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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 851 M1r forks

    Hi Folks, After having worked on a few sets of the M1r forks, I thought I would post up some detail on what we found. The M1R are an...

    Started by NC Rick, 04-07-2011 09:13 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sources

    One Tail, Brembo seal kits http://www.1tail.com/sa/c/Brembo.htm Bevell Heaven, Gasket kits, Steering head bearings, Fast shipping...

    Started by Jimmy, 05-03-2007 04:21 PM
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  1. Rear Tyre size for a 6" rim?

    Hi Everyone, I've been busying myself with a conversion, making a ST4S swinging arm fit a 851/888. This results in a swinging arm 15mm longer...

    Started by Mr.R, 10-18-2018 11:18 AM
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  2. 916, etc throttle bodies on 851?

    has anyone done it? i could try, but i'd have to pull the tank and airbox (again) and that shit just gets me down, especially when the result is...

    Started by brad black, 10-19-2018 05:46 PM
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    10-20-2018 05:49 PM Go to last post
  3. 851 rear shock - what to get

    Hi everyone I need a new shock for my 1990 851 (early model with MR1 front forks) Can someone recomend a sensible shock. I do not and will not be...

    Started by roblamey5, 10-15-2018 03:59 AM
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    10-17-2018 09:10 AM Go to last post
  4. Cam timing: dial indicator set up

    So what do y'all do to secure/mount the dial gauge when setting the cam timing? Bike racing in Western Australia has turned into a complete and...

    Started by seven4nineR, 10-16-2018 03:29 AM
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    10-17-2018 08:41 AM Go to last post
  5. Swing Arm Rod End / Tie Rod replacement or upgrade ?

    As part of my build I am looking to replace any items that are past their best The Swing arm to hoop rod ends are definitely in that category ...

    Started by D4RKO, 10-11-2018 11:28 AM
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    10-14-2018 12:14 PM Go to last post
  6. 888 wheels all compatible ?

    hi all anybody can tell me if all 888 wheels are compatible ? I need i have a set of Marchesini wheels bought to a member here but wondering if they...

    Started by fabSP4, 10-05-2018 05:38 AM
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    10-09-2018 08:56 AM Go to last post
  7. Valve Cover's Magnesium

    Have some Magnesium parts for the engine, and was looking at the valve cover on the exhaust side. The standard ones have a flat face as dose the...

    Started by surfking, 10-08-2018 02:41 AM
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    10-09-2018 05:27 AM Go to last post
  8. Weeping bleed nipples on front brakes

    Hi Guys, has anyone had the issue of weeping bleeder nipples coming from the threaded part on their brakes after the fluid has been changed and bled?...

    Started by Davo, 10-08-2018 07:33 AM
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  9. 1989 851 frot brake pin removal

    Hey guys, any of you changed the front brake pads on a 89' 851? Mine has the long 6mm pin with the nut on the inside. I found the nut super tight to...

    Started by Davo, 10-08-2018 07:27 AM
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    10-08-2018 06:56 PM Go to last post
  10. Tank protector

    Hi Guys, what are people using for tank protectors for these bikes? Davo

    Started by Davo, 10-03-2018 06:29 AM
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    10-05-2018 01:09 AM Go to last post
  11. Baffle removal (Standard mufflers)

    Hi Guys, has anyone removed the baffle insert from the standard mufflers by grinding off that small dob of weld on the bottom of the spout. 1989...

    Started by Davo, 09-18-2018 03:11 AM
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  12. Rear Frame

    Hi Guys, is there someone making alloy rear subframes for 851`s or are there any available from other countries that l`m not aware of? I have a...

    Started by Davo, 09-21-2018 05:57 PM
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    09-24-2018 10:18 AM Go to last post
  13. Which sp are these headers from??

    As tittle, Which sp are these headers from?? Sp5?? http://i722.photobucket.com/albums/ww227/johnyr1/sp5%20exhaust_zpstsdl1zwo.jpg

    Started by Jack888, 09-18-2018 12:18 PM
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  14. Frame number stampings

    my 89 frame has the euro style ZDM851Sxxxxxx vin, which it shouldn't have for australia, it should have a plate welded over that. but in front of...

    Started by brad black, 07-31-2018 10:29 PM
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  15. Engine life of 851 sp3/888 sp4?

    First post so be gentle with my niave questions ! How many miles would you expect a well cared for SP3/SP4 to last before needing major engine...

    Started by KEV900SL, 09-15-2018 01:41 AM
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  16. Top Tip for Veglia instrument fixing studs

    I thought I would share this TOP TIP . While doing some resto work on one of my bikes I noticed the fixing studs on both instruments were starting to...

    Started by dudlington, 09-11-2018 01:55 PM
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    09-12-2018 05:20 AM Go to last post
  17. Welding the fuel tank

    So the cross brace on my aluminum subframe failed and the fuel sender nut (aluminum) was resting on the vertical head, causing a fuel leak. I...

    Started by nine16, 09-04-2018 05:41 PM
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  18. SP5 Horizontal water temperature sensor

    Whilst doing some maintenance, I just spotted something that I've never noticed previously. I have a water temperature sensor on the water union on...

    Started by hindsight, 09-02-2018 09:16 AM
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  19. CO Manifold plugs

    Can anyone confirm whether or not the blanking plugs In front and rear header pipes are 1/8 bsp?? Also can a couple nipples be bought for fitting...

    Started by Jack888, 09-02-2018 02:10 PM
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    09-02-2018 04:12 PM Go to last post
  20. For Brad

    Brad. In the past I've made an adapter to use the old style TPS because I have all of the "stuff" to burn chips (I bought a dozen on fleabay a while...

    Started by marvin, 08-22-2018 02:36 PM
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    08-31-2018 11:16 PM Go to last post

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