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Forum: Airheads 05-28-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Jay.T
I have had good shifting with redline in the...

I have had good shifting with redline in the gearbox. Never had it in the final drvie.

The royal purple 75/140 is too thick for a final drive. I noticed a noise while coming down an on ramp,...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,147
Posted By Jay.T
Same issue when I installed copper "compression"...

Same issue when I installed copper "compression" gaskets. When I would pin the throttle it would ping. It was more noticeable if rpms were low and at least one other condition- bike was loaded with...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 117,977
Posted By Jay.T
I had my forks built up. The guy took the max...

I had my forks built up. The guy took the max load, how I use the bike and came up with 6.0n/mm. They perform excellent. They were built up for two-up, full camp gear on back, a full tank of fuel,...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 117,977
Posted By Jay.T
These are the same ones I am running. The work...

These are the same ones I am running. The work well. What I have done is slid them down lower that where they are suppose to fit to make them look extended.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,651
Posted By Jay.T
Kalvin is a great suspension builder! He built up...

Kalvin is a great suspension builder! He built up my WP50s and rebuilt my Ohlins. He really knows his stuff and will talk with you about it. Always been helpful with all my after build questions.
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,479
Posted By Jay.T
It does work on late model airheads. I had to...

It does work on late model airheads. I had to first take up as much space as I could with the shims and then clamp the rest out. My rockers now sound smooth.

About a year ago someone told me to...
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,585
Posted By Jay.T
The exhaust, I am not sure. The guy I picked it...

The exhaust, I am not sure. The guy I picked it up from did not say. It does not have a USFS arrestor installed but has provisions. It was cheap, $100 new never installed. It is quiet but when you...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Jay.T
No Enduralast alternator. New timing gear about...

No Enduralast alternator. New timing gear about 3000 miles back. It was done as maintenance, no troubles.
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Jay.T
Thanks. I thought I have heard they are pretty...

Thanks. I thought I have heard they are pretty bulletproof. The gearbox was rebuilt at 75,000. Could the gearbox output shaft bearing be resonating through the block? It sure sounds like it is coming...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Jay.T
'93 Lower End

What is the life expectancy of a Post 81 lower end (or Post whatever year the lower end remained unchanged until the end)? To level the playing field, assume oil changes were done at the recommend...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Jay.T
Thanks guys. I finally found one on Ebay from a...

Thanks guys. I finally found one on Ebay from a Buell. Picked up the complete assembly, ready to bolt on, and in perfect shape for $70. Not sure what model and neither was the seller, he gave me the...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By Jay.T
A few years back, my battery was not charging...

A few years back, my battery was not charging fully, I had a dim headlight, and a glowing charge light. I ran into a guy that told me it was my ground, he had a BMW in the past. Goggled it when I got...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By Jay.T
A few years back when I painted my tank, I pulled...

A few years back when I painted my tank, I pulled the pads off and reattached with heavy duty double sided tape. I ran the strips longer than the pad,stuck it on, trimmed to fit, and slapped them on....
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,585
Posted By Jay.T
I also was inspired by Airhead Wranglers rig....

I also was inspired by Airhead Wranglers rig. After I laid my GSPD down and tweaked the fairing and roo bar, I thought this would be a great mod. I went with the Cyclops Rally light. Found the light...
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Jay.T
I guessed the tank would be ok, but the seat I...

I guessed the tank would be ok, but the seat I was unsure of. Thanks guys.
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Jay.T
R80 G/S R100GS parts

Does the tank and solo seat of the R80G/S fit on to a R100GS frame and sub frame w/solo seat? Looks like the front catch of the tanks are the same, wondering about the overall length of the R80G/S...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Jay.T
Jay contacted me today, all is well. He was sick...

Jay contacted me today, all is well. He was sick for a bit.
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Jay.T
Suspensions by Sasquatch

I sent a shock out just after Mothers Day. Talked to Jay, for a stock rebuild he had all the parts and the time to complete, should be sent out before Tuesday/Wednesday before Memorial Day. A few...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,779
Posted By Jay.T
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By Jay.T
All is well. Grounded plugs and turned it over...

