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Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,613
Posted By Stagehand
I think the Ohlins work better on the bumblebees....

I think the Ohlins work better on the bumblebees. On the red and. White ones they just clash. :-) Then again, it may be the top case that wears them out quicker
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,613
Posted By Stagehand
Anybody have an Ohlins I can test ride to see if...

Anybody have an Ohlins I can test ride to see if it's better than my Wilber's that's a cheap rebuild every lotsa miles? :evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 1,306,804
Posted By Stagehand
I made a YouTube video that I posted here a long...

I made a YouTube video that I posted here a long time ago that showed all forty five flameouts on this one ride I took.
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 753
Posted By Stagehand
I scrape footpeg long before valve cover

I scrape footpeg long before valve cover
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
i did! With forks on, and without. I couldnt feel...

i did! With forks on, and without. I couldnt feel any.


The were grimy. I used a bunch of solvent :/sheepish and air on the top one to try and get a good bit of the old grease out. The lower on I...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
I've got a little staining, but cant feel a...

I've got a little staining, but cant feel a bloody thing. the races feel perfect, and the rollers, same.
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
Ok, Im with you! I cleaned up what was left of...

Ok, Im with you! I cleaned up what was left of the grease in them, and let them go for now. Im out ofh te country for two weeks about, and will get back to this probably when the snow is flying!
...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
facker stayed up snug for a year or two, then...

facker stayed up snug for a year or two, then wouldnt stay tight. :dunno

Maybe the grease was too sticky, and the stem would turn but the nut wouldn't
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
I think that May have been a mistake I might have...

I think that May have been a mistake I might have made- I didn't do it at first. In other words when in first discovered it, and gave the castle but a little bit of turn, no.

Later on I did,...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
Thtas a pretty nice tool.

Thtas a pretty nice tool.
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
Either I'll order them, or I'll put these back...

Either I'll order them, or I'll put these back in, but Im going to have to get it to your place, and not till practically Halloween at this rate to get it back in anyway, haha, its fargin winter...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
thanks mate, yeah the wrench in question is the...

thanks mate, yeah the wrench in question is the toolkit 24x36 ring spanner. Its not lengthy. So yeah I agree, but looking at those pics you'd just go for clean/relube? Honestly they dont feel bad,...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/1958544_10154697033645111_388251810095906166_n.jpg?oh=b9c90479d47a26c9cc13216e8835bb26&oe=54C8FD0C&__gda__=1422564198_84c8929c65d4520776...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
It wasn't a health test so much as a "it's been...

It wasn't a health test so much as a "it's been good for a good while, why the change?" Test. Between the damper cables and dashboard it was almoat impossible to get an honest read of how the bars...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
I'm seeing te light as far as the race bike and...

I'm seeing te light as far as the race bike and washing goes, but as far as tightening enough in the first place, it has been good to go for I can't recall how many but plenty of miles- almost too...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
It wasn't really showing hardly any bearing play...

It wasn't really showing hardly any bearing play at all, when grabbed at the fork bottoms and lifted-- standard test. But there was the awkward clack when riding that clued me in. Then I felt that...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
I swear! Right before sandblast the thing was...

I swear! Right before sandblast the thing was spotless! I mean, really clean, like brand new wiring harness clean. Totally stripped (not down to steering was bearings obviously) but down to the...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Stagehand
no no, thats good! Ok, looking forward to seeing...

no no, thats good! Ok, looking forward to seeing what you make!
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Stagehand
A DRZ is usually a solid choice.. but what bike...

A DRZ is usually a solid choice.. but what bike are you talking about, and what do you think about making the rear end match somehow so you dont chopper out?
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By Stagehand
NA BAbay. Not Awesome.

NA BAbay. Not Awesome.
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By Stagehand
Late models? Well, 88+ GS dont have them.. I know...

Late models? Well, 88+ GS dont have them.. I know that much

But I nearly had an aneurism once regarding these things on my R60.
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
Mine wasnt loose before.. I could kind of feel a...

Mine wasnt loose before.. I could kind of feel a weird clack in the front, without the ordinary movement feeling of the steering bearings being shot but



ok, well, shes stripped down and...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
I shall suffer on in ignorant bliss as usual then...

I shall suffer on in ignorant bliss as usual then ::freaky




YEs! I loosed the top bolts, gave it a good whck, and retightened them.

I did indeed grease the damper pin, but it was sort of...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,358
Posted By Stagehand
R100GSPD Steering stem 36mm top nut

I really do have a loose nut holding the handlebars.


Mines been working itself loose every ten miles or so for the last little bit. Noticed it during BlackRiver Stages, and kept tightening it...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By Stagehand
Those damn things! :grr :headesplode

Those damn things! :grr :headesplode
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 67,340
Posted By Stagehand
https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/t...

https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/t31.0-8/10699870_10154682663675111_8008429139454727776_o.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 1,306,804
Posted By Stagehand
its like 20, then 5 or thereabouts, Thats what...

its like 20, then 5 or thereabouts, Thats what ive been doing anyway, seems to be ok
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 1,306,804
Posted By Stagehand
THumb the starter, but just a quick bump to wake...

THumb the starter, but just a quick bump to wake it up, not to turn it over.. you should hear the pump start up. I dunno about after the start, or shutdown, I cant hear a thing, but I assume its...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 1,306,804
Posted By Stagehand
does the pump audibly cycle up and down with the...

does the pump audibly cycle up and down with the ignition?

injectors clean?
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 1,306,804
Posted By Stagehand
Ed! I owe you a note. Sorry I couldnt make the...

Ed! I owe you a note. Sorry I couldnt make the last two shred fests.. WIll soon though! Never been busier :(
Forum: Racing 10-01-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 48,579
Posted By Stagehand
:deal

:deal
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,131
Posted By Stagehand
but.. this one goes to eleven

but.. this one goes to eleven
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 1,306,804
Posted By Stagehand
Not a ton of set up, but a few sort of unique...

Not a ton of set up, but a few sort of unique traits. It certainly prefers to rev, and be ridden aggressively. If youre going to lug, then a good deal of constant clutch control is required, and a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6,083
Views: 1,306,804
Posted By Stagehand
I got mine to be nice in the woods at 13/50....

I got mine to be nice in the woods at 13/50. Tried a 52, and it was kinda fun :D but it bent, shortly :( non-bmw. Settled for the BMW 50 rear and am happy.

15/48 or even 46 is for Rallymoto :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 21,448
Posted By Stagehand
Jeez man could you make it look any easier? You...

Jeez man could you make it look any easier? You should break a sweat at least or something!
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,098
Posted By Stagehand
My humble submission: <iframe width="640"...

My humble submission:
<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/qEu40rz5zEk?feature=player_detailpage" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,131
Posted By Stagehand
R100GSPD- Seibs, regular carbs, my tall fifth...

R100GSPD- Seibs, regular carbs, my tall fifth gear and no idea on the tach and I saw 90 on this tiny little dirt road. Its pretty terrifying above that. Otherwise my racing average is about 48-49...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 153,383
Posted By Stagehand
Andrew Bailed, and sold his R100, but hte Max...

Andrew Bailed, and sold his R100, but hte Max boys put up a good fight!

I got 8th overall, with two of the R100/5's ahead of me.. but not by much@!! After two days, 15 stages and about 80 race...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 48,579
Posted By Stagehand
Goo phill!!

Goo phill!!
Forum: Racing 09-28-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 48,579
Posted By Stagehand
:freaky

:freaky
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