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Forum: Airheads 11-07-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,089
Posted By jsullivan
I've been waiting to see what you did with that...

I've been waiting to see what you did with that frame...

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
The exhaust wasn't bad. It was warm to the touch,...

The exhaust wasn't bad. It was warm to the touch, but not flesh melting or anything. It's got a makeshift heat shield on it, which I plan to iterate until I find something functional and a bit more...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
It left my backyard under its own power for the...

It left my backyard under its own power for the first time in a couple of years yesterday. I ran a few laps around the neighborhood until it ran out of gas. :ricky
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Forum: Airheads 08-05-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By jsullivan
I'm using /7 tubes in /5 sliders with no problem.

I'm using /7 tubes in /5 sliders with no problem.
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Very nice... I got rid of the excessive...

Very nice...

I got rid of the excessive rocker end play and readjusted the valves today, and it sounds worlds better. I've got a slew of parts coming from motobins to finish things up, so I'm...
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,818
Posted By jsullivan
I just rebuilt my points can following datchew's...

I just rebuilt my points can following datchew's great thread linked above. It had all sorts of nasty gunk and buildup inside, so the points backing plate didn't want to come out of mine either....
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Your build looks nice. I was thinking of a...

Your build looks nice. I was thinking of a similar color for the tank - mini cooper hot chocolate. What color is yours, exactly?
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Yep, just a basic 1.75" ID reverse cone.

Yep, just a basic 1.75" ID reverse cone.
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Yep, carbs are definitely way out of sync at the...

Yep, carbs are definitely way out of sync at the moment. I just slapped them on in haste to see if it would fire up, but I'll get them sorted before I actually try to ride it.

I popped the left...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
What, without a throttle, brakes, heat shield, or...

What, without a throttle, brakes, heat shield, or transmission? Minor details...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
I was at TDC when I set the valves, but when I...

I was at TDC when I set the valves, but when I did the top end waaaay back when, I don't recall paying particular attention to the end play. I'll try to run through that this week and see if it...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Ah, after some more reading it sounds like the...

Ah, after some more reading it sounds like the noise could be rocker end play. Yes? No?
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
It lives! It makes a lot of racket... Normal...

It lives! It makes a lot of racket... Normal valve clatter combined with new cheapo peanut covers, or something else? The extent of any 'tuning' so far has been new points, static timed, popped the...
Forum: Hacks 06-24-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,456
Posted By jsullivan
Did you ever do any more with the rigid frame?

Did you ever do any more with the rigid frame?
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Haha, absolutely! Just trying to give someone a...

Haha, absolutely! Just trying to give someone a laugh down the road.
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Fixed all of the leaky bits and got the flywheel...

Fixed all of the leaky bits and got the flywheel back on, and left an ADV-approved message for the next owner.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5445/9044654752_530d1623b7_c.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Juuuuust kidding. Yeah it's blocked. :D

Juuuuust kidding. Yeah it's blocked. :D
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Whoops...

Whoops...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Pulled the engine tonight to finish up a few...

Pulled the engine tonight to finish up a few things, one being the nasty rear main seal. This is as far as I made it...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5344/9011268431_ea72ac230e_c.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 06-10-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,786
Posted By jsullivan
I just saw that on CL. I want to be mad that you...

I just saw that on CL. I want to be mad that you snagged it for $500, but I wouldn't have had the guts to lowball them as boldly as you did. Nice find!
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
They're the stockers, 13.5" if memory serves. I...

They're the stockers, 13.5" if memory serves. I raised the rear of the tank a bit, so that might be playing tricks on your eyes, plus the front wheel is an 18" not the stock 19".
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Thanks! I can't wait to hear it. :D

Thanks! I can't wait to hear it. :D
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Bumping the rear wheel is the plan. I originally...

Bumping the rear wheel is the plan. I originally tried to keep the headers clear of the timing cover, but it wasn't doing the trick for me.
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Haha! *Heat shield coming soon...* I...

Haha! *Heat shield coming soon...*



I know... This is the point in other folks' projects that I usually want them to leave things as-is. I'm going to shake it down for a bit to see what works...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
I know it doesn't look like much, but I'm making...

I know it doesn't look like much, but I'm making progress.

I massaged the exhaust a bit more and finished welding it, welded in a more discreet fuel filler, built and mounted a battery box, and...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
I agree - the big tank stays. Even if this one is...

I agree - the big tank stays. Even if this one is too spanked to use, I'll find another.

On that note, does anyone have any advice on pinhole repair? This tank has got a few leaks. I'm thinking...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
You think it'll drag in the turns??? ...

You think it'll drag in the turns???



That seems to be the primary question I get on this build - they're 4x18 Pirelli MT43's front and rear (note the 18" rim up front isn't stock). I can't say...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
It's the new high tech shop rag to catch the...

It's the new high tech shop rag to catch the vinegar dripping from from the nasty gas tank...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
I've been playing with this thing again....

I've been playing with this thing again. Headlight and taillight are mounted. I put a big crusty tank on it, and I'm liking it.
...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Good to know - thanks! I'm just going to use this...

Good to know - thanks! I'm just going to use this to run around town and play on country roads, nothing too intense.
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
No idea. If it's not a total dog when I'm done...

No idea. If it's not a total dog when I'm done with it, I'll be happy. If it is, I'll redo the exhaust in a simpler manner.
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
They're Pirelli mt43's, 4x18 front and rear. I...

They're Pirelli mt43's, 4x18 front and rear. I might actually finish the bike someday and try them out! Don't hold your breath though...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Thanks. The muffler is from cone engineering...

Thanks. The muffler is from cone engineering (http://www.coneeng.com/).
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
1. The bars are cheap Magura Euro copy from here...

1. The bars are cheap Magura Euro copy from here (http://www.motorwestmotorcycles.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=14&products_id=161), part # 65-00044.

2. There's a single bolt...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 91,565
Posted By jsullivan
I had similar issues on my old r90/6 last year,...

I had similar issues on my old r90/6 last year, and cleaning this passage did the trick.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/108945982/Screen%20Shot%202012-10-10%20at%203.44.10%20PM.png
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
I laid up the seat pan to at least partially...

I laid up the seat pan to at least partially obscure the tank gap, but once I started building up the foam I wasn't wild about it and cut that part off. I might try to come up with something.

The...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Dropped off the seat for upholstery today at...

Dropped off the seat for upholstery today at noon, and had it back by 5:00. It turned out great! I finished tacking up the pipes and some mounts. Progress!
...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
I rolled her out for the first daylight in months...

I rolled her out for the first daylight in months yesterday and trimmed down the seat pan to fit. It feels nice and strong, and fits the odd lines of the subframe perfectly. Another :thumbup to...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Thanks all for the input on the exhaust - you've...

Thanks all for the input on the exhaust - you've got my wheels turning... I think I'm going to give it a go in this configuration, and if it runs like junk it'll be (relatively) simple enough to...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,503
Posted By jsullivan
Yeah, being able to remove the front cover is...

Yeah, being able to remove the front cover is pretty high on my list with these. I've seen a lot of photos of the left header crossing in front of the engine, which I considered, but I don't want to...
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