe49
Re: A properly tuned stock Panhead.......

Build it low compression, will help with the kicking, and allow regular to be used, which if you travel is way less likely to be old and gum up your carb.
Forum: The Board 10-28-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,248
Posted By joe49
Re: A properly tuned stock Panhead.......

Mine has increased the number of kicks needed. When I got it in '87 1 mostly, now a few more are usual.
Forum: The Board 10-26-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
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Forum: The Board 10-25-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By joe49
Re: MC recommendations

39mm will be cheaper at a swap meet.
Forum: The Board 10-25-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,372
Posted By joe49
Re: Panel Beaterís Pan

Rear vibration, Check run out on tire at tread, also check rear chain for stiff links, and wheel bearings. Your china rim if trued any wear near rite should not be a problem. Check your rim run out...
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