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    I came across this site this morning whle looking for a HD motor, I thought you might find this interesting, there is a company making airplanes powered with harley motors
    http://www.hog-air.com/motor-pics.htm

    http://www.hog-air.com/pics.htm

    S!

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    I came across this site this morning whle looking for a HD motor, I thought you might find this interesting, there is a company making airplanes powered with harley motors
    http://www.hog-air.com/motor-pics.htm

    http://www.hog-air.com/pics.htm

    S!

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    Very nice.
    Here's a link for high performance
    after market HD motors.
    I did all the machining on the
    motor on the home page, it's 100% from
    billet, no castings.
    http://rrcycles.biz/
    They are not cheap but they do go like blazes.
    Street motors availabe up to 159.9 CID.

    Da...
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  4. #4
    Have you seen a harley with no engine trouble?

    -GOZR
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by TheGozr:
    Have you seen a harley with no engine trouble?

    -GOZR
    http://www.french.themotorhead.com/f...ompetition.jpg &lt;--http://www.french.themotorhead.com/forgotten-battles/<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    I got to answer this one. Starting with the "Evo"
    design Harley's got very reliable. The "Twin Cam"
    design is even better. The twin cam engine
    has two versions, one with counter weight shafts
    to dampen vibration, one without.
    The counterweighted version is extremely smooth
    and nearly vibration free.

    The older "Shovel head", "Pan head" and "Knuckle Head"
    designs have a laundry list of inherant problems.
    while reasonable reliable they are legendary
    for oil leaks, hard starting, burning pistons
    and valve failure.

    The Evo design has one big advantage, they can
    grow very big. I recently modded some Keck cases
    on a 3/4" offset that will displace over 200cid!
    By the way, all the real big Harley based engnes
    are manufactured from "Billet Aluminum".
    That is machined from a solid block with no castings.

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    ...yeah but you'll never catch me trading in my Shovel for a new TC88B. Reliability aside Shovels, Pans and Knucks are cool! I am currently trying to work a deal with a guy in my area for his Pan basket. Well actually the motor is not a basket case but the rest of the bike is. That will make a cool project.

    I always figure if I am gonna do some serious touring with a bike I will pick up a BMW. Aside from the fact that a I refuse to give HD Motor Corp 17K or more for a new stock bike I still susbcribe to the theory that the metric motors are twice the engines of the TC88's.

    That HOG AIR is pretty funny. I really would have no concerns about the reliability of a Twin Cam under the hood of a kit plane. The pilot would be more liable to stop tickin' before the motor.

    SHOVELS RULE!!

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    Hey DaBallz I forgot to mention... Nice engines man!! To be honest I have never driven a big inch motor for more than a trip down the street. I am very envious

    also are you in NH? or do you do that motor work on contract from somewhere else? Just curious if you were familiar with Killer Chopper Cycle fab in Henniker. They have a good price on hardtail frames and am looking for feedback from anyone in the area who migh be familiar with the quality of there work.

    -Thanks (sorry to everyone for the OT nature of this post)

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    How about a 1938 Flathead racing engine at 1300CCs. Now that's one sweet engine and sure moves like a "Bat Out of Hel*".

    I happened to see one one a couple of weeks ago while the owner was getting fuel. We followed him up the interstate to the next exit and had one heck of a time trying to catch him. LOL That '38 Flathead sure was fast and sounded sweet with a set of straight pipes. Which is the only way a Hog should be run.

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    Stock 150+hp 10200.00,,,,,, with Turbo 300+hp on pump gas for under 17K
    8.78@170
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  10. #10
    Naaah, you want an ironhead Sportster mate,Had mine 4 years and love it!

    Yeah Baby!!
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