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post #111 of 185 (permalink) Old 09-23-2014, 11:04 AM Thread Starter
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Mine was tight enough that I couldn't separate it. They sent me a new one which I received but I'm going to wait to install it until my riding season is over.

MikeU I'm glad it's working out for you. Keep us posted

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post #112 of 185 (permalink) Old 09-23-2014, 08:05 PM
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Rlaf75 and MikeU, how tight was the comp when you removed it to send back to BDL? I am having the exact same problem, mine is jammed up tight. BDL says it's normal for it to be seized and that it'll move when necessary. I don't believe that because I was getting so much noise and vibration out of it. I installed my stock 2010 non-se comp and other than a little hard starting, the bike runs great again. I have tried to get it apart but I can't and I don't want to put it in a vise... I think it looks like it shifted on the threads or something. Here's a picture that shows metal being pushed up by the inner piece. It's like that in 3 spots. Have any of you seen that on yours?

Before I could post, I just got an email from BDL saying I can exchange it, so that's good....
The bolt was extremely loose that the comp slid out and hit the primary cover. When I took it apart I was unable to remove the two pieces they seemed to be welded together.
I contacted their tech department and dealt with Scott.
He was very helpful in assisting me.
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Well I just received my replacement in the mail the other day. This compensator is different than the one I sent back. The washer on the inside of the comp is much larger than before and there is also a number stamped on the outside of the sprocket. The first one didn't have a stamp, I think it's the number 814. Maybe a serial number? I'm still not sure if I want to try again with the BDL. I may wait for some more feedback on it from others who have also needed replacement comps before installing or selling this one.
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Well I just received my replacement in the mail the other day. This compensator is different than the one I sent back. The washer on the inside of the comp is much larger than before and there is also a number stamped on the outside of the sprocket. The first one didn't have a stamp, I think it's the number 814. Maybe a serial number? I'm still not sure if I want to try again with the BDL. I may wait for some more feedback on it from others who have also needed replacement comps before installing or selling this one.
Just checked the one I have had sitting on the floor of my home office. It has the number 147 stamped on it.

Which washer is the larger one? Are you talking about the Nylatron, or the steel ones in the bag?
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Sorry about not updating. I did receive the replacement comp from BDL but I haven't changed it out yet. To be honest I'm still alil nervous about it. I'm not sure if theres any numbers on the one they sent me back. I'll look later this weekend when I'm home.

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Well, I've had the new BDL installed for almost a month now with a few hundred care free miles on it.
I rode into work today and it's still running fine, knock on wood.
I did see a number stamped on mine when I installed it but didn't write it down.
When I put the new BDL in I also changed out the clutch and components.
I went with a AIM Variable Pressure Clutch, AIM Billet Pressure Plate and a Barnett +1 Kevlar Clutch Kit and a 380 Clutch Spring.
I also used B&M Trick Shift ATF in the Primary and everything shifts smooth as can be expected.
No more clunking when engaging 1st gear from a stop and neutral is very easy to find.
I'm keeping my fingers crossed that everything continues to work so well.
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The larger washer is the nylatron washer on the inner side of the sprocket. The stamped numbers must be serial numbers then... I'm still nervous about installing the new one as well.
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Hey Mike U, any updates to how that compensator is still doing in there? My stock one is shot, rattling all the time going down the road. The new bdl I have in the box is starting to look tempting....
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Hey Mike U, any updates to how that compensator is still doing in there? My stock one is shot, rattling all the time going down the road. The new bdl I have in the box is starting to look tempting....
So far so good, milesdt85.
Been riding it a lot lately and "knock on wood" No Problems.
Depending on the weather, I should be riding tomorrow and taking a real long ride on Sunday.
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