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Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,276
Posted By Overdog
Looks like it's in great condition! Looks like...

Looks like it's in great condition! Looks like a nice, well equipped shop they have there.
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Overdog
The indicator lights are switched around but it...

The indicator lights are switched around but it should still work
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,835
Posted By Overdog
1980 Cb 750K...$350

One of the guys on our vintage mc Facebook group posted this today....I have no connection with the seller. Looks like a lot of nice parts even if the engine turns out to be trashed... ...
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By Overdog
It's probably the one I lost last summer....

It's probably the one I lost last summer....
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 76,799
Posted By Overdog
You probably heard it before...but....if you...

You probably heard it before...but....if you don't know the age/mileage of the timing belts CHANGE THEM! I got my wing in Sept and put almost 1000 miles on it before the weather turned bad and I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,881
Posted By Overdog
Never had a shiny new bike. Bought a 74 R90/6...

Never had a shiny new bike. Bought a 74 R90/6 for $1100 back in 86 and rode it for 27 years....parked it this past summer when I bought a low mileage 83 Goldwing.....$2400
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,428
Posted By Overdog
I don't know how much I'll actually get done over...

I don't know how much I'll actually get done over the winter...but....



I've got my 74 R90/6 that I rode for 27 years in storage at at a garage that a buddy leased....he rents out shop and...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By Overdog
http://www.motoelekt.com/chassis.htm /5...

http://www.motoelekt.com/chassis.htm

/5 thru /7 relay.....ten bucks. Had no problem with the one I got from them.
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By Overdog
[QUOTE=r60man;22801363]Here is what you want, but...

[QUOTE=r60man;22801363]Here is what you want, but you might have to do some searching.

They are called "Classic" by "Grand Touring".

Comfortable and long lasting. Took my 10 years to wear a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By Overdog
Sounds like all you need is a destination!

Sounds like all you need is a destination!
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Overdog
Don't know what bulbs the /5 uses but if they're...

Don't know what bulbs the /5 uses but if they're the same ones as a /6, I found LED bulbs at AutoZone...2 fer $10. I replaced all but the charging light. On a /6 they use 2 different size bulbs but...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 76,799
Posted By Overdog
http://www.goldwingowners.com/forums/attachment.ph...

http://www.goldwingowners.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=42338&d=1379844194
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 76,799
Posted By Overdog
Hey...I'm new to the party here..... Just got...

Hey...I'm new to the party here..... Just got off of a 74 R90/6 that has been my only bike for 27 years...now on an 83 Interstate that I just picked up last week 29K original miles. I don't...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By Overdog
...and steering bearing/wobble issues. My last...

...and steering bearing/wobble issues. My last big project on the R90 was head bearings...and the subsequent trial and error adjusting. The bearings on the wing are glass-smooth....just need...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,144
Posted By Overdog
My Airhead's up for grabs too...for the opposite...

My Airhead's up for grabs too...for the opposite reason... After 27 years, I've just worn her out. I'm riding MORE than I ever have and just don't have the time to spend wrenching. I'm still a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,066
Posted By Overdog
Just picked up an 83 Interstate with 29K miles a...

Just picked up an 83 Interstate with 29K miles a few days ago....I've only got about a hundred miles on it so far but now I see what all the fuss is about. :clap
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Overdog
Yep...a few months ago on my 74 R90/6. There was...

Yep...a few months ago on my 74 R90/6. There was a big swelled spot...and it wasn't letting the pressure release, causing brake drag. I replaced it with a braided stainless one from Bob's BMW. ...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,506
Posted By Overdog
I think a 3.50 would rub the front fender where...

I think a 3.50 would rub the front fender where it narrows at the fork on my 74 R 90/6....not much clearance even with the 3.25
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,506
Posted By Overdog
Yep....3.25 X19 front and 4.00 x 18 rear

Yep....3.25 X19 front and 4.00 x 18 rear
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,506
Posted By Overdog
Exactly my experience as well....front looks new,...

