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Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
I'd love to help ya, but my wrists just healed...

I'd love to help ya, but my wrists just healed from the last electrical problem.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
You've talked me into it. I'll put on the...

You've talked me into it. I'll put on the spokes.:lol3

PS - You had me at the 'dangerous' part. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Spokes?

I have a set of snowflakes, and a set of spokes for my 78 R100/7 ... I have been really trying rationalize putting the spokes back on it, but so many of the experienced riders 'round these parts...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,431
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
The R100 has two coils ... both failing at the...

The R100 has two coils ... both failing at the same time? Maybe ... I guess it could happen.

To check them I would visually inspect them, but that might not detect the failure ... You could...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,222
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Double crap. I'd buy it in a heartbeat if there...

Double crap. I'd buy it in a heartbeat if there wasn't 6000 miles of ocean in between us.

Looks OK though.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,222
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Glad to hear I'm not missing a thing. :dog ...

Glad to hear I'm not missing a thing. :dog

I'll sum it up once more. Crap.

I bought my 78 R100/7 for $1500 ... and had to put in a grand to run her properly ... to get one in *perfect*...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,222
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Crap. I at least hope someone here beat me to it.

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/mcy/1281120027.html

Pampered vintage bike R90/6 waiting for a collector. Excellent condition. Owner has moved across the country and could not transport the bike....
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,046
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
I wouldn't pay 2K for it, but that has nothing to...

I wouldn't pay 2K for it, but that has nothing to do with what it's worth. Just about all bikes are 'worth' far more for their parts, than they are as a whole. It might be worth that to someone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Any wreck you can walk away from ...

... is a 'good' wreck'.

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2009/07/15/vo.or.motorcycle.accident.dashcam?iref=mpvideosview
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,336
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
That's Matt from boxerworks. A great resource...

That's Matt from boxerworks. A great resource if you're around the SE US ...

http://www.boxerworks.com
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
I have a 37/11 final drive with ~20% (maybe) of...

I have a 37/11 final drive with ~20% (maybe) of the splines left, and the spoke wheel that came with it. It does work, but I cannot garentee for how long. The tire on the wheel would need...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Thanks! I called Bruno, nice guy. He...

Thanks!

I called Bruno, nice guy. He quoted me $300 if I gave him the spline's 'pre-disassembled'. The turn around time would be late August ...

Brents isn't open yet ...

I called...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Dr. Spokes, I awoke at ~3am last night,...

Dr. Spokes,

I awoke at ~3am last night, and decided I could possibly switch the inards. I've already taken it apart so that both drive gears (the 32 and 37 respectively) were detached from the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Final Drive for a /7

Hola ...

I have two final drives ... one is for a disc rear and it's a 32/11. I have one for a drum brake that is a 37/11. The 37/11 has about ~20% of the splines left ... and the 32/11 has...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,122
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Wirespokes ... GREAT idea ... I hadn't thought of...

Wirespokes ... GREAT idea ... I hadn't thought of that ...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,487
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Looks more like Mexican Brick to me. :lol3

Looks more like Mexican Brick to me. :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Absolutely. The R65 has proven itself reliable,...

Absolutely. The R65 has proven itself reliable, and plenty of horsepower ... for those of you not wanting to break any land speed records. It will cruise @75-80mph all day with 45mpg. I have a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
84' R65 $3K - Good lookin bike in great shape ...

84' R65 $3K - Good lookin bike in great shape
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/mcy/1232272629.html

75' R75/6 - $3.5K - This one is beautiful
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/mcy/1231357241.html
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2009, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
That's awesome. Do this every chance you get...

That's awesome. Do this every chance you get ...

You know that there are a few R65's here in Atlanta ... there is a beautiful one in Tucker for 3K ... Craigslist! There was one further down...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
I take personal offense to this statement! :D ...

I take personal offense to this statement! :D

Where does one draw the line between wasting money, and the labor of love and beauty? :evil
:drif
Forum: Old's Cool 06-18-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,179
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Well ... After seeing the before an after ... ...

