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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3,060
Views: 138,861
Posted By Jeremiah
Can I get in on this?

Just got a weekend pass this morning from the SO - is there room for one more ?
I plan on heading out after lunch from SE PA. I have always wanted to get to the BYOB.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 381,585
Posted By Jeremiah
Congrats on surviving the winter

Gotta tell you I was worried about the you getting through the winter - Shouldn't have been and it sounds like it was a piece of cake! Mostly because of your attitude.

Looking forward to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,042
Posted By Jeremiah
Hermy's

Dealt with Hermy's for years. I have not bought a bike from them since the old man left but i do buy a lot of parts between keeping 2 airheads on the road and restoring a third. Prices are...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 646,640
Posted By Jeremiah
Fuel Issue

Sounds like a fuel supply problem . . I know with the Vee's the external fuel pump filter can clog as well as the small internal one. Try testing the flow out of the pump and see if you have enough>
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 646,640
Posted By Jeremiah
Maintenance is the only thing to watch out for.

I've met very few that were not happy with the V-Strom - So go for it.
I have had mine 10 years and it still is my go to ride - for everything from canyon runs to long trips on mine own - It does...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 442,481
Posted By Jeremiah
Price

If Chilango does not want the fender - I am interested - How much are you looking to get for it?

Thanks
Roy
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By Jeremiah
Battery covers

Battery Covers are avaiable from your local dealer or your favorite on line dealer.

From Max's
Part number left side 46 63 1 237 173 $42.74

right side 46 63 1...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,223
Posted By Jeremiah
78 R100S With Hannigan ST

Here is the ST with lowers and a small extension which is on and off based on the weather. Protection behind this is complete but no so overdone that I can lift my head or stick out my arms and legs...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,875
Posted By Jeremiah
$2500 - - ?

$2500 is high for what little we know. The fuel system he says is clean- check it particularly the tank - sitting empty for a few years can cause a lot of corrosion and the liner to start to come...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Jeremiah
Rally welcome

I know this might sound like a stupid question....but I was planning on dropping by the rally on the R100S and my SO has decided that theBiltmore sounds like fun. The only problem is she will not...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Jeremiah
Thanks!

Thanks. I was starting to figure out to break the news to my SO that I needed a new $400 tool. After buying the bike I don't think that was going anywhere.
I'll pick up the syringe this week and...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Jeremiah
Great!

Thanks for the good news! I will clean things up and see if that helps.

But I have never "reverse bled" a system. How do you do that?

Thanks for the reply.


Roy
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,178
Posted By Jeremiah
78 r100s

Ok -I am new to this R100S. And I have spent my time dialing things like the timing - carbs- getting rid of the pinging - and the old girl is running great. Stopping is another issue.
It is now...
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By Jeremiah
Points-

Just remember there are some Chinese sourced points out there that were BMW (OEM) that had problems. Hopefully the box said Harris on the new points. BMW knows about this - take them back and...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 559,757
Posted By Jeremiah
2nd in line

If the first deal does not go through - I will take it!

Thanks
Roy
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 120,038
Posted By Jeremiah
[ We simply wired in a relay to replicate what...

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We simply wired in a relay to replicate what the bulb would have done and it works perfectly. If you need a diagram and pictures, I'm happy to supply them.[/QUOTE]


I would love to see how...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 37,849
Posted By Jeremiah
Positive thoughts!

As said before a good day - just gone bad. We are sending hopes and prayers your way Robert.
You are one of the reasons I enjoy the airheads so much - Please let us know if there is anything we can...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 238,941
Posted By Jeremiah
Drop

Saw a few places on the ride home but didn't think I would get the tag so I now have a list of places but here is the first:

Thought I would continue the Theme:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3,865
Views: 238,941
Posted By Jeremiah
Grab

Spent the day roaming around Southern Chester County - Can't believe no one got this yet

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l218/stromdaddy/Philly%20Tag/file-2.jpg



The Blade is at the Upper...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By Jeremiah
By the way

That is one good looking GS you did there - did you do I build thread on it?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By Jeremiah
Thanks!

