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Forum: Airheads 01-31-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,615
Posted By Ron Seida
Exactly! Upgrade the charging system, maybe add a...

Exactly! Upgrade the charging system, maybe add a Nippondenso starter, as they are much more efficient running and somewhat lighter than the Bosch or Valeo your bike currently has. Definately invest...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,619
Posted By Ron Seida
Wow! Did that come from a /2 head? If so, the...

Wow!
Did that come from a /2 head? If so, the steel insert was replaced by an aluminum one, then welded in? Details please :ear
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,619
Posted By Ron Seida
In all cases of aluminum i would agree, except...

In all cases of aluminum i would agree, except this one. If you look closely, you can see there is a steel threaded insert pressed into the aluminum. If i were to heat up the head, i would only...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,619
Posted By Ron Seida
I have to agree Bill, i've never seen a broken...

I have to agree Bill, i've never seen a broken plug like the one shown... ever! I think you would need to be a ham-fisted hooligan to do that kind of damage :rofl.
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,619
Posted By Ron Seida
Thats really interesting :norton. Thanks for the...

Thats really interesting :norton. Thanks for the link.
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,619
Posted By Ron Seida
Ive used both copper and silver/nickel with...

Ive used both copper and silver/nickel with similar effects. I really don't think their temperature ratings really apply to us as they're both rated well beyond their expected duty in our case. These...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,111
Posted By Ron Seida
Brake cleaner and a clean cotton rag works well.

Brake cleaner and a clean cotton rag works well.
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,619
Posted By Ron Seida
This one was pretty scary! The metal insert is...

This one was pretty scary! The metal insert is only pressed into the head. The moment it broke loose, i wasn't sure if i was spinning the plug, or the insert out of the aluminum. i soaked it with...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,619
Posted By Ron Seida
This is why you put Anti-Seize on your spark plugs!

Listen up kids! Always put Anti-Seize, or any other high temperature non-seizing compound on your sparkplugs so you can avoid the three hours of nervousness i endured today removing a seized...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,949
Posted By Ron Seida
Im curious about this book from Bjetman, but the...

Im curious about this book from Bjetman, but the Great Google cant find it. Could you please provide us a link. Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,949
Posted By Ron Seida
All the tools you need to disassemble the engine...

All the tools you need to disassemble the engine are right here:
http://www.cycleworks.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=28_2_10&products_id=4
$222 plus shipping really isn't that bad, and...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,949
Posted By Ron Seida
Like others have mentioned, buy it... now, before...

Like others have mentioned, buy it... now, before someone else does! I have the identical bike sitting on my lift right now in the process of restoration....
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By Ron Seida
Bleeding motorcycle brakes.

When i bleed motorcycle brake, this works well for me: If your brake pads are worn out, leave them in until you bleed the system as they will help you. With the calliper mounted on the bike, attach a...
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By Ron Seida
Looking for a /2 bearing x-reference

Hi guys. I used to have a link to a /2 bearing x-reference page but can't find it for the life of me! It would really come in handy, not to mention save me a lot of $$$ for my current '60 R60...
Forum: Europe 03-11-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 166,294
Posted By Ron Seida
Touratech IMO 100R in German.

In Canada.
Selling my IMO 100R in German. Price is $400 shipped anywhere! Please see my add here:http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=771986
I also have a special mount for the 650 Dakar for...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By Ron Seida
Here's some current pix of the flywheel....

Here's some current pix of the flywheel....
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 119,713
Posted By Ron Seida
...Wow...its been a while :D. The DR Big is...

...Wow...its been a while :D.
The DR Big is gone, given away as parts and scrap. Unfortunate, but it spent most of its life outside and was for the most part a bad restoration project. Anyway, i...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,682
Posted By Ron Seida
Larryboy, thanks for the teaser! For those...

Larryboy, thanks for the teaser! For those interested in some hardcore motorcycle porn, go here:http://www.seservice.se/mainpage_en.htm
I agree with you, if someone has the skills to build your own...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,682
Posted By Ron Seida
Wow, how inspiring is that?? :tb A few...

Wow, how inspiring is that?? :tb
A few questions then. What size tubing are you using, and did you go with Chro-Mo? And what geometry are you following? Are you going from specs and winging it? Nice...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,682
Posted By Ron Seida
Thats exactly what I'm looking for! Thanks for...

