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Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 960
Posted By tominboise
Probably, if the new one works the way I think it...

Probably, if the new one works the way I think it will. Then the other becomes a bit redundant.....
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,010
Posted By tominboise
Some info on the front brake line in this link: ...

Some info on the front brake line in this link:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=978925

Only changes I would make would be to make it 2" longer and include a swivel fitting at...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 960
Posted By tominboise
THis is cool. I just ordered one - 4" with tach...

THis is cool. I just ordered one - 4" with tach option, along with turn signals and high beam indicator. Stay tuned for pics....
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By tominboise
How about the 2.75 Pirelli on the front? I...

How about the 2.75 Pirelli on the front? I currently have a 90/90-21 on it....
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By tominboise
I am currently running a Kenda K761 110/90-18 and...

I am currently running a Kenda K761 110/90-18 and wanting to go as big as possible, of course. I have about about 3/16" clearance to the spring now.
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By tominboise
It's a non branded shock - I don't know who made...

It's a non branded shock - I don't know who made it - I think Progressive. The spring measures 3.120" OD.
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By tominboise
120/90-18 vs 130/90-18 on R80G/S

I am looking at the D606 tires and see the rear available in both 120/90-18 and 130/90-18. WIll the 130/90-18 fit the rear of my stock 1982 R80g/s?
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By tominboise
Actually, now that I've done some layout work on...

Actually, now that I've done some layout work on where the rhino will ride, mount locations, etc, it looks like I might be able to bolt through the floor frame rails and use the supplied double/nut...
Forum: The Garage 10-07-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By tominboise
I appreciate the responses. The wheel nets have...

I appreciate the responses. The wheel nets have 8 ( 2 ea tire) mounts - total of 19.2 sq in mounting area. But, in the event of a sudden stop (or hard start) only 4 will be effective in resisting...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By tominboise
I have an enclosed cargo trailer with a 3/4...

I have an enclosed cargo trailer with a 3/4 plywood floor, screwed down to steel framing. I am building a toy hauler out of it. I have a yamaha rhino side by side that I need to secure. I...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,720
Posted By tominboise
pull through strength of 3/4" plywood

I am trying to figure out how much load 3/4" plywood can take on pulling a bolt through it. Visualize a ring pulling on a round plate on the opposite side (trying to pull the plate through the...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,374
Posted By tominboise
I'm in for an Ohlins for my R80g/s

I'm in for an Ohlins for my R80g/s
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By tominboise
Thanks for the info, I hope to get everything...

Thanks for the info, I hope to get everything wired up and tested this weekend. Then it'll be off to the tire shop to have the bearings packed, brakes checked & serviced and all the tires replaced. ...
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By tominboise
Thank you - so proceed forward and see what...

Thank you - so proceed forward and see what happens.

Always fun cleaning up after the other guy has done his version of the truth on it.
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By tominboise
Little help troubleshooting electric trailer brakes

I have a new to me enclosed cargo trailer. The PO put on a new 7 pin plug and harness and did a sub par job on the wiring. Plus, one wheel was dragging as I was bringing the trailer home. (Why...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By tominboise
I'm around but have zero experience with a /2 (or...

I'm around but have zero experience with a /2 (or any model that might have a / in it). I am happy to help where I can, however.....
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,518
Posted By tominboise
Same here in Boise. Put out the oil with the...

Same here in Boise. Put out the oil with the trash and the Waste management truck hauls it off.
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,816
Posted By tominboise
I have the 2006 dmax with about 115k miles on it....

I have the 2006 dmax with about 115k miles on it. Do the later models have these same sort of injector issues that three earlier ones do?
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,995
Posted By tominboise
Question - how did you settle on 12mm? And, how...

Question - how did you settle on 12mm? And, how does one determine which m/c they have? I went with the DRZ conversion earlier this spring and would like a bit "softer" brake lever pull, with a bit...
Forum: The Garage 08-09-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,329
Posted By tominboise
Unless it's a family heirloom, you might consider...

