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  1. i like right throttle like my modern...

    i like right throttle like my modern harley.Muscle memory,or lack of ,gets confusing sometimes on my left throttle bike.
    BTW I like the brake and gas on the same side ,opposite shifter,as its the...
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    I would put the cases in front of a space heater...

    I would put the cases in front of a space heater ,then hit with a foam type degreaser and scrub brush..Dont glass bead.
    Tom
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    I havent done it but you can get various small...

    I havent done it but you can get various small diameter endoscopes amazing cheap on ebay or amazon for smart phone, tablet etc.Some indy shops by me use them for quick cylinder bore inspection.Tom
  4. Gotta multi meter?not a guru but set on ohms and...

    Gotta multi meter?not a guru but set on ohms and read between the battery positive wire and ground with the battery disconnected and you will see an ohm reading.Find out what needs to be...
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    Have you looked at the gears?Probably chewed up...

    Have you looked at the gears?Probably chewed up slider or bent mainshaft.I once had a repro slider that didnt last 1000 miles.Cluster gear and bushings,and the right side steel cluster shaft bushing...
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    The housing pump surface looks good,but like...

    The housing pump surface looks good,but like bubbalowe said the top cover needs replacing.Then inspect the shafts,keys and middle case.Not to hard and it seems like you are up to it,but Im not sure...
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    Pic # 4 not looking to good,but sounds like pump...

    Pic # 4 not looking to good,but sounds like pump is working.Pic #3 of housing looks good.cant really tell about center case with gears in place.The new spring ,ball and re-seating may help wet...
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    Thats pretty much it.That show its circulating....

    Thats pretty much it.That show its circulating. its getting supply and returning.After a short,say ten mile ride the tank should be warm to hot.If you drain the sump after the ride and get about a...
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    Happened on my 34.Sounded like tea kettle.less...

    Happened on my 34.Sounded like tea kettle.less likely with more gas in the tank.
    Tom
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    I had read that the nipples were over sized...

    I had read that the nipples were over sized slightly on the thread od and they had made oversize nuts to fit.I have seen them on ebay with nuts included.
    Tom
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    Suprised at no lock tab,but I never had a101.I...

    Suprised at no lock tab,but I never had a101.I would still put one there.I guess its same as chief.
    Those nuts are prone to loosening even with the tab and I use red locktite just to be sure....
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    Hey Harry,looks like your figuring it out.You...

    Hey Harry,looks like your figuring it out.You made a good point about align.I think your collar or driver must have been off almost 1/4".
    If you have the correct collar that puts the sprocket in...
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    Well it looks like you are paying attention to...

    Well it looks like you are paying attention to me.
    Obviously the sprocket position will effect chain align,but you have get the sprocket fully on the driver with a full nut and lock tab.
    What...
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    It looks like you need get your sprocket further...

    It looks like you need get your sprocket further on the driver.Im more familiar with chiefs but I think its similar.
    How does the sprocket fit without the spacer behind it?I set the sprocet,then...
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    Thanks.If you know the numbers or what year and...

    Thanks.If you know the numbers or what year and model BMW I will look it up.
    Tom
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    Because its standing wet sumping that doesnt...

    Because its standing wet sumping that doesnt necessarily indicate a weak or worn pump.If it was wet sumping while running that could indicate a worn return pump.
    In my opinion high output is not...
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    Curious what a new Dixie is. I have a couple...

    Curious what a new Dixie is. I have a couple India repro batteries on the shelf but not going to fill one this time of year plus they make a mess.
    Tom
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    Thanks,I was using the same chart.The faux box is...

    Thanks,I was using the same chart.The faux box is about 6 1/4 so hopefully it fits.
    Tom
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    Thanks Harry ,I should have said 6v. I ordered a...

    Thanks Harry ,I should have said 6v.
    I ordered a yuasa 6n12a-2d.12 ah.
    The old Stark was parts unlimited 6n11-2d 11ah.His site says its largest that will fit in his fake box but the 12ah looks...
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    Chief lead acid battery

    What is the largest lead acid battery that will fit in Starklite fake battery shell?
    Thanks
    Tom
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    I changed the flimsy 47 sidestand to the later...

    I changed the flimsy 47 sidestand to the later front motor mount stand and kick while standing on the side.I can get my full body weight over the kicker using either leg.This method is way easier...
  22. Thread: Fall colors

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    The scenery and the bike look great. WArmer in...

    The scenery and the bike look great.
    WArmer in nj yesterday but its also walnut dodging time.You can come around a corner and hit what looks like a bushel dumped in the road or worse they fall on...
  23. Looking at my GE bulb again I can see the blue...

    Looking at my GE bulb again I can see the blue stamp 4030.The front has 171 with Top below it,K43 very small on the right and Sealed Beam Ge made in USA on the bottom.
    Maybe the 171 and k43 are date...
  24. I looked on my shelf and found another T-S which...

    I looked on my shelf and found another T-S which is apparently Tungsol and a Ge That has 171 and Top at the top and Ge sealed beam made in USA on bottom.The Ge stamp on the inside is to blurred to...
  25. Can you elaborate on the sealed beam. I have a...

    Can you elaborate on the sealed beam.
    I have a 51 chief,original lamp,not sure about bulb,I havent had it apart in long time.
    My bulb says on the outside

    M-30
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    Sealed Beam
    T-S
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