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Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By johnjen
Our next door neighbor has chickens, we feed them...

Our next door neighbor has chickens, we feed them when they head out.

This response reminds me more of our dogs 'eagerness' to get fed, jumping up and down, sniffing out the the good stuff,...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By johnjen
Got it and replied. JJ :thumb

Got it and replied.

JJ :thumb
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By johnjen
It is a 'unique' bike that's for sure. A...

It is a 'unique' bike that's for sure.

A tale…

We (my friend and I) were traveling (full camping and touring gear loaded on the bikes).
We came up to a stop light and while we waited a new...
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By johnjen
Ok so a bit more background… The 2 R65LS's...

Ok so a bit more background…

The 2 R65LS's are a bit different than the rest of this batch.

The primary (not the 'spare') LS was my daily runner for 17 years.
It has ≈110-120K miles on it and...
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By johnjen
Thus far I haven't seen it. JJ

Thus far I haven't seen it.

JJ
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By johnjen
Ok, so this is to fill in some of the 'gritty'...

Ok, so this is to fill in some of the 'gritty' details of this stash -0- stuff.

And I must say the response is amazing thus far. :thumb

This collection belonged to a friend of mine who left it...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,388
Posted By johnjen
Airhead collection needs a new future

Ok so here's the situation, sorta.

I'm looking for airhead capable guy(s) to make use of the stash of airhead parts I have stored in my backroom.

There are ≈ 7 airhead bikes, all in various...
Forum: Vendors 08-22-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 177,400
Posted By johnjen
Ok, so names, we need names… :norton Or at...

Ok, so names, we need names… :norton
Or at least I need names… :evil


JJ :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,372
Posted By johnjen
Yeah using a medium to light grease on those...

Yeah using a medium to light grease on those seals does help a bunch. The grease really helps during the re-assembly process so that the seals don't get all scrunched up (a technical term :lol3). ...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,372
Posted By johnjen
I first noticed the 'dimple effect' on both the...

I first noticed the 'dimple effect' on both the stop plate and set screw ≈ 50-60K miles.

The wear isn't huge by any means but the position of the butterfly doesn't have to be moved by much to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,372
Posted By johnjen
Is this what you're looking for? ...

Is this what you're looking for?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25662&highlight=throttle+position+sensor

and who is taking this 'zero = zero' to the next level?

JJ
ps I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,372
Posted By johnjen
We were gunna do a write up on 'compensating' for...

We were gunna do a write up on 'compensating' for long term wear and tare on the idle circuit 'setup'.

Basically it boils down to closing up the air bypass circuits and using the throttle stop...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,372
Posted By johnjen
That sounds really close to the symptoms of an...

That sounds really close to the symptoms of an air leak I had in my intake tracks, at the TB ends, vs the manifold side.

The thing is on mine the manometer clearly showed an imbalance which you...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,667
Posted By johnjen
Any more of this non-civil exchange and ALL...

Any more of this non-civil exchange and ALL participants get booted.

JJ
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,848
Posted By johnjen
It was a fun project and I learned early on when...

It was a fun project and I learned early on when Poolside said 'here hold these 2 wires', :twitch :patch to make sure that the other ends were not connected to anything… :bluduh

JJ :lol3
Forum: The Garage 07-21-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,848
Posted By johnjen
Without testing first to be certain, I'd say yes,...

Without testing first to be certain, I'd say yes, since the mod is aimed at the fast-flash behavior (bad bulb indication).

But if someone has led's and has cut the trace(s) could test this, as in...
Forum: The Garage 07-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,541
Posted By johnjen
shoot me an e-mail and I'll attach a copy. JJ

shoot me an e-mail and I'll attach a copy.

JJ
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,910
Posted By johnjen
Heh! Spell check thinks it's just ducky… ...

Heh!

Spell check thinks it's just ducky…

JJ :evil :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,910
Posted By johnjen
My '00 GS has air bleeder screws at the top of...

My '00 GS has air bleeder screws at the top of the fork tubes to bleed off internal air pressure.
I don't know if yours has these as well but any pressure inside the forks will tend to want to push...
Forum: The Garage 06-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,541
Posted By johnjen
I have just communicated with the curator of the...

I have just communicated with the curator of the HoW repository and he sez that there was an 'outage' a little ways back, but that it is all better now. It did take a while for the changes to...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,541
Posted By johnjen
Also at the very bottom of every page is a link...

