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Changing the kick start shaft, for a 1982 honda XL500.

Hi, just wondering how i split the motor of my XL500, i have it off the bike, with the clutch removed and both side coverings removed. where do i go from here?? i did buy a manual, just awaiting delivery. (but i'm too keen to get it done!)

1982 Honda XL 500.

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Hey count

You can get a complete manual from here I havnt downloaded it myself to check, but is a workshop manual. Follow the procedure on the manual :) I love tearing down and rebuilding engines :)


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    hi, i've the same problem but i can't download nothing. Can you help me? Thanks



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