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Old 02-01-2011, 04:53 PM   #15
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Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
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OK ... so let the bleeding begin.

It was time to see what was needed and what needed repair. Since I had an 83 R80 parts bike I was able to get things like covers, airbox ... and transmission. The drive shaft was super notchy ... I located one in West Georgia for $80. Drove out there on 1/30 to get it.

So we need to get some of the parts out in other peoples hands in order to finance the rest of this ...

So ... here we go. I think we should invite others over to enjoy it.

Start:



Jenna and Brad getting dirty:



The resulting hulk:



The existing clutch was stuck ... I had a clutch from the 83 R80 ... and it looked great ... so we went ahead and did the install:


Now ... I really need advice on taking apart a drive shaft. David Woodburn in West Ga gave me an overview ... so ... Looks like I'm going to have to make a couple of tools!

PS - Anyone need a Monolever RT faring?
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'85 R80RT G/Sified <|> '91 R100GS Bumblebee (103K miles and climbing) <|> '73 R75/5 LWB
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