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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-30-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,321
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Made it out here Sunday with my friend on his...

Made it out here Sunday with my friend on his XR650L, and me on my Ural. West gate was open. Slow going on the sidecar, lots of bumps that you float over on a motorcycle will hurt a bit on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-28-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,321
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Gate recon, please! Thinking about taking the...

Gate recon, please! Thinking about taking the Ural out here tomorrow.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Tiffany, he is here to visit family just until...

Tiffany, he is here to visit family just until April I believe, he's not on tour at the moment. Sorry you two will miss each other again, keep tryin'!
Forum: Hacks 03-15-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Sorry guys! Fixed the link...

Sorry guys! Fixed the link...
Forum: Hacks 03-14-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Meet a famous round-the-world hack pilot!

Posted in the regional forum - thought the hack crowd might be interested. Come meet Hubert Kriegel!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=870724
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Meet round-the-world sidecar adventurer Hubert Kriegel

Many of you may have read Hubert Kriegel's blog "The Timeless Ride" about his many year journey around the world on motorcycles. If not, READ IT, any motorcycle nut or starry-eyed wannabe adventurer...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
You could try these... ...

You could try these...

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/5K-Ohm-Wire-Set-BMW-R-Airhead-BMW-WS-R453-p/bmw-wsr453.htm
Forum: Hacks 07-12-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2,712
Views: 434,683
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Man, this raging pussy fest belongs on "oil...

Man, this raging pussy fest belongs on "oil threads" over on Soviet Steeds, there's no end in sight! You've got to love the Internet!

Just think, if all the naysayers here had expended half as...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
You guys are right about Max BMW, great fiche...

You guys are right about Max BMW, great fiche site, complete with a lot of tech notes. That's the one I always use. The shift linkage boot is not on any of the fiche, but I pasted in the part...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Man I swear, once again a bunch of completely...

Man I swear, once again a bunch of completely unhelpful jerks around here!!! :D

Thanks guys - I will probably spring for the bellows to keep her original although that ball ended lever is...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
R100RS shift linkage cover

Hey gang, does anyone know where I might find the rubber accordion boot on my shift linkage - it's a 1978 R100RS. I can't find it on the fiche anywhere. Looks like the current replacement is a ball...
Forum: Hacks 05-07-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,023
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Nice! :thumb

Nice! :thumb
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,023
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
If you find no air leaks, it could be that your...

If you find no air leaks, it could be that your idle is just set too high. I've had the same problem until I figured out that the idle speed needed to be reduced, this seems to be a rather fine...
Forum: Hacks 04-19-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,089
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
The box will smooth out a little as you put on...

The box will smooth out a little as you put on some miles, but it's never going to be a smoothie. That said, I get a smooth shift 90% of the time on my '06. I shift up using my toe on the heel part...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 101,272
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Hi all, midtown Sacramento checking in. I am...

Hi all, midtown Sacramento checking in. I am hunting for local hack pilots!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,321
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Definitely not! But just maybe if I pulled off...

Definitely not! But just maybe if I pulled off the fender on the hack... :evil

We'll be coming from the west side. Anyone been out there?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,321
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Anyone been on Reiff lately? Thinking of a...

Anyone been on Reiff lately? Thinking of a weekend expedition soon, but I'm wondering if the gate is open. I don't think I can get the Ural around it through the bushes!
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Here ya go, wrench. ...

Here ya go, wrench.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7055/6840321828_66c05f3497_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/38874353@N05/6840321828/)
photo...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
I'm in Sac and willing to help, but I call dibs...

I'm in Sac and willing to help, but I call dibs on any SWB /5's!
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Thanks for the advice, guys. I'm ordering a...

Thanks for the advice, guys. I'm ordering a degree wheel and I'll check things out. I don't know of any good way to tell, but it sure seems like those advance springs are too stiff. Then again, I...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Identifying installed cam and timing issues

Hi gang, I am fettling a recently acquired R100RS Motorsport. I flew-n-rode the bike home from Phoenix to Sacramento. The previous owner restored it and did a very nice job of putting parts into...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
I've seen a couple of Dneprs around town but...

