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Reply #915 on: August 07, 2018, 11:39:51 am
You? Useless?Gimme a break.
Who else is going to keep resetting the Air Conditioning circuit breaker?  ;) 
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Reply #916 on: August 07, 2018, 12:05:37 pm
Useless?  No way !!

Hell, your one of our few AVL experts around here.
And, your the only one I know of around here that really knows how to clean the coffee pot.
 ;D ;D 8)

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Reply #917 on: August 07, 2018, 01:54:42 pm
Useless?  No way !!

Hell, your one of our few AVL experts around here.
And, your the only one I know of around here that really knows how to clean the coffee pot.
 ;D ;D 8)

           Ha ;D ;D CLR works great. On that skuzzy shower head, too  :)

           Heloego - my AC is a cold 2 minute shower every couple hours and walking around wet on my 2nd floor deck frightening the horses :o I can't do real AC; it freezes me up like an old turtle on a flat rock in December  :( :(
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Reply #918 on: August 07, 2018, 03:41:56 pm
Wish I needed a couple of those...

 ;D Love this!

I've known that feeling many times...
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Reply #919 on: August 07, 2018, 04:52:29 pm
Yesterday I finished off my S&S oil pump and cam plate install.  Was quite the intimidating job, but finished it all on my own by reading the instructions and watching YouTube of course.  I plan on taking the highway home tonight and see if she still pukes oil cruising over 70mph.  I'm guessing I should be good to go now based on my findings inside the cam chest.  The inner chain tensioner pad was almost non-existent and the outer pad exploded upon release of tension.  With that being said, the motor was on the verge of catastrophic failure.  Good thing I tore her down when I did.
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Reply #920 on: August 07, 2018, 10:34:31 pm
A few pics from the oil pump project.  You can see in the second pic that the tensioner shoe was almost completely gone.  All that fancy billet aluminum and I can only see it in this pic.
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Reply #921 on: August 08, 2018, 07:48:11 am
I though those motors were supposed to run til the end of time? Good catch, lucky save.
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Reply #922 on: August 08, 2018, 07:53:31 am
Looking great so far! Nice little stand you have, too! Looks adaptable to several different frames.

Thanks. The stand is very handy. It's made to fit the Monster through a spare hole in the crankcase but it works on the maggot, my old Suzuki Savage and my mate's 900SS so far.
That bag does look good.
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Reply #923 on: August 08, 2018, 08:58:43 am
I though those motors were supposed to run til the end of time? Good catch, lucky save.

         Everything needs maintenance once in a while  :) :)
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Reply #924 on: August 08, 2018, 09:33:42 pm
I though those motors were supposed to run til the end of time? Good catch, lucky save.

         Everything needs maintenance once in a while  :) :)

That's why I opted to upgrade to the S&S Performance setup.  It updates the spring cam chain tensioners to hydraulic and has inlet screens on the scavenge pump, should a shoe ever happen to fail again.  The cam plate and pump are actually completely serviceable.
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Reply #925 on: August 09, 2018, 07:17:56 am
Sounds like a smart upgrade.
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Reply #926 on: August 09, 2018, 09:15:56 am
Sounds like a smart upgrade.

It wasn't a cheap date, but my boss was able to pull some strings for me.  I have big custom plans for her and am keeping her around for awhile, so figured it was well worth it.
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Reply #927 on: August 09, 2018, 04:41:22 pm
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I have big custom plans for her and am keeping her around for awhile....

Your boss??   :o 8) ;D ;D
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Reply #928 on: August 09, 2018, 05:44:00 pm
Your boss??   :o 8) ;D ;D

Yeah, her too.  ;D This winter I want to do the tire hugger front fender for the custom front wheel and Tuxedo themed paint job with black metal flake and pure white pearl accents/2 tone.  Would also like to get the matching rear wheel.
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Reply #929 on: August 11, 2018, 07:53:47 pm
It's official!  Wet sumping is officially cured!  Ran her to and from work at 75-80mph both ways and she ran flawlessly and didn't spit out a single drop.  Got the new apes installed last night too.  What a freaking nightmare trying to get the wires out of the old bars.  With the 2 sharp right angles, the tape caught and snagged every square inch.  Of course I ran out daylight quickly and had to do the entire reassembly by street light and flash lights.  Only reversed 2 wireson the left side switch harness on first attempt, and I really had to zoom in to catch it.  The angle of the picture and the way the wire curved threw me off on first attempt, but immediately caught what I did.  Regardless was a beautiful ride commuting today.
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