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Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,850
Posted By bgoodsoil
IronSpadeCycles, an inmate in Texas, has a jig...

IronSpadeCycles, an inmate in Texas, has a jig for lengthening. Beater got some work done by him and he's been happy with it.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,850
Posted By bgoodsoil
Wonderful. There'll hypochondriac BMW owners 30...

Wonderful. There'll hypochondriac BMW owners 30 years from now wailing about how extended swingarms flex cuz they heard it somewhere.

I oughta report you :nono

edit: Also, check your swingarm...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 85,459
Posted By bgoodsoil
Niiiiiiiiiice :thumb

Niiiiiiiiiice :thumb
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 189,944
Posted By bgoodsoil
By the way, thanks for putting together this...

By the way, thanks for putting together this 'murder these people for parts' list :lol3

I need a spare final drive. One of you needs to die. Simple as that. :gun1
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,093
Posted By bgoodsoil
Oury in muddy brown ...

Oury in muddy brown

http://www.nordaleclothing.com/Ourygal/data/images/oury-brown2.jpg


Not much riding on them yet as you know but I like the section at the left fo the throttle that's...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 91,226
Posted By bgoodsoil
Sorry, Jenna. Could be worse--you coulda been...

Sorry, Jenna. Could be worse--you coulda been one of the squirrels :gun2
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By bgoodsoil
For that price you could get a M-Unit and a can...

For that price you could get a M-Unit and a can of gold paint
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By bgoodsoil
You need to settle on a sub-frame anyways. You...

You need to settle on a sub-frame anyways. You shouldn't lock yourself in to some shocks before you do that. Sounds like you might have to be patient on this one.

And impatient on the lathe or...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By bgoodsoil
I recommend the mill/lathe myself

I recommend the mill/lathe myself
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 85,459
Posted By bgoodsoil
I got a thread chaser to fit the BMW head years...

I got a thread chaser to fit the BMW head years ago. I run it through any spark plug hole that I run in to. Pays dividends later to do it while the heads are off. They're cheap and worth getting.
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By bgoodsoil
Looks like we're gonna have to gold anodize the...

Looks like we're gonna have to gold anodize the hub, Tom.
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By bgoodsoil
Well yeah, we're not talking about stock :D ...

Well yeah, we're not talking about stock :D

Stock BMW parts? So gross. :puke1 We want a gold-anodized crotch rocket rotor! And some caliper that doesn't sound like a German translation for 'dumb...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 85,459
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1 Pre-'81 BMW parts? Ewwwwwwww! :puke2 ...

+1 Pre-'81 BMW parts? Ewwwwwwww! :puke2

*edit: Post-'81 BMW suspension, electrical, brakes or sidestand parts? also, ew.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-22-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By bgoodsoil
$46,000 Bultaco

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTE5NVgxNjAw/z/osMAAOSwWKtUvyNX/$_57.JPG
...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 85,459
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm so mounting a skateboard to my G/S and...

I'm so mounting a skateboard to my G/S and smashing the shit out of it. This might become an even better stupid human trick that donuts. :lol3

I made a steel bash plate that mounted to the stock...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 85,459
Posted By bgoodsoil
Have you got a plan for the frame mount? I'm...

Have you got a plan for the frame mount? I'm going to remove the engine spacers and replace them with an appropriate-thickness steel bar that hangs down. Haven't worked out the details though. Saw...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By bgoodsoil
Thanks! :thumb I thought this'd be...

Thanks! :thumb

I thought this'd be easy--didn't realize there was no spoked rim with a stock disc.

Looks like you might not be doing any reverse stoppies, Tom :D
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 85,459
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm looking at one of theirs for a Bultaco. It...

I'm looking at one of theirs for a Bultaco. It adds a lighting circuit so I can run LEDs and get the 2-stroke street legal. They're a simple, perfect solution if you're not pushing a starter.

I...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 85,459
Posted By bgoodsoil
+1. The Mikunis rock. It was like driving a...

+1. The Mikunis rock. It was like driving a different bike at the red lights. I've got VMs now but I think I'll get them roughly dialed in with the A/F guage and pass them off to TDL then start the...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By bgoodsoil
I've got the whole back end of an '84 r65 twin...

I've got the whole back end of an '84 r65 twin shock. Later final drive, snowflake rim. Any chance of putting a disc on that? Again, the hard part seems to be getting a spoked rim.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 85,459
Posted By bgoodsoil
:clap

:clap
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By bgoodsoil
Well poop.

