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Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Sabre170
Disregard. I was using the wrong key words to...

Disregard. I was using the wrong key words to google search. I found if i searched. For "Perfroated Hex" many places sell it.
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Sabre170
Honeycomb metal

I've seen some custom builds that cut a triangle-ish sheet of honeycomb metal that fits where the bikes stock plastic side covers normaly go.

I'd li,e to experiment with something like this, but...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Sabre170
Thanks for the link. Lots of interesting info.

Thanks for the link. Lots of interesting info.
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Sabre170
Brake Fluid

Ok, so this isn't really an airhead question (sorry) but more of a garage/mechanic question.

I know the difference between DOT 3 and DOT 4 is boiling temps with DOT 4 holding up to higher temps. ...
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Sabre170
Post some photos if you do it....I'd like to see...

Post some photos if you do it....I'd like to see the guts!
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Sabre170
Excellent! You are confirming what I was kinda...

Excellent! You are confirming what I was kinda thinking. I'm guessing the front down tube mount is more for convenience than anything.
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Sabre170
Dyna III placement location

I've got a Dyna III on my '78 100/7. (came installed when I got the bike).

It was installed by the PO and the actual "black box" was attached to my front frame down tube.

I'd like to...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,114
Posted By Sabre170
So, it seems like the general consensus is that I...

So, it seems like the general consensus is that I probably would be just fine using a strong/normal bolt, but at the same stance.....also probably not worth the few bucks saved in doing it.

I'll...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,114
Posted By Sabre170
I saw that on the fiche as well, but thought it...

I saw that on the fiche as well, but thought it to be an error. I don't know off hand the size of my current bolts....I'll have to take on off and measure it.
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,114
Posted By Sabre170
Good points fellas. I was figuring as far as...

Good points fellas.

I was figuring as far as strength goes I have no doubt in my mind those would be strong enough.....however, I didn't consider the rust factor. That would be an issue for all...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,114
Posted By Sabre170
Brake Disk Bolts

I'm in the process of upgrading to dual disks. I'm adding a second disk to my spoke style wheel on my '78 100/7 (40mm ATE Calipers).

I'm making the assumption that when I add the second disk,...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 578,483
Posted By Sabre170
Brake Pipe (right)

Looking for one of those pre-bent brake pipes that would fit a 40mm ATE (I think it is the same part for the 38mm ATE though). I need it for the RIGHT side. I realize I can get a new one that isn't...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Sabre170
Gotcha.....I haven't installed mine yet so just...

Gotcha.....I haven't installed mine yet so just copied and pasted from a different forum. Thanks for the heads up on grounding it out though.....blinking low fuel would have been quite annoying.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Sabre170
Came across this in a different...

Came across this in a different forum......(Originally Posted by some_guy
Anyone know how to set the odometer on the acewell 2853 or are you stuck starting from 0? Also, what have people done...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Sabre170
I agree. I would really love it if some how it...

I agree. I would really love it if some how it could be used as a crude volt meter.

As far as I understand it, fuel gauges are basically variable resistors which in turn sends variable current to...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Sabre170
Acewell with Fuel level meter

Just picked up an Acewell for my '78 100/7. I got model 2853.....this one has the fuel level gauge as part of it.....price was right although I know my bike doesn't have a fuel level sensor.

Now...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 578,483
Posted By Sabre170
ATE Brake bolt: WANTED

I'm in the process of upgrading my fork to a dual 40mm ATE setup. Already have the forks and just got my second ATE caliper. Problem is that neither came with the bolt to connect the caliper to the...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Sabre170
. Yeah, the ability to remove the bags each night...

. Yeah, the ability to remove the bags each night would only be a luxury. If too hard, I'd probably make or find a cloth bag that I can stuff my gear in and just remove that bag from the wixom's each...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Sabre170
Haha! :-P

Haha! :-P
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Sabre170
Thanks! Just sent them a pm.

