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Old 01-20-2009, 07:26 PM   #21
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I would love to be on the Wrenchscaliber mailing list! I have all the parts and I'm ready to do the doo.

PS...New member saying hi!
Wrenchscaliber is now on the way to sunny California to visit 'handmeawrench'. I enclosed the 2 coil springs that came with the EM doohickey since I went with the torsion job.

Keep us informed on your Doo Ryan!
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Old 01-21-2009, 10:43 AM   #22
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Wrenchscaliber is now on the way to sunny California to visit 'handmeawrench'. I enclosed the 2 coil springs that came with the EM doohickey since I went with the torsion job.

Keep us informed on your Doo Ryan!
Shouldn't there be a decal of some sort we can put on our bikes to designate those graced by the power of Wrenchscaliber? Who knows a graphic designer?

There is going to be quite a collection of coil springs when it leaves my house as I, too, will be using the torsion spring.

I will keep you posted. Thanks again!
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Old 01-21-2009, 04:16 PM   #23
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mbabc, a question sir.

Did you need to put a groove in your Eagle Mike doohickey for your torsion spring application ?
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Old 01-21-2009, 10:57 PM   #24
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mbabc, a question sir.

Did you need to put a groove in your Eagle Mike doohickey for your torsion spring application ?
Mike's lever has the nice groove already. Good stuff!
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Old 01-21-2009, 11:19 PM   #25
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Nice job mbabc I see from the pic you didnt remove your sprocket, would it have been easier to remove it? I'm preparing to do the doo this wknd and been brushing up on my research about it. I read about drilling the hole for the torsion spring @ about the 7 oclock position? Is this approximately what you did?
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Old 01-22-2009, 12:11 AM   #26
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Nice job mbabc I see from the pic you didnt remove your sprocket, would it have been easier to remove it? I'm preparing to do the doo this wknd and been brushing up on my research about it. I read about drilling the hole for the torsion spring @ about the 7 oclock position? Is this approximately what you did?
I didn't see a need to remove the sprocket. Had lot's of room, just removed the cover.

I followed Mike's on-line instructions...

https://www.leftcoastklrs.com/Install...ion_spring.htm

I only foul up was when I used too much pressure on the drill and broke the bit. Got the broken half removed and with a new bit, I was back in gear.

Good luck. If I can do it, anyone can!

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Old 01-22-2009, 12:27 AM   #27
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Thanks for the reply! My turn to go in!
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Old 01-22-2009, 01:43 AM   #28
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Handmeawrench, I'm in Orange County and would love to get in line for the doo tools, let me know if there's no one else in line, we could possibly meet in Anahiem?

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Old 01-22-2009, 07:00 AM   #29
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Handmeawrench, I'm in Orange County and would love to get in line for the doo tools, let me know if there's no one else in line, we could possibly meet in Anahiem?

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If you already have your Doohickey and parts from EM, then it looks like you are next in line! If you haven't ordered them yet, you should probably do so now, as sometimes Mike gets backlogged due to demand. If everyone has their parts at the time of wrench-receipt, it could 'do a Doo' once every weekend, traveling by mail to the next recipient during the week. For guys like you and Handmeawrench who are within throwing-distance of one another, it could circulate even faster. Good stuff!
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Old 01-22-2009, 11:04 AM   #30
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Handmeawrench, I'm in Orange County and would love to get in line for the doo tools, let me know if there's no one else in line, we could possibly meet in Anahiem?

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I'll check back in when I'm done and confirm you have the parts and are ready to rock. Assuming it's okay with Waldo at that point, I'll meet you in Anaheim and deliver the mighty tool.
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Old 01-22-2009, 12:53 PM   #31
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I'll check back in when I'm done and confirm you have the parts and are ready to rock. Assuming it's okay with Waldo at that point, I'll meet you in Anaheim and deliver the mighty tool.
Pretty much everything is OK with me, as long as Wrenchscalibur gets the p!ss worked out of it! It is no longer my tool, Wrenchscalibur now belongs to the ages... She circulates freely within our community, forever changing the lives of every single member she touches... kind of like a blistering case of Herpes...
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Old 01-22-2009, 01:06 PM   #32
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Please put me in-line for Wrenchscalibur!!!
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Old 01-22-2009, 06:01 PM   #33
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And Lo, The Lady of the Lake (aka my mail lady) delivered perhaps the most coveted of treasures today: The Mighty Wrenchscalibur!

Barring attack by the Huns, this beauty will see action this weekend. And upon completion, the power AND glory will be bestowed upon the next lucky companion.

I'll keep you posted! Thanks again!
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Old 01-22-2009, 06:50 PM   #34
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I do belive that The Mighty Wrenchscalibur needs a return trip to its origins in Central Florida, please put me in line for its use.
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Old 01-22-2009, 09:06 PM   #35
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Spoke with Iron Mike and will have my doohickey, spring and gaskets early next week. Cant wait to see what my current doohickey and spring look like.
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Old 01-22-2009, 10:53 PM   #36
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Please put me in-line for Wrenchscalibur!!!
Jan,

Do you already have your Doohickey/parts? It looks like you spoke a little before Member 'racedogs', but if you don't already have them or have them ordered you'll probably want to do that before snagging the wrench. I'd just suggest that it next goes to whoever is all prepped and ready. The next few destinations look like:

Handmeawrench
Wilson
Janfmiller
Racedogs

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Old 01-23-2009, 10:49 AM   #37
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I'd like to get in line for Wrenchscalibur. I'm ordering parts today...
What a great idea.
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Old 01-24-2009, 11:33 PM   #38
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Due to unfortunate circumstances (and doohickey noob-ness) I will need to crack 'er back open tomorrow or Monday. Seems I have left an errant thrust washer flying around in there.

Wilson, can I hand Wrenchscalibur to you on Tuesday or Wednesday? That should still give you prep time for this coming weekend.

Oh...I will also give you a 24" section of threaded rod, so don't buy that part if you haven't already.
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Old 01-25-2009, 12:58 AM   #39
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I can't tell how far out Wrenchscaliber is but I'd like to be on the list.

I'll order parts from EM tomorrow.

Does anyone have an estimation of how far out Wrenchscaliber is? My engine is opened up already, just gotta get the parts. If i can get my buddies on board we may put four notches in it when it's in my hands.
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Old 01-25-2009, 07:16 AM   #40
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Due to unfortunate circumstances (and doohickey noob-ness) I will need to crack 'er back open tomorrow or Monday. Seems I have left an errant thrust washer flying around in there.

Wilson, can I hand Wrenchscalibur to you on Tuesday or Wednesday? That should still give you prep time for this coming weekend.

Oh...I will also give you a 24" section of threaded rod, so don't buy that part if you haven't already.
Damn...this bothers me...getting ready to "do the doo" and have seen several postings along this line...

Is there a way to inspect the thrust washer BEFORE buttoning back up??? Inspection mirrors to make sure they're in place, etc....
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