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Old 30th November 2015
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They're slim & slippery, too--- I have one & have almost slid off a couple of times after blasting away from a light. I think that's why naughas in the wild are hard to catch.
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Give your plunger seat a forward cant. Make slugs to preload the springs. Problem solved.
that is the problem.when i,jump on it,the seat go'es down in the rear and,i,go back.i,really didn't want to fool with those springs again.they weren't that much fun to begin with.
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Just got my copy--- great issue. Thanks for the heads up! Barn find Vincent on the cover, the XLRTT story, plus a Knucklehead. Interesting that none of the Harleys are mentioned on the cover....
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I have a 1964 xlrtt that i purched from a hill climber that got injured in a flip. the year was 1966. Iam 79 now and he passed away 5 years ago. the was in storage from 1968 till this year got it runing again. to old for it now any interest in buying contact me. AL
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The inspiration behind my bike. As for the perfect launch seat see pics of my bike in the moving forward thread.
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I have a 1964 xlrtt that i purched from a hill climber that got injured in a flip. the year was 1966. Iam 79 now and he passed away 5 years ago. the was in storage from 1968 till this year got it runing again. to old for it now any interest in buying contact me. AL
Very interesting. You could post with perhaps some pictures in this thread...

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