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Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 103,860
Posted By RagerToo
Yeah, protection is important. Later in life my...

Yeah, protection is important. Later in life my dad had some skin cancer issues. Fair skin and a lot of golf and arm out the window driving. I lost a friend to a poorly diagnosed skin cancer. He had...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By RagerToo
I've had a bearing scraper on my truck forever....

I've had a bearing scraper on my truck forever. I've never scraped a bearing my life. The -point- of the bearing scraper is suitable for cleaning the chamfer on the crank journal. It's also a handy...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By RagerToo
Another technique would be using a rawhide...

Another technique would be using a rawhide shoelace, wrapped the full 360 around the cloth (like an engine start cord). A shorter piece of cloth in any event, and monotonous. :D Also do clean the oil...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By RagerToo
Just a note, the mating surfaces of the rod and...

Just a note, the mating surfaces of the rod and bearing shell have to be clean and dry on assembly. Relatively dry, you don't want any anything like assembly lube or grit there.
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 103,860
Posted By RagerToo
Practice. AFA welding. If nothing else I'm sure...

Practice. AFA welding. If nothing else I'm sure there are plenty of YouTubes on welding. I worked in a weld shop that did a wide variety of jobs, but I'm pretty good with stick. You can do a lot of...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By RagerToo
Post the year so others have a good idea of what...

Post the year so others have a good idea of what you have.

AFA carbs I'd make a rough guess that the floats were set properly. The needles are spring-loaded. Otherwise next I'd look at some sort...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,035
Posted By RagerToo
Carbs? Yeah. My old airhead has Bings, quick to...

Carbs? Yeah. My old airhead has Bings, quick to take the bowls off. If you have water in the fuel, the tank is going to have a fair bit in it too.
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 107,859
Posted By RagerToo
Probably from Smokey Yunick's "Power Secrets",...

Probably from Smokey Yunick's "Power Secrets", but in any event, I always install circlips so that the open end is UP. Regular 'circlips', with tool removal eyes, they're all die cut. The sharp side...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-06-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
Sounds like Luigi's to me,:D Honda501

Sounds like Luigi's to me,:D Honda501
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7,800
Views: 1,572,584
Posted By RagerToo
Upvote here!

Upvote here!
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,573
Posted By RagerToo
Have you taken a look at the air filter? I had a...

Have you taken a look at the air filter? I had a moment (that lasted several hours) earlier this year, mouse took up residence whilst I had the tank off for re-lining. I hate mices.
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By RagerToo
I'd go with the Nikasil. ...

I'd go with the Nikasil.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/321466546653?_trksid=p2055119.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

The cylinders above look quite good, but there aren't decent pics of the...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7,800
Views: 1,572,584
Posted By RagerToo
http://nextprojection.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/...

http://nextprojection.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/animalhouse4.jpg

oh dear, Julie Andrews.:D:D
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
-snap- Yup, that's a beautiful thing right...

-snap-

Yup, that's a beautiful thing right there. Love it. I'm 6', about a 30-31 inch inseam, probably perfect.

(money and time to ride it, I don't have.) (damn)

*** to the bicycle part of...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7,800
Views: 1,572,584
Posted By RagerToo
Yours J? If we ever meet J, I'm not sure I'd...

Yours J?

If we ever meet J, I'm not sure I'd shake your hand. You're likely to rip my arm off and beat me to death with it. I'm 6' 185 and I wouldn't take any bike weighing over 400 lbs through...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 445,631
Posted By RagerToo
"stealership" ? It's attitudes like this...

"stealership" ?

It's attitudes like this that make the world a rocky place to live in. People are in business to make money, not friends. Get over it.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-30-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
I started riding a bicycle at five. As far a...

I started riding a bicycle at five. As far a riding one currently, I need a cross bike that won't beat the F out of my wrists. I, spend all my loose change on my motor-cycle. ;-)

I have a...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7,800
Views: 1,572,584
Posted By RagerToo
I always run middle grade or better fuel in my...

I always run middle grade or better fuel in my bike, chain saw and portable welder. Yeah they'll all run the cheap stuff, but the cheap grades have more sulfur compounds that will leave sulfuric acid...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 392,633
Posted By RagerToo
broken kill switch 'knob'

As a stopgap repair for a switch of most any kind that has a plastic knob that operates the switch. Find a suitable screw or other metal object, hold it in some pliers and heat it with a small torch....
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By RagerToo
http://www.advrider.com/forums/http://i59.tinypic....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/http://i59.tinypic.com/2m2w9aa.jpg[IMG]http://i59.tinypic.com/2m2w9aa.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,269
Posted By RagerToo
I think the shop used an ounce and a half to...

