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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By beemerphile
If you are talking about the 88 GS, it will not...

If you are talking about the 88 GS, it will not have base gaskets. It will have two small O-rings on the upper studs and a large base o-ring.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By beemerphile
That will almost surely work. I think there are...

That will almost surely work. I think there are at least four schools of thought regarding timing of maintenance. People can even be in different schools of thought for different repair items:
...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By beemerphile
I do them at 50,000 miles but many people have...

I do them at 50,000 miles but many people have gone longer without incident. You can use noise and scatter on a timing light as clues, but who can tell the point in time where a tensioner pad will...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 667
Posted By beemerphile
Does your model have cylinder base o-rings ('79...

Does your model have cylinder base o-rings ('79 up)? Upper stud o-rings ('76 up)? Base gasket (up to '75)? You will need to remove the cylinder to change these. I would not change the PRT seals...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 33,713
Posted By beemerphile
Members are the least significant part of the...

Members are the least significant part of the organization. King Joe has shown that a Chairman with a couple of directors in his pocket is the one-eyed king and the Airmarshals can do nothing but...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By beemerphile
My R75/6 has had an Odyssey 925 and an EME...

My R75/6 has had an Odyssey 925 and an EME charging system for several years. They function flawlessly together. (You can see the tell-tale Odyssey orange)
...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,692
Posted By beemerphile
I have an EME EnDuraSpark ignition on my R75 that...

I have an EME EnDuraSpark ignition on my R75 that burps occasionally. I wondered how the end would come for it. I carry a complete spare system, which is only the sensor and little box of...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,199
Posted By beemerphile
All of the 300 series units are the same...

All of the 300 series units are the same electrically. The difference is only in the connectors that you will cut off anyway. They are all 32 amp single phase electrics which matches the EME...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,199
Posted By beemerphile
You will then soak the battery in engine heat. I...

You will then soak the battery in engine heat. I would not do that (plus there is so little space there to deal with). Alternatively, the wires from the alternator to the battery could be increased...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,865
Posted By beemerphile
In my experience, that is when the ENGINE...

In my experience, that is when the ENGINE explodes.
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,865
Posted By beemerphile
I did this to my 2004 R. Lennie's Rocket...

I did this to my 2004 R. Lennie's Rocket Sprockets. I did not notice the reduction on top, but it pulls like a tractor even from 2,000 RPM. I did the AF-XIED controller at the same time, so I...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,865
Posted By beemerphile
I wish I had been as wise as you and done...

I wish I had been as wise as you and done likewise. I bought back my old 1977 R100RS from a friend who was letting it rot into the floor of his barn. I assembled all of the expensive bits to put it...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By beemerphile
Depends on the GPS. Some specify a fast-acting...

Depends on the GPS. Some specify a fast-acting fuse to protect from transients. So speed and amperage can both be important to protecting the device (rather than just the wiring). The last Garmin...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,036
Posted By beemerphile
Well Mr. Frog, you are over my head like a Scud...

Well Mr. Frog, you are over my head like a Scud missile. The best I can do is report back if it doesn't continue to perform as expected. It seems that Cycle Electrics did a good design job with the...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,036
Posted By beemerphile
Congratulations on your build. You are more of a...

Congratulations on your build. You are more of a handyman than I am. Can you specify some of the issues with voltage transients from series regulation? I noted about 60 volts open circuit and have...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 364,170
Posted By beemerphile
Bamamate Obviously no-one has told you...

Bamamate

Obviously no-one has told you that your bike will not do what you have done with it. Good job.

& War Eagle.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 364,170
Posted By beemerphile
No, from what I can read if you are 65 or under...

No, from what I can read if you are 65 or under and don't meet one particular ranger (who is being "investigated") then you will probably get out with $100 or so and $25 in processing. It looks like...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 364,170
Posted By beemerphile
Officer Obie's discretion comes into play, this...

Officer Obie's discretion comes into play, this is old, but...

http://www.motorcycle.com/news/news1764.html

Or maybe it's this... "Speeding tickets are Federal.. Meaning.. they don't go on...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By beemerphile
I don't think that there is a completed circuit...

I don't think that there is a completed circuit through the "black box" when the ground is lifted. I believe that inside the "box", the current path ends at the open contact of the opposite turn...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By beemerphile
There is significant controversy around when and...

There is significant controversy around when and how to use dielectric grease on terminals. How did you clean them and did you grease them before or after you re-connected them?

