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by San Arthur
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Retouch or repaint?
Replies: 275
Views: 11972

Re: Retouch or repaint?

Palica, one more for my "I should have" list? I order color coded wires but receive 12 gauge, too wide to pull thru. As soon as I receive the correct shipment It will be easy to use the old set tu pull the new thinner cables in. I can also ground the rear light at the fender and save a cable coming ...
by San Arthur
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Retouch or repaint?
Replies: 275
Views: 11972

Rear Fender

The first thing I did was to wire the fender. I left enough wire on both ends to electrify the rear/stop light and to connect it inside the battery compartment. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50199027012_69f1915437_4k.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50198755191_e653f86dc2_b.jpg And befo...
by San Arthur
Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Question on Resurecting a Barn Find
Replies: 11
Views: 1350

Re: Question on Resurecting a Barn Find

Would the sun warm the wax enough to help the Prep-All. Softer wax wont scratch.

Please send pictures.
by San Arthur
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Retouch or repaint?
Replies: 275
Views: 11972

Fenders next.

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by San Arthur
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Retouch or repaint?
Replies: 275
Views: 11972

Fuel tank logo.

Another milestone, I install the logo. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50182489116_a131c4b512_b.jpg The paint covered the emblem screw holes. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50181946568_31ea01f087_b.jpg Paint is still fresh and I used a blade to cut thru the hole to prevent a tear. https://l...
by San Arthur
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Retouch or repaint?
Replies: 275
Views: 11972

If you know, you know!

The sheer pleasure of both the Neutral and the Generator bulbs working and lighting for the same time.

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by San Arthur
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Retouch or repaint?
Replies: 275
Views: 11972

Theory vs Reality

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Reality
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I love this t-shirt!
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by San Arthur
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: WATCH OUT: New production ignition advancers
Replies: 19
Views: 2339

Is the same manufacturer.

So where is the best place to purchase one? Micha, I believe that all the new ones on the market are made by the same manufacturer but would like to know if someone can correct me on that. Go to one of the online vendors and see if you can get one. I think most have pulled them from their stock bec...
by San Arthur
Wed Jul 22, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: Retouch or repaint?
Replies: 275
Views: 11972

Re: Retouch or repaint?

goaarongo wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:47 pm
Been looking forward to seeing the paint results. Very nice work! Inspiring.
Thanks for your kind words.
by San Arthur
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Vintage (1948-1969) Motorcycles
Topic: R26, 1958
Replies: 6
Views: 860

Re: R26, 1958

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50134821278_55abc1419b_o.jpg As you can see there is a line feeding to the head? Kurt how do you think is getting oil? The picture belongs to ScottA and it was taken in Europe. I show it to Perry Bushong (r.i.p.) but we never start the project. You can find more ...