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Forum: Airheads 09-10-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By apt13
i chased a starting issue for a good while, i...

i chased a starting issue for a good while, i believe i chronicled it on here as well. couldn't find a thing. what it turned out to be was fried battery cables. the big ones. they looked fine on the...
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Poll: NO Tool Tray
Views: 1,244
Posted By apt13
you could attach one of those nifty tractor...

you could attach one of those nifty tractor manual tubes somewhere and put the tool roll in that. i always thought what was a great idea when i first saw it.
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By apt13
same thing just happened to me. make sure you get...

same thing just happened to me. make sure you get the right size replacement. the first one i tried was slightly too long and didnt realize it until i tried to put the trans back on.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By apt13
photo works for me but sorry i have no idea what...

photo works for me but sorry i have no idea what the relay is. haha
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By apt13
my 78 r80/7 has the holes if we are taking a...

my 78 r80/7 has the holes if we are taking a poll. someone offered to buy them off me or trade me for his non-holed one at one time. he seemed to think they were special in some way. but i didn't do...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
sorry guys, been out of town for the weekend and...

sorry guys, been out of town for the weekend and missed all this.
i acquired a bolt out of an old final drive from a buddy of mine on friday. haven't had a chance to put it all back together yet,...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 509,682
Posted By apt13
thanks! but i acquired one already. for some...

thanks! but i acquired one already. for some reason the flea market won't let me nuke my post. i do appreciate the offer and if for some reason this one i got doesn't fit or i ruin it somehow, i'll...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,407
Posted By apt13
i'm sorry to be a pest, but as a "recovering...

i'm sorry to be a pest, but as a "recovering vegan", these topics do come up very often. do you have a problem with buying "used" leather boots? just a thought. even in my most hardline vegan days, i...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
yeah both them and bobs have it as "available"...

yeah both them and bobs have it as "available" but that doesn't mean they have it in stock. they still have to order it from their suppliers, but it just ends up being on indefinite order and never...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
thanks for the info, i'm getting a wide mix of...

thanks for the info, i'm getting a wide mix of "just make one" to "just go get one at fastenal" to "best stick with official bmw", haha. for this instance i think i would feel much more comfortable...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
having a hard time sourcing a new stud bolt for...

having a hard time sourcing a new stud bolt for the final drive/shock mount. seems the usual microfiche ordering joints are all backordered.

is there anything special about this piece? i mean it's...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
cool thanks guys, just wanted to make sure there...

cool thanks guys, just wanted to make sure there was nothing holding it on before i put some muscle into it.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
so how do i get that bolt out? sorry to...

so how do i get that bolt out?
sorry to rehijack my own thread
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
"it should be no problem" thanks! :D

"it should be no problem"
thanks! :D
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
hey all, finally got around to working on this....

hey all, finally got around to working on this. finally some shade under my trees. anyway, turns out it is the bolt that's pretty stripped. i removed the shock from the top mount and just kinda...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By apt13
man, i love the black on black tank stripes.

man, i love the black on black tank stripes.
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,023
Posted By apt13
starting to think Zodiac, nmalozzi and I need to...

starting to think Zodiac, nmalozzi and I need to start hanging out.
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,023
Posted By apt13
wow i lived right around the corner from that...

wow i lived right around the corner from that station in the mid 90s. i think the only hipsters there at the time sported trenchcoats in the summer and long curly sideburns.:D
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
no worries, fellas, i got the gist of everything....

no worries, fellas, i got the gist of everything.
i've got an R80/7 from '78.
the same stud/bushing seems to apply.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
thanks for all this info, guys. i'll be...

thanks for all this info, guys. i'll be inspecting things further this week.
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,226
Posted By apt13
final drive / shock mount

was recently going through the "tighten everything down" checklist and noticed that the nut/bolt which attaches the shock to the final drive just kinda turns, doesn't seem to loosen or tighten. the...
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,955
Posted By apt13
thanks! going out first thing monday morning.

thanks!
going out first thing monday morning.
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 509,682
Posted By apt13
sorry, i can't remember the "vendors" rules on...

sorry, i can't remember the "vendors" rules on here. if it's a no go, just say so and i'll nuke it.

i am up to my neck in smalls. gotta clear some room for new projects. from now on, smalls are...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,955
Posted By apt13
i am up to my neck in smalls. gotta clear some...

i am up to my neck in smalls. gotta clear some room for new projects. from now on, smalls are half price at $9 plus shipping. thanks!
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,023
Posted By apt13
as someone who works in the design/fashion...

as someone who works in the design/fashion industry that both works with and caters to the types of people in these videos, i find the critiques on your site to be quite funny and 98% right on point....
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 509,682
Posted By apt13
sold!

sold!
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
well i got the new pushrod installed last week...

well i got the new pushrod installed last week just in time for a large trip up the blue ridge parkway (i eventually got the correct size). in general, everything worked great. the new pushrod...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
Unfortunately not. I'm strictly a backyarder. Haha

Unfortunately not. I'm strictly a backyarder. Haha
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
I actually just looked at your page. I guarantee...

I actually just looked at your page. I guarantee they gave me the /5 pushrod. Darn it. I even showed them my old one and questioned the length discrepancy. Oh well. That's damn frustrating....
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
i did make note that the new lever was a bit...

i did make note that the new lever was a bit longer than my older one, and the shop said it was probably ground down after snapping.
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
the transmission was out. i put the pushrod in...

the transmission was out.
i put the pushrod in through the spline side. felt went in nice and easy.
but as i tighten down the transmission when putting back on, the pushrod nudges out the back...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
ok, so i put the new pushrod in and no matter how...

ok, so i put the new pushrod in and no matter how i try and put things together, it seems like it's just a tad too long. i can't get the clutch arm on the back. the rod can't push in any further.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
thanks again guys, like i said previously, i've...

thanks again guys, like i said previously, i've got the roller bearings (needle bearings) not the ball bearings, and all that stuff looks still in great shape, almost new. i got a new pushrod and...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
thanks guys. I've read up on the "dental floss...

thanks guys. I've read up on the "dental floss technique" as well. ha.
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
which seal are you referring to? the rubber...

which seal are you referring to? the rubber gasket deal? it still looks pretty much brand new.

thanks for the clutch info, i'll give it a shot!
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
while a bit of a hassle, the gearbox was fairly...

while a bit of a hassle, the gearbox was fairly easy to take off. and here's the pushrod pieces, the felt was still intact on the end. i suppose i probably shouldn't re-usethe felt and get a new one...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
thanks guys. i've had a few people tell me just...

thanks guys.
i've had a few people tell me just to throw the pieces back in and keep using it, haha. it is odd cuz the snapped off part is perfectly smooth, almost like it's a seperate piece. so...
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
is it possible to replace the rod without...

is it possible to replace the rod without removing the gearbox? the books say to remove the gearbox, but seems like alot of work just to replace the pushrod, haha.
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
well i finally got around to looking at things. ...

well i finally got around to looking at things.

i took apart the clutch arm as something easy to do and look at and clean, and the piece of the pushrod came out with it, so i can only assume it...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By apt13
my original thread i wanted specific info about...

my original thread i wanted specific info about adjustments for people that used the EZ clutch. i did end up calling Vech and he confirmed that i am adjusting everything correctly. so there's that....
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