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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 185,230
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 Can't say that I have seen that...

:eek1

Can't say that I have seen that mounting scheme before..... I don't recognize it. But it sure looks the part. Something about a long graceful sidestand that is just so much more "aesthetic"...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,287
Posted By bpeckm
Hijack alert....:evil A couple of years ago...

Hijack alert....:evil

A couple of years ago I wanted that Norton Peashooter look on my 60/6...but I had an ABC 2-into-1 setup (awesome, by the way). I got the local cafe-guy to cut/weld adapt the...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By bpeckm
Wow... just learned my "lesson for the day" about...

Wow... just learned my "lesson for the day" about that ^. GREAT idea to put in the cotter pin, both to keep out bigstuff, and keep the hole open!

:D
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 185,230
Posted By bpeckm
Far from being a Slash 2, but I got hold of an...

Far from being a Slash 2, but I got hold of an old bent Brown sidestand and adapted it to my 80ST.... things can be done with clamps etc if you really want it to work!!
...
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,389
Posted By bpeckm
:lurk :D

:lurk






:D
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 883
Posted By bpeckm
Be sure to scrape surfaces clean... the new...

Be sure to scrape surfaces clean... the new gasket material replaces the original. It probably doesn't contain asbestos (!) but is some sort of composite.

The usual caveats for oil pan: be very...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 883
Posted By bpeckm
Toothbrush, and, believe it or not... a PLASTIC...

Toothbrush, and, believe it or not... a PLASTIC "razor blade"! It won't scratch metal, we use them alot on boats for removing stuff from fiberglass. They are shaped like the old-school single-edge...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6,504
Views: 1,304,037
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 :D

:eek1





:D
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,836
Posted By bpeckm
I've got an ElCheapo soda blaster, I ordered 50#...

I've got an ElCheapo soda blaster, I ordered 50# of soda media, and it works fine.... the media is very gentle, so it takes some time in one spot to make much of a difference, but it does work! I...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,189
Posted By bpeckm
:wink: Karma, I think they used to...

:wink:


Karma, I think they used to say....??


:D
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,153
Posted By bpeckm
There are two coils with a "jumper" between them....

There are two coils with a "jumper" between them. With the ignition ON you should have a constant +12vDC at one "end" of the series, and the other end goes to the points.... when the igntion is ON...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6,504
Views: 1,304,037
Posted By bpeckm
bingo! Remember the '57 Plymouth Fury with...

bingo!

Remember the '57 Plymouth Fury with flames... The plastic-model flame decals made quite an impression on our young minds.....

:evil
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By bpeckm
Well you must have SOMETHING, with 2000+ posts on...

Well you must have SOMETHING, with 2000+ posts on ADV... whassup, dude :evil

:D
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6,504
Views: 1,304,037
Posted By bpeckm
OOOOHhhhhh.... nice shot, nice bike, just NICE!! ...

OOOOHhhhhh.... nice shot, nice bike, just NICE!!

:D
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,727
Posted By bpeckm
Here is a quick and dirty:puke1 diagram that I...

Here is a quick and dirty:puke1 diagram that I just drew up to graphically show how you can use two relays.

This setup will provide full power to the headlight and uses the bar hi-lo switch only...
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,727
Posted By bpeckm
Good solution, there ^ Go to Del City...

Good solution, there ^


Go to Del City Electric for relays (http://www.delcity.net/store/Relays-&-Power-Distribution/)... they have mucho stuffo.... these relays are very common and cheap (about...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6,504
Views: 1,304,037
Posted By bpeckm
KickAss indeed... nice post! :D

KickAss indeed... nice post!

:D
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6,504
Views: 1,304,037
Posted By bpeckm
Heublein tower! I was just out there last...

Heublein tower! I was just out there last weekend (driving :cry) and didn't see your Dover White rig..... someday (!) I WILL have a Slash 2 again, and I dream of the conversion with the magic...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By bpeckm
R75...it is a Slash 6... seems high at...

R75...it is a Slash 6... seems high at $4k...though it DOES have the hard-to-find double disc at the front. The seat is a Corbin aftermarket, you either like it or not, but it does take away from...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 20,535
Posted By bpeckm
:evil A Harley even an airhead could...

