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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,470
Posted By CptImagine
How much torque and horsepower did it produce on...

How much torque and horsepower did it produce on the dyno, please ...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By CptImagine
Damn good chance they work on commission .. It's...

Damn good chance they work on commission .. It's the "used car salesman syndrome" . Lie to the customer and cut one anothers throat .. Don't take it personal .
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,470
Posted By CptImagine
My before n after pieces . I milled the bulge out...

My before n after pieces . I milled the bulge out of the swingarm at the tyre interference, parreallel to the shaft . I used a 17" wheel, that moves the interference rearward . Then welded a .045...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,470
Posted By CptImagine
We parted 2 shafts, turned a male / female...

We parted 2 shafts, turned a male / female friction fit joint . That 30mm long/deep turned on and into the halves . With the extension added in . Welded and trued on a lathe .

My drop pieces...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,470
Posted By CptImagine
My GS swing arm/fd, pivot pin to wheel center is...

My GS swing arm/fd, pivot pin to wheel center is 44.5 cm . The mono swing arm/fd, pivot pin to wheel center is 44.5 cm . I put the piece in to make it so . The 35 mm number is from memory, which...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,470
Posted By CptImagine
I extend the mono 35 mm to replicate the length...

I extend the mono 35 mm to replicate the length of a Paralever . The El is pre cut located, pins and hold bolts installed . Then cut in a chop saw . The aluminum piece was made the length of that...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,470
Posted By CptImagine
Do you weld the shaft splices ?

Do you weld the shaft splices ?
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,470
Posted By CptImagine
Here's the jig I made

1" X 6" steel, tail El, pinned pre cut . Laid out again at desired length . Cut on this, weld on it . It swings on the bearings 180 plus degrees . The aluminum piece establishes the Els extended...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,447
Posted By CptImagine
Perry is a great guy . I was on the road, broke...

Perry is a great guy . I was on the road, broke down one Sunday in east Texas, I got patched together . Then he gave me his personal number and business card, call anytime his final words . Good guy...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,197
Posted By CptImagine
Doing away with the factory dash on my GS .

Doing away with the factory dash on my GS .
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By CptImagine
I run 5 discs on both of the Trapps on my RT ....

I run 5 discs on both of the Trapps on my RT . They've been on it since the originals rusted out, last century . Sound, tunable, and they won't rust off . Dispite what some learned guys think, they...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By CptImagine
This is how I've fixed post Krauser bags on 80s...

This is how I've fixed post Krauser bags on 80s RT and RSs . Use a piece of black roofing rubber or a piece from a discharge shoot off a lawn mower, for a backer . Rough sand both and clean . 3M...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,079
Posted By CptImagine
GS/PD plastic tank, tank sealer is not a problem...

GS/PD plastic tank, tank sealer is not a problem . Use carb cleaner to clean the outside of the carb, on center stand with petcocks off . Then turn them on to see where the leak is on the cleaned...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By CptImagine
I attribute the deposits to the crap fer gas we...

I attribute the deposits to the crap fer gas we have here these days . Since I've never seen deposits in Mexico, where the corn is reserved for tortillas . The deposits are the norm here on my GS ....
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,736
Posted By CptImagine
I still have a lot of ties to my Harley riding...

I still have a lot of ties to my Harley riding buddys, after my pre airhead, 25 years of riding them . The twin cam is the worst engine ever to come out of Milwaukee . A local race shop, will not...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 85,335
Posted By CptImagine
I'm of the mindset that, larger rotors trump...

I'm of the mindset that, larger rotors trump different calipers . Did the 4 puck r1100 upgrade on my GS . 30% better braking IMO . Then a large rotor from a Honda 929-954 was even more an improvement...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By CptImagine
Jim, it started out about 330mm . It was turned...

Jim, it started out about 330mm . It was turned trued and now is 328-329mm . They're used on Honda, 929 and 954 motorcycles . Readily available and cheap compared to other options .
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By CptImagine
Thanks again, I guess I'll have the original GS...

Thanks again, I guess I'll have the original GS heads done . Re ring and not mess with swapping .
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By CptImagine
I do not have the exact figures written any where...

I do not have the exact figures written any where . There is +/- 11/16" dish difference going by my loose notes . Pic is the the 929 rotor on the original GS rotor . The 4 hub bolts are 130mm with...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By CptImagine
Hi Jim, Remember, necessity is the mother of...

Hi Jim, Remember, necessity is the mother of invention........The adapter is not that difficult really, just measure each set as it goes . I can't locate the numbers just now . I'll try n find them ....
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By CptImagine
The caliper mount is 1/2" 6061 aluminum . I made...

