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    It has a little whistle under light...

    It has a little whistle under light throttle/cruise. I haven't gotten it tuned yet, but I have the right jet (I think!) for it, and I'm going to swap it out in the next day or so. The hard part...
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    Ok, YouTube finally finished "processing" the...

    Ok, YouTube finally finished "processing" the video I had uploaded, so here's part 3 as promised.

    I know I have some rubber lines hanging all over the place - one is a vent line from the drain...
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    There is progress! I'm sorry it took so long to...

    There is progress! I'm sorry it took so long to post - life went berserk, work got busy, and the bikes had to sit on the back burner for a while.

    First video - sorry it's in the dark, but I only...
  4. It could be a couple of things - I know you said...

    It could be a couple of things - I know you said it had enough fluid - how do you know/how did you check? Just trying to make sure - I changed my primary/transmission to Amsoil, and it made a HUGE...
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    Glad it's running, it may have been a variety of...

    Glad it's running, it may have been a variety of stuff. Don't ride the bike on Reserve unless you need to - especially if the screen on the petcock hasn't been cleaned - if you drain the tank...
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    Thanks! It's been a fun project! I'm a little...

    Thanks! It's been a fun project!

    I'm a little upset that a good scavenge pump costs close to as much as the turbo! The cost of the "things I forgot about until now" is going to add up to almost...
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    EBay! Just search for RHB31 and you'll see them. ...

    EBay! Just search for RHB31 and you'll see them.

    They also sell the flange kit to weld up to the pipes, and the oil feed kits. I'm eventually going to shorten the oil line and use bent fittings...
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    Alright! Thanks for the kind words guys! As...

    Alright! Thanks for the kind words guys!

    As to the turbo - it's an IHI RB31. Billed on the Internet as the "world's smallest turbo", this thing is TINY!

    The compressor outlet is 1.25" tube. I...
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    I've kept a fully updated thread over at...

    I've kept a fully updated thread over at buellridersonline.com, but I figured a lot of people here may not know about that site, and I wanted everyone to see it! I've been working on this project...
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    Ich, while I understand that the current...

    Ich, while I understand that the current generation isn't up to your standards, do know I've rebuilt motors and done a lot of extensive work on cars and motorcycles in the past, and is the first time...
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    Nonsense? Well Ich, then I guess I did it wrong!...

    Nonsense? Well Ich, then I guess I did it wrong! The directions I got from LSL are vague on specific installation tips for the Firebolt (bar angle, handlebar position, etc). Some detailed...
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    The cable routing they suggest is a little wonky...

    The cable routing they suggest is a little wonky - I'm going to look at what other people have done, and see if it's possible to come up with a better solution. I've bought a Lightning clutch cable,...
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    Alright guys, I'm following up on this! The...

    Alright guys, I'm following up on this!

    The guys at Spiegler USA are awesome. Very cool German dude answered the phone, got him to send me a PDF file of the instructions. It turned out I was...
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    Yeah, it sucks I found out I didn't have the...

    Yeah, it sucks I found out I didn't have the instructions (and they're not readily available on the web) on a Friday night at midnight

    Ok, so the old clamp comes off fairly easily. First...
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    Hey all, I recently bought a LSL superbike...

    Hey all, I recently bought a LSL superbike conversion kit to get the bars up a little higher on the Firebolt, as the riding position was too low for me.

    However, I bought it used from a forum...
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    Dan and Aaron over at Hammer really know their...

    Dan and Aaron over at Hammer really know their stuff. They put together a custom package for my Blast - high compression piston to run with the XB cam, Stage 2.5 head, 30* Squish band, .063"...
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    If you're just going to be testing to see if it's...

    If you're just going to be testing to see if it's the EEPROM that's locked, you can swap in the stock ECM, and power it up. If you're concerned about the tune, then just don't start the bike! You...
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