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Steven Rankin
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RE: Exhaust Muffler/Silencer Replacement Advice

I am sorry I am not up on what replacement mufflers are available for your bike at this time. Check with Max BMW, EME, Boxer two valve. However, ...

6 days ago
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RE: Finned Exhaust Nut Removal

If you do replace the heavy gauge starter wire, be very fussy in bending it to shape as close to the original wire. There are a couple of spots where...

7 days ago
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RE: Finned Exhaust Nut Removal

You should have two red wires coming off the plus side battery post. The heavy gauge wire is to supply the high current draw to swing the starter mot...

1 week ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

Good news Scott! At this time, I really doubt you will need a leak down tester. The tool is nice to have for diagnosing valve and ring issues, but...

1 week ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

I may be seeing things or not seeing things but when I zoom in on the picture right about where Classic ends on the side of the tire, and under the Tu...

1 week ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Richard, do you have a preferred procedure for fork alignment? St.

2 weeks ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

David, you gave some other good advice. I had not thought about. LOL, I agree whole heartedly with you in regard to what I call "Previous Owner's ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

Let me summarize so far as I see things. This is NOT a crankcase breather issue, it is not a bad piston ring issue, nothing to do with oil. It is a...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Peter, I just want to rule out a damaged wheel/bad tire, some small nicks and dings are some times normal wear and tear. As for fork alignment there...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Some more good information from Richard. What air pressure are you running in the front tire? I am wondering if you have not got a bad tire, broken...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Can you take pictures of the small bumps on the wheel with something to judge the size of them? With things spinning as fast as they are, and the ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Thanks for the added information Peter. Richard gives a lot of good ideas to check and take care of. When you had the new tires installed did yo...

2 weeks ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

Scott, I see a partial number for the plugs, 6ES, Is this NGK BP6ES? This would I assume be a cooler version than Richard's suggested NGK BP7ES. ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: '75 R90/6, Bing Carbs, inconsistent spark plug appearance

Scott, this may be a long shot and simple to check. On the top of the carb is a disc pressed in. After many miles and years, one of my carb tops dev...

2 weeks ago
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