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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,664
Posted By AntonLargiader
Movie night tomorrow!

Tomorrow (Tuesday) we're kicking off some old Dakar footage at 6:30 and at 7:30 we start the main event: World's Fastest Indian.

I have about 80 people on the email distribution for that now, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By AntonLargiader
Given that a new transmission is $3500 and the...

Given that a new transmission is $3500 and the labor to replace it is about six hours, I don't see how it would go over $4500 if the problem is the transmission itself.

I am very confident that...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,070
Posted By AntonLargiader
Compensating for something that's still not...

Compensating for something that's still not right, maybe? You should be able to pull the lever all the way without damaging stuff.
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,526
Posted By AntonLargiader
I suppose it all depends what your expectations...

I suppose it all depends what your expectations are, since it will run the way it is now, but if you put the head back together thinking those valves were good then IMO you really need someone else...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 941
Posted By AntonLargiader
There are a lot of metal-metal junctions stacked...

There are a lot of metal-metal junctions stacked up that have to keep oil from coming out the nose of the drive gear. The fit of the pinion bearing to the shaft, the back of the drive gear to the...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,526
Posted By AntonLargiader
You need to reface this valves and seats. The...

You need to reface this valves and seats. The exhausts look like they will need very little, but those intakes are definitely cupped and I'd expect the guides to be shot, too. When the intakes are...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 941
Posted By AntonLargiader
It's a bit more complicated. The pinion shaft...

It's a bit more complicated. The pinion shaft runs down the middle, the driveshaft gear goes on that, the seal goes against that and is pressed into the retainer which is threaded into the housing....
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By AntonLargiader
I have sold a few of those and usually have at...

I have sold a few of those and usually have at least one in stock. Would any specific pictures help? Describe them and I'll try to take them. I don't know what limitations you have with your outlet...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,993
Posted By AntonLargiader
You continue to describe classic tire noise.

You continue to describe classic tire noise.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-07-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By AntonLargiader
Trailer space Covington to Charlottesville?

Anyone making an eastbound I-64 run in the next week? I have a guy with a bike near Covington that needs a way to get it to me before the end of next weekend (December 14). Help loading and unloading...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By AntonLargiader
But you wrote...

But you wrote...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By AntonLargiader
The brand you are looking for is Barkbuster. They...

The brand you are looking for is Barkbuster. They sell a GS-specific kit. Most generic kits do not fit the GS handlebar.
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By AntonLargiader
Seems like the bolt is too long, as would be...

Seems like the bolt is too long, as would be expected when an accessory like that heel shifter is added. I know you said the bolt is the correct length, but maybe the shifter was shortened? If it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 961
Posted By AntonLargiader
I took a closer look at the bike here. Directly...

I took a closer look at the bike here. Directly in front of the fusebox on the left (where the tape wrapping is on yours) there is a bundle of wires that normally leaves the harness. This wraps...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,830
Posted By AntonLargiader
it's wintertime. Is there any reason to be in a...

it's wintertime. Is there any reason to be in a hurry? Give it a generous heat cycle once a day for a few weeks.

If it were mine (and I had no need to hurry) I'd strip the engine and put the bike...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 553
Posted By AntonLargiader
If the bolt is loose, oil will leak past the...

If the bolt is loose, oil will leak past the head. The inside of the shifter axle is hollow and open to the oil.

Tightening that bolt should not cause the shift mechanism to bind. Maybe the shift...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 961
Posted By AntonLargiader
What is that purple wire going to, below the main...

What is that purple wire going to, below the main frame tube behind the fusebox?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,664
Posted By AntonLargiader
Fix'd. :bash

Fix'd. :bash
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,664
Posted By AntonLargiader
They'd have been wrong, too. As would I. Yes,...

They'd have been wrong, too. As would I. Yes, it's accepted practice to overdrive your sight distance (have faith that the road is clear) but it's not defensible and when you're on a bike you lose....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 96,664
Posted By AntonLargiader
Ted... You were riding too fast. If you...

Ted...

You were riding too fast. If you can't stop in your sight distance, you're riding too fast. You can't count on road that you can't see. If it were a downed tree across the road, would it...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,374
Posted By AntonLargiader
That's the light wheels! Pound for pound it's...

