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Forum: Latin America 06-26-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,728
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Yeah, definitely seems to be heading east doesn't...

Yeah, definitely seems to be heading east doesn't he? I guess Alaska's out. If I were "The children" I'd be pretty disappointed. How will the hospital ever help the children now if Gabe doesn't...
Forum: Latin America 06-24-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,728
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Well, finally happened. El Gaberino ran outta...

Well, finally happened. El Gaberino ran outta dough and is now soliciting donations... for himself so he can finish the trip... for the children. I was willing to give him the benefit of the doubt...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,039
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I had that setup with a 361mm eye to eye YSS rear...

I had that setup with a 361mm eye to eye YSS rear (stock G/S length). It sounds like your springing could be soft as well. If your wheel is hitting your fender assuming stock fender) then your...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
...says the dyno guy. I'll believe it when I see...

...says the dyno guy. I'll believe it when I see it. :D

Frankly, I'm shocked this thing still made all 50 of its original hp. 50 seems to be the stock baseline hp in all the actual tests I've...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,030
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Keep in mind that strengthening is not the only...

Keep in mind that strengthening is not the only intent. Stiffening (for better handling) is a huge part of what they're doing. Its a night and day difference riding a stiffened frame on rough...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I've had mine up to 16,500 at which point it...

I've had mine up to 16,500 at which point it didnt even have enough power to push 3rd gear up even the most gentle incline. I barely had enough power to walk or even think, so the fact that the bike...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Off the top of my head, I can't really think of...

Off the top of my head, I can't really think of ANY tasks on a monolever that aren't more complicated or tricky on either a dual shock or paralever. The monolevers are the simplest and most painless...
Forum: Latin America 06-19-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,728
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
You're thinking speedway bikes. I can't even...

You're thinking speedway bikes. I can't even begin to understand those.

http://www.speedwaygp.com/_img/about_pic10.jpg

http://images.dailystar-uk.co.uk/dynamic/61/photos/925000/620x/34925.jpg
Forum: Latin America 06-18-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,728
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Fear not. Gabe lives: ...

Fear not. Gabe lives:

http://screamingthunder.com/mexico-ole/#more-4274
Forum: Latin America 06-17-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,728
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Dudeman's gone dark. :chace :jose Uh oh.

Dudeman's gone dark. :chace :jose Uh oh.
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no"...

<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" width="640" height="360" src="http://api.smugmug.com/services/embed/4138239667_WP4wWDm?width=640&height=360&albumId=49971794&albumKey=Jc6k79"></iframe>
...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Oh right. That was a while back. Yeah, just...

Oh right. That was a while back. Yeah, just stock high pipe and headers on my GSPD for this go around. Stock top end and jetting (as far as I know, checking into it now).
Forum: Latin America 06-16-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,728
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
That one location up in the hills was a while...

That one location up in the hills was a while back. His most recent position was back at the same garage-looking location he's been bouncing in and out of for a week or so now. His location was...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Nope, he's only made a high (stock) pipe version...

Nope, he's only made a high (stock) pipe version so far. My GSPD has all stock exhaust parts except for this y pipe. All the pics show this same single y pipe.
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Well either that or a peak in the low and top...

Well either that or a peak in the low and top ends that made the middle feel flat. :evil That's just my butt-dyno talking though. I'll be interested to see what the "real" numbers show. I suppose...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
It's a drain. Leave it open. That keeps the...

It's a drain. Leave it open. That keeps the starter compartment from filling up with spray off your front wheel.
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Need some picness around here: The patient: ...

Need some picness around here:

The patient:

http://jowls.smugmug.com/photos/i-5GtqFc9/0/XL/i-5GtqFc9-XL.jpg


Removed organ:

http://jowls.smugmug.com/photos/i-Lk2HGCG/0/XL/i-Lk2HGCG-XL.jpg
Forum: Latin America 06-13-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,728
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
???? His map shows that he's been stuck in...

????

His map shows that he's been stuck in the same spot for 4 days now.

