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    Louisiana tech day

    April 13, Friday and Saturday nighters welcome. Some couches, floors or tent space. A spline lube is planned as well as the usual valve adjust and carb syncs. Bring your experience or problems. ...
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    Airhead

    Join the Airheads. Find the Airmarshal in your state and attend a tech day.
    Ed
    La. Airmarshal
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    Did you ever get an answer? Strangely, I have...

    Did you ever get an answer? Strangely, I have the same problem on my '77 R100/7.

    Ed
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    My problem was the wire from the brake switch on the right side. The wire ran under the battery box and had worn away causing the short.

    Ed
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    Where did you get the 35-38 ft lbs to torque the...

    Where did you get the 35-38 ft lbs to torque the cylinders? that seems very high.
    I have always been told not over 25 ft lbs.

    Ed
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    I have Rancho shock boots on both my Airheads. ...

    I have Rancho shock boots on both my Airheads. Lots cheaper than BMW and have lasted longer.
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    No oil for that drive shaft. Non, hope for a...

    No oil for that drive shaft.

    Non, hope for a quick fix! Make sure the vent hole in the bolt holding the speedo cable in is open. Run some wire thru to open it. Ride and HOPE it is OK. If not...
  8. You can rent one from them or Cycleworks. Ed

    You can rent one from them or Cycleworks.

    Ed
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    Bing recommends turning off the petcocks. Do not...

    Bing recommends turning off the petcocks. Do not rely on the floats to shut off the fuel.

    Ed
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    Check IBMWR.org marketplace. I think I saw one ...

    Check IBMWR.org marketplace. I think I saw one recently.

    Ed
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    Older bikes have a different clip on the wrist...

    Older bikes have a different clip on the wrist pin.

    Ed
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    Change the condenser and use 1000 K caps. Ed

    Change the condenser and use 1000 K caps.

    Ed
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    That is usually a sign the bike was not warmed up...

    That is usually a sign the bike was not warmed up enough when the carbs were synced. The bike should be ridden at least 20 miles before syncing the carbs.

    Ed
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    I just put Nikisil cylinders on my '77 R100/7. I...

    I just put Nikisil cylinders on my '77 R100/7. I don't know what year the cylinders were from but they bolted on with no machining.

    Ed
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    Congratulations! Nice bike. Be sure to attend...

    Congratulations! Nice bike.
    Be sure to attend the Louisiana Tech Day in Port Barre' usually the 2nd weekend in Oct.
    You can learn anything you desire about your bike.
    I also recommend joining...
  16. Blowing a 0.0 does not mean she was not driving...

    Blowing a 0.0 does not mean she was not driving impaired. Impairment can be caused by other factors. Some of which are illegal and legal drugs. Should you be involved in a crash where an injury or...
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    ICU? What year? Condenser?

    ICU?
    What year?
    Condenser?
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    I'd go with the fuel filter. Ed

    I'd go with the fuel filter.

    Ed
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    My '94 R100R does not have an O ring.

    My '94 R100R does not have an O ring.
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    Inspiring! Ed

    Inspiring!

    Ed
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    "Ever the gallant, I did my best, first touching...

    "Ever the gallant, I did my best, first touching it to see if it was oily and then tasting it.

    It was cat urine."

    Too funny! Thanks for sharing. By the way, What does cat urine taste like?
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    It's not that difficult. And it will be many...

    It's not that difficult. And it will be many years before you have to do it again you will probably forget how you did it the first time.
    I used a saw horse to hold up the bike. Have a friend...
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    My '77 R100/7 had the rings. I used an ice pick...

    My '77 R100/7 had the rings. I used an ice pick to lever them out. Of course someone could have changed them.
    I'm putting Nikasil cylinders on and the wrist pins have a circlip.

    Ed
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    If the '91 is the same as a '93, yes. Which is...

    If the '91 is the same as a '93, yes. Which is the same as my '04 Toyota Sienna van.

    Ed
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    A '75 has points. If it sat for a while could be...

    A '75 has points. If it sat for a while could be corrosion on the points, especially if you live in a damp area. Spray them with a cleaner and erun a business card between them. That's my...
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