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    I thought oil smoke was white to white/blue in...

    I thought oil smoke was white to white/blue in color......
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    Did you figure out the cause of this yet?

    Did you figure out the cause of this yet?
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    The MPG on my 78' R100/7 has been in the 34-36...

    The MPG on my 78' R100/7 has been in the 34-36 range. A friend recommended putting the needles in the second notch vs. third. This restricts the fuel flow a bit. I did it this week and a total carb...
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    "I love it when a plan comes together"

    "I love it when a plan comes together"
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    Sticky: No denying it...modern bikes are great...too....

    No denying it...modern bikes are great...too.
    Just had to give Jake a little jab :stick
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    I've been lucky. My /7 fires right up with no...

    I've been lucky. My /7 fires right up with no enricher and just a touch of throttle even after sitting for several days.
    It sat for two weeks at one point but fired up with enricher at first detent...
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    Sticky: Thanks Jake. We will get you back on an airhead...

    Thanks Jake.
    We will get you back on an airhead too... You don't need no stinking oil head!
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    Sticky: Thanks for the props! I love my /7. Yours is a...

    Thanks for the props! I love my /7.

    Yours is a beautiful bike...and to be the original owner....that's very special!
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    Very nice of you Dennis! The MOA community is...

    Very nice of you Dennis! The MOA community is truly "family"
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    The first place I would start would be greasing...

    The first place I would start would be greasing the barrel end in the levers themselves. Where the cable attaches to the lever, there is a barrel that must be greased. Take a good look at the cable...
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    If the brake fluid is getting past the O Rings...

    If the brake fluid is getting past the O Rings (seals) it should collect in and drip from the rubber boot that encases the rear of the master cylinder correct?
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    I had the pleasure of meeting Matt at the rally....

    I had the pleasure of meeting Matt at the rally. He's very humble and quite the gentleman.
    I thanked him for his contribution to the MOA and for sharing his knowledge and expertise.

    I am not the...
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    Gorilla glue is what I used

    Gorilla glue is what I used
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    I replaced mine with a new and improved version...

    I replaced mine with a new and improved version from Max's (I believe) It has a shoulder/head that prevents it from falling out if you should somehow loose the retaining clip. Worth the few bucks...
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    Sticky: Thank you. Trying to find suitable straps. In...

    Thank you.
    Trying to find suitable straps. In the meantime, these will have to do.
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    Sticky: Wellston is my mailing address

    Thanks. Weather should be nice.
    PM sent
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    Sticky: 1978 r100/7

    After refurbishing the basic mechanicals, rebuilding the Bings, tweaking, sealing and resealing the engine, tuning, torquing, cleaning, scrubbing, detailing, adding a few accessories, test riding,...
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    You can try to slide the throttle assembly...

    You can try to slide the throttle assembly towards the center of the handlebar about 1/8" putting a little pressure on the grip (stretching the rubber). Tighten the throttle in that position then...
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    I remember seeing a filmstrip (us old guys...

    I remember seeing a filmstrip (us old guys remember those) in HS shop class where they did a dramatization with a mannequin wearing a necktie using a drill press and again with a lathe...neither one...
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    Is it possible the diaphragm is bad and got worse...

    Is it possible the diaphragm is bad and got worse after the initial ride?
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    aside from the red....I like the paint scheme. ...

    aside from the red....I like the paint scheme.

    I see 78' R100S' w/low mileage and in VG+ condition listed for anywhere from $3800 to $6500...I do not know what they actually sell for though.
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    Be sure to sand or scuff and thuroughly clean the...

    Be sure to sand or scuff and thuroughly clean the surfaces before using the JB
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    JB Weld worked for me. Clean off all of the old...

    JB Weld worked for me.
    Clean off all of the old glue and
    scuff the surfaces. Clean with acetone and slap on the JB. It is not going anywhere...ever
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    update.... well, I brought the /7 home today....

    update....

    well, I brought the /7 home today. Adjusted the butterfly stop screws to get the idle at 1100 rpm then balanced the carbs enough to go get gas, and do a 20 minute warm up ride.
    When I...
  25. Some folks have had success with pine-sol or...

    Some folks have had success with pine-sol or simple green
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