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  • tussuck
    tussuck
    3 months
    Quoting Adam76 on 26 Aug 2020 01:28 PM

    Thanks. According to Andrews website they suggest this cam  for 9.5 compression pistons.  

    I would have liked to run a different cam, but couldn't find one that doesn't loose bottom end power. I'm after midrange not top end HP.

    What do you suggest?

    Quoting tussuck on 26 Aug 2020 09:53 PM

    Give it a try... I have run an EV3 / EV35 for 20 years and its a nice cam - not too mild and not too hot.

    EV46 and above scream, BUT they do so at the expense of bottom end.

    Quoting Adam76 on 28 Aug 2020 01:30 PM

    What's the ev35 like? Not many people run that cam but it's specs look good on paper. What compression did you have with it? 

    Cheers

    Its a nice cam...  Andrews recommend it for "Blower" or "Turbo" engines as the overlap (I think) is shorter and suited for forced induction.  It ran bloody well when I had the turbo hooked up to the FXR.  Not as good without the turbo though...still okay but not as good as the EV3.  
  • Krash Kinkade
    Krash Kinkade
    3 months
    Quoting Far Canal on 28 Aug 2020 09:09 AM

    Laced up this rim with stainless steel spokes today. The rim was an old chrome steel one that had seen better days but was still pretty straight. Painted it and the hub with Killrust epoxy paint from the spray can (my new favorite paint). Spokes were from Ashes Spoked Wheelz in QLD, good quality and did not have to wait too long for them to show up in the letterbox.


    looks good FC!
    & good you have the set up, to rebuild spoke wheels.

  • Adam76
    Adam76
    3 months
    Quoting taztiger4 on 18 Aug 2020 09:53 AM

     have just finished working on my FatBob that was changed to look like a StreetBob & now going back again 

    Forward controls
    black apes
    Ceramic coat sliders, new Fork seals, Patriot Genisis springs & Speed Merchant pre load adjusters
    Fatbob headlight ceramic coated black
    new frenched tail light & combined indicators with brake & tail functions
    2inch Tank LiftRelocated coil & horn
    repaint front & rear guards
    26inch sissy bar 
    sporty type rack
    breather bolts
    load equaliser
    FatBob shocks

    Now off the bike lift , Commando went on for a while to sort a leak & now my T140E is on it, top end rebuild, rewire, relace the rear wheel to get the correct offset, front end rebuild 

    I bought the lift 6 months ago, fucking sensational is the only way to describe it, the lift arms are fully adjustable & about 10 minutes to set it up to suit the FB, My Shovel FLH , Commando or Bonnie, was $1000 but money well spent. drive it up & down with a battery drill 


    Wow Taz, the bike is looking awesome. ??.
    Can I ask you about the lift? Can it be used with side of the bike to give you full side access? Would you recommend it over the table top style lifts?
    Thanks 
  • fatbat
    fatbat
    3 months
    Quoting tussuck on 26 Aug 2020 12:42 PM

    Nice... EV27 might be a bit mild though.

    Quoting Adam76 on 26 Aug 2020 01:28 PM

    Thanks. According to Andrews website they suggest this cam  for 9.5 compression pistons.  

    I would have liked to run a different cam, but couldn't find one that doesn't loose bottom end power. I'm after midrange not top end HP.

    What do you suggest?

    I think what you’ve got will be perfect for street use. Don’t overthink it 
  • taztiger4
    taztiger4
    3 months
    Quoting taztiger4 on 18 Aug 2020 09:53 AM

     have just finished working on my FatBob that was changed to look like a StreetBob & now going back again 

    Forward controls
    black apes
    Ceramic coat sliders, new Fork seals, Patriot Genisis springs & Speed Merchant pre load adjusters
    Fatbob headlight ceramic coated black
    new frenched tail light & combined indicators with brake & tail functions
    2inch Tank LiftRelocated coil & horn
    repaint front & rear guards
    26inch sissy bar 
    sporty type rack
    breather bolts
    load equaliser
    FatBob shocks

    Now off the bike lift , Commando went on for a while to sort a leak & now my T140E is on it, top end rebuild, rewire, relace the rear wheel to get the correct offset, front end rebuild 

    I bought the lift 6 months ago, fucking sensational is the only way to describe it, the lift arms are fully adjustable & about 10 minutes to set it up to suit the FB, My Shovel FLH , Commando or Bonnie, was $1000 but money well spent. drive it up & down with a battery drill 


    Quoting Adam76 on 28 Aug 2020 11:40 PM

    Wow Taz, the bike is looking awesome. ??.