Also at the very bottom of every page is a link to the HoW.

JJ
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By johnjen
Oh yeah, Last thing to remember is to let...

Oh yeah,

Last thing to remember is to let the bike settle on the ground and let the 'excess' air out of the tubes via the 'bleed ports' so you're not 'pressurizing' the system anymore than...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By johnjen
If memory serves the 'stock' oil is 7.5wt. ...

If memory serves the 'stock' oil is 7.5wt.

And if you add more than the small amount called for in the spec .47 liter ≥ 1/2 quart/fork leg this will contribute to leakage as well.

Just an...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By johnjen
How much fluid did you add, and what weight is...

How much fluid did you add, and what weight is it?

JJ
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 20,490
Posted By johnjen
I'm out of a few items so if Andrew has one...

I'm out of a few items so if Andrew has one available it will be much quicker to get a kit from him..

JJ :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,303
Posted By johnjen
http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/OREPADv1.0.pd...

http://advwisdom.hogranch.com/Wisdom/OREPADv1.0.pdf

JJ
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,331
Views: 853,575
Posted By johnjen
My younger brother hangs out at Marymoor, quite a...

My younger brother hangs out at Marymoor, quite a bit, especially since it’s a quick hop and a skip away from his house.

JJ
Forum: The Garage 05-14-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 38,350
Posted By johnjen
Acid core solder is for plumbing. It should...

Acid core solder is for plumbing.

It should NEVER be used on electrical, anything.

JJ
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 177,400
Posted By johnjen
The Vendors forum is for vendors to deal with the...

The Vendors forum is for vendors to deal with the details that surround the sales of their product.
And your question has WAY to many variables to give you an 'simple' answer, other than a richer...
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 177,400
Posted By johnjen
Phil, This is the vendor thread not a...

Phil,
This is the vendor thread not a technical thread.
As such these questions will need to be addressed when the technical thread re-opens.

JJ
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 177,400
Posted By johnjen
You guys ain't gett'n it. Next one up and...

You guys ain't gett'n it.

Next one up and ALL of you are headed into the shit pile.

Deal with it.
Because enough is enough…

EDIT: and so it is.

JJ
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 177,400
Posted By johnjen
Wearing my mod hat now, Bracky this is enough....

Wearing my mod hat now,
Bracky this is enough.

STFU.

Or it’s a ban.

Is that clear enough for you?

#14. Mod decisions are final.
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,691
Posted By johnjen
Sometimes those cold solder joints are REALLY...

Sometimes those cold solder joints are REALLY difficult to see, such that a magnifying glass and moving the board around to catch different angles of light are the only way to see some of them.

JJ
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,576
Posted By johnjen
And none of you have pointed at this real live...

And none of you have pointed at this real live example of soda blasting?

This will not stand!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=618122

fast forward to post #86 for a...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 177,400
Posted By johnjen
Since it’s a non-linear device we are matching,...

Since it’s a non-linear device we are matching, over a wide temperature range, it is much more complicated than "two thermistors in series".

This will be explained more fully in due course.

JJ...
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 177,400
Posted By johnjen
There are no resistors used in the IICE Air, nor...

There are no resistors used in the IICE Air, nor the calibration board.

"(The part shown is one of the thermistors on the Calibration plug-in.)"...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4,331
Views: 853,575
Posted By johnjen
Is that HO scale? HAHAHAHAHA JJ :evil

Is that HO scale?

HAHAHAHAHA

JJ :evil
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 177,400
Posted By johnjen
Funny how people keep saying that it does work....

Funny how people keep saying that it does work. See above.

So saying "that your device doesn't work with the 1200" is misleading and incorrect.

So, many people read 'claims' such as yours and...
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 177,400
Posted By johnjen
emphasis mine… HAHAHAHAHAHahahahahaha That...

emphasis mine…
HAHAHAHAHAHahahahahaha

That is such a straight to the point assessment, and so true! :thumb
And some of my best friends are white folk… :lol3

JJ :evil
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,691
Posted By johnjen
To the trained eye the thru hole solder...

To the trained eye the thru hole solder connection to its left also needs to be re-soldered.
You can see the circular line that is the telltale sign of a cold solder joint.

Just say'n

JJ
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