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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By _cy_
from my 74 R90S ...

from my 74 R90S

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v186/o0pss/DSC08689-1.jpg

79 R100S
http://fairfaxjourney.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/R100S-cockpit.jpg
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By _cy_
every bit of the patina on my 74 R90S matches...

every bit of the patina on my 74 R90S matches with exception of new parts installed like new grips, straight stalk mirror because I couldn't find curved. pan was dropped to inspect internals before...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By _cy_
this R80G/S looks pristine and has gone through a...

this R80G/S looks pristine and has gone through a frame off restoration not too long ago .. have never seen a 87 G/S before

looks to be a bargain at $8900 British pound

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1987...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
that is correct .. KTM typically uses the...

that is correct .. KTM typically uses the smallest possible component .. battery is no exception. the only LiFePO4 that I'm aware that fits into tiny battery tray and still deliver enough actual AH...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,711
Posted By _cy_
OK .. thanks .. if I understand you correctly,...

OK .. thanks .. if I understand you correctly, you are claiming your cooling system works even in stop and go traffic.

looking forward to testing it out .. it gets HOT and humid in Tulsa .. one...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By _cy_
here's my 74 R90S with 8,300 miles in original...

here's my 74 R90S with 8,300 miles in original unrestored condition. there's some controversy about the black engine being original. but based on details working on actual bike, it's my belief that...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,430
Posted By _cy_
to me ebay is among the worst source for folks...

to me ebay is among the worst source for folks trying find a bargain. CL has a much higher chance of finding a true bargain. but it's all about the timing .. legit deals are gone most times within...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-26-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,993
Views: 251,515
Posted By _cy_
yup .. it was gooood ... the smoked pork came out...

yup .. it was gooood ... the smoked pork came out excellent!!
normally would cook a ham for Xmas, but it's all but impossible to find an un-cooked ham.

seems all the ham makers have switched to...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,430
Posted By _cy_
it'd be nice but a walking foot is not required...

it'd be nice but a walking foot is not required for a relatively simple job like a toolbag. but if you are looking and one comes up for dirt cheap .. why not? almost all commercial machines have a...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,757
Posted By _cy_
just posted to airheads list: ---------- ...

just posted to airheads list:

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Greeting Airheads,

Fortunately for Airheads, BMW was very generous in providing a huge battery tray.
this means selected electric bike LiFePO4...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
Greeting Airheads, Fortunately for...

Greeting Airheads,

Fortunately for Airheads, BMW was very generous in providing a huge battery tray.
this means selected electric bike LiFePO4 prismatic batteries can be used as the main...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By _cy_
ya right .. comparing an R90S basket case with...

ya right .. comparing an R90S basket case with engine in pieces with the Ebay example is not even close.

one thing is for sure .. prices sure have sky rocketed upwards for R90S. the same thing...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,419
Posted By _cy_
that's almost identical to my 74 R90S with 8328...

that's almost identical to my 74 R90S with 8328 miles in original unrestored condition. I'm the second owner. link in sig for thread bring R90S back to life.

value doesn't surprise me as R69S,...
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
thanks for the translation ... 475 grams is right...

thanks for the translation ... 475 grams is right at 1lb for us Americans that can't think in metric. LiFePO4 in question is about 2.3 AH actual

14.2v when running is within normal range for a...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,430
Posted By _cy_
@Disston .. what you want is a sewing machine...

@Disston .. what you want is a sewing machine with a walking foot .. it's amazing what deals come up on CL for sewing machines in general. if you are patient I've seen sewing machines on CL just...
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
sorry I cannot read your language .. why don't...

sorry I cannot read your language .. why don't cha make it simple on me and post all the details in english, including picture, you can find about the LiFePO4 in question. sure wish I knew the Thai...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,148
Posted By _cy_
interesting .. cocona website claims it's liners...

interesting .. cocona website claims it's liners can be waterproof too
looks like yet another version of Goretex to me

==========

Made from recycled coconut shells, Cocona...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-25-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4,993
Views: 251,515
Posted By _cy_
Merry Xmas everyone!!! here's what's cooking...

Merry Xmas everyone!!!

here's what's cooking on the Hastybake for dinner .. turkey is getting ready to go in the oven.

after 450f for about 20 minutes...
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
to further clarify my comments .. it's important...

to further clarify my comments .. it's important to put when date of battery spec/design was originally specified by Boeing.

