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Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,680
Posted By Vibr8r
You answered your own question. "It's a cool...

You answered your own question. "It's a cool bike". I'm sure you know by now that motorcycling is a passion, so it doesn't have to make sense.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,680
Posted By Vibr8r
I have mixed feeling about them. They are ugly,...

I have mixed feeling about them. They are ugly, but they serve a purpose that pleases me and promotes the cause of motorcycling among the general public. You can't buy a new bike without one, so I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 463,680
Posted By Vibr8r
Seeing one with an Alabama plate in their tent at...

Seeing one with an Alabama plate in their tent at Barber, I asked if they were for sale yet, and how much. The person in the booth said around $30k, and offered to put me on "the list".

Looking...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 85,963
Posted By Vibr8r
There is a black stock Breva 1200 Sport posted on...

There is a black stock Breva 1200 Sport posted on MGNOC, with 690 miles, for $7400. It's in Warwick, NJ, which would be a nice fly and ride for you. The post date was 9-5-12.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 85,963
Posted By Vibr8r
There was one posted today in wildguzzi.com. ...

There was one posted today in wildguzzi.com. It's in upstate New York:
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 85,963
Posted By Vibr8r
I suggest joining wildguzzi.com while you're...

I suggest joining wildguzzi.com while you're waiting for your schedule to clear. Very helpful people, just like here. Maybe someone living in the area will look at it and give you their opinion. If...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 85,963
Posted By Vibr8r
The owner traded it in for a nice quiet Harley....

The owner traded it in for a nice quiet Harley. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,244
Posted By Vibr8r
You can buy a nice Sportster in your price range,...

You can buy a nice Sportster in your price range, and it sounds like you are leaning that way. Just remember that 2003 was the last of the lighter frames (50#), and 2004 was the first year of the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 22,454
Posted By Vibr8r
I remember reading the Metty tech article when I...

I remember reading the Metty tech article when I had a '94 1200 and Sportster.org was active. Metty had bought a new 883, and immediately tore it down to install the 88" Axtell kit and balance the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By Vibr8r
I've heard that some of the spray-and-rinse...

I've heard that some of the spray-and-rinse cleaners will cause problems with your finish if they are not rinsed thoroughly. Parts are expensive, so adjust your offer price accordingly.

The...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,920
Posted By Vibr8r
The local dealer's wife had a '98. She said it...

The local dealer's wife had a '98. She said it was fine, but after '98 the suspension was softer, causing the sidestand to drag.
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 85,963
Posted By Vibr8r
Here's a link to an online owner's manual, in...

Here's a link to an online owner's manual, in case you didn't get one. Lots of good info, including changing oil & filter.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By Vibr8r
I guess I'll have to get a camera, because I...

I guess I'll have to get a camera, because I agree that pictures sell. Instead of putting a price on it, we were thinking of a "best offer" ad, where we would take everyone's number and bid price,...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By Vibr8r
We're hoping to sell it as a unit to somebody...

We're hoping to sell it as a unit to somebody local. While probably more lucrative, parting it out is a last resort because of the extra time and work.

I believe it would take a lot of time to...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By Vibr8r
Yes, I noticed that most airhead parts on e-bay...

Yes, I noticed that most airhead parts on e-bay are not auctions, but classified ads at seemingly high prices. With the MAXBMW info, we can be reasonable from the start.

Thanks for the tips.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By Vibr8r
Great advice. Thanks!

Great advice. Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By Vibr8r
Airhead parts and prices

I know someone who is the original owner of a 1986 R80RT. After his mom got sick in 2002, he parked it to care for her. He says he probably won't ever get time to get it running again, so he's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,840
Posted By Vibr8r
When did they stop making them with dual...

When did they stop making them with dual headlights? I like the new look.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,149,912
Posted By Vibr8r
I thought I had been keeping up with your thread,...

I thought I had been keeping up with your thread, but I must have missed the gauge on the headlight. I remember seeing a couple of chrome instruments.
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 237,214
Posted By Vibr8r
:tb Look under sweetness.

:tb Look under sweetness.
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,534
Posted By Vibr8r
As one who subscribes to the saying "it's the...

As one who subscribes to the saying "it's the ride, not the destination", I would never compete on the public highways in a test of endurance. There are too many uncontrollable variables.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,180
Posted By Vibr8r
You know what they say about asking forgiveness...

