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    Today, 05:35 AM
    Stephen J replied to a thread My Ape project in Project Builds
    Topped up my oil while camping in BC. Forgot to put the plug back in. Made it a 1/2 a km down the road with oil pissing out all over my leg. Had to...
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    06-13-2019, 01:34 PM
    Stephen J replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    I have noticed that far to many throw money at whatever bugs'm till it goes away. That's not brand specific though. I was assured buy an older member...
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    06-13-2019, 07:14 AM
    Stephen J replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    It'll have to start sounding quite a bit worse before I prep it for surgery but come winter it would be nice to get it sorted. There's a BMW owners...
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    06-04-2019, 05:27 AM
    Stephen J replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    Isn't it about 4 grand for a used entry level bike? Plus spare tires all the gear and knee surgery... Looks like another pit into which I would have...
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    06-03-2019, 01:50 PM
    Stephen J replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    When I came to this site I'd owned 4 bikes in 40 years. Since then, one a year and it is only spring. You're an encourageable bunch and should be...
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    06-03-2019, 01:43 PM
    Stephen J replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    Hahahahahaaaaa!!! And ahh yes, yes I do wake up screaming but it has nothing to do with motorcycles.
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    06-03-2019, 06:34 AM
    Stephen J replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    I did an early morning run. Out by 7 am. No weekenders on the cottage roads. Lots of wild life and no traffic. Always good when you can get 3 hours...
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    06-01-2019, 07:46 AM
    Stephen J replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    Dumped the oil and there was what I think is the usual deposits from regular wear and tear. I'll look at it a little closer but no chunks.
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    05-27-2019, 06:11 AM
    Stephen J replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    I'll look into that as well. Apparently they have shitty cam chain tensioners which are cheap and easy to replace though I don't think pulling the...
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    05-23-2019, 10:20 AM
    Stephen J replied to a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    Well thanks for the input. I've read the other thread links and got "Meh, they all do it" to "Game OVER MAN" usual internet shit. As suggested I'll...
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    05-22-2019, 10:47 AM
    Stephen J started a thread Engine rattle in Technical
    2004 R1200 GS, 62,000 Km on it. Seems to tick just behind the cylinder heads at idle. More so when hot. Quiets down when clutch lever is pulled and...
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About Stephen J

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56
About Stephen J
Biography:
Come from a family of Bike riders. Rode the same 67 Triumph for the last 30 + years and did the majority of work on it myself. Started riding a 1200 Bandit this year. Wasn't sure what to write here so that'll have to do.
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Ontario Canada
Interests:
Bikes, Guitars, Art, Hunting,
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Constrution

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