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Forum: Old's Cool 08-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By JonnyCash
Interestingly, I've never hit a deer in a car,...

Interestingly, I've never hit a deer in a car, been driving 25 years. About two years ago I hit a very small fawn on the /5 at maybe 30 mph on a gravel road. Actually, she struck ME me in the thigh,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-17-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By JonnyCash
We really need to educate these deer!

Well yesterday, I finally got the Guzzi going again, just haven't had much time this summer for playing motorcycles. After dinner tonight, I made a break for it, and went out for a ride, and was...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 828,483
Posted By JonnyCash
An RZ 350! Someday, I'll have to get one of...

An RZ 350! Someday, I'll have to get one of those, but I think I'll wait until they get really expensive first.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 814
Posted By JonnyCash
Gear oil is stinky enough that you don't have to...

Gear oil is stinky enough that you don't have to have a very sensitive nose, so I'd guess it isn't gear oil.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 814
Posted By JonnyCash
If his clutch is slipping in first gear, it would...

If his clutch is slipping in first gear, it would have to be extraordinarily worn out. In my experience, they always start slipping in high gear first, and there isn't really any noise to speak of...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By JonnyCash
I was just testing you…… oops

I was just testing you……


oops
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By JonnyCash
I don't think I've ever heard anyone say anything...

I don't think I've ever heard anyone say anything about those bikes that makes me want to own one. I do love the sound of a triple though.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By JonnyCash
I got them through Cometic Gasket co in Ohio....

I got them through Cometic Gasket co in Ohio. They screwed up the first batch. They got the bore size right, but they made them with the stud spacing like in a square fin, even though I sent them the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By JonnyCash
Nice all around! I used to have an FJ55 back when...

Nice all around! I used to have an FJ55 back when I lived in Athens. Wish I still had it. I traded it to a philosophy prof at UGA for three BMW 2002s. A friend of mine has an FJ? like yours with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By JonnyCash
Maybe on a BMW, but on the Guzzi, about 500...

Maybe on a BMW, but on the Guzzi, about 500 miles, and at least ten heat cycles after assembly, I went to start the bike and I heard "squeak, squeak, squeak!" on every compression stroke on the right...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By JonnyCash
Holy crap, man! No sense wasting time with lesser...

Holy crap, man! No sense wasting time with lesser Guzzis. I can't help you with your question, but I just wanted to let you know that you suck.:D
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By JonnyCash
Head bolt retorque. Why do we do this?

Last night I was bolting the heads back on my 850T3, since my copper head gaskets finally arrived yesterday. Remembering last year, retorquing multiple times, it got me thinking "what is happening...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-11-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 23,048
Posted By JonnyCash
Davebeef, the second batch of copper gaskets came...

Davebeef, the second batch of copper gaskets came on the UPS truck today. Thankfully, this time they fit, so I will send them your way tomorrow. What a kerfuffle this has been.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-05-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By JonnyCash
Nice. I want to try that!

Nice. I want to try that!
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,293
Posted By JonnyCash
Oops, I was thinking I was in Airheads. I have no...

Oops, I was thinking I was in Airheads. I have no input on an F800, sorry about that.
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,293
Posted By JonnyCash
The oil seal isn't in the picture at that stage,...

The oil seal isn't in the picture at that stage, since it stays in the timing cover, which is now sitting on the bench Mr smartypants!
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,458
Posted By JonnyCash
The slide caps look pretty obviously different...

The slide caps look pretty obviously different from Bings to my eye.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,458
Posted By JonnyCash
Well, I'll argue the other side. A /5 was my...

Well, I'll argue the other side. A /5 was my first bike, and I have no regrets. In fact, it was a basket case, mongrel /5. I was new to riding, but not wrenching. why wouldn't it be good as a first?...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,356
Posted By JonnyCash
^That must be without the flywheel, right?

^That must be without the flywheel, right?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 215,987
Posted By JonnyCash
I just register my bikes as antiques. Costs half...

I just register my bikes as antiques. Costs half as much, and no inspection. No brainer.
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4,126
Views: 542,511
Posted By JonnyCash
Yeah right, It won't cross your mind until it...

