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Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 34,826
Posted By wvpc1
THAT is a beautiful machine!!:clap:clap

THAT is a beautiful machine!!:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By wvpc1
So my question is...

Thanks for the cool analysis. But my question is, what is your current oil consumption for your camhead motor, as best as you can see?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35,667
Views: 9,027,130
Posted By wvpc1
That rig reminds me of the Allis-Chalmers...

That rig reminds me of the Allis-Chalmers tractors we tore around on back on the farm. I'm not saying it wasn't fun. It was a blast.

But that is not motorcycling to me. I would rather have a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,570
Posted By wvpc1
So sorry to hear about your accident Andrew. ...

So sorry to hear about your accident Andrew. Your RR started out so well and I love reading about left coast RR's. Please rest & recuperate. If you get a chance to fill us in on what happened I...
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 34,826
Posted By wvpc1
I LIKE your LED parking light strip. Would you...

I LIKE your LED parking light strip. Would you care to elaborate on the parts used and any install insight.
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,940
Posted By wvpc1
Is the speedo working? How many miles on it?

Is the speedo working? How many miles on it?
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,570
Posted By wvpc1
I'm in for the ride. Take us South!

I'm in for the ride. Take us South!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,371
Posted By wvpc1
[QUOTE=LoopGaroo;24802262]You can not go wrong...

[QUOTE=LoopGaroo;24802262]You can not go wrong just wandering around that area Wisconsin.

Obey the speed limits on any of the larger "numbered" roads and be safe while riding on farm roads.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,333
Posted By wvpc1
Fit, fit and all about fit again. Buy what fits...

Fit, fit and all about fit again. Buy what fits you the best. If you have to settle for a solid color instead of some fancy graphics so be it. For me its an Arai Vector (with a new Vector II or...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 579,131
Posted By wvpc1
83 reflector assembly

I have 2 '83 R100 RT reflector assemblies. One original/shoddy and 1 new/perfect. Make an offer? I went to the LED setup from Rick @ ME.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 79,766
Posted By wvpc1
Gas cap woes

I really like my R1200 RT except for the gas cap. It is my number one gripe with this bike. It is a hinged affair that flips open toward the rider. That makes it difficult to add gas (realllllly...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By wvpc1
Awesome but pricey

I got to use the http://motorcycledryer.com/air-force-master-blaster-model-mb3-cd Master Blaster that my brother owns. He is into detailing his bikes and Shelby Mustang. I was instantly hooked and...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,710
Posted By wvpc1
Cost?

What are you guys paying for the Forma Adventure? Do they run true to size?
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7,251
Views: 1,449,321
Posted By wvpc1
Thanks.

http://billcsphotos.smugmug.com/BillsBMWPhotos/i-2KstL2v/0/XL/P1010896-XL.jpg


Thanks for the compliment woodly1069. Since that picture was taken I have removed the ugly SOS tape on the rear...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7,251
Views: 1,449,321
Posted By wvpc1
Love my Airhead

Just checking in to try and post my first photo.

<a href="http://billcsphotos.smugmug.com/BillsBMWPhotos/i-tNPJ8Sp/A" title=""><img...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,050
Posted By wvpc1
Exactly my 20+ year view of the Indie Float...

Exactly my 20+ year view of the Indie Float setup. Set & Forget except when you first fill the float bowls in Spring. Rap both bowls with a screwdriver handle to free them. The bike always runs...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,233
Posted By wvpc1
decent price for a great airhead oil..

I cut my oil cost in half moving from Spectro 20w-50 dino to Kendall 20w-50 dino oil. High levels of ZDDP, etc. Good enough for alcohol funny cars and works for me at less than $4/qt. No...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By wvpc1
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By wvpc1
Kendall GT-1 HP $4/qt

I am using Kendall GT-1 HP 20w-50 with added zinc. It runs about $37 for 12 quarts thru Amazon (Petroleum Service Company). Shipped was a little over $4/qt. It sure beats paying almost twice as...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 34,826
Posted By wvpc1
83 R100 RT in Magenta Red Metallic

http://https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-m9XCJN57sv0/Uq1RcTaqvAI/AAAAAAAABL4/xphWDkhaKIA/w638-h850-no/P1010896.JPG


I have had the pleasure of owning this bike since new in March of '84. Not...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6,784
Views: 2,142,893
Posted By wvpc1
Thanks!!!

First time post to this thread. I have read almost 400 pages and would like to express my gratitude to Radioman and his accomplices for sharing their fantastic journey. RM, Thank You for your...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,677
Posted By wvpc1
:thumbup Subscribed!

:thumbup Subscribed!
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 351,286
Posted By wvpc1
Off Topic-But we are touring on an RT. We...

Off Topic-But we are touring on an RT.

We just did Lassen NP and was quite enjoyable. We even saw a Cali Brown Bear and her 2 cubs not 20 feet from the edge of the road. As close as I wanted to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 351,286
Posted By wvpc1
And what inspiration did you trade it for?

And what inspiration did you trade it for?
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 351,286
Posted By wvpc1
Utah is currently under water. You will want to...

Utah is currently under water. You will want to keep your weather eye out.

My Sept. CO, UT, trip had to divert to Northern CA this week.

At least I got the WY Snowy Range run in before all...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,796
Posted By wvpc1
It depends how fast you travel

R1200 RT 2012 vintage. At 100 mph indicated my RT board computer shows 36 mpg. That will get you about 210 miles on 6.4 US gallons. Normal fuel consumption (80 mph) nets about 42 mpg. That is a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,272
Posted By wvpc1
Doubt it. Even convertibles get some buffeting...

Doubt it. Even convertibles get some buffeting and plenty of noise. Even if you use the side windows and a wind blocker.

Generally the RT's have had the best wind/noise protection. An open face...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 351,286
Posted By wvpc1
RT Accessory Sockets

Bikebits is partially right. The stock accessory socket can only handle 10 amps (not w) total draw even with the second optional socket added. A heated jacket and gloves draws about 12 amps. Your...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 351,286
Posted By wvpc1
Is that bike lowered? How comfortable is the low...

Is that bike lowered? How comfortable is the low seat? Looks like a MI plate.
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,139
Views: 351,286
Posted By wvpc1
Winglets

It appears the winglets on either side of the windshield are protos hence the unfinished look to them. Maybe different configs will be available based on ambient temps? Don't care for the carlike...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By wvpc1
I installed the alcohol proof kit on my 83 RT a...

I installed the alcohol proof kit on my 83 RT a couple decades back. They worked great for about 20 years and then one float developed a leak 2 years ago. I went with another set of alcohol proof...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,557
Posted By wvpc1
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 34,826
Posted By wvpc1
83 r100 rt

First time photo poster here. Lets see how my 83 R100 RT comes out. I bought it new in 84 at a now defunct shop in Jackson,...
Forum: Airheads 12-25-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 17,569
Posted By wvpc1
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Vendors 11-09-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 246,000
Posted By wvpc1
Harmonizer received

Ordered the Harmonizer on 11/2 and received on 11/9/12. Thanks for the superfast service. I guess I will practice on the airhead first.
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 246,000
Posted By wvpc1
Noob delurking

Hi-This is my first post to a very informative thread. I am still learning about the Harmonizer and would like to know when/if I might be able to purchase one. Does any one have one in the SE...
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