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Old 06-27-2013, 09:14 AM   #17416
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Our rain stopped. I had to sneak out...


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Old 06-27-2013, 09:27 AM   #17417
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Ah yea, those living in a properly working society.... have probably never heard of places where police vehicles are stolen from the parking lot at police stations in broad daylight. As we say here, Only in Africa...
I know someone who stole the car he had stolen back from the Hillbrow (in South Africa) police station basement when he got bail before they could fingerprint it - with no car as evidence the case was chucked out of court
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:50 AM   #17418
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Quick question: can you remove the engine as a complete unit from the frame or does the cylinder have to come off?

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Old 06-27-2013, 09:53 AM   #17419
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Quick question: can you remove the engine as a complete unit from the frame or does the cylinder have to come off?

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Pops right out whole
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:37 AM   #17420
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Our rain stopped. I had to sneak out...

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Old 06-27-2013, 10:41 AM   #17421
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Pops right out whole
With the swingarm in place? I've got the swingarm bolt out but I guess I'm not seeing how I can get the engine to clear the rear mount to be removed

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Old 06-27-2013, 10:54 AM   #17422
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With the swingarm in place? I've got the swingarm bolt out but I guess I'm not seeing how I can get the engine to clear the rear mount to be removed

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I did mine with the bike on its kick stand and used a hoist, which is cheating. You should be able to rotate the engine to clear the rear. Remove the top mounts too. Its tight, but it clears. Once everything is loose, maybe try laying it on its side.
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:59 PM   #17423
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I did mine with the bike on its kick stand and used a hoist, which is cheating. You should be able to rotate the engine to clear the rear. Remove the top mounts too. Its tight, but it clears. Once everything is loose, maybe try laying it on its side.
I stood mine on a big UPS that was the right height - Took out the swingarm and pulled the motor out myself - Would suggest you rather get help or maybe put a cloth over the right side lower frame tube to prevent scratching cos I sat on the bike and pulled it out and then had to rest it on the frame while I hopped off the bike.
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:49 PM   #17424
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Got it out by laying it on its side.

Too bad RMATV sent me the wrong flywheel puller and now I'm stuck waiting around...

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Old 06-27-2013, 03:02 PM   #17425
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Got it out by laying it on its side.

Too bad RMATV sent me the wrong flywheel puller and now I'm stuck waiting around...

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It seems like you can get away with just using a bolt with the correct threads. I could measure mine if you want. RMATV has fast shipping, so it shouldn't be too long. I got stuck there too.

While you are waiting, start preparing containers (I used sandwhich bags) to sort all your parts.

Don't forget to get some good case sealent also; Three Bond.
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:27 PM   #17426
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A 20x1.5mm bolt would work, if I could find one locally. I'm holed up in a very small town, so it looks like I'll be waiting til Monday. It's just frustrating, because I ordered the puller according to their drop-down menus to be bike-specific. Then I called them over the phone, and we went item by item through my order to verify everything was correct, and it is STILL the incorrect puller.

I just want to get to Baja and drink some kind of mind-numbing concoction!

And yes, I too am a fan of the grey goo known as 1104. Sadly, I've spent many-o-hour squishing a half used tube in one hand like a special-ed monkey with a banana, and finger painting away with the other.
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Old 06-27-2013, 04:50 PM   #17427
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No Japanese heavy equipment parked near by?

Congratulations, your post is/was the top google hit for "special ed monkey finger painting."


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Sadly, I've spent many-o-hour squishing a half used tube in one hand like a special-ed monkey with a banana, and finger painting away with the other.
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:58 PM   #17428
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A 20x1.5mm bolt would work, if I could find one locally. I'm holed up in a very small town, so it looks like I'll be waiting til Monday. It's just frustrating, because I ordered the puller according to their drop-down menus to be bike-specific. Then I called them over the phone, and we went item by item through my order to verify everything was correct, and it is STILL the incorrect puller.

I just want to get to Baja and drink some kind of mind-numbing concoction!

And yes, I too am a fan of the grey goo known as 1104. Sadly, I've spent many-o-hour squishing a half used tube in one hand like a special-ed monkey with a banana, and finger painting away with the other.
Pinchie LoCo Baja in Summer?
You can get the cases split without removing the flywheel.

You ever see one of these stands get if you can.
Engine removal no sweat here.
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:51 PM   #17429
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Pinchie LoCo Baja in Summer?
You can get the cases split without removing the flywheel.
Pinche... that means super awesome, right? gotta go when adventure presents itself!

I could split the cases, but I think the machine shop might be unimpressed when I ask them to press the crank. :

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Old 06-27-2013, 09:40 PM   #17430
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Pinche... that means super awesome, right? gotta go when adventure presents itself!

I could split the cases, but I think the machine shop might be unimpressed when I ask them to press the crank. :

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Definitely understand about opportunity presenting itself.
And there are plenty of swimming places to cool down in Baja. Sounds like some good fun actually.

Just did a rebuild on my 650 and the crank will stay with the flywheel side (interference fit)the clutch side will slide right off.
you should get to the point where there is only a crank and the flywheel side case then a light pressing to separate crank from case.

What led to the rebuild?
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