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    Actually heat generated by an airhead or any...

    Actually heat generated by an airhead or any other internal combustion is not proportional to the rpm of the engine. An air head cruising at 40 mph on flat ground turns the same rpm as when going up...
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    Sounds like you haven't discovered the cold start...

    Sounds like you haven't discovered the cold start routine that your bike wants.

    I'm thinking that 35,000 to 40,000 volts is what you should expect from a healthy coil.
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    Theo, Don't give up on the battery. Put a 10 amp...

    Theo,
    Don't give up on the battery. Put a 10 amp charger on it and bring it back to life.

    14.3 volts is not too much from your charging system for odyessy batteries; it is for lead acid...
  4. Thread: Blow-by?

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    400,000 miles on the engine? Are the cylinders...

    400,000 miles on the engine? Are the cylinders still round and straight with in- spec piston to cylinder clearance. With that many miles, it deserves a little extra blow by.
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    It's a flux capacitor!

    It's a flux capacitor!
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    Measure the trans from the centerline of the...

    Measure the trans from the centerline of the clutch push rod to the centerline of the output shaft to eliminate different case design diferences from smooth to ribbed. I'm pretty sure there are not...
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    Since the frame is not bent, add 10 mm of spacers...

    Since the frame is not bent, add 10 mm of spacers on the left side, line your swingarm up with the output shaft and go riding.
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    Check rocker arm end play.

    Check rocker arm end play.
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    Take the cylinders to a machine shop that does...

    Take the cylinders to a machine shop that does motorcycle cylinders. If they say .5 mm will clean them up, then buy a set of first over pistons. Take the pistons to the shop so they can fit the...
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    Isn't 13.8 volts kind of to standard peak voltage...

    Isn't 13.8 volts kind of to standard peak voltage for the factory regulators?

    If you are a commuter/short trip rider and adjustable/high output regulator may be helpful to keep the bat charged....
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    If you are not comfortable deburring it take it...

    If you are not comfortable deburring it take it to an engine shop and have them do it. They do it all the time.
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    Why bother plugging the holes? They would be a...

    Why bother plugging the holes? They would be a good conversation starter when other Airheads come around.
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    http://compare.ebay.com/like/180746177790?var=lv&l...

    http://compare.ebay.com/like/180746177790?var=lv&ltyp=AllFixedPriceItemTypes&var=sbar

    Dri Slide cable lube.
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    You would have better luck hooking to the vacuum...

    You would have better luck hooking to the vacuum port next to the idle mixture screw. It is a cast in nipple with a small screw sealing it up. None of the Bings I have, have the nipple your hose is...
  15. R90/6 shifter levers are not adjustable by...

    R90/6 shifter levers are not adjustable by conventional means. There are no splines to shift a tooth. Bending is one way. You can lay the bike over on the right cylinder and remove the lever without...
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    Make sure you are looking straight toward the...

    Make sure you are looking straight toward the crankshaft centerline when viewing the timing marks.
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    http://www.bmwhucky.com/ This is the link to...

    http://www.bmwhucky.com/

    This is the link to Hucky's parts
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    http://stores.sportbiketrackgear.com/Detail.bok?no...

    http://stores.sportbiketrackgear.com/Detail.bok?no=104
    GP Thumb Brake
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    Get a thumb operated master cylinder.

    Get a thumb operated master cylinder.
  20. The rocker arm stand o-ring seals a completely...

    The rocker arm stand o-ring seals a completely different hole through the head.

    The leak being discussed is around item #5, the "protection tube".
  21. There are two short pushrod tubes in the head of...

    There are two short pushrod tubes in the head of of my '72 /5 motor. They run from the head/cylinder interface to the rocker arm area in the head.
    I just went down in my basement shop and looked at...
  22. Remove the pushrod and clean the tube/head...

    Remove the pushrod and clean the tube/head junction with a squirt of brake cleaner. Then with the bike laying over on the opposite cylinder so you can see and have better access, apply wicking thread...
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    Idling for 15 minutes only loads the exhaust...

    Idling for 15 minutes only loads the exhaust system with moisture, causing rust out from the inside. Get a battery tender for the battery.
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    Since the cylinders, heads, pushrods, etc are...

    Since the cylinders, heads, pushrods, etc are just as cold as the valves, it makes very, very little difference in the final outcome of the valve adjustment. You can make a bigger difference by...
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    I have seen a few cases where a wire under the...

    I have seen a few cases where a wire under the tank was shorted to the tank and caused problems.
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