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Forum: Airheads 11-20-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 742
Posted By Married Man
Every time this subject comes up, I'm compelled...

Every time this subject comes up, I'm compelled to give you my stock answer: POR15. They make a hard-as-nails non-uv sensitive coating that can be sprayed or brushed. No disassembly for powdercoat,...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Married Man
It's good that I allowed access to reconnect the...

It's good that I allowed access to reconnect the remote cable as I set it incorrectly the first time. The tach is now set at 1 pulse per rev. Much better.
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,996
Posted By Married Man
Are you kidding? From Monty Python to Karl...

Are you kidding? From Monty Python to Karl Pilkington, British humo(u)r is great!
Doug
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Married Man
Speedhut Tach Installation on an 89 GS

My little 2" BMW tach was dying when I bought the bike 1 1/2 years ago. It was erratic and it's final action was to peg the needle to 8K anytime the key was turned to the start position....
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 93,743
Posted By Married Man
If I could replace the driver's seat in my...

If I could replace the driver's seat in my Cherokee XJ without a lot of expense and modification, I'd do it. I suspect more than a few folks have selected a car with the seat being a strong factor in...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 21,938
Posted By Married Man
Signed. What a bunch of crap. Doug

Signed. What a bunch of crap.
Doug
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 21,938
Posted By Married Man
So where is the petition? Doug

So where is the petition?
Doug
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,550
Posted By Married Man
You all have chased the OP away. If she has the...

You all have chased the OP away. If she has the space for it, I'd recommend a trailer. They come in all shapes and sizes and most cars should be able to tow 1000 pounds. I sold my pu and went back to...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 21,938
Posted By Married Man
Is this debacle the reason there was no input...

Is this debacle the reason there was no input from Oak in the Airtech column in the November issue of Airmail?
Doug
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,853
Posted By Married Man
http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/douglascw...

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/douglascwilliams/P4210036_zpse1947a2c.jpg

This was my car after a deer encounter. From the front door frame back, it was fine. The car was totaled because...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,433
Posted By Married Man
Results of a google search. Maybe it'll work for...

Results of a google search. Maybe it'll work for you.
Doug

http://vaxmoto.com/
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,688
Posted By Married Man
I'll fess up; I'm old and getting older...

I'll fess up; I'm old and getting older (hopefully). I'm looking for a good two-up bike since my SO doesn't like my '89 GS. Stelvio, R100R? Still looking and glad to still be riding (63.5).
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,464
Posted By Married Man
I don't really have an opinion about the best...

I don't really have an opinion about the best year but I do have one about the R100RS: the best looking factory motorcycle ever made. I have an '84 which is a long term restoration. I went to the...
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By Married Man
Boy, did you come to the right place. It's a...

Boy, did you come to the right place. It's a great place to start. Here's another:http://www.airheads.org/
Enjoy the ride.
Doug
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,298
Posted By Married Man
It happened! ...

It happened!

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/douglascwilliams/photo_zps244d47fe.jpg

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/douglascwilliams/photo_zps7d905504.jpg

Doug
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,217
Posted By Married Man
A stationary motorcycle does not support the LPSL...

A stationary motorcycle does not support the LPSL argument. It's the Doppler Effect and the relative position of vehicles and speed. There will be times when traffic is slow enough or the motorcycle...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,298
Posted By Married Man
Tah Dah

Just received my new Ohlins shock. Thanks , Paul and Jim.
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Married Man
I just noticed your baby blue fork brace. That...

I just noticed your baby blue fork brace. That could create problems if it isn't set up correctly or has any bend to it.
Doug
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Married Man
Here's a link from Snowbum. A couple of things...

Here's a link from Snowbum. A couple of things that caught my eye when reviewing his post are; test the sliders with the wheel and spring removed, check the top plate (it's notorious for bending),...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 81,306
Posted By Married Man
Henry, for what it's worth, to me it read as a...

Henry, for what it's worth, to me it read as a joke. Now for my advice or "advise", (sorry,SS), stay away from a new project. This one's taking enough of your time and money. You'll need more of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 343,225
Posted By Married Man
http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/douglascw...

