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Forum: Airheads Today, 03:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By danedg
It's a magneto ignition system. If it starts and...

It's a magneto ignition system. If it starts and runs, your magneto is fine.
We can discuss the coil and generator/regulator system if you plan to venture out after dark on that Road Hog!:1drink
Forum: Airheads Today, 02:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By danedg
GRD's

The braking system is often referred as, Gentle Retardation Devices. :D
It will change your style of riding.
Semaphore signals are replaced by your bar ends, and trip planning involves how many...
Forum: Airheads Today, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 79,135
Posted By danedg
I'd pass

I'm having trouble seeing $500 worth of usable parts that you don't need in that shot...or in your garage.:puke1
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 204,147
Posted By danedg
I found a frame for the 67

But then saw your stuff for sale on another forum.
Are you building or parting?:ear
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By danedg
I recommend you put whatever oil is easily...

I recommend you put whatever oil is easily available where you are, and something you're comfortable with. I've just crossed the magic 30,000 mile mark with my /2 (since the motor rebuild) , and plan...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By danedg
Funny you should ask... I'm using straight 30...

Funny you should ask...
I'm using straight 30 ND oil as it will not suspend the solids in the oil like a detergent .
In theory, they'll fall to the pan...instead of getting stuck in the slinger....
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,779
Posted By danedg
Makes sense. They were supposed to be selling the...

Makes sense. They were supposed to be selling the new T, but still had a bunch of Eldo parts laying around.
What's on the tag?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,779
Posted By danedg
Mike, I've never heard of a 1975 Eldorado. I...

Mike,
I've never heard of a 1975 Eldorado. I thought they were discontinued as of '74?:ear
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By danedg
I'm waiting for Sunday football to come...

I'm waiting for Sunday football to come on....:freaky
You could be lit up like the smiling grace of God, but the one that's gonna get you is the soccer Mom who's screaming at the kids and never saw...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By danedg
How I See It

The bike has no oil filter and relies on the slingers to "filter" the oil. I change the oil every 1000 US miles and it's usually quite dirty, so frequent changes become the missing oil filter. I run...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By danedg
They get dimmer at idle, which is really bad...

They get dimmer at idle, which is really bad waiting for the light to change. You can hardly be seen from behind.
Vech sells a LED conversion kit for the tailight/brakelight. Part # 64 24 8 654...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16,132
Views: 9,601,000
Posted By danedg
Imagine That!

Before Instant Gratification, we had to wait a whole month for the next Centerfold!......

Kids!:freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 79,135
Posted By danedg
A Word of Advice

Wrap that thing up until April... :evil
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 79,135
Posted By danedg
Carefully check (replace) those float needles....

Carefully check (replace) those float needles. Sounds like the right one is getting hung up. That carb will run lean. Pinging is an indication of lean.
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 79,135
Posted By danedg
That 1500 rpm is the crossover from the idle to...

That 1500 rpm is the crossover from the idle to the main jet. Sounds more like a carb tweak.
Examine the engine oil carefully for foreign matter. When you retorque the head bolts, back 'em off a...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By danedg
In the Northeast, Aldo Santini has been...

In the Northeast, Aldo Santini has been rebuilding heads, cylinders and blocks since 1972. He supplies a lot of work for MAX.

Automotive Precision Machine (APM)

3260 US Rt.9W
Highland, NY...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,554
Posted By danedg
It's not a Toy!

Looks clean.
How many miles?
Any documentation? Tool kit?

Be mindful of the jealousy problem. All those other nice bikes in the lockup will start to run cranky and develop problems as you...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,055
Posted By danedg
Open ...

Open


http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/513/i-R48ChJz/0/L/DSCN6429-L.jpg

and Closed

http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/513/i-ZnmMk7H/0/L/DSCN6428-L.jpg

if the barrel can't...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,017
Views: 879,082
Posted By danedg
The R32

Here's Vech firing up his R32 at the 2014 Open House. It took more than one kick...

http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Other/TAG-14/i-hQBZ9QK/0/L/DSCN6786-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,201
Views: 79,135
Posted By danedg
Try your 3/4" socket....the 11/16" might work...

