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Offline Jeff Maltby 4194

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Jeffo 49er chapter

CLC 1985
Honda Gold Wing GL1500

Offline baxterculver

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Re: 1937-1948 flathead bronze gear solution
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2009, 05:01:54 PM »
Interesting information.  What was missing from the article was the price of the "kit".  Can someone post that?
baxter culver clc#17184

Re: 1937-1948 flathead bronze gear solution
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2009, 05:21:46 PM »
$1,295.00
Greg
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Re: 1937-1948 flathead bronze gear solution
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2009, 07:47:03 PM »
Sounds like you need to run the C rated oil and or zink additive and it might take care of the problem. He never mentions those, but the S oils have little zinc in them anymore.

Offline Jeff Maltby 4194

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Re: 1937-1948 flathead bronze gear solution
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2009, 07:54:07 PM »
They also rebuilt flathead water pumps with larger bushings/modern seals for $125 plus shipping.
Jeffo 49er chapter

CLC 1985
Honda Gold Wing GL1500

 

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