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Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,298
Posted By ghedo
find a strobo light and check timing. I had...

find a strobo light and check timing. I had similar problem with a husky te610 and turned out to be the magnets de-glued from flywheel that were offset from their original position.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By ghedo
Why sidecars fit the earls forks (if that is the...

Why sidecars fit the earls forks (if that is the name)? For increased weight at the front or comfort or steering ... ? What's wrong with the normal forks?
Always nice places and pictures btw. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15,715
Views: 9,131,234
Posted By ghedo
:huh....my first impression was that she hanged...

:huh....my first impression was that she hanged herself...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,996
Posted By ghedo
yes, also known (at least in Italy) as Innocenti...

yes, also known (at least in Italy) as Innocenti - LUI
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,053
Posted By ghedo
nothing bad because there is only one muffler and...

nothing bad because there is only one muffler and it is on the left :D
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,608
Posted By ghedo
I have a R80GS; I bought the valve set at...

I have a R80GS; I bought the valve set at motobins.co.uk for 114GBP (with the swiss intervalve), then gave the 2 heads to a mechanical workshop specialized in rectifing engine heads (from bikes to...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15,715
Views: 9,131,234
Posted By ghedo
I searched Rihanna on this thread but no answer,...

I searched Rihanna on this thread but no answer, so here it goes... sorry if 205.

http://rihannalounge.com/albums/photoshoots/2007/henry-leutwyler/004.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15,715
Views: 9,131,234
Posted By ghedo
raffaella

This is Raffaella Carra' , a very famous show girl and singer in Italy and then in Spain.
She must be ~70 y.o. now. You must have heard some of her songs...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,542
Posted By ghedo
nice bike

Paradox says that the mirrors can fit both at the end and on the bars, so being paradox
they are fitted on the bar (but at the end) and turning light at the end of the bar... :huh
could it be?...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By ghedo
I had some weird problem like this on my r80gs...

I had some weird problem like this on my r80gs few weeks ago,
at the beginning was an on /off effect, then always off but the hi beam was working.
I dismounted the headlamp, then followed the wires...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15,715
Views: 9,131,234
Posted By ghedo
fonzie's

maybe 205?
heeey!
this bike is going to be sold at more than 100k$, without girl.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,057
Posted By ghedo
Eof

Well at the end I had to give up on this project because it is asymptotically expensive and long to get the bike MOTed and taxed here and there are no circuits where I could ride so ... pack and go....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,057
Posted By ghedo
You can replace it with the same filter UFI...

You can replace it with the same filter UFI 23.149.
just search the net and you should find plenty of them everywhere for less than 10$.
cheers
Forum: Old's Cool 05-02-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 15,715
Views: 9,131,234
Posted By ghedo
MOTO + GUZZI = MOTO GUZZI :lol3 ...

MOTO + GUZZI = MOTO GUZZI
:lol3


http://www.choppertown.com/images/large/howcal2011_04_LRG.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,893
Posted By ghedo
really nice bike, what year is that 1973? does...

really nice bike, what year is that 1973?
does not seem like it needs any project,
maybe you want to sell it to Millyard ? :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15,715
Views: 9,131,234
Posted By ghedo
girl on old guzzi

no pictures here, but check this video out,
from 2:24 to 2:44 there is a nice lady really riding a nice guzzi.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZTjb0ppqYM&NR=1

apart from few other historical...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,349
Posted By ghedo
You can easily do it yourself as I did ...

You can easily do it yourself as I did

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=467077

bye
ghedo
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-18-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 224,569
Posted By ghedo
loadedagain is never overloaded?

this tread is really inspiring...
bikes, wrenching, hooters, CNC, matlab, 3 kids, bobcad,write in 2 forums at the same time, mach3... definetively a good wife, maybe a (good) job...

I wonder...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,885
Posted By ghedo
Not At All

....at 5'7" you are tall enough.
I think You should buy the HPN.
I don't understand why nobody yet mentioned G.Rahier...
Gaston was 5' tall but he had not the same approach as you....
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By ghedo
Well, thanks a lot for your inputs. Anyway I...

