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Episode 7 Simplex Timing Chain Replacement & More

This new series will be focusing on the maintenance and repair of Airheads. Quite a lot of this mechanical work would apply to 1981 and on airheads. This tutorial is using the former 1985 R80 RT that William converted to a 1985 R80 S variant in our last video series.

In this seventh episode William, walks you through how to remove and replace the timing chain, install gaskets & seals on the timing cover,, inspect the rotor and diode board, replace the brushes in the stator and finally installation of these parts including the hall sensor. Follow along with William as he walks you through each step of the mechanical maintenance and repairs to keep these amazing bikes on the road. Always filled with great tricks to help you with your own Airhead project. Follow along our instructional videos for working on your own BMW Airhead Classic. Learn valuable tips from William to save you both time and money on your R2V build!

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