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Cadmium plating


Post by Guest » Tue Sep 02, 2008 7:11 pm

I am in the progress of restoring my 64FLH DuoGlide and I need to get all my parts out to the painter and plater by the end of this week, but am not sure what is all Cadmium plated and what is painted black. I know I need to get my neck cups plated but I need 12lbs of stuff to justify the cost so what else should be cad on this bike? This is what I have questions about, but if you see something I missed, please let me know.
neck cups
Dash base
kick stand
kick pedal
floor board parts?

Also, what decals should all be on this bike? I know about the two on the oil tank but not sure about any others. What source do you recomend for the decals?

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Re: Cadmium plating?


Post by Moose » Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:05 am

probably your best bet for almost accurate is to pick up Palmers book how to restore your panhead in the lists it tells you all the things to be cad, parkerized and chrome. It is mostly correct


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Re: Cadmium plating?


Post by awander » Wed Sep 03, 2008 1:11 am

I agree; pick up Bruce Palmer's book, "How to Restore your Harley Davidson".

But to get you started, according to my copy, the '64 FLH had the following Cadmium =plated parts:
Clutch Cover screws
Wheel spokes & nipples
Seat post
Relay Bracket screws
Shifter rod & clevis
clevis bolt
oil pump spring caps
rear axle adjusting screws
timer cover
circuit breaker wire clip on crankcase
transmission filler plug
timing plug
foot clutch friction washers
handle bar clamp nut
head cone nut
gear cover screws
crankcase bolts
cylinder base stud nuts
head bolts
primary cover screws
hand clutch booster cover
shock absorber cams and lower supports
rear brake pedal and bracket


Re: Cadmium plating?


Post by Guest » Wed Sep 03, 2008 1:28 pm

awander, Thanks for the reply. Two days ago I did purchase a Palmer's book however it will not be here until next week and I need to get everything sent off to the painter and cad plater before I head out of town for a couple weeks.

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Re: Cadmium plating?


Post by john HD » Wed Sep 03, 2008 11:33 pm

hey guest,

please take a moment before you leave town and register.

if members can place a name with an issue you may get more responses to your questions.

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