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Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16,167
Views: 9,684,502
Posted By matteo
You meet the nicest people on a Honda

You meet the nicest people on a Honda
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 23,315
Posted By matteo
Can it be cool?

Yes

http://hppoint5.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Guzzi-850T/Guzzi-850T/i-LfwV3Cp/0/L/IMG_1212-L.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By matteo
It is always cheaper to get a running example...

It is always cheaper to get a running example unless you can provide all the labor yourself.

Here are a couple of mine that I don't expect to be worth what I'm putting in for a while.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 578,825
Posted By matteo
Spring Cleaning

I'm cleaning out my garage of parts for a R100GS project that has been long sold. These parts have never been used.

Shipping $15. Combined purchases will get one shipping charge.

Oil Relocation...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,808
Posted By matteo
Depends on record of restoration

If someone wants a fully restored bike, you couldn't do that for less than $12k unless you have the skills and tools to do it yourself, mechanical and painting. Typical formula is $5k for the bike,...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,651
Posted By matteo
This is the Honey Badger of four wheels ...

This is the Honey Badger of four wheels

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/4r7wHMg5Yjg" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By matteo
I've been keeping a blog on this ...

I've been keeping a blog on this
http://r51rs.blogspot.com/

I've not been very good about keeping it up to date, but will be adding some more info soon.
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By matteo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By matteo
R51rs

Here is the race/track bike that I am currently building. At the rate I'm going, I'll be done in 3 to 5 years.

http://hppoint5.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R51rs/i-Gz9HvMv/0/L/IMG_2984-L.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 09-21-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,520
Posted By matteo
Why, Why!!

I used to love this forum. Can someone PM me where there is good conversation about COOL OLD BMW MOTORCYCLES.

Build threads. How to keep them running....

Signing out.
Matteo
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,275
Posted By matteo
I think someone is smoking crack. Or they don't...

I think someone is smoking crack. Or they don't really want to sell it and are looking for foot traffic.
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,251
Views: 1,448,458
Posted By matteo
Are you referring to the linkage of the rear set...

Are you referring to the linkage of the rear set and the kickstart?

I have a racebike that I am building and I am running into the same problem. In my case, no e-start. I'm going to forgo the...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,708
Posted By matteo
I had my /3 frame straightened here...

I had my /3 frame straightened here http://www.snowcrest.net/gte/index.html

My triple had a noticble twist when I sent it out. Perfectly straight when I got it back.
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,924
Posted By matteo
the transmission vents through that hole. You...

the transmission vents through that hole. You shouldn't just plug it. There are replacement covers that you can use to cover the hole and still vent.
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,251
Views: 1,448,458
Posted By matteo
That is in a box somewhere.

That is in a box somewhere.
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7,251
Views: 1,448,458
Posted By matteo
True. My project is a r51/3. 1954 when they went...

True. My project is a r51/3. 1954 when they went to a full width hub.
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7,251
Views: 1,448,458
Posted By matteo
Here is a real "airhead" ...

Here is a real "airhead"

http://hppoint5.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R513/1954-R513/i-GprmKDM/0/L/IMG_2825-L.jpg

http://hppoint5.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R513/1954-R513/i-dJvMwm3/0/L/IMG_2826-L.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 350,705
Posted By matteo
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=263676&stc=1&d=1304718553
Does anyone have more information on this magazine article? I'm thing about this for my next project. R69...
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,876
Posted By matteo
A virgin GSPD that is working flawlessly.... I...

A virgin GSPD that is working flawlessly.... I would preserve it. It's only original once.

I wanted to get a GS to mod so I got a good but not so perfect '89. I then modded the snot out of it.
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,938
Posted By matteo
It has been a while since I've come around. I...

It has been a while since I've come around. I thought I would post some pictures I took today (request to the moderators to move this thread to the airheads section).
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16,167
Views: 9,684,502
Posted By matteo
Not a BMW. Just a badge. That is what I call a...

Not a BMW. Just a badge. That is what I call a $10 BMW.
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,001
Posted By matteo
Yep. Depends on the traffic conditions that you...

Yep. Depends on the traffic conditions that you ride in. It also depends on how well you know your bike. I have a very good feel for when the carb bowls are low in gas. I've practiced running out of...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,001
Posted By matteo
I would find this strategy dangerous. This...

I would find this strategy dangerous. This triples the odds that you will starve the engine of fuel right when you don't have the flexibility of playing with the petcock. I always run both on. When...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 608,389
Posted By matteo
Selling my R100GS

Read about it in flea market.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=777933
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,358
Posted By matteo
Bike to bike transfusion. :lol3

Bike to bike transfusion. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By matteo
Thanks. I'll try a similar setup.

Thanks. I'll try a similar setup.
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By matteo
Stuck Piston - help

I have a R51/3 engine that I am tearing apart. The engine is the same as the /2 engines. One of the pistons is stuck in the cylinder. The engine does not turn over. I got one of the cylinders off,...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,050
Posted By matteo
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,821
Posted By matteo
Can someone explain why the pole orientation...

Can someone explain why the pole orientation matters?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-17-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,050
Posted By matteo
CNC machine shop recommendation?

Can anyone recommend a CNC machine shop in the SF bay area? Preferably in the south bay or on the peninsula. I have a CAD file for some parts for my race bike project that I would like to be...
Forum: Airheads 03-15-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 73,516
Posted By matteo
http://www.q-tech.de/

http://www.q-tech.de/
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,525
Posted By matteo
Yea, that is a nice resource. You seem to be...

Yea, that is a nice resource. You seem to be missing the R6 in 1937. Also I think the r25 came out in 1948. Still, very nice work.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 73,516
Posted By matteo
Hey that is my bike from about 7 years ago. This...

Hey that is my bike from about 7 years ago. This is what it looks like now
http://hppoint5.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R100GS/HP-05/i-PX6Tccd/0/L/IMG1901-L.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 77,573
Posted By matteo
I clearly don't have good technique for kick...

I clearly don't have good technique for kick starting. I didn't realize that you had to stand on the cylinder. Now I know.
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 30,740
Posted By matteo
Do they only work on the r80 and not the r100...

Do they only work on the r80 and not the r100 frame?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,664
Posted By matteo
The upper right (left as seen in the picture)...

The upper right (left as seen in the picture) mounting point for the shock looks bent. It does not look square with the upper shock eye.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-26-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,824
Posted By matteo
"Love the one you're with"

"Love the one you're with"
Forum: Old's Cool 12-24-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By matteo
What does that toggle switch do on the headlamp?

What does that toggle switch do on the headlamp?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16,167
Views: 9,684,502
Posted By matteo
yep, just look at the tat on the right ankle.

yep, just look at the tat on the right ankle.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-28-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16,167
Views: 9,684,502
Posted By matteo
I want to see what is going on the other side of...

I want to see what is going on the other side of the mirror. :evil
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