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    Found it!

    Thanks to all who responded to my question. 13278 you were spot on. Oil dripping from the front weep hole. Time to learn how to replace the oil seal. Might be back with more questions.

    Thanks...
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    1987 K75s Oil leak

    After a short ride I noticed a 5" Dia. oil puddle on my driveway. This bike is new to me but I believe it has been well taken care of. I took off the belly pan and degreased the engine. Never...
  3. Thread: Stripped screw

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    Stripped screw

    I apologize to all who responded to my question for not being more specific. The screw in question is on my 82 RS. The small screw in the 8 O'Clock position. Thank you for your patience.

    Jim
  4. Thread: Stripped screw

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    Stripped screw

    My final drive oil level screw is stripped just enough to leak. I tried wrapping the threads with teflon tape but it is still dripping. I don't use the bike for long distance so I was hoping for a...
  5. Thread: Education

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    Education

    Anyone know of any tech sessions coming up in the western NY area?

    Thanks
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    Rocker cover center stud

    The center stud from the rocker cover on my 1982 R100/RS fell out while on my last ride of the season. I was told it was stripped from PO. I'm going to Helicoil the repair and I was wondering if I...
  7. Thread: Blue headers

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    Blue headers

    Thanks to all who responded. You have made me see the light. Or should I say the blue. So without adieu I think I will treat myself to a couple of Labatt Blues! Just in keeping with the theme,...
  8. Thread: Blue headers

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    Blue headers

    Anyone have any advice on how to remove the blueing from exhaust headers? Weather by hand or with the use of a power buffer. Tried a product years ago called Blue away without much success.
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  9. Thread: "O" Rings

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    Thanks for the input guys. I have the same left...

    Thanks for the input guys. I have the same left over bag Kurt from my /5. This time around for my RS I thought maybe I could buy in bulk and pass some around for free. Maybe not!
  10. Thread: "O" Rings

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    "O" Rings

    Does anyone know of a site that can identify "O" Ring sizes for Bing carburetors? I have Bing's tech manual but it doesn't show anything.

    Thanks
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    Wheel balancing

    While I had my wheel off to replace the tire I decided to paint the rim. In my haste to have the wheel balanced I neglected to put the rotor back on. Will reinstalling the rotor throw off the...
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    Wheel bearings & races

    I'm about to paint my snow flake rear wheel rim on my 1982 R100/RS. I am going to have the rim bead blasted so I wanted to pull every thing out of the hub. When I removed the seals (both) the...
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    Greasing the swing arm

    Just completed my first spline lube on my 1982 R100/RS. Wasn't as traumatic as I had planned it to be. Went quite smooth with the help from articles written by Robert Fleischer and Kent...
  14. Thread: Clutch noise

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    Clutch noise

    Thanks to all who responded with constructive suggestions.

    Jim
  15. Thread: Clutch noise

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    Clutch noise

    I have a 1982 R100/RS with a little over 38,000 mi. on the clock. Have only put 1,000 miles on it since owning it. I have no service history of the bike. I'm getting a clunking noise when I let...
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    That's what I was afraid of. Thanks for your...

    That's what I was afraid of. Thanks for your help Lew.

    Jim
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    Thanks to all who replied. I guess my next...

    Thanks to all who replied. I guess my next question would be. Do I have to go into the head light bucket or can I remove the speedometer from above?

    Thanks
    Jim
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    Disintegrating tach needle

    On my first ride of the season on my 1971 R75/5 I noticed my tach needle acting erratically. Swaying from 2-6, 2-7, then 2-8 grand and making a squealing noise. Suddenly the needle started to get...
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    Painting Krauser's

    I bought a pair of white Krausers. What I'm thinking of doing is painting them black. Anyone out there ever done this? If you have how did you prep them and what type (brand) paint did you use. ...
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    Old Member, New User

    Hi everyone, Been a member for some time now, but new to the forum. Looking forward to taping into the knowledge here and hope I can contribute as well.
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