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    I replaced mine with a new and improved version...

    I replaced mine with a new and improved version from Max's (I believe) It has a shoulder/head that prevents it from falling out if you should somehow loose the retaining clip. Worth the few bucks...
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    Sticky: Thank you. Trying to find suitable straps. In...

    Thank you.
    Trying to find suitable straps. In the meantime, these will have to do.
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    Sticky: Wellston is my mailing address

    Thanks. Weather should be nice.
    PM sent
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    Sticky: 1978 r100/7

    After refurbishing the basic mechanicals, rebuilding the Bings, tweaking, sealing and resealing the engine, tuning, torquing, cleaning, scrubbing, detailing, adding a few accessories, test riding,...
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    Normal...time to adjust em'

    Normal...time to adjust em'
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    You can try to slide the throttle assembly...

    You can try to slide the throttle assembly towards the center of the handlebar about 1/8" putting a little pressure on the grip (stretching the rubber). Tighten the throttle in that position then...
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    I remember seeing a filmstrip (us old guys...

    I remember seeing a filmstrip (us old guys remember those) in HS shop class where they did a dramatization with a mannequin wearing a necktie using a drill press and again with a lathe...neither one...
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    Is it possible the diaphragm is bad and got worse...

    Is it possible the diaphragm is bad and got worse after the initial ride?
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    aside from the red....I like the paint scheme. ...

    aside from the red....I like the paint scheme.

    I see 78' R100S' w/low mileage and in VG+ condition listed for anywhere from $3800 to $6500...I do not know what they actually sell for though.
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    Be sure to sand or scuff and thuroughly clean the...

    Be sure to sand or scuff and thuroughly clean the surfaces before using the JB
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    JB Weld worked for me. Clean off all of the old...

    JB Weld worked for me.
    Clean off all of the old glue and
    scuff the surfaces. Clean with acetone and slap on the JB. It is not going anywhere...ever
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    update.... well, I brought the /7 home today....

    update....

    well, I brought the /7 home today. Adjusted the butterfly stop screws to get the idle at 1100 rpm then balanced the carbs enough to go get gas, and do a 20 minute warm up ride.
    When I...
  13. Some folks have had success with pine-sol or...

    Some folks have had success with pine-sol or simple green
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    Just when I thought we were done...2+" snow this...

    Just when I thought we were done...2+" snow this afternoon, temps in teens tonight 20's tomorrow...

    The weekend is supposed to be mid 50's with rain Sat but clear Easter Sunday. Looks like I may...
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    Yeah...it will be like riding through craters on...

    Yeah...it will be like riding through craters on the moon, but at least I'll be riding.
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    Thanks Paul, rub it in. How about you bring...

    Thanks Paul, rub it in.

    How about you bring some of that nice weather to MI...while you're here you can help me dial in my carbs.
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    OK...it was so nice today...I just had to try and...

    OK...it was so nice today...I just had to try and start her up

    Fuel on...
    Enricher on...
    Key on...
    Clutch lever pulled...
    Hit starter button...crank, crank, crank for four seconds..........
    ...
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    When will winter end?

    I, like many others, am waiting for this God forsaken extended winter to go away. It's killing me!

    The bike is done and just waiting to rotate the fuel petcocks to the on position and hit the...
  19. Thread: Back at it

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    So befitting the utilitarian BMW...I really like...

    So befitting the utilitarian BMW...I really like the look!
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    Very cool! Let us know how she goes down the...

    Very cool! Let us know how she goes down the road.

    I cannot wait to get my /7 out...this snow is never going away!
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    You're on the right track. It will take several scrubbings with degreaser products, stiff bristle brushes some serious elbow grease and a lot of time & patience.
    It's a lot of work but in the end,...
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    This would be AMAZING Anton...

    This would be AMAZING Anton...
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    OH BOY...NOW YOU STARTED IT. From my...

    OH BOY...NOW YOU STARTED IT.

    From my experience in recently doing my R100/7, I used copper.
    It has silver anti-sieze that was dried up and hard. It took lots of time and patience to remove that...
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    Glenfiddich I live on M-37 just 2 miles south of...

    Glenfiddich I live on M-37 just 2 miles south of M-55. There is a great private campground right by my house that is incredibly clean, and welcomes motorcycles as well as dogs!

    If you would like...
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    I just went through the same thing on myR100/7....

    I just went through the same thing on myR100/7. There are a couple threads and several posts on advrider.com right now. I had 3 loose rings too. If you want to PM me your phone # ill call. I talk a...
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