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Forum: Airheads Today, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By OLD GREEN
Yep, 17mm. That would be the later (from 9/75)...

Yep, 17mm. That would be the later (from 9/75) dual disc MC.

As others have stated you'll get a much better feel at the lever by using a MC with a smaller bore. Like a stock single disc 14mm...
Forum: Airheads Today, 12:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,151
Posted By OLD GREEN
I miss having carbs to tickle.:cry. It doesn't...

I miss having carbs to tickle.:cry. It doesn't get any simpler.
:lol3
Forum: Airheads Today, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By OLD GREEN
I believe the arms that the cable end ferrule...

I believe the arms that the cable end ferrule hooks to are different because the early and later cables are also different. If i remember correctly the later MC takes the cable with the bigger...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 856,457
Posted By OLD GREEN
Great story Dhallilama, would make a good cryin'...

Great story Dhallilama, would make a good cryin' in yer beer country song. You could have the old man riding along with you in every verse. :freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 856,457
Posted By OLD GREEN
Looks great too, well done!

Looks great too, well done!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 897,482
Posted By OLD GREEN
Awesome ! Are you gonna rebuild it before the...

Awesome ! Are you gonna rebuild it before the Cannonball this time or during again?
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 25,085
Posted By OLD GREEN
Hey, that's kind a funny.:norton. I don't see...

Hey, that's kind a funny.:norton. I don't see too many slash five cruising the streets of PDX but there are still a ton of those old Fords. Mines actually an F250 and sadly it rarely gets driven...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 1,436,478
Posted By OLD GREEN
Hope you get it looking that good again soon...

Hope you get it looking that good again soon Lucky.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By OLD GREEN
Yep, pretty much what Big Bamboo said. Wire it...

Yep, pretty much what Big Bamboo said. Wire it up like a slash five and ride.

How's progress on getting it back together?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,044
Posted By OLD GREEN
That's a good haul Mike, many a fine projects...

That's a good haul Mike, many a fine projects there. Please tell me you haven't done anything to mess up the fancy paint job on that purple sporty. I've been wanting an old iron head like that.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By OLD GREEN
Good score Mike, but then again it looks like you...

Good score Mike, but then again it looks like you get a lot of good scores!:D
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,738
Posted By OLD GREEN
Hopefully you are good to go after an oil change,...

Hopefully you are good to go after an oil change, then consider yourself lucky.

Not to try and scare you into turning off the petcocks every time you shut the bike off, but you could cause some...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,080
Posted By OLD GREEN
It's really interesting to see the Airhead...

It's really interesting to see the Airhead rolling down the same assembly line as all those K-bikes in this photo. I would have thought that they'd be different enough that the factory would have run...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,029
Posted By OLD GREEN
Awesome video, thanks! I would have never thought...

Awesome video, thanks! I would have never thought to use a hammer to mount the air filter clam shells. :lol3

I thought the stock room full of all the sparkling new tanks was particularly cool.
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,471
Posted By OLD GREEN
Looking great Cafe Dude, looks like you are on...

Looking great Cafe Dude, looks like you are on the right track. Your wife is lucky.

Now hurry up on the bike project so that you can finish up that five window Chevy and post some pics to the...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,600
Posted By OLD GREEN
I don't like the look of the intakes either,...

I don't like the look of the intakes either, seems badly worn. Do you have a good picture of the seats? I'm guessing they were not sealing up well.
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,576
Posted By OLD GREEN
I had an R50/5 once that was smoking real bad on...

I had an R50/5 once that was smoking real bad on the right side when I got it. Both sides tested good for compression so I assumed it was going to be valve guides. When I pulled it apart I found that...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By OLD GREEN
Great pics, thanks for posting!

Great pics, thanks for posting!
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By OLD GREEN
Isn't that going a little backwards? Seems we're...

Isn't that going a little backwards? Seems we're usually trying to bump the R50's an 60's up to a 75.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By OLD GREEN
This guy makes or has them made and this is the...

