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  1. I think that unless you are finding shiny metal...

    I think that unless you are finding shiny metal flakes in your final drive oil changes and the oil in the rubber boot is less than a tablespoon or two every other oil change I would leave it alone....
  2. Ragtoplvr and rxcrider are giving you some good...

    Ragtoplvr and rxcrider are giving you some good advice here. I still cringe when I recall what GSAddict and I went through replacing that seal on my 1100RT which always leaked a little when I got it...
  3. Not an expert but I think if a bike sits a lot...

    Not an expert but I think if a bike sits a lot the varnish that builds up in injectors and such is not likely to get cleaned off by pouring stuff in a tank of gas. They need to go to a proper...
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    There's a lot of threads and even more opinions...

    There's a lot of threads and even more opinions on filters and oil here. I use the Bosch filters from Euromotoelectric. I buy them in six packs and zip lock bags of crush washers to go with them to...
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    Yeah Shell and Chevron up here have high octane...

    Yeah Shell and Chevron up here have high octane ethanol free gas but it ain't cheap. I should update that POI file. Just have to remember how. :banghead
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    You can get them straight from Spiegler....

    You can get them straight from Spiegler. http://www.spieglerusa.com/brakes/cycle-brake-line-kits.html

    Revzilla and tons of other places carry them also. Replacing old rubber brake lines and...
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    I think the Anonymous book is sent out once a...

    I think the Anonymous book is sent out once a year. They are going digital with it soon supposedly. I think you could request one from the membership person though because you are entitled to one as...
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    You might take a look at your MOA Anonymous book...

    You might take a look at your MOA Anonymous book and call a few riders in your area. Ask about local clubs and who owns oilheads nearby. Someone probably has some tuning tools and skills to help you...
  9. Thanks Kurt. After I posted I tried using...

    Thanks Kurt. After I posted I tried using dbrick's suggestion and got some hits also. I've been so used to typing "site:xxx space whatIwant" but leaving that out seems to work better. Turns out the...
  10. I am looking for posts about the ideal handlebar...

    I am looking for posts about the ideal handlebar upgrade for old farts still riding an R100RS. The stock bars are made for strong young backs that can lean forward all day and laugh it off later. I...
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    I played around with Firefox security settings...

    I played around with Firefox security settings and got no joy. Bit I did find the solution. I am not sure if the Forum display issues reside in the cache or the specific Forum cookies as clearing...
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    Forum Software Bugs

    Is there an official thread for reporting and tracking forum bugs? There should be. :banghead

    I've noticed different behaviour lately and perhaps this is since the recent update but not sure.
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    Because I know my oilhead alternator is under...

    Because I know my oilhead alternator is under charging my Odyssey PC680 and the documentation states this will shorten the battery's life. To avoid this I regularly charge it with an Odyssey approved...
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    What's your fuel mileage at 12.8 AFR? You must be...

    What's your fuel mileage at 12.8 AFR? You must be taking a fair hit running it that rich?
    I average 42 mpg (US gallons) @ 13.8 AFR.
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    Curious to know why you would discourage...

    Curious to know why you would discourage customers from charging their Odyssey batteries.
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    I have a Pure Gas POI file installed on my Garmin...

    I have a Pure Gas POI file installed on my Garmin Zumo. Whenever I am near (within 1km) of a station with ehtanol free gas an audible alarm goes off alerting me the good stuff is nearby. When it's...
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    You are right. I had a type there. Corrected it...

    You are right. I had a type there. Corrected it today. I can't recall where I read that ideally you wanted it between .370 and .400 so the middle being .385 VDC. I'll have to re read Rob's article...
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    I know GSAddict and I will see you in Nakusp. ...

    I know GSAddict and I will see you in Nakusp. :wave

    I see here you haven't pre registered yet though. :type
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    True that. I've never seen ones as short as OEM...

    True that. I've never seen ones as short as OEM stems for my RT. I see MaxBMW sells them for $5.46 each. Part number 36 31 7 653 064. The local automotive joint sells a package of two from China for...
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    I have a calibrated digital panel meter on my...

    I have a calibrated digital panel meter on my bike and I look at it all the time since it's right in front of me. It is wired directly to the battery terminals to measure exact voltage all the time....
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    Your oilhead alternator is working perfectly but...

    Your oilhead alternator is working perfectly but you have the wrong battery for the application. Unless you modify your alternator to put out a higher voltage that battery will not work for you....
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    The problem is these days all you can find are...

    The problem is these days all you can find are "cheap" ones. They are mostly made in China now and if you don't have a whole box of them you don't know where they come from.

    I had one come apart...
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    That's some good detective work there. Glad you...

    That's some good detective work there. Glad you found it!
  24. Oh that would be tricky to make! So much simpler...

    Oh that would be tricky to make! So much simpler on an Airhead where some flat steel and couple of old bolts does the trick once you are in there.
  25. You can easily make your on flywheel TDC locking...

    You can easily make your on flywheel TDC locking tool for dirt cheap. Thanks to Dana Hager for putting this out there.

    http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/oilhead_tdc_mandrel.pdf
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