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Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Kanticoy
http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-3X-Chemistry-Paint-Str...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-3X-Chemistry-Paint-Stripper-Powder-Coat-Remover-1-Gallon-Fast-Acting-/381039546404?pt=Vintage_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item58b7ba1024&vxp=mtr

I've used it. ...
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,873
Posted By Kanticoy
That's what this is for! ...

That's what this is for!

http://workingperson.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/400x/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_45625.jpg

Edit: whoops, missed page 2! Thanks Blaine,...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By Kanticoy
Peter did mine. Phenomenal repair and worth it. ...

Peter did mine. Phenomenal repair and worth it.

http://www.bombarsbeemers.com/Pages/EngineandHeadRebuilds.aspx

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Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,692
Posted By Kanticoy
How to screw up R90S bodywork

Fiberglass resin adheres to it fine. That's how I repaired mine as well. I also used a bit of fiber reinforced body filler as well. Stuck just fine. And the exhaust is a MAC 2:1 header with an...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,692
Posted By Kanticoy
How to screw up R90S bodywork

Interesting. I recently did very similar and refinished a factory fairing, rear fender, front fender, and seat from an r90s. The fairing was indeed white gel coat as were the fenders. Makes ya...
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,974
Posted By Kanticoy
I'm a big fan of the TT brace! Added one to my...

I'm a big fan of the TT brace! Added one to my r90s this year. Major difference! Don't mind the red nut, it was in mock up still! It's now proper and shiney.

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Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,558
Posted By Kanticoy
That's the only part that I need an original of. ...

That's the only part that I need an original of. That seat is off of a 75/6 and works but doesn't have those beautiful white trim pieces in it.

I will still have the stock wheels to swap on...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,558
Posted By Kanticoy
The ultimate /5? Mine! Restored 2 years ago. With...

The ultimate /5? Mine! Restored 2 years ago. With color matched Craven Golden Arrow panniers. I still need to find a Lester rear wheel to match my restored rare /5 drum front. I love these old bikes....
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,462
Posted By Kanticoy
I'll repeat here what I put in your other thread...

I'll repeat here what I put in your other thread because the sentiment is the same:

Chris, some of us out here still support you. Carry on and I'll look forward to following you wherever you...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,411
Posted By Kanticoy
Chris, some of us out here still support you. ...

Chris, some of us out here still support you. Carry on and I'll look forward to your posts. And due to the impeccable service you've given me in the past and the quality of the parts of yours I've...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kanticoy
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Forum: Airheads 10-31-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kanticoy
I hear you my friend. I was taken by the mystery...

I hear you my friend. I was taken by the mystery of the 90s paint scheme as well until I taught myself to do it. Now it makes sense. I just did this job on my 90s. Chose my own colors due to the...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By Kanticoy
That's why I learned to paint and bought a proper...

That's why I learned to paint and bought a proper booth. I never could afford to pay someone else! I'm critical of myself, so I knew eventually I'd be able to learn to do it right. The 90s is tricky...
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By Kanticoy
Yep. I've seen similar issues with the looser...

Yep. I've seen similar issues with the looser tolerances in various parts of an airhead (FD, driveshaft, transmission, etc) using full synthetic. i wouldn't be surprised if it's contributing to the...
Forum: Airheads 10-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,411
Posted By Kanticoy
+1 :evil

+1 :evil
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,680
Posted By Kanticoy
This doesn't make sense to me. I have watched...

This doesn't make sense to me. I have watched these tools work on a bearing that isn't installed. It does squeeze the grease all around inside of the bearing when you watch it. To go along with...
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Kanticoy
R80 Heads Comparison

I can't see where there would be an issue. The cam profile will be exactly the same unless someone has done something funky at one point. The lift, etc should be identical. I think it would work fine.
Forum: Airheads 10-07-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,444,997
Posted By Kanticoy
Then I'll throw you one of mine from the same...

Then I'll throw you one of mine from the same shoot a page or two back.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/10/08/y3ysy7e4.jpg
Forum: Airheads 10-06-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Kanticoy
For what it is worth, I am running 1987 r80 heads...

For what it is worth, I am running 1987 r80 heads with plugged "rebreather" exhaust ports on my 1973 r75/5 and have absolutely no issues. 168psi flat on both cylinders cold and runs like a scalded...
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,623
Posted By Kanticoy
Sidi Boots

I did go 1/2 size bigger from their recommendation. I normally wear a 9.5 US and went to a 10 and they fit perfectly. Even did some day hikes in them in the Rocky Mountain National Park with no...
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,444,997
Posted By Kanticoy
Thanks man! Speaking of nice, I'm digging that...

