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Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 28,636
Views: 3,511,240
Posted By channelcat
holy cow. lotta posts. I got gumball Trail...

holy cow. lotta posts. I got gumball Trail Winners tires on my '91 now, and they stick on pavement, and my first dirt greenie ride at Metcalf in San Jose. Went up a steep expert trail, and lost it,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By channelcat
didnt mean to splash..its a bike I've always...

didnt mean to splash..its a bike I've always thought was cool, and the price seems right at maybe 70k miles?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By channelcat
man, you talk a lot. buy it.

man, you talk a lot. buy it.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By channelcat
dont know anything about 'em technically. Its a...

dont know anything about 'em technically. Its a low mile Honda. Buy it.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By channelcat
Airhead EZ Pull Throttle Spring Question

bmwthrottlesprings.com
I advertised the springs as factory fit, with a 30% reduced rate. The 908 and 312 seem to fit that description perfectly, and the 400 or so buyers of the 606 all say Yeah...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7,163
Views: 1,435,607
Posted By channelcat
Guess I'm an outcast..cant attach pics. Why is...

Guess I'm an outcast..cant attach pics. Why is everybody always mean to me?
:1drinkAll my stuff is at bmwthrottlesprings.com
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,098
Posted By channelcat
If the system works, how come I dont hear more...

If the system works, how come I dont hear more pos or neg reviews from hi mile airheads? craze says ok, but hes all sportbike..coat when an air filter ruptures or seizing score. I havent done the...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,098
Posted By channelcat
Thanks Mark..I'll check out Millenium. ...

Thanks Mark..I'll check out Millenium.

Spokes, the rings I installed were OEM for iron cylinders. Doubt they were chrome. Shiny..maybe.
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,098
Posted By channelcat
Thanks craze

Thanks craze
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,098
Posted By channelcat
Power Seal Nikasealing?

The barrels on my 78 r100 are so worn I can feel the taper with my finger. end gap is WAY beyond spec tolerance. side gap is fine, and piston wear is very minimal.
local bmw machine guru, initials...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By channelcat
if you did not replace the pilot jet o-rings, you...

if you did not replace the pilot jet o-rings, you did not rebuild the carbs. basic. thanks for the reminder.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKVMl2Ft_gU
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By channelcat
Power Seal Nikaseal?

PowerSeal says they can Nikaseal coat cast in iron liners. send them cylinders, striped of valve rod tubes,
and include pistons, and rings, and they will Nikaseal the cyinders to restore the ring...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,645
Posted By channelcat
showing 110-115 psi per cylinder, but after 15...

showing 110-115 psi per cylinder, but after 15 years finally figured out how to set the throttle -at-carb freeplay in real world not the book terms. idles happily at 1000 rpm, and gets 40mpg in...
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By channelcat
EZ Pull Throttle Springs for Bing 64 Carbs

Still available are these factory fit, stainless steel, lighter wound throttle return springs for the Bing 64 CV carbs found on most '70-'95 airheads, some Rokon ultralight motors, and the occasional...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By channelcat
Thanks, jweg. I'm going to forget about that...

Thanks, jweg. I'm going to forget about that other thread ring. How often do airhead forks go full extension, GS maniacs aside? Still trying to figure out how the dang things work...
You recall how...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By channelcat
Jweg, Thanks for the kit pic. The white rings to...

Jweg, Thanks for the kit pic. The white rings to the right do look like the urethane item I refered to. There is no 2nd threaded ring, nor threads to accomodate one. I looked. I liked 'run what you...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By channelcat
78 R1100/7 Forks?

Went to install a new fork boot, left (drivers) side. Thought I'd change the oil, buncha chunks, took it apart, and found the nasty rubber bottom bumper. Do my reading, and find theres to be TWO...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By channelcat
I think he's got it>:clap

I think he's got it>:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 06-07-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,586
Posted By channelcat
long bolts

I thought the long bolts without the washers can gouge inta the rear trans bearing, ergo, short bolts & no lockwasher.
Torque? good n snug oughta do..
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By channelcat
EZ Pull Throttle Springs for Bing 64 Carbs

Available are factory fit, lighter gauge throttle return springs for the Bing 64/94 CV carbs found on most Airheads, some Cagivas, and occasionaly on Rotax ultralight motors. If your throttle gear is...
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By channelcat
EZ Pull Throttle Springs for Bing 64 Carbs

