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Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,463
Posted By jellycow
Use a longer line so the connector is behind the...

Use a longer line so the connector is behind the frame's spine? Or even above the spine if you don't care if the last few drops are used from the righthand pouch. (In theory there is no air in the...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,463
Posted By jellycow
How about a connector in the fuel line like they...

How about a connector in the fuel line like they use on the TT large tank for 4V? There is a version of that which blocks both sides of the connector when separated. Must be something that can be...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17,118
Views: 10,912,809
Posted By jellycow
Why is she wearing two pairs of underpants? Her...

Why is she wearing two pairs of underpants? Her behind looks to nice to need two of them!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-21-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 86,293
Posted By jellycow
-from 2kick- ...

-from 2kick-
http://i81.photobucket.com/albums/j227/fhead74/2015-05-17%2010.59.51_zpslclnqi3z.jpg

Dragging parts out last weekend to take stock of what I have. This is the first pre-war Indian...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By jellycow
Hey, I resent that remark! The last of the...

Hey, I resent that remark! The last of the airheads (a R100GS) was made on dec 19, 1996. So not everything made after 1995 is the work of satan. :rofl

(Not to mention the 94 and 95 4v, they don't...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,058
Posted By jellycow
I thought you went overboard with the sparkplug...

I thought you went overboard with the sparkplug replacement, but then I read the part about the clutch. :D
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By jellycow
I'd look at 4x4 parts, something like a Landrover...

I'd look at 4x4 parts, something like a Landrover or Landcruiser might use the same size. There is a thread about this somewhere, try to dig that up.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 177,537
Posted By jellycow
That screen; the RTification of a poor...

That screen; the RTification of a poor unsuspecting GS!
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By jellycow
That tube is not on my '74 60/6 frame. I'd just...

That tube is not on my '74 60/6 frame. I'd just let it sit; adding strenght to the hinge between front and rear (that wobbly part is also known as frame) isn't a bad thing. Any other signs of custom...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By jellycow
FWIW: I've seen pieces of fuelline used instead...

FWIW: I've seen pieces of fuelline used instead of springs.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,295
Posted By jellycow
Kev, I think we found ourselves a new kind of...

Kev, I think we found ourselves a new kind of rivetcounter! The bitsa-mongrel-purist, known for the belief that modifications done long time ago for unknown reasons (maybe the guy lacked funds for...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,842
Posted By jellycow
Like!

Like!
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 153,972
Posted By jellycow
Ouch! What happened? (Hope nothing except the...

Ouch! What happened? (Hope nothing except the crack!)

Next to that: that must be the longest Duracell battery I've ever seen! Is it for a Maglite XXL?
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 854
Posted By jellycow
I like the header(s) as well. They are equal...

I like the header(s) as well. They are equal lenght, right? Love to see how the rest of the exhaust will work out.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By jellycow
Is the conversion to unleaded really needed? If...

Is the conversion to unleaded really needed? If I'm correct the seats will wear faster when using unleaded but no further damage is done to the engine. I'd just ride it till they are worn and then...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,501
Posted By jellycow
I'm still in favor of dropping the pan, much...

I'm still in favor of dropping the pan, much better views to be gotten then! a new gasket for the pan is a lot cheaper than a new block :D
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By jellycow
+1000000!

+1000000!
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,096
Posted By jellycow
Alright, I cleaned the enigne/gearbox/carbs up...

Alright, I cleaned the enigne/gearbox/carbs up and it's looking a lot better!

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7792/16984622434_7cd7feb0c1_z.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,822
Posted By jellycow
:clap You're very motivated to get an airhead,...

:clap You're very motivated to get an airhead, that's the spirit!

Finally got mine working today, it was a long stretch, chasing a carb that didn't work properly only to find fuel suppply being...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,778
Posted By jellycow
The bolt should indeed be hollow to allow the...

The bolt should indeed be hollow to allow the gearbox to breath. It's nothing but a 2 or 3 mm (about .1") hole along the axis of the bolt.
It is advisable to fill the speedocable and its boot with...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,501
Posted By jellycow
How about taking a peak through the other...

How about taking a peak through the other cylinders hole? Or dropping the oilpan and look from below?
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 1,672,918
Posted By jellycow
The cable probably is connected to something...

