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Forum: Airheads 11-01-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By One Less Harley
bearings seated completely and swing arm centered...

bearings seated completely and swing arm centered between the frame...wheel will not be centered...go loose sleep on something important...:D
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,693
Posted By One Less Harley
Stupid ? but did you rotate the seals correctly,...

Stupid ? but did you rotate the seals correctly, plus the push rod collar should be about 5 mm below the base gasket flange. not enough distance and the flange will split the seal. I know you didn't...
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By One Less Harley
NOT true, different rings!!!!

NOT true, different rings!!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,414
Posted By One Less Harley
it's not the surface of the piston you need to...

it's not the surface of the piston you need to worry about, but the sides which contact the seals. Don't worry about it.
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By One Less Harley
If using the R100GS hub it is possible to lace...

If using the R100GS hub it is possible to lace spokes to the rim wih on nipple/spoke. My GS hub is laced conventionally to an Excell rim. Buchannans uses two nipples/spoke...Woodies did my front. NOT...
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By One Less Harley
fits no problem......

fits no problem......
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,496
Posted By One Less Harley
Now BMW branded oil is Castrol

Now BMW branded oil is Castrol
Forum: Old's Cool 10-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,414
Posted By One Less Harley
clean outside of caliper and what you can of the...

clean outside of caliper and what you can of the pistons (you don't want to push dirt back on the seals if you can help it), remove pistons, clean pistons, remove seals and clean and inspect, clean...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 74,776
Posted By One Less Harley
oooh, that could have been bad..I'm thinking the...

oooh, that could have been bad..I'm thinking the destruction of the boot flange....ok I'm gonna turn away now....
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By One Less Harley
here's a link for you...

here's a link for you (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=314499)

or see if these guys can rebuild your ABS servo thing.. (http://modulemaster.com/rebuilds/)

BTW- some places that...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 67,939
Posted By One Less Harley
Dunlop 606's give pretty good mileage for a...

Dunlop 606's give pretty good mileage for a knobbie, but I guess it depends on how aggressive you are. Won't grip as well as the MT21.
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By One Less Harley
look on the micro fische p/n 07119985070 ...

look on the micro fische

p/n 07119985070 TAPERED ROLLER BEARING - 28X52X16 $27.95 each

with bearings you get what you pay for.
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Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By One Less Harley
never grease...engine assembly lube...

never grease...engine assembly lube...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By One Less Harley
When installing new rings in re-coated barrels I...

When installing new rings in re-coated barrels I just coated cylinders, pistons and rings with an engine bearing lube and I wasn't to worried about changing the oil soon, rings aren't going to put...
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,495
Posted By One Less Harley
I'm 188cm tall and ride a R80 G/S fit is fine but...

I'm 188cm tall and ride a R80 G/S fit is fine but I do have bar risers.
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,457
Posted By One Less Harley
The Sidi On Roads will pose no problem w/...

The Sidi On Roads will pose no problem w/ shifting. the Combat boots a little more effort, but not as bad as motorcross boots would be. For comfort the On Roads can't be beat.

If you favor more...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,457
Posted By One Less Harley
I have an older pair of Sidi On Road boots, they...

I have an older pair of Sidi On Road boots, they were very water proof..not so now, but they have been resoled twice and are about 20 years old. These are my road going around town boot. Very comfy...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,266
Posted By One Less Harley
Road ID on my wrist........besides...

Road ID on my wrist........besides AGATT....nothing..oh well maybe a camel back for water if I don't have a tank bag.
Forum: Americas 10-01-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By One Less Harley
Sam sells individual states

Sam sells individual states
Forum: Americas 10-01-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By One Less Harley
Down around Whitley city just South of Somerset...

Down around Whitley city just South of Somerset KY has some great areas to ride. Coal mining country there (check out the Blue Heron MIne, Barthel Coal Camp (http://www.barthellcoalcamp.com/)) ,...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,483
Posted By One Less Harley
there is another failure prone point on the valeo...

there is another failure prone point on the valeo starters. Not sure how often, this happened to me and I know of one other, but the gear reduction housing has a metal plate which comes loose and...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,483
Posted By One Less Harley
+10 old reliable and easily rebuild able...

