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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8,272
Views: 1,731,081
Posted By Beamer Bum
First wash this year. :lol3 Now I gotta splat...

First wash this year. :lol3 Now I gotta splat some bugs.:D

http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R100RS/i-xx7RhPK/0/XL/DSC_2654-XL.jpg
Forum: Photos 06-28-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,302
Posted By Beamer Bum
Standard Oil Station on Route 66 in Odell, Il....

Standard Oil Station on Route 66 in Odell, Il. One of my favorite photo stops.

http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Other/Route-66-2012/i-jrrRXrf/0/X2/DSC_1614_031-X2.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 06-27-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,436
Posted By Beamer Bum
Steve is one of the unsung Gurus of Airhead....

Steve is one of the unsung Gurus of Airhead. :deal John and the whole Motowork's crew are great. Too bad you only showed the first row of the back room.

And stay away from those new Ducati's. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 470,879
Posted By Beamer Bum
$125,000 Honda Cub ???

Found this one in Chicago today
http://chicago.craigslist.org/nch/mcy/5065849357.html

I just don't know what to say:eek1
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By Beamer Bum
What he said. And head torque has probably...

What he said. And head torque has probably loosened up by now. After a top end, I re-torque heads and adjust valves after the first heat cycle, after 100 miles, and check at 300 miles, 500 miles. The...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,359
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 251,779
Posted By Beamer Bum
"The Ritual" :roflLOL You need a tune...

"The Ritual" :roflLOL

You need a tune up.:deal

I only need the ticklers for the first start of the day. My ritual is:
1. Fuel on.
2. Hold down ticklers for a three count. ( 5 count if below...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,359
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 251,779
Posted By Beamer Bum
Why?

How come, when I tickle the carburetors, I'm the one grinning and laughing? :D




Not that I'm complaining, It's just baffling me.


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Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8,272
Views: 1,731,081
Posted By Beamer Bum
Thank you, Thank you.:D Here are two more. ...

Thank you, Thank you.:D Here are two more.

http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Other/Day-Rides/i-rwHKhxf/0/X2/DSC_2643-X2.jpg

http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Other/Day-Rides/i-DbKFn7B/0/X2/_DSC2639-X2.jpg
Forum: Photos 06-18-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 113,223
Posted By Beamer Bum
Odell Station on Rt 66 in Illinois

2 Airheads at The Odell Standard Oil Station on Route 66 in Illinois.

http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Other/Day-Rides/i-x74zCTg/0/X2/_DSC2594-X2.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8,272
Views: 1,731,081
Posted By Beamer Bum
Same Place, Different Airheads

http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Other/Day-Rides/i-LggDzzK/0/X2/DSC_2649-X2.jpg


http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Other/Day-Rides/i-x74zCTg/0/X2/_DSC2594-X2.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,641
Posted By Beamer Bum
I'm wondering which sub forum will have the most...

I'm wondering which sub forum will have the most Luddites who will "kick and scream." Old's Cool, Airheads, or Hacks. My moneys on Airheads. We've been stuck in a time warp for years.:rofl
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8,272
Views: 1,731,081
Posted By Beamer Bum
Love this shot. But why am I thinking of...

Love this shot. But why am I thinking of Snidely Whiplash?






:hide
Forum: GS Boxers 06-08-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By Beamer Bum
I did the same with my 2k 1150 GS. Hyperpro...

I did the same with my 2k 1150 GS. Hyperpro shocks set to GSA specs. It's only about 1 inch difference. No problems with driveshaft or center stand. It does lean further on the side stand. After 30k...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8,272
Views: 1,731,081
Posted By Beamer Bum
Here's a couple photos from today's ride. ...

Here's a couple photos from today's ride.

http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Other/Day-Rides/i-rwHKhxf/0/X2/DSC_2643-X2.jpg

http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Other/Day-Rides/i-LggDzzK/0/X2/DSC_2649-X2.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By Beamer Bum
Excellent idea.:clap Might want to put that in...

Excellent idea.:clap Might want to put that in Tips and Tricks.
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,897
Posted By Beamer Bum
Vech has trim and nuts if you need to go the new...

Vech has trim and nuts if you need to go the new route. Use multi density foam for replacement. Firm on the bottom and softer as you get to the top of the seat. It's amazing how comfy it can be.
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,732
Posted By Beamer Bum
Back in the day

Taken a few years ago. I wish I had photos of me and the girlfriend, 2 up, with 2 weeks of groceries hanging everywhere.:eek1 My poor slash 2 handled it though....
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8,272
Views: 1,731,081
Posted By Beamer Bum
No flushing while riding, either.(Except for...

No flushing while riding, either.(Except for tailgaters):lol3
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8,272
Views: 1,731,081
Posted By Beamer Bum
R60 US converted to 12 volt. (Motorrad Elektrik)...

