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Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,049
Posted By kaput13
The guy is a local loco. The original price was...

The guy is a local loco. The original price was $17,000. Seriously.

He also has a Moto Guzzi V7 stone converted to café racer he will sell you for a bargain 15 grand.

He'll be rich...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,796
Posted By kaput13
For some people Ducatis and Airheads are part of...

For some people Ducatis and Airheads are part of an inverse relationship.


The older you get the faster you ride that Airhead and the slower you dare go on that Ducati.:1drink
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,796
Posted By kaput13
Dammmm! A joke. Yes we're all idiots...

Dammmm! A joke.

Yes we're all idiots here.:freaky

That's a new improved Shafster.:clap



All that Henry therapy slowly doing its work.
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,466
Posted By kaput13
You nailed it. Sounds damn good to me.:freaky

You nailed it. Sounds damn good to me.:freaky
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
Put into airhead speak: wrong tech support, use...

Put into airhead speak: wrong tech support, use of non organic aftermarket parts, poor running, limp home mode.

The subject is actually analogous to proper fuel injection.

It is a subject no...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,466
Posted By kaput13
Nah, we're over feeling this. :evil

Nah, we're over feeling this. :evil
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
Not sure we are talking the same sugar pills. :D...

Not sure we are talking the same sugar pills. :D The kind I was referring to bring immediate and life long payback under the right circumstances but any discussion of these matters would send your...
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
In the interest of truth telling. Tried those...

In the interest of truth telling. Tried those plugs but it didn't work on my bike so:

dammit I'm agreeing here with the Shaftster.

My sugar pills back in the day though worked for everybody. ...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,466
Posted By kaput13
Remember now - the OP - that would be me :D asked...

Remember now - the OP - that would be me :D asked for nominations for the perfect bike in the sense of it having no annoyances (for you) and you really can't think of anything bad to say about it.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By kaput13
Fabulous bike. You are a lucky man. ...

Fabulous bike.

You are a lucky man.

Must have gotten lucky myself - or maybe I was clueless:D - my 86 with the 16 inch front never exhibited that notorious handling even though I did my...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,466
Posted By kaput13
nominations for the "perfect" motorcycle

Yeah I know, the next one you buy.:D

What I'm after here is your nomination for a motorcycle you OWNED over a significant length of time that did ABSOLUTELY NOTHING wrong, kept you fully amused...
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
Interesting new technology. On my...

Interesting new technology.

On my oilhead I tried all the usual solutions, obsessive tuning, techlusion etc. etc.but I was never able to fine tune the fuel injection enough for it not to be an...
Forum: Airheads 01-05-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By kaput13
All did not go well for Patrick once he reached...

All did not go well for Patrick once he reached the Arizona border.:D



http://i1314.photobucket.com/albums/t563/kaput13/05122010_4_05122010_4_zps18bf17dc.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
No need for death Henry.:D Not yet at any rate. I...

No need for death Henry.:D Not yet at any rate. I like what you're doing. You're a thinker but you might want to listen to yourself especially to that first sentence.

I would love to explain...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
All I can say Henry, I know you are not talking...

All I can say Henry, I know you are not talking to me, and again I promised not to comment directly but....


Your papal authorization for sainthood will be arriving in the mail shortly. :D
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
If she blow hards the lapper bring it on.:rofl

If she blow hards the lapper bring it on.:rofl
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sj-LePFVdbE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sj-LePFVdbE
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
Yeah I think you're doing OK. Thanks for...

Yeah I think you're doing OK.

Thanks for responding. After reading your contrary argument I was getting worried - before the final explanation of course. I thought maybe in the heat of soul...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By kaput13
Not at all sure on this but if you are referring...

Not at all sure on this but if you are referring to an R90S I remember it as being something like 6mm stock thickness with the limit somewhere around 4.5.

Only a guess.

Welcome to the...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
Nice new ride Henry. I've often lusted after...

