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Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By JonnyCash
I think it's a super cut 50p. It's funny that I...

I think it's a super cut 50p. It's funny that I can't remember for sure.
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By JonnyCash
My Everlast plasma cutter just went poof!

I was pushing it. I was cutting a piece of 3/4" plate. They advertise that it will severance cut 3/4, but 5/8 is the practical limit. I made it about 2 inches into a 3 inch cut (a couple of minutes...
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,973
Posted By JonnyCash
^….and something good and stout to pull from.

^….and something good and stout to pull from.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By JonnyCash
I once accidentally bought an aluminum rear...

I once accidentally bought an aluminum rear sprocket for my RD350, and it didn't have any kind of coating to harden it. I was sure that it was going to wear out in no time, but it did just fine. I...
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,339
Posted By JonnyCash
The helmet in question came with the bike, not...

The helmet in question came with the bike, not the one he got clobbered in.
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,339
Posted By JonnyCash
What, do you never wear a used helmet? A new one...

What, do you never wear a used helmet? A new one every ride? If it's in good shape, not too old, and fits, I can't see why there's anything wrong with using a used helmet. Unless it has cooties, then...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By JonnyCash
Did it attract lots of bees?

Did it attract lots of bees?
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By JonnyCash
I had always used Ospho for rust issues, but a...

I had always used Ospho for rust issues, but a friend of mine, who owns a steel schooner, convinced me to try a product called Corroseal, also a marine product. I am now a convert. It is similar, but...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 987
Posted By JonnyCash
I did that on my /5 when my clutch cable broke in...

I did that on my /5 when my clutch cable broke in something of a traffic jam on the NJ turnpike. I rode it back to Baltimore that way, did a lot of riding on the shoulder/ filtering, to avoid...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,161
Posted By JonnyCash
tontis have dual points, but loops have single,...

tontis have dual points, but loops have single, so I can't imagine having it right on one and not the other. Am I missing something?
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,392
Posted By JonnyCash
Are Gardiner Diesels very common in these boats?...

Are Gardiner Diesels very common in these boats? I recently did some hull work on a PNW Salmon Troller, converted to a cruising/livaboard boat. It had a 5 Cyl Gardiner, built in England, which was...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-11-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 55,155
Posted By JonnyCash
It's good to start in the corners. That way, when...

It's good to start in the corners. That way, when you're welding the most delicate part, the heat hasn't yet built up in the workpiece. Otherwise, really nice work!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 106,711
Posted By JonnyCash
That's interesting. In my t3 (with 89mm pistons),...

That's interesting. In my t3 (with 89mm pistons), I'm running 140 mains, rich(can't remember the number though) pilots, straight thru Bubs, and K&N filters. I don't have to use the chokes unless the...
Forum: Airheads 11-07-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,389
Posted By JonnyCash
Sorry I don't have the link, but last night on CL...

Sorry I don't have the link, but last night on CL I saw a very restorable R60/5 for sale in NH for $1250. Good looking toaster tank, good headlight bucket with what looks to be a good gauge in it....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 245,617
Posted By JonnyCash
Be still my beating heart!

Be still my beating heart!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 106,711
Posted By JonnyCash
I ran octane booster in my T3 for awhile before...

I ran octane booster in my T3 for awhile before having the pistons milled down to where the dome was the same height as stock. I don't know what the ratio was with the pistons as I got them, but the...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By JonnyCash
You can get shorter cables, not a big deal.

You can get shorter cables, not a big deal.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 106,711
Posted By JonnyCash
Don't use the Convert/G5/CX100/SP one, I did that...

Don't use the Convert/G5/CX100/SP one, I did that prior to getting the copper ones from Cometic. The stock 88mm Guzzi ones do hang into the bore. It didn't hurt anything when I had it that way, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 29,372
Posted By JonnyCash
I'll chime in here, since I was the one who...

I'll chime in here, since I was the one who ordered them. They were a custom cut, based on an old gasket that I had, which was a stock Guzzi 88mm round fin gasket. The only thing I had them change...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7,057
Views: 1,404,848
Posted By JonnyCash
No link, but they are a little louder than stock....

No link, but they are a little louder than stock. The sound more motorcycley, if you will, and to my taste, better than stock. I don't think anyone would describe them as loud though. They are very...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-17-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 106,711
Posted By JonnyCash
:rofl Thanks for the laugh!

:rofl Thanks for the laugh!
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By JonnyCash
Is that your sweetheart, or just somebody who was...

Is that your sweetheart, or just somebody who was walking around that day? :eek1
Forum: Airheads 10-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By JonnyCash
There isn't a neutral gear. There is some drag in...

