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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By crazydrummerdude
+2 Happened to me twice now in my 10 years...

+2

Happened to me twice now in my 10 years of airhead ownership. Same symptoms.
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 185,993
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Knee pads on the small tanks really are slick...

Knee pads on the small tanks really are slick looking. Of course, so is that project. Nice idea.
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Very nice! A great price, too. :freaky

Very nice!

A great price, too.

:freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Here's a quote from a different thread that shows...

Here's a quote from a different thread that shows both holes:
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By crazydrummerdude
For purchase individually; not included in a...

For purchase individually; not included in a master cylinder rebuild kit.

How "convenient."
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,330
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:y0!:y0!:y0!

:y0!:y0!:y0!
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Sorry I didn't see this in time. You'll probably...

Sorry I didn't see this in time. You'll probably get better luck in the regionals section.

I just called their number and it was a stock voicemail with no name. I've heard people talk about them,...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,330
Posted By crazydrummerdude
In just this thread alone: ...

In just this thread alone:







It's all about you!
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Search craigslist for machinist tools. You'll...

Search craigslist for machinist tools. You'll often got a whole bunch of good quality machinist tools for cheap. I've gotten tool-boxes-full for the cost of one of the individual tools new.
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,105
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Welcome! Our '74s have a few quirks, so I'll...

Welcome!

Our '74s have a few quirks, so I'll help if you get stuck.

I have a pair of '74 R75/6s, a '74 R60/6, and a '74 R90/6.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 185,993
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Although not actively for sale, I have a lower...

Although not actively for sale, I have a lower fairing collecting dust on a shelf if anyone wants to PM an offer/trade.
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,187
Posted By crazydrummerdude
If you need any help, I'm in St Louis. Also,...

If you need any help, I'm in St Louis.

Also, we have a tech day in Labadie, MO on October 25th. Plenty of folks will be there who will want to lend a hand, if you need anything.
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By crazydrummerdude
One of many regrets in my life was selling off a...

One of many regrets in my life was selling off a set of Cravens pretty cheap.. but I was young and broke. Now I'm just broke. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 822
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Yo, Blaine.. Do you have a part number for that...

Yo, Blaine.. Do you have a part number for that relay? I haven't seen any like mine in Autozone/O'Reilly.
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,654
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:rofl Well, at least a permanent ban would...

:rofl

Well, at least a permanent ban would be good.



I get your point, and agree in theory.. but, when the riding's done and you want to sit around the campfire and BS with your friends, you...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,285
Posted By crazydrummerdude
To answer the title of the thread; yes. Of...

To answer the title of the thread; yes.

Of course, condition is everything.. but, I've put tens of thousands of miles on my '74 /6s and don't hesitate to commute on them.
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 185,993
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Anyone have experience with it? Pretty tempting.

Anyone have experience with it? Pretty tempting.
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 185,993
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Here's your pic. Nice bike!

Here's your pic. Nice bike!
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,657
Posted By crazydrummerdude
The problem is; whatever the topic and however...

The problem is; whatever the topic and however subjective it is, whether or not you're right, you're incredibly annoying.

To top it off, every single thread you participate in turns unto...
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,170
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Worthless jerks. I bet it'd take them 10 minutes...

Worthless jerks. I bet it'd take them 10 minutes to get it done.

Why is it so hard to give people money these days?
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:lol3 It's not that I am a strictly-1974...

:lol3

It's not that I am a strictly-1974 guy, but I've got quite a few miles on my four '74 /6s and haven't had any year-specific problem.
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I'd imagine anywhere from $2000 to $4000, hard to...

I'd imagine anywhere from $2000 to $4000, hard to say with that little info. A picture is worth a thousand words.

Just got back from riding my 1974 R90/6. It's a damn fine bike!
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By crazydrummerdude
+1 Who ever thought those seats were...

+1

Who ever thought those seats were comfortable or cool looking?

I still have one like it to get rid of. :bluduh

...

But welcome to the R60/6 club, OP!
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Well, I actually already bent up a steel line and...

Well, I actually already bent up a steel line and have been driving the car.

Unfortunately, a stock fuel line won't work because not only is this an Edelbrock carb, it's got a probably 3"...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By crazydrummerdude
That's what I needed, but 3/8" to 3/8",...

That's what I needed, but 3/8" to 3/8", apparently a size that doesn't exist in the same thread male/female.

I ended up buying something similar and machining my own...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By crazydrummerdude
That's exactly it. Yeah, that's the...

That's exactly it.



Yeah, that's the 3/8" to 3/8" connector I found whose male 3/8" threads are a hair too big.

From my research, for a 3/8" fuel line, there is a difference in threads...
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Edelbrock carb fuel line fitting on a Chevelle

So, I'm working on a '71 Chevelle with a 396 (supposedly out of a '66 Chevelle) and an Edelbrock high rise manifold/carb.

The previous owner bodged every possible system on it and I'm slowly...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 258,764
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Also, changing gears.. What's the word on a...

Also, changing gears..

What's the word on a cheaper replacement for the earlier condensers (say for like a /6)? Every post in this thread is about the later ones.

They're about $15 everywhere...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Right. Right. With torn diaphragms, more...

Right.

Right. With torn diaphragms, more throttle bogs the engine at ~60mph. RPMs drop or stay the same.
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,491
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Here's a piece of iron that I cast. Where's the...

Here's a piece of iron that I cast. Where's the porosity?

https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash2/t1.0-9/165153_10150343082490191_6406911_n.jpg



The difference between steel and...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 258,764
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I order half from MAX and half from Huckys. ...

I order half from MAX and half from Huckys.

None of us are perfect, but over the course of my 10+ years of airhead ownership and many, many orders for my fleet of 6 BMWs.. both places have messed...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,491
Posted By crazydrummerdude
With that much adjustment left, I would adjust...

With that much adjustment left, I would adjust and check it again at the next oil change.

They don't quite look like this yet:
...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I don't have a motorcycle handy right now, but...

I don't have a motorcycle handy right now, but all four of my 1974 /6's have the five position switch. Various states of running lights, no lights, starting without lights, and starting with lights....
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,846
Posted By crazydrummerdude
What are your credentials?

What are your credentials?
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,846
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I am running the stock under-tank master...

I am running the stock under-tank master cylinders on all my /6's (excluding the R60/6 as those have a drum front brake). None have leaked a drop since I've rebuild them anywhere from 1 to 10 years...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By crazydrummerdude
http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/mcy/4440934133.ht...

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/mcy/4440934133.html
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8,100
Views: 3,170,093
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:photog

:photog
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I hate to beat a dead horse, but I've been in a...

I hate to beat a dead horse, but I've been in a similar situation and a new battery was the solution.

You're going to get one anyway and not rely on the car battery, right?
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,469
Posted By crazydrummerdude
How do you figure?

How do you figure?
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,507
Posted By crazydrummerdude
..and the rear fender. Both giant...

..and the rear fender.

Both giant distractions from an otherwise bitchin' bike.
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