Harley Front Wheel Police Siren/Air Filter

These was made in the late 20's and was used up till the mid 70's.. Lots of Folks made air cleaner out of em. I'm in the mist of changing out the HD-6 SU to a S&S Super-B Going to do one of these ....

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Re: Harley Front Wheel Police Siren/Air Filter

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Post by dragstews » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:32 pm

Yes .... They are Hyd lifters ....
But those stock looking lifter blocks are BMO's Velva Touch ....

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I did a bit of sawing and welding on them to make em look like Oem and had them chromed ...

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I did a bunch of sawing on that motor .. !!
This is what that STD case looked like before my sweat when into it ...

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That motor is beginning to look pretty sweet, even if I do say so myself ... :oops:

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96 Cubes, S&S P-Series heads, Speed n Science Big-Bore Alum jugs, Carrillo Rods and the dual Riley carbs ... Got a world of goodies in that critter, I'm here to tell ya .... :D

Your most welcome on the sharing deal ... Most of my ideas comes from my peers ...
I should be thanking all of y'all ... :wink:
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Oh BTY ....
On the "Mini Me" Air Cleaner .... I have started machining the backing plates ...
Don't have a lot of time to work on my own stuff, so it's going to take awhile before it's done... Maybe by the end of next week .. ???
That's the last bit of work that the "B" carb needs to be able to call it DONE .. !!!
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Re: Harley Front Wheel Police Siren/Air Filter

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Post by RooDog » Fri Nov 08, 2019 4:48 pm

Thank You for the quick reply.
Velva Touch lifters are a bit pricey and since I have a running complete engine the only advantage for me would be the hydraulics, and I've lived without them in my Pan & Shovel since 1967, a few more miles without the juicy lifters should be of no consequence. If I had money to burn and a ground up build I might consider a set, but then again, probably not....
....Best Wishes....RooDog....

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Post by dragstews » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:03 pm

Reason for the Velva Touch is their ability to work with radical cam grinds ...
We choose a Bad-Ass Leineweber cam for it, and with those carbs being right in the way of doing 1000 mile adjustments for solid's ..
We made a Hi-Dollar choice ...

That motor build has been 4 years in the build..
What took so long was the wait for the owner to save up money in order to make an order ...

Lots of Hi-Dollar parts are in the make-up of this one...
I use a Quick-Books program for invoicing .... It doesn't tell me the total of what money has been spent .... Only the balance between payments and debt ...

I asked the owner if he knew how much money he put into this project ... ??
He said not a clue .. !!
Told him I could go though his invoice and add it up if he wanted to know ...
He said he didn't want to know, maybe at the end of the build I'll add it all up and faint .... :lol:

Guessing, it has to be over 15 grand ... and here I thought 10 grand that went into this Knuckle build was nuts ...

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Re: Harley Front Wheel Police Siren/Air Filter

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Post by RooDog » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:46 pm

It has never bothered m to spend the other guy's money to build something nice and trouble free, but for a flipper, one has to watch every cent spent. Also for my own personal projects I am able to save so much doing things myself that I oft times can afford to splurge for the Hi-Dollar stuff, but not for those lifters though. LOL..
I suppose we all have our own way of doing things.....

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Post by dragstews » Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:13 pm

Careful with that doing it yourself stuff .... !!!
It can lead to this .... :shock:

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Post by dragstews » Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:32 am

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Think this carb support will be fine ....
Being Stainless It'll shine up pretty good ...

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Re: Harley Front Wheel Police Siren/Air Filter

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Post by dragstews » Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:49 pm

Finally got an Air-Cleaner nailed onto the Super-B

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Took a bit of time ...

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I know it's not everybody's cup of Tea, but I like it ... :wink:

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