R60 US converted to 12 volt. (Motorrad Elektrik) Kicker is a /5.:rofl
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,272
Views: 1,731,081
Posted By Beamer Bum
Another Oilhead/Airhead combo

http://beamerbum.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R60/i-nLPzfwD/0/XL/DSC_1005_01-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,359
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 251,779
Posted By Beamer Bum
Buco Mounts

I'm thinking of getting a set of hard bags for my slash 2. But, I like my bike naked and usually ride with a tank bag at most. Are the mounts for the Buco's easily on and off, or would I have to...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,255
Posted By Beamer Bum
Terry does fine work. You will be pleased.

Terry does fine work. You will be pleased.
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 30,268
Posted By Beamer Bum
Class reply.:clap Too bad it won't stop things....

Class reply.:clap Too bad it won't stop things. Carry on with the original plan to get the wheels on the road. We want to hear all the good times you have riding this bike.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By Beamer Bum
Thanks for the replies, so far. Yamaha named...

Thanks for the replies, so far.
Yamaha named the XVZ250 as the "Route 66" for 1988,1989. This bike was donated to the Odell Standard Oil Station on Route 66. It was donated because it has "Route...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-24-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By Beamer Bum
How should I preserve an old motorcycle?

The Odell Station on Route 66 was donated a 1988 Yamaha Route 66 Motorcycle. Since I am a member of the Illinois Rt. 66 Preservation Committee, I volunteered to build a stand with Plexiglas top to...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,359
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 251,779
Posted By Beamer Bum
Not Dover White.:cry Custom Pearlescent...

Not Dover White.:cry
Custom Pearlescent White.:evil
Hard as heck to photograph, though. Most photos it just bleaches out because it reflects too much light. It looks awesome in person.:deal
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,359
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 251,779
Posted By Beamer Bum
362 miles and a car show

I rode my baby 362 miles today and showed her off in a car show. There is nothing like the music of a slash 2 purring down the road.:D
...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 30,268
Posted By Beamer Bum
Home made manometer

Here is one: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665076
another: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=818199

They do work and it is way cool to make your own tools:evil
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Beamer Bum
There is an Airhead Tech Day in Hinckley, Il on...

There is an Airhead Tech Day in Hinckley, Il on Saturday. That's not too far from Beloit. You will get lot's of help there.

PM sent
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Beamer Bum
Oil would leak out if you run without the...

Oil would leak out if you run without the alternator. As stated above, the alternator rotor is what the seal, seals.
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,359
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 251,779
Posted By Beamer Bum
Renner, I hope you don't mind, but I highlighted...

Renner, I hope you don't mind, but I highlighted your photo's to show people not familiar with slingers what they are looking at.
The top photo has the slinger removed from the crank.( necessary to...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Beamer Bum
I would REALLY like to see a build thread. Pretty...

I would REALLY like to see a build thread. Pretty please!:rofl
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,308
Posted By Beamer Bum
I Knew it looked familiar. I upgraded my /2 to 12...

I Knew it looked familiar. I upgraded my /2 to 12 volt with H4 headlight. Last time I saw that part on my bike was 23 years ago when I switched.:D I guess I still have some memory, just not quite...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,308
Posted By Beamer Bum
Yeah, but I don't have a bag of them to get rid...

Yeah, but I don't have a bag of them to get rid of.:rofl
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,308
Posted By Beamer Bum
Sorry, Fred. I just checked my /2. It's not a /2...

Sorry, Fred. I just checked my /2. It's not a /2 tail light. But, I know I've seen that before.:confused
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 21,507
Posted By Beamer Bum
They look like /2 tail lights.

They look like /2 tail lights.
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,359
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 251,779
Posted By Beamer Bum
You guys crack me up.:rofl And you didn't notice...

You guys crack me up.:rofl And you didn't notice the missing spark plug?
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 780
Posted By Beamer Bum
How old are the brake hoses? They could be...

How old are the brake hoses? They could be breaking down inside and impeding flow of brake fluid. A lot of cases of 2000 1150 GS developing a flap inside the brake line which prevented fluid return...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,359
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 251,779
Posted By Beamer Bum
That does sound like a coil problem. It will...

That does sound like a coil problem. It will continue to get worse. Go a long distance and the heat will kill one or both cylinders. Rick has the coils: http://www.motoelekt.com/ignition.htm I...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,359
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 251,779
Posted By Beamer Bum
Very, very nice. :freakyDid you say this is a fly...

Very, very nice. :freakyDid you say this is a fly and ride from Michigan? I live south of Chicago, so you will be close as you head back to Oregon. Send me a PM if that is your plan.

Oh, and the...
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