Originally Posted by mcma111
Perhaps consider the time, labor and expense of tearing the engine down.
Do it right the first time.
I know, I know... if it brakes on the first ride I'll punch myself for it.
nikolic- it usually goes in front of of the steering tube or the front of the frame midway between
the tank and bash plate. As long as it gets cool air, it's good.
I also got a new oil cooler from a Yamaha XJ 550. The one I got was a bit big and not appropriate.