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Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,582
Posted By Biebs

You can remove the rotors and then replace with aftermarket EBC rotors bolted in place.

Getting old rotor trued is not a viable option.
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By Biebs

Go with the R65 - fun bike nimbler than other's listed but $1500 is top $$ to pay!!!:norton
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 988
Posted By Biebs
Wicked $4750 is a deal!!!!

With today's market and TV Car shows spending 15,000 to 20,000 on a paint job $4750 is a deal you should be thanking them for that quote and get it done ASAP before the price goes up!!!!:freaky:eek1
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,013
Posted By Biebs
rear schocks

Do not overlook the rear shocks as being the problem :freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By Biebs

$800 but /5 are becoming more rare.( rarer) Condition condition condition!!!

$500 to $3000 is quite a spread. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,769
Posted By Biebs
Thumb Odessey PC680 battery

Odessey PC680 battery is the one to get have in both my airheads :norton

Better late than never:freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-29-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By Biebs
Wink Looks Nice

Simple Cleanup and get it Road Worthy :norton
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,315
Posted By Biebs
Wink Ebay is you friend

used Airhead engine
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,254
Posted By Biebs
Thumb This is good advice

This is good advice
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,315
Posted By Biebs
Best bet - Buy a used engine

Tear apart the toasted engine see what's up.

Did you change the oil filter on this engine??

Best deal for you buy a used 750cc engine and run it!!

Don't get caught up in the "time...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,407
Posted By Biebs
KISS - Keep it Simple Silly

Do you have a tank bag?? possible it is blocking tank vent.

After next fill up run on reserve - this will cause gas to feed through reserve straws maybe mains are blocked.

Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,493
Posted By Biebs
Pissed Dangerous path

Yes just bolt it back together this is a slippery slope :eek1 next thing you know it will be the new project.

$500 to a good home and you will be done.
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,493
Posted By Biebs
What's it worth?? $500

Take the money and Run:eek1
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,812
Posted By Biebs
Thumb Keep it Simple Silly!! KISS Therory

There is a reserve - but this talk of left or right reserve is crazy!!

You have a reserve that's it!!! :freaky
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Biebs
Thumb Phoenix??

Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 881
Posted By Biebs
Wink Sag is 55.5mm

Your Sag is 55.5 mm this is good don't overthink this setup ride and enjoy.:freaky

So now when you ride with a passenger or luggage or both you will still be good might need to adjust for both...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,916
Posted By Biebs
Eh? Are you closing the petcocks when bike is parked /stopped??

You should always turn off the gas / Petrol after every ride. Since you are new to airheads I want to be sure this is known. If you leave the gas on and have a bad needle seat, stuck needle in your...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,143
Posted By Biebs

Do you plan on changing the Exhaust that is a Long wheel base system on a Short wheel base bike currently the pipes go past the rear wheel.


Great work you have done so far
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,129
Posted By Biebs
Laugh Beating a dead Horse

The rear brake on the R100GS is not a good design and has never worked well.:freaky

You will be wasting $$$ trying to coat your hub to get better braking no use in beating a Dead Horse.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,219
Posted By Biebs
Not a fan of K&N filters

Quote from Mr Head

"The airbox had a K&N with extra holes in in the cover. Motor was a high compression pistons from 1982 1000cc. The Valves were a high flow thing. Four spark plugs."

Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Biebs
Nice Bike


I like what you did to this bike looks good and good to know it handles.
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,525
Posted By Biebs
Here is the info / link
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By Biebs
Pissed Guy is asking for a value can noone provide a ballpark #

OK 1965 R50/2 running original condition rebuilt engine ( by whom to what extent) all things considered running and knowing the slingers are cleaned and PO did his due diligence on storing correctly....
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Biebs
Sounds about right

I have an 89 R100GS paid $4500 3 years ago has 50k. :freaky

If bike has been maintained and is running $3500 may be a good price.

Forum: Airheads 05-29-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Biebs
Laugh The beauty of havig at least 2 bike!!

The wife always says you can only ride one at a time. Now you have no excuse for going on 2 rides!!!:freaky
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,012
Posted By Biebs
Eek Wheel bearing stack

You will have to deal with the "Wheel Bearing Stack" on a twin shock plus wedding band can you commit to the wedding band??

Mono - Crown bearing in the rear drive.

I prefer the twin shock -...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By Biebs
Wink 2 part epoxy may be a better solution

A good 2 part epoxy may be a better solution. Red Loctite is just a thread locker .

Forum: Airheads 05-23-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By Biebs
How long have you had bike?? How many miles??

How long have you had the bike?? How many miles since the filter was changed??

I change the oil 4 or 5 times before I change the filter.

Do you have the exhaust nut wrench??

Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Biebs
Eh? WoW guys hang on

It's a Canadian tank not worth as much as a US tank.

Question is will it get through customs???

Worth maybe $300. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By Biebs

seems to go that way The boxer twins are smooth and easy to work on - I hardly ever check my radiator fluid. :rofl

Yes the Airheads are good riding for what you describe :freaky

Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,470
Posted By Biebs
Thumb Please read this

Valve adjustment Why?? What does it mean??

After 5000 miles I would ride on and recheck in 500 to 1000 miles for a good baseline.

Or you can...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,106
Posted By Biebs
muriatic acid

muriatic acid - this will etch the concrete floor / create a good surface for paint /epoxy to adhere. Prep work is the key.:eek1

nasty stuff to work with
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,199
Posted By Biebs
Pissed No

Snowmobile engines belong in snowmobiles:puke1

Didn't Preston Tucker put a Helicopter Engine in a car see what happened to him!!!:eek1

What a bout John Deloren wait he was selling that...
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Biebs
Thumb you scored with those forks

Good job on the forks:freaky Score!!!
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,202
Posted By Biebs
Kept the speed down by feathering the clutch

"Kept the speed down by feathering the clutch"

clutch should be treated as a on/ off device for longest wear.

Feathering clutch is causing clutch to slip create heat:eek1

Dry clutch ?? ...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By Biebs
Wicked Lots of rig out there

Just a local C-List search I came up with this $4650


I took the sidecar off my BMW because I wanted my classic solo BMW to...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,366
Posted By Biebs
Had Eagle sidecar on my R75/6


$6000 is to much you can buy a nicly built sidecar rig for that.

The American Eagle Sidecar is a lightweight unit does not...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 53,614
Posted By Biebs
Thumb Lookin Good

OK this is getting good seeing the work you have done looking forward to seeing the finished product!!!

Keep posting - Thanks:clap

Forum: Airheads 05-08-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 53,614
Posted By Biebs
Nikisil plating

Just to correct an early post OP referred to Nikasil liner Cylinder are Nikasil plated a very thin coating. Working on 2 stroke dirt bikes for many years if the barrel showed marks it would be...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Biebs
End of run the 1977 R75/7

They went to the R80/7 for 1978 but the 750cc / 7 were good bikes.
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