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I don't know Charlie seems logical to me after all you've been into a few KRR river crossings most up to the cam cover, or a tad higher and well that's plenty of water from where I'm sitting

    

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I was thinking more of the floods here when me and RosKKo got stranded in Boonah and Charlie a bit further north in Kilcoy. Oh what fun we had.


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yeah that was kinda fun rick .....lol ... about 600k in drenching rain for this old bloke ...not all on gerty though  I seem to recall a grey k100 was involved ,, from Warwick back to Kingaroy

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just one of many , including a sprint to Sydney 900k in drenching rain overnight


more rain around today as well

ill have to use gerty to collect some bits for the cruze rebuild (head gasket blew at about 7000 k ) and would prefer to not have to ride in the rain and come back and work in an engine bay
thankfully its a good 10 deg c cooler today ...phew yesterday took it out of me ,,but suitably replenished by morning

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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at last a proper carrier for gerty

bit of rust on the mount points  guess il have to repair and repaint that bit

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cheeseboard washers for adapting to the oblique mount without digging in ...and a little support

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looks like a "bought" one

gives me some options for a second hand top box on the back I guess .


along with the clutch repair a couple of weeks ago

got the cruze sorted and back on the road ...was fortunate and found the root cause for all the drama ...of an engine change before I got it ....and the leaking water from the cooling system ...overnight and without pressure in the system for which I have changed the head gasket too many times "just in case ".

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i think this might explain more than I could say .
except to say that part of the cooling system is now bypassed ....and after about another 1000 k s ...no fluid level decrease at all

what a win ...needed that one !!!


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

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well done Charlie , good to see you having a win .  Very Happy


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1989 K100LT  Ol' Blue and "Kart" the Kamper trailer.  now KAPUT . 
1993 K1100RS  0194321         Colour #690 Silk Blue  aka " Smurfette"
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charlie99

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woohoo !!!  new rubber on the wheel I refurbished last year sometime

and its raining again with floods all around ....lol ...such timing

looks ok ????

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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Love those Sport Demons!


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looks real good


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It works better if it is attached to a bike, although it will last longer the way you have it now. No need to get it wet. Thankfully we have had a good drop here..but no flooding.


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charlie99

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great to hear stan

hope that rain is followed up with more soon . I fear its going to be a wicked winter for all on the land


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

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What happened to the 4.5x18 rim & the 160/60/18's Charlie ?

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charlie99

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hi john

ran out of rubber on the big wheel , doing a repaint of that whilst things are kinda quiet round here

check out back a page or two  ...here
edit
blast pics have disappeared 

heres a look again mate
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and fork brace and lower legs cleanup

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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a little while later

giggles

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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Your concept of "a little while" is starting to match mine Charlie - Chuckles!!


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just a before then after shot ...sorry no sunshine around here today  ...its very wintery ...not like queensland at all

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

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From a gentleman's bike to a hoons bike affraid  Looks good mate


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I know you've heard it before, but it's a sharp looking bike you've got there Charlie!


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1989 K100LT  Ol' Blue and "Kart" the Kamper trailer.  now KAPUT . 
1993 K1100RS  0194321         Colour #690 Silk Blue  aka " Smurfette"
2018 Kart upgrade.
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charlie99

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decided to replace that leaky seal on the bevel box ...dropping oil all over that new shiney wheel

some corrosion noticed on the sealing faces

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a bit later

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and back on .....ride later

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

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Cool work Charlie did you have any trouble taking the old one off?


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Hey Chazza
Have you any possible explanation as to why the journal seems to have two distinct wear marks. It looks like the current seal position has the seal lip bearing on the inner wear mark. I can't imagine that type of seal being installed in a way that would creat the outer wear mark?

Great photos

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charlie99

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pretty easy to do mate

ive done this job  before ...a few years ago now .... taking the whole bevel box off the first time ....but this rear end just leaks like a sieve ...since I put it on ...  but makes sense to do it right,  I guess .

cleanliness is paramount while its apart.

small taps on the output housing lets the output shaft main bearing  fall into the housing  without getting wedged in odd angles and then becoming difficult to get it to sit in the right place ,,,(don't forget the shims for the preload of the big bearing to housing)

the bolts on this bevel are a give away that its been done before ...as they are usually an shallow allen head type bolt that holds the halves together ...I found aftermarket 13mm head bolts on this one (sounds jap type replacements to me ..I guess just what was available at the time )

overall a 2 out of 5 for difficulty to the "been there before" guys  I guess .