Thanks! Just sent them a pm.
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 578,483
Posted By Sabre170
PM's sent about rotors and wixom bags

PM's sent about rotors and wixom bags
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By Sabre170
Wixom style bags

I'm looking to get a "wixom-ish" style side bag form my 100/7.

99% of the time my bike just rides around town, but once or twice a year I'd like to be able to go on a longer ride.....up to a week....
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Sabre170
You make a good point. I could simply get a line...

You make a good point. I could simply get a line "splitter" (how much could one cost!?!) with my current MC. It would be a pretty cheap try. As you said, if i like the feel.....no money wasted. ...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Sabre170
Yes, however, I've already got my hands on a set...

Yes, however, I've already got my hands on a set of dual ate forks. So in my situation, prob not cheaper. I just need to get a second ATE caliper, MC setup, and lines.
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Sabre170
Thanks all! So, from doing more question...

Thanks all!

So, from doing more question asking around and such and seeing people who have had success drilling and tapping a single brake MC for dual brakes, it seems like option 2/2b that I...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Sabre170
Brake Upgrade

I'm in the process of doing a front break upgrade and I've run into one question with my specific setup that I can't get a firm answer.

I've got a '78 100/7. Currently a single 40mm ATE. I've...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Sabre170
Great info. Ignition: unknown age. I've...

Great info.

Ignition: unknown age. I've got a Dyna III. Maybe a good idea (although not a cheap one) to travel with an extra.

Rotor/bolt tool: yeah, someone else a few posts earlier also...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Sabre170
I was actually eyeing Manistee as a possible...

I was actually eyeing Manistee as a possible place to stay for the night. IMF we do, you better bet ill be hitting ya up!
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Sabre170
Thanks everyone thus far! Great info.

Thanks everyone thus far! Great info.
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Sabre170
Definitely. I too have already...

Definitely.



I too have already changed fluids, adjusted valves, brakes, new battery, rebuilt carbs, and some other basic maintenance tasks. I have an electric igniton, so no points to...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Sabre170
Thanks. This is the baby steps I've been doing...

Thanks. This is the baby steps I've been doing thus far. I'm currently at say step 4.5. I've provably done between half a dozen to a dozen 150mile rides.

It is the leap to step 6 that is new to...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Sabre170
LONG road trip newbie

My brother and I are wanting to do a long road trip this summer. A loop around Lake Michigan. We are looking at probably in the 1000-1100 mile range depending on our route taken. I figure 4 days is...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By Sabre170
So, when looking super close, I can see that the...

So, when looking super close, I can see that the two fins that I'm pointing at have a greasy look/feel to them. The rest of my fins don't.

This photo is of the underside of my right cylinder.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By Sabre170
My toe is ahead of my drive boot and it seems dry...

My toe is ahead of my drive boot and it seems dry there.
Neutral switch: don't think that is it. I've got no signs of oil on left boot, and all seems ok down there.


'78 100/7. Miles: ...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By Sabre170
Ooooo.....talc. Nice suggestion.

Ooooo.....talc. Nice suggestion.
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By Sabre170
Definitely not gas. It doesn't smell like gas,...

Definitely not gas. It doesn't smell like gas, doesn't evaporate, and has a greasy feel like oil does.

Muffler....it is of the outside. Here is a photo of the accumulation over the past few...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By Sabre170
Phantom Oil Mist

So, in an effort to tackle one problem at a time, I've been holding off on this. My charging issue tackled in a different post seems to be better.

I've got some sort of a phantom oil leak. After...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,565
Posted By Sabre170
:D:D:D And boy was today such a great day to go...

:D:D:D
And boy was today such a great day to go riding and enjoy it!
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,565
Posted By Sabre170
Just got back from another great ride. ...

Just got back from another great ride. Everything rode awesome! This time around, I rode normal. When cruising tried to maintain 3k rpm minimum and when stopped, just let the bike idle (didn't rev...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,565
Posted By Sabre170
I just put it on the charger....tbd

I just put it on the charger....tbd
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