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Forum: The Board 02-14-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,776
Posted By ckunsman89
Thank you Cookiemonster. Yep that's the bike, but...

Thank you Cookiemonster. Yep that's the bike, but he ended up using a peanut sportster tank even though he was infatuated with that darn turtle tank lol. He did paint the engine parts, wrinkle black...
Forum: The Board 02-10-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,587
Posted By ckunsman89
Well the sportster I am referring to Russell...

Well the sportster I am referring to Russell purchased from another local buddy of ours No Skill Bill. Nobody really knew what the deal was with the engine but it was a hot rod for sure. Russell tore...
Forum: The Board 01-27-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,776
Posted By ckunsman89
I once drove him to Ormond Beach to buy a...

I once drove him to Ormond Beach to buy a sportster and before we got out of the truck he said watch this, I bet the guy thinks it's you coming to buy it and not me. Reason being so I was in my early...
Forum: The Board 01-27-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,143
Posted By ckunsman89
Also, I have welded assembled cases in the past,...

Also, I have welded assembled cases in the past, you need to ground as closely to the repair as possible to minimize the chances of arcing across a bearing and race as your arc searches for the...
Forum: The Board 01-27-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,143
Posted By ckunsman89
Do not put anything into the crack if you plan to...

Do not put anything into the crack if you plan to have it welded later. It will be almost impossible to burn the locktite out later and will create a mess and will come to the surface when welding...
Forum: The Board 01-25-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,776
Posted By ckunsman89
I saw this post and lost it. See that red jack...

I saw this post and lost it. See that red jack under the end dump. He gave me that jack when he retired. I also have his truck tire bead breaker hammer on my service truck and I used it to replace a...
Forum: The Board 01-24-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,776
Posted By ckunsman89
Jason, Russell told me about you some time ago....

Jason, Russell told me about you some time ago. He and I became friends somewhere between 10 and 12 years ago when I got my first sportster. I just found out about this today and am still not sure...
Forum: The Board 10-29-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,147
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: how to prep old cases for tig?

put it in your dishwasher on the high heat cycle. just don't tell your wife.
Forum: The Board 10-29-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,147
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: how to prep old cases for tig?

This is what has worked for me time and time again. preheat with torch to draw as much oil out as possible. after that cools i use aluminum etch acid cleaner that i get from airgas, then wash with...
Forum: The Board 09-06-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: Swapping a Different Engine Into an Old Honda Chopper

down tubes are so wide spaced anything other than a 750-4 would look lost in there, and make the whole thing virtually worthless to anyone. just my .02
Forum: The Board 09-05-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,486
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: 78 shovel head

soak it with automatic transmission fluid over night, then spin her over to clean it out. ATF is highly detergent and will help lubricate and clean the top end either way and will soften up carbon...
Forum: The Board 09-04-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,486
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: 78 shovel head

either someone put oil in the barrels to keep it from seizing while it sat, or what you are actually seeing is varnished fuel that leaked past the carb and into the cylinders. ever seen how dark and...
Forum: The Board 09-03-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,817
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: Big twin Servicar build

cool project. A trike is on my bucket list, along with a cool chop with a side hack. it's been a few years since I've been on here, but your craftsmanship has always inspired me. Kudo's.
Forum: The Board 09-02-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,217
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: 73 iron head running rough need help

check fuel flow, partially restricted fuel valve could cause an issue. also, try applying the enrichner/choke when this happens to see if it gets better or worse. Any background? Did this happen...
Forum: Wanted 09-01-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By ckunsman89
evo sportster parts

searching for complete clutch basket with plates, diphram, etc. primary chain, stator rotor and sprocket, for a 1991 883 sportster. pm pics or call or text me at 321-693-3655. thanks.


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Forum: The Board 04-21-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,408
Posted By ckunsman89
Hey Mods. thanks for nothing.

Posted twice a logical question about finding someone to do some frame repair. Asked real nice, explained i couldn't find it by searching. Asked if it was covered, maybe someone could point me in the...
Forum: The Board 04-16-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,255
Posted By ckunsman89
Thumbs up Re: UK shed built Ironhead

Damn, you guys in the UK really have your shit together. That thing looks killer, but I agree, a little low. :D
Forum: The Board 04-15-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,811
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: 1968 Ironhead build

nice looking build. That sprocket cover someone made is quite genious. They were prone to breaking, and way overpriced.
Forum: The Board 04-07-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,235
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: Last build first thread

sweet bike. For your fork stop problem, an internal fork stop kit comes to mind. No welding or repaint required.
Forum: The Board 04-03-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,970
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: Kick only ironhead no spark?

yup. plus one for the points debate..... but i guess we better not even get that argument started here....:cool:
Forum: The Board 04-03-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: oil tank

motor does not hold any to speak of, because it is a dry sump. the tank should have 3 quarts like roach said. and why not just weld your return and vent bungs at the top of the tank? no need for over...
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-27-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,893
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: sporty frame, front end, wheels

bump. Guys I really need to sell this front end to come up with money to cover closing costs on my house by April 25. I am willing to accept any reasonable offer. You will not hurt my feelings here.
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-27-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,545
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: parts, mostly sportster

bump. Make offers on what's left. I will accept any offer within reason, I haven't turned any down yet. I really need to sell the last of these parts before I close on my house April 25. Need the...
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-24-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,545
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: parts, mostly sportster

saturday bump. i am willing to wheel and deal on these parts, i need them gone. also interested in trade for FLH shovelhead headlight nacelle assy, hinged rear fender, oe flh front fender, or stock...
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-24-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,893
Posted By ckunsman89
Re: sporty frame, front end, wheels

saturday bump. I am ready to wheel and deal guys so let's hear your offers.
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