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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Thorazine
I'll check out the Riverside place, thanks...

I'll check out the Riverside place, thanks everyone.

Waco. A worthy smartass answer--good'un. :1drink
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Thorazine
Let us know how it goes.

Let us know how it goes.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 608
Posted By Thorazine
You have your reasons, Henry, but I'm with the...

You have your reasons, Henry, but I'm with the others. She hit and ran, and now probably believes she was justified, and will carry that forward the next bike she hits.

But, most importantly,...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By Thorazine
Let us know how it goes. The difference was...

Let us know how it goes. The difference was jaw-dropping for me.

Just be careful when pulling your old springs (if you're not draining the fluid beforehand, that is). The fluid will drip...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Thorazine
:clap Another one of those why didn't I think of...

:clap Another one of those why didn't I think of that solutions. I love this board.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,839
Posted By Thorazine
:y0! And Captain America must really have been...

:y0! And Captain America must really have been working with an ultra-covert operation, what with his WWII era Harley with dual front discs.



Damn good flick, indeed!
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By Thorazine
No way in hell should that happen with new seals....

No way in hell should that happen with new seals. even with over-torqueing.

Just curious: what did you set the torque to?
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,839
Posted By Thorazine
Bad to za bonn! Make no mistake, I'm seeing...

Bad to za bonn!

Make no mistake, I'm seeing this one in the theater. :super
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Thorazine
Shit. I hope the clutch rod didn't friction-weld...

Shit. I hope the clutch rod didn't friction-weld itself to the clutch plate. Don't ask me how I know that one.
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By Thorazine
I too had horrible suspension up front. I...

I too had horrible suspension up front. I eventually got the standard BMW springs (31 42 1 231 358) and a washer plus about 1 1/2" of PVC (actually a non-threaded 1/2" fitting) did the trick...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Thorazine
If you're saying the clutch lever has zero...

If you're saying the clutch lever has zero resistance, then Uncle Pete's idea is what I'm thinking . If you lost the bolt, be sure to get the lock nut too.

The same thing happened to me 25 miles...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,231
Posted By Thorazine
Pretty clear here too. (mostly) ...

Pretty clear here too.


(mostly)

Bomber, you should replace those rusty bolts asap.
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,982
Posted By Thorazine
:lol3 Quote of the day.

:lol3

Quote of the day.
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By Thorazine
Hey pwafer. Congrats and condolences. In the...

Hey pwafer. Congrats and condolences. In the mean time, try to think of any possible cause. Stumped? No big deal--happens to me :D Either way, let us know what the mechanic finds. Hope it's only...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,982
Posted By Thorazine
This one?

This one?
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,982
Posted By Thorazine
Thanks Disston

Thanks Disston
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By Thorazine
Inland Empire patch sewer oner

Hey, does anyone know a good person who can sew patches on the sleeves of my leather? Anywhere close to Riverside, San Berdoo, Ontario, Corona would be best.

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6,363
Views: 609,427
Posted By Thorazine
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/XVCtkzIXYzQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Thorazine
More props for Jeff Trapp. Good stuff, good...

More props for Jeff Trapp. Good stuff, good prices.

Like Bill, I also have no idea of where Beloit is compared to Madison. Both are all back east for me... :D
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,231
Posted By Thorazine
Some don't like his stuff (I do know Supershaft...

Some don't like his stuff (I do know Supershaft was one), but they've helped me out a lot. This isn't to say I rely exclusively on his videos as gospel, but most of his stuff jibes with other...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,982
Posted By Thorazine
Back to the neutral switch--Got mine fixed,...

Back to the neutral switch--Got mine fixed, cleaned up and clamped the spade connectors. Two questions:

1) Can leaking oil affect the connection on the switch?

2) If the connection is...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,982
Posted By Thorazine
Sorta complicates the Airhead vs. Oilhead debate,...

Sorta complicates the Airhead vs. Oilhead debate, doesn't it?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Thorazine
Yup, it's all upside down. My garage is a mess,...

Yup, it's all upside down. My garage is a mess, but the cardboard under the Airhead is spotless.

Love the pics. Vincent's are magnificent creatures.
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By Thorazine
What the fuck is it with all these 'locksmiths'? ...

What the fuck is it with all these 'locksmiths'? Maybe I just got lucky going to my local one. I had the blanks with me and handed them over to the guy. There were two Harleys in front of the...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By Thorazine
Jesus H! I'm surprised it didn't shoot out many...

Jesus H! I'm surprised it didn't shoot out many a moon ago.
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,982
Posted By Thorazine
The winning answer would be the switch :thumb ...

The winning answer would be the switch :thumb



Thanks 1LH, will do.
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,136
Posted By Thorazine
$2K will definitely limit you here in...

$2K will definitely limit you here in California--hell, you can find Airheads here at a steal for $5K.

As for the condition of a police bike, sure it was well maintained, but how long has it been...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,982
Posted By Thorazine
Friday leaving work (raining) everything lights...

Friday leaving work (raining) everything lights up but that's it. Won't turn over, nuttin. Turns out every couple months (usually when it's boiling or pouring outside) one of the spade connectors on...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Thorazine
Steve's right. In fact we love the 'bike for a...

Steve's right. In fact we love the 'bike for a steal' stories.
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Thorazine
Wow. That was nice. It was good to see he...

Wow. That was nice. It was good to see he actually got his hands on part of a bike his relatives built over 100 years ago--real happy for him.

Thanks. It's always good to see others who share...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,104
Posted By Thorazine
Blasphemer!

Blasphemer!
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6,363
Views: 609,427
Posted By Thorazine
Goodbye BB. <iframe width="420" height="315"...

Goodbye BB.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/lsBTzP3Gzx8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By Thorazine
One of us! :clap Since my youngest was 8, he...

One of us! :clap

Since my youngest was 8, he already knew his bike was going to be a red R100 RT with the fairing lopped off. He's now 10, and that's still his bike. :thumb
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,686
Posted By Thorazine
Very sorry to lose another one of the good guys. ...

Very sorry to lose another one of the good guys. Thank you for sharing. Peace.
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 16,332
Posted By Thorazine
Cool. So the LWB/SWB issue doesn't come into...

Cool. So the LWB/SWB issue doesn't come into play?
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 18,854
Posted By Thorazine
Holy shit, Neal, the skull shirt ...

Holy shit, Neal, the skull shirt (https://www.etsy.com/listing/232629921/mens-bmw-airhead-skull-engine)is one of your best! Just in time for my birthday :1drink

Well done, sir. And my buddy...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,447
Posted By Thorazine
You said it, Bill. A lift changes everything. I...

You said it, Bill. A lift changes everything. I had the greatest time today changing the pushrod tube seals and head and base gaskets with everything at eye level. Normally my back would be all...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6,363
Views: 609,427
Posted By Thorazine
Frank 1 Blowhards 0

Frank 1 Blowhards 0
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 16,332
Posted By Thorazine
Hey Beater. I'm still in the thinking about it...

Hey Beater. I'm still in the thinking about it phase, but do you have a /5 4-speed tranny w/ kicker, and can one fit on a '74 R90/6?

No hurry, thanks.
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,447
Posted By Thorazine
Mod for crappy wheel clamp

Being the cheapest bastard on this board, I came up with a mod to improve the useless stock wheel clamp:
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