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Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,564
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Sorry Daryl. I saw the ad for the kill switch...

Sorry Daryl. I saw the ad for the kill switch this morning but Tapatalk decided the title was not important so all I had was the ad with a price etc. and no mention of what the item was.

Not sure...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,564
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Huh? What am I missing here?

Huh? What am I missing here?
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,425
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Flea Market Rules

Geez, another ad with no price. This is not a price bidding thread.
Maybe it's time to post a rules reminder?

Flea Market Rules V3.0
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Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 183,278
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Beauty eh? :clap

Beauty eh? :clap
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,885
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Dielectric grease is used for preventing...

Dielectric grease is used for preventing corrosion and is not suitable for your ignition module. You need to use heatsink compound.
Spline lubes are an essential service item. That is why BMW put...
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,646
Posted By Happy Wanderer
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Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,085
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Having never posted any actual data of his own...

Having never posted any actual data of his own "work" here I can see how PS would be confused as to what data actually is. Data*(/ˈdeɪtə/*day-tə*or*/ˈdætə/*da-tə) is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 36,514
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I beta tested the AF-XIED on a 2000 R1100RT in...

I beta tested the AF-XIED on a 2000 R1100RT in June 2013 to help Roger04RT expand the data set he was gethering as he developed the AF-XIED product with NightRider. After this beta testing I decided...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-01-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 36,514
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Yes. Even though the mixture is richer (more...

Yes. Even though the mixture is richer (more fuel) it delivers more power so I tend to ride with less throttle to get the same job done. Also find myself cruising at lower speeds like through towns...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 576,340
Posted By Happy Wanderer
RE: 1977 R100s for sale in NYC Mileage?

RE: 1977 R100s for sale in NYC

Mileage?
Forum: Vendors 07-21-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 244,605
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Yep it was posted 05-21-2013, 04:47 PM ...

Yep it was posted 05-21-2013, 04:47 PM

There, ya happy now? I did say May! :rofl


Some people's kids.
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 244,605
Posted By Happy Wanderer
The last update was posted in late May. Sooooo......

The last update was posted in late May. Sooooo... check back in August?


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Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,646
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Although the rules say moderator decisions are...

Although the rules say moderator decisions are final that is not to say some of them are flawed. In my opinion this decision is based on incorrect information and does not represent complete...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,593
Posted By Happy Wanderer
A lot has happened since this thread petered out....

A lot has happened since this thread petered out. Right now I think the best solution out there that has been developed over the last two years is the AF-XIED. This device uses takes the output of...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 576,340
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I bought one of those expensive after market solo...

I bought one of those expensive after market solo seats and rack and frankly it was very uncomfortable. Quite stiff to sit on and so wide it cut the circulation in my legs after a while. So I did a...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 183,278
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Maybe diverted but more likely imported. Bike...

Maybe diverted but more likely imported. Bike importation is not that rare. Mine has no extra plumbing and speed is metric. When I look up the serial number it's listed in the Euro column. Where all...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 183,278
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Not sure but I think you are correct. I have the...

Not sure but I think you are correct. I have the original owners manual and it is in German with a "Denzel" dealer named as the vendor. The story is this guy bought two identical bikes from this...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 183,278
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I have 2938 and it is registered as an '82 in...

I have 2938 and it is registered as an '82 in Canada but actually was bought in Salzburg AU and then shipped to BC. It's actually a Euro model, March '81 production.

Sometimes it's tricky tracking...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 244,605
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 244,605
Posted By Happy Wanderer
You don't need guage mode to synch throttle...

You don't need guage mode to synch throttle bodies. This is turning into a troubleshooting discussion so suggest you post questions over in GS Boxers. This is a vendor thread.
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 244,605
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Isn't there directions on a sticker on the back...

Isn't there directions on a sticker on the back of the unit? It's pretty straightforward.
- Take bike for 15 minute ride to thoroughly warm it up (5 bars on RID)
- Remove rubber caps (or hoses)...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Toasters? Ok well... whatever. How do you mask...