Thats exactly what I'm looking for! Thanks for the photo and the input. Say Larry, could you elaborate on what frame that is you modified? K-bike maybe?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,682
Posted By Ron Seida
This is pretty much what i was wondering. The new...

This is pretty much what i was wondering. The new 1200 motor is very similar to the 1100 and 1150 from what i can tell, and i believe the new 1200 overhead cam engine is nearly the same also. I just...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,682
Posted By Ron Seida
Wow, im kind if surprised! 212 views and not a...

Wow, im kind if surprised! 212 views and not a single photo or link! I guess if i do decide to do this mod, i'll be the first.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,682
Posted By Ron Seida
1200 GS with standard forks?

Has anybody here built a 1200GS front sub-frame for standard forks? I've seen examples for 1100's and 1150's, but haven't found anything for a 1200. I realize the other option is to buy an HP1...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By Ron Seida
Well, after researching the part numbers, it...

Well, after researching the part numbers, it appears this model is the "German" model, damn!
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By Ron Seida
Touratech IMO language options?

I purchased a used IMO-100R a few weeks ago in really good condition, almost new. Today i installed it and to my dismay, it only reads in German :huh. Am i able to change it to English, or am i going...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,515
Posted By Ron Seida
+1. What he said. It's a long highway from...

+1. What he said. It's a long highway from Vancouver to Mexico, never had a problem.
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,954
Posted By Ron Seida
Please check your PM.

Please check your PM.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,536
Posted By Ron Seida
I like the Timeserts, you can glue them in with...

I like the Timeserts, you can glue them in with Locktite and they will never come out :evil.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,304
Posted By Ron Seida
1150Rt: Part# 32727682816- $511:eek1

1150Rt: Part# 32727682816- $511:eek1
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By Ron Seida
Fuck UPS!!! I refuse any package shipped by them...

Fuck UPS!!! I refuse any package shipped by them and have boycotted them for life. I hope they're listening :ear
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,304
Posted By Ron Seida
Wow, you guys are all awesome! :bow Thank you for...

Wow, you guys are all awesome! :bow Thank you for all the info. I was asking because we have a box full of old BMW Master cylinders that need re-sleaving, and new ones are $$$!!!, so looking into...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,504
Posted By Ron Seida
Re-sleave master cylinder?

I once found reference to a company in the States that re-builds master cylinders by boaring them out and re-sleaving them with brass. Anyone know who i'm talking about? Link? :ear
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,304
Posted By Ron Seida
Re-sleaving master cylinders?

I once found reference to a company in the States that re-builds master cylinders by boaring them out and re-sleaving them with brass. Anyone know who i'm talking about? Link? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,871
Posted By Ron Seida
After hours of research and sprocket...

After hours of research and sprocket availability, i settled on a 41 rear and a 14 front for off-road, and a 15 for the highway. Its a quick change, under 10 minutes and well worth the time when i...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 119,713
Posted By Ron Seida
Mannnnnn, that was so beautiful up there! Great...

Mannnnnn, that was so beautiful up there! Great photo, thanks for sharing! for those wondering, we were somewhere up in the mountains near Princeton, BC. Awesome trip and a great ride!
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 119,713
Posted By Ron Seida
Hey Pablo, nice to hear from you :wave. The...

Hey Pablo, nice to hear from you :wave. The weekend ride was awesome, and i really enjoyed your Baja stories! Hopefuly ill see you at the next ralley.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By Ron Seida
Yes. Let me clarify: the four-stroke motor has,...

Yes. Let me clarify: the four-stroke motor has, you guessed it, four strokes. Intake: piston is on its way down, intake valve is open.
Compression: Piston is on its way up, both valves are closed....
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By Ron Seida
What a strange and innificient design :scratch....

What a strange and innificient design :scratch. The grips heaters sold by Dualstar have two heating elements, one for low and both for high IIRC. I have those resistors with my LED signal lights, the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Ron Seida
I have a Corbin and like it a lot. Although i...

I have a Corbin and like it a lot. Although i have never been a fan of their seats on previous bikes, the one for the DR seems to be one of the most comfortable i have tried. This would include three...
Forum: Americas 05-24-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Ron Seida
Maybe you can ship it to them as a "Warranty...

Maybe you can ship it to them as a "Warranty Return"? :dunno For some reason, Continental TKC's are stupid expensive in Canada, nearly double the price. I've always bought mine in the States, usually...
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