:evil

A Harley even an airhead could love! Don't see many of those rigs around!

:D
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 23,028
Posted By bpeckm
I thought long and hard about the fender...

I thought long and hard about the fender oscillations vs. the frame...i.e. they move separately. So, I braced the light to the fender. Renner's light is mounted to the frame, not the fender.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 64,291
Posted By bpeckm
Wow! Nice work...looks good and it works, too= ...

Wow! Nice work...looks good and it works, too= :freaky

Gives me inspiration to do something with my other seat base. The Corbin is nice but.... the back part/pillion seat is so high that it's a...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By bpeckm
"Factory Tool Kit" is worth BIG bucks on...

"Factory Tool Kit" is worth BIG bucks on eBay.....:evil It's an investment, not a tool kit!

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,317
Posted By bpeckm
jwegman: thanks for posting your positive...

jwegman: thanks for posting your positive experience as well. I have not bought anything as substantial as a block, but it was certainly a pleasant, honest and painless experience. MUCH rather go...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,195
Posted By bpeckm
:huh I think if you look at the poster's...

:huh

I think if you look at the poster's info, you will see his is from Deutschland, and I am sure that he writes far better American than I write German... regardless of content!!

:D
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,195
Posted By bpeckm
:evil Yeah, when I cutnpasted them, then...

:evil

Yeah, when I cutnpasted them, then posted it, it was pretty amazing to see the color-coordination...



just like I planned it..... :lol3

:D
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,317
Posted By bpeckm
If'n you are looking for a short block, give...

If'n you are looking for a short block, give Roland Robitaille a try.. .he has been salvaging BMW's for quite a while. I have gotten some parts, very reasonably priced, from him.

Here is his...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,195
Posted By bpeckm
:evil Handworked art is still...

:evil



Handworked art is still handworked art.....

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Slash-2s/i-vgQ566K/0/M/pinstriping-M.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By bpeckm
There is a pinion gear down in there that is...

There is a pinion gear down in there that is turned by the transmission... can you see into it to see if the "driver" is there....#8 in this parts fiche:
...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,317
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1Something is not right, for sure! Are you...

:eek1Something is not right, for sure! Are you sure you have oil pressure? You are describing a pretty horrendous sound. If the engine seized previously, you may (probably!) have some serious...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,487
Views: 578,096
Posted By bpeckm
A new acquaintance/friend of mine mentioned that...

A new acquaintance/friend of mine mentioned that he has an Aermacchi/Harley two stroke that he barn-found and is putting back together..I think it was maybe a 125 or 150, but I know diddleysquat...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,836
Posted By bpeckm
Methinks that we have an A student in...

Methinks that we have an A student in TwoShoes....... he seems to be sitting in the front row, doing his homework, and responding well in class. :eek1

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,836
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 All the more reason to just...

:eek1



All the more reason to just replace the bearings, eh?


:D
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,836
Posted By bpeckm
When my son bought an Xs650, the clutch boltz...

When my son bought an Xs650, the clutch boltz were a bit daunting, what with having to block of the crank, isolate the clutch plates, blah blah blah, so I went out and bought an air-powered impact...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,765
Posted By bpeckm
Someone once said.... :lol3

Someone once said....






:lol3
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 20,535
Posted By bpeckm
Ruh roh..... :eek1

Ruh roh.....





:eek1
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,765
Posted By bpeckm
...a thrilling moment, always to be savored after...

...a thrilling moment, always to be savored after all that work....:evil


:D
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6,504
Views: 1,304,037
Posted By bpeckm
Youse guys make me wish I lived in Hotlanta.......

Youse guys make me wish I lived in Hotlanta.... well, 'cept for the freekin' heat-n-humidity.....

:evil
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,714
Posted By bpeckm
But... the design was poor enough that they...

But... the design was poor enough that they pretty much all broke, in time... I would definitely go with the military style (I assume the "twist and pull together" types.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,876
Posted By bpeckm
Nicely done! :evil

Nicely done!

:evil
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