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Forum: Airheads 04-09-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By sigpe57
Instrument light bulb test

I connected the instrument bulb for my '95 R100RT to a 12V directly. It went up in a puff of smoke. Is there a current limit resistor I should hook up just to test the bulb? Does the instrument...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By sigpe57
Does it make any difference at all?

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b259/CALIBER60/CopyofTuesdayFebruary12201362_zpscab45748.jpg (http://s21.photobucket.com/user/CALIBER60/media/CopyofTuesdayFebruary12201362_zpscab45748.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By sigpe57
R65 tight valves and idle

My '81 R65 won't hold idle. After the valve adjustment, it can idle normally. How does tight valves affect idle?
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By sigpe57
Bel-Ray Assembly Lube

Stated on their website.

Do you actually use the lube on bolt and fastener or just the rotating bearing?

Can you even use the lube on the torqued parts? Just wondering.

"Bel-Ray Assembly...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 831
Posted By sigpe57
Can you show us a picture of your saddlebag...

Can you show us a picture of your saddlebag mount? Just wondering how do you mount a class bag on a mono-frame R100RT.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By sigpe57
Guzzi Police Dash Restoration

I have this police dash I am going to do some work on.

What step do I need to go through to make it to mirror-shining condition? I don't want to go the chrome route.

Just wondering how does...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By sigpe57
This video will answer all your questions. ...

This video will answer all your questions. Around 6:17. Including C-Clamp procedure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9R_i-w71Rg
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By sigpe57
Isn't the body work from the early '80's RT? ...

Isn't the body work from the early '80's RT? That's not original. I would ask the owner why the bodywork are changed? repaint, Switch out, crashed?
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,290
Posted By sigpe57
I don't think my now-sold ST is dual-plugged. It...

I don't think my now-sold ST is dual-plugged. It only has one spark plug on each side.

Why dual plug a 800CC motor? I think a well-tuned factory stock airhead 800CC is the best motor in the...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,290
Posted By sigpe57
R80ST frame has extra relay tab on the right...

R80ST frame has extra relay tab on the right side. It's preventing the tank to sit properly. R80g/s does not have the tab.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,290
Posted By sigpe57
Here is the bottom photo of my 208. This 208 has...

Here is the bottom photo of my 208. This 208 has square recess on the left bottom side of the tank. It does not fit a R80ST for sure.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,507
Posted By sigpe57
I found the leak problem. I accidentally put the...

I found the leak problem. I accidentally put the washer on the right screw. It was pressed between the head and the valve cover to cause the leak. No leak now. Thank you for the reply.
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,507
Posted By sigpe57
??? What are you trying to say? Mill the...

???

What are you trying to say? Mill the head? I prefer not taking off the head, bring it to a mill, mill, just for the leak.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,507
Posted By sigpe57
OK I see the uneven surface, double up the...

OK I see the uneven surface, double up the gasket, still leak. What's the fix?
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,507
Posted By sigpe57
What bout use Permatex liquid gasket and forget...

What bout use Permatex liquid gasket and forget about the pre-formed hard gasket?

I doubled up the gasket and still leak after park for 1/2 hour.
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,507
Posted By sigpe57
I'm going this route. with double gasket, it's...

I'm going this route. with double gasket, it's not pouring out but still 3-5 drops after 3 hours. I will exchange the valve cover with Left/Right marking side down. How did anyone ever find out L/R...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By sigpe57
I don't go by the red generator light. Before...

I don't go by the red generator light. Before the new diode board, the red generate light function as you described. Still the voltage can't go higher than 12V. Now it's 14V
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By sigpe57
I took out the diode board and replaced with a...

I took out the diode board and replaced with a new Thunderchild diode board. The voltage does go to 14V at 4,000 rpm. Now it's charging normally. Before the diode board replacement, the highest...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By sigpe57
I took out the diode board and replaced with a...

I took out the diode board and replaced with a new Thunderchild diode board. The voltage does go to 14V at 4,000 rpm.

I kept the original factory rubber mount. They are still in good shape.
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By sigpe57
When the power is turn off, Garmin GPS will ask...

