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Man, will I have some questions! #16877
10/23/06 9:15 pm
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I just sorta "finished" building a Thunderbolt with a friend who is a mechanic. Now the bikes in my hands, and Im probably going to have questions!

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Re: Man, will I have some questions! #16878
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Re: Man, will I have some questions! #16879
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And I guess that picture answers my question in your other topic.
Is that a Joe Hunt Magneto? Interesting setup. Someone went to a lot of trouble to get that thing on there.
You might want to replace that scrunchy looking K and N while you've got your carb off to rebuild it.

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Re: Man, will I have some questions! #16880
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Hey! Im not rebuilding my carb. That filter is a K&N. Its fine, only scrunchy cuz it doesnt really fit tween the oilbag. Its got good flow.
Its a Fairbanks-Morse magneto. It comes off and on pretty easy.

Re: Man, will I have some questions! #16881
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wats with that scarry spark plug?
where does the heater hose go? (ahead of the trans fill)


keep your "oddies" lubricated, and carry a dime
Re: Man, will I have some questions! #16882
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Thats my little skully spark plug "cozy"
The hose is the crankcase vent. I know, its real big.

Re: Man, will I have some questions! #16883
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Quote:
That filter is a K&N. Its fine, only scrunchy cuz it doesnt really fit tween the oilbag [/QB]
it's metal vibtrating against metal, just a matter of time before one or both develop a hole


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Re: Man, will I have some questions! #16884
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That's a mean looking machine you have there! I like the look of that magneto.

Dave

Re: Man, will I have some questions! #16885
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Hmmm, K and N does make a "pancake" filter to replace those flat round ones seen on some twin carb BSA's and Triumphs. Prolly fits in there pretty good.
Dunno about the metal against metal part though. The picture's dissappeared, so I can't check it, but it does seem like all the K and N's I've seen have rubber ends. It would still be better to find something that fits without scrunching if you can.


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