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Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,207
Posted By SculptD
Love the weight saving strategy on that center...

Love the weight saving strategy on that center nut.:D
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,250
Posted By SculptD
Stainless bolts are available and sometimes used...

Stainless bolts are available and sometimes used (by me, for instance). I would figure they would come in as stronger than grade 2, but under 8.8 FWIW.
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By SculptD
Grey on grey pinstripes are a revelation. Nice. ...

Grey on grey pinstripes are a revelation. Nice.

But, like any really creative build, it brings out strong opinions. I like a lot, but the chopped front fender makes me cringe. I like the big...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,468
Posted By SculptD
My mind is kinda blown by this whole furry freak...

My mind is kinda blown by this whole furry freak show. I had no idea. Pour it on you furr-philles!
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,194
Posted By SculptD
Here's my take on it (this should kill the thread...

Here's my take on it (this should kill the thread for good). An experienced airhead wrencher for the past 30 years...wait, no, that's not me.

But I'm serious. I think the spline thing is more of a...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By SculptD
No yelling here. Look at those parts with a...

No yelling here. Look at those parts with a magnifying glass. If there is scuffing on that needle, I'd get a new set. Any scuffing on one means buying two needles and two jets. That's how I roll. I...
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,468
Posted By SculptD
I bet you were doing it wrong. Were you still...

I bet you were doing it wrong. Were you still wearing pants as well?
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By SculptD
What is the sag? Measure that first. At least you...

What is the sag? Measure that first. At least you don't have to take it apart to do that.

Depending on that, you will need to get into those forks. If you can fully compress them, easily, with...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,069
Posted By SculptD
The ass is a practical thing. Je ne sais quoi is...

The ass is a practical thing. Je ne sais quoi is not always enough to satisfy it. :rofl

I'm torn, because my too soft seat allows me great ground contact with my short legs, but it's just too low...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,069
Posted By SculptD
Right on man.

Right on man.
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,069
Posted By SculptD
Success has it's price.

Success has it's price.
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,069
Posted By SculptD
Frankly, sniping comments are pretty...

Frankly, sniping comments are pretty entertaining, when delivered properly. What is required is wit. That is what is often lacking, and what drains any spec of entertainment out of reading what are...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By SculptD
Those damn fork drawings have confused legions of...

Those damn fork drawings have confused legions of airhead parts orderers. Lots of multiple parts from multiple years, that sort of thing.

My understanding, and one might have to dig deep into the...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,069
Posted By SculptD
Doesn't seem like drama to me. Seems like the...

Doesn't seem like drama to me. Seems like the same old script. Page 2 SS makes a comment that while on topic by the book, also provokes ire far and wide (gosh that's never happened before).

What...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By SculptD
Dusty is wise. Leave it 'tail Sunday morning. Two...

Dusty is wise. Leave it 'tail Sunday morning. Two cups of coffee. Don't post 'till you have thought it through.

Shhhhhh.....
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 42,167
Posted By SculptD
Coulda thrown the rod. Bright side?

Coulda thrown the rod.

Bright side?
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 42,167
Posted By SculptD
NICHT MAX! Nothing against Max, but you are...

NICHT MAX!

Nothing against Max, but you are in a battle royale with this thing now. Finish it!

Think Bugs Bunny, "of course you know, this means war."
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 42,167
Posted By SculptD
Damn. Sorry to hear that, man. Hope it turns out...

Damn. Sorry to hear that, man. Hope it turns out to be something minor, but that "deep" description sends a chill down one's spine.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By SculptD
Maybe strap that 'lil Honda to the back of your...

Maybe strap that 'lil Honda to the back of your BMW R100 sumpthin' and ride it on over to the general Old's cool forum. They can help 'ya.

I'm not exactly sure why, but while many heads are...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 42,167
Posted By SculptD
Look at that, it let me type...

Look at that, it let me type recalibribratitinging.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 42,167
Posted By SculptD
15 seconds....hmmmm. I think Snowbum...

15 seconds....hmmmm.

I think Snowbum recommends 14.

You should recalibrate all instruments against atomic clocks.

Do not, repeat, do not attempt anything without recalibrating!

Are you...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By SculptD
And I'm just hearing about this now!? Shit.

And I'm just hearing about this now!? Shit.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By SculptD
Hardcore! I've never seen that before. We've got...

Hardcore! I've never seen that before. We've got homework....
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By SculptD
Right, I was worried about having been sent the...

Right, I was worried about having been sent the wrong one. The '77 is just before the emissions specs kicked in.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By SculptD
Great point, but I'm not sure I've ever seen a...

Great point, but I'm not sure I've ever seen a perfectly flat one. They seem to get bent just by tightening down the plate.

Oh, you can always buy a new one, I mean it's a simple part. For...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By SculptD
Those dang basic principles again, eh professor?...

Those dang basic principles again, eh professor? You've got that right.:D
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By SculptD
Excuse the severe edit, but just illustrating...

Excuse the severe edit, but just illustrating what was in my mind when I started the thread. I was out of stuff to change!

The modified idea occurred to me, and I can't see any grinding or such on...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By SculptD
Okay, so close the gap for more retard. I am...

Okay, so close the gap for more retard. I am currently at about .35mm, and Duane is saying I can go down to .30mm. That doesn't seem like it will be enough to do the trick. I even tried two sets of...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 950
Posted By SculptD
Timing issue

1977 R100s with points and the stiffer mechanical advance springs. At idle the S mark is well below the view port. Who cares, right? F mark is reached at about 3200, which I think is about right for...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By SculptD
They will put whatever they want there in...

They will put whatever they want there in post-production. Honda, maybe.
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,255
Posted By SculptD
I looked something up on your site just this...

I looked something up on your site just this morning. As I have countless times. Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,266
Posted By SculptD
Yeah, you just need the right gear! :rofl ...

Yeah, you just need the right gear! :rofl

http://i742.photobucket.com/albums/xx61/dtiffany1/GirlonaMotorcycle15_zps58a106eb.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,563
Posted By SculptD
Well, Mikunis work great with these bikes. ...

Well, Mikunis work great with these bikes.

No mention of mileage is always baffling. Maybe it's unknown, but it still needs to be guessed at. For instance, an airhead with 75k miles that's never...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By SculptD
Oh yeah, it's also extremely confusing in that...

Oh yeah, it's also extremely confusing in that part 9 also appears higher up in the spring-loaded valve. That's the same part as the stock ring, and you shouldn't change that. So the sport ring is...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By SculptD
Well, that's one of those trick questions, isn't...

Well, that's one of those trick questions, isn't it. For my money, one of the parts you would need for a "proper" setup is the "sport" rebound damping valve ring. The ring is part number 9 or 10 on...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By SculptD
Ah, that lovely long travel fork must be good for...

Ah, that lovely long travel fork must be good for something, eh? This well known video explains BMWs thinking. They sure do help when I'm riding up stairways. I love this video.

I have my gripes...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By SculptD
I can hardly express how much I love your outdoor...

I can hardly express how much I love your outdoor paint booth. Wrap it up!

Good luck, and I hope you make your deadline. I didn't make mine...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,261
Posted By SculptD
Ha! Looking at that closely, not my best weld...

Ha! Looking at that closely, not my best weld bead is it? Just goes to show you, even a hack can do that one!
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,261
Posted By SculptD
Thanks. I am very interested in how the...

Thanks.

I am very interested in how the black hole works out. I certainly looked their design over, obviously. But I really wonder how their muffler compares to the Cone Engineering "quieter core"...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,111
Posted By SculptD
Blood, it's what's for dinner.

Blood, it's what's for dinner.
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