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post #1 of 5 Old 08-25-2018, 01:16 AM Thread Starter
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Cheap Motor, Super cheap parts

Hello all,

See for more pics. Don't pay attention to prices there, I just threw them up when I i first got the stuff.

Main thing is the motor. 32 K miles. Just reshimmed. Has eagle mike doo. Looking to get 500. Here's a very brief video I took before removing it from the frame and installing a newer motor.

Motor 29k miles, running well
Carb 29k miles, running well
IMS 10 gal tank upgrade
One slightly dented metal tank
Radiator Reservoir
Radiator (Clean!)
Rear Wheel
Lightly worn front tire
Stock seat -- ripped
Triple tree
Instrument cluster
Brake caliper
Rear stock rack
Stock frame links
Chain Breaker
Front wheel hub
Right side Rack
Radiator shroud
Radiator Fan
Air box
Sub Frame
Exhaust pipe and stock muffler
Fork shroud
Shift lever
Used clutch cable
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post #2 of 5 Old 08-25-2018, 06:23 AM
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Hey there.
I tried to send you a PM, but it's not showing up as "SENT" so don't know if it 'went' or not.

I may be in need of a radiator, but will your Gen 1 fit a 2010 OK?
Aside from yours being black and mine silver, or natural aluminum color, it appears yours is thicker.
But it's hard to say for sure.

I've only had my bike a few weeks, and a seepy radiator is one of a number of flaws the seller neglected to disclose, and I didn't see till I got it home.

Anyway, did my Private Message come through to you?
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post #3 of 5 Old 08-25-2018, 10:20 AM
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If it doesn’t work out with the radiator, I swear by Alumaseal sealer. It’s powder form, comes in a tube. Put about 1/2 the tube in for the smaller system. I’ve used it on cars and bikes since the mid 80’s with no apparent ill affect.
The latest is in my Goldwing 1100. 2 leaks in the core. It has stayed sealed thru a couple flushes and antifreeze refresh, and pressure tested to 25 lbs.
Good stuff.

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post #4 of 5 Old 08-25-2018, 10:56 AM
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Here's what it takes to put a Gen 1 radiator on a Gen 2.

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Originally Posted by woodboy3 View Post
Hey there.
I tried to send you a PM, but it's not showing up as "SENT" so don't know if it 'went' or not.

Anyway, did my Private Message come through to you?
A PM will not appear in your Sent folder until it has been read by the recipient.

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