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Yeah, my bad. Multi tasking. 91- 03 is what curbside needs. 04+ won't work.
Just learned this yesterday looking for an aluminum 28 tooth from BDL for my 05.
Whatever you do, do not use those if your bike is anything but for show.

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Holy sh!t! Heard how they save on the 5th gear bearing but damn. Not worth it if they don't hold up.
We're you maybe running loose?
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It was the pulley. Improperly anodized (supposedly hard anodized 7075). It's rather common with BDL pulleys. Find a steel pulley (Sirrom1 has them on eBay) or OEM and you'll be much happier.
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It was the pulley. Improperly anodized (supposedly hard anodized 7075). It's rather common with BDL pulleys. Find a steel pulley (Sirrom1 has them on eBay) or OEM and you'll be much happier.

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seen stranger.
back in the 60's, had a dude riding a 650 triumph engine in a mini-bike, street legal as he drove it to and around college campus.
they used to have fossil fuel carts till greens managers got away from the leaks and maintenance issues.
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