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Forum: Airheads 04-11-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,733
Posted By Blane
I'm keeping my eye on this thread. I don't have...

I'm keeping my eye on this thread. I don't have much to offer but I have a similar problem with the rebuild on my 1970 R75/5. The right blinker will work but the left front bulb will blow. I have...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
Thanks. That's exactly what I've been looking for...

Thanks. That's exactly what I've been looking for to calibrate mine. All I've had is the school zone radars.
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
What's that speedometer app that you have there...

What's that speedometer app that you have there on your iPhone?
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
It will work. This is how I have mine set up. I...

It will work. This is how I have mine set up. I haven't noticed any problems yet.
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,770
Posted By Blane
You have gotten some great advice here which I'm...

You have gotten some great advice here which I'm cataloging. But, damn man, with something like this, wouldn't it be easier do source some new cylinders on eBay?

Wait.... Never mind. I just...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By Blane
/6 Rocker Arm top

I am rebuilding a '70 R75/5. I managed to score some /6 rocker arms since I didn't have any to begin with. In my last rebuild, the rocker arms had a punch mark in the top of the rocker to indicate...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,318
Posted By Blane
My wife does equestrian three day eventing which...

My wife does equestrian three day eventing which includes a cross country run where horse and rider tear ass across the country side jumping over various obsticals. Sometimes when the horse is...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,019
Posted By Blane
For me I was collecting a bunch of airhead pieces...

For me I was collecting a bunch of airhead pieces and parts that I either had to get rid of or build something out of it. I saw sparky and hoffbrau's build threads and thought it would be cool to...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,019
Posted By Blane
Thanks sparky. I was following your build thread...

Thanks sparky. I was following your build thread as well for ideas. If I were to do it again I would elevate the rear of the center shock on the swing arm another of couple of inches to rotate the...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 25,491
Posted By Blane
Props to your fabrication skills. Great build...

Props to your fabrication skills. Great build thread.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,019
Posted By Blane
Coming from you that's a compliment. I patterned...

Coming from you that's a compliment. I patterned the mono shock from your build. But my welding skills are no were near yours. Mine looks like globbed glue next to your work. Thank God powder...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 674,019
Posted By Blane
http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x104/Cozewith/B...

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x104/Cozewith/Blane%20Motorcycle%20Stuff/Cafe%20Racer/Cafe1small.jpg
...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,112
Posted By Blane
I can't remember where I saw this formula but I...

I can't remember where I saw this formula but I made a batch and it works great. In a spray bottle:

70% Murphy's Oil Soap
15% Antifreeze
15% Water

It will make shit slide uphill. Be...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
I've been negligent about the progress of my...

I've been negligent about the progress of my Acewell. It took about a week and a half for Diego from Baja Designs to send me a new speedometer. Before I rerouted the wires I plugged the new speedo...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,562
Posted By Blane
After you posted your pictures I went on-line to...

After you posted your pictures I went on-line to Cycleworks and found the two tools that I needed. One for the slotted ring and one to hold the pinion gear in place to take the input shaft nut off....
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,562
Posted By Blane
Sven - Thanks for the pictorial. What special...

Sven - Thanks for the pictorial. What special tools do I need to lock the hub to remove the hex nut and the slotted threaded ring? I haven't taken a final drive apart myself.
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,562
Posted By Blane
It's totally stripped out. There are about 2...

It's totally stripped out. There are about 2 threads at the top. I can screw the plug down by hand but once it bottoms out it just continues to spin. No sealing what so ever. I think I'll go with...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,562
Posted By Blane
I took a closer look at it and your right. I...

I took a closer look at it and your right. I don't think that I would do it myself but I could probably take to a good machinist who had the right equipment to do a better job then I would for a lot...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,562
Posted By Blane
Nope. No metal flakes or ferrous chunks. ...

Nope. No metal flakes or ferrous chunks. However if a helicoil were installed, wouldn't the FD have to be torn apart anyway to keep shavings from the drilling out of the final drive? At least you...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,562
Posted By Blane
Who rebuilds final drives?

