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Old 08-23-2012, 06:41 PM   #1
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So I just dropped a small screw down the exhaust pipe

Was trying to reinstall my leo vince quiet inserts. There is a small screw about 3mm long that keeps it from shooting out the pipe. Well that small non magnetic screw fell down the pipe. Do i have to remove the pipes or am I able to shoot it out the exhuast pipes? Serious question....
Will the back pressure suck it up ino the head? It would have to go up about a foot to be sucked back in...
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....475+lb bike. Would have to lift the front wheel all the way up-basically 12 oclock it...

Easiest way would be to remove the front header pipe...
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Old 08-23-2012, 06:52 PM   #6
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can't, it's a honda
No its on my aprilia
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You have to be able to keep the Honda in sight in order to see it wheelie. Keep working on your skills
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I wouldn't chance it. How hard is is to take off the header?
Be careful not to wreck up the gasket(s) and I think you should be fine.
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I wouldn't chance it. How hard is is to take off the header?
Be careful not to wreck up the gasket(s) and I think you should be fine.
Just did it and got the screw out Gasket is good still.... my life.
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What i should of did in the beginning
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Was trying to reinstall my leo vince quiet inserts.
Planning on hitting the clover leaf?
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Planning on hitting the clover leaf?
No just trying to figure out the fuel rich problem on this beast. Open exhaust=more air flow over the O2 sensors to thinking its lean so it dumps more fuel in causing it to smell like a 2 stroke.
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That and this big is forming just north of the clovers as we speak62c548f9 c879 8ac1
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My son did this with the valve stem screw yesterday, but just had to pull the baffle luckily.
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Just did it and got the screw out Gasket is good still.... my life.
Sucks, but hey least it didn't cost you anything.



Not raining at the clovers yet....lol
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lol...could have just gotten a vacuum... or you cold have puckered up!!
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