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      Jughead reacted to Gerard's post in the thread Frankenstein with Like Like.
      Got the bike back. So far so good. Goes very nicely. Thanks Jughead. We'll see over the next couple of days if it needs a bit of...
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      Jughead replied to the thread Frankenstein.
      :ROFLMAO: The problem is that when the bike is on the lift and the centers of the wheels are at chest height you cannot even see the...
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      Jughead replied to the thread Frankenstein.
      So, part of the weekend was spent stripping and inspecting the starter, with the rebuild/service being completed this morning. Some...
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      Jughead replied to the thread Frankenstein.
      Now starts quite easily. Just need to sort the pesky starter. But that's Monday's job.
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      Jughead replied to the thread Frankenstein.
      If you don't have the proper tools to set it up again then, yes, it's best not to touch it. Once the butterflies, butterfly shafts and...
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      Jughead replied to the thread Frankenstein.
      Someone tried a fix for the idle stop screw, not very successfully though. Created a problem where the butterfly stop screw was holding...
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      Jughead replied to the thread Frankenstein.
      So, maybe the reason why the bike battled to start was because it was being smothered to death. With the airscrews turned out ¼ and ½...
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      Jughead replied to the thread A day in the workshop ....
      Yup. I have replaced a few of those lower casings, and had the insurance write off a few bikes because of it.
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      Jughead replied to the thread A day in the workshop ....
      My guess is that the chain was far too slack and ended up climbing onto the rear sprocket.
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      Jughead replied to the thread A day in the workshop ....
      Apparently no master link. I have asked the client to bring in the chain so that I can have a look at it to firstly see what chain it...
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      Jughead replied to the thread A day in the workshop ....
      Yes, there is a case saver on there. However, the chain ended up between the case saver and the engine casing, which forced the case...
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      Thanks @Vilaishima. From which model is that starter? Is that one that you have or just a pic?
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      Correct. Tips and advice are always welcome, @Rufus115. I have had a look at a number of options. Yes, the SWM and Ducati starters...
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      Nope. G450X mounting is different.
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      Jughead replied to the thread A day in the workshop ....
      Nah, not my bike. Client's bike. That's why it's here, to be fixed. KTM where not prepared to weld it. They wanted to replace the...
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