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billeuze 11th March 2021 03:45

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Originally Posted by seajay (Post 5882754)
Is the rear cam lined up right? Looks off in the picture.

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Originally Posted by sportsterpaul (Post 5882803)
I think it may be an optic Lee collusion?

Yeh, camera angle

billeuze 11th March 2021 03:46

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Originally Posted by brucstoudt (Post 5882744)
i've only seen ironhead rocker arm ratio listed as 1.43:1 shovelhead is the same.big twin evo is 1.6:1

Ok, then I only get .506” lift, theoretically. We’ll see soon enough.

kitabel 11th March 2021 16:05

XL is 1.5:1

billeuze 11th March 2021 18:22

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Originally Posted by kitabel (Post 5882904)
XL is 1.5:1

??? Not ironhead XL

kitabel 11th March 2021 21:22

Of course, the factory literature is wrong.

ryder rick 11th March 2021 21:31

Blasphemy!

brucstoudt 11th March 2021 23:04

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Originally Posted by kitabel (Post 5882967)
Of course, the factory literature is wrong.

what does your factory literature list the shovelhead rocker arm ratio as?

11B40 12th March 2021 19:26

Just one quick question: Have you checked to see if the Heli-Coils are still in?

billeuze 14th March 2021 08:45

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Originally Posted by 11B40 (Post 5883177)
Just one quick question: Have you checked to see if the Heli-Coils are still in?

You mean he’ll coils in the heads, yes, they are there

11B40 16th March 2021 03:27

Just kidding with you. Many shovel heads have stripped out spark plugs. People not paying attention to the golden rule: Steel vs Aluminum=Steel always wins.


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