I've good news, and sad news.... My beloved (and costly) XR has been sold. I posted it on the local CycleTrader and sold it to the second caller. Yes, I divulged all that I had, and even provided receipts and names of all the people who have had a hand in the pie. The first caller was amazed I was so honest about the motor, and how or what I went through to get it fixed. So amazed... he never called back. .. I was Anyway... advertised it for $4400.... and let it go for $4000. It sure ran beatiful when I let it go... and I rode (tested) it for about 300 miles on a brand new top end and valve job. Thanks to Denise and Rob Barnum... it ran like a champ. Now... I'm picking up the new Husky Tuesday. Woo Hoo!