Lennie's Camshaft Sprockets

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Hookalatch, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. signit98

    signit98 Nutcase... really!

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    Lennie... good to see that you finally managed to show up to the party!

    Sorry I did not reply to your email, but I've been a little busy with some health issues, lately!

    As for the rest... my fuel mileage stayed the same or got a little better (due to a changed riding style)... no other issues - well, except for the permanent grin which will probably have to surgically removed, some day.

    The price is fair, considering what you get... unlimited fun!
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  2. lennie

    lennie Been here awhile

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    Ralf,

    Ok about the email.

    I have shown up after much prompting from you.

    I finally answered the motorcycle related question correctly. :rofl

    All is going well here in Australia.

    I think the surgical removal of the smile is a standard thing.

    The changing of the riding style is common too and it does improve much about the fun aspect.
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  3. sbrownn

    sbrownn SlowMo

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    I would never own another gs without them as they are totally dialed into my riding style.http://s3.amazonaws.com/advrider/clap.gif

    I am a mechanical engineer, if there is any way I can ever help you out, just let me know.
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  4. lennie

    lennie Been here awhile

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    Adventurrer,

    Thank you for the positive feedback.

    Just a note I have discussed a simple solution to redrill the locating pin hole with a carbide drill and this will relieve the stress around the hole.

    My offer of a reduced price still stands.

    Price is $210.00 Australian including shipping.

    Regards,

    Lennie
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  5. sbrownn

    sbrownn SlowMo

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    Is that to enlarge the hole to decrease the clearance between the pin and hole?
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  6. TrainedChimp

    TrainedChimp Consistently wrong

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    I ordered a set last Monday, before I saw this thread, and have a question.

    Why does one of them have an extra hole in it and does it matter which side that one goes on?

    [​IMG]

    Many thanks in advance.
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  7. dede

    dede Lefty

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    Does Lennie have a website, yes I tried Google. I am considering this modification to my 2009GSA but would like to see the installation instructions before purchase.
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  8. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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  9. signit98

    signit98 Nutcase... really!

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    I hope you did not order these for an R12 motor... they won't work. BOTH sprockets need to have the extra hole for the R12 engine.

    If anyone needs help and is in my vicinity, just hit me up... or I try to do my best via email...
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  10. Sergiok

    Sergiok Underwater Basketweaver

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    There's tons of info on that other board...

    Lennie's Cam Sprocket Replacement 101 Disclaimer: That's for an oilhead... slight variation for the hexhead. I'm sure signit can elaborate.


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  11. motorcyclemark

    motorcyclemark Been here awhile

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    These appear to be the same sprockets I received as well, and yes they were ordered for a R1200. So why will they not work for R1200 and what is the purpose of the extra hole?
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  12. Kilo Sierra

    Kilo Sierra Been here awhile

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    Lennie,

    Sent you an email.

    ks
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  13. TrainedChimp

    TrainedChimp Consistently wrong

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    I ordered these for an 1150. :1drink
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  14. motorcyclemark

    motorcyclemark Been here awhile

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    After talking to Foster performance, I was assured that these were the correct sprockets for the R1200. The extra hole is for the cam sensor which is only on the right side cylinder. So much for the response if you ordered these for the R1200 they will not work.
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  15. Rapid Dog

    Rapid Dog bikes, booze, broads...

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    Thanks, I knew there was more out there somewhere...

    These internets are fun...:lol3
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  16. signit98

    signit98 Nutcase... really!

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    Perfect, the R12 engines need the extra holes in BOTH sprockets... one is for the paddle wheel that helps with the breathing and the other side for the knock-sensor...
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  17. signit98

    signit98 Nutcase... really!

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    Well, good luck then... funny though when I helped a guy over here install them in his 12ST, in talking to him and explaining the situation with the breather wheel on the left cyclinder, Foster was very apologetic and sent e new set out the next day... WITH HOLES IN BOTH SPROCKETS>>.

    Now, you are right, I could be wrong... after all, I have only installed 5 sets so far... that does not make me an expert by any means...

    As a solution, you could always leave the paddle wheel out... I am sure BMW only installed that because they had a whole bunch of them laying around and needed to find a way to get rid of them. If your engine does not have the paddle wheel on the left side, you are fine and one sprocket with the hole drilled is ok... but, MANY R12 engines after '05 have the paddle wheel. Older engines have the wheel just sitting on top of the sprocket, the newer ones have a little pin on the wheel, that goes INTO the hole we are talking about.

    :bert
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  18. mag00

    mag00 Outa Control Dave

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    I ordered at set last week before I heard back from you.
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  19. Hookalatch

    Hookalatch Born Under Bad Sign

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    My 2007 GSA paddle wheel does not have any provision for attaching to the sprocket except for the bolt going thru the metal sleeve in wheel. As it happened, I got holes in both sprockets but the one on the left side does nothing. There is no need for the extra hole in the left side sprocket if your paddle wheel is like mine.

    Chuck
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  20. signit98

    signit98 Nutcase... really!

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    As I said... 2 of the three R12's I have done, needed the second hole... I hope it'll work for him. But there are always solutions...