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Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
OK - It appears as though MAX has the push rod...

OK - It appears as though MAX has the push rod and might I say it's cheaper than my local dealer charges!

Needles to say it's on the way!

Thanks again!
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
Thanks again everyone for the input! ...

Thanks again everyone for the input!

Supposedly I have an early 5 speed box and that requires
the shorter 205.5mm rod.

I did look on eBay last night and I'll look again.

It certainly is...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
I was just perusing Anton's site and he lists an...

I was just perusing Anton's site and he lists an EARLY airhead 5spd push rod at 205.5mm and a /5 four-speed length of 215.5mm which when measuring mine more closely is exactly what I have! So it...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
Pulled the transmission... Everything looks...

Pulled the transmission...

Everything looks decent - a little dirty and splines are dry but it seems OK.

When I put the the engine-end of the shaft in the clutch it seems to go in not much more...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
No, the lever is not on.

No, the lever is not on.
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
Good question!

Good question!
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
So I'm wondering if I should pull the...

So I'm wondering if I should pull the transmission to see if the rod is lined up through the spline shaft within?
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
I do have the earlier lever pictured. I did have...

I do have the earlier lever pictured. I did have to find a clutch lever on eBay.

I took the adjusting nut and bolt OUT of the clutch lever to help get lever on the piston all the way to no avail....
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
It's a '77.... I didn't take any of the...

It's a '77....

I didn't take any of the clutch lever assembly apart. The bike has not run yet while I have owned it ( 2 weeks maybe). I bought it as a project bike missing a tank, some trim...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
And does the lever push the rod in or pull it out?

And does the lever push the rod in or pull it out?
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
The bike came without a clutch arm - the piston,...

The bike came without a clutch arm - the piston, push rod, and everything else were already there. I don't know if it had been disassembled before I got it.

So I can take the rod all the way out?...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
The push rod came with the bike... I did...

The push rod came with the bike...

I did remove the adjust nut and bolt but it's still not right.

How exactly does the "system" work? The push rod just bottoms out and you can just push it in...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 721
Posted By emmodg
R100/7 Clutch Lever....

I'm trying to put my clutch lever on my project airhead - the piston doesn't seem like it wants to go into the housing far enough to let the clutch lever line up with the "tabs" on the housing...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By emmodg
Rear wheel is off the ground... I'm going to...

Rear wheel is off the ground...

I'm going to clean the carbs, put new plugs and wires on her, change the oil & filter and light her up! THEN see what I can do about the valves when and if she...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By emmodg
Yeah - I was hoping it WAS "useless"! I'm gonna...

Yeah - I was hoping it WAS "useless"! I'm gonna do it right once I get her ready to start.

Thanks EVERYONE for your input!
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By emmodg
I did a comp. check but I think I have some...

I did a comp. check but I think I have some skewed readings. I guess since these older carbs are CV type I need to prop the slides open. I didn't do this and got weird-low readings. It measured 60lbs...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By emmodg
That's what I would think... My GS turns...

That's what I would think...

My GS turns pretty easily with the wheel.

I got it as a project - no tank or clutch lever. Found a tank and the leaver used on eBay. I'd like to make a cool little...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By emmodg
More play by play! I turned the engine...

More play by play!

I turned the engine finally with wrench about 1/2 turn then it stopped.

If I try and turn further I know I'd round-off the bolt head.

I think I might be pulling heads. :(
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By emmodg
Man! So now I can push the bike around my...

Man!

So now I can push the bike around my yard in 5th gear with plugs out and of course the engine turns and makes little fart sounds from the plug holes. (He,he!)

But then I stick it in...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By emmodg
That's the problem - I can't turn the engine with...

That's the problem - I can't turn the engine with an
Allen wrench at alternator by hand with plugs out.

With plugs out I can't turn the engine by hand with wheel in 5th gear.

I CAN spin the...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By emmodg
Did that as well...still doesn't turn. I...

Did that as well...still doesn't turn.

I just put it in 5th and sat on it while pushing bike and I back and forth.
It does turn when I do that...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,169
Posted By emmodg
Worried New Airhead Owner Question....

So I just got a '77 R100/7 project bike. It's my 1st airhead.(I have an 1150GS)

It needs some work but that part doesn;t scare me too much. What DOES scare me a bit is this:

I want to adjust...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,267
Posted By emmodg
Dammit, I wish I could have made this!

Dammit, I wish I could have made this!
Forum: Racing 07-17-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,267
Posted By emmodg
There.

There.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,621
Posted By emmodg
That's a horrible deal! Stay away from it and...

That's a horrible deal! Stay away from it and give me the seller's contact info so I can promptly go and investigate this outrage! :wink:
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By emmodg
This might be one of the greatest YouTube...

This might be one of the greatest YouTube channels of all time!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,271
Posted By emmodg
I tought a recovery class for them during the big...

I tought a recovery class for them during the big expo in AZ. There were soooooooome other instructors who seemed compitant but many were not. Rawhide was there and they did a decent job with some...
Forum: Racing 06-04-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,050
Posted By emmodg
I second the motion that Jason takes over Rally...

I second the motion that Jason takes over Rally WVA! There's not enough of these close to me to lose one.... :)
Forum: Racing 06-03-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,050
Posted By emmodg
I was literally JUST signing up!!!!!!!!!

I was literally JUST signing up!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Racing 06-02-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,050
Posted By emmodg
You not running bikes anymore Seth?

You not running bikes anymore Seth?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,809
Posted By emmodg
The GS comes with a built in bead breaker.

The GS comes with a built in bead breaker.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5,154
Views: 830,390
Posted By emmodg
Finished painting mine.... ...

Finished painting mine....

http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y188/emmodg/whiteGS.jpg
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 51,369
Posted By emmodg
I've set many'a tubeless tires with a small pump...

I've set many'a tubeless tires with a small pump like like this - including a cheap slim pump. Use a ratchet strap around the tire and start inflating. The bead will set. I've used ether as well but...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By emmodg
KTM Dealers?

Any current KTM Dealership owners/principals around here?
Forum: Racing 04-07-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 609,879
Posted By emmodg
That's bad ass!

That's bad ass!
Forum: Racing 03-28-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By emmodg
I'm liking the sound of this Bill!

I'm liking the sound of this Bill!
Forum: Racing 03-26-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 609,879
Posted By emmodg
I was about to ask the same thing! Does he...

I was about to ask the same thing!

Does he have any experience racing at a high professional level in a car? I will say - and I know Im gonna catch hell for this - I don't think that open terrain...
Forum: Racing 03-26-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5,210
Views: 609,879
Posted By emmodg
Here as well....

Here as well. (http://enduro21.com/index.php/component/k2/item/1761-cyril-despres-joins-peugeot-for-dakar-2015)

Hmmmmmm...Cyril dropping the bars for a steering wheel......
Forum: Racing 03-19-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,857
Posted By emmodg
Ahhhhhh.....14.5hrs from me! I really want to do...

Ahhhhhh.....14.5hrs from me! I really want to do this though......
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,998
Posted By emmodg
Don't suppose one of these would fit an 07 KTM...

Don't suppose one of these would fit an 07 KTM 450exc - I have an 08 headlight and mask....

Great idea here!
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