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Forum: Airheads Today, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By Slipkid
You may find some on ebay.....I think I bought a...

You may find some on ebay.....I think I bought a rear that way.
Forum: 2 smokers 12-26-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,592
Posted By Slipkid
My fifteen year old just bought a "barn Find"...

My fifteen year old just bought a "barn Find" 1973 125 AT1. It had no spark until about an hour ago when we discovered a blown fuse. The fuse had kept everything electrical from working, probably for...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By Slipkid
no.....so many bikes.....to many jewels in the...

no.....so many bikes.....to many jewels in the rough, that's what is good about bikes...

Brough Superior, no, not when I can have more fun with a Honda 350 Four.

Maybe if I had a bigger...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,719
Posted By Slipkid
Be careful you don't have a pressed in valve seat...

Be careful you don't have a pressed in valve seat get loose, then you lose a piston and maybe more.
Airheads get very hot, you may have a problem with the valve seat not being located correctly and...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By Slipkid
I'll take the silver gas tank as well.....it's...

I'll take the silver gas tank as well.....it's very pretty. :eek1
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Slipkid
Wow, I'm a MA guy also.....next up is the rear...

Wow, I'm a MA guy also.....next up is the rear master cylinder.

$160.00 new, $120.00 rebuilt, good advice!!
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,729
Posted By Slipkid
I will be continuing on with my 82 r100rt. I am...

I will be continuing on with my 82 r100rt. I am just about to go back; I just finished a major sorting out, and find out why my back brakes keep locking up. I can't remember if I rebuilt the rear...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By Slipkid
Bring the crank to somebody, they will make...

Bring the crank to somebody, they will make pressing it apart look easy.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By Slipkid
Ken OConnor did my GT500. Nice guy, does nice...

Ken OConnor did my GT500. Nice guy, does nice work, reasonable price. That is a big engine.....probably won't be as bad as you think. The crank is the easy part, putting the transmission back...
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,433
Posted By Slipkid
I still have my Sears multi test; including...

I still have my Sears multi test; including dwell, meter, it's mint.

I have some tools I used was I was seventeen...not going to give them up anytime soon.

I do have a lot of 5/16 wrenches I...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Slipkid
The BMW tires have minimal usage. If it wasn't...

The BMW tires have minimal usage. If it wasn't for the checking I would say two more seasons. I may risk it, I might also rely on the guy who does my inspections in the spring; old timer, he actually...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Slipkid
Back is 44 week, front is 19, both 2009. ...

Back is 44 week, front is 19, both 2009.

Should I see what happens when I get inspected or get new tires,,,

Nothing like riding down the highway when it's 90 degrees thinking about those tire...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Slipkid
Tire Question

I have bought two sets of Metzeler lasertec tires fairly recently. One set I was forced to purchase through a dealer because they would not mount tires I provided. They got installed on a 1976...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,331
Posted By Slipkid
No safety glasses, hard hats, gloves, decals for...

No safety glasses, hard hats, gloves, decals for safety training levels, no ear plugs, safety vests, steel toe boots, and no safety lady with a clipboard, no yellow strobe lights, and no yellow tape...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,664
Posted By Slipkid
I had a employer once that had way more money...

I had a employer once that had way more money than brains. He had a saying " If you run them hard they run right". So he beat the heck out of anything that he owned and didn't ever do a good break in...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,758
Posted By Slipkid
Bruno's Machine and Repair Canada. ...

Bruno's Machine and Repair

Canada.

Bruno's a good guy and does nice work

705 843 0822
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,664
Posted By Slipkid
My airhead runs hot, lots of times. I'm not...

My airhead runs hot, lots of times. I'm not worried about lack of friction. I think a little oil is a good thing. Not to much, but a dip of the finger and then around the ring is good. Dry....no, I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By Slipkid
One of TR5T's. I can remember being in a...

One of TR5T's. I can remember being in a motorcycle dealership in Arlington Massachusetts in the early 1970's and seeing a brand new TR5T just sitting and getting no attention next to all of the...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Slipkid
I have and 82, I can't remember.....I'll look....

