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Old 02-06-2017, 12:09 PM   #21
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Whats wrong this time?

Swapping the frame again.
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Old 02-06-2017, 01:25 PM   #22
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But no crash with this one. Just a bad deal on a frame
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Old 02-07-2017, 12:00 AM   #23
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Day 2:

Removed
-Kickstand
-Headlight Assembly
-Tail light assembly
-Coolant container

Cables/Hoses Disconnected
A8-Headlight Assembly
A9a-Left headlight
A9b-Right Headlight
A10-Odometer display

B4-Coolant hose

Time Started:8:30PM
Time Ended:10:30PM
Time Elapsed:2hrs

Sanity check: 70%

Notes:No update on the new frame. Seller marked it as shipped, but it hasn't left the UPS facility yet, or they just haven't updated the tracking number. Estimated delivery date is Jan. 13th. Maybe I should slow down a bit, got plenty of time. Not looking forward to pulling this chassis out, let alone jacking this engine up all by myself. An extra pair of hands goes a long way. I was going to get the triple tree off tonight, didn't happen. I'm quite surprised at myself. Haven't resorted to the service manual once yet. Go me.
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Old 02-07-2017, 12:17 AM   #24
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Fack. New frame will likely be arriving a little sooner than expected. Like... tomorrow. Good thing it's my day off. Guess I'll be working OT tomorrow.
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I bet your ready to get that bike back on the road too.

Looks like you got a good handle on all the work, good job.
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What mods do you plan on doing? If I were you I would replace the stock handlebars with aftermarket Racing clip ons. They are easier to replace if you drop it and cheaper if you just have to replace a bar. I always run the levers tight enough but loose enough so that if they hit the ground they have a better chance of rotating instead of breaking.
Then I would look at some rearsets. But that would be me so I would have a more aggressive riding position and could run a different shift pattern. I wouldn't mess with any performance mods because it wouldn't make a difference. Maybe look at some crash protection for the bike and some decent rubber.
I do think think you weigh enough to make a difference in the suspension setup
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Old 02-07-2017, 08:30 PM   #28
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Any mods are going to have to wait. My main concern is like Marty said, getting it back on the road. I swear every time I hear a motorcycle riding down the fwy, I die little inside.
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Old 02-07-2017, 10:35 PM   #29
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A11-Clutch cable
A12-Left handlebar controls
A13a-Throttle cable
A13b-Throttle cable
A14-Ignition
A15-Right handlebar controls

B5-Front brake fluid hose

Time started:8:30PM
Time:9:30PM
Time Elapsed:1hr

Sanity Check:25%

Notes: My least favorite part so far is the triple tree. Another hang up. I don't have the right sized socket for the triple tree bolt, so looks like I'm going to Lowes again tomorrow. Need to get grease, brake fluid, oil, and loctite, too. I'm exhausted from work, so I'm calling it quits early tonight, can't focus enough to give much of a atm.
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Old 02-09-2017, 09:36 PM   #30
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Time Started:6:30PM
Time Ended: 7:00PM
Time Elapsed: 30min

Sanity Check:50%

Notes: Had some unrelated issues that prevented me from working on my bike very long, but at least I got THAT part done. Continuing on with naming the wire connections is getting more difficult, as beyond this point, I don't know what they're called, nor do I really care at the moment. Still labeling them, though, so if anyone recognizes any of the connections, please let me know what they are.
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... Continuing on with naming the wire connections is getting more difficult, as beyond this point, I don't know what they're called, nor do I really care at the moment. Still labeling them, though, so if anyone recognizes any of the connections, please let me know what they are.
Most connectors are unique in some way or other, color or shape, the service manual has a schematic that designates the color for each wire and what it goes to, also the routing of the harness and cables, and pretty much everything else, just take your time.

Example of possible helpful info...
Chassis Electrical Parts Diagram

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little by little you'll get it done.
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Most connectors are unique in some way or other, color or shape, the service manual has a schematic that designates the color for each wire and what it goes to, also the routing of the harness and cables, and pretty much everything else, just take your time.



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little by little you'll get it done.

I don't think I'll have any trouble reconnecting them. It's figuring out what they're for/called.
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Well, she's thoroughly gutted. I'll give better details tomorrow. Exhausted.



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You might find something to help, starting at (((16-1 Electrical))) to help you.

Plus a lot of other info.
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To be honest, the past two days have gone by in a blur. Keeping track of stuff and keeping those of you who care updated has been time consuming. So I'm gonna cut right to the chase. Old frame is out, new frame is on as of tonight. So far, got the chain and swing arm back on, but that be it. I have motorcycle parts littered from one end of my apartment to the other, I'm covered in grease, and I'm at that level of crazy that I was walking around with one pant leg rolled up and can't remember why. All in all, it's been a productive 2 days!



















New frame and swing arm assembled!

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excellent, you are really doing some work on the three hundred!

were you able to see where the old frame was bent?
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Amazing job your doing Oakley...when you get done im going to have a tribute ride for you and title it "MotoHoustons Lady of the Year Ride"...keep up the great work...the crowd is impressed...
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That'd be so awesome!
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