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Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,389
Posted By kaput13
OK I'll ask. Road testers complain of...

OK I'll ask.

Road testers complain of jackhammer vibes. How bad is it? If you can... compare it to the vibration of other bikes you've ridden.


One more thing. What kind of aftermarket...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,091
Posted By kaput13
The best airhead, regardless of gs or road, is...

The best airhead, regardless of gs or road, is the one you dreamed about back in the day when you knew there wasn't a snowball's chance in hell you could afford one. You finally scraped together...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By kaput13
Egli Target Honda 600 ...

Egli Target Honda 600


http://i1314.photobucket.com/albums/t563/kaput13/070_Im20Fokus_Egli20Target20600_jpg_2852402_zpslrido6kv.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By kaput13
And the diesel Sidecar ...

And the diesel Sidecar

https://scontent-atl.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/1098523_489597504463767_997271317_n.jpg?oh=a062d1081a0e44726ccc342c90d784b0&oe=558612EB[/QUOTE]





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Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By kaput13
The above pictured bike (pics off Motorrad...

The above pictured bike (pics off Motorrad website) is the Egli MRD1.

It won't quite hang with todays off the shelf rockets but back in 1979 it was THE only way to really fly.

Egli chose the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By kaput13
http://i1314.photobucket.com/albums/t563/kaput13/1...

http://i1314.photobucket.com/albums/t563/kaput13/110_Egli_MRD1_jpg_3905202_zpsv7b8hx4h.jpg (http://s1314.photobucket.com/user/kaput13/media/110_Egli_MRD1_jpg_3905202_zpsv7b8hx4h.jpg.html)

...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,648
Posted By kaput13
Alright then dammit make it twenty-five!!:1drink

Alright then dammit make it twenty-five!!:1drink
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,103
Posted By kaput13
Wonderful thread Ray! Love the ingenuity. ...

Wonderful thread Ray! Love the ingenuity.

Keep it coming.
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,690
Posted By kaput13
Clever.:lol3

Clever.:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By kaput13
Yikes! Didn't intend for it to require magnifying...

Yikes! Didn't intend for it to require magnifying glasses. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By kaput13
The Fritz Egli thread

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Fritz Egli, Swiss racing...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,143
Posted By kaput13
Have owned both - liked the Honda better. ...

Have owned both - liked the Honda better.

Both will have issues with parts sourcing but the Honda had much better sales so more used parts are available..

Both are quirky - I like that too -...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,644
Posted By kaput13
The guy is a local loco. The original price was...

The guy is a local loco. The original price was $17,000. Seriously.

He also has a Moto Guzzi V7 stone converted to café racer he will sell you for a bargain 15 grand.

He'll be rich...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,555
Posted By kaput13
For some people Ducatis and Airheads are part of...

For some people Ducatis and Airheads are part of an inverse relationship.


The older you get the faster you ride that Airhead and the slower you dare go on that Ducati.:1drink
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,555
Posted By kaput13
Dammmm! A joke. Yes we're all idiots...

Dammmm! A joke.

Yes we're all idiots here.:freaky

That's a new improved Shafster.:clap



All that Henry therapy slowly doing its work.
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,290
Posted By kaput13
You nailed it. Sounds damn good to me.:freaky

You nailed it. Sounds damn good to me.:freaky
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
Put into airhead speak: wrong tech support, use...

Put into airhead speak: wrong tech support, use of non organic aftermarket parts, poor running, limp home mode.

The subject is actually analogous to proper fuel injection.

It is a subject no...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,290
Posted By kaput13
Nah, we're over feeling this. :evil

Nah, we're over feeling this. :evil
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
Not sure we are talking the same sugar pills. :D...

Not sure we are talking the same sugar pills. :D The kind I was referring to bring immediate and life long payback under the right circumstances but any discussion of these matters would send your...
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
In the interest of truth telling. Tried those...

In the interest of truth telling. Tried those plugs but it didn't work on my bike so:

dammit I'm agreeing here with the Shaftster.

