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Forum: Airheads 07-16-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,717
Views: 173,790
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Anyone have experience with it? Pretty tempting.

Anyone have experience with it? Pretty tempting.
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,717
Views: 173,790
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Here's your pic. Nice bike!

Here's your pic. Nice bike!
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,153
Posted By crazydrummerdude
The problem is; whatever the topic and however...

The problem is; whatever the topic and however subjective it is, whether or not you're right, you're incredibly annoying.

To top it off, every single thread you participate in turns unto...
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,013
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Worthless jerks. I bet it'd take them 10 minutes...

Worthless jerks. I bet it'd take them 10 minutes to get it done.

Why is it so hard to give people money these days?
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:lol3 It's not that I am a strictly-1974...

:lol3

It's not that I am a strictly-1974 guy, but I've got quite a few miles on my four '74 /6s and haven't had any year-specific problem.
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I'd imagine anywhere from $2000 to $4000, hard to...

I'd imagine anywhere from $2000 to $4000, hard to say with that little info. A picture is worth a thousand words.

Just got back from riding my 1974 R90/6. It's a damn fine bike!
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,773
Posted By crazydrummerdude
+1 Who ever thought those seats were...

+1

Who ever thought those seats were comfortable or cool looking?

I still have one like it to get rid of. :bluduh

...

But welcome to the R60/6 club, OP!
Forum: The Garage 06-04-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Well, I actually already bent up a steel line and...

Well, I actually already bent up a steel line and have been driving the car.

Unfortunately, a stock fuel line won't work because not only is this an Edelbrock carb, it's got a probably 3"...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By crazydrummerdude
That's what I needed, but 3/8" to 3/8",...

That's what I needed, but 3/8" to 3/8", apparently a size that doesn't exist in the same thread male/female.

I ended up buying something similar and machining my own...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By crazydrummerdude
That's exactly it. Yeah, that's the...

That's exactly it.



Yeah, that's the 3/8" to 3/8" connector I found whose male 3/8" threads are a hair too big.

From my research, for a 3/8" fuel line, there is a difference in threads...
Forum: The Garage 05-31-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Edelbrock carb fuel line fitting on a Chevelle

So, I'm working on a '71 Chevelle with a 396 (supposedly out of a '66 Chevelle) and an Edelbrock high rise manifold/carb.

The previous owner bodged every possible system on it and I'm slowly...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 249,030
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Also, changing gears.. What's the word on a...

Also, changing gears..

What's the word on a cheaper replacement for the earlier condensers (say for like a /6)? Every post in this thread is about the later ones.

They're about $15 everywhere...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Right. Right. With torn diaphragms, more...

Right.

Right. With torn diaphragms, more throttle bogs the engine at ~60mph. RPMs drop or stay the same.
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,234
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Here's a piece of iron that I cast. Where's the...

Here's a piece of iron that I cast. Where's the porosity?

https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash2/t1.0-9/165153_10150343082490191_6406911_n.jpg



The difference between steel and...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 249,030
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I order half from MAX and half from Huckys. ...

I order half from MAX and half from Huckys.

None of us are perfect, but over the course of my 10+ years of airhead ownership and many, many orders for my fleet of 6 BMWs.. both places have messed...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,234
Posted By crazydrummerdude
With that much adjustment left, I would adjust...

With that much adjustment left, I would adjust and check it again at the next oil change.

They don't quite look like this yet:
...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I don't have a motorcycle handy right now, but...

I don't have a motorcycle handy right now, but all four of my 1974 /6's have the five position switch. Various states of running lights, no lights, starting without lights, and starting with lights....
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,562
Posted By crazydrummerdude
What are your credentials?

What are your credentials?
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,562
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I am running the stock under-tank master...

I am running the stock under-tank master cylinders on all my /6's (excluding the R60/6 as those have a drum front brake). None have leaked a drop since I've rebuild them anywhere from 1 to 10 years...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By crazydrummerdude
http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/mcy/4440934133.ht...

http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/mcy/4440934133.html
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7,946
Views: 3,089,977
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:photog

:photog
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I hate to beat a dead horse, but I've been in a...

I hate to beat a dead horse, but I've been in a similar situation and a new battery was the solution.

You're going to get one anyway and not rely on the car battery, right?
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,330
Posted By crazydrummerdude
How do you figure?

How do you figure?
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,135
Posted By crazydrummerdude
..and the rear fender. Both giant...

..and the rear fender.

Both giant distractions from an otherwise bitchin' bike.
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,130
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I've spent the last couple days trying to be a...

I've spent the last couple days trying to be a real rider, but alas.. I've only been on my '74 R75/6 and '74 R90/6.

That heavy flywheel is just an anchor on my soul, and I can't be bothered to...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,130
Posted By crazydrummerdude
My '74 R90/6 was the 66th made, so I think it's...

My '74 R90/6 was the 66th made, so I think it's just past 40 years old now.. and I'm going to spend most of this afternoon riding it.

:D
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,130
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Just leave the '74 to me. Pretty soon, I'll have...

Just leave the '74 to me. Pretty soon, I'll have the monopoly on that year and the prices will sky-rocket.
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Poll: Ride naked?
Views: 1,410
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I've ridden behind a fairing for about 50 miles...

I've ridden behind a fairing for about 50 miles total. Man, it's a weird/uncomfortable feeling to not have wind blowing against you.

Naked all the way.
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,660
Posted By crazydrummerdude
..and I'm right at 10 years with my first...

..and I'm right at 10 years with my first airhead.

Two thumbs up.

https://scontent-b-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/t31.0-8/s720x720/884317_10152718781655191_1664158654_o.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,167
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Is that maroon one a Churchgate?

Is that maroon one a Churchgate?
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Or actually good quality stuff (used) on...

Or actually good quality stuff (used) on craigslist.
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:huh:lol3

:huh:lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By crazydrummerdude
If you need any more pics, I can head out to the...

If you need any more pics, I can head out to the garage. I have a few '74s.

We don't have headlight relays, just the turn signal relay in the bucket. Also, it's a 5-position switch.
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,975
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Don't forget the aluminum turn signals!

Don't forget the aluminum turn signals!
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,186
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I'll take two, too!

I'll take two, too!
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,975
Posted By crazydrummerdude
It's weird how many dang '74s are out there...

It's weird how many dang '74s are out there considering their bad rap.

For instance, I have four of them. :lol3

There are some good Airhead club members in Illinois; might be worth...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Lovely bike(s). Now $13000 might seem like a lot,...

Lovely bike(s). Now $13000 might seem like a lot, but it'd probably cost even more than that to make my R60/2 sidecar rig that nice.
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,510
Posted By crazydrummerdude
+1 What a great project and cause.

+1

What a great project and cause.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,753
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:clap

:clap
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,280
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Just take along a friendly crazydrummerdude....

Just take along a friendly crazydrummerdude. Seriously, I should be living back in St Louis by then (on your way from Dallas) and riding my airheads all summer.

This marks year #10 for me of...
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