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Tleighbell
Posted on Sunday, August 02, 2020 - 11:30 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Rotating engine because i have to drill out an exhaust stud on rear cylinder., The one closest to the outside, and of course, higher up. Can't drop the engine quite enough to get a drill in there. Need to drop it down another 1/2" or so. Not sure what is holding it up. could be wiring harness or oil lines but they are not stretched tight enough to be taking that load. Any ideas?
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Tpehak
Posted on Sunday, August 02, 2020 - 09:26 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

If you followed ALL the steps from service manual for engine rotation procedure you can't drop it lower than the front tire. Go through the steps list one more time. And be extremely careful when you will rotate it back because of you can easily cut wires or breather hoses or squish and break the breather valves buy the engine and the frame if you will not pay attention.




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Tleighbell
Posted on Monday, August 03, 2020 - 01:38 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

thanks. I found a lot of tension on the throttle cable, not mentioned in the manual. Removed the throttle cable but not getting much more downward rotation. I think i have about as much downward rotation as in your picture. I just need a little more to be able to get a straight shot in there with a drill, assuming i can find a 1/8" drill bit about 5 inches long! other wise have to drop close to another inch to get a drill chuck in there. Has anyone been able to do this without removing the head?
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Fredrikrosen
Posted on Monday, August 03, 2020 - 05:05 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Not possible to weld a bolt on the broken stud to get it out?
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Ducbsa
Posted on Monday, August 03, 2020 - 06:31 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

One of these with a hex shank bit?

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Tleighbell
Posted on Monday, August 03, 2020 - 09:25 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Thanks guys, good suggestions. i'll have to take a look see.
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Cupcake_mike
Posted on Monday, August 03, 2020 - 11:53 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

The oil line running to the swingarm keeps the engine from rotating any further, assuming you pulled the front isolator mount to allow you to clear the front tire.
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Tleighbell
Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 - 08:40 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Thanks Mike. I suspected that could be it. Is it one line in particular? Feed line? return line or just remove both? i have already removed the breather line.
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Professorbarnhouse
Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 - 05:24 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

would a small right angle drill or a die grinder with a 1/8" collet be able to fit in the space you have?
Harbor freight tools has some pretty inexpensive pneumatic ones.
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Cupcake_mike
Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 - 08:10 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

I dont remember which line it is, but I saw it when I did my first rotation (to drill out the front exhaust studs) and noticed that the one running behind the rear exhaust mount does hold up any further rotation.
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Tleighbell
Posted on Tuesday, August 04, 2020 - 10:01 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Thanks Mike and Professor. I have thought about a right angle drill etc. and will look into it. There is a bit of room there. as for the oil line, there still seems to be some slack but i might try undoing the P clamps that clamp the line to the swing arm to get a little more slack.
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