I've got a spare 32/11 final drive that I finally pulled of the shelf for my cafe project that I bought a few years ago. I bolted it on to the swing arm and as I was going to fill it I found out...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
A little update on the Acewell. I contacted...

A little update on the Acewell. I contacted Acewell in the UK via email and got a response back from George Lee who forwarded the question to Diego Land at Baja Designs, the distributor for Acewell...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
Except for Dallas. I grew up in Odessa, went to...

Except for Dallas. I grew up in Odessa, went to work in Houston after college and moved to Dallas about 7 years ago. Been through Ruidoso several times either skiing, which I don't do anymore (hate...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
Well I did one better. It seems the bezel will...

Well I did one better. It seems the bezel will screw off and you can push the guts out to get a better look. I had continuity for both the oil and neutral wires (purple & gray) all the way to the...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
The wiring is not all that different with the...

The wiring is not all that different with the execption of the neutral wiring. I have both wiring diagrams for a /5 and a /6 since I'm using a /6 headlight bucket and a /5 wiring harness. The neutral...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
Yes. The clock lead (brown) is hooked to the...

Yes. The clock lead (brown) is hooked to the unswitch power and the power lead to the Acewell (red) is hooked to the swiched power. The black lead is good but I'll check it again. I've tried to...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
I am rebuilding an R100 with a /5 wiring harness...

I am rebuilding an R100 with a /5 wiring harness into a café racer which I have installed an Acewell 2853 speedometer. I am having problems getting the neutral and oil pressure lights to come on....
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,771
Posted By Blane
Wouldn't it have been easier just to buy the /5...

Wouldn't it have been easier just to buy the /5 frame and engine wiring harness?

You've got more guts than I. Great job in getting a basket case back on the road.
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By Blane
Opps. Sorry. I ment base gasket

Opps. Sorry. I ment base gasket
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By Blane
I ended up ordering new seals for the one side. I...

I ended up ordering new seals for the one side. I left the head attached to cylinder but loosed the nuts at 6 and 12 o'clock. The seal that was bad was torn longitudely about half way down. It might...
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 127,214
Posted By Blane
If you find one let me know. I don't think they...

If you find one let me know. I don't think they sell those seperately any more.
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By Blane
No sealant. Just regular motor oil inside and...

No sealant. Just regular motor oil inside and out as Oak recommends.
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By Blane
The tear looks pretty deep from where I could...

The tear looks pretty deep from where I could see. You might be right about holding a seal but it won't take long to replace them.
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By Blane
From Hans at Hucky's BMW Parts.

From Hans at Hucky's BMW Parts.
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By Blane
Question Torn push rod seal; Replace head gasket and o-rings??

I'm putting together an R100 Frankenbeemer. I just got the heads on and everything torqued up a couple of weeks ago and noticed when I was installing the exhaust today that one of the new push rod...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By Blane
Oops... You're right. Only 2 settings. Sorry for...

Oops... You're right. Only 2 settings. Sorry for the confusion. I have mine set on the highest setting.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-07-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By Blane
I did the GSA to GS seat swap. I can't answer the...

I did the GSA to GS seat swap. I can't answer the first question but on the second question, the standard GS seat has 3 settings. I found the middle setting is about the same height as the GSA bench....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,185
Posted By Blane
Good suggestions. I don't remember where I read...

Good suggestions. I don't remember where I read it but the suggestion that I got was to tell your passenger they are in charge. If they want to go faster, go faster. If they want to go slower, go...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,444
Posted By Blane
I was lucky enough to have a little mig welder...

I was lucky enough to have a little mig welder and this is what I did. About mid way down the race, I welded a bead all the way around, then took a long screw driver and used the edge of the bead to...
Forum: The Garage 11-17-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,442
Posted By Blane
That's sweet. Details, Man, Details......

That's sweet. Details, Man, Details......
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 41,606
Posted By Blane
+2 on the Svea. I don't even remember when I got...

+2 on the Svea. I don't even remember when I got mine. I was lucky enough to find the pot set for it. Sounds like a friggin jet engine but will burn anything.
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