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Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
Advice were to buy new head

When we made (try) to follow the race of the baja i get burned my clutch, so after take a bus to San Diego and get back with the new cluch, we changed it in a little town. One year later it appears...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
Oil and vibes

A friend and myself we bought two years ago from an inmate of ADVRIDER two 2008 KLR with very few miles and import both bikes to mexico city. For this latitude is the perfect bike, but since we had...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 71,360
Posted By italiano
I am 6 2 and 220 The bike fits very good and i...

I am 6 2 and 220
The bike fits very good and i can keep the big city traffic (mexico) deliver 52 km/lt i think is like 120 mpg and was less than 1650 us
Over 50 miles gets a little scary do not...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By italiano
Two years ago we take a trip from mexico city to...

Two years ago we take a trip from mexico city to playa paraiso (search best roads in mexico latin america tread) in this motorcycle before a complete rebuild. At the time we hit deep sand the points...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By italiano
There is no story,only bad portholes in mexico...

There is no story,only bad portholes in mexico city
and two up and a shock that is more than 30 years old.
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By italiano
Rear shock advice

At best this has all ready been discussed, but what has not?

I have a 78 r 100 s and yesterday one of the rear shock collapsed.
What is the best value for the money and were to buy it ?
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,692
Posted By italiano
I had both, both very good, both have very strong...

I had both, both very good, both have very strong points, klr is cheaper and if you can find i good used one, really is a bargain. Bmw is more refined much more expensive both new and used, the...
Forum: Latin America 02-26-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By italiano
Puerto escondido to acapulco is 6 hrs, maby less...

Puerto escondido to acapulco is 6 hrs, maby less if you fly over the topes.
The road from aca to zihuatanejo is full of topes too is a 2 hrs and 40 min.
The road from puerto escondido to oaxaca is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
The race is less tthan 22 hrs, we did it in 3...

The race is less tthan 22 hrs, we did it in 3 days.
Inever finish as two day later i was in a bus to tijuana to buy a new clucth
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
Klr stripping down will still 100 pounds above a...

Klr stripping down will still 100 pounds above a wr 250......
And if you has a lack of skill like me ...
You will burn your clucth...

The thing is that after all the cars has passed the sand...
Forum: Latin America 02-23-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,402
Posted By italiano
The most important thing in tropic is wind...

The most important thing in tropic is wind protection, too much and there is no good jacket around, to little and you will be eathing mosquitos all day long. We usally ride with two jacked, one is...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
We try to do the baja on 3 klr and several other...

We try to do the baja on 3 klr and several other dual, we send the motorcycles from mexico df to tijuana, and then try to ride back to df.
Only one bike made it without braking down, a wr 250. We...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By italiano
photo

this is my 78, made 30,000 of those 100,000 (was used to follow bycicle race)
http://i1090.photobucket.com/albums/i364/PECHEIMPRESIONES/IMG_0418.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By italiano
yes but the rs faring i think is still the best...

yes but the rs faring i think is still the best faring made until now in the moto design.
the cilinder are nikasil
and then ther is the last edition dream that was broke o few years later.
there...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By italiano
purchasing advice

a friend is selling his rs 100 1984 white last edition she is in top condition few miles (less than 30,000). the equivalent price in the states will be around 6000 usd.(is more expensive in mexico...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By italiano
thanks i did not try that. i had to take the...

thanks i did not try that.
i had to take the bus back to home. i will try that this weekend.

if the master cylinder is stuck what i need to do, i cannot find it on the microfiche
the all...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By italiano
thanks i have looked at that and it is ok what...

thanks i have looked at that and it is ok
what more can be.
i have disasembled and cleaned both brakes, the 8 pistons are moving freely.
the only way to loose pressure even with the bike shut...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By italiano
Front brake stuck

Hi i have a gs 1200 2008, after a month in storage, the front brake calipers does no release pressure.
i have cleaned the pads and the piston in the calipers are moving freely.
if i start up the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,351
Posted By italiano
My KLR has the same top speed in 4th than in 5 ....

My KLR has the same top speed in 4th than in 5 . so why will you need a 6 if the 5 is a overdrive ?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By italiano
Sorry the rear only , i only going to use the esa...