Toasters? Ok well... whatever.
How do you mask a cylinder head for anodizing? It's not a small metal part.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By Happy Wanderer
That's almost as ridiculous as your previous...

That's almost as ridiculous as your previous post. Have you ever anodized _anything_? This is some very bad advice.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,811
Posted By Happy Wanderer
So far I've just been plugging it in to my...

So far I've just been plugging it in to my Odyssey charger once a month or so. I have DVMs on two bikes that have the Odyssey in them and just watch the voltage. Interesting that the old airhead with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,811
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Looking back on the history here Roger and...

Looking back on the history here Roger and wondering what you would do given everything learned here about Odyssey batteries in our Oilheads which under charge them.
I guess I see 3 obvious options:...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,567
Posted By Happy Wanderer
OK great. I'll fill er up next time my wheel(s)...

OK great. I'll fill er up next time my wheel(s) are off.

The spare grease in the cavity might come in handy if the bearings had to come out on the road I suppose but I've never thought extra...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,567
Posted By Happy Wanderer
If you have the bearing stack out I would soak...

If you have the bearing stack out I would soak and clean everything in solvent, including the bearings and get all the old grease out. Then I would very lightly coat all the parts in good quality...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,567
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Are there any ill effects of pumping it full with...

Are there any ill effects of pumping it full with this much grease? Last time (first time) I used mine (made by a buddy on his lathe) I think I pumped my hand grease gun 10 to 15 times and it just...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,567
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Thanks for the link to your bearing race repair...

Thanks for the link to your bearing race repair step by step. I have two airheads; 81 R80 G/S with drum rear brake and 82 R100RS with disc rear brake so different bearing setups I suspect. My R80...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,567
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Interesting shot. I'm guessing the excess grease...

Interesting shot. I'm guessing the excess grease must end up in the cavity between the bearings. The only other place it could go in into the hub itself I suppose. Eventually that would make a big...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,567
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I recall reading somewhere the service life of...

I recall reading somewhere the service life of these bearings is in the hundreds of thousands of miles. This assumes of course they are properly serviced regularly and if the bike is ridden through...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,646
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Oh Jeeez. It hurts when I laugh this hard! :rofl

Oh Jeeez. It hurts when I laugh this hard! :rofl
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,646
Posted By Happy Wanderer
That's a very good question Terry. I suspect the...

That's a very good question Terry. I suspect the answer is because some makers claims might evaporate like spilled acetone on a warm windy day. :rofl
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,646
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I ran before and after tests with the Booster...

I ran before and after tests with the Booster Plug on my '00 RT last summer after installing an LC-1. (AF-XIED's grandaddy)

The initial enrichment created by the Booster Plug after resetting the...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 576,340
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Well, unless your trip takes you through Texas in...

Well, unless your trip takes you through Texas in March (that's where Carl makes the stands) all I can say is they are worth the wait! :D
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 158,646
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Roger your post makes me wonder something that...

Roger your post makes me wonder something that maybe you know. What processor does the Motronic use? Also wonder what the clock speed is on this busy beaver. Fueling would be but one of several...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 576,340
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Go get yourself a flyingtpot stand. They are not...

Go get yourself a flyingtpot stand. They are not cheap but worth every penny. The r100gs stand is out of stock but more available in March. I put one on my g/s and it's the best stand I have ever...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 36,514
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Under the Canada US free trade agreement...

Under the Canada US free trade agreement automotive parts manufactured in either country are exempt. There might be GST tax but that should be it.
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 576,340
Posted By Happy Wanderer
You could try this place in Holland. I seem to...

You could try this place in Holland. I seem to recall when I got my solo seat, rack and some lowered G/S pegs the shipping was pricey from them too. Not sure how Motobins can ship so cheap but...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 586,036
Posted By Happy Wanderer
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