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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By ML WYDELL
Put in some ethanol free and went for 60 miles or...

Put in some ethanol free and went for 60 miles or so and ran fine. After testing coils,condenser, continuity etc. It was probably a combination of the points being old/worn and a bad ground...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By ML WYDELL
So I changed out points. The counter weights were...

So I changed out points. The counter weights were coming close enough to the wire attached to the points to short it out?? So I bent that in a bit and checked grounds again. Spark at the plugs now....
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By ML WYDELL
:norton Well after speaking with Anton I switched...

:norton Well after speaking with Anton I switched out the jumper wire for the 2 coils after testing a few that I had. Took off the points again and tried another set I had, now I have spark at the...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By ML WYDELL
Eek No pinched wires Condenser is good Swapped...

No pinched wires
Condenser is good
Swapped coils and wires
Reset points gap
Did every test I could find
Put in my spare points
Screw that holds the advance plate is not touching the points...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By ML WYDELL
Ran great when I rode it last. Drained the float...

Ran great when I rode it last. Drained the float bowls, battery on charge, covered, and in the garage. Sat for 3 weeks.

Tried 3 different condensors. No spark at the points or plugs. Replaced the...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By ML WYDELL
Swapped condensor. Power to wire that attaches at...

Swapped condensor. Power to wire that attaches at the points and power at the points themselves.
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By ML WYDELL
Checked all the grounds, switched out ground...

Checked all the grounds, switched out ground cable on the battery. Still getting juice to the points but no spark. Engine cranks and cranks???

What am I missing?
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By ML WYDELL
I have power to the condenser and points but no...

I have power to the condenser and points but no spark. Replaced the points and cleaned up the plate front and back that bolts to the engine case so the ground should be good. Still no spark at the...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By ML WYDELL
Condensation??

Recently returned from work trip. R80/7 won't start?? Lots of condensation where the points live?? Anybody else have this occur? Garage kept.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,261
Posted By ML WYDELL
She doesn't wanna play anymore, fine, NEXT ...

She doesn't wanna play anymore, fine, NEXT

Keep movin foward not back.

Put the time, energy, money into the next project.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,621
Posted By ML WYDELL
Out burning up some non-ethanol fuel. ...

Out burning up some non-ethanol fuel.

pure-gas.org Find non-ethanol distributors nationwide.

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm291/equipment_2008/IMG_23491_zps692da274.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By ML WYDELL
I'll have to check that, the R75 has the MC...

I'll have to check that, the R75 has the MC removed to get honed out and the turn signals don't work on that either????

The R80 however has the MC hooked up under the tank. I'll check that as...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By ML WYDELL
As far as the fuses in the bucket go they will...

As far as the fuses in the bucket go they will stay in there but convert to a blade type.

I bought a 77 R75/7 and due to work it was pushed into a corner and covered up. Needs a tank and seat....
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By ML WYDELL
http://www.tytlerscycle.com/searchresults.htm?q=ss...

http://www.tytlerscycle.com/searchresults.htm?q=ssaabmw+exhaust+nut+kitzz~

I bought a set of what Boxa Bits posted. Pretty cool and eliminates the weapon sized spanner in your saddle bag.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By ML WYDELL
Well that's the weird thing, fuses are fine but...

Well that's the weird thing, fuses are fine but no turn signals. Haven't found any bad grounds.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By ML WYDELL
Thanks. This will be fun.

Thanks. This will be fun.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By ML WYDELL
Bike is a 78 R80/7. Fuses in the bucket. ...

Bike is a 78 R80/7. Fuses in the bucket.

No facebook, twitter, etc. Social media participation is limited, job requirement.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By ML WYDELL
Is there a fuse for turn signals? Turn signals...

Is there a fuse for turn signals? Turn signals were working and then just quit. Replaced the relay with a couple spares but nothing?? All wires connected, nothing loose??? Bulbs are good.

...
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6,496
Views: 1,301,621
Posted By ML WYDELL
Upgraded 800 to 1000. Donor jugs from trashed GS,...

Upgraded 800 to 1000. Donor jugs from trashed GS, battery, and new Dunlop k70's and F650 gs bars.

