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3 cylinder Shovelhead (Help)

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Post Sun Apr 12, 2009 1:37 am

Posts: 1538
Looking for:

Anyone having info & /or pics to the custom built 3 cylinder Shovelhead built long time ago ??

Looks like the 'Late' Jim Feuling 3 cylinder motor W-3, but is a shovel..

TIA

Post Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:37 pm

Posts: 17
Location: Mount Airy,Md.USA
I think you must be talking about Bob Labrie from Manchester, NH.

Image

I don't know if he used shaved down connecting rods or if he had a master
and slave rod setup like Feuling used, but I believe Bob was the first one
I am aware of to get it to work. Clean looking job.
Last edited by Knucklehead Steve on Sun Mar 03, 2013 11:36 am, edited 1 time in total.

Post Mon Apr 13, 2009 12:06 am

Posts: 1538
Knucklehead Steve wrote:
I think you must be talking about Bob Labrie from Manchester, NH.

Image

I don't know if he used shaved down connecting rods or if he had a master
and slave rod setup like Feuling used, but I believe Bob was the first one
I am aware of to get it to work. Clean looking job.


BINGO !!!!! I'd never forget that pic...
I know there was an article about how he did it too... But this is a FINE start... Thank You Very Much Steve...

Post Sun May 24, 2009 10:04 pm

Posts: 646
Location: Detroit
Another builder with too much time on his hands . . . .
New Knuckleheads? Thank, you, Jesus!!

Post Sun May 24, 2009 11:52 pm

Posts: 1538
Yep KL, I think that's the fun part tho..... :wink:


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