Motor removal

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    Poolio

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    How hard is it to get the motor out? Where do you start? I think I might need a manual and a big hammer for this job
     
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    Take pics, it will help going back together. Have you read the 'how-to' threads on this? I do it using a big floor jack, without any help. Bag and label your fasteners. I use wide masking tape, a black Sharpie pen, and heavy-duty freezer bags in quart and gallon sizes. Get a big snap-top plastic tub to hold the pieces.
     
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    I do have a sheet with removal instructions. Takes about an hour if i'm in a real hurry. Usually a few hours.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2019 #4

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    I’d be interested in that. Not sure where to start. Not even sure when because of insurance
     
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    Sent you a PM Poolie. I'll call ya. Maybe I can get up there and give you a hand.
     
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    Email me at one2dmax@aol. and ask for the instructions
     
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    Thanks steve o and fire medic and Sean. Nothing but gratitude and respect
     
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    I've seen this posted from Sean before
     

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    My MOP:
    Put the bike on centerstand. Run strap from front wheel to bottom of C/S just to CYA.
    Drain the coolant.
    Disconnect - battery terminal.
    Disconnect fuel pump.
    Remove air box
    Remove carbs.
    Stuff rags in intake tubes
    Remove side cover w/vmax emblem. Unplug RR and stator. Remove wiring from frame rail.
    Disconnect rad hoses from motor. Remove radiator. (can leave in place if you let it lean forward but, I remove)
    Remove exhaust system
    Remove shocks, rear wheel, final drive, drive shaft, swingarm.
    Remove output shaft.
    Put a short piece of 2x10 lumber on a floor jack, put it under the oil pan, start removing the motor mount bolts and removable side of the frame.
    The motor will wiggle right with this setup.
     

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