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Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 573
Views: 62,898
Posted By Bigger Al
This must be some kinda engine. :deal ...

This must be some kinda engine. :deal

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ENGINE-STARTER-CLUTCH-HAS-OIL-LEAK-BELOW-R80-BMW-R-80-RT-AIRHEAD-1984-B80-7-/151411476444?hash=item2340d3c7dc&vxp=mtr
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,368
Posted By Bigger Al
:photog

:photog
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,285
Posted By Bigger Al
This. My wife and I took a 4,500-mile,...

This.

My wife and I took a 4,500-mile, 3-week trip last Summer on the bikes, and it was nice to be able to pack the entire supply of coffee in one of our mugs.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Bigger Al
FWIW: For years I've used a 16-gallon steel...

FWIW: For years I've used a 16-gallon steel barrel that held gear oil. I split a length of fuel injection hose to cover the upper rolled edge, which keeps the wheels from getting marred. It was...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3,747
Views: 1,023,145
Posted By Bigger Al
They ran that at Laguna Seca some years back, and...

They ran that at Laguna Seca some years back, and the sound was unworldly! :clap I was standing about 25 feet directly behind it when it was started, and the aural assault was something to behold.
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,491
Posted By Bigger Al
As bad as it sounds, there's a lot of practical...

As bad as it sounds, there's a lot of practical wisdom in your satire. I can't ride my R90 without good earplugs anymore for the mechanical "symphony" going on. :D
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,491
Posted By Bigger Al
I just had a random thought: check the crankcase...

I just had a random thought: check the crankcase breather, which is located under the RH side of the airbox. Maybe there's an issue with the breather and it's fluctuating somehow. That's a shot in...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,491
Posted By Bigger Al
Your sound is a bit different than mine was. ...

Your sound is a bit different than mine was. Mine was more a "whizzing" (for lack of a better description) noise, and occurred more frequently on decel. I also had issues with chasing the idle,...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,047
Posted By Bigger Al
I hadn't read that. Thanks! :clap

I hadn't read that. Thanks! :clap
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,047
Posted By Bigger Al
What I think we're seeing here is that Rossi is...

What I think we're seeing here is that Rossi is getting into MM's head in ways that no one has yet done in the premier class. Swapping out the rear tire on the grid is not exactly a move that's made...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,047
Posted By Bigger Al
I wonder if Vale might send MM a copy of the...

I wonder if Vale might send MM a copy of the Laguna round from 2008? :evil
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Bigger Al
This happened to me a few years back, and it...

This happened to me a few years back, and it turned out to be a badly corroded positive battery cable. The cable itself was only 2 years old at the time, so I didn't initially suspect it, but when...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Bigger Al
I've used a National Cycle Deflector Screen on...

I've used a National Cycle Deflector Screen on and off for the last 20 years. It's not very big, but blocks the wind from my chest and makes long rides much more comfortable.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,232
Posted By Bigger Al
This is the best thread in here for a lonnnnnnng...

This is the best thread in here for a lonnnnnnng time! :clap
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,878
Posted By Bigger Al
That's how the Monster would look with me on it. ...

That's how the Monster would look with me on it. :evil
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Bigger Al
What you're seeing is the lap joint from when the...

What you're seeing is the lap joint from when the tire was built. You should never see that joint, and Kenda should either give you a new tire or refund your money.
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By Bigger Al
Supertrapp used to have a deflector available...

Supertrapp used to have a deflector available that would go in with the discs. I had one on my GPZ750 when I was racing to keep the hot gasses off of the tire and wheel.
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By Bigger Al
My mufflers weigh 6.4 lbs. according to my...

My mufflers weigh 6.4 lbs. according to my guaranteed-to-be-super-duper-accurate digital bathroom scale. :deal

The black ceramic coating looks great, too. :evil
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,491
Posted By Bigger Al
My R90 made similar noises when the timing chain...

