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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6,854
Views: 1,351,982
Posted By JonnyCash
No link, but they are a little louder than stock....

No link, but they are a little louder than stock. The sound more motorcycley, if you will, and to my taste, better than stock. I don't think anyone would describe them as loud though. They are very...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 100,344
Posted By JonnyCash
:rofl Thanks for the laugh!

:rofl Thanks for the laugh!
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By JonnyCash
Is that your sweetheart, or just somebody who was...

Is that your sweetheart, or just somebody who was walking around that day? :eek1
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By JonnyCash
There isn't a neutral gear. There is some drag in...

There isn't a neutral gear. There is some drag in the shafts, and it's normal for the output shaft to spin in neutral, but you should be able to stop it by hand with little effort. When the oil heats...
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6,854
Views: 1,351,982
Posted By JonnyCash
Damn, I guess the color isn't set right on my...

Damn, I guess the color isn't set right on my screen. I had an Atlantic blue parts car. Always wanted one in Gulf yellow.
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6,854
Views: 1,351,982
Posted By JonnyCash
Let's see…. 1972, agave green. Damn that's nice....

Let's see…. 1972, agave green. Damn that's nice. I've had a total of 10 '02s, the last one was a rust-free 72 tip, with a factory sunroof and AC, which I sold in 1997 for…………………$3200:cry. I'd like ...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,683
Posted By JonnyCash
The one that's missing is the oil return line....

The one that's missing is the oil return line. There is a banjo fitting below the crankshaft in the bell housing and a steel pipe runs from the plugged hole you have there down to it. I'm sure I've...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By JonnyCash
Results……. The grips went for $72! Also, a /5...

Results……. The grips went for $72! Also, a /5 headlight bucket with no headlight or speedo, bad paint, somewhat bent rim….. $375. My bike is worth a fortune in parts! Amazing.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,683
Posted By JonnyCash
^ If you want to go that route, just let me know....

^ If you want to go that route, just let me know. I've got at least one of that style breather box which I'd let go of cheaply.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By JonnyCash
I've got a set on my /5 that I bought at Bob's...

I've got a set on my /5 that I bought at Bob's BMW, from Robert Van Vliet, in 1998. They're perfectly fine grips, but nothing remarkable. Someone's going to pay upwards of $50 for a set of USED...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 758
Posted By JonnyCash
That is all very interesting. Makes sense. I've...

That is all very interesting. Makes sense. I've always felt riding my guzzi, compared to my swb/5, that I lean the bike more than the BMW. It seems to enjoy it, but yes, I need to lean it more. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By JonnyCash
Ebay WTF! How can this possibly be?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Motorcycle-Airhead-BIG-grand-touring-Rubber-grips-USA-made-/231350564150

You know, I've bought a number of things from this guy, and I've only had good experiences with...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,156
Posted By JonnyCash
I haven't checked, but I'm sure you're right. I...

I haven't checked, but I'm sure you're right. I still have that NOS /5 speedo that doesn't work. I talked to you about it maybe a year ago, at which point I said I'd like to send it to you to make it...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,156
Posted By JonnyCash
Yesterday, riding the /5, I saw one of those...

Yesterday, riding the /5, I saw one of those portable signs that gives a reading of your speed set up on the other side of the road, so I made a u-turn to get a reading. My bike is an oddball. It has...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,017
Posted By JonnyCash
I like the Pilot Activ much more than the BT45....

I like the Pilot Activ much more than the BT45. The Bridgestone wanted to follow grooves in the road much more than the Michelin does. The Michelin also seems to be on track to last longer than the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By JonnyCash
I you show me yours, I'll show you mine….

http://<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/35733058@N06/15237575620" title="PA020434 by rogers four, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3929/15237575620_6f3066deda_s.jpg"...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,249
Posted By JonnyCash
The 1.5mm drill bit isn't to assure the absolute...

The 1.5mm drill bit isn't to assure the absolute correct idle speed setting, it's to get both sides set to a set height to aid in getting the cables synched. If it's idling too fast, then wind the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,683
Posted By JonnyCash
I just re-worked my center stand on the T3. Mine...

I just re-worked my center stand on the T3. Mine didn't quite lift the rear wheel, and I could see that both legs were bent at the lower curved sections. I heated them and bent a little of the curve...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 910
Posted By JonnyCash
I recently swapped out the rear wheel and final...

I recently swapped out the rear wheel and final drive on my bike, in order to change the ratio, and have a prettier looking wheel. Both the wheel and the final drive that went on have very nice...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,249
Posted By JonnyCash
They show up on ebay fairly frequently. I'm...

