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  1. Tom from Rubicon liked indian22's post in the thread Indian Tadpole.

    S Steve that little V-8 is so sweet, but the sound of the V twin was pure music, especially the valve train at idle...precision...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 6:01 PM
  2. Tom from Rubicon liked indian22's post in the thread Indian Tadpole.

    Since I have absolute minimal skills with woodcraft I suppose my dream inboard runabout restoration won't come about, but I agree the...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM
  3. Tom from Rubicon liked MotoMagz's post in the thread Waiting for Cyclone Bomb to hit Michigan!.

    Well I hope it was time for a new one at least then it ain’t so bad!

    Mar 18, 2019 at 5:51 PM
  4. Tom from Rubicon liked Velodrome's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    For the "peek a boo" blocker just some thin aluminum sheet for Ace Hardware a few #6 button heads and nuts and a whole bunch of JB Weld....

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  5. Tom from Rubicon liked Velodrome's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    I am COVERED with aluminum grindings! So is the tailgate of my truck. I been VINTAGENTAFYING! Here's the latest. Bout melted down my...

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  6. Tom from Rubicon liked Velodrome's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    Been a stripp'n ! Parts off the GC160. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  7. Tom from Rubicon liked Velodrome's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    Not sure The dress up kit as delivered will make the motor tall enough for all the space in the frame so I made some extra spacers and...

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  8. Tom from Rubicon liked Velodrome's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    Here's the pics of Dan's dress up kit. Love that velocity stack!! dance1[ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  9. Tom from Rubicon liked Velodrome's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    Ok. I screwed myself and cant work on the FM because I got over excited and ordered the wrong 3D clutch. I gotta have a #35 output...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 8:04 PM
  10. Tom from Rubicon liked Velodrome's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    Then I needed a cantilever to hold the bike up. after carefull eyeballing I came up with this.[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  11. Tom from Rubicon liked Harold_B's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    Looks great to me but I get it if you’re not 100% on the new cover. Things look different on the bench as compared to the plans imagined...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 7:55 PM
  12. Tom from Rubicon liked indian22's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    Engine is really coming along. Rick C.

    Mar 17, 2019 at 7:54 PM
  13. Tom from Rubicon liked MEASURE TWICE's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    Ah yes, the woes! I've got to see Monday what they can do about possible neck injury as they now think not tendonitis. Half my left hand...

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  14. Tom from Rubicon liked Velodrome's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    Well; With all the stops and starts and delays this build is taking WAY longer than planned. First it was the cancer ( now banished )...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 7:40 PM
  15. Tom from Rubicon liked Velodrome's post in the thread 1911 Flying Merkel single build..

    :) Might come over and visit for a ride! But not work. You wouldn't like my slow pace :D

    Mar 17, 2019 at 7:40 PM