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  1. Thread: As ___ as ___

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    As Black as the soot on the walls of Hell.

    As Black as the soot on the walls of Hell.
  2. Thread: As ___ as ___

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    ...about as far as it goes.

    ...about as far as it goes.
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    I have no good excuse for not riding this winter...

    I have no good excuse for not riding this winter except to go on specific missions, but today was different. Today the weather was perfect for riding. I went out early to explore the back roads of...
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    What Kent said. The mileage sounds about right...

    What Kent said. The mileage sounds about right for head work for the reasons he noted. You might want to re-ring it. but don't do anything other than clean the cylinder. And then when you go to...
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    Another step to take to insure against marred...

    Another step to take to insure against marred paint that I did was to coat the tank with a thick layer of paste wax. I got some leaks, but no damage to the paint.
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    There are better products on the market for rust...

    There are better products on the market for rust removal than acid. Acid will etch the metal and can result in pin holes. I had good results with Evapo-rust. Bad results with acid. A bit spendy,...
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    To get the rest of the red-cote out I was told by...

    To get the rest of the red-cote out I was told by one of my Boeing buddies that "Aviation Paint Stripper" (Nappa) is the best, but all the literature I see say that MEK based strippers are required. ...
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    I just went through the same problem with three...

    I just went through the same problem with three tanks. Wash, rinse, repeat, until rinse water is clear. I put the last tank in my dryer to tumble the nuts and sheet-rock screws I put in the tank....
  9. The simple answer is yes. But, without changing...

    The simple answer is yes. But, without changing any settings you can take the carbs off and clean the engine and the back side of the carbs. Use a zip tie or something to hold the carbs out of the...
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    I would think the tensioner is self adjusting. ...

    I would think the tensioner is self adjusting. Both sides spark at the same time. Its been too many years since I went in that deep to give a positive answer. You may have to back up a step or...
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    I used a small zip tie and pulled the ends of the...

    I used a small zip tie and pulled the ends of the chain together to the exact distance so the old master link (or one scavenged from the old chain) could be temporarily partially inserted from the...
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    Hard starting in cool temps could be an...

    Hard starting in cool temps could be an electrical resistance issue. Try adding extra ground strap battery to frame to reduce voltage drop. I went to a big fat Monster speaker cable wire and the...
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    I bought mine from my local dealer in Seattle a...

    I bought mine from my local dealer in Seattle a few years back, around '09. Try Ride West. They might even have it in stock, and they will ship.
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    Vital. most important. The marks on the gears...

    Vital. most important. The marks on the gears must be lined up exactly or all is lost effort. Even slightly off will result in a poor running engine if it even starts. This is what times the valve...
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    I did the job twice on my '82 R100. The first...

    I did the job twice on my '82 R100. The first time I changed the chain only. It lasted about two years or about 20 k miles, or rather, until Mr. Vallantine, of Vallantine Motor works of Seattle,...
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    turn signal relay. according to my...

    turn signal relay. according to my interpretation of Clymer.
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    A combination of heat and cold? Put a strain on...

    A combination of heat and cold? Put a strain on it with whatever puller you have, shoot some compressed air onto the shaft with one hand, and heat on the gear with the other, then with your other...
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    Heat is what you need. Not a flame though. Use...

    Heat is what you need. Not a flame though. Use a paint striping heat gun. It will be hotter than a hair dryer, but not hot enough to cause a lot of damage. Heat the gear evenly and thoroughly to...
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    I have a mono shock and a dual shock and the bag...

    I have a mono shock and a dual shock and the bag mounts are different. Sorry. I don't have any photos of the mono rack.
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    I have a '91 and never noticed any pulling or...

    I have a '91 and never noticed any pulling or misalignment. I'll take her out today and check it out.
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    The battery cover says R100S / Last edition.

    The battery cover says R100S / Last edition.
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    1982 timing chain.

    I did mine twice.:banghead The first time to change the chain. That lasted a few years but I was never able to get a good image in the timing hole. :scratch The next time I changed the gears as...
  23. The exact same thing happened to me the first...

    The exact same thing happened to me the first time I ventured into the internals on my bike. :laugh But that was a time in the distant past before the internet. After frantically searching for...
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    Yes 41 mm is the correct size. I use a...

    Yes 41 mm is the correct size. I use a "crowfoot" type of wrench. Essentially it is a flat stamped 1/4"thick x 3 1/2"x 2 5/8"steel plate with a 3/8" square hole for a ratchet driver punched out of...
  25. Thread: Bike in storage

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    :lurk:jawdrop: Yes please do. You might need...

    :lurk:jawdrop: Yes please do. You might need new seals as well.
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