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David Elkow
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RE: Speedometer cable retaining/battery ground bolt on the gearbox nearing being stripped

Good solution. Yes, obviously mine is not readily accessible. When I disconnect the ground for other work, I have to do it at the battery. BMW’s use ...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Speedometer cable retaining/battery ground bolt on the gearbox nearing being stripped

All together, it looks like this. Ground cable is fairly neatly tucked away.  811C727E-DB30-4D53-8B14-B440F0B178BD.jpeg

3 weeks ago
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RE: Speedometer cable retaining/battery ground bolt on the gearbox nearing being stripped

Then, to help my old “nearly stripped” bolt, I tapped for a small set screw to lock it in place.  BD7C77D2-2D23-4F34-ADFE-8DCB89E6B50F.jpeg

3 weeks ago
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RE: Speedometer cable retaining/battery ground bolt on the gearbox nearing being stripped

I don’t know how to imbed photos in my reply, so bear with me. The air box then needs a notch like this.  D8CB0C1F-782C-43E4-BE33-E09D08DA69A7...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Speedometer cable retaining/battery ground bolt on the gearbox nearing being stripped

This is where I reinstalled mine, long, long ago. It has worked without issue. Must have bought a generic cable.  3B21C12A-9EE6-4A8C-8549-A5C0...

3 weeks ago
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RE: NDS!

I don’t know your bike, but, if it has an ATE swinging caliper; I adjust mine easily with great success. Make certain the eccentric pin turns freely....

4 weeks ago
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RE: Sourcing parts and tool for Rear Main Seal replacement.

I recently replaced my rear main seal, and oil pump o-ring, on my ‘78 RS while renewing the clutch. I got my parts from The Beemer Shop in CA (Ted Por...

4 weeks ago
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RE: wobble...again

Oops! …. Congratulations on your first Airhead! Welcome!!

3 months ago
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RE: wobble...again

Typically, I believe, if you decelerate with closed throttles, while holding the bars loosely and you get a shake, this would indicate excessive play ...

3 months ago
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RE: RT Windshield - Madstad Conversion

I think it looks GREAT! Good job.

3 months ago
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RE: "Stickies" or a "Must Read / Top 10 Issues" Sub-forum

I certainly agree. It’s a very similar trend on various Airhead FB groups. The same questions asked over and over again. I am 67 and have been on an A...

3 months ago
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RE: My 1982 R65 LS just quit

Ha! You pranked yourself. I’ve done that, and my switch is visible. Occasionally, the kill switch would get flipped by my tank bag when maneuvering th...

3 months ago
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RE: My R65 LS just quit.

I don’t have a R65, and I don’t have a ‘82, and I don’t have a schematic… but I’m still gonna take a guess at the starter relay, which is maybe under ...

3 months ago
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RE: R90/6 bogging down up to 1/4 throttle.

Carb needles are loose fitting and jiggle about.

3 months ago
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RE: Front Brake Light Wiring

For the best help, please tell us your year and model. with the wires off the switch and key OFF, a jumper wire from the battery+ to the green/black w...

3 months ago
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