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The Greenie

22 May 2020 13:38 22 May 2020 14:11 by Rick C..
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The Greenie #51
oil has been in since 11pm last night.. no leaks after waiting 27 hours for the case glue to dry.
Big Blue spark !!! and yes, magneto is on
Lifted it up on the stand and rolled the back wheel around, went through the gears with no issues.
Fuel and super M in stock.

just have to wait on the hockey puck for the cable splitter. Funny that I thought it should come with a brand new cable.NOPE !
We got a cheap one off Ebay and cussed under our breath... So we bought one from Partzilla...Same cable..No cable splitter puck. So now we have a spare upper throttle cable, which is nice. I can think of worse things.

UPDATE !!! : tracking number says it hit Santa Clarita at 3:35am this morn.So probably tomorrow. Mail guy already showed up.
dang.

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23 May 2020 15:43 23 May 2020 19:43 by Rick C.. Reason: I'm a long winded S.O.B...so there !
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Got the part, slammed it in, Most Excellent throttle response !! Love that "SNAP "




10 times better than what the PO had in there which was an electrical connection to marry the wires together. Yeah, it worked at Cal Dreamin, Jawbone, Cal city and parts of Texas Canyon .
Got it fired up. Runs AWESOME !!
Doing a break in now.
Clutch is all brand new- basket, springs, plates and even the rubber O'rings. Gads ! we checked the cable today..maybe 3 strands holding hands to keep it together, No matter the external adjustments it won't work. when we get the cable in , side cover on the wet side comes off again. Gotta do it, rolling start and shifts wonderfully without the clutch.
Musta done GOOD , Lads !!




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23 May 2020 16:08
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Rick, you probably know this.... on the later models you need to adjust the internal adjustment so that the lever on top of the case aligns with the "nub" on top of the case right when the free play is taken up...

Push the lever forward with your hand... I find it easier to adjust with clutch cable removed.







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23 May 2020 16:31 23 May 2020 17:17 by Rick C..
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Big Thanks Mark !

Here at " Tank Badges Only " that stuff is all new to me, makes sense now. Darn modern bikes !!
( we always wondered what nipple on the case sticking up was for.)
Doh !

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23 May 2020 17:51
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The Greenie #55
Back to the spit it goes.



Here is a HasbroCam picture of what we have now ! Ha.

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23 May 2020 17:53
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Hang on...let me get a fuzzier picture.:ROFLOL

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23 May 2020 18:25
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Dave wanted me to send this last picture also.

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24 May 2020 23:10
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Thanks to Mark showing me that trick on these newer bikes, Clutch is working perfectly but still needs a cable and makes a little noise. I think that is because of no free play or just all brand new with the bad cable that will let loose in about 10 to 15 more pulls.
Absolutely zero issue with shifting in all 6 gears, no more notchy "where's the neutral. " All brand new working perfect.
Need to clean out the simple bugs in the system and should be a screamer.



I call it a newer bike because ( yeah.. I'm used to earlier bikes that adjust from the other side, which is a lot cleaner in my book, and no oil draining involved. waaa, :lol: haha ! )

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