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    Originally posted by dorkburger View Post
    Wow! Interesting that there's NOS stuff like that still hanging around. I rebuilt mine with straight rate springs, cartridge emulators, and disabled the anti dives. Definitely an improvement.
    Doesn't really surprise me. It can depend on who you get talking to. Not all of them know what is gathering dust in dark corners under their noses.
    Anyone fancy volunteering to help your local dealer out on stock taking day ? Finders fee ?
    97 R1100R
    80 GS850G, 79 Z400B, 85 R100RT, 80 Z650D, 76 CB200


      Warm enough for spring prep. Oil pan gasket, oil, filter change and deep cleaning of underside filth.
      Love the Delkevic stainless system, came apart ez and cleaned up ez.
      I did not choose to scrub it too intense around the top bend by hand only. However with a power tool no problem buffing down to clean metal.


      "Only fe' collected the old way, has any value." from His Majesty O'Keefe (1954 film)
      1982 GS1100G- road bike, body, seat and suspension modded
      1990 GSX750F-(1127cc '92 GSXR engine) track bike, much re-engineered
      1987 Honda CBR600F Hurricane; hooligan bike, restored


        Rear brake was not working so I got a kit and took the caliper and cylinder apart.

        Pistons in caliper were a bit stuck but there was no corrosion. Good cleaning and new sealings and they work as new.

        Cylinder was completely stuck and got it open with force - luckily nothing broke.

        Again there was no pitting or such and after putting it together with new parts everything is OK again.

        1983 GS1000G | 1984 GSX1100EF | 1997 FLHR | 2013 R1200RT | 2016 FLSTC


          Completed a rite of passage yesterday - new stator installed. I had already installed a new R/R (SH775), yesterday I did the stator and rewiring. Wired the stator directly to the R/R as suggested. Although it’s still pretty frigid here in Ottawa (-5C yesterday), managed to get the bike started in the garage. Was probably about 8-10C in there. Good to hear it running after sitting all winter.