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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31,749
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Posted By emmodg
Hey "Foxed1up" - Please tell me that wasn't your...

Hey "Foxed1up" - Please tell me that wasn't your Yamaha in pieces on 33 just outside of Ruckersville!!!
Forum: Racing 02-20-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 43,449
Posted By emmodg
X2 - Bill's clinic is money WELL spent!!

X2 - Bill's clinic is money WELL spent!!
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By emmodg
Reading quite a bit about this. I see where there...

Reading quite a bit about this. I see where there is a lot of caution about honing or boring an R100 cylinder. Oversize rings?
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By emmodg
I could certainly check but I just did the valves...

I could certainly check but I just did the valves a week or so ago and why would oil bring the compression numbers up so much if it were a valve issue? I don't have a leak-down gauge but she never...
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By emmodg
It's a '77 so I think its a cast iron....

It's a '77 so I think its a cast iron....
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By emmodg
Rings?

The old R100/7 project is fighting me the whole way!

I've been trying to get rid of an "on throttle" bog. I re-checked carb settings and timing. Floats and bowls were set and both sides were...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 43,449
Posted By emmodg
I stuff it m my hydration pack.....

I stuff it m my hydration pack.....
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6,111
Views: 763,101
Posted By emmodg
x2

x2
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By emmodg
R100/7 Brake light woes....

The old girl is fighting me the whole way!

Got me speedo problem worked out and she's 95% finished but now I'm having trouble with the brake light. I have power coming from the "fuse panel" behind...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 43,449
Posted By emmodg
Is it just me or are there a HELL of a lot of...

Is it just me or are there a HELL of a lot of bikes this year?!
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By emmodg
R100/7 Speedo cable...

I have a 2.5" aftermarket speedometer that I'm trying to use on my scrambler project but the BMW speedo cable threaded collar that attaches the cable to the back of the speedo is too big. Has anyone...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 43,449
Posted By emmodg
Bill's clinic is definitely worth the money!! I...

Bill's clinic is definitely worth the money!! I did it last year and found it BIG TIME helpful. (I believe the winner of last year's race was in Bill's clinic as well.....?)
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 43,449
Posted By emmodg
It was almost one last year...:D

It was almost one last year...:D
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 43,449
Posted By emmodg
Entry list appears long for being this early? Or...

Entry list appears long for being this early? Or is it early? I dunno....
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,572
Posted By emmodg
My buddy was in town for the holidays...he's a...

My buddy was in town for the holidays...he's a professional shooter so I had him take a few pics of the bike as she sits now... I'm waiting on the taillight and speedo, and I still have to do a bit...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By emmodg
Is there an "advice competition" I should know...

Is there an "advice competition" I should know about?
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By emmodg
Slide in the right carb was sticking big time....

Slide in the right carb was sticking big time. Cleaned it up as well as needle valve and she's muuuuuuuuuch better. I'm going to re-check the valves and sun the carbs and get her straight!

Thanks...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By emmodg
Well, I cleaned out the idle jet and circuit and...

Well, I cleaned out the idle jet and circuit and put it back on and fired it up. She ran on 2 cylinders for maybe 5 seconds then dropped the left cylinder. I squirted ether in the left carb to get it...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By emmodg
If an o-ring is getting cut I thought that would...

If an o-ring is getting cut I thought that would allow too much fuel into the circuit. I don't seem to be getting any.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By emmodg
I'll try it - Thanks!

I'll try it - Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By emmodg
Hmmmm...So must be carb-side of idle jet....

Hmmmm...So must be carb-side of idle jet. (blocked circuit) I took the jet out and small wire went right through it.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By emmodg
More airhead/BING woes....

Got fire in the left cylinder - checked plug, wire, plug end caps, and coils. (I switched wires and coil to "bad side" and no change.

Cleaned both carbs at same time in shop hot tank that's like a...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmodg
So I check the relay - had power coming in, had...

So I check the relay - had power coming in, had power going out BUT it does help to have that power getting to the solenoid! I forgot to hook that one up. Plug it in and she fired right up.
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,572
Posted By emmodg
Oh no, I'm sorry... I meant that it's a...

Oh no, I'm sorry... I meant that it's a "standard" steel chopper fender off-the-shelf. Sorry for the confusion.
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmodg
Gauge cluster is not installed so no warning...

Gauge cluster is not installed so no warning lights....
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,572
Posted By emmodg
No plans for front fender yet...I kind of like...

No plans for front fender yet...I kind of like the look.
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,572
Posted By emmodg
Thanks. The fender is a stock steel 6"...

Thanks.

The fender is a stock steel 6" fender I then cut down.
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,572
Posted By emmodg
So - I got the seat finished. I made the pan and...

So - I got the seat finished. I made the pan and installed and shaped the foam and then had an upholstery guy do this magic. I like that way it turned out. I also got the battery box finished and...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmodg
On it!

On it!
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmodg
Relay clicks - not the solenoid.

Relay clicks - not the solenoid.
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmodg
I'll try that - Thanks!

I'll try that - Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmodg
Good click from starter. Tapped the...

Good click from starter.

Tapped the solenoid to no avail.
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmodg
Thanks! I'll wiggle the relay.... I had the...

Thanks! I'll wiggle the relay....

I had the bike stripped to the frame and put it all back together. I took pics of the wiring and have a factory manual and checked the wiring and it all seems...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmodg
I'll do that.... It's the original starter.

I'll do that....

It's the original starter.
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By emmodg
Clicks but no starter...

Put my R100/7 project back together and she won't start.

The starter relay clicks but nothing after that. Battery is good and the starter will spin when I jump it at solenoid. The neutral switch...
Forum: Racing 12-06-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,606
Posted By emmodg
Are Rally Raid bikes a big criminal-export...

Are Rally Raid bikes a big criminal-export problem in the US?

I'm doubting it... Some 2-bit jack ass, choda-sucker stole it for the fun of it. I hope it gets back to its rightful owner. (Or at the...
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,572
Posted By emmodg
Thanks for the feedback! The exhaust uses...

Thanks for the feedback!

The exhaust uses the stock head pipes and will use 17" reverse cone mufflers in black. (Still waiting on those...)

The top shock mount was just moved to the corner of...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,572
Posted By emmodg
My Shed Scrambler Project...

I know, it seems everyone is building some kind of airhead project but this is my first bike build so this is what I've got going on as of now.

She started life as a 1977 R100/7. I've shortened...
Forum: Racing 11-10-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 43,449
Posted By emmodg
And chicks!

And chicks!
Forum: Racing 11-09-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 43,449
Posted By emmodg
I'm going to make sure I don't lose my time card...

I'm going to make sure I don't lose my time card on the last stage while running in 10th position - my ass got knocked waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay down.
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