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Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,688
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Another vote for clean screens on the petcock and...

Another vote for clean screens on the petcock and red flakes in the inline filters. I got 'em. I measured fuel flow a while back looking for an issue with the inline filters and it was well with in...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Yeah. Mine (R80) is a two finger affair. But, I...

Yeah. Mine (R80) is a two finger affair. But, I also threw out the BMW recommendations on the measurements and set lever/cable pull where I like it. As long as it isn't slipping, and shifts with no...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,409
Posted By batoutoflahonda
I see a lot of cars and bikes and we use led...

I see a lot of cars and bikes and we use led lights at work. I don't know if it's the way my eyes process light, but to me they just aren't 'sharp' enough. Detail seems muted in some way. So no...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,679
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Wow, nice.

Wow, nice.
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,679
Posted By batoutoflahonda
700-800? Geez, mine was 400. 500 with leather....

700-800? Geez, mine was 400. 500 with leather. Why so much? Did you have
something cool done? If so, post a pic., will ya.
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,679
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Thanks for that info on the termi. And on the...

Thanks for that info on the termi. And on the other tries. There is a guy here in Seattle that some guys from work use. He uses ECU Unleashed, going to give him a call next week and see what happens....
Forum: Beasts 02-28-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,679
Posted By batoutoflahonda
low end surging best fix best options

This is the year I'm going to take care of it. Over on Ducati forums, I find them to be a bit too optimistic about some of the stuff out there. So I'm asking here.

The dealer here leans towards...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 884
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Besides the heating/cooling to ease installation....

Besides the heating/cooling to ease installation. Also consider that aluminum is easily formable. So each time you press in or out stuff, the part gets worked a bit and the dimensions of the part...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Kinda got the same thing going on an '81 G/S....

Kinda got the same thing going on an '81 G/S. Went through two sets of shoes. The inside looked dry as a bone. But at the very bottom of final drive I find a tiny leak.

Going to be doing this in...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Also, with it running, shake the wires at the the...

Also, with it running, shake the wires at the the injectors. See if it runs differently as you are doing so. The leads on mine at the injectors were starting to go. Also, check to make sure the choke...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Tourtech makes mounts and a cable for just about...

Tourtech makes mounts and a cable for just about every GPS out there. The cable is a shielded to ground affair. Not sure you need it, but what the heck.

I hate to admit, but I actually have a...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,736
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Pricy, but another option for you ...

Pricy, but another option for you

http://www.bmw2valve.com/bmw/C-4.html

Been eye balling the G/S pipes myself.
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By batoutoflahonda
The cheapest thing would be check on the splines....

The cheapest thing would be check on the splines. Here in the PNW they tend to get a bit of rust, and can cause the clutch disk not to move as freely as it should. . So clean and lube. Check to make...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,263
Posted By batoutoflahonda
As suggested get the stock seat, sell the corbin....

As suggested get the stock seat, sell the corbin. You can either rework the stock one yourself. Or, you are in Sonoma? Road trip it up north to Ricks, and get a seat made. Talk to him first as I hear...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,679
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Lots of them: ...

Lots of them:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=274334

For more research, try searching like this in google:

emulators site:advrider.com

gold valve site:advrider.com
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,452
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Right. That's the thing, California gas is...

Right. That's the thing, California gas is probably the worst in the country. When I lived there, I would get another 50 miles per tank on my first fill up in Nevada. I always thought the gauge had...
Forum: Trials 01-17-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 61,135
Posted By batoutoflahonda
^^^^ Keep those coming. Their calender was...

^^^^

Keep those coming. Their calender was pretty vague. I even joined Puget sound Trialers hoping for better info. Guess you gotta call or email them?
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Yes. And be sure to get all the gear lube out of...

Yes. And be sure to get all the gear lube out of the threads. Wet torque is different than a dry. You may run the chance of, dare i say, over-torquing. Add that with miss calculated extended special...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Just ordered some M&Ms from them. They usually...

Just ordered some M&Ms from them. They usually throw some parts in the box too.
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,679
Posted By batoutoflahonda
I got 20k in a year. Your point? If I were still...

I got 20k in a year. Your point? If I were still in cal, that would be double. But I live in the north cascades now. You have heard of weather right? Snow? Maybe not. (PS. I have 2 other street...
Forum: Airheads 11-26-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,927
Posted By batoutoflahonda
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Forum: Airheads 11-20-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,199
Posted By batoutoflahonda
ok, down with it. after the snow melts.

ok, down with it. after the snow melts.
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,158
Posted By batoutoflahonda
A friend suggested winter gas. I dismissed it as...

