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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,786
Posted By Beater
Best? I think you need to distill it a bit. ...

Best? I think you need to distill it a bit. For what? But like many posters here, I can get it to three. Two of which I have.

First, for the simple pure joy of riding, I am partial to...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By Beater
The timing cover isn't there either which really...

The timing cover isn't there either which really accentuates the 'shorter block' look. Just sayin.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,861
Posted By Beater
+1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000...

+1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

Stop yer jabberin' an get on a bike n' ride!
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By Beater
Daaaaayyyyyy-um. Lookin' sharp DJC. I'll...

Daaaaayyyyyy-um.

Lookin' sharp DJC. I'll say that working with Paul must be fun. He has some wonderful builds.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 80,335
Posted By Beater
Do you know what this looks like to me? (And...

Do you know what this looks like to me? (And yes, this was my first thought)
http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/mash_mountains_zpslhylqdps.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 370,871
Posted By Beater
Nice ... a Mono Frame with /5 wiring ... I like...

Nice ... a Mono Frame with /5 wiring ... I like it. Well done. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 370,871
Posted By Beater
Did you remove the electronic bits under the...

Did you remove the electronic bits under the tank, or did you redo the tank?
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,011
Posted By Beater
Just got a non-runner from a friend ... build...

Just got a non-runner from a friend ... build date: 3/80
http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/D42BF206-C8B6-4C99-9A30-47BBED6C9D8E_zpsyyoijox1.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,170
Posted By Beater
I just looked at mine, and it looks to me to be...

I just looked at mine, and it looks to me to be 1.75 inches and the inner diameter needs to be 1.25 ... and I have 2001 DRZ forks ...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 334,420
Posted By Beater
Damn. It doesn't get any better than that. ...

Damn. It doesn't get any better than that.

Ladies and gentlemen, we have today's winners of the internet.

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,170
Posted By Beater
Yep ... Inner and outer.

Yep ... Inner and outer.
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,170
Posted By Beater
I missed this. What was the size of the...

I missed this.

What was the size of the PVC pipe that was used to make the preload spacers? Is it 1 1/4"?


:ear
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 370,871
Posted By Beater
Disagree. That fine sir, is a properly used...

Disagree. That fine sir, is a properly used scrambler. Well done. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,047
Posted By Beater
If I haven't said this recently, my apologies ......

If I haven't said this recently, my apologies ... but ...

You Rock. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 28,047
Posted By Beater
Holy Crap. Nicely done. Got a list of those...

Holy Crap. Nicely done. Got a list of those jets?
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,901
Posted By Beater
OH HELL YES. BRING ON THE REHAB! ...

OH HELL YES.

BRING ON THE REHAB!

:freaky




What a great freakin idea. Never thought of that.
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By Beater
You know ... I carry the three most likely...

You know ... I carry the three most likely culprits in charging system with me as extras. The rotor, the voltage regulator, and the diode board. I also carry a tiny multi-meter. But...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,929
Posted By Beater
HUGE. Love to see those Airheads continue to...

HUGE. Love to see those Airheads continue to RIDE!

PSST- My Mono-rear drum is pretty good braking. But on long downhills, I usually stick it in 2nd or 3rd and engine brake ...
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,145
Posted By Beater
I'd still love some R75-80 heads (/5 or early...

I'd still love some R75-80 heads (/5 or early /6). And some R100 Nikasil barrels and pistons ...

Anyone show some love? :ear
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
Posted By Beater
a location would help ...

a location would help ...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Beater
I didn't think of that. Well done Brun. Well...

I didn't think of that. Well done Brun. Well done.
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,271
Posted By Beater
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Beater
That was the first place I thought of too Stan. ...

That was the first place I thought of too Stan. They were last looked at ~1 month ago, however "one month ago" also saw the pushrod seals replaced, and the cylinder removed from the block ... so...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Beater
That is possible. I will be looking at this ... I...

That is possible. I will be looking at this ... I had a pretty good backfire that was traced to one side .... and it wound up being a failed rubber. I *thought* I replaced both sides, but it's also...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Beater
True. It's really the timing chain question ... ...

True. It's really the timing chain question ... Head / Steering tube bearings, FYI. (something else that won't affect 'stumbling')



Miles? Who knows. There are 57K on the speedo, and...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Beater
Stumbling ... R75/5

So, I have a '73 R75/5, and she's about to really go under the knife, but I really want to try and have some good odds to fix the issues that she has. I plan on keeping this one ... she's just...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 334,420
Posted By Beater
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcy/4885789169.h...

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcy/4885789169.html

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/Roach_zps07590b30.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,800
Posted By Beater
IT'S ALIVE! ...

IT'S ALIVE!

http://www.laurenegan.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/its_alive.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16,726
Views: 10,269,926
Posted By Beater
I'm in love. :raabia

I'm in love. :raabia
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By Beater
That's what happened to me. They just went...

That's what happened to me. They just went right on. :clap

Well done.
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,666
Posted By Beater
Holy Crap. Wonderful share! Big thanks!

Holy Crap. Wonderful share! Big thanks!
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By Beater
That's interesting. I think something similar...

That's interesting. I think something similar happened with mine, and I just left out the ring, and put a think layer of Permatex on it (being very careful not to get to close to the studs). I...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,171
Views: 171,104
Posted By Beater
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcd/4877508177.h...

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcd/4877508177.html
Blue Moon Cycle
Phone: show contact info (http://atlanta.craigslist.org/fb/atl/mcd/4877508177)
1952 Nimbus four

Use the following...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By Beater
You may be right, but when I was considering this...

You may be right, but when I was considering this exchange, the research I did made me believe that it was only the '74 model year that you could take the R90 jugs and put them on a /5. Then I did...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,404
Posted By Beater
"It's still just once a year, right?"

"It's still just once a year, right?"
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,653
Posted By Beater
They bolt on directly, and without modification....

They bolt on directly, and without modification. I had '83 barrels on my '78 RS. Just make sure you match the piston size, as I think there were three sizes that were used ... A, B, and C ... but if...
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,404
Posted By Beater
http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20081013140955/...

http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20081013140955/ghostbusters/images/1/11/Bill_Murray.jpeg
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,800
Posted By Beater
:clap

:clap
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By Beater
OK. About a half-inch? Have you done it? ...

OK. About a half-inch? Have you done it? Did you take the 1/2 off the top of the ears or the bottom? I'm thinking bottom.
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,800
Posted By Beater
:thumb The girls love 'em. ...

:thumb The girls love 'em.

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/0CC6A0B5-0CBC-4295-806E-FD14CD425D2D_zps2zm2ppfl.jpg
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