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Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By asino
Hey man, How's VT right now? I just left...

Hey man,

How's VT right now? I just left Burlington last summer, miss it very much.

I put a new engine in a '92 PD this spring out here in California and had the bike way apart then back...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
More later!

More later!
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
Six hours later

We're down to the frame. Down to CalMoto for some nuts and bolts.

Decided to replace the selector rod seal and output shaft seal on the trans due to seriousl leakadge. :puke1

Stripped down...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
First things first

Pull that bike into the garage and drain out 6 gallons of 6 year old gas, oil and gear oil.
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
Tsunami

Tsunami
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
This weekend's results

Friday morning was strong, hit Harbor Freight and forged past Tsunami warnings to get to the shop an hour down the road:
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
Ooo, I like that. I think I might do some cherry...

Ooo, I like that. I think I might do some cherry picker improvisation, I can't make holes in a ceiling that doesn't belong to me...or can I:evil
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
Have you experimented in the past with lifting...

Have you experimented in the past with lifting the engine out the side with a come along? Putting any motorcycle on its side smacks of preloading bad karma haha.
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
Who said men don't read instructions...

Came in the mail this morning, just in time::clap
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
Nice. Good thing the Harbor Freight sidewalk...

Nice. Good thing the Harbor Freight sidewalk sale is tomorrow!

My GS was put up in a warehouse for the last six years. Surprisingly, the battery still had a faint heartbeat according to my...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
I'm excited to ride it to see what it needs. The...

I'm excited to ride it to see what it needs. The front fork definitely needs a refresher as it was very spongy. The rear, the fox unit, didn't seem too bad, but I rode it pedal push style for about...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
Fox Shox

Hey Solo Lobo,

Thanks for the tip, I'll definitely price out Dan Kyle racing as well as fox when I cross that bridge.

Goal number one is to get this running and tuned. All the suspention and...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
fishkens: I have a thick stack of papers that...

fishkens: I have a thick stack of papers that came with the bike. The Fox Shox was a special order from the BMW dealer in Moutain View CA, dated from 1998. Now, there's warning signs all over the...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
I definitely plan on performing an autopsy and...

I definitely plan on performing an autopsy and taking pictures. Whether that happens this weekend or not is yet to be seen.

I have already sourced a complete engine from a '91 GS that looks...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
Spoon

Here's the new boxer:

Thanks to Joe for the rig, specialty tool loan and seasoned advice.

Stay tuned...next big moves should be Friday morning at my buddy's shop!
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
The P.O states it threw a connecting rod. There...

The P.O states it threw a connecting rod. There was never an autopsy, but the hole in the crank case is rather telling
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By asino
Wicked The Cookie Man made me do it...Or how to claw your way into a decent GS on a dime

Famous Amos, yes the cookies from elementary school guy, once said (I paraphrase) "There is only one way to eat an elephant, one bite at a time."

I have a habit of going after elephants when it...
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