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HOIT

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Joined: Thu Oct 06, 2005 10:54 am

Location: Sweden

Post Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:02 pm

Have bought a 38 bigtwin help...

Have just read about Eurohenry and his WLC -42 and I am impressed about the knowledge and the interesst in this forum.
I have done the same thing as Eurohenry but I have bought a U -38 with sidecar ....yes the one on http://georgesantiquemotorcycletrader.com/...
...i did this last fall but I have not had the guts to say hello untill I have read Eurohenrys storry to the end!
I have studied the Palmer Book, Service manuals and spare part catalog etc and the bike seems to be quite in original shape.
And now to the questions....
1: What is the technical diffrence on the M-88 and M-51?
I have a M-88 on the bike and it runs great but how can I see if it is rebuilt from the fixed jet system, I can not feel/see any diffrence when I am driving with my bike and turning on the highspeed needle...
2: Is there any who knows where I can find a Repro speedo face for the 1938 speedo yes in KM/h.

Otherwise I am a 35yr old lucky guy that has just been driving 200 miles during this summer with my teakred 1938 U both with and without sidecar (some technical issues/reastaurations ofcourse but no lost wheels or so).
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47knuck

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Location: Ogden, Utah, USA

Post Thu Oct 06, 2005 3:16 pm

HOIT: Welcome to the best place to get help. The folks here have been most help with my 37 so get ready to ask. Someone here will know and have some fun while ya learn.
Steve H
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FlatChief

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Location: Bjarred , Sweden

Post Mon Oct 24, 2005 12:48 am

Är det du Ingemar ?!
Ring mig (0708-146120) så ska du
få en bra leverantör på H-mätar tavla.

Full Throttle Action...
Fredrik i Bjärred
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feralbiker

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Joined: Sun Oct 23, 2005 7:36 am

Location: australia

Post Mon Oct 31, 2005 3:33 am

Welcome Big brother,,
Like you i am new and ride a 38w ,(old redda)your little brother
i have found this site to be a wealth of knowledge
enjoy,enjoy,enjoy,,,,feralbiker

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