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Forum: Airheads 06-21-2013, 04:30 PM
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Posted By motocyco
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2013, 07:24 PM
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Views: 440,491
Posted By motocyco
Floral City, FL Original post has been...

Floral City, FL

Original post has been updated.
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2013, 06:46 PM
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Posted By motocyco
Thanks. I wanted to offer it here in the Airhead...

Thanks. I wanted to offer it here in the Airhead Flea Market before putting it in the main Flea market.
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2013, 05:47 PM
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Views: 440,491
Posted By motocyco
1975 r60/6

Unexpected repair bills now force the sale of my 1975 R60/6. With the help of fellow inmates I have gotten this bike running much better than when I bought it about four years ago. I ride this bike...
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By motocyco
Today I got a chance to work on the bike. ...

Today I got a chance to work on the bike. Changed and adjusted the floats, changed the needles, re-balanced the carbs, and played with the idle mixture screw again. I think the floats were too low....
Forum: Airheads 11-08-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By motocyco
Parts finally arrived today. Hopefully I can get...

Parts finally arrived today. Hopefully I can get some time over the holiday weekend to wrench on the R60.
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By motocyco
I need to fill up on the way home. Guess I it's a...

I need to fill up on the way home. Guess I it's a good time to switch to premium.
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By motocyco
I hadn't read this post before my last reply. ...

I hadn't read this post before my last reply. Now I really suspect the floats. And no, I don't run premium but all the pinging has been at low rpm and big throttle.

Thanks to all for input....
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By motocyco
With all that information the floats are now the...

With all that information the floats are now the prime suspects. They look original and I didn't feel real confident when I checked them.

As I recall the ignition is one of the better ones...
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By motocyco
Let's see if I can address every point made. ...

Let's see if I can address every point made.

I changed the points out for a digital ignition about two years ago. I can double check the timing, but it was correct by what the Clymer manual said...
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By motocyco
Thanks for the info. No, I'm not running past...

Thanks for the info. No, I'm not running past redline. I checked the tach against the rev counter on the timing light and found that the tach is about 1000 rpms high and the tach reads about 6K at...
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By motocyco
Help needed refreshing my '75 R60/6

Recent events have caused me to rethink selling the Airhead; primarily getting out for a 130 mile ride Saturday. The important thing is that I am going to keep it. And with that decision I need to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-20-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Sounds good; except for the bits about removing...

Sounds good; except for the bits about removing the rear wheel and replacing the gasket. I will have to reinstall the swingarm before starting on that. I had hoped to just back the rear end away from...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
I finally got around to looking for the missing...

I finally got around to looking for the missing washer. Could not find it. Even took the swingarm loose and backed it up as far as I could (not much) to dig around with the telescopic magnet. No...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
I used the old bolts and old washers. Now I have...

I used the old bolts and old washers. Now I have three old bolts and three old washers. Might have a fourth washer, but I haven't found it yet. If I can find a similar bolt, can I use it along with...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Used the same "torque wrench" you used. Also...

Used the same "torque wrench" you used. Also reused the same bolts. Each one had a washer under it when I took them out, so each one got a washer when I put them back in.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Got a chance to look at the bike this afternoon,...

Got a chance to look at the bike this afternoon, and I was right. One of the bolts that attached the drive shaft to the transmission came out and was rattling around. Only took a couple of minutes...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Wouldn't you know it. Just as soon as this new...

Wouldn't you know it. Just as soon as this new problem arises, now the Corbin seat I ordered comes in unannounced. Funny thing is that I had emailed them thinking about canceling the order and...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-05-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Uhh Ohhh! Another issue to look into. :baldy ...

Uhh Ohhh! Another issue to look into. :baldy

I had to get onto the brakes hard for a light that changed suddenly and I heard a loud clunk that sounded like it came from the driveline. It...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Now that sucks. They did deliver in the...

Now that sucks.

They did deliver in the time frame they promised. Just didn't deliver the correct seat. I've emailed the sales manager expressing my dissatisfaction. I'm curious to see what...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Three weeks ago I ordered a Corbin Canyon Dual...

