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Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,066
Posted By Inniswhe
Don't mean to hijack this thread but wondering...

Don't mean to hijack this thread but wondering about the pain old gs' s. I am looking at a 92 bumblebee with about 85k miles . It's a driver but seems in good solid shape . It could use a cosmetic...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-21-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Inniswhe
I figured it out , stupid as I expected. I moved...

I figured it out , stupid as I expected. I moved the gmapsupp file to the gpx folder on the sd card not the root directory where it needs to be to be recognized by the nuvi.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-21-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Inniswhe
Help viewing maps in Garmin Nuvi 550

I have run into a problem viewing maps in my garmin nuvi . I suspect I am doing something stupid here but can't seem to figure it out. I have an sd card installed where I have stored additional maps....
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,057
Views: 1,405,094
Posted By Inniswhe
Here is my 84 R100RT gone naked. This is my first...

Here is my 84 R100RT gone naked. This is my first airhead, picked it up last winter, 18k miles on the odo.
Removed the fairing overthe winter ( I kept all the parts so I can reverse it if desired)
...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Took the bike out for a good test ride tonight. ...

Took the bike out for a good test ride tonight. Bike ran like a top. Problem solved and I know alot more about airheads than when I started. Rebuilt carbs ran well, no hesitation through the full...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
I didn't expect wires so I made the sticks . Once...

I didn't expect wires so I made the sticks . Once I realized that the shorting stick on left side solved the problem and just removing the stick made it come back I figure I got it. I bought a $5...
Forum: Canada 08-31-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By Inniswhe
Gaspe backroad maps or garmin files wanted

Does anyone know a source of backroad maps / atv/ snowmobile maps of the gaspe Peninsula. A group from PEI are heading up in a couple of weeks and we want to explore dirt in the interior.
Backroad...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Finally Success (I hope) I made a set of...

Finally Success (I hope)

I made a set of shorting sticks from a couple of spokes to try and isolate which side was dropping.

Warmed up the bike and when missing started returned home.

Put...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Yes bike was running on its own until 33s when I...

Yes bike was running on its own until 33s when I revved it up.
Will try running on one cylinder at a time using an old plug grounded to engine case.

My gut feeling watching the vacuum gages was...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Picked up the heat transfer paste today to try...

Picked up the heat transfer paste today to try grasping at that straw.
Replaced the paste and will say that if anything the problem was worse tonight but it was a warm evening, bike showed the...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Married Man That is one of my next check as I...

Married Man
That is one of my next check as I am moving in to the electrical side of things. I just need to pick up the paste.
My auto type screwed up some words in the original post.
When I...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Here are a couple videos to see the problem. ...

Here are a couple videos to see the problem.
Might be time to make some plug shorting tools.


http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gJIn-cojEIE
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=e5VoPJbK5Co
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
I checked it during my ignition checks early on. ...

I checked it during my ignition checks early on. Appeared to working as intended but I will double check to be sure.
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Did a long 1hr warm up rode this morning. Problem...

Did a long 1hr warm up rode this morning. Problem returned below 3k rpm and particularly on pulling away from a stop.
Opened gas cap no effect.
Returned home and immediately checked fuel levels...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
While it is true that before I overhauled the...

While it is true that before I overhauled the carbs I did get a roughly 30 min ride with new plugs that was without the problem, I think the bike may not have been hot enough. The time it takes to...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
I checked the vacuum ports , plugs still in...

I checked the vacuum ports , plugs still in place.

Pre setup I went for a 20min , 10 mile warmup ride. Bike worked great.

Back home did the sync, idle, and mixture. No problem . Then went...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Still puzzled !! I took the bike for a 10...

Still puzzled !!

I took the bike for a 10 mile warm up ride tonight to get her ready for setup then went through the idle/mixture/ sync procedure per Snowbum using vacuum gages.
went throughthe...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
I got her back together with the carbs overhauled...

I got her back together with the carbs overhauled including new jets, needle, floats and diaphragms. Also new throttle and choke cables.
I managed to get her started with full choke but had to give...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7,057
Views: 1,405,094
Posted By Inniswhe
Beautiful bike. Any more pics ? What seat do...

Beautiful bike. Any more pics ?
What seat do you have on there?
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Old Jets were not spec. Per the replacement parts...

