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Re: 42WLC build

Post by Radmonster » Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:23 am

Got my front stand in the mail blasted and painted it. Had to make the stand catch and some sleeves but luckily had the springs from when I tried to order a repop stand months ago only to find out that they aren't made anymore. Only thing I want to change out are some castle nuts for the cotter pins
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Re: 42WLC build

Post by 70th Division » Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:57 pm

Wow,

What an incredible restoration job you have done, using your own skills and perseverance !!
You have created a masterpiece that will survive another 75 years :D :D :D
When I see what you started with, to what you have built and in a fairly short time,
I can only smile and be amazed !!!

Please continue to post pictures of where you may go with her, and places you visit.
Congratulations on this, and on your wonderful Family as well !!!!

Maybe the G503 should start handing out trophies, for all the masterpieces, that have been brought back from abandon, and shared here on the G, for the world to enjoy !!!

Great Work !!

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Ray

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Re: 42WLC build

Post by flatheadman » Sat Jan 30, 2021 11:38 am

I have a Harley parkerized wlc military front stand catch that is attached on the front fender and that holds the wlc military front stand
If you are interested let me know !
We have Tons of wl wla wlc military parts in stock

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Re: 42WLC build

Post by Radmonster » Tue Feb 09, 2021 8:08 pm

Scored a nice British style seat for my rear! Awhile ago I ordered a repop and when I got it I was not impressed and decided to wait on continuing the fabrication of the seat frame till something better was found. Early 42s came with black leather so when I found this nice pre war Wrights that had the look I wanted I was back at it!
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Re: 42WLC build

Post by Radmonster » Tue Feb 09, 2021 8:28 pm

On another note... As I've been riding around I've hit the rear part of the skidplate on the ground several times. While looking at pictures it seems that original plate fit tighter around the muffler so my plan is to cut move and re weld the plate in and a little up.

Also found this tool roll for a decent price at the swap meet on sunday, don't know to much about what tools are correct any ideas? I noticed the pin on the chain breaker was broke but I have an idea on how I can repair that
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Re: 42WLC build

Post by Johan WILLAERT » Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:20 am

More on WLC tools on this page of my website

http://www.theliberator.be/liberator6.htm
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Westfield Columbia MG138969 & MG140418 (1943)
HD 42WLA31854 (1943)
Ford GPW272xxx (1945)
Bantam T3 56433(Est) (1945)
John Wood M3A4 17564 (1943)
Johnston Lawn Mower Co RL35-A 1255 (1944)
BSA Mark V* T136102 (1944)
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Re: 42WLC build

Post by Radmonster » Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:01 pm

Johan WILLAERT wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:20 am
More on WLC tools on this page of my website

http://www.theliberator.be/liberator6.htm
Thanks I've used your site a bunch! Love the information and thank you for making it!

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Re: 42WLC build

Post by Lib45 » Sat Feb 13, 2021 11:23 am

Where did you mount the reartab of the skidplate to?
It looks like you used the wrong hole, or the tab is too long..
Normally, there's about 1,5 cm / 0,5" clearanc e between skidplate and muffler, and the skidplate is more horizontal

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Re: 42WLC build

Post by Radmonster » Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:31 pm

Lib45 wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 11:23 am
Where did you mount the reartab of the skidplate to?
It looks like you used the wrong hole, or the tab is too long..
Normally, there's about 1,5 cm / 0,5" clearanc e between skidplate and muffler, and the skidplate is more horizontal
I used the same hole that you are using in the picture you sent but my tab might be longer than yours. I think I will try unbolting that part and see if I can push it up far enough to drill a new hole and cut the other off

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Re: 42WLC build

Post by Johan WILLAERT » Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:40 pm

Radmonster wrote:
Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:01 pm
Johan WILLAERT wrote:
Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:20 am
More on WLC tools on this page of my website

http://www.theliberator.be/liberator6.htm
Thanks I've used your site a bunch! Love the information and thank you for making it!
Glad you like it!
MVPA#14204
Huffman D50546 (1942)
Westfield Columbia MG138969 & MG140418 (1943)
HD 42WLA31854 (1943)
Ford GPW272xxx (1945)
Bantam T3 56433(Est) (1945)
John Wood M3A4 17564 (1943)
Johnston Lawn Mower Co RL35-A 1255 (1944)
BSA Mark V* T136102 (1944)
The Liberator

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Re: 42WLC build

Post by OLDABEWLA » Sat Feb 20, 2021 9:50 am

Exhaust system was gloss black form the factory no flat or low gloss finish.
☆42WLA Harley-Davidson #19,246 Type III

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Re: 42WLC build

Post by Radmonster » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:17 am

OLDABEWLA wrote:
Sat Feb 20, 2021 9:50 am
Exhaust system was gloss black form the factory no flat or low gloss finish.
Was gloss its getting flatter from heat


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