I've seen a couple of Dneprs around town but never seem to catch those guys. We have a dealer I keep meaning to visit here in Sacramento - he sells Dneprs:

http://www.vostokmotors.com/

Keep...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Ural riders in the Sacramento area check in

OK, I know you guys are out there, and I have it on good authority from our semi-local dealer that there are somewhere around 20 to 30 foilheads in Sac and the Gold Country. I've only got two of them...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Oh, and no more pinging even in the valley heat...

Oh, and no more pinging even in the valley heat today. The full advance mark is just below the window at RPM. I don't feel like there's a big power difference on the top end but I do think it lost a...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Thanks for the tips Bill, all of those items you...

Thanks for the tips Bill, all of those items you suggested have already been refreshed and did make a difference. The not so clean transition through low RPM I am talking about is happening in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-10-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Roger that. It is definitely clean, both sides -...

Roger that. It is definitely clean, both sides - I'll play with the needles some more, and set up the cables more precisely to see if that helps. To be clear, it's not really the pick-up that is an...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Also, according to the parts diagram, that little...

Also, according to the parts diagram, that little spring plunger one-way valve thingy under the needle is a "fuel pump". I guess that makes sense, sort of a rudimentary accelerator pump.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Thanks for the info. I retarded the timing a...

Thanks for the info. I retarded the timing a little bit more and the pinging went away. Well, that and it's not 95 degrees and humid outside now. I'll try it again in the heat tomorrow and see...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
OK airheads, I could use a little more help. Got...

OK airheads, I could use a little more help. Got those carbs installed and I just used a light smear of silicone grease inside the fiber insulators. They are a very tight fit on the intake stubs. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7,277
Views: 3,323,680
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Finally finished and on the road. 1977...

Finally finished and on the road. 1977 Bonneville, raided the parts bin from a 1979 for the better dashboard, head, Amal Mark Two carbs, switches, and such. Those Mark Twos run great after you...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Thanks guys. I might try them dry first, but -...

Thanks guys. I might try them dry first, but - Hylomar! That's not a bad plan.

These carbs have ticklers in place of chokes, so no worries there. Great info!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,846
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
R60/5 intake stubs - sealant?

Hi gang, I've been having a very cathartic fettling session with a friend's beautiful, all original 8,500-mile R60/5. The deal is that it needed to be awakened from an extended slumber, so in...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,634
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Last I knew all rings had to seat to the bore,...

Last I knew all rings had to seat to the bore, and the way they do that is by wearing against the honing. Like I said, if it was running fine before, should be fine now as long as the rings aren't...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-29-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,634
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Replacing rings without honing the cylinder will...

Replacing rings without honing the cylinder will result in rings that never seat. Hone the cylinder and replace, or reuse the existing rings on the cylinder as is, one or the other. If it wasn't...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-16-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Just do it. It's not hard, all you need is a set...

Just do it. It's not hard, all you need is a set of SAS blanking plates, some patience and a Saturday. My 990 ran like crap from new and got poor fuel economy. Somewhere in the SAS or canister hoses...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-11-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 463,957
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
Couple of data points for TuneECU users. I...

Couple of data points for TuneECU users. I finally got around to doing a valve check, service and secondary air injection removal/canisterectomy on my 990 yesterday. Maybe everyone else has already...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 463,957
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
You're not wrong.

You're not wrong.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,839
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
That is true! That's why there is a test button...

That is true! That's why there is a test button for that feature.

If you can't select any of the tests - are you able to connect and see the ECU data in the Map Edit or Diagnostics pages?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,839
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
And make sure you have the most current version...

And make sure you have the most current version of TuneECU.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-05-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 463,957
Posted By jetpoweredmonkey
My thoughts exactly. Seems like there are some...

My thoughts exactly. Seems like there are some guys who get 40MPG, and others like me who get 30MPG - my SAS is coming off when I add my new pipe.
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