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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #200 on: April 03, 2019, 11:12:47 am »
Took it for a short run yesterday to pick up some H151 hose from a local NAPA. It'll hit the lift in the next day or so for a bunch of stuff (coolant, hoses, fluid change, swing arm bearing lube, etc.). have to fab a special R90 R60/2 tool for a local BMW mech, first, then it's on to MY stuff.
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #201 on: April 03, 2019, 11:58:36 pm »
Rode it 140 miles.  Mozart St to Boyd Rd. to Gerald Rd. to highway 70 to Derby, IN to Indiana 66 to Indiana 62 to Corydon, Indiana to Indiana 135 to Brandenburg, Kentucky to Kentucky 144 to Kentucky 60 to Indiana 237 back to Mozart St and back home.  Twas a good day.  Sunny and about 60 with very little wind.  Was singing along to my favorite tunes in my helmet.  Connie performed flawlessly! :beerchug:  Life is good! :)
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #202 on: April 07, 2019, 06:56:07 pm »
Took it for a short run yesterday to pick up some H151 hose from a local NAPA. It'll hit the lift in the next day or so for a bunch of stuff (coolant, hoses, fluid change, swing arm bearing lube, etc.). have to fab a special R90 R60/2 tool for a local BMW mech, first, then it's on to MY stuff.

Got the first article done for the fella, it works fine, so by previous arrangement, I made a couple more.

Time to get the C10 up on the lift and get started. Another fella coming in later this week to get a bad ball coupler cut off a trailer and a new one welded in place. Has some other stuff he wants done too, but that shouldn’t hold me up too bad ‘cause he’s in no big hurry.

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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #203 on: April 09, 2019, 01:17:50 pm »
I took a piece of my cropped-off fairing to the local auto parts store to look for cheap paint that matches my 1987.
The old paint is from a $900 paint job that did everything except the side covers and the tail, so the whole front, sides, belly and gas tank were done professionally and match the old paint as far as I can tell.
So I found Duplicolor BFM0225 which says it's a replacement for DSFM225.
I sprayed a quick coat horizontally across the middle of the scoop.
These are the results, dry, no clear coat or wax or anything.
If my bike doesn't sell as-is I'll put this on my red, gold, & black fairing bits to make Connie look like new.
Then I'll have to jack up the bike-only price and the cycle will go on...
Anyway these picures are not before & after, they are both after but at different angles to the sunlight & camera.
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #204 on: April 24, 2019, 02:20:56 pm »
FINALLY, looks like a real M/C again. Got most of the maint. items done with the exception of pulling the swingarm and lubing all the suspension points. Decided to wait until it gets closer to National time when I pull the wheel to stick on the new SR734.

Anyway, we're good for awhile.   :motonoises:




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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #205 on: April 25, 2019, 01:40:49 am »
Put both of them up for sale (see post in C-10 classifieds).   :'(
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #206 on: May 05, 2019, 10:50:28 pm »
Last night rebuilt the front left caliper (the front left rotor was hot hot hot even when I didn't touch the brake), and then today went through the rear to make sure the seals weren't binding. Running real smooth on all the rotors now and good to go! That's the last (for the moment) of major problems, now it's just a matter of comfort upgrades (seat, windshield, suspension etc)  :)
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #207 on: May 06, 2019, 02:15:24 am »
Rode it! 685 miles  :motonoises: :motonoises:
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #208 on: June 26, 2019, 03:44:10 am »
Rode it! 685 miles  :motonoises: :motonoises:
I'm jealous!   :))
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #209 on: June 26, 2019, 08:33:14 pm »
Front-end tune-up: Sonic 1.1kg springs, RT gold valve emulators (blue spring, 2 turns), All-Balls fork bushings and seals, Bel-Ray 20WT fork oil, OEM steering heed bearings and seals.

All together these made a HUGE difference in ride and handling!

BTW - OTC 4796 Steering Neck Bearing Race Remover tool is the only way to go when replacing C-10 steering head races. Also made bearing race installer from HD 2' threaded rod and HF race drivers. The right tools make the job super easy.
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #210 on: July 01, 2019, 12:57:08 am »
Its been a few weeks but I picked up a packing staple in the back tire >:( 275 miles later picked up a nail in the new tire >:( Put the stock rim back on
So far so good
Will go back to a 17 when I finish wearing out this one
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #211 on: July 01, 2019, 03:00:08 am »
Rain day catch up on some C10 maintenance.....took 180 grit to my rear brake rotor. Have been having a rusting problem between rides. Took it down by hand in short order then went back over rotor again. No rust left on sand paper. Just clean metal now. Lets see if it comes back in time. Cleaned with acetone after. Will change pads after this riding season if they last that long.

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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #212 on: July 01, 2019, 03:16:19 am »
Also pulled cams from my parts carcass 2000 C10. Exhaust valve dropped on no.1 cylinder. Slowly taking it down and boxing parts for future use on my 1987. Will pull head to inspect damage soon. Pulling exhaust headers next time I have some to spare. Can not wait to see how bad the result  to piston, rod, and head. Yeah real curious.

