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Hi Lance 348 or what ever the number is.... This is jeff in Powder Springs with the new to me 93 that needs a stator. Well we got everything tore down today in about 6 hours and finally got the old stator out. It was toasted completely. Couple of questions now. The front cylinder exhaust bolts both sheared off in the coupler that connects to the cylinder. They were rusted totally. So we took off the coupler which ironically came off very easily even though the nuts were real rusty. Question #1 is where can I get new studs for the front pipe? Second is we accidently left the rear cylinder plug wires on when we dropped the engine and snapped one off. So I need new plug wires. We unhooked the wires at the coils and and pulled the wires off of the coils.. Where do I get them as I didn't have much luck online and I just know Kaw. will be high...

To anyone contemplating the stator change... I found it to be rather easy to do just very time consuming.... Had a little trouble with the rear mounts but once the gearbox was off, it went ok.... What a crappy design... If the removable frame was on the right, no sweat..... Also, found the front splines with minimal but some grease and looked great, very little wear if any so someone must have lubed them at somepoint in it's 22k miles. Engine looked good with no debris or rubber stuff and nothing in the screen. I used the instructions from this site (forgot who) and so far so good.

New to me 93 Jeff
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Hi Lance 348 or what ever the number is.... This is jeff in Powder Springs with the new to me 93 that needs a stator. Well we got everything tore down today in about 6 hours and finally got the old stator out. It was toasted completely. Couple of questions now. The front cylinder exhaust bolts both sheared off in the coupler that connects to the cylinder. They were rusted totally. So we took off the coupler which ironically came off very easily even though the nuts were real rusty. Question #1 is where can I get new studs for the front pipe? Second is we accidently left the rear cylinder plug wires on when we dropped the engine and snapped one off. So I need new plug wires. We unhooked the wires at the coils and and pulled the wires off of the coils.. Where do I get them as I didn't have much luck online and I just know Kaw. will be high...

To anyone contemplating the stator change... I found it to be rather easy to do just very time consuming.... Had a little trouble with the rear mounts but once the gearbox was off, it went ok.... What a crappy design... If the removable frame was on the right, no sweat..... Also, found the front splines with minimal but some grease and looked great, very little wear if any so someone must have lubed them at somepoint in it's 22k miles. Engine looked good with no debris or rubber stuff and nothing in the screen. I used the instructions from this site (forgot who) and so far so good.

New to me 93 Jeff
PM me for new boots, I have a set I will let go cheap... as for wires... you can build your own with some bulk spark plug wire found at your local parts house... HERE is a list of NAPA bulk Ignition Wire... it is sold by the foot or by the roll.
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x2 on the build of new wires...i used another thread on this forum to build them ...its easy.

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Hi Lance 348 or what ever the number is.... This is jeff in Powder Springs with the new to me 93 that needs a stator. Well we got everything tore down today in about 6 hours and finally got the old stator out. It was toasted completely. Couple of questions now. The front cylinder exhaust bolts both sheared off in the coupler that connects to the cylinder. They were rusted totally. So we took off the coupler which ironically came off very easily even though the nuts were real rusty. Question #1 is where can I get new studs for the front pipe? Second is we accidently left the rear cylinder plug wires on when we dropped the engine and snapped one off. So I need new plug wires. We unhooked the wires at the coils and and pulled the wires off of the coils.. Where do I get them as I didn't have much luck online and I just know Kaw. will be high...

To anyone contemplating the stator change... I found it to be rather easy to do just very time consuming.... Had a little trouble with the rear mounts but once the gearbox was off, it went ok.... What a crappy design... If the removable frame was on the right, no sweat..... Also, found the front splines with minimal but some grease and looked great, very little wear if any so someone must have lubed them at somepoint in it's 22k miles. Engine looked good with no debris or rubber stuff and nothing in the screen. I used the instructions from this site (forgot who) and so far so good.

New to me 93 Jeff
You will need 2ea.: NGK P/N# XDO5FP $2.69 ea.
2ea.:NGK P/N# LDO5FP $2.19 ea.
And while you are at it order: 4 NGK DPR7EIX-9 Iriduim spark plugs.

Order from: http://www.sparkplugssource.com/shop/

I have plenty of 7mm 19 stand copper core/silicone jacket wire. As long as you don't mind yellow, $10. shipped


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ACCT'S GREASED W/TOC SPRINGS
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PICKUP COILS GAPPED AT .018"
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I got the iridium plugs at O'Rileys for around $4 each a year ago.

I'm keepin' all the left over parts. I'm gonna use 'em to build another bike!
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I got the iridium plugs at O'Rileys for around $4 each a year ago.
Thing must be cheaper in mudbugville, I just bought a set last week from them and it was $6.88ea.


85 VN700 "Old Yella"

REBUILT ENGINE
CUSTOM PAINT
VANCE & HINES CRUZERS
EAR SHAVED AND RE-JETTED W/K&N'S
DUNLOP ELITE K591 FRONT & REAR
VOLTMETER
SYNTHETIC BRAKE FLUID
SYNTHETIC OIL & GEAR LUBE
PLEXISTAR 2 WINDSHIELD
SPLINES LUBED
ACCT'S GREASED W/TOC SPRINGS
COASTERD
LEATHER SADDLE BAGS
LEATHER TOOL AND ROLL BAG
PICKUP COILS GAPPED AT .018"
NGK CAP, WIRES, IRIDUMS
BARNETT FRICTION PLATES & SPRINGS
CUSTOM GRIPS, MIRRORS, LEVERS
ORIGINAL STATOR & R/R 14.5v
DEKA MF AGM ETX15L

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Well, I just checked, and they are a little cheaper in mudbugville, but not much. $6.49 each.

Maybe no one was buying them last year and they were trying to move old stock. They don't even stock them now.

I'm keepin' all the left over parts. I'm gonna use 'em to build another bike!
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