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    Check the coils,plug wires n plug caps....

    Check the coils,plug wires n plug caps. Recently,my R100/7 acted like water in fuel on way home from work. Turns out,my right plug cap was bad.
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    I'm still getting my gear together. I did order a...

    I'm still getting my gear together. I did order a zip n rip vest to wear over my tourmaster jacket. Got reflective tape(red/white)on my helmet. Got same tape on saddlebags. I'm still searching for...
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    My new job is 63 miles(one way). Going from...

    My new job is 63 miles(one way). Going from Chillicothe,oh to Westerville,Oh. I'm still getting my 78 R100/7 ready for service. Rt 23 isn't bad,but I-270 can get real busy on northside. I'm thinking...
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    Thanks everyone. I was in factories since I was...

    Thanks everyone. I was in factories since I was 19. I worked in metal expansion,making filters. Then a few years in molded plastics. Yet another making Honda transmission parts. And last was...
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    Employed again!!

    It's been a long road,but I'm back to working again ! After getting laid-off from the factory again, I went back to school and passed my certification test for being a Pharmacy Technician. I've...
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    While the tank is off,,pull the wires away from...

    While the tank is off,,pull the wires away from the frame and check the unseen sides. I had a unoffical ground from wires rubbing the frame.
  7. Congrats to you both. My better half and I just...

    Congrats to you both. My better half and I just celebrated 8 yrs in Sept.
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    Sticky: Nice machine,,BTW,what make of shield is that?

    Nice machine,,BTW,what make of shield is that?
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    Thanks for the replies. EBC's will be on my wish...

    Thanks for the replies. EBC's will be on my wish list. gotta say,what a great board. My "other"ride is a goldwing. When you ask a question on their board,their usual reply is see a dealer.
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    I just like to plan ahead. I always have spares...

    I just like to plan ahead. I always have spares for all my machines,filters,cables,tubes,etc. It seems,you always need something when the shops are closed. My splines n hubs looked good, and I still...
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    78 r100 rear brake shoes

    I took the ol gal for a 3day,900 mile ride. Once back home,I needed to replace the rear Metzeler. So,I went ahead and changed all drive fluids too. My rear shoes,will need replacing come next rear...
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    It's a heavy cross to bear,haha.

    It's a heavy cross to bear,haha.
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    Got that in a birthday card,from my oldest...

    Got that in a birthday card,from my oldest brother.
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    Try searching, Hitch Doctor. They were well...

    Try searching, Hitch Doctor. They were well talked about in the goldwing group.
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    It's also been Beemer tested.

    It's also been Beemer tested.
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    Helmet accessory for the hair challenged

    After seeing the mohawks n bunny ears for helmets. I thought I'd try a different approach,something for folks like me. I haven't packed a comb for years,but hey,I can still have fun.
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    Here's what you live with,for riding without a...

    Here's what you live with,for riding without a helmet.
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    I'm glad he was wearing a helmet. I struck a doe...

    I'm glad he was wearing a helmet. I struck a doe in sept 1989 on a honda cx500deluxe. I was 19(young n dumb) no helmet. Ask Navydad bout that ugly guy he rides with.
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    I spent the 1st few months of...

    I spent the 1st few months of unemployment,thinking "what do I do now?". Factory work is drying up around here. The older places close,never see a new one come along. My wife is an LPN nurse,kinda...
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    I did it, I passed my pharmacy technician...

    I did it, I passed my pharmacy technician certification examination !! Now for the next step,find employment and get back to living again.
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    I would check the battery 1st. I would suggest...

    I would check the battery 1st. I would suggest having it "load tested" as a surface charge can be mis-leading.
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    My 78 r100/7 averages 38-40 mpg. 32mm bings and...

    My 78 r100/7 averages 38-40 mpg. 32mm bings and small bar-mounted shield.
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    Ok,good rotor,good brushes,got another cluster...

    Ok,good rotor,good brushes,got another cluster and still no lite. Check the wiring harness from alternator to cluster.I'm thinking you may have an unauthorized ground.
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    I hope this helps,try bmwmotorcycletech.info...

    I hope this helps,try bmwmotorcycletech.info (snowbum's site). Find tech articles @ bottom of page. When you find electrical,look under Electrical Hints & Problems. Read down to #8-note 1.
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    Sounds like a rotor/brush issue. Remember to...

    Sounds like a rotor/brush issue. Remember to disconnect battery before removing front cover. Searching past post and checking out Snowbums site will help alot.
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