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    Did they put oil in?

    Did they put oil in?
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    I just noticed mine leaking from the cap last...

    I just noticed mine leaking from the cap last night. I think it is the black seal ring inside the cap. Is there a source for just this ring?
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    Success!!

    Thanks again for the input. I had been reluctant to remove the headers on this 16 k bike as I'm sure it had never been done before and was afraid of disaster, but they came right off. Helps to be in...
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    OK I got to look at a timing case out of a bike...

    OK I got to look at a timing case out of a bike with the seal removed. There is no stop, the case opening is straight through as if it is simply drilled out. That is a good thing. The key is to not...
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    I tried the 58430 type and could only get it to...

    I tried the 58430 type and could only get it to fit in a couple of spots. I heated the housing with a small butane torch for about 3-4 minutes. The center of the seal pulled out easily and tore from...
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    Camshaft seal replacement

    OK- now I've done it. It looks easy in the videos using the Lisle tool. 1973 R75/5 camshaft seal ( behind the points). I pulled the soft chewey center out and am left with a solid outside part that...
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    Ok- so what happened?

    Ok- so what happened?
  8. Thread: Winter

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    It was -45 windchill and nearly a foot of snow...

    It was -45 windchill and nearly a foot of snow here last Tuesday. I went for a ride on Sunday! It's a good week when the snowblower and bike both actually start!
  9. I always remove exhaust. I have had my R100RT...

    I always remove exhaust. I have had my R100RT w/cooler for 20yrs now. I have been told exhaust removal is not needed, maybe I even did it once. I clean the exhaust up, anti seize,etc. It just makes...
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    Thanks for the info about the seal pulling tool....

    Thanks for the info about the seal pulling tool. I have been thinking for 2 days on how to pull it and was going to try some screws, but with the issues I had last year in pulling the rear main seal...
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    OK everyone- thanks all! Looks like I may be able...

    OK everyone- thanks all! Looks like I may be able to pull this somehow without removing the timing case. Not sure if I need the special tool. i'll have to review Snowbum site when I have a chance....
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    I pulled my '71 clutch last winter to replace...

    I pulled my '71 clutch last winter to replace main seal and oil pump o ring. I had considerable difficulty with the frozen "flat head machine screws" holding the clutch together. The photos show a...
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    Front engine seal oil leak

    I fiound oil in my points compartment. Presuemabley there is a seal behind the points shaft. I did not find any postings about this issue. Is it an easy fix? Is there a UTube video? Do I have to pull...
  14. Every time I hear "Take a walk on the Wild Side"...

    Every time I hear "Take a walk on the Wild Side" I remember Todd S---- standing on top of the lockers after a game in 1975 singing in his jock when Coach Nierste came in behind and watched the whole...
  15. Spray some fogging oil in the cylinders and put...

    Spray some fogging oil in the cylinders and put steel wool in the mufflers to keep mice out. Drain gas from tank/remove carb bowls, keep batt charged. Seems to work.
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    OK after a couple of test rides I find that I did...

    OK after a couple of test rides I find that I did have to raise my footpeg a notch which affects shifting with boots. The spring did not seem to interfere however. It sure beats having no sidestand...
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    OK- thanks for the responses, but I don't see how...

    OK- thanks for the responses, but I don't see how this helps. I picked up some longer engine mounting bolts from Re-Psyche at Mid-Ohio this weekend. (Thanks guys!) That should help get enough...
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    Brown sidestand

    I mounted my new Brown sidestand yesterday on 1970 R75/5SWB. I had to raise the left footpeg to provide clearance for the sidestand spring. It also appears that the spring will interfere with the...
  19. Sounds like the nicest weather forecast I've...

    Sounds like the nicest weather forecast I've heard for this meet. Due to some recently developed issues with my /5, I will not be able to attend. Makes me sick because of all the great deals I will...
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    Thanks for posting!

    Thanks! Very good photos and advice. Nice to see how these tools are used also. I hope to be doing all of this soon. Still trying to remove screws from the clutch -4 of 6 so far.
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    Thanks for posting this. I plan on replacing...

    Thanks for posting this. I plan on replacing pushrod seals right after rear main seal/oil pump o ring as soon as I can get the clutch out! I did a pushrod seal replacement before and didn't use any...
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    I'm going to buy one of those little torches....

    I'm going to buy one of those little torches. They look like what I need to concentrate a flame/heat in a small area. Still trying to locate a wide blade that will work with an impact driver. Went to...
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    Thanks Paul. I looked at the sites. The slot is...

    Thanks Paul. I looked at the sites. The slot is approx 1/2" wide and the largest bit in the kit that I bought (for less than $10.00 and looks exactly like the complete kit in the photos for $30) is...
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    Thanks all- looks like I'm going to be shopping...

    Thanks all- looks like I'm going to be shopping and "brewing". That's really interesting stuff about the lubricants. I will look for some Kroil for my collection too!
  25. Not sure if you're building a cafe bike, but I...

    Not sure if you're building a cafe bike, but I switched from US bars to some standard euro bars for my '71 SWB. You can get the standard cables and it gives a "sporting but reasonable" feel to me at...
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