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Default Got my 77 running. How does it sound?

Please plug in your headphones and give a good listen. Post your comments.

https://youtu.be/DYNvbgenddk

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Sounds good! Ice that knee!!
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Sounds like an Ironhead.
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idling too fast!
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dont slow idle your IH.
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dont slow idle your IH.
Agreed.
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yep, sounds just right for that IH. lowering the idle will starve it for oil.
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Sounds like it should be ridden. Giddy-up!

+1 on the no-slow idle. Potatoes are for Big Twins...
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Sounds wonderful!
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Sounds like it should be ridden. Giddy-up!

+1 on the no-slow idle. Potatoes are for Big Twins...
contrary to popular belief, big twins "shovelheads" will smear pistons on cylinder walls if slow idled too.
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