My R90 made similar noises when the timing chain was getting close to it's end. It might be a good thing to have an experienced Airhead guy have a listen.
The timing chain job is time consuming,...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,491
Posted By Bigger Al
The rocking of the bike is due to the crankshaft...

The rocking of the bike is due to the crankshaft running fore and aft in the frame, twisting a big, heavy flywheel. Equal and opposite reaction. Most bikes have the crank running transverse in the...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By Bigger Al
Mine are out getting a ceramic coating, but I'll...

Mine are out getting a ceramic coating, but I'll try to remember to weigh one when I get them back.
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,010
Posted By Bigger Al
Find a local (not a big chain) tire shop, take...

Find a local (not a big chain) tire shop, take some beer or donuts, and have them inflate the tire for you.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,921
Posted By Bigger Al
1976 R90/6, 305,000 miles. I've owned it for 21...

1976 R90/6, 305,000 miles. I've owned it for 21 years and have put on 235K myself. I also won some AHRMA races on it, too. :evil
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,208
Views: 569,772
Posted By Bigger Al
Welcome back, ya big galoot!! :freaky It's good...

Welcome back, ya big galoot!! :freaky It's good to hear that things are going well for you. :clap
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Bigger Al
You might have more luck here: ...

You might have more luck here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028901
Forum: The Garage 04-06-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 22,293
Posted By Bigger Al
Rotors, no, sprocket, usually yes.

Rotors, no, sprocket, usually yes.
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,246
Posted By Bigger Al
The real question is: "Do you like it?" If so,...

The real question is: "Do you like it?" If so, then don't worry about what a buncha people on the forum think.
Forum: Racing 04-01-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 137,544
Posted By Bigger Al
My jaw hit the ground on this one until I looked...

My jaw hit the ground on this one until I looked at the date. :baldy :lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By Bigger Al
This not the place for a flea market ad. ...

This not the place for a flea market ad.

This is:

http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=54
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Bigger Al
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By Bigger Al
This post should be put at the top of all Airhead...

This post should be put at the top of all Airhead threads. :D
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Bigger Al
This is the thread for ride reports. You should...

This is the thread for ride reports. You should ask your question in the Equipment section. http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=6 Also, if you would like information on a seat, then it...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,361
Posted By Bigger Al
The tires are more dangerous, seeing as how they...

The tires are more dangerous, seeing as how they are what actually does the stopping part of the equation. Old, hardened rubber does not make for good adhesion to the road.

Replace the cracked...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By Bigger Al
When the engine is running. There's a one-way...

When the engine is running. There's a one-way valve under that aluminum casting that allows the oil vapors to escape when the crankcase is pressurized. Seepage there is pretty much normal.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,144
Posted By Bigger Al
There's no way to make a tire "non-explosive." ...

There's no way to make a tire "non-explosive." When inflated, a tire is basically just a bomb made of rubber, fabric, and a tiny bit of steel wire to hold it all in. If you somehow run that tire...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By Bigger Al
Seal up the caliper and use a rubber-tipped blow...

Seal up the caliper and use a rubber-tipped blow gun to pump air into the bleeder. Use extreme caution when doing this, as the piston can exit the area at a high rate of speed. I usually hold the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 10,050
Posted By Bigger Al
Fixified for accuracy. :deal

Fixified for accuracy. :deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,232
Posted By Bigger Al
Holly and I have had such great times at the...

Holly and I have had such great times at the Melee, and we both really hope that you'll be able to have something in September. This is one of ADV's really fun and relaxed events, and is not to be...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Bigger Al
:nod You'll get much better braking feel...

:nod

You'll get much better braking feel from the handlebar-mounted M/C than you ever could with the under-tank.
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,608
Posted By Bigger Al
I've had a couple of EXO-400 helmets, and they've...

I've had a couple of EXO-400 helmets, and they've been fantastic. A few months ago I saw the EXO-500's on sale for less than $80, and sprung for two of them, one each for myself, and one for my...
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