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Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,666
Posted By ML WYDELL
What kind of bars are those? Nice looking...

What kind of bars are those?

Nice looking set up.
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By ML WYDELL
Bike is in Ghana West Africa

Bike is in Ghana West Africa
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By ML WYDELL
Well I have a 89 R80 GS overseas that I probably...

Well I have a 89 R80 GS overseas that I probably won't be able to sell because there are very limited people here to buy it, afford it, and appreciate it for what it is so I may have to strip what I...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,563
Posted By ML WYDELL
Anybody know when they will make the selection /...

Anybody know when they will make the selection / notification? Didn't say in the official rules.

Sitting by the phone,:ear
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By ML WYDELL
Not to hijack but I have a question concerning...

Not to hijack but I have a question concerning tachs / speedo units.

Is it possible to put a speedo and tach from an 89 R80 GS onto a 78 R80/7 ?
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By ML WYDELL
They also come in 4.10 x 18 ...

They also come in 4.10 x 18

motorcycletiresmaniac.com 118.00 / free shipping

I could be wrong but I think the 4.10 is as big as you would want to go to avoid rubbing on the swing arm....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,890
Posted By ML WYDELL
Back in 91 I was heading south on Interstate 81...

Back in 91 I was heading south on Interstate 81 through VA, pushing to make time, 11pm, and hit a major rain storm. Pulled into a rest area and called my buddy. Not a soul around either. Had a cup of...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By ML WYDELL
Is this available at the newsstand? I don't get...

Is this available at the newsstand? I don't get mail very well.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,890
Posted By ML WYDELL
Wow, that sucks. Those assholes need to...

Wow, that sucks.

Those assholes need to be maimed so badly they hobble and limp.

Criminals are everywhere and if you're an American overseas you have the attention of the local criminal...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,363
Posted By ML WYDELL
I just picked up a coil from Harley and mounted...

I just picked up a coil from Harley and mounted it in the same spot. Used the same wiring. Just moved the terminal connections from the old coils over to the new. On a R80 78/7

...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By ML WYDELL
Put in some ethanol free and went for 60 miles or...

Put in some ethanol free and went for 60 miles or so and ran fine. After testing coils,condenser, continuity etc. It was probably a combination of the points being old/worn and a bad ground...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By ML WYDELL
So I changed out points. The counter weights were...

So I changed out points. The counter weights were coming close enough to the wire attached to the points to short it out?? So I bent that in a bit and checked grounds again. Spark at the plugs now....
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By ML WYDELL
:norton Well after speaking with Anton I switched...

:norton Well after speaking with Anton I switched out the jumper wire for the 2 coils after testing a few that I had. Took off the points again and tried another set I had, now I have spark at the...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By ML WYDELL
Eek No pinched wires Condenser is good Swapped...

No pinched wires
Condenser is good
Swapped coils and wires
Reset points gap
Did every test I could find
Put in my spare points
Screw that holds the advance plate is not touching the points...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By ML WYDELL
Ran great when I rode it last. Drained the float...

Ran great when I rode it last. Drained the float bowls, battery on charge, covered, and in the garage. Sat for 3 weeks.

Tried 3 different condensors. No spark at the points or plugs. Replaced the...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By ML WYDELL
Swapped condensor. Power to wire that attaches at...

Swapped condensor. Power to wire that attaches at the points and power at the points themselves.
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By ML WYDELL
Checked all the grounds, switched out ground...

Checked all the grounds, switched out ground cable on the battery. Still getting juice to the points but no spark. Engine cranks and cranks???

What am I missing?
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By ML WYDELL
I have power to the condenser and points but no...

I have power to the condenser and points but no spark. Replaced the points and cleaned up the plate front and back that bolts to the engine case so the ground should be good. Still no spark at the...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By ML WYDELL
Condensation??

Recently returned from work trip. R80/7 won't start?? Lots of condensation where the points live?? Anybody else have this occur? Garage kept.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,730
Posted By ML WYDELL
She doesn't wanna play anymore, fine, NEXT ...

She doesn't wanna play anymore, fine, NEXT

Keep movin foward not back.

