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Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Cordless
To accommodate my 6' 6" frame I lowered the pegs...

To accommodate my 6' 6" frame I lowered the pegs with Fastways (though I'd use PivotPegz if doing it again), had Russell daylong make me a seat 2" higher than stock, and installed a laminar lip on...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,651
Posted By Cordless
Enjoying the sopapilla opera?

Enjoying the sopapilla opera?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,744
Posted By Cordless
I'm doing the opposite: leaving Albuquerque in...

I'm doing the opposite: leaving Albuquerque in the next couple months and moving back home to Washington state. We should compare notes.

Where in NM will you end up? There's lots of good riders...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,367
Posted By Cordless
And they all run. I recall that '23 R32 was...

And they all run.

I recall that '23 R32 was the bike featured in the Guggenheim museum Art of the Motorcycle show. I have a photo of me sitting on it making obvious motor noises.

Thanks for...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Cordless
Just to make sure it's the oil pressure switch,...

Just to make sure it's the oil pressure switch, clean the switch and the area around it as much as you can. Spritz a good blast of talcum powder over the area. Ride for a few miles. Check to ensure...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Cordless
Unless you want to risk 20, you might take along...

Unless you want to risk 20, you might take along look at going north through British Columbia.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,273
Posted By Cordless
For a investment buy the R90S. For a commuter the...

For a investment buy the R90S. For a commuter the 100R.

Have you ridden each bike for at least 15 minutes? Which felt better?
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By Cordless
SMOKEY. Nice name for your bike.

SMOKEY. Nice name for your bike.
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By Cordless
Easy test. When the petcock is off the bike just...

Easy test. When the petcock is off the bike just put a tube over the intake straws so it makes a seal with the intake straw and blow into the tube (straw or fuel line or plastic tube). Fiddle with...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By Cordless
I put a Snap-on digital torque wrench on my...

I put a Snap-on digital torque wrench on my Christmas wish list a couple years ago--and got one. It shows the progressive torque like a beam type and give a tone to signal target torque achieved like...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,729
Posted By Cordless
Have you taken your old muffler to a good old...

Have you taken your old muffler to a good old school muffler shop and gotten an estimate on repairing it? Since you are gong to ceramic coat your muffler why don't you coat the old one.

And the...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By Cordless
My R80g/s has only one petcock. I ran it out of...

My R80g/s has only one petcock. I ran it out of gas once any ran reserve out too. Stood by the side of the road for a long time soliciting help. Another airhead rider stopped by, told me to tip the...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,707
Posted By Cordless
This is a fascinating rescue. I hope you keep...

This is a fascinating rescue. I hope you keep documenting this project straight through the charity ride.
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,842
Posted By Cordless
Living large, my friend. You rate.

Living large, my friend. You rate.
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,842
Posted By Cordless
Not only do I get M&Ms. I request and receive...

Not only do I get M&Ms. I request and receive peanut M&Ms from Max.

What DID you do to piss him off?
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,061
Posted By Cordless
I sold my '92 RT with bags and 26K miles for...

I sold my '92 RT with bags and 26K miles for $1800. The '77 should go for more but not over $2800 or so.
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,515
Posted By Cordless
And how different is this manual from the one I...

And how different is this manual from the one I have put out by the Chicago Airhead organization. I think Oak played a role in the Chicago publication.
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Cordless
I will look hard at my '56 R50 tomorrow. I am...

I will look hard at my '56 R50 tomorrow. I am sure I need some of what you have for sale. Thanks for posting the sorta /2 parts.
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By Cordless
Keep the euro swithch. I like to have a headlight...

Keep the euro swithch. I like to have a headlight cutout switch so I can charge my battery faster when necessary without the drain caused by the headlight.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 70,220
Posted By Cordless
I'll be happy to join you. But tales from the ...

I'll be happy to join you. But tales from the Puerco? That's cruel.
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,009
Posted By Cordless
What is an easy way to tell whether I have the...

What is an easy way to tell whether I have the Sasche components or the more problematic OTHER components?
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 510,835
Posted By Cordless
I'll take them. PM on its way.

