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How you finding the breather set up? Any spray coming through the filter?

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He may have been one. One of the guys involved with the Iron Butt Rally is tied to the museum, not sure how. My guess is Paul was down there supporting them because they put his bike in the museum

Damn Chris, now you’ve let the cat out of the bag.
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so still three slim and nimble italian... and one fat curvy american bt...?

what about the roadster?
Yeah the Italians are still around.

The XLr was not getting ridden enough and I have a friend who had inquired about it a few years back. He's a Vietnam Vet who earned our respect a long time ago. So I called him up and made him an offer he couldn't refuse.

A friend of his flew in to Philly and rode it back to NM for him.

I feel like it's in good hands.
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Looking good HD good to see it out on the road.
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Added another 1,800 or so miles to my 2006 Sporty to push it over the 260,000 mile mark and took 4th out of 22 in a Rally. Working on the write-up now and hope to post on my blog in a week or so
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Ordered the XR1200 clutch mod parts (€140) and a front master cyl' rebuild kit (€88,
and a new Goodridge braided front line (€47).
Wife's told me to stop spending on the "bloody thing"!
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Ordered the XR1200 clutch mod parts (€140) and a front master cyl' rebuild kit (€88,
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Wife's told me to stop spending on the "bloody thing"!
I put around 1,800 miles on my new XR1200 clutch parts this past weekend and it worked great.
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My replacement ignition module will be arriving today and god willing I might get her running. It's been over a year, was waiting for hubby to help but he got sidelined with back issues. So I watched some you-tube and got help from this site to find the exact part number. Fingers crossed!
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You go girl, let the bonding continue.
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Went to the yearly Swap Meet at the local stealership, picked up a (salvaged) 2008 XL1200C frame, swingarm, & rubber mounts for 150 bucks...

So now I am thinking of swapping the 2005 883 engine from the hardtail converted 2005 XL883L frame to this new(er) frame, build up a 90+hp cafe racer...!
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