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Old 03-04-2008, 03:38 PM
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What companies make an electric start kit for a Knuck motor? I found one company. It was like $2k. Are there any cheaper kits on the market?
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Old 03-04-2008, 06:28 PM
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Leave it a kicker unless its a big incher or you have a leg problem.Keep the kicker look,it goes with the age of the machine.If running an original horseshoe oil tank,you may have clearance problem for starter,starter could be too weak depending on type,primary tin if used will have to be cut.This will be on top of kit cost.
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Old 03-04-2008, 07:03 PM
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Electric start on a knuck Thats a sacrilege Unless you have bad legs!!
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Old 03-04-2008, 09:47 PM
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That's the kinda response I figured I'd get. I was just checking my options. It is a big inch stroker motor. Right at 100ci. I probably will leave it kick start because I don't have $2k to put down on an electric kit. Thanks for the input.
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Old 04-01-2008, 03:10 PM
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I am all about stock configuration however if you can kick a 100 C.I. Stroker on a regular basis you are a better man than I. Got a friend with a 93 C.I. Pan we are always waiting for him to get it going.
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Old 04-01-2008, 04:16 PM
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I investigated that starter setup but could neither afford itnor could I figure a good way to fit it without screwing upthe oil tank. You might look into compression releases, they help a lot on bigger high compression engines.
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Jeds Cycle Products has a new webite coming out in about a week that will have alot more pictures of our starter system due out the beginning of 2012. The oil tank is custom fabricated to accomodate a 12v battery but still maintains the look of the 6 volt. The starter pedal is actually used a swith to start the bike, can no longer be kicked over but you can push down and start your bike. Check the web site to see a video of my 10 yr old son starting a Knucklehead.
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That is too cool!


http://www.jedscycleproducts.com/mm/starter.wmv
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Yep you can here the electric stater. LOL
There is no such thing as a hard cranking Harley. Only one that is out of tune or needs motor work. When I bought my 02 Ultra new it was the first Harley I ever had with an electric starter on in 40 years of riding Harley s. At one time I had a stroked shovel head and I could start it with the kicker with my hand. Just all how you have it set up and the right cam makes kick starting easier.
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Before would add an electric start to knuckle would ask my son to kick it over for me ...
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