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Forum: The Board 08-10-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By Racepres
Re: couple of sportster questions

Not funny at all...
another thing on sporty tanks, your tank should have the "ears" for rear mount reaching back an inch or more. The ones straight down or even reaching forward, are newer.

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Forum: The Board 07-15-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,896
Posted By Racepres
Re: shovelhead crank case breather

No reason in the world for the breather tho....cept to collect a bit of oil and save it to drool later!!!!
Forum: The Board 07-14-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,787
Posted By Racepres
Re: Saving Old Paint

Thanks
I really could Not Care Less How they do it on TV!!!!!
May as well ask in Washington!!!!
Forum: The Board 07-14-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,896
Posted By Racepres
Re: shovelhead crank case breather

Yes....except mine is 1/8 pipe! ^^^That one appears to be also. tho with a caliper 1/8 pipe may measure 3/8" O.D. thread.
I have never had a problem with a short hose directly to the ground over the...
Forum: The Board 07-14-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,787
Posted By Racepres
Re: Saving Old Paint

But! ATF is Not all the same....Dextron? dextronII? TypeF?
More info required!!!!
Forum: The Board 06-19-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,430
Posted By Racepres
Re: Triumph low speed dead cylinder

There is always some arching at the points...Semi-Normal...Hard part is Identifying Too Much..Indicating bad condenser. Generally a Bad condenser [open] will cause engine to start and idle, but, not...
Forum: The Board 06-18-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,430
Posted By Racepres
Re: Triumph low speed dead cylinder

Just a Note...A Plug is a Plug...It either starts a fire ...or it don't ..that is the only job they have. No Do-Overs.. There is No "Magic Plug"
Forum: The Board 05-12-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,606
Posted By Racepres
Re: Checking your coil?

I usually end up checking exactly like you are gonna...change and run it...There are ways. but, The Change and run , method is Easy, Fast, and Usually Final.
Forum: The Board 05-10-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,549
Posted By Racepres
Re: S&S Manifold on a Shovel

But...a stock HD manifold is not the bore size of an S&S...unless it is Not for an S&S carb. Which the 158 is!
Forum: The Board 05-10-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,549
Posted By Racepres
Re: S&S Manifold on a Shovel

Here's hoping your already home!!! But, I generally still take a wrap of electrical tape over the O-ring when installed...Old Habits Die Hard!
And Yes...It is a Hell of a Mess when...
Forum: The Board 05-09-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,549
Posted By Racepres
Re: S&S Manifold on a Shovel

Any Indy will have the little "rings" that take up the slack for the oring style heads...I hate 'em tho.
Wondering just which clamp the PO used??
Best bet is to get the correct Manifold. and The...
Forum: The Board 05-07-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,455
Posted By Racepres
Re: Baffles to quiet down my pipes

Or for performance...Glass packed mufflers???
Cocktail shakers with a Glass packed [straight thru] baffles sound/look good to my ear/eye...and nothing outperforms a real exhaust system...
Unless of...
Forum: The Board 05-02-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,459
Posted By Racepres
Re: Sissy bars - What started it?

Not a Woman in the Bunch Either!!!!
If someone had not invented them...my wife certainly would have!
Forum: The Board 04-09-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,147
Posted By Racepres
Re: home paint job

YaBut!!!! 10 minutes, I learned to seal the cup to the gun...Ferchrisakes...Where is the Readers Digest Version????
Forum: The Board 03-23-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 1,104,202
Posted By Racepres
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

Understood...scheduling is Hard...Just wondering is all...Not Diss-ing ya.
Forum: The Board 03-23-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 1,104,202
Posted By Racepres
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

That's great, but, why with all those Jap bikes instead of at the Harley drags??
Forum: The Board 03-16-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,406
Posted By Racepres
Re: Floorboards position on a panhead

Just put some Softail boards on it, and be done.
They mount to the existing forward control[or board control] mounting holes.
Forum: The Board 03-08-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,676
Posted By Racepres
Re: Question about Dyna S ignition and coils

Single fire with dual plugged heads..You need two dual tower coils..I have used low primary resistance coils on my Dragbike in such an application..but, much prefer a pair of Higher resistance...
Forum: The Board 03-07-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,676
Posted By Racepres
Re: Question about Dyna S ignition and coils

Probably running them wired in series...with dual fire Iggy...Results in plenty of Primary resistance...Do Not wire in Parallel..I don't believe there would be enough Primary resistance.
I have run...
Forum: The Board 03-06-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,676
Posted By Racepres
Re: Question about Dyna S ignition and coils

Yes...You are correct.
And the Dyna-S will last longer [generally] with the higher OHM coil than it will with a Lower ohm coil.
Ohms's law notwithstanding the other law..E=MCsquared will show you...
Forum: The Board 02-26-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Racepres
Re: oil getting into belt primary

And...Don't get overly concerned...Contrary to popular opinion...oil will Not harm the Belt.
Forum: The Board 02-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,194
Posted By Racepres
Forum: The Board 02-23-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By Racepres
Re: Remote Oil Filter Poll

If the O.E Filter was a Waste, why would the Mothership bother with such an expense?...My old Shovel has one and is still going [fairly] strong.
I do Not believe in re-engineering a workable system....
Forum: The Board 02-21-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,556
Posted By Racepres
Re: Wla cam cover on Ironhead....

FWIW...My XLCH has never had a Filter...certainly Not a Proper one.
I have only ever had Poblems with external filters excepting on O.E. Applications...Hate to see something like a Cheap ass spin on...
Forum: The Board 02-20-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 1,104,202
Posted By Racepres
Re: Vintage Fuel Drag Bikes

May as well stay for the Only Harley [only] Drags later in June.
BTW I have Not seen a Date Yet. for the Hot Rod Reunion.
Course....The NHRA Needs all the $$ They can get now that the Shiek Pulled...
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