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Author Topic: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?  (Read 153484 times)

Graylic

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3195 on: August 05, 2013, 04:02:01 AM »
Today, I crossed the 1000 mile mark. 
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vyasar

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3196 on: August 05, 2013, 05:59:51 AM »
Bought a 2011 C5 Classic and rode ~150 miles today. Joy to ride!
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3197 on: August 05, 2013, 11:12:21 AM »
Very nice choice! And that windscreen is one of a kind. So clean it almost seems nonexistent lol. Am I tripping?  :o
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3198 on: August 05, 2013, 11:32:52 AM »
I want that windshield - doesn't detract from the exquisite lines of the bike. :)
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3199 on: August 05, 2013, 07:39:38 PM »
Replaced the AWOL nut on the shifter retainer bolt with an extra dose of Loctite.
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3200 on: August 06, 2013, 01:06:56 AM »
vyasar

thats one mean hill/dune whatever in the background
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3201 on: August 06, 2013, 02:26:28 AM »
Crossed 12,500 miles :)

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3202 on: August 06, 2013, 06:49:36 AM »
 Ducati Scotty

your having a good run with 20,000kl on the clock.  8)
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3203 on: August 06, 2013, 11:30:29 PM »
Installed a new Hitchcock's throttle cable and replaced the worn throttle tube with a Honda one.  WOT without digital gymnastics.
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3204 on: August 07, 2013, 12:20:34 PM »
Monday night I reinstalled the passenger grab bar so I had SOMETHING to strap my tools to for work.  Yesterday rode the bike to work, I didn't lose any oil this time, but I did lose a nut to my battery bracket and also the bolt that holds the front of the chain guard in place.  Needless to say I had some obnoxious ass rattles going on, but the bike ran really good. 60 miles at 65mph and other than losing some hardware (thankfully no parts fell off  :) ) the bike seems to be worthy of a road trip.  After I got home I addressed the missing hardware with some leftovers in the garage and gave them a good application of Loc-Tite.  Then I went thru the bike and tightened other bolts including the head bolts.  Finished up by finally replacing my leaky fuel petcocks (I've had the new ones for over a month).

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3205 on: August 07, 2013, 11:38:50 PM »
Finally installed a copper/asbestos crush washer from Aircraft Spruce on the exhaust pipe (suggested by Bare a while ago). it looks to be great quality as opposed to the horrible stock asbestos ones.... I've already burnt through 3 of those.

the correct size is 1-1/2", part no. AN900-24,  $0.78 + $2 Shipping.

hopefully it holds up well. Thanks bare.

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/an900.php?clickkey=7239
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3206 on: August 08, 2013, 01:37:25 AM »
Ah, the good old AN 900.  It's an old Army/Navy spec.
I've used those several times in gas turbine engine design. :)
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3207 on: August 08, 2013, 01:57:17 AM »
Thanks for posting. Looks like a great buy for good quality gaskets. I just picked up two. :)
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3208 on: August 08, 2013, 02:21:44 AM »
Will those gaskets work for my old 700 twin?  I'm not sure if there's supposed to be a gasket in there out not.  ???

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #3209 on: August 08, 2013, 03:18:00 AM »
Had K70's mounted front and rear - YEAAAA
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