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Forum: Hacks 12-06-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By dirtyron
ok looks like I won't be welding my frame

ok looks like I won't be welding my frame
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,608
Posted By dirtyron
cafe dude

now we know why he is café dude. well done. so... why not an r65 top clamp
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,608
Posted By dirtyron
well back to my original post. someone make a...

well back to my original post. someone make a nice stiff multi clamp lower and we wouldn't be dealing with all this.
Forum: Hacks 11-24-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By dirtyron
stoye made a more difficult boat tail model the#1...

stoye made a more difficult boat tail model the#1 and also the easier to reproduce #2. go over to the oldtimer garage website, they sell reproductions, may give you some ideas. to bad they are across...
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,608
Posted By dirtyron
well..... I certainly learned a lot. thx...

well..... I certainly learned a lot. thx guys:1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,627
Posted By dirtyron
does your bike run better after an oil change

does your bike run better after an oil change or after washing it?:ear
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,608
Posted By dirtyron
many newer bikes have massive lower clamps with...

many newer bikes have massive lower clamps with multiple clamping points. the top clamps still have only one clamping point. as for our airheads, with those flexy tubes those german engineers new...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,608
Posted By dirtyron
any forces on the top clamp have to get through...

any forces on the top clamp have to get through the bottom clamp first so whats happening here? are the stanchion tubes twisting in the bottom clamp? you would see a wear pattern on the stanchions if...
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,608
Posted By dirtyron
so what about it? do these billet top yokes do...

so what about it? do these billet top yokes do anything besides look nice?
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,608
Posted By dirtyron
two bottom clamps! great idea. would probably...

two bottom clamps! great idea. would probably help a lot for sidecar use.
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 12,608
Posted By dirtyron
heavy duty top clamp

i see a lot of airheads with heavy duty top clamps (triple tree) replacing the rather marginal looking piece bmw supplied. however I don't see how this can improve fork flex as there is very little...
Forum: Hacks 11-11-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,615
Posted By dirtyron
beautiful! looks like you even put up the liner....

beautiful! looks like you even put up the liner. nothing beats sleeping in a tipi
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,022
Posted By dirtyron
I rode a friends LS years ago. I was quite...

I rode a friends LS years ago. I was quite surprised at the overall performance. nice bike
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,850
Posted By dirtyron
there are so many variables in this. you may as...

there are so many variables in this. you may as well attempt to calculate how many angels will fit on the head of a pin.
Forum: Hacks 11-09-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,737
Posted By dirtyron
Glad to see carl and I aren't the only hack...

Glad to see carl and I aren't the only hack crazies in the state. we need to do the enchanted circle. we can even throw some dirt in the mix.
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By dirtyron
yeah! this one did it for me big time. break out...

yeah! this one did it for me big time. break out the welder! :eek1
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,540
Posted By dirtyron
ok I'm in. there is this old guy that hangs out...

ok I'm in. there is this old guy that hangs out at the coffee shop. he hasn't changed at all. old british iron, open face helmet, sunglasses , blue jeans, work boots, get the picture. I says you know...
Forum: Hacks 11-06-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By dirtyron
the first time I saw that I nearly pissed myself

the first time I saw that I nearly pissed myself
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By dirtyron
very nice. I don't think I have the skills to get...

very nice. I don't think I have the skills to get that longish shaft to spin true enough.
Forum: Hacks 11-04-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By dirtyron
wow. never seen it done that way. whats under...

wow. never seen it done that way. whats under that cover?
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,540
Posted By dirtyron
chris that's a real bummer.your builds have been...

chris that's a real bummer.your builds have been the MOST inspiring for me.
Forum: Face plant 10-31-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 62,341
Posted By dirtyron
When im dead

When im dead
Forum: Hacks 10-28-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 38,099
Posted By dirtyron
that sway bar looks adjustable to me

that sway bar looks adjustable to me
Forum: Hacks 10-27-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By dirtyron
yes I will probably put a 1000 cc motor in at...

yes I will probably put a 1000 cc motor in at some point since the r80 is pushing 200000 miles. ivan and jay thanks for the replys.also going with a automotive alternator and battery.
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By dirtyron
here is the thread by bmweuro "rebuilding the...

here is the thread by bmweuro "rebuilding the beast " page 2
Forum: Hacks 10-26-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By dirtyron
airhead subrame why bother

I am soon picking up a 78 r80 velorex rig. it has a not so great home built subframe. I noticed that chris over at boxer metal simply welded what looks like half inch flat stock directly to the frame...
Forum: Hacks 10-24-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,796
Posted By dirtyron
any information available on this rig?

any information available on this rig?
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,120
Posted By dirtyron
my favorite Harley, especially the early...

my favorite Harley, especially the early ones.excellent triangulated hand welded frame. 3 rubber mounts.the Harley masses were too dumb to appreciate it and it was more involved production wise than...
Forum: Hacks 10-22-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,017
Views: 681,241
Posted By dirtyron
yup no phone #. email only:puke1

yup no phone #. email only:puke1
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By dirtyron
probably because its had shitty reviews.:evil

probably because its had shitty reviews.:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,722
Posted By dirtyron
my 98 ducati 900ss with kehin fcr carbs...

my 98 ducati 900ss with kehin fcr carbs consistently gets 60+ mpg hauling ass.oddly my 99 900ss with injection would only do mid 40s.my buddys bmw 800st gets similar mileage 60+. im pretty light...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By dirtyron
to survive ethanol they need be Viton

to survive ethanol they need be Viton
Forum: Hacks 09-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By dirtyron
there not

there not
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By dirtyron
that's what im looking for... thanks texasguy

that's what im looking for... thanks texasguy
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By dirtyron
hey carl. no its not for that one. I am most...

hey carl. no its not for that one. I am most interested in the steering neck bearing situation.
Forum: Hacks 09-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By dirtyron
earls fork adapt to later model

can the /2 earls fork be adapted to a later model airhead ?
Forum: Hacks 08-20-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,950
Posted By dirtyron
click on his profile. click statistics. click...

click on his profile. click statistics. click threads started. click second thread.
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,950
Posted By dirtyron
ok I found your posts on the rig.WOWSA!

ok I found your posts on the rig.WOWSA!
Forum: Hacks 08-19-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,950
Posted By dirtyron
looks like a sportster. would love to here some...

looks like a sportster. would love to here some details on that rig.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28,802
Views: 3,542,244
Posted By dirtyron
make a simple valve adjustment tool from a square...

make a simple valve adjustment tool from a square head deck screw.you'll figure it out
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