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Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By Thickasabrick
The one I heard about is a 1977.....included in...

The one I heard about is a 1977.....included in the /7 series....
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,536
Posted By Thickasabrick
What is the "T" in R100/7T

I've not heard of this model before or this designation anywhere else....what makes it different?

Curious mostly.....:scratch

Thanks for replies
Forum: The Garage 10-01-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,856
Posted By Thickasabrick
Heater

I'm planning on going this route:

http://journeytoforever.org/biofuel_library/ethanol_motherearth/me4.html

I'll try to post progress on the build and temp readings later on....might be...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Thickasabrick
VIN number location 1987 R80

I went to the MVD in NM today to change over the title of a bike I got on Colorado which requires someone to see the frame number and make sure they match the title. I just knew of the number on the...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By Thickasabrick
Thanks

Thanks everyone for the help. Bike is unleaky and very user-friendly now.
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By Thickasabrick
loctite 290 green

That sounds like just the ticket....checked the website.....not sold in shops around here....but online is good too.
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By Thickasabrick
Thanks to all for the help

I thought about the possibility of the fuel line as well.....the fuel line was new and even used a clamp for testing purposes. I saw at first some fuel and bubbles (just a few) then pure fuel come...
Forum: Airheads 06-15-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By Thickasabrick
Carb body leak

The left carb on our 1986 R65 has leaked gas since we bought it three years ago. Worst leaking is at idle, so for a while I would turn off the fuel tap at the tank when at a red light. Sometimes it...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,240
Posted By Thickasabrick
Westco

I found this in the IBMWR by Snowbum.....it mentions leaving a charger on for long periods and overcharging.

http://ibmwr.org/prodreview/westco.html
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By Thickasabrick
Seat Latch

Very good pics! Mine was apart and I was trying to figure out how the spring plays it's tensioning role.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Thickasabrick
Thanks

Thanks for the part number and the new parts site that I've not seen before. Much appreciated.
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Thickasabrick
Bowden Cable Parts

My project has been on hold for the last two years (1975 R75/6). Now, as I'm in the assembly process, I'm noticing a few missing items. One is the "barrel" end of my brake cable....you know that...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,310
Posted By Thickasabrick
Tupperware

There is something to be said for that bodywork. I have a 2004 K1200GT....very similar engine/running gear. Once I was southbound on I-25 with a terrible crosswind. Had to lean it quite a bit to...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,890
Posted By Thickasabrick
Great Thread

Just turned 60 and have been thinking lighter bike for the last couple years. Have had a K1200GT for some years and loved it, but the weight when not rolling sucks. I have an R75/6 and will...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7,655
Views: 6,901,905
Posted By Thickasabrick
Falling Leaf

That is one of the finest rallies in my book. Great folks, great roads.....I'll try to get back next year.
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By Thickasabrick
Horn Size

On our 1986 R65 there is a large one on the right side and small one on the left.
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By Thickasabrick
Replacement exhaust

We have a 1986 R65. The exhaust system seems functional, however, I'd like to get rid of the so called front muffler unit and run new headers with a balance pipe back to the existing mufflers. Are...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Thickasabrick
Thanks all for the responses.

Thanks all for the responses.
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By Thickasabrick
Fork Slider Cap Copper Ring

I've rebuilt the Type 1 forks on my 1975 R75/6 and all went well until I put the oil in the forks. Those large copper rings seem to be leaking. Well, perhaps I put too much torque on them, so did...
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By Thickasabrick
1978 r80

I bought one new back in the day. Loved that bike. Very smooth, nice in general. I'm guessing as with anything of that vintage you are going to have to give it some attention.
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Thickasabrick
Hans from Hucky's responded to my email early...

Hans from Hucky's responded to my email early this morning. Some parts of the kits are shared, and he is sending the ones I still need. Stand-up guy.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Thickasabrick
Yeah, looking at his website and can see the pic...

Yeah, looking at his website and can see the pic of the parts....the wrong parts were sent. Will have to go back to Capital Cycle from now on. Thanks guys. Was going nuts trying to figure this one...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Thickasabrick
Type I fork slider question

I recently ordered a rebuild kit from Hucky's for the forks on my 1975 R75/6. Everything was good until I needed to put the end caps on the bottoms of the sliders. The large copper (thin tube)...
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