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Forum: The Board 04-14-2020, 02:27 AM
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Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

constant 15 -20 psi and spray with washing up liquid. The fella says it is sound at 100psi ! this is not a jet engine intake.

check, check, check again. Been there done that , there will be one...
Forum: The Board 04-12-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

100psi in the carb manifold must be enough to lift
the valves!
all the timings been gone through taking note of lash, mag drive or case has no worn components.
you said mag was straight from no...
Forum: The Board 04-09-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,498
Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

pull the heads and check valve seats, it's one more thing to rule out?.
Forum: The Board 03-11-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

any progress/ideas on the tick over issue?.

i'm not sure the length of the fish tails or for that matter how many promo T shirts you own, what brand beard wax you use or rum you drink is the cause...
Forum: The Board 03-09-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

you sure you're not looking at a jetting / float problem - blocked stuck . I checked the intake with a shady tree sealed blanking plate, tire valve, cheapo dash fed tyre inflator and usual soapy...
Forum: The Board 03-01-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

is the motor sitting flat, do you need to shim it?
Forum: The Board 02-27-2020, 01:46 AM
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Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

I've chopped. lengthened, bought two squish pipes to make one work, even buying an OE squish pipe thinking that HD must have got it right.
Sometimes you just have to be a beast to get it to all...
Forum: The Board 02-26-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,498
Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

the elephant in the room : what's the flattie going for /$.
Forum: The Board 02-24-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,498
Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

it was chlorinated additives in EP oil and hypoid gear oils as used in differentials that attacked phosphor bronze bushes so in that instance you're looking at gearbox oils AND I don't know enough...
Forum: The Board 02-24-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 267
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Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

Rhysmort you're probably well aware of this but the 'classic' type oils contain zinc but check as Bruce says and use additive if necessary.
If you use one of those fancy synthetic oils you may want...
Forum: The Board 02-23-2020, 01:41 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,498
Posted By Thunderbird
Re: 41 el

now I would have been happy with the flat head but the knuckle is just another step beyond.
do the rear wheel truing the poor mans way, strip the tyre and then tweak when back in frame, loosen and...
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