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Forum: Airheads Today, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By supershaft
No. What good would a pic do?

No. What good would a pic do?
Forum: Airheads Today, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By supershaft
Correctly sized or not, after they are in there...

Correctly sized or not, after they are in there for a while they are likely to seize and gall the cylinders regardless for being stainless. Plus they leak oil at the cylinder for not fitting right. ...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,480
Posted By supershaft
The stock fork brace did not come out on all...

The stock fork brace did not come out on all Monolevers in '85. By '86 they are on all Mono's.

Useful thing to be aware of? Sure it is. Are you thanking me?

Your not convinced? Of...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,480
Posted By supershaft
Stop harassing about this topic. I have told you...

Stop harassing about this topic. I have told you numerous times now that I have seen no need to measure how much travel it restricted since it was more than enough to matter no matter what the exact...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 737
Posted By supershaft
No one has mentioned my main objective concerning...

No one has mentioned my main objective concerning them. I am like others here in that I do not like ride off stands for them not being as good as the originals for maintenance and whatnot but my...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,480
Posted By supershaft
What moral urgency? The only thing I have been...

What moral urgency? The only thing I have been advocating all along is that the right or wrong fork boots installed incorrectly per Duane Ausherman restricts fork travel and that can be dangerous. ...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,480
Posted By supershaft
I suspect this is the source. It looks funny? ...

I suspect this is the source. It looks funny? Yes it does but the most important thing is that it restricts fork travel. Cheap and lazy? Why ride the bike at all?

@opie: What year was...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:35 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
Like I have always advised, you don't need to be...

Like I have always advised, you don't need to be riding like a maniac to enjoy a better handling bike. Our bikes could and very well can handle better going down a smooth straight highway. Let...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,480
Posted By supershaft
I have, I recommend them. I use early G/S boots...

I have, I recommend them. I use early G/S boots on my Mono since they don't restrict fork travel like the earlier boots do when they are mounted up higher than intended. You never noticed your...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
They do have to be cut just so to work properly. ...

They do have to be cut just so to work properly. As far as ease of fabbing AND setup, I think having ears that don't rely on compression from the trees are a lot better. Clamping on the tubes...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 5,480
Posted By supershaft
Are you looking for trouble? :D I know...

Are you looking for trouble? :D

I know your not but talk like that got me plenty! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By supershaft
Testing compression on a boxer after it's been on...

Testing compression on a boxer after it's been on the sidestand within the last 30 or 50 miles will always give you an uneven reading. First things first!
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
+1!

+1!
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By supershaft
Man it's great to get a response that makes...

Man it's great to get a response that makes sense!! Thanks Mw!
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
Renner: You just keep getting nastier and...

Renner: You just keep getting nastier and nastier. Customers or creditors? Are you really so desperate that you find the need to get so low and nasty?

Unsolicited and non sequitur? And you...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By supershaft
Just remember that close ratio boxes are there...

Just remember that close ratio boxes are there for a reason. The taller gears get closer and closer together for a reason. A taller fifth gear isn't too tall for an R100? That all depends on the...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,218
Posted By supershaft
I have seen that too. Not nearly as much as I...

I have seen that too. Not nearly as much as I have seen green growing on the relays under the the MC but . . . .
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
:clap

:clap
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
You are the only one here that isn't a lapper ME....

You are the only one here that isn't a lapper ME. Who and what are you talking about?
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
On and on and on about my personal life. You...

On and on and on about my personal life. You guys really are loud mouth losers. Should we talk about what you can't be? That could fill pages. Just like you guys do only better since it would...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
I was just discussing fork braces. I didn't say...

I was just discussing fork braces. I didn't say I was responding to you. You should really slow down when you read and consider the context of not just one particular post but the whole thread. ...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
That it is. Get off my back and let me ask my...

That it is. Get off my back and let me ask my very sensible questions.

@td: You would have to read post after post of of CD going on about if it's good enough for him is should be good...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,218
Posted By supershaft
Cy's numbers and info are getting closer to...

Cy's numbers and info are getting closer to reality but they aren't there yet. No airhead ever came from the factory with gel batteries. Only wet cell. Stock airheads as they came from the...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
Yes I see your point and would let you have at it...

Yes I see your point and would let you have at it if it weren't filled with BS which it isn't. Neither is mine. So leave me be.

If you are fine with no evidence in you experience or here on...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
YOU would think that wouldn't you but that's why...

YOU would think that wouldn't you but that's why I asked TT and not you. He reads a bit different on the topic at least some of the time.

Fork braces? I think fork braces help a lot. More than...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,218
Posted By supershaft
It's good to read some decent advise on the...

It's good to read some decent advise on the situation! Cy's is getting better but still needs a lot of changes to be accurate.
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By supershaft
+1 Most 'warped' rotors are not warped but for a...

+1 Most 'warped' rotors are not warped but for a crash. They have a thin spot.
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By supershaft
The cylinder O-rings are the cylinder O-rings and...

The cylinder O-rings are the cylinder O-rings and the stud O-rings are the stud O-rings. I was talking about both depending. :D
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By supershaft
Yes, that can be correct. My '83 came with no...

Yes, that can be correct. My '83 came with no sealant. With cylinder O-rings. If your bike isn't machined for the cylinder O-rings, you can't use them. BMW sells two different size cylinder...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
I have seen the steering stem hole get out of...

I have seen the steering stem hole get out of round with no crashes involved whatsoever and with torqued to spec nuts center and both sides. I have seen the stock steering stem hole get out of round...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
It's nice to hear TT discuss the matter without...

It's nice to hear TT discuss the matter without claiming science, physics, and logic are on his side. I am sure they are to some degree but they are on my side too.

@TT: Why is it that most...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
Proof? I have all kinds of proof that the stock...

Proof? I have all kinds of proof that the stock trees are dangerously weak around the stem. Sorry, no photos but photos here are often shown out of context or doctored so pick you poison. I have...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
It's all moot since I never claimed to be...

It's all moot since I never claimed to be practicing any science. That was TT. You wouldn't be half as irritated as you are if you stopped putting words that you do not want to hear into my mouth. ...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
How do you guys do it? I write this and you get...

How do you guys do it? I write this and you get who knows what out of it. No wonder you are still lost. I never remotely recommended what you are getting out of this conversation.

I have...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
I really don't need you guys taking what I say...

I really don't need you guys taking what I say and running right into the sewage lagoon with it. Can't you see that I wouldn't have even brought up the word if TT hadn't started using it like it...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
Funny! I didn't even read it earlier. That text...

Funny! I didn't even read it earlier. That text book just covers 'science'. Not good science! :rofl
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
That's great! Now let me get on with expressing...

That's great! Now let me get on with expressing it and explaining why and asking questions. You know? Trying to have a conversation?
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
So now the mob (mob as in "we") is hard at it...

So now the mob (mob as in "we") is hard at it reinforcing the notion that my assumptions are illogical and TT's are not. Sorry but they both are on equal terms. I suspect this is exactly why TT...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
I never said that I was simply seeing things and...

I never said that I was simply seeing things and jumping to a conclusion. I said that I was seeing things over and over that raised concerns. You know? Good science.
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 7,296
Posted By supershaft
I wish we were getting somewhere. That wasn't a...

I wish we were getting somewhere. That wasn't a recent revelation.

I have said time and time again that I have seen stock trees fail without a crash and without having loose nuts. That's why I...
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