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Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,681
Posted By Biebs
Check local small Airports fo machine shops

This is good advice/ info right here:

Lycoming engines are air cooled small airplane engines any local small airport can give you some local Machine shops who work on plane engines.

I had my...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Biebs
check shift lever install

check shift lever install it can be adjusted up or down for Rider's with different size boots. If installed to low/ far down may not be able to shift in 1st gear.

Also as mentioned may be a...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,821
Posted By Biebs
Thumb WoW WoW dudes do not lead this guy astray!!

OK here you go:

Remove engine from bike.
tear down completely wipe down all bearing with acetone then use a clean micofiber cloth and wipe down bearing with Rotiila wipe down oil.
now reassemble...
Forum: Face plant 12-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,596
Posted By Biebs
Hyper lights - Flashing brake lights

get some:

Hyper lights - Flashing brake lights:eek1
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,839
Posted By Biebs
remove spark plugs - turn engine over to empty cylinders

remove sparks and turn engine over to empty cylinders
Drain /refill engine with fresh oil
check your transmission oil for water also

start it up and ride!!!:freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By Biebs
1989 R100GS 19 inch rear shock - 482mm

1989 R100GS 19 inch rear shock = 482mm stock length:freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,660
Posted By Biebs
Eh? Sounds like - Hydro lock

Fuel petcocks left on gas in the cylinder = Hydro Lock

the outcome was that an uncrompressable media entered the engine causing this fault.

Move on nothing to see here :freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 156,552
Posted By Biebs
Frame hanging??

referring to the frame hanging from the ceiling :freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 156,552
Posted By Biebs
what is this??

what frame / bike is this??
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Biebs
Go for it should work!!!

Not knowing the years of your XR200 or ATC 185 cylinder kit I would get the 2 cylinders side by side do a comparison then go for it if all looks good.

The XR185 will be a better ride then the...
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,341
Posted By Biebs
Laugh How much oil do you burn?? How do you ride your bike??

My oil levels off around midway on the dipstick both bikes - burns off 1/2 qt from full mark on dipstick and remains at midway point from then on.

Now other question:

How do you ride your...
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Biebs
Don't fix it it is not broken!!!

Ride it enjoy now look for a different winter project :freaky
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Biebs
Eh? Oil Temp Gauge

DipStick oil Temp Guage -This will help:

Keep an eye on temp of the oil right from the sump:freaky
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Biebs
Laugh NIKISIL is old school - Ceramic Coat the cylinders / heads

NIKISIL is old school - Ceramic Coat the cylinders / heads

NIKISIL coating of cylinders is done all the time for the older 2 stroke dirt bike.

Cermaic coating is the new technology:
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By Biebs
Eh? How about this

It is compatible with DOT 3 & 4 systems. I would guess it has DOT 4 boiling point which will exceed the DOT 3 specification so you are good to go!!!

:deal My Theory

Now do not try to...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By Biebs
Buy a Chevy

Unless the Ford is dirt cheap - why start with a know problem.

Enough stuff will break Don't need to start with a known stupid FORD problem.

Had a 2001 Crown Vic 4.6l Blew a spark plug...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By Biebs
Thumb simple ball hone will clean that up

simple ball hone will clean that up - like silverhead did ball hone and run it:freaky
Forum: Hacks 10-21-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,959
Views: 675,727
Posted By Biebs
Thumb vintage BMW with sidecar

reposted from Airheads

I know nothing just reposting

For you old guys!!!:freaky
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By Biebs
Laugh Yes look like that is it!!!

Self leveling shock makes sense. BMW would not make a lowering shock insult to the Germans - No Short people allowed to ride BMW's - Ha Lowering shock you must be crazy!!!!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By Biebs
Thumb Don't do it!!!

It is a KLR650 should not expect it to run 130kph (80mph) extended ride time!!!:rofl

Slow down you will be Happy!!!!:freaky
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By Biebs
Eh? Monkey

Looks like somebody has "Monkey'd" with that shock over the last 40 years do you have ant reason to believe it is original???:freaky
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,957
Posted By Biebs
Great solid drill press

I use mine as a drill press mostly but here is a web site that might get you some ideas.

Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By Biebs
Question GS Frame only??

You will need the rear paralever / driveshaft - front forks could be drz400

Lots of options but the rear paralever / driveshaft could be expensive.

Otherwise 750 engine will fit the frame /...
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Biebs
Eek Prices on Ohlin's is outsight!! $$800+

Here is another thread that may help -

I have Progressive on my 74 R75/6 Work fine. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,703
Posted By Biebs
Thumb Timing chain

Timing chain would explain it just dying and not starting anymore since you have spark and fuel. :freaky

Or nylon timing gear stripped-

Anorak - thanks reread first post see he has...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,327
Posted By Biebs
Laugh Stock Shock length

Ok thanks I currently have a stock 18 5/8 inch shock on my bike.

Progressive sells this shock:

Forum: Airheads 09-19-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,327
Posted By Biebs
Shock length

How long is your shock in inches eye to eye center???:freaky
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,153
Posted By Biebs

You can remove the rotors and then replace with aftermarket EBC rotors bolted in place.

Getting old rotor trued is not a viable option.
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By Biebs

Go with the R65 - fun bike nimbler than other's listed but $1500 is top $$ to pay!!!:norton
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,487
Posted By Biebs
Wicked $4750 is a deal!!!!

With today's market and TV Car shows spending 15,000 to 20,000 on a paint job $4750 is a deal you should be thanking them for that quote and get it done ASAP before the price goes up!!!!:freaky:eek1
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,896
Posted By Biebs
rear schocks

Do not overlook the rear shocks as being the problem :freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Biebs

$800 but /5 are becoming more rare.( rarer) Condition condition condition!!!

$500 to $3000 is quite a spread. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,201
Posted By Biebs
Thumb Odessey PC680 battery

Odessey PC680 battery is the one to get have in both my airheads :norton

Better late than never:freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,580
Posted By Biebs
Wink Looks Nice

Simple Cleanup and get it Road Worthy :norton
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,999
Posted By Biebs
Wink Ebay is you friend

used Airhead engine
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,593
Posted By Biebs
Thumb This is good advice

This is good advice
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,999
Posted By Biebs
Best bet - Buy a used engine

Tear apart the toasted engine see what's up.

Did you change the oil filter on this engine??

Best deal for you buy a used 750cc engine and run it!!

Don't get caught up in the "time...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,867
Posted By Biebs
KISS - Keep it Simple Silly

Do you have a tank bag?? possible it is blocking tank vent.

After next fill up run on reserve - this will cause gas to feed through reserve straws maybe mains are blocked.

Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By Biebs
Pissed Dangerous path

Yes just bolt it back together this is a slippery slope :eek1 next thing you know it will be the new project.

$500 to a good home and you will be done.
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By Biebs
What's it worth?? $500

Take the money and Run:eek1
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