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Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,134
Posted By Happy Wanderer
RE: 1977 R100s for sale in NYC Mileage?

RE: 1977 R100s for sale in NYC

Mileage?
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 227,380
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Yep it was posted 05-21-2013, 04:47 PM ...

Yep it was posted 05-21-2013, 04:47 PM

There, ya happy now? I did say May! :rofl


Some people's kids.
Forum: Vendors 07-20-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 227,380
Posted By Happy Wanderer
The last update was posted in late May. Sooooo......

The last update was posted in late May. Sooooo... check back in August?


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Forum: Vendors 06-27-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Although the rules say moderator decisions are...

Although the rules say moderator decisions are final that is not to say some of them are flawed. In my opinion this decision is based on incorrect information and does not represent complete...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,240
Posted By Happy Wanderer
A lot has happened since this thread petered out....

A lot has happened since this thread petered out. Right now I think the best solution out there that has been developed over the last two years is the AF-XIED. This device uses takes the output of...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,134
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I bought one of those expensive after market solo...

I bought one of those expensive after market solo seats and rack and frankly it was very uncomfortable. Quite stiff to sit on and so wide it cut the circulation in my legs after a while. So I did a...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 171,732
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Maybe diverted but more likely imported. Bike...

Maybe diverted but more likely imported. Bike importation is not that rare. Mine has no extra plumbing and speed is metric. When I look up the serial number it's listed in the Euro column. Where all...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 171,732
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Not sure but I think you are correct. I have the...

Not sure but I think you are correct. I have the original owners manual and it is in German with a "Denzel" dealer named as the vendor. The story is this guy bought two identical bikes from this...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 171,732
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I have 2938 and it is registered as an '82 in...

I have 2938 and it is registered as an '82 in Canada but actually was bought in Salzburg AU and then shipped to BC. It's actually a Euro model, March '81 production.

Sometimes it's tricky tracking...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 227,380
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Sent you a PM.

Sent you a PM.
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 227,380
Posted By Happy Wanderer
You don't need guage mode to synch throttle...

You don't need guage mode to synch throttle bodies. This is turning into a troubleshooting discussion so suggest you post questions over in GS Boxers. This is a vendor thread.
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 227,380
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Isn't there directions on a sticker on the back...

Isn't there directions on a sticker on the back of the unit? It's pretty straightforward.
- Take bike for 15 minute ride to thoroughly warm it up (5 bars on RID)
- Remove rubber caps (or hoses)...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Toasters? Ok well... whatever. How do you mask...

Toasters? Ok well... whatever.
How do you mask a cylinder head for anodizing? It's not a small metal part.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By Happy Wanderer
That's almost as ridiculous as your previous...

That's almost as ridiculous as your previous post. Have you ever anodized _anything_? This is some very bad advice.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,056
Posted By Happy Wanderer
So far I've just been plugging it in to my...

So far I've just been plugging it in to my Odyssey charger once a month or so. I have DVMs on two bikes that have the Odyssey in them and just watch the voltage. Interesting that the old airhead with...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,056
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Looking back on the history here Roger and...

Looking back on the history here Roger and wondering what you would do given everything learned here about Odyssey batteries in our Oilheads which under charge them.
I guess I see 3 obvious options:...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,046
Posted By Happy Wanderer
OK great. I'll fill er up next time my wheel(s)...

OK great. I'll fill er up next time my wheel(s) are off.

The spare grease in the cavity might come in handy if the bearings had to come out on the road I suppose but I've never thought extra...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,046
Posted By Happy Wanderer
If you have the bearing stack out I would soak...

If you have the bearing stack out I would soak and clean everything in solvent, including the bearings and get all the old grease out. Then I would very lightly coat all the parts in good quality...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,046
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Are there any ill effects of pumping it full with...

Are there any ill effects of pumping it full with this much grease? Last time (first time) I used mine (made by a buddy on his lathe) I think I pumped my hand grease gun 10 to 15 times and it just...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,046
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Thanks for the link to your bearing race repair...

