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Forum: Shovelhead
07-19-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,464
Posted By old mago

i have a 1962 honda cb72 250c that colour...

i have a 1962 honda cb72 250c that colour (factory finish).....just sayin ;)........i'd post a pic but its a harley forum LOL
Forum: Shovelhead
07-16-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By old mago

another hassel with the so called comfort flex is...

another hassel with the so called comfort flex is you sit on it, not in it, so your body isnt relaxed, definitely not comfort,,yeah bear trap ..i was poking around with it to try and get it to flex...
07-16-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By old mago

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbul...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbulletin/474x711/ea770fe64818f4d79fa3fe1e166d47fd_biker_wear_elvis_presley_46fdc6b8838ddb21c673b3b743ba9561824a812a.jpg
there's a pretty little thing ,...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-16-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,780
Posted By old mago

My sister put 60,000 miles a 82 FXB(stock apart...

My sister put 60,000 miles a 82 FXB(stock apart from an SU carb) back in the '80s..rode it across australia from coast to coast three times and never had a primary belt issue...the only time she had...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-15-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By old mago

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbul...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbulletin/960x640/38125814_1704731512972004_2816780324564893696_n_fc2471edd33137068aa1bb34149bec4fbda68bb7.jpg
without pizza...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-14-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By old mago

Ha Ha yeah ..about ten years ago i rode with a...

Ha Ha yeah ..about ten years ago i rode with a pillion from home to Melbourne and back,about1200 miles and when we approached a camera i got him to cover the plate with his hands.....LOL never paid...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-14-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By old mago

[QUOTE=Racepres;18396464]I thought all Comfort...

[QUOTE=Racepres;18396464]I thought all Comfort Flex seats were an Option??? But IDK

You can see whay the seat on all of the Original shovel FLH's sat so far forward... Just put an O.E. Luggage...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-14-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,464
Posted By old mago

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbul...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7766_1e5ad5a7e923a85d66883ef49abf23e480ba56da.jpg...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-12-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,464
Posted By old mago

iam at work on my laptop when iam on here and i...

iam at work on my laptop when iam on here and i dont have one of those new fangled cell phones so i will take a pic when i get home and post it here
Forum: Shovelhead
07-12-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,464
Posted By old mago

yes throttle on one side, clutch on the other,...

yes throttle on one side, clutch on the other, exactly like in Kinks photo ....yes the centre dash panel extension on mine is a steel type painted black...mines hanging up with the comfort flex as i...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-12-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By old mago

i dont know what they were thinking when they...

i dont know what they were thinking when they come up with the comfort flex.. you end up sitting to far forward and the pillon is squashed up against the rider ...which left you with heaps of space...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-12-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,464
Posted By old mago

my "82 FLH has them both sides, they do what...

my "82 FLH has them both sides, they do what they're supposed to do thats for sure.......mine are the flat type...maybe they changed mid production run ?..they look like something that the Mo Co...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-10-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,107
Posted By old mago

nice bike .. i like em purple..... good advice...

nice bike .. i like em purple..... good advice concerning the light bar .... they're very good and they come in handy on a dark night
Forum: Shovelhead
07-09-2019, 01:13 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 51,359
Posted By old mago

Lizzy, make sure you stuff some clean rag into...

Lizzy, make sure you stuff some clean rag into the inlets where the carb came off, while the carb is off the bike . you would be surprised what can drop in there.... ive learned the hard way
Forum: Shovelhead
07-08-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,464
Posted By old mago

one of the sweetest HDs i seen many years ago was...

one of the sweetest HDs i seen many years ago was a "67 FLH and it was white.
Forum: Shovelhead
07-08-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,464
Posted By old mago

you could probably paint it black, then again...

you could probably paint it black, then again there is always black, but with that said...i would go with the black.......so glad my Brit is magneto ignition...not much wiring the rats can chew up
07-05-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,456
Posted By old mago

Smoking was banned in Australian pubs/bars, not...

Smoking was banned in Australian pubs/bars, not because people didnt like the smoke but because of an OH&S issue.A bar worker who had never smoked in her life but had worked at this bar for over 25...
07-05-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,456
Posted By old mago

Why do people smoke???? cause they're too green...

Why do people smoke???? cause they're too green to burn !!!
Forum: Shovelhead
07-02-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 51,359
Posted By old mago

the best thing with this bike is that Lizzy will...

the best thing with this bike is that Lizzy will know it back to front when she has finished.... forget about time lines too ...i have taken twelve years to finish one of my restorations.... BTW some...
Forum: Shovelhead
07-02-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,122
Posted By old mago

looks good to me....i would just give it a good...

looks good to me....i would just give it a good going over, then ride it a bit to see how it behaves before doing anything with the cosmetics...its a real pain to get things chromed and painted then...
Forum: Shovelhead
06-28-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,493
Posted By old mago

Shovelheads.........they're not a bike for...

Shovelheads.........they're not a bike for everyone.
Forum: Shovelhead
06-27-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,582
Posted By old mago

LOL !!! my old man rode a vespa in the 50s....he...

LOL !!! my old man rode a vespa in the 50s....he was a timber cutter and somehow he loaded the vespa up with a cross cut saw running lengthways, three axes on the back with his gear and a hessian...
Forum: Shovelhead
06-25-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,582
Posted By old mago

Yeah mine crapped out like that....i was riding...

Yeah mine crapped out like that....i was riding along and i could hear this tick tick tick noise, wondering what it was, then the speedo stopped...ended up like Bumps, the tag broke ...i bought a new...
Forum: Shovelhead
06-24-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,493
Posted By old mago

exactly john...i paid $17,250US or $24,800au...

exactly john...i paid $17,250US or $24,800au .....iam not really worried about resale value..i just love riding it..worth every cent :)
Forum: Shovelhead
06-24-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,493
Posted By old mago

i have at times looked at buying a bike and...

i have at times looked at buying a bike and looked at the asking price and thought "he must be tripping", only to see the same double in price after five years......surely an original shovel is a...
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