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So,I came across a deal on an 89. 883 "punched out to a 1200" as the young man said.
cl-2136039906 by Fred Snider, on Flickr
Obviously, he was no mechanic, as he couldn't answer much more than basic stuff. But it had a title, it did crank (although it ran rough) and it didn't take more than that to convince me the price was right and drove 3 hours to pick it up. Now it's home, and I've made room in the garage.
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This thing needs a lot of TLC. I have a lot of crap to un-crap. The main reason I got it cheap, was that it had broken a head bolt (it was hard to decipher what the kid was trying to describe on the phone) But I figured it out real quick
IMG_4282 by Fred Snider, on Flickr

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So I'll tear into it, and start repairing the multitude of previous owner brain farts. Like the controls
IMG_4277 by Fred Snider, on Flickr
And this mismatched sissy bar will have to go
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Did anyone else notice the silicone around the brake light?
IMG_4273 by Fred Snider, on Flickr
And the electrical tape on the shifter peg
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And these clamps used as a mounting point for the butchered indicator lights.
a774adc0-37dc-403e-9d84-a9370faae966 by Fred Snider, on Flickr
And the clamp that was cut up so this aftermarket speedo could be mounted
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He was kind enough to leave me the bandanas that were holding the turn signals on.
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And I really need a replacement sprocket cover, if anyone has one they can part with for cheap
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He Haw. My 1990 started out like this before I joined the forum.

You can remember how mine turned out. Welcome to 4 speed easy peasy fixing.
I had to put on my own S&S Super Carb and hunting down glitches lasted till a week
before the South Carolina hoedown.

Here is hoping the head stud hole in the case does not require one of these in case you are looking at a stripped out stud hole.
I hope it is just snapped off.

PS, you will know right off it has been punched out to 1200. It might be since a stud is broke off.

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Yes you do!

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"punched out to a 1200"
I hope he didn't do the punching.

Be glad he didn't own a hack saw.

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