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  1. dynatek controller

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    Let me know if you get this to work. Easy timing adjustments would be sweet!
  2. Fuel tank question

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    You can remove the piece you are talking about, however, I don't remember the lines coming off the tank going into that piece. I still have all the lines coming out of the tank in place.
  3. Intake manifold seal question

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    There is no gasket or seal in an intake system that needs permatex. When you say intake manifold, I assume you are talking about the mating surfaces between the head and intake manifold since that side uses a seal and the throttle body side uses a gasket. I would just replace the seals unless...
  4. Cylinder Head Gaskets

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    It's down right now. I lost my job in January, but i am starting a new one next week, so the bike hasn't been a priority. I've got all the tins off and will be sending them off to paint as soon as I get the money and i'm also doing a few other things to it. I have an old clip that I filmed...
  5. Cylinder Head Gaskets

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    I think the issue is with the factory during assembly. I replaced mine when I installed the big bore kit and they are sealed fine.
  6. Cylinder Head Gaskets

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    I had an issue that seems to have similar symptoms with mine. Even though it looked like the oil was coming from the rocker covers, it was actually coming from the cylinder nuts (bottom of cylinder where it meets the case). I'll have to look again, but I think there are 2 nuts, front and back...
  7. Engine build and progress thread

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    After I finished the big bore kit, my rear tire lasted 3k miles...not because of the tire, but because of my right wrist...
  8. I'M LOOKING FOR THIS. WHAT IS IT?!?

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    I like the Scootworks chin fairing and shroud. Don't know if they still make them, but they look good.
  9. Engine build and progress thread

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    I don't know how you would read it with a light because there is no way I know of to reference crankshaft/piston position with the motor together, but if you can make an adapter for the degree wheel, you might be able to mount the stator and get a rough estimate of when the magnet triggers the...
  10. Engine build and progress thread

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    That is correct. 1/4" from the lead edge in the same direction of rotation, thus retarding the timing.
  11. Engine build and progress thread

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    Did you check the lobe center?
  12. Engine build and progress thread

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    Have you been able to find the rocker arm ratio?
  13. Motor Mods

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    The Thunder kit is a solid kit and Thunder is still the best company to talk to about modifying the engine in the Meanie. If Trent is still at Thunder, he is the person to talk to.
  14. Meanstreak VN1500P service manual pdf?

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    I have a copy of it, but isn't it too big of a file to send in email?
  15. For the block off plates do you use this Permatex

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    It can only create vacuum to pull fresh air in if there is a leak. The thing I was trying to distinguish from was you aren't trying to seal pressurized liquids, which are much harder to seal.
  16. For the block off plates do you use this Permatex

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    If you have the original gaskets and they are in decent shape, just use them dry and without any sealant. It won't hurt anything to use silicone sealant, but it is not necessary. If you do decide to use it, make sure to only use a very thin coating towards the outside of the gasket so none...
  17. High compression pistons

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    Just found it finally. You are right Speed, the Thunder pistons are 4.125", so the Muzzy pistons should be 4.187"
  18. High compression pistons

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    I never dyno'ed my bike completely stock, but some of the stock dyno's i've seen have been low 60's hp and mid 80's torque.
  19. High compression pistons

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    I don't remember what the compression height was, but i'll look and see if I can find it. I used the head gasket provided by Muzzy's, which was a multiple layer steel design, and can't remember the thickness, but it was thin, like under .040" it seemed like. I do have sound clips, but the...
  20. High compression pistons

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    Here is the last dyno run I made. Also, according to some old posts I found, it seems it was the rear cylinder compression release that I removed, not the front.
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