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Forum: Airheads 05-24-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By Solo Lobo
Check my R65LazaruS thread below. After 14...

Check my R65LazaruS thread below.

After 14 years parked in a garage wit h fuel in the tank my LS is on the road:

Carb rebuild
New Battery
Cleaned the K&N airfilter
changed the fluids (strip...
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Solo Lobo
when you say you cleaned the carbs, did you soak...

when you say you cleaned the carbs, did you soak them, clean and clear all the jets and passages, and rebuild with new o-rings and diaphragms?

If so, switch the plug wires from side to side and...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Solo Lobo
I was parked on the gravel three bikes down from...

I was parked on the gravel three bikes down from this beauty from about 6PM until about 7PM.

At least it was a red GS anyway

http://jowls.smugmug.com/photos/i-NCxHvMT/0/XL/i-NCxHvMT-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Solo Lobo
google: r100gs site:craigslist.org ...

google: r100gs site:craigslist.org

http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/mcy/4976038780.html

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/5027468537.html
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 83,300
Posted By Solo Lobo
still looking!

still looking!
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Solo Lobo
LOL, think I parked next to AW GS's but didn't...

LOL, think I parked next to AW GS's but didn't see him
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Solo Lobo
Bump... Backfire tonight. I'll be there on...

Bump... Backfire tonight.

I'll be there on my LS
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,377
Posted By Solo Lobo
Anyone headed to Backfire Moto tonight? I'll...

Anyone headed to Backfire Moto tonight?

I'll be there on my LS
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Solo Lobo
I'd ask these guys ...

I'd ask these guys

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=419271&highlight=nimbus
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Solo Lobo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Solo Lobo
Mikuni's on an airhead - fuel through the bowl vent issue

(I posted this in the Mikuni thread, but have no responses yet so I thought I would start a thread)

So, after riding any length of time there is a slight amount of fuel that has traveled down the...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Solo Lobo
Two clicks on mine make a very noticeable...

Two clicks on mine make a very noticeable difference
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Solo Lobo
Would dialing in a bunch of comp damping fix the...

Would dialing in a bunch of comp damping fix the bottoming?
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Solo Lobo
How is the sag?

How is the sag?
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 83,300
Posted By Solo Lobo
Ohlins spring I bought new for the BM317 on my...

Ohlins spring I bought new for the BM317 on my R80G/S and found out that it was too stiff... ran it for about 4K miles

This one fits on a number of Ohlin shocks
...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Solo Lobo
Here's the table:

Here's the table:
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 42,935
Posted By Solo Lobo
Anyone having this issue?

So, after riding any length of time there is a slight amount of fuel that has traveled down the float bowl overflow vent, down the clean plastic (?) vent tube.

When I park my bike there is a...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,278
Posted By Solo Lobo
Start with this adjustment, using the BMW method...

Start with this adjustment, using the BMW method and steps

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/clutchadj.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Solo Lobo
Taken from my G/S thread linked below:

Taken from my G/S thread linked below:
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,029
Posted By Solo Lobo
I'd also add that carb syncing has a definitive...

I'd also add that carb syncing has a definitive effect on the amount of vibes and the RPM's they are felt.


If your airhead shakes enough that you have to really hold on at lower RPM's there is a...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,190
Posted By Solo Lobo
Wheel cleaning... not exactly exciting, but... ...

Wheel cleaning... not exactly exciting, but...

Half-clean

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/IMG_1809_zpsimtrz1ut.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By Solo Lobo
I have a 00698-21/75 L224 that I bought and ran...

I have a 00698-21/75 L224 that I bought and ran on my R80G/S for about 4K miles before changing to a lighter spring.

It's available for sale if this rate would work for you.

SL
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By Solo Lobo
If you are going to keep and ride this one, just...

If you are going to keep and ride this one, just do the oversize.

Rings and hone may improve things, but it would be a temporary fix

Brings to mind the saying "good money after bad"

I'd add...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Solo Lobo
I have shimmed every fork brace I have put onto...

I have shimmed every fork brace I have put onto an airhead to make them fit correctly...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Solo Lobo
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By Solo Lobo
You know when you are at the right rotation as...

You know when you are at the right rotation as you can spin both push rods easily as they aren't under load
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,190
Posted By Solo Lobo
I took a nice ride down to JohnJen's place...

I took a nice ride down to JohnJen's place yesterday to get a few lessons on fine tuning the LS.

JJ started out by thoroughly cleaning the exposed portions of the spark plugs and every square...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Solo Lobo
Several folks around here have the template as a...

Several folks around here have the template as a pdf... mine is at work so i can't send to you now.
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Solo Lobo
Tried here yet? ...

Tried here yet?

http://motoghost.com/about-us/
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Solo Lobo
That pretty much sums up my experience as well.

That pretty much sums up my experience as well.
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,972
Posted By Solo Lobo
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-BOSCH-HEADLIGHT-BULB-S...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-BOSCH-HEADLIGHT-BULB-SOCKET-BOARD-FOR-BMW-2-R25-R26-R27-R50-R60-R68-R69S-/331530569621

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MTMzM1gxNjAw/z/asMAAOxycmBSuQJf/$_57.JPG
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,190
Posted By Solo Lobo
:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 83,300
Posted By Solo Lobo
I acquired a few Mikuni parts with my R65LS, and...

I acquired a few Mikuni parts with my R65LS, and have a partial list below. I am still working to inventory the pilot jets... which there are tons.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
Posted By Solo Lobo
From the issues listed I would guess you are...

From the issues listed I would guess you are having intermittent running on one side... also check your timing

That won't explain the heat and glowing but might contribute
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,972
Posted By Solo Lobo
Some kind of light bulb holder?

Some kind of light bulb holder?
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,190
Posted By Solo Lobo
Minor updates.... there is a tiny bit of what...

Minor updates.... there is a tiny bit of what looks like oil that is coming from the area of the right side of the engine... could be some residual oil that I didn't get cleaned off when I changed...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Solo Lobo
I believe the black bezel is crimped on. ...

I believe the black bezel is crimped on.

Check this out:

http://gunsmoke.com/motorcycling/r100gs/speedometer/index.html

Inmate WireSpokes does gauge repairs at a great price! He's got my...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Solo Lobo
+1 on Greyhound Blaine

+1 on Greyhound Blaine
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,016
Posted By Solo Lobo
Old quote as an FYI

Old quote as an FYI
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 95,653
Posted By Solo Lobo
Just wanted to drop in a post saying that Faustus...

Just wanted to drop in a post saying that Faustus changed a set of tires for my and his service and communications were EXCELLENT!

I highly suggest using his service to change your tires when...
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