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Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By rambozo
The shackle goes between the exhaust clamp and...

The shackle goes between the exhaust clamp and the footpeg

http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s449/Rambozo427/6b0302ea271e209f8430b3deb537f8f7.jpg

That's on a /7 but the side stand looks the...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
Have you a link for that? :lol3

Have you a link for that? :lol3
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By rambozo
This should help ...

This should help

http://www.largiader.com/articles/gascap/

His site is well worth bookmarking, lots of good info there
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By rambozo
Cheers warin and ss, I was thinking the buttons...

Cheers warin and ss, I was thinking the buttons would have to be pressed or
something

I would usually agree if it's brakes just replace them, the bike in question was
not my own so I just...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By rambozo
Is there a special tool for replacing the buttons?

Is there a special tool for replacing the buttons?
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By rambozo
I think blasting is the best option since you...

I think blasting is the best option since you have them off anyway, I glass bead
blast mine cause I have a cabinet, but since you'd be paying someone I'd say
Aqua blasting would take away the...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By rambozo
Anyone know if there's a fix for this? I changed...

Anyone know if there's a fix for this? I changed a set on a friends r100r the other
day as one had a lot of movement, the discs were good apart from that.

seems to be a common problem on any...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
i broke a bike just before Christmas to try and...

i broke a bike just before Christmas to try and get a set of twin disk ate forks for
free, I paid 700 for the bike, kept the frame/subframe, bevel/swingarm/driveshaft,
gearbox,...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
Now is definitely the time to sell, I've been...

Now is definitely the time to sell, I've been thinning out my spares for the last
couple of months, everything airhead related is fetching serious money, spokey
wheels and headlight ears are like...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
I was watching that too. Didn't bid cause I won...

I was watching that too. Didn't bid cause I won an auction off that guy
two weeks ago and it still hasn't arrived, it's getting a bit beyond using
Christmas as a viable excuse when parcelforce...
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
Gonna take more than that to keep this guy amused...

Gonna take more than that to keep this guy amused

http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s449/Rambozo427/154636adbd022cfc7d613bd04a9bc9d8.jpg

:rofl
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By rambozo
I was going to say something similar, you would...

I was going to say something similar, you would maybe get away with swingarm
bearings too, but I would agree they're not worth the hassle, it's that much work
to get them in it only really makes...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,273
Posted By rambozo
Keep an eye out for second hand bmw handlebars on...

Keep an eye out for second hand bmw handlebars on ebay, they're 22mm so the
control perches etc would have to be modified to fit most aftermarket bars

The ignition switch is the same but your...
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,273
Posted By rambozo
You need to use a photo sharing site like...

You need to use a photo sharing site like photobucket etc to post photos on here
squeaky
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
That was truly beautiful chollo, maybe the most...

That was truly beautiful chollo, maybe the most Christmassy thing I've ever read :lol3

Happy Christmas all of y'all :freaky
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,273
Posted By rambozo
Is this the White with blue stripes bike from...

Is this the White with blue stripes bike from ebay? If I had of been in England I
would of bought that.

Check this one out
...
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,273
Posted By rambozo
I'd agree with me109. You would need a swingarm,...

I'd agree with me109. You would need a swingarm, rear wheel and rear diff of a
twinshock. This would leave you with a mismatching front and rear wheel too so
something would need to be done...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,208
Posted By rambozo
Realistically you should turn the petcocks off...

Realistically you should turn the petcocks off when you stop the engine. It's a habit
worth getting in to. A lot of the time the float needles will stop the fuel but it can take
very little to...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,747
Posted By rambozo
Great looking bike Charles, I'm a tad jealous :D

Great looking bike Charles, I'm a tad jealous :D
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,291
Posted By rambozo
:clap good job, manys a man would of given up and...

:clap good job, manys a man would of given up and replaced the block
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,843
Posted By rambozo
The climate is part of the problem, I have a good...

The climate is part of the problem, I have a good workshop but condensation is a
real issue this time of year over here. Maybe assembling an engine test bench is the
way to go. Or getting my...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,843
Posted By rambozo
That's not too far away from what I would...

That's not too far away from what I would normally do, this whole dry thing is new
to me. Generally I would have (clean) oily hands while assembling so that there is
a film, and assembly lube...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,843
Posted By rambozo
I'm about to build an engine that won't be...

I'm about to build an engine that won't be started for quite a while, what's the
general opinion there? Should I leave it dry? Common sense is telling me to lube
the barrels a bit at least. (A...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
I had to go for maximum impact. If it makes you...

I had to go for maximum impact. If it makes you feel better I did consider your
reaction before posting. That helped my choice of picture:rofl

@planktonn. I do agree with the whole fad thing, I...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
:lol3 harsh It's there by the way :csm ...

:lol3 harsh

It's there by the way :csm

P.s. You're paying too much attention to judge judy:D
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
I'll be appealing this decision

I'll be appealing this decision
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
:puke2 God damn it I knew I shouldn't of pressed...

:puke2 God damn it I knew I shouldn't of pressed play there :lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By rambozo
Good bit of info, I didn't take that in to...

Good bit of info, I didn't take that in to account. Judging by his photos in other
threads he has the ribbed casing so the camshaft will be fine
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
In my defense I was provoked :lol3

In my defense I was provoked :lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By rambozo
If you intend on putting all your engine...

If you intend on putting all your engine internals in to a later casing I'm pretty
sure that will work as long as you're working with two ribbed timing case engines?

:ear
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,762
Posted By rambozo
I bought goetze rings on Monday from motorworks,...

I bought goetze rings on Monday from motorworks, 23.40 a set, post to the
states would price them out of the market for you but there's bound to be a
cheaper option for you over there
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By rambozo
The frame should have r80/7 stamped beside the...

The frame should have r80/7 stamped beside the headstock vin number if it's
a '78. A good way to check is the footpegs, if they are chrome and fitted to the
rear engine mount bolt it's pre 80-81,...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
I had to google that, it's hard to keep track of...

I had to google that, it's hard to keep track of what the older generation are
into these days

He sounds like a cool guy to party with :rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,137
Views: 553,294
Posted By rambozo
Here I am chollo ye big twat :lol3 I believe you...

Here I am chollo ye big twat :lol3 I believe you deserve this

http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s449/Rambozo427/47e02a90e9c2ad72e83462bfd11dc641.jpg

Plenty more where that came from too:rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By rambozo
The brembo brakes came out in late 1980 I think,...

The brembo brakes came out in late 1980 I think, handlebar master cylinder round
that time too, as me109 said 81-84 looks about right, some better photos would
help but it really looks like an...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By rambozo
+1 I'd give that about 1980, those brembo brakes...

+1 I'd give that about 1980, those brembo brakes may even work :lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By rambozo
You should be able to as far as I know, I...

You should be able to as far as I know, I modified the /5 rubbers to fit the mono, I
reckon it'll be a straight fit with your /7 rubbers.

A lot of the time ears sold on ebay come with rubbers...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By rambozo
Yep they'll fit. I have /5 ears on mono forks so...

Yep they'll fit. I have /5 ears on mono forks so they defo fit the /7 type
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,262
Posted By rambozo
:rofl:rofl:rofl

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,617
Posted By rambozo
Pretty much the same, your vernier is quite a bit...

Pretty much the same, your vernier is quite a bit better than mine so I did switch
off and on several times to make sure it was right.

@ss yes removal is another issue I take into account, when...
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