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Re: Let´s build this thing together

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Replaced the hydros and converted the points to electronic ignition. Works fine. The primary chain was lubed but had a brownish/rusty appearance so i opened the srew at the pump a quarter turn. Now every 30 sec. a drop is falling on the primary chain at idle. Enough now or should it be more? The ticking sound of the hydros seems to be gone now - but the oil wasn´t hot so we will see if it´s fixed at high oil temperature.
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Re: Let´s build this thing together

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what are the little round things sitting next to the lifters?
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Small but strong magnets to prevent the tappets of falling into the case while mounting the blocks. Works fine. Of course they are removed after installing the lifter blocks.
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Better now?





I think compared to the idling sound before the installation of the new hydraulic tappets it is definitifely an improvment, here is the old vid from last year where the ticking is clearly hearable.

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Don´t trust aftermarket parts, many of them are chunk. I was lucky and got a oem horn holder (i hope it is one, the seller said so) and replaced the broken one. Hope this one will withstand the good vibes :-) and i will get it cad somedays too.
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Re: Let´s build this thing together

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Post by fenderguitarleo »

Dontsink maybe you should use the 58 and up rubberized canvas mounting set up. I think they changed because the earlier ones were breaking. Page 725 in Palmers 3rd edition book.

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In fact the horn is mounted rubber damped in front near the relay. The fixation at the rear cylinder is without any.
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I had trouble with the tank shift rod moving upward in 4th gear and hitting the horn power pack. It kept the rod from fully engaging the detent and would pop out. A small bend fixed it, hope you don’t have that issue.

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Re: Let´s build this thing together

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Thank you, but lucky me there is no clearance issue here.
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