I think the shop used an ounce and a half to balance my front. Dual disk.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 72,266
Views: 6,017,770
Posted By RagerToo
My brother had 50 acres next to a RR right of...

My brother had 50 acres next to a RR right of way. For maybe 15-18 yrs, I fergit.

Deer season opens and a couple of "locals" are wandering down the tracks shotguns in hand. My brother called them...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
I had slip-ins never did clip-ins. My bicycle...

I had slip-ins never did clip-ins. My bicycle ridin' days are over in any event.
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,312
Posted By RagerToo
I'm not much help here, but a buddy had an old...

I'm not much help here, but a buddy had an old electronic ignition truck. For whatever reason, (as we were selling it) it would turn over but not start. Turned over quite lively, but the Ford module...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By RagerToo
The pivot bolts on my '80 are 8.8 strength. I...

The pivot bolts on my '80 are 8.8 strength. I lost a bolt and bushing a week ago. And found them on the ground where I park my bike. Outside under a tarp.

At first I grumbled that the bolt was...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,136
Posted By RagerToo
Picky picky picky :freaky

Picky picky picky :freaky
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,136
Posted By RagerToo
Roy Schneider and Laurence Olivier (had to google...

Roy Schneider and Laurence Olivier (had to google the speling) were in that movie/ A darn good one.
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,632
Posted By RagerToo
I have a ratcheting crimping tool similar to this...

I have a ratcheting crimping tool similar to this one.

http://img.directindustry.com/images_di/photo-g/crimping-tools-103233-3347429.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,136
Posted By RagerToo
Sweet _____________ many many years ago, before...

Sweet _____________ many many years ago, before I knew what a bubble flare was, I had on opportunity to purchase a landie. Do you have an opinion of the aluminum engine blocks/ etc. on the more...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
I have little use for Cuyahoga Falls cops. Many...

I have little use for Cuyahoga Falls cops. Many years ago some asshole had to impress his civilian ride-along. Fri night Rockin' on the River in an auto. "well Mr. RagerToo (after he'd written the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
Shweet. My next daily driver, mmm,...

Shweet.

My next daily driver, mmm, automobile, is likely to be a BMW station wagon.

Way back when, we called them sleepers/ ;-)
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,136
Posted By RagerToo
Who brought the beer?

Who brought the beer?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
My _last_ ticket in Boston Heights was 45 years...

My _last_ ticket in Boston Heights was 45 years ago.

*** FWIW, I don't call anyone a dickhead. Well, unless you call me late to dinner.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
I've done a couple of crazy runs on 480, but not...

I've done a couple of crazy runs on 480, but not on a bike. I, eh, probably never will. One of them I had two, yup pretty sure, two different vehicles picked right off my tail. In rush hour.

"......
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 72,266
Views: 6,017,770
Posted By RagerToo
shiate man! My second -off- was ruts on a...

shiate man!

My second -off- was ruts on a gas line right of way. In weeds, in woods and I found out later that right-of-ways are somebody's property. Private property.

Heel!!!!!
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6,269
Views: 580,404
Posted By RagerToo
B-52s flashback? ...

B-52s flashback?

http://www.last.fm/music/The+B-52%27s
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
Boston Heights is 9 mph max-over in any sort of...

Boston Heights is 9 mph max-over in any sort of vehicle. Once-upon-a-time they were in AAA's top ten. The Boston Strangler.
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,269
Posted By RagerToo
I'm not a babe in the woods either. Talcum...

I'm not a babe in the woods either. Talcum powder, talcum powder, talcum powder.

Otherwise, partially inflate tire and then let all the air out. Should "allow" any tube wrinkles to work themselves...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-23-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13,730
Views: 768,724
Posted By RagerToo
Nice pic!! I knew a fellow, who as a kid,...

Nice pic!!

I knew a fellow, who as a kid, climbed that tower to replace the aircraft marker light(s) on the top. When he got back down, he had to make a good jump off and away from the tower or...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 49,012
Posted By RagerToo
water bottle mount(ing)

Anyone have a water bottle mount or ideas for one? A bicycle type mount but obviously more secure, or even one for a thermos. For my R100. Thanks
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