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indian 741

Post Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:14 pm

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just bought a 1941 indian 741 seller said the motor was just rebuilt,the bike starts good and idels fine but when you put it in gear and start to ride it has no power,adjusted the linkert carb hi and low jets by the book but it still did not inprove,where would i start to check next ?

Post Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:53 pm

Posts: 5
you will need to check the engines timing - it is done at the advance mark on the flywheel - while turning the handle to max advance / the points should just open at Max timing with the handlebar handle turned all the way

Post Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:09 pm

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Having no power with a 741 is normal l??

Post Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:03 pm

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wilko wrote:
Having no power with a 741 is normal l??

Ha ha, beat me to it.
Shoot, a man could have a good weekend in Dallas with all that stuff...

Post Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:39 am

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Location: Central Illinois, USA

Have you bubble-tested your manifold?


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