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hi rawdon

yes mate there are 2 wear locations   in my case the outer lip of the seal had corrosion in the shaft  ..possibly from sitting for a long time without work .
the inner seal area was also showing some pitting ....hope fully my replacement (slightly different size  being 85 x 110 x 12 mm (the spec part is 85x 110 x 10 )  should sit inner of the old wear mark ...and slightly outer of the wear mark also  as I took about 1 mm off the rubber seal on the inside  to decrease the overall width  (to about 11 mm ) ....the shaft size lip of about a 1mm or so towards the last 3mm of the output shaft is inbuilt / factory ...and what I have seen before ...
heres a pic of what I pulled out

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 the inner seal might be a little deeper than what the micrometer says  maybe 7.xx - 8mm ?  best I could do at short notice  sorry

hope that helps


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Thanks Chaz,
Interesting post - I'm appreciative of the ingenuity in obtaining unworn location for new seal lip. Makes me wonder if anyone on here has used an outfit who market a thing called a 'speedi sleeve' which can be applied to a worn journal to obtain as new surface....


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started refurbishment on the rear shockie ....after noticing some shock oil around the rear drive pivot pin during the last few rides

the FOX twin clicker has just had a service with shaft polished up and new seal installed on the shaft ...an olins type double seal  was used this time with a double lip instead of the round type fox replacement with the kit .

shes had a fair bit of abuse, as can be seen ....probably should have done a better job when I got it rebuilt before ....but  here goes

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just a little while later .... doing well so far

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....lots more to do


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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later on

clear coat on ...hows that looking ?

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'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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It looks typically "Charlie"...neat as a pin, clean as a whistle and could be mistaken for brand new. Very Happy


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thanks mate   ...appreciate the comment


here's the finished article .....put it together just now .

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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Very Swish Charlie, 85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 112350


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cheers mate


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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just bolting up the shock ...

looks like enough clearances to everything

test ride later ....woohooo  !

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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G'day Charlie, Very very pucker....


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Charlie , as usual , you have far excelled yourself . Gerty looks great and remains a real Duchess.


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1989 K100LT  Ol' Blue and "Kart" the Kamper trailer.  now KAPUT . 
1993 K1100RS  0194321         Colour #690 Silk Blue  aka " Smurfette"
2018 Kart upgrade.
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Sorry Charlie, that back tyre's lettering is in white, not matching colour with bike.


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"Charlie , as usual , you have far excelled yourself ."

Don't get ahead of yourself there Mr GroverK, I've just spotted a white zip tie on Charlie's bike.

Maybe we should start a crowdfunding project to buy him some black ones...  Very Happy

and by the looks of things, correctly coloured tyre lettering paint stuff too.

Well spotted ainsjac.

(you can tell it's Sunday night and there's not much on the idiot box)


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Yeah Blakey, got to keep an eye out for these people.


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sorry guys, I hate to disappoint ,   ill  have to get a finer paint pen ...these poor old shakey hands just cant do that detail infill with a paint pen tip of about 4 mm

larry romestant got inspired  and shared his tyre paint efforts with me at about the same time  ...perhaps a challenge ...  this is just before going for the photo shoot  for the sale of his current fleet of ks .... Theres more works in the build plans for him ...currently looking for basic 2 radiator sub fairings stuff

seems he got nearly the right colours too ..but have to look for something like more silvery green - blue for old Gerty ? ....all I can find is bloomin white ...but will have to look a bit harder eh ???? 
 you lot have got me inspired again I think ...

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meanwhile the ride in the rear end is fabulous  over "them thar hills" and took a good ride over "Glorious" again to test it all out ...sweet !!

down at, behind the hills ...fernvale for a pie  before heading home



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got a new to me topbox today as well ...small one but capable of holding a helmet ...bit of work to do to get it to fit though

more to come



and Blakey ...those white ties are gone for black ones now mate ...so sorry to offend  ...but sometimes one has just to work with whats on the table



cheers guys, thanks for the comments ...  I know you lot just love to pick holes that I should have seen straight away ....its all fun


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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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top box work
as I got it

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plastic adhesion primer and acrylic primer on

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some electrikery work

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colour on

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tricky bracket I had to fabricate

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rainy weekend ....but this is the brake lights

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all good to go

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

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Looks great on the big PC screen Charlie. Nice job!  I think the LED's are a super safety feature. One of my pet hates is brake lights buried under Top boxes.


