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I was looking to buy a 1990 springer until I heard about them having problems with the engine cracking should I stay away from that year? Thanks

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Ray, Ive not heard of this but its possible. Check with a local Harley shop and see if there was a recall campaign for that problem and if so what models. Maybe it was an isolated problem.
I used to work for Kawasaki and we had some weird oil leaks through pin holes in the casting but it did'nt deter any one from buying them. Just do a little research first on any bike before you purchase it. This may save you a lot of grief in the future.  

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Gary Blake

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I have built from ground up race winning motocross bikes and atvs as well as atv,s for flat track and TT racing. I am starting to take on the utv challenges now for racing. This is a new area for me so Im in a learning curve.

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I have extensive experience in off road motorcycles and atv,s.I also work on street bikes and personal watercraft, Some experience was self taught and some was factory trained. I have been working in the powersports industry since the mid 70,s I hope I can help. Thanks Gary

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Was a sponsor for K.O.R.R.(kansas off road riders) and now I am working with ROMEO,s (retired old motorcyclists eating out)and was in charge of the Quad Wars for the monster truck series in Central Kansas

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Factory trained Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Factory trained GasGas motorcycles and atvs worked as a technician and was as a dealership owner.Kaw.Suz,Honda,Aprilia,Arctic cat,See Doo,Can Am, Bombardier,Yamaha,GasGas,Qingi,TM,Moto Guzzi,Harley,s

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