Put the time, energy, money into the next project.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6,857
Views: 1,352,174
Posted By ML WYDELL
Out burning up some non-ethanol fuel. ...

Out burning up some non-ethanol fuel.

pure-gas.org Find non-ethanol distributors nationwide.

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm291/equipment_2008/IMG_23491_zps692da274.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By ML WYDELL
I'll have to check that, the R75 has the MC...

I'll have to check that, the R75 has the MC removed to get honed out and the turn signals don't work on that either????

The R80 however has the MC hooked up under the tank. I'll check that as...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By ML WYDELL
As far as the fuses in the bucket go they will...

As far as the fuses in the bucket go they will stay in there but convert to a blade type.

I bought a 77 R75/7 and due to work it was pushed into a corner and covered up. Needs a tank and seat....
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By ML WYDELL
http://www.tytlerscycle.com/searchresults.htm?q=ss...

http://www.tytlerscycle.com/searchresults.htm?q=ssaabmw+exhaust+nut+kitzz~

I bought a set of what Boxa Bits posted. Pretty cool and eliminates the weapon sized spanner in your saddle bag.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By ML WYDELL
Well that's the weird thing, fuses are fine but...

Well that's the weird thing, fuses are fine but no turn signals. Haven't found any bad grounds.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By ML WYDELL
Thanks. This will be fun.

Thanks. This will be fun.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By ML WYDELL
Bike is a 78 R80/7. Fuses in the bucket. ...

Bike is a 78 R80/7. Fuses in the bucket.

No facebook, twitter, etc. Social media participation is limited, job requirement.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By ML WYDELL
Is there a fuse for turn signals? Turn signals...

Is there a fuse for turn signals? Turn signals were working and then just quit. Replaced the relay with a couple spares but nothing?? All wires connected, nothing loose??? Bulbs are good.

...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6,857
Views: 1,352,174
Posted By ML WYDELL
Upgraded 800 to 1000. Donor jugs from trashed GS,...

Upgraded 800 to 1000. Donor jugs from trashed GS, battery, and new Dunlop k70's and F650 gs bars.

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm291/equipment_2008/IMG_2331_zps366cb7c1.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By ML WYDELL
I should re-locate and move in next door. ...

I should re-locate and move in next door.

I'm getting there little by little.
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By ML WYDELL
Thanks guys. I have some weatherproof fuse...

Thanks guys. I have some weatherproof fuse holders with pigtails long enough to mount outside the bucket.

The fuse alone with pigtails is a good idea as well.

I would like to get rid of...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,360
Posted By ML WYDELL
Headlight bucket fuses

Has anybody re-located the fuses from the headlight bucket? If so where
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 327,676
Posted By ML WYDELL
What type / size tires are those? Looks good. ...

What type / size tires are those? Looks good.

/5 front end has less rake?
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By ML WYDELL
Work is being done on a 78 R80. Just wanting to...

Work is being done on a 78 R80. Just wanting to simplify the electronics.

Currently running points which I just adjusted, now she's hauling ass.

Considered going to electronic but if...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By ML WYDELL
Cool. Thanks. Found the euro style fuses...

Cool. Thanks.

Found the euro style fuses for the headlight bucket at advanced, by Bussman I think.

Found a generic relay for the starter as well. Going to wire in a in-line mini fuse...
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By ML WYDELL
Electrical parts cross reference

Does anybody have cross reference info on starter relays and voltage regulators? Looked through Tips / Tricks but didn't see anything.

Recently went on a good long ride. Was gone for a bit and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15,712
Views: 9,118,294
Posted By ML WYDELL
An old beat up motorcycle. ...

An old beat up motorcycle.

http://afr04.smugmug.com/Afr0418/i-nP5GCsD/0/M/DSCN1651-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,666
Posted By ML WYDELL
What year DRZ forks are you using?

What year DRZ forks are you using?
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By ML WYDELL
Can someone put the link up for this, I cannot...

Can someone put the link up for this, I cannot find it on EBAY???
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,482
Posted By ML WYDELL
For the GS, G/S riders out there: Do you...

For the GS, G/S riders out there:

Do you really need the collector box?

Whats wrong with eliminating that and running a 2 into 1 or 2 mufflers?

Just curious.
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