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Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
SparkyMoto Cafe handling

I'm also interested in the handling of the bike in a more aggressive ride. When you drop the front by raising the fork tubes thru the top brace you reduce the travel of the forks. I wondered if you...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Lithium batteries

tropporenzo -
There is a very good thread on lithium batteries here:
Motorcycle Batteries .. AGM, GEL, Wet, Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4)

I'm looking to use one in my project bike and have...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,093
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Mine are 30mm. As illustrated here: ...

Mine are 30mm. As illustrated here:
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Thank you Mr. Skrunk.
Good to know your clip-on will fit. Nice stuff you got there on your website.
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,453
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Cool2 Thar ya go... Bill just sent photos of the glass...

Thar ya go... Bill just sent photos of the glass beaded brace.

http://www.pbase.com/toastertan/image/155748859/medium.jpg

http://www.pbase.com/toastertan/image/155748858/medium.jpg

Back...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,453
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Hey Steve - I would like to respond to a couple...

Hey Steve - I would like to respond to a couple things you mentioned as they are really good questions.

First - there is no loss of strength by dropping the end clamps as there is lots of meat...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,453
Posted By Toaster.Tan
I don't normally engage in conversations about my...

I don't normally engage in conversations about my products, but I was alerted to some questions and thought I would answer.

Because of the machining tool marks which are visible on the early...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,093
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Clip-on bar info needed

I'm getting ready to finalize the design of a cafe top brace which drops down so the clip-on bars will mount above the brace stanchion clamp - level with the top plane of the tree. The first model...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7,250
Views: 3,313,966
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Clip-on bar info needed

I'm getting ready to finalize the design of a cafe top brace which drops down so the clip-on bars will mount above the brace stanchion clamp - level with the top plane of the tree. The first model...
Forum: Vendors 04-06-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 233,499
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Any new information on future?

Sorry if this is redundant folks, but I've lurked for a couple years and think these won't be resurrected. Does anyone have any 'current' information as to the future of Grok's device?
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 258,953
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Li battery data

I'll PM you as the person is on another LIST and don't cross-post other folks without their consent.
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 258,953
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Shorai and extreme heat conditions?

Sorry about the font/color - what reads well on my monitor I assumed would for others.... I'll stick with default settings.

Thanks for the reply/info. It appears to operate slightly BETTER at...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 258,953
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Pissed Shorai and extreme heat conditions?

I'm considering a Shorai in a project bike where it would be hidden in an enclosure of some sort. My concern is I live in Phoenix area and the temps can be extreme. I could be idling on the freeway...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 648,347
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Question Cross-over / joined exhaust effects

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I noticed they place the cross-over where both headers are the same length. When two exhaust headers with no cross-over are joined into a single prior to the...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,093
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Question Yachti - Handle bars

Who makes the handlebars on you Café?
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,093
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Hey Jon Lars - Were those photos taken...

Hey Jon Lars -
Were those photos taken different times? The headlight bracket is either different on each side - or you changed them at some point. Which are on the bike now?

Stephen.... who...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,007
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Acerbis handguards

Sorry to switch topics....
I've got a 1991 R100GS-Paris/Dakar and want to know if anyone has fit the Acerbis Rally Pro X-Strong universal mount to a GS-PD? I don't know if the fairing and flyscreen...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,093
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Yeah.... who makes the starter cover? I see it...

Yeah.... who makes the starter cover? I see it on both bikes. Is that Max's shop?

Stephen
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,093
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Dang - that's a 300 mile round robin from...

Dang - that's a 300 mile round robin from Scottsdale. Nocando on a weeknight. I'll ping you off list as I really would like to see it.
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,093
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Wink YO - Mr. Bone! When can I come down to see...

YO - Mr. Bone!
When can I come down to see it?! I'm now starting to collect parts for my next project - a Cafe/Bobber cross. Deciding on a mono or duel shock platform. It will also draw me into...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Hey there Mr. Houseoffubar - I looked up your...

Hey there Mr. Houseoffubar - I looked up your shop as you did some work for another bike. Wish I could afford sending parts back and forth to you. I also know a guy named Rod Brower with a great...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Café Sparky

OH my.... That be one bow-dashus Café bike! :D

One suggestion... it REALLY needs to have the headers heat wrapped. Just say'n...:evil

Nice work SparkyMoto :clap
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 648,347
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Rayan - My personal view is to keep the GS how...

