Might be an aftermarket cam cover on my bike. Here’s the issue.The Bassani Road Rage that is on my TC124 in my red/white FXR does not have any interference issues with the OEM TC cam cover or anything else. Daryl Bassani checked fitment with many FXRs to include those with big block TC engines. Pics of my red/white FXR are all over the net.
Mine is on an evo not a TC so there is some difference, but the nose cone is not centered in that bend. The pipe is definitely closer at the bottom than the top. I know the S&S billet nose cones hit with the RR3. Also, I don't necessarily hold it held out as I torque the exhaust nuts, but hold it there until the nuts are tight enough to hold its own weight out away from the engine. The pipe is not in the correct location if it is hanging under its own weight and then tightened up.I wrestled with it a bunch. To me the pipe should flow around and under the cone of the cam cover not over it as it seems to. That’s when I said to hell with it and took the cover off. Plenty of room that way and bolts up nicely. I’ll have the new cam cover soon and start back to work shortly. I’m still stalled out for a bit as I’m waiting for the ramjet kit to clear customs.
Was hoping for a solution which I didn’t have to lace and true a wheel. Thanks for the info. What are your thoughts about using the rear shock position? I suppose I can always cut and weld new mounts but I’ll eventually get an aluminum swing arm.Make your own wheel. Buchanans can supply the spokes and rim. You source the hub.
Sorry for the lack of postings but there’s been little progress to report since I’ve been waiting on parts to arrive. The ramjet TC kit finally got released from customs.
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The parts fit up nicely. Should make for some easy welding.
One thing I’ve been trying to figure out before welding it all together is mid placement. With the clutch cable in the way it’s not possible to put the Dyna mids in there without the clutch cable running on the bracket constantly....
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looking for suggestions on this one. I’m hoping to have the bike on wheels next week so that I can get a feel of foot position and to see if mid controls are really what I want.