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Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,449
Posted By ML WYDELL
I'm experimenting with tank fitting as well. ...

I'm experimenting with tank fitting as well.

/7 Frame - After removing the mounting studs for the original tank a GS tank will fit. A bar mounted MC will also be needed. The bail that rotates...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,286
Posted By ML WYDELL
Nice modifications on R65. Practical upgrades. ...

Nice modifications on R65. Practical upgrades.

Is that a spacer for the oil pan? Do the holes go through?
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,540,084
Posted By ML WYDELL
Andy - Gadget, What tires and size are...

Andy - Gadget,

What tires and size are you running?

Nice /7.
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By ML WYDELL
Thanks for all the replies. I have the carbs to...

Thanks for all the replies. I have the carbs to go with, I'll replace the flat tops and see what happens.
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By ML WYDELL
Air filter systems

Is it possible to fit the clam shell air filter system equipped engine with the later box / square filter type?
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,129
Posted By ML WYDELL
Will a GS tank fit a non-GS frame if the two...

Will a GS tank fit a non-GS frame if the two studs are removed that hold the rear of /7 tank down? I would think the frame mounted MC would have to go as well.
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,129
Posted By ML WYDELL
Exactly, never ceases either. Funny...

Exactly, never ceases either.

Funny thing is when I bought the bike underneath the number plate was riveted on over another number plate, from ITALY! So I would guess the bike was hotter than...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,129
Posted By ML WYDELL
The GS will be getting broken down and shipped...

The GS will be getting broken down and shipped home bit by bit.

Speedo, tach, tank, front brake assembly, carbs, trans, air cleaner will go first. wheels if I can swing it.

Currently...
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By ML WYDELL
Cleaning gas tanks

I need to clean out a gas tank from a GS for transport on a plane.

What is best used to remove residue / odor from the tank?

I was looking for acetone but can't find any here, Africa, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,805
Posted By ML WYDELL
Renegade Azzy, Friend of mine just...

Renegade Azzy,

Friend of mine just informed me that there's a station in mount joy selling non-ethanol. I'll see if I can get the name.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-30-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,805
Posted By ML WYDELL
Renegade Azzy Check pure-gas.org I've...

Renegade Azzy
Check pure-gas.org
I've purchased ethanol free in PA with obvious change in performance.

Has this changed recently?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By ML WYDELL
Anyone have a link to Hubert and his info ?

Anyone have a link to Hubert and his info ?
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,139
Posted By ML WYDELL
I have some parts, just depending what you need....

I have some parts, just depending what you need. I'll be near my stockpile in a few weeks.
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,139
Posted By ML WYDELL
Dingbats of phones, that disease is everywhere. ...

Dingbats of phones, that disease is everywhere.

Glad you are alright.

What type of tire is that on the front?
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By ML WYDELL
I'm away from my parts stockpile at the moment,...

I'm away from my parts stockpile at the moment, should have a lot of the stuff you need but It'll be next month. Post what you need or send a PM.

Glad to hear you're recovering.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By ML WYDELL
Back to the states in time for Christmas, I hope.

Back to the states in time for Christmas, I hope.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By ML WYDELL
Hmm, that might get left behind if I can't...

Hmm, that might get left behind if I can't squeeze it in somewhere.

Thanks for the info.

I hate seeing parts / bikes go to waste.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 22,154
Posted By ML WYDELL
Cool. That's different. What is the lever...

Cool. That's different.

What is the lever by the tank for?

Is that a /2 driveshaft?
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By ML WYDELL
Crank removal

What special tools are necessary to remove the crank / cam? If any.

From what I've read most people cut the timing chain.


I have a spare block with everything in it but may only be...
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,633
Posted By ML WYDELL
No hotels / campgrounds around. So I rode down...

No hotels / campgrounds around. So I rode down onto a depression behind a church. Had some strange looks at 7 am when I rode over the hill and left.
...
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 223,264
Posted By ML WYDELL
Any updates on a tankbag?

Any updates on a tankbag?
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,902
Posted By ML WYDELL
Is the K1100 4 pot upgrade applicable on a 78...

