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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By blaine.hale
Warkshop is doing one similar, he could probably...

Warkshop is doing one similar, he could probably answer you.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=975895
Forum: Old's Cool 07-30-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,027
Posted By blaine.hale
There's a reason for that, Davidas are stupid...

There's a reason for that, Davidas are stupid expensive.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,027
Posted By blaine.hale
Walmart or a company that sold exclusively to...

Walmart or a company that sold exclusively to Walmart owned them for a while until recently. In fact, there's still some bell stock on some walmart shelves that is leftover.
They're now owned by a...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By blaine.hale
I went with an electronic one on the /5, I think...

I went with an electronic one on the /5, I think it was like $10-15. Napa 262. For the cheap one go with the Napa 552.
I can't remember how many terminals are on the /6 blinker relay but I'm sure I...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By blaine.hale
Forgot those. I have ripped diaphragms before and...

Forgot those. I have ripped diaphragms before and regretted it on a several thousand mile trip.
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By blaine.hale
That's a great template there, Bill. Saving that...

That's a great template there, Bill. Saving that one for later use.
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By blaine.hale
I wouldn't replace anything. If it ain't broke,...

I wouldn't replace anything. If it ain't broke, don't fix it (said the guy who rebuilds bikes on whim.) What I would do is bring along a couple sets of points, a new rotor, a few bulbs and ceramic...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,027
Posted By blaine.hale
I've had mine several months and I'm going to...

I've had mine several months and I'm going to sell it for that very reason. Seriously, whose head is THAT round?
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,673
Posted By blaine.hale
That's how all of these rant threads go. Usually...

That's how all of these rant threads go. Usually Plaka is banned somewhere in between, ironically bitching about idiots.
Nothing to see here!
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,673
Posted By blaine.hale
I love my land cruiser! ...

I love my land cruiser!
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3691/12172978906_1582520bf0_b.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,673
Posted By blaine.hale
I agree with you but you should also set your...

I agree with you but you should also set your expectations. This thread, while nice to have something to agree upon, really should not exist.
This is the internet where you can be anonymous and say...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By blaine.hale
Should have greased that shit. No, seriously,...

Should have greased that shit.
No, seriously, grease it up there at the cable end/pivot point. I needs to rotate or you'll just snap more cables. $40 lesson learned.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By blaine.hale
I'm using NOS float needles and seats on this but...

I'm using NOS float needles and seats on this but the exact same symptoms occurred on the originals before I swapped them out.
At this point, I'm completely out of ideas short of ordering the brass...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By blaine.hale
CL175 carb question

Hey folks,

I've got the girlfriends 1971 CL175 I've been tinkering with. Easy enough bike to work on. Everything is all perfect except one incredibly annoying thing, float sensitivity. When I say...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 15,083
Posted By blaine.hale
Time for an upgrade.

Time for an upgrade.
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6,173
Views: 1,239,489
Posted By blaine.hale
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2140/2116027306_65d1...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2140/2116027306_65d14fb815.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 823
Posted By blaine.hale
Have you tried Pyng Ho right next to Community?...

Have you tried Pyng Ho right next to Community? Holy crap it's good for a run down chinese place! The owner has been there since the mid 70s and makes everything with fresh crazy...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 302,268
Posted By blaine.hale
That looks like a stock bike to me.

That looks like a stock bike to me.
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 302,268
Posted By blaine.hale
These guys built it http://svakogarage.tumblr.com/

These guys built it http://svakogarage.tumblr.com/
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,388
Posted By blaine.hale
Just wanted to make a quick note that one of my...

Just wanted to make a quick note that one of my airheads, the r90 is up for sale. Gotta make room in the basement for other hogs.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=980123
...
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,799
Posted By blaine.hale
They're from 2008.

They're from 2008.
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 58,139
Posted By blaine.hale
I love and miss my Big Agnus.

I love and miss my Big Agnus.
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By blaine.hale
I'm kind of confused here. I personally don't...

I'm kind of confused here. I personally don't think there's any reason to use a ride off stand. If I'm deploying and retracting the center stand, I'm off the bike and using the little provided handle...
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 43,597
Posted By blaine.hale
I actually can't agree with that one being...

I actually can't agree with that one being stupid. There's a crap load of man hours in custom work on that one and it is pretty super unique and well done. That's just one man's opinion I guess.
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By blaine.hale
How weird! I'll definitely ditch that thing. I...

How weird! I'll definitely ditch that thing. I would have ordered the proper battery straps but turns out there's like 20 types over the years so I didn't know which one to order.
Those wheels are...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By blaine.hale
Which bike ya talking about? I haven't posted...

Which bike ya talking about? I haven't posted pics just yet. Pretty sure mine is a 66/67 but I haven't checked to see if it's narrow case. Just now learning about the motor mounts being the...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By blaine.hale
You won't know until you take it off. Could be a...

You won't know until you take it off. Could be a hole but I seriously doubt duct tape has been covering a hole that leads to fuel. Any fuel against that tape would have it gone in a day.
I can't...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,501
Posted By blaine.hale
It's just three nuts to pop the rocker cover off...

It's just three nuts to pop the rocker cover off and put another gasket on. Literally the easiest thing you can do.
Put an oil pan under it as some oil will spill out.
If the gasket doesn't stop...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By blaine.hale
Yup. Picked it up last night. Looking closer...

Yup.

Picked it up last night. Looking closer at it and pulling the VIN, it looks like she's actually a 1966 Ducati Monza 250. I'm ok with that, either way.
Parts seem rather available as far as...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By blaine.hale
That's the one. Snagging it a bit cheaper than...

That's the one. Snagging it a bit cheaper than listed. This should satisfy my Italian craving. Waiting out this stupid GA storm before picking it up.
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,072
Posted By blaine.hale
Those look like progressives and they're known...

Those look like progressives and they're known for being hated for the stiffness. I despise mine. I really should go back to the stocks. Notice how the coil gets progressively tighter at either end?
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By blaine.hale
They did, indeed manufacture a 250 scrambler for...

They did, indeed manufacture a 250 scrambler for several years in the late 60s and early 70s.

In regards to the parts, in my google searches today, they're pretty much as available as our...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By blaine.hale
Err, whoops, wrong section. MOOOODSSSS!!! :D

Err, whoops, wrong section. MOOOODSSSS!!! :D
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By blaine.hale
Ducati single resources

Hey folks,

I'm picking up a 250 duc scrambler tonight and looking for some resources. I don't know much about old Ducatis but I've been craving a single for this year. Where can I find manuals and...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,919
Posted By blaine.hale
http://frapi.centrale-lyon.org/moto/micags/images/...

http://frapi.centrale-lyon.org/moto/micags/images/r100pd89.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,919
Posted By blaine.hale
Because of inflation, $9,000 in 1992 is now just...

Because of inflation, $9,000 in 1992 is now just over $15k so this dude is literally demanding show room price. Now that's nuts!
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,468
Posted By blaine.hale
This is quite the wrong area to post this.

This is quite the wrong area to post this.
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,388
Posted By blaine.hale
Luckily I'm looking for just the top box mounted...

Luckily I'm looking for just the top box mounted behind the seat ;)
I'll stop flooding this thread now. Thanks for looking out for me fellas!
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 470,388
Posted By blaine.hale
In white, unfortunately.

In white, unfortunately.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,606
Posted By blaine.hale
Any performance increase is a mental thing...

Any performance increase is a mental thing associated with noise on those pipes. They really do sound nice and a great break from my stock r75 when I want to hear my bike and feel like I'm on a real...
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