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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,271
Posted By weeman
My 1st bike at 13 years old was a Honda s90 cut...

My 1st bike at 13 years old was a Honda s90 cut the pipe down turned it into a trail bike. One day my uncle which flat tracked Harleys, BSA, and triumphs in the 50's & 60's invited me to come along...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,803
Posted By weeman
I use to race one of those in AFM trying always...

I use to race one of those in AFM trying always to catch up to Kenny Roberts! :D
Now I'm happy to just ride at my age but would get another one just to see if I could rip it up again.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,245
Posted By weeman
When reviving an engine from a long slumber using...

When reviving an engine from a long slumber using WD-40 is crap! Sorry, I've restored lot of cars and bikes for the past 30 years and there's no better oil to use for down the bores than Marvel...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,706
Posted By weeman
Was the 90-ish for one side or both? Should both...

Was the 90-ish for one side or both? Should both sides be done or just the left? Where's the best place to get kits?
As you can tell by my post I'm tired of hearing the clatter of pending death when...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,077
Posted By weeman
Last year I bought a 1995 r1100 rsl with under...

Last year I bought a 1995 r1100 rsl with under 32k for 3k! They're out there.:D
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,041,724
Posted By weeman
I've been looking for a project like yours for...

I've been looking for a project like yours for awhile now and every time I call to look at them...sorry my bikes been sold! Frustrating, but I'll find one.:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,817
Posted By weeman
Thank you Jim!

Thank you Jim!
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,817
Posted By weeman
With all those nice RS's it makes me proud to be...

With all those nice RS's it makes me proud to be an owner of my 1995 RSL! Great bikes!
One question, can I still get an aftermarket exhaust for mine? Sorry I can't post a picture of mine yet as I...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By weeman
I own a 1995 1100 RSL with 39k on it with no...

I own a 1995 1100 RSL with 39k on it with no issues to date but figure the HES might give you a challenge down the road but they're great bikes! Offer him 2000.00-2500.
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,788
Posted By weeman
You'd have to really convince me to own one...

You'd have to really convince me to own one because if they are anything like their scooters.....no thank you! My daughter owned a Chinese scooter while in college and she'd call me every week with...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,237
Posted By weeman
I agree on all points that Stobie mentioned. I...

I agree on all points that Stobie mentioned. I own a 1995 R1100RSL with 38k and without close TB sinc and valve adj you'll notice more surge but what a wonderful bike! Stobie, what exhaust is that on...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,940
Posted By weeman
As KShow states, "pull the trigger"! I own a 1995...

As KShow states, "pull the trigger"! I own a 1995 r1100rsl, though not a GS, it is a very solid bike! Just over 38k now it's not even broken in yet!:clap
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,342
Posted By weeman
I was wondering if a borderite can attend? I just...

I was wondering if a borderite can attend? I just live 5min from the Lynden crossing and would enjoy attending but with my oilhead as the /2 is getting ready for slinger service.

Steve
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By weeman
I finally had a chance to see the movie "Argo"...

I finally had a chance to see the movie "Argo" and noticed one of the opening scenes when a bunch of motorcycles were taking off through the streets and within that bunch were at least six /2's....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,449
Posted By weeman
I just read your post and would be happy to ride...

I just read your post and would be happy to ride down for a visit as I'm up in Bellingham not far from you. Give me a shout some warmer weekend and I'll check out your bike.
I own a 36k on the clock...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By weeman
Thanks....further investigation into that...

Thanks....further investigation into that hopefully will yield a solution.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By weeman
Thanks def for the reply. It stays garaged and...

Thanks def for the reply. It stays garaged and covered when not in use. It is possible that the dry garage that's not insulated might be the culprit.
I will try the hair dryer.

Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By weeman
RID display woes

The other day I took my r1100rsl out for a ride and noticed the RID display had a little condensation in the very right corner of the display. The temperature was at 34deg but with a bit more...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,946
Posted By weeman
Beware off topic. I couldn't help but comment on...

