Indian manuals

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Indian manuals

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Post by robbby84 » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:49 am

Hi

I've just purchased a totally dismounted Indian 741B that I'll restore in my next life or before, I hope!

From Indian's owners: wha do you think are best manuals or documents that I need to start my project?

Thanks a lot in advace!
Rob



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Post by 1950Panhead » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:55 pm

I've just purchased a totally dismounted Indian 741B that I'll restore in my next life or before, I hope!
Did the previous owner dismount in a graceful manner or was he knocked off the 741 ?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Indian-741-WWI ... itleDesc=0
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1941-Indian-Mo ... itleDesc=0

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Post by robbby84 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:51 am

The bike has been dismounted and prepared for the restoration...but you know: it's Always hard try to complete a puzzle without the cover image :D

I've already found and printed manuals indicated. Do you think could be enought?

Thank you

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Post by 1950Panhead » Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:48 pm

You have a nice pile of parts,you are fortunate to have it.

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Post by friday » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:19 pm

being in Italy you have a choice of parts from UK , germany etc not just usa .
theres also Moen at
http://www.indianpartseurope.com/index.html

the pile you have is in really good condition

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Post by friday » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:24 pm

if you plan on restoring to military specs , a military vehicle forum or ww2 re-enactment forum is also a good place to join
to get good info and maybe close to you

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Post by Doc37W » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:01 am

robbby84 wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:49 am
Hi

I've just purchased a totally dismounted Indian 741B that I'll restore in my next life or before, I hope!

Thanks a lot in advace!
Rob
I think that bike was totally DISASSEMBLED, but alot of the hard work, such as cadium plating of the parts, cleaning up the various other parts, finding gaskets, etc., has been done. Only thing I see missing is the speedometer bracket on the top right tube on the girder front end. Easly made and welded on. Plenty of pictures of complete 741B on the interwebs for you to compare. Doc

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Post by kitabel » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:18 am

There is also considerable hot-rodding done to these (vintage racing) especially in Australia and New Zealand, although the result is modest compared to 45" engines.

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Post by friday » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:24 am

theres a 741 down here that cleaned up in the classics , against motoguzzi , nortons , you name it he passed it !!

= checker flag

the white bike here , Graeme Care #180 . It wouldnt surprise me if it would give a sport scout a rear view
he still has this bike
http://virtualindian.org/7racingnz.htm

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