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Old 3 Weeks Ago   #1
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Another Project found thrown in my truck

Well... The the 2 stroke bug continues and brought home a 1974 H1 Widow maker... Needs works (barn fresh) Pics to come!
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Re: Another Project found thrown in my truck

Can't wait to see it 500cc?
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Re: Another Project found thrown in my truck

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Well... The the 2 stroke bug continues and brought home a 1974 H1 Widow maker... Needs works (barn fresh) Pics to come!
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Can't wait to see it 500cc?
The H1 was 500cc.
The H2 was 750cc.

It was the H2 that [I believe] was called the Widowmaker, so... I'm not sure which one Bannister has in his possession.
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Re: Another Project found thrown in my truck

H2 is the widow maker.

I have never heard of the H1 causing problems.

Mike Ross (high school buddy) was single when he woke up in the hospital... His 750 pitched him in the ditch while he was practicing for the drag races. Had his helmet on, still doesn't remember anything about the accident...

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Re: Another Project found thrown in my truck

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H2 is the widow maker.

I have never heard of the H1 causing problems.

Mike Ross (high school buddy) was single when he woke up in the hospital... His 750 pitched him in the ditch while he was practicing for the drag races. Had his helmet on, still doesn't remember anything about the accident...

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We just called the H1's (and the H2's)
"Flexible Flyers."
They wallowed so bad in the corners, it was anyone's guess which side they would crash on.
It took some real balls to pass em.
And if you did, they would just re-pass you on the straights.
One took me out in the pouring rain at Nelson's back in 74???
All through the race we swapped places. Battling for last spot on the podium.
He passed me on the back straight just before the kink, lost it and stood it up. Leaving me no choice but to go grass sledding at about 115MPH.
(somewhere there's an 8MM movie of me flying thru the air about 8' up)
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Re: Another Project found thrown in my truck

BTW Dave,
A bit of (hard learned) advice.
Don't use a metal case timing light on that evil thing.
Apparently insulating the HEI was not a high priority back then.
It's amazing the distance your leg muscles can catapult you with a 50,000V zap
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Re: Another Project found thrown in my truck

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Can't wait to see it 500cc?

Its striped down to frame to be powdered coated, Its will be a while before it makes an appearance, Motor looks good its free spining hopefull not much needed (still will need torn down and replace crank seals) maybe a mild exhaust porting and nice exhaust chambers. Currently just ebaying to replace rusty parts that can't be saved.. Should be nice when done these bikes were the coolest when I was a tennager!
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Re: Another Project found thrown in my truck

Yes just the H1 but widow maker sounds cooler ha!
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