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Forum: Airheads Today, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By spo123
Probably a BROKEN SHIFT DOG. Sorry for your...

Probably a BROKEN SHIFT DOG.
Sorry for your troubles......Most likely, it is running on ONE SHIFT DOG.......OR maybe two.
Look it up.
Good Luck.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,819
Posted By spo123
CONGRATULATIONS....It looks like you paid $4,000...

CONGRATULATIONS....It looks like you paid $4,000 or so...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,819
Posted By spo123
The mufflers on the RED R65LS are backwards and...

The mufflers on the RED R65LS are backwards and upside down....FYI
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By spo123
My /5 has run full synthetic, engine,...

My /5 has run full synthetic, engine, transmission, driveshaft and rear end for the last 65,000 miles.
It does NOT leak.
It IS dirty.:lol3
I do not have a garage.
Have FUN!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,882
Posted By spo123
some of us, have no garage.....:lol3

some of us, have no garage.....:lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,819
Posted By spo123
Cool2 EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS IS A LOT OF MONEY! :deal ...

EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS IS A LOT OF MONEY! :deal
FYI.
There are LOTS of airheads out there, just waiting for YOU!
Take a chance.....Do you feel LUCKY?
Have a nice day...
Please do keep us...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By spo123
Probably a 5 speed box..,.....the slash 5 came...

Probably a 5 speed box..,.....the slash 5 came with a 4 speed box.
Swapped out at some point.
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,002
Posted By spo123
Perhaps the one who calibrated the speedometer to...

Perhaps the one who calibrated the speedometer to the drivetrain.......
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By spo123
Roland is excellent> FYI. Good luck with the...

Roland is excellent> FYI.
Good luck with the "new" bike.
Get NEW throttle tube AND Cam with chain as a SET.....GREASE every six months.
NICE BIKE......NICE COLOR.....Nice and stick looking.
HAVE...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By spo123
To get her fired up.....spray some ETHER, into...

To get her fired up.....spray some ETHER, into the intake snorkel and do not use the enricher (choke).....
IF the carbs are somewhat clean and you have FRESH gas, with stabilizer, she should start...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By spo123
At least the seller told you that.....:deal ...

At least the seller told you that.....:deal
Good luck.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,296
Posted By spo123
front bearing carrier.

front bearing carrier.
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,106
Posted By spo123
Poor quality oil, FOR AIRHEADS and any other...

Poor quality oil, FOR AIRHEADS and any other PUSHROD engines.:deal
Another description> LOW OR MINIMAL ZINC CONTENT IN YOUR OIL!
Zinc content is ZDDP.
Get some replacements and ensure that your...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,615
Posted By spo123
Cool2 There is a guy, younger....that builds airhead...

There is a guy, younger....that builds airhead cafe bikes, in Aiken, SC....twenty miles north of Agusta.
Perhaps, Jim H. is his Dad......I do know that this younger fella, has or had a Dad that...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,615
Posted By spo123
Yes...it is for YOU. You could always find...

Yes...it is for YOU.
You could always find another worthy owner, further down the line...IF you do not like it. EASILY!
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By spo123
I have seen, Hawk Medicine, post a very few times...

I have seen, Hawk Medicine, post a very few times recently.
He has a new baby, if I recall correctly.....2 years or so.
Welcome back, Hawk Medicine. I hope the baby is growing like a weed....
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By spo123
Plus 1 on parts from Roland....He is in New...

Plus 1 on parts from Roland....He is in New Hampshire.....
Good quality and reasonable prices.
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,589
Posted By spo123
Cool2 Thanks. I never used rub n buff. I use wd40...

Thanks.
I never used rub n buff.
I use wd40 and small wire brushes, etc.
Many of y'all would think that my bike is a filthy pig.
"I do not even have a garage.......you can call home and ask my...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,094
Posted By spo123
A LOT......BREAK. you are welcome.

A LOT......BREAK.
you are welcome.
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By spo123
Do NOT, under any circumstance....use anything...

Do NOT, under any circumstance....use anything cut off, to fit the difference......and then use the standard BMW rotor bolt.....UNLESS IT HAPPENS TO BE HARDENED STEEL.
Otherwise, you will have a...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,559
Posted By spo123
EASY TO CHECK! spark plug caps. spark plug...

