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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    Didn't but will do. Thanks G.
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    On it Gary. Will be checking them all today. Did you see my subsequent reply?
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    Thanks mates. The bike is quieter and runs well at cruise but i still have some inconsistency (mslight missing) on acceleration in all...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    Thanks again mates. The bike is quieter and runs pretty good at cruise but I still have some sputter on acceleration - all gears.?? In...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    Ok, on a hunch I pulled the timing plate and adjusted. Idles fine now. Impressive what valve lash will impact.
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    Well this is fun!! Quieter engine that pulls much better in all gears. However, haven't tested the long ride yet cause I can't get my...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    Intake Left 2000, right 0015. Exhaust left 4000, right 5000! Pretty clear I'm well out of range. Appreciate your advice once again and...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    Was just in the process of reply. The book actually says 4 n 2 - and that's what the left side is at. Will do the right side next. Looks...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    Hey Gary, Book says 6000 for exhaust and 3000 for intake. Have heard as little as 4000 exhaust and 2000 intake. What’s your advice?
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    I do Gary. You’ve never steered this guy wrong. On it. Thanks again.
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    Shipper replied to the thread Breaks Down under heat.
    Wouldn't that be a problem on start up as well? My problem happens after bike is hot and riding for more than 1/2 hour.
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    Shipper posted the thread Breaks Down under heat in The Garage.
    Some time back my ‘75 650xs started breaking down after 40 - 50 minutes riding. The coils were originals so I replaced with Mikes. Seem...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Part Number??.
    Of course - duh. Bit of a brain gap there Twins. That also explains why I have two brand new ones bagged on standby. Really makes sense...
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    Shipper posted the thread Part Number?? in The Garage.
    Had all of my seals bagged and tagged on tear down - But this one got away from me. Reconstructing original engine on my 75 and not sure...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Wont Run Upright?!!.
    Fact is, I did see a split in the harness jacket at that spot. Will investigate further. Thx.
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    Shipper replied to the thread Wont Run Upright?!!.
    This makes good sense. Will pursue it tomorrow when I get into the bucket.
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    Shipper replied to the thread Wont Run Upright?!!.
    1975 G’s. Far as I can tell it had original coils on it. Will dive into bucket tomorrow and find the gremlin. Been there and done that...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Wont Run Upright?!!.
    OK team. Must have pulled something loose in the headlight cluster removing and replacing the gas tank. Runs when I support wires to...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Wont Run Upright?!!.
    Time for more specifics. This has got to be electrical - but where? Tanks back off, fuel in carbs, bike will start but as soon as the...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Wont Run Upright?!!.
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    Shipper replied to the thread Wont Run Upright?!!.
    Ya, thanks Bluz. Full tank. Maybe bleed the bowls and try again.
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    Shipper posted the thread Wont Run Upright?!! in The Garage.
    This is a real mind teaser. Replaced both coils with Mike's as plugs would continually foul after heat up (30 - 40 minutes riding) and...
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    Shipper replied to the thread Spark.
    Nailed it G’s. BPR7ES with non resister caps - starts and runs like a dream. Thanks Brother.
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    Shipper replied to the thread Spark.
    If in fact they are discontinued, whats the recommendation for a plug hotter than the manual stated B8ES? Any suggestions?I think a...
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    Shipper posted the thread Spark in The Garage.
    So I thinking regular B8ES NGK plugs are all that is required for my '75 1B as there is obviously no computer or electronics to be...
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