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Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Clincher Tires

I had never mounted a clincher tire before this one. To be honest, I really didn't know exactly what a clincher tire was, so I had to do a little research. It turns out that clinchers differ from...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Rear Wheel Rim

The tube side of the rear rim was pretty rusty, but it seemed to be structurally sound:
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Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Rear Wheel Hub

Backing up a little bit, here are some pictures of working on the rear wheel, before going to Davenport. The old bearing cups were pitted so I knocked them out with a piece of brass and a BFH:
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Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Sorry for the long delay between posts. I'm on...

Sorry for the long delay between posts. I'm on the road, working. I've got to pay for this stuff somehow. Here are some of the parts I found in Davenport, IA:

The muffler:
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Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 85,061
Posted By Twotaildog
Doug and Mike - Bravo! Thanks for letting...

Doug and Mike - Bravo!

Thanks for letting us follow along.



Kevin

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Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 85,061
Posted By Twotaildog
I might have to make room on my sig line for...

I might have to make room on my sig line for that...

Kevin

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Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 85,061
Posted By Twotaildog
:clap :clap :clap Good to hear! Kevin ...

:clap :clap :clap

Good to hear!

Kevin

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Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 85,061
Posted By Twotaildog
Good call. I hope you guys are having some fun...

Good call. I hope you guys are having some fun along the way. Good luck for the rest of the ride.

Kevin

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Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 85,061
Posted By Twotaildog
Hope it works out for you guys. Hang in there...

Hope it works out for you guys. Hang in there man...


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 867,491
Posted By Twotaildog
How come he's backin' up?! :lol3 ...

How come he's backin' up?! :lol3


http://knaser.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellanea/i-qPCD34k/0/L/9-6-2014%2010-56-56%20AM%20RTWDOUG-L.jpg


Kevin

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Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,958
Views: 474,883
Posted By Twotaildog
So Paul, you've been traveling on the LC4 for a...

So Paul, you've been traveling on the LC4 for a little over 50 pages now. I was wondering, what are your thoughts on it, and the way you set it up? Would you have done anything different?


Kevin...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Will do Mike. It looks like it might be a nice...

Will do Mike. It looks like it might be a nice day today.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Davenport

Glad you're enjoying it SP. I was following your build thread too.


In spite of getting hammered with rain, Davenport has already been a success for me. I've already found most of what I was...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 867,491
Posted By Twotaildog
Sounds like they should recruit Sam Correro. ...

Sounds like they should recruit Sam Correro.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 867,491
Posted By Twotaildog
So far it's been a blast to work on. No misery at...

So far it's been a blast to work on. No misery at all. I feel like a forensic mechanic, trying to figure out what the hell has been done to this thing over the last century.

I wouldn't mind seeing...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 867,491
Posted By Twotaildog
For an extra surcharge, they'll throw gravel on...

For an extra surcharge, they'll throw gravel on it for you.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8,148
Views: 3,200,074
Posted By Twotaildog
Hey! Were you spying on me? :lol3 Kevin ...

Hey! Were you spying on me? :lol3

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 867,491
Posted By Twotaildog
I was cleaning up the tank on my Indian today....

I was cleaning up the tank on my Indian today. I'm pretty sure it's had a carburetor fire at some time in the last 98 years, because the paint is all Douged up on it. :D
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Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By Twotaildog
Leaving in the morning. See you there. Kevin...

Leaving in the morning. See you there.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8,148
Views: 3,200,074
Posted By Twotaildog
http://knaser.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Powerplus-or...

http://knaser.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Powerplus-or-Bust-Eh/i-cBnks8X/0/L/2014-08-26%2014.49.38-L.jpg

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Well it's good that you remember that fun stuff...

Well it's good that you remember that fun stuff from when you were a little kid. Remember that everybody's dealing with something; some more than others. I'm glad you're having fun with this thread. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-26-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,784
Views: 290,848
Posted By Twotaildog
Wow Paul. Those are some great shots. Kevin ...

Wow Paul. Those are some great shots.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By Twotaildog
I don't know what I did wrong, but I tried that...

I don't know what I did wrong, but I tried that vinegar thing once and everything just came out rusty.

Dave, if you replace those spokes, I wouldn't mind having the old ones if you don't cut them,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 66,855
Posted By Twotaildog
I hate to admit it, but I agree with Dan. The...

I hate to admit it, but I agree with Dan. The maroon and gold looks fabulous.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
You're welcome! I'm glad you're enjoying it. ...

You're welcome! I'm glad you're enjoying it.

Your dad must have been a cool guy.

Cheers,

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 66,855
Posted By Twotaildog
It's a beautiful machine. I can't wait to see it...

It's a beautiful machine. I can't wait to see it all painted up.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 66,855
Posted By Twotaildog
Hey Kalle, I was wondering; why not use the...

Hey Kalle, I was wondering; why not use the original fenders that you found?

Just curious.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8,148
Views: 3,200,074
Posted By Twotaildog
I know what you mean. When I go from riding my...

I know what you mean. When I go from riding my Triumph to riding my BMW, both are bikes from the '60's, but there is such a contrast. I love riding them both but they are so different. The BMW is so...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8,148
Views: 3,200,074
Posted By Twotaildog
Marc, That little tail trunk on your luggage...

Marc,

That little tail trunk on your luggage carrier, is that a one-off item, or are they commercially available?

Nice looking bike...

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Thanks anonny. Kevin .

Thanks anonny.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8,148
Views: 3,200,074
Posted By Twotaildog
David, What's the bar going from the muffler...

David,

What's the bar going from the muffler mount to the license plate all about? I don't remember seeing one of those before.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,418
Posted By Twotaildog
It COULD happen. Except I only have one frame......

It COULD happen. Except I only have one frame... :cry

Just click on the link below, in my sig line, and you'll get more Indian pictures than you ever hoped for!


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By Twotaildog
Strongarm is a liquid, I think you can only get...

Strongarm is a liquid, I think you can only get it online at strongarmproducts.com. The owner, Frank I think, goes to all the vintage rallies but he doesn't bring any stock with him, he just pitches...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,418
Posted By Twotaildog
How weird is that

I'm copying this over from my 1916 Indian Build Thread. I thought maybe some of the sidecar folks would get a kick out of it.

I got a sidecar with the 1916 Indian I bought a year or so ago. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By Twotaildog
Steel Wool

I just feel like I should reiterate, if you want to save as much of the original finish as possible, you'll want to use 0000 steel wool, which is known as Super-Fine or Finest. Fine steel wool (00)...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By Twotaildog
Kevin, I don't know what is in Strongarm or...

Kevin,

I don't know what is in Strongarm or Evaporust.

Evaporust only works on things that you can submerge in it, or it does work inside tanks as long as you jostle it around every once in a...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Here's a weird one.

As I mentioned in the beginning, I got a sidecar with the Indian. I don't know what make the sidecar is, and I don't know if it was ever mounted to the Indian. I didn't get any mounts with it, and I...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,976
Posted By Twotaildog
Thanks j.c. I do my best to keep it simple. ...

Thanks j.c.

I do my best to keep it simple.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By Twotaildog
David, I've had good luck polishing spokes...

David,

I've had good luck polishing spokes with 0000 steel wool to remove the rust, that's 4 0's, and then preserving them with Strongarm. The Strongarm has to be re-applied occasionally, nothing...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8,148
Views: 3,200,074
Posted By Twotaildog
It looks like a nice one. Kevin .

It looks like a nice one.


Kevin

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