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Forum: Airheads Today, 12:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,185
Posted By Jim Day
No recall... just damaged from a exchange with a...

No recall... just damaged from a exchange with a drunk hit and run driver. :eek1
Forum: Airheads Today, 01:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,287
Posted By Jim Day
I know that one, great vid, watched it many...

I know that one, great vid, watched it many times:D

I had no idea that was you :lol3
Forum: Airheads Today, 01:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,185
Posted By Jim Day
You guys are breaking my heart. My last dog...

You guys are breaking my heart.

My last dog "Baby" we found when she was about eight months old starving on the streets of downtown LA. She passed a few years ago of old age right about the time...
Forum: Airheads Today, 01:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,287
Posted By Jim Day
That video is set to private. Is this another...

That video is set to private. Is this another R100RS 100mph in the dirt vids?
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,287
Posted By Jim Day
Great pic! Interesting info on the R80. Did you...

Great pic! Interesting info on the R80. Did you shorten the forks on those two bikes? In both pics they seem really compressed:freaky
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,287
Posted By Jim Day
All around versatility.... Paralever R100R ...

All around versatility....

Paralever R100R
Monolever R80ST
Twin shock R75/6

Just road use...

Commuting R65
Distance R100RS
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Jim Day
I may just have to take you up on that one :freaky

I may just have to take you up on that one :freaky
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Jim Day
Lovely bike!!! Riding level..... Well.... I...

Lovely bike!!!

Riding level..... Well.... I wish I had some cool scientific way to figure this out :lol3

I just use a digital camera set it on a timer then climb on the bike and take my foot...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,185
Posted By Jim Day
Call me a nerd, but I've read that line several...

Call me a nerd, but I've read that line several times at various intervals and every time I can't help but laugh out loud :lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Jim Day
You're talking about a blue frame? With the...

You're talking about a blue frame?

With the R100R shock your swingarm should have a 135mm of travel so the race sag with you on the bike should be set up at 45mm. Fork height is up to your...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,185
Posted By Jim Day
What are the exact technical specifications for...

What are the exact technical specifications for the mug? Will it work with modern American IPA with 7.00% ABV or above?:ear
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jim Day
These mods were initially race modifications....

These mods were initially race modifications. From my experience people who modify vehicles for racing are more concerned with making something that will win races, then making something that will...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jim Day
The monolever is a upgrade from the older twin...

The monolever is a upgrade from the older twin shock configurations. The length is roughly the same. The specifications for metal thickness etc.. were specific for that length. Obviously you can...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 964
Posted By Jim Day
He's not dead, probably working :D

He's not dead, probably working :D
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jim Day
That is interesting. Kinda makes sense, the arm...

That is interesting. Kinda makes sense, the arm is on the right side :freaky
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jim Day
True but they get different loads. At the frame...

True but they get different loads. At the frame the load is more just straight foreward where at the end of the swingarm it's more of a twisting load.

At the frame the load comes in the form of a...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jim Day
Yeah that is it exactly. The mono is subjected to...

Yeah that is it exactly. The mono is subjected to twisting or side to side force because it's a single tube on only one side. The longer the swingarm tube the more it moves, moving the shock back in...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jim Day
It would if you are using the exact same swingarm...

It would if you are using the exact same swingarm :lol3

The modern GS suspensions eliminate the flex issues because they use a smaller more vertical suspension triangle and as I already stated...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jim Day
I've been busy and staying out of this but now...

I've been busy and staying out of this but now that someone has questioned the standard upgrades I'll weigh in. That flex issue does not surprise me at all. You take a single tube monolever and...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Day
Screw that!!!! I'm just going to file that side...

Screw that!!!! I'm just going to file that side off. Then I'll Go Pro my 75 cruise (with gear) and juice it up 100 just for you :lol3

Want to wager? Papa needs a new set of O rings for the...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,540,922
Posted By Jim Day
Desert life

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8630/16584122286_76903eb3be_o.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Day
You are a bad man...:eek1

You are a bad man...:eek1
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 27,966
Posted By Jim Day
So I have a dual sport R65 build that I'm...