Rayan -
My personal view is to keep the GS how it is, especially if you like the bike. You will always miss it if you chop it up. I also am impressed with my GS-PD. When I bought it in New Jersey I...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,093
Posted By Toaster.Tan
How did you adapt the stem of the triple to the...

How did you adapt the stem of the triple to the BMW head? Did you press a BMW stem into the lower - or some other way? What was affected: bearings, bearing tension adjuster, top nut? Any photos of...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 21,254
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Thumb Hey Jim, glad the project keeps moving. I'm...

Hey Jim, glad the project keeps moving. I'm interested in how the brace is mounted on the T model: what holes you use and don't use for the instrument bracket and other stuff. Also... how is the dash...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 648,347
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Interesting... the stem appears to still have the...

Interesting... the stem appears to still have the stock BMW bearing adjuster under the top brace so I wonder if they pressed a BMW stem into the lower triple. Could you confirm that nut is there?
...
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,858
Posted By Toaster.Tan
BB81 - I just picked up the second batch of...

BB81 -
I just picked up the second batch of Standard braces that fit that bike. I also had one polished so it looks like chrome and am going to offer that as an option. If you're interested, ping...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 648,347
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Obviously I'd like to know who makes the brace...

Obviously I'd like to know who makes the brace and what it looks like... :wink:
Some close up photos would be terrific. A great looking and purposeful bike. Have to give us a ride report.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 648,347
Posted By Toaster.Tan
http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n521/ashburnri...

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n521/ashburnrick/R90/photo1.jpg


I'm also interested in the front end triple set-up. Was the frame head altered for the new stem? It appears the rake/trail...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
AND.... Does the center bolt in the stem acorn...

AND.... Does the center bolt in the stem acorn nut go all the way through and engage the damper? Do you have any constant drag on the steering movement for stability? I've seen cafe's with the...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Good advice Sparky, I'm uncomfortable with...

Good advice Sparky,
I'm uncomfortable with posting my stuff here as it looks too much like hawking the brace, but the questions/comments are legitimate. I'll stop the thread here.

Back to YOUR...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
http://ic2.pbase.com/g4/94/143494/2/143004967.xyW0...

http://ic2.pbase.com/g4/94/143494/2/143004967.xyW0MaJd.jpg



http://ic2.pbase.com/g4/94/143494/2/143004968.f88pFhER.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
That was my first try at embedding photos. Don't...

That was my first try at embedding photos. Don't know how to get them larger and clear.....
Have to work on that I guess.

Stephen :D
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
I agree with only some of what you say,...

I agree with only some of what you say, SuperShaft....
Yes, loads are transmitted into the center stem, however, that stem is designed with two sets of bearings that are more than capable to take...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 30,558
Posted By Toaster.Tan
These guys also have some interesting 'techno'...

These guys also have some interesting 'techno' clusters.

http://www.kosonorthamerica.com/

Stephen
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 106,800
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Thumb Custom brace performance

Mr. SuperShaft
I understand your concerns and had the same when I started making the top braces. The reason the thin steel top plates egged out in the center was primarily due to the end top nuts...
Forum: Hack Vendors 04-04-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,372
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Making me crazy....

My machinist has been called in by Vitron to do a bunch of overtime and he is valiantly working his ass off when he's home to get them done. He is working the Mono brace now (fits the ST). I HOPE he...
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,447
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Yup, I'm planning on producing a lower (over the...

Yup, I'm planning on producing a lower (over the wheel) brace for the GS, GS-PD. That stamped POS on mine is still bent....

One thing to keep in mind is ANY lower brace is the most problematic to...
Forum: Hack Vendors 03-15-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,372
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Yes, the stock risers work. You will have to...

Yes, the stock risers work. You will have to remove the duel threaded stud from the top clamp and use a socket head bolt 5mm longer to come up from underneath the brace.

I have different height...
Forum: Hack Vendors 03-15-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,372
Posted By Toaster.Tan
Production Update: The machinist ran into a...

Production Update:
The machinist ran into a problem when running the second set of /5 and /5-cafe braces when a 'line' appeared on the facing edge. He told me it was caused by a transition point of...
Forum: Hack Vendors 03-15-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,372
Posted By Toaster.Tan
My apologies to all for not keeping up on this...

My apologies to all for not keeping up on this forum, but my dad has been staying with me for two weeks. He's 88 with early/mid stage dementia so is a constant-care situation. :gerg

Install...
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