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Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,371
Posted By KhaoSanMan
I don't know, sometimes if you can afford it it's...

I don't know, sometimes if you can afford it it's nice to have a good mechanic to utilize. Case in point this weekend..

I had been chasing a high and slowly falling idle on my GS. I had messed...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,530
Posted By KhaoSanMan
+1 :clap:freaky:deal This pushed me over the...

+1 :clap:freaky:deal

This pushed me over the edge to just go for it! Thanks Akabeton !
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 495,574
Posted By KhaoSanMan
PM'd you rpov22...I may have those dash pieces in...

PM'd you rpov22...I may have those dash pieces in storage.
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,530
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Just PM'd you Aka about a BM836. Thanks for...

Just PM'd you Aka about a BM836. Thanks for working on this for the group!
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Well one thing you won't regret about getting an...

Well one thing you won't regret about getting an airhead is joining the community! Welcome!
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By KhaoSanMan
The color is called "Harvest Gold," or at least...

The color is called "Harvest Gold," or at least the stock color is. That might be a respray. My pops has an RS that was resprayed in this color, but it has a bit of a green tinge and isn't a perfect...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 956
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Here's my stop, currently no bolt in there, but...

Here's my stop, currently no bolt in there, but option to add one if needed for different tank or bar position (I'm running clip ons)

...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 956
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Yeah if you could get in there you could make a...

Yeah if you could get in there you could make a bracket that adds to the width and is secured by that bolt. I believe mine was actually already cut off now that I think about it, so I wasn't aware of...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 956
Posted By KhaoSanMan
I have a modified R with different tank and bars....

I have a modified R with different tank and bars. I needed to be able to adjust my bar-stop so I cut the old one off and with some help from Boxer Metal welded a small block with a bolt through it...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,068
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Not necessarily for oil changes, more for valve...

Not necessarily for oil changes, more for valve adjustments... I have found the telescoping magnets-on-a-stick, magnetic parts bowl, and a set of various tweezers to be very helpful with those fiddly...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,778
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Been lurking this thread a while and thought I'd...

Been lurking this thread a while and thought I'd chime in here. I work in UX/Web-design as well and find working on my bikes very cathartic as it flexes my problem solving muscles and creativity in...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6,399
Views: 1,281,388
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Airhead brothers ...

Airhead brothers

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w13/mmagliozzi/10171200_10100468436810970_1110556965822548793_n_zps22625177.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 351,016
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Thank you Disston! I bet the Harbor Freight...

Thank you Disston!

I bet the Harbor Freight light will be more than sufficient for my needs, I just wanted to check if there might be any major issues with them or if there was a preferred light...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 351,016
Posted By KhaoSanMan
I just got a new ignition for my GS, an Alpha...

I just got a new ignition for my GS, an Alpha system from Risk.

I've never timed my bikes before, and I will need to learn. I'm also working on my VW Bug so I need to be able to set the timing...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 495,574
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Sent you a PM Penguin

Sent you a PM Penguin
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By KhaoSanMan
When Chris and I were designing my system I...

When Chris and I were designing my system I considered going directly under the pan but ended up going on both sides. The equal lengths was dealt with where the 2-to-1 connection was made behind the...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Great idea! Mine:...

Great idea!

Mine: http://instagram.com/mmagliozzi

These guys out of Japan are interesting too: http://instagram.com/libertaria
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By KhaoSanMan
I have a pair of Dellorto 32mm slide carbs that...

I have a pair of Dellorto 32mm slide carbs that would work with some work on jetting. New and unused unused. PM me if interested.
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Aren't those forks the ones that break? ...

Aren't those forks the ones that break?

http://red-baroness.net/Motorcycling/images/BrokenBike/forks1.jpg

When I was first looking for a bike I was reading up on 650's and saw that. not sure...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,594
Posted By KhaoSanMan
See that's exactly what got me thinking about it...

See that's exactly what got me thinking about it this way. If it's worked for her for all this time why replace em. Only one way to find out :)
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,594
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Great thread Carl! Been waiting to ask this...

Great thread Carl!

Been waiting to ask this question, and figured this thread would be the right place:

I'm contemplating using my BMW standard touring cases for my R100GS on a trip to Central...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,855
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Picked up a different kind of Airhead to play...

