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Old 12-27-2012, 04:09 AM   #301
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How old is your garage (the stone walls I mean)? Very cool.
It is much older than the house it sits next to, turn of last century is my best guess. I've been thinking to sacrifice a very little bit of floor space and put up interior walls of 2x4 and white painted 1/2" plywood. That'll give me more options for hanging tools and brighten the place up a bit.
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Old 12-27-2012, 06:02 PM   #302
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I found the expensive surprise!

Burned exhaust valve: Upper left head.

It isn't visibly eroded, but it isn't liquid-tight when I put some Kerosene in the passageway. The other three exhaust and all four intake valves are fine.

Bugger.
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:02 PM   #303
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[QUOTE=Twilight Error;20340721]I found the expensive surprise!
Burned exhaust valve: Upper left head.It isn't visibly eroded, but it isn't liquid-tight when I put some Kerosene in the passageway. The other three exhaust and all four intake valves are fine. /QUOTE]

How about maybe just a piece of carbon stuck under the one valve since the others are all good
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:00 AM   #304
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I found the expensive surprise!
Burned exhaust valve: Upper left head.It isn't visibly eroded, but it isn't liquid-tight when I put some Kerosene in the passageway. The other three exhaust and all four intake valves are fine. /QUOTE]

How about maybe just a piece of carbon stuck under the one valve since the others are all good
Could be. I'm going to have a closer look at the seat and valve today, maybe I'll see something lodged in there.
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:10 PM   #305
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:13 PM   #306
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Putting the windscreen back on it, since it's getting cooler, around 50F in the morning and evening commute.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:23 PM   #307
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My new Woody's wheels showed up!

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Old 12-28-2012, 04:34 PM   #308
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What have you done to your GS or GS Adventure today?

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My new Woody's wheels showed up!
Dave, those wheels look wa-a-a-y too good for an old grunt, ranger or not! Post some pics when you get 'em mounted up.

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Old 12-28-2012, 06:09 PM   #309
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:31 PM   #310
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I've hit a stopping point with the left head, the burned valve needs to be replaced. I've lined up the work and parts, but that won't start until Monday. In the meantime, I can finish reassembling the GS and get the right head's valve clearances and rocker endplay set. The plan is to have the bike ready to run when the left head gets back at the end of the week, all I'll have to do is install it, the head guard, crashbar and skidplate.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:07 PM   #311
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Dave, those wheels look wa-a-a-y too good for an old grunt, ranger or not! Post some pics when you get 'em mounted up.

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Roger that Mike, pics next week.
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:07 AM   #312
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:25 AM   #313
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It's done! Wheels and suspension on and ready to get wet!

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Old 12-30-2012, 08:00 AM   #314
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An entirely different bike....looking forward to your comments and thoughts.

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