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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-26-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,568
Posted By Redbean
Subscribed I'm in the Covington/Mandeville...

Subscribed

I'm in the Covington/Mandeville area. Had some issues last year or so that left me little time to ride.

DR650 that sat up too long and isn't running (tank rot and carb issues)....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-31-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Redbean
Would you mind posting a picture of the pretty...

Would you mind posting a picture of the pretty lady (in a Bikini) first?

Thanks in advance.:D
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,758
Views: 493,321
Posted By Redbean
I'll take the set of valve covers and the...

I'll take the set of valve covers and the louvered panel.

Great prices, thanks.

I spent a long time looking for an RT fairing bracket, and paid a lot more for it than the one you are selling....
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,191
Posted By Redbean
I don't see any centerstand fixing goods on his...

I don't see any centerstand fixing goods on his website, still available?
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,565
Posted By Redbean
On my '83 RT I have to put the bike in neutral...

On my '83 RT I have to put the bike in neutral pull the clutch lever in and then let it out until the neutral like comes on and then start the bike. Where is the diode located?
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By Redbean
Slipping Clutch

Got the top end job done, bike runs strong, no leaks etc.

Before the rebuild the clutch would slip a little accelerating moderately hard shifting gears, now all I have to do to make it slip is...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 350,190
Posted By Redbean
Thanks mates, I'm on it!

Thanks mates, I'm on it!
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 350,190
Posted By Redbean
Timely post for me anyway, as I have my top end...

Timely post for me anyway, as I have my top end job completed and my RT is running pretty well now.

My next step is to install new (to me) forward fairing bracket and dashboard. The dashboard...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 350,190
Posted By Redbean
Thanks! I saved the link and off to the...

Thanks!

I saved the link and off to the srore for some PB Blaster.
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 350,190
Posted By Redbean
I am in Louisiana. Thanks, I'll give them...

I am in Louisiana.

Thanks, I'll give them a try if I can find them
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 350,190
Posted By Redbean
Have been looking for some time now the cap...

Have been looking for some time now the cap should be 16mm X 1.5 thread pitch in brass, can't find them.
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 350,190
Posted By Redbean
Trying to finish top end job on my '83 R100RT. ...

Trying to finish top end job on my '83 R100RT.

Bought a pair of used heads, had them checked out, new gaskets, rings etc, everything bolted up and ready for exhaust mount.

Noticed that the...
Forum: Vendors 10-21-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 95,732
Posted By Redbean
Used mine today to raise the rear of my Airhead...

Used mine today to raise the rear of my Airhead while it was on it's center stand today for a valve adjustment and it worked great.:clap

Works for the DR too, well made and surprisingly lite.
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,875
Posted By Redbean
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 95,732
Posted By Redbean
Me too, PM sent.

Me too, PM sent.
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6,383
Views: 1,278,205
Posted By Redbean
http://moonrider.smugmug.com/photos/i-hG6js5M/0/L/...

http://moonrider.smugmug.com/photos/i-hG6js5M/0/L/i-hG6js5M-L.jpg (http://moonrider.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/gallery-1/17386584_ZwwBsz#1349566953_hG6js5M-A-LB)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 96,136
Posted By Redbean
Counter-steering is a myth. <iframe...

Counter-steering is a myth.


<iframe width="425" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/nX8m5bJDPtU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 255,014
Posted By Redbean
Well, at least I'm not alone.:D The bad...

Well, at least I'm not alone.:D

The bad news is the the price went up 10 buck per piston between the two orders and the rings are make in Turkey.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 570,895
Posted By Redbean
I have a set of gages from my '83 R100RT, they...

I have a set of gages from my '83 R100RT, they are faded but still work but for the odometer (repairable). They have good rubber thingies though.

I'll take some pics later if anyone is...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 255,014
Posted By Redbean
When you order a set of piston rings for an...

When you order a set of piston rings for an Airhead, does the set come with rings for both cylinders?
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
I've installed the DynoJet kit from Procycle and...

