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Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By airhead bob
Thanks for the info Wrench. The manufacturer...

Thanks for the info Wrench.
The manufacturer of the headlight replacement bulbs was under the
assumption that the change was made in "81".
Now I won't have go out and buy an airhead from each...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By airhead bob
electrical changes by year

Does' anybody know what year, if it was ever changed in airheads
that the electrical connection board inside the headlight shell was
moved.
I have heard that in the late eighty's the main...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By airhead bob
advmonster in rt fairing

1984 r80rt

Has anyone installed the advmonster h4 rev 2 l.e.d. replacement headlight ,in an RT faired bike.
Seems a little tight inside the headlight shell, I am kind of worried about
...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By airhead bob
i now understand how the inner spring of the two...

i now understand how the inner spring of the two piece oil control
ring works , thought for shure it was too long.

after working with it i see it compress's when installed ( duh ).
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By airhead bob
hey all I ended up ordering piston rings from...

hey all
I ended up ordering piston rings from the bmw2valve website at the price of 42.00 us per cylinder.
a lot cheaper than oem prices but still pricey.
the rings I received are Goetze brand...
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By airhead bob
Had a chance to look through the Deves web site,...

Had a chance to look through the Deves web site, the sizes all seem correct for the rings but what concerns me is that they offer one set of rings for all R80's.
I was under the impression that the...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By airhead bob
Sorry for my absence the last few hours. close to...

Sorry for my absence the last few hours. close to 10 inches of snow in southwest Michigan today, appreciate all the feedback.
I may try a phone call to hastings when time permits.
anything that I...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By airhead bob
Source for r80 piston rings

1984 r80rt is the machine in question.

Has any one got a source and or part number for r80 piston rings other
than dealership o.e.m. parts.
Did some searching on Hastings site but no luck...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By airhead bob
Looks like the printed circut board tabs that...

Looks like the printed circut board tabs that contact the bulb holders have cracks in some of the warning light positions.
Already contacted Wirespokes, and will ship to him for repair.
Thank you...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By airhead bob
may have found the problem. I started...

may have found the problem.

I started checking for continuity in instrument cluster,as you look down at the bulb holders you can see a little bit of the copper tabs that make contact with actual...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By airhead bob
yes it is the enduralast unit i am seeing...

yes it is the enduralast unit

i am seeing 12.1 volts at pin #8 in the twelve pin connector

by the wireing diagram that boxerboy sent me #8 pin should supply power to those indicator lights.
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By airhead bob
i am seeing 0 ohms on the oil pres switch and 1...

i am seeing 0 ohms on the oil pres switch and 1 ohm at the nutral switch
i have installed a combination reg/rectifier so charge dash light is inoperable
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By airhead bob
no neutral or oil pressure indicator

what voltage should i see at oil pressure switch.
i am seeing less than battery voltage
3.2 at the nutral switch
.6 at the oil pressure switch
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By airhead bob
pulled spark plug and grounded it to the head,...

pulled spark plug and grounded it to the head, ignition on rotated engine and no spark !
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By airhead bob
recent changes to bike include. combination...

recent changes to bike include.
combination reg/rectifier installed.
remote fuse install.
wireing harness added for volt meter and clock.
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By airhead bob
84 r80rt no headlight or dash lights or starter

starter relay clicks w/clutch pulled in but no click w/clutch lever out.
no headlight except for flash to pass function.
turn signals and turn indicator work. but no nutral indicator,oil pressure...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,227
Posted By airhead bob
hope this info is helpfull to some. 2008 i had...

hope this info is helpfull to some.
2008 i had a wheel replaced on the recall the dealership should pick up all cost for tranfering your currant tire to new rim, including balanceing.

note that...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By airhead bob
Thank you all for replies and materials...

Thank you all for replies and materials recomendations.
those dubro inserts look like a good way to go , the aggressive lugs should hold well in the epoxy.
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By airhead bob
One for rt/rs owners

1984 r80rt

the metal threaded insert in one of the main fairing attachment points is missing from my rt
fairing. In particular the one just under the left side of the dashboard.

