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Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
I usually go all the way around the track, back...

I usually go all the way around the track, back in the trees. Black "Work & Play" toy hauler, beat up old red Dodge/Cummins 2500. Look for a flag pole with the stars & stripes on top, and a beer mug...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
That's a thought. I'll have to check into that. ...

That's a thought. I'll have to check into that.



Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,324
Views: 998,994
Posted By Twotaildog
The helicopter would make a cool weathervane. ...

The helicopter would make a cool weathervane.


Kevin


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Forum: Airheads 07-04-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8,294
Views: 1,737,320
Posted By Twotaildog
Very nice. Kevin .

Very nice.



Kevin


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Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Non-MC content

Sorry for the non-MC content, but I had to post a picture of another great book find. It's 33 volumes containing the transactions of the Society of Automotive Engineers from 1908 to 1926. I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,324
Views: 998,994
Posted By Twotaildog
Enjoyed the pictures Doug. Thanks for posting...

Enjoyed the pictures Doug. Thanks for posting them up.


Kevin
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 948,160
Posted By Twotaildog
Am I crazy, or does that Henderson have a 1917...

Am I crazy, or does that Henderson have a 1917 Indian front fork on it?




Kevin


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Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 48,904
Posted By Twotaildog
My wife make a Dutch apple pie from scratch that...

My wife make a Dutch apple pie from scratch that is so good, I think about it all the time. As long as there is some in the house, I can't resist eating it. It's like it calls to me. It's the closest...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 514,138
Posted By Twotaildog
Hopefully. Piper cubs used to have cork...

Hopefully.

Piper cubs used to have cork floats. But then they don't put ethanol in Av Gas.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 48,904
Posted By Twotaildog
Pie are square.

Pie are square.
Forum: The Garage 06-26-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 514,138
Posted By Twotaildog
68 Dodge D400

The gas gauge wasn't working on the old dump truck:
http://knaser.smugmug.com/Equipment/1968-Dodge-D400-Dump-Truck/i-DZ2Z4ws/0/L/2015-04-02%2017.30.24-L.jpg






The brass float was totaled,...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 48,904
Posted By Twotaildog
A lot of people weren't comfortable with shaft...

A lot of people weren't comfortable with shaft drive on a Japanese sport bike in the 80's. They often weren't reviewed favorably in the magazines, and they didn't sell well. It didn't fit the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Forks

Here's a picture of my forks:
http://knaser.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Powerplus-or-Bust-Eh/i-w7RKtBK/0/L/2015-06-03%2016.11.03-L.jpg






Here's a picture of normal 1916 Indian Powerplus...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Thanks for posting that again. It's probably my...

Thanks for posting that again. It's probably my favorite internet video of all time. If they had just included a girl in a bikini...



Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 48,904
Posted By Twotaildog
:hmmmmm It's funny how two peoples experience...

:hmmmmm It's funny how two peoples experience with the same bike could be so different. I remember thinking how stable the bike was. I used to lean on the tank bag and take my hands off of the bars...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 91,460
Posted By Twotaildog
I agree with BubbaJim. She's a beauty, battle...

I agree with BubbaJim. She's a beauty, battle scars and all. It looks like it has new tires, so I assume it runs and rides?



Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 48,904
Posted By Twotaildog
Only problem I ever had with mine was the side...

Only problem I ever had with mine was the side stand. A butterfly fart would knock it off the side stand, so I always used the center stand.




Kevin #97


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Forum: Photos 06-22-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7,697
Views: 2,676,517
Posted By Twotaildog
The guy on the right is saying "Look, the mill is...

The guy on the right is saying "Look, the mill is on fire!"



Kevin #97


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Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 91,460
Posted By Twotaildog
Maybe if you post your pictures, you'll be able...

Maybe if you post your pictures, you'll be able to see his... :D



Kevin


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Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
I know. I chub up a little bit every time I look...

I know. I chub up a little bit every time I look at them. And that's saying a lot for an old guy. If things go right, I'll score an even better set of old books in a couple of weeks.



Kevin...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 91,460
Posted By Twotaildog
Thanks for posting the Dixon pix. Wish I could...

Thanks for posting the Dixon pix. Wish I could have made it.




Kevin


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Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Anamosa

I managed to get to Anamosa, IA this past weekend for the vintage motorcycle event at the National Motorcycle Museum. It's probably my favorite museum in the world, with all due respect to Messer's...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4,743
Views: 763,964
Posted By Twotaildog
A fellow Cannonballer

A fellow Cannonballer (the tall slim guy in the blue shirt) that I met at the Viking Chapter meet in St Paul. That's his mount in the foreground.
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Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Most interesting indeed. Kevin .

Most interesting indeed.



Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
I have to admit, I got the spark plug idea from a...

I have to admit, I got the spark plug idea from a friend. Once you think about it, it makes perfect sense, and it wasn't very hard to do.



Kevin #97


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Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Spark plugs

For the Cannonball, I want to be able to use readily available modern spark plugs. The threads on the spark plugs used on the Powerplus engine are 7/8 inch diameter. I need to be able to use a plug...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Thanks for the input guys. My personal preference...

Thanks for the input guys. My personal preference for soldering sheet metal is to use coppers:

http://knaser.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Powerplus-or-Bust-Eh/i-hcLhxnz/0/L/2015-06-15%2004.50.42-L.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Mags 2

Turning the mags around to the other end of the shaft, the breaker boxes come off as a unit. The flat square things with the lettering on them in the second picture are the condensers. Some folks...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Mags 1

It seems like a lot of people are using Bosch ZEV magnetos for the 2016 Cannonball. They have a reputation for being more reliable than the Dixie mags, and they are correspondingly more difficult to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
It's official; I'm in

I had to share this link: http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com/rider-profiles?sid=55&site=7
It's official, I'm in, #97. I feel like that guy in the movie "The Jerk" when the telephone books...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
I found it on the iPad app. Thanks for sharing...

I found it on the iPad app. Thanks for sharing that!



Kevin - CB16 #97


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Forum: Hacks 06-04-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5,323
Views: 900,962
Posted By Twotaildog
Was Arnie the boy on the back?

Was Arnie the boy on the back?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
which magazine? Kevin .

which magazine?


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
These engines just use oil slung by the flywheels...

These engines just use oil slung by the flywheels themselves. There really isn't any room to add anything.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Thanks for bringing up the Peking to Paris race....

Thanks for bringing up the Peking to Paris race. I got on line and ordered a copy of the book.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
I hadn't thought about that. For now I'm just...

I hadn't thought about that. For now I'm just going to run the welded one, and I'll fix the other two later.

Thanks.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
I think including the cars is cool. I think most...

I think including the cars is cool. I think most of the participants are like me, they just like old machinery.


Kevin

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Gas Tank

I think I mentioned earlier that I'm concerned about my gas tank. I have two of them, one from a 1914 Indian, and one from a 1916. Both are cracked, but easily repairable. The original tanks are made...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
Thanks Tim. I've decided to run the manufacturers...

Thanks Tim. I've decided to run the manufacturers recommended clearance of .003 to .0035. It sounds tight to me, because I remember running .005 or so in air cooled motors with forged pistons....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 33,076
Posted By Twotaildog
I never get tired if hearing that thing run. What...

I never get tired if hearing that thing run. What a beast. Crazy Italians.


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