These pro wound, stainless spring steel, factory fit, lighter gauge throttle return springs for the Bing Model 64 carbs found on most Airheads are still available. The 64 has also been found on some...
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,061
Posted By channelcat
well, I was having a steak dinner, not a great...

well, I was having a steak dinner, not a great steak, you know, one of those steak n' eggs $5.99 specials you see around tahoe or reno, type steak, and by that I mean after I ate the steak I was...
Forum: Vendors 11-07-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By channelcat
EZ Pull Throttle Springs for Bing 64 Carbs

I'm still selling factory fit, stainless steel, lighter gauge throttle return springs for all models of the Bing 64 CV carbs. They will reduce throttle effort by 20-30%, improving long distance...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By channelcat
I stand corrected, informed, amused and...

I stand corrected, informed, amused and enlightened. Perhaps a tad envious..
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By channelcat
I mean, sorry, but theres nothing old skool there...

I mean, sorry, but theres nothing old skool there at all attall
cept old guys liking young stuff:clap
cheers
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By channelcat
veldt. sorry.

veldt. sorry.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By channelcat
I didnt see meself anywhere in there, cept maybe...

I didnt see meself anywhere in there, cept maybe the meerkat.
BMW made a series of car ads, mini movies, directed by Ang Lee, and other heavies with Clive Owen as 'The Driver'. I have a copy, and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,807
Posted By channelcat
Wish I could edit my last post so I didnt sound...

Wish I could edit my last post so I didnt sound like a jerk.
I am not an ABC member anymore. ABC, like any club, needs new members willing to spend time to keep it going. I think Gene Fox is like,...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,807
Posted By channelcat
Hey Jeff, hope you liked the springs. I talked to...

Hey Jeff, hope you liked the springs. I talked to someone who had an idea for an eccentric throttle gear cam post, and sent him your way:lol3. Dirt bike rider who likes a quick throttle, with his...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-02-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By channelcat
aint no screw nowhere on an Airhead. O wait,...

aint no screw nowhere on an Airhead. O wait, maybe the pin harness to instrument pod.
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,957
Posted By channelcat
when my Lufty screen broke, I taped it together...

when my Lufty screen broke, I taped it together and made a template, then shortened the height a bit and got some polycarbonate from TAP plastics, and used stainless screws thru faucet washers.
No...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,076
Posted By channelcat
I was tweaking on bad mileage on my 78 /7, when I...

I was tweaking on bad mileage on my 78 /7, when I realized I had the 32/11 rear box, and the odo was showing 1 1/2 miles for every actual mile. I fixed the nylon worm drive once, but then it broke...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By channelcat
I dont know about the paralever stuff, but I just...

I dont know about the paralever stuff, but I just followed the Haynes manual for my 78 100/7, and everything worked. No big deal.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By channelcat
ovaled swingarm bearings 78 r100/7

finally got around to lubing the splines, and in the process found the swingarm bearing cages ovaled. Since there were two flavors of grease present, white and black, I'd assume someone replaced the...
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By channelcat
EZ Pull Throttle Springs for Bing 64 Carbs

I am still marketing lighter gauge throttle return springs for Airheads equipped with Bing CV carbs. They work great, thousands sold, $12US/set includes shipping worldwide. All info is at...
Forum: Vendors 04-01-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By channelcat
EZ Pull Throttle Springs for Bing 64 Carbs

Xlnt quality factory fit throttle return springs for BMW Airheads here. Over 500 sets sold worldwide. They work.
www.bmwthrottlesprings.com
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,320
Posted By channelcat
get some Traders Joe scotch and apply with a...

get some Traders Joe scotch and apply with a scotchpad to the exhaust spigots. make every mating surface clean and brite, then piss off, get to Scotland and ride the wild north desolate, till you...
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By channelcat
EZ Pull Throttle Springs for Bing 64 Carbs

Still got 'em, they still work.
bmwthrottlesprings.com
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,566
Posted By channelcat
What do you mean by 'floods'?

What do you mean by 'floods'?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,342
Posted By channelcat
Assuming the leak is NOT push rods seals,...

Assuming the leak is NOT push rods seals, basegaskets, etc.,since the perimeter of the pan casting isnt compromised, then then sump pressure, if there is such a thing, wouldnt cause leakage/seep. If...
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