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Forum: Airheads 03-28-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,665
Posted By noman
saweeet

too perfect, would not ride. :D
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By noman
3rd degree

as one who has expericenced the thrill of an underseat exhaust on my 749,
i can tell you that it would be a memorable ride. i'd consider that some of the design points of that race bike unsuitable...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,833
Posted By noman
mystery oil

18ml converts to about 3 teaspoons, not much really.

is it possible this tiny amount of oil migrated up the driveshaft tube from the diff over quite some time? that small amount of oil may have...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,527
Posted By noman
oil

mobil 1 15w-50

(prob any oil designed for flat tappet application will do).
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,875
Posted By noman
heat

think a relay would be best but have had no probs with heat in the bucket, melted wires, etc. i do make sure to make a "pocket" in the wiring jumble in which the bulb socket rests. the rear of the...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5,369
Views: 1,107,246
Posted By noman
2 bikes

1976 R75/6 and a 900ss in the background.



http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/Mobile%20Uploads/bikes_zpscdc3da03.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,875
Posted By noman
h4

100w H4 bulb was $16 and the porceline base was maybe $6, plug and play. no one's turned left in front of me since, am definitely being seen.

friend of mine owns a mom/pop bike shop and someone...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,875
Posted By noman
el cheapo

am lost, i guess. what year/model bike? you mentioned prepping for a round-the-world trip?

why are you considering replacing the bings? have run bings since 1980 - zero probs.

there's no...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 775
Posted By noman
tdc

stupid question, but did you have the left cylinder at tdcc prior to adjusting the valves?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 140,837
Posted By noman
the rebuild

for those interested, russ collins, jr. is rebuilding the A,T & SF racer. progress can be tracked over on the sohc4.net "high performance and racing" section.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,772
Posted By noman
bang ding ow

some decades ago my r75/6 and i were hit from behind while waiting at a stop sign. was boinked off the bike, mostly ahead but slightly off the to right, landing on the adjacent sidewalk. i flew...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,636
Posted By noman
new project

nice bike.

any maintenance records? if not, i'd try to ascertain the general engine condition via leak-down and compression checks.

if the engine tests out pretty good i'd also recommend a...
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By noman
bars

pm sent
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By noman
still looking

i have a very nice set of RT bars that I'd like to trade for stock US-version Magura bars, in fine shape. height/ergos of the bars I want is mid-way between "S" and "RT".

would like to trade my...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By noman
hello mr 'spokes', if interested in a swap let me...

hello mr 'spokes', if interested in a swap let me know. my bars are scratch-free, minty, and still have the Magura sticker.

bp
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By noman
ah, thx!

many thx! am waiting to hear back from the "R" - man and will let you know.

bp
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By noman
rt bars

she's a little undressed at the moment (disassembled for trans spline lube, pushrod seals, rear diff spline lube, etc). i hung up a sheet so the bars show up a little better.

here's some...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By noman
i think so

looks like the magura l454 are nearly the same as mine, but the r50/5 would work. pm sent,
bp
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By noman
anyone have a set of USA bars for my r75/6?

had "S" bars on my 76 r75/6 for years but needed a bit more upright ergos after passing my sixth decade. :D

advertised here for a trade (my S bars for a set of USA bars) and a deal was made. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 73,432
Posted By noman
built it, had it ........................ sold it

1973 cb350f, full refresh and lightened a bit. sold it last fall, looking for another project.

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/cb350frf_zpsdc99f2df.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-18-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 223,419
Posted By noman
first bike

bought it from an importer in RI, in 1974 or so, a 1973/1974 CZ 250 enduro. you could pick it on a pallet, but i paid the $200 to have it assembled. i remember a super engine and smooth shifting,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,791
Posted By noman
yellow boomer

97 900ss/cr with sp spec goodies

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/900ssside_zpsdbe83f57.jpg

best part, i think
...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By noman
a little off the top, pls

if using an extension, you must reduce the torque wrench setting as follows:

wrench setting = desired torque x wrench length / (wrench length + extension length)

braking systems are...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,797
Posted By noman
micky, minnie

field mice move in when it's cold(er).

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/nest.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-23-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
vista

nice grab, that's a great view i think.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-21-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
k tron

old tag

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/ssix_zps8033fc34.jpg

new tag
( still with the skiing theme, a new view of killington peak, from kent pond )
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
got there at 6:07 tonight, as the sun was setting...

got there at 6:07 tonight, as the sun was setting in the ............
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-01-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
oompa loompa

old tag
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tag3001_zpsa97bf300.jpg

new tag (sunset at larrabee's point)...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
saddle up!

think i'll need a full tank for this one, according to the vt dept of tourism 36 towns will celebrate the 250th year.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
oops

sorry fellas, better clues next time.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
old number 2

old tag
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tag3001_zpsd2bee8b9.jpg

new tag

ethan allen met here may 9, 1775 on his way to fort ti.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-14-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
zoom zoom

i'll hit that on the way to the ascutney hillclimbs tomorrow! :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
that dam looks like it's at the end of town

that dam looks like it's at the end of town
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
was sure i was going to get 2nd place today, i...

was sure i was going to get 2nd place today, i parked right over some mongo dual-sport tread marks. i was right behind someone.
and, fair haven air park?

been in castleton since 1991 or so,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
old tag ...

old tag
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tag2001_zpsa2b35b99.jpg

new tag
http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/tag2002_zps99812307.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
ha! me too!

ha! me too!
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,979
Posted By noman
not me, that's marcus. local/cool guy, builder,...

not me, that's marcus. local/cool guy, builder, bike and hack racer.
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,979
Posted By noman
more commitment!

something a little more permanent than a tee shirt :clap

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc399/shoeman1952/marcus_zps5abc098b.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By noman
lighting

have you considered a 100w halogen? been running one in my r75 since 1982 or thereabouts, after a truck turned left in front of me. hasn't happened since, 'cause i'm being seen now. :thumb
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4,036
Views: 237,267
Posted By noman
sawanee rivaaa

if i wait a week or so, can i move my own tag down south?
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