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Old 08-22-2013, 11:30 AM
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By "lengthen", do you mean a turn or two out, or did you have to replace something?


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Right about two turns or so. Wasn't concentrating on how many, more so on getting it in line. That description was more about which way the motor needed to be moved.
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Two turns and a tich ...
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Old 08-22-2013, 12:29 PM
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Old 08-22-2013, 02:49 PM
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Shoot, now you're more qualified than the trained monkeys.
Whadda ya mean, "now"?
He was to begin with.


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Right about two turns or so. Wasn't concentrating on how many, more so on getting it in line. That description was more about which way the motor needed to be moved.
Ah. I didn't know. Some people file shit, some weld shit on...


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Old 08-22-2013, 03:03 PM
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Old 08-24-2013, 07:31 AM
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I take it it's all better?
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Old 08-24-2013, 10:46 AM
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Either that, or he's just smoked another cigar.


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Old 08-24-2013, 01:18 PM
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Road about 200 miles. Mostly interstate running an errand. Tracks straighter.... Still have a very very slight lay of to right hands off. Just overall better behaved.

Have stock tires and always attributed the terrible road groove tracking to that. I road them on purpose today and it'll easily ride them without that feeling of being locked in them. Slow speed stability improved as well.

I suspect the swing arm bushing are toast as was the front motor mount when I changed it.

I'll get to the bushings soon and realign

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I have the manual on PDF. I did a search for alignment and found this little diddy. Note numbers 7&8. I didn't do this step when I changed the calipers and rotors to 08 brembo. After installing the front wheel correctly the slight layoff to the right is nowhere to be found. Pays to read the manual even though I know everything already

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I've even got a thread on that either here or the old place...


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