Nice new ride Henry.

I've often lusted after an R1100S myself, but instead have owned an R1100RS, several 900 Ducatis, and of course an airhead or two or three. I find your riding comparisons here...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,035
Posted By kaput13
I agree. The idea itself is not bad at all.:D

I agree. The idea itself is not bad at all.:D
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,951
Posted By kaput13
Although I still really like the looks of the 250...

Although I still really like the looks of the 250 GT I would have to regretfully agree completely.

Went to check out the 2007 with 2500 miles I posted on above and found locked front brakes,...
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,035
Posted By kaput13
The use of absolute crap smeared between valve...

The use of absolute crap smeared between valve covers is ill advised as it too often leads to vigorous debate on the idiot's net.:freaky
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,035
Posted By kaput13
+1 on above. Try a silicone gasket from...

+1 on above.

Try a silicone gasket from Real Gasket. Might work. Might not.

You will find a divergence of opinion on the use of these gaskets.

I've used them without issues.
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,810
Posted By kaput13
It seems clear that with the Enfield you would...

It seems clear that with the Enfield you would still have to put up with some build issues and maybe some rough edges in terms of shifting and vibes.

So it would come down to whether or not the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,551
Posted By kaput13
I've always wanted one. To me they are one of the...

I've always wanted one. To me they are one of the better looking sportbikes on the road.

Also one of the best used deals out there. I recently bought a running 22K 98 with fairing damage for a...
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By kaput13
I need friends like that.:D Fix it...

I need friends like that.:D


Fix it and I'll bid eleven hundred.
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 24,230
Posted By kaput13
I think if that miracle could be pulled off...

I think if that miracle could be pulled off successfully - not having anyone thrown out, after all the nastiness - and some workable compromise could be found, it would be one hell of an...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,494
Posted By kaput13
+1

+1
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,156
Posted By kaput13
Except for an R100RS the K75S was the best, most...

Except for an R100RS the K75S was the best, most comfortable, most reliable touring bike I ever owned.

Smoooth with enough giddy-up and go when you pass four thou on the tach.
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 382,203
Posted By kaput13
Must have improved some. I recently acquired -...

Must have improved some. I recently acquired - cheap - a 99 Daytona that looked like it was submerged in the stuff.

The plastidipped fuel tank showed no evidence of incompatibility with gas...
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,582
Posted By kaput13
Good stuff. As we all know by now you got a way...

Good stuff. As we all know by now you got a way of 'splainin' things.

It is really too bad that the snowbum hasn't called you in on that editing job. :D
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,027
Posted By kaput13
In my case I tasted burned rubber.:evil ...

In my case I tasted burned rubber.:evil

After speaking to the gruff voiced impatient maestro, it took me awhile ( a bit of internet sleuthing) to find out that the real headwork is farmed out -...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,530
Posted By kaput13
If only I could remember now what I was so damn...

If only I could remember now what I was so damn sure about back then.:D
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By kaput13
Assuming you can pull the cable back out do the...

Assuming you can pull the cable back out do the following:

Tape the end of a length of thick string - approximately the same width as the cable - to the cable end you have just pulled through...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,027
Posted By kaput13
Excellent experience with Randy Long.

Excellent experience with Randy Long.
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 97,890
Posted By kaput13
Way to go Henry! You persevered.

Way to go Henry!

You persevered.
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,756
Posted By kaput13
So true. 1985 K100RS 100K miles with no...

So true.

1985 K100RS 100K miles with no real issues

1999 R100RS 40K went through three transmissions, one final drive, broken ABS etc. etc.

Go figure.
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,407
Posted By kaput13
:dood :loco

:dood

:loco
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 48,483
Posted By kaput13
They are doing just that while at the same time...

They are doing just that while at the same time taking care of their core constituency.


Exhibit one: Check out the motor company's funding of the Plant a Billion Trees initiative.


They...
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