blast off to Jesus!

Last night, I dug out an old camshaft and grabbed the hack saw. It took me a bit but I finally cut the points side off of the shaft after about 20 min of sawing. Then the hunt began for all the bits needed to make a mock Dyna install. I found a spare points housing, spark arrester and lash bolt/nut. It's actually pretty cool. A portable version of my ignition. I'll try to get a pic of it tonight.

A guy on caferacer.net said he just shimmed out the cover 1/4". But I'd like to keep that cover sealed up. I know the Dyna isn't near as sensitive as points but if I can minimize the amount of gunk in there, all the better. Now I'm waiting on my cam chain tool so we can button up the engine. While I have the time, I think I'm gonna paint my engine mounts as well. I painted the stator cover and valve covers. They look pretty cool, it's a low gloss black. Even though it's gonna be nice on Sat, there isn't much I can do at the shop. So I'll hit CRC2, blab with Rob for a bit and then spend the rest of the day with RedQueen.

time for breakfast....

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