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Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,926
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-R-Series-1981-r-80-gs-...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-R-Series-1981-r-80-gs-/231315710058?forcerrptr=true&hash=item35db7da06a&item=231315710058&pt=US_motorcycles

How high will it go? Over $7k with 6 days left on the clock...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,250
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I'd disagree. They get torqued hard enough that...

I'd disagree. They get torqued hard enough that friction between the mating surfaces of the disc and hub is great enough that the bolts themselves probably never really experience any shear. ...
Forum: Latin America 08-24-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
If it's not too urgent, I'd try to find one in...

If it's not too urgent, I'd try to find one in Chile. Bolivia will be tough, Argentina better, Chile best/cheapest.
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
HPN numbered all their bikes with a 3 digit...

HPN numbered all their bikes with a 3 digit number starting at 0. The PD bikes built for bmw were numbered starting with PD and a 3 digit number starting with PD101. (From what I've seen) HPN is...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 42,167
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Cool box, but a shot of a piston would be cooler....

Cool box, but a shot of a piston would be cooler. I'm interested to see what those look like.
:D
Forum: Latin America 08-19-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Honda tornado or a CRF230. Not gonna be cheap...

Honda tornado or a CRF230. Not gonna be cheap though.
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Did you try your key? The lock on my PD tank...

Did you try your key? The lock on my PD tank just happened to work perfectly with my key. Give it a try.
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Isn't anybody going to suggest a new speedo...

Isn't anybody going to suggest a new speedo cable? That's fixed it for me, both times I've had a bouncy needle.
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,117
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Consider yourself fortunate.

Consider yourself fortunate.
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,069
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
It was his first initial and last name and I'd...

It was his first initial and last name and I'd assume he probably changed it for privacy reasons so I won't post it up. All his old posts have swapped over to his current username so there's no use...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,069
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I'm just hoping this thread doesn't make...

I'm just hoping this thread doesn't make wirespokes want to change his username again.:D
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,308
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I did notice she's welding without any gloves. I...

I did notice she's welding without any gloves. I burn myself semi regularly even with gloves.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,117
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Front axle makes a great driving mandrel. If...

Front axle makes a great driving mandrel. If you're installing new stainless ones, get ready for some agony. Mine were very tight and from what I've heard that's the standard experience. I started...
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
It has been done before. Use this: ...

It has been done before. Use this:

http://www.trailtech.net/oil-temp-sensor-adapter-m18x1-5
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Same seat.

Same seat.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
You can avoid drilling and use a drain plug with...

You can avoid drilling and use a drain plug with inner threads for a thermistor.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I assume you're talking about the later plastic...

I assume you're talking about the later plastic PD tank. I ran one on my st for a long time. Those tanks are great. The glovebox is REALLY handy. Plus zero rust concerns because they're made of...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
HPN lists 240mm as the rear travel for their...

HPN lists 240mm as the rear travel for their extended monolever bikes. Just shy of 10". The notice in handling is VERY noticable. Much slower turning, but also tracks a LOT better on loose...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 199,011
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I'll admit that I had a Ural at one point with no...

I'll admit that I had a Ural at one point with no front brake. It was there, but it just didn't do anything that I could tell.
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Long story short - don't try pulling that shaft...

Long story short - don't try pulling that shaft apart unless you need to replace it. Sometimes it takes a huge amount of force to break that taper loose.
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,419
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Or other 38mm slide carbs. The later flywheel is...

Or other 38mm slide carbs. The later flywheel is a big improvement also both for its revvability and the tougher clutch.
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,308
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Yeah I think she knows somebody that works there....

Yeah I think she knows somebody that works there. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 199,011
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
"Good beginner bike" my ass. It doesn't even...

"Good beginner bike" my ass. It doesn't even have a front brake. :huh
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
MaxBMW is offering the replacement HES on the...

MaxBMW is offering the replacement HES on the plate and now showing the whole beancan as NLA. That's a change. :huh
Forum: Latin America 08-11-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Forget it and move on. That's my advice.

Forget it and move on. That's my advice.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6,378
Views: 1,277,814
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I vote for a reenactment of...

I vote for a reenactment of this:http://queencitycycles.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/80gs.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
R90 just has a '9', R80 an '8', R100 a '10', etc.

R90 just has a '9', R80 an '8', R100 a '10', etc.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
It almost sounds like you've had recent...

It almost sounds like you've had recent experience with this. :D
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,346
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Correct:nod Correct:nod Correct:nod ...

Correct:nod
Correct:nod
Correct:nod

Incorrect.:nah
The mixture stays the same, but a smaller amount of mixture (air AND fuel) is allowed through. This is done to maintain vacuum and...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,346
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Laugh Nailed it.

Nailed it.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,346
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
No. You're still not getting it. It doesn't...

No. You're still not getting it. It doesn't lean out the mixture it CLOSES THE SLIDE. That reduces the amount of both fuel AND air passing through, same as on a slide carb. The mixture won't...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,145
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I'll swing by and take a crack at it if you want....

I'll swing by and take a crack at it if you want. Also, we could try to weld that valve cover if you just want something oil- tight.
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 173,733
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Where'd I post that?

Where'd I post that?
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,346
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
A CV carb does not alter the mixture in any way...

A CV carb does not alter the mixture in any way to compensate for altitude. It only limits the slide opening to maintain adequate vacuum to draw fuel through the jets and atomize well. You can do...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,346
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I'll qualify that a bit. It ran fine, but was...

I'll qualify that a bit. It ran fine, but was way, Way, WAY down on power.
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,346
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I had my R80 up to 16,500 in Bolivia and it ran...

I had my R80 up to 16,500 in Bolivia and it ran fine on stock jetting, but wouldn't idle no matter how I fiddled with it. I wasn't operating too well at that altitude either though, so could have...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,456
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
That's how it wanted to balance. Without the...

That's how it wanted to balance. Without the flywheel in there it's VERY front heavy.
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,456
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Here's one data point: ...

Here's one data point:

http://jowls.smugmug.com/Other/HPN-Build/i-zt88hPQ/0/XL/P1010609-XL.jpg

http://jowls.smugmug.com/Other/HPN-Build/i-LCRmQrz/0/L/P1010608-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Get some lighter springs on your bings. Or carve...

Get some lighter springs on your bings. Or carve up the grip tube and put a cable barrel hole closer to the axis of rotation. "dual rate" grip tubes are also available if you don't feel like...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Makes me miss Mexico. ...

Makes me miss Mexico. :bubba:jkam:kumbaya:jose:chace
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