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Old 12-17-2008, 08:01 PM   #46
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Hey Laramie thanks for this thread. I only did the carb removal but your beer pacing was spot on.

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Old 10-10-2009, 06:15 PM   #47
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Trouble with carb installation...

Ok... I got the carb off... had to wrestle it out of there though. A tight fit with those two boots.

But for the life of me, I can not get it back on. Is there a trick to do this?
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:07 AM   #48
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unplug the wiring harness, remove the two bolts holding the upper rear frame in place, loosen the muffler connections and mid pipe, look for any other hoses and wires they let the rear subframe drop down. it doesn't take that long and it gives you a chance to clean the mid exhaust pipe with steel wool and put dielectric grease in all of the connections.
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Old 09-14-2010, 03:05 PM   #49
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When reinstalling my engine I was missing about 1.5mm of space for reinstalling the bottom spacers/skidplate mounts. It just wasn't there; wigglewiggle on the engine, left/clutch side slips in. wigglewiggle again, right/generator side was impossible to fit due to 1.5mm too little space. On the left side it was a close fit; no space left to move the engine to the left.

I ended up beveling the top of the spacer a little using the bench grinder, and tapping it in with a plastic mallet.
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Old 09-14-2010, 06:06 PM   #50
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When reinstalling my engine I was missing about 1.5mm of space for reinstalling the bottom spacers/skidplate mounts. It just wasn't there; wigglewiggle on the engine, left/clutch side slips in. wigglewiggle again, right/generator side was impossible to fit due to 1.5mm too little space. On the left side it was a close fit; no space left to move the engine to the left.

I ended up beveling the top of the spacer a little using the bench grinder, and tapping it in with a plastic mallet.
those can be very tight. i hope you didnt take too much off....

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Old 09-14-2010, 11:41 PM   #51
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It wasn't just tight; the required 1.5mm wasn't there without spreading the bottom frame rails.

I didn't take off material from the entire spacer BTW, I just beveled the top side slightly so I could 'wedge' it in.
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Old 09-27-2010, 07:17 AM   #52
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cheers mate just got my engine out thanks to you i am a groupie
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Old 09-27-2010, 08:20 AM   #53
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cheers mate just got my engine out thanks to you i am a groupie
cool. whats up with the motor? something fail your are you just being preemptive?

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Old 09-30-2010, 01:46 AM   #54
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nothings failed at the moment (the intake roller went at about 35000k) my plan is to strip the whole engine just to check all is well,new piston and crank replace the valves and springs and have the head worked mildly,paint(hammer tone?) the frame and subframe and a WHOLE heap more stuff . i plan to start a thread ive been taking heaps of photos but i am pretty crap on the old computor so it might take awhile



BTW is there any threads that any one can reccomend re: the bottom end


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Old 08-09-2011, 01:17 PM   #55
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Laramie, you got another groupie here! I'm parting my 640 out and this guide was near perfect. All it needed was more breaks for beer


Thanks for the write up!
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Old 08-09-2011, 04:02 PM   #56
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BTW is there any threads that any one can reccomend re: the bottom end

cheers all
Gunnerbuck, Tseta & myself have all rebuilt LC4 motors in the last 12 months & we all put up some notes & pics:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=628511

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632893

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=633753

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Old 08-10-2011, 02:54 AM   #57
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http://www.supermotoaus.com/attachme...6&d=1300783060 Pic of frame painted orange and crappy half done build thread on another forem
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Gunnerbuck, Tseta & myself have all rebuilt LC4 motors in the last 12 months & we all put up some notes & pics:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=628511

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=632893

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=633753

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Thanks Clint I found them and have posted and subscribed You Blokes are bloody informative .
My beast is 100%stripped ATM and is waiting foor about another $1000 before I can move forward
Then I might start my own build thread so I don't clutter up the others will stupid questions.

Thanks again mate!
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Old 07-01-2012, 06:36 AM   #58
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Thanks,

Got the big lump out and next step is taking it apart to see why it goose chunk chunk chunk [ had to stop after 340km off road roadbook riding last time, did not dare to finish all the 470km off the ride cause of the noise]
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:18 AM   #59
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Thanks

Just dropped my motor for a swap. I'm going to try and swing the new(er) one in without taking the decomp. mount off.

Thanks!
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Old 03-31-2014, 06:36 PM   #60
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Thanks!

Thanks for the excellent information - just pulled my first LC4 and felt like I had done it before...

My tip - you really gotta 'tip' the engine to the left so that the engine comes free from the swingarm pivot, then lift 'er out.
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