Exactly my experience as well....front looks new, rear is worn smooth in the center. I'm going to try something else next time
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,592
Posted By Overdog
Current bid................$10.49 :clap

Current bid................$10.49 :clap
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Overdog
I ended up with a bad set awhile back......had...

I ended up with a bad set awhile back......had to take vice grips and twist them to get the contacts to line up parallel....rubbing block was too high & I had to elongate the slots on the backing...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Overdog
Are you sure the /6 relay is a stock relay? When...

Are you sure the /6 relay is a stock relay? When you replace one with an aftermarket one like Motorrad Elektrik sells you would have to join two wires together that would have plugged onto the...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Overdog
I had the same thing happen.....not long after I...

I had the same thing happen.....not long after I replaced the factory starter relay with an automotive A/C relay as per an article I found on-line. I got a new relay from Motorrad Eletrik ($10) and...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,481
Posted By Overdog
I got my '74 back in early 87...I think I got a...

I got my '74 back in early 87...I think I got a rebuild kit the next season. I just rebuilt the carbs again last season...the diaphragms were fine. I put the new ones in and kept the old for...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,377
Posted By Overdog
I axed that very question before I got...

I axed that very question before I got mine....nobody knew of one that didn't require trimming. BTW, I got the SJ clamp.....fit perfectly and the trimming wasn't a big deal.
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,122
Posted By Overdog
There are screens in the gas tank attached to the...

There are screens in the gas tank attached to the petcocks.....could be plugged up....
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Overdog
some of the connections on the relay are not...

some of the connections on the relay are not actually necessary for the operation of the relay....they just tie some ground wired together. When you get the relay from Motorrad you will get...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By Overdog
I put new bars on my 90/6...while I was at it I...

I put new bars on my 90/6...while I was at it I filled them with 7 1/2 lead shot.....it made me realize just how bad my head bearings were! Scary!! Now that the bearings have been replaced I might...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,506
Posted By Overdog
The 4.00 rear measures about 4.25 (I used a...

The 4.00 rear measures about 4.25 (I used a digital dial caliper and the jaws are too short to reach the fattest part of the tire, so I'm fudging a bit). I have the 3.25 front and it measures 3.6
...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By Overdog
Can you share the reason why you don't pack them...

Can you share the reason why you don't pack them up? Many years ago an old-timer truck mechanic showed me how to pack a bearing......put a big blob of grease in your palm, hook your finger through...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By Overdog
I got mine through my local NAPA parts...

I got mine through my local NAPA parts store...SKF bearings. About $22 each IIRC
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,508
Posted By Overdog
Wow...looks so much like my 74 R90 that it's...

Wow...looks so much like my 74 R90 that it's scary......same color, Lesters, Windjammer SS... The fairing looks better than mine...I could use the trunk & some other stuff but shipping would...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Overdog
I think your limiting factor will be the front...

I think your limiting factor will be the front brake cable....the /6 w/USA bars is probably the longest you can get. The RT had a bar mounted master cylinder. For reference, I put RT bars on my...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,725
Posted By Overdog
I need to do mine very soon...I'll be ordering...

I need to do mine very soon...I'll be ordering the tool as well. Thanks for the pictures....
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 324,608
Posted By Overdog
someone local to me said he has several.....he's...

someone local to me said he has several.....he's going to get back to me with the sizes..............will let you know
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 324,608
Posted By Overdog
I find myself in need of a Vetter rubber...

I find myself in need of a Vetter rubber headlight cover to fit a /6 (8")....apparently, mine got away sometime this past weekend. I have a temporary cover in place but my sister in law would like...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Overdog
I bought a "Chrome won't get you home" sticker at...

I bought a "Chrome won't get you home" sticker at a swap meet today for a dollar....it's on my gas tank.
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Overdog
When mine went bad I found an article on line...

When mine went bad I found an article on line that explained how to wire up an ordinary automotive relay (A GM A/C relay, I think). It worked like a charm....for about a month or so....then, I got...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,109
Posted By Overdog
Top clamp question

I need to replace my steering bearings and I've decided to replace the factory top clamp with an aftermarket clamp. I looked at San Jose and see that you have to trim the headlight mounts. Do you...
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