+10

old reliable and easily rebuild able with available parts...takes a licking and keeps on ticking. all this comes at a cost...weight and high amp draw.
Forum: Americas 09-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By One Less Harley
In TN your tires may be ok, but latter you may...

In TN your tires may be ok, but latter you may want a little more aggressive tire, like a 50/50 tire. It will be possible to camp for free if you try you just have to look around and get off the road...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,286
Posted By One Less Harley
pm me your email I have it on a PDF file

pm me your email I have it on a PDF file
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,019
Posted By One Less Harley
Sept 21st, 2014 I have one caliper, cleaned,...

Sept 21st, 2014
I have one caliper, cleaned, pressure checked and ready for sale, awaiting new owner, see 1st page for price and payment info...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By One Less Harley
yes- camping overlooking the vintage mX track.

yes- camping overlooking the vintage mX track.
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,537
Posted By One Less Harley
I feel like I'm riding in the 80's whenever I...

I feel like I'm riding in the 80's whenever I ride my R80 G/S, how cool would it have been to have the old girl in High School.....I was an out cast with my 1960 Austin Healey Sprite Mk1 (Bugeye) an...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By One Less Harley
when I did a top end job on my R80 G/S with...

when I did a top end job on my R80 G/S with 94,000 miles I went ahead and did the main bearings too, just went back with standard size. The original bearings weren't bad, but what the heck they...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 74,776
Posted By One Less Harley
I had an R65 tank, it's taller at th eback and...

I had an R65 tank, it's taller at th eback and hold a half gallon more gas than the stock G/S tank. I can see why you'd want to go to the smaller tank. HPN tank is still my choice as it doesn't dent.
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 37,570
Posted By One Less Harley
I didn't want a high compression motor, prefer...

I didn't want a high compression motor, prefer the one that burns kerosene:D
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 37,570
Posted By One Less Harley
yes you are correct...I caught that before...

yes you are correct...I caught that before buttoning it up and rereading the Chilton manual, plus double checking at Snowbums site!!! good eye! Dimple goes closest to the rocker arm pedestal nut, not...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 37,570
Posted By One Less Harley
I spent some major bucks redoing the top end this...

I spent some major bucks redoing the top end this time, could have saved some money going with a 1000 set of jugs and pistons, but I wanted to keep to the low compression 800cc bore.

about $700...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 37,570
Posted By One Less Harley
I got he bike together last weekend. Checked the...

I got he bike together last weekend. Checked the ring gaps and they were right within spec. Proceeded to install the stainless pushrod tubes without to much trouble. I heated the cylinders and...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,553
Posted By One Less Harley
I have no complaints about my smooth running...

I have no complaints about my smooth running stock low compression R80G/S, just did the top end and brought everything back to new specs (rings, cylindrs and full head rework)..and it is noticeably...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,912
Posted By One Less Harley
would you guys just STFU..on this...ya bunch of...

would you guys just STFU..on this...ya bunch of :cry
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,912
Posted By One Less Harley
please stop...the horse has died many post...

please stop...the horse has died many post ago:dhorse...no more SS digs or replies on the subject from him........or move this to JM.....
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,531
Posted By One Less Harley
out of motorcycling for some time...well you sure...

out of motorcycling for some time...well you sure do go for the full hog with that bike!!!
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,758
Posted By One Less Harley
yes SS I read your post, but wanted to post up...

yes SS I read your post, but wanted to post up some "real numbers" instead of the ambiguous much thicker...but do appreciate the explanation of why thickness of the tube wall matters.

OK here's...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,758
Posted By One Less Harley
the walls were thicker on the SS ones, but the OD...

the walls were thicker on the SS ones, but the OD was for all practical purposes the the same size.. I'll get some measurement s for you guys, since I have them on the work bench.
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,758
Posted By One Less Harley
I will be using the green lock tight. I...

I will be using the green lock tight. I assume..maybe wrongly that if the fit is tight they won't leak..

As far as the dept does I check my old tubes to see where they were plus another set of...
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