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Forum: The Garage 07-01-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By tominboise
Sweet - love this place.....don't forget to give...

Sweet - love this place.....don't forget to give me your address!:wink:
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By tominboise
Need a piece of header wrap

I need 14" of header wrap, to insulate between the Supertrapp and the clamp on my old BMW R80. Rather then buy a $25 roll, I was hoping someone might have a remnant laying around that they would be...
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3,474
Views: 510,091
Posted By tominboise
Finished up putting rings, rod bearings and new...

Finished up putting rings, rod bearings and new (used) cylinders on the '82 R80g/s....Hope to crank it up today and give it the break in run.
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By tominboise
Has anyone on this site used this option -...

Has anyone on this site used this option - converting their bean can to the optical Sachse unit?
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By tominboise
Mine is an '82. It worked fine with my setup.

Mine is an '82. It worked fine with my setup.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-25-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,420
Posted By tominboise
Big plus for this option is that your bike is...

Big plus for this option is that your bike is paid for.....
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By tominboise
OK, I pulled the piston pin to do my work. ...

OK, I pulled the piston pin to do my work.

My clymer manual shows 35-38 ft lbs torque on the rod bolts. Is that correct?
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,625
Posted By tominboise
I like MT21's on my DR350. Great in the dirt.....

I like MT21's on my DR350. Great in the dirt.....
Forum: Road Warriors 06-24-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,593
Views: 487,249
Posted By tominboise
My right pants leg keeps getting oil spattered on...

My right pants leg keeps getting oil spattered on it from my '95 R1100R. I retorqued the cam chain tensioner, which seems OK. I guess it may need a new copper washer. Valve cover appears to be...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By tominboise
Quick tech question - R&R rod bearings

I am replacing the rod bearings on the '82 R80g/s. I am installing new (used) cylinders and new rings. Do I need to pull the piston pin in order to remove and replace the rod bearings? Or can I...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By tominboise
That site does have a camera for my 2006, that...

That site does have a camera for my 2006, that installs into the tail gate latch and looks pretty nice. With a 25' cord to get into the cab. It costs $185. I would need to add a display in the cab...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By tominboise
Not hung up on wireless. Just want one that...

Not hung up on wireless. Just want one that works well.....so bring on the recommendations.
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By tominboise
Wireless back up camera - who's put one on?

I would like to put a wireless back up camera on my Chevy 2500HD truck, mostly as an aid to hooking up trailers. Anyone have one they like and would recommend?
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By tominboise
I have an old car tire I use for this purpose....

I have an old car tire I use for this purpose. Works well.

It allows you to use a foot on the tire opposite of your problem and keep the bead down in the dish of the rim.....

Also, a little...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,491
Posted By tominboise
Suzuki triples or Prutser?

Suzuki triples or Prutser?
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,491
Posted By tominboise
Keep us in mind when a run happens. How to get on...

Keep us in mind when a run happens. How to get on the list?
Forum: The Garage 06-09-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,894
Posted By tominboise
I've only mounted a few tires, but I used windex...

I've only mounted a few tires, but I used windex on some and WD40 on others. Both worked fine.....
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By tominboise
I put one of these on my R80g/s when I installed...

I put one of these on my R80g/s when I installed the new lower pegs. So far it has worked great and simple to install.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,654
Posted By tominboise
Been wearing glasses for 35 years (have worn...

Been wearing glasses for 35 years (have worn contacts in there a couple of different times). Haven't had the problems you mentioned with vibration. As mentioned above, most of the pain is with...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,421
Posted By tominboise
Sold my topper today! :clap Leaning very...

Sold my topper today! :clap

Leaning very strong to ordering a Bak Flip VP tonight.....
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,001
Posted By tominboise
Best wiper I've used on a variety of cars is the...

Best wiper I've used on a variety of cars is the low end Bosch as sold in auto parts stores. Used on Chevy, Toyota, Honda, VW with no complaints. High performance and good life. Much better than...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,593
Views: 487,249
Posted By tominboise
Are you referring to the power controller or the...