The caliper mount is 1/2" 6061 aluminum . I made a model from hardwood . Local guy CNCed the aluminum bracket for $70.00, in 3 days . I made the spacers from 1" alum round bar . Cut them to locate...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By CptImagine
The rivets on the 929 rotor are located at a...

The rivets on the 929 rotor are located at a different place on the fork leg . A minimal amount of filing provided clearance .
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By CptImagine
This is the profile of the adapter, OD 5 1/4"...

This is the profile of the adapter, OD 5 1/4" tapered 10 or 15 degrees as I recall .
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By CptImagine
The adaptor thickness was arrived at to cover the...

The adaptor thickness was arrived at to cover the both heads . A step in the bore would have put left more meat at the inside of the adaptor . This pic shows bolt heads and area where a smaller ID...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By CptImagine
The heads of the 4 hub bolts just clear the...

The heads of the 4 hub bolts just clear the rotors bore . This pic shows that clearly . In hind sight, I think some additional material could have been left in the adaptors bore . I bought very long...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By CptImagine
Another GS brake upgrade .

I milled a 4 puck Brembo for the GS first . At least a 30% gain in my opinion . The rotor got to rattling , after 30,000 miles . I siliconed the buttons and began the figuring to mount a Honda...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,945
Posted By CptImagine
hi Jim, yes it's on my 93GS . It took some time...

hi Jim, yes it's on my 93GS . It took some time spinning excess metal from a 6" round piece . I'll find the numbers, take some pics . Then make a string . Not trying to high jack this thread .
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,945
Posted By CptImagine
I used Honda 929-954 330mm unit , that's what...

I used Honda 929-954 330mm unit , that's what they measure . With a 4 puck Brembo caliper didn't cost a lot . I think I have the measurements written down will take some pics and will make a string .
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,213
Posted By CptImagine
Yea buddy.........

That's been pointed out to me recently ... Dashing my proud feeling, just a little . It still makes a great screen saver ..
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,213
Posted By CptImagine
78 RS with an 82 Front end

Rolling west on the Pa. turnpike, that motorcycle did fly . I was much younger then, and actually lost a lil speed, digging the camera out of my pocket .
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By CptImagine
Thanks wrench

The RS heads have been upgraded by Randy Long . The RS setup is bolt on ready, while the GS heads need work $$$$ .

I guess I should have asked, if any gains would come . If I use the larger...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,414
Posted By CptImagine
You might want to ride an RS first

I had to sell my RS, after quite a few years . I developed serious pain in my neck on my way home one day . From then on, it happened every time I rode it . The RT keeps anything off you and is hot...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By CptImagine
GS valve job or head swap

My 93GS that is box stock, is due for a valve job . I have a fresh complete top end, carbs to cylinders from an 82RS . Question is .....

If the large valve/carb RS setup is used on the GS ....
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By CptImagine
Siebenrock replacement kit 1000cc

I'm looking at a Siebenrock replacement kit for my 93gs, not the Power kit . I'm looking for owner/user feedback, I've read a lot but mostly find the Power kit data .

Are the advertised...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By CptImagine
Master cylinders required

My guess, one uses a 13mm and the other 15 mm master cylinder . I recall a swap that didn't go correctly years ago . In that case it was different MCs .
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By CptImagine
If you do the work, the brake, fork seals are...

If you do the work, the brake, fork seals are easy jobs and not real costly . The carbs are not real challenging, and may cure 2 problems . Coil and wires are $100 if you shop right . New wires used...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By CptImagine
T-5 Borg Warner ?

Borg Warner T-5 5 speeds in Chevy S10s use ATF, the GM factory spec. Many Jeeps used the T-5 as well as Mustangs, Camaros etc . It's about efficiency, the ATF producing far less resistance than any...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By CptImagine
Clean the fuel system

Put new juice in the FD, Trans, Engine, Brakes . Get it running, ride it, it will tell you what it needs . Throwing cash at it blindly could be very expensive .
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,908
Posted By CptImagine
I see more than $300 worth of parts on it

Like one head and good cylinder, mono swing arm, etc . I'd go that if within 100 miles of my place . More if delivered with a title . Sand blast cabinets are magic workers .
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,467
Posted By CptImagine
That Sir is beyond cool

{Actually I have 4 of these at the moment. All bought for between $10-20. My wife works at a school for the disabled, I buy them, fix them up, and give them to the school. They're sturdy, simple and...
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