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Forum: Airheads Today, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By Cdubs
TAG swingarm install questions

The wheel isn't quite inline with the frame and the swingarm mounting pin are all the way in on the left side. Do I need to offset the wheel more to the right? Is there a unobtanium longer swing arm...
Forum: Airheads Today, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By Cdubs
3ohm green dyna coil install for points in a can on G/S?

Where do all the wires go!

I have poked around a bit and can't seem to find a guide(probably really simple and I'm over thinking it), there are two doubled wires(2 black and 2 green) into single...
Forum: Airheads 10-09-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Cdubs
I run the 4.00 Pirelli Trials tire on the back...

I run the 4.00 Pirelli Trials tire on the back and love it. It's a very tall tire which raises the bike and has some sidewall flex which is good for traction. However it must be installed before...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,723
Posted By Cdubs
Did the battery take a shit? Is it starting but...

Did the battery take a shit? Is it starting but wont move?
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 149,803
Posted By Cdubs
Do you have a write up in your thread on...

Do you have a write up in your thread on switching to points, I have the can, need the coil, but where do all the wires go!?

Glad to hear its purring!
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cdubs
Update, did a leakdown(hooked up compressor with...

Update, did a leakdown(hooked up compressor with 150psi up to hose that is used for compression tester and couldn't feel anything anywhere. That's good.

Did a double gasket permatex sandwich and...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cdubs
Update: Pulled reed valve off, cleaned as...

Update:

Pulled reed valve off, cleaned as best I could and inspected inside and looked fine. Cleaned everything else up, poked some conduit through the return hole in the area next to valve to...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cdubs
Nah I think it's crank case blow by. inside the...

Nah I think it's crank case blow by. inside the valve cover looked clean and there is a lot of air pressure coming out if I take out the dipstick. I don't think it's warped since there seems to be so...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cdubs
a lot of air pressure comes out of dipstick area...

a lot of air pressure comes out of dipstick area when I open it. It forces dipstick up.

Doesn't look to bad in there, there weren't any large particles or mice. the reed valve has some movement up...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cdubs
Yep lots of air coming out when i pull the dip...

Yep lots of air coming out when i pull the dip stick. I think we found the problem!



No more than normal.




Nope not the head gasket. bike is pissing oil out at valve cover due to the...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cdubs
R80 g/s 1983 sat for a long time, rode for a...

R80 g/s 1983 sat for a long time, rode for a while, sat for less than a year.
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cdubs
It looked clean. I'm starting to think you guys...

It looked clean. I'm starting to think you guys are onto something. How do I check the crankcase breather? There's probably a damn mouse in there...

That's the hose that come from the front of the...
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By Cdubs
Exhaust coming out of valve cover

On the right side, just noticed it. Bike is running pretty well. Noticed the valve cover gasket deformed and put my hand down there and felt exhaust coming out from inbetween the cover and head.
...
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Cdubs
Greg! Hope you're healing up well and getting...

Greg! Hope you're healing up well and getting lots of rest. Appreciate the help. Just pulled it all back apart, measured(assumed first time:huh) but it was 107mm which seems to be correct. Going to...
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Cdubs
Enduralast install r80g/s(rotor clearance?)

Installing this thing and I'm having some issues, outside of the bolts being very hard to line up the rotor clearance is really tight and not symmetrical. I read about this(a year or so ago) before...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,992
Posted By Cdubs
Ras do you have any photos of your tach mount and...

Ras do you have any photos of your tach mount and headlight mounts? Im getting close to needing to fab some of that stuff :evil
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Cdubs
The R1100 was interesting to me but I really like...

The R1100 was interesting to me but I really like how the mono rides. That being said the later dakar race bikes had the paralever style, I'd love to ride a HPN style modded one.

@Jenna thanks...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Cdubs
Thanks Solo, that's exactly what I wanted to...

Thanks Solo, that's exactly what I wanted to hear, I just kinda like the stock stuff :) I'll have to look into a custom line of some sort.

It was the most economical driveshaft extension in my...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Cdubs
:evil ...

