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Forum: Old's Cool Today, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By bpeckm
Good stuff, nice find! I have ended up using...

Good stuff, nice find!

I have ended up using dish soap, 100%. Put some air in, step on the tire, bounce it off the floor, you just have to show that tire who is the boss!!

:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool Today, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By bpeckm
Fly in in Florida a bunch of years ago... great...

Fly in in Florida a bunch of years ago... great fun!!

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Other/Aeorplanes/i-fqTNGLW/0/L/IMG_1793-L.jpg

...
Forum: Airheads Today, 07:39 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 107,290
Posted By bpeckm
Need to know more: does it turn over but not...

Need to know more: does it turn over but not start? ....does it just click? does it do nothing?

:D
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:08 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,261
Posted By bpeckm
Indeed! ...

Indeed!

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Other/Misc-and-fun/i-p2cFWVB/0/XL/Zurn%2057%20Vendetta%20%281%29-XL.jpg



I have the pleasure of working with Doug Zurn, the designer of Vendetta, as he is...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 269,873
Posted By bpeckm
How do those shorty stainless mufflers sound? ...

How do those shorty stainless mufflers sound? :eek1 I had to pack one that I tried, years ago...

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 107,290
Posted By bpeckm
Just to be clear about the "pin numbers"...that...

Just to be clear about the "pin numbers"...that original table was taken from the /6 era bikes that had this big rubber connector at the back of the speedo/tach assemblies. Those numbers refer to...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 107,290
Posted By bpeckm
This was the wiring cross-reference that I made...

This was the wiring cross-reference that I made up (way back when!) and should be good for the RT. You may find your turn signals to be slightly different if you have two separate lights (my bike...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 107,290
Posted By bpeckm
Yes, dead simple to just wire in a small...

Yes, dead simple to just wire in a small panel/indicator light to the two wires that would normally go to the generator light. Why bother with an LED + resistor and make it more complicated than...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By bpeckm
Aw man, I saved just about every picture you...

Aw man, I saved just about every picture you posted... what a GREAT story and adventure :evil

Thank you for sharing, and I know what I will be looking for when I next get to Europe!!

:eek1
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,073
Posted By bpeckm
Glad my ElevenRibbers weren't ThirteenRibbers...

Glad my ElevenRibbers weren't ThirteenRibbers when I put them on this piece of heresy....

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Wills-XS/i-nx43Wbf/0/M/SDC11587-M.jpg



:evil
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,261
Posted By bpeckm
Meanwhile, back at the ranch.... :wave...

Meanwhile, back at the ranch....



:wave


....this clamp is freekin'awesome, and I hope that ToasterTan does indeed produce them. A nice way to accomodate those who want clipons, and have...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,514
Posted By bpeckm
Only in the US of A... the singles were hugely...

Only in the US of A... the singles were hugely produced in Europe just after WWII, due to Marshall Plan limitations on "large displacement" engines!


Postwar production and sales per a quick...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,975
Posted By bpeckm
Try getting hold of Hucky...

Try getting hold of Hucky (http://www.bmwhucky.com/006900.html) in Florida... he has the knowledge to tell you what you want, and is great to deal with. Top-shelf person with good quality parts that...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By bpeckm
How so? I see them as great "vintage", or...

How so?

I see them as great "vintage", or Old's Cool, driving lights. I want to use one fog light (wide dispersion) and one driving light (long range down the road), switched with the relays...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,261
Posted By bpeckm
What carbies do you have on there... can't quite...

What carbies do you have on there... can't quite tell from the pic...:evil

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By bpeckm
Man, thanks for asking the question, and thank...

Man, thanks for asking the question, and thank you T.H.Ernie for your products... I think I see 'zackly what I will be ordering from you.... :evil

Budget contraints en este momento, but I will be...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 10,935
Posted By bpeckm
Well, spring has sprung... still waiting for some...

Well, spring has sprung... still waiting for some final get togethers, but the ole girl got out on the road, properly stickered....
...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By bpeckm
Sorta like: Is'all good!! :evil

Sorta like:

Is'all good!!

:evil
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 269,873
Posted By bpeckm
Fugly? :huh More like industrial...

Fugly? :huh


More like industrial beauty!! Me likey!

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 614,213
Posted By bpeckm
I too would like to see pictures of the gauges...

I too would like to see pictures of the gauges and "cockpit" area.... wowzA!

