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Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By herman maire
Ok, so I found a 1982 XL500R parts bike for 400$...

Ok, so I found a 1982 XL500R parts bike for 400$ maybe less an hour or 2 away.....

Would this kickstart shaft and cover fit on the XR no problem ? So this is a upgrade ???
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By herman maire
heres a 1983 unit on ebay ...

heres a 1983 unit on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Honda-XR-500-XR500-R-Used-Original-Engine-Kick-Start-Shaft-And-Gear-1983-/400364739167?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item5d37991a5f&vxp=mtr...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By herman maire
Thanks. What is RFVC? I think you may be right...

Thanks. What is RFVC?
I think you may be right about the snap ring, ill look at my manual tonight :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By herman maire
This sounds too good :D you think this...

This sounds too good :D

you think this works on a 1982 XR500R?

I think there is a snap ring on the back side that is impossible to reach or see......:huh
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By herman maire
really appreciate your reply's and for taking the...

really appreciate your reply's and for taking the time to post the diagrams :D

The kickstart shaft is broken maybe 10MM from being flush with the clutch side cover . I had thoughts of trying to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By herman maire
XR500R kickstart shaft broke. Help

Is anybody familiar with the XR500R engine ?

The kickstart shaft broke off trying to start the darn thing, of course I was the lucky one to break it off helping my buddy trying to start the beast...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,188
Posted By herman maire
WTB - R75 seat, rough condition- ok

I need a seat for my R75/7 project.
Poor condition is Ok but it needs to have a solid steel pan. Cracked or ripped
vinyl ok . :D
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,801
Posted By herman maire
Beautiful bike, I like almost everything. Makes...

Beautiful bike, I like almost everything.
Makes me wanna redo my r100gs I
Painted silver.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By herman maire
Thanks for the reply and great idea. :clap I...

Thanks for the reply and great idea. :clap

I got a reply but they were not too helpful unfortunately .
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By herman maire
Fuel tank options for Vintage KTM 500GS

Hello, I am slowly rebuilding a 1982 KTM 500GS . My fuel tank is horrible looking but finding a replacement has turned up nothing . I have already ordered all new plastics but the fuel tank is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
Charlie, thanks for the pictures, that does...

Charlie,

thanks for the pictures, that does indeed look like the same unit I have. :clap I will measure mine tonight when I get back. How much $ did you have in mind ? PM me if you prefer.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
I actually think it may not be a dual clicker...

I actually think it may not be a dual clicker shock since I dont see any adjuster on the shaft end. :huh
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,430
Posted By herman maire
This rider is in the same category as the Cirque...

This rider is in the same category as the Cirque du Soleil performers :eek1

Just trying to bunny hop the bike over those logs would probably put me in the emergency room:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
That would be great :clap:clap . I did some...

That would be great :clap:clap . I did some looking around last night and found a few companies that have replacement parts for these old FOX TWIN CLICKER rear shocks . If anybody else is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
Thank you for all the replies. I apologize for...

Thank you for all the replies. I apologize for not posting any updates.

Unfortunately, I dont have much progress to post. All the engine machine work and new parts have been addressed. I just...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,188
Posted By herman maire
WANTED- R75/7 seat + other parts . Any condition ok.

Hello,

I need some items for my r75/7 project.

1- Seat ( in any condition but seat pan must be rust free)
2- petcocks ( rebuildable ok)
3- diode board
4- front head light
5- mufflers...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
Heres a few more pics of the engine tear down,...

Heres a few more pics of the engine tear down, this is as far as I will be going as the bike only had 4500 miles and everything appears to be in very good condition internally.

Once I removed the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
Wibo, Thank you for the kind words. I would...

Wibo,

Thank you for the kind words. I would have though that these bikes were more common in France than Canada.




YES, YES I am interested. Would this CD work on a Mac? I would really...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
Dokerty, Cool, is your bike the same year as...

Dokerty,

Cool, is your bike the same year as mine ( 1982 ) ? What was the condition of your engine like? Other than a new piston and a bore, my engine appears to be in perfect condition.

Is...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By herman maire
If you really like/enjoy your bike, I would not...

