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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,284
Posted By roadrage
Renner, ya Hoarder.

Renner, ya Hoarder.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:24 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 16,284
Posted By roadrage
I'm with Lornce... Love this pic. My /5 should...

I'm with Lornce... Love this pic. My /5 should be back on the road soon. Unfortunately all our grass is brown...

Is that a /6 seat?
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By roadrage
I know of what you speak. The slope is...

I know of what you speak.

The slope is already getting slippery as hell...

Keep the shaming coming. :deal
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,156
Posted By roadrage
goddamit another shaming thread... ...

goddamit another shaming thread...




:clap


Looks great and I really like the battery relocation.
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By roadrage
Yeah I totally get that. Just last night my wife...

Yeah I totally get that. Just last night my wife was suggesting the same thing. "just bolt it all together"... We'll see.
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By roadrage
Hey Zachsv, at the moment looking into keeping...

Hey Zachsv, at the moment looking into keeping the parts in the basket and passing along the project as is. Gotta couple irons in that fire already...

If things change I'll let you know.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By roadrage
Sorry guys I posted this up then parked the...

Sorry guys I posted this up then parked the computer for the evening...

The bike has a clean title - although has not been registered for over 10yrs. My dad bought it as a complete bike from new...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By roadrage
Time to get rid of a project?... R75/5

Do I part out a "basket" 1971 R75/5, or do I scrounge up all the stuff, even what I view as trashed, and sell?

If I sell as a complete basket, any suggested starting points?

It's been eating...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadrage
Glad you found the problem, and those splines...

Glad you found the problem, and those splines look great. (Ha! GS_Addict beat me to it)

You can buy a small parts washer from Harbor Freight for not much cash. That'd be the best way. If you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadrage
Good point... I was thinking partially stripped,...

Good point... I was thinking partially stripped, but the reality is if it's partially stripped it's gonna be fully stripped in short order and as you said... you'll be walking.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,013
Posted By roadrage
Sounds like stripped clutch hub splines - or...

Sounds like stripped clutch hub splines - or transmission bearing problem.

Drop the transmission oil, if it's got metal in it, that's the problem. If not, then it's definitely the clutch hub,...
Forum: Face plant 05-19-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,663
Posted By roadrage
Mental scars are far slower to heal. My dad...

Mental scars are far slower to heal.

My dad died in a solo motorcycle wreck. I didn't crash, but the mental scars from his accident kept me completely off the bike for 4 months. After several...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,848
Posted By roadrage
I do the same thing, put the stand down and leave...

I do the same thing, put the stand down and leave my foot on it. Have done it forever on all bikes.

Only time I've forgotten to deploy the stand was the time I rode up into my buddies driveway...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-29-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,826
Posted By roadrage
Dang I cant' get any of this right. Guess I need...

Dang I cant' get any of this right. Guess I need to ride more, write less...

Definitely RIP Gilda
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,826
Posted By roadrage
Queue Roseanne Roseannadanna voice... "Never...

Queue Roseanne Roseannadanna voice... "Never mind."

So are you convinced to like the bike yet? :deal
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By roadrage
The screw driven fuel injection clamp should also...

The screw driven fuel injection clamp should also work if sized correctly.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,826
Posted By roadrage
And, what Mike54 said. Very possible previous...

And, what Mike54 said. Very possible previous owner lubed the cables and that caused the problem being encountered now. These cables will gunk up with lube.

rmansel, the bowden box is a MOFO...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,826
Posted By roadrage
If you grind off the tabs you won't have any way...

If you grind off the tabs you won't have any way to keep the controls on... so no, don't do that. That's a flex joint.

Yeti, my 2000 R1150GSA was called a GSA before the 2003 Adventures were...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,826
Posted By roadrage
Gotcha. My 2000 R1150GSA is also a GSA, just not...

Gotcha. My 2000 R1150GSA is also a GSA, just not an Adventure. ;-)

So the guy sued them and didn't win? Or maybe he won and opted for the smaller tank which he may have gotten used for far less....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By roadrage
Start with 3/42nds of a turn on the rear and...

Start with 3/42nds of a turn on the rear and 16/47's on the front. 36.25psi front and 40.7psi on the rear if it's 80 degrees ambient, 110 track temp. Click on the clickers until you feel the proper...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,826
Posted By roadrage
I did not love my Silver 2000 R1150GSA (a=abs)...

