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FYI-the timing cover that was worn through on crispin and is causing him so many problems can be replaced by one from Woodcraft for $80, before sponsor discount. Crispin's misfortune is making me question if I should be riding with such weak case covers! We often spend $65 on frame sliders so this seems like a no brainer and is going on my list of things to do.

http://www.woodcraft-cfm.com/Scripts/prodList.asp?idCategory=12839
 

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It is only the left side and I talked to woodcraft today and they told me they are running another production run for people who are using street bodywork...they asked me to pass that on.
 

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Thats great news!


Are the street ones not as strong as the others b/c they're thinner??
 

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Well if something good comes from my misfortune then that is a good thing.

To be honest I think I had a rare accident.

If the bike had just flopped on its side or any other type of accident this wouldn't have happened.

I think it is rare that you would take some kind of sharp trama to the engine cover.

I swideswiped another bike, how ofter does that happen?

Has anyone else broken an engine cover before?

Now I think about it I guess the answer must be yes or they wouldn't be making aftermarket covers.

I think once Woodcraft gets the fitment worked out I'll will buy some.

Much cheaper than getting the motor rebuilt!!!
 

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crispin said:
I think once Woodcraft gets the fitment worked out I'll will buy some.

Much cheaper than getting the motor rebuilt!!!
That's the idea!

Slippin in anything aftermarket during the rebuild?
 

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If anyone gets conclusive information from Woodcraft and have verified, could you add the information to the sticky?
Woodcraft (Eric Wood) is using my bike for the fitment of the case covers with the stock plastic, as I speak. So you should know very shortly I would think.
 

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That's the idea!

Slippin in anything aftermarket during the rebuild?
well there is not much out there right now.

Of course I am going with the high-comp Kawi head gasket

Then we are degreeing the cams to some specs that another member gave me

And I may let the guy do some grinding on the head, I first want to look at the stock head and see what my untrained eyes tell me.

I have come to find out that the guy who wants to do my head for me has both a flow bench and valve grinder at his house. He also has rebuilt airplane motors for the last 10 years.

I am thinking of letting him put a nice 5 angle on the valves (if possible) and clean out the ports and bolws a bit.

i'll post some pics of the factory setup as soon as it gets apart.
 

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So Spider is doing the work? Do they still have good prices on tires?
 

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rocket girl said:
Woodcraft (Eric Wood) is using my bike for the fitment of the case covers with the stock plastic, as I speak. So you should know very shortly I would think.
Are you getting hooked up with freebies for your contribution?
I personally think they're a waste of money if you have frame sliders but if they were free I'd take them. They look trick!
 

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So Spider is doing the work? Do they still have good prices on tires?
Yes. Very good shop for basic work. Prices are good, service is great.

Big projects take a real long time, however.

These are the guys i ride with on Sunday mornings out on Beeline. Fast group of riders!
 
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