I have and 82, I can't remember.....I'll look. Aren't the smaller side mounting locations offset for orientation. One through the middle two small bolts on the side, they need to line up with the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By Slipkid
Ever visit the USA? North of Sidney....pretty...

Ever visit the USA? North of Sidney....pretty cool!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By Slipkid
I'm working on the Eldo.....BMW has a small oil...

I'm working on the Eldo.....BMW has a small oil leak as well. Still, always wanted an early British bike. I should be able to ride the Moto Guzzi the summer after next. It does take time but I do...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By Slipkid
So, we aren't shipping back to the USA, we are...

So, we aren't shipping back to the USA, we are shipping from the USA. Not exactly what I was imagining.

With bikes, just like old cars, it's nice if you can drive them a distance, somewhat get...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By Slipkid
What do you have to sell.......I'm fairly...

What do you have to sell.......I'm fairly reclusive......

Seriously, I'm looking for early British bikes......on a budget, of course.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By Slipkid
Really nice. I'm wondering why a local club...

Really nice. I'm wondering why a local club doesn't exist here in the Northeast; USA, to enjoy and appreciate these bikes.

Sounds like a good opportunity to do something.

How many would...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By Slipkid
Great information. The AJS G80 is nice. I can...

Great information. The AJS G80 is nice. I can think of a dozen people that would buy that bike.

Sending bikes back to the UK, that may even be easier given the monetary exchange rate, UK pound is...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By Slipkid
Ah....another dream broken. Still.....it would be...

Ah....another dream broken. Still.....it would be fun to try.

Want adds in the UK.

Beers at the TT.

I have not seen many Matchless, AJS, or even the real thing; very old Triumph being...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,416
Posted By Slipkid
British Bikes

Matchless, AJS, Vellocette.

I have not seen many for sale.

Anybody want to go to the UK, find some, send them back to the states for sale and then go to the Isle of Man TT.


Is it as...
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,746
Posted By Slipkid
That's very cool...... Nice rig.

That's very cool......

Nice rig.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Slipkid
Are you the guy from Antietam Cycle? That's...

Are you the guy from Antietam Cycle?

That's cool!

Thanks again.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Slipkid
Thank you. I'm stripping the bike down way past...

Thank you. I'm stripping the bike down way past just the rear fender..

However, I am struggling a bit. Thank you for the help!

Also, can I get back to you if I have more questions?

Making...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Slipkid
1973 Eldorado

Taking the rear fender off involves removal of two wiring harnesses. I think I took my R100 done to almost nothing without having to take a single note on wiring connections.

I'm at three full...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,901
Posted By Slipkid
That's pretty nice!

That's pretty nice!
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,769
Posted By Slipkid
I did some work on my 81 R100RT. I found a lot of...

I did some work on my 81 R100RT. I found a lot of information and images on the internet. Lots and lots of good instructional information.

When I got stuck I used SnowBum and Oak...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Slipkid
Can you get parts.....tough to work on? I...

Can you get parts.....tough to work on?

I remember when they were new, never seen one up close.

8K.......forget I asked.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,838
Posted By Slipkid
awesome

thank you for sharing!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,299
Posted By Slipkid
nice

I need Eldorado foot boards!
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,102
Posted By Slipkid
Gas Tank

That bike is so nice,,,,,,that sucks!
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,870
Posted By Slipkid
Push Rod Tubes

I installed a set into Motobins cylinders. I made a mandrel, heated the cylinders, cooled the tubes, used a hammer and a block of wood. Left side is perfect, right side weeps. I have to take it apart...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,473
Posted By Slipkid
R100

I have and 81 R100RT. I did a mechanical restoration and cleaned everthing last winter. These bikes are nice to work on. Parts are easy and can be purchased quickly. Recently I started on a 73 Moto...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,180
Posted By Slipkid
Cool video

I had a nice red bandit also, that thing was fast. Now I have a black bandit, it goes a little slower!

Good pick me up for the end of the work day....thanks for the video!
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