:evil

http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y467/wesleyrourke/C1494BBD-FB1D-41F2-9EB6-8E3824743829_zpsot7ywim0.jpg
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Cdubs
KTM fork swap brake options

Hey all,

I'm getting close to finishing my G/S build and realized my master cylinder needed to be replaced which got me thinking about other options. I've got the 50mm extreme forks and associated...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Cdubs
That thing looks cool let us know how it goes.

That thing looks cool let us know how it goes.
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah I tried that for 15 minutes. If it would...

Yeah I tried that for 15 minutes. If it would have worked, I wouldn't be asking for a different solution ;) I'd also rather not damage that part which was another original concern.
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By Cdubs
Ha! What kind of puller is that? I still haven't...

Ha! What kind of puller is that? I still haven't got it, tried again yesterday.
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By Cdubs
Thanks all, going to get after it tonight.

Thanks all, going to get after it tonight.
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By Cdubs
changing rear mail seal

Deep into it fellows. This cover seems to be stuck, any tips? Heat?

I've tried a couple of things, don't want to hit it with a hammer and screw up the crank position.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By Cdubs
Agreed with some above, whats the...

Agreed with some above, whats the condition/mileage of your beancan?
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 178,574
Posted By Cdubs
Committed. Headed to Bay to Breakers...

Committed. Headed to Bay to Breakers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_to_Breakers) in San Francisco as Ace Ventura.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,680
Posted By Cdubs
Got my bar mount today! Going to mount it tonight...

Got my bar mount today! Going to mount it tonight and throw the bars on to see how it'll look
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,680
Posted By Cdubs
@Solo did you have the same bearing sticking up...

@Solo did you have the same bearing sticking up issue as Hardwaregrl?

Thanks for the info Hardwaregrl! Looks like I'll have to fine a dustcap and fender washer to take up the rest of the space if...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,680
Posted By Cdubs
I think I have the sub mount stuff sorted. ...

I think I have the sub mount stuff sorted.

Any of you guys running rubber dust caps? I had a spare bottom from my xr650r and it fit nicely under the bottom bearing, was thinking about doing the...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,680
Posted By Cdubs
Where can I find this sub mount and bar mount. I...

Where can I find this sub mount and bar mount. I have looked on brp's site and can only find this one...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,680
Posted By Cdubs
Reviving the dying thread again. Finally got my...

Reviving the dying thread again. Finally got my triples on!

The upper bearing was a bitch to get on, am I the only one? Is it supposed to be that tight? It also seems to sit up a little bit from...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Cdubs
What diode board do you have in there? I feel you...

What diode board do you have in there? I feel you I have a G/S with PO rats nest too.
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,126
Posted By Cdubs
@ras what kind of compound did you use? I have a...

@ras what kind of compound did you use? I have a nice orbital, tried the scotchbrite pad last night and didn't do anything.
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By Cdubs
Powering the G/S (charging system)

I read in a couple of threads lately that the EME enduralast system has been crapping out on people lately? The frame is at the powder coaters and I want to get this thing together! Also I don't need...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,126
Posted By Cdubs
Has anyone tried this? Heat tank to bring...

Has anyone tried this? Heat tank to bring releasing agent to surface and wipe off with alcohol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTiCWp0unjs
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,126
Posted By Cdubs
I would say mine is the same color. Hard to tell...

I would say mine is the same color. Hard to tell from photos. But mine doesn't have that style of gas cap. Mine is molded threaded. I remember reading in another thread, was that a deciding factor if...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,126
Posted By Cdubs
Ok so you are saying its not paintable? It seems...

Ok so you are saying its not paintable? It seems to be the "natural" color.

Dirt doesnt bother me :) Just need to figure it out because the frame color is dependent on the tank color and the...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,126
Posted By Cdubs
Paintable 43l HPN tank?

Not to beat a dead horse I've read through most of the threads but still unsure as the color notes it could be a poly tank. If I hold it up to the light, I can see a tiny amount of light at the...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,680
Posted By Cdubs
Hey what bar mount are you using? I will be...

Hey what bar mount are you using? I will be assembling soon and need a mount for my scotts damper

Bike looks great! Are you planning to lengthen out the rear swing arm?
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