R75/5 engine removal

Discussion in 'Airheads' started by woodly1069, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. woodly1069

    woodly1069 Long timer

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    Isn't it typical that one or two little things lead to an entire tear down? Well it is for me...Just wondering about this last bolt, the one that runs under/through the engine. The engine is pivoting on it when I take the rear one out. Is it a long stud like the rear one or is there a trick I'm missing? Doesn't look like there are any seals around it so I assume that it isn't in the oil...Just don't want to beat on the thing and break the engine casing! :D Any thoughts?
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  2. dmftoy1

    dmftoy1 Been here awhile

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    Two long through bolts on my 74 r90/6. The rear is longer because the foot pegs bolt to it. Pretty sure /5 is identical frame/mounting wise. Mine had significant corrosion which kept it from coming out easily.

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  3. pbarmy

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    Get a drift and pound her thru.
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  4. woodly1069

    woodly1069 Long timer

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    OK fellas! Thanks a bunch!
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  5. dan-o

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    get a jack under the engine to take the weight off
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  6. woodly1069

    woodly1069 Long timer

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    yo Dan O that's exactly what I did and just so everyone knows for sure, the front was a long stud just the same as the rear one and there was corrosion all over it so I just pounded it out! Thanks guys the engine is out of the frame!
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