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Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,309
Posted By carpetburn
i replaced my bt45s with pilot activs, never...

i replaced my bt45s with pilot activs, never going back to the bt45s
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,042
Posted By carpetburn
The carb appears to be a concentric, never seen...

The carb appears to be a concentric, never seen one mounted side on though, if you dont have a bakerlite or fibre carb spacer it will run like crap when the carb gets hot and the fuel starts to...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,042
Posted By carpetburn
Some alloy blades and a compy type tank and it...

Some alloy blades and a compy type tank and it will be sweet, starting issue could be magneto sprocket slipping on taper spline or a tired magneto, when i got my g80 basket case 23 yers ago i spent...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,384
Posted By carpetburn
Por15 on my bmw r75 frame and very happy, the...

Por15 on my bmw r75 frame and very happy, the only frame i ever had powder coated was a matchless G80[1954] and that looked nice but as the frame was a bolt up/together frame it didnt fit back until...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,294
Posted By carpetburn
I have a uni filter on my r75 and it is oiled...

I have a uni filter on my r75 and it is oiled with the correct oil, it has chunks of foam missing that i cant explain and it will be replaced with a k&n, in my landrover i also had a uni filter and...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,834
Posted By carpetburn
I had a friend with a clymer velo, i must say...

I had a friend with a clymer velo, i must say that in the flesh it "was a non event", the bike was tall and the tank was ugly, i think its biggest attraction was purely its rarety, he also had a mss...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By carpetburn
i went from /6 to cowl for appearances[changed to...

i went from /6 to cowl for appearances[changed to /7 tank] and couldnt do more than 50 miles with out being in pain/squirming and getting swamp arse on either seat, sheep skin didnt fix it but an...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7,354
Views: 3,364,356
Posted By carpetburn
Those tyres say it...

Those tyres say it all:puke1https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t31/1655748_10152246431564626_1325208782_o.jpg[/QUOTE]
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,604
Posted By carpetburn
Not just for landrovers, the guy selling them...

Not just for landrovers, the guy selling them used his rangerover as ademo vehicle, "HICLONE", he had 6 in the intake and exhaust when i spoke to him last, i made my own one up and installed in the...
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,252
Posted By carpetburn
when i fitted an alloy top it made a huge...

when i fitted an alloy top it made a huge difference, the steel plate had worn slightly oval at the centre so i could see the movement under braking, a good true steel one would have fixed that of...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By carpetburn
"Permatex blue" and no oring or gasket works well...

"Permatex blue" and no oring or gasket works well for me, i have nikasil barrels on a 75/6
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By carpetburn
michelin pilot actives in the correct size

michelin pilot actives in the correct size
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,572
Posted By carpetburn
i paid $2000 for a running[if hot wired]75/6...

i paid $2000 for a running[if hot wired]75/6 unregistered neglected complete except for instruments about 7 years ago in Qld and i was very happy with the price. However now the economy in Oz is...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,701
Posted By carpetburn
an airhawk or similar seat cushion will make a...

an airhawk or similar seat cushion will make a huge difference to comfort and is easily removed, lighter springs in the carbs will make it a lot easier on the right wrist
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,212
Posted By carpetburn
i put the correct size michelin pilot actives on...

i put the correct size michelin pilot actives on mine and they are great, much much better than the bt45s they replaced
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By carpetburn
i think mine is small cruiser but not sure, its...

i think mine is small cruiser but not sure, its shaped like a tractor seat, ive had it for about 6 years, its faded and looks like a hemroid cushion but it takes the pain and the swamp arse away,...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,589
Posted By carpetburn
Im with beemerboff on this, mine is twin pluged...

Im with beemerboff on this, mine is twin pluged 75/6 heads on r100 nikasil barrels, works great
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,809
Posted By carpetburn
michelin pilots in the corect sizes, easy rear...

michelin pilots in the corect sizes, easy rear wheel removal and a great tyre-much much better than the bt45s they replaced on mine
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 46,759
Posted By carpetburn
That guy sells/lists things under numerous names...

