A tale of two Chouts

The Ultimate Indian Motocycle Hybrid, the marriage of a vintage Scout frame with a Chief engine!

The Alchemist

The essence of motocycle, picture a rigid framed vintage roadracer, leaf sprung fork, single pan saddle, hand gearchange, foot clutch, left hand throttle and the biggest production Indian engine of the time shoehorned into the best handling Indian frame of All time! A true hotrod, the looks of a stripped down wall bike on steroids!

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Back on the motor build

A couple of helicoils for the transmission studs done, cases back together, flushed out and re oiled the crank, fitted the pinion, followers, lifters and set the cam timing. I fitted the cylinders without the pistons and set the tappets tight, getting full lift and no coilbind now using new 741b Scout springs

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