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Get some Kroil Oil. Works well, smells like Marvel Mystery oil.

You may want to use Marvel Mystery oil too.
Here are some good tips.

https://www.crankshaftcoalition.com/...a_stuck_engine

https://www.hdforums.com/forum/gener...er-use-it.html

https://www.hdforums.com/forum/sport...stery-oil.html
 
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Ok cool I値l start there! And oh yeah definitely need new tires they池e the same ones it痴 had for longer than I致e even been alive lol
Thanks!
A 1974 FLH that is older than you've been alive.....okay young lady, perhaps you dad should be on here conversing with to the elders lol. Some on here still have 8mm film and VHS tapes.. However, I am impressed that you are willing to wrench and learn these old bikes. Good luck with the restoration... a lot of help on here.
 
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Looks good for sitting outside for years....ride it the way it is, its a "survivor'...I saw a worse FLH up in Alaska when I was up there in '16. that bike was a road warrior.
 
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A 1974 FLH that is older than you've been alive.....okay young lady, perhaps you dad should be on here conversing with to the elders lol. Some on here still have 8mm film and VHS tapes.. However, I am impressed that you are willing to wrench and learn these old bikes. Good luck with the restoration... a lot of help on here.
Thanks! And yeah it痴 21 years older than I am and had been sitting longer than that lol 😬

And hey, I watched stuff on vhs when I was growing up!
 
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Awww...now Hscic You know we would much rather be talking to a beautiful Young Lady.
And one that cares so much about working on a vintage Harley with history...how rare is this?
We have to keep Her interest here!
To answer Your question Lizy... about brake lever, see the chrome pin on top of the master cylinder assembly? that's what holds the lever in place.
Theres a circlip on the bottom of it..take that off ..then push up on the pin,then pull it out from the top side.
Having the parts book is a good thing, it has detailed pictures with part numbers,this makes hunting them on eBay easy.
Right.
Having to use a impact driver to remove Her air cleaner screws bothered me..has She been under water?
Remembering all the floods around Houston...Thats the reason I suggested looking in Her jugs first thing.
Using a penlight,remember? Yes that might be easier after Her tanks are off.
Wow..some of these words sounded bad..whoops, I gotta watch this i guess.
 
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Originally Posted by Ron750 View Post
Get some Kroil Oil. Works well, smells like Marvel Mystery oil.

You may want to use Marvel Mystery oil too.
Here are some good tips.

https://www.crankshaftcoalition.com/...a_stuck_engine

https://www.hdforums.com/forum/gener...er-use-it.html

https://www.hdforums.com/forum/sport...stery-oil.html

Neat thanks!
 
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Thanks! And yeah it’s 21 years older than I am and had been sitting longer than that lol ��

And hey, I watched stuff on vhs when I was growing up!
That would make you 24 yrs old....now you are making me feel old....my kids are older than you are and I still have VHS tapes...lol However, they never touched a bike so kudos to you.

I am 16 years older than my bike and my bike is older than yours hahaha
 

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Whats VHS tapes?
 
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Whats VHS tapes?
even that TV looks old...
 

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