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Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,808
Posted By Readymeal
Alright... an update valve clearance...

Alright...

an update

valve clearance good
intake manifold in great shape with only some very few superficial cracks.
idle jet and idle circuit in perfectly good condition.

i moved the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,808
Posted By Readymeal
thank you for all the info...i ll get back into...

thank you for all the info...i ll get back into it asap

will check the idle circuit and will most likely dip the whole thing into a carb cleaner.(still bizarre that it happens to both carbs)
will...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,808
Posted By Readymeal
Thank you Senior Spencero, but i think you are...

Thank you Senior Spencero, but i think you are only allowed to post in the battle scooter section nowadays... :) did you get you little Vietnamese mopeds going? :)

it s not that simple as it does...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,808
Posted By Readymeal
XT500 can t stay at idle...

Hi there,

here s some information
XT500 81
new 540 kit and head job done recently (was working very well on another bike)
new points and condenser
new timing chain
stock XT exhaust
Uni Foam...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Readymeal
excellent, thank you very much. i was told...

excellent, thank you very much. i was told something similar few month ago but i could not find where the info was coming from.

i sticked a 5mm washer which does the job for now until i find...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Readymeal
i ve got a Heavy duty Spring...it s a bit wider...

i ve got a Heavy duty Spring...it s a bit wider than the basic one.

I thought my wheel "lost" some offset...but the local wheel guy just told me it was good... so now i need to find out why my...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Readymeal
R100GS rear wheel offset

Hi there,

like some other GS paralever riders, the tire can rub... so i ve already added the K spacer but still not enough for my HD Ohlins spring shock...with a 130 avon gripster.

i m thinking...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By Readymeal
which brake pads for dirt roads?

Hi there,

i ve upgraded my GSPD with the Nissin 4 pots caliper... since i m going to South America (with Airhead Wrangler hopefully) and back i was wondering which brakes pads are the best suited...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 24,223
Posted By Readymeal
I think we talked about this Technic in other...

I think we talked about this Technic in other thread. they change the engine mount to get more clearance, shorten the wheel base and relieve the u joint shaft angle. however the backside is, you are...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 146,717
Posted By Readymeal
well i believe Airhead Wanker still has his DR...

well i believe Airhead Wanker still has his DR forks/wheel/triple clamps for sell if interested :D
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 146,717
Posted By Readymeal
Yeah even if we can fit the forks, we would have...

Yeah even if we can fit the forks, we would have to use a stronger wheel/hub/axle...cause the XR 250 ones are not going to make it very far with a fully loaded bike...hmmm
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 146,717
Posted By Readymeal
oops my mistake...humm yeah maybe mill a bit the...

oops my mistake...humm yeah maybe mill a bit the triple clamp to fit some 41mm forks
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 146,717
Posted By Readymeal
hmmm the XR 250 forks which ever year would need...

hmmm the XR 250 forks which ever year would need a much stiffer spring...it s already on the soft side for a XR i can t imagine with a bike twice as heavy :D

now how many types of forks with 41mm...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,948
Posted By Readymeal
then swap transmission....between the R and GS

then swap transmission....between the R and GS
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,201
Posted By Readymeal
Can you develop further Rob? How did you end up...

Can you develop further Rob? How did you end up to this conclusion?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,292
Posted By Readymeal
Hi Brad, I don t want to be the devil's...

Hi Brad,

I don t want to be the devil's advocate but...i personally don t know how much an old shaft can deal with wheeling....

So i would look into this first...but it also looks like your...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,350
Posted By Readymeal
Nice John, Do you have some pictures of the...

Nice John,

Do you have some pictures of the track/road going uphill?

Thx
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 642,761
Posted By Readymeal
oh i see...never noticed, but the pelican case...

oh i see...never noticed, but the pelican case might be a bit too rigid and could strip the threads if you fall and catch the box with you.

That s why i like the glove box on my PD tank.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 642,761
Posted By Readymeal
i ve got the feeling he just put it on top of the...

i ve got the feeling he just put it on top of the tank cause i don t see any straps and magnetic don t work on HPN tank...

looks like a toiletry kit to me :D

Very interesting i ve noticed that...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-23-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,240
Posted By Readymeal
How many miles do you have on it? and also How...

