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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By ME 109
The longest legs final drive together with a...

The longest legs final drive together with a taller 5th gear.
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,059
Posted By ME 109
Pictures or it didn't happen. :D It's a shit...

Pictures or it didn't happen. :D

It's a shit when you have to go back in, especially with what you've outlaid.
If you smell a rat, there is one ime.
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By ME 109
Yep, you're right. Easiest checks first. Funny...

Yep, you're right. Easiest checks first.
Funny with the tank vent tho, for the amount of times that it's been mentioned, I can't recall anyone ever posting that is was the problem?
I don't think...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8,268
Views: 1,730,203
Posted By ME 109
Put a sheep skin on the seat, shear pleasure.

Put a sheep skin on the seat, shear pleasure.
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By ME 109
Op thinks one cylinder is dropping out. Vacuum...

Op thinks one cylinder is dropping out. Vacuum build up from a blocked cap would affecrt both cylinders?
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By ME 109
Me too. Take the bowls off and check fuel...

Me too.
Take the bowls off and check fuel level, raise the lowest level.
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By ME 109
Those modern bikes always trick me. :D

Those modern bikes always trick me. :D
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By ME 109
Is the leak in the boot itself, or from under the...

Is the leak in the boot itself, or from under the clamps?
If there's just one hole and the rest of the rubber is ok, a dob of suitable sealant on clean rubber is rather quick and easy.

Dunno...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 43,127
Posted By ME 109
About as much as an RS would look good. :1drink

About as much as an RS would look good. :1drink
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 100,947
Posted By ME 109
Always a sad day when one drops out of the...

Always a sad day when one drops out of the squadron. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By ME 109
Well there ya go. I've never seen such a thing in...

Well there ya go. I've never seen such a thing in my life as....
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,121
Posted By ME 109
Mighty nice plivers. I like the longer look. ...

Mighty nice plivers. I like the longer look.

Can the tail piece be raised at the front?
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By ME 109
As well as being cracked, that disc will be well...

As well as being cracked, that disc will be well below specified thickness. Which is not a big problem, but likely why they crack?
That looks to be an oe disc? I've bought oe discs from ebay...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By ME 109
Replace the bush, and the bolt if needed. Even...

Replace the bush, and the bolt if needed. Even with new components there will still be 'some' slop in the lever.
If the bolt is in good condition, you could buy/have made a bush with a tighter id.
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By ME 109
Going to a smaller mc than the 15mm that I also...

Going to a smaller mc than the 15mm that I also have on my 81 RS, sounds like the difference in feel between rubber and braided lines.
Putting braided lines on my bike took away the "more...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,806
Posted By ME 109
We know better............ And, more importantly,...

We know better............ And, more importantly, its about the life of the tyre, not just five minutes on a new tyre.
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,806
Posted By ME 109
Biggest contributing factor in that regard is a...

Biggest contributing factor in that regard is a rear that has worn flat across the tread. .
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By ME 109
As far as the key turning to the first position,...

As far as the key turning to the first position, a new uncut blank (folding key) will do the same.
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,806
Posted By ME 109
While the pilot activ rear does a very good job,...

While the pilot activ rear does a very good job, it does have two issues that I've experienced.
One is that a tubed roadside repair will likely not see the bead re-seated properly, at least on a...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By ME 109
It's art. The very instant desire to excel...

It's art.
The very instant desire to excel becomes part of it.
This place is a gold mine for that stuff.

Looking forward to the next pic installment.
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,332
Posted By ME 109
Very nice Matt! Those brakes look the stuff...

Very nice Matt! Those brakes look the stuff alright.

I wonder what it would be like to have brakes. :D
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,806
Posted By ME 109
Ripped to shreds! :clap Hell yer can even ride...

Ripped to shreds! :clap Hell yer can even ride these things on their sidewalls.
Just the front tho, the rear is shite, I reckon.

I didn't think about the difference an 18" front could make in...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,806
Posted By ME 109
I thought 100 was bmw spec for a mono front?

I thought 100 was bmw spec for a mono front?
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,806
Posted By ME 109
95% of my vids are with lasertec front and PA...

95% of my vids are with lasertec front and PA rear.
Gravel, sand and dirt are fine with lasertec fronts
Thick gravel or sand changes everything, tho. Tyres are still 100% up to the task but the...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By ME 109
Not to mention that re-engineering airheads is...

Not to mention that re-engineering airheads is what drives a lot of people here.
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,806
Posted By ME 109
Pilot activ rear and lasertec front, in the snow....

Pilot activ rear and lasertec front, in the snow. I think there were four other airheads on that ride.
We road through that snow the previous afternoon, enroute to the mountain cabin we were going...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,806
Posted By ME 109
There's always the valve covers for that little...

There's always the valve covers for that little extra cornering stability when running 90/90. :D
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,624
Posted By ME 109
Ah yes, a classic case. The motorcycle has german...

Ah yes, a classic case. The motorcycle has german measles. Nasty case too.
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7,466
Views: 3,085,404
Posted By ME 109
Packed up for summer camping. You should see...

Packed up for summer camping.
You should see the mess the next morning. Shit everywhere. :freaky

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk42/jeffr100rs/IMG_3908.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By ME 109
Just to clarify, when looking vertically down at...

Just to clarify, when looking vertically down at your header, at the rear engine mount exhaust clamp, there should be less than 1/4" between the inside of the header and the frame. If that makes any...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By ME 109
How much if any clearance is on the other side of...

How much if any clearance is on the other side of the muffler?
The brake pedal pivot that is part of the frame, can be bent a little to reposition the lever.
Slot the holes on the mufflers mount?
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By ME 109
You guys will just love the newer thicker rubber...

You guys will just love the newer thicker rubber driveshaft/tranny boot. It's twice as difficult to fit.
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,120
Posted By ME 109
Funny how our experiences differ. I've put about...

Funny how our experiences differ. I've put about twenty front lasetecs on my RS and consider them a superior on and off road tyre.
Never ran lasertec rear tho.

I'd like to see a front lasertec...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,120
Posted By ME 109
If it isn't slippery mud, a road tyre will do it....

If it isn't slippery mud, a road tyre will do it. If it is slippery mud, a dual purpose tyre might be a little better.
Tyres like distanzias seem to have acres of bald rubber. How does that work in...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By ME 109
Can be done for sure. If it doesn't fit, make it...

Can be done for sure. If it doesn't fit, make it fit.
The wide open front of the K tank on an airhead will take some sorting out tho.
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By ME 109
That's no good. What email address are you...

That's no good.
What email address are you using? Someone may have another email addy to use?

Should be about a ten day delivery.
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,446
Posted By ME 109
If you have problems, the fix is to go back to...

If you have problems, the fix is to go back to the start of fork alignment.

That's pull the stanchions out and check for straight, dead straight.
Lay them together on a flat surface and try to...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By ME 109
Yep. Shim plate? Flange puller?

Yep.

Shim plate? Flange puller?
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By ME 109
Transmission lever is keyed so there is one fit...

Transmission lever is keyed so there is one fit option. Two, if you put the lever on upside down. :D

Lots of people's shifting difficulties can be attributed to poor positioning of the foot...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By ME 109
I've used this OX36 filter for years. Don't...

I've used this OX36 filter for years. Don't remember the 'D' tho.
D may be to designate a full service kit shown in the link, as opposed to my normal OX36, just filter, square o ring and paper...
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