Is the K1100 4 pot upgrade applicable on a 78 R80/7?

Looks great.
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,533
Posted By ML WYDELL
What kind of bars are those? Nice looking...

What kind of bars are those?

Nice looking set up.
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By ML WYDELL
Bike is in Ghana West Africa

Bike is in Ghana West Africa
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By ML WYDELL
Well I have a 89 R80 GS overseas that I probably...

Well I have a 89 R80 GS overseas that I probably won't be able to sell because there are very limited people here to buy it, afford it, and appreciate it for what it is so I may have to strip what I...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,536
Posted By ML WYDELL
Anybody know when they will make the selection /...

Anybody know when they will make the selection / notification? Didn't say in the official rules.

Sitting by the phone,:ear
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By ML WYDELL
Not to hijack but I have a question concerning...

Not to hijack but I have a question concerning tachs / speedo units.

Is it possible to put a speedo and tach from an 89 R80 GS onto a 78 R80/7 ?
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By ML WYDELL
They also come in 4.10 x 18 ...

They also come in 4.10 x 18

motorcycletiresmaniac.com 118.00 / free shipping

I could be wrong but I think the 4.10 is as big as you would want to go to avoid rubbing on the swing arm....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,754
Posted By ML WYDELL
Back in 91 I was heading south on Interstate 81...

Back in 91 I was heading south on Interstate 81 through VA, pushing to make time, 11pm, and hit a major rain storm. Pulled into a rest area and called my buddy. Not a soul around either. Had a cup of...
Forum: Vendors 09-23-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By ML WYDELL
Is this available at the newsstand? I don't get...

Is this available at the newsstand? I don't get mail very well.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,754
Posted By ML WYDELL
Wow, that sucks. Those assholes need to...

Wow, that sucks.

Those assholes need to be maimed so badly they hobble and limp.

Criminals are everywhere and if you're an American overseas you have the attention of the local criminal...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,830
Posted By ML WYDELL
I just picked up a coil from Harley and mounted...

I just picked up a coil from Harley and mounted it in the same spot. Used the same wiring. Just moved the terminal connections from the old coils over to the new. On a R80 78/7

...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,837
Posted By ML WYDELL
Put in some ethanol free and went for 60 miles or...

Put in some ethanol free and went for 60 miles or so and ran fine. After testing coils,condenser, continuity etc. It was probably a combination of the points being old/worn and a bad ground...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,837
Posted By ML WYDELL
So I changed out points. The counter weights were...

So I changed out points. The counter weights were coming close enough to the wire attached to the points to short it out?? So I bent that in a bit and checked grounds again. Spark at the plugs now....
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,837
Posted By ML WYDELL
:norton Well after speaking with Anton I switched...

:norton Well after speaking with Anton I switched out the jumper wire for the 2 coils after testing a few that I had. Took off the points again and tried another set I had, now I have spark at the...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,837
Posted By ML WYDELL
Eek No pinched wires Condenser is good Swapped...

No pinched wires
Condenser is good
Swapped coils and wires
Reset points gap
Did every test I could find
Put in my spare points
Screw that holds the advance plate is not touching the points...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,837
Posted By ML WYDELL
Ran great when I rode it last. Drained the float...

Ran great when I rode it last. Drained the float bowls, battery on charge, covered, and in the garage. Sat for 3 weeks.

Tried 3 different condensors. No spark at the points or plugs. Replaced the...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,837
Posted By ML WYDELL
Swapped condensor. Power to wire that attaches at...

Swapped condensor. Power to wire that attaches at the points and power at the points themselves.
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,837
Posted By ML WYDELL
Checked all the grounds, switched out ground...

Checked all the grounds, switched out ground cable on the battery. Still getting juice to the points but no spark. Engine cranks and cranks???

What am I missing?
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,837
Posted By ML WYDELL
I have power to the condenser and points but no...

I have power to the condenser and points but no spark. Replaced the points and cleaned up the plate front and back that bolts to the engine case so the ground should be good. Still no spark at the...
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