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Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Byron1
Thanks for all the replies - makes sense now! ...

Thanks for all the replies - makes sense now!

And Bill... Cheers for the congratulations :-)


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Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Byron1
Yeah I thought that might be the case.... but...

Yeah I thought that might be the case.... but then was unsure how getting something wet would increase the voltage flow to the battery?
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Byron1
Over charging battery (intermittent)?

Hi all,

The other day I washed my bike (1979 R100RS) and then took it out for a spin.

I got a mile or so up the road and noticed that the voltmeter was pointing to the red section showing 15+...
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Byron1
Thanks for all the suggestions. I've never been...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I've never been one for the final touches or doing things with a steady hand so will probably just bite the bullet and get someone to do it for me.

Shame nobody...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,062
Posted By Byron1
Good timing on this thread.. My bike is...

Good timing on this thread..

My bike is running the original coils - 1979 R100rs about 106k miles on it. Not dual plugged just standard. They work absolutely fine in dry weather but started...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Byron1
Pinstripe decals?

Hi,

Does anyone have any idea where I can get hold of some pinstripe decals (transfers)?

I know you can get them as the pinstripes that are on my bike at the moment are transfers that have been...
Forum: Europe 03-31-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,238
Posted By Byron1
If you are up on your way North from London...

If you are up on your way North from London you'll pass through the East midlands.. There are loads of nice pubs and small villages in Lincolnshire / Leicestershire. It's right on the door step for...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,570
Posted By Byron1
Thanks... Yeah I was planning on leaving the...

Thanks... Yeah I was planning on leaving the plugs in the caps but just earthing them on the cylinder head.

.. As for the WD40.... I appreciate it isn't a lubricant that would be good to run the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,570
Posted By Byron1
The bike has been stored in a garage with a...

The bike has been stored in a garage with a couple of sheets over it so it was dry. The winters here are pretty mild - it does occasionally drop below 0 but not for any really long or sustained...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,570
Posted By Byron1
Wicked Cheers guys! Have never worked on this bike...

Cheers guys! Have never worked on this bike myself, I just assumed that drain hose was for the tank only. Obviously I didn't think that through!

I shall follow your words of wisdom, not worry and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,570
Posted By Byron1
Cheers Kraven, problem I have at the moment is...

Cheers Kraven, problem I have at the moment is that I can't actually change the oil or drain it as it's not in the tank.... Is there another drain plug anywhere?
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,570
Posted By Byron1
Hi everyone. Thanks for all the advice! I feel a...

Hi everyone. Thanks for all the advice! I feel a lot better that this is "normal"!

I hadn't originally wanted to run the engine as the oil is old an I was concerned I might do some damage on two...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,570
Posted By Byron1
Where's my oil gone?! 1200 Sportster - help needed

Hi everyone, hoping someone with some knowledge of Harleys might be able to help me out.

I've got a XL1200R ('05 model). I've owned it for a few years, but took it off the road in 2011 as I was...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,536
Posted By Byron1
Hi everyone - great to see this thread being back...

Hi everyone - great to see this thread being back up and running! Thanks for the resurrection and the promotion of the book! :D

Glad its providing some entertainment :rofl

Hope that you enjoy...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,344
Posted By Byron1
Hey everyone was just going to post the link to...

Hey everyone was just going to post the link to the book on here for all those interested but Jeff beat me to it! Thanks Jeff!

Here's a brief synopsis for anyone that's interested:

A young...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 21,933
Posted By Byron1
Great stuff. Really looking forward to following...

Great stuff. Really looking forward to following you on this one and seeing how it pans out... Keep them coming!
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 53,311
Posted By Byron1
Awesome ride report! Living vicariously through...

Awesome ride report! Living vicariously through your tale is helping me make it through a miserable British winter... Keep them coming!
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,597
Posted By Byron1
Not in London, but you should speak to Steve...

Not in London, but you should speak to Steve Scriminger - the guy is a legend and what he can't fix isnt worth fixing... http://scriminger.co.uk/ he race tunes airheads and his bikes dominate the...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,597
Posted By Byron1
Speak to Vern at www.projectvnd.com or google...

Speak to Vern at www.projectvnd.com or google world beater panniers. The guy is a master of metal work and is based in Cheshire.. Will easy sort the subframe for you.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-24-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,794
Posted By Byron1
Looks awesome! More please!

Looks awesome! More please!
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Byron1
Hi guys, Thanks for the replies. I also...

