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I need a new rotor & stator. Any after market ones that are superior or junk? Or stick with factory. Do the rotors come with the sprocket attached? Thanks Ryan o Ya....I sheared the bolts that hold the sprocket to the rotor. Not pretty.
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Manual says I need new screws with special loctite? What's the secret?
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here is a pic of a 1993 and mine 92, the mounting bolts are different.

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Wow!!! If the bolt pattern is the same, could you countersink the 93?
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A couple of years ago I replaced a (stock, 13 year old) stator and regulator, using a Cycle Electric Inc stator and an Accel regulator. The regulator went south a few weeks ago and I replaced it again - this time with one from Cycle Electric. Their gear is a lot more expensive, but they have a good reputation, and I'm willing to pay for peace of mind.

Are you stripping your gearbox to check for damage?
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Using new screws is insurance against this kind of thing happening. The screws come pre-coated with Loctite.

Rotor and pulley are sold separately.
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Wow!!! If the bolt pattern is the same, could you countersink the 93?
The 93 wont work because the magnets are broke out of it.
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A couple of years ago I replaced a (stock, 13 year old) stator and regulator, using a Cycle Electric Inc stator and an Accel regulator. The regulator went south a few weeks ago and I replaced it again - this time with one from Cycle Electric. Their gear is a lot more expensive, but they have a good reputation, and I'm willing to pay for peace of mind.

Are you stripping your gearbox to check for damage?
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Rotor and pulley are sold separately.
ok, thanks again. The screws were still in just fine. I see they sell new ones to use. This wasnt the cause of the damage. I dont know if the magnets broke then caused the 4 bolts to shear off or the 4 bolts sheered off first, as in the bolts that hold the sprocket to the rotor.

I pulled the tranny and everything looks ok, mainly just some copper wire chewed up. Thanks steelworker.
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Ryan, those 4-bolt units used to fail a lot on Buell tube frame bikes. They're fine on stock XL's but they fail a lot on high power bikes. HD finally upgraded it to a new 8 bolt design in like 2001ish if memory serves. Ditto the chain tensioner, the steel backing up the plastic shoe was about doubled in thickness around the same time due to failure issues in Buells.

Anyway, I have a good 8-bolt unit I'd sell you for half the cost of new. Either that or you could go aftermarket ... there's an encapsulated magnet design that comes out of Taiwan, nice piece, sold under a handful of different brand names, lists for $179.95 less your discount.
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