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Old March 22nd, 2012, 08:52 AM   #781
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well everyone knows i drive slow.if i hang around with jim and tab at all, i wont need a throttle. i can have joe just turn the idle up a little and that should be plenty.

waiting on my gas tank to get welded and mount my last bar and radiator behind the seat. then it will get tore down and painted..hope this weekend.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 07:01 PM   #782
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Why didnt you turn the lower shock mount 90 degrees like the lower rear mount is? Wont the hiem bind at full articulation?
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 07:12 PM   #783
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i actually changed the front 3 times to get the right angle and no bind.thats the way they work on the front. the shocks are layed back a little so they had to have the brackets were they are for full droop.( the run the same as the top mount.) the rear are ran the opposite because they mount on the chassie that way. neather front or back come anywhere close to binding. i always thought they had to be mounted 90 from each other..i have found on 2 rigs now that is not correct.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 07:17 PM   #784
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Ok cool, if they dont bind than thats all that matters. Rig looks like it should be fun!
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 07:21 PM   #785
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Ok cool, if they dont bind than thats all that matters. Rig looks like it should be fun!
you guys good at tuning and revalving coilovers? i need to rebuild and re valve my front bilsteins.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 07:27 PM   #786
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No i have not had a set apart yet, i actually just got three of mine back from king getting warranty seals put in them. I had over 200$ just in shipping them out there and back. I would love to have someone show me how to do it, drives me crazy not being able to do it myself. Sucks for us if we lived in cali king will tune your shocks for free in the desert when you buy a set from em.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 07:34 PM   #787
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yea bilstein said they would do mine but like you said shipping sucks.i wanna just do them myself.johnnyquest (greg) said he is doing his own so we should just do a shock night how to at his house (what you think greg?)..i use to do all my bike stuff myself so i know the valving part, but i have no idea about how to take one of these monsters apart.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 07:36 PM   #788
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Apple tree is a king dealer also and might be able to hook you up on shipping. Talk to Jay.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 07:40 PM   #789
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well everyone knows i drive slow.if i hang around with jim and tab at all, i wont need a throttle. i can have joe just turn the idle up a little and that should be plenty.

waiting on my gas tank to get welded and mount my last bar and radiator behind the seat. then it will get tore down and painted..hope this weekend.
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Anyone at appletree do tuning? from what i have seen they dont look hard to dissasemble or reassemble its just the amount of oil and purging the air out that is tricky. Doesnt look that bad to do just would feel better being able to watch someone do it.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 07:47 PM   #791
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I can help you with your shock tuning. No problem.
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I can help you with your shock tuning. No problem.
That would be cool. Id love to fine tune my setup after i get the rear back together.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 08:03 PM   #793
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I can help you with your shock tuning. No problem.
do you have to submerge them greg so you dont get air in them when putting them back together?
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Apple tree is a king dealer also and might be able to hook you up on shipping. Talk to Jay.
i was up there a couple days ago checking the pedal setups they have..jay was on the phone almost the whole time..they were busy!
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i did polish my wheels the other day....

i have walked around this thing a thousand times doing little shit and bracing things up. added 5 more bars to the bottom for link bracing.picked up some sweet aluminum for a skid plate and oil pan skid.and another bellhousing so my parts list is getting smaller.
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do you have to submerge them greg so you dont get air in them when putting them back together?
Nope.
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 08:22 PM   #797
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i did polish my wheels the other day....

i have walked around this thing a thousand times doing little shit and bracing things up. added 5 more bars to the bottom for link bracing.picked up some sweet aluminum for a skid plate and oil pan skid.and another bellhousing so my parts list is getting smaller.
Were you able to get both skids out of that sheet?
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 08:56 PM   #798
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yes thanks a bunch...
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Old March 22nd, 2012, 08:59 PM   #799
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yea bilstein said they would do mine but like you said shipping sucks.i wanna just do them myself.johnnyquest (greg) said he is doing his own so we should just do a shock night how to at his house (what you think greg?)..i use to do all my bike stuff myself so i know the valving part, but i have no idea about how to take one of these monsters apart.
a MX fork is harder to do than a coilover...I like you will be fine
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yea i just need to sack up and tear into it.i would feel better having greg guide me. this will be done after it is back home.have a bunch of other work to do before i worry about those front coilovers. but i am glad i have someone that has been doing it so i know were to go.
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