This guy makes or has them made and this is the only place I know of to buy them this cheap.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/110737845740[/QUOTE]


I can also vouch for this guy, I have a pair of...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,845
Posted By OLD GREEN
I'd get it for a thousand bucks. RT's make for a...

I'd get it for a thousand bucks. RT's make for a real nice winter bikes.
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By OLD GREEN
Great score Jim, R90's are the best! At least...

Great score Jim, R90's are the best! At least that's what I always think when I'm riding mine.

Another upgrade to the stock ATE brakes is to replace the 40 year old rubber brake hose with a new...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By OLD GREEN
+1, I'll take all the $2,200 dollar running slash...

+1, I'll take all the $2,200 dollar running slash fives that Cafe Dude doesn't want. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By OLD GREEN
I believe you are on the right track with the...

I believe you are on the right track with the slash five ears. Definitely longer a I'm pretty sure they'll fit your forks.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,267
Posted By OLD GREEN
Hey Bob, thanks for posting up another series,...

Hey Bob, thanks for posting up another series, I've enjoyed the last few. Just found this one tonight. Looking forward to seeing the finished product!
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,471
Posted By OLD GREEN
That's exactly what I was thinking. It would...

That's exactly what I was thinking. It would probably work well to rig up a coat hanger wire handle to them.
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7,169
Views: 1,436,478
Posted By OLD GREEN
I like them old Bates, I used to run a set on my...

I like them old Bates, I used to run a set on my CB750 for traveling. They were super durable.
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, that's a really well set up bike. I like the...

Wow, that's a really well set up bike. I like the look of the S fairing and the GS hand guards, I had an R1100R set up the same way but the oil head is not nearly as pretty.
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,471
Posted By OLD GREEN
I'm lucky enough to have booth since I do a lot...

I'm lucky enough to have booth since I do a lot of finishing with my furniture/cabinet shop, but I do still wear gloves, suit and half mask with fresh filters whenever I mess with the automotive...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,471
Posted By OLD GREEN
I know how that goes. I was painting late into...

I know how that goes. I was painting late into the night once trying to build enough clear coats to bury some really big metal flake on a tank. When I went to mix up the final batch I got the cans...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,697
Posted By OLD GREEN
That was great, the brunette granny is a real...

That was great, the brunette granny is a real firecracker!
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,471
Posted By OLD GREEN
Well now, you should be able to screw it up...

Well now, you should be able to screw it up pretty good with that many chemicals!:lol3:D
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By OLD GREEN
Here you go, slash six large tank. ...

Here you go, slash six large tank.

http://oldgreen.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-Cscwtnm/0/L/IMG_0725-L.jpg (http://oldgreen.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-Cscwtnm/A)


I think it could look pretty cool with...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By OLD GREEN
I'm with Cafe Dude on this one though I usually...

I'm with Cafe Dude on this one though I usually go the extra mile and pull the engine out. It helps to be able to hang the frame at a comfortable height to be able to shoot it from all directions. It...
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,723
Posted By OLD GREEN
Great magazine and awesome photography!

Great magazine and awesome photography!
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By OLD GREEN
Absolutely, go for it! Slash fives are great...

Absolutely, go for it! Slash fives are great sidecars are cool and as an added bonus I could finally stop looking at that ad every day tempting me.:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 11-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8,243
Views: 3,272,075
Posted By OLD GREEN
Well since it looks like we're letting airheads...

Well since it looks like we're letting airheads sneak back in here I suppose I'll post a pic of one of mine.:D

http://oldgreen.smugmug.com/Bikes/i-28D4zZn/0/L/P1090409_2-L.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,545
Posted By OLD GREEN
Yep, that's the one I remember! Actually, how...

Yep, that's the one I remember! Actually, how could you ever forget it?:lol3
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,545
Posted By OLD GREEN
That pink toaster looks familiar, did you sell it...

That pink toaster looks familiar, did you sell it on the Montana craigslist a few years ago?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,697
Posted By OLD GREEN
I think they grow medicine for that too.:D

I think they grow medicine for that too.:D
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