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Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Cordless
THE David Hough? Proficient David Hough?

THE David Hough? Proficient David Hough?
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,849
Posted By Cordless
How'd I miss this party? Count me in as...

How'd I miss this party? Count me in as interested.

Anything happening with this collection? I'm particularly interested in the /6 stuff even more than the 90S.
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Cordless
So who is it--and is there any leadership east of...

So who is it--and is there any leadership east of the Cascades?
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 212,224
Posted By Cordless
I've read about money pits. This is the first...

I've read about money pits. This is the first mention of a monkey pit (aka sidecar).
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By Cordless
As an extra precaution pack all liquids in...

As an extra precaution pack all liquids in separate heavy duty storage bags. Even if your oil or water spill out you will have a backup container.

Keeps the smell of oil or whatever out of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By Cordless
Russell Day Long. Transformed the bike. Made the...

Russell Day Long. Transformed the bike. Made the Goldwing obsolete for distance travel.
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Cordless
I suggest about 2 feet of fuel line. Not really a...

I suggest about 2 feet of fuel line. Not really a tool but extremely useful for cutting into shims or sealing minor leaks. Useful as fuel line too.

Some zip ties of various sizes will help too.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5,869
Views: 351,143
Posted By Cordless
I have got to get some of those studs for the...

I have got to get some of those studs for the Christini.
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,066
Posted By Cordless
And all a Spokane airhead can do is read and wish...

And all a Spokane airhead can do is read and wish he could join in the fun.

1956 R50
1960 R50
1975 R90/6
1977 R75/7
1981 R80g/s

Newer stuff:
'97 Goldwing
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,761
Posted By Cordless
Another R50, this one a 1960, followed me home...

Another R50, this one a 1960, followed me home recently to join the 1956. I see some shop time in my future.

Congrats to you having one already sorted and ready for years of service.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By Cordless
Let her sleep.

Let her sleep.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,889
Posted By Cordless
1. Finish installng Siebenrock 800 cc cylinders...

1. Finish installng Siebenrock 800 cc cylinders on my R75/7.

2. Get my 1956 and 1960 R50s on the road.

3. Assemble my '81 R80g/s.

Nothing to it.
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,217
Posted By Cordless
You might also want to replace your carb needles...

You might also want to replace your carb needles and O rings and floats. Bing will sell you a kit or you can get one from Hucky (my preferred source). Adjust everything in your carbs to spec. If you...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By Cordless
I bought my first '81 R80g/s when I lived in...

I bought my first '81 R80g/s when I lived in Boise. It was $2300 and had 37K miles. Boise and the Sawtooth mountains are PRIME g/s territory. Lots of miles of gravel and dirt roads and lots of miles...
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 87,728
Posted By Cordless
Better than "my name is Adolph" or "Oswald". But...

Better than "my name is Adolph" or "Oswald". But "Genghis"?--I think that has potential.

Nelson
Palmer
Jo
Selmer
Oscar
Loren
Yorick
Dremel
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,054
Posted By Cordless
Tech day--and I'm missing it? You are going...

Tech day--and I'm missing it?

You are going to like the airheads you meet in NM. No better group of people anywhere.
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,450
Posted By Cordless
Assless Chaps. Makes me smile every time I say...

Assless Chaps. Makes me smile every time I say it.

If you could figure out how to make a denfield style solo seat and mount for a variety of airheads you could make some money and never be bored...
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,359
Posted By Cordless
The AOK

I propose the new AOK. The Airheads Owners Klub. And we are A OK.

I host at least one tech day per year and I rely on the ABC to spread the word. I think I'll let my membership lapse and see if I...
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,268
Posted By Cordless
Hey, where's Chris? It's his thread!

Hey, where's Chris? It's his thread!
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,268
Posted By Cordless
I will miss you. Come stay in my house and use my...

I will miss you. Come stay in my house and use my shop again any ol' time you want.
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,240
Posted By Cordless
Well??

Well??
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,536
Posted By Cordless
Forget the septic and use a composting toilet....

Forget the septic and use a composting toilet. Recycle your gray water.

Might want to look at a yurt too. In many places it's listed as a tent, a non permanent structure and therefore not taxed...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,645
Posted By Cordless
If you are too tall for an airhead I am really...

If you are too tall for an airhead I am really too tall. At 197 cm I have high (US) bars and pegs in their low position. I use a pad over the seat on longer trips.

You will fit fine.
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,102
Posted By Cordless
I wish I'd known. Problem will be which of 5...

I wish I'd known. Problem will be which of 5 airheads to bring next time this stealth tech day is not offered.
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,238
Posted By Cordless
We have the same controversy about using the...

We have the same controversy about using the early g/s kick starters.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
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, 05:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,085
Posted By Cordless
Enjoying the sopapilla opera?

Enjoying the sopapilla opera?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,673
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, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
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, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
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, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
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, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,630
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, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Cordless
SMOKEY. Nice name for your bike.

SMOKEY. Nice name for your bike.
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,228
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, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
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, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,246
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, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
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, 07:50 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,952
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, 09:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,250
Posted By Cordless
Living large, my friend. You rate.

Living large, my friend. You rate.
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,250
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?
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