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Old 12th November 2020
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Sportster/Buell Model: XL 883
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What I did to require a tear-down of my lovely 883, is break off the clutch nut, by forgetting it's righty-loosy and lefty-tighty.

Everything is going good so far. Cleaned the heads and piston-tops. Waiting for new parts. New 12 ton press is ready for action.
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BTW I ended up on the DIY path here out of necessity. The FSM is a godsend.

Someone, maybe on this forum said, If we don't learn from our mistakes, why make them
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