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Bought this bike last weekend in boxes. Super cheap. Has clear title. Pictures you see are after I started pre-assembly too make sure I had all the parts and also to figure what parts I'll selling. Motor was a fresh build to a 80 cubic inches, solid lifters, dual plug per cylinder motor, fresh built 4 speed tranny (kick start). Paughco hard tail frame. Narrow Glide front end. Anyway enjoy the pictures and I'll try to update as much as possible.







 

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looks good Bob.....now the fun begins....careful of that belt drive primary...notorious for breaking...make sure its vented well.
 

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Primary shots and other

Pics as promised. First primary shot is with inner cover. It's what the previous owner had used.

Last 2 shots are rolling chassis.

Don't think I'll use the bars but had them lying around and thought I would see what it looked like.






 

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those tin primaries are cool if ya can get em lined up right.....gonna be a great project Bob...keep us up to date.
 

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Will do. I do have the outer primary tin as well. Maybe i'll use them... we will see. I gotta find a seat, tank, battery box, and oil bag. I don't think I wanna use the horse shoe oil bag.
 

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looks good Bob....is it the pic or is that rear tire NOT even close to being centered in the frame?
 

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Check the compensator while you have it down that far. Tin primaries had a tendency to crack if not lined up right. That engine is one of the best to work on. In the wind.

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Hi Gretch

Wow,, lucky dog you..

May I offer an option to the Inner primary topic..

Here is what I do to all my builds.. The 120" in the photos..
I get an Inner and outer together and take to a TIG welder to cut off the "starter tower" on both units and then welded up on top (individually of course) to appear as though they grew that-a-way.. You can see a wee bit of what I mean in 2nd photo..
Then you have perfect OEM style alignment too and all the protective strength in a "drop" and Tons of Cooling..

That way you can use that Main-shaft bearing support elsewhere or sell or give to a Bud..
Otherwise is is advisable to mount a good stiff rod like a 3/4" x 3/8" flat bar from the top left (front) mounting bolt on the Bearing support to the top right (rear) motor case bolt for stiffening and keeping the Trans and Motor alignment correct, after final alignment of course...

Ok,, other option..
If you decide down the road you wish to make Quick changes to your Final Drive gearing, you can get the old-style 8mm 1.5" belt drive by Primo or BDL..
They have clutch-shell pulleys and motor pulleys of diff sizes that you can swap in about 20 min..
Go from 1.51 to 1.59 primary ratio using the same belt with the adjustable belt tensioner you see in the photos..

1.51 for long hi-way,,,, 1.59 for Saturday night if ya know what I mean..

Hey you have one a my fav Iron working "spud" wrenches on the floor,, I knew you were an ok dude..

 
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