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Old 10-29-2012, 04:29 PM
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I like seeing all of the pictures of the internals, keep them coming please.

I'm sure you will but, I would deburr the edges around that damage. Get them little pieces of shavings out of there.

Did you find all of the pieces of the chain that broke?
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:09 AM
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Well, after being working on the Vee for a good few hours today, this is where it all stands:

I ended up taking from the donor engine:
- The front cam chain.
- The front cam chain guide and tensioner
- The two front intake valves.

Everything else will be the original engine.





Original front cam chain - BUSTED





Original front chain guide - BUSTED





Original front intake valves - BUSTED





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So now that I have all the needed parts out, I just need to start putting everything together.

Chain guides are ready





Pistons are clean




Cylinders are clean





Heads are clean





Valves are mostly clean





Now I just need to lap them in place to re-seat them and make sure they seal properly.







Good day today.

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Old 11-06-2012, 01:03 PM
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Hey Off -- I just stumbled on to this thread. I had no idea when we rode last week that you were this far into the project! I really admire you for taking on this challenge. You have much more patience and tenacity than I have! I'd be happy to come over and help if needed. I can't provide much technical knowledge, but if you need an extra pair of hands let me know.
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Well, I'm planning on putting the engine back together tomorrow and then maybe mount it in the evening. I know you'll be riding tomorrow morning, but if you feel like dropping by after that, I could use another pair of hands. You got my number, text me and I'll give you my address.



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Old 11-08-2012, 09:24 PM
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It's all coming together.


Chains and cylinders are in place.






Heads are in place:

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Snowing out there. Need a bigger garage heater... And a cup of hot tea.

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Valves adjusted and under spec. Only one needed a new shim which, fortunately, I had.
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Interesting. I had an 06 break a front cam chain also. I have another 06. that sounds like it is about to come apart.............40k on both of mine. I have only heard of one other. Now with yours, that makes 3..........
Don't worry--I have a 2006 with 60,000 miles. It has been ridden hard (redlined regularly) and long (two trips to Inuvik, NWT). The engine runs better than new. I put 12,000 miles on it this year. They're fantastic motors!!
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:30 AM
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Camshafts in place.





Timing adjusted.





This motor is almost ready!
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