Thanks for the info. I have not torn into the bike yet as far as I can tell it is all original including the exhaust and the paint.
Don't see any real problems with the paint on the frame - so I...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By Jeremiah
Thanks!

Looks like a good forum. Already saw several projects that are gonna make me spend more money!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,535
Posted By Jeremiah
Suscribed!

Beautiful pics with an excellent report! I am enjoying the heck out of this report - The ride is on my bucket list and I am glad to see the Sherpa is performing flawlessly.
Can't wait for the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By Jeremiah
76 GS750 project

Posted this in the GS appreciation thread but I think I better post here too.

Just brought home this winters project bike for the cost of renting a trailer.

GS750 Suzuki - 1976 All original...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 145,151
Posted By Jeremiah
New Project '76 GS750

Just brought home a real barn find! Including cobwebs and dust. Has not seen the light of day for 7 or 8 years. The owner said it was running bad and started to leak gas out of the carbs. Looks...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 68,846
Posted By Jeremiah
Sweeeet!!!

I am so glad to hear that! Now you get to do everything you wanted -oh you already did that!
Good luck and I will be watching!
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 120,038
Posted By Jeremiah
Testing

I have not installed the Acewell yet but plan on it soon. I do have a problem very similar and this weekend going to try to sort it out.
First thing to do is check the battery - they can charge up...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 68,846
Posted By Jeremiah
Damn!

I am truly sorry - been following from the begining and you did inspire me to pull out an old project. I have been amazed at how quickly it moved and how good it really looked.

On the insurance...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 120,038
Posted By Jeremiah
I am getting ready to order an Acewell for my R65...

I am getting ready to order an Acewell for my R65 - did you get yours working? And did you ise the magnetic pickup or the cable?
Inquiring minds need to know - I don't have any hair left to pull.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 68,846
Posted By Jeremiah
Yeah man!!

Been following along - it is crazy how fast you are moving! You are doing everything that I have been wanting to do over the last 2 years in six months! I cannot wait to see it as it is coming...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Jeremiah
Go for it!

It is a 30 yr old bike and there will be some work I am sure. But it is fairly easy to do ( there has been good advice - compression check would be sweet). Beside part of owning an Airhead is to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 210,780
Posted By Jeremiah
Yeah!

Shouldn't that be 3 balls and a case of beer? When the balls are gone we get down to business.
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By Jeremiah
Parts - some

I have a shed full of good parts for all of the bikes - and I will be interested in hearing the opinions.
Always felt that the spares would be handy if I needed them. 15 years into some of them and...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,044
Posted By Jeremiah
Sanding Trick

I don't think there is a "trick" to leveling the bottom. I used a large file and a large block of wood so I could get both sides level. Patience to get a good straight line down each side -- just...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 30,062
Posted By Jeremiah
R65 - Wonderful light machine

Just finished going over an '83 R65 - and can't express what fun it is to drive. It had been dropped and had some problems but after replacing some parts - ( Yes the one drawback is there are a lot...
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,391
Posted By Jeremiah
RocketMoto - One very happy customer!

All,
I have just recently purchased a GoldWIng. The SO would not ride on back of the VStrom anymore so I was given the green light to buy a 2003 Wing. Gotta love that!

I have used an Autocom...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 26,975
Posted By Jeremiah
Burt told us about leaving $400 at some...

Burt told us about leaving $400 at some restaurant or hotel a few years ago somewhere in Mexico. The next time he was in the area he stopped by not expecting to have anybody remember about it (it...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,879
Posted By Jeremiah
Autocom

Wife and I have had Autocom setups on one bike with intercom, Music, phone,GPS and radar detector. Added motorola FRS for bike to bike with my son. All of it clear as a bell and the VOX is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,307
Posted By Jeremiah
Klr 250

I think 100kmh is about 60 mph so yes with stock gearing and my size 130 kilos the bike has no problem cruising - loaded for long weekend camping trips. I bought mine 4 years ago used and have put...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,196
Posted By Jeremiah
Timing Chain/Tensioner

I have what sounds like the same noise and I have to agree with the suggestions to check the valve lash then the timing and then balance the carbs. I have a very similar situation with the R65...
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