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Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Overdog
I kept going up in wattage until I realized that...

I kept going up in wattage until I realized that my reflector was so old and dull that it wouldn't give a good beam. I went all the way up to a 90/130W. I ran a Windjammer so it was easy to find a...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,722
Posted By Overdog
I had an overflow tube split and start...

I had an overflow tube split and start leaking.....easy enough to check
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Overdog
Have you synched the carbs? I went from an old...

Have you synched the carbs? I went from an old airhead to an old goldwing and this is a common problem with them....you get a rattle (primary chain) when first pulling out from a stop when the carbs...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,638
Posted By Overdog
Great photos as usual Kev.....thanks for taking...

Great photos as usual Kev.....thanks for taking the time to post them for us. That green Velocette just jumps off the page at ya, doesn't it????
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 95,625
Posted By Overdog
That's right about the mileage I get on my 83...

That's right about the mileage I get on my 83 Interstate. Thanks for bringing up your problem with your reserve!.....I've only had mine for a couple of thousand miles and haven't run it down to...
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Overdog
Contact "Wirespokes" on this forum

Contact "Wirespokes" on this forum
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Overdog
Sidestand with enough lean angle = smoke. My R90...

Sidestand with enough lean angle = smoke. My R90 did it, my Goldwing does it..
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,832
Posted By Overdog
Looks like it's in great condition! Looks like...

Looks like it's in great condition! Looks like a nice, well equipped shop they have there.
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By Overdog
The indicator lights are switched around but it...

The indicator lights are switched around but it should still work
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,600
Posted By Overdog
1980 Cb 750K...$350

One of the guys on our vintage mc Facebook group posted this today....I have no connection with the seller. Looks like a lot of nice parts even if the engine turns out to be trashed... ...
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By Overdog
It's probably the one I lost last summer....

It's probably the one I lost last summer....
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 95,625
Posted By Overdog
You probably heard it before...but....if you...

You probably heard it before...but....if you don't know the age/mileage of the timing belts CHANGE THEM! I got my wing in Sept and put almost 1000 miles on it before the weather turned bad and I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,730
Posted By Overdog
Never had a shiny new bike. Bought a 74 R90/6...

Never had a shiny new bike. Bought a 74 R90/6 for $1100 back in 86 and rode it for 27 years....parked it this past summer when I bought a low mileage 83 Goldwing.....$2400
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,938
Posted By Overdog
I don't know how much I'll actually get done over...

I don't know how much I'll actually get done over the winter...but....



I've got my 74 R90/6 that I rode for 27 years in storage at at a garage that a buddy leased....he rents out shop and...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,242
Posted By Overdog
http://www.motoelekt.com/chassis.htm /5...

http://www.motoelekt.com/chassis.htm

/5 thru /7 relay.....ten bucks. Had no problem with the one I got from them.
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Overdog
[QUOTE=r60man;22801363]Here is what you want, but...

[QUOTE=r60man;22801363]Here is what you want, but you might have to do some searching.

They are called "Classic" by "Grand Touring".

Comfortable and long lasting. Took my 10 years to wear a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,441
Posted By Overdog
Sounds like all you need is a destination!

Sounds like all you need is a destination!
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Overdog
Don't know what bulbs the /5 uses but if they're...

Don't know what bulbs the /5 uses but if they're the same ones as a /6, I found LED bulbs at AutoZone...2 fer $10. I replaced all but the charging light. On a /6 they use 2 different size bulbs but...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 95,625
Posted By Overdog
http://www.goldwingowners.com/forums/attachment.ph...

http://www.goldwingowners.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=42338&d=1379844194
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 95,625
Posted By Overdog
Hey...I'm new to the party here..... Just got...

Hey...I'm new to the party here..... Just got off of a 74 R90/6 that has been my only bike for 27 years...now on an 83 Interstate that I just picked up last week 29K original miles. I don't...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Overdog
...and steering bearing/wobble issues. My last...

