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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By rockyj
Rides south of philly?

Wondering if there are any good off-road rides/areas around. I live south of philly, on the boarder of Delaware.

Found plenty of good street riding since relocating, but haven't found much off...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 41,142
Posted By rockyj
S vs ST

I had a 2002 R1 and racked up over 7000 miles in less than 15 months but was realizing I may be getting a bit too old to be cramped up like that for so long - but was also racking up the tickets so...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 321,074
Posted By rockyj
K1200s

I've love the yellow/black KS.... Here's mine stuck in my garage with 10 degree weather outside:


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Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-31-2007, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By rockyj
Question updated Maps - BMW NAVIGATOR II GPS

Anyone have the latest map CD for the BMW NAVIGATOR II GPS system?? What is its date and where did you get it?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,007
Posted By rockyj
That's him. I'm not sure about that chopper, but...

That's him. I'm not sure about that chopper, but the two cafes are his. I recall him selling the non-turbo cafe a while back though.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,007
Posted By rockyj
Turbo'd Airhead

This isn't the first airhead project this guy has done, just his latest. He actually hits the vintage meets, runs a small booth, & lives in Florida but is originally from Denmark or the like (I think...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 3,437,116
Posted By rockyj
Thumb Funhouse - what kind of pipes are those??? ...

Funhouse - what kind of pipes are those??? :wink:
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By rockyj
Question Help wiring the Ignition Again! ('83 R80RT)

When I pulled the Full Fairing off the R80RT, I didn't document each wire from the ignition. Needless to say, now that I'm ready to remount the ignition, I'm a bit lost (even w/ Clymer) on how which...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-20-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,042
Posted By rockyj
schedule of events

Thanks for the schedule Jack!!

I've found it hard to find the schedule of events - race, stunt bikes, the vintage run, demo rides, etc etc etc. Have they released anything official that you've...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,042
Posted By rockyj
I'm there

I'm in Columbus, and I've already got a full house coming to join me there - Father & brother in-law are both coming this way Friday evening and we'll head up Saturday first thing. We'll all be...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By rockyj
dog food in the air filter???

Did that look anything like mine?


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Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,837
Posted By rockyj
Pissed wait for it

I understand completely. I actually flew out to Tuscon Arizona (was living in Utah at the time) to pick up a bike that I made a deal on. Apparently the seller didn't feel compelled to tell me the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By rockyj
anyone replaced their SPEEDO/TACH?

Has anyone here replaced their Speedo/Tach cluster with a non-OEM?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2007, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By rockyj
machined socket

Where might one obtain a machined socket for the job? Any online store offering this?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By rockyj
mechanical vs electric

What would it take to replace this with some universal job? (wiring, compatibility, etc)
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By rockyj
Question Replacement Speedo/Tach for /7

Anyone have any leads or info on a good single face replacement speedo/tach for a 1983 R /7 (no faring)???

I'm hoping to find a single smaller faced speedo/tach with back/chrome body that I can...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2007, 05:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By rockyj
Question Organized Rides

Are there any organized rides on or off the track????
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By rockyj
Question Where do I find information on any track days or...

Where do I find information on any track days or races? I don't seem to see anything on their official site.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,083
Posted By rockyj
Cool2 AMA VMD (Vintage Motorcycle Days)

Anyone here heading to the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days this year? It's being held July 27-29 in Lexington Ohio.

Here's their official link:

http://www.amadirectlink.com/vmd/2007/home.asp
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By rockyj
Thumb Mugwest = funny

Now known around the forum, Mugwest = synically funny. :lol3

Thanks everyone for confirming what I thought was the rear brake light switch. The rearsets I picked up actually have a bend in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By rockyj
Question activating switch

For the brake light?

Is the plunger always supposed to be pressed in and by releasing tension it activates the brake light? The opposite?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By rockyj
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By rockyj
pic #2

pic #2

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Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By rockyj
Question What the heck is this????

While installing a new set of rearsets, I noticed a mechanism that I cannot explain. It is on the inside of the right passenger peg mount bracket. It has a electric wires running (if I traced it...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2007, 04:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By rockyj
Thumb wow

Thanks for the feedback. I'll give it a go tonight and see what happens!! Thanks again!!

:clap :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2007, 05:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,592
Posted By rockyj
Question Remove Melted Shoe Rubber from PIPES??

Anyone know of any way to remove melted shoe rubber from factory airhead pipes? I have been successful at removing just about everything else, including thick rust form pipes that have been sitting...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,466
Posted By rockyj
Quote's direct from Sivert Raask:

After a few questions back and forth, here are a couple pieces of info on mounting these up from Mr. Raask (notice he mentions to actually use the passenger footrest bracket). Unfortunately, It's...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,466
Posted By rockyj
Question fantastic

Can you take some pics looking down on the shift side as well? I'd like to see where you've got it mounted.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,736
Posted By rockyj
more pics?

Send/post some more pics! I'm sure we could work something out!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,466
Posted By rockyj
Pic #3 - "Installation Instructions"

And here is pic #3, the official Raask Installation Instructions:


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Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,466
Posted By rockyj
Pic #2

This shows the whole setup -


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Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,466
Posted By rockyj
pics

This is the first picture of the brake side. This system just doesn't seem to want to clear the factory pipes. I have the rearset mounted, but I can't seem to make the connection appropriately with...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,466
Posted By rockyj
Question Raask Rearsets installation issues for /7

Has anyone here installed the Raask rearsets on a /7 airhead? I'm having a most difficult time getting these on without fabricating some parts. I've swapped emails w/ Sivert Raask but unfortunately...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,480
Posted By rockyj
Question Luftmiester is now South Bay Triumph???

Does that mean I could get a set of their old 2-1 pipes for an old airhead??? I've been looking all over for these things but have been coming up short........
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,321
Posted By rockyj
Question 80 - 100. Replace or bore+pistons

Is the engine shot? What is the value of replacing the 80 engine w/ a 100 motor compared to boring it out and replacing the pistons w/ 1050's?

Are you really further ahead to simply replace the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By rockyj
perfect - thank you

Wow Anton Largiader, that's pretty specific information! I'll take it and run! :clap

Thanks to everyone who responded!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By rockyj
Eh? R80 Mouse/Airbox

Removed from the airbox:

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:huh
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By rockyj
Bluhduh airbox - inhabited

R80 Air/Mouse Box

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By rockyj
Puke Garage Rot

I recently picked up an '83 R80 that had been rotting away in a garage for the past dozen years. I replaced every fluid in the bike, including the fork oil. While I was there, I went ahead and pulled...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2007, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By rockyj
Wink how much to lose?

Yes, single throttle cable.

I think they could all lose 6". Any ideas?
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