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Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,017
Posted By tlux
Metric

The original 1976 R90 sizing is harder to come by so now I look for:

Front 100/90-19

Rear 110/90-18
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,611
Posted By tlux
Just use the parking lines as guides

I try to show up to work early and practice in the empty parking lot. I approach the parking spaces from different directions. Like doing u turns within the length of a space. Or figure eights...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By tlux
Component Charging

This is my setup for charging my phone and ipod etc. Just ripped the outlet out of the wall and hooked it up!:rofl
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2866/9378921343_b7cfd6cd5f_c.jpg

My bike is a 76'...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 578,640
Posted By tlux
R90 Flywheel

Ladys and Gents-

I have a running 1976 R90/6 and would like to lighten the flywheel. Instead of tearing my bike down and sending the flywheel out for who knows how long then putting the bike...
Forum: Americas 10-08-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By tlux
pnoman, Thanks for the recommendation. The...

pnoman, Thanks for the recommendation. The Lazy-A is a pretty cool place, just what I was looking for. It takes a lot of research to find the right place. They are either primitive camping where I...
Forum: Americas 09-04-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By tlux
Western MD/ Northern WV

Hey

I'm planning a road trip that requires a stop in Berkeley Springs area. Can y'all recommend a good camp ground in the area? Looking for tent space, bathrooms, fire pit and don't mind...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 578,640
Posted By tlux
New Krauser Lid

Hey

I have the new version of the Krauser hard cases made by HepcoBecker. I bought these from Bobs BMW a while ago. 2 years ago I was in an accident and cracked the left case lid pretty good. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By tlux
Stripper

Super rider-I don't remember anything like that. If there was something, it was removed by the po when the bike was painted last. You could try sanding it with a coarse grit sandpaper on an orbital...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By tlux
Paint Code

SlackerSteve, Here (http://paintref.com/cgi-bin/colorcodedisplay.cgi?type=paint&paint=16646&ditzler=2531&syear=1973&smanuf=GM&smodel=Oldsmobile&sname=Brewster%20Green) is the paint code. It is a...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By tlux
Here is the bike put together for the time being....

Here is the bike put together for the time being. Still waiting for Hank to stop by.
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5197/7391357000_73a91ffbbb_c.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By tlux
The stripper worked pretty good. Just follow the...

The stripper worked pretty good. Just follow the directions and wash the stuff off real good...and dont let any of it get into the tank. I used a plastic laminate sample for counter tops as my...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By tlux
I sanded the plastic parts with 100 grit paper. ...

I sanded the plastic parts with 100 grit paper. I tried not to sand too deep and mess up the plastic. Mostly focused on smoothing out the nicks and scrapes. I stripped the tank with stripper. ...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By tlux
Painting R90/6

Due to the over whelming response to my "Tank Liner" thread, I decided to show y'all how I painted my bike parts. The bike was painted sometime in the 80's-90's by the PO. The surface had tons of...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,420
Posted By tlux
I ended up not relining my tank. I took it to my...

I ended up not relining my tank. I took it to my friend at the motorcycle shop and he felt it was worth not messing with since I am not having any issues with it. It looks good inside with only 1...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,513
Posted By tlux
I too would like to see what everyone has to say....

I too would like to see what everyone has to say. I have Lester wheels on my /6 and wondered the same thing. I came real close to doing it, but was afraid I'd go out in the morning and find 2 flat...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,420
Posted By tlux
Good idea. I'll start a new thread with before...

Good idea. I'll start a new thread with before and after pics.
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,420
Posted By tlux
Thanks Guys I really appreciate your...

Thanks Guys

I really appreciate your input. I'll post pics of the new paint job, depending on how well it turns out.
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,420
Posted By tlux
With my flashlight I was able to look down the...

With my flashlight I was able to look down the tank and get a decent shot. Here's what it looks like:
...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,420
Posted By tlux
Tank Liner

Hey Guys

In the next few weeks I will be painting the body work on my 1976 R90/6. While I have the current crappy paint, I have been advised to go ahead and reline/coat the inside, which makes...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,150
Posted By tlux
Had a great time with some great folks. Breaking...

Had a great time with some great folks. Breaking my head light was not great. :cry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-21-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 31,648
Views: 1,840,689
Posted By tlux
Richmond Va Chatter

I'm up for Petersburg on Jan 30th
Forum: Old's Cool 09-09-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,874
Posted By tlux
I receintly recieved a 1965 Aermacchi 250 in...

I receintly recieved a 1965 Aermacchi 250 in boxes. Its great to see your progress, so I know what to expect when I crack the engine open.
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