Thanks man! Speaking of nice, I'm digging that subtle custom 90 you've got there! Beautiful!
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,444,997
Posted By Kanticoy
Just thought I would share some pictures from a...

Just thought I would share some pictures from a recent photo shoot I did of my recently completed R90s. It has been a hand full, but she is a sweet, sweet lady now. :bubba:jkam:d
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Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,623
Posted By Kanticoy
I have ridden in a pair of Gaerne G Adventure...

I have ridden in a pair of Gaerne G Adventure boots for over a year and 10,000 miles. Absolutely waterproof and not so stiff that they aren't comfortable all day. They work beautifully on my 1976...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By Kanticoy
McMaster Carr sells the viton o-rings in a...

McMaster Carr sells the viton o-rings in a plethora of metric sizes. That's where I get all of mine. Any mm size you need and they come in bulk so it's a lifetime's worth.
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By Kanticoy
I did the big tube swap on my R90s. Everything...

I did the big tube swap on my R90s. Everything bolted up fine (I'm running disk snowflakes), but one thing to note is that the rear brake switch will need to be moved over toward the right foot peg...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,273
Posted By Kanticoy
What I notice in the picture is nothing but the...

What I notice in the picture is nothing but the 247 motor in a /2 frame. Hybrid bike. Man I'm a dork. :rofl
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,271
Posted By Kanticoy
yes it would definitely fit in the handlebar end....

yes it would definitely fit in the handlebar end. It is tiny. Smaller in diameter than a US dime.
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,297
Posted By Kanticoy
Yeah, mine does have the intermittent "cough"...

Yeah, mine does have the intermittent "cough" that everyone mentions but it is much less regular than 30 minutes. Maybe twice a day. Looking at the melted unit above it is the ignition on stock...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,297
Posted By Kanticoy
My ignition unit looks nothing like that. It must...

My ignition unit looks nothing like that. It must be a different generation. I've got about 5000 miles on mine no issues. Only mod mine really needed was a little shaving on the inside of the timing...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Kanticoy
Thanks guys! There were some cracks in them...

Thanks guys!

There were some cracks in them and some spider webbing of the gel coat in a few places. I repaired the cracks with fiber glass and then skimmed the whole thing with a good fiberglass...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7,242
Views: 1,444,997
Posted By Kanticoy
The r90s "blue smoke" is back on the road and...

The r90s "blue smoke" is back on the road and better than ever. Hand striping and all!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/30/qa9e5y8a.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/30/ujany2yj.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Kanticoy
m They'll bolt together just fine. Measure...

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They'll bolt together just fine. Measure the thickness of each and make sure they're in spec. If the RT is and the RS isn't, then tally ho! Just make sure that you've no adjustment left...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,634
Posted By Kanticoy
I agree with ya bamboo. I bought from the source...

I agree with ya bamboo. I bought from the source I did after emailing etc. I gave him my rider weight and asked for the shrouds and they bolted on and have been amazing ever since. No complaints. He...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,271
Posted By Kanticoy
I installed an inline fuse between the main power...

I installed an inline fuse between the main power to the unit and the battery. The M-unit comes with the appropriate 8g cable with inline fuse holder for this purpose.



The M-unit is about the...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By Kanticoy
Damn, beat me to it!!! :rofl:rofl:freaky

Damn, beat me to it!!! :rofl:rofl:freaky
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,634
Posted By Kanticoy
I have been extremely happy with my Hagons on my...

I have been extremely happy with my Hagons on my r75/5. I bought them from GuzziDave from Ebay and they are absolutely perfect. Made for a great ride and look the part with the stainless shrouds.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Kanticoy
Great bags!!! I restored this set last year. They...

Great bags!!! I restored this set last year. They were pretty trashed when I got them but worth the effort. Finished the "look". Those are Craven Golden Arrows.
...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Kanticoy
Hucky has an option for $115. Haven't used that...

Hucky has an option for $115. Haven't used that particular product, but Hans has always been good to me.

http://www.bmwhucky.com/007563.html
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Kanticoy
I can confirm that the Bosch H4 reflector...

I can confirm that the Bosch H4 reflector assembly will work without any clearance issues on a /5 with the Rocky Point switch as I am currently running that combination on my 1973 R75/5. I'd keep an...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,550
Posted By Kanticoy
I just did a 2000+ mile east coast USA trip on my...

I just did a 2000+ mile east coast USA trip on my 1976 90s. Wonderful motorcycle. It has however been gone through from the crank up considering I bought it as a basket case. It's running 40mm...
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