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Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 25,683
Posted By datchew
Greetings from San Antonio you bunch of...

Greetings from San Antonio you bunch of hooligans. I am not going to make it this year unfortunately. But if y'all happen through San Antonio, give me a shout!
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By datchew
Dude, after all this time you should know the...

Dude, after all this time you should know the answer.

Now class, stand up and all of you say it with me in that slow metered voice that you use for saying good morning...

"It's the battery Mr....
Forum: Airheads 12-25-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By datchew
stuck a few more on and some pics in our own flea...

stuck a few more on and some pics in our own flea market section.

Some GS stuff too.

LINKY (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23064708#post23064708)
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By datchew
Nathan, 3 things: 1 - If you're still in...

Nathan, 3 things:

1 - If you're still in school and have something you need on my list, lemme know and I'll give you the airhead/college student discount.

2 - If you're still in school... Why...
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By datchew
Attention airheads - /2 and plunger parts sale

Hello me old muckers! long time no see.
Life's season is busy. unfortunately too busy for airhead-dom.

Anyways the /2 and the white GS are still running great but I need to slim down the...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 579,312
Posted By datchew
1989 GS. Time to move on.

Sorry lads, I'm leaving the GS fold for a season.
Keeping the /2 though so I hope I'm still allowed to visit.

LINK (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22079987#post22079987)
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,287
Posted By datchew
Touche' Good point. Instead I'll move them...

Touche'
Good point.
Instead I'll move them all to the North Arabian Gulf region.

My wife always joked that we lived close enough to Asheville that on days we felt like lazy hippies and didn't...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,730
Posted By datchew
Loco you have a style of writing that's all your...

Loco you have a style of writing that's all your own. :1drink

Congrats on the new place! :clap
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,436
Posted By datchew
well, the good news is that this valve doesn't...

well, the good news is that this valve doesn't owe you any money. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 608,613
Posted By datchew
Which /2 model are you looking for? The air...

Which /2 model are you looking for? The air intake tubes are different lengths for R50 and R60 and I think the R69 as well. Comes down to stroke IIRC.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,287
Posted By datchew
already do. :cry But we'll still have fun...

already do. :cry

But we'll still have fun for a couple years exploring and finding good food and fun down here in the dirty south.

What I wouldn't give to be able to call airstrikes on...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,942
Posted By datchew
what happened to the engine that made you tear it...

what happened to the engine that made you tear it down (again?) ?


When you get it sorted out, more pics please.
The bike just has a spunky, energetic look to it.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,287
Posted By datchew
Did not build them myself. Inmate Carl designed...

Did not build them myself. Inmate Carl designed and supplied the racks. The boxes are DARR brand.

I'll keep a most careful eye out for any and all incendiary devices.

Dunno on the fling...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By datchew
Ditto this. Thanks Kevin.

Ditto this.

Thanks Kevin.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By datchew
Working in 6V is definitely old school. Love it....

Working in 6V is definitely old school. Love it. :thumb

Old bike.
Nerdy, fiddly, electrical bits.
Looks in place on an old airhead.

All systems are go as far as I see it.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,287
Posted By datchew
Buh-bye Greenville

Opportunity knocked, so we're down here just outside Savannah now.

Drop a brother a line if you are in the area and anything airhead is going on or if you're travelling through.

Post-move, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-31-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4,702
Views: 731,484
Posted By datchew
http://datchew.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1964-R50-Re...

http://datchew.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1964-R50-Restoration/R50-Savannah-lake/i-P58TzWJ/0/L/IMG_1467-L.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,471
Posted By datchew
bmw plans retro bike

Apologies if I'm playing an old record again.

LINKY (http://blogs.wsj.com/drivers-seat/2012/11/13/bmw-reveals-image-of-new-retro-style-motorcycle/)
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 49,540
Posted By datchew
Keep it up Kev. Can't wait to see it come...

Keep it up Kev. Can't wait to see it come together.
The builds from the worst starting condition are the most satisfying.
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,147
Posted By datchew
i hope the red paint isn't original because it's...

i hope the red paint isn't original because it's UGLY. It's like a GS coated in lipstick.

Also, it'll need a new rear tire.
Good luck!!!
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,614
Posted By datchew
baptize it in something hoppy and save some for...

baptize it in something hoppy and save some for yourself before you push the button.
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By datchew
I must be getting old. Forgot that. Thanks. ...

I must be getting old. Forgot that. Thanks.





Only 1 petcock my man.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By datchew
Thanks. I thought of that, but figured I'd lose...

Thanks. I thought of that, but figured I'd lose about a quart of fuel left in there once the suction was broken.

then again... how often do i really run it down to fumes and how nice is it to...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By datchew
/2 fuel cross-feed solution needed

Had to take the fuel tank off this evening. I hate the fuel crossover tube design with a white hot fury!! :kboom



Is there a way to remedy this? What a joke. Honestly. :baldy
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,036
Posted By datchew
have you fitted the newer charging bits against...

have you fitted the newer charging bits against the existing timing cover to see if they'll mate up?

I have a 90's charging system on my /2, but the timing cover had to have an adapter ring to...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 39,796
Posted By datchew
Thanks for getting the words to him. Keep us...

Thanks for getting the words to him. Keep us posted please.
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 39,796
Posted By datchew
We'll keep you in our prayers bud. Euro -...

We'll keep you in our prayers bud.

Euro - if you get to talk to him, please pass on all our support and wishes.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,779
Posted By datchew
you guys suck. I was busy on the road for an...

you guys suck.
I was busy on the road for an interview. mebbe in the spring .
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 206,215
Posted By datchew
upon further examination, i think you're right.

upon further examination, i think you're right.
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 206,215
Posted By datchew
can we have more pics of the sidestand on the...

can we have more pics of the sidestand on the white bike plz?
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,167
Posted By datchew
Sweet. He steps to the table with heat transfer...

Sweet. He steps to the table with heat transfer and smacks it down. SHOW ME YOUR H's!!!! :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,779
Posted By datchew
can't make it this time fellas. toooooo much...

can't make it this time fellas.
toooooo much going on.
have fun!
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,702
Posted By datchew
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,942
Posted By datchew
it looks like it would be really really fun on a...

it looks like it would be really really fun on a nice twisty road.
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,942
Posted By datchew
cool. Does that thing on the handlebars enrich...

cool. Does that thing on the handlebars enrich uranium, contain a flux capacitor, call in airstrikes, or at least allow you to play backgammon whilst bored on a long road trip?
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By datchew
Thank you. I'll contact them both!

Thank you. I'll contact them both!
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 159,101
Posted By datchew
Simply awesome. Well done Jason! (Now...

Simply awesome.
Well done Jason!

(Now go drink some beer and get some rest) :freaky
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By datchew
rewind 80's airhead rotor?

charging rotor died. wide open continuity across the slip rings.
This was on my /2 but it's from a 90's airhead and it was custom machined in the rear to allow it to seat over the protruding crank...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,291
Posted By datchew
you get about 2 choices with these things. ...

you get about 2 choices with these things.
carbon steel which is VERY magnetic which is then chromed and then some flavor of stainless which as Robert pointed out is what i would call "subtly...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,160
Posted By datchew
i really think most of that will just buff right...

i really think most of that will just buff right now.

Good luck! :lurk
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