That guy sells/lists things under numerous names and they always get withdrawn from sale just befor auction end, many times hes listed his r51 as a chopper then a bobber and always withdrawn near...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,757
Posted By carpetburn
Thumb when i twin plugged mine i couldnt get it to run...

when i twin plugged mine i couldnt get it to run right with the dyna3[that was great as a single plug] and opted for the boyeur micro digital twin plug which was easy, i use 2 dyna green coils
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By carpetburn
I put 36mm dellortos[turned up at right price!]...

I put 36mm dellortos[turned up at right price!] on my 1000cc r75, mine are rubber mounted like the bings. Well worth the effort and you will never go back.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,129
Posted By carpetburn
I run pilot activs at 36f &38r, if the pressure...

I run pilot activs at 36f &38r, if the pressure is lower the bike weaves and feels like a pig
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,129
Posted By carpetburn
michelin pilot activs in the correct bmw sizes,...

michelin pilot activs in the correct bmw sizes, great tyres
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,459
Posted By carpetburn
The head gaskets on my 1000cc 75/6 have been...

The head gaskets on my 1000cc 75/6 have been re-used 3 times so far, all good, reason being that i dont have any spares on hand for unplanned weekend jobs. Am planning on replacing with copper...
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 11,313
Posted By carpetburn
This is an interesting thread right up to the...

This is an interesting thread right up to the point you start posting in a language i dont speak/understand! Get fucked-posted in english
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,477
Posted By carpetburn
I run a gel battery in my r75/6, had it over 2...

I run a gel battery in my r75/6, had it over 2 years so far and its great, bought on ebay, model for r1150rt- fits perfect and when it dies i will replace again with the same
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,578
Posted By carpetburn
I had a 71 2002 with ti carbs and leather seats...

I had a 71 2002 with ti carbs and leather seats from the factory for 10 years and got bored with it, it sat under a tree and then in the garage for 2 years befor i basically gave it away, I kind of...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,241
Posted By carpetburn
Exactly what Chasbmw says above, replaced my...

Exactly what Chasbmw says above, replaced my bt45s with pilot activs-much better:D
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,040
Posted By carpetburn
I picked up one on ebay about a year ago, dont...

I picked up one on ebay about a year ago, dont know what brand it is but it made a huge difference, really tightened up the front end, the old steel top plate was oval in the centre
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,280
Posted By carpetburn
To all those complaining about the OP posting...

To all those complaining about the OP posting here should know a 7 series is not a /7. He has simply asked a question that is not about motorbikes! Turns out quite alot of us here also own or have...
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 990
Posted By carpetburn
correct- i fitted one to my/6

correct- i fitted one to my/6
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,489
Posted By carpetburn
Have you checked your crank case breather? mine...

Have you checked your crank case breather? mine fires into right side of air cleaner and to right carb, if its blowing out oil that would explain the smoke only on the right cylinder
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,278
Views: 683,629
Posted By carpetburn
+1 for supershaft

+1 for supershaft
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By carpetburn
Definately worth the swap

Definately worth the swap
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By carpetburn
the bike will start better, idle smoother and...

the bike will start better, idle smoother and pull way stronger/cleaner, make sure your charging system is working well. The boyeur is much much better than points with the antiquated crap advance...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,126
Posted By carpetburn
I wasnt blaming boyeur for failing due to a...

I wasnt blaming boyeur for failing due to a battery dying, just stating how critical good voltage/charging is. I am now using the dual plug curve micro digital boyeur which has been great so far,...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,126
Posted By carpetburn
When i fitted a boyeur to my r75 it started...

When i fitted a boyeur to my r75 it started easier, idled better and reved cleaner and better[pulled like a schoolboy], after approx 2 years of great service it died along way from home due to a cell...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2012, 02:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,981
Posted By carpetburn
water in your fuel, check filters as mentioned...

water in your fuel, check filters as mentioned and drain tank into a clean white bucket[so you can see water]
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,152
Posted By carpetburn
airhawk for me, money well spent

airhawk for me, money well spent
Forum: Airheads 08-20-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,588
Posted By carpetburn
mine have springs that wrap around the frame

mine have springs that wrap around the frame
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