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Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,271
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
A friend told me the same thing so I sought it...

A friend told me the same thing so I sought it out. Wasn't impressed at all. :huh
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,271
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
At least they were relatively badass elderly...

At least they were relatively badass elderly women.
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,271
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
The movie is definitely worth a watch. ...

The movie is definitely worth a watch. Unfortunately the airheads are only in it for all of a couple minutes and are ridden by elderly women. The rest of the bikes in the movie are all thumper dirt...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Yep, that was me. I just missed you coming AND...

Yep, that was me. I just missed you coming AND going then. I got there about 15 minutes before and left about 15 minutes after.
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Its a summer only monthly thing. This thread...

Its a summer only monthly thing. This thread will go dormant every year.
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Just got home from backfire, but didn't see the...

Just got home from backfire, but didn't see the solo-mobile there though. :huh. Did it just get buried somewhere behind the droves of harleys?
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,255
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I might hop down there since it's just down the...

I might hop down there since it's just down the street.
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Sometimes they take a while to prime after you...

Sometimes they take a while to prime after you empty them out. You can try backfeeding oil through the pressure switch tapping to prime it with a big syringe with a rubber tip.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 450
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
This and lift on the lift handle under the seat...

This and lift on the lift handle under the seat on the left side of the bike. That's what it's there for. I stand on the back of the stand with my full body weight on my right foot, lift on the...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,955
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
One factor that really hampers the suspension...

One factor that really hampers the suspension performance on 2v GSs is the humongous unsprung weight on both ends of the bike. This makes suspension a lot slower and less responsive to higher...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 16,466
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Beater - Got any GS rear turn signals??

Beater -
Got any GS rear turn signals??
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,597
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Boxer burnout?? :huh You mean like this? ...

Boxer burnout?? :huh

You mean like this?

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-MUW7_TMNYmY/VAQk8blUV5I/AAAAAAAAie8/8miZ2naE0oI/s1600/bmw-rninet-cherrys-burnout.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,438
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
The most reliable fuel pump ever made. Gravity.

The most reliable fuel pump ever made. Gravity.
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
HA!!! I swapped in the spare fuse in the...

HA!!!

I swapped in the spare fuse in the fuse box and all was fine. I tested all the fuses for resistance with a multimeter and all checked out fine, but I guess it had mostly burned out and...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,998
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I'm tied up through the weekend, but I could...

I'm tied up through the weekend, but I could bring it by any time next week
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Almost a year later and I haven't gotten to the...

Almost a year later and I haven't gotten to the bottom of this (for lack of really trying to). The bike runs fine and IS charging, but I've barely ridden it since these electrical dragons reared...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I rewired my ST from scratch and used deutsch...

I rewired my ST from scratch and used deutsch connectors for all the block connectors. Gotta buy a crimping tool, but they're great. You don't need the $200 tool. There's a $40 alternative that...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
rewire it with these: ...

rewire it with these:

http://www.waytekwire.com/images/items/ATM-3Way-Receptacle-38623_f.gif

Deutsch connectors are great.
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,879
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
"Want" one? No. NEED one. What's the swingarm...

"Want" one? No. NEED one. What's the swingarm gonna be?
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 35,368
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I don't know, I actually thought there was quite...

I don't know, I actually thought there was quite a bit of meaningful content there - especially considering nobody got paid to produce it. In other words you got a hell of a lot more than you paid...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 35,368
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Its also entirely possible that he's still...

Its also entirely possible that he's still figuring out this new email thing and only checks it every few months. You're talking about a group of mostly old school fogies.

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Same with airheads. ...

Same with airheads.

http://rs228.pbsrc.com/albums/ee256/hansea/pinstriping.jpg~320x480
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
My GSPD ws similarly unresponsive to mixture...

My GSPD ws similarly unresponsive to mixture screw adjustments when I bought it. It also started more easily than it should have with no choke. I tore into the carbs and found that the enrichener...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,504
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
With the bike leaned a little to the left extend...

With the bike leaned a little to the left extend the sidestand until it hits the ground and then roll the bike back to extend it fully. Easy.
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I'm missing something here. Why WOULDN'T you...

I'm missing something here. Why WOULDN'T you take your airhead to bend?
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I took a 6 month trip down to South America on my...

I took a 6 month trip down to South America on my R80 about 5 years ago now. I didn't take all that much in the way of parts.

I swapped my ignition out for a points can, brought some spare points...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Some are worse than others - sometimes there's a...

Some are worse than others - sometimes there's a big fin of rubber on the parting line that needs to be removed, sometimes not. I've seen some where the mold halves weren't aligned correctly...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I think a step that often gets missed is cleaning...

I think a step that often gets missed is cleaning all the waxy mold release off the new rubbers with a solvent as well as sanding off and smoothing any mold flash on the parting line that will cause...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,111
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Exact reason I sold my duc. I have the self...

Exact reason I sold my duc. I have the self control to ride it responsibly most of the time, but having to always reign yourself in is frustrating when the devil on your shoulder just wants to ride...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,955
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I'd start over with a new wheel rather than...

I'd start over with a new wheel rather than making that boat anchor of a GS wheel fit. That allows use of nothing but off the shelf parts. Saves time, effort, and agony. Maybe not money, but that...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,624
Views: 170,557
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
What do you mean by "the rest of the engine?"...

What do you mean by "the rest of the engine?" :huh
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,998
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I know FUBAR was talking about making a run of...

I know FUBAR was talking about making a run of these recently. Send a PM to Houseoffubar.
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,998
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I sketched it up and ordered all the bends for...

I sketched it up and ordered all the bends for it. FUBAR chopped it all up and welded it back together again. He could use mine for a pattern if you want one. It fits stock r100gs headers and...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,998
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
3 if you count mine. Fubar made mine for me. It...

3 if you count mine. Fubar made mine for me. It has a nice smooth merge collector on it. The old kind that merges together at 90 degrees is just idiotic.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,998
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I had a y-pipe and straight through reverse cone...

I had a y-pipe and straight through reverse cone on my ST for a while before switching over to the later stock mono 2-2 system with quite a chunky collector box. All I know is that it would easily...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Not sure what you're goal is, Jim, but if you're...

Not sure what you're goal is, Jim, but if you're looking for an opportunity to save weight, then there's plenty to be trimmed out of the exhaust system. A 2-1 with a y pipe can weight as little as 5...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,691
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Put a want ad on IBMWR. I ran one on my ST for a...

Put a want ad on IBMWR. I ran one on my ST for a long time. Worked great.
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 123,849
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Here you go: ...

Here you go:
http://cdn-1.psndealer.com/e2/dealersite/images/re-psycle/vp4013119_1_large.jpg

http://cdn-1.psndealer.com/e2/dealersite/images/re-psycle/vp4013119_2_large.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,288
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Highwaydirtbikes.com

Highwaydirtbikes.com
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 27,288
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
http://jowls.smugmug.com/Other/HPN-Build/i-GGtvBw6...

http://jowls.smugmug.com/Other/HPN-Build/i-GGtvBw6/0/L/P1020472-L.jpg

Not a current photo, I hadn't installed the motoscope at the time, but I don't have any more recent photos of my handlebars.
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