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Since my 1949 Panhead is on a hold for the moment i turned to the 62 Panhead insted. Have allot of mixed 1955-1967 chassieparts so getting this together isent that hard, but since I got several tanks, swings, fenders and springs, then it's the should I take or that or that issue. The color, Black as always or a Red with white fields? Greazy Black or a Crome swing? Rock hard seat or a orginal pogo? 16" wheels or a 16" and 21" and so on.<O:p</O:p
The oiltank with that giant battery will go, it was on the chassie when I got it(he must had a giantstarter and electrical ignition) and rear discwheel , that front end, to bling for me.<O:p</O:p
 

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After striping some more of the chassie i decided i will build a driver. So no paint of the frame so black it is. That goodlooking seat will be alittle hard for long rides, so a pogo will be the option right now. Allso it is really low, and since my Softail is that low and i dont wanna take real turns to the right with it, so i will dumps those low springs.
So right now my plan is that in 2-3 weeks it will be on the road:)
 

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Had alittle time today to do some work today. Had a "discuss" about conventional distributor and Mag with a Harley nerd today, im for distributer and he was being an ass about Mags, i have two dist at home i dont see why i should buy a Mag for $1500, back and forth on and on with this look at my fat wallet, im still gonna use a distributer:)

After that negative start of the day it was wheeltime, the rearwheel came out nice after hardcore cleaning(it was greezy as hell) the front wheel has a whitewall tire so i have to change it cause one black and one whitewall doent look that good, and i have a 21" black avon. Hope to get some biketime tomorrow cause now i getting the tempo;)
 

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Let it be light... Hooked up a battery, started to figur out some electrical gizmos, and the joy when the rear light started to shine:) Bolted a tranny in place, will take a gamble on it since it feel good throu all gears and the oil looked good, time will tell.
Did try out the exhaust to. That rear wheel turned really great after that cleaning.

Getting closer and closer now, cant wait for the... Let it be sound
 

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Took half the day off cause i got help of an old Harley dude, so it got really productive. First of was in with the motor, once it was mounted and the old guy got going there was no stop. I mounted the inner tin, then the exhaust some elctrical. Before i even saw how he had done it, the clutch was in place and i was "hey i wanted to learn that" he just said you have more to build so you can learn on then and pointed at my 1949 Panhead. After the most productive 3h in my bikelife he went home and i did all the electrical and everything lighted up but then the sound, of the switz fast, it have some bad connection or i missplaced some cable:( So tomorrow is going throu all the electrical stuff and hopfully the time for the first kick...:)
 

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I dumped the pogo, dident like the looks it got with a gigant pogo in in the middle of a low Panhead. So now i have to make mounts for a ironass sadle. And i have to rewire the whole bike, couldent find the problem. Allso the the istrument panel was a early model so the 60´s tanks couldent be mounted, so remount it higher or change it. Now out in the garage again...

 

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After two days with no progress, today it was all together and ready(Ok the seat is not monuted in the back) poured some gas in the tank and started kicking, and kicking, kicking.... It has gas, there is spark and spark comes right ahhh what the h... and all that, so now back in the garage and go throu everything again:(

Looked to good to be true, this will be a late night....
 

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After a week with no work on the 1962 Panhead i got an hour yesterday, even got 2 coughs. So new time today, and when i went in the garage a gigant oil puddle under her. I just lost the spirit took a picture and went back in. Looks like more than a regular cranky Panhead....:(

So oil departement gone throu time...
 

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Two cracks in the area by the oilpump, thats why it leaks oil:( And a gas leak makes the oildropps much bigger. Allso just spark on the rear cylinder, cable i think. So its use some silicon or just throw that engine out. I can tear the engine apart in the winter, i just wanna have it running this year...
 

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Thanks. Sure. Its my stock 1970 Charger, the only of my Mopars that are completed.

Its my never sell car, low mile, only two owners before me. I could buy it since they wanted it restord back to origial(had a really bad paintjobb) it took half a year to get them to sell it to me, after they told me that they wanted to test me:)
 
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