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It lives again

Now...I used a big drill, turned the crank and oil was pooooooouring out the hole where there is the cam bridge.

Let the engine reach op temp and measured cam ends with a touchless infrared thermometer and 1 cam was roughly 8 degrees hotter than the other 3....oh well. Flip side is it is not the cam that usually seize, that cam kept the same temp as its other 2 siblings.

Plan: start the engine a few times and make it reach op temp then shut it down for the night then after those few times inspect the lot.
Then go for a short 2-3minutes test ride and inspect. Then a 10 mins ride. Then maybe a real test ride if everything checks out.
have you removed oil filter to see if it has some in it now? odd that.
 

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OK, 3 static tests (just bring engine to op temp on the stand) conclusive

1 OTR test shows cams ends at the same temp as the dash shows, 3 years old fuel make the bike feel underpowered and sluggish (topped it off with $5 of primo)besides that,no issues, no leaks no weird noises.

Will do more tests on the road in the next few days, baby steps.
Fingers crossed. What a journey.
 
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