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1956 .johnson javelin 30 Dec 2018 23:07 #92444

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cheers bud, all looks awesome......great detail...........

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1956 .johnson javelin 30 Dec 2018 18:07 #92442

Thanks for your help!! I’ll keep ya posted.

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1956 .johnson javelin 30 Dec 2018 15:08 #92436

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Sorry, cant help out about the rechroming out where you are........as far as straightening......mine were a bit out of shape as well, .......i used a 1" dowel of wood 6" long with the corner edge slightly sanded........laying the piece on top of a piece of hard rubber mat......tapping the dowel and slowly massaging them back into shape, adjusting the folded edge as well..... then it is best too keep refitting till your happy with shape and fit before you paint final coat.......they will scratch as you fit........same goes with the front hatch, shape it too fit nice so it don't scratch later......you will have rub marks where the spring clips slide into the cowl........i taped that area off (where the clips rub)and had polished it before i painted.........hope this helps some........

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56' Johnson's...Javelin, 2 x 30,15, and 7 1/2 hp
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1956 .johnson javelin 30 Dec 2018 01:26 #92429

I’m looking for a place to straighten and rechrome the side pieces. Any suggestions?

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1956 .johnson javelin 30 Dec 2018 01:21 #92428

Yeah I found a original a year ago. It was never used.

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1956 .johnson javelin 30 Dec 2018 00:46 #92426

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do you have all the cowl doors and side panels... i needed the door for the pull handle, thanks to Bruce he recasts them......bit of clean up, but fit well.....

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56' Johnson's...Javelin, 2 x 30,15, and 7 1/2 hp
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1956 .johnson javelin 30 Dec 2018 00:34 #92424

Most of the brackets I installed are just to see if I have all the bolts and to refresh my memory. Thanks for the tip!

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1956 .johnson javelin 29 Dec 2018 23:36 #92419

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i see you have the starter bracket installed with out starter.......if you wish too install the starter without removing the bracket, you have too dis-asemble the bendix.......install and re asemble....the starter wont go in as is.........just a learning curve for removing or reinstalling without removing the bracket..........

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1956 .johnson javelin 29 Dec 2018 23:14 #92418

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sorry the pic was too point out another shiny object........that is my first '56 30hp redo ...2 winter's ago

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56' Johnson's...Javelin, 2 x 30,15, and 7 1/2 hp
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1956 .johnson javelin 29 Dec 2018 23:08 #92417

Is that a current project? What HP?

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