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So I'm re-restoring my old Harley.....
 
 PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 8:21 am 
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looks shiny


why does your bike use chevy starter shims


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 PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 8:47 am 
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They happen to be the same bolt pattern as the front motor mount, so I tightened down the rear motor mount and had a little gap between frame/engine..... if I would have just tightened everything down the bolts would be slightly stressed (bent), so I put 3/64" worth of chebby shims= all better.

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 PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 10:35 am 
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Lookin nice scott.


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 PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:07 am 
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It lives.

And it sounds really nice. :thumb: :beer:

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 PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:34 am 
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 PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:29 pm 
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Still waiting on the painter, and I need to finish the brake lines. Pics will be up when it is actually COMPLETED.

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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 8:57 am 
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Well, as most of you know I took on the task of re-restoring the 1949 Panhead that my father and I built 10 years ago. The bike is currently 99% complete, needing only some trim pieces and a drive chain to be considered "finished". Attached are some pictures as it sits this morning, I hope to have it completed before the weekend and finally get some miles on it!!

Feedback is always welcome, as long as its positive....... I'm sensitive.


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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:37 am 

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DAMN! that is sexy.

I want to rebuild/restore a bike like that once I am done pouring money into the tracker.

if you wouldnt mind sharing, what is an estimated cost of restoring a bike like that?

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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:07 am 
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yellow was cooler



looks good there sea bisquit

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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 12:13 pm 
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whoo, that a damn nice looking bike. Nice work.

Why is your rear fender hinged?


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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 12:45 pm 
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Easier rear tire removal- thats the way the rigid frame bikes were, otherwise you would have to lift the bike 3' off the ground to get the tire off. I am using a later, swingarm frame which eliminates the need for the hinge, but I like it..... its vintage and pure function.

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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:09 pm 

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awesome.... do you have any sound files, or am I just going to have to come over?

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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 1:15 pm 
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Garage is always open :beer:

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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 9:27 pm 
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Lets ride this weekend. Dont forget I am abiker to!!! Looks fawkin sweet. WAYYYYY better than the bananna version. :bow:

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 PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2007 7:37 pm 
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looks brand new, great work!!!

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 PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2007 5:41 pm 
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Bike looks amazing! Makes me want on again , but then again i want most everything

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 PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:57 am 
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Last update. Bike runs great, really happy with the changes I made. Its really nice to have suspension and brakes.

I asked my mom to take pictures of me so I can send away for my badass-biker-I.D (Mr.Green told me about it, sounds pretty sweet).


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 PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 9:01 am 

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With your mug in the first pic I'm sure you'll be given elite status.


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NnNnNice Bike

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 PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 1:54 pm 

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Nice job man! That thing turned out great! I'm ready to ride, I pick up my new bike in February, after that lets go!


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 PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 2:01 pm 
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Sounds great Shawn.... what are you planning to buy/build?

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06 Street Glide


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 PostPosted: Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:47 am 
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shawn wrote:
I pick up my new bike in February,


Shawn.... update?

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Got it and have already been riding!


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 PostPosted: Mon May 12, 2008 8:22 am 
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1000 miles on it now, and I blew a head gasket last week. Not sure why it blew, but tore everything down and replaced it. Seems to be running fine now.... trying to get another 1k or so before heading to N. Carolina in mid June for a party.

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