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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,114
Views: 609,810
Posted By Tobz
The only marking on it is class III only. It...

The only marking on it is class III only. It looks so over built the only restriction is probably hitch tongue weight capasity. Using a one ton truck I've had a full size Beemer GS on with no...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4,114
Views: 609,810
Posted By Tobz
FS: Super heavy duty receiver hitch bike hauler....

FS: Super heavy duty receiver hitch bike hauler. Unique tilting design make loading easy. Made of thick galvanized steel. How about $150 obo.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,114
Views: 609,810
Posted By Tobz
FS: Fridge I removed from a boat. Perfect for...

FS: Fridge I removed from a boat. Perfect for keeping beer cold in your trailer or toy hauler. Dual power AC and 12v DC. Works good and in nice shape. Fits a cutout 18" wide and 20" tall. $150 obo or...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,452
Posted By Tobz
I used the EBC FA407 in Kevlar and have been...

I used the EBC FA407 in Kevlar and have been pleased. The HH may have more bite but would also wear the rotor more.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-17-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 68,255
Posted By Tobz
New : ...

New :

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 68,255
Posted By Tobz
Old: ...

Old:

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3,419
Views: 163,014
Posted By Tobz
I hate thieves... No feedback to offer on...

I hate thieves...

No feedback to offer on the new model or leads on the looser the swiped your lid, but If you wear a medium I have a white FX-39 you can have for free. It's only been used for a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 68,255
Posted By Tobz
New: ...

New:

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 68,255
Posted By Tobz
Old: ...

Old:

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Forum: Airheads 04-29-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,220
Posted By Tobz
Order placed!

Order placed!
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
I usually wear Alpinestars Afrika Gore-Tex on the...

I usually wear Alpinestars Afrika Gore-Tex on the SMT. Comfy enough to hike in and armored. Have other waterproof boots that don't breath and they're miserable in even slightly warm weather. I would...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,508
Posted By Tobz
I probably wouldn't have thought of sanding the...

I probably wouldn't have thought of sanding the housings since they looked fine, but at the same time I was also working on some non-airhead gasket surfaces that needed dressing. I'm glad I did sand...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,273
Views: 145,965
Posted By Tobz
I've had really great luck with Odyssey over the...

I've had really great luck with Odyssey over the years but had to retire one this spring. It was old though and deserved it. Since my 89 GS has the big tray, I replaced it with a huge harley battery....
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,508
Posted By Tobz
I do like the sound of their enrichner gaskets. I...

I do like the sound of their enrichner gaskets. I went with stock enrichner gaskets this time since I had some laying arround, but used emery paper and a flat surface to make sure the outer housings...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,508
Posted By Tobz
Slightly off topic update: My viton float bowl...

Slightly off topic update: My viton float bowl gaskets recently found a new home in garbage can. Carbs sat dry all winter. After a few spring rides I poped the bowIs off to check float heights and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
Full covers can be hard on shocks. They produce a...

Full covers can be hard on shocks. They produce a lot of heat under normal use and need air flow for cooling. IMHO Seems like I've seen new shock instructions saying using a cover voids the warranty....
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
Would like.to see what you come up with. I've...

Would like.to see what you come up with. I've been thinking about making a shield mounted to the shock kinda like some 1200 GS's have, or some kind of hugger.
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
I'm running the Maier fender extender for an Adv...

I'm running the Maier fender extender for an Adv but it not much less cash then the other options. I also didn't like the fasteners that came with it so I used acrylic two sided adhesive on the sides...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
Looked at your pics again, and maybe I'm just...

Looked at your pics again, and maybe I'm just running the bag further back on the tank. Either way, the cap is not hard to get to. I tried Nelson Rigg bag first but didn't like the fit due to the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
It must be a different bag then. I dont know the...

It must be a different bag then. I dont know the part number but I ordered it last spring. My base is cut out and has full cap access without touching the straps. This is a bad pic but all I have...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
Yeah, I think that's the one I'm using. The bag...

Yeah, I think that's the one I'm using. The bag zips to a base that is held on with straps. Unzip it half way and flip the bag to the side for fuel. The base is shaped for cap access, and I used...
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,710
Posted By Tobz
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
Check out the KTM powersports tank bag for the...

