Out of interest, does anyone have a rough idea of what the compression should be on one of these?
I did notice on exhaust removal that its a simple clamp at the head of the pipe...it does not however seem to attach to the engine head in any way and seems to just butt up against it....is that normal?
I put my finger in there and the sprag gear turns smoothly and easily one way and not the other, (as I believe its supposed to).again no sign of trauma in there...should I continue and pull the primary or does it sound like the sprag assembly is complete and not seized etc?
Hello all.so I am removing the head and barrel from the 2003 bullet 500 I am working on for a family member....I am at the stage where it is stuck fast and no amount of blows upwards on the manifolds with a rubber mallet or wooden drift is working it loose....I will not be prying apart or tapping on any fins....are there any methods recommended for this removal? I have seen something along the lines of two wooden dowls in each manifold but do not think I have the strength to prise it loose like this.....also I think there may have been something on here showing a puller system which looked fairly complex.any help appreciated.Thanks.
Probably the long way around..but still good news...if he can get the 350 case...and maybe ship it over to those other cats to have it worked into a 500?...same way they mod their current 350 cases...but thats just me ice skating up hill...who knows..tomorrow they may get some cases in...
thanks for that info...it sounds like an alloy barrel is the way to go...however if my friends budget will not stretch to that...can anyone recommend good oversize pistons to match a rebore on the old steel barrel?