2003 era was when I started experimenting with li-ion batteries. I was...
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
if you will dig a bit towards the very start of...

if you will dig a bit towards the very start of this massive thread .. you will find a similar electric bike battery, 20AH actual tested down to 20f with no problems.

since you are in an...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
whew .. finally plowed through all 110 pages .....

whew .. finally plowed through all 110 pages .. did not like what I found and don't like their recommendations.

may take a few pages to get out the details.

NTSB could not find any external...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,341
Posted By _cy_
merry xmas! in the same boat of getting fat...

merry xmas!

in the same boat of getting fat from not riding, as I'm really a cyclist that's been riding motorcycles more than cycling.

high mileage cyclist that stop riding probably will get...
Forum: Americas 12-24-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,751
Posted By _cy_
no duh .. that's my exact point

no duh .. that's my exact point
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-24-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,882
Posted By _cy_
just stunning .. I'd be afraid of dropping and...

just stunning .. I'd be afraid of dropping and putting a dent in it... :eek1
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,430
Posted By _cy_
ya right .. if sewing machines were the only...

ya right .. if sewing machines were the only tools I'm interested, then no problems. already supporting a full machine shop with milling machine, lathe, welders, hydraulic press, etc. etc. ... along...
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,757
Posted By _cy_
but hey that's the risks anytime one takes a...

but hey that's the risks anytime one takes a stance. but know that everything posted above is based from hard won data. conclusions are based on a slew of reproducible tests. all anyone has to do is...
Forum: Europe 12-22-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By _cy_
http://www2.moto.it/static/annunci/20140706/aprili...

http://www2.moto.it/static/annunci/20140706/aprilia/rxv-450-34380031-020765491505153477.jpg

http://www2.moto.it/static/annunci/20140706/aprilia/rxv-450-34380032-05005914310459048.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,757
Posted By _cy_
posted to airheads mailing list: Greeting...

posted to airheads mailing list:

Greeting airheads ..

batteries is one of the few topics on this outstanding list that substantial errors are still thrown around.
there may not be much new...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
posted to airheads (ABC) list ... Greeting...

posted to airheads (ABC) list ...

Greeting airheads ..

batteries is one of the few topics on this outstanding list that substantial errors are still thrown around.
there may not be much...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,708
Posted By _cy_
expecting the shop that put it together to assume...

expecting the shop that put it together to assume all liability is not realistic when the shop didn't have control from beginning to end.
with you are sourcing parts and/or machining all over. it's...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
provided a large enough actual AH LiFePO4 is...

provided a large enough actual AH LiFePO4 is installed .. LiFePO4 have consistently proven themselves as a dead reliable battery option, including winter conditions down to 15f.

under ideal...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By _cy_
you are being too modest ... Warin...

you are being too modest ...
Warin consistently offers some of the best wiring how to's for airheads anywhere :deal
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By _cy_
Old style HD heated gear was made by Gerbing for...

Old style HD heated gear was made by Gerbing for HD and also carry a lifetime warranty that's still supposedly valid, if you can get lifetime warranty honored by Harley Davidson.

unlike all old...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By _cy_
easiest/safest way to remove tiny seals is with a...

easiest/safest way to remove tiny seals is with a mini-dent puller with sheet metal screw. don't try to pry seal sideways as that risks damaging your precious case. very carefully drill a tiny hole...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By _cy_
hopefully the above picture answered your...

hopefully the above picture answered your question .. Warin is always dead on for wiring instructions.
be really careful with the tiny nut holding ignition advance. best to use a screwdriver...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By _cy_
does your system look like this? ...

does your system look like this?

http://penforhire.files.wordpress.com/2007/08/2229-cleaner-front-wiring.jpg

http://penforhire.files.wordpress.com/2007/08/2194-points.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
great feedback ... your rides must be long enough...

great feedback ... your rides must be long enough to successfully keep EarthX ETX24 topped off. actual AH is about 7AH or marginal for a 990. certainly would not recommend a 7AH LiFePO4 for an...
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By _cy_
what year is your R100/7? does it have a beancan...

what year is your R100/7? does it have a beancan with points setup?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v186/o0pss/DSC09811-1.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 22,955
Posted By _cy_
hello anna .. welcome to adv ..

hello anna .. welcome to adv ..
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,623
Views: 311,100
Posted By _cy_
my Shorai LFX36 self discharges down to 13.85v...

my Shorai LFX36 self discharges down to 13.85v range from a 14.6v full charge. which indicates it's got an internal BMS self balancing cells.

latest generation EarthX has MOSFET protection for...
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