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Old 10-25-2012, 08:20 PM   #730
Joined: Dec 2011
Location: Finger Lakes, NY
Oddometer: 6
I replaced the cross over pipe on my R75/5 with a $10 plumbing extension pipe found in the under-sink aisle.
They are 12 inches long, brass inside, chrome outside, 1 1/4 inches in diameter..
I ground the threaded section off of both ends of the extension, never-seized the header and slid them on.
Slide it on further than the original, right up to the welds.
No clamps needed.

Much quieter and prettier than the 7 hose clamps and rusty tin the PO had wrapped around the old crossover.
1958 BMW R69, 1972 R75/5, 1980 Yamaha xs650, 1982 Honda GL1100

xackley screwed with this post 10-25-2012 at 08:29 PM
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