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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 919
Posted By chollo9
Thanks Jim, I've been having this argument with...

Thanks Jim, I've been having this argument with people for years.

If the threads were properly cut to begin with, then they are the right size and the right size tap will run right through the...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 467,645
Posted By chollo9
If you're secreting alcohol, maybe. But I have...

If you're secreting alcohol, maybe. But I have to know how and where it will be served.

The dicks should have been sent over the hills so they would have fallen off of the edge of the flat earth....
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,456
Posted By chollo9
My two cents: With a new to me (used) bike,...

My two cents:

With a new to me (used) bike, I don't know what's been done or not done, so I make a list of what should be done, prioritize it, then get to work.

I guess the key is how each of...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 467,645
Posted By chollo9
Is Karl Georg's son? I can't speak German. ...

Is Karl Georg's son?

I can't speak German.

I can barely speak English at the moment.

Didja see the outside peg on that bastardized Beemer? And why no vid of it sideways? Does BMW take your...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 467,645
Posted By chollo9
Fuck if I'm going all the way there to find you. ...

Fuck if I'm going all the way there to find you.

Are there pubs?

Didn't think so.
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 643,796
Posted By chollo9
Step-stool.

Step-stool.
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,456
Posted By chollo9
http://i597.photobucket.com/albums/tt60/chollo9/br...

http://i597.photobucket.com/albums/tt60/chollo9/brokenrecord_zps2b92537a.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By chollo9
I would just call it "fine".

I would just call it "fine".
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,930
Posted By chollo9
Pressure waves go both ways, in four strokes the...

Pressure waves go both ways, in four strokes the word you're looking for is "scavenging".
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 467,645
Posted By chollo9
It's the chorus, It's the chorus . . . ...

It's the chorus, It's the chorus . . .

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Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,450
Posted By chollo9
Embarassed? Pfffffff. Fixed. That's all...

Embarassed? Pfffffff.

Fixed. That's all that matters.

It's amazing how many times I've been looking in the wrong field, let alone the right haystack!
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,930
Posted By chollo9
Those people you rode past when you were camping...

Those people you rode past when you were camping are the same ones you'll be riding past now. I like to do goofy stuff, but I've tried to stop doing annoying stuff (except on this site).
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By chollo9
Dye it black? I used spray on fabric dye in a...

Dye it black? I used spray on fabric dye in a former life "restoring" car seats for our "budget-minded" customers and it worked okay inside a closed environment. Dunno about out in the weather,...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By chollo9
Haven't done it, but here's my two cents, based...

Haven't done it, but here's my two cents, based on converting a dual shock frame to a single (GS style), and other stuff like that.

To determine shock length while maintaining original...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By chollo9
The first thing I would think of from rust would...

The first thing I would think of from rust would be a damaged bearing, but don't see how that would only show up in one gear.

But if there was already something weak, a slight crack maybe, the...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By chollo9
Yep, instant deflations suck. But you can ride it...

Yep, instant deflations suck. But you can ride it out if you stay calm and don't tense up, sit up straight, slow down gradually and use the front brake lightly (for a rear flat).

I've never used...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By chollo9
Nicely done. Did the same, but with a DR fork,...

Nicely done. Did the same, but with a DR fork, so I know your pain! Making a 650 BMW single caliper fit was probably just as bad . . .
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 467,645
Posted By chollo9
Oil straight from Snowbum's mouth?

Oil straight from Snowbum's mouth?
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By chollo9
If you do make your own, the ends will sweat off...

If you do make your own, the ends will sweat off (desolder) from old cables. They fit better than anything I've found!
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,697
Posted By chollo9
Turn into? Turn INTO? ...

Turn into?


Turn INTO?


:poser:poser:poser
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By chollo9
or not :1drink

or not :1drink
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By chollo9
No one will likely approve of this, but it's...

No one will likely approve of this, but it's worked for me three times with no damage to any parts, and each time I reassembled things and the bikes worked fine for miles and miles.

The premise is...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By chollo9
Sounds like a broken tooth.

Sounds like a broken tooth.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,697
Posted By chollo9
True that!

True that!
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By chollo9
1. Disston is right, don't overdo it, you want a...

1. Disston is right, don't overdo it, you want a smooth surface, there may be low spots (scratches) filled with bearing material. Don't try to clean those up or you will start to remove more than...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 467,645
Posted By chollo9
Not much run-off there . . .

Not much run-off there . . .
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 467,645
Posted By chollo9
Timing is everything! In other noose, I mean...

Timing is everything!

In other noose, I mean news, sorry, Lauren Bacall has died at 89 and won't get much attention because of said timing.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 164,298
Posted By chollo9
Right bike, right place, right time.

http://i597.photobucket.com/albums/tt60/chollo9/PartingShots_zps588af523.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 970
Posted By chollo9
See, I told ya! :wink: :annie

See, I told ya! :wink:




:annie
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 38,239
Posted By chollo9
Good thing you put the "®" in there, Bill. Those...

Good thing you put the "®" in there, Bill. Those folks have some nasty lawyers who will go after anyone! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 38,239
Posted By chollo9
Sorry to hear that. Don't worry what...

Sorry to hear that.

Don't worry what anyone thinks, these things happen to everyone at one time or another, experienced alike.
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 38,239
Posted By chollo9
Timing chain slap is generally louder at lower...

Timing chain slap is generally louder at lower rpm because the load keeps at least one side tight at speed. I'd pull the (timing chain) cover before handing the bike over for repair.
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 38,239
Posted By chollo9
If it's still running okay and there's no real...

If it's still running okay and there's no real change in valve lash, that pretty much rules out valves/rockers/pushrods. Disston's stethoscope advice is spot-on, if you don't have one, a long...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 38,239
Posted By chollo9
Or the opposite, months of careful work spoiled...

Or the opposite, months of careful work spoiled in the last moments in a rush to finish . . . :eek1:huh:eek1
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By chollo9
I wouldn't use saddle soap. It's old school,...

I wouldn't use saddle soap. It's old school, really old school, like 19th century. Modern tanning methods prefer either specific cleaners, like Lexol products (or similar) or gentle washing.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By chollo9
Only in the movies can women grow beards.

Only in the movies can women grow beards.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6,321
Views: 1,267,482
Posted By chollo9
^^^ There ya go! :thumbup

^^^ There ya go! :thumbup
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By chollo9
No worries. There is also an airhead fleamarket,...

No worries. There is also an airhead fleamarket, just go upstairs from the general airhead subject lines.
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5,555
Views: 467,645
Posted By chollo9
To hang from rear view mirrors (78s are too big...

To hang from rear view mirrors (78s are too big and heavy).
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By chollo9
h2omoto. Please understand. Many come here...

h2omoto.

Please understand. Many come here that we don't know yet. We have to assume, until we know, that they have little or no experience, so we start with basic, seemingly obvious questions...
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