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February 06, 2019, 12:47:58 PM
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01rk

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Nice looking with the matching color on the Tour Pack.

Thanks
When I got it, it was painted cream and orange, like a creamsicle, had to decide weather to go with black and match the bags or match the bike.
Like matching the bike better.
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February 06, 2019, 06:25:26 PM
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maniacmac

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Fuel-ride-repeat, maybe wash it annually
CARS SUCK!
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February 06, 2019, 07:13:04 PM
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bc45

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@Rolling59  lnice looking Bike and the axle covers look good.
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February 16, 2019, 01:49:51 PM
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Screamin beagle

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Let's see...today I put these s and s 570's into the cam plate and bolted the rear tensioner on. I think in a few minutes I'll get off the couch and put them back in the bike. I sent the heads out Friday to scott at hillside cycle to work his magic on them. I'm really still on the fence on whether I should bore it out. On one hand  it makes sense to have it done since it's torn down anyway but on the other hand for having 43k on them the bores look and feel so smooth it seems like a waste of money. I could use that 600 bucks for the tune. I know once I get the heads back I'll be itching to ride...i sure hope that damn groundhog is right.
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February 17, 2019, 10:21:45 AM
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NoSuperSlabs

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You have been busy @Screamin beagle !!

Hopefully the Groundhog is right!!
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February 21, 2019, 08:05:39 PM
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bc45

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Thanks @Screamin beagle  keep us posted and pics as it progresses.

February 25, 2019, 06:22:02 PM
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Screamin beagle

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Picked up a set of polished stainless bolts. I was going to try and find what I needed at a few hardware stores but my first two stops turned up nothing I needed. I found a whole engine kit on where else but Amazon lol. 75 bucks from alloy bolts...very complete set...even has bolts for the crank position sensor. Not bolting anything back on yet because I'm waiting for the heads to come back. Alot easier to time the cams with the cover off and it's much easier to spin the motor over with the compensator bolt than it is to spin the back wheel...believe me it's killing me to remain patient. Should hear from Scott by the end of the week about the status of the heads. And yes I'm still thinking about pulling the jugs to bore them lol...just can't let it go yet. In the mean time I'm looking at ceramic coating the bike. It sure looks nice when it's done but I'm not sure I want take off the fenders on top of all the other crap I have taken apart. So many choices ...so little money lol.
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February 28, 2019, 08:39:22 PM
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bigj59


I just installed s&s551 gear drive cam kit and new map from fuel moto for the powervision just waiting to ride now.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190301/43f172f9e81f05a4ba92d3b61119df37.jpg
What have you done to your touring bike today?


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February 28, 2019, 08:49:22 PM
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HDBitchin

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I just installed s&s551 gear drive cam kit and new map from fuel moto for the powervision just waiting to ride now.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190301/43f172f9e81f05a4ba92d3b61119df37.jpg
What have you done to your touring bike today?


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Hopefully riding is just around the corner. February is done!

February 28, 2019, 08:55:34 PM
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bigj59


Hopefully riding is just around the corner. February is done!
I agree!

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