You mentioned all...
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 364,170
Posted By beemerphile
And Tru Dat too. I had my best one on Easter...

And Tru Dat too. I had my best one on Easter morning. Of course I will go to hell for it, but I was able to slingshot a Porsche 911 coming out of a slow turn and it was priceless. I have to admit...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By beemerphile
Yeah, the last total solar eclipse where the...

Yeah, the last total solar eclipse where the greatest eclipse point was over the 48 US states was in 1945 and the one after this one will come zipping up in 2024. So we see these things all the time...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,113
Posted By beemerphile
Wow, that is a bad ass unicycle. Will it do a...

Wow, that is a bad ass unicycle. Will it do a wheelie?
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 364,170
Posted By beemerphile
Yes, properly equipped she is a great little...

Yes, properly equipped she is a great little mile-muncher, but if you are planning on "having some fun" on the BRP to the extent of requiring some "sporting tires" you may find that the law...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,036
Posted By beemerphile
I still have the full EME system on my R75 so I...

I still have the full EME system on my R75 so I can compare the two systems. The EME/Cycle Electric system has better voltage regulation with less than .05 volts change from 2000 to 4500 RPM. I see...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,956
Posted By beemerphile
I am still loving the EME + Cycle Electrics...

I am still loving the EME + Cycle Electrics solution. Rock steady and it doesn't get any simpler. Two components - one moving part - four wires.
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,956
Posted By beemerphile
The last time I communicated with John Rayski at...

The last time I communicated with John Rayski at EME he indicated that they were still selling out of the same batch code of product, so I"d take it that nothing has changed. I put an EME PM...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By beemerphile
I've marked the exact location from the peg on...

I've marked the exact location from the peg on the map. There is time between now and then to throw up a nice beer joint.

Lat.: 36.9664 N
Long.: 87.6709 W

Doing the conversion from...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By beemerphile
I don't think I'm doing anything that day. So...

I don't think I'm doing anything that day. So why not?
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,856
Posted By beemerphile
I've seen some nice ST1100's priced very...

I've seen some nice ST1100's priced very favorably. I owned one for five years and it was a treat.
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,098
Posted By beemerphile
I have been riding RS's since 1977 and now have a...

I have been riding RS's since 1977 and now have a 1992 RS. I have always removed the rubber boots and put gaiters on it. Not the bulky 11 or 13 rib things from the /6, but the trimmer ones from the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 364,170
Posted By beemerphile
$1,600 would buy a lot of farkles. Gear...

$1,600 would buy a lot of farkles. Gear indicator? meh. The non-slippery 2014 seat is still a POS that needs to be replaced. The horsepower difference is a pittance. My personal preference is...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7,990
Views: 1,629,452
Posted By beemerphile
'Sunny. 80 degrees. Little traffic. Life is...

'Sunny. 80 degrees. Little traffic. Life is good. If you haven't ridden Georgia Hwy 52 over the top of Fort Mountain, it is a treat. However, watch for traction anomalies as they have some sand...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By beemerphile
Here are the attachment pics for mine. Hope it...

Here are the attachment pics for mine. Hope it helps...

http://beemerphile.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R100RS/i-ntg6v3b/0/M/DSC04174-M.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By beemerphile
No, they are similar to the system case clamps,...

No, they are similar to the system case clamps, but they are for the re-styled Krausers. On mine, there is an adapter that bolts to the rack to match up with it. Have you checked in both cases for...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,935
Posted By beemerphile
I'm not sure the small battery load testers are...

I'm not sure the small battery load testers are with the effort. I have an inexpensive (but large) Harbor Freight unit that can do the full CCA rating, which is the same test the battery stores will...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 33,713
Posted By beemerphile
Enough posturing already. The entire ABC Board...

Enough posturing already. The entire ABC Board of Directors...

http://beemerphile.smugmug.com/Other/Random-stuff/i-6HXVD5Q/0/L/flush-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,393
Posted By beemerphile
I'd love to see a pic or a sketch

I'd love to see a pic or a sketch
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By beemerphile
I promise not to beat this up, but please allow...

I promise not to beat this up, but please allow me one more swing at the topic.

1) If you were setting up a production operation (yes I have done that) you would spec the use of torque wrenches...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By beemerphile
Almost any good hydraulics shop can fab you one,...

Almost any good hydraulics shop can fab you one, but you need to be careful of some hoses made with brake system banjos because the port size of the fittings is too small. The aluminum bypass cover...
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