Three weeks ago I ordered a Corbin Canyon Dual Sport seat for the R60. According to FedEx tracking, it should have arrived Tuesday. I even drove the truck to work that day so that I could bring it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By motocyco
Yep! Decision time. 1: Suffer the...

Yep! Decision time.

1: Suffer the super-slab for time with friends.

2: Take my time and enjoy the ride, but only one day with friends.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By motocyco
Wow. Lots of ideas. But one thing to keep in...

Wow. Lots of ideas. But one thing to keep in mind. I've got to get from Tallahasse, FL (leaving at about 2:30 p.m.) to Ellington, MO on the second day.

The more I look at it, the tougher it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By motocyco
Leaving MO I'll be headed across Kentucky over to...

Leaving MO I'll be headed across Kentucky over to Johnson City, TN. I'll cross on the ferry then. :ricky But I'm still having doubts about Tennessee roads. So far, they have been nothing but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By motocyco
That looks cool. I might try that on my way from...

That looks cool. I might try that on my way from MO to Kentucky.

More great info. Thanks

I just realized something. I'll either have to travel through Mississippi or Tennessee. How did I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By motocyco
Thanks for the input. Thanks for...

Thanks for the input.



Thanks for the invite. By "dinner" do you mean the noon meal or the evening meal? I've lived in places in Florida that refer to one or the other as "dinner." (e.g....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By motocyco
Help me plan a travel route though AL

Towards the end of September I will be traveling from Florida to southeast Missouri. So, i figure I will basically enter AL around Dothan and leave near Memphis, with an overnight stay in central...
Forum: Hacks 08-21-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3,185
Views: 537,846
Posted By motocyco
FS: Velorex 562 & mounts for an XL883

I'm selling my Velorex 562 sidecar. It's listed in the FM in case you're interested. $1500 to a fellow inmate.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=609500

237524


I'm also...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Did a little research today. The GS only has...

Did a little research today. The GS only has ~1.3" more ground clearance than the R60, and only the GSPD has reasonable wind protection. Since I would definately spend more time on asphault than on...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
You should, it's great therapy.

You should, it's great therapy.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-10-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Not sure it's absolutely necessary, just have to...

Not sure it's absolutely necessary, just have to get used to spinning it like an airplane engine. I hate the superslab, and she will hold 65 all day long. Besides, it has matching frame and engine...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Brought out the Clymer and adjusted the front...

Brought out the Clymer and adjusted the front brakes as described. It got better, but not all gone. Still need to pull the wheel and check for out of round.

I did however get a wild hair and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Well... it could be an adjustment issue. ...

Well... it could be an adjustment issue. :hide



Are they that finicky? This is my first experience with a double leading shoe drum brake. I'll...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
New question. Other than an our of round drum,...

New question. Other than an our of round drum, what could lead to a pulsating (chattering) front brake? It's like the ABS is kicking in, but this bike doesn't have ABS.

The head bearings seem...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
OK. I'm going to trust you on this one. I have...

OK. I'm going to trust you on this one. I have seen your paintwork, looks good. Boy does the sun bring out that sparkle. It looks pretty good right now sitting in the sun. Lets hope that it doesn't...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
I had a productive evening and morning. Yeah, I...

I had a productive evening and morning. Yeah, I took the morning off of work just to give her a fresh coat of paint. Now I've got to go into work for four hours. :twitch

And now the waiting....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Thanks for pointing this out. I know next to...

Thanks for pointing this out. I know next to nothing about the K bikes. And I must admit, I'm kind of fond of the R bike's oppossed twin powerplant. $2750 is worth considering, but I've two major...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Actually, yes, I have considered the RT and...

Actually, yes, I have considered the RT and GS/GSPD. Maybe an RS if that is similar to the RT, but not the S with the small fairing. I like the improved ability of the GS to tackle graded roads and...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
Not on this bike. A previous owner had done some...

Not on this bike. A previous owner had done some modifications. In fact, both lenses are glued onto the housing. The tach glass was so fogged up that I thought it was actually plexiglass; until it...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-20-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,446
Posted By motocyco
I've broken the glass on my tach. I know I've...

I've broken the glass on my tach. I know I've seen a substitute before, but all my searching (both via the advrider search and google) has turned up nothing. Anybody know where I can get a piece of...
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