Well poop.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,620
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'm making a custom sub-frame, solo seat, carbon...

I'm making a custom sub-frame, solo seat, carbon fiber muffler, small tank and cutting the top of my engine off. Hoping to be around 380 dry after doing that.

When I realized last year that it...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,131
Posted By bgoodsoil
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rNTE3mlOHKc/VAEC8zTERfI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rNTE3mlOHKc/VAEC8zTERfI/AAAAAAAAiRY/cONM5S1A0YI/s1600/FUELTRACKERHP3.jpg

I can find plenty of pics with the stock disc on a snowflake but I can't find any on a spoked...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,756
Posted By bgoodsoil
I'll admit this thread turned in to science...

I'll admit this thread turned in to science fiction to me about 30 posts ago but, I think that would sound like some season 3 Star Trek to just about anyone.
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By bgoodsoil
Damn, bro. He said your bike's ugly. We're shy...

Damn, bro. He said your bike's ugly. We're shy on flame wars and drama at the moment. Why don't ya'll duke it out for our entertainment :lurk

You should be able to get a shock off a lot of...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,154
Posted By bgoodsoil
Hey I want numbers! What numbers are out there!?...

Hey I want numbers! What numbers are out there!? Is 85 free?
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,154
Posted By bgoodsoil
Taking this and a sub-frame to work with me...

Taking this and a sub-frame to work with me tomorrow. Thank Mario :thumb

http://bgoodsoil.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Another-GS-on-the-road/i-Hd35Ndv/0/L/20150115_232340-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,154
Posted By bgoodsoil
Man I'll never live that down :lol3 I...

Man I'll never live that down :lol3

I didn't realize the phrase "NEVER leave a man's behind" was referring to the irremovable stain of public data on the internet :moon
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,154
Posted By bgoodsoil
still better than mailing Woody one of my...

still better than mailing Woody one of my kidneys.

I've got to get the Bandido rims re-spoked and trued. I'm taking it to Blaine--the guy I got the bike from :D

Trades me a bike that I then...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,154
Posted By bgoodsoil
I bought a complete Excel wheel/tire/rotor combo...

I bought a complete Excel wheel/tire/rotor combo off a 100 mile demo KTM for $300. There are still rubber string things sticking off the knobs on the stock tire. I remember Jenna getting on to me...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,154
Posted By bgoodsoil
ouch! Labor fees on wheels are nuts. I'll...

ouch! Labor fees on wheels are nuts.

I'll take the sub-frame over to the post office tomorrow and see what they say. I'll likely get more than strange looks from the security guards at work...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,154
Posted By bgoodsoil
I grabbed that sub-frame from TDL last weekend. ...

I grabbed that sub-frame from TDL last weekend. Got some weird looks on the subway. Now I'm trying to find a box to ship it in.

Anybody ever shipped something like that with just a label on...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 85,459
Posted By bgoodsoil
The DRZs are easy to adjust height-wise. There's...

The DRZs are easy to adjust height-wise. There's no need to jerry-rig it by sliding it through the triples.

One big advantage of not having time for ADVRider--the threads you check every day for...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,620
Posted By bgoodsoil
god I love this place :clap Mr. RJB--I owe...

god I love this place :clap

Mr. RJB--I owe you a fruitcake next Christmas :thumb

For those of us trying to get very disparate dual purposes out of their bikes--I want to take road trips with a...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,997
Posted By bgoodsoil
Maybe talk him in to making a run of pink...

Maybe talk him in to making a run of pink t-shirts with two top ends side by side on the chest.

It'd make a great Valentine's present. Let us know how it goes. :annie
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,154
Posted By bgoodsoil
Bet you'd drop 5 pounds if you washed it.

Bet you'd drop 5 pounds if you washed it.
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,620
Posted By bgoodsoil
And there are other concerns than weight when...

And there are other concerns than weight when you're looking at a bike.

I talked to a KTM mechanic one time who praised the DRZ's engine for it's longevity. His comment 'That's a 25,000 mile...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,154
Posted By bgoodsoil
Lotsa unnecessary weight in that swingarm :hide ...

Lotsa unnecessary weight in that swingarm :hide Two U-joints!? Wasteful.
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,620
Posted By bgoodsoil
I guess it depends on what you mean by...

I guess it depends on what you mean by 'comparable' bike. I wanted a road tripper that'd go down powerlines so I can camp for free. My Sportster was 555 pounds with a peanut gas tank, no luggage...
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