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    Not sure how similar the /6 harness is to the /7...

    Not sure how similar the /6 harness is to the /7 but here are a bunch of shots of the teardown of my 1977 R75/7

    http://rides.webshots.com/album/492384825dTAEBo

    Hope this helps.
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    Not sure why it was a PM instead of a post... ...

    Not sure why it was a PM instead of a post...

    Anyhoo...


    Good luck queretaro :thumb
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    I just saw an 81 R100RT for CAD$3500 (~USD$3250)...

    I just saw an 81 R100RT for CAD$3500 (~USD$3250) with 73'000km (~45'000 miles)

    Good running order, no bags etc.

    So $4500 for a decade newer version doesn't seem outrageous.
  4. Soldering the clip is not a problem... just use a...

    Soldering the clip is not a problem... just use a fine tip iron and try not to apply heat to the part going through the plastic... or as little as possible. Or Bob's BMW has new caps for $35

    The...
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    After breaking my gear puller trying to separate...

    After breaking my gear puller trying to separate the flange from the shaft I had to take the entire swing-arm to the dealer to disassemble. It took a torch and a 30 ton press... apparently every...
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    It was on that stand for 5 months (long winter up...

    It was on that stand for 5 months (long winter up here). I rolled it around, even carried it out of my basement on it out to the garage for reassembly.

    Not perfect but it worked.
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    I got this from Princess Auto here in Canada. ...

    I got this from Princess Auto here in Canada.

    Simple measurments to take... only two bolts holding the engine in place.

    http://members.shaw.ca/canadadan/bike/engine4.jpg
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    http://members.shaw.ca/canadadan/bike/p7186166.jpg

    http://members.shaw.ca/canadadan/bike/p7186166.jpg
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    Did it once... I think I used 3rd gear.

    Did it once... I think I used 3rd gear.
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    But Clayman says the line goes into brass nipples...

    But Clayman says the line goes into brass nipples on both intake manifolds (between the carb and the jugs)... it sounds more like a home-made attempt at balancing the pressure between the intake of...
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    That's the truth... I flipped a brand new Buell...

    That's the truth... I flipped a brand new Buell thumper arse over bars in the required training course a few years back... apparently brakes on a Buell with 100km on them are MUCH stickier than a 30...
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    Sorry... mine came like this in 77. For used...

    Sorry... mine came like this in 77.

    For used parts I have seen a few /7's parted out on eBay in the last couple of years. For some the sum of the parts is more than the whole. Keep your eyes...
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    I'm running Michelin Macadams as well... not the...

    I'm running Michelin Macadams as well... not the vintage look but I have run them wet, dry, straight up and in cornering and have felt no misgivings on my choice.
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    My choice would be to stay with the under-tank...

    My choice would be to stay with the under-tank system... it's a bit of work to change the fluids but I just don't like the looks of the handlebar system.

    As for bleeding... check out...
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    I would have used 5 minute epoxy... it's supposed...

    I would have used 5 minute epoxy... it's supposed to SET in 5 minutes... not last only 5...

    I'd be willing to bet I didn't give the glue enough tooth or a clean enough surface to bond to.
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    I opted for the Twinmax... and my /7 has never...

    I opted for the Twinmax... and my /7 has never run so smooth.

    I bought it from http://www.adventurersworkshop.com/twinmax.htm
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    I had and have the same problem. My first attempt...

    I had and have the same problem. My first attempt at the fix didn't last.

    One word of warning... be VERY careful with the speedo needle placement if you remove it. I must have goofed and now my...
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    Sticky: Purple Haze (page 1 of this thread) is dead... ...

    Purple Haze (page 1 of this thread) is dead...

    Long live MOJO!

    http://members.shaw.ca/canadadan/album.htm

    http://members.shaw.ca/canadadan/bike/p7186167.jpg
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    I would direct your attention to the gallery at...

    I would direct your attention to the gallery at the other end of the following link...

    and yes that is solid ice...

    http://community.webshots.com/album/128004198RtVSwb
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    Poll: My only road bike was made when I was 9 years old.

    My only road bike was made when I was 9 years old.
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    Gave up film years ago. Have stuck to long optics...

    Gave up film years ago. Have stuck to long optics though, the Sony F505 and now an Oly C2100 UZ. I have a few of my favorite shots on my personal site.
    ...
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    Sticky: Love the last two... here's one of my...

    Love the last two...

    here's one of my favourite shots from a ride last fall...

    http://members.shaw.ca/canadadan/images/ohya640.jpg
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    On top of a flashlight, phone, flares etc I...

    On top of a flashlight, phone, flares etc I picked up this kit from http://www.mec.ca :

    3x3 sterile dressings (8).
    2x2 sterile dressings (4).
    3x4 non-adherent sterile dressing (2). ...
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    www.powerletproducts.com ?

    www.powerletproducts.com ?
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    Sticky: Here are some beemer (maybe a ural?) choppers...

    Here are some beemer (maybe a ural?) choppers I've found on-line over time...

    http://members.shaw.ca/canadadan/images/barisbike.jpg

    http://members.shaw.ca/canadadan/images/BMW_chopper.jpg
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