Beware off topic. I couldn't help but comment on the video. As a kid in the 50's and a Navy brat my family logged many air miles in a Super Connie. My father was a flight engineer on a Martin Mars...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,874
Posted By weeman
no workies for me

Hand guards, really? :rofl I get it they're off road bikes too. It's unfortunate that we sport touring bike guys won't benefit from this upgrade because the airflow would slow us down.:D
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,376
Posted By weeman
Cael I'm glad you pulled the trigger...

Cael

I'm glad you pulled the trigger Congrats! By the way, I see you're in Minisoda my brother lives in St. Michael he'd be happy to store it for you:wink:. You could probably find a tail light on...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,376
Posted By weeman
I have the book if you would like to borrow it....

I have the book if you would like to borrow it. Yes, it's a bit pricey at $103. but it's very concise.:deal
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,376
Posted By weeman
The rebuild (slinger service) price doesn't...

The rebuild (slinger service) price doesn't include a fried crank that'd be 1k more if damaged. I thought of doing it myself for the first time but I don't possess the special tools and their a bit...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,376
Posted By weeman
I would highly agree! PULL THE TRIGGER, NOW!:wink:

I would highly agree! PULL THE TRIGGER, NOW!:wink:
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,376
Posted By weeman
2HE, As previously mentioned an engine tear...

2HE,

As previously mentioned an engine tear down at this point would be in you're best interest because of the lack of mechanical history. I just started the same evaluation with one that I bought...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By weeman
Damn, I really thought it was over!:cry

Damn, I really thought it was over!:cry
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By weeman
Thanks everyone for your responses. I can say...

Thanks everyone for your responses. I can say that both GL-4 or 5 is available to me at a few locations here in town so now my choice will be made easier.
It's now time for me to kill this thread...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By weeman
No this not another oil thread

I need to find 85w90 hypoid gear oil the GL-4 type for my slash2. All I've been finding is the GL-5 that I can't use because of brass degeneration. Any thoughts or suggestions would be much...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,034
Posted By weeman
It sounds to me that you invested wisely when you...

It sounds to me that you invested wisely when you sold your TR3 to buy your wife of 41yrs a wedding ring. I had a good 23yr run (I thought) but the kids grew up and she wanted to find herself. Now at...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,034
Posted By weeman
In my town there'd be a gun battle. :lol3

In my town there'd be a gun battle. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,034
Posted By weeman
Thanks for the encouraging words and sorry you...

Thanks for the encouraging words and sorry you don't have yours any longer. I guess I was lucky to happen on this one and now get that. I've always loved older machinery that's why I drive my Mk1...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,034
Posted By weeman
danedg-I haven't ridden the bike yet because of...

danedg-I haven't ridden the bike yet because of needing rebuilt carbs synchronized first. I did change the oil and looked for grey sludge and metal bits but didn't find any. It was very clean in...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By weeman
Thank you for the info this is exactly what I...

Thank you for the info this is exactly what I needed.

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By weeman
It's definitely the short plug. Is Bosch best and...

It's definitely the short plug. Is Bosch best and which one to get or shall I say number?
Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By weeman
Which spark plugs to use?

I'm wondering what spark plug works best for a 1967 r50/2 with short plugs? It's my understanding that it would use either a short plug or longer plug. I trust mine is the short version.
Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By weeman
We're really "Skookum" up here!:rofl

We're really "Skookum" up here!:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By weeman
I bought mine a few months ago from a guy that...

I bought mine a few months ago from a guy that rode it only 2k miles per year. I did notice that the oil level was excessive (very top of sight cover) and some of it has been ending up in the air...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,224
Posted By weeman
Start up with mine is the same with a little bit...

Start up with mine is the same with a little bit of smoke but runs just fine with normal oil consumption. It's a 1995 r1100rsl wit!h only 35k on the clock.
What I've learned in my almost 60yrs "if...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By weeman
Oh man, now I've opened myself up for some s**t!...

Oh man, now I've opened myself up for some s**t! I'll consider some of those suggestions....but bare feet?:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By weeman
Side bags

I've noticed once and awhile when climbing aboard my 1995 r1100rsl I sometimes scuff the topside of the side bag with my boot but when I try to clean it the scuff never cleans up. Has anyone ever...
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