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Offline street tango

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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2018, 07:25:37 AM »
How did it go with the swap?

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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2018, 08:17:35 AM »
Bike and engine both at the mechanics now, but I'm away till thursday so will (hopefully) be picking it up then. No problems so far, engine looks good at least.  :028:
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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2018, 10:02:36 AM »
bye bye to the old engine......


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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2018, 10:36:08 AM »
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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #14 on: November 04, 2018, 10:58:29 AM »
Conservatory....lol
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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #15 on: November 05, 2018, 02:14:58 PM »
Ahhh thought you were going to do it yourself...
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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #16 on: November 05, 2018, 04:55:35 PM »

Good god no.........I've done a few bits, but wouldn't trust myself to go that far. I'll leave that to the experts.
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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #17 on: November 18, 2018, 03:47:43 PM »
Well.....the engine swap went well, the new engine has only done 2500 and is scarily more responsive. Gonna take a bit more getting used to without pulling wheelies coming out of junctions. Looking well though.

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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #18 on: November 18, 2018, 05:01:32 PM »
Good to hear you're back on the road, and the new engine is actually a slight 'upgrade'. Hopefully that takes a bit of the sting out of having had to have a new lump in the first place.

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Re: 2012 engine swap uncertainty
« Reply #19 on: November 18, 2018, 07:11:44 PM »
Interesting, you wouldn't expect any difference! Did you swap ecu as well?

 


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