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You don’t even know the half of it Dave. I was just trying to arrange the “not cleaned/inspected yet” area. Those are just some of the 900 heads off of one shelf!
I’m doing some spring cleaning.
Next step for Jrs garage lessons will be doing guides and valve job next weekend.
I’m also trying to get him to pull a Tom Sawyer on some of his little buddies. Show em “how cool it is to run the glass beader” on some of that old iron!
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Dave, didn’t I send you some 1000 heads already??
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absolutely mike.should I send them to you to fit the guides and do a valve job?i should have a kibblewhite hp spring set as soon as I get the next covid deposit,haha.then I can put them together and on to the race bike they go.but the race season at Famoso is a wash due to the flu goin around and no such thing as covid
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Lower shock mount for 900 - P/N: 54516-72...+ lower outer nut if possible. I’ll take a pair if they’re afraid of losing each other but can’t promise I’ll fit them both.

Also a set of 13.5” ‘low clearance’ shocks, maybe fitted to XLH up to a certain year?
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If you don't get a response here, JW boon has the studs available.

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https://www.jwboon.com/index2.php?co...6bool_op%3DAND
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Jan won't ship outside Europe anymore. And he's a liyyle priey, But a good source for very hard to find NOS OEM parts almost no oone else has.

But Old Dude will probably have the bolts.
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Harry's in england FH.
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Ask him to turn out the lights when he leaves.
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Sorry Harry - Just kidding. Your lucku you can get parts from him.

But you might still just check out some other suppliers. I just looked at a chain adjuster he wants $120 Euros for that I can buy for $29 USD off of ePray.
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Thanks fellas...I can get the HD parts from Boons but need to work out what else to buy to make up min order. Then shipping which is never cheap. Or pay a similar amount for some shiny aftermarket ones. There’s a few on eBay US but they won’t ship to the UK.
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