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Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 8,768
Posted By spo123
Do NOT trust or believe that the PO, did a...

Do NOT trust or believe that the PO, did a thorough and CORRECT cleaning of the carbs......Except, perhaps the OUTSIDE, which does not mean SHIT!:deal
Good luck.
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By spo123
So then, make some waterproofing tweaks.

So then, make some waterproofing tweaks.
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By spo123
The left and the right carbs are DIFFERENT! Do...

The left and the right carbs are DIFFERENT!
Do NOT just assume that the settings will be the same for each side.
Adjust them accordingly, so that the bike runs WELL.
Do NOT dwell upon each carb...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 857
Posted By spo123
$1,000 would be a good price, FOR YOU....IF it...

$1,000 would be a good price, FOR YOU....IF it runs and shifts and stops correctly.
Most likely, when NOT sold at the $1,950 price.....for six months......the owner will want $1,500 at least.
YOUR...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By spo123
Probably designed for an earlier, twin shock...

Probably designed for an earlier, twin shock frame.
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By spo123
New clutch cable and associated parts. Adjust...

New clutch cable and associated parts.
Adjust your CLUTCH again.
I think something like 210mm at the actual transmission lever and then have adjustment BOTH WAYS at the hand lever.
Modify your...
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By spo123
It is a fukkin steal!:eek1

It is a fukkin steal!:eek1
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By spo123
That price is an absolute STEAL! ...

That price is an absolute STEAL!
Congratulations, if you have a clue...:freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,168
Posted By spo123
Well done!:deal

Well done!:deal
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By spo123
You have a couple of options. The best one is...

You have a couple of options.
The best one is to lightly take the rust off the shaft with a heavy duty scotch brite pad and then lightly oil the remaining metal......or wax.
The worst option would...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,148
Posted By spo123
Those bars appear, to me....to be "S"...

Those bars appear, to me....to be "S" bars.
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,068
Posted By spo123
My R75/5 is NOT like my old 1972 BMW 2002 Tii. ...

My R75/5 is NOT like my old 1972 BMW 2002 Tii.
That is for sure.:lol3
Forum: 2 smokers 04-08-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By spo123
Mine was a 1972 TS90. I LOVED that bike!:deal

Mine was a 1972 TS90.
I LOVED that bike!:deal
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By spo123
Cool2 Those two yellow connectors in line with the...

Those two yellow connectors in line with the headlight wiring appear to be simple wind on terminal connection devices....JUNK.
What else is not up to snuff?
Have a nice day.
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,217
Posted By spo123
Thumbs down No

Well done and executed nicely.
GAUDY and Obnoxious, to me.
Have a nice day.
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,354
Posted By spo123
By the way.....I was not nitpicking the...

By the way.....I was not nitpicking the bike....Just pointing out some of the obvious differences from an original bike.
There is absolutely a lot of wear and tear on this machine.....however,...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,683
Posted By spo123
Thanks for the post. Please do post more. ...

Thanks for the post.
Please do post more.
COOL:deal
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By spo123
Ah, yes....the gearbox, drivetrain and final...

Ah, yes....the gearbox, drivetrain and final drive LUBRICATION variables!
By jove.....That is it!:lol3
PS> please show us a close up picture of the rear brake pedal.
Thanks and HAVE FUN!
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,826
Posted By spo123
Are you short?:deal

Are you short?:deal
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By spo123
Oh please.......the sky has NOT fallen. Does...

Oh please.......the sky has NOT fallen.
Does the transmission ALWAYS jump out of gear?
As YOU are NEW to riding and SHIFTING one of these, airhead "beasts"....It IS possible that IF YOU modify your...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,354
Posted By spo123
Cool2 The right side gas valve (petcock) is the newer,...

The right side gas valve (petcock) is the newer, replacement 90 degree.
The left side is the original, straight through valve.
Long Wheel Base.....see the distinct welded swingarm.
As stated, /6...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By spo123
Probably a BROKEN SHIFT DOG. Sorry for your...