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"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." - St. Augustine from 1600 years ago & still true!

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K1: 1990. 6374189. Custom Stealth Black paint.
    

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Charlie, I was in Aldi yesterday and you can buy 500 WHITE zip ties for a cheap price. Could be an idea for a Christmas present for Blakey.


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woohoo ...thanks stan ...both Neil (Alby) and i  recon thats worth  planning further 

cheers..  thanks for the heads up ...  i have a visit loosley planned up at his place, soonish ....hmmm

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

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Looks good charlie. How did you organise the connection to the top box?
like


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1988 K100RT     VIN No.  0094680
1989 K100RT     VIN No.  0097367 (naked)  
1996 K1100RS   VIN No.  0451808
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hopefully some pics when i get home nigel

cheers


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Looking really good Charlie, nice job.
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"Heidi" K100LT 1991 (Grey) (VIN 0190172 Engine No. 104EB 2590 2213) - 5th owner. January 2014 (34,000 - 61,000 miles and counting....)
"Gretel" K100LT 1989 (Silver Grey) (VIN 0177324 Engine No. 104EA 2789 2211) - 4th+ owner. September 2015 (58,500miles and counting....). Cat C Insurance write-off rebuild Feb 17
"Donor" K100LT 1990 (Red)  (VIN 0178091 Engine No. 4489 2024) - 6th & final owner (crash write-off now donor bike).   June 2012 (73,000 miles) to November 2013 (89,500 miles)
    

charlie99

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@Holister wrote:Looks good charlie. How did you organise the connection to the top box?
like

here it is nigel
4 core security cable (14 x0.020mm)  about 4.25mm in thickness and quite flexible

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saddles in the box to hold the cable

glue lined heat shrink for the protection of the terminations ...
to fit 1 x cable tie to the rack for support of the feed lead externally ...and perhaps a couple in the cowl to hold it in the right place


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Stan

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But the BIG question is.... what colour is the cable tie? Blakey will be checking.


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Twisted Evil


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charlie99

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continuing with refurbishment of a gearbox

all the good bits from gertys gearbox ...(worn out input spline)  will go across into this one
just playing with the clutch release arm and pivot shaft  and selector claw arm , showing age corrosion and a bit sticky for my liking


a new clutch release arm pivot rod will need to be bought (from old blighty ) with deep grooves from the bearing mating area   and new bearings installed ...the're stuffed
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gear selector claw arm and rollers also showing age   with the rollers frozen in position

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a pull out and polish up has a really nice action with very little resistance at all now

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cheezy grin whilst riding, kinda bloke ....oh the joy !!!! ...... ( brick aviator )

'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

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That arm is way too shiny Charlie...no-one's going to see it! 


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gertys original gearbox looks pristine internally
except for the input shaft splines being cactus , there is a slight issue with the cam follower on the gear selector drum , the locating pin is worn somewhat .....the relief on the cam looks fine but the pin is worn in the shaft ...

so the plan is to exchange cases  with the better condition input shaft , new bearings on all , and new seals  throughout  as gertys gears are good in all respects in the past , with hardly ever  a "jump out of gear" event experienced before, more like lazy shift ...doh .   so the selector forks must be ok I guess .

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front cover back on til parts arrive ...lets hope I can get financial and back to it soon

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You are too perfect in your work. All that cleaning and polishing now has to be done again with the new case. In my situation, grime is good..can't see any of the problems.


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new case is fine stan
heres what it looks like ...erm a few months ago now ....these things take time for this silly old bugga mate

but luckily I had a contribution from alby ...I think this is the case that broke gears on the areluen trip , pulling the trailer up a pretty steep hill out of the valley ...or just before anyhow

before

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after   with just a little bit to clean off

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'86 K100 RT..#0090401 ..."Gerty" ( Gertrude Von Clickandshift ) --------O%O85 rt resto ...my attempt ...hey im not into making a show bike ... - Page 5 Au-log10

"redframe" rs "bitsa"  with many contributions from the k100 community ,,with many thanks
    

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