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Old 09-12-2008, 06:35 AM   #1
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just learned that a newbie ride sould not ride backroads on a cb 750 all by ones self. got about 10 k up a logging road and dropped my bike. could not pick it up. got help from a passer by, but smashed the trans case. ouch. today i pick up a wrecked 750 nitehawk and will swap the motors any word o wisdom?
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Old 09-12-2008, 06:50 AM   #2
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Umm.... don't do it again?..

I've done that myself, not breaking the case but heading off up some Forest Service road and winding up by myself up above the snow line trying to dig my bike out to turn around..lot's of fun LOL
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Old 09-12-2008, 08:03 AM   #3
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Swapping the engines rather than fixing the one you have is a good idea if you are really confident that the "new" one is as good or better than the old one. Otherwise I'd get a gasket kit and grab parts off the wrecked one instead.
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