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Mike1nw 2nd December 2020 21:51

Installing jugs finally but another Q
 
2007 883
Finally installing jugs and heads :banana

I don't see, in the FSM, that you install each head when its valves would be shut. Which makes sense to me.

So I guess it doesn't matter where pistons are, you just bolt them on?

Highly-Dangerous 2nd December 2020 21:56

I just posted in you "Potato - Potato" post..... I am lost now...

What are you exactly doing to your 07 883?

Mike1nw 2nd December 2020 22:35

I broke off the nut on the left end of the mainshaft, in Sept.

So, had to replace mainshaft = disassembly of engine......

The cases are back together :) Now I'm putting jugs and heads on.

Going OK so far. But it's been slow though.

aswracing 2nd December 2020 23:03

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mike1nw (Post 5864090)
2007 883
Finally installing jugs and heads :banana

I don't see, in the FSM, that you install each head when its valves would be shut. Which makes sense to me.

So I guess it doesn't matter where pistons are, you just bolt them on?

The crank/piston position makes no difference when installing the heads, that's correct.

However, it matters very much when installing the rocker boxes.

I know it's not our kit (at least I don't think so?), but common mistake #6 in our kit installation instructions applies anyway: http://www.hammerperf.com/ttinstallkit.shtml#mistake6

kitabel 3rd December 2020 01:45

Even the boxes don't matter, if you have adjustable pushrods.

aswracing 3rd December 2020 14:30

Quote:

Originally Posted by kitabel (Post 5864125)
Even the boxes don't matter, if you have adjustable pushrods.

You have to position the motor to adjust them anyway.

kitabel 3rd December 2020 16:26

What part of my remark is wrong?

aswracing 3rd December 2020 17:03

Quote:

Originally Posted by kitabel (Post 5864220)
What part of my remark is wrong?

Who said it was wrong?

Although I could go down that path if you're interested ... but I was just pointing out that it gives no advantage, the motor is still going to need to get positioned correctly.

kitabel 4th December 2020 00:28

Although I could go down that path if you're interested
What did you have in mind?

rocketmangb 4th December 2020 04:57

What was the old method ?

Intake just closing adjust the exhaust
Exhaust just opening adjust the intake


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