Well ... After seeing the before an after ...

All I can do is applaud. For some reason I thought he had taken a stock bike and chopped it ... but taking someone else's neglected bike, and then...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Wirespokes - Thanks for that ... are you saying...

Wirespokes - Thanks for that ... are you saying that a /6 fits a /7 and vice versa?

All - Thanks for the interior coating info. I've heard of the POR ... but didn't know what was thought of...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-16-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Airhead Gas Tanks

1. Are the /5, /6, and /7 (Long Wheelbase) tanks all interchangable? That is, will a /5 tank fit on a /7?

2. Anyone like to coat the interior of your tanks? I''ve heard mixed reviews. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2009, 05:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,179
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
I think it's beautiful ... and I can't imagine...

I think it's beautiful ... and I can't imagine the work.

While I like lookinga at it, I really don't want to ride it ... the last time I rode a hardtail my ass hurt for 3 days.

Does that make...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
@ Fronton - Didn't tak you long to get that...

@ Fronton - Didn't tak you long to get that faring off :evil

I too am a big fan of those /7's. Still got the classic lines but with fairly modern parts. I currently have a R100/7 that I...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 249,234
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Thumb Hey, I posted a while ago about an air filter for...

Hey, I posted a while ago about an air filter for a R100 /7 RS, etc ... I found one for 17$. Very happy. I ordered 3.

http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=37314

This shop has some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,765
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Wink I disagree. Granted I'm an ITP (Inside The...

I disagree. Granted I'm an ITP (Inside The Perimeter) snob ... but we live in Decatur, very much a small town surrounded by 285 and Atlanta. Our school system is one of the best in the state,...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Excellent. Drive on.

Excellent. Drive on.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Quickly!! Snowflake Wheel with Drum Brake

Does anyone know what years they made a snowflake wheel with a drum brake? Was it a monolever? The snowflake wheel was a /7 improvement ... right? First year 1978 ... did they make the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,629
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Yes. I delt with a tank for a while that had...

Yes. I delt with a tank for a while that had alot of rust on the inside, but the kiss of death wound up being the 'bubbling looking paint' on the underside. If there is ANY bubbling on the...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 249,234
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Thanks Rucksta!!!

Thanks Rucksta!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Beautiful. That is exactly the bike that is...

Beautiful. That is exactly the bike that is next .... Fantastic.

You don't have to divulge ... but what did you pay for it? Were/are there any glaring issues? How many miles on it?
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,259
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Let me know when you're riding through Atlanta...

Let me know when you're riding through Atlanta ... I'lll ride a few miles with you in salute mode :clap

Fred
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 249,234
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Air Filter!

Hey all!

There was a question earlier in this thread about an OEM Air filter ... I need a new on for a /7. Any Fram or such that would work? I could *make* one from the old filter by...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,626
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Just something to look into

I have two /7's ... and my R100 was completely screwed electrically when I got it. After doing many weeks of electrical probing, I found an 'error' in the wiring diagram in the Clymer book.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,109
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Yep.

I just finished a rebuild of a 1978 R100/7. It has been quite finicky, but most of the problems are in the rear view mirror now.

I have a friend who says that he'll sell me ... fairly...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,447
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
From a GS?! That poor engine ... was made for...

From a GS?! That poor engine ... was made for treking the Sahara, and will now only be destined for Daytona's bike week. Nothing against bike week ... but damn.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,118
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
I have a 1978 R100rs ... 115K. I've just...

I have a 1978 R100rs ... 115K. I've just rebored the cylinders, and new pistons (0.25mm over), replaced the carbs with Mikuni's, new coils, replaced several relays ... Had to remove the faring :cry...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
Looks like ...

It was the battery. Know where I could get off the shelf a 28 amp battery in Atlanta? ;-)
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By ChemistOnWheels
1978 R100RS, starting problems or New Starter?

Hola, Great two wheeled community,

I have an issue with my starter (1978 R100RS) ... actually, I'm not entirely convinced it's my starter. Upon pushing the starter button, it turns over too slow...
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