I did not love my Silver 2000 R1150GSA (a=abs) initially. I liked it enough to buy it but it took a while to really love it.

Nobody has mentioned that maybe you have a throttlemeister which...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By roadrage
Swapping the vent and drain will not make a...

Swapping the vent and drain will not make a difference if you have no canister.

Maybe you pulled the line off the access plate when you installed the plate. Or maybe forgot to put the vent tube...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By roadrage
Glad you got it done, but for reference... this...

Glad you got it done, but for reference... this is where I tapped in. Grey wire which is a loop in the lower connector. ( next to the looped grey w/blue stripe).
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By roadrage
I have my trigger off a blue or brown wire under...

I have my trigger off a blue or brown wire under the tank (maybe blue connector?) heck I could even look when I get home tonight as the tank is off and the scotch lock is plainly in view...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,265
Posted By roadrage
LOL.. ok ok ok ... sheesh. clearly I need a trip...

LOL.. ok ok ok ... sheesh. clearly I need a trip that's longer than 999 miles. That said, I've always just looked at the odo when I start a trip, then look at it at the end and say "that was a fun...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,265
Posted By roadrage
Sorry - wasn't meant to insult.

Sorry - wasn't meant to insult.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,265
Posted By roadrage
If you can get over 1k on a tank of fuel, good on...

If you can get over 1k on a tank of fuel, good on ya... the rest of us who have been riding since before gas gauges only need 3. :deal :freaky


My only real hate for these pigs is the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,093
Posted By roadrage
Ohlins are awesome. But they do seem to have...

Ohlins are awesome. But they do seem to have delicate seals.

I just got my front shock back after a full rebuild and I'm trying to find a boot to protect it. On the front shock it's quite...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By roadrage
Mount it all up loose. Plan to do some shiming...

Mount it all up loose. Plan to do some shiming to get the bags to sit straight.

I like the newer mounts, but the old works great for me too. Heavy yes, but so's the entire pig when loaded down...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,130
Posted By roadrage
My dad used a purple pen and red fingernail...

My dad used a purple pen and red fingernail polish too. Me I still hold out that i don't have CRS or Alzheimers yet and go by memory... Don't fail me now! ;-)

I'd love to share this picture with...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,130
Posted By roadrage
A friend posted a pic of a 1200GS with every...

A friend posted a pic of a 1200GS with every single spoke ripped out and the hub in place. No idea how that person kept the bike upright. But it seems the brake caliper may have come loose also.. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,901
Posted By roadrage
Wonder if the bearing is retrofitable to bushing...

Wonder if the bearing is retrofitable to bushing TBs. Then again, I'm not sure I think Bearings are better than bushings for this.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,901
Posted By roadrage
Ok, good point there... but who else uses these...

Ok, good point there... but who else uses these Bing TBs? Possibly BMW spec'd?
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,901
Posted By roadrage
I would clean the crap out of the parts, maybe...

I would clean the crap out of the parts, maybe even gently scuff up the surfaces, then splooge a high grade epoxy into the slot of the broken piece, prior to slipping into place. Maybe even epoxy a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By roadrage
Ugh, me too... for some reason I forget the swing...

Ugh, me too... for some reason I forget the swing arm is different on the 1100s, I always associate the diff swingarm to the airhead GS's... Never mind thanks for Anton.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By roadrage
Biggest problem would be the center stand I...

Biggest problem would be the center stand I think. Easy to get a longer link
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
Posted By roadrage
That's nuts. The bike I have from Jersey...

That's nuts.

The bike I have from Jersey doesn't have ANY where near that kinda rust not to mention is a better lookin bike all the way around. Hate the gauges and tanks on /6. That guy should...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,678
Posted By roadrage
I never liked the handling of my buddies /6 R90S....

I never liked the handling of my buddies /6 R90S. Always felt like it was going to tuck the front end in the twisties. But it was rock solid in a straight line, and fast too!

I've got a 71 R75/5...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By roadrage
As a victim of this same problem, agreed... cut...

As a victim of this same problem, agreed... cut the ties associated to that bundle off the switch like Steptoe said, it's way too tight and the insulation too stiff/brittle.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,366
Posted By roadrage
Glad to hear it, but bummer if you're losing...

Glad to hear it, but bummer if you're losing threads for that bolt. Hate that feeling. One reason I don't like clicker torque wrenches, easy to incrementally over torque if not careful or if the...
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