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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
Oh.. and with the little time that I've had...

Oh.. and with the little time that I've had today. I finished the last set of Orings into the forks (disassemble then reassemble - dammit). Dropped my PVC spacers into place, put the Fork Oil in,...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
Mike54… all comments are welcome. Beater,...

Mike54… all comments are welcome.

Beater, if I'm not mistaken, is running the DR-Z Triples with the DR-Z Forks. He's the original start for my interest in doing this based on the bike he's put...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
No kidding man. I did a press fit/temp fit bar...

No kidding man. I did a press fit/temp fit bar ends to Protapers. Was meticulously micrometer reading the insert as I took down the diameter. Forgot to factor in that the cutting was heating up the...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
I have access at work/school to a small Lathe....

I have access at work/school to a small Lathe. :D:D:D. Emery Cloth and some time would be all I need. I'll try to see what it all fits in as this gets assembled.

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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
Hardwaregrrl. Mine came from HPMGuy with the BMW...

Hardwaregrrl. Mine came from HPMGuy with the BMW specifications (one he turned) rather than a KTM. Same as yours?
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
Standard 50mm for the WP's. I was going to do...

Standard 50mm for the WP's. I was going to do the original DRZ's then decided to spend the money. (reluctantly but it's done)
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
Yes I did and have been scratching my head over...

Yes I did and have been scratching my head over decisions since.
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
By all Means.. contributions to this are well...

By all Means.. contributions to this are well received and more than welcome.

The HPM clamps have that big nut and the triple on top. I'm right in thinking that's it? or does there need to be...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
YIKES!:eek1:eek1:eek1

YIKES!:eek1:eek1:eek1
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
Oh… One more. The Clamps are for 50mm, Forks...

Oh… One more. The Clamps are for 50mm, Forks are 49mm. My brain says 0.5mm shims… and thats a bit thick as I go to shim stock at Metal supply shops. The clamps do have some bend to tighten, but...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
Okay update: Steering Bearings have been...

Okay update:
Steering Bearings have been pressed (HPMGuys tolerances are not to be joked with - TIGHT!) After trying to do the "other ways" met up with a friend with a press and using - PVC - was...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By elmontanero
Anyone spot a kit for the 81 and newer bikes? ...

Anyone spot a kit for the 81 and newer bikes?

Then again might want longer cables with the new front end.

:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 10-17-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By elmontanero
Thanks Anton! Will get to that as quickly as I...

Thanks Anton! Will get to that as quickly as I can. Starting the bike is getting worse each time. Trying to chase down grounds to make sure it's not contributing to the problem.
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
I was better/just fine after 4 days. The nice...

I was better/just fine after 4 days. The nice part of this end of the work is it's now a majority that I can do on my own.

Didn't have: Various tools for removing bits, tools for putting back...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,177
Posted By elmontanero
Update!

As usual… one thing leads to another.

Got the forks out and thought to myself.. Geez that timing chain is well overdue, oh look a Omega charging system came up on Craigslist without crippling...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 795
Posted By elmontanero
I've had better (yeah I said that) bikes than my...

I've had better (yeah I said that) bikes than my Airhead. Less troublesome, better in every measured ability.

Last year I sold a r1100s that never asked for anything but gas and tires. Instead...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,272
Posted By elmontanero
Cool to see this coming together for you Pat. ...

Cool to see this coming together for you Pat. Know you were wanting to get to this project for some time!
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,253
Posted By elmontanero
I'll delete this as to not muddy the thread......

I'll delete this as to not muddy the thread... but seems like the right place to ask as most of you are done with the old and in with the new.
I"m looking for the stock bits for my sidestand...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By elmontanero
Found time away from work on the R80g/s (another...

Found time away from work on the R80g/s (another disaster, but now getting ahead of it) to look at the Adventure.
Some video (Big Thanks to Mr JAJA for the scope) of the ring gear. Opinion of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,834
Posted By elmontanero
My 03 GSA ate the Cam Chain guide. Dead at 66k...

My 03 GSA ate the Cam Chain guide. Dead at 66k after it blocked a oil passage enough to kill it.
Got another engine in there and rode till 98,500 and sold it away to swap it to a 04 r1150 GSA...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 964
Posted By elmontanero
Man I like it a bunch. Much better than many...

