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Forum: Airheads 04-05-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
Ok. So the idle stop was definitely the main...

Ok. So the idle stop was definitely the main ingredient to the secret sauce. Turned those back and what a difference it made. I still have to finish the sync. I understand the concepts here and the...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
Dave. No. I didn't do the butterfly o-ring....

Dave.

No. I didn't do the butterfly o-ring. I did verify the tabs on the diaphragms when putting them together and I believe there are the wholes in the bottom of the slide that are on the...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
Yes. I understand that. I didn't expect to not...

Yes. I understand that. I didn't expect to not have to make adjustments. But as I said this is my first time. When the RPMs were sitting that high I thought it best to ask those that know before I...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
Thanks for the Info. So I guess I did tune them....

Thanks for the Info. So I guess I did tune them. As I stated earlier I set the mixture and idle stop screws and gave the amounts.
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
Tune them?? What should I have done to tune them...

Tune them?? What should I have done to tune them before mounting them back on the bike?

And I replaced the floats because the bike has 112,000 miles, they were greatly discolored and had not been...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
Ok... I have my first mission. Turn back...

Ok... I have my first mission. Turn back throttle stop screws and go from their. I appreciate the input and will let you know what happens...

May not get to it until Friday.
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
Idle screws are at 1 and 1/2 turns. The cables...

Idle screws are at 1 and 1/2 turns. The cables have about 3 mm of play and the best I can tell via eyeball and feeling when each cable starts to turn vs throttle resistance...

Would the idle set...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
And yes. Those are the numbers that I have on the...

And yes. Those are the numbers that I have on the carbs.
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
I think it may be in the idol speed screws? I...

I think it may be in the idol speed screws? I guess that I read it as turn until closed then turn in 1 and 1/2 turns. When the butterfly's come to a close the idol speed screw disengages the throttle...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
After letting bike sit for 15 minutes to right...

After letting bike sit for 15 minutes to right that post, I started it up. Idling at about 1500 RPM and they dropped back to that after a slight and short rev. Don't know if this info is pertinent or...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By gvganser
High RPM

Just did my first carb rebuild. I took my time and made sure to only do on carb at a time and when I took a piece off I put it back the same way. I did o-rings, enricher gasket, needles, needle jets,...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
Cy.... Once again you keep beating on something...

Cy.... Once again you keep beating on something that isn't in question. Did you even read my response? Please leave this tread again.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
That groove you keep talking about is in both...

That groove you keep talking about is in both needles. It is in both of the needles that I just put in brand new from Bob's. That is how they are made. If the groove is in all 4 needles that I...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
Damn thumbs. My apologies for spelling.

Damn thumbs. My apologies for spelling.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
Well then I guess you don't believe it then. As...

Well then I guess you don't believe it then. As far as massive jet wear? It quite possible could have been worn too.... Since the jets had 112,000 miles on them as well.

But this doubt because a...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
Finally an end to the saga

Sorry that it took me so long to get in touch with Bing.... But I do have a response from them.


"Hello Gabriel,

Thanks for the photo, the needles are the same. I showed them to our head...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
Yup. Amazing isn't it? I know that they needed...

Yup. Amazing isn't it? I know that they needed to be replaced. New ones are in. Didn't know if anybody had seen this before.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
Wow. Ok. So me being the only person that...

Wow.

Ok. So me being the only person that has held this thing in person I can tell you that notch 1 and the groove below notch 4 do line up. The the needles appear to be the same in every other...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
Supershaft vindicated

So...

This thread was kind of used to... Well if you've read the posts you know

In quotes below is an excerpt from the link.

"NOTE!....The SLIDE needles should be replaced at the 60,000 mile...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By gvganser
Silicone Grease

Ok. I'm feeling like this is falling under the "stupid question" category... Well. Just shy of it anyway. At least it is asked.

I am rebuilding my carbs and it is the first time in the bikes...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By gvganser
Well.... Yeah.... But... Maybe more looking...

Well.... Yeah.... But...