How many miles do you have on it? and also How can you feel this notch? by spinning the back wheel?

From my point of view (i also got a greasable driveshaft) it s main purpose is to be being able...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,441
Posted By Readymeal
humm good question Stangehand... even the...

humm good question Stangehand...

even the latest airhead Dakar bikes(87 and on) did not have any either (this is one of the few prototypes built by French Privateers BTW)
...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,969
Posted By Readymeal
it s usually leaking from the bottom (where the...

it s usually leaking from the bottom (where the electrical connections are) of the switch not just bellow the threaded part.

the lower part is made from 2 different materials and the heat cycles...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,392
Posted By Readymeal
What type of bing do you have? 32 or 40mm...

What type of bing do you have? 32 or 40mm...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-30-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,018
Posted By Readymeal
Very nice indeed....oh yeah you will have some...

Very nice indeed....oh yeah you will have some fun riding it, you can t go wrong with a GS... plus with the shaft you won t chew chains like crazy...

the 2V/cylinder are bullet proof... just keep...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,188
Posted By Readymeal
LasseNC, i think Airhead Wanker is being an...

LasseNC, i think Airhead Wanker is being an smartass...but you are somehow right... you can do this trip without any of these things. the stock bike can do the trip for sure...just a bit more...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 75,329
Posted By Readymeal
Smithy, while you have everything apart, have you...

Smithy, while you have everything apart, have you thought about reinforcing your frame a la HPN?
any swingarm extension planned to get more ground clearance and compensate the raised front end?
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 169,063
Posted By Readymeal
you meant he had the spline lube handled:D

you meant he had the spline lube handled:D
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 169,063
Posted By Readymeal
I know the answer of the first part of your...

I know the answer of the first part of your question:rofl Sorry Airhead Wanker...i could not resist :)

however even in a dry area splines still need to be lubed with some Honda moly 60 or...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 24,999
Posted By Readymeal
if you are going to do it in June you can ride at...

if you are going to do it in June you can ride at least 18h + a day when you reach the Yukon...sure you know that :)
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 174,426
Posted By Readymeal
at least red...

at least red...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,301
Posted By Readymeal
And i m sure a French mechanic would have said...

And i m sure a French mechanic would have said the opposite :lol3. At least both of them are cheaper in Europe. You ll enjoy riding around.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By Readymeal
Even German riders would not put this on their...

Even German riders would not put this on their tanks... i m sure you know that very few people in the word are displaying their own flags outside their houses or on their vehicles...i think Americans...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 174,426
Posted By Readymeal
I thought you had a 6 pots caliper on your...

I thought you had a 6 pots caliper on your 80G/S??????
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 24,999
Posted By Readymeal
i m sure you meant final drive pivot bearings...

i m sure you meant final drive pivot bearings...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 24,999
Posted By Readymeal
We are back on these bushings :)... i was the guy...

We are back on these bushings :)... i was the guy who had the issue in Alaska...
However my first mistake, i checked at 1K and since there was no play i decided not to re-torque the outside one(i...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By Readymeal
Correction, my BMW type plug is just above...

Correction,

my BMW type plug is just above the heated grips switch (on the right side)...which make me think it might not be original as i though...

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By Readymeal
i m not sure which year you have but on my 94...

i m not sure which year you have but on my 94 GSPD there s one BMW plug in the Right lower corner of the dashboard. it s a good place i found

FYI I do have a big tach
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 169,063
Posted By Readymeal
i think you are worrying too much Airhead Wanker,...

i think you are worrying too much Airhead Wanker, just ride the thing to South America, if the tranny ever brakes down it s going to be an excellent story/shot for the movie furthermore you can...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 169,063
Posted By Readymeal
nope to the oil pan like the original one

nope to the oil pan like the original one
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,866
Posted By Readymeal
Stephen, are you running 40mm carbs with this set...

Stephen, are you running 40mm carbs with this set up?
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