Join Date: May 2007
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07 08 cbr 600 engine swap help.
Does anyone have any experience in swapping out motors? I just cracked mine really bad at an oil gally and just wanna get a new motor and have it swapped out and be done with it. The local dealer quoted me $375 for the swap out including new plugs, oil, and coolant which does't mean squat to me cause I'm just going to drain the oil and coolant and put my prefered kind in.
Anyway, Is this a job that I can do on my own? I have a manual but I don't know if it's the awsome one that I need for a job like this. It's 588 pages and is pretty in depth. Do I need any special tools for this job? If so what do I need? I stripped my bike down to the swing arm, frame and motor after my crash and everythings just about put back together. I dremmeled my cracks and flilled them with JB Weld but my case covers ended up leaking. I took the case covers off and re-sealed them but then had a problem with my 6mm nuts not torqing. They just kept rotating. It was a wierd feeling. Not stripped but not torquing. At that point I said "This is enough". So i'm installing a new motor.
thanks in advance.