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Old 07-13-2007, 02:41 PM   #361
One more old rider
Joined: Aug 2006
Location: Just north of Dallas
Oddometer: 2,369
Many thanks for taking the time and effort to share this story. It was a fabulous read. Looking forward to part 2.

I know a lot more about Harley history than Indians since my dad was a Harley mechanic, but the Harleys of that day had what was known as a total loss lubrication system. The oil passed through the engine and then was lost, not recirculated. I assume the Indians were similar and that would account for Mr. Findlay's notation of miles per quart of oil.
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