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Old 11-08-2012, 10:36 PM   #72
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Originally Posted by LandsVW View Post
bolts were found... How does the wire route from the ignition trigger on the right side to up under the tank? I can see all sorts of ways it could be burned by the exhaust pipe etc... also, found a 1 inch by about 4 inches in diameter black rubber band. It's torn in two. I can't see where it came from? I'll post pictures if necessary. Carbs aren't in, but I do have spark. I figure I should kick it over until I have oil at the banjo bolts at the head before I install spark plug?
If you did not use assembly lube in the top end, you can put about 1/2 qt. of oil (out of the total amount needed to fill) in the top end via one of the valve adjustment ports. Then start the engine once you are prepared to loosen the line you mentioned to be sure oil is flowing before riding.
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