Maybe more looking to see if anybody has run into issues with the cables on either and what they did to fix the problem. Or how they found they had to run the cables...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By gvganser
Wunderlich vs Bob's Bar-Bax Bar Risers ???

Wondering if anybody has any experience with either of these bar risers.

I now have a Russel Day-Long Seat which of course sits me up a little higher. I noticed that the result was a little extra...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
More Pics

I too am hoping that the mileage goes up.

Here are a few more pics. Make of them what you will. Tried to do the best that I could with lighting and such. Hope this helps. Also is a blow up of...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
If you read back to my earlier, now buried post,...

If you read back to my earlier, now buried post, I put the clip in the first position not knowing any better 2 years ago when the clip broke. I didn't pull the left needle out to compare. I didn't...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
:*sip*:*sip*:*sip*:*sip*:*sip*:*sip*:*sip*:*sip*

You know what? I have no idea. I do know that when clip is in what appears to be the warn part of then needle the needle stays in place when fitted back into the slide. There also appears to be a...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
I had put the clip on the top notch when it broke...

I had put the clip on the top notch when it broke 2 years ago. It was the only notch that I saw and didn't pull the other slide to compare.

I am the third owner and I know that the second owner...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,358
Posted By gvganser
Question Slide Needle R100GS 1988 - Carb Question

OK.

So I am cleaning up the carbs. Honestly cant tell you how much they have been fiddled with in the 112k that it has on it. I only had to remove the slide from one side a couple of years ago...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By gvganser
Seat Update

So I did pull the trigger on a Russel Day-Long. Kontour got knocked out of the running as soon as I found out that I couldn't use my Corbin seat pan. People love their Corbins but my butt is just...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By gvganser
Nothing is ever easy is it? :) How does one...

Nothing is ever easy is it? :)

How does one go about isolating an electric issue caused by a vibration? Or do I just live with it?
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By gvganser
I think it is pretty consistent cold or warm......

I think it is pretty consistent cold or warm... What is the bean can?
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By gvganser
Skipping a Beat

I have been having an issue...well for as long as I have had the bike I think.

1988 R100GS

The best way to describe it is that the bike skips a beat. It happens quickly and is inconsistent. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By gvganser
Russell Day Long vs Kontour Magnum

I have a 1988 R100GS with a Corbin Solo seat and am looking to upgrade.

I am a big guy. 6' 5" 280bls. I have tried Airhawk, beads, sheepskin, gel and every combination of all of these and can...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,242
Posted By gvganser
It doesn't matter anybody else what solution you...

It doesn't matter anybody else what solution you found worked best for you if you aren't including important info such as body type, weight and riding style. Also, what problem from the stock seat...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By gvganser
Qwi

I bought a pair of Qwi Gloves.

http://www.qwinerveprotector.com/

Seem to work pretty well. Not perfect. I think also need bar end mounts to reduce vibration. The size and consistency if the...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By gvganser
LDC??? Yes

Oh.. And I DO wear LDC shorts under my jeans.

That materiel I'm sure helps and is better than cotton but none of that stuff seems to wick faster than I product.
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By gvganser
Another Seat Thread....

I know that everybody has an opinion and we all know what else everybody has... An ass. (not going to complete the rest of that word.) I know that there is no one solution fits all. I find that...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By gvganser
Thank you for the input. I found a used Corbin...

Thank you for the input. I found a used Corbin and Rack that look to be in really good shape. Since seats always seem to be the point of contention for everybody and everybody likes something...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By gvganser
R100GS Solo Seat Conversion Questions

I am considering a Solo Seat conversion on my 1988 R100GS. Since a little information is a dangerous thing I thought i might ask and see who has had success with this. The microfiche on Bob's web...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 18,827
Posted By gvganser
Windshield for an 88 R100GS??

I am thinking about adding a windshield to add a little comfort and cut down on fatigue.

As far as I can tell, there are 2 windshields available for the 88 R100GS and I do not have the small...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By gvganser
Make sure that the positive connected to solenoid...

Make sure that the positive connected to solenoid isn't touching any other parts. I made that error last year when installing a new starter. When I tightened down the positive it rested on a fin...
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