Ok, I managed to get the front cover off and check the oil pump.
The pickup filter had a load of junk sitting there, a few silver specs, some magnetic, lots of black bits of gasket material (I assume).
Thankfully, no copper bits.
I've taken the pump apart and the internal gap is within spec , I can get 0.08mm through but 0.10mm is too large.
What are peoples thoughts on the pics attached? The bike has about 40k miles. I cannot really feel any of those marks.
The heat coming off of my GL650 onto my upper legs is very uncomfortable in warm weather (above 75 degrees F). Any ideas on how to get more fresh air to my legs or how to block the heat from the engine? Not a problem on my GL500.
So I'm 18 years old abd heading off to college this fall. I got my motorcycle liscense and picked up 1982 gl500 back in December of 2019 and bought it to have a bike in college as i have been riding dirt bike since i was a little kid and wanted a street bike. I completely rebuilt the motor. Only...
I am currently rebuilding the top end of a CX500 engine and have encountered excessive wear in the valve rocker gear. The bushes inside the rockers and one end of the rocker shafts are excessively worn. I am unsure if this is a problem with this particular engine or is a general fault that other...
Howdy doodie, y'all.
Got a little oil leak happenin. I'd like to wait till winter to completely tear it apart and replace the gasket, so I'm wondering....are there any temporary solutions you guys might recommend?
I've seen that RTV sealant, but not sure if thats recommended or not. I've also...