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Discussion in 'Motor' started by myanoch, Nov 22, 2009.

  1. V

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    The safest way to do it is to remove the heads. There is a tool on the market for about $275.00 that is designed for on the bike removal but I have never spoken to anybody that has used one or have I seen anyone on the forum mention it.

    Your bike should have single wound springs from the factory (S&S) that are compatble with the .585 cam.
     
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    Thanks V, it does. I talked to S&S today (very helpful) I'm just going to pull everything (heads and jugs) and send them to S&S to have everything decked, honed, diamond cut, etc. even with the 585 Cam they suggest 10.5 to 1 compression. I don't want to have to do this work again, this is very stressful (on the marriage too).
     
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    S&S work

    So about how much did that set you back sending your heads and jugs into S&S for rehoning and port & polish?
     
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    So for the guys that did the 585 cam upgrade, what is the part breakdown that you went through? Was it truely plug n play? When you did the swap did you replace the springs or do any valve work or head work?

    I am just trying to get a baseline for any and all parts I may need for this cam upgrade. I plan of getting rid of the E carb and going to a G as well. I have to take my rocker boxes off anyway because of a gasket leak, back left as most of you had had also. Thanks in advance for any input :)
     
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    From all the reading and posts here you don't need to change anything for a 585 cam on our 05's. Other than re-jetting the carb you are good to go. Now stepping up to the 600 cam, which I am in the middle of doing, will cost a lot more because parts will need to be changed out for sure. I know you and I have spoken about that already through pm.
     
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    Yes, 585 = Plug & Play. :2thumbs:

    :cheers:
     
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    Indeed we have, I am going to go ahead and put a G carb and manifold I believe, I have to replace the damn tp rocker box gaskets because my back left one is leaking like most folks have on here.
     
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    i have the same bike.and thinking i want to do the same.

    how much for the cam?
    do you have a step by step with pics of this upgrade?
     
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    I also have been leaning toward the Woods 590 cam - Do you have any performance stats, rideability, personal opinion, comparison against other bikes, etc after install?
     
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    Did all of this work make a difference?
     
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    Biggest bang for the buck:old2:
     
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    630 Woods cam, bigger bang for a lot more bucks..;)
     
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