All is well. Grounded plugs and turned it over about 3 times, light out!
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By Jay.T
Thanks guys. I guess I got the key idea from...

Thanks guys. I guess I got the key idea from Clymers, must have looked at the wrong year. I did not notice it was square. Where is the easiest place to install a gauge? I only have one wire going to...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By Jay.T
After repairs, no oil pressure, 93 R100gspd

Here is the deal. I took care of a leaking rear main oil seal. Picked up all tool and materials from Northwoods Airheads. Great tools and instructions all performed very well! I also changed the...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,779
Posted By Jay.T
How much play back and forth between engagement...

How much play back and forth between engagement clunks is normal?
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jay.T
This is what I thought, Slime maybe trying to...

This is what I thought, Slime maybe trying to cover their arse. I am going to put it in. I never go above much above 80 mph, I have knobbies. Thanks All!
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jay.T
Slime above 45mph

Anyone added slime to their front tube on a dual sport bike? What about the speed warning of 45mph anyone run above that on the highway?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Jay.T
I thought the old KZs were 8" until I measured...

I thought the old KZs were 8" until I measured it. Thanks. I will look at these.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-05-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Jay.T
8" Headlights Cafe/Scrambler

I am trying to source an 8” headlight with bucket, Café or Scrambler type. I know that old BMW and newer Ducati Monsters have used this size. Both are very expensive. Anyone know of any reasonable...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By Jay.T
Removing .02" equals approx 1/2 point of...

Removing .02" equals approx 1/2 point of compression increase right?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By Jay.T
93 BMW R100gspd Head Skimming

I am taking a few things in to get machined, the heads being two of them. Skimmed to flatten them, or go a bit more to increase compression?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Jay.T
The universal key with three wires, I would grab...

The universal key with three wires, I would grab an ohm meter and ring them out. Then turn the key position and ring again. Keep a list, it will become apparent which is what. There are only a few...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,609
Posted By Jay.T
Supershaft- thanks for this info! I have been...

Supershaft- thanks for this info! I have been trying to find out what tuners have used and found with dynos. Do you know what rpm they are setting the 28 degrees to? I read about different weights to...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By Jay.T
93 R100, Blinker Switch

I had a bit of trouble with my left blinker early this year. When I pressed the switch it would not come on. If I would press it multiple times or press it in for awhile, it would come on. Today I...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By Jay.T
Input Shaft Seal Replacement, 93 R100

It this job as easy as people make it out to be? Just pull the gearbox, heat the case around the seal, pull the old seal, install new one? Any advise. Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,232
Posted By Jay.T
Thanks for the input on this guys. I finally got...

Thanks for the input on this guys. I finally got it I think. I did rebuild the carbs last year, gaskets where ok. I could not tell which direction the spark was jumping from, but it answered my...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,232
Posted By Jay.T
I am fighting through the same problem on an...

I am fighting through the same problem on an r100pd. Over the winter I installed a Trailtech guage that reads temps. I installed two spark plug mounted temp sensors, one on each cylinder. Engine off...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 137,122
Posted By Jay.T
I also picked up one of these Emerald shafts. I...

I also picked up one of these Emerald shafts. I tried to "dry" fit it with a spare swing arm I have laying around after reading that the yoke on the FD side is larger than the BMW shaft. And it is....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By Jay.T
Thanks, this is a start.

Thanks, this is a start.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By Jay.T
BMW indicator cluster plug

I am trying to make-up a new indicator lamp plug for a 93 r100gs. Does anyone have the pin outs for this? I do not have the bike here, and can not find this information in any of the manuals I have....
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 613,566
Posted By Jay.T
Would also be a way to straighten up the head...

Would also be a way to straighten up the head tube angle on a Para after the taller forks got put on. It is interesting.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 613,566
Posted By Jay.T
This bike has appeared here before. Anyone have a...

This bike has appeared here before. Anyone have a clue as to what is going on with the rear shock mount and swing arm? Pushing the rear wheel away and a shorter torque arm to realign the final drive?...
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