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Forum: The Board Today, 03:20 AM
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: Skinny swing-arm gennie shovel+pan chops

That blue swinger with fatbob's is beautiful!
Forum: The Board Today, 02:52 AM
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Posted By rhysmort
Re: Cluctch basket running outer primary - Tips?

Hey Cook!

That's what I did on my panhead, may well be what I do here too, This one isn't from poor quality or alignment it's because it actually fits the frame, so when I pulled it all in, it's...
Forum: The Board 08-12-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By rhysmort
Clutch basket rubbing outer primary - Tips?

I have searched to no avail.

I have a knuck outer and repop inner. Is there any tips/tricks to stopping it rubbing without turning to the dark arts?I had to make all sorts on my panhead to get it...
Forum: The Board 08-12-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41FL Starving for fuel - Advice please

Scott!

I've never ran an air cleaner on any of my big twins, usually bird catchers as you mentioned, I have nothing on the knuck. Now I appreciate it can restrict at high speed, but surely not...
Forum: The Board 08-11-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,343
Posted By rhysmort
Re: One more Triumph Build

+1 for sissy being too fancy.

I find less is more when it comes to sissy's unelss you're really going for all show no go. My last 1 was 9/16 on my UL and that fucker still vibrated!!
Forum: The Board 08-10-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41FL Starving for fuel - Advice please

Evening all.

I've got some 5/16 fuel line, Will start there.

John, I'll try that trick, I'm 99% sure it's not hanging up. I've even polished the needle. I have an M74 here off a running pan...
Forum: The Board 08-09-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41FL Starving for fuel - Advice please

I had clear fuel line on it, and when I pulled over, minus no power, it would still just about idle, after a few seconds you'd be able to rev it a little but it seems fuel starved from what I've seen...
Forum: The Board 08-09-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41FL Starving for fuel - Advice please

I've got a strainer on the petcock, never ran a a filter, fuel here isn't bad so never ran a filter and strainer. I mean my tank was as clean as a whistle so was the petcock strainer!

I have a...
Forum: The Board 08-09-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41FL Starving for fuel - Advice please

Hap jones side fill, with petcock routed from the left hand side, between the jugs, straight into the bowl of m35.

I was using 1/4 but as John mentioned will try 5/16 filter is on petcock so...
Forum: The Board 08-09-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41FL Starving for fuel - Advice please

John,

That's really good info, I didn't know that about the fuel line. I'll try there also! I've always used 1/4.

My petcock was about 65 dollars, american made, I forget the brand. My float...
Forum: The Board 08-09-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By rhysmort
Re: 41FL Starving for fuel - Advice please

Good morning gents!

I should have added fuel cap is vented, infact drilled it out a little as well incase. No difference with cap on or off.

Running a 1/4 inch fuel line with a 1/4 NPT...
Forum: The Board 08-08-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By rhysmort
41FL Starving for fuel - Advice please

I've spoken previously about this but now have deterimed it down to the carb. replaced everything else.

So long story short, now I'm able to get to higher speeds the knuck starves for fuel, loses...
Forum: The Board 08-08-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,590
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Out with the old, in with the Older?

Back on topic to knobs!

I'm having a rattlesnakes head bound in resin to go on the 'snake charmer' my knuck! should be cool.
Forum: The Board 08-08-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,590
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Out with the old, in with the Older?

Haha!

It's done by some sort of drill, or tattoo machine!
Forum: The Board 08-08-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,590
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Out with the old, in with the Older?

Ey Ratso!

It was my knob. The guy is in the US. I'll try my best to dig it out He takes old bakelite knobs and gives them a good polish!

The coin is an old american dollar/dime apologise my...
Forum: The Board 07-28-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 953
Posted By rhysmort
Re: My 69 Harley Chopper Build

Because I like sidevalves and knuckles! Post 47/48 (very early pan) doesn't do anything for me that's all! but his genny shovel is really nice chopped and was in the swinger!
Forum: The Board 07-26-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 953
Posted By rhysmort
Re: My 69’ Harley Chopper Build

Looks great, Mikey.

I was never really a shovel kinda guy.. but they are growing on me!
Forum: The Board 07-26-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 953
Posted By rhysmort
Re: My 69’ Harley Chopper Build

That's a good looking soft tail!
Forum: The Board 07-25-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,488
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Tranny Main seal shaft leak?

Sir,

No sorry, I have two in there already! Reason I mentioned two is I have steel shell engineering seals, slightly less thickness, I think I can get two in instead of 1. If possible I'll be...
Forum: The Board 07-25-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,488
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Tranny Main seal shaft leak?

Dan, Joe,

Thank you very much for the input;

Dan: No damage or slop at all, it's like new. , I didn't think to loctite it in. I believe I have room to put two in there, so I'll do as you've...
Forum: The Board 07-25-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,488
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Tranny Main seal shaft leak?

Dan,

Thanks for the input! I know where it's leaking from, it's the seal inside the splined shaft infront of the bushing. None of them will stay seated. Now, you'd assume there was wear or slop....
Forum: The Board 07-25-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,488
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Tranny Main seal shaft leak?

Got it all back apart.

I don't know the name of the seal, it's the 'wedding ring' style thats 1.25" OD goes inside the splined shaft.

Well, took the super nut off and a splurge of oil came...
Forum: The Board 07-24-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,488
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Tranny Main seal shaft leak?

Pete, it is. I've had this tranny for a good few years, I've hung onto it because it's full of good parts and it's in great condiiton.. til now, NEVER leaked.

I'll get some pictures in the...
Forum: The Board 07-24-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,488
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Tranny Main seal shaft leak?

The one I have is defintely not soft!

My issues isn't there though fortunately. It's back apart again!!
Forum: The Board 07-24-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 4,342
Posted By rhysmort
Re: Shovel with EI not running...

Good work JP!

I'm still intrigued as to why the compression is so low though?
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