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Acronym please advise - DAB?

On my partners bike someone went with levering the seal out with the primary cover still on. The shaft has been scratched such that there is the tiniest of leaks now that sees a dirty line on the case. No drips but it is annoying.
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Thanks. I normally call that a DOA, dead on arrival, as you would think it was tested at birth.
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Replaced my old top mount headlight to a bottom mount using a custom made mount I made, moved wiring into new space under mount for them. Will now make a cover to make it look even better. I also replaced my dead speedo with a koso tnt-01, wiring took a bit but was worth reusing the old connectors. Everything is working well except the speed reading is out but I will dial it in fast. Have to make a custom mount for the speedo now.

Still have good weather to get more riding in.

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Replaced my old top mount headlight to a bottom mount using a custom made mount I made, moved wiring into new space under mount for them. Will now make a cover to make it look even better. I also replaced my dead speedo with a koso tnt-01, wiring took a bit but was worth reusing the old connectors. Everything is working well except the speed reading is out but I will dial it in fast. Have to make a custom mount for the speedo now.

Still have good weather to get more riding in.

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I understand what he did. I did the same thing on my old 02 Sporty.

Built brackets out of stainless steel and polished them until they looked just like chrome.




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I hope my heart can stand all this excitement! Might even stay awake until midnight!
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You Party Animal! Those brackets are great! I appreciate home brewed stuff rather than bolt on!
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You Party Animal! Those brackets are great! I appreciate home brewed stuff rather than bolt on!
I bought one of the threaded bottom mount brackets first. With it mounted on that springer, the bouncing kept stripping the threads out of it. I built the brackets to use through bolts with nuts on them.

Couple of the holes are slotted to allow headlight aiming.
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