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Re: Big clutch job in Tampa.

Go for it Doug! I would come if you were closer, but will think about 
you for about 8 hours while you are working.  I did the spline lube 
thing, which is about the same disassembly effort.  Not bad if you go 
one step at a time.  Good luck, and post a link to some pics when your 

Bob Hadden '05R12GS, '62R27

On Nov 24, 2005, at 9:44 PM, ABSDoug wrote:

>  Anyone interested in watching one of the all  time intense 
> dismantling of a motorcycle, join me this weekend when I  change the 
> clutch on my BMW. (known well by some) Points to consider:
>   -No frame is associated with this motorcycle.
>   -Front suspension attaches to the MOTOR.
>   -the rear half of the motorcycle has a sub-frame that attaches to 
> the transmission.
>   -the transmission has to be separated from the engine. Transmission 
> is  a separate unit all much in like a car... without a frame.
>   I've done this procedure three times & I have every possible oil  
> seal, for the engine, transmission and pushrod if any are bad when I  
> get in there. The job should go well. It is gruesome to see, but  
> actually not difficult (for me at least). RSVP, bring beer and a  
> digital camera if you come.
> Doug Saylor
> PO BOX 4036
> Clearwater FL 33758-4036
> (Live in South Tampa)
> 727.831.3111
> Heavily medicated for your protection!
> Things to live for:
> -alt.binaries.howard-stern
> -iPod shuffle (loaded with Howard Stern)
> -1995 BMW R1100R... >110K, runs great AND is an award winning bike! 
> (Rat Bike @ the 2004 Poverty Riders Rally)
>  Single? There's someone we'd like you to meet.
> Lot's of someone's, actually. Yahoo! Personals


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