pressure tank

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nmaineron
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Bikes: 1995 fxsts,1963 fl project in progress
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Re: pressure tank

#16

Post by nmaineron » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:21 pm

Thanks for the detail Rob, My basic reason for the curiosity of the tank was to see if I could get oil to the rockerarms. I don't have my pans on so I could witness the oiling. If it got there I would be done with it.



Andygears
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Bikes: 1950 panhead, 1999 FLHTCI, 1987 FLHTC custom
Location: Daytona Beach

Re: pressure tank

#17

Post by Andygears » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:29 pm

It doesn't take long to get oil upstairs when kicking it. My heads ran late and I put motor in the frame with the heads off. I hooked up the feed oil line and poured about a quart in tank. It took only about 10-20 kicks and the oil started coming out the oil hole in the cylinder. It was reassuring to me.

Andygears

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