They show up on ebay fairly frequently. I'm pretty sure they're the same as 850T and T3 switches. Seriously though, they suck. I think nobody would hold you at fault for going un-original here. Sorry...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By JonnyCash
Switching to a handlebar mounted master cylinder...

Switching to a handlebar mounted master cylinder helps tremendously with the ATE calipers. Since you're looking to go with an aftermarket throttle anyway, it should be easy. I think that the MC that...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 27,114
Posted By JonnyCash
Are loop frame pushrod tubes in a different...

Are loop frame pushrod tubes in a different position that Tonti? My pushrod tube holes lined up perfectly. Sorry you had to frig with that. Looks like it won't hold you up though, thankfully. What a...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,683
Posted By JonnyCash
well done there! You'll have it going in no time.

well done there! You'll have it going in no time.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,683
Posted By JonnyCash
So how is yours coming?:ear

So how is yours coming?:ear
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,415
Posted By JonnyCash
Have you ever done a compression/leak down test...

Have you ever done a compression/leak down test on the engine? It could be that the breather system is working as it should, but is overwhelmed by blow-by, or leakage past the rings. Or maybe you...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,683
Posted By JonnyCash
Unless it's just a rusty disaster, $1200 is...

Unless it's just a rusty disaster, $1200 is pretty cheap for these bikes. Best of all, you know you won't have to deal with chrome bores and their automatic need for replacement. I'm a sucker, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-26-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,764
Posted By JonnyCash
Looks like she is riveted iron construction with...

Looks like she is riveted iron construction with a lot of welded steel repairs over the years. That old iron is sooooo much longer lived than steel. There's quite a few riveted iron hulls of Scottish...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,415
Posted By JonnyCash
Are you sure it's exhaust, and not blow-by? If...

Are you sure it's exhaust, and not blow-by? If your breather system is blocked up somehow, it'll come out somewhere, why not a valve cover gasket.
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,073
Posted By JonnyCash
Are those MAC mufflers that have been chopped and...

Are those MAC mufflers that have been chopped and shortened up? They look good to me.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,923
Posted By JonnyCash
I really like the look of those mirrors, but can...

I really like the look of those mirrors, but can you see anything with them? The mirrors on my /5 are in a similar position, but mostly all I can see with them is my elbow.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 233,881
Posted By JonnyCash
I'm not sure that the tank is sitting askew....

I'm not sure that the tank is sitting askew. Looks like the bottom of the tank is chromed, and the line where they divided the paint and the chrome is running downhill toward the front, and the...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-14-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By JonnyCash
That's not really a jetting issue. I mean, you...

That's not really a jetting issue. I mean, you could jet it really fat on the main jet, so that it would blubber at WOT, but that's not what you want. The power band can be moved around with pipe...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,249
Posted By JonnyCash
Tonight, I'll try to get some pictures of what I...

Tonight, I'll try to get some pictures of what I have found to be a good cable routing. Right now, I've crabbed the frame for some clutch work. If you go to the loop frame pages in Thisoldtractor,...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,249
Posted By JonnyCash
The brake line splitter hangs there on my T3, the...

The brake line splitter hangs there on my T3, the horn is on the frame. But my bike is so un-original, it's not funny.
Tonti's are gorgeous even stripped down, I just can't keep my eyes off them!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,249
Posted By JonnyCash
^Nah, Bubs sound best.

^Nah, Bubs sound best.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-08-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,827
Posted By JonnyCash
I see she has lee-boards, and a tabernacle....

I see she has lee-boards, and a tabernacle. Where's the rest of her sailing rig? A friend of mine in Baltimore lived aboard a Dutch canal barge. It made a very nice home. I'm not too well versed in...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,249
Posted By JonnyCash
From what I've seen, the vent is usually on the...

From what I've seen, the vent is usually on the forward side of the cover, so that's why you can't see them in those pictures. That means that your covers are reversed left and right. Not that it...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,249
Posted By JonnyCash
Harper's sells the tubular guards, I think in...

Harper's sells the tubular guards, I think in chrome or black. They're pretty cheap, like $40 I think. I've always bought from MG Cycle, but on the Wildguzzi forum I sometimes look at, it seems like...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,648
Posted By JonnyCash
That's a lot of money, but it's a very nice bike....

That's a lot of money, but it's a very nice bike. Not very long ago, I think there was some discussion on here about how the 100S would be the next collectors bike in the airhead world, since so many...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,072
Posted By JonnyCash
Buying things brand new is a sure fire way to...

Buying things brand new is a sure fire way to take a beating. Around where I live, it seems like every trailer home has a two year old 4 wheeler, snowmobile, or Harley for sale in front of it for...
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