1961 FL overhaul to 84 inch

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panwars
Posts: 63
Joined: Tue May 02, 2006 3:40 pm
Bikes: 61FL in a late 49 frame.
59FLH almost stock
Location: Wa state

1961 FL overhaul to 84 inch

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Post by panwars » Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:11 am

Almost there, what a trip...
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Quick and very dirty crank turning tool, works great!
Quick and very dirty crank turning tool, works great!
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Closer
Closer
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Inspiration!
Inspiration!
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Never thought I would get to this point!
Never thought I would get to this point!
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Cylinder leakdown tester is great for manifold test, uses lower pressure than straight shop air, and shows percentage of leakage if any.
Cylinder leakdown tester is great for manifold test, uses lower pressure than straight shop air, and shows percentage of leakage if any.
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No manifold leakage at all!
No manifold leakage at all!
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Cylinder leakdown is even, and good, considering no ring break in yet.
Cylinder leakdown is even, and good, considering no ring break in yet.
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I think I have most of the colors correct now. I like it.
I think I have most of the colors correct now. I like it.
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Panheads are a thing of beauty!
Panheads are a thing of beauty!
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My brother thinks it would make a great lamp, expensive, but great!
My brother thinks it would make a great lamp, expensive, but great!
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lockdoc
Posts: 118
Joined: Mon Apr 02, 2007 1:08 am
Bikes: 65 Panhead in a 70 FLH frame
Location: Northeast PA, USA

Re: 1961 FL overhaul to 84 inch

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Post by lockdoc » Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:22 am

They are beautiful, aren't they?

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