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Forum: Airheads Today, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 78
Posted By supershaft
+1Mcmillion!

+1Mcmillion!
Forum: Airheads Today, 01:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,678
Posted By supershaft
It's a good thing doing wheelies doesn't mess up...

It's a good thing doing wheelies doesn't mess up the wheelie control on a S1000.

On the first four or five versions that were never on an airhead? Yes, wheelies could cause the abs to fault. ...
Forum: Airheads Today, 11:49 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
Plaka, the fact that you go on and on about me...

Plaka, the fact that you go on and on about me on a personal level just about like the rest of The Guys do is all the proof I need that all of it is a complete load of crap. You being against me? ...
Forum: Airheads Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
Not everyone thinks like a tweaker Henry. You're...

Not everyone thinks like a tweaker Henry. You're projecting again.

What I am doing is trying to help someone not F up yet another engine by trying to get a completely dry oil pump setup...
Forum: Airheads Today, 10:45 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
I have already said from the get go that I would...

I have already said from the get go that I would take it back apart.

The numbnuts have hijacked yet another thread again. Largely the same guys that do it over at BW. Go figure. Most all...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
At the factory? I have primed enough completely...

At the factory? I have primed enough completely dry cases to know that they HAD to of primed the pump somehow before start up.

I respond in kind and I am the starter of this BS? As I...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By supershaft
Manometer too sensitive? Damp it with vacuum...

Manometer too sensitive? Damp it with vacuum line plugs with different sized holes drilled in them. All manometers need to be damped. Easily adjustable too. For some reason, SO many people don't...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
Destroyed boxerworks? It's you same guys over...

Destroyed boxerworks? It's you same guys over there hijacking threads with personal BS just as you do here. Look at this thread. Once again, you numbnuts are taking over. You guys are not this...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By supershaft
Wow. I had forgotten how convoluted that advise...

Wow. I had forgotten how convoluted that advise is. Here's a much easier and better way to do it: It will take a couple of minutes tops not counting the test ride to get your engine hot. Not...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By supershaft
[QUOTE=L' Pap;24681989]Thanks to all of you who...

[QUOTE=L' Pap;24681989]Thanks to all of you who give me their advice...

I will first clean the bearing in the rear of the tranny where the clutch adjustment is located and I will make sure the...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
If Professor Puka was blowing more hot air for my...

If Professor Puka was blowing more hot air for my sake? I have never been thrown off any forum. He probably was since most of what he writes is BS. It would fit his pattern of personal BS.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
I couldn't agree more. I don't have to wonder...

I couldn't agree more. I don't have to wonder what would happen if we were talking in person. I whole bunch of personal BS would never happen because it takes balls to say a bunch of the personal...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By supershaft
Plaka is way off base. So far off I don't know...

Plaka is way off base. So far off I don't know where to start. Maybe with plaka trying to sound smart. It's a bad joke. At least as long as some can't see through it. He makes me think of the...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By supershaft
[QUOTE=kenbob;24680024]When I bought my R80g/s -...

[QUOTE=kenbob;24680024]When I bought my R80g/s - the PO had put on new clutch and brake levers . Well, the clutch cable (new ) lasted 2000 mikes and snapped .

Upon inspection , I could see the...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By supershaft
Is doing it right obsessing? Not to me it isn't....

Is doing it right obsessing? Not to me it isn't. Loud valves don't save lives. They just need to be adjusted correctly. Your rocker arms will thank you.
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
Have you ever worked on these bikes Bill? What...

Have you ever worked on these bikes Bill? What does one do? You put the cover back on the oil pump, but the bike in gear and spin the motor over a few times via the rear wheel. The pump isn't that...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By supershaft
Explain to us how a go/no go gauge works...

Explain to us how a go/no go gauge works differently than two gauges? How do they reduce guessing over using two different gauges? How are they easier to use than two separate gauges when most...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By supershaft
Press on the rocker arm to take out all slack in...

Press on the rocker arm to take out all slack in the system while you check the gap. How to use the feeler gauges? It isn't .008 until .009 is real tight or won't go at all. No need for go/no go...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By supershaft
+1. Well, if not you maybe my advise will help...

+1. Well, if not you maybe my advise will help someone. Something about setting up suspension is really tough for a lot of people. I think the toughest part is knowing what you want to start with....
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By supershaft
The key is doing a compression and leak down test...

