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  1. Technical Help Forum
    Folded up a bit of shop towel and put it under the weep hole of my 1982 GL500 resto project. These are the results after it only running for 5-20 minutes a few times while I've been tuning the carbs. The was-blue shop towel is now the green shade of new coolant I put in after a radiator...
  2. Technical Help Forum
    My '81 GL500 is "weeping" coolant from that typical place, at the back of the motor. Not a lot, so I am not sure if this is allowable. I read on the Triple By-pass page (please don't tell me I have to do that!) that the weep hole is there to allow spillover to weep out, and this is stated as if...
  3. General Discussion
    My '81 GL500 is "weeping" coolant from that typical place, at the back of the motor. Not a lot, so I am not sure if this is allowable. I read on the Triple By-pass page (please don't tell me I have to do that!) that the weep hole is there to allow spillover to weep out, and this is stated as if...
  4. Technical Help Forum
    First of all, I'm glad the camshaft is harder steel than the acorn nut that holds the impeller against the housing. After doing the mechanical seal two years ago, I stripped the acorn nut when putting it back on the impeller. I know I stripped it, because I never reached the correct torque...
  5. General Discussion
    I took off the rear engine cover to fix a slight oil leak coming from my weep hole. The little round rubber oil seal was ruined (looks like I accidentally squashed it at some point when I did my stator swap). Anyway, when I was wiping up all the oil I found two little parts hanging out in the...
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