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Forum: The Board 06-05-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 19,705
Posted By flatheadmatt
Gotta love the full dress bikes. They definitely...

Gotta love the full dress bikes. They definitely are great for what they are made for. Plus yours look good doing it!
Forum: The Board 06-01-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By flatheadmatt
That would be great. I'd like to see where your...

That would be great. I'd like to see where your is at since were running pretty much the same setup. I'd appreciates it.
Forum: The Board 05-31-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By flatheadmatt
Timing a U model with T&O wheels

I was just rechecking my timing on my 37U and noticed the timing mark is way towards the front of the inspection hole as the points just start to open. I've had other flatheads and it was always just...
Forum: The Board 05-24-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By flatheadmatt
Re: CV carb tuning issues

The DJ emulsion tube has a smaller threaded opening for the main jet to screw into than the OEM one. The pilot jets from DJ are the same as OEM ones, at least as far as I can tell. Based on the main...
Forum: The Board 05-24-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By flatheadmatt
I had the whole DJ kit installed by ACF. I found...

I had the whole DJ kit installed by ACF. I found out the hard way when I bought some main jets at the local HD dealer. Of course they didnt fit. I never could get it set just right with the DJ...
Forum: The Board 05-23-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By flatheadmatt
No number or letter that I noticed. I just...

No number or letter that I noticed. I just ordered the one for 90's big twins off their website
Forum: The Board 05-22-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By flatheadmatt
Update! I've added a cv performance needle and...

Update! I've added a cv performance needle and cant say enough good about it. The bike runs like a different machine. Throttle is snappy and way more responsive than it was with the dynojet needle....
Forum: Jock Shops 05-17-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 96,633
Posted By flatheadmatt
Re: Greasy Kulture magazine

The last few issues have been full on flathead glory.. Keep on keepin on guy. I really enjoy the magazine.
Forum: New? Introduce yourself here! 05-13-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 300
Posted By flatheadmatt
Welcome to the board! Was nice to finally have...

Welcome to the board! Was nice to finally have some warm weather today. Where in Montana are ya? Got a pic of the pan to share? Cheers!
Forum: The Board 05-13-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By flatheadmatt
Flathead Oil Upgrade

Here is a couple of photos of the oil upgrade for flatheads. I had this done with the 4 vane pump on my own bike. I've had other flatheads and I swear it feels like a cooler running engine. My last...
Forum: The Board 05-11-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By flatheadmatt
Mule, the engine was dry as I bolted on a new top...

Mule, the engine was dry as I bolted on a new top end. I think your right, without oil in the top end, air was escaping between the stem and guide. I put over 100 miles on it today and it ran like a...
Forum: The Board 05-06-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By flatheadmatt
I think the seals you are referring to are PEEK...

I think the seals you are referring to are PEEK seals. I have a set on my bike and they work great. Less torque than the brass and no leaks.
Forum: The Board 05-05-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By flatheadmatt
Judging by the way it ran and the color of the...

Judging by the way it ran and the color of the plugs I dont think the leak matters. When I pumped up the manifold with a hand pump to 5 psi it held fine. I was using too.much pressure.

I've got a...
Forum: The Board 05-04-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By flatheadmatt
After doing a couple short rides and cool downs I...

After doing a couple short rides and cool downs I put about 60 miles on the U today. Ran great! I pulled both plugs and they looked good. Good to go!
Forum: The Board 05-04-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By flatheadmatt
I reassembled everything and am gonna put some...

I reassembled everything and am gonna put some miles on it today. I'll report back how things go.
Forum: The Board 05-03-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By flatheadmatt
Yes, I've got a plate on the manifold and am...

Yes, I've got a plate on the manifold and am using air with soapy water to make sure it's all sealed up. (I will use less psi going forward) Air is escaping out the rear intake valve cover and making...
Forum: The Board 05-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By flatheadmatt
I'm still wondering about the air coming out the...

I'm still wondering about the air coming out the valve cover. Weird....
Forum: The Board 05-03-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By flatheadmatt
Not sure on the angle. I got em assembled from...

Not sure on the angle. I got em assembled from ACF and bolted em on. In hindsight I should a checked.
Forum: The Board 05-03-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By flatheadmatt
Triple checked that. I even set em a couple...

Triple checked that. I even set em a couple thousandths loose just for initial start up. I just did a compression test. WoT and no oil. Front at 90 rear at 89
Forum: The Board 05-03-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By flatheadmatt
Valve cover air leak

Well I decided to do a bubble check on my intake after heat cycling my new top end (37u motor) I apply 10-12 psi and air escapes through my rear cylinder valve cover. I closed it and sprayed it and...
Forum: The Board 03-12-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,422
Posted By flatheadmatt
Re: Noise from clutch basket under load

I had a very similar noise with mine when I first installed a tamer. I eventually pulled it back apart and rechecked the gap. Do you have one? If I remember right it was not shimmed properly. I reset...
Forum: The Board 02-22-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By flatheadmatt
From what a friend told me they had legal issues....

From what a friend told me they had legal issues. He was pissed as he only got one issue after paying for a year subscription. After sending multiple emails and being basically ignored, i think he...
Forum: The Board 02-08-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 37,469
Posted By flatheadmatt
Ive got a 14y/o son who doesnt have any interest...

Ive got a 14y/o son who doesnt have any interest in bikes. Hes more into lifted pickups and video games. He is into fabrication though, just not with bikes. My daughter on the other hand.....she...
Forum: The Board 01-31-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,157
Posted By flatheadmatt
Re: Anybody else waiting for warmer weather?

that is one nice sporty...^^^^
Forum: The Board 01-24-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,676
Posted By flatheadmatt
Russel was a real help to me this summer. I had...

Russel was a real help to me this summer. I had to tear apart my bike and reassemble it. Lots of things were done wrong throughout the original build. I always felt that i could ask him anything. I...
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