The key is doing a compression and leak down test before you take it apart. I disagree with disston in that the test can reveal much more than simply taking it apart and measuring things. In...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By supershaft
Springs work like a torsion bar. The only...

Springs work like a torsion bar. The only difference being that a spring is coiled. Bigger bar means stiffer. So does more coils. But so does a shorter bar.

The stock springs (reg. and HD)...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By supershaft
You can make sense about once a blue moon but...

You can make sense about once a blue moon but even a broken clock can tell the correct time twice a day. :D

From what I can tell, the big disadvantage of bigger front tires is their weight. ...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
Somebody was getting their O-rings mixed up a...

Somebody was getting their O-rings mixed up a while back. I don't see how but apparently if can be done.

With the pump properly primed and the engine set up to start instantly, I think bone dry...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By supershaft
Hard line expands less. I usually run my lines...

Hard line expands less. I usually run my lines to the calipers. Less fittings. Cleaner look. But I make my own lines from Earls so I can set them up however I want.
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,678
Posted By supershaft
There's a price to pay for sport riding any bike....

There's a price to pay for sport riding any bike. It wears them out faster than riding them as if you were driving a VW Microbus. Not riding them at all might be harder on them and probably just...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
Go back and read what I actually wrote. You seem...

Go back and read what I actually wrote. You seem to be missing THE most important part of my advise. It wouldn't be the first time! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,437
Posted By supershaft
I don't think either of the C-clips came off that...

I don't think either of the C-clips came off that bike in that thread? He just had an extra one in the engine.

How are those C-clips working? I don't use them. Why? Because I know the other...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By supershaft
Monolevers are not 'nervous' with their original...

Monolevers are not 'nervous' with their original sized tires. 110's on the back? They are suppose to have 120/90's on the back and a 90/90 up front. They handle great like that. A lot of people...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
Short of taking it all back apart and checking...

Short of taking it all back apart and checking everything for myself? I would fill the filter canister and sump with oil and turn the engine over until you get oil to the oil sending unit and then...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,637
Posted By supershaft
Newly assembled engine? Did you replace the...

Newly assembled engine? Did you replace the front main? Did the valve covers have oil in them when you took them off last time? If you put the engine together right, don't worry about it. I have...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By supershaft
Five speeds and four speeds rattle at idle when...

Five speeds and four speeds rattle at idle when properly set up. Free play in the clutch rod mechanism allows the clutch rod to rattle. It seems no one mentions the difference between pulling in...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By supershaft
I have seen diode boards cause dimly lit charge...

I have seen diode boards cause dimly lit charge lights, quite a few bad rotors, and ground wires shorting out on the diode board.

Brushes seem to be a very common cause of issues here on the...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 26,598
Posted By supershaft
I have got to start looking for a intermediate...

I have got to start looking for a intermediate shaft third gear for it. Any ideas? I really don't want to go back. If I had to do it all over again, I would have bought three sets when BMWNA had...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By supershaft
Sounds like you are looking for RT bars?

Sounds like you are looking for RT bars?
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,064
Posted By supershaft
Understanding the options available was never my...

Understanding the options available was never my problem. I was having trouble understanding how bw got to his position on ring gaps now. On that question things are somewhat clearer now. The...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,085
Posted By supershaft
+1. At work I have borrowed many a dial gauge...

+1. At work I have borrowed many a dial gauge that was way off. I have had great luck with name brand pencil gauges. The biggest variable being just how you set the gauge on the valve stem.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,179
Posted By supershaft
Confusion? The jet needle is the needle and the...

Confusion? The jet needle is the needle and the needle jet is the jet. It's as simple as that. The jet needle is plainly visible by lifting up the slide. Wear is easily detectable. If the jet...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By supershaft
+1 Mcmillion

+1 Mcmillion
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,064
Posted By supershaft
Since we were talking about BMW rings, it does...

Since we were talking about BMW rings, it does help to mention that you are not. Anybody else? Most people reading have never done this or have only done it a couple of times. How are they going...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,064
Posted By supershaft
You lost me and I give up since I have already...

You lost me and I give up since I have already asked the same three or so questions basically twice now and still have no answers. I was interested since it was all news to me. I don't understand? ...
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