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Forum: The Board 02-26-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

My Dad and I went to the Fremont national amca meet on Friday and Saturday. We brought his unrestored '41 WLD and picked up his unrestored '47 Doodlebug that a friend had for reference in doing a...
Forum: The Board 02-24-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 142,471
Posted By stik
Re: Post your 45'' pics, please!

Dad's unrestored '41 WLD
http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu16/stik70/1941WLD001.jpg
Forum: The Board 01-27-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Thanks guys! I have been cleaning up this 6v coil that Dad had sitting on a shelf. I'm diggin' it.
Kev

http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu16/stik70/masonandthecoil006.jpg
Forum: The Board 01-23-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,265
Posted By stik
Re: "Cutdown" Motorcycles

Great Thread! Thanks for starting. This style of bike is really cool with a lot of interesting history.
Kev
Forum: The Board 01-19-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,589
Posted By stik
Re: Can you recommend a good wheel truing stand?

I built one and have built many wheels on it. I use some brass gauge rods (brazing rod) for truing and a mag base dial indicator to finish with.
Kev...
Forum: The Board 01-19-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Dad donated a really cool coil for the project today. I was over at his shop checking out his hotrod project. I talked him into going to the Fremont National meet next month. We are going to take his...
Forum: The Board 01-15-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Not too much new progress. I've been soaking Neats foot oil into the old saddle. Its going to be a nice old saddle for sure. I picked up an old chief kickstand and cleaning it up. I may have the...
Forum: The Board 01-13-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,128
Posted By stik
Re: 55 Triumph tank ?

Here's a couple scans from my factory literature. The first is '54 or '55 and the second, '57
Kev
http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu16/stik70/scan0038.jpg...
Forum: The Board 01-05-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Your Scouts are beautiful. I remember seeing Peach at Davenport as well. I am using a Linkert M6SA (1 1/4"). Hope to meet you at '12 Davenport.
Kev
Forum: The Board 01-02-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Thanks Whacknut!, the "triple" trees are bronze. Thats a unique Vard thing. I read that they can bend but typically don't break. Kinda different, I'm going to polish them instead of painting them...
Forum: The Board 01-02-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,296
Posted By stik
Re: new paint job I just did

Sweet Dude! Always nice to see a fellow Iowan puttin' it down
Kev
Forum: The Board 01-02-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Thanks for all the nice comments and suggestions. This helps a bunch. Black wheels have been over done, but I feel people started doing this because it was done back in the day. My wife got me a seat...
Forum: The Board 12-31-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Thanks c.o.!! You're dead on. I think that Indian wheels should be black. I have admired Max's four for quite awhile. I haven't got deep into the engine yet and your information is valuable. Thanks...
Forum: The Board 12-11-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Thanks Friday, I'm pretty stoked about the project! The forks are Vard. Hoping to get some progress made between other projects this winter. This one IS keeping my attention though...
Kev
Forum: The Board 12-11-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

After trying everything in the book, I discovered I have '41 to '42 hubs. They are different than the '40s so they won't lace up. Here's a pic though of the cream color. When I get the correct hubs,...
Forum: The Board 11-25-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Dad bought the right knob years ago for this project, cool. I would think its quite appropriate.
kev
http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu16/stik70/pabst003.jpg
Forum: The Board 11-21-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,993
Posted By stik
Re: MC-Collection museum visit, lotsa pics

Good grief, what an amazing line of motorcycles. It looks almost overwhelming where to look first. Thanks for taking the time to share.
Kev
Forum: The Board 11-21-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 203,966
Posted By stik
Re: What You Be Hauling With Blood? (Post your bike hauler pics here)

Lots of fun, its on permanent display in a speed shop now.
http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu16/stik70/scan0023.jpg
http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu16/stik70/Dadsmidget.jpg...
Forum: The Board 11-20-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 203,966
Posted By stik
Re: What You Be Hauling With Blood? (Post your bike hauler pics here)

Here's the '52 f-1 my Dad bought to pull his knuckle powered midget racer with.
Kev
http://i629.photobucket.com/albums/uu16/stik70/scan0029.jpg
Forum: The Board 11-20-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 203,966
Posted By stik
Re: What You Be Hauling With Blood? (Post your bike hauler pics here)

It just doesn't get much cooler than a Hudson, awesome. Have a huge fetish for f-1's too, have a couple here.
Kev
Forum: The Board 11-20-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Whacknut, I ended up painting the hubs cream at the same time I did the rims! I will paint the brake plates black though for a little contrast.
Kev
Forum: The Board 11-19-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 441,439
Posted By stik
Re: The best knuckleheads

Here's the knuckle in Dad's Dreyer midget he restored. Stroked to 90cu in, two Riley carbs, mag, on alcohol. When he finished the restoration, they took it out on a blacktop and push started it...
Forum: The Board 11-19-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

Thanks Canderson, I have a Coker diamond tread 4.50 for the the front and a Firestone ANS 4.50 for the rear.
Kev
Forum: The Board 11-18-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

I got some epoxy primer put down and the top coat. Tacoma Cream. Going to let them cure for a good amount of time before I lace them.
Kev...
Forum: The Board 11-16-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 28,275
Posted By stik
Re: '40 Sport Scout bob job

I decided on colors. Black frame and hubs, tacoma cream for the rims, and the yellow & orangish-red color from the factory Indian oil can will go on the tanks and fender. I blasted the hubs and hope...
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