Unless it's a family heirloom, you might consider selling it rather then storing for 4 years. The flat motorcycles will lay very flat in your dresser drawer and won't need to be wrapped, gassed,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27,002
Views: 3,286,756
Posted By tominboise
Clutch kit?

I need to replace the clutch in my DR350. Any recommendations on a kit to do so, or just order off the menu at Rockymountainatv.com?
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By tominboise
I have a complete R80g/s front end if you are...

I have a complete R80g/s front end if you are interested....
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,632
Posted By tominboise
I just did the same repair to my R80 and reused...

I just did the same repair to my R80 and reused the oil. No worries. Just use a clean container and keep it covered.
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By tominboise
Changing the subject slightly, has anyone...

Changing the subject slightly, has anyone installed one of the Gustafson screens on an R80G/S or R100G/S? I like the looks of it but can't tell if it is set up to fit on top of the instrument pod.
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By tominboise
New Supertrapp on board R80G/S

I finally got tired of the very loud Hindle glass pack silencer on my R80, so I bit the bullet and ordered a Universal muffler from Supertrapp. It is about 16" long and 4" in diameter with 2" inlet,...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By tominboise
Bummer. I knew i'd have to change the rack, but...

Bummer. I knew i'd have to change the rack, but did not know about the subframe or the tank...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By tominboise
Would one of these fit an '81R80G/S? If so, I'd...

Would one of these fit an '81R80G/S? If so, I'd be willing to take one or the other....
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,011
Posted By tominboise
I'm no silencer expert but I have played with...

I'm no silencer expert but I have played with mine a little bit. I have a Hindle on my BMW R80 that is basically the same design - a straight tube of perforated metal, surrounded by a wrap of glass...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By tominboise
Thanks for the write up. When refilling the...

Thanks for the write up. When refilling the forks with oil, I believe it is filled and measured for height prior to installing the springs? In other words, fill with oil, adjust the amount of oil,...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By tominboise
Hi Jim - what tires do you have on this bike? ...

Hi Jim - what tires do you have on this bike? How are they as a 50/50 road/dirt tire?
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By tominboise
That's what I thought, thanks for the...

That's what I thought, thanks for the confirmation.

I need to build a semi custom center stand for my mongrel.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By tominboise
Just make sure you post up when the rides are, so...

Just make sure you post up when the rides are, so whoever is available can join in....
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By tominboise
Sounds like a good build - I'm anxious to see...

Sounds like a good build - I'm anxious to see your rear shock pictures.

Does the KX250 triple use the same bearing OD as the BMW? How thick did you have to make your spacer?

Keep it up! They...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By tominboise
Floor jack point under R80G/S oilpan?

I need to R&R my center stand. Is it OK to use a floor jack and block of wood under the oil pan to jack the bike up while I do so? It looks OK to me, but I thought I'd check with the collective...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By tominboise
Great videos posted right there. All that side...

Great videos posted right there. All that side hill single track freaks me out, though....

Lots of dirt roads in any direction going out of Boise, and a pretty good local crowd to ride with. ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By tominboise
That's a great looking bike, right there. They...

That's a great looking bike, right there. They are a classy machine, for sure.

Thanks for all the replies, gentlemen. I will go kick the tires on the R bike and see what comes about.

Tom
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By tominboise
1999 R1100S as commuter bike?

I am likely to get a new job that requires a 30mile each way commute daily. I am thinking of picking up from CL a 1999 BMW R1100S with 50k miles on it. It has been set up with higher bars, throttle...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,665
Posted By tominboise
I do have a spare rotor if interested. Worn to...

I do have a spare rotor if interested. Worn to the limit, but cheap (like free if you pay the shipping)....PM if interested. May be better than what you have and tide you over until you upgrade or...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By tominboise
Are R65 and R80 seats interchangeable (both 1981 frames)?

Will a single seat and luggage rack for an R80G/S fit an R65 frame? The rack in question:
...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By tominboise
Yeah, I'd like the big 8 gal PD tank, but the...

Yeah, I'd like the big 8 gal PD tank, but the only one I see on ebay is asking $1500....:huh

I am not sure what the capacity of this tank is:
...
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