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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Twotaildog
They sell them on eBay, Matt. Not heavy duty, nor...

They sell them on eBay, Matt. Not heavy duty, nor top quality, but it was the only one I could find that was narrow enough for my little shop, and it seems to work OK. Here's a link:
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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 07:28 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 89,585
Posted By Twotaildog
Have you ever thought about a sidecar Dan? Just a...

Have you ever thought about a sidecar Dan? Just a thought.

Looks like a great rally.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Twotaildog
It was good to get the old girl up on the rack in...

It was good to get the old girl up on the rack in my little basement shop:

http://knaser.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Powerplus-or-Bust-Eh/i-GMCcD7k/0/L/2014-07-04%2018.34.38-L.jpg



Here's the...
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Twotaildog
That's what I thought Mike. Hard to believe it's...

That's what I thought Mike. Hard to believe it's almost 100 years old.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Twotaildog
The sidecar - as I got it

Again, pictures as I got it - for your viewing pleasure. This time, the sidecar. I probably won't get around to working on that part until 2017 or so, as I don't need it for the Cannonball.
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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Twotaildog
The Engine

These are some of the pictures that Cory took as he disassembled to engine:

http://knaser.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1916-Indian-Engine-Disassembly/i-DCJGBkz/0/L/IMG_2167-L.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Twotaildog
What I Started With - The Chassis

I wanted to post some pictures of the bike as I got it - to document the starting point. I'll start with the frame & wheels. These were taken just before I got it:
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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 811,107
Posted By Twotaildog
Shit. Well, it's best to get these things sorted...

Shit. Well, it's best to get these things sorted out now. Better now than the second week in September. You've got a good attitude about it Doug, still I'm sure it's just one more thing to deal with...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-27-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,078
Posted By Twotaildog
:clap :clap :clap Niiiice. Love a sticker-tuned...

:clap :clap :clap Niiiice. Love a sticker-tuned dirt bike. Reminds me of the day...

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 207,874
Posted By Twotaildog
Oh man. That's a beauty. Kevin .

Oh man. That's a beauty.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 811,107
Posted By Twotaildog
Already learned all about that one. Took me 25...

Already learned all about that one. Took me 25 years to forget.

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 811,107
Posted By Twotaildog
Ya that was me - I didn't mean to be...

Ya that was me - I didn't mean to be un-neighborly - you were out and about a lot, and when you were there at the trailer you were pretty busy. I was out hunting for Injun parts most of the time.
We...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 811,107
Posted By Twotaildog
We should have name tags or something... ...

We should have name tags or something...

Kevin

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Edit - BTW - I'm trying to get the wheels done so I can roll the Indian chassis into the trailer and bring it to Davenport. It'll be close.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 811,107
Posted By Twotaildog
That's a great idea. The story would be worthy of...

That's a great idea. The story would be worthy of an article in the AMCA magazine. I think that little car got more attention than anything else at the Wauseon meet.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Twotaildog
Border crossing, 60 mph winds, Mules

So it was off to Whitlash, to bring the old gal into the US of A. I was pretty sure that they were going to ask me why I drove past the two largest border crossings between Canada and Montana, to go...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Twotaildog
Cory, the bike, locked and loaded.

Paul had never been to Banff, so we went up around and over the mountains. We ran into a little of this:
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Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Twotaildog
Powerplus or Bust, Eh?

I've been posting this story on the AMCA forum, I've decided to also post it here. It may take me a few days to get caught up with it, but here's a link to the AMCA post if you're in a hurry:...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By Twotaildog
I've got a 1964 TR6. One of the first things I...

I've got a 1964 TR6. One of the first things I noticed about it was how well it handled on gravel roads. Since then I've also found how much I like it on two lane paved roads, at 60 -70 mph speeds....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,598
Views: 340,681
Posted By Twotaildog
Nice one, Paul. Kevin .

Nice one, Paul.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,058
Posted By Twotaildog
In the pictures it looks like your missing your...

In the pictures it looks like your missing your right side cover. I've got one I don't need, you can have it if you need it. Just PM me if you want it. It's a repop, but it's almost new.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 67,998
Posted By Twotaildog
Joe Roeder on a Norton, battling Jay Springsteen...

