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And it ends with a whimper

Finally made time to tear into the $300 project bike I've had sitting around. The lower left case had a chunk knocked out and I assumed the balancers had gone south.After pulling the motor,I removed the stator cover to check my theory. The balancer gear fell out onto the bench, the bolt is chewed and the case is ground away. While I have most everything to make the repair, I just decided to keep tearing down and boxing parts up for future needs or liquidation, Mainly due to the title being lost in a house fire before I transferred it.
Snapped a few pictures because I haven't seen any balancer failure pics here in quite a while.
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87 vn750at least that is what the frame #'s say
"Squirrel Bike" aka Jersey

Rat bike with a good PR agent

shaved and coastered
2 into 1 exhaust
rear 170 and front 110
Relocated R/R
custom dash with voltmeter
Spitfire windscreen
Plutonium plugs
Recovered seat without "butt hammers"
More to come
Praise to the Parts Goddess Crobins for needed things

When someone tells me "Great minds think alike" all I can think is "You Pervert"
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