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By bpeckm
Tighten/shorten the shock "preloads" the spring...

Tighten/shorten the shock "preloads" the spring so that it is more compressed, which is what you would want for two up. As said above, give it a notch more compressed, try it, and if it bottoms, go...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,446
Posted By bpeckm
Both are good bikes! The 90 has more horsepower,...

Both are good bikes! The 90 has more horsepower, probably isn't as constricted with emissions stuff. The 80 will have better brakes and better suspension, stock. Both engines have great...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By bpeckm
I had one of those P38's in my wallet for...

I had one of those P38's in my wallet for decades... literally! Lost it, and NOW will have another... Good folks, it looks like! Thanks for the link Jenna :evil
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By bpeckm
I think you are referring to the old SU carbs,...

I think you are referring to the old SU carbs, which operate on a similar principle.

There is a good book out there on Bings, available from Bing for a quite reasonable price....
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 120,248
Posted By bpeckm
ThomVo: really liking this look... simple +...

ThomVo: really liking this look... simple + clean + light = FUN


http://i735.photobucket.com/albums/ww360/rasthomas1/null_zps06953c4e.jpg



:evil
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By bpeckm
Be very careful with a different lens, though......

Be very careful with a different lens, though... the stock lens is a RHD-specific lens that sends light to the left (opposite) side of the road with a very specific horizontal cutoff, and more/higher...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By bpeckm
Nice one! :clap I suggest that you also...

Nice one! :clap

I suggest that you also post this in the sticky at the top of the forum that refers to Airhead Tips and Tricks.

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 162,474
Posted By bpeckm
Ahh.. nice. Old electrical stuff is interesting...

Ahh.. nice. Old electrical stuff is interesting to look at and to admire, but.....

Seeing your pics of your regulator: that looks like the kind that simply uses voltage to pull down a contact. ...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,747
Posted By bpeckm
I love getting a good laugh while "working".........

I love getting a good laugh while "working"...... thank you all!!

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5,384
Views: 1,109,722
Posted By bpeckm
ooooh.... nice pic!! :clap :D

ooooh.... nice pic!! :clap

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 162,474
Posted By bpeckm
This is just a semi-educated guess...but if you...

This is just a semi-educated guess...but if you are seeing 7-8v at full rpm, you are surely charging, so the regulator is not "cutting out", but it isn't really regulating either. The role of the...
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,264
Posted By bpeckm
Those engines don't have what we know as an oil...

Those engines don't have what we know as an oil pressure pump. The infamous slingers are the "filter", relying on centrifugal force to catch any debris after the oil has dribbled... Cam chain has a...
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5,384
Views: 1,109,722
Posted By bpeckm
Wow! :eek1 Well done, I would say! :D

Wow! :eek1

Well done, I would say!

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,857
Posted By bpeckm
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=315666&stc=1&d=1396417908





Aha! I recognize that one ^ ..!

Started out changing the oil pan gasket and got bitten by the...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By bpeckm
Just ignore the "speed limit" and it's a great...

Just ignore the "speed limit" and it's a great and fun road.....

:evil
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By bpeckm
I went in '06 or '07... worth every effort, a...

I went in '06 or '07... worth every effort, a great time is had by all!!

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Slash-2s/i-FnXDXh3/0/M/07_7A-M.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By bpeckm
Aw man... Moonrise Kingdom was all about the...

Aw man... Moonrise Kingdom was all about the beauty of innocence, in a simpler time, when things coulda gone horribly wrong, but with some freekin' funny stuff thrown in... I loved that movei.......
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 871
Posted By bpeckm
Re: your original request, Duane Ausherman claims...

Re: your original request, Duane Ausherman claims that the aluminum levers can be bent IF you go VERY SLOWLY... a violent pull will snap them. ....bend the ball end out and away, perhaps?
...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,264
Posted By bpeckm
I don't know how to really truly convey this,...

I don't know how to really truly convey this, but.... these bikes are getting more and more rare by the day... ANY thing that you can do to save/salvage or make useable, will, by the day, become more...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 162,474
Posted By bpeckm
If I look out my windows, I KNOW that that photo...

If I look out my windows, I KNOW that that photo was not taken THIS year!!! :evil



But, thanks for the "forward thinking".... spring will come .... Uh, it WILL, indeed... uh... it Will?

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