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Took the cam cover off my bike to check the timing marks and here are some pic of what I found. It was a little tough to hold the straight edge and take pics but I tried to do my best.
 

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Heres a couple more.
 

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been following you on this and hopefully now the shop that did the work will correct it for you now that you can prove its on them.
 

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Did you show this to your builder?
 

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sure didn't need the straight edge to see that wasn't lined up.
Best of luck to ya!
 

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Glad you found that! That would cause a lot of your lost hp and tq right there!
 
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been following you on this and hopefully now the shop that did the work will correct it for you now that you can prove its on them.
do you really want them too?? ide be thinking on some coin back & let someone else (or yourself)fix it
 

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You mean to tell us the builder didn't see that! SMH :eek:

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prodrag1320 Quote:
Originally Posted by brhodea
been following you on this and hopefully now the shop that did the work will correct it for you now that you can prove its on them.

do you really want them too?? ide be thinking on some coin back & let someone else (or yourself)fix it

NO!!

YES, what Prodrag said is the right way to handle it, and if U do it yourself, we can walk U through it.
 

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do you really want them too?? ide be thinking on some coin back & let someone else (or yourself)fix it
No I don't really want the OB to work on the bike anymore. So far the OB put the wrong high compression pistons in for my heads then he used the same valve seals after polishing the heads which caused oil to leak into the cylinders and then when he fixed that under his warranty he only replaced the valve seals on the front head because the back cylinder still blow blue smoke when the bike is started and then he got the timing off. And after all that he says the throttle body and fuel injectors are the problem because they are to big.
 

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Oh my god!!! Who are these guys. I hope you get it straightened up.
 

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Fix the timing and take another compression test, ill bet its really close to where it should be now.
 

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Ironmark finally released a picture of the engine builder... this explains a lot.

 

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Fix the timing and take another compression test, ill bet its really close to where it should be now.
I don't even know if the timing marks on the cams line up. I have to get the correct pistons installed so I may just have the HD dealer re-time the bike while it is in the shop and then have them dyno the bike.
 

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This isn't the only thing you've found done wrong by the builder.
I'd be very hesitant in letting him touch my bike at all.
I'd bring him the proof that he messed up the entire job and request that he refund you all of your hard earned cash.
There are too many competent engine builders out there.
Based on what you've done, I'd say you are way ahead of the knucklehead that was working on your precious Roadglide.
If I was you, I'd finish the work myself, after you get reimbursed.
Just My Opinion!
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Nice find... That guy would probably do a better job if he was blind.

So pull the chain, line r up right and check the cam marks while your there.

Then do your comp check... Now where's the little popcorn eatin smiley guy?
 

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Ironmark finally released a picture of the engine builder... this explains a lot.

Kind of insulting to the actual guy pictured, don't U think? My guess is that is he could read/see this thread, he would say even HE could see they were not lined up, and U should get the real culprit's picture up here!!


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