Well, thanks a lot for your inputs.
Anyway I will have to open it up again so I will check for what you all suggest.
I will check again heads' torque and valve adjustment before dismounting just...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By ghedo
what did I do wrong?

The other day I decided to change the pushrods seal of my r80gs (paralever, 1990) because one was leaking.
I think I 95% followed the instruction I found here, in fact it was straightforward.
I...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,078
Posted By ghedo
[QUOTE=Toyanvil]Thank's for the heads up. I got...

[QUOTE=Toyanvil]Thank's for the heads up.
I got more parts made up, tomorrow I will start welding.
http://toyanvil.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-GSPD/DSCN0914/909385255_TKRga-M.jpg

Nice and clean...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,024
Posted By ghedo
Yes I did all the above, thanks for point it out,...

Yes I did all the above, thanks for point it out,
checked valve clearance and mounted the cleaned and dried carbs with new gaskets and o-rings and new diphragms. set the idle screws and idle mix...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,024
Posted By ghedo
first try.. help welcome

I finally decide to clean the carbs and try the shorting method.
The top screw of the sparkplugs are M4 thread, so I bought a threaded bar and made these sparkplug-extenders:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 34,583
Posted By ghedo
This is NOT a crappy picture! :clap Nice thread.

This is NOT a crappy picture! :clap
Nice thread.
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2009, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 207,090
Posted By ghedo
oh, :baldy I could have thought about it a...

oh, :baldy
I could have thought about it a little more...
thanks
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 207,090
Posted By ghedo
how does it work?

http://vervaeke.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1981-BMW-R80-G-Slash-S-PD/Winter-Teardown-2009-12-28-09/IMG3563/751840618_Ht3TS-L.jpg

Sorry for the question but while I understand you are reading the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,508
Posted By ghedo
plastic

What if you want to paint on plastics? for example a plastic fender?
Is it the same step-process: prime, color, clearcoat?
same numbers of water sanding ? maybe is simpler, harder?
Painting (like...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 24,228
Posted By ghedo
Las motos

Jehu hope you don't mind if I correct you but motorbikes are females in spanish,so the correct title should be "Las motos de España".

If someone is friend of a courier could think about buying...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-11-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,597
Posted By ghedo
nice find

I always have a bit of envy for these barn finds, houses cleanout, friend of a friend of a friend's bike... well done.
You can always push it down the road to start it, maybe check brakes before...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,838
Posted By ghedo
polarity

I will tell you what I understood.
If you make a drawing of the circuit with the double coil feeding the two plugs it 's easier to understand the "polarity" of the sparks.
I cannot find one now.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,057
Posted By ghedo
1979

Bike year is 1979, I already found a fork on ebay.
The same Marzocchi 32mm forks where used on 125 and 250 2strokes benelli and moto guzzi.
Tank is difficult to find, as the rest of the plastics...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,057
Posted By ghedo
problems

Thanks folks.

Apart from installing a front brake line I have two "major"problems now:
1- when I put petrol into the tank I come up with this...

http://i46.tinypic.com/a31lz4.jpg

the whole...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,057
Posted By ghedo
let's dance

then I said ok, now it should work, put everyhting back together, put new oil and filter, new plugs, double checked the electrical connections and pushed the starter button... :ear
"not even a fart"...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,057
Posted By ghedo
Well, long time no write... After nearly 6...

Well, long time no write...
After nearly 6 months of silence in my thread I have some good news.
Work has been done on the Benelli during my really few spare time.
I cleaned the carburators, 4...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7,349
Views: 3,360,622
Posted By ghedo
Is this the same BSA rocket III of the sept'09...

Is this the same BSA rocket III of the sept'09 article in classic bikes?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,960
Posted By ghedo
mm... transparent super-light yoshimura...

mm...

transparent super-light yoshimura silencer is not stock part...:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By ghedo
V=IxR

Let me try to explain the trick...

Think about connecting two 1.5V AA batteries: if you need more voltage you put them in serie =3V, if you want more current production you put them in parallel,...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,273
Posted By ghedo
nice!

I like it,
a real GS...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,024
Posted By ghedo
theory of shorting

I just went through the snowbum's article about syncing carbs
and I still do NOT understand what is the theory behind the shorting method: I mean, when shorting one side what should happen if the...
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