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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 05-18-2015, 02:08 AM Thread Starter
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Folks, I am trying to install Lloyds timing gear in my 2012 vegas with x bow exhaust and I am stuck at removing the bottom hex bolt of the cam cover. It seems there isn't much clearance and the heat shield is coming in the way. I have tried ball end allen wrench but it doesnt fit due to the angle. It sucks when you are prepped to do the job and get stuck on something trivial

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Can you post a picture please ? As I have a Jackpot similar to Vegas most of us installed the ATS and change +2 / +4 or +6 no problems getting the cover off the engine, did you remove the dipstick ?

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I am stuck at removing the bottom hex bolt of the cam cover.
Not actually the "cam cover" but I have the same setup. The heat shield if not the front header looks to be obstructing the bottom hex bolt.

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Take the heat shield off?
Take the pipe off?

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Ohhhh that ain't good ??

Could you loosen the 2 bolts on the exhaust as HC posted ? Then you have a few more mm to play with ?

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remove exhaust bracket bolts, loosen header bolts, remove forward control/brake assy and let lay or hang. Pull exhaust away from cam cover to get more room. Or you can simply try a ball tip long allen socket….but still may need to move exhaust out to completely remove bolt.

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Sure looks like you will have to remove at least the heat shield and possibly the pipe. I have had this problem on other bikes and by just loosening the bolts on the rear pipe support, I could pull the pipes out just enough to slip in an Allen wrench that I had cut shorter than normal. I don't know what sort of support there is at the rear for your Victory pipes so this idea may or may not work.

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fak005

He posted this question of facebook and wound up with some 30 answers even Kevinx told him what to do.
Now he is here asking the same question and getting the same answer.
Funny part is if he would of done the job he would be done by now and we wouldn't be wasting our time on him.

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