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    I add a cup of 100 Low lead aviation gas at every...

    I add a cup of 100 Low lead aviation gas at every fill up. Easy for me since I have an airplane and just drain a cup from the sumps and dump it in the bike.

    Most airports will sell you a gallon...
  2. I've been using a soda blaster on my R100/7 and...

    I've been using a soda blaster on my R100/7 and it works well. Have to be careful to prevent stuff from entering the engine, but it also isn't sand. Water washes it away.
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    Progress report. Got most of the bike apart...

    Progress report.

    Got most of the bike apart and am cleaning and evaluating.

    The cylinders are within specs, the pistons are within specs, the ring gaps are within specs and the main bearings...
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    Got the gas cap off. Had to drill it and used a...

    Got the gas cap off. Had to drill it and used a piece of welding wire to lock it in place so I could turn it. Not too hard and glad to get it off safely. Now to clean out the tank and make sure...
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    Followed me home today

    Brought home a '78 R100/7 as an older sister to my R100RT today.

    Hey, it was cheap - real cheap, but will need some loving care to bring it back to life again, but it is complete.

    A few...
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    Yes, VERY good. Hope god doesn't have a sense...

    Yes, VERY good.

    Hope god doesn't have a sense of humor.
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    If you can get an ammeter to read the battery...

    If you can get an ammeter to read the battery current, then sequentially disconnect various pieces of electrical equipment to see which is giving the drain to the battery. First step would be to...
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    To answer the OP's original question, it's...

    To answer the OP's original question, it's weldable.

    I shortened mine by about 1/2 inch and it works much better now.

    Regards
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    Anything crossing the stripes in the middle of...

    Anything crossing the stripes in the middle of the road is scary.

    If this winter ever ends I'll go back and enjoy those roads again. :rolleyes
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    I live on the NC side of the mountain and have...

    I live on the NC side of the mountain and have ridden the Snake a few times. Wonderful road. First time I was looking at my GPS and wondering why the road looked so wide all of a sudden. It was...
  11. Here are some very good videos on how to do a...

    Here are some very good videos on how to do a spline lube.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVKPGcf0xag
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8dJzD42eYI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0Kw38blwfg...
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    Something like this? ...

    Something like this?
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    I'd sure hate to see what he feels is abnormal...

    I'd sure hate to see what he feels is abnormal wear.
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    Looks good. Like the way it came together. How...

    Looks good. Like the way it came together. How do you like it BTW?
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    RTV. Room Temperature Vulcanizing compound. ...

    RTV. Room Temperature Vulcanizing compound. Often referred to as "form a gasket".

    He also calls it Silicon
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