Picked up a different kind of Airhead to play around with this winter.

1977 Rizzato Califfo DeLuxe

- 49.9 cc's of fun
- Magneto light, horn and odo light.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,741
Posted By KhaoSanMan
No worries, that's what threads are for. That...

No worries, that's what threads are for. That Squareback is something else. so cool!

Well I learned a bit from this thread, glad that owner got it sold. Makes me want to get back into my...
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,741
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Crazy, I have a couple of VW blocks and lots of...

Crazy, I have a couple of VW blocks and lots of parts for them in my garage, are you in need of anything in particular?
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,689
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Sorry to hear about this. Paypal is a good option...

Sorry to hear about this. Paypal is a good option to avoid this if the retailer offers it like you said. And there are more services like that popping up that hopefully more retailers will utilize....
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,741
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Darn, you got me voicing my opinion here. I guess...

Darn, you got me voicing my opinion here. I guess I am usually on your side of the fence when I see a lot of complaints about modifying /7s and /5s but my nostalgia for the 69S got the better of me...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,741
Posted By KhaoSanMan
OK, now those look like fun bikes CrazyDrummer, I...

OK, now those look like fun bikes CrazyDrummer, I guess it was all the chrome/Harley treatment on the one I posted that made me want to puke.
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,741
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Poor 69S :(

Now I'll admit that I have messed with my own bike quite a bit (some would say 'ruined' or 'F'd up'), but this is a little sad:

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/mcy/4209391395.html

1964 BMW...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 38,414
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Looking Very Cool. The photos earlier made the...

Looking Very Cool. The photos earlier made the subframe mounting still confusing. Now that the "X" is complete it makes a lot more sense by looking at it.

Keep up the great work!
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,693
Posted By KhaoSanMan
I just posted a little album of my GS on Reddit...

I just posted a little album of my GS on Reddit (subreddit r/bikesgonewild)

This was my favorite comment so far:

"That cover [roo bar] looks like you could plow thru a house! Awesome!"
...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,693
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Thanks guys. I am having fun working on this and...

Thanks guys. I am having fun working on this and am looking forward to making it pretty soon :) As for the weight, I'm not really sure how much total was lost, but rough guess probably 30 pounds or...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,242
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Have fun! Happy to help if needed. Welcome to the...

Have fun! Happy to help if needed. Welcome to the forum.


Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I537 using Tapatalk
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,693
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Thank you for the comments Souljer I would be...

Thank you for the comments Souljer I would be happy to go back and re link those images. I've been lazy and a bit discouraged by all the cafe bashing on this site these days. Glad to hear you got an...
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,614
Posted By KhaoSanMan
I don't think there is really any truth one way...

I don't think there is really any truth one way or the other. If the full system is designed for 2 to 2 or 2 to 1 it can be great. It's when you only get part of the system and don't match the other...
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,614
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Close, Chris helped me build the headers. But...

Close, Chris helped me build the headers. But the muffler was made by Craig Hansen
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,614
Posted By KhaoSanMan
I made a 2-into-1 set of matched headers with two...

I made a 2-into-1 set of matched headers with two steps up. There is a man in Chico who has been making mufflers for decades, he is quite old and takes his time but he made a unique hand-made...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,785
Posted By KhaoSanMan
@Justus We are planning on heading out of Chico...

@Justus We are planning on heading out of Chico around 7:30, getting there about 9:30. The event starts at 10. Here is the location: A&S Powersports 1125 Orlando Ave Roseville, CA 95661

Look for...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,785
Posted By KhaoSanMan
I think it is really cool you want to modify your...

I think it is really cool you want to modify your bike not just to look cool but to enable it to do more of what you want (Take girlfriend on camping trips down fire roads).

Where are you located...
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 670,277
Posted By KhaoSanMan
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/13/uta3a9y8.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/13/uta3a9y8.jpg

There's a cafe racer in there somewhere
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 670,277
Posted By KhaoSanMan
Whoa Bill, I meant no disrespect. This Grey one...

Whoa Bill, I meant no disrespect. This Grey one is my bike. Boogered together with all 27 of my years of experience on this earth and of course with the help of Chris. I love your bike, and am...
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