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    I found the source of the problem. It was a...

    I found the source of the problem.
    It was a connector housed in the headlight shell.
    One of the six slots had been hot and melted one corner of the plastic.
    The lights work now, but I'm watching...
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    Battery is at full charge, it starts and runs...

    Battery is at full charge, it starts and runs fine.
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    No headlight, no tail light.

    Turned on the 1982 GS750E today and no headlight, no tail light.
    Replaced fuse but still no headlight or taillight.
    I'm thinking that if the headlamp were burned out it wouldn't effect the...
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    Thanks for the info. Now I have to find a place...

    Thanks for the info. Now I have to find a place to mix it
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    Red PAint for 82 GS750 needed

    I need red paint for my 82 GS750E, but have run into a brick wall. The local paint can't color match any closer that 86% match, and recommended the dealer. The dealer doesn't have code for that far...
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    First Ride

    Due to overheating and electrical issues it's been two years since I had Suzie out on the road.
    Today I took a short trip from Fremont via Niles Canyon Road to Livermore and back.
    I stopped at...
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    Thanks for the input, Yes in my haste to write...

    Thanks for the input, Yes in my haste to write the message I forgot to say the chain was adjusted properly..
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    Chain Slap Nosie 82 GS750E

    My 82 GS750E has been out of service for a while I searched for over heating and electrical demons. The time away from daily riding has made me aware of other things that I didn't notice before. Now...
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    Checked the sending unit, checked the temp...

    Checked the sending unit, checked the temp against a digital unit, there was a smll10 degree difference, checked for lean carburation, checked the plugs, but nothing that would help so far other than...
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    82 GS750E Runs Hot

    My 82 GS750e has only 14,400 miles on it.
    The engine runs strong and starts easily even on cold mornings.
    BUT, when I run the engine above 60 miles per hour for ten minutes or so the oil temp...
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    I'd purchase the 2017 Moto Guzzi V7III Special. ...

    I'd purchase the 2017 Moto Guzzi V7III Special.
    Fun Bike, Price is right and the look to right too.


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  12. Congratulations. it's a beautiful machine!

    Congratulations. it's a beautiful machine!
  13. Such a beautiful restoration, Congrads!

    Such a beautiful restoration, Congrads!
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    Seemed to be running cooler all week. I'm a happy...

    Seemed to be running cooler all week. I'm a happy camper now.
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    Finished the installation today, got 14.36 volts...

    Finished the installation today, got 14.36 volts at 4000 rpm, seemed good. I read somewhere in the past that the stock system ran hot, and my 82 GS certainly has run hot in the past. Whether my oil...
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    New 3 phase voltage regualtor

    I'm in the process of replacing the stock voltage rectifier on my 1982 GS750E with a new and improved unit. See the difference in fin size and wire gauge. I have pre hooked up the unit and ran the...
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    Congratulations on a super find!!!

    Congratulations on a super find!!!
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    You can get anything you want, excepting Alice...

    You can get anything you want, excepting Alice :rugby:
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    Today I took the Suzie out for a morning ride to...

    Today I took the Suzie out for a morning ride to Alice's Restaurant in Woodside, CA and then took the long way through the mountain roads home.
    During the 80's this was a must do destination at...
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    I took Suzie to an Old Car Rally today. I...

    I took Suzie to an Old Car Rally today.
    I manned one of the checkpoints so it was a good excuse to go for a short ride.
    Here is a link to the pictures, mostly vintage cars, half or more are 100...
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    Took the Suzie out for a ride today over to...

    Took the Suzie out for a ride today over to Roaring Camp in the Santa Cruz mountains.
    Good ride and even got 51 mpg in the process.

    http://www.dmacweb.com/bin/suzie/1.jpg...
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    Issue resolved. I studied the wiring diagram...

    Issue resolved.
    I studied the wiring diagram and went over everything and found a wiring coupling located in the headlight shell that while it appeared fastened, really wasn't.
    Pressed both sides...
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    Ran it at 70-75 mph for 10 miles and the temp...

    Ran it at 70-75 mph for 10 miles and the temp gauge hit 320 again.
    I talked it over with a MC mechanic I know well and I suspect a defective OT sensor.
    I bought a used one and will install it over...
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    I tested the oil temp gauge and it checked out...

    I tested the oil temp gauge and it checked out AOK. I went and tightened it down to the sensor real tight.
    I'm hoping it was just too loose. I'll ride her again Tuesday.
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    After having been out of town for a couple of...

    After having been out of town for a couple of weeks I got back into this project. I checked the wiring harness and didn't find any issues. I pulled the chrome cover over the oil temp sensor and added...
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