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Old 11-16-2011, 06:12 AM   #6317
LWRider
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Location: Lake Wales, Central Florida
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Originally Posted by lrutt View Post
...With those miles though you had better pull the oil pan and look for bits of the cam chain tensioner. A lot of these old SOHC's are starting to have issues with the old rubber on those coming apart.
Quoted for truth. Here's my '68 CB350's cam tensioner after about 25,000 miles. I am doing a top end rebuild now.




Might as well post these here. I was just in Michigan delivering a bed I had built. I stopped by to see a friend of my dad who is a motorcycle collector (among other things). Here is some stuff in his basement. I did not get a chance to get pics of what he has in his storage building, but I've been in there before and there was a line of bikes, each under cover from the front to the back, side by sideómore BSAs, a couple World War Two Harleys, Honda Trail 70s, more Harleys of different years and models.





And the cream of the crop:





Cheers,

Mike
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