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Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By blaine.hale
I doubt they're unique. Brembo usually has a...

I doubt they're unique. Brembo usually has a model number stamped on them somewhere or it can be looked up somewhere. In my experience, you just grab the model and find a kit on ebay or one of the...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By blaine.hale
Dang, if I were home this week I'd try. I don't...

Dang, if I were home this week I'd try. I don't think they will but I have an r65 and a couple f08s laying around for the Ducati and Guzzi.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
OOoo, start a thread. I'd be interested in seeing...

OOoo, start a thread. I'd be interested in seeing that. I see a ton of t3s turned into lemans but not so much V7.
My original plan was actually to turn a T3 into a lemans but at the end of the day,...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 930
Posted By blaine.hale
Err those look about perfect, actually. If...

Err those look about perfect, actually. If anything, you could afford to richen the mixture slightly or try bp7es unlees your engine is high mileage.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
Got a V7 sport you wanna trade? Haha

Got a V7 sport you wanna trade? Haha
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,752
Posted By blaine.hale
That may not be the best for heat dissipation....

That may not be the best for heat dissipation. Aren't they water proof units already?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
Just did a few miles. Happy to report it's idling...

Just did a few miles. Happy to report it's idling clean and pulling hard! This is the best it's ever run. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
Welp, other than maybe some mixture perfecting...

Welp, other than maybe some mixture perfecting and test rides, I think I have some closure to this thread. Right side cable routing is pretty bad and sticking slightly but it doesn't effect it...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
I very much agree. I actually love carbs and...

I very much agree. I actually love carbs and loooove rebuilding them. Sometimes I forget to check simple basics (just like the basics of combustion, fuel/air/spark.)
In this case, my first move was...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
You seem like a nice guy. Just to ease your mind,...

You seem like a nice guy. Just to ease your mind, the slides weren't stuck as I stated quite a few times in this thread and they were closed all the way, like I said a few times in this thread. My...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,136
Posted By blaine.hale
What an abomination! I friggen love it!

What an abomination! I friggen love it!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
Shit, that's a good thought. The new plastic...

Shit, that's a good thought. The new plastic washers were very very tight on the can up there so I used one old and one new. It aloud it to move easier. I'll pull it apart tomorrow and check that.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
Yeah, right cylinder is firing just fine. I'm on...

Yeah, right cylinder is firing just fine. I'm on an electronic ignition so no stuck advancing unit and it's timed pretty well at this point.
Both of the idle speed adjuster screws and springs are...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-14-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
Alrighty. Got an update. By some miracle, I...

Alrighty. Got an update. By some miracle, I managed to get it to idle where it needs to. I also narrowed the issue down to the right carb being the problem. I can change idle mixture and kill the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
Heh, no I'm not raising the idle speed screws....

Heh, no I'm not raising the idle speed screws. I'm turning in the idle mixture screws to lean the mixture. That should kill the bike, but it's not.

Again, and just so everyone sees it...The slides...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By blaine.hale
They are deceptively fast, stop on a dime and...

They are deceptively fast, stop on a dime and lean real well. They rev through the range faster than any other bike I've been on. You'll find yourself at red line way before you know it.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
Heh, just because every person is asking...Yes...

Heh, just because every person is asking...Yes the slides close. No issues there at all. Plenty of throttle cable slack and I can pull the stacks and actually see the slides all the way down.
I'll...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By blaine.hale
As much as I love the 850 LeMans bikini...

As much as I love the 850 LeMans bikini fairing...I really love the MKII full fairing. It's the like the BMW RS to the BMW S bike!
Forum: Old's Cool 02-12-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
I'm eventually going to go into everyone's...

I'm eventually going to go into everyone's comments and try them out tonight but I don't think I've ever heard AR unit before. Can you explain?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
Idk why I said 32...they're the stock 36 with...

Idk why I said 32...they're the stock 36 with completely stock jetting as well.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-11-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 33,362
Posted By blaine.hale
That's awesome! You should definitely post some...

That's awesome! You should definitely post some pictures here or even start a resto thread!
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,062
Posted By blaine.hale
Love the stock Maguras on the /5. I couldn't...