Sorry the rear only , i only going to use the esa stuff..
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By italiano
Help me locate a used esa shock

Frist time for everything, but today the fed ex delivery was kidnaped in mexico city with my 2008 gs 1200 ESA shock absorber inside, that was coming back from EPM service (very good). So after more...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By italiano
Strage breakdown mistery resolved

Hi to airheads fans

a few days ago i write down a mystery about my 78 r100, that after 10 min of running very well it start to not rev past the idle rpm.
after checking the coils and other...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 263,235
Posted By italiano
i have used them with no luck, the ring has not...

i have used them with no luck, the ring has not the same shape as the original and the oil ring is different too.
they work but with lower compression, if you have the money the original ring is...
Forum: Airheads 11-26-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,947
Posted By italiano
Thanks warin do you think if with a strobe...

Thanks warin

do you think if with a strobe light a can see if the engine is missfiring or the advance system is not working ? (dina 3)

by the way is a 6 volt and 5 ohm coils
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,947
Posted By italiano
it is a 78 upgraded to dyna ignition so i think i...

it is a 78 upgraded to dyna ignition so i think i do not have the module you are talking about
Forum: Airheads 11-25-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,947
Posted By italiano
Too Many beers on the problem

The joking are welcome but i really need some advice

I had retrofit the bike with Dyna ignition, was working well for some time.
After i left the bike unused for a month the problem presented.
I...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,947
Posted By italiano
Strange breakdown please help

With a 78 r100, with pointless spark (electronic ign)
The bike when cold, rides very well, after 10 min will not rev past idle, she has a steady idle but will not rev. After a cool down she will rev...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
The oil filter ring shown in the picture goes...

The oil filter ring shown in the picture goes between the cove case and the monoblock, not on the open side of the case, so with the width of the gastek there is a part (were my finger is) that will...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
Clutch gasket cover question

I AM MAKING BY MYSELF A NEW GASKET COVER FOR THE CLUTCH SIDE.
THE QUESTION IS THE OIL RING AROUND THE OIL FILTER IS THINNER THAN MY GASKET SO I WILL HAVE A DROP IN THE OIL PRESSURE.
SO DO I HAVE...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,810
Posted By italiano
He dia a mistake !!!!!!!!! The mistake was to...

He dia a mistake !!!!!!!!! The mistake was to ride a harley in mexico.
Forum: Latin America 10-11-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,067
Posted By italiano
Riddle for the traveler in mexico

ONEOF THE BEST CURVY ROADS IN MEXICO


<a href="http://s1090.photobucket.com/albums/i364/PECHEIMPRESIONES/?action=view&amp;current=31nico.jpg" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8,443
Views: 2,025,279
Posted By italiano
CROSSING FROM IZMIQUILPAN TO MISION BUCARELI ON A...

CROSSING FROM IZMIQUILPAN TO MISION BUCARELI ON A RIVER BED. THIS THING IS A BOAT YOU CAN MAKE A RIVER CROSSING UP TO A FETT HIGH WITH NO PROBLEMS.
<a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
why the big strokes cures the vibes? i think must...

why the big strokes cures the vibes? i think must be the opposite
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
my two stroke klr

Dear friends, i just take i ride from Houston to mexico city in a 2008 klr that i recently purchased from a member of this forum. Is normal a liter of oil in 1000 miles mostly at 70 mph?
What do you...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,356
Posted By italiano
do not go with the gsa better the gs

the gs is simple a much better machine than the gsa. you will never need the big tank, my bladder is smaller than my gsa capacity to ride on, and if you ever ride with somebody else he will need to...
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By italiano
Cylinder sleeve question

On san Jose bmw there is a cylinder sleeve for 84-95 cylinder. I was thinking that all 81-84 cylinder are all the same
and are interchandable with 78-80 cylinder (the ones with nikasil). I have...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By italiano
the more i ride the more i like it

I think i am getting older. I have a very two good bikes, a new gs and a ducati 1198s, but... the more i drive my old airhead the more i like the feel of it. I was very frustate when after reasseble...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By italiano
Gearbox advice

I had try to change the gear oil to a 80-120 gl5 oil, but when i try to do shift i find a lot of false neutrals. So i went back to 80-90 gl5, no more false neutrals but a lot of cluncy noises...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 1,404,039
Posted By italiano
New owner help me please

I just buy tru email an 08 klr, i havent see it yet, she is in the states and i will travel from mexico to pick her up.
Please help me with the following questions.

What tools and size do i need...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 536,166
Posted By italiano
Wtb:nikasyl cylinder

I need a set of r 100/7 80-84 nikasyl cylinders.
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