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Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,557
Posted By trodgers
Why dont you just scan a motor top? The scan...

Why dont you just scan a motor top? The scan should give you bolt hole locations and you know your starting height and curvature from the front cover.
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By trodgers
I have the springs with the large loop. I didnt...

I have the springs with the large loop. I didnt realize they wrap around the bike frame tube. This makes more sense.
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By trodgers
Thanks for all the input on whether a ride off...

Thanks for all the input on whether a ride off stand is good or not. In my opinion it has its place. Back to the original question, does any one have pictures or measurements of their set up?
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By trodgers
Reynolds Ride off stand hardware

Assylum,
I originally liked the idea of this stand because I have shorter legs and 4 points IMO is more stable than 3. Unfortunately trying to find hardware is ridiculous. I know this is a long...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By trodgers
Ok that makes sense

Ok that makes sense
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By trodgers
BMWrench: I dont see how drilling a hole lower in...

BMWrench: I dont see how drilling a hole lower in the arm would make more brake force. Lowering your connecting point only reduces your lever arm length. This would reduce the amount of torque...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By trodgers
Thanks Dave, i think I am just going to rebuild...

Thanks Dave, i think I am just going to rebuild the rear and hope for the best. Was hoping for some more insight from adventurous people but oh well.
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By trodgers
Thanks DaveBall!! I am setting up a cafe bike...

Thanks DaveBall!! I am setting up a cafe bike and the rearsets have a much shorter lever arm than my stock pedal. It is my thought that the smaller MC will allow me to have less of a lever to...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By trodgers
rear master cylinder

I have been restoring an 80 R100RT and have a question that I am sure has been brought up a million times. I have a disc rear brake and would like to make it actually work!! I am going to change...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By trodgers
Did some more investigating today. And let me...

Did some more investigating today. And let me tell you what I found. 3 wires had shorted out inside the wiring harness. And the wire that connects the points fried. Now I need to figure out how to...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By trodgers
When I say I dont have spark, I mean at the spark...

When I say I dont have spark, I mean at the spark plugs. I disconnected the speedometer and the resistor, I want to get the bike running again before adding the other components. The spark plug...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By trodgers
Forgot to mention. Now I am having no spark :( ...

Forgot to mention. Now I am having no spark :( I assumed I fried some coils
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By trodgers
Electrical messup

Guys,
Here is the story. Two weeks ago, I finally got my 81 R100RT running. YAY. I realized that because I removed my broken speedometer/tach, I lost my Gen lamp and couldnt charge. After reading...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 706,359
Posted By trodgers
I did! I will post more pictures as I get the...

I did! I will post more pictures as I get the thing finished.
What I did:
Universal rearsets with custom brackets (made by yours truely)
clip on bars, shaved down to fit stock controls
new gps...
Forum: Airheads 06-12-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 706,359
Posted By trodgers
Its like I actually know what im doing!!! ...

Its like I actually know what im doing!!!
http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y442/trrodgers/964702_10102537873907241_126484750_o_zpsad267cea.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By trodgers
garth. If the springs opposite positioning was my...

garth. If the springs opposite positioning was my problem, I'd be fine since the retainers on the springs are the same diameter. I do have greater problems, that is why I am asking the higher powers...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By trodgers
Here are some photos... ...

Here are some photos...
http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y442/trrodgers/IMAG0424_zps279a72fa.jpg (http://s1275.photobucket.com/user/trrodgers/media/IMAG0424_zps279a72fa.jpg.html) ...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By trodgers
Whoops! I have a 80' r100RT.

Whoops! I have a 80' r100RT.
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,254
Posted By trodgers
Center stand

Inmates that are much wiser than I,
Who is ALMOST complete with his build, THIS GUY!! (Did the crowd just scream for you also?) You know you are getting down to the finishing touches when you are...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By trodgers
If you look at the second photo, it shows that I...

If you look at the second photo, it shows that I only have 1 upper rubber mount. I do have 4 posts on my diode board, I will hook the grounds to the upper two posts.

CanadaBiker, no it doesnt...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By trodgers
Diode Board Help

Guys,
When I was taking apart the bike I should have paid more attention to what the previous owner had done, but I didnt. With that said, I am reassembling my bike and I had to take the diode...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 587,821
Posted By trodgers
Rear shocks

WTB a set of rear shocks. Please let me know what you have. I am looking for something a bit stiffer than stock. It is the last part for my cafe build and looking to save some money.
Thanks,
Tom
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By trodgers
I have been thinking this same thing. I like the...

I have been thinking this same thing. I like the GPS speedometers but they seem to be off. If I cant find anything by next wed I am going to order a acewell.
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
woohoo another part I need to replace!!

woohoo another part I need to replace!!
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
Update on bike: Bike is being torn apart so the...

Update on bike:
Bike is being torn apart so the frame can get powder coated. I have started making sheet metal pieces as I take things apart (seat pan and air box block off) and making a list of...
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
Been thinking about how to do the bike. I have...

Been thinking about how to do the bike. I have short legs (30" inseam), Currently the only way I can ride the bike is with boots on. Can anyone recommend a shock(s) that allows me to lower the bike...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
it has disc break in the rear. I have noticed a...

it has disc break in the rear. I have noticed a reference to 1980 on the rear wheel well
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
If I could make the bike to Antacortes, I would!

If I could make the bike to Antacortes, I would!
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
Above are some pictures. Now that I look at...

Above are some pictures. Now that I look at them, they are out of order, sorry about that. But there are some with the bike and some of my neutral switch.
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y442/trrodgers...

http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y442/trrodgers/DSC_0653_zps89ebf0c7.jpghttp://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y442/trrodgers/DSC_0652_zps8d80d197.jpghttp://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y442/trrodgers...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
nooB question... How do I post pictures? I...

nooB question... How do I post pictures? I thought the insert image icon with a Flickr account would work, but its not :cry
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
Thanks Rob! Awesome info!

Thanks Rob! Awesome info!
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
I believe the switch is located near the left...

I believe the switch is located near the left foot peg on the side. It has a few wires connecting to it. Some of the wires come underneath the the motor and transmission and connect to someting(??)...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
First off, i want to apologize for the frequency...

First off, i want to apologize for the frequency of my response.

I took some time and tried to investigate on my issues with the bike. I took the cover off to access the starter. It had spider...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,941
Posted By trodgers
r100 help!!

Hey guys,
I recently have purchased a r100. To start things off wrong, the bike was titled as an 84 but it looks like it is a 79. I have a rear brembo and front dual disc. And my Clymer pointed...
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