Has anybody...
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By airhead bob
I tried two different battery's that i have and...

I tried two different battery's that i have and in my 78 S the tray fits over both.

in the 84 rt neither tray fits over either of the two battery's.

it looks like with some cutting and...
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By airhead bob
are all tool tray's interchangeable !

1984 r80rt

recently aquired a RT, the seat sat funny - when veiwed from behind it looked tilted.
come to find out the tool tray was interfearing with the seat and keeping it from laying against...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By airhead bob
i was reading through some older posts on...

i was reading through some older posts on boxerworks today and came across a reply to a poster who was complaining of lack of power on the top end of an r80.

the reply to the poster said that he...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By airhead bob
bike is running and behaving more normally" s"...

bike is running and behaving more normally" s" mark in inspection window at idle and "F" mark showing at 3000 RPM.

still a bit rough and i still need to adjust valves and sync carbs. weather(36...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By airhead bob
PROGRESS TO REPORT well it turned out the...

PROGRESS TO REPORT

well it turned out the way i thought it would. i pulled the master link and retarded the cam gear one tooth, then i hooked up the ohm meter to test and the "s" mark was close...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By airhead bob
at this point i am thinking that because the "ot"...

at this point i am thinking that because the "ot" mark is in the inspection window at the same time that both rocker arms show freeplay,which is where i do my valve adjustments that the crank gear is...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By airhead bob
using a probe as disstan recomended, the markings...

using a probe as disstan recomended, the markings on the flywheel match with the top of the piston stroke.

i pulled the timeing cover to observe that the mark on the timing gear is one valley to...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By airhead bob
rechecked all my work last night, and same...

rechecked all my work last night, and same result.

did a static test with an ohm meter per chitech manual the spark is being delivered very close to full advance.

moving the points in the c...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By airhead bob
the point gap was set with a gapping tool. it was...

the point gap was set with a gapping tool. it was my first use of this tool,so i will reset. so what you are saying is that if i move the points plate counter clockwise it will bring the "s" mark...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By airhead bob
with points plate advanced all the way clockwise...

with points plate advanced all the way clockwise the full advance mark shows up , with timeing light hooked up.
no more room to get "s" mark in window at idle speed.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,979
Posted By airhead bob
timeing marks

1978 r100s how can i determine if the timeing marks on yhe flywheel match the firing position of the points.
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,612
Posted By airhead bob
hi bill i built a new wiring...

hi bill i built a new wiring harrness for my hanigan fairing this past winter, wanted to keep it simple but robust also
what i did was use a nine pin moulded rubber trail...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By airhead bob
hi all sorry for the extra long absence but...

hi all sorry for the extra long absence but things to numerous to remember right now have been occupying me.

it turns out that my dyna 3 unit tested as good,so i started looking the cause...
Forum: Airheads 06-13-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By airhead bob
Update r100s back on disabled list. ...

Update r100s back on disabled list.

while reseting timeing bike died again, got on phone with dyna technical support and preformed several tests
while on the phone.
result is they want...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By airhead bob
Horsehocky - the main ground setup on my bike...

Horsehocky - the main ground setup on my bike was changed by me two years ago, it now runs from the ground side of the diode board to the neg battery post with a lead going to the left coil mount.
...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By airhead bob
bike is running after cleaning and reinstalling...

bike is running after cleaning and reinstalling sensor plate, the bike would start to run for a second then spark would stop. seeming an intermitant situation i started to clean all the connections...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By airhead bob
Thank you every one for your input. I will clean...

Thank you every one for your input. I will clean and reassemble to recheck condition of system.

There is about 25k over 4 years on the system

I have e- mailed dyna about testing the sensors,...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By airhead bob
The mitten would be Michigan's southern...

The mitten would be Michigan's southern peninsula.
This is an old install, new problem.

The Danya trouble shooting guide says to test the control module by shorting the female end of the sensor...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By airhead bob
/7 w/dyna 111 no spark

first time poster, forgive me if break any rules. have tested dyna ignition box by shorting control side of white wire - which gives a spark this idicates that the cotrol modual, coils, and wireing...
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