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Forum: 2 smokers Today, 10:44 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,942
Posted By craydds
Scott, I got my YZ400 motor rebuilt. Will post...

Scott, I got my YZ400 motor rebuilt. Will post pics on my thread (in a year or two).
Forum: 2 smokers 04-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,481
Posted By craydds
Too pretty to ride in the dirt.

Too pretty to ride in the dirt.
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By craydds
+ 1. That is another cause.

+ 1. That is another cause.
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By craydds
Kai Ju, I am not a wise man, but it seems like...

Kai Ju, I am not a wise man, but it seems like the clutch push rod is too short (worn). I'd bet you know how to adjust the clutch throwout arm and freeplay, but if you have any questions, I can help.
Forum: 2 smokers 03-10-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By craydds
Me want.

Me want.
Forum: 2 smokers 03-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By craydds
I went to my Yamaha dealer for some parts. He had...

I went to my Yamaha dealer for some parts. He had a brand new YZ250. Other than being bright and shiney, I could not see much difference between it and my '96 YZ250. I guess are many upgrades, but...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-10-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By craydds
I recently bought a '96 YZ250 for $800. It's in...

I recently bought a '96 YZ250 for $800. It's in fair condition and I've done some minor repairs, installed a JD Jetting kit, need to do the fork seals. It runs good, pulls hard, seems like a good...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,392
Posted By craydds
I have two from San Jose; one on my R90S, and one...

I have two from San Jose; one on my R90S, and one on my youngest son's R90/6 which we are restoring - just finished totally rebuilding the front end. Recently purchase one from Phast by Phillips for...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By craydds
I modified an RT bracket: ...

I modified an RT bracket: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=747394
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By craydds
:super Me want.

:super Me want.
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By craydds
I bought a "BMW" handlebar from Flanders. It was...

I bought a "BMW" handlebar from Flanders. It was 7/8". Broke one of the controls when trying to force it onto the bar. Off to the parts store I went. Took the controls to a machine shop and had...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By craydds
Seems like you could attach the Brown to the...

Seems like you could attach the Brown to the motor mount bolt, should work just fine. You might have to make a custom bracket to attach to the frame forward of the motor mount (instead of the...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By craydds
Patrkbulky, I backed off the nut on the right...

Patrkbulky, I backed off the nut on the right side until the end of the bolt is flush with the nut, tapped the bolt/nut to the left, and had just enough bolt sticking through on the left to mount the...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By craydds
I'll try to help with some pics. This is the...

I'll try to help with some pics. This is the stock bolt:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ZafRTvfM4vU/UtiNol5i6HI/AAAAAAAACcY/oAD8hkv2oRo/s800/DSCN0969.JPG

On the left, the nut barely grabs...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By craydds
Whiteguy, with the fork tubes at 160 mm, the top...

Whiteguy, with the fork tubes at 160 mm, the top of the tube is recessed 7 mm from the top of the clamp. Toaster includes a pair of 7 mm spacer rings that go on top of the fork tubes. Then the top...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By craydds
??? <a...

???
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/whiteguyphil/11968206315/" title="IMG_2491 by philip.langelier, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3792/11968206315_d3b292887e_z.jpg"...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By craydds
pics

Upper clamp, top nut seated:
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-dOE5dAJ0i_g/UtfWHxNMN1I/AAAAAAAACbU/i6pQYu7mGEM/s800/DSCN0964.JPG

Right headlight bracket, top cut off:...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By craydds
If one cuts off the bottom of the headlight...

If one cuts off the bottom of the headlight bracket, then it lowers the headlight in relation to the lower clamp and this will not work/fit.
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By craydds
too long

Whiteguy, your fork tubes are too "long", i.e., they protrude up through the lower clamp too much. They should measure 160 mm from the shoulder on the lower clamp to the top of the stanchion (fork...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By craydds
SJ vs. Toaster installation is basically the...

