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    Hi, I would make sure the piston leading edge is...

    Hi, I would make sure the piston leading edge is free of corrosion or build up , assuming you are reusing the old piston. I know the oem kits come with a lube that works really well. I wish I could...
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    Hi, like jhurt said and from what I have read,...

    Hi, like jhurt said and from what I have read, lithium batteries require a minimum voltage of 13.9 to have a proper life. Therefore I think you need a regulator that gives at least 13.9 volts at idle...
  3. Not Ed, but Chris. I cut the channel in the fork...

    Not Ed, but Chris. I cut the channel in the fork leg with a 1/4 oval carbide burr, about 5 mm deep if I am remembering correctly. The plates are just 1/4 thick flat with gasket paper . You are just...
  4. Double thumbs up. That is what I did. Almost zero...

    Double thumbs up. That is what I did. Almost zero cost. Race-tech also recommends removal of anti-dive unit.
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    Hi, race tech sells stanchions, as far as shocks...

    Hi, race tech sells stanchions, as far as shocks it all depends on how much you want to spend . A lot of members seem happy with progressive or hagon shocks for reasonable money. You can always...
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    Hi, with m-unit it is much simpler and easier to...

    Hi, with m-unit it is much simpler and easier to just use 5 momentary push buttons. No relay or kill switch is needed, just hit the start button twice to kill the engine. If you are going to the...
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    Hi,I think you might have to clean the carbs...

    Hi,I think you might have to clean the carbs again. Having a shop work on your carbs can get real expensive really fast and you still might not be happy in the end. One day of shop labour is almost...
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    Dual outlet is still manual, you have to shut it...

    Dual outlet is still manual, you have to shut it off when engine is not running.
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    Hi Radek, I installed a dual outlet with reserve...

    Hi Radek, I installed a dual outlet with reserve on my 83 1100e a couple of years ago and I really like it. Had to file the tank a little ( downwards). I shut off the petcock when I shut off the...
  10. Hi, I agree with Bwinger. Doubt it is roller...

    Hi, I agree with Bwinger. Doubt it is roller bearings. You can try to wiggle the crank ends to see if you got play. Are you sure it's not the cam chain slapping. That would explain the noise going...
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    The anti-dive was just a bad idea. Remove them,...

    The anti-dive was just a bad idea. Remove them, replace MC with a modern one, add stiffer springs and ceramic pads then install SS lines straight from MC to calipers. This will give you a...
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    Hi, just for reference the headlight on my bike...

    Hi, just for reference the headlight on my bike (H4) drops the voltage down to 14.4 from 14.6. I have a digital volt meter with my instrument gauges so I see this differential all the time.
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    Hi, you will need to get brackets. The nice cnc...

    Hi, you will need to get brackets. The nice cnc ones can be installed and removed without taking off the forks but you will probably need to remove the forks to remove the old headlight unless you...
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    Hi, if you don't see any damage to your oil temp...

    Hi, if you don't see any damage to your oil temp sending wire , it would be safe to assume your gauge is faulty. I think the manual says how to test the gauge.
  15. Hi sounds like a strange problem. I think you...

    Hi sounds like a strange problem. I think you might have a short somewhere. The circuit that supplies the coils only has a few things that have to be made. Ignition switch, kill switch ect. If it...
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    The short answer is no. I few years ago, got a...

    The short answer is no. I few years ago, got a complete front braking system for 06 sv650s for real cheap. I deemed the calipers too much work for a retrofit so I binned them. I ended up using the...
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    Hi, if after sorting out the petcock, you still...

    Hi, if after sorting out the petcock, you still have a issue with #2 not firing. I would look at cleaning the carb or carbs. This is a really common problem with bikes that have been stored. It does...
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    I agree with rphillips, I don't think the pilots...

    I agree with rphillips, I don't think the pilots are the smoking gun. The bike might run better with the 40's. Have you done a proper strip and clean of the carbs yet ? Are you absolutely sure that...
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    Hi, in my opinion the RS carbs are well worth the...

    Hi, in my opinion the RS carbs are well worth the money, just make sure you use APE or KN pods.
  20. Hi, there are many options you can get on Ebay. I...

    Hi, there are many options you can get on Ebay. I like the led ones that work as running lights on the front and and taillight/stoplight at the back.
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    Yes, lots of options for brake lines. If you are...

    Yes, lots of options for brake lines. If you are removing the anti dive as recommended by race tech. You can go to a 2 line system straight from your MC. I also recommend upgrading the mc to one from...
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    Yes , but the 530 drive sprocket is much thinner...

    Yes , but the 530 drive sprocket is much thinner than the stock 630 sprocket. That is why the spacer is required. The 630 has a boss or something like that. don't exactly remember but it is thicker...
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    Good advice, you will also need the spacer for...

    Good advice, you will also need the spacer for the drive sprocket because the 530 is thinner than the 630. Z1 sells them. I did this conversion a couple years ago.
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    Good advice, I found a nos tank on Ebay less than...

    Good advice, I found a nos tank on Ebay less than 2 years ago. It was in Finland.
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    Hi Jim, to answer your question on the best thing...

    Hi Jim, to answer your question on the best thing to do so as to prevent future problems. You have received good advice about installing a blade style fuse box and wiring up the RR as per stator...
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