The cable probably is connected to something really heavy like a house. Over here bikes do get lifted into a van to never be seen again. Or a skateboard placed under the wheel at night, off to a quit...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,317,370
Posted By jellycow
I really hate to do this, but...

I'm selling mine because of rebuilding a house and no job leaves no room for toys... I'll be back, don't worry :D
The latest iOS update fucked up the URL popup, so here's an oldschool link to...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 28,659
Posted By jellycow
Nice! But could you please resize the picture,...

Nice!
But could you please resize the picture, now everything else is way to small te see (can't read the texts on iPad unless really zooming in.)
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By jellycow
There are some that mounted the fender on the...

There are some that mounted the fender on the swingarm, and then shortened or removed the rearframe. Might be to radical for you, but youget the picture.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,359
Posted By jellycow
:clap :clap The knobbies on the 650 wheel...

:clap :clap

The knobbies on the 650 wheel had me thinking you were going dualsport route, would be nice as well as is the current setup
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,778
Posted By jellycow
Who could resist a project like that? Not me (see...

Who could resist a project like that? Not me (see sig)! Love the glacial timescale, mine is about as fast as well, spent 1 hour no mine yesterday for this first time in like 8 months or so.
What is...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,439
Posted By jellycow
I'd guess Fubar could tell you. Were you able to...

I'd guess Fubar could tell you. Were you able to contact him about producing the pipes?
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,317,370
Posted By jellycow
Can't go wrong with flat black! Interesting...

Can't go wrong with flat black!
Interesting disk on the front wheel, looks bigger than OEM with an adapter for the caliper?
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By jellycow
Just sit on the bike, and Flintstone your way...

Just sit on the bike, and Flintstone your way over the driveway, much safer.
And for fun, make a little ductape flag on the cable, it'll be your own personal cheering crowd while you make your...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 65,236
Posted By jellycow
Well, apart from the AUS$ 29.950 starting bid...

Well, apart from the AUS$ 29.950 starting bid that is :norton
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,398
Posted By jellycow
Could you take out those studs and then bolt some...

Could you take out those studs and then bolt some flat strip onto the holes to create a bracket? i'm pretty sure on a Hein Gericke /6 and on tank I used to have there were nuts molded into the resin...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 36,465
Posted By jellycow
That excalated quickly! Do consider a Honda...

That excalated quickly!
Do consider a Honda NX250 as well, very nice and nimble a bike.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,853
Posted By jellycow
berndtesch.de Yes, they are very sturdy. Yes,...

berndtesch.de
Yes, they are very sturdy. Yes, the rack takes the flex out of the rear frame. Yes they weigh a ton. I liked them on my GS but prefer soft bags now, although the rack would be welcome...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By jellycow
Ah, I missed the part of the thread not being in...

Ah, I missed the part of the thread not being in the block fully.
It does take more to make me feel silly, no worries, I've been there numerous times so I developed a shield against it. :rofl

I...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,554
Posted By jellycow
Helmet test seems to work fine for a lot of...

Helmet test seems to work fine for a lot of riders:
ride wearing helmet -> all is fine
ride without helmet -> what the hell is that noice, something must be broken, I'll ask on Advrider

:hide
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Forum: Airheads 04-28-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By jellycow
Not disagreeing at all, just thinking out loud:...

Not disagreeing at all, just thinking out loud: wouldn't the longer thread work better on the inside to get some extra 'meat' on the threads in the engineblock to prevent them stripping the thread in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,317,370
Posted By jellycow
Overhaul? Maybe the time you reach 114.500 km....

Overhaul? Maybe the time you reach 114.500 km. Untill then keep up your maintainance and ride the darm thing. Better put your money in a decent rear shock and some luggage/rack.

A 1995, is it a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8,486
Views: 1,317,370
Posted By jellycow
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7677/16671208674_92...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7677/16671208674_9237bd11c0_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rpbiwj)nx250center stand (https://flic.kr/p/rpbiwj) by ClementDe (https://www.flickr.com/people/87484733@N02/), on...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 1,672,918
Posted By jellycow
I like the exhaust collector as well!

I like the exhaust collector as well!
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