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Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
got it! well im happy to be the guinea pig. Ill...

got it! well im happy to be the guinea pig. Ill let you guys know how it goes.
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
Also - my concern isnt the fuel necessarily - its...

Also - my concern isnt the fuel necessarily - its the heat from the engine. Those spigots get HOT
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
engine is from an 81 r100. Allegedly

engine is from an 81 r100. Allegedly
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
ive got stock intakes to the filters, the J tube...

ive got stock intakes to the filters, the J tube between the carb and the filter correct?
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
When the engine stops, i believe there is air...

When the engine stops, i believe there is air blowback which puts pressure on that connection.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
i did that, but the back pressure blew it out a...

i did that, but the back pressure blew it out a few times, i could never really get a good fit. Youve never had that problem?
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
i dont think these things would dissolve with...

i dont think these things would dissolve with fuel - just not made to put liquid fuel through every day

I could get new carbs - but why? R100s used to run the 32mm bings, and ive had success...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
swapped an engine when mine seized, plus the old...

swapped an engine when mine seized, plus the old r100 ran 32mms anyhow. Not too concerned about it.
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
cant find anyone to source me a 32mm head spigot....

cant find anyone to source me a 32mm head spigot. Willing to listen if anyone has em!
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
my mechanic said i should be good on the carb...

my mechanic said i should be good on the carb situation, the complicated thing is getting the 40-32 reducer that is made for high heat.
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
Ive got 32mm carbs from an r80 that are running...

Ive got 32mm carbs from an r80 that are running into an r100 engine with a 40mm inlet.

Does that make sense?
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
do they work well with the high heat from the...

do they work well with the high heat from the engine?
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,522
Posted By centdukesfan
32mm to 40 mm

Ive been needing to get my 32mm bings on my r100 engine fitted properly. Right now I have a 40mm fitting with the 32mm rubber on one side to make it fit, but its a poor connection and I want to get...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By centdukesfan
Got the bike together. Everything seems to be...

Got the bike together. Everything seems to be working. Here is what the carb looks like.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/09/qamebyre.jpg

And the bike right now
...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 140,730
Posted By centdukesfan
someone who has succesfully done this just needs...

someone who has succesfully done this just needs to put up a 10 minute youtube video describing the process...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By centdukesfan
thanks for the replies - i do have front signals...

thanks for the replies - i do have front signals that worked before i took apart the bike. I might have to look to see if they still work when i connect the battery.

Thanks for the heads up on...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By centdukesfan
thanks for the responses - ill find that voltage...

thanks for the responses - ill find that voltage regulator to hook it up to - as for the fairing connector - if i dont have a fairing i suppose i should just leave it hanging?
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By centdukesfan
A little help on my 81 r100

So I had to replace the engine on my r80 and sourced an r100. I have the bike basically together, but I'm having issues with the wiring and carbs. I'm not quite certain how the ignition coils were...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,570
Posted By centdukesfan
ive been doing a bit of research and i think im...

ive been doing a bit of research and i think im gonna go the scotchbright route... However, i also want to darken up the metal a little bit too because the pipes will be wrapped in black exhaust...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,570
Posted By centdukesfan
Chrome finish to brushed steel?

Thinking about getting a pair of mufflers and redoing the finish to a satin finish from a shiny chrome. Anyone have experience or any tips?

Thanks guys!
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By centdukesfan
indicator lights

Debating on getting a new speedo or not. I might just run without the speedo, but id still like to have an instrument cluster with indicator lights to monitor the generator and oil pressure. Anyone...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By centdukesfan
haha no, he is just a great dude with a silly...

haha no, he is just a great dude with a silly amount of knowledge about airheads. No ink, no studded jacket.
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By centdukesfan
The verdict as to why the engine blew up is up in...

The verdict as to why the engine blew up is up in the air. All we know is that it likely lost oil pressure and the drivers left piston's connecting rod snapped and went through the top of the crank...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By centdukesfan
that airbox is so ugly though, and ive read mixed...

that airbox is so ugly though, and ive read mixed reviews on putting pods on the carbs.
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By centdukesfan
R80 Carbs on R100

My r80 engine exploded about 6 months ago. So i got a replacement r100 and im throwing it in the body. My mechanic, who owns 2 airheads, and is an overall badass, said i should be able to tune my r80...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 579,221
Posted By centdukesfan
r100 parts bike

Ive got a bunch of parts for a 82 r100

Parts and price below. Figure in extra for shipping depending where you are

center stand - 50

Kickstand - 30

Headlight assembly without the lens....
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By centdukesfan
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/17/udysema2.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/17/udysema2.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By centdukesfan
crazy things youve seen on parts bikes

maybe there are others out there like me, but I bought an r100 frame with the engine transmission and the drive train... but wait a minute...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,398
Posted By centdukesfan
Justin bieber?

Justin bieber?
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,398
Posted By centdukesfan
No idea what it means, but ill likely find out....

No idea what it means, but ill likely find out. Getting the bike Saturday. Ill post at some point what I've got extra. I'm in the Clarendon area.
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,398
Posted By centdukesfan
Here is the report from the mechanic... "...

Here is the report from the mechanic...


" On the left Cylinder their is evidence of a possible bent valve and or collapsed valve spring also this cylinder has oil above the piston which is also...
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,398
Posted By centdukesfan
seized engine r80

Hey all,

Havent posted in a while, but thought id relay a story.

Ive had my bike, an 83 r80 /7 for two years. I love the thing to death, its my baby. Ive had my share of moments with it, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By centdukesfan
oil filter gasket, or something more?

Hey guys,

I have an 83 r80rt that is hemorrhaging oil through the top section of the oil filter housing. I noticed it when i was driving the other day and i heard a kind of squishy/sucking noise...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By centdukesfan
krausser luggage buckle

So ive got a set of bmw racks that lost the buckle to them while i was riding bagless. Anyone know where i can get my hands on just the buckle?
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 274,916
Posted By centdukesfan
ive got an r80RT, anyone know where I can pick up...

ive got an r80RT, anyone know where I can pick up lines (braided perahps?) for less than OEM?

60 a line seems steeeep
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By centdukesfan
timing cover seal was redone... bean can o ring?...

timing cover seal was redone... bean can o ring? I cant say im familiar with that... does that go over the ignition sensor?

I just dont know when im reinstalling it if the thing is lined up!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By centdukesfan
reinstalling ignition sensor

I just replaced my timing chain and am having a bit of trouble reinstalling the ignition sensor below the alternator. It looks like the sensor has a metal ridge on it that fits into the groove of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By centdukesfan
i wonder if that lady from my strange addiction...

i wonder if that lady from my strange addiction got to your seat. I know she likes couch cushions, she must undoubtedly like airhead seat cushions as well
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By centdukesfan
those were the only ones i took... will be sure...

those were the only ones i took... will be sure to take more next time!
Forum: Old's Cool 04-18-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By centdukesfan
took my first long distance ride this weekend

I know this may not be classified as long distance for a lot of you, but I took a ride down to Richmond from Washington DC this weekend. Route 1 to Fredericksburg, route 2 to richmond. It was an...
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