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Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By yankeeone
Thanks Disston, there is surprisingly little rust...

Thanks Disston, there is surprisingly little rust in the little points compartment, really only where the felt was on the cam that opens the points. I ordered the rubber gasket and a new point wire...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By yankeeone
I did the scotchbrite before posting and there is...

I did the scotchbrite before posting and there is some pitting left.

my preferred other option would be burn it, as apposed to your suggestion of suicide.
I am not sure if I will keep it, so it...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By yankeeone
78 r80/7 points

Hi, I am going thru the bike getting ready for start up. I took off the front cover to have a look at the points, and when I pulled the advance mechanism out. I found some slight rust on the shaft...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By yankeeone
I have had good luck with them as well, last...

I have had good luck with them as well, last thing I bought was a battery for my 86K100 BMW.
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,453
Posted By yankeeone
With the small, low power saw, you might want to...

With the small, low power saw, you might want to keep the blade diameter small, like a six inch blade.
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,453
Posted By yankeeone
If you stack two regular blades , make sure the...

If you stack two regular blades , make sure the set of the teeth are alternating so the blades are not bent. The Dado blades are set up to fit stacked.
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By yankeeone
2000 Mercury 90 hp outboard steering arm shaft

Hi,
has anyone replaced the bushings on the steering shaft in a Mercury 90 hp outboard . the year is 2000 and it is a two stroke.

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,772
Posted By yankeeone
That looks like a factory fresh bike, nice style,...

That looks like a factory fresh bike, nice style, and lines.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By yankeeone
I had a 87 k100 airflow sensor go bad, a wire on...

I had a 87 k100 airflow sensor go bad, a wire on the in side some how bent down and caused mechanism that controls the air butterfly /rheostat to hang up, but it did not make it smoke, it just ran...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,647
Posted By yankeeone
Never seen 1/4, but 3/8 is common

Never seen 1/4, but 3/8 is common
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,361
Posted By yankeeone
Thanks, nice post and pics. Wife and I went...

Thanks, nice post and pics.
Wife and I went thru Yellowstone by car last Sept. around the 8th, and the traffic wasnt bad.
Forum: The Garage 01-12-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 69,605
Posted By yankeeone
HanShotFirst, When you put the bike up on...

HanShotFirst,

When you put the bike up on the table, how do you get it up the ramp? One person, two, bike running?


Thanks
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,093
Views: 440,699
Posted By yankeeone
How is this baby coming...

How is this baby coming along?http://i1091.photobucket.com/albums/i399/kenstone1/Single%20Trailer%20Build/DSC01877_zps204314d8.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
If you had a nice bike with no title, this would...

If you had a nice bike with no title, this would be a good cure.
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
I have dealt with the seller of that bike before,...

I have dealt with the seller of that bike before, ask him about the front end , he has been pretty accurate in his descriptions of the stuff I bought.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By yankeeone
Thanks for the replys, I will get a new set for...

Thanks for the replys, I will get a new set for spares, in the meantime soak these in gas to swell them back to shape.
Yes the gas has ethonol in it. Also the gaskets are from bing. I think they...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By yankeeone
78 r80 carb bowl gaskets

Hi , I took the float bowls off to drain the bowls for the season, and the cork gaskets dried and shrunk, can I soak them in gas and reinstall, or should I get new? The gaskets were new in the...
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 18,236
Posted By yankeeone
I did the same thing as you want to do, I found a...

I did the same thing as you want to do, I found a small trailer in the dump, and set it up as you described. For the the ramp, I made rails under the trailer, and slide the ramp under to store it. I...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By yankeeone
I remember reading a description of the shifting...

I remember reading a description of the shifting process on a BMW, that you "snic" it from gear to gear. Now when ever I shift my 78/7 I can't help but hear the word when I shift, it really does...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,782
Posted By yankeeone
I think if you were to compare say, a 77 Mustang...

I think if you were to compare say, a 77 Mustang to a 2009 Acura you would see the same contrast in comfort level at speeds over 100. Vehicle engineering and manifacture have come a long way.
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By yankeeone
max bmw, the New Hampshire store.

max bmw, the New Hampshire store.
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By yankeeone
Had to fix my horn.. r80/7

I love it when a part is made to be repaired if it should need to be fixed. My left Fiam horn did not work today, and it was just a simple mater of undoing a few screws and cleaning the points. ...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
"We'll see. I literally go nuts if I don't have...

"We'll see. I literally go nuts if I don't have a project to work on at all times. I've been that way since I was a kid."


I bet if you asked the bride she could find some stuff to work on, I...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
I have been a few times, If you are close it...

I have been a few times, If you are close it would not have be a full day for you. The last time I went there was a Ducati trailer with bike test rides.
For ten bucks you can park your bike in the...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
Henry, are you going to bring the bike to the...

Henry, are you going to bring the bike to the Lars Anderson museum Sunday?
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
post #123 page 9

post #123 page 9
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
I am on the Cape and would lend you a trailer,...

I am on the Cape and would lend you a trailer, but I would sleep on the problem for a night. I have a few to quick to react story's. but I don't feel like typing them out.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
oil in it?

oil in it?
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
Where is that thing?

Where is that thing?
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 111,780
Posted By yankeeone
UPS is great, I had most of a 69 MGB delivered...

UPS is great, I had most of a 69 MGB delivered by them, not one problem.
After the car was done I brought the driver down to the shop to show him what he carried down the driveway one box at a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,626
Posted By yankeeone
nice story. enjoying your perspective.

nice story. enjoying your perspective.
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By yankeeone
Im thinking the chokes would bog it down, check...

Im thinking the chokes would bog it down, check the clamps at the head side of the carbs. for leaks. Also are the butterfly's in correctly? if they arent sealed she will idle high.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,686
Posted By yankeeone
MotorcycleWriter...

MotorcycleWriter (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=254064) thanks for posting that, I just did the ride and adjust one notch, it works!
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,686
Posted By yankeeone
I made the same "vacuum" gauge , I set the oil...

I made the same "vacuum" gauge , I set the oil level down lower so I have more time before the oil starts coming at me.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,686
Posted By yankeeone
Hi, also check the rubber intake manifolds for...

Hi, also check the rubber intake manifolds for air leaks, imposable to get carbs right if you have a vacuum leak.
Brian
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By yankeeone
found it. I was lazy

found it. I was lazy
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By yankeeone
Bing flat top needle removal

Hi , I have a 78 r80/7 with bing flat tops, how do I get the needle out of the piston?

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,198
Posted By yankeeone
Right, but the fluid travels up through the...

Right, but the fluid travels up through the reservoir and allows the possibility of air trapped up by the switch. on my bike the brake line comes in the side of the master.I picked the master just...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,198
Posted By yankeeone
When you look at the master, you will see the hi...

When you look at the master, you will see the hi spot is at the switch end, forward on the bike, so when you raise the master this helps the air out. look around the net there are descriptions of...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,198
Posted By yankeeone
Once I got in there for the switch, I found it...

Once I got in there for the switch, I found it was time- much gunk and corrosion, also the return hole was partly clogged so the brake was not releasing properly. Surprisingly it was not...
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