Had a 4 degree exhaust sprocket in there to boot! My goal is to keep the 87 alive for rest of my riding career.

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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #213 on: July 03, 2019, 10:00:28 pm »
Sold it :??:
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #214 on: July 04, 2019, 01:35:02 pm »
Last weekend I finished up spraying Otto's repaired fairing and did a pretty poor job of it, but **** it  :)
Also half mounted the front crash bars I got from Murphs and finally mounted and bled the replacement (used) rear brake pedal/bracket/master cyl.
So, what remains is to get a new front tyre (110/80-ZR18 PR3), bug Ted about the cartridge emulators, fit the cartridge emulators, fix a few minor oil leaks (clutch pushrod seal, water pump seal, breather to airbox elbow fitting) and then refit the fairing.
Once all back together, get him tested and taxed and fully road legal, and then ride the snot out of him for a week or 2 to see if any problems.
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #215 on: July 04, 2019, 01:48:39 pm »
   Gave it away!!! :great:  Had not ridden it in 2 yrs and got too old to handle it. Was going to sell it but couldn't let some yokel I didn't know have it!! My son-in law really likes motorcycles and takes good care of his rides. So I GAVE it to him!! :beerchug:  He live a few states from me so I shipped it to him. All it cost him was the shipping. He got a damn nice C10 and I can sleep at night knowing it is in good hands!! :) :)
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #216 on: July 04, 2019, 03:05:46 pm »
Last weekend I finished up spraying Otto's repaired fairing and did a pretty poor job of it, but **** it  :)
Also half mounted the front crash bars I got from Murphs and finally mounted and bled the replacement (used) rear brake pedal/bracket/master cyl.
So, what remains is to get a new front tyre (110/80-ZR18 PR3), bug Ted about the cartridge emulators, fit the cartridge emulators, fix a few minor oil leaks (clutch pushrod seal, water pump seal, breather to airbox elbow fitting) and then refit the fairing.
Once all back together, get him tested and taxed and fully road legal, and then ride the snot out of him for a week or 2 to see if any problems.

Great news on Otto!
Would like to see him running again!

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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #217 on: July 04, 2019, 04:11:52 pm »
Although a few months back, 17" wheel conversion and other mods performed by Kent Rightmire aka Air Monger. Man I love this bike.

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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #218 on: July 05, 2019, 07:20:02 pm »
July 2nd, I pulled the lower fairings off thinking that I should put all the heat shields back in for the summer.  That led to:
July 3rd, I rode 160 mile loop from home to "drain the tank" a bit.  Indiana 145 to Indiana 62 to Corydon.  Indiana 135 to Kentucky 272 to Kentucky 144, ending with Kentucky 60 and Indiana 237, then back home.  Drained the engine oil and final drive oil.  Replaced the oil filter with a wix 24941 and filled with 15w40 rotella.  Filled the final drive with some fresh 80w 90w gear oil.  Drained coolant and flushed with distilled water.  Refilled cooling system with extended life coolant.
July 4th  Flushed front and rear brakes as well as clutch.
July 5th Pulled the front forks.  Dumped out the old fork oil.  Flushed forks with atf.  Replaced stock fork springs with Sonic .95kg springs.  Refilled with maxima 15w fork oil.  54,197 miles on the clock.  If the motivation lasts, I'll sync the carbs with my new twin max and set the sag with the new springs.  Still debating whether or not to put the lower fairings back on or leave them off for the summer. 
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #219 on: July 08, 2019, 03:29:26 pm »
Replaced the switches on the left handlebar so now my left turn signal works 100% of the time and not just when it feels like it.
Raised the handlebars and now it feels like a new bike. It's like I put power steering on it, much lighter. Should have done this when I bought the bike.

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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #220 on: July 12, 2019, 02:26:18 am »
Thanks to Murphs my bike will be up and running on Saturday. Ordered parts Monday the 8th, got parts today! That is some darn fast shipping! Heck of a good company to deal with!  :great:

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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #221 on: July 12, 2019, 12:29:16 pm »
Thanks to Murphs my bike will be up and running on Saturday. Ordered parts Monday the 8th, got parts today! That is some darn fast shipping! Heck of a good company to deal with!  :great:

 YUP, Murphs' is one of our best suppliers. Ships FAST!!!! :) :)
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #222 on: July 16, 2019, 06:47:48 pm »
I Sold it....  :( 

New owner was a very nice guy, that loved the bike,
so I'm sure he'll enjoy it!  I wish him the all the best!
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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #223 on: July 16, 2019, 11:27:01 pm »
  02 C10 replaced water pump,antifreeze,hoses,and change the oil while in there thanks to MOB for all his help.

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Re: What did You Do to your C-10 Today?
« Reply #224 on: July 17, 2019, 04:44:20 am »
Just got back from a 3700 mile trip through the Black Hills, Rockies, Tetons, Big Horn's, Sawtooth and Cascade Mountains in 11 days. :) My 94' C-10 ran awesome. :great:
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