Joe Roeder on a Norton, battling Jay Springsteen on an XR750 at Wauseon, Ohio last Friday:

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,288
Posted By Twotaildog
I kind of like it. Kevin .

I kind of like it.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,288
Posted By Twotaildog
AMCA Wauseon Vintage Rally

http://knaser.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Rally/2014-07-AMCA-Wauseon/i-fQKDxZt/0/L/2014-07-19%2009.50.14-L.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,288
Posted By Twotaildog
AMA Mid-Ohio Vintage Rally

http://knaser.smugmug.com/Motorcycle-Rally/2014-07-AMA-Mid-Ohio/i-hfpm6h9/0/L/2014-07-12%2012.49.38-L.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,646
Posted By Twotaildog
Checked for 'One Mans Island' on Netfix, Hulu,...

Checked for 'One Mans Island' on Netfix, Hulu, and Amazon. No joy.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Twotaildog
Nice pic of a nice bike. I'm curious; what's the...

Nice pic of a nice bike. I'm curious; what's the wire coming out of the top of the right side cover?

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 3,098,837
Posted By Twotaildog
I remember reading a review of an Amazona in one...

I remember reading a review of an Amazona in one of the motorcycle magazines in about the late 70's. They said the only problem was, if you stopped in front of a bus stop, people would start getting...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,768
Posted By Twotaildog
I can't answer you question about using the new...

I can't answer you question about using the new style nuts on the old style rods, but I wanted to mention that, if you google 'lock tab washer' there are a lot of types available. You can got some...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 40,167
Posted By Twotaildog
Gravity feed systems are most susceptible to...

Gravity feed systems are most susceptible to vapor lock. What you said is correct, if the fuel vaporizes, the vapor is going to rise back up to the tank. The bubbles of vapor going up prevent fuel...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 40,167
Posted By Twotaildog
It seemed like vapor lock. I don't have any way...

It seemed like vapor lock. I don't have any way to confirm that, but, like the Guzzi, the carbs are behind the jugs and all that heat streams off of the engine and onto the carbs. On top of that it...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 40,167
Posted By Twotaildog
My '69 BMW doesn't run as well on ethanol/gas,...

My '69 BMW doesn't run as well on ethanol/gas, especially on a hot day. I've even had it die on the interstate on a hot day with ethanol/gas, then I could start it once it cooled down. At the next...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 54,791
Posted By Twotaildog
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,716
Posted By Twotaildog
Thanks Kevin. I'll try to post some video of the...

Thanks Kevin. I'll try to post some video of the bike being ridden when I get home. I would like to have one of those jackets, but I've heard that the quality has dropped off on the new ones. I've...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,078
Posted By Twotaildog
Nice job on the build and documentation Kevin....

Nice job on the build and documentation Kevin. Your thread will be a historical reference for years to come.

On the loose wheel bearing, it seems like sleeving the hub would be reasonably do-able...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 40,167
Posted By Twotaildog
Nice bike. Kevin .

Nice bike.

Kevin

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Forum: The Garage 07-15-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 233,713
Posted By Twotaildog
I'll second that. Kevin .

I'll second that.

Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,716
Posted By Twotaildog
I forgot to mention; on the first day here one of...

I forgot to mention; on the first day here one of the bolts that attach the lower front fender stay to the fork fell out. It sounded like a rod knocking when it idled and that fender stay rattled...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,716
Posted By Twotaildog
Put a couple hundred miles on the Trumpet out...

Put a couple hundred miles on the Trumpet out here at Mid-Ohio. No primary leaks (woohoo). He'd one loose connector that caused the headlight to go intermittent, had to pull the tank to fix. No...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-14-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Twotaildog
I don't have any experience with the Emgo...

I don't have any experience with the Emgo silencer, but I'm just thinking that, with a name like "Hooligan," decibel reduction may not have been the first consideration in the design. Just a thought....
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,006
Views: 839,795
Posted By Twotaildog
Curvy, thanks for posting those pictures from...

Curvy, thanks for posting those pictures from Dodge City. I considered going, and ended up not. Now I wish I had. Do you know what year that Indian is? I'm guessing around '14 or '15? The reason I...
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