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm291/equipment_2008/IMG_2331_zps366cb7c1.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By ML WYDELL
I should re-locate and move in next door. ...

I should re-locate and move in next door.

I'm getting there little by little.
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By ML WYDELL
Thanks guys. I have some weatherproof fuse...

Thanks guys. I have some weatherproof fuse holders with pigtails long enough to mount outside the bucket.

The fuse alone with pigtails is a good idea as well.

I would like to get rid of...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By ML WYDELL
Headlight bucket fuses

Has anybody re-located the fuses from the headlight bucket? If so where
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 317,652
Posted By ML WYDELL
What type / size tires are those? Looks good. ...

What type / size tires are those? Looks good.

/5 front end has less rake?
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By ML WYDELL
Work is being done on a 78 R80. Just wanting to...

Work is being done on a 78 R80. Just wanting to simplify the electronics.

Currently running points which I just adjusted, now she's hauling ass.

Considered going to electronic but if...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By ML WYDELL
Cool. Thanks. Found the euro style fuses...

Cool. Thanks.

Found the euro style fuses for the headlight bucket at advanced, by Bussman I think.

Found a generic relay for the starter as well. Going to wire in a in-line mini fuse...
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By ML WYDELL
Electrical parts cross reference

Does anybody have cross reference info on starter relays and voltage regulators? Looked through Tips / Tricks but didn't see anything.

Recently went on a good long ride. Was gone for a bit and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15,337
Views: 8,852,961
Posted By ML WYDELL
An old beat up motorcycle. ...

An old beat up motorcycle.

http://afr04.smugmug.com/Afr0418/i-nP5GCsD/0/M/DSCN1651-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 06-29-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,425
Posted By ML WYDELL
What year DRZ forks are you using?

What year DRZ forks are you using?
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By ML WYDELL
Can someone put the link up for this, I cannot...

Can someone put the link up for this, I cannot find it on EBAY???
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,185
Posted By ML WYDELL
For the GS, G/S riders out there: Do you...

For the GS, G/S riders out there:

Do you really need the collector box?

Whats wrong with eliminating that and running a 2 into 1 or 2 mufflers?

Just curious.
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,825
Posted By ML WYDELL
http://www.tytlerscycle.com/ Formerly...

http://www.tytlerscycle.com/

Formerly Nicks BMW have these in stock. Just received a pair yesterday. The inside of the clamping halves are threaded so they line up with what threads are left....
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By ML WYDELL
Thanks, trying to keep it in good shape, they're...

Thanks, trying to keep it in good shape, they're not cheap!
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By ML WYDELL
Powder coating

Has anyone powder coated the collector box on the GS series?

Is it worth it? Will powder coating hold up?
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,825
Posted By ML WYDELL
Has anybody found a distributor in the states for...

Has anybody found a distributor in the states for these?
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,149
Posted By ML WYDELL
Been away for a bit. Great news on the shock,...

Been away for a bit. Great news on the shock, I'll be on the hunt for one of those.

Slowly sorting out the wiring, a lot of it going to the rear of the bike was melted on the exhaust. Plus they...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,149
Posted By ML WYDELL
Will the rear shock off an R100R fit a Paralever...

Will the rear shock off an R100R fit a Paralever GS?
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 113,620
Posted By ML WYDELL
interested in your shirt / adv harness. I'm...

interested in your shirt / adv harness. I'm riding in Africa. A constant battle between protection and staying hydrated.

Will the clothing line and bags be out around the same time?
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,441
Posted By ML WYDELL
Hey Kai Ju, I had a similar problem with my 89...

Hey Kai Ju,
I had a similar problem with my 89 GS. The clutch disc I took out was shot, down to the rivets. So I replaced the disc and re-assembled along with a rebuilt trans from Anton. Bike would...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,149
Posted By ML WYDELL
Can someone post a pic of the rear latch assembly...

Can someone post a pic of the rear latch assembly for the seat, this one is gone.

Running well so far. Making a parts run this week.
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,149
Posted By ML WYDELL
Not running bad, just put on some fuel line. Hard...

Not running bad, just put on some fuel line. Hard to get the correct stuff but it works. Picked up some fuel filters, not bad actually. 2 bucks a piece. Turn indicators won't work but I'm sure I can...
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