When the power is turn off, Garmin GPS will ask you if you want to continue turn on the power, if yes, the GPS will use the internal battery to power the GPS. The internal battery should be last...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By sigpe57
/6 seat on a mono shock airhead

Has anyone try to put a /6 seat on a mono shock model?
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By sigpe57
I used a $2 USB adapter purchased from ebay. I...

I used a $2 USB adapter purchased from ebay. I solder 2 wires to it's positive(tip) and negative terminals(2 side metal tabs). The adapter converts 12V to 5V with 1A of power. I used the Ram's...
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By sigpe57
Thank you for the reply. That's the answer I was...

Thank you for the reply. That's the answer I was looking for. Relay is usually See's candy size. Sometimes is hard to find a right location for it. Tapping is much easier.
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By sigpe57
Relay and power consumption

The Garmin GPS draws 270mA using 12V source. Should i install a relay or just tap into the taillight? If I tap into the taillight circuit, do I need to install a fuse?

Is there a general rule in...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By sigpe57
Push Rod Seal Question Again

PO has put some silicon tape around the base of the rubber push rod seal. Is this necessary?

Should the seal be installed dry or lube it with motor oil before installing?
...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By sigpe57
What's on-off-on switches for?

What's on-off-on switches for?
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By sigpe57
yes, just had it for a month. The two red lights...

yes, just had it for a month. The two red lights and a green light, total three lights, does turn on.

Something the voltmeter meter would go up to 13V with all the accessories turned off.

The...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By sigpe57
'95 RT Voltmeter reading

Does the voltmeter stays at 12V(12 o'clock position) with engine at 4,000 rpm?

This is under the condition with no heated grips or high beams turn on.
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By sigpe57
Do you mean you were getting better mileage...

Do you mean you were getting better mileage before the rebuild? What was the mpg before the rebuild?

What did you get on the '74 Guzzi? Probably low 30's?
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By sigpe57
The location is Los Angeles. 80+mph on the...

The location is Los Angeles. 80+mph on the carpool lane. Can't go slower than that, you will get run over.

The RT can idle normally at 1100rpm. So my idle switch is not on, right?
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Forum: Airheads 01-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By sigpe57
MPG in 1995 R100RT Classic

Just purchased the RT one month ago.

I am getting about 34mpg in Los Angeles 40 miles round trip freeway commute. Seems like kind of low.

Is is true later Monolever(including R100GS and...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By sigpe57
a /6 will fit /5 tank without modification? ...

a /6 will fit /5 tank without modification?

Can a /5 tank fit both the SWB and LWB?
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By sigpe57
Airhead Frame Alignment

Saw this picture on the web.

Is this a factory item?

Has anyone align your airhead frame?
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b259/CALIBER60/frameAlign_1010105lr_zps52271581.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By sigpe57
Heel and Toe shifter for R100RT

Anyone has a picture of what the shifter looks like? I can't find on the internet. I am thinking about putting it on my '95 R100RT.
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By sigpe57
This should be a /5 tank right? It has two holes...

This should be a /5 tank right? It has two holes to fit the metal BMW emblem.

]http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b259/CALIBER60/R60-5/P1020003_zpsc828f29d-1.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By sigpe57
/5 vs. /6 over-size tank difference

What's the difference between /5 and /6 over-size tank?? They look the same to me.
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By sigpe57
Bing idle speed adjustment question

This is from Snowbum's article:

"What you want to end up with is the idle mixture screw in the best position for smoothness and highest idle rpm, and a balanced indication on your meter....and...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,485
Posted By sigpe57
http://www.pbase.com/dqmohan/prtseals

http://www.pbase.com/dqmohan/prtseals
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By sigpe57
'83 R80ST Choke Cable Question

The 1st cable is clutch cable. Which one of the cable is the Choke cable? #10/#17 or #18/#19? They do have different part number and length.

Thank you for the reply,
...
Forum: Airheads 11-26-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By sigpe57
Once you are the guide ring, you have remove the...

Once you are the guide ring, you have remove the flywheel already. If you did not block the crank, do it now.

You can buy the guide ring puller.

http://www.northwoodsairheads.com/Tools.html
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