Man I like it a bunch. Much better than many other versions of "lets try to make this work".

Couple questions if you don't mind me asking.
Cost?
Do they offer a Tachometer reading that can...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 537,369
Posted By elmontanero
Would like to trade R100gs Sidestand parts (not the side stand)

I've got the Side Stand but need all the other bits for a R80 or R100gs side stand to mount.
Pins, bush, springs, bracket…

After having the Schneider stand I'd rather have the stock ones. ...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6,866
Views: 1,354,843
Posted By elmontanero
It gets worse.. He rode his R90s over here today.

It gets worse.. He rode his R90s over here today.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By elmontanero
I did not get into the bike as much as I'd hoped...

I did not get into the bike as much as I'd hoped but did swap the Stick Coils for check. Still Clacking.

Pulled the starter to inspect the ring gear, here's the short of it that's visible from...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By elmontanero
Mr JAJA clued me in on that one. I took a look...

Mr JAJA clued me in on that one. I took a look on that side with the cover off and the guide rails looked solid. I got another opinion that the ring gear teeth that the starter engages may be...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By elmontanero
It is a 4-5 click sound on the left side just at...

It is a 4-5 click sound on the left side just at catch... after that the bike runs like a beast. Good acceleration, even idle. I would assume (yeah) that a bad stick or push rod would sound/run...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By elmontanero
So did I… put it in and still rattling. As...

So did I… put it in and still rattling. As stated above - may be the guide is already tossed.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By elmontanero
Bone13… Yeah. I left the bike downstairs...

Bone13…

Yeah. I left the bike downstairs and came up to get a bite to eat and think. As stated above the only thing I could sort out was that the New style tensioner had locked up and the guide...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By elmontanero
I'm worrying that it's the Tensioner as described...

I'm worrying that it's the Tensioner as described above, despite the new style tensioner - stuck and snapped that end? I'd think that the rattle would continue after the start up though. (maybe not...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,112
Posted By elmontanero
Rattle at "catch" for start up r1150gs 2004 - replaced starter, Cam tensioner.

After doing due diligence and searching the threads. And pulling and cleaning my starter a few times. And checking that I had the new cam chain tensioner with a 15mm head….

Thing still rattles...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 830
Posted By elmontanero
If anyone is looking for the right one, I'll be...

If anyone is looking for the right one, I'll be happy to stop by the local Marshall's Industrial Hardware... THEY HAVE EVERTHING. It's ridiculous, want that in button head, hex head, tapered? ...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By elmontanero
I agree completely.

I agree completely.
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By elmontanero
Just ordered from him today. He will do an order...

Just ordered from him today. He will do an order through paypal. Emailed him my needs while I went to work was given a total and sent it off through paypal.

First time and probably not the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By elmontanero
Did the Spencers Moto thing to my 2004 GSA seat. ...

Did the Spencers Moto thing to my 2004 GSA seat. 75 plus shipping and myself and the pillion are happy campers. Turn around time made you think they just shipped it back without working on it.
...
Forum: Americas 09-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,077
Posted By elmontanero
I always take the Jacket and Boots on the plane…...

I always take the Jacket and Boots on the plane… just too darn big for packing. Yeah, it's funny to throw a pair of moto boots in the tupperware for the scanner.
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,904
Views: 537,369
Posted By elmontanero
WTB Timing cover R80g/s

Found the timing cover (front cover) for R80g/s --THANKS.
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By elmontanero
Good infö… Thanks. I'm getting ready to adapt a...

Good infö… Thanks. I'm getting ready to adapt a pair of stock HP2e/G650 pegs to the bike. Should have checked this out first!
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By elmontanero
Don't know how "near San Francisco" you are. I...

Don't know how "near San Francisco" you are. I did and do order from Cycle Specialties in Modesto. BMW/Triumph dealership - They know the old bikes - or at least the owner John and Dirk (one of...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By elmontanero
It is an elegant looking swingarm for sure. I'm...

It is an elegant looking swingarm for sure. I'm debating going further down the road of changes right now... contemplating the Tag (if I could ever find the money or luck for it) or trying to get...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By elmontanero
Damn! what swing arm is that... it's a beauty. ...

Damn! what swing arm is that... it's a beauty. Edit: just realized it's a TAG... damn still.

Sorry off topic.
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