55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by Cormac22 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 12:04 am

So I just double checked the hole, .907"... The 1.150 was the diameter of a plug that I found. I think my memory must be slipping. So, I'm off to Ace. Thanks for all the help so far.



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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by awander » Sun Aug 19, 2012 2:12 am

29/32" is 0.90625"

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by awander » Sun Aug 19, 2012 2:14 am

a 7/8" plug will probably do.

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by Cormac22 » Sun Aug 19, 2012 4:47 am

No dice at Ace. Bought a 7/8" and 1" metal plug. Also bought a 7/8" furniture plug which was like the others only with longer tabs. The 7/8" jobs were way to sloppy and the 1" was just a no-go even after bending the tabs in a bit. I found a gasket kit that looks like it comes with the plug, so I guess I'll be ordering that up. At least I'll have some spare cork laying around. Perhaps sometime down the road I'll convert it to an internal belt drive...

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by George Greer » Sun Aug 19, 2012 8:46 am

Cormac22 wrote:No dice at Ace. Bought a 7/8" and 1" metal plug. Also bought a 7/8" furniture plug which was like the others only with longer tabs. The 7/8" jobs were way to sloppy and the 1" was just a no-go even after bending the tabs in a bit. I found a gasket kit that looks like it comes with the plug, so I guess I'll be ordering that up. At least I'll have some spare cork laying around. Perhaps sometime down the road I'll convert it to an internal belt drive...

That part number is 60650-54A Correct?

Next time I order from JW Boon, I could get you one and send it to you.

Let me know if your interested.

George

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by Larry » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:56 am

The hole should be .875". .907" corresponds to 23mm. Was your chaincase made in Taiwan?

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by joe » Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:03 pm

I just bought one within the last year. I think I got it from Kickstart but I'll bet Old Dude has them too.

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by kevsett » Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:48 am

Now that you mention it I think Old Dude sold me one a couple of Davenports ago.
joe wrote:I just bought one within the last year. I think I got it from Kickstart but I'll bet Old Dude has them too.

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by Pomike » Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:39 am

Or you could go to the nearest big truck stop. Mike

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by Cormac22 » Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:22 am

George, that would be great. Let me know how and when.

Don't know where it was made, but the risers had a R.O.C. sticker on it, so I wouldn't be surprised if it was made in Taiwan.

Big truck stop? Davenport? I'm guessing that Kickstart and Old Dude are guys on the forum.

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by jdpan » Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:30 am

Sorry, the one I have is .720.

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by jdpan » Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:33 am

Ooops, meant .711, where's the edit option?

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by Cotten » Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:51 pm

Cormac22 wrote: ...Big truck stop? Davenport? I'm guessing that Kickstart and Old Dude are guys on the forum.
Cormac22!

Kick-Start Motorcycle Parts, Inc. is 616-245-8991
I do not see it listed in Chuck's catalog, however, as he deals with earlier models.

Old Dude is olddude@mindspring.com
Clete and Bart will be glad to help.

"Big truck stop" confuses me too, but "Davenport" is the enormous up-coming Meet.

....Cotten

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by George Greer » Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:52 am

Cormac22 wrote:George, that would be great. Let me know how and when.

Don't know where it was made, but the risers had a R.O.C. sticker on it, so I wouldn't be surprised if it was made in Taiwan.

Big truck stop? Davenport? I'm guessing that Kickstart and Old Dude are guys on the forum.
OK,

I will order 2, .....one for you and one for my project tomorrow.

pm me with your address

George

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Re: 55-64 primary "chain housing plug"?

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Post by Cormac22 » Thu Aug 30, 2012 8:14 pm

Now I feel like a complete tool... :oops: I had sent a snail mail letter to my jailbird father that had built the bike asking about the plug. Just got a response back asking if the belt drive needed to be plugged... Belt drive? What belt drive? Off come the covers and lo, there is a belt drive in that thing! The shop that built it hates belt drives, so I ASSUMED that they would have gone classic..... Crap. So, thanks for all the help, I'm sure this won't be the last of my bonehead mess ups. Think it will look better plugged or no?

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