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Old 18th September 2018
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...I doubt H-D is cutting it that close on cooling.


Yea, I wouldn't worry about it unless it's an aesthetic annoyance.
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I discovered after I,d removed a barrel that one of my fins has been broken and welded back on some time in the past.
It was tack welded at the ends and spot welded in a few other places.
Then they,d ground the end welds to match and you couldn't tell once installed.
It survived blast cleaning !
That method would avoid too much heat and possible warping and I,d get it fixed purely on visual grounds - otherwise every time you look at it, it will P**S YOU OFF !!
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I'd use JB Weld.
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Fixed and running again
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Great! Did you weld or glue the fin back on?
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Great! Did you weld or glue the fin back on?
Had it Tigged.You cant hardly tell it was broke
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You'll have to post a pic.
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