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Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,336
Posted By kaput13
I've always wanted one. To me they are one of the...

I've always wanted one. To me they are one of the better looking sportbikes on the road.

Also one of the best used deals out there. I recently bought a running 22K 98 with fairing damage for a...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By kaput13
I need friends like that.:D Fix it...

I need friends like that.:D


Fix it and I'll bid eleven hundred.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,535
Posted By kaput13
I think if that miracle could be pulled off...

I think if that miracle could be pulled off successfully - not having anyone thrown out, after all the nastiness - and some workable compromise could be found, it would be one hell of an...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,853
Posted By kaput13
+1

+1
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,477
Posted By kaput13
Except for an R100RS the K75S was the best, most...

Except for an R100RS the K75S was the best, most comfortable, most reliable touring bike I ever owned.

Smoooth with enough giddy-up and go when you pass four thou on the tach.
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 376,174
Posted By kaput13
Must have improved some. I recently acquired -...

Must have improved some. I recently acquired - cheap - a 99 Daytona that looked like it was submerged in the stuff.

The plastidipped fuel tank showed no evidence of incompatibility with gas...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By kaput13
Good stuff. As we all know by now you got a way...

Good stuff. As we all know by now you got a way of 'splainin' things.

It is really too bad that the snowbum hasn't called you in on that editing job. :D
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,749
Posted By kaput13
In my case I tasted burned rubber.:evil ...

In my case I tasted burned rubber.:evil

After speaking to the gruff voiced impatient maestro, it took me awhile ( a bit of internet sleuthing) to find out that the real headwork is farmed out -...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,689
Posted By kaput13
If only I could remember now what I was so damn...

If only I could remember now what I was so damn sure about back then.:D
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By kaput13
Assuming you can pull the cable back out do the...

Assuming you can pull the cable back out do the following:

Tape the end of a length of thick string - approximately the same width as the cable - to the cable end you have just pulled through...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,749
Posted By kaput13
Excellent experience with Randy Long.

Excellent experience with Randy Long.
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 84,767
Posted By kaput13
Way to go Henry! You persevered.

Way to go Henry!

You persevered.
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,830
Posted By kaput13
So true. 1985 K100RS 100K miles with no...

So true.

1985 K100RS 100K miles with no real issues

1999 R100RS 40K went through three transmissions, one final drive, broken ABS etc. etc.

Go figure.
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,079
Posted By kaput13
:dood :loco

:dood

:loco
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 45,906
Posted By kaput13
They are doing just that while at the same time...

They are doing just that while at the same time taking care of their core constituency.


Exhibit one: Check out the motor company's funding of the Plant a Billion Trees initiative.


They...
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 84,767
Posted By kaput13
So Shaftster... just how many seat of your ass...

So Shaftster... just how many seat of your ass horsepower does that mighty steed of yours make anyway - no, not your mouth but your personal airhead - you know, the one we never see any pictures of?...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,649
Posted By kaput13
It is probably on the high end of the average...

It is probably on the high end of the average cost for this bike but the real value should be based on mechanical condition, service history, and appearance.

If all three can be verified to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By kaput13
Wise choice. If you get one stop by the...

Wise choice.

If you get one stop by the airheads section and post a pic.
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,681
Posted By kaput13
Absolutely fell in love with this bike after...

Absolutely fell in love with this bike after reading an article about it in a Brit bike mag.

So what was it like to ride? I needs to know.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,244
Posted By kaput13
Not to minimize Rob's experience - scary as hell...

Not to minimize Rob's experience - scary as hell - but for what its worth I've had good experiences with Hagon shocks on several bikes.
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,571
Posted By kaput13
Dirk, Wie viel?

Dirk,

Wie viel?
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,535
Posted By kaput13
Brilliant! Send in Disston.:lol3 ...

Brilliant!

Send in Disston.:lol3






Sorry Charlie - hard to resist.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,068
Posted By kaput13
Sounds to me like an argument between the...

Sounds to me like an argument between the safe/practical choice V-Strom versus the more seemingly exiting/involving choice of the Sportster.

For the type of riding you plan to do go with what...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By kaput13
+ 1 Randy knows what he's doing and is...

+ 1

Randy knows what he's doing and is good to deal with.
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,530
Posted By kaput13
Both engines will delight but they are completely...

Both engines will delight but they are completely different in character.

My 95 old 900 Ducati was carbed but the EFI ones also feel somewhat coarse below 4 grand in the higher gears and will...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By kaput13
Kinda like it. If you like it why not. ...

Kinda like it. If you like it why not.

Back in those days the Japanese were still copying BMW's trendsetting style.

Sooo call it an aftermarket copy of the original homage to the real...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,304
Posted By kaput13
First check to make sure that the headlight...

First check to make sure that the headlight works:D


I've talked to mechanics who relate stories of poor set up assembly by flash in the pan dealers, poor quality control and cut rate parts but I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,304
Posted By kaput13
I'll be the contrarian. I'm a fan of the...

I'll be the contrarian.

I'm a fan of the 2010+ EFI gt250r.

Sweet looking bike, sorted suspension and now reliable
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,389
Posted By kaput13
Muchas Gracias.

Muchas Gracias.
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,389
Posted By kaput13
need cheap and simple rust eater

This post is "camshaftster, sidestand, grind, glass bead, suspension, dyno run, spline lube, tapping, fork gators, guide ring, tractors, bearing clearances, rear sets, and "willy-wagging.." free -...
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,586
Posted By kaput13
I'm feeling the love!:raabia Oh...

I'm feeling the love!:raabia


Oh yeah, those rearsets. Very, very nice. Quality stuff.
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7,251
Views: 1,449,217
Posted By kaput13
The tripod carrier over the cylinder shown in the...

The tripod carrier over the cylinder shown in the first picture raises the bag just enough to keep it out of harms way.

If you look at some of the other shots on the web where she is actually...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,535
Posted By kaput13
Thanks Cy.:freaky Not sure how that happened but...

Thanks Cy.:freaky Not sure how that happened but it made my eyes bleed.
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 22,535
Posted By kaput13
Florida Airmarshal's take on the matter: ...

Florida Airmarshal's take on the matter:



Hello Florida Airheads,
Many of you have no doubt heard various "rumors" of troubles in our club. The first 300-400 or so emails I received...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,361
Posted By kaput13
+ 1 :freaky

+ 1 :freaky
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,670
Posted By kaput13
Thanks for that. Puts a whole new perspective on...

Thanks for that. Puts a whole new perspective on things.:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,185
Posted By kaput13
Ummmm that would be correct.:D BMW K bikes...

Ummmm that would be correct.:D

BMW K bikes tend to be fastest if you leave them alone.

In the K75's case, however, it also keeps the appliance like K sounding like a soulless washing machine....
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,185
Posted By kaput13
From my experience that "bland and slow K75" :D...

From my experience that "bland and slow K75" :D gets a whole lot more exiting when you add a staintune pipe to it.

The sound alone is fantastic and it will transform the feel of the bike.
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,096
Posted By kaput13
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By kaput13
Nice write up Globalt. Well done.

Nice write up Globalt. Well done.
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