Love the stock Maguras on the /5.
I couldn't do the ribbed ones. I rarely ride w/o gloves these days but when I did, those things would tear up my hands.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,571
Posted By blaine.hale
PHF36 Del thread (guzzi lemans)

I didn't want to clutter Dave's thread too much so here's my own question thread.
I've read quite a bit about the PHF series Dels but they're still kind of tricksy to me. At least, compared to the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By blaine.hale
Well dang, now you're making me think I got a...

Well dang, now you're making me think I got a deal on the duc.

For those that asked, the Guzzi has pumpers and I replaced the gasket on them...however, I have no idea how to set them. Do they...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By blaine.hale
Good god, man! That thing is gorgeous! Mine has...

Good god, man! That thing is gorgeous!
Mine has been partially restored and waiting on me to order every motogadget item available :D
The gentleman before me did the frame, laced the wheels,...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By blaine.hale
Try not to lust too hard. I was smitten. HAD to...

Try not to lust too hard. I was smitten. HAD to have one. Hunted really hard. Got the deal of a lifetime on a beautiful one and now I'm not a huge fan. They're kind of from the wrong part of the 70s....
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By blaine.hale
Ah, now you're gaining some sense :D There are...

Ah, now you're gaining some sense :D
There are others out there if you actively look and pay like 5 bucks for an ad on the guzzi club of america.
That's what I did and I got 2 very viable bikes...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By blaine.hale
I'm on stock US jetting now and I'm mega rich. I...

I'm on stock US jetting now and I'm mega rich. I think it's an issue outside of jetting. I've checked the choke circuit and it's not stock or clogged. I'll probably start a separate thread for this...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By blaine.hale
I paid 4500 for this one. This pic was BEFORE I...

I paid 4500 for this one. This pic was BEFORE I cleaned it (it sat for 12 years.) 25k on the clock.
I only redid the brakes and carbs and it fired right up. Though, I'm still having a hell of a time...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,334
Posted By blaine.hale
I'd walk away from it, personally. Mine was in...

I'd walk away from it, personally.
Mine was in much better shape and I certainly didn't offer a porshe for it.
If you did want to keep at it, I wouldn't offer more than a couple grand. You have a...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,752
Posted By blaine.hale
I'm going full motogadget on my 75 Ducati 860 GT....

I'm going full motogadget on my 75 Ducati 860 GT.
M-unit
M-button
M-switch
M-lock

Maybe the motoscope pro later. Gotta get all that ordered this coming week. I'm sure I'll post a thread...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 16,806
Posted By blaine.hale
The stripes aren't for me but watching your...

The stripes aren't for me but watching your amazing paint work sure was impressive! Thanks for the thread!
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By blaine.hale
Yeah, not sure you guys want to see the view...

Yeah, not sure you guys want to see the view outside my place in the morning.
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,625
Posted By blaine.hale
I picked up the Harbor Freight one a couple weeks...

I picked up the Harbor Freight one a couple weeks back for $280. I really can't complain for that price because it does the job.
Being Harbor Freight, though, I will complain :D
The front wheel...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,136
Posted By blaine.hale
:y0! Why does my factory, stock 1973 LWB r75...

:y0!

Why does my factory, stock 1973 LWB r75 /5 toaster not have pin stripes? My brothers 72 SWB does have pin stripes.
I've never noticed ANY consistency with pin strip vs no pin stripe.
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,268
Posted By blaine.hale
It looks so art deco. I love it.

It looks so art deco. I love it.
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,991
Posted By blaine.hale
That auction is no where close to ending. The...

That auction is no where close to ending. The price will go up.
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By blaine.hale
I bought the /5 one from Max. It's just the...

I bought the /5 one from Max. It's just the direct stock replacement and it's damn easy to replace.
Come over if you wanna check out factory wire routing. I think I got it correct.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-22-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By blaine.hale
That's not even a legit TSS with liquid cooled...

That's not even a legit TSS with liquid cooled head...why is that 46k?
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By blaine.hale
What CL link? I just see an embeded youtube video.

What CL link? I just see an embeded youtube video.
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