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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,979
Posted By drhach
Some bikes live a pampered life.

Some bikes live a pampered life.
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,979
Posted By drhach
His windshield is very clean.

His windshield is very clean.
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By drhach
The part number ends in -83. In Harley speak,...

The part number ends in -83. In Harley speak, that is the year it came out. I believe by 1983, they were totally EI bikes.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By drhach
That's called a "dumb phone", it just sits there,...

That's called a "dumb phone", it just sits there, being a phone. It doesn't even do tricks. Hell the cord is probably so short you can't even drive to work with it and God help you if you put it in...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By drhach
Hose clamps work pretty good too.

Hose clamps work pretty good too.
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,070
Posted By drhach
I lived in the Portland area for around 18 years...

I lived in the Portland area for around 18 years (1982 to 2000). I see your point about the rain. They liked to call it a "mist". I guess my experience is that "wet is wet" as far as a bike and rider...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,070
Posted By drhach
If you can ride in Portland, the coast shouldn't...

If you can ride in Portland, the coast shouldn't be too different. Do you ride in the rain now? Portland isn't exactly a parched landscape. Your bigger challenge will be keeping yourslef dry. Also,...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By drhach
You can use paper clips inserted in to the plug...

You can use paper clips inserted in to the plug ends. I will confess to having pulled plug wires to check carb balance. each time though, there was a little cringe and a feeling that I had gotten...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By drhach
We're the same height, but you have 40 pounds on...

We're the same height, but you have 40 pounds on me. My legs get a little bound up on longer rides with the R90, but it's so fun, I never really care. I've got a newer Triumpph Thunderbird. It is...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,431
Posted By drhach
So, is the suggestion to try to incorporate the...

So, is the suggestion to try to incorporate the knob and logo in to this key?
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,584
Posted By drhach
Did you also measure your cylinders for ovality...

Did you also measure your cylinders for ovality up and down the bore? Just checking ring gap may not tell the whole story. It seems worth it while your in there.
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,431
Posted By drhach
I'm glad you like it.

I'm glad you like it.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 3,318,800
Posted By drhach
I have to say, if anyone posted on this forum...

I have to say, if anyone posted on this forum that they were intending to do this to a K bike I would think it was a pointless waste of time. Clearly it is impossible to make a k bike look that good....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,570
Posted By drhach
Watch out. Sportsters are known to get jealous if...

Watch out. Sportsters are known to get jealous if ignored for too long.
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,269
Posted By drhach
Add to that those guys are also not very tolerant...

Add to that those guys are also not very tolerant of people who send them bikes with no mufflers and overfilled gearboxes. I can see feeling as if you are casting pearls before swine if you take...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,269
Posted By drhach
Some customers are a huge pain in the ass and not...

Some customers are a huge pain in the ass and not worth the trouble. Sorry, but it's true. I don't know his circumstances or yours. But not all customers are a good fit for certain business models...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,048
Posted By drhach
Ok, BSA singles, most fun ever, biggest turds...

Ok, BSA singles, most fun ever, biggest turds ever, or both? Discuss. I seem to want one even though most people sy they're rattly unreliable monstrosities.
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,949
Posted By drhach
Yes, the fact that he probably pulled more ass...

Yes, the fact that he probably pulled more ass than Wilt Chamberlan.
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,204
Posted By drhach
I like how the speedo symbols spell my name...

I like how the speedo symbols spell my name (DAN), since it has my name on it, can I have it?
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By drhach
Can you elaborate? I've only ever heard people...

Can you elaborate? I've only ever heard people rave about it. What changed your mind?
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,956
Posted By drhach
I have a 1972 Sportster. It takes some searching,...

I have a 1972 Sportster. It takes some searching, but I cna almost always find NOS or good used OEM parts. Granted, I can't walk in to a dealership and porder much of anyting for my bike, but I cna...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,431
Posted By drhach
I'm listening. Are you suggesting one of these on...

