1961 FL overhaul, the begining...

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panwars
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Bikes: 61FL in a late 49 frame.
59FLH almost stock
Location: Wa state

1961 FL overhaul, the begining...

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Post by panwars » Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:24 am

Here is what I started with. A new vibration led to finding a loose pinion shaft. Ruined flywheel and shaft. Went with S&S 84 inch set up.
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Here she is the day I opened her, not so pretty then.
Here she is the day I opened her, not so pretty then.
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The scary Chinese barrels, hope they hold up. I went with standard bore.
The scary Chinese barrels, hope they hold up. I went with standard bore.
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Clean!
Clean!
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Making sure pistons and rods miss everything by .060"
Making sure pistons and rods miss everything by .060"
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Love that shiny new stuff!
Love that shiny new stuff!
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I ended up with a thinner S&S timer gear for cam lobe clearance.
I ended up with a thinner S&S timer gear for cam lobe clearance.
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almost there... see next post.
almost there... see next post.
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