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Forum: The Board 03-24-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,132
Posted By akchopper
Re: Need Help with '78 Ironhead Transmission

First of all just to clarify we're talking about the spacing between the gears, not end play. The manual requires you to check the spacing between the individual gears. The spacing between CS low/CS...
Forum: The Board 03-24-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,132
Posted By akchopper
Re: Need Help with '78 Ironhead Transmission

This is the best piece of advice you've received in this whole thread, yet you've chosen to ignore it. You're spending a lot of time worrying about how to reinstall the transmission when you haven't...
Forum: The Board 10-24-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,105
Posted By akchopper
Forum: The Board 08-01-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,382
Posted By akchopper
Re: 1970 XLH Engine Questions

The part number for the rear mounting studs is 24817-52. The knurled plug question I can't help you with.
Forum: The Board 08-01-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,199
Posted By akchopper
Re: 57 Ironhead sportster clutch trouble

That clutch basket is for 67-70 xlh. I assume the clutch hub is as well. Will it work on your 57... I don't know. The parts manual lists a different clutch gear for the 67-70
Forum: The Board 07-31-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,199
Posted By akchopper
Re: 57 Ironhead sportster clutch trouble

It's going to be difficult for anyone to be of much help without pictures of your current clutch setup. in the pictures below the clutch basket on the left is the one that you should have in your...
Forum: The Board 07-29-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 980
Posted By akchopper
Re: Is this the battery or the ignition switch?

I recently went through the same issue with my 46 FL. Initially it would start cutting out like I was running out of gas, then die completely. If I let it sit for a while it would start back up and...
Forum: The Board 02-14-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,312
Posted By akchopper
Re: New Pan Shovel Project

I rebuilt the bottom end, then got sidetracked with work, family, and other projects. I need some parts to finish it, mainly a set of 55 heads. Like a lot of projects the early momentum is gone, but...
Forum: The Board 01-29-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,105
Posted By akchopper
Re: 71-72 fx 33.4 super glide lower tree identification help please!

I have three 33.4mm lower trees with 1" stems. Two of them have the 45707-72 casting number, and one has a 45707-52A casting number. Reference the first three pictures below. The fourth picture is a...
Forum: The Board 11-05-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,586
Posted By akchopper
Re: stepped star hubs 36-40?

Do they look like this?


http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee212/Saintmaximus/Parts/IMG_3305.jpg (http://s230.photobucket.com/user/Saintmaximus/media/Parts/IMG_3305.jpg.html)
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Forum: The Board 09-12-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,729
Posted By akchopper
Re: pan case repair

I have used Creekside, and would recommend them. Below are before and after pictures of a set of Panhead cases they fixed for me. They aren't real good about answering their phone, but you can e-mail...
Forum: The Board 09-11-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,489
Posted By akchopper
Re: New (Old) Chopper Stuff

Finally the last installment of "neat chopper stuff." Below are pictures of some of the catalogs that came with the bike as well as pictures of the roller. I have to admit that I bought this with...
Forum: The Board 09-11-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,489
Posted By akchopper
Re: New (Old) Chopper Stuff

We're getting to the end of the neat chopper bits. Below are pictures of the Smith Bros and Fetrow struts with sissy bar, Hallcraft rear wheel, handle bars, Bates headlight, and Airheart brake.
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Forum: The Board 09-10-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,489
Posted By akchopper
Re: New (Old) Chopper Stuff

Next up is a set of P-cams reground by Leineweber. I took these pictures with a set of stock cams in an attempt to show the reground profile, but it's hard to see in the pictures. The Leineweber cams...
Forum: The Board 09-09-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,489
Posted By akchopper
Re: New (Old) Chopper Stuff

There is more gold to come. The last pictures for today are of the Alphabet exhaust. Brand new of course, with the receipt.
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Forum: The Board 09-09-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,489
Posted By akchopper
Re: New (Old) Chopper Stuff

Next is a set of heads ported and polished by Branch Flowmetrics and never installed. I've also included pictures of the receipt and price sheets.
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Forum: The Board 09-09-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,489
Posted By akchopper
New (Old) Chopper Stuff

I recently bought a 3500 mile 73 XLCH that got torn apart in 1975 for a rebuild. The gentleman who owned it bought some neat chopper bits, sent all the small parts to Brown's in Ky for chrome, and...
Forum: The Board 04-06-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,023
Posted By akchopper
Re: 1936 Knucklehead Price Tag

It would be interesting to know what happened to it. If it were for sale I'd be willing to pay at least double, and maybe even triple, the original purchase price for it. Depending on what condition...
Forum: The Board 04-06-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,023
Posted By akchopper
1936 Knucklehead Price Tag

This belongs to a friend of mine. Many years ago a local Harley shop closed. One of the people cleaning out the building found this behind an old display case, and gave it to him. I thought some of...
Forum: The Board 03-26-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,527
Posted By akchopper
Re: shovelhead clutch hub seized to mainshaft.

I had the same problem not long ago with my Panhead. I used a big claw puller and an impact wrench. This didn't get it off so I heated it with an acetylene torch. Then I hit the end of the claw...
Forum: The Board 01-31-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By akchopper
Re: Digger seats

Here are some pictures of the Ness seat on my Sportster. I also included a picture of the bike, for perspective.

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Forum: The Board 01-13-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,201
Posted By akchopper
Gardner Carb Info

I just acquired this carb, and I'm looking for some information about it. I've searched this forum, and online, and found very little information. I know that it's a racing carburetor, and I think...
Forum: New? Introduce yourself here! 11-13-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By akchopper
Re: New member from Oregon

Where in Oregon? I grew up in Hillsboro, but I haven't been back in many years. Oh and I dig Knuckles to, and you and your brother have a couple of nice ones. Welcome.
Forum: The Board 11-03-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,405
Posted By akchopper
Re: Boring Bar Question

Thanks Dragstews. I'm trying to get enough stuff together so I can rebuild motors in my garage, and the list of stuff I need is long, and expensive. I'm always on the lookout for capable well built...
Forum: The Board 11-03-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,405
Posted By akchopper
Re: Boring Bar Question

Did I mention that the Serv-equip is relatively cheap. There are boring bars out there that will do a lot more than this one, for a lot more money. This looked to me like something I could get into...
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