That's the light wheels! Pound for pound it's probably the best thing you can do.
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 21,465
Posted By AntonLargiader
I use the original cRAsH.

I use the original cRAsH.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By AntonLargiader
If you mean the handlebars have some rocking play...

If you mean the handlebars have some rocking play to them, it's the bearing in the middle of the upper triple.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,423
Posted By AntonLargiader
Perfect tune means you check everything: ignition...

Perfect tune means you check everything: ignition timing, cam timing, complete throttle body adjustment, fuel pressure, injector matching, compression, etc.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,374
Posted By AntonLargiader
I think there's no point weighing it in the "as...

I think there's no point weighing it in the "as delivered" state, and probably no point pursuing the weight thing any longer, period. It's a cool street bike, with some very nice upgrades. The new...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 44,674
Posted By AntonLargiader
The preload of the tapered bearing design has so...

The preload of the tapered bearing design has so little connection to the idea of correct bushing friction that it's meaningless. It's a threaded fastener torque that creates a tiny bit of rotational...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 44,674
Posted By AntonLargiader
Just to expand on this a bit; the bushing...

Just to expand on this a bit; the bushing currently has about 9.8mm of 17mm bore and then the remainder is 16.5mm. On the pins, the 17mm section extends 12~13mm (depending on the pin, the 1150 is...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 44,674
Posted By AntonLargiader
Testing will show, but I suspect the thrust...

Testing will show, but I suspect the thrust washer is only going to be an issue with Airheads. And there are relatively few of them; if I decide one is needed I'll just machine those individual...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 44,674
Posted By AntonLargiader
Preload isn't needed; we only need to keep the...

Preload isn't needed; we only need to keep the pin from chewing into the bushing and developing axial play. And a tiny bit of axial play really isn't a problem.

Torque is needed on the original...
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,578
Posted By AntonLargiader
Here in the US, BMW stopped selling the no-radius...

Here in the US, BMW stopped selling the no-radius bearing (with the TMX5 marking on the inner race) at least by 2006, maybe earlier. Typical BMW... big service bulletin about the special bearing,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,793
Posted By AntonLargiader
Usually the pushrod is very stuck to the clutch...

Usually the pushrod is very stuck to the clutch spring (in front). You may need to pull on it pretty hard.
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,175
Posted By AntonLargiader
The ring gap isn't going to tell you very much,...

The ring gap isn't going to tell you very much, and it's pretty typical anyway.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,074
Posted By AntonLargiader
I have read of IOS 8 having bluetooth issues. My...

I have read of IOS 8 having bluetooth issues. My old iPhone 5 with IOS7 had no problems with my car audio but my 5S with IOS8 doesn't connect. I will probably look for a firmware update for my car...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,487
Posted By AntonLargiader
All of the bearings never (within reasonable...

All of the bearings never (within reasonable limits) need replacing. In nearly every 6-sp transmission I have worked on, I only replace the input shaft bearings and recently only the front one. The...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,893
Posted By AntonLargiader
Well, yes. Once you take things apart you can't...

Well, yes. Once you take things apart you can't do the compression test any more. But if I didn't have access to a compression tester, I [personally] would proceed with the disassembly. But that's...
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By AntonLargiader
Could just be the pawl spring. Pulling the clutch...

Could just be the pawl spring. Pulling the clutch won't do anything for a locked up transmission, so the previous owner and you did not experience that.
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,893
Posted By AntonLargiader
I'd do a compresssion test. Something is very...

I'd do a compresssion test. Something is very unhealthy in that motor, and if the valves actually are in correct adjustment and the rockers move freely (but not too freely) then you have something...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,431
Posted By AntonLargiader
You already have an old fuel pump, you don't need...

You already have an old fuel pump, you don't need another. You want a new one.
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,893
Posted By AntonLargiader
When you adjusted them the first time, how much...

When you adjusted them the first time, how much did you have to change them?

There are a few other causes of top-end noise but that really does sound like grossly loose valves. If the valves...
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By AntonLargiader
I have a web page about the various oil pans used...

I have a web page about the various oil pans used on the Airheads. If you have no holes, then someone switched it out and you may not have the same size pan that the skid plates are designed for.
...
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