He sent a message on Wednesday saying "Broke down no cell service"
His map shows that he hasn't left that town since.
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Pretty sure it is actually (dimensionally at...

Pretty sure it is actually (dimensionally at least, the ST one is chrome plated). Fubar picked up my ST collector the day before yesterday to start making the jig for ST / G/S
Forum: Latin America 06-11-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Looks like he's had a breakdown in Mexico.

Looks like he's had a breakdown in Mexico.
Forum: Latin America 06-09-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,728
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Looks like everyone's favorite Gabe might make it...

Looks like everyone's favorite Gabe might make it to mexico todayy. not quite on his original timeline, but at least in one piece. Still making good time by anyone's standards though.
Forum: Latin America 06-07-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
I brought a bunch of copies and it just meant one...

I brought a bunch of copies and it just meant one less line to wait in at each border, but sometimes they'd want a copy of one of their own documents after it got stamped or something, so it didn't...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Eric A G/S collector box is here and waiting...

Eric
A G/S collector box is here and waiting for you to pick up for jig making purposes.
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,261
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
...and don't you have mandatory jail time for...

...and don't you have mandatory jail time for triple digit speeds? Too bad. One of my favorite high speed burns is from Burns down to Fields. Nobody there.
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Identical, as far as I know. There was a change...

Identical, as far as I know. There was a change at some point to the triples, but I believe the forks themselves remained the same '88-'95.
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,670
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
http://jowls.smugmug.com/Other/Chile-and-Argentina...

http://jowls.smugmug.com/Other/Chile-and-Argentina/i-DPMShb4/1/L/DSC_0025-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Yep, straight through and really loud. It was...

Yep, straight through and really loud. It was made by cone engineering. They make a much quieter version now that Fubar has used on a couple of bikes. He said its a LOT quieter. I haven't mounted...
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,172
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Eric- I just realized that I have a g/s...

Eric-

I just realized that I have a g/s collector box up in storage if you want to make a jig off of it. Totally didn't occur to me when you were over the other day.
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
What classes?

What classes?
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,077
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
There's a much easier way to tell what your tank...

There's a much easier way to tell what your tank is made of. The HDPE tanks have a screw on cap with plastic threads molded onto the tank. The nylon tanks have a quarter turn cap with a molded-in...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,030
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
"I'm just 'bout dat action, boss."

"I'm just 'bout dat action, boss."
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Filters and dryers. I'm currently working on...

Filters and dryers. I'm currently working on building a large climatic wind tunnel with some really big pneumatic actuated bypass flaps. We ended up using a hospital air compressor with some...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
True, but I'm thinking he might already have shop...

True, but I'm thinking he might already have shop air, so he'd already have those maintenance issues to deal with. No, it wouldn't make sense to add a dedicated compressor just to open his doors.
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
If you've got compressed air in your shop it'd be...

If you've got compressed air in your shop it'd be really easy to make a pneumatic opener. Don't forget you'll also need an electric strike to release the door latch in addition to whatever opener...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 14,630
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Just to be overly explicit - Do that WITH the...

Just to be overly explicit - Do that WITH the plugs touching metal on your heads. You can zap your ignition if they lose a path to ground, so don't let that happen.
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,204
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
Just remove the swingarm from the bike, orient it...

Just remove the swingarm from the bike, orient it vertically with the final drive installed and hanging off the bottom, and drop the shaft straight down it. Done. You can torque the final drive...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,641
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
You should probably just cut your losses at this...

You should probably just cut your losses at this point and sell that heap for whatever I'm willing to pay you. :nod
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,291
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
A friend told me the same thing so I sought it...

A friend told me the same thing so I sought it out. Wasn't impressed at all. :huh
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,291
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
At least they were relatively badass elderly...

At least they were relatively badass elderly women.
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,291
Posted By Airhead Wrangler
The movie is definitely worth a watch. ...

The movie is definitely worth a watch. Unfortunately the airheads are only in it for all of a couple minutes and are ridden by elderly women. The rest of the bikes in the movie are all thumper dirt...
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