Yeah right, It won't cross your mind until it lets go again. Well at least if you're anything like me.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By JonnyCash
I've never ridden an R5, but had an RD350. Some...

I've never ridden an R5, but had an RD350. Some say that although the RD, with its reed valves, has better low end and tractability, the R5 is more of a wild ride. Not that it is faster, but it has a...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-31-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 215,987
Posted By JonnyCash
cccolin, that T looks like a nice one. When I...

cccolin, that T looks like a nice one. When I took the trans on my T3 apart, the thrust bearing was missing a few rollers, but I think they only fell out when I disassembled it. Does is look like the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 215,987
Posted By JonnyCash
Actually, the chromed liners go later than that....

Actually, the chromed liners go later than that. The 850s, if not Lemans, are I think all chrome. They did get an oil filter in 75 though.
Forum: The Garage 07-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By JonnyCash
Water would take it right out. That's the beauty...

Water would take it right out. That's the beauty of soda blasting engine parts versus bead blasting. Anything left behind is totally water soluble.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 215,987
Posted By JonnyCash
There's two of them that show up on my local CL,...

There's two of them that show up on my local CL, one is a rider, one a project.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 215,987
Posted By JonnyCash
There's two of them that show up on my local CL,...

There's two of them that show up on my local CL, one is a rider, one a project.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 215,987
Posted By JonnyCash
^ they're out there. Go get you one!

^ they're out there. Go get you one!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 92,338
Posted By JonnyCash
Looks like it was a good time. Thanks for all the...

Looks like it was a good time. Thanks for all the pictures. Around where I live, it would take me about 5 years to see that many Guzzis.
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,432
Posted By JonnyCash
Ever since I started using black tygon fuel...

Ever since I started using black tygon fuel lines, I've never had a fuel line leak. The braided stuff is nice to look at, and the German braided stuff is better than the cheaper braided, but the...
Forum: The Garage 07-28-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By JonnyCash
That method has saved my ass more times than I...

That method has saved my ass more times than I can count. Torx bits don't break like an easy out does.
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,627
Posted By JonnyCash
:rofl I've never seen that before! I need a...

:rofl I've never seen that before! I need a t-shirt with that on it!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,485
Posted By JonnyCash
I used a T3 swing arm, but I made a 2mm spacer...

I used a T3 swing arm, but I made a 2mm spacer out of aluminum to go between the swingarm and the final drive, and then of course I had to make a tang for the brake stay to bolt onto. I can't even...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By JonnyCash
Not that you asked, but Bucos and Wixom mounts...

Not that you asked, but Bucos and Wixom mounts are very similar. The only way I can imagine putting Wixoms on Krauser mounts would be to make up some sort of intermediate mount that attaches to the...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,283
Posted By JonnyCash
My swb /5, which has a dual plugged R100S engine,...

My swb /5, which has a dual plugged R100S engine, 4 speed, and 33/11 final drive will lift the front wheel without any clutch tricks. If you're going 10 ish mph in 1st, and give it WFO, it just comes...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,485
Posted By JonnyCash
I once had a little of that going on, on my T3...

I once had a little of that going on, on my T3 which now has a drum brake rear end from an 850T. After some head scratching, I realized that though the axle pick bolt was loose when installing the...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,653
Posted By JonnyCash
Yes they do, they're just not directly connected...

Yes they do, they're just not directly connected to the throttle handle. In service, the slides are moving as often as the butterfly does. What they do is keep you from having a lean condition when...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,653
Posted By JonnyCash
^ even though Bing CV carbs aren't typical slide...

^ even though Bing CV carbs aren't typical slide carbs, they still have slides, and they do wear. I have a set of Bing 32s for my basket case R75/5 which have very worn slides, and I can't imagine...
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,363
Posted By JonnyCash
They don't do used anymore? What a shame.

They don't do used anymore? What a shame.
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,078
Posted By JonnyCash
I'm pretty comfortable saying that you've found...

I'm pretty comfortable saying that you've found your problem there! Yuck!
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