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Old 03-20-2015, 12:21 PM
Slogger Slogger is offline
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Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: nohio
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Default Re: I'm finally gonna do it

I got a very nice engine from DAX. The chain tensioner was all messed up but usable. Can't vouch for other dealers because I only bought the one.

You'll like the china girl after you get it broken in. Make sure your chains, tensioner and sprockets are aligned and squared up and you won't have any chain problems.
Read the sticky thread about chain noises, five minutes with a dremel and you're good to go.

I wouldn't toss anything, try to keep your initial costs down. I didn't and my bike has cost me an arm and a leg.
I would recommend you be careful about your engine mounts. The rear mount is the boss, it needs to be clamped solidly to the seat tube without gaps or fudging the angle.
Then compensate for any gap on the front mount using a bracket that you can get from SBP. A solidly mounted engine is critical.
You can safely trash the spark lead and plug that comes with it, a good lead is a couple dollars. I like NGK spark plugs but everyone has their own preferences there.
Good luck, hope you get a good one.
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