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    Heavy multilane traffic

    I've been riding over forty years and I've never seen this mentioned. Usually, when I get into heavy fast dense traffic, I park myself well behind a big truck that's keeping up with everyone. I end...
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    cylinder sleeve replacement

    I'm a retired machinist and I've got no problem at all boring out a new sleeve. I've been told about freezing the sleeve and heating up the cylinder for installation. It's the removal that I'm not...
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    airhead cylinder sleeve replacement

    I'm repairing my 1978 R80/7 and it looks like it's going to be easier and much cheaper to replace the cylinder sleeve and bore it to original size. I can get a sleeve for less than a hundred...
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    krauser bag latch repair

    My latches wouldn't stay down. I pop riveted a little L shaped piece of aluminum to the stationary part of the latch so it swivels over the moving part. They don't show much at all, and they're...
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    permanent oil filter

    just google scott oil filters and you'll get the lowdown.
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    Permanent oil filter

    Scott makes stainless oil filters that filter down to 35 microns. At twenty dollars a filter, I haven't changed my oil as often as I should. The stainless filter makes oil changing a very cheap and...
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    greasing airhead swingarm bearings

    I got frustrated and haven't greased them nearly enough. Today, I removed the pins, cleaned them, drilled an 11/32" hole just down to the hex. I was able to partially thread the hole with a 1/8"...
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    front end rattle

    Th rattle has been driving me nuts and finally I found it.(tapped the caliper with a rubber hammer) It has been the brake caliper. There are two little "fibre?" buttons (one on top and one...
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    car tires on bike

    A friend of mine has been doing it for years on his Valkari. He doesn't do foot peg scraping turns. Sometimes you have to think outside the box.
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