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  1. Also the newer bike will have more anti-smog...

    Also the newer bike will have more anti-smog plumbing under the starter cover.
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    Replacing the input shaft seal is not difficult. ...

    Replacing the input shaft seal is not difficult. A deep-well socket of the correct size works well. And since you've got the clutch apart, it doesn't take a lot more to pull the flywheel and...
  3. Usually the night before each day's ride my...

    Usually the night before each day's ride my partners and I discuss where we're planning on being the next day, proposed routes. And we usually manage to stay within sight of each other, within about...
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    Ran into Marvin the other day. He didn't...

    Ran into Marvin the other day. He didn't appreciate it.
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    That's why it's better to start the work in late...

    That's why it's better to start the work in late fall, then you can ride in the spring:wave:wave
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    When I had an RT, I also drilled a hole in the...

    When I had an RT, I also drilled a hole in the lower so that I could get a hex-driver on a socket extension onto the top rear bolt. Also got pretty adept at removing the exhaust header.
  7. Take a short ride to Watersmeet and check out...

    Take a short ride to Watersmeet and check out Bond Falls if you haven't been there before. Then Hwy 2 east toward Iron River. Before you get there find HWY 55 and head south. 55 is an entertaining...
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    Welcome to the foolishness that sometimes happens...

    Welcome to the foolishness that sometimes happens here. Besides what do you ride and where, what else do you do? Do you plan on going to any rallies?
  9. Our shop uses Simple Green and water, then warm...

    Our shop uses Simple Green and water, then warm it up to ~150 degrees before letting the scrubbing bubbles do their thing.
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    Welcome to the nuthouse! As in, we're all nuts...

    Welcome to the nuthouse! As in, we're all nuts about our BMW's. Wishing I was out riding, as I watch the snowpiles begin to get smaller. Looking forward to seeing you at the Rally. Have you...
  11. Either of the first two Saturdays would work for...

    Either of the first two Saturdays would work for me.
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    As slick as snot on a kid's lip

    As slick as snot on a kid's lip
  13. Hi, Mike! Just remember the last weekend in...

    Hi, Mike! Just remember the last weekend in April has 3 events going - Pecatonica, Blitz to Branson, and the Wild Goose Run on Sunday. I guess Easter is in there somewhere, too.
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    Took the course on my /6. As others have said,...

    Took the course on my /6. As others have said, excellent course.
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    Congrats! And in the interest of making you feel...

    Congrats! And in the interest of making you feel young, yesterday we went to see our new Great-granddaughter for the first time.
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    And then after that comes the reinstallation,...

    And then after that comes the reinstallation, fill and vent, then aligning the caliper on the rotor.
  17. Thread: Winter

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    A week or two ago I was at the shop and we were...

    A week or two ago I was at the shop and we were outside helping to load a repaired snowmobile on a trailer. No coats or hats or gloves, and I observed that 10 degrees above zero almost felt comfy.
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    I'm glad that everybody made it home. It was...

    I'm glad that everybody made it home. It was great seeing those smiling faces again.

    Now why would you need to go on a diet? Nobody ate that much, seeing as there were still snacks to take...
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    Come join us for dinner tonight and bring your...

    Come join us for dinner tonight and bring your camera. Most of the usual suspects are here, planning on going exploring today, then meet up back here later.
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    Come join us for dinner tonight and bring your...

    Come join us for dinner tonight and bring your camera. Most of the usual suspects are here, planning on going exploring today, then meet up back here later.
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    Dad-ratted fat fingers strike again!

    Dad-ratted fat fingers strike again!
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    Greetings! I'll be heading that way tomorrow,...

    Greetings! I'll be heading that way tomorrow, hope to be there in time for lunch. I just made dinner reservations for the 15 or so folks who said they'll be there in time for dinner. 7pm at the...
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    Or Highway 8 east to Crandon, pick up 55 south to...

    Or Highway 8 east to Crandon, pick up 55 south to Shawano (Enjoy the road, it's not straight). From there east and a bit south, you can find 29 or anything else heading to the lakeshore.
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but what about the...

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but what about the drummer for Canned Heat?
  25. Thread: Winter

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    Shortly after my last post I heard some "back-up...

    Shortly after my last post I heard some "back-up beepers" outside. Checking, I saw the utility company out in the large puddle in the street, apparent water main break in front of next door. I...
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