    Can I ask you about the lift? Can it be used with side of the bike to give you full side access? Would you recommend it over the table top style lifts?
    Thanks 

    Can use it on either side, it is sensational seriously, the huge advantage is you have easy access to get wheels off.
    It takes up very little room, is very easy to assemble & use, is very sturdy, comes with hooks that tie frame rails to it so the bike cant move, ive made some others so it now easily fits my FB, T140, Commando & FLH Shovel.

    If you are in Melbourne, you're quite welcome to drop around & have a look

    I effin love it
  • Smokey61
    Smokey61
    3 months
    Quoting Far Canal on 28 Aug 2020 09:09 AM

    Laced up this rim with stainless steel spokes today. The rim was an old chrome steel one that had seen better days but was still pretty straight. Painted it and the hub with Killrust epoxy paint from the spray can (my new favorite paint). Spokes were from Ashes Spoked Wheelz in QLD, good quality and did not have to wait too long for them to show up in the letterbox.



    "Ashes Spoked Wheelz in QLD" Search, http://asw.com.au

    Cheers for the recommendation, stainless spokes will be the next job on the Widey.
  • Far Canal
    Far Canal
    3 months
    Quoting Far Canal on 28 Aug 2020 09:09 AM

    Laced up this rim with stainless steel spokes today. The rim was an old chrome steel one that had seen better days but was still pretty straight. Painted it and the hub with Killrust epoxy paint from the spray can (my new favorite paint). Spokes were from Ashes Spoked Wheelz in QLD, good quality and did not have to wait too long for them to show up in the letterbox.


    Quoting Smokey61 on 29 Aug 2020 01:20 AM


    "Ashes Spoked Wheelz in QLD" Search, http://asw.com.au

    Cheers for the recommendation, stainless spokes will be the next job on the Widey.

    Hi Smokey61.
    Ashes were good for these spokes, for a Honda 750 four. No doubt they do Harley ones too.
    I see EasyR who are also in QLD sell Buchanans spokes, which are meant to be good quality too.
    My 84 widey is next on the hit list for SS spokes. They do make a nice improvement.
    Cheers
  • Soda_rosco
    Soda_rosco
    3 months
    Quoting John.R on 15 Aug 2020 09:51 AM

    Will be swapping these wheels on once I get some rotors.

    hi John.R , just wondering what wheels are in this picture. 
    cheers
  • John.R
    John.R
    3 months
    Quoting John.R on 15 Aug 2020 09:51 AM

    Will be swapping these wheels on once I get some rotors.

    Quoting Soda_rosco on 29 Aug 2020 11:49 AM

    hi John.R , just wondering what wheels are in this picture. 

    cheers

    Harley Thunderstar in mirror chrome. 
  • gidgi
    gidgi
    3 months
    EXTERNAL BREATHERS : I done this a couple years ago but since I was giving them a clean thought a pic might be helpful to someone 

  • Adam76
    Adam76
    3 months
    Quoting taztiger4 on 18 Aug 2020 09:53 AM

     have just finished working on my FatBob that was changed to look like a StreetBob & now going back again 

    Forward controls
    black apes
    Ceramic coat sliders, new Fork seals, Patriot Genisis springs & Speed Merchant pre load adjusters
    Fatbob headlight ceramic coated black
    new frenched tail light & combined indicators with brake & tail functions
    2inch Tank LiftRelocated coil & horn
    repaint front & rear guards
    26inch sissy bar 
    sporty type rack
    breather bolts
    load equaliser
    FatBob shocks

    Now off the bike lift , Commando went on for a while to sort a leak & now my T140E is on it, top end rebuild, rewire, relace the rear wheel to get the correct offset, front end rebuild 

    I bought the lift 6 months ago, fucking sensational is the only way to describe it, the lift arms are fully adjustable & about 10 minutes to set it up to suit the FB, My Shovel FLH , Commando or Bonnie, was $1000 but money well spent. drive it up & down with a battery drill 


    Quoting Adam76 on 28 Aug 2020 11:40 PM

    Wow Taz, the bike is looking awesome. ??.

