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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Sugar Pig
I bolted on a wired the horn and headlight today....

I bolted on a wired the horn and headlight today. The headlight is a straight forward affair with one big bolt and nut on the bottom. It is a little hard to wire without dropping it but I managed.
...
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 05:10 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
MeRide you are not littering at all. This is good...

MeRide you are not littering at all. This is good important stuff.

My UL coil is a re-pop and has a clear + mark on the right/aft side. So I guess if I read the Caimag and other things right I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I'm running 6 Volts, so if I have any troubles I...

I'm running 6 Volts, so if I have any troubles I will keep that in mind. I am lucky to have a nice original unit.

Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I shot off an email to Perry Ruiter who did the...

I shot off an email to Perry Ruiter who did the generator and supplied the regulator. He is THE guy for Cannonballers, he said just to mount it in the regular place and he didn't know of any...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Thanks, the cable was dragging before and I had...

Thanks, the cable was dragging before and I had already ordered a new rear b/c it was too stiff. I corrected it per your recommendation and it works nice now. A small change went a long way. It seems...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I was all set to spoke the rear wheel and do a...

I was all set to spoke the rear wheel and do a little thing on it since it is a mystery to a lot of people. But I ran into another little hiccup. The original spoke nipples were very rusted from the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Hmm, I going to have to go look at that box. It...

Hmm, I going to have to go look at that box. It def. look real it has that 80 years of rust roughness to it that you just can't fake. My top is a re-pop though.

I worked on getting the muffler on...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I looked it up and there is only one battery box...

I looked it up and there is only one battery box for the 30-36 run. I will probably run some rubber shims for now, that sheet metal is worth a good bit of folding money. I would hate for it too rub a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Its an original fender and original battery box....

Its an original fender and original battery box. However, the '33 and earlier fenders are different than the '34-36 fenders. Maybe its a '33 and earlier battery box. I am looking into that. Its def....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
This the back clamp that hangs over the crossover...

This the back clamp that hangs over the crossover tube. Funny design.

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
You have to remember to put the clamps on first...

You have to remember to put the clamps on first also b/c you can't slip them on later. Some you can put on first or later and you just have to open them up. They are mild steel and it can be done...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Well after a long absence I have made some...

Well after a long absence I have made some progress. I was side tracked with some other projects.

We have a trailer at the beach that we share with my sister and her husband. My sister left the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Exhaust

I finished fitting the exhaust headers. This took several hours, lots of fitting and pulling, tapping, etc. They fit well up into the heads. Just some paint and brackets and they will be set. These...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-10-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Saturday night fix

I have had nothing but problems with the two bolts that hold the fender behind the battery box. I gave up on the heli-coil and decided to just go one bolt higher and it was already tapped for it. As...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
This bike weighs about 525lbs. I believe. Center...

This bike weighs about 525lbs. I believe. Center stands are much better and easier to use. Its hard to hold the bike up and pull it up on the rear stand as compared to a center stand. It is handy...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Not much, I was focused on getting the UL done as...

Not much, I was focused on getting the UL done as I am taking a trip on it next week. I tapped the frame for the helicoil but messed up the tool to put them in somehow. They aren't quite as easy as I...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
:rofl Measure twice and cut once. I made a...

:rofl Measure twice and cut once.

I made a solid walnut king size bed last winter and I think that was for the side pieces which were 2x8 of solid black walnut (trimmed from there). A small...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Brake pedal and rear fender

I replaced the brake pivot pin as mine was severely worn. It looks like it slid down the road at some point.

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2014, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Sugar Pig
Avon safety mileage 5.00x16 about $150 from JP...

Avon safety mileage 5.00x16 about $150 from JP Cycles and other sources.

Also Coker makes about 3 styles in the 5x16
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
You got it. TV sucks we have to do something to...

You got it. TV sucks we have to do something to entertain ourselves.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I thought about it more and talked it through...

I thought about it more and talked it through with a friend. I agree that it doesn't change the distances.

Bottom line is based on the .344 measurement provided by harley the mark should be where...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
After thinking about it and wondering how that...

After thinking about it and wondering how that mark could be that far off I decided it was b/c of there being modern pistons in that bike. If there is a variance in the height from the crown to the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I have been messing with the dash. Rat and I...

I have been messing with the dash. Rat and I miss-communicated on my order so I had to wait to get the new isolators. Really its just re-doing what I had already done. He sent a 'kit' for doing it....
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I started working on the control cables. First...

I started working on the control cables. First thing to do was prep the cable, you just put it through these pieces and then put a little bend in it.

<a...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2014, 10:20 AM
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Views: 960
Posted By Sugar Pig
best stuff ever

best stuff ever
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
There are many books and I also have a War time...

There are many books and I also have a War time book on the WLs that is VERY detailed. Probably the most important book is:

How to Restore Your Harley-Davidson (Motorbooks Workshop) Paperback
by...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Funny story

All this reminds me of my friend who bought a '64 Pan from the original owner with the original title.

The entire and I mean entire bike was wired with red wire and those blue crimp on connectors....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
It's funny, sometimes you're glad people were...

It's funny, sometimes you're glad people were lazy and didn't take it apart and therefore couldn't screw it up.

Roger that on the cut out section, that seals it - I will order new insulating...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Thanks! I'm missing all those insulating...

Thanks!

I'm missing all those insulating washers/white on bottom right.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I agree. I'm thinking I may need to get new...

I agree.

I'm thinking I may need to get new isolator plates from harbor vintage, they are only $9 a piece and then some insulating washers too just to be sure. Everything else looks good in there...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
This is the rear brake rod for the VLD. Just a...

This is the rear brake rod for the VLD. Just a little egg shaped :lol3. I don't feel like buying new ones, probably about $60. So with my meager welding skills...
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Parts!

Some critical parts showed up from Slocombe today. The checkball device that fits into the bottom of the tank and keeps the oil tank from filling the crankcase and some fuel taps. I was not happy...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Thanks for that pic. I had not read the book yet...

Thanks for that pic. I had not read the book yet and didn't realize that four wire cluster came up through like that. I guess that why some of the wires on the diagram are dashed and some are solid....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I put the bars on, no pics yet. Then I...

I put the bars on, no pics yet.

Then I started messing with the dash. It is original although you can tell some work has been done. I cut off those ridiculously long screws before putting back...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I'm kind of stuck until I get some more parts for...

I'm kind of stuck until I get some more parts for the rear portion of the bike. I decided to put the handle bars on and get the wiring done.

Besides I need something to bang my head on every time...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Kickstart Rally

American Iron magazine puts on a two kickstart rallies every year in the spring and fall. I have been going to these for years with some friends. It is a fairly small affair but is a lot of fun. A...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,697
Posted By Sugar Pig
snicker :wink:

snicker :wink:
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
Generator

The one on the left is a VL and the one on the right is for later bikes. You can tell b/c the later one has a cut out for the valve covers (inside edge). Perry Ruiter did the VL one for me. He's out...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 32,801
Posted By Sugar Pig
I scuffed up the surfaces on the foot clutch to...

I scuffed up the surfaces on the foot clutch to get more purchase. It would still just barely hold to my satisfaction. On a running vibrating bike it probably wouldn't have.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,697
Posted By Sugar Pig
That poor BMW, such a shame for a nice machine. ...

That poor BMW, such a shame for a nice machine.

This one has been on Ebay for months on end.

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