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Forum: Airheads Today, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By Clay Spinner
Aye! I've been told by 4 people using his...

Aye! I've been told by 4 people using his pistons and 'headwork'... that it has been the best value for money improvment bar none in comparison to everything else that they have done for their bikes.
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 164,867
Posted By Clay Spinner
As a mental health professional... I'd rather not...

As a mental health professional... I'd rather not say! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Clay Spinner
:lol3 I was confusing you with gordongraham or...

:lol3 I was confusing you with gordongraham or the chap up in scotland!

Move along people... nothing to see here!
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 103,683
Posted By Clay Spinner
So here is a question... how do the two bikes...

So here is a question... how do the two bikes (your G/S, your old BMW something) bikes compare/contrast.
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By Clay Spinner
There's Richie Moore, Jim Cray, Steve...

There's Richie Moore, Jim Cray, Steve Scrimminger, and probably a few more that I can't remember the names of. Postage is dirt cheap in the UK so shipping things around the little island can be done...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 103,683
Posted By Clay Spinner
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 16,570
Posted By Clay Spinner
Come down to Nova Scotia and start putting my...

Come down to Nova Scotia and start putting my bikes together.:wink:
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 164,867
Posted By Clay Spinner
Cause I see people all the time running around...

Cause I see people all the time running around and adjusting bmw airhead valves! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 164,867
Posted By Clay Spinner
I find the amusing thing is that while you are...

I find the amusing thing is that while you are 'geeking out' on the electronic crazy stuff... Jason spent his time trying to get a engine with more HP before the race. I guess it just shows he...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 164,867
Posted By Clay Spinner
I did notice the space for 'manpendeges' on that...

I did notice the space for 'manpendeges' on that seat!
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 103,683
Posted By Clay Spinner
I like the mud shot... it probably feels like a...

I like the mud shot... it probably feels like a real bike instead of artwork now. I bet it felt good. Beautiful planning and fabrication job.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,088
Posted By Clay Spinner
I don't want to see any photos of any of those...

I don't want to see any photos of any of those parts you guys are referring to. :huh. And don't think the name Beater doesn't now have a slightly different connotation.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,181
Posted By Clay Spinner
I have heard about the costs in BC. I will...

I have heard about the costs in BC. I will register my bikes as antiques and try to find a better premium that way. If not I'll have to 'move' to the cottage in New Brunswick and try another...
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,181
Posted By Clay Spinner
No idea but keep us informed. When I tried to...

No idea but keep us informed. When I tried to insure my g/s in Canada last year they kept telling me that it was classed as a sports bike and as such attracted a high premium.... I did send a...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,621
Posted By Clay Spinner
I'd be interested in 2 pairs at least is someone...

I'd be interested in 2 pairs at least is someone was making these. Just saying...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Clay Spinner
They are all the same pretty much. Just look for...

They are all the same pretty much. Just look for a monolever swing arm and weld on the shock mounting point.
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Clay Spinner
Tell him Canuck (the southerner from Devon) says...

Tell him Canuck (the southerner from Devon) says Hi!
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By Clay Spinner
I was under the impression that open cartridge...

I was under the impression that open cartridge are more suitable as the closed cartridge forks are designed for big jumps etc (think motocross!). Right or wrong I don't know so I'll listen to those...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Clay Spinner
You must know Civil do you? :D

You must know Civil do you? :D
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,948
Posted By Clay Spinner
I'd be interested in that red pool noddle if you...

I'd be interested in that red pool noddle if you managed to grab that too! :D
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 756
Posted By Clay Spinner
The most simple explanation is throttle cable...

The most simple explanation is throttle cable routing. I've seen it cause what you are describing on several occasions. A pinch or being too tight (routing too long), can both do this... but not...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 90,068
Posted By Clay Spinner
Only the rear one! :evil

Only the rear one! :evil
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 90,068
Posted By Clay Spinner
Well done! So was all of the work and cold...

Well done! So was all of the work and cold fingers worth the fun that you had from that more powerful engine?
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,784
Posted By Clay Spinner
Whats it like with a old worn out shock? I do...

Whats it like with a old worn out shock? I do recall the mention of it being like a pogo stick from some very discrete individual?!? :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,369
Posted By Clay Spinner
I'd say 30 but given my present follicle...

I'd say 30 but given my present follicle predicament... I'm not going to bother splitting hairs with you!
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,369
Posted By Clay Spinner
A vehicle equilavent to my age or older... :D

A vehicle equilavent to my age or older... :D
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,784
Posted By Clay Spinner
Ras Thurlo has added one to his bike... i'm sure...

Ras Thurlo has added one to his bike... i'm sure he'll pitch in. I suspect some of the frame mods are (similar to mine) that a r100 gs frame needs to have a cross-member squished to allow for the...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 90,068
Posted By Clay Spinner
WooHoo! After reading your last post and as a...

WooHoo! After reading your last post and as a lifelong tee-totaler... I was about to take up drinking! Youve saved me from a life of despondency! :freaky :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,263
Posted By Clay Spinner
The ST's are awful. I don't know why anyone...

The ST's are awful. I don't know why anyone would want one of those. The brakes suck, the motors are underpowered and the suspension is literally back breaking. They are also the worst cornering...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,784
Posted By Clay Spinner
I believe only half of what I hear, nothing of...

I believe only half of what I hear, nothing of what I read and a quarter of what I think. So in this regard, I'm not sure I will be much use in trying to explain the situation.
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,784
Posted By Clay Spinner
:huh Right above the footpeg bit eh?!

:huh



Right above the footpeg bit eh?!
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,784
Posted By Clay Spinner
Similar to what Richie said... He repositions his...

Similar to what Richie said... He repositions his mount as far back as possible.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,784
Posted By Clay Spinner
I'm sure Pruster knows a lot more than me... but...

I'm sure Pruster knows a lot more than me... but having the shaft fusion welded and everything shotpeened afterwards is crucial for longevity.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,788
Posted By Clay Spinner
It was worth a laugh. Easily done my friend. I...

It was worth a laugh. Easily done my friend. I don't venture into many other sections myself!
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,788
Posted By Clay Spinner
Probably wrong forum section as this is for older...

Probably wrong forum section as this is for older bikes..not usually found at dealers.

However... I'd buy the honda. :wink:
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Clay Spinner
So are you saying the Haynes is more user...

So are you saying the Haynes is more user friendly? :D
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,784
Posted By Clay Spinner
WIth a moorespeed extension Richie replaces the...

WIth a moorespeed extension Richie replaces the standard shock mount on the swing arm to enable a wider tyre and then the regular play off between jacking up the rear end and increase swingarm...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,784
Posted By Clay Spinner
Top view of my Moorespeed extended shaft that...

Top view of my Moorespeed extended shaft that also feaures the 'squish' for a wider tyre.

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt350/stagg20/IMG_0721_zpsa98f518c.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 33,453
Posted By Clay Spinner
I paid between 300-425 GBP (each) for three...

I paid between 300-425 GBP (each) for three tanks. Giving a mean of 358 and a median of 350 GBP. 2 were paintable and one was not.
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,633
Posted By Clay Spinner
Sounds clear to me, the kind sir wants the parts...

Sounds clear to me, the kind sir wants the parts to go to a home that will put them back together into ride-able bikes. I can understand the issue with that. WIth a few bikes to put together.......
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