removing cams very unlikely to help. most probably piston rings stuck to cylinder walls.
unfortunately, there's no way to attach rear headers with engine in frame. maybe capt 80's knows a trick ?
compression test would be step #1.
sorry i was wrong, but starters don't often fail. o_O
used this rig to remove valves, we'll see if it's ok for re-installing later. :cool: anything to keep from spending money, right ?
nice work. dija use bluing or anything to check width and position of seating area ?
i'm doing the same job here on an '86 700.
you could try an external filter between tank and carbs. :Yo: how many miles or km's on the little red heart-breaker ?
if you can lean the bike a few degrees to the left you won't need to drain the oil.
clanking noise is most likely the starter clutch misbehaving, and you'll need to remove right side engine cover to get to it. it's not the starter...
what ? like this ?
could it be flat spots on the tires from sitting ? or loose steering head bearings ?
nice work ! gotta loo ?
Carry on camping !
takes coordination and exact timing
lean the bike way way over on the right side to get oil to the starter clutch and try again.
click it into 3rd gear and push the bike, but some oil the cylinders first.
place a wood block against the cover and rap with a hammer. put a socket on nut and coordinate a hammer blow with turning. try some heat....
someone will correct me if i'm wrong, but i think +2 on the rear is within the chain adjustment range of the eccentric using standard length chain.
inspect the plug on top of the starter relay for signs of melting as charging voltage goes through the red wires.
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