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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 22 Nov 2019 06:33 #814349

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Cleaned the plugs.
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 14 Dec 2019 06:45 #815339

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Splitfire plugs are doing pretty good.
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 15 Dec 2019 19:16 #815421

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Getting ready for cold rides. B)
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 19 Dec 2019 18:41 #815633

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At least I can ride now. B)
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 09 Jan 2020 15:19 #816780

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I hate to tear down a good running motorcycle but it has to be done.
(Continued from my Cam Tower Caps thread)
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 10 Jan 2020 06:52 #816822

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I was right about fitting the caps to the Andrews cams.
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 10 Jan 2020 19:19 #816891

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Getting the head off was a PITA. :angry:
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 11 Jan 2020 07:29 #816905

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Looks like this will be a good head. B)
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 11 Jan 2020 13:54 #816931

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Took everything off I need.
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 11 Jan 2020 18:52 #816939

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Bossie is in good hands.

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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 11 Jan 2020 20:29 #816943

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Now to bench set the lash.
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 12 Jan 2020 20:39 #816993

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This is going to take a while. :unsure:
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 13 Jan 2020 12:27 #817033

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Doesn't look good but I'll use the best I have.
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 13 Jan 2020 18:31 #817057

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Rookie mistake. :blush:
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 13 Jan 2020 19:09 #817059

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Help out a rookie... How did you bend a valve installing the cam???
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 13 Jan 2020 22:04 #817065

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When setting the valve lash on the bench you can only use one cam at a time or risk one valve coming in contact with another. I forgot that. . :blush:
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 14 Jan 2020 05:46 #817067

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Dodged a bullet on that one. :whistle:
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 14 Jan 2020 13:25 #817073

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Better than before. B)
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 15 Jan 2020 07:18 #817112

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I'm in the center of the shim range. B)
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Z2 750 crank (Bossie the Kaw) 15 Jan 2020 19:28 #817168

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Got my choice of cylinders. Just about ready to put it back together. B)
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