You know what they say about asking forgiveness vs. asking permission. :lol3

I never got a Uly, but had an XB12S. Great fun.
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,015
Posted By Vibr8r
I'm impressed. Here's a guy who's exploring the...

I'm impressed. Here's a guy who's exploring the limits of his street bike and himself on the track in a perfectly legal manner. He discusses his setup for those who want to know, and enjoys his track...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,275
Posted By Vibr8r
I have a Moto Guzzi California with a dual plate...

I have a Moto Guzzi California with a dual plate dry clutch. It's noisy when disengaged, but quiet when engaged. The first time I pulled in the lever, I thought I had broken something. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,275
Posted By Vibr8r
If I were the type to abuse my bike, I would get...

If I were the type to abuse my bike, I would get a wet clutch model. Less tendency to glaze the plates, and easy replacement.

However, I'm having good luck with my K75. 48k miles on the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,310
Posted By Vibr8r
The maximum weight rating of the combined front...

The maximum weight rating of the combined front and rear tires on a touring Harley, at max cold pressure of 40 psi, is 1610 pounds, which exceeds the maximum GVWR. If you know someone who blew their...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,629
Posted By Vibr8r
I bought a used '99 Road King. It happened to be...

I bought a used '99 Road King. It happened to be completely black, so the black headlight nacelle didn't stand out. It was the first year of the 88, and I never had any problems. It was hard to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,789
Posted By Vibr8r
Guzzis are short stroke engines. They run pretty...

Guzzis are short stroke engines. They run pretty well when you wind them up, but are lacking in lower end torque. For this reason, the roads are full of Guzzi riders who keep their 5-speed in 3rd...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,912
Posted By Vibr8r
I put a few miles on my 2 Road King TC88's. The...

I put a few miles on my 2 Road King TC88's. The heat only bothered me when I stopped in traffic, and I could always stand up to cool my butt. On the road, my feet were forward of the heat, and I got...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,715
Posted By Vibr8r
Another bump for Riders Hill in Dahlonega, GA. ...

Another bump for Riders Hill in Dahlonega, GA.

A few weeks ago, I purchased my first Guzzi, a 2004 California EVT, from the original owner. It seemed to be missing a few parts, like the tool...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,052
Posted By Vibr8r
I thought the twin spark plug models started in...

I thought the twin spark plug models started in 2004.
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,382
Posted By Vibr8r
Bridgestone DT-175, '65 or '66?

Bridgestone DT-175, '65 or '66?
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,784
Posted By Vibr8r
Yes, leave it stock, especially during the...

Yes, leave it stock, especially during the warranty period.

By driving it daily as you intend to do, you become familiar with the bike. This familiarity is more important to performance than any...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,729
Posted By Vibr8r
Actually, Guzzi made some hydraulic lifters in...

Actually, Guzzi made some hydraulic lifters in '03 and '04.

Do you still have to remove 18 bolts and drop the the oil pan to access the oil filter?

Do you still have to remove the front...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,729
Posted By Vibr8r
The Nighthawk didn't have fuel injection.

The Nighthawk didn't have fuel injection.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,729
Posted By Vibr8r
Doh! :lol3 There are also the 2003 and...

Doh! :lol3

There are also the 2003 and 2004 Guzzis that had the hydraulic lifters.

There's a 2005 XL1200R listed locally for $4500, with only a couple thousand miles. It probably has a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,729
Posted By Vibr8r
I almost forgot. The Buell line of XB9S, XB9SX,...

I almost forgot. The Buell line of XB9S, XB9SX, and XB12S have hydraulic lifters, fuel injection, belt drive, 50 mpg, and sort of upright riding position. The footpegs are raised above what you get...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,729
Posted By Vibr8r
BMW F800 has shims.

BMW F800 has shims.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,729
Posted By Vibr8r
Bonnevilles are chain-driven and require valves...

Bonnevilles are chain-driven and require valves to be shimmed. They received standard fuel injection in 2007.

BMW 650gs are chain-driven and require valves to be shimmed.

Sportsters fit most...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,729
Posted By Vibr8r
Although I don't have any problem with...

Although I don't have any problem with carburetors, one of his requirements is fuel injection.
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