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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,733
Posted By B_C_Ries
Properly set up exhaust/intake systems can put...

Properly set up exhaust/intake systems can put more air/fuel mixture into a cylinder than its actual volume at outside pressure using inertia of the air mass within limited RPM ranges. Reverse cones...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,067
Posted By B_C_Ries
I'm thinking it would be preferable to not have...

I'm thinking it would be preferable to not have an oil cooler with that quantity of oil.
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,733
Posted By B_C_Ries
just the first pictures I grabbed, I knew that...

just the first pictures I grabbed, I knew that real FW-190's had BMW motors. looking at the pictures the pilots look kind of big.
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,733
Posted By B_C_Ries
I have always wondered why they didn't burn...

I have always wondered why they didn't burn valves.
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,733
Posted By B_C_Ries
This one has a BMW Aircooled motor ...

This one has a BMW Aircooled motor

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Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,733
Posted By B_C_Ries
These things had really short exhaust pipes and...

These things had really short exhaust pipes and ran at high altitude where the air is real cold without burning exhaust valves.

...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By B_C_Ries
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w305/BCRies/Fac...

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Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,733
Posted By B_C_Ries
Loud Pipes save lives, you will be awesome at the...

Loud Pipes save lives, you will be awesome at the nearest biker bar. I have always been told you will burn up exhaust valves but I have never actually seen it happen
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By B_C_Ries
Of course working on them does make the riding...

Of course working on them does make the riding more satisfying. I just got home, no problems except she seemed to start pinging a bit after the 2nd tank of Pemex. So I just stayed off of the...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By B_C_Ries
Going to ride to San Felipe Mexico today. I...

Going to ride to San Felipe Mexico today. I love riding in Mexico
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,519
Posted By B_C_Ries
take cell phone pics of stuff as you are taking...

take cell phone pics of stuff as you are taking it apart, these can get real helpful when you reassemble. The super airhead mechanics don't think of this because they have stuff memorized but this...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 37,689
Posted By B_C_Ries
Sounds like good news, I hope this all comes...

Sounds like good news, I hope this all comes together soon enough so you can get some good rides in before winter.
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,330
Posted By B_C_Ries
I do not know much about airhead cams...

I do not know much about airhead cams specifically but I have experience with hi performance cams in 60's V-8's. Those old fashioned cams with long less steep ramps, long duration times and moderate...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,091
Posted By B_C_Ries
Got 43 mpg on my last trip.

Got 43 mpg on my last trip.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,532
Posted By B_C_Ries
If you want to improve your chances of having a...

If you want to improve your chances of having a great trip stick with TKC-80's even if only 10% is difficult off road riding you will be happy you had the proper tires for that terrain. Colorado...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 37,689
Posted By B_C_Ries
He probably has a favorite pair of pliers that...

He probably has a favorite pair of pliers that fits just right. Don't be afraid to grind or file on a pair of pliers to improve things.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By B_C_Ries
46,000 miles heads have never been worked on. But...

46,000 miles heads have never been worked on. But the problem only happens when I'm riding with the RPM's high for extended periods or if I have the RPM's really high for a few miles. The bike is...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By B_C_Ries
Rode around Mexicali yesterday, Twin shock...

Rode around Mexicali yesterday, Twin shock Airheads seem to be perfect for Mexican roads.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By B_C_Ries
Reading Reg Pridmores book made things worse.

Reading Reg Pridmores book made things worse.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By B_C_Ries
I'm thinking the right one. it always stops if I...

I'm thinking the right one. it always stops if I exercise a bit of self control and stop pinning the throttle. My bike just seems to want to go 90mph all of the time. I just sync'd the carbs and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-13-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,532
Posted By B_C_Ries
TKC-80's they are a great tire but the rear wears...

