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by Shaunesy
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: Stripped ground bolt hole
Replies: 8
Views: 1064

Re: Stripped ground bolt hole

Thanks for the responses everyone. After removing the speedo cable I saw that the transmission wasn't 'open' and was able to place a piece of tape in the bottom to keep any debris out. I used some Loc-tite thread repair for a temporary repair until I need a more comprehensive repair. Can't really ge...
by Shaunesy
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: The Incomparable BMW R90S
Topic: Tail bag?
Replies: 0
Views: 1519

Tail bag?

I've been searching for a good option for a bag to mount on the tail "luggage carrier" on my R90S. Everything I've tried just doesn't seem to quite fit. Something to toss lunch bag and a coffee mug in would be perfect. Any perfect fit finds out there?
by Shaunesy
Tue Mar 23, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: Stripped ground bolt hole
Replies: 8
Views: 1064

Re: Stripped ground bolt hole

I think that would likely be the best bet. I may try some loctite thread repair to keep the bolt in place for the speedo cable.

Thanks!
by Shaunesy
Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: Stripped ground bolt hole
Replies: 8
Views: 1064

Re: Stripped ground bolt hole

1976 BMW R90S. Looking at an E-Z LOK 13/32 on Grainger. Looks like that would do a better job of repairing the threads than a helicoil with less material dumped into the transmission case. Have to take my time and have a good vacuum setup to get material out of the Transmission while drilling, tappi...
by Shaunesy
Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Classic (1970-25 years ago) Motorcycles
Topic: Stripped ground bolt hole
Replies: 8
Views: 1064

Stripped ground bolt hole

23-11-1-230-599...Transmission breather bolt, Speedometer cable retention, battery ground connnection. The hole for the bolt has become stripped. Enough thread exists to hold the bolt in place and retain the speedometer cable, but not maintain a good ground path. I have added a supplemental ground t...