Are you referring to the power controller or the juice, on the website?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,593
Views: 487,249
Posted By tominboise
I have a new to me '95 R1100R, 29k miles, stock...

I have a new to me '95 R1100R, 29k miles, stock except for Remus exhaust.

Question about the "beemerbonebox" techlusion controller - Beemerboneyard is clearancing them out. Worth having on the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 68,155
Posted By tominboise
Question about the "beemerbonebox" techlusion...

Question about the "beemerbonebox" techlusion controller - Beemerboneyard is clearancing them out. Worth having on the bike? Mine has a bit of surge when running at constant lower speeds - like...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 68,155
Posted By tominboise
Did it mount to the stock hardware? Did you like...

Did it mount to the stock hardware? Did you like the performance of it? I am 5'-10" and get quite a bit of buffet with the stock windscreen on the bike.

PS mine is the exact same color - looks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8,761
Views: 862,862
Posted By tominboise
You were a lot faster than I would have been,...

You were a lot faster than I would have been, since I would have walked the bike down most of it......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,066
Posted By tominboise
Good deal on a Nighthawk, I think.... ...

Good deal on a Nighthawk, I think....

http://boise.craigslist.org/mcy/5022298856.html

And on an Interceptor.....if I only had the garage space for all this stuff....
...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By tominboise
Thanks - new con rod bolts for sure. How about...

Thanks - new con rod bolts for sure. How about new con rod bolt bushings?
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By tominboise
OK, got the heads in work and used cylinders on...

OK, got the heads in work and used cylinders on the way.....

New rings or not?
Break the glaze on the used cylinders or not?
Replace the con rod bearings while it's apart or not?
Forum: Road Warriors 05-15-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 68,155
Posted By tominboise
What wind screen is that?

What wind screen is that?
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By tominboise
I am taking the heads by the local BMW dealer...

I am taking the heads by the local BMW dealer tomorrow, who has a airhead specialist (old guy in the back). They have a local machine shop who may be able to do the work. If not, I will get in...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By tominboise
Valve recession question and cylinder damage question

I recently replaced the pushrod tube seals on my '82 R80g/s engine. While I had the cylinders off, I noticed this spot of flaking in the right side jug:
...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By tominboise
Upon further review of my rocker shafts - no...

Upon further review of my rocker shafts - no prick punch is visible, and no plug in the end of the shaft. The oil passage is drilled on the diagonal, so I put that to the top and facing...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By tominboise
By slots pointed out, I presume you mean forward...

By slots pointed out, I presume you mean forward on the exhaust and aft on the intake?
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By tominboise
Proper Orientation for the rocker arm shaft?

I am replacing the pushrod tube seals on my R80 and was wondering about the proper orientation of the rocker arm shafts, with respect to the oil passage drilled in it. Up or down? Towards the block...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By tominboise
Not that I know of.... Note that it is an...

Not that I know of....

Note that it is an R65 frame with an R80g/s engine, if that makes any difference.
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,381
Posted By tominboise
How many people are NOT running crash bars on their bikes?

I am about ready to ditch the crash bars on my R80g/s and just live with the valve covers as protection. Only question I have is what to do for a side stand.

How many of you are running without...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By tominboise
Need a little help - cylinder removal question

I am in the process of changing the pushrod tube seals on the 82 R80g/s. I have the head off and am trying to get the cylinder off. The frame tube is interfering with the exhaust push rod tube...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,275
Posted By tominboise
I'm potential.....I have a new Supertrapp...

I'm potential.....I have a new Supertrapp silencer I'd like to use with mine.
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,421
Posted By tominboise
This is all good stuff - thanks for posting it. ...

This is all good stuff - thanks for posting it. I like the BAK flip version and the Extang versions. Now to sell my topper and get one or the other on order.....

Tom
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