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    34:19 should be able to weigh in here, but I know...

    34:19 should be able to weigh in here, but I know he's all for lifting the frame off the motor vs. just a rotation. I've gotta say, after my first rotation last month, I was surprised at how tight...
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    Not sure what you mean by R/R, but I'm talking...

    Not sure what you mean by R/R, but I'm talking fuel pressure regulator. As for cleaning the fan, I ordered this:
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    haha noted cooter. no doubt I'm tackling it, just...

    haha noted cooter. no doubt I'm tackling it, just was curious if anyone's had luck with any kind of cleaning vs. replacing. I gotta replace my regulator anyways so hanging the bike and dropping the...
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    Cooling fan dying

    So I was doing the ecmdroid active test for my fan today on my 07 XB12S, because it has only been working intermittently. It sounded weak, but then picked up and ran well I tested it a couple more...
  5. Don't need a tune! These bikes come choked from...

    Don't need a tune! These bikes come choked from the factory. Just open up the exhaust and intake to get MO POWAH!
  6. welcome to the forum! You definitely need to do...

    welcome to the forum! You definitely need to do the breather re-route mod and drill holes in the airbox for better airflow.
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    wait a minute, do you have to reach into the gas...

    wait a minute, do you have to reach into the gas tank? Maybe you just need a "little" help:
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  8. Hey Dean, just out of curiosity, what do you...

    Hey Dean, just out of curiosity, what do you believe is the matter with rev-mo tunes? They claim to be the factory tunes for each specific pipe, but I of course have no way to verify that. I bought...
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    Curious on how this is all mounted. I only have...

    Curious on how this is all mounted. I only have my jardine as a reference, which just has the springs at the header and the rear strap. Did this muffler just have the springs up front and then was...
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    Just re-read my answer and realized I didn't say...

    Just re-read my answer and realized I didn't say I was using a combination of turning the wheel while watching the rocker arms to make sure valves were closed, then checking piston height with a...
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    Thanks, yeah I'm primarily referencing the...

    Thanks, yeah I'm primarily referencing the service manual using videos/threads to supplemental tips/tricks. It's slow, but can't be too careful the first time. I used a combination of turning the...
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    FYI, was able to just get traction with the belt...

    FYI, was able to just get traction with the belt loose in top gear to roll it over.
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    TDC when Engine Rotated

    I've finally made time this weekend to do my first engine rotation to replace my rocker box gaskets (entire assembly), but after reviewing several videos of sportster rocker box gasket replacements,...
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    FYI my CPS didn't look melted, and the cover is...

    FYI my CPS didn't look melted, and the cover is secured with rivets, so someone's already been in there. Should probably set your static timing in case someone messed with it.
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    I will add that if you're lucky enough to have...

    I will add that if you're lucky enough to have someone with a spare timing sensor that is known to work and will let you borrow it (like I was), it's not difficult to replace. Just exepensive. Do...
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    Did your check engine light ever come on? I had...

    Did your check engine light ever come on? I had what sounds like a similar issue. Started/idled fine, but would sputter/backfire at higher rpms. It would happen at almost exactly 5k rpm every time,...
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    Definitely get a buelltooth and ecmdroid as a...

    Definitely get a buelltooth and ecmdroid as a start. Do a tps reset just to rule it out, takes about 5 mins. You will need the buelltooth for this anyways. The same guy (rev-mo.com) sells a fuel...
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    Thanks, yeah I've read quite a bit about the...

    Thanks, yeah I've read quite a bit about the different brands' compounds and tire lines, and endless reviews. It seems a lot of the better values are out of stock (shocker), but the conti sport...
  19. Perfect, thanks as always!

    Perfect, thanks as always!
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    Thanks, Cooter, though I'm getting a little...

    Thanks, Cooter, though I'm getting a little uncomfortable with all this talk about harder longer rubbers...
  21. Resurrecting an old thread to see if anyone could...

    Resurrecting an old thread to see if anyone could help me find the SKF 6005-2RSH C3 EM and 6006-2RSH C3 EM? I can find the C3 designation, but not the EM. I don't even see where on spec sheets the E...
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    WTB Touch Up paint

    Looking for Phantom Metallic and Graphite Gray touch-up paint in the small 5oz brush style containers. Bonus points for translucent red touch up for wheels. Don't need to be full.
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    Appreciate the feedback, and I really like your...

    Appreciate the feedback, and I really like your last point. I've never tried super grippy tires, so I think I wanna give it a go and see how noticeable it is with my riding. I also suspect I may be...
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    Thanks as always, guys. Only speculation I had...

    Thanks as always, guys. Only speculation I had with going sport touring over pure sport is more for even wear than total longevity. Since sport tourers seems to be pricier anyways, I'll probably just...
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    Lightning Tires

    It's high time I replace my 9+ year old tires (insert comment on not riding enough here). I live in Phoenix, so my issue mostly revolves around wanting a good enough handling tire for some of the fun...
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