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I have one of those two piece sheet metal headsets that I think only came on some model AllStates. Nice & easy for access doing cable work .

I thought I had tracked down all the pieces, but after assembly I can see that I'm missing some kind of latch part that goes on the end of the over center spring to hook under the forged steel stem mount.

If anybody has this mystery piece available, that would be great but not likely. But how about some pics if you have an AllState w/ this headset? It would be greatly appreciated, TIA!
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If I recall it's a bent sheet metal latch that goes on the end of springs.
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Here it is...


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Excellent, just what I needed! What a forum, perfect answer in under an hour Clap emoticon w/ great pics that I already made copies of so I can scale & hopefully cobble something up to keep the top on. Thanks a million.
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That latch takes a ton of force. So overengineer the hell out of that.

It's on right if it makes a hell of a thud when it clips.
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Wonder if you could use this for clip?
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V oodoo wrote:
Excellent, just what I needed! What a forum, perfect answer in under an hour Clap emoticon w/ great pics that I already made copies of so I can scale & hopefully cobble something up to keep the top on. Thanks a million.
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I am embarrassed but relieved to report that I found the missing latch at the bottom of a box of random parts. I won't be able to use it though until I can find a headlight rim that will fit.

October, if you or anybody else has a rim for one of these headets I would really appreciate some pics, especially the connection points. The closest I've found so far is this one, but I hope to find a used one the right size even if I have to modify it to fit the '58 Allstate headset. I really prefer used, still functional parts for this scooter even if they are scruffy. Also offering a working kidney for a working original VNB speedo if it's like the pic above.

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You can see the bottom mounting tab is wrong for this headset which needs the screw to be vertical, but I could easily modify if the diameter is right
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this is the one you need.

http://www.hodgespeed.com/81593100/dp/26314
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Thanks Rob, I may need to go that way if a used one doesn't materialize soon. Maybe somebody has a battered one they'd trade me for a new one from you Eyelashes emoticon
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