EASY TO CHECK!
spark plug caps.
spark plug wires and their connections to both the caps and the coil(s).
Please do these FIRST.
You just might be surprised.
Good luck and please keep us, "the...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By spo123
Junk

Junk
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By spo123
At this point, leave the fairing alone....It IS a...

At this point, leave the fairing alone....It IS a factory BMW RS unit.
It WAS added to your bike........AND APPEARS TO BE VERY WELL DONE!
Your bike is most likely a BMW R100T.
Good luck with the...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,200
Posted By spo123
old style Magura hairspray. old style...

old style Magura
hairspray.

old style Doherty, on the dirtbike...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By spo123
yes.

yes.
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,414
Posted By spo123
Attempted to read.......too large....too...

Attempted to read.......too large....too difficult.
Probably a good story.
Please edit.
Thanks
"I don't know, but I've been told....that its hard to run with the weight of gold........
But then...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-07-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,114
Posted By spo123
Do NOT run premix on any Suzuki 2 stroke, except...

Do NOT run premix on any Suzuki 2 stroke, except MAYBE the PE and RM series!
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By spo123
Cool2 PLUG CAP AND OR WIRE> Please do let us know...

PLUG CAP AND OR WIRE>
Please do let us know what you find.
That seat looks, to me...like it would actually HURT to ride on.
Good luck.
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By spo123
Bent FRAME, perhaps.....possibly TWEAKED triple...

Bent FRAME, perhaps.....possibly TWEAKED triple clamp(s).
Look at the smooth, flat braces at the sides of the head tube, for any deformation......It would look like flexed paint.
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7,807
Views: 1,575,052
Posted By spo123
That BADASS R80 MAY just be running a little bit...

That BADASS R80 MAY just be running a little bit LEAN.
Evidenced by the BLUE DISCOLORATION way up the muffler(s).
Maybe not....:deal
Nice CLEAN ride.
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,907
Posted By spo123
interesting...

I second, Bill Harris's, suggestion......Damaged rivets (if multiple) should cause the frequency suggested.
The LACK of SWARF on the rear end drain plug would point this way, as well...:deal
Pull...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-19-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,094
Posted By spo123
Cool2 Very Cool!

That bike is a RARE FIRST YEAR model!
The HEADLIGHT is virtually UNOBTANIUM!
IF you ride it often, consider SWAPPING the entire headlight assembly with a newer unit......SAVE THE ORIGINAL!
The...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By spo123
Ohm out your spark plug caps......They MAY need...

Ohm out your spark plug caps......They MAY need replacement....Usually, the symptom is a stumble at various rpms.
Take the spark plug wire and cut 1/4 to 1/2 inch....or a couple of millimeters, for...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,204
Posted By spo123
It LOOKS nice.:freaky Let us know how it GOES.

It LOOKS nice.:freaky
Let us know how it GOES.
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By spo123
Use the FULL CHOKE first. It will most likely...

Use the FULL CHOKE first.
It will most likely start at that point......Use it even if a little bit warm.
Try to NOT give it any throttle, until it fires.
Get back to us.
Good Night.
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By spo123
Very Interesting!

Very Interesting!
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,224
Posted By spo123
nice

Carefully retorque the heads.....I think I recall something around 23 to 26 foot pounds.....NOT MORE!
Congratulations on the first ride!
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By spo123
I LIKE my POINTS.....on my bikes. There....I...

I LIKE my POINTS.....on my bikes.
There....I said it.
I am a little old.........only my body aches.....my MIND does not.:deal
However, in my van......I do like the electronic ignition....The...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By spo123
Thumb GREAT STORY! Really enjoying it. Please tell...

GREAT STORY!
Really enjoying it.
Please tell us just another SMALL tidbit.:lol3
Granted, a picture, tells one thousand words.
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,224
Posted By spo123
Thumb Lovely Bike! The blue color seems to POP. ...

Lovely Bike!
The blue color seems to POP.
Perhaps it is just EARLY in the morning and I have not had my full share of espresso roast coffee.
THANK YOU for these posts.
I LOVE my /5.
That Norton...
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