    Can I ask you about the lift? Can it be used with side of the bike to give you full side access? Would you recommend it over the table top style lifts?
    Thanks 

    Quoting taztiger4 on 29 Aug 2020 12:43 AMedited: 29 Aug 2020 12:49 AM

    Can use it on either side, it is sensational seriously, the huge advantage is you have easy access to get wheels off.

    It takes up very little room, is very easy to assemble & use, is very sturdy, comes with hooks that tie frame rails to it so the bike cant move, ive made some others so it now easily fits my FB, T140, Commando & FLH Shovel.

    If you are in Melbourne, you're quite welcome to drop around & have a look

    I effin love it

    Thanks mate, I'm in Perth so can't see first hand. One question though, can you lift the bike from either side?  Say with the lift on the left if you want to work on the exhaust, or lift on the right if you want to get to the primary? 
    Thanks
  • taztiger4
    taztiger4
    2 months
    Quoting Adam76 on 28 Aug 2020 11:40 PM

    Wow Taz, the bike is looking awesome. ??.

    Can I ask you about the lift? Can it be used with side of the bike to give you full side access? Would you recommend it over the table top style lifts?
    Thanks 

    Quoting taztiger4 on 29 Aug 2020 12:43 AMedited: 29 Aug 2020 12:49 AM

    Can use it on either side, it is sensational seriously, the huge advantage is you have easy access to get wheels off.

    It takes up very little room, is very easy to assemble & use, is very sturdy, comes with hooks that tie frame rails to it so the bike cant move, ive made some others so it now easily fits my FB, T140, Commando & FLH Shovel.

    If you are in Melbourne, you're quite welcome to drop around & have a look

    I effin love it

    Quoting Adam76 on 31 Aug 2020 05:50 AM

    Thanks mate, I'm in Perth so can't see first hand. One question though, can you lift the bike from either side?  Say with the lift on the left if you want to work on the exhaust, or lift on the right if you want to get to the primary? 

    Thanks

    yes you can
  • Mr.Mow
    Mr.Mow
    2 months
    Well my tins are done, vintage style flames in gold flake. Stoked!
    Not gonna get anything done on the bike with the stupid Victorian lockdown now though. 


  • Birtyyy
    Birtyyy
    2 months
    Quoting Mr.Mow on 07 Sep 2020 10:48 PM

    Well my tins are done, vintage style flames in gold flake. Stoked!

    Not gonna get anything done on the bike with the stupid Victorian lockdown now though. 


    Looks so good mate! Look forward to seeing them on the bike...
  • leachy
    leachy
    2 months
    They look fantastic, Id like something like that on my Low Rider rear guard.
  • Mr.Mow
    Mr.Mow
    2 months
    Quoting Mr.Mow on 07 Sep 2020 10:48 PM

    Well my tins are done, vintage style flames in gold flake. Stoked!

    Not gonna get anything done on the bike with the stupid Victorian lockdown now though. 


    Quoting Birtyyy on 07 Sep 2020 11:18 PM

    Looks so good mate! Look forward to seeing them on the bike...

    Me too man, *name deleted* did them, dudes a wizard.
    Got the hypnic jerk making me a nice tidy speedo mount. I’m pretty excited about the whole thing!
  • brucefxdl
    brucefxdl
    2 months
    tins look very ,very nice MM.
  • Far Canal
    Far Canal
    2 months

    Ready to button up the sevenfiddyfour motor. New primary and cam chains, 9 new bearings in the gearbox. Cylinder block has been bored out to take 836cc pistons.
  • tussuck
    tussuck
    2 months
    Interesting... So is the Transmission ALWAYS driven and the clutch works on the output to the rear wheel.  Sort of the opposite to a HArley. 
  • Far Canal
    Far Canal
    2 months
    Quoting tussuck on 17 Sep 2020 12:04 AM

    Interesting... So is the Transmission ALWAYS driven and the clutch works on the output to the rear wheel.  Sort of the opposite to a HArley. 



    Hmmm?


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