I'll take them. PM on its way.
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,009
Posted By Cordless
The whole thread makes me really nervous. I have...

The whole thread makes me really nervous. I have an EME system in the box ready to install. Now I am hesitant to even try the installation. I would rather not have the problems you guys have been...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 32,712
Posted By Cordless
I'll be heading down on Friday morning. I have a...

I'll be heading down on Friday morning. I have a three rail trailer to tow behind my Suburban so if anyone wants to haul their bike from Albuquerque and would prefer not to drive let me know and I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 32,712
Posted By Cordless
Thanks for the heads up. I might just have to...

Thanks for the heads up. I might just have to avoid riding Mt. Withington this year. I may miss my XRR with the Safari tank.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 32,712
Posted By Cordless
I've got only about a 100 mile range. Any chance...

I've got only about a 100 mile range. Any chance the gas range might be posted along with other info on the white board?
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Cordless
Dingleberry hone

So a flex hone (with the suspended dingleberries), silicon carbide, 240 grit, 3.5 inches is the proper tool?

Just making sure I understand.

SS: I have a micrometer and bore gauge. Not much...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,689
Posted By Cordless
Looks like other R69S valve covers to me. ...

Looks like other R69S valve covers to me.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_2P2d090Xqfw/TR88oqBGLnI/AAAAAAAAGnI/3siZDGtoAbw/s1600/bmw+R69S+-1967+advertising.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Cordless
Did I use the wrong terminology?

I probably used the wrong term--should I use a hone with the balls or a hone with the abrasive stones on the flexible arms (that's what the guy at Autozone showed to me)?
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Cordless
Use a flex hone or a ball hone on my '77 R75/7

I am ready to hone the cylinders on my '77 R75/7. Which should I use, a ball hone or a flex hone? I've read opinions both ways (I've not seen the definitive discussion on the flex vs. the ball...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By Cordless
If you'd like a second pair of hands let me know....

If you'd like a second pair of hands let me know. I've got lots of time comin up and lots of experience putting those troublesome carbs together.
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,796
Posted By Cordless
Does it have to be an R65? We should talk.

Does it have to be an R65?

We should talk.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By Cordless
I'm surprised to see no Greeves (maybe I missed...

I'm surprised to see no Greeves (maybe I missed them). They are my favorite Brit scramblers.

Lovely set of photos. Nice going.

Did they also hold a jumble you could rumble on your bimble?
Forum: Regional forums 08-30-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 69,802
Posted By Cordless
I won't make it to Cromag but you clowns (and...

I won't make it to Cromag but you clowns (and Clown) have a great time. I wish I could try out the used Christini I bought on those Yankee trails.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 32,712
Posted By Cordless
Upgrade me to In and Paid. I'll try out the...

Upgrade me to In and Paid.

I'll try out the Christini. If the Chinese engine lasts three days I will have some fun.

I could haul two more bikes and gear to T or C on my bike trailer behind my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 32,712
Posted By Cordless
This is on the calendar for me. Work dependent of...

This is on the calendar for me. Work dependent of course but have some new hardware to try out.

Sure did enjoy the C--Curse ride two years ago.
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,198
Posted By Cordless
In my five airheads I have about $15,000. I have...

In my five airheads I have about $15,000. I have another $4000 in spare engines, tires, a transmission, parts, and special tools.

Just under $20K. My GSA was more than that new.

To get all...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,369
Posted By Cordless
I think it's a more readable book than that. In...

I think it's a more readable book than that. In fact, after completing my coursework for a PhD in Rhetoric (I admit it) I reread Zen and found it a bit simplistic and pretty much mistaken about the...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By Cordless
Is our modern equivalent the Rocky Statue that...

Is our modern equivalent the Rocky Statue that used to be at the top of the steps to the Philly art museum?
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,369
Posted By Cordless
It wasn't the bike he deplored. It was the...

It wasn't the bike he deplored. It was the owner's refusal to work on the BMW. We here are doing exactly what Pirsig wanted us to do. We work on our motorcycles, many of us out a sense of connection...
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