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Bob, shoot me a tracking number on the plate if you get a chance.

Mike, this one's for you:1315 3210 0000 5473 3956

You should have it Saturday.
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Bob, shoot me a tracking number on the plate if you get a chance.

Mike, this one's for you:1315 3210 0000 5473 3956

You should have it Saturday.
Thanks. Still not feeling well enough to even work on the bike. At this rate, it may be April before I get it running again. Oh well, it's not like I'd ride it feeling this way anyhow.

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Tomorrow will be the first op I've had to get to a post office this week. Tracking number will follow. Thanks once again for the fix it parts. It's running better than it was.

Oh and how do you destroy all these clutches My original has 109,000
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Check your crank lately?

Should I even tell you about the belts?


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Now there is a need which needs to be met. A superior belt design that will take what a built 143 can give out. Don't most change to chain final drive for higher hp motors? If only....




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Should I even tell you about the belts?


I don't want to see that!
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Don't they offer a heavier belt for sidecar setups?





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Don't they offer a heavier belt for sidecar setups?
Yes for your bike (and Jim's), no for the '09+

Also, as a side note: Never buy any aftermarket drive belt unless it's made by Gates... Gates also makes the factory belts.
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I was working at Gates Rubber Denver 1978.

One night me and my partner wandered into the R&D section of the plant. They had a Harley on a dyno they were testing early belt designs on.

Found out we weren't supposed to be there / see that.
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Yeah, the HD belts are clearly made by Gates, but they are not marked except as "Harley". If you google around in old magazine archives you'll find the proof, but for some reason the connection is *very hush-hush.
The non-Gates belts from BDS, Falcon, Dayco, garbage in my experience.
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I'll keep that in mind.

I inspected my belt this weekend and it seems to be in real good shape so far.
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Ricky;

Patti advises the package arrived. Just haven't been home to open it.

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Heads have finally arrived. Now waiting on cylinders and new oil cooler core.
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