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Old 11-16-2012, 09:38 AM
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Double check those magnets in your rotor. I can't see them in the pic above, so make sure there is equal space between them while you have the engine accessible.
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:52 AM
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Thanx Shelby, I'll double check.

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Old 11-17-2012, 01:38 AM
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Today I cleaned both side covers (clutch cover and generator cover). I removed the nasty stuff left by the original gaskets.






And since I didn't want to re-use those ugly original gaskets, I created my own using a thin layer of RTV Gasket Maker (black high-temp silicone).






... and proceeded to install the covers:










... off to bed now.






Tomorrow I'll install the head covers and re-assemble the bike. ;D




Oh, by the way, that Walmart carb cleaner is my best friend for keeping things clean... but if you're going to use it, make sure to keep the work pace well vented or you will experience a sudden rush of unexplainable joy and happiness.

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Old 11-17-2012, 05:33 PM
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Engine ready.





engine mounted!!!

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Old 11-18-2012, 01:45 AM
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Installing the exhaust system... a major pain, specially the rear one. Those bolts have to come into one of the hardest to reach holes you can imagine.




But I did it!








Yes, ugly sticker is going bye bye

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Old 11-19-2012, 03:22 AM
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Radiator: Check!







Throttle bodies and air box: Check!




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Old 11-19-2012, 08:03 AM
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Thanks for posting the pics, I've never seen one of these apart.
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Old 11-19-2012, 01:25 PM
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She's alive!!!!


I still have a FI error showing on the display so I'll be checking that up today. But she roars like a big beast already.

I'll post pics and maybe a video later today.
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:36 PM
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The FI error was just a TB sensor that I missed connecting.



She pulls like a locomotive!


A few minutes ago, passing the safety inspection.




I just need to re-install the fairings and she'll be 100% ready. :rock:
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:01 PM
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Good work. I was hoping the FI would be that simple.
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