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Old 01-21-2013, 09:12 AM   #96371
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:11 AM   #96372
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Yesterday I made it 3/4 of the way through putting a new engine in my CBR.

just have to re-install the carbs/tank, hook up the wiring and harness and should be ready to fire up (fingers crossed that the 3rd motors the charm)
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:15 AM   #96373
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What offset? Someone should have asked or mentioned that by now.
I'll have to check when I get home, can't remember off the top of my head.

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Old 01-21-2013, 10:41 AM   #96375
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Yesterday I made it 3/4 of the way through putting a new engine in my CBR.

just have to re-install the carbs/tank, hook up the wiring and harness and should be ready to fire up (fingers crossed that the 3rd motors the charm)
Fingers crossed the carbs don't need to be synced. That's a PITA.
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:48 AM   #96376
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Fingers crossed the carbs don't need to be synced. That's a PITA.
It ran ok before the whole motor scenario so I'm thinking it should be ok now?
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:50 AM   #96377
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probs ok, but tuning the carbs to the motor would give you the best performance... but syncing is a different issue if i understand it correctly.
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They are likely fine, as long as something didn't get knocked out of whack. Rejetting isn't a horrible idea, but that'll be once it's up and running.
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Rejetting is a pain.
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They are likely fine, as long as something didn't get knocked out of whack. Rejetting isn't a horrible idea, but that'll be once it's up and running.
I'll re-jet when I do the exhaust/K&N filter. for now I just want it up and running if not perfectly.

from there I'll work on tidying up and cleaning everything to how I want it.
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