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Old 05-28-2019, 07:45 PM
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So I finally have the 59 Panhead Duo Glide in my garage, and we are ready to list it for sale. The problem is....how the **** do I start it? I found the petcock points down for fuel, and it looks like the choke on full is all the way out. I saw some videos that show some prime kicking with the ignition off. I tried this, then turned the ignition dial all the way clockwise. The middle neutral light came on, and I tried to kick again, but this time I nearly died. As a man over 40, heart attacks can happen with little or no warning. This bike was warning me. Needless to say, she didn't start, and I cursed a lot while out of breath.
 
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Old 05-29-2019, 07:43 PM
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post up pictures of the both sides of the carb and the distributor so it will be seen what it has and if its correct
 
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Old 05-29-2019, 07:54 PM
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post up pictures of the both sides of the carb and the distributor so it will be seen what it has and if its correct
Ok I'll post it up tomorrow. It was running about 2 months ago, but that was at the mechanics.
 
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Old 05-29-2019, 08:57 PM
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Here is how I started my 52.

1) choke closed no ignition, kick thru 2 times
2) advance all way forward, choke barely open
3) igintion on and kick it once. Mine would start then. Every panhead has its own system. good luck.
 
 


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