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    Learning Valve Adjustment

    WJB... you are correct! That is my old '95 ST1100 that I owned for about 5 yrs and sold back in '14 when I got my '05 FJR13. It was a great bike and served me well for about 30K miles. I checked valves, changed the T-belt, water pump and also did the 40amp alternator upgrade which was...
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    Learning Valve Adjustment

    I had an interest in cars/bikes from early on but way back in the 80’s after high school, I spent several years working at a Hon-Yam shop while going to College. It was a time of FJs, Secas, Maxims, Viragos, CBs, Interceptors, Gold-wings etc… This is where I was able to observe and learn about...
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    Final drive gasket?

    I'm currently in the FJR1300 world and it has a VERY similar arrangement.... and we see the same: surface rust on the shaft and other items. Not a concern and if you're in there every few years, just clean as needed and lube the splines and ensure the drain hole is clear... and NO gasket is...
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    Hello from San Jose, CA

    Hey Chicago106miles, Sorry I missed this and thanks for the greeting! I JUST saw your other note this morning so yes... coffee will be good for a future meeting so I can look at the ST. Much appreciated! I'm at the other end of Meridian to the South just past Coleman! Mr. BR
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    WITHDRAWN FROM SALE --- 2012 Super Tenere - NC - $4500

    Crap! This is a stunning deal but on the wrong side of the Country for me.... I'm really suprised someone hasn't grabbed this.
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    Valve adjustment - more lessons learned

    ahh..... I was wondering about the shim size (dia) for the Super Ten.... 9.48mm. Same as the FJR1300 and no surprise there... Which is good since I have a Hot-Cams shim kit which I used for my past 2 checks on my '05 FJR which had little prior Service history at purchase (shim kit currently on...
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    Hello from San Jose, CA

    Hello, Thought I’d finally post my intro message because I’m back looking at the Super Ten again… I actually joined this forum back in July of ’16, did some reading and then moved on. My current ride is an ’05 FJR1300 which I‘ve had for 6+ yrs and it’s my year-‘round daily driver for the...
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