TKC-80's they are a great tire but the rear wears a bit fast. Put on a new set and you will have a great trip.
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By B_C_Ries
Tell me about breather valves

My 1977 R100/7 runs pretty good and does not use much oil as long as I ride slower than 75 mph GPS (85 on the speedo). Once I start going 80-90 mph or faster for a bit the bike smokes out one pipe...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 37,689
Posted By B_C_Ries
In regards to the circlips and installation tool,...

In regards to the circlips and installation tool, I would just practice installation a bit and skip the tool.
I was able to get a bit of experience installing those things on beat to shit...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By B_C_Ries
Ride it easy, the 1 side will be doing twice as...

Ride it easy, the 1 side will be doing twice as much work as it should be doing and will get pretty hot. Frequent breaks will be a good idea.
You can easily overheat and seize a piston if you ride...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 37,689
Posted By B_C_Ries
Ooouch that must hurt. I have some brand new...

Ooouch that must hurt. I have some brand new head gaskets left over from when I did push rod seals. (Never separated the heads from the barrels) Do you want them?

Your old Exhaust nuts...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,903
Posted By B_C_Ries
I'm going to ride Veronika to San Felipe next...

I'm going to ride Veronika to San Felipe next weekend.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-08-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By B_C_Ries
I pry the brakes open with a tire iron, just do...

I pry the brakes open with a tire iron, just do it slowly.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,030
Posted By B_C_Ries
Du Pont Teflon is what I use on my chain, really...

Du Pont Teflon is what I use on my chain, really happy with it. Make sure that you have every tool necessary to actually change tires. I'm a big fan of the Motion Pro Bead Pro tool. If several...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,349
Posted By B_C_Ries
I'm using a Tourmaster Transition 3.0 lots of...

I'm using a Tourmaster Transition 3.0 lots of vents to move air when the Sun is out and it keeps you warm on cold desert nights when everything is buttoned up.
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,497
Posted By B_C_Ries
3oz seems a bit much I would try spinning the...

3oz seems a bit much I would try spinning the wheel 180 on the balancing rod and be careful to keep everything else where it started and see if balance changes
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,732
Posted By B_C_Ries
I liked all the 2013 colors, just liked white the...

I liked all the 2013 colors, just liked white the most. My buddy got the Kalmata Metallic and he constantly tells me that is the best color.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,305
Posted By B_C_Ries
I looked at the prices for rims and decided to...

I looked at the prices for rims and decided to practice changing tires.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,732
Posted By B_C_Ries
Congratulations I hope you enjoy her as much as I...

Congratulations I hope you enjoy her as much as I enjoy my White 2013

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w305/BCRies/Facebook/iOS%20Photos/980947_704133279614210_1262107947_o.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,248
Posted By B_C_Ries
Work on your low speed balance and handling it...

Work on your low speed balance and handling it will give you a bit more time to decide how and when to put a foot down.

If you never drop a bike it is because you are afraid of trying new...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,497
Posted By B_C_Ries
I might use that method on a tubeless tire but I...

I might use that method on a tubeless tire but I would be worried about doing it with a tube inside of the tire.
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,497
Posted By B_C_Ries
no sweat, the pumps are good to have. You can...

no sweat, the pumps are good to have. You can still get them new.
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,822
Posted By B_C_Ries
I think that shops are not willing to take your...

I think that shops are not willing to take your word that a tire has not been run flat for an excessive amount of miles and assume liability in case a tire fails after being plugged. People often...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,809
Posted By B_C_Ries
Here is my R100/7 with a Rabid Transit fairing I...

Here is my R100/7 with a Rabid Transit fairing I have lowers but in the summer my feet/legs stay cooler w/o the lowers.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,621
Posted By B_C_Ries
Joe Momma and CSM are wonderful places to talk...

Joe Momma and CSM are wonderful places to talk trash, if you like political discussions , voicing all of your opinions and calling people who disagree with you stupid visit these areas. Keep the...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,497
Posted By B_C_Ries
I thought all Airheads came with tire pumps. ...

I thought all Airheads came with tire pumps.




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