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Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Cdubs
Cranked down the spring last night, Feels better,...

Cranked down the spring last night, Feels better, going to re test on some shitty San Francisco roads later today. I'll add some more comp dampening as well and report back.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Cdubs
I'll try that, it's right in the middle at the...

I'll try that, it's right in the middle at the moment.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Cdubs
From my understanding, preloading doesnt change...

From my understanding, preloading doesnt change the spring rate so shouldn't change bottoming. Is this not correct?



Sag is fine actually, measured with my local suspension shop. Can't...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Cdubs
That seems odd, I'm about 200 with gear on with...

That seems odd, I'm about 200 with gear on with the -41 spring and bottomed easily off a 6 inch curb at 10mph

Could the spring be worn out?
...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Cdubs
So do you suggest a revalve and to respring it at...

So do you suggest a revalve and to respring it at the same time?
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Cdubs
Hey Solo thanks for the offer, I think I need...

Hey Solo thanks for the offer, I think I need something higher like 49/130 or something, trying to figure that out now
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Cdubs
Shock spring rate? BM317 Ohlins or other

After a long build (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1023674) I'm finalizing my G/S. Popped a small curb and the bike bottomed pretty easily. Shock was sold to me used and said it was...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,240
Posted By Cdubs
I'd like to avoid dual plugging from a complexity...

I'd like to avoid dual plugging from a complexity perspective. I'm running points in a can with booster.
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,240
Posted By Cdubs
all we have is horse piss 91 in california, and...

all we have is horse piss 91 in california, and plan on riding this bike in Baja but only had to run 87 there a couple of times.

Ras, do you have head work done to or just threw the pistons in?
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,240
Posted By Cdubs
Wow that's impressive, how far can you go with...

Wow that's impressive, how far can you go with single plugging? 9.0?
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,372
Posted By Cdubs
If you make it to San Francisco area and need to...

If you make it to San Francisco area and need to do any maintenance, swing by piston and chain. Lots of airhead club members.
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
R80G/S wet weight

Weighed the bike today: 435lbs with HPN tank and 4ish gallons of gas, no tools.

Thought it would be a tad lighter but still happy. Missing the right side crash guard and side luggage racks.
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By Cdubs
motoren Israel oil pan intermediate ring and skidplate?

Anyone have either of these parts? I was looking into the missing hardware for my PD skidplate and it came to something like $50-70 in parts :huh

Anyone have this badass skidplate? How does it...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
The boots are not strapped on, they are just...

The boots are not strapped on, they are just hanging for mock up purposes, not attached or pulled over lower part of the fork.

I'm at 270 on the center stand, 225 when bike is under it's own...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Also Ras how much travel are you running in the...

Also Ras how much travel are you running in the front?

I think I'm at 270 or 275mm.
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Ras - Not sure, I thought I was getting more...

Ras - Not sure, I thought I was getting more travel from just adding the TAG monolever. Was told it works with the "stock" shock and this ohlins is set up for the factory swing arm. Is there a way to...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah I remember my 1000 making my hands go numb...

Yeah I remember my 1000 making my hands go numb from time to time.
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Ha yes, had to mix some of the shit gas to get to...

Ha yes, had to mix some of the shit gas to get to the station but put 6 gallons in the big tank, maybe it's the points springs, I just threw it in there as it came off a running bike. Could probably...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
its back on the road!

Finally jumped through all the DMV hoops and got the bike a plate! Doing shake down rides in the city until i have everything sorted. Having a couple wiring issues. On the fence about getting a new...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,487
Posted By Cdubs
It was mentioned in the booster instructions that...

It was mentioned in the booster instructions that you should file/ rough up the points slightly when running a booster.
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,057
Posted By Cdubs
I was under the impression that this was a low...

I was under the impression that this was a low torque bolt, wouldn't it be bad to rotate the motor with it? I use the 5th gear turn as well to rotate motor.
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 440
Posted By Cdubs
Always fun to revisit :)

Always fun to revisit :)
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Cdubs
I've tried rebuilding one of these and it didn't...

I've tried rebuilding one of these and it didn't work, money wasted, and no one resleeves masters around me. Ended up buying a new master and then another new master for my other G/S. Apparently that...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By Cdubs
I've had the Pirelli mt43 DOT trials tire on a...

I've had the Pirelli mt43 DOT trials tire on a stock suspended G/S and it was great. did well off road and on the highway. Wear was fine as well. Have the same tire mounted on my now modded G/S with...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By Cdubs
I went back to points, I am a luddite as well but...

I went back to points, I am a luddite as well but was just curious. A friends ktm keeps blowing up and noticed he didnt have rollers on the valve side either which made me think about the G/S.


...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By Cdubs
Roller Rockers for airheads?

Has anyone ever made roller rockers for airheads? I searched and didn't come up with much. I think there would be some performance gain as well as efficiency and noise reduction. Just curious!
...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah I remember not loving my plastic acerbis...

Yeah I remember not loving my plastic acerbis petcocks on the XR acerbis tank. If I can't find a rebuild kit, I'll try and find the aluminum ones.



That would be great!
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Cdubs
BAP petcocks rebuild? HPN tank

Bought a tank used and the petcocks were stuff so pulled them apart and the plastic seal was torn inside and hard to believe they leak like a sieve now.

Is there a rebuild kit I can't find on the...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
all of your favorite online moto dealers usually...

all of your favorite online moto dealers usually have them, and I'll prob end up selling mine.

https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=fastway+footpegs
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah I bought SWT footpegs. I have fastways as...

Yeah I bought SWT footpegs. I have fastways as well which I liked. Will pick between the two.

http://www.swt-sports.de/
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Center stand fab

was a few inches short on the center stand front so got with my buddy Dean who's got a sweet shop at work and we went to work. After a lot of discussion, staring at HPN bikes, and some drawings we...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah I have a friend who runs them. I think they...

Yeah I have a friend who runs them. I think they may rub if you have an ohlins. Picture of one fitting, here (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/travel-bikes-for-sale-wanted/sale-bmw-r80-g-s-66878)
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,263
Posted By Cdubs
purolator makes good oil filters, large holes...

purolator makes good oil filters, large holes that flow well.
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
You'll have to pry it from my cold dead hands....

You'll have to pry it from my cold dead hands. :wink:


I have found the VIN thanks to a ADV rider texting me a photo, thanks!
...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Thanks any direction on where exactly it is so I...

Thanks any direction on where exactly it is so I don't sand too much powdercoat away? :) I saw this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=742081) thread which gives me a little direction. ...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
My bike never had a vin stamped into the headtube...

My bike never had a vin stamped into the headtube area, I have seen some 81's with it there. Mine is an 83.

So it was never stamped into the frame below and behind the right cylinder on the frame?
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Where is the vin?

I had the frame powdercoated and asked if the VIN would get covered up and of course the answer was no.

I'd rather not stamp the old number back in if it's under there, can anyone give me an idea...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Forgot I had to cut the battery box mount a...

Forgot I had to cut the battery box mount a little bit so the swingarm/rubber boot would not rub. You can also see the boxed section of the frame cross bars a little bit.
...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Ha I'll get some up soon I think...

Ha I'll get some up soon




I think so I'll have to go digging, It just got arched out and boxed where the mouth of the swing arm goes.

Hmm that seems weird about the condensor, I ran mine...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,819
Posted By Cdubs
Yet ANOTHER R80G/S rebuild TAG and SWT mods

After a long 2 year build after getting hit, it's back on the road! Timing not set, no choke and it fired immediately! Almost ready to ride the world, or maybe just the US and Baja for now....
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