So I have a dual sport R65 build that I'm considering upgradeing to TMs... any recommendations?
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Day
I don't know the day I start cutting up bing...

I don't know the day I start cutting up bing carbs is probably the day I get excommunicated :lol3
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Day
I have the other version of the flat tops on my...

I have the other version of the flat tops on my R65 that I'm building now. Can you move a R65 carb to a R75/6? Seems like sacrilege:lol3
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Day
You two are Evil :D C-mon give me some info...

You two are Evil :D

C-mon give me some info on TM36 flatsides... I know you want to :lol3
Forum: Airheads 02-23-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Day
That's a good option but I'm leaning towards...

That's a good option but I'm leaning towards this...

http://mcmoto.aomx.de/pics/r65/r65_mikuni.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Day
Pointed Bings

My R75/6 has the four screw top Bings.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7334/16351699726_c24c83a5c9_o.jpg

Back when it was stock height the outer points would occasionally catch me in the shin...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 370,627
Posted By Jim Day
I was comfortably running it a 75 for extended...

I was comfortably running it a 75 for extended periods on my last trip but part of that was due to the gear creating a faring effect which made it more comfortable. I would of ridden it at that speed...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 370,627
Posted By Jim Day
It depends what you are scrambling over. The...

It depends what you are scrambling over. The longer swingarm allows for more height and more suspension travel. With my R75/6 I added 2.5 inches to the swingarm....
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,422
Posted By Jim Day
So someone (you know who you are) suggested the...

So someone (you know who you are) suggested the the black is likely an ash deposit (oil or gas) that got on the plug electrode at low speed, got hot at high speed and melted on. I think I'm going to...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By Jim Day
Seen that before. Good points!! Maybe I...

Seen that before.

Good points!! Maybe I dirtied them up splitting lanes at low RPM heated the plugs up running at 75, and possibly the left side is running hot (lean) which lead to the cooked on...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,422
Posted By Jim Day
I was fishing with my buddy Steve Mras who's...

I was fishing with my buddy Steve Mras who's pretty much a small boat big game Marlin expert. I know more about large sharks and tuna then he does but he is a killer billfish fisherman who often wins...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,422
Posted By Jim Day
That's my line :D I think Beater has dibs.....

That's my line :D I think Beater has dibs.. :lol3

http://i868.photobucket.com/albums/ab244/fredjoy/0CC6A0B5-0CBC-4295-806E-FD14CD425D2D_zps2zm2ppfl.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,422
Posted By Jim Day
I would of thought it was obvious but I have no...

I would of thought it was obvious but I have no intention of re-using that plug :D

I simply scraped the plug to take a picture so I could post it here to show the nature of the carbon...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,422
Posted By Jim Day
Stuff chips right off. ...

Stuff chips right off.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7392/16391033159_8299b4682a_o.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,422
Posted By Jim Day
Here's the plugs

These plugs have a lot of miles on them but you can see the difference.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7431/16389434278_d33e7cde43_o.jpg
What looks like oil on the right plugs is actually dry and...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By Jim Day
Look better then mine... ...

Look better then mine...
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7431/16389434278_d33e7cde43_o.jpg
Mine are from a 1975 R75/6, so we are running the same engine. What looks like oil on the right plug is...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,422
Posted By Jim Day
Striped Marlin!! Those are the only kind we have...

Striped Marlin!! Those are the only kind we have consistently in California waters.

My largest striped bass is only 36lbs but that was a Texas freshwater fish and at the time was state record...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,422
Posted By Jim Day
Wow!!! I was paying attention to the tackle and...

Wow!!! I was paying attention to the tackle and fish so I missed the fact you were on a sailboat. That would be a tough catch on that tackle from a powerboat where you could chase it down but dead in...
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