Try your 3/4" socket....the 11/16" might work too...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By danedg
I gotta drain my forks soon

What's the part#?:ear
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,485
Posted By danedg
Mud dog

http://jasona.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/T5K-Fossa/i-wgrsQMS/1/L/DSC_5129-L.jpg


It's this little beastie that needs a lighter flywheel for more zip and a taller gear for more go....:freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,485
Posted By danedg
It's easy to lighten a flywheel

...balancing it is the hard part...:D
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 204,147
Posted By danedg
And another

http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jezebel/i-V23zxCM/0/L/DSCN4452-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 204,147
Posted By danedg
A Good Ride

http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Other/Damn-Yankees/i-hX6jsDn/0/L/DSCN0354-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,055
Posted By danedg
You meant "clutch" cable

Your brake and clutch cables are both operated by levers on both ends, all of which need to be fitted and lubed to prevent cable failure..:1drink
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,055
Posted By danedg
Make sure that barrel rotates

http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/513/i-w86mM4L/0/L/DSCN6435-L.jpg

The ferrule aligns with the barrel. The barrel rotates in the handle (lever) to stay aligned with the cable when...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,055
Posted By danedg
It was in the "Gimme a break...

It was in the "Gimme a break Thread....":freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 204,147
Posted By danedg
Aerone, Do you have the S/N from the engine?...

Aerone,

Do you have the S/N from the engine? There are several frames available that would fit the drive train. The numbers might not match though.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-04-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By danedg
I live right around the corner

...and can pick up and transport moto to local storage to await your arrival....:D
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,558
Posted By danedg
http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/1...

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/1973%20Slash%205/FC2F1AC6-3858-42E7-9D40-D51E96827969_zpsvkafm2lv.jpg

I was gonna make this my new wallpaper, but the image is burned permanently...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By danedg
You live in a hotbed of Airheads down there in...

You live in a hotbed of Airheads down there in 'Lanta...
Someone will be along shortly to save you the trouble of slapping yourself in the head.... they'll do it for ya!:freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By danedg
You had a lot of work done, and it's all new....

You had a lot of work done, and it's all new. It's going to take a while for it all to get happy. You will have to keep tightening everything up for a few thousand miles. It "sounds" minor and quite...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By danedg
Check your exhaust nuts

Check your exhaust nuts
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,558
Posted By danedg
[QUOTE=Beater;25631154]Holy crap Dan. Now I'm...

[QUOTE=Beater;25631154]Holy crap Dan. Now I'm scared (Or scarred?). In any case, this is the sort of information I'm looking for. I'll check and report back. I know that the left side...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,558
Posted By danedg
Check the cylinders too...

Pokie's right about the valve guides being the usual suspects. I also had a situation (see Smoker), with a wristpin circlip giving up the ghost. With the clip gone the wrist pin was free to roam and...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By danedg
The Harness

This is what I pulled off the frame. I ended up pulling the devices (headlight bucket, regulator, relay) along with the harness and tagged the various connections as they came out... it went back in...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 204,147
Posted By danedg
and she's wearin' gloves cause her hands are...

and she's wearin' gloves cause her hands are cold.....:lol3
...his hat's on backwards cause his balls are halfway up his throat from straddling the gas tank!:eek1

...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 204,147
Posted By danedg
Slash 3

http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/513/i-WkmDx5C/0/L/DSCN7355_2-L.jpg

It's a 1954 R51/3. They still had the "mechanicians shifter" which was dropped in '55 with the first /2's


...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-01-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,720
Views: 1,747,989
Posted By danedg
http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jezebel/...

http://danedgcomb.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jezebel/i-BfRpGrw/0/L/DSCN5822-XL.jpg
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