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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Today, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By Stagehand
OK! I, too, emailed with the org and it would...

OK! I, too, emailed with the org and it would appearthe course is big bike friendly, so I am in on the airhead. I dont know if Im soloing or creating a team yet, choosing people who want to ride the...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,493
Posted By Stagehand
Bada bing!

Bada bing!
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,493
Posted By Stagehand
Sounds a hair cheaper than stock R100 pistons at...

Sounds a hair cheaper than stock R100 pistons at this point :deal
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,405
Posted By Stagehand
I honosetly thought it looked a little low on teh...

I honosetly thought it looked a little low on teh tube, too. I thought more in a line with the upper frame, but figured we hadnt sen the end of the bracing, just yet :D
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By Stagehand
Put some compressed air down its gullet. One side...

Put some compressed air down its gullet. One side popped out with a BANG and scared teh crap out of me :lol3 the other side didnt budge :huh...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,405
Posted By Stagehand
I was thinking exactly about your leg clearance....

I was thinking exactly about your leg clearance. You'll be standing mostly :/) Why wouldn't you use mikuni flat slides, anyway? Seems only right :-) make big airbox.
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6,212
Views: 1,346,462
Posted By Stagehand
Yer a beast :-)

Yer a beast :-)
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By Stagehand
sorry I keep jumping in, RD, but the plugs in the...

sorry I keep jumping in, RD, but the plugs in the cylinders are the same plug as for the oil and FD drains on any 1150.

The rubber plugs inthe airbox are the same as the ones for the timing hole...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By Stagehand
they notoriously leak, but its not from not...

they notoriously leak, but its not from not seating properly. You could pre-emptively apply JB Weld to the exterior, that precludes the drip drip for a bit bit.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,675
Posted By Stagehand
NOT BMW!!! yeah ok it could be a shitty part :)

NOT BMW!!! yeah ok it could be a shitty part :)
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,675
Posted By Stagehand
botching a valve adjustment would make it run...

botching a valve adjustment would make it run rather crappy as well, leading up to whatever that, if it was bad enough to wreck things. Not just smoke, but inability to start, and clattery as hell,...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Stagehand
Happy Happy, and here's to a brilliant new...

Happy Happy, and here's to a brilliant new year.:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By Stagehand
:rofl good for you! no really, thats awesome,...

:rofl good for you! no really, thats awesome, good on you! I've raced a fe enduros out by Speedsville and the like.. I kinda gotta hope the course is less technical than those.. the high speed...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-23-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By Stagehand
:bow :bow holy crap, good on you! which bike?

:bow :bow holy crap, good on you! which bike?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By Stagehand
not a lot of video out there. Rules mention...

not a lot of video out there.

Rules mention nothing about short naps :D
Forum: Racing 12-22-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,240
Posted By Stagehand
Sandbagger :D

Sandbagger :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By Stagehand
At the end, maybe a lap would be an hour :) I...

At the end, maybe a lap would be an hour :) I haven't read the rules yet but I assume one can't change riders until the pit. I'm off to see if there's any YouTube out there :)

Edit: thinking like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By Stagehand
A ten mile loop? At 30 mph, that's three laps and...

A ten mile loop? At 30 mph, that's three laps and about 20 mins per lap... So easy one hour, plus with a team of six you only really ride 4 hours. Seems like you would have to organise in terms of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By Stagehand
9x0? Does this mean 950 or 990? Because I'd...

9x0? Does this mean 950 or 990?

Because I'd take a flat twin anywhere that 800 would go :deal. Or the Adv Ktm's, for that matter. They're faster but the terrain envelope. The SE is another...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By Stagehand
My spark plug wires were stuck in the coil also....

My spark plug wires were stuck in the coil also. I ended up breaking the tab off the wire inside, and going after it with a needlenose later.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-22-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By Stagehand
I would be up for that :deal

I would be up for that :deal
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By Stagehand
The little bit with the shiny Mottorad electric...

The little bit with the shiny Mottorad electric sticker isthe voltage regulator :)
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6,212
Views: 1,346,462
Posted By Stagehand
here i am geared to 15/50 and andrew geared 15/48...

here i am geared to 15/50 and andrew geared 15/48 pr netter and i catch up to him, him, bit he kicks my ass in th meantime :D This is in March of 2014


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Forum: Racing 12-21-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,719
Posted By Stagehand
fack. HOw do I get my ass a billion miles from...

fack. HOw do I get my ass a billion miles from here for a million years, in a few months :cry
Forum: Racing 12-21-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 98,204
Posted By Stagehand
Id be like "DAY 3: Where did I put the *^@%#...

Id be like "DAY 3: Where did I put the *^@%# TAPE??!!" :lol3
Forum: Racing 12-21-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 98,204
Posted By Stagehand
YEAH JC!!!! :clap Cool- between him and CdP...

YEAH JC!!!! :clap

Cool- between him and CdP it looks like i might be following almost two cars this year! :D
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By Stagehand
Go ahead and ditch it. Im going to do the same.....

Go ahead and ditch it. Im going to do the same.. you'll need the shorter pipe and the flat cover. I happen to have some left over from some other thing :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6,212
Views: 1,346,462
Posted By Stagehand
:freaky:freaky:clap

:freaky:freaky:clap
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By Stagehand
you can ride one just fine at 80 plus without...

you can ride one just fine at 80 plus without one, no trouble there. Or: it wont be what makes or breaks the ride at that speed :D
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,493
Posted By Stagehand
Well it's totally do-able, without custom...

Well it's totally do-able, without custom pushrods, and sealing is a problem with a solution. It's all in how you cut the cylinder, I am told. Custom pistons are imperative, though.

I am loving...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By Stagehand
canister depth is how far in from the flush...

canister depth is how far in from the flush surface of the case the actual filter can sits.

The filter's rubber gets stuck on the tube, happens to me all the time. Double check that there isnt...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By Stagehand
If youre not going to digest all of that, the...

If youre not going to digest all of that, the simple solution is to put it back withthe same stuff it cvame out with, since you have a fair bit of knowledge that will work out :D

I bet if you...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,589
Posted By Stagehand
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,331
Posted By Stagehand
Agreed about the metzlers. Really fast to burn...

Agreed about the metzlers. Really fast to burn up, but really fun while its happeneing. :D

The last time I put road tires on they were Tourances.

TKC's hate em for the dirt, love em for the...
Forum: Racing 12-18-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 98,204
Posted By Stagehand
Sorry Im late to party. Happy to see you all...

Sorry Im late to party. Happy to see you all again!
Forum: Racing 12-18-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,675
Posted By Stagehand
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Racing 12-18-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,719
Posted By Stagehand
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By Stagehand
I'm putting my GS front back together all...

I'm putting my GS front back together all stock(ish) one last time, then I'm going to try and figure outa whole new rally style cockpit
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By Stagehand
To heck with taking off the roo bar for an...

To heck with taking off the roo bar for an electrical problem. #notonmydayoff
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By Stagehand
:lol3 Battery <-

:lol3

Battery <-
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