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Old 11-19-2012, 06:29 PM
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That's Great that the FI error was just a sensor connection Great Work- looks like it did when the factory put it out
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:29 AM
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Two and a half months later:








Thanks to all of you who followed and supported this project


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Old 11-20-2012, 04:49 PM
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Great thread and congrats on the nice ending! How much was your total cost to get this Vee running? I know you put in a lot of labor, just curious what the total "out of pocket" was considering you knew it was a project. My guess is you did pretty well and now have the piece of mind that the engine should be good for some time.
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Great thread and congrats on the nice ending! How much was your total cost to get this Vee running? I know you put in a lot of labor, just curious what the total "out of pocket" was considering you knew it was a project. My guess is you did pretty well and now have the piece of mind that the engine should be good for some time.
$1,800 on the bike.
$200 on the donor engine.
$70 on head gaskets.
$20 on gasket compounds.
About $300 on very cool tools that I needed

Lots and lots of happy hours of labor, listening to cool music in my garage.
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:06 PM
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Thanks for all the pics!
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Good job off1!

Hard to beat the satisfaction of firing up the engine after a complete teardown and hear it come to life!
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Old 11-21-2012, 10:50 AM
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Thanx peeps. I still find it hard to believe that I was able to actually pull this one off flawlessly. I keep expecting the engine to blow up like TNT between my legs every time I ride. Ha!

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Hey, great report & pics!
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:38 AM
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Good job off1!

Hard to beat the satisfaction of firing up the engine after a complete teardown and hear it come to life!
Yah, with chudder and all





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