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post #3 of (permalink) Old 09-02-2011, 09:11 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by dazco View Post
The only thing i can think of is the initial run of cams had a defect that in some cases has led to breakage of the decompression mechanism on the ends of the exhaust cam. A few people have had them break, tho no one has had a breakdown as a result. But theres no way to know if that bike has the upgrades cam. The 11's surely do, but i don't think you can know with a 10. it could have the upgraded cams or not. If it's a later one it probably does.
Thanks! I'll check the production date. Hopefully it'll be a "sooner" rather than "later" thing and would be covered by warranty.
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