Hi guys,

Thanks for the replies. I also posted on cafe Husky and someone said the same thing about the two systems that might not be compatible.

I think I'll get myself a flywheel puller and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Byron1
Anyone got any clue at all? :D Please if you...

Anyone got any clue at all? :D

Please if you have any ideas let me know!

Cheers,

Byron
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Byron1
Husky TE350 - 610 conversion: Wiring problems

Hi there,

I am hoping someone out there might be able to help me..

My 1994 TE350 has been sat at the back of my garage for about 10 years now after it spat its crank out the bottom of the...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By Byron1
Here here. A good argument for why it is so...

Here here.

A good argument for why it is so important that I spend every penny I earn on motorbikes. All in the name of history and preservation of course :D
Forum: Trials 01-16-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,000
Posted By Byron1
Blasphemy!

Don't listen to this guy! These bikes are great fun, cheap as chips and parts readily available. Keep up the good work.. I will be following this with interest, I have two TYs buried at home in the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-07-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 100,938
Posted By Byron1
Laugh Only just found this thread. Spent the last few...

Only just found this thread. Spent the last few hours refusing to leave our hostel (despite my Gf telling me we should do some sight seeing) reading over it and finding myself getting so excited that...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-28-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By Byron1
Apologies that this is slightly off topic, but I...

Apologies that this is slightly off topic, but I have a question about the production of brand new air cooled DT's.

I am currently riding RtW (in South America right now) and I keep on seeing...
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Byron1
Thanks everyone.. Thought it would be ok...

Thanks everyone..

Thought it would be ok but glad to get the assurances.

Will probably have some more questions tomorrow on other areas!

Cheers,

Byron
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By Byron1
Gear box oil

Noob question alert...

We are currently in Colombia and I am giving my bike a service. It's taken me a while to find some, but I have eventually got hold of some 80-90 oil for the gearbox, final...
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,528
Posted By Byron1
Thanks BMwhacker, very kind of you to offer,...

Thanks BMwhacker, very kind of you to offer, :clap but I shall decline.

We have ended up keeping our Clymer manual as I still like to have the safety blanket!

To keep the piece and keep out of...
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,695
Posted By Byron1
Belated Christmas wishes to you all! Hope...

Belated Christmas wishes to you all!

Hope that the New Year brings everyone lots of quality riding time!
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,528
Posted By Byron1
Ignatz72: I understand where you are coming from....

Ignatz72: I understand where you are coming from. I wouldnt go into a shop and steal a book so what makes it ok for me to download a copy off the web? It is an interesting debate.

However.. For...
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,528
Posted By Byron1
Great idea - thank you! Now I think about it,...

Great idea - thank you! Now I think about it, there is a load of stuff at the start of the book too on tools and how to wash the bike etc.. that can go.

Her folks are heading home tomorrow...
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,528
Posted By Byron1
Thanks guys. I am not trying to condone piracy...

Thanks guys. I am not trying to condone piracy here, but I have been carrying a Clymer manual with me in my pannier arouund the world. I would happily buy an electronic copy if I could find one. I...
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,528
Posted By Byron1
Question Electronic copy of Clymer / Haynes manual??

Morning all.

Has anyone got a copy of / point me in the direction of where I can find an electronic copy (preferably in PDF) of a Haynes or Clymer Manual for airheads?

I have already tried...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,250
Posted By Byron1
Hey Headtube, Go for it! You bought the bike...

Hey Headtube,

Go for it! You bought the bike to ride right!?

I am currently 22,000 miles into a RTW trip on a 1979 r100rs. Sat in a bar in Colombia drinking a cocktail writing this right now...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,329
Posted By Byron1
Wicked Loving this build thread! Great work!

Loving this build thread! Great work!
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,403
Posted By Byron1
Thanks Ray, ok.. Got it. Very helpful. Don't...

Thanks Ray, ok.. Got it. Very helpful.

Don't know / never heard of "big chief" though unfortunately!

Hope you get it all back together and ready for a strategic Christmas day blast to escape...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,403
Posted By Byron1
Hi Craydds, Great post... One I will look...

Hi Craydds,

Great post... One I will look back on when I need to do my clutch.

I am interested about the crank seal.. What is the reasoning / benefit in it being 1mm proud? You did offer :D
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 356,592
Posted By Byron1
Hola Bryce! Awesome report... And great...

Hola Bryce!

Awesome report... And great hooking up with you in Cartagena the other day. Like the "can't say enough nice things about these people" line hah haha! :rofl

Jeff: thanks for the...
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