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Dave Jensen
Dave Jensen
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Joined: 10/02/2021 06:12
Last seen: 10/11/2023 12:09
Topics: 10 / Replies: 28
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RE: Horn/Light Switch Repair

Were you successful with your wiring search for the switch? I am unable to find the same info to verify this 1971 r75/5 is correct.

1 year ago
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RE: '71 R75/5: Mysterious Hole

A discovery regarding this mystery hole. It is a timing case cover tap drill break through from the front done during manufacture. Minor flaw, and cer...

2 years ago
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RE: Yet Another Spline Lube Question

This might help. On this /5 short wheel base model swingarm assembly, which is out of the frame,with the driveshaft pulled back all the way, the u joi...

2 years ago
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RE: Yet Another Spline Lube Question

If the 4 u-joint bolts have lock washers, it might be a good idea to replace the bolts with the available shorter ones and chuck the lockwashers as th...

2 years ago
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RE: Increase membership

I for one am happy and grateful for joining and being accepted in the Airheads club. Being an old newbie with this 71 r75/5 project bike, this forum h...

2 years ago
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RE: R75/5: Mysterious Hole

@wobbly Thank you for your input. The model year is 1971 r75/5.

2 years ago
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RE: R75/5 rear wheel bearing felt seal

I think the best thing to do is get the correct new seal first then figure out how it goes in by looking at its profile.

2 years ago
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RE: R75/5 rear wheel bearing felt seal

@8053 Thanks for sharing this info. I know from research there were a few different hub configurations which evolved through those years and luckily t...

2 years ago
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RE: R75/5 rear wheel bearing felt seal

@8053 Thank you for your input. I did not see any access to the felt seal from the inside of the hub when the bearing stack was removed for servicing....

2 years ago
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RE: R75/5 rear wheel bearing felt seal

@wobbly Thanks for your input.

2 years ago
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RE: Push rod tube collars loose

@wobbly thank you. I will take careful measurements of the matching tapers and guestimate the distance to set the collars trying to factor the rubber ...

2 years ago
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RE: Push rod tube collars loose

@wobbly Thanks for your insight. After cleaning up the tubes, I have discovered they are slightly smaller in diameter at the ends where the seal fits ...

2 years ago
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RE: Cleaning the heads

@wobbly I am curious why you pull rather than push when you lapp the valve to the seat.

2 years ago
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