My sugar pills back in the day though worked for everybody. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,290
Posted By kaput13
Remember now - the OP - that would be me :D asked...

Remember now - the OP - that would be me :D asked for nominations for the perfect bike in the sense of it having no annoyances (for you) and you really can't think of anything bad to say about it.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,804
Posted By kaput13
Fabulous bike. You are a lucky man. ...

Fabulous bike.

You are a lucky man.

Must have gotten lucky myself - or maybe I was clueless:D - my 86 with the 16 inch front never exhibited that notorious handling even though I did my...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,290
Posted By kaput13
nominations for the "perfect" motorcycle

Yeah I know, the next one you buy.:D

What I'm after here is your nomination for a motorcycle you OWNED over a significant length of time that did ABSOLUTELY NOTHING wrong, kept you fully amused...
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
Interesting new technology. On my...

Interesting new technology.

On my oilhead I tried all the usual solutions, obsessive tuning, techlusion etc. etc.but I was never able to fine tune the fuel injection enough for it not to be an...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By kaput13
All did not go well for Patrick once he reached...

All did not go well for Patrick once he reached the Arizona border.:D



http://i1314.photobucket.com/albums/t563/kaput13/05122010_4_05122010_4_zps18bf17dc.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
No need for death Henry.:D Not yet at any rate. I...

No need for death Henry.:D Not yet at any rate. I like what you're doing. You're a thinker but you might want to listen to yourself especially to that first sentence.

I would love to explain...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
All I can say Henry, I know you are not talking...

All I can say Henry, I know you are not talking to me, and again I promised not to comment directly but....


Your papal authorization for sainthood will be arriving in the mail shortly. :D
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
If she blow hards the lapper bring it on.:rofl

If she blow hards the lapper bring it on.:rofl
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sj-LePFVdbE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sj-LePFVdbE
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
Yeah I think you're doing OK. Thanks for...

Yeah I think you're doing OK.

Thanks for responding. After reading your contrary argument I was getting worried - before the final explanation of course. I thought maybe in the heat of soul...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By kaput13
Not at all sure on this but if you are referring...

Not at all sure on this but if you are referring to an R90S I remember it as being something like 6mm stock thickness with the limit somewhere around 4.5.

Only a guess.

Welcome to the...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,771
Posted By kaput13
Nice new ride Henry. I've often lusted after...

Nice new ride Henry.

I've often lusted after an R1100S myself, but instead have owned an R1100RS, several 900 Ducatis, and of course an airhead or two or three. I find your riding comparisons here...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,465
Posted By kaput13
I agree. The idea itself is not bad at all.:D

I agree. The idea itself is not bad at all.:D
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,444
Posted By kaput13
Although I still really like the looks of the 250...

Although I still really like the looks of the 250 GT I would have to regretfully agree completely.

Went to check out the 2007 with 2500 miles I posted on above and found locked front brakes,...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,465
Posted By kaput13
The use of absolute crap smeared between valve...

The use of absolute crap smeared between valve covers is ill advised as it too often leads to vigorous debate on the idiot's net.:freaky
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,465
Posted By kaput13
+1 on above. Try a silicone gasket from...

+1 on above.

Try a silicone gasket from Real Gasket. Might work. Might not.

You will find a divergence of opinion on the use of these gaskets.

I've used them without issues.
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,389
Posted By kaput13
It seems clear that with the Enfield you would...

It seems clear that with the Enfield you would still have to put up with some build issues and maybe some rough edges in terms of shifting and vibes.

So it would come down to whether or not the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,723
Posted By kaput13
I've always wanted one. To me they are one of the...

I've always wanted one. To me they are one of the better looking sportbikes on the road.

Also one of the best used deals out there. I recently bought a running 22K 98 with fairing damage for a...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By kaput13
I need friends like that.:D Fix it...

I need friends like that.:D


Fix it and I'll bid eleven hundred.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 29,307
Posted By kaput13
I think if that miracle could be pulled off...

I think if that miracle could be pulled off successfully - not having anyone thrown out, after all the nastiness - and some workable compromise could be found, it would be one hell of an...
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