If you really like/enjoy your bike, I would not have a problem spending the cash to make it right.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
I did receive 2 new timing belts with the bike...

I did receive 2 new timing belts with the bike purchase, they were purchased at a Harley Davidson dealer for a bike that used the same Rotax engine . Its the original DAYCO brand . ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
Thanks for all the replys, you all pretty much...

Thanks for all the replys, you all pretty much gave me the motivation to go and buy it. I decided to just take a gamble on it even though Ron Woods suggested I only buy it if I take the cylinder...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By herman maire
Thanks again for the replys. I got a good laugh...

Thanks again for the replys. I got a good laugh from your geyser of oil:D:D .

I am sure there are better deals out there but I did buy the bike, I paid more than I probably should have.

I...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By herman maire
Thanks for all the replies. I called and...

Thanks for all the replies.

I called and spoke with Ron Woods himself, he was super, super nice. He gave me some pretty sound advice. Since the timing belt broke, he suggested that the only way...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By herman maire
Thanks for the reply. :clap Is it because...

Thanks for the reply. :clap

Is it because of the difficulty in getting parts make them just not worth it? Would this be as powerful as a CR/KX 500

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,086
Posted By herman maire
Vintage KTM GS500 dirtbike any info?

I tried posting this in the " Old's Cool" tread but no replies.

Does anybody know any details on this model bike? I came across this early 80's 4stroke KTM GS500, it needs to be restored as the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By herman maire
<a...

<a href="http://s920.photobucket.com/albums/ad44/hermanmaire/?action=view&amp;current=KGrHqJHJEEEW42KkNBBQMj48_20.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By herman maire
Vintage KTM GS500 dirtbike any info?

anybody know any details on this bike? I came across this early 80's 4stroke KTM GS500, it needs to be restored as the timing chain broke so engine needs a rebuild . They are asking $600 but I was...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,188
Posted By herman maire
WANTED- For R75/7 PETCOCKS for fuel tank. ...

WANTED- For R75/7

PETCOCKS for fuel tank.

MANIFOLDS AND MUFFLERS in nice condition

SEAT with rust free pan.

HEAD LIGHT
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,013
Posted By herman maire
:doh :confused So thats what a sticky is..... I...

:doh :confused So thats what a sticky is..... I really should pay more attention . Thank you.
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,013
Posted By herman maire
Is there any update on this. Is this going to...

Is there any update on this. Is this going to happen or not? I am still really hopping it does :ear
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By herman maire
Thanks for the replys. The original owner...

Thanks for the replys.

The original owner of my R75/7 rode around North America and all over South America and the bike was optioned with the
Lester wheels . He never had a problem with them...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By herman maire
Lester wheels + vetter air dam What are they worth

I have a set of lester wheels and vetter air damn from my R75/7 that I really want to get rid of. What is a fair price to ask?
The lester wheels need new bearings and I lost the bearing covers (...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,013
Posted By herman maire
YES!!! I need lots of parts, do it QUICK ,...

YES!!! I need lots of parts, do it QUICK , like now :D
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 130,084
Posted By herman maire
Are you happy with the results over the stock...

Are you happy with the results over the stock R100GS front end? I have yet to get started on my 50mm conversion, its all still in boxes.

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 130,084
Posted By herman maire
Thanks for the reply. I have a question but...

Thanks for the reply.

I have a question but I dont know who to contact.

I would really like to take advantage of this. I will commit to buy a set but my project cars and track car have...
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 130,084
Posted By herman maire
Can somebody remind what application these units...

Can somebody remind what application these units will work with and what application for the first batch was?
I have been super busy these past few months and have had very little time to work on...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By herman maire
Bill, Thanks for that.... yes it is indeed...

Bill,

Thanks for that.... yes it is indeed #7.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By herman maire
Thanks for the replys. the bolt I had...

Thanks for the replys.

the bolt I had trouble with is not the transmission output shaft bolt.

In the link you have to select driveshaft and it is #7 in the diagram...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By herman maire
R75/7- driveshaft bolt stripped!! why?

Thanks for looking. I am trying to figure out why the bolt stripped on my driveshaft coupling when I tried to torque it to spec (170-180ft/lbs.)

Is this the correct torque figure?

This was...
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