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/douglascwilliams/P1000574_zpsb8e9dae1.jpg

http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab221/douglascwilliams/P1000683_zps34f80814.jpg

My wife teaches singing and...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-03-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,644
Posted By Married Man
I've done both. A local powder coater did a great...

I've done both. A local powder coater did a great job on an R100RS frame and parts for me. I've also used POR15 which is tough as nails and looks good that I used on an R100RT. They have a coating...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,298
Posted By Married Man
Safe trip, Paul. Thanks again. I'm looking...

Safe trip, Paul. Thanks again. I'm looking forward to my new shock.
Doug
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,297
Posted By Married Man
I just read through this thread and am puzzled by...

I just read through this thread and am puzzled by your comment about the heat sink paste. What do you mean that it is stuck? Did you clean and replace the heat sink paste? It's available at Radio...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 374,812
Posted By Married Man
I wipe my new tires with Goo-Gone. They do seem...

I wipe my new tires with Goo-Gone. They do seem to feel different afterwards and I haven't had any slips but I also adhere to the previous advice to take it easy for a while so I can't honestly say...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 21,283
Posted By Married Man
Do we have an ethical responsibility? I don't...

Do we have an ethical responsibility?
I don't think so. My choice to ride a motorcycle instead of driving a safer automobile would have to be considered in the same question. The same family...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,007
Posted By Married Man
Unless they changed all of them, it was only...

Unless they changed all of them, it was only certain ones that had the rings, not all of them. My silver one, puchased last year, has the rings.
Doug
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 81,306
Posted By Married Man
Years ago, before I knew any better, I removed...

Years ago, before I knew any better, I removed the pushrod tubes without any special tool. It wasn't difficult. I reinstalled them and then put 50k on the engine with no leaks. Maybe I was just...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,298
Posted By Married Man
Perspective, man, perspective. A heck of a lot...

Perspective, man, perspective.
A heck of a lot cheaper than a new motorcycle:evil
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,298
Posted By Married Man
Final decision

Paul,
It's a beautiful day here in North Carolina and I spend it researching shocks. I think it is time well spent. I actually couldn't be riding as I have to finish up some home repair projects. My...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,932
Posted By Married Man
When I had my RT, I painted it yellow. I never...

When I had my RT, I painted it yellow. I never had a close call with a cager and I rode it to every one of the lower 48. Now, I'm on a black bumblebee and so far, no issues but I believe in yellow....
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 81,306
Posted By Married Man
I don't know if this is in his realm of...

I don't know if this is in his realm of expertise, but Peter Bombar has a nice set-up. I've been to his shop and used him for several jobs. I know you've employed him as well. It might be worth a...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,298
Posted By Married Man
I'm in. Check your PM. Thanks again. Doug

I'm in. Check your PM. Thanks again.
Doug
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,298
Posted By Married Man
Is the vendor a Canadian Company? Will that add...

Is the vendor a Canadian Company? Will that add much to the price of a US based order?
Thanks for arranging this buy. Based on what you've presented so far, I am interested.
Doug
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 81,306
Posted By Married Man
I'd think the opinions here might be less...

I'd think the opinions here might be less important than one from closer to home.
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By Married Man
Mine gave out on my 81 RT 1 mile from Airhead...

Mine gave out on my 81 RT 1 mile from Airhead Central at the Burlington, VT MOA rally a few years ago. Matthew Parkhouse did the diagnosis and Max had the plug wires. This after a week long...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Married Man
Bombars Beemers in Durham, NC sells them. I'm...

Bombars Beemers in Durham, NC sells them. I'm sure you can source them locally though.
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,962
Posted By Married Man
I agree. Use one gauge. As long as that gauge...

I agree. Use one gauge. As long as that gauge doesn't give variable readings for the same pressure, you're good to go. If you change gauges, figure out what pressure reading gives you the desired...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,888
Posted By Married Man
Since you can't expect the fuel distribution to...

Since you can't expect the fuel distribution to stay the same on either side of the tank from ride to ride, this left/right strategy makes no sense. When I need reserve, I put both petcocks to...
Forum: Americas 07-08-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By Married Man
I suggest a carryon-sized duffle for the...

I suggest a carryon-sized duffle for the overhead. Put your helmet in that along with all the other stuff you can fit in there without expanding it to oversize. Your helmet does not need to be a...
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