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Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 124,790
Posted By newride
Yea

great to hear, ride on!:D
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By newride
Not a great year for Harley. That year is a real...

Not a great year for Harley. That year is a real tinker toy. Looks cool though.
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 38,616
Posted By newride
Hmmm, I wonder how this bike would do on the...

Hmmm, I wonder how this bike would do on the hills of San Fran? I would guess it would use a bit a juice to keep climbing up and down. I have seen a few ebikes in the neighborhood ripping around....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12,239
Views: 2,514,852
Posted By newride
Ahh, so she lives? Get some good off road pics....

Ahh, so she lives? Get some good off road pics. Hope you are enjoying her. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 146,087
Posted By newride
smiling!

smiling!
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By newride
Thanks, I will do that. It seemed to be...

Thanks, I will do that. It seemed to be intermittent. When the battery is charged, it fired right up till now. One day just stopped all together and all it does now is click. No turn over.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By newride
Update: Hit starter...only click..again

Starter Re-built....twice. Finally dialed in, started really well for a little while. Then.....back to just clicking sounds. Sigh. :rofl
Seems like an issue that was there before the starter...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By newride
Thanks brother. Will do this tomorrow.

Thanks brother. Will do this tomorrow.
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By newride
Fast forward

Fast forward: My starter is now rebuilt. Folks right near me did a great job. Bike started and ran for a few days really well then.....one really rough day when it didn't start. Starter was just...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By newride
wow, these are all great guys. Thanks so much....

wow,
these are all great guys. Thanks so much. I agree about having the correct tool vs.....not. so many stripped bolts.:eek1
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By newride
Oh no, I know the process thank you. Its just...

Oh no, I know the process thank you. Its just those two starter bolts/nuts. Getting a wrench in there is really tough.
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By newride
Starter blues

Oh right,
now I remember.....this starter is a pain in the butt to get out. Silly bolts. I removed the starter 8 years ago and forgot how I actually got it out.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
ah, I understand. much thanks!:D

ah, I understand. much thanks!:D
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
sigh....Last time I tried to slide the clip on...

sigh....Last time I tried to slide the clip on sideways the open end bent. Thought the chain press was the answer....doh.
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Safe ride! :freaky

Safe ride!
:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
motion pro tool

Okay, what he heck am I doing wrong? Got the the chain press tool and how the heck do I line up the clip on the link with the chain without the clip moving, dropping or shifting while I put the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Well, sitting here at the pub after trying for 45...

Well, sitting here at the pub after trying for 45 min to get the master link on with the washer method, I am giving in and buying a chain tool. :clap
Looking at this one:
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
yes, the raised side towards the bike.

yes, the raised side towards the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Yes. I don't always trust a torque wrench for...

Yes. I don't always trust a torque wrench for small things. I am pretty good at Feeling bolt tension. Never had a bolt back out. :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
new front sprocket bolts

Finally got the front sprocket on with new bolts and the old retaining plate. It indicates to torque the bolts at 4.5 lbs. Really? anyway. don't have an adapter (looked in man hardware stores in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Thanks for these. Wish I had seen these a couple...

Thanks for these. Wish I had seen these a couple days ago. :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
So one side at a time over each pin then. Okay,...

So one side at a time over each pin then. Okay, Think I got it. Thank you so much and as always thank you ER70s-2
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
I pushed it in sideways and the open end bent up...

I pushed it in sideways and the open end bent up a little. I am guessing it is no good now. How do I get that sucker on with no chain tool....safely?
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
master clip on new chain

So I don't have a chain tool and tried to put on my chain clip with a vice grip and this is what happened. yes, I have a spare and no I am not sure what to do next time. :D
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Jealous! have a blast!

Jealous! have a blast!
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Front sprocket

Hello all. Was told that the stock sprocket plate can be used with the Stock size front sprocket from Procycle. Waiting on some new bolts. So it just pops in like this? No washer?
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Thanks. stock bolts are pretty rusted, maybe I...

Thanks. stock bolts are pretty rusted, maybe I will upgrade them. :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
wasn't expecting that putting a master link on...

wasn't expecting that putting a master link on was such a precise act. I figured that you just slip the 2 or 4 rubber spacers on the link, put the plate on and snap on the clip with a vise grip or...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
getting chain together

Got the new chain and sprockets on! Well, the front one I put on backwards as you will see in the picture. So due to funds I don't plan on buying a chain tool to pop on the master link which is a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,152
Posted By newride
Thank you. Sorry for the obvious question. Doing...

Thank you. Sorry for the obvious question. Doing a lot of firsts today on the DR.:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,152
Posted By newride
stock front sproket

Hello all,
was wondering if someone had a picture of their new stock front sprocket installed with a circlip (procycle version) and what bolts they chose to put on. Thank you!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
DR rear wheel

Finally getting some time to work on the DR: new chain and sprockets, rear brake line and pads!
While I have the rear wheel off, I was inspecting it. Seals look good, not to worn.
My simple silly...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
rear sprocket screws

Is there any secret to getting the rear sprocket screws out more easily? I have only got 2 out of the 6 out. They just wont budge...
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Spent $3,300 on buying my DR back in 08. Spent...

Spent $3,300 on buying my DR back in 08.
Spent $3,000. Shipping it back and forth from Massachusetts to Hawaii a couple years ago. It was worth it. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By newride
wow, weird thread revival. I bought my bike from...

wow, weird thread revival. I bought my bike from him 11 years ago.....Overall he has been great. At some point, he decided he wasn't making enough money and his prices went through the roof. His shop...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,977
Posted By newride
Thanks, will check these out. Don't have a Bosch...

Thanks, will check these out. Don't have a Bosch if I remember correctly. Wish I took pics.
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,977
Posted By newride
Thanks for all the suggestions. I always do start...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I always do start it in 2nd gear, but I will try other gears if I have to start it again. And no, its not the battery Just going to get the starter rebuilt.....again....
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,977
Posted By newride
Bump starting airheads/shaft drives

So my starter it seems is pretty much done. I have been push starting my bike for at least a month now. Is there any danger/damage to constantly push starting a shaft driven bike? Not sure why it...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,660,288
Posted By newride
Name that tune

While I am tearing the bike apart. I have found other leaky gaskets.
What is this little rubber square gasket called? it has wires coming out of it. :rofl
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