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- Sun May 20, 2018 5:01 pm
- Forum: Motorcycling
- Topic: Anybody running Dunlop tires?
- Replies: 5
- Views: 134
Tires that are approaching 7-8 years old have ended their life as far as I am concerned. When I bought my Oilhead it had a set of Metzeler Z6 tires on them, very little wear, no checking, but they were pushing 7-8 years depending the the manufacturing codes and they were scary going into a corner. A...
OK, I spent some time trying to figure out where in the system the horn was failing. It all came to the button not touching ground to complete the path. So this morning I went out looking at what point the switch accomplished this, it is done through the top mounting screw that holds the switch in t...
ZM, yes horns work, hooked them up to voltage source, hit switch, loud noise startled me. I will do a few more tests today to see if I have a wiring problem, switch or if the starter relay has gone south on me. Since we are scheduled for heavy rain, good excuse to play with bike. I was looking at re...
Wobbly, I have run across that situation before. I did find 2 loose connections that the solder had broken free on on each of the wires going to the new style fuses from the terminal board. Resoldered them and still no honk. I was thinking of doing the green to positive on the battery next, that way...
I went for ride yesterday, tried the horn and it didn't work. So today I pulled the tank to see what was up. Here what i did and the results so far. Flushed switch with contact cleaner. Disconnected wires to horn, the black wire goes to switch, with meter it indicates good going to ground. Green wir...
- Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:37 am
- Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
- Topic: 1975 R90/6 front brake switch replacement
- Replies: 3
- Views: 262
You could grab the body of the MC with a pair a slip joint or water pump pliers to keep it from rotating. You probably won't lose enough fluid to require bleeding the systems as the flow will be outward no air coming in.