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Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,152
Posted By dan-o
I will start, am rebuilding a K75 and I need: ...

I will start, am rebuilding a K75 and I need:
1) Y spoke front wheel
2) working speedometer
3) seat latch hardware or possible a complete stock seat
4) mirrors for a naked bike
thanks,
dan
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 51,276
Posted By dan-o
Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 51,276
Posted By dan-o
Anyone know of a source for used K75 parts?...

Anyone know of a source for used K75 parts? (besides IBMWR and the MOA) I am resurrecting an 88 K75C on a budget. Looking for good usable parts (radiator fairing, seat cowl and plastics, headlight...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 27,551
Posted By dan-o
you forgot to charge yourself an hourly wage :rofl

you forgot to charge yourself an hourly wage :rofl
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By dan-o
interested!! where in Ohio????

interested!! where in Ohio????
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,528
Posted By dan-o
finding a good frame with a good title is tougher...

finding a good frame with a good title is tougher than it would appear
ask me how I know!! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,403
Posted By dan-o
i understand! thanks dan

i understand!

thanks
dan
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By dan-o
Hey, I have seen that bike. Is it still in BG...

Hey, I have seen that bike. Is it still in BG Ohio? If I remember correctly all of te fairing pieces are there and they can be put back together. I know a body shop that has experiance with doing...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,011
Posted By dan-o
after 20 years of sitting, don't ride it until...

after 20 years of sitting, don't ride it until you get new tires, even if yours "looks good"
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By dan-o
yes, I am keeping the short wheel base subframe...

yes, I am keeping the short wheel base subframe and swingarm. Did you weld on the tab for the old front end friction type steering dampner?
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By dan-o
this frame is dated 6/74. Sounds like a good...

this frame is dated 6/74. Sounds like a good strong frame to hold all the torque from my R50/5 power plant:rofl
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By dan-o
thanks so much for the information. I appreciate...

thanks so much for the information. I appreciate it!
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By dan-o
/5 frame versus /6 frame

Does anyone know the changes between a /5 main frame and a /6 main frame? Other than the battery mount bottom piece and ears, and the tab for the steering friction plate. Can I swap everything from a...
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 1,266,313
Posted By dan-o
too bad I don't know anyone there! Iam so ticked...

too bad I don't know anyone there! Iam so ticked off I did not get the title with this frame!
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 1,266,313
Posted By dan-o
make sure you get a title!!! Long story short, my...

make sure you get a title!!! Long story short, my original frame was bent, bought another frame but now cannot get a title for it. I now am looking at buying another frame to make it legal in Ohio....
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By dan-o
get a jack under the engine to take the weight off

get a jack under the engine to take the weight off
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 1,266,313
Posted By dan-o
Hey MIke, looks like the same year as mine, 1970?

Hey MIke, looks like the same year as mine, 1970?
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 1,266,313
Posted By dan-o
Mike, a tech session sounds like fun. All I need...

Mike, a tech session sounds like fun. All I need is a seat cover and my title issues resolved. otherwise I have to tear it all apart again and re-frame...
Forum: Airheads 01-01-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 1,266,313
Posted By dan-o
hey Ben, Where at in NW ohio? I am in Bowling...

hey Ben, Where at in NW ohio? I am in Bowling Green
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 220,404
Posted By dan-o
I have found the source of the rattling on my...

I have found the source of the rattling on my 2004 KLr250. I pulled the valve cover off and checked the valves ( which were good) but saw that the spring on the KACR is missing. Does anyone have a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 220,404
Posted By dan-o
I think he was thinking cam chain

I think he was thinking cam chain
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 220,404
Posted By dan-o
can it be replaced without a total tear down of...

can it be replaced without a total tear down of the engine?
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 220,404
Posted By dan-o
again,thanks for the input, I will find the...

again,thanks for the input, I will find the manuals and into the valve adjustment. According to the owners manual the oil was changed at 500 and 3500 miles, as I stated before the bike doesn't appear...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 220,404
Posted By dan-o
thanks, I downloaded a manual for the KLR from...

thanks, I downloaded a manual for the KLR from TECHSPARK. I will look for the clymers manual also. I have always found the Clymers BMW Airheads manual very good
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 220,404
Posted By dan-o
Hi I am a new owner of a 2004 KLR250 with 6700...

Hi
I am a new owner of a 2004 KLR250 with 6700 miles on it. The bike appears to be in very good shape (as in not abused) When I bought the bike it had a definate rattle from what I thought was the...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By dan-o
hey Joe. Sounds like a plan. This was suppose to...

hey Joe. Sounds like a plan. This was suppose to be my budget bike! PM me with the details . thanks
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By dan-o
with the amount of resistance (heat) that seems...

with the amount of resistance (heat) that seems to be the answer. I don't know how I would fix that either.
thanks for the replys
dan
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By dan-o
/5 starter motor

I am putting a 1970 R50/5 back together. (off the road since 1985 with 20K actual miles) Had everything hooked up and the starter seemed to work well. Yesterday I hit the starter and just a chatter...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 487,372
Posted By dan-o
looking for a good used exhaust crossover...

looking for a good used exhaust crossover tube/clamps and a choke lever assy for a /5. building a bike on a tight budget. thanks
edit (found the choke lever) still need the crossover
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,702
Posted By dan-o
thanks everyone, I found the issue. the rubber...

thanks everyone, I found the issue. the rubber "O" ring between the intake manifold and head was leaking. Replaced it now it runs great!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,702
Posted By dan-o
I have a similar issue with my 1980 XL100s. I...

I have a similar issue with my 1980 XL100s. I have a hesitation as you twist off idle. Sometimes it will stall sometimes it will take off. It seems a little stumbly going at speed also. I have...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 487,372
Posted By dan-o
wtb bing slide carbs

looking for a set of rebuildable Bing slide carbs for a R50/5
thanks
dan
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By dan-o
the other side ...

the other side

http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj28/danmcn/IMG_0747.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By dan-o
here is what I am facing, found this under a...

here is what I am facing, found this under a layer of old grease and paint. I cannot see where any other brazing was done other than the braces. Whats the consensus, clean it up and "weld" the...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By dan-o
It appears that if you had the dimensions from...

It appears that if you had the dimensions from the "jig" you could simulate a homemade string check to assure a straight frame.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By dan-o
thanks for the reply. I really want to keep this...

thanks for the reply. I really want to keep this original. It is a very early 1970 bike. one of the first 600, In fact it doesnt have the turn signal indicator on the headlight pod. I will give...
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By dan-o
maybe I should consider having my frame cleaned...

maybe I should consider having my frame cleaned and welded. The only brazing I found it at the front of the gussets, where it meets the down tube. The welds at the top tube look good. How would I...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By dan-o
frame/engine/title question

Hi all,
I have an early /5 project with a clean title and matching numbers on the engine and frame. The frame has been bodged up somtime in its life and "brazed" at the braces of the steering...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 220,404
Posted By dan-o
klr250 cylinder head

Is the KLR250 an interference engine? Is it possible to hit the valve with the piston by over-reving the engine. Bike in question is a 2001 with 8K miles
thanks,
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 20,564
Posted By dan-o
thanks, I will look them up. Is there a prefered...

thanks, I will look them up. Is there a prefered vendor?
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