Probably a BROKEN SHIFT DOG.
Sorry for your troubles......Most likely, it is running on ONE SHIFT DOG.......OR maybe two.
Look it up.
Good Luck.
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,018
Posted By spo123
CONGRATULATIONS....It looks like you paid $4,000...

CONGRATULATIONS....It looks like you paid $4,000 or so...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,018
Posted By spo123
The mufflers on the RED R65LS are backwards and...

The mufflers on the RED R65LS are backwards and upside down....FYI
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By spo123
My /5 has run full synthetic, engine,...

My /5 has run full synthetic, engine, transmission, driveshaft and rear end for the last 65,000 miles.
It does NOT leak.
It IS dirty.:lol3
I do not have a garage.
Have FUN!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,293
Posted By spo123
some of us, have no garage.....:lol3

some of us, have no garage.....:lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,018
Posted By spo123
Cool2 EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS IS A LOT OF MONEY! :deal ...

EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS IS A LOT OF MONEY! :deal
FYI.
There are LOTS of airheads out there, just waiting for YOU!
Take a chance.....Do you feel LUCKY?
Have a nice day...
Please do keep us...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By spo123
Probably a 5 speed box..,.....the slash 5 came...

Probably a 5 speed box..,.....the slash 5 came with a 4 speed box.
Swapped out at some point.
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,218
Posted By spo123
Perhaps the one who calibrated the speedometer to...

Perhaps the one who calibrated the speedometer to the drivetrain.......
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By spo123
Roland is excellent> FYI. Good luck with the...

Roland is excellent> FYI.
Good luck with the "new" bike.
Get NEW throttle tube AND Cam with chain as a SET.....GREASE every six months.
NICE BIKE......NICE COLOR.....Nice and stick looking.
HAVE...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By spo123
To get her fired up.....spray some ETHER, into...

To get her fired up.....spray some ETHER, into the intake snorkel and do not use the enricher (choke).....
IF the carbs are somewhat clean and you have FRESH gas, with stabilizer, she should start...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By spo123
At least the seller told you that.....:deal ...

At least the seller told you that.....:deal
Good luck.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,921
Posted By spo123
front bearing carrier.

front bearing carrier.
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,711
Posted By spo123
Poor quality oil, FOR AIRHEADS and any other...

Poor quality oil, FOR AIRHEADS and any other PUSHROD engines.:deal
Another description> LOW OR MINIMAL ZINC CONTENT IN YOUR OIL!
Zinc content is ZDDP.
Get some replacements and ensure that your...
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,472
Posted By spo123
Cool2 There is a guy, younger....that builds airhead...

There is a guy, younger....that builds airhead cafe bikes, in Aiken, SC....twenty miles north of Agusta.
Perhaps, Jim H. is his Dad......I do know that this younger fella, has or had a Dad that...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,472
Posted By spo123
Yes...it is for YOU. You could always find...

Yes...it is for YOU.
You could always find another worthy owner, further down the line...IF you do not like it. EASILY!
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By spo123
I have seen, Hawk Medicine, post a very few times...

I have seen, Hawk Medicine, post a very few times recently.
He has a new baby, if I recall correctly.....2 years or so.
Welcome back, Hawk Medicine. I hope the baby is growing like a weed....
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By spo123
Plus 1 on parts from Roland....He is in New...

Plus 1 on parts from Roland....He is in New Hampshire.....
Good quality and reasonable prices.
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,282
Posted By spo123
Cool2 Thanks. I never used rub n buff. I use wd40...

Thanks.
I never used rub n buff.
I use wd40 and small wire brushes, etc.
Many of y'all would think that my bike is a filthy pig.
"I do not even have a garage.......you can call home and ask my...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,216
Posted By spo123
A LOT......BREAK. you are welcome.

A LOT......BREAK.
you are welcome.
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