A friend suggested winter gas. I dismissed it as witchcraft. Then I pondered some octane boost. Then I thought about getting a shaman and some herbs. So I settled on Seafoam as I thought maybe there...
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,158
Posted By batoutoflahonda
R80 lost top end speed. Head scratcher.

Within the past week or so, my '81 R80G/S has lost it's top end speed. On a flat run it will hit 90 at 6K RPM, but that's it. Coming over my mountain pass
commute, best it will make is 80. It will...
Forum: Trials 10-13-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 91,598
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Way back I went to the World Rounds at Donner CA....

Way back I went to the World Rounds at Donner CA. Was so impressed I bought an Aprilia climber. Broke it every time I rode it, which was good, kept me from killing myself on it. Cracked my helmet...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,679
Posted By batoutoflahonda
I've seen the 31L Zegas on the MTS. The rack...

I've seen the 31L Zegas on the MTS. The rack system is very beefy. But the 31s are pretty small. Maybe 6" or 7" inside. Haven't seen inside dimensions for for their cases on the site. Just overall...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,306
Posted By batoutoflahonda
It has bolts. I will check it for flatness when I...

It has bolts. I will check it for flatness when I pull it next. Kinda leery about making it flat. The clearance for the pump gears is kinda critical. But if it's not too bad.
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,060
Posted By batoutoflahonda
When putting the swing arm on/off, I set a cinder...

When putting the swing arm on/off, I set a cinder block on end to support the final drive (G/S). The cut out on the block holds the drive very well, and lines the shaft up perfectly. Helps free up...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,306
Posted By batoutoflahonda
This is an OBSERVATION only. I have been...

This is an OBSERVATION only.

I have been trying to get the oil pump cover on my G/S to seal for a few years now (leaves a couple drops on the ground). Every time I go in for a spline lube, clutch...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Not sure how big your panel will be. This is an...

Not sure how big your panel will be. This is an Eastern Beaver panel. I used spacers to correct for the frame diameter differences. The Beaver box is hard to work with as far getting the wires to...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Really, there isn't much point. The numbers show...

Really, there isn't much point. The numbers show that some thing is amiss. So some thing is coming apart. So if you only do the right side. What happens when the left is more than 10% after the right...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,889
Posted By batoutoflahonda
A cover helps. Might try looking over in the HUB,...

A cover helps. Might try looking over in the HUB, world travelers there. Or posting in trip planning or such. Atlanta is probably worse than South America tho. A battery disconnect switch hidden from...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By batoutoflahonda
And mileage? At about 70k my valves had recessed...

And mileage? At about 70k my valves had recessed pretty far. The pistons were good, a week of soaking in simple green, and the carbon wiped off with a paper towel. The cylinders were also good. Had a...
Forum: Airheads 09-19-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By batoutoflahonda
I kept my stock forks (G/S) and worked them. No...

I kept my stock forks (G/S) and worked them. No magic bullet here. Any fork is going to be a long trial and error process. Mine work excellent on the road and fairly well off road on gravel. It took...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,492
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Having moved from Cal To WA, I've had this...

Having moved from Cal To WA, I've had this discussion a million times. And had people open their doors on me. I always ask "What am I taking from you?" and "Really. So you will kill me to prove a...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By batoutoflahonda
So, on the adjustable regulator, can you turn it...

So, on the adjustable regulator, can you turn it up to get more voltage?

http://jhau.maliwi.de/mot/img/gs_diode1.jpg

Note this image is upside down from the above.
...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,035
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Before I bought my G/S I lurked here for quite a...

Before I bought my G/S I lurked here for quite a while and sort of took note of what came up most often. Put together a laundry list of sorts.

Seems a lot of it had do with electrics, so off...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5,578
Views: 1,087,679
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Picked mine up from the shop Saturday. Went in...

Picked mine up from the shop Saturday. Went in for the 15K, and glad I didn't do it myself. Here's why:

The did the SB on the coolant which plugged the radiator. New radiator. The fuel gauge was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-21-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 391,371
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Bremerton, Puget Sound Navy Museum, WA. If you...

Bremerton, Puget Sound Navy Museum, WA. If you like finely machined stuff, check it out. I remember looking at the torpedoes and thinking "I can't believe they blew these up".
...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,725
Posted By batoutoflahonda
Busch Beer ...

Busch Beer

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab208/batoutoflahonda/glac007.jpg
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