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Discussion in 'Airheads' started by Stagehand, Jan 20, 2011.
It came with a poster version!
Next to Easy Rider.. Man, I'm choking up
Want me to bring you a hanky?
Well, don't get that choked up. You happen to fit between the fenders
Meet Annie and Amy Fender
aw crap. I didn't think about how many dirty jokes could come from that statement. I forgot that this is ADVRider: Where bikers from around the world come to release their inner Beavis upon the internet.
I hope you guys got some good riding in. I've been on a family vacation where it was warm, and was hoping winter would be over by the time i got back but no such luck but i have DREAMS BIG DREAMS
...good job on the MOA article Jason, well written.
sorry man I dont have a link to an online version :sad
I'll ship you my draft of it, though!
news on the PD: Two days ago AM- its running fine. PM: not firing on right cylinder. Pulling up ferrule makes no difference. Plug appears to have spark but is wet and black.
I should have just swapped cables first, or essentially swapped plugs. I thought i'd be clever though and swap the whole cable. Turns out one of them commits suicide while coming off. Time for a new set of cables and plugs!@
Might as well clean the coil (and lose one of the bolts in the gravel driveway for 20 minutes till I find it hiding in the bash plate )
More threateningly, and I only admit this here where all three of my closest motorcyce buddies will hear: I have been getting entirely too much dust on the inside of the airbox. Post filter. I smeared the whole damn thing with a light coat of grease, so maybe its picking upand showing everything, but should i be worried?
Eshh.....maybe take the jets out and blow some air and check the float bowls. I put some prefilters on my horns ala Prutser and wow, my airbox is always clean!!! I'm not longer an MOA member, Nathan has my copy at the shop 1.5 hours away... Oh, did you call him about the shifter??
Yeah, I'm thinking some pre-filters are a good idea. How did you do yours? GreenScreen in the trumpets?>
I did the jets and bowls in the twenty minutes I spent dicking around with it the first time it reared its head.
I did call him about hte shifter!@ We were on the same page, he just hada better idea how to adapt the /5 shift shaft to a GS style one than I did. GOnna take him up on it, and i might be convinced to switch to a clamshell air filter, instead of the GS style but all this is for a different thread I made some progress, kind of
I used these then cut the spring down to about 2". the front just touches the end of the starter cover. Slide them over the horns.
but you gotta be a member...
I've got a drilled clam shell housing and filter for the low low price of some ART stickers :
My stock air box would leak past the filter too and yes you should deal with it. Don't worry about it though--it's just a motorcycle. The sides of the filter would fold in and break the seal on mine. If the filter had a little lip around the outside edge of the box it'd be fine but it just drops off. I have a Uni foam filter but I had a stock paper before and it was the same. It's one of the reasons I went ahead and tossed the stock airbox. I've heard of people running tape around the filter. That could work.
Checked the little drain valve thingy at the back?
I never worry, but I've been deeply concerned a time or two
I've found that with age both the K&N and UniFilter base will (bow/bend) on the back side closest to the battery and allow too much dust inside the airbox. Also, the UniFilter has a finite life expectancy as in the foam will break down and allow dust blow by. The solution...get a new filter.