V-Twin crank for UL

Has anyone had had personal experience?

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V-Twin crank for UL

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Post by Holtvintage » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:58 am

Has anyone had personal experience with a complete crank set for a UL from V-Twin ? I ran across a set online today. I noticed that in the description that country of origin is USA and they are made with Truett and Osborn flywheels. Sounds tempting. I haven't heard a lot of good stuff about V-Twin but i haven't had any personal experience with their motor parts. The Crank is pretty important. I missed out on a used OEM set on Ebay, it sold for $816. Im hesitant about buying used flywheels due to shaft holes sometimes being distorted from multiple rebuilds. Just wondering if anyone has had experience with V-twin major motor components. The V-Twin part number is 10-1013 for the item i was referring to . Thanks



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Re: V-Twin crank for UL

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Post by kitabel » Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:30 am

No information, but I'd be careful. V-Twin says this about the rod set: "Rods are forged with casting numbers XA-705 and XA-706 as original!"
That's the completely different OHV rod. The correct number is ZA, maybe it's a typo. Tedd made this mistake decades ago (sent the wrong rods), never heard of how it was fixed. Trust me, the OHV rod will not work.
The ads also say "U.S. manufacture": the rods are imported.
As to value, T&O flywheels are great, I sell lots of them: http://www.victorylibrary.com/stroker-flywheels.htm
If you have none of the other parts (rod pair, 2 shafts, 1 pin, 3 roller sets, 3 cage sets, nuts, washers, screws) this may be cheaper than finding them separately. I'm not sure I would like to rebuild a 70+ year old original rod set.

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Re: V-Twin crank for UL

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Post by Buddhahoodvatoloco » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:04 am

never ordered a set of BT flathead wheels from VTwin, but we did order pan wheels, disappointing. Get a hold of a Trueet & Osborne {SP}, your best bet.

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Re: V-Twin crank for UL

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Post by Holtvintage » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:14 am

Buying a set from T&O is the safe bet. Thanks for the info

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Re: V-Twin crank for UL

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Post by Holtvintage » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:16 am

I noticed that a company named AAOK makes or at least sells reproduction BTSV parts. Any opinion or details about them? Are they out of Europe?

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Re: V-Twin crank for UL

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Post by RUBONE » Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:40 am

AAOK is a reseller, they make nothing, just sell other folks stuff. It is from all over the world.

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Re: V-Twin crank for UL

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Post by Holtvintage » Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:24 pm

Ok. Thanks.

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Re: V-Twin crank for UL

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Post by RooDog » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:05 am

Holtvintage wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:16 am
I noticed that a company named AAOK makes or at least sells reproduction BTSV parts. Are they out of Europe?
According to their web site their mailing address is:
AAOK
180 N Main - Unit 1228
Saint George, UT 84771
USA

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