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    Sure glad I posted my torque. Indeed, I got my...

    Sure glad I posted my torque. Indeed, I got my units backwards. Looks like I'm the engineer that crashed the Mars lander.

    In other news, I did get the rubber seals off and on for one side using...
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    I just put my top end together, and I think my...

    I just put my top end together, and I think my LHS seals didn't catch right, so I've been thinking about this:

    There are only 4 nuts holding the cylinder on (one for each stud, on top of the...
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    What a cool idea. I want to hear from someone...

    What a cool idea. I want to hear from someone that tries this out :lurk

    Edit: oops, somehow missed the previous post... Anyone else have any luck trying it?
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    Did you ever figure out what caused that damage...

    Did you ever figure out what caused that damage to begin with? I found local engine shops know metal, and know what most marks and issues are. I'd just like to know how it happened to begin with.
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    Are there copper crush washers that need to be...

    Are there copper crush washers that need to be replaced for this?

    I recall taking mine apart (1980 R100), and nothing crazy happening. Get a drain pan, not newspaper...
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    On my 1980 R100, I used some white model paint...

    On my 1980 R100, I used some white model paint for the raised letters on the fuel selector, and it looks waaaay better; but I have also been wondering how to fix up those letters, since they're not...
  7. I'll have to check out the info on damage as a...

    I'll have to check out the info on damage as a result of boring, and make a decision.
    I'll need new pistons one way or the other, so the offer stands: if someone else is interested in going in on a...
  8. So what do people do if the pistons are out of...

    So what do people do if the pistons are out of spec? I'm 5 thousandths out of spec, and the max tolerance is 3.2, plus the rings are blowing by past the first and second... I'm not sure what else...
  9. Special order oversize pistons for 1980 R100. Anyone in?

    Hello,
    Firstly, this is my first post here, and I look forward to being a member. I love my airhead, I loved the first airhead I saw, I'm excited.

    But, my airhead had some issues with the...
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