I've installed the DynoJet kit from Procycle and extended fuel screw, running a little rich now but entend to open up the air box and experiment with the cir clip position.

I may have sourced an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,171
Posted By Redbean
Lot of variables in the dirt, surface traction,...

Lot of variables in the dirt, surface traction, ruts, berms etc. and havilng both wheels on the ground.

I found that for most conditions applying the rear slightly ahead of the front helps. By...
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,875
Posted By Redbean
Free shipping. ...

Free shipping.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15141467&postcount=89
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
That's what I thought about the Trailwings when I...

That's what I thought about the Trailwings when I first got my DR.

A soccer mom pulled out in front of me and I got on he brakes, both tire howling, I thought "when is this bike going to start...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
Got my Dyno Jet kit installed, stage one, 150...

Got my Dyno Jet kit installed, stage one, 150 main jet circlip forth grove down, extended fuel screw.

Ran a couple gallons of fuel out of the bike so could top off with fresh gas.

Bike seems...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
Put it back together and it runs like shit,...

Put it back together and it runs like shit, sounds lean, ordered extended fuel mix screw from Procycle. Maybe didn't turn mix screw out the correct amount?
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
Thanks guys, got it pulled on rusty screw, is had...

Thanks guys, got it pulled on rusty screw, is had what was left of the plug on it. Going to botton it up and check it out.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
Yep, that's it, but mine has a rusty screw coming...

Yep, that's it, but mine has a rusty screw coming out of it with the head broken off.:cry

Have finished installation but for this last step.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
See a alluminum protudence on the carb body on...

See a alluminum protudence on the carb body on the engine side, there is a rusty machine screw coming out of it, the head of the screw is broken off. Bought the bike with 350 miles on it from a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
Thanks, On the bottom of the float bowl?...

Thanks,

On the bottom of the float bowl? Don't see a plug under there but do see a threaded rather deep screw hole. Would need a very small screw driver to get to the screw?
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
Installing Dynojet kit. Looking for fuel...

Installing Dynojet kit.
Looking for fuel mixture plug so I can drill it and remove it, so fuel mixture can be ajusted. Where is it? Can't tell up from down in illistration that came with kit.
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 350,190
Posted By Redbean
The heads still have the valves in them, using...

The heads still have the valves in them, using gun cleaning brushes and now using Scotchbrite pad for finishing. Cotton swabs and engine degreaser for those hard to reach areas.
They are looking...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 350,190
Posted By Redbean
I got some good used heads for my RT, the...

I got some good used heads for my RT, the cylinders have been bead blasted so look nice.

Need to clean the heads before assembly and have been using gun cleaning brushes and WD40. So far, they...
Forum: Vendors 12-18-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,465
Posted By Redbean
So how do you buy one of these and how much do...

So how do you buy one of these and how much do they cost?

Great ride report BTW, nicomama!
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,545
Posted By Redbean
Thanks for the report and the inspiration, once I...

Thanks for the report and the inspiration, once I started reading there was no stopping.
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,509
Posted By Redbean
LED clip on light: ...

LED clip on light:

http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_12605_03493340000P?keyword=flashlight+clip+on+light

Clips on to bill of hat, great for camping or working on bike in the dark.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
I use a set of these: ...

I use a set of these:

http://www.ascycles.com/images/products/C/Canyon-Dancer-Handlebar-Tie-Down.jpg

http://www.ascycles.com/detail.aspx?ID=1406

They attach to the handle bars so that the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By Redbean
Try posting this in the DR650 thread, bunch of...

Try posting this in the DR650 thread, bunch of good info there, even some pros.
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
http://www.yuasabatteries.com/motor_battery.php ...

http://www.yuasabatteries.com/motor_battery.php

Your battery charger is making plenty volts, but few amps. This is why it does not help much.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 97,536
Views: 18,514,162
Posted By Redbean
New battery........bad cell or shorted cell.

New battery........bad cell or shorted cell.
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