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    Sticky: Three years of work on my airhead...

    She started out looking like this in 2008:
    http://i610.photobucket.com/albums/tt190/brentde3/IMG_7288.jpg

    Within a couple of months she looked like this:...
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    +1 for Motobins. I just finished a major overhaul...

    +1 for Motobins. I just finished a major overhaul on my top end with their parts. Saved a couple hundred bucks and everything is working great.

    Took about twelve days to get the parts.
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    Thought I'd give everyone an update. It's...

    Thought I'd give everyone an update.

    It's back together! And running great! Woo-hoo. :thumb

    Thanks for all of the wisdom. Turns out I hadn't quite gotten the pushrod tubes to the correct...
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    45ish for my r90/6.

    45ish for my r90/6.
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    Here's a vote for the Beemershop. I had my heads...

    Here's a vote for the Beemershop. I had my heads completely redone and they did stunning work. They look brand new.

    Now the rest of the engine looks all dirty :whistle.
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    Pictures!

    All right, the semester is over, and it's time to get this project finished. Here are some photos of what I'm dealing with...
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    Hi everyone, Thanks for all of the...

    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for all of the suggestions. Yes, I've got the pushrod tubes (and seals) in right. They're not contacting the frame on the way in.

    I'll get some pictures tomorrow and post...
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    Hi Guenther, Yes, both are problems. I gave it...

    Hi Guenther,

    Yes, both are problems. I gave it another go today and couldn't get any farther. The pushrod tubes line up as in the picture above, and the seals are of the same type as the ones I...
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    Help with the top end!

    Well, I've just gotten back my heads and I'm trying to put my top end back together.

    I've re-ringed the pistons and installed them in the cylinders (that was easy enough). Trouble is, the...
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    Piston ring question...

    Hi Folks,

    I'm putting the top end back together, and I have a question. I bought my rings from EUBMW, and the oil ring (the one with the holes in it) came with two pieces. The ring, and a thin...
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    Hucky's first oversize R90 piston is $370 for...

    Hucky's first oversize R90 piston is $370 for one.

    Max wants the same. Any other ideas for sources?
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    New main oil seal, yes. Clutch has been fine....

    New main oil seal, yes. Clutch has been fine. Timing's been fine. Splines were done the winter I bought her (two-ish years ago).
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    Anything else you'd guys do while you're in this...

    Anything else you'd guys do while you're in this deep? I'll have new bores, pistons, rings, seals, gaskets, heads, etc. Should I look at the lifters or connecting rods, or, or, or? All in the spirit...
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    Boring Question...

    I've been doing some extensive work on my r90, and I finally got some numbers back on my bores. Both bores are nearly two one-thousandths out of spec. In addition, both pistons' ring grooves are one...
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    Oh no, it did. Just gonna take a little fiddling,...

    Oh no, it did. Just gonna take a little fiddling, methinks. :thumb
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    I just went down this road myself. Got my Mikunis...

    I just went down this road myself. Got my Mikunis from Rocky point cycle. They sell a kit with everything you need to do the swap. And the previous poster is right...it ain't no $95 bucks to get...
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    So no real problem, then? I was just kind of...

    So no real problem, then? I was just kind of worried they'd gum up the oil passages.
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    Are all new gaskets coming with that stuff now?...

    Are all new gaskets coming with that stuff now? Different suppliers different gaskets?

    Should i just scrape it off the new gasket?
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    It's a '76 r90/6. Bought the head gasket from...

    It's a '76 r90/6. Bought the head gasket from eubmw, but I didn't put any blue stuff on it. If I remember correctly, it came with a ring of blue around each of those holes...

    hmmm...
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    Help identifying a strange substance...

    Hi Folks,

    I recently took my heads off to get re-done. In an effort to salvage the rest of [I]last[I] riding season, though, I re-sealed the right side (new pushrod seals, head gasket, valve cover...
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    I'm working on the same project with my r90/6....

    I'm working on the same project with my r90/6. Here's what mine look like:

    http://i610.photobucket.com/albums/tt190/brentde3/Working%20on%20Francine/IMG_0911.jpg

    I'm doing the work because I've...
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    +1 on Rick at Motorrad. I bought a Bosch on eBay...

    +1 on Rick at Motorrad. I bought a Bosch on eBay (a gamble, I know), and had it shipped directly to him. He then fixed it up as good as new (seriously good work, I mean).

    I've got a starter I...
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    I was perusing the interwebs today and came...

    I was perusing the interwebs today and came across this:

    http://motorradavl.com/item--Boxer-Engine-Stand--engine_stand.html

    I remembered this thread and thought I'd pass it along.
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    Smooth. That's awesome stuff. :thumb

    Smooth. That's awesome stuff. :thumb
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    That's what I was thinking! You know you follow...

    That's what I was thinking! You know you follow too many forums when the bikes start to blend together...:brad
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