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Old 05-09-2014, 07:37 PM
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sweet idea,...keep it moving a long
is the engine from a wrecker???
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Cool !, Love the shovelhead look of the rockerboxes too !!!
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Nice engine, it's best to just chuck the stock carb and use a HSR42 it will work so much better, after the first ride with that carb on mine the stock carb went directly in the trash, save the TPS though. Lots of good info on roadstarclinic about the swap.
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Bummer. Another week finding one, and getting it shipped.
Those salvage yards just rip stuff apart.
I wish the salvage yards would be more careful.
I'll bet you're just happy to have that beauty.
I know what you mean about salvage motors.
I just got my Buell M2 motor on Friday, and was pleasantly surprised to find the coil, spark wires, voltage regulator, and all of the other electrics included. I knew from the photos it still had the Keihin carb, which is also rare. Even the oil lines were intact, instead of being chopped off whereer it was convenient for them. A big thumbs up for Pinwall Cycles.
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Today I received the engine.
Wore myself out just getting it unpacked and moved.
Photos coming.

It weighs 265 lbs.,.

This cart can lift the engine 20 inches up so I can slide it onto my build table.

The cart kept moving. At one point the engine almost tilted and came off of the cart completely.
I was worried that I would have to lift up the engine and box starting from the beginning again.
And if it tilted too much I was worried it could get damaged.

Cardboard cut way.

A beautiful thing and a thing of beauty
In the garage and ready for phase two. Lift it up on the table. Tomorrow.
This all took about 2 hours working by myself.

Engine is now up on the build table!



Now I can do some clean up and detailing of the engine.
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