SJ vs. Toaster installation is basically the same. I finished installing a new ToasterTan on my son's R90/6 last weekend. Will make pics of the shortened headlight brackets and post tomorrow...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By craydds
pic

Here is a pic of the ToasterTan properly installed in post #100 - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=741179&page=7 . Your headlight brackets must fit between the lower and upper...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By craydds
Looking at your picture, it appears that you have...

Looking at your picture, it appears that you have not cut off the tops of the headlight brackets. You must cut of the tops equal to the thickness of the triple clamp. I have installed two...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By craydds
Bings - simpler, very reliable, easy to tune and...

Bings - simpler, very reliable, easy to tune and maintain, perform very well over a broad range of rpm, temp, altitude, etc. Dell's - may have a slight "performance" edge, this is debatable (i.e.,...
Forum: 2 smokers 12-11-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By craydds
+1 KDX200, no contest.

+1
KDX200, no contest.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-08-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 12,380
Posted By craydds
Posting pics is a requirement. Otherwise, we...

Posting pics is a requirement. Otherwise, we will think you are just blowing smoke. :rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By craydds
Got it! Thanks.

Got it! Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By craydds
+1 See post #203 here...

+1
See post #203 here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=750343&page=14 .
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By craydds
I have never experienced this. When the key is...

I have never experienced this. When the key is OFF, the coils are "off", so... ? Can anyone explain how the spark plugs can "spark" when the key is off? Curious problem...
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,199
Posted By craydds
Will do. My main concerns are...

Will do. My main concerns are durability/reliability. I have had my old Boyer (analog) on my R90S for for over 25 years with NO problems.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,199
Posted By craydds
+1 I want to try a crank mounted ignition......

+1
I want to try a crank mounted ignition... http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/EnDuraSpark-Electronic-Ignition-System-BMW-R-70-95-p/edl-ign.htm . I have the Enduralast alternator. There is a crank...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,816
Posted By craydds
Looks like it'll make a sweet ride. Fun project!

Looks like it'll make a sweet ride. Fun project!
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By craydds
Centech also has relays and fuse panels,...

Centech also has relays and fuse panels, http://www.centechwire.com/Relay-Wiring-Kit-AP-170R.htm, and http://www.centechwire.com/Auxiliary-Power-Fuse-Panel-AP-1.htm . The BMW rocker switch can...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By craydds
Look at the stuff from easterbeaver, ...

Look at the stuff from easterbeaver, http://easternbeaver.com/Main/Wiring_Kits/wiring_kits.html . Easy plug-n-play wiring for aux lights, etc. The "secret" is using a relay - the key is on, the...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By craydds
I went with the YSS shocks, like them just fine: ...

I went with the YSS shocks, like them just fine:
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-pgg5vfFQZhg/URxIB0Vtd7I/AAAAAAAABdE/BtKq9HVnHMk/s800/DSCN0420.JPG

I installed the HyperPro fork springs; they...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 326,201
Posted By craydds
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By craydds
You might contact Chuck Maddox at Alamogordo...

You might contact Chuck Maddox at Alamogordo Cycles, maybe he can help. I have heard that Red Sands, south of Alamogordo on Hwy 54, is a great place to ride.
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,119
Posted By craydds
TINK, I installed the Beacon, see post #203,...

TINK, I installed the Beacon, see post #203, http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=750343&page=14 .
Also installed the Kisan SignalMinder, it makes the brake lights flash.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-29-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 21,783
Posted By craydds
YZ400 rebuild

I pulled the motor out of my 1976 YZ400. A old-school mechanic in Alamogordo,NM is in the process of overhauling the motor. The service manual calls for a 14:1 mix for the break-in runs (possibly a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13,721
Views: 1,944,995
Posted By craydds
FMF pipe for KX250

For sale is an FMF Gold Series SST pipe for a Kawasaki KX250:
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-xQQNs93DwQQ/UhoFFQf4znI/AAAAAAAACaM/x4WHiSlTYfw/s800/SSTfront.JPG

I have it listed in the Flea...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-25-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By craydds
pipe for sale

I know it's not an old school bike, but I have a pipe for a KX250 listed in the Flea Market - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=914482 . ...
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