Old Jets were not spec. Per the replacement parts and clymer

Main 165 versus 160 stock
Needle 2.64 versus 2.66 stock
Needle notch 4th versus 2nd stock

Is it safe for me to go back to stock or...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Received carb parts and am starting the carb...

Received carb parts and am starting the carb overhaul.
Second carb also has slight bend in jet needle and find that the needles are set on the 4 th notch . I believe an 84 r100 is supposed to be on...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Update Parts on order for carbs but I continued...

Update
Parts on order for carbs but I continued with a couple of items. I checked the fuel flow, and it was fine. I did the check cold so not a prefect test.
I replaced the spark plugs with new...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Inniswhe
Mine in an 84 twin shock with the switch on the...

Mine in an 84 twin shock with the switch on the headlight. I missed the year in your first post, sorry to mislead
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Inniswhe
I just did this on my r100rt naked conversion ....

I just did this on my r100rt naked conversion . Wire exits headlight lower grommet enters headlight bracket travels down the inside of the bracket(in void between bracket and fork tube) and out the...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
I am trying to get the parts ordered. I am in...

I am trying to get the parts ordered. I am in Canada and after recently ordering parts from Canada,UK, and USA I am ordering my parts from the UK to get here quicker. Parts arrived in less than a...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Correct Bill, old needle still in place. I am...

Correct Bill, old needle still in place. I am going to try and order the parts today. In the meantime I am getting all of pre checks done .
I did straighten the bent needle so this could be part of...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Not sure fuel level when warmed up but I can try...

Not sure fuel level when warmed up but I can try to check
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Started the tune up procedure tonight. 1....

Started the tune up procedure tonight.
1. Torqued head bolts

2. Set valve clearance, 3 of 4 were to spec. One exhaust valve was touch tight.

3. Checked ignition timing, looked good on the...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
I will take the carbs off to do this work as it...

I will take the carbs off to do this work as it only takes 5 minutes now that I have done it once. Much easier to work on the bench. I will be replacing all of the orings at the same time anyway.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Thanks disston that is exactly what will replace....

Thanks disston that is exactly what will replace. Now that I pulled one apart I feel more comfortable going through these.

Put it back together tonight and went for a 25 min ride. When it was...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
I haven't had the air filter of yet but will pull...

I haven't had the air filter of yet but will pull it to inspect.
I hadn't threaded in the needle jet so must have been a PO who bent the needle.
I straightened it for now and will need to order a...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
I took the right side carb apart after reviewing...

I took the right side carb apart after reviewing some online resources. I thought that I might as well make sure everything was clean.
The was no obvious dirt in the choke jet or idle jet but I...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
Sounds reasonable will start with that. ...

Sounds reasonable will start with that.

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,175
Posted By Inniswhe
R100 Hesitation Questions

Background to my problem (long)

I am new to my 1984 r100rt that I converted to a naked ride. Bike is in good shape with 18k miles. Bike sat all winter and when I recently fired it up for a couple...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By Inniswhe
Airhead mirror mount question

I am wondering of f someone familiar with airhead mirrors can help me out. I am converting my 84 r100rt to naked and I ordered some older style short Chrome mirrors. The left mirror 8M threaded post...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Inniswhe
R100 front suspension question

I have read about the difficulty in getting the front suspension set up properly to avoid wobbles etc. on these bikes and am wondering what is the best approach to my situation.

I am converting...
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By Inniswhe
Perfect scarygary. This is exactly what I was...

Perfect scarygary. This is exactly what I was looking for, much appreciated. I figured someone must make these. With my long arms barbacks are the last thing I need.
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By Inniswhe
I guess the sound second set of bases would work,...

I guess the sound second set of bases would work, wouldn't look the best. I thought there must have been someone making taller bases or shims of correct profile but maybe not.
I don't see any...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By Inniswhe
I have Rox risers on my g650x but want a cleaner...

I have Rox risers on my g650x but want a cleaner look on the r100. Just another 1in taller than the stock clamps would be about right
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By Inniswhe
Handlebar risers for airhead

I am converting an r100rt over to naked and plan to try a set of sidecar bars but suspect I will want to raise them a little from the standard fitment. Are there any custom riser clamps available...
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