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 Post subject: Re: Oil leaks 89 900 ss
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:31 am 
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Location: Australia
model: 900 SS
year: 1989
Pretty sure it all drops when I tighten her upwith the old screws and rubbers


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 Post subject: Re: Oil leaks 89 900 ss
PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:41 am 
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Location: Wollongong,Australia
model: 750 Sport
year: 1988
Looking good mate. Keep up the great work.

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Andrew


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 Post subject: Re: Oil leaks 89 900 ss
PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:17 am 
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Thanks Andrew im hoping to get on the road for the aussie summer and with a bit of luck,,, i need to see how the rubbers/ bolt or such is from the subframe to the bottom of the upper fairing / bracket as the exploded view in the parts manual not clear and mine was not correct, just assorted washers and old bolt, any original pics would be great, thanks again


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 Post subject: Re: Oil leaks 89 900 ss
PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:50 am 
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model: 907 I.E.
year: 1990
One trick when fitting complex assemblies is like bodywork or exhausts is to just to put all together without tightening and gigle all bits around.

1mm here 1mm there and suddenly you realize the fitting is perfect. At this point you start tightening all and see if it stays put... if not then you can see easily which is the screw/bolt that needs some attention.

The old subframes often are not straight either they dropped on the bike or in the warehouse or supply twisted during production as quality check in that era were like ... ok it looks fine. Just leave it a little loose and see if you can fit the bodiwork.


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 Post subject: Re: Oil leaks 89 900 ss
PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:35 am 
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thanks angelix, you're right I will be patient and keep plugging away at it, im pretty sure it was pretty right when I first got her


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 Post subject: Re: Oil leaks 89 900 ss
PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:24 am 
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What happens when all loose is fairing still wants to naturally pull in close on the clutchside ,like it needs a block on the rear stay at the inside fairing hole she's pushing against the clutch cover pretty hard , doing my head in but I'll keep at cause that little block will annoy the he'll out of me


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 Post subject: Re: Oil leaks 89 900 ss
PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:39 am 
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The left side is sweet just where it needs to be, I'm wondering if the top fairing is the culprit , lightbulb moment I think maybe a spreader rear lower bracket keeping the forward bracket standard, leaving max 10 mm gap at rear bottom of fairing, not noticeable and should be effective, now I need to order the hardware and sort it so.i can get onto something else


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 Post subject: Re: Oil leaks 89 900 ss
PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:04 pm 
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year: 1989
Speedo and rev counter in for a quote to restore / glass and bezel , fingers crossed for a good price and job, frt wheel and brakes back on and the left disc bolts countersink 3mm, so she's progressing but slowly


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