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    What?

    Aaaarrrrgh! I'm going to bed now. Yawn . . .
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    Thanks Kurt . . . And thanks for the good long...

    Thanks Kurt . . .

    And thanks for the good long summary of the various pieces parts of the new format.

    Don't want to beat this to death, but it seems to me that in the old format, once I opened...
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    Hmmmm . . . .

    Tried the Mark Forums Read trick in all combinations, permutations--still nothing. No indication at all of which threads I've opened, either in the current session, or in previous sessions. The old...
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    He's referring to RTV silicone--get it at Ace or...

    He's referring to RTV silicone--get it at Ace or any auto parts store.

    Eric
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    Thanks, Terry. That's pretty much where I'd...

    Thanks, Terry. That's pretty much where I'd gotten to myself, but I thought I'd run it through the forum anyway, just to see if anybody else had had the same problem, and maybe come up with a...
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    Side cover tabs on R100RS

    The frame tabs that secure the rear of the left side cover on my '81 RS are broken. The PO used tape in place of the tabs, and I have done the same, using Gorilla tape, wrapped around the frame...
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    Why?

    Dumb question: with tanks full, blue Stabil added and run through the system, why drain the float bowls? I've done it both ways, and I've never seen a difference.

    Eric
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    +1 on the 3M super weatherstrip adhesive. It...

    +1 on the 3M super weatherstrip adhesive. It also works great to repair tears in the fairing boots--they get old and tend to split from the drain holes to the fork. A little adhesive (and even a...
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    Thanks Jim--that's where I ended up, too. Ran a...

    Thanks Jim--that's where I ended up, too. Ran a couple hundred miles after I upped the pressure, and the handling seemed great. Don't ride hard enough anymore to really push the tire (that's the...
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    Don't really remember--but I'm pretty sure I read...

    Don't really remember--but I'm pretty sure I read it somewhere while searching through the various threads on the forum.
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    Avon Road Riders

    OK--just replaced my Metzeler Lasertecs on my 81 R100RS with Avon Road Riders (3.25V-19 front, 110/90V 18 rear) and can't find information on Avon's website for recommended pressure, so I've be...
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    Kurt-- Go all the way to the bottom of the...

    Kurt--

    Go all the way to the bottom of the Wiki page, and at footnote 7 you'll see the reference to the book, Click on the title of the book, and it will take you to the excerpt.

    Eric
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    Follow the link to the excerpt, then scroll down...

    Follow the link to the excerpt, then scroll down to the last pages that are available (there's a bunch of stuff in the middle of the book that isn't accessible), and look at the treatment on page...
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    It just went to a lengthy excerpt from the Carrol...

    It just went to a lengthy excerpt from the Carrol Smith book--I wandered through it, and somewhere in the last pages of the excerpt there was a mention of wavy washers and why they wouldn't work. ...
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    Interesting discussion of wave washers here: ...

    Interesting discussion of wave washers here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washer_(hardware)

    Especially the third paragraph under the section "Spring and locking washers" and the reference book...
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    Which way is correct? Convex toward the nut, or...

    Which way is correct? Convex toward the nut, or concave toward the nut?

    Eric
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    Aha! You're right! So I'm thinking it's time to...

    Aha! You're right! So I'm thinking it's time to order replacements for the parts that I REALLY, REALLY don't want to replace....

    Dang. It gets so confusing!
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    My first big bike was a new '73 750 Commando--it...

    My first big bike was a new '73 750 Commando--it was love at first sight. Finally had to let her go when (a) she didn't like unleaded gas very much, and it made most trips involve excursions to...
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    But . . . check out GasBuddy.com for ethanol-free...

    But . . . check out GasBuddy.com for ethanol-free gas in your neck of the woods. Around here only a few stations carry it, and it's generally only the premium (93 octane) that they carry. From...
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    And the Glue Doctor sez . . . . "Thank you for...

    And the Glue Doctor sez . . . .

    "Thank you for contacting Ellsworth Adhesives. I attached the website link below to the 506 material along with accelerator 4. Both materials are stock in WI.
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    Thanks--I'll let you know what the Glue Doctor...

    Thanks--I'll let you know what the Glue Doctor has to say . . . . entering "personal use" in the user category gets nothing but links to Ace, Loctite, Home Depot, Lowe's, etc, none of whom carry...
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    Thanks--it's a good hit, but I still can't find a...

    Thanks--it's a good hit, but I still can't find a place to actually buy it on line (other than the Vetter $70+ kit).
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    O.K.--trying to follow the links, and googling,...

    O.K.--trying to follow the links, and googling, too, and I can't find Versilok available on the web anywhere. Any ideas?

    Eric
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    Excellent! Thanks all around!

    Excellent! Thanks all around!
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    Thanks guys! :wave Highest priority is...

    Thanks guys! :wave

    Highest priority is finding a place with a good selection of heated gear--mostly so we can get a good fit for my better half. I'm pretty good, shielded from most of the...
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