...and steering bearing/wobble issues. My last big project on the R90 was head bearings...and the subsequent trial and error adjusting. The bearings on the wing are glass-smooth....just need...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By Overdog
My Airhead's up for grabs too...for the opposite...

My Airhead's up for grabs too...for the opposite reason... After 27 years, I've just worn her out. I'm riding MORE than I ever have and just don't have the time to spend wrenching. I'm still a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 53,265
Posted By Overdog
Just picked up an 83 Interstate with 29K miles a...

Just picked up an 83 Interstate with 29K miles a few days ago....I've only got about a hundred miles on it so far but now I see what all the fuss is about. :clap
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By Overdog
Yep...a few months ago on my 74 R90/6. There was...

Yep...a few months ago on my 74 R90/6. There was a big swelled spot...and it wasn't letting the pressure release, causing brake drag. I replaced it with a braided stainless one from Bob's BMW. ...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,154
Posted By Overdog
I think a 3.50 would rub the front fender where...

I think a 3.50 would rub the front fender where it narrows at the fork on my 74 R 90/6....not much clearance even with the 3.25
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,154
Posted By Overdog
Yep....3.25 X19 front and 4.00 x 18 rear

Yep....3.25 X19 front and 4.00 x 18 rear
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,154
Posted By Overdog
Exactly my experience as well....front looks new,...

Exactly my experience as well....front looks new, rear is worn smooth in the center. I'm going to try something else next time
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,048
Posted By Overdog
Current bid................$10.49 :clap

Current bid................$10.49 :clap
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By Overdog
I ended up with a bad set awhile back......had...

I ended up with a bad set awhile back......had to take vice grips and twist them to get the contacts to line up parallel....rubbing block was too high & I had to elongate the slots on the backing...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Overdog
Are you sure the /6 relay is a stock relay? When...

Are you sure the /6 relay is a stock relay? When you replace one with an aftermarket one like Motorrad Elektrik sells you would have to join two wires together that would have plugged onto the...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Overdog
I had the same thing happen.....not long after I...

I had the same thing happen.....not long after I replaced the factory starter relay with an automotive A/C relay as per an article I found on-line. I got a new relay from Motorrad Eletrik ($10) and...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,870
Posted By Overdog
I got my '74 back in early 87...I think I got a...

I got my '74 back in early 87...I think I got a rebuild kit the next season. I just rebuilt the carbs again last season...the diaphragms were fine. I put the new ones in and kept the old for...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,664
Posted By Overdog
I axed that very question before I got...

I axed that very question before I got mine....nobody knew of one that didn't require trimming. BTW, I got the SJ clamp.....fit perfectly and the trimming wasn't a big deal.
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Overdog
There are screens in the gas tank attached to the...

There are screens in the gas tank attached to the petcocks.....could be plugged up....
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Overdog
some of the connections on the relay are not...

some of the connections on the relay are not actually necessary for the operation of the relay....they just tie some ground wired together. When you get the relay from Motorrad you will get...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Overdog
I put new bars on my 90/6...while I was at it I...

I put new bars on my 90/6...while I was at it I filled them with 7 1/2 lead shot.....it made me realize just how bad my head bearings were! Scary!! Now that the bearings have been replaced I might...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,154
Posted By Overdog
The 4.00 rear measures about 4.25 (I used a...

The 4.00 rear measures about 4.25 (I used a digital dial caliper and the jaws are too short to reach the fattest part of the tire, so I'm fudging a bit). I have the 3.25 front and it measures 3.6
...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By Overdog
Can you share the reason why you don't pack them...

Can you share the reason why you don't pack them up? Many years ago an old-timer truck mechanic showed me how to pack a bearing......put a big blob of grease in your palm, hook your finger through...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By Overdog
I got mine through my local NAPA parts...

I got mine through my local NAPA parts store...SKF bearings. About $22 each IIRC
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,842
Posted By Overdog
Wow...looks so much like my 74 R90 that it's...

Wow...looks so much like my 74 R90 that it's scary......same color, Lesters, Windjammer SS... The fairing looks better than mine...I could use the trunk & some other stuff but shipping would...
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