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It looked very easy when the rather pretty English lass did it in the youtube video l just watched.
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Remove rocker boxes to relive pressure on cams.
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Read the manual on how to do this first! Don't just pull the rocker boxes.
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yes I will read the manual
In the meantime....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0R-_HM2MN0Y&t=34s
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The pretty English lady took a chance at destroying her cam bushings.
But the 'customization' of the cam cover to make it look more rugged and getting her pretty face on Youtube was more important.

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The FSM is first priority.
Here are some extra pics and info to help also in the XLFs Sportsterpedia.
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What's FSM?
still, a girl that cute must know what's going on, right?


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She is also using the manual for a XR 1200, not an XL, for the torque settings, probably the same though.
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still, a girl that cute must know what's going on, right?


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