Thanks for the link to your bearing race repair step by step. I have two airheads; 81 R80 G/S with drum rear brake and 82 R100RS with disc rear brake so different bearing setups I suspect. My R80...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,046
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Interesting shot. I'm guessing the excess grease...

Interesting shot. I'm guessing the excess grease must end up in the cavity between the bearings. The only other place it could go in into the hub itself I suppose. Eventually that would make a big...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,046
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I recall reading somewhere the service life of...

I recall reading somewhere the service life of these bearings is in the hundreds of thousands of miles. This assumes of course they are properly serviced regularly and if the bike is ridden through...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Oh Jeeez. It hurts when I laugh this hard! :rofl

Oh Jeeez. It hurts when I laugh this hard! :rofl
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
That's a very good question Terry. I suspect the...

That's a very good question Terry. I suspect the answer is because some makers claims might evaporate like spilled acetone on a warm windy day. :rofl
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I ran before and after tests with the Booster...

I ran before and after tests with the Booster Plug on my '00 RT last summer after installing an LC-1. (AF-XIED's grandaddy)

The initial enrichment created by the Booster Plug after resetting the...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,134
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Well, unless your trip takes you through Texas in...

Well, unless your trip takes you through Texas in March (that's where Carl makes the stands) all I can say is they are worth the wait! :D
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Roger your post makes me wonder something that...

Roger your post makes me wonder something that maybe you know. What processor does the Motronic use? Also wonder what the clock speed is on this busy beaver. Fueling would be but one of several...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,134
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Go get yourself a flyingtpot stand. They are not...

Go get yourself a flyingtpot stand. They are not cheap but worth every penny. The r100gs stand is out of stock but more available in March. I put one on my g/s and it's the best stand I have ever...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 27,543
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Under the Canada US free trade agreement...

Under the Canada US free trade agreement automotive parts manufactured in either country are exempt. There might be GST tax but that should be it.
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,134
Posted By Happy Wanderer
You could try this place in Holland. I seem to...

You could try this place in Holland. I seem to recall when I got my solo seat, rack and some lowered G/S pegs the shipping was pricey from them too. Not sure how Motobins can ship so cheap but...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 552,396
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Response in orange Italics below:

Response in orange Italics below:
Forum: GS Boxers 02-06-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 552,396
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Since this IS a technical thread I posted some...

Since this IS a technical thread I posted some technical questions a few pages ago but got no answer. Maybe you can help answer them.
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Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,799
Views: 552,396
Posted By Happy Wanderer
I am confused (which happens easily). Does this...

I am confused (which happens easily). Does this mean the new IIce thingy will replace the IIce Air by combining it's function with the IIce Cool and IIce Smooth? If so it poses two questions.
- Is...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 227,380
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Just wanted to point out that it is possible to...

Just wanted to point out that it is possible to use a two input balance tool to balance a four cylinder bike. It just takes longer...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Your fuel ratio comment leaves me puzzled....

Your fuel ratio comment leaves me puzzled. Doesn't the Alpha-N table exist in order to enable the calculation of acceptable AFR? And isn't the injector pulse width a means to this end? In other words...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Once I got over the fun of goosing the throttle...

Once I got over the fun of goosing the throttle and accelerating so easily and smoothly out of low RPMs :rofl my mileage actually improved. With this latest adaptation data I also think that played...
Forum: Vendors 01-11-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Well Roger, in a few short sentences you've...

Well Roger, in a few short sentences you've described my experience with both my first '96 1100RT and current '00 1100RT exactly to a tee. I don't know how many times I described the same thing to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,217
Posted By Happy Wanderer
The upgraded part does not exist yet. Around Dec...

The upgraded part does not exist yet. Around Dec 27th Poolside announced he had designed something and ordered some circuit boards which were 10 to 12 days out . Once received he would then build a...
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
OK but aren't those "adaptive factors" applied to...

OK but aren't those "adaptive factors" applied to open loop fueling as well? It seems they are.
Forum: Vendors 01-07-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 64,400
Posted By Happy Wanderer
Back in post #366 Roger was saying "Because the...

Back in post #366 Roger was saying "Because the mixture adaptations are applied the fueling calculation, and the fueling calculation is made 100% of the time even during closed loop, applied to the...
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