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Forum: Airheads Today, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Kt-88
Engine rebuild video?

My $1000 r60/5 gambit worked out pretty well.

By that I mean at that price you're safe to try and even fail. You'll get that out of /5 parts even if the bike can't be saved. It takes a LOT to make...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Kt-88
Man, I have so many cool magazines from him. ...

Man, I have so many cool magazines from him. ...more fun than receipts.

No machining, OP. Mine were iron r100 sleeves.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 27,532
Posted By Kt-88
I forgot to mention a 3.0 slide previously. I ran...

I forgot to mention a 3.0 slide previously. I ran about 40 miles today up some mountain grades to really load the engine. Top speed isn't really any different but it arrives there with much less...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Kt-88
Early. 77 I think. Non-nikasil. They were just...

Early. 77 I think. Non-nikasil. They were just what was available.
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 27,532
Posted By Kt-88
Huh. Rather unanticipated output. The bike is...

Huh. Rather unanticipated output. The bike is running hugely well right now. Quick. Feels lighter, more nimble. Not like the slug of the bike that I'd grown to love for all of its sluglike glory. ...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Kt-88
I ran exactly that setup for a year. It was...

I ran exactly that setup for a year. It was wonderful. No real power difference, but still smooth and no mechanical problems. I'd just find the best condition r90 or r100 cylinders and slugs you...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,029
Posted By Kt-88
I really didn't think this was so complicated. ...

I really didn't think this was so complicated. If you're in the position and place that can work with spending the time to rehab bikes and in a state that isn't a brickwall on titles, talk to...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 27,532
Posted By Kt-88
I absolutely am with you on the presumption that...

I absolutely am with you on the presumption that this is rich all around. I'm severely tempted to simply buy an assortment of brass and do this via process of elimination as is appropriate, but that...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Kt-88
Now that sounds like a great plan!

Now that sounds like a great plan!
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By Kt-88
I absolutely love my r60/5 more than my previous...

I absolutely love my r60/5 more than my previous 90/6 and r100 mongrel. It will cruise 80+ on the highway with my bulk on it just fine (200lbs).
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,727
Posted By Kt-88
Any updates?

Any updates?
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 56,634
Posted By Kt-88
I swore I'd never let financing tempt me again,...

I swore I'd never let financing tempt me again, but hell..
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 129,933
Posted By Kt-88
And miss the chance to see where they lived? Not...

And miss the chance to see where they lived? Not likely.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 129,933
Posted By Kt-88
Well. Taking out a second mortgage now..

Well. Taking out a second mortgage now..
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 27,532
Posted By Kt-88
Airhead Mikuni Owners - Sticky Proposal

He helped before with the setup for my r90 mutt. Maybe I shall.

In the meantime I'm going to make a heat map type chart of what my best (still crap) configuration is with what I have on hand....
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 27,532
Posted By Kt-88
Current non-functional setup: 72 r60/5 ...

Current non-functional setup:

72 r60/5
Vm32 carbs
35 pilot
I85 main
6dh3 needles
158-O8 needle jet
Air screw 1 1/2 turn out
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 27,532
Posted By Kt-88
https://vimeo.com/120640233 I'd forgotten about...

https://vimeo.com/120640233
I'd forgotten about this part of Mikunis. That start is incredible. Admittedly the bike is warm now, so we will judge in the morning.

That being said, pretty much...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 27,532
Posted By Kt-88
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/25/a653584...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/25/a653584cd0851e82298988c2999b3dba.jpg

That went better than expected. 20mm strip of rubber and stock every-other-airhead-but-mine intake to carb rubber,...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 27,532
Posted By Kt-88
Sooo the tickler went walkabout on my last ride...

Sooo the tickler went walkabout on my last ride with my stock r60/5 Bings, and starting is difficult as is with them. I'm thinking I may play with my Mikunis. I haven't read anybody do a VM32 on...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,685
Posted By Kt-88
Man, this is a bike full of good ideas.

Man, this is a bike full of good ideas.
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
I am as well. I'm still in horror over what was...

I am as well. I'm still in horror over what was done to that poor r60 frame, but the "let's do some work" mindset is starting to set in in earnest.

My friends are going to go pick up the frame...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,891
Posted By Kt-88
This is just getting better and better.

This is just getting better and better.
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
Not the worst idea.

Not the worst idea.
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 27,532
Posted By Kt-88
Nicely done there! That has got to be enough...

Nicely done there! That has got to be enough brass to get you close, right? Ha!
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
The /2 bits are in NW Arkansas, and I am in SLC,...

The /2 bits are in NW Arkansas, and I am in SLC, Utah. At this point I'm reaching out for local help there in terms of the palletizing and shipping portion, but have not yet made any inroads.
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,090
Posted By Kt-88
You're in danger of having true scope creep now....

You're in danger of having true scope creep now. Ha!
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
I'll create a thread if I get even more stupid...

I'll create a thread if I get even more stupid and decide to revive a single bike out of this. There's probably honestly enough spares to fund such an endeavor somewhat, presuming when I lay eyes on...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,029
Posted By Kt-88
Airhead collection needs a new future

Me too. (Insert smiley faces here)
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,891
Posted By Kt-88
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/21/8fb25a3...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/21/8fb25a3464befff2febcd7e93d277d49.jpg
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/21/06469684375287aa801ef0921a43bcc9.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
He was actually trying to sell the 68 Ducati 250...

He was actually trying to sell the 68 Ducati 250 that was leaned over next to it. I saw the plunger frame and asked for more details.

The place was a repair shop of sorts in the 70s and this is...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
To be honest, I know as much as you at this...

To be honest, I know as much as you at this point. The pictures and inventory tomorrow should give us a clearer picture.
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
The 1,000 is the price presuming that the engine...

The 1,000 is the price presuming that the engine and all other missing bits can be found.

Thanks for the clarification on the sidecar mount, though. Do you know what that is behind the left shock...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
The seller says it's a Suzuki engine but he's not...

The seller says it's a Suzuki engine but he's not terribly familiar with any of this. My friend is going down there at 10AM tomorrow and we will all have some better pics.

To be transparent about...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
I think that's JJV's Best, actually.

I think that's JJV's Best, actually.
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
I'm now kind of amazed to imagine that it gets...

I'm now kind of amazed to imagine that it gets much worse.
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
Agreed. The price point for this sight-unseen...

Agreed. The price point for this sight-unseen purchase is low enough that I can have said work done without beginning the process of losing money.

I am hoping, however, that it really isn't that...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
I'm horrified about what I'll have to undo to get...

I'm horrified about what I'll have to undo to get the frame back to happy. Perhaps the worst part is that I won't physically be there for the recovery. A friend of mine who is fairly well versed in...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,130
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 220,803
Posted By Kt-88
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/20/40f059f...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/20/40f059f964b0b3bab8ee2d3e1e6b9b21.jpg
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/20/0376999e99725a384cdc17e08547cac1.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,090
Posted By Kt-88
No problem!

No problem!
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