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1970/71 USS ORION we had an EM-2 named MIKE BOWERS....steroid freak who stood about 5'6" with 20" biceps and looked like you pumped 10 PSI of air into him.....

To test for A/C he would put his elbow on ground and bounce the back of his hand on the terminal.....saw him do that o a 440 vac power buss on a $100 bet

I don't recommend that...
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To test for A/C he would put his elbow on ground and bounce the back of his hand on the terminal.....saw him do that o a 440 vac power buss on a $100 bet
i believe it.i wouldn't want to try it with 220 vac.turns ratio= half the voltage twice the amperage.
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Just spoke with a gentleman named gary at ironhead cycle he's in texas and has a jig to do dual plug heads for ironheads I'm currently sending him mine seems to be a good guy and he came recommended from someone on this sight the guys that still work on these old motors need to be utilized their getting to be few and far between I'm hoping to run my dragbike in a vintage class so I'm using everything I can to get more h.p.

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Just spoke with a gentleman named gary at ironhead cycle he's in texas and has a jig to do dual plug heads for ironheads I'm currently sending him mine seems to be a good guy and he came recommended from someone on this sight the guys that still work on these old motors need to be utilized their getting to be few and far between I'm hoping to run my dragbike in a vintage class so I'm using everything I can to get more h.p.

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If you want dual plug heads just send them to Pete Hill here in Greenville

There's nobody better....

If anyone claims to be AS GOOD....ask them if they have a 105cid 1947 Knucklehead based T/F bike with 625 RWHP....and they did ALL the machine, head, F/I, S/C, air shifter...pretty much everything save for the frame

If they can build one of those...you can trust they should not ruin your antique, non replaceable heads
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If you want dual plug heads just send them to Pete Hill here in Greenville



There's nobody better....



If anyone claims to be AS GOOD....ask them if they have a 105cid 1947 Knucklehead based T/F bike with 625 RWHP....and they did ALL the machine, head, F/I, S/C, air shifter...pretty much everything save for the frame



If they can build one of those...you can trust they should not ruin your antique, non replaceable heads
I've been asking for a year for someone that dual plugs heads and everyone I talked to said no we dont do steel heads we only do alum.ill let everyone know how they come out .I've got a set that haven't been run from lakeshore HD. Back in the late 80s that were some of the fastest sportsters around and as m putting them on a stroker bottom end so hopefully it'll fly.

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I had my dual plugs done by Perry at FLO Headworks in California and they came out perfect. Baisley in Portland, Oregon also does them.
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I've been asking for a year for someone that dual plugs heads and everyone I talked to said no we dont do steel heads we only do alum.ill let everyone know how they come out .I've got a set that haven't been run from lakeshore HD. Back in the late 80s that were some of the fastest sportsters around and as m putting them on a stroker bottom end so hopefully it'll fly.

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Lake Shore advertised in magazines back then:

HOME OF THE WORLDS FASTEST SPORTSTERS

They had photos of engines on the shelf and if you called them and spoke with Mr. Riley and told him you wanted to GO FAST....his question was....

As for dual plugs....call Pete Hill 864-271-0528.....

How fast can you afford.....11 sec?.....10.5 sec?......10 sec?....
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