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rode it to breakfast and stopped by the hardware store... the front brake master was all corroded and in need of attention so i wire brushed it mmasked, wiped with acetone, put a coat of zinc chromate on the bare aluminum and then hit it with some vht caliper paint...

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Beat my right side swingarm bolt into submission until it finally let me remove the swingarm to change out the swingarm bearings

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