Check out the KTM powersports tank bag for the SMT. I love mine. I think it's made by SWm and much less $ If you shop around. There was even a smoking deal in the flea market for a used KTM bag not...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
PR3'S are just a street tire no doubt about it....

PR3'S are just a street tire no doubt about it. I've never tried them on anything more than fire road but they handle that well. For "could get nasty", they sure wouldn't be my choice, but in those...
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,710
Posted By Tobz
So much for the 3 ohm Andrews Harley coil from my...

So much for the 3 ohm Andrews Harley coil from my blown up Kohler... Guess the many years of sitting outside in the weather did it in. Will probably order Dyna.

I can't wait to see how the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
Do the 180 width TKC's last? They sure don't in...

Do the 180 width TKC's last? They sure don't in 130 width on my 60hp airhead GS... They are fun tires though.
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 294,953
Posted By Tobz
I've never ridden the D616 on dirt so I can't...

I've never ridden the D616 on dirt so I can't make a fair compairison, but I think the PR3 works great on a SMT for moderate offroad like fire roads and gravel.
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Tobz
I couldn't agree more for a general use street...

I couldn't agree more for a general use street bike. I originally bought one for track side alighnment or checking the inner tubes on an upside down fork with the wheel on. For that It's priceless.
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,477
Posted By Tobz
My tank is pristine and I don't even get red...

My tank is pristine and I don't even get red flakes. The tank at my favorite fuel stop may be less than ideal though. I still go there for the non-ethanol premium and I'll live with an annual filter...
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,477
Posted By Tobz
I use oem screens plus sintered bronze inline...

I use oem screens plus sintered bronze inline filters. A few years ago I switched to metal filters that can be taken apart for cleaning. (Emgo?) The crap I clean out of them makes me glad they're...
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Tobz
I bought mine around 2008 and it's a nice useful...

I bought mine around 2008 and it's a nice useful tool and much faster than v-blocks, a dial, or a plate of glass. Sure, you may be able to get your tubes a few thenths closer with a dial but the fork...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,659
Views: 434,332
Posted By Tobz
Wanted dead or alive: An ignition bean can......

Wanted dead or alive: An ignition bean can... preferably dead. I just need parts like the end play shims and fiber thrust washers. :ear
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,710
Posted By Tobz
Thanks for the reply 190e. I have some new 5k...

Thanks for the reply 190e. I have some new 5k caps laying around, and would rather use those than the 38 year old 1k caps sitting in my spares bin. Euro MotoElectrics has new 1k caps (with wires) but...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,710
Posted By Tobz
I just picked up a can of points to "upgrade" my...

I just picked up a can of points to "upgrade" my 89 GS. Are you guys currently running this set up using 5k resistance spark plug caps or the old points spec 1k caps?

I already have a 3 ohm Harley...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,114
Views: 609,810
Posted By Tobz
SALE(S) PENDING Doing some spring cleaning....

SALE(S) PENDING

Doing some spring cleaning. Here we have a couple of nice Avon Gripsters. 21" front and 17" rear. Not sure on age but no apparent cracks and probably better than 70% tread? Rode on...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By Tobz
Yup, my 80 Husky had the 35mm long travel version...

Yup, my 80 Husky had the 35mm long travel version of that fork. I beleive 80 was the only year they offered 35mm in that length.

The GS looks to have the short WR forks from 81 and newer.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,659
Views: 434,332
Posted By Tobz
If anyone could use this, make an offer. :deal

If anyone could use this, make an offer. :deal
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,823
Posted By Tobz
Hard to argue with success like that! I...

Hard to argue with success like that!

I doubt I would preempteivly swap the cam in my current airhead as I try to ride it under the adage of if its not broke dont fix it. I was curous what this...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,823
Posted By Tobz
Elgin does great work. About 10 years ago I was a...

Elgin does great work. About 10 years ago I was a machinist and built engines for a living. We sent them odd ball cam work where new wasn't possible or cost effective. We did some rather odd stuff...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,823
Posted By Tobz
That is definitely what I've always practiced if...

That is definitely what I've always practiced if its convex and taper. Lifters that are $80 ea makes the inexpensive cam a little more costly.
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