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Forum: The Board 06-10-2020, 07:01 PM
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Forum: The Board 05-19-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By TATER
Re: Been busy... with the 68 and trimming!

Here in lies the issue. The difference between doing poor quality work and having no problem charging for it versus being a "perfectionist" and never quite feeling that something is complete. What we...
Forum: The Board 02-23-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By TATER
Re: Pan leak, Generator or distributor or ?

Leak mystery solved !


I am in the process of overhauling the generator. When disassembling the drive end I didnt see the oil seal ? WTF ? Found that it had fallen out and was residing up against...
Forum: The Board 02-12-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,361
Posted By TATER
Re: 1951 Panhead build thread

I recently pulled the vinyl cover off a Corbin seat with a fiberglass pan. I was impressed by how thick the pan is. About 1/4" or 7mm for you euro guys.
My experience with sport fairings is that...
Forum: The Board 01-30-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

Thanks, guys.


Now if I only put this much into my marriage. Meeting w divorce lawyer today. My soon to be ex-wife is truly a biker widow.
Forum: The Board 01-30-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By TATER
Re: Pan leak, Generator or distributor or ?

Gov..yes, gasket !


JZ, after going thru the the seals/bearings/brushes would the gen need to be polarized afterwards or not ?
Forum: The Board 01-28-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By TATER
Re: Pan leak, Generator or distributor or ?

Pushed a wire into hole and it stops about 5/8" down.


Is it possible to have the cam chest leak into generator ? Does the thru bolts for genny need to be sealed ? What about the end with...
Forum: The Board 01-27-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By TATER
Re: Pan leak, Generator or distributor or ?

Parts book confirms. 66 -69 has 1 bolt and holder.
Up to 65 has 2 holes.


Blind hole or thru-hole ? Need to be sealed or not ?
Forum: The Board 01-27-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By TATER
Pan leak, Generator or distributor or ?

63 pan. Fresh build. Sprung a leak at what I thought was distributor, like the o-ring wasnt sealing. Engine builder believes it to be the idler gear bolt that has a thru hole to generator mount...
Forum: The Board 01-25-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

60 miles of break-in/shake-down.


Sally is weeping. Leaking oil at front of engine. At first glance, it appears to be coming out at dizzy base. I spoke to engine builder and he say it might be...
Forum: The Board 01-15-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/505x379q90/923/rVmyaP.jpg
Nifty "speed" holes in air cleaner. Its a Sportster CV set up with K&N filter.
Added some mounting holes and looks way better than the...
Forum: The Board 01-14-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

ITS ALIVE !!!!!!!

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Forum: The Board 11-19-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

After replacing the complete clutch/shell package it was determined that the mainshaft wiggle was the culprit. Out comes the 4 speed and off to the shop. I am ill-equipped and uneducated on...
Forum: The Board 11-18-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,231
Posted By TATER
Re: 67 Genny Shovel

I see the juice brake loop and the tin inner primary tab. What I don't see is the tapped holes in the swingarm mount for battery tray /tank bracket.




So...how do you plan to mount the oil...
Forum: The Board 11-15-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,231
Posted By TATER
Re: 67 Genny Shovel

I would like to see the other side of oil tank. Judging by the inner primary you are using the starter.
Forum: The Board 10-23-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By TATER
Re: MC recommendations

The calipers can work great. For a while. Biggest issue is caliper pins/bushing suck big time. I have replaced everything but the fork lowers and its only a matter of time before the problem of...
Forum: The Board 10-22-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By TATER
Re: Why won’t this work

2" front pulley, 1.5" clutch basket ?
Forum: The Board 10-11-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

I thought that a new basket and clutch/hub would solve all the transmission issues but not quite. After installing engine and then primary I discovered the sloppy basket/hub. I also noticed what...
Forum: The Board 10-09-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

Fingers ? Your talking about the old hub, right ? I have gone from "WTF ?" to "seems about right".


My dog has the nickname of "Reluctant Gentleman". Sally may be called the "Reluctant Lady".

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Forum: The Board 10-09-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

I got the hub nut sorted out. I asked the vendor to send a replacement only to have the same issue of nut threading on 1/2 a turn. At that point I decided it was not them but me who was not paying...
Forum: The Board 09-29-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,231
Posted By TATER
Re: 67 Genny Shovel

Bobs, sporty, bobs, sporty. Whats it gonna be ?


Just messing with you. Really nice either way.
Forum: The Board 09-28-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

So the decision was made to replace clutch/shell.


The original primary is BDL so I went that direction. New clutch basket reveals that the original was DEEPLY cut. Its possible someone may have...
Forum: The Board 09-25-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

Ok, here we go.


Funky clutch issues. As said before, the clutch shell was rocking and rolling and I noticed the pressure plate moved a bit side to side as well.


I tore into it for a...
Forum: The Board 09-23-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

Sneak peek, subdued silver flake



https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/535x401q90/923/XHvxiX.jpg
Forum: The Board 09-22-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 28,448
Posted By TATER
Re: Slaughterhouse Sally 63 Pan

I have good new and bad news.


The good news...


Tins are back from the painter. Pics will come soon.
The bike is almost complete, with the exception of installing tins and carb.
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