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Now that the tank is damaged the options to modify it are now unlimited! That sucks.
Ha, yeah that is true. I'm putting the tank on the back burner for now while I work out the electrical. I pulled all the wiring I have out of my parts box, put it on my work bench and looked at it for a bit. I'll start figuring out what I need tonight and where i can put everything. Truth is, once i do the electrics and hook up the oil lines I'm REALLY close to test firing it at that point (it SHOULD run, it was running all last season!)
 
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got my battery, itís quite smaller than the stock one:




thats probably good because i donít have a ton of room in front of the fender. iím thinking iíll put the batter, main fuse and ICU in the battery box. not sure if iíll use this Led Sled one or use it to make an enclosed nice.

tonight iím going to replace and hook up the oil lines. think i should take off the right engine cover to get to the pump?
 
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Certain years only need the cam chest cover to come off to remove the oil pump. They notched the frame to allow it to drop out. I replaced my pump which is tricky but doable with patience with cover on.if you remove the cam cover with the push rods under pressure you are in a pickle.

No need to remove anything to replace the oil lines. If you look the run behind the cam chest cover but only where it becomes a sprocket cover.
 

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right on thanks Ben, iíll give it a go!
 
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right on thanks Ben, iíll give it a go!
Also. My oil feed and return lines run under the starter on my year. Can you run them under then a right turn and down under the cam cover on yours? Make them as clean looking as possible I sprayed the lines with Wd40 and hooked a wire to one end to help pull them though leaving anough extra to trim as needed.

I also mixed up my feed and return once lol.
 
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Hell I thought you gave up dude hahaa.You have a shop manual? Just another idea for your electrics is make a box sized for what room you have and fab one out of cardboard. Think about under the battery also. keep the box just above the bottom frame rails.
​​​​​​.Some one near you has flat metal same gauge as battery box or on line. Custom to your need makes the ride super reliable and sets it apart from the others. You have any wires thru the frame yet? You have time. You only have 5 months of winter left there right ?
 

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ha, i will never give up! thatís a great idea on the electrical box, build a model to fit the application, donít try to make something fit. iíll give it a try. thereís a metal store here so iíll go pick up some steel.

hahaha, yeah only winter for another 10 months!
 
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Yeah another cool 78 in Tampa today. I hate winter.
 
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Yeah another cool 78 in Tampa today. I hate winter.
damn it why do i live in Minnesnowta.
 
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ďminorĒ setback: oil tank wonít work for my bike, i need to switch to a center fill style. got that on order. for the new tank, there feed, return and vent. Stupid question, but in the FM it shows that thereís a vent line from the engine going to the oil tank. do i attach that to the oil tank vent or vent to atmosphere? i know the oil tank vent is supposed to go to atmosphere.
 

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