I'm listening. Are you suggesting one of these on a /5 key? I could probably do that if someone was willing to send a sample along. Aren't all /5 keys keyed the same? I'm not too well versed in the...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,431
Posted By drhach
I guess I'd rather have a bike with no key than a...

I guess I'd rather have a bike with no key than a key with no bike :rofl

Some people have asked me about these so I wanted to get a picture posted.
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Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 64,016
Posted By drhach
I didn't know what color to paint my bike,so I...

I didn't know what color to paint my bike,so I asked my three year old what his favorite color was. He said " orange". My favorite color is blue if you're asking
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,431
Posted By drhach
Ok, another update. I think I have contacted...

Ok, another update. I think I have contacted anyone who has expressed an interest in these Also, I have updated the posting I made a few years ago in the "vendors" section.
...
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,756
Posted By drhach
Thanks Torque. Yes I have a degree, but it only...

Thanks Torque. Yes I have a degree, but it only helps with theory. You're experience counts for much more in the real world. I have almost none when it comes to tuning suspensions. That's why I'm...
Forum: The Garage 08-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,756
Posted By drhach
I don't think the implication is that the forks...

I don't think the implication is that the forks are "positions sensitive" during damping. As far as I know viscous damping is always a linear function of velocity( damping = damping coefficient x...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,756
Posted By drhach
So that brings it full circle to my original...

So that brings it full circle to my original question. What are the criteria for spring selection? Again, for a linear rate spring, you need to choose two data points. The first data point is...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 75,877
Posted By drhach
I just got this for any of you in the CHicago...

I just got this for any of you in the CHicago area. I can't make it. Hopefully someone will go and report here. :cry

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Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,446
Posted By drhach
Sorry, I missed that. Thanks for the...

Sorry, I missed that. Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,756
Posted By drhach
Thanks. I know the rate for the front spring(s)....

Thanks. I know the rate for the front spring(s). It's 9N/mm or 0.9kg/mm. I'm not sure about the rear. I planned on weighing the bike and doing a little trigonometry to work out the rate.

I do...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,756
Posted By drhach
It's a big cruiser. I have a 2010 Triumph...

It's a big cruiser. I have a 2010 Triumph Thunderbird. It weighs about 740 pounds (I weigh about 215). It has 43mm damper rod forks and stock shocks in the back. The problem I'm encountering is that...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,446
Posted By drhach
Harley builds engines with double journal...

Harley builds engines with double journal crankshafts? When did that start? I wasn't asking who makes a vtwin, I was asking about the vtwin configuration pictured on the right of the two vtwin...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 850,958
Posted By drhach
Tezzy, definitely do a couple of things. First,...

Tezzy, definitely do a couple of things. First, go to xlforum as has been said. They are a nice bunch of guys and if you want to get it running, they'll give you alot of input, second (and it's the...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,756
Posted By drhach
Good points. I guess I'm in search of "plush with...

Good points. I guess I'm in search of "plush with good handling intact" and I'm thinking that it lies in part in more travel. I wasn't suggesting that the suspension bottom out, only that more of it...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,756
Posted By drhach
Interesting commentary. I'm still wondering about...

Interesting commentary. I'm still wondering about the "bottoming" comments. Why can't you use bottominug as a reference point? In my case, it is for street riding and I am not using my full...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,446
Posted By drhach
Who builds engines like this? None of the vintage...

Who builds engines like this? None of the vintage guys come to mind. I'm curious what this would do to the balance factor.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 19,883
Posted By drhach
You really should wear safety glasses in the shop.

You really should wear safety glasses in the shop.
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 57,025
Posted By drhach
Where'd you put the tank? It normally sits under...

Where'd you put the tank? It normally sits under the seat, right?
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,756
Posted By drhach
I don't think that is a good rule of thimb given...

I don't think that is a good rule of thimb given that my bike only has 120mm of syuspension travel. :D I see these numbers thrown out often and it baffles me when people can give a definitive number...
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