There isn't a neutral gear. There is some drag in the shafts, and it's normal for the output shaft to spin in neutral, but you should be able to stop it by hand with little effort. When the oil heats...
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7,057
Views: 1,404,848
Posted By JonnyCash
Damn, I guess the color isn't set right on my...

Damn, I guess the color isn't set right on my screen. I had an Atlantic blue parts car. Always wanted one in Gulf yellow.
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7,057
Views: 1,404,848
Posted By JonnyCash
Let's see…. 1972, agave green. Damn that's nice....

Let's see…. 1972, agave green. Damn that's nice. I've had a total of 10 '02s, the last one was a rust-free 72 tip, with a factory sunroof and AC, which I sold in 1997 for…………………$3200:cry. I'd like ...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,286
Posted By JonnyCash
The one that's missing is the oil return line....

The one that's missing is the oil return line. There is a banjo fitting below the crankshaft in the bell housing and a steel pipe runs from the plugged hole you have there down to it. I'm sure I've...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By JonnyCash
Results……. The grips went for $72! Also, a /5...

Results……. The grips went for $72! Also, a /5 headlight bucket with no headlight or speedo, bad paint, somewhat bent rim….. $375. My bike is worth a fortune in parts! Amazing.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,286
Posted By JonnyCash
^ If you want to go that route, just let me know....

^ If you want to go that route, just let me know. I've got at least one of that style breather box which I'd let go of cheaply.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By JonnyCash
I've got a set on my /5 that I bought at Bob's...

I've got a set on my /5 that I bought at Bob's BMW, from Robert Van Vliet, in 1998. They're perfectly fine grips, but nothing remarkable. Someone's going to pay upwards of $50 for a set of USED...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 914
Posted By JonnyCash
That is all very interesting. Makes sense. I've...

That is all very interesting. Makes sense. I've always felt riding my guzzi, compared to my swb/5, that I lean the bike more than the BMW. It seems to enjoy it, but yes, I need to lean it more. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By JonnyCash
Ebay WTF! How can this possibly be?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Motorcycle-Airhead-BIG-grand-touring-Rubber-grips-USA-made-/231350564150

You know, I've bought a number of things from this guy, and I've only had good experiences with...
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,791
Posted By JonnyCash
I haven't checked, but I'm sure you're right. I...

I haven't checked, but I'm sure you're right. I still have that NOS /5 speedo that doesn't work. I talked to you about it maybe a year ago, at which point I said I'd like to send it to you to make it...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,791
Posted By JonnyCash
Yesterday, riding the /5, I saw one of those...

Yesterday, riding the /5, I saw one of those portable signs that gives a reading of your speed set up on the other side of the road, so I made a u-turn to get a reading. My bike is an oddball. It has...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,728
Posted By JonnyCash
I like the Pilot Activ much more than the BT45....

I like the Pilot Activ much more than the BT45. The Bridgestone wanted to follow grooves in the road much more than the Michelin does. The Michelin also seems to be on track to last longer than the...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,392
Posted By JonnyCash
I you show me yours, I'll show you mine….

http://<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/35733058@N06/15237575620" title="PA020434 by rogers four, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3929/15237575620_6f3066deda_s.jpg"...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-02-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,432
Posted By JonnyCash
The 1.5mm drill bit isn't to assure the absolute...

The 1.5mm drill bit isn't to assure the absolute correct idle speed setting, it's to get both sides set to a set height to aid in getting the cables synched. If it's idling too fast, then wind the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,286
Posted By JonnyCash
I just re-worked my center stand on the T3. Mine...

I just re-worked my center stand on the T3. Mine didn't quite lift the rear wheel, and I could see that both legs were bent at the lower curved sections. I heated them and bent a little of the curve...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By JonnyCash
I recently swapped out the rear wheel and final...

I recently swapped out the rear wheel and final drive on my bike, in order to change the ratio, and have a prettier looking wheel. Both the wheel and the final drive that went on have very nice...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,432
Posted By JonnyCash
They show up on ebay fairly frequently. I'm...

They show up on ebay fairly frequently. I'm pretty sure they're the same as 850T and T3 switches. Seriously though, they suck. I think nobody would hold you at fault for going un-original here. Sorry...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,151
Posted By JonnyCash
Switching to a handlebar mounted master cylinder...

Switching to a handlebar mounted master cylinder helps tremendously with the ATE calipers. Since you're looking to go with an aftermarket throttle anyway, it should be easy. I think that the MC that...
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