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Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By ritetwist
I concede.

So, removed the starter, dismantled,a tad of lubriplate on the bearing surfaces and the Bendix spline.Cleaned commutator.
As a whole the internals did not look that bad.
Re-assembled , still...
Forum: Airheads 01-24-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By ritetwist
Good day, back with this project. Happy 2015 BTW....

Good day, back with this project. Happy 2015 BTW.

Friend and I tackled this again a few weeks back.
Turns out it WAS the starter relay, bad contacts in the relay itself, but after cleaning...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,543
Posted By ritetwist
65 here. Hope I can swing a leg over for...

65 here.
Hope I can swing a leg over for another 10 years.
I just bought my father's MP 3 Piaggio from his estate.
He bought it and rode for his 84th birthday.

Maybe a little easier to stand...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,307
Posted By ritetwist
Damage to the lifters, and, or cam.?

Damage to the lifters, and, or cam.?
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By ritetwist
O.K. more knowledgeable. In a year I will be...

O.K. more knowledgeable.
In a year I will be happy remembering my full name, address, and social security No.
But my battery will still be charged up.
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By ritetwist
Thanks for all the input. I have never had a...

Thanks for all the input.
I have never had a trickle charger on the battery.1 1/2 y.o. Odessey PC 545.
Put a meter on, read ~ 13 Volts at rest,ignition off.
Drew it down to ~ 11.8 starting, with...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By ritetwist
No, the light does not come on in any...

No, the light does not come on in any circumstance.
I understand that it has to excite the rotor to start the charging, and a resistor could have been put in to do the job of the bulb.
Where would...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By ritetwist
Charging light ???

1976 R90/6,
Bought this bike a couple of years ago.I cleaned it up a bit and put 4-5000 kms. on it, trouble free.
The gen. light never did come on, Either it is burnt out, or has another issue....
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,187
Posted By ritetwist
I went through some bad starting / running with...

I went through some bad starting / running with my '85 R0gspd. Intermittent poor starting,missing at all speeds.
Just no consistent failure.Visually showed weak spark at the plugs.I did a bunch of...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,816
Posted By ritetwist
I will be looking for one for my 80 PD. Even if...

I will be looking for one for my 80 PD.
Even if you do not get enough for a group buy.
I am in Edm. AB.
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By ritetwist
Yes,the "large small post" is the SMALL post. My...

Yes,the "large small post" is the SMALL post. My error. I reread, but didn't see.
I agree that it is a bad connection somewhere, and possibly a fault with the solenoid.
Unfortunately my nemesis,...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By ritetwist
With the car battery hooked up, I get no dimming...

With the car battery hooked up, I get no dimming of the indicator lights, nada.No current draw, only clicking of the relay.
Battery neg. to the grnd. wire on the bike. Pos.+ to the large small post...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By ritetwist
Thanks guys, but it is not the battery. Since...

Thanks guys, but it is not the battery.
Since the RS did not have a battery, I have been using a car battery.
Just to be sure, I have had it on a charger for the last few hours. Still no...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By ritetwist
Starter electronics ?

Good morning:
1978 R100 RS.Unknown past. I am looking at for a friend,has not been in service for~ 10 years.
With key on, I have all electronic functions.Lights, horn,signals,oil,neutral,gen....
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By ritetwist
Guys, thanks for all the fine comments and...

Guys, thanks for all the fine comments and advice.
I threw in a couple liters of gas,opened the taps,full choke.It fired up in about four turns, and in 1/2 minute was idling like
it was running the...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 189,982
Posted By ritetwist
1985 vin 3060

http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p556/airheadboxer/R80GSPD003_zpsf3a9f9ba.jpg (http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/airheadboxer/media/R80GSPD003_zpsf3a9f9ba.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By ritetwist
Pics, as promised:

http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p556/airheadboxer/R80GSPD001_zps276c0440.jpg (http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/airheadboxer/media/R80GSPD001_zps276c0440.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By ritetwist
Problem solved !

Dug around a bit last night and this morning,finally called the PO,he was concerned that the bike was giving me trouble.
Then he asked me if the heated grips were on.They were after market and...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By ritetwist
Thanks Moto,I have an inexpensive analog...

Thanks Moto,I have an inexpensive analog tester.My expensive digitals are all broke.
I was thinking of the testing as you suggested.
Electrics are not my strong point, infrequent use is my reason....
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By ritetwist
Ok, got it in the shop. Looks good (pics in 2...

Ok, got it in the shop.
Looks good (pics in 2 days)
Wiping it down and checking it over.What am I looking for? Tank and liner is dry,pristine.Bowls were drained.
No major oils drips,some oil and...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,835
Posted By ritetwist
'85 r80 g/s

I am picking up a new to me 1985 R 80 G/S Paris Dakar tomorrow.Pretty much original.
I have only seen it parked between other bikes.Did not hear it run yet.
Bought on sellers word, who I trust....
Forum: Airheads 12-18-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By ritetwist
Sounds like the solenoid is sticking. It is the...

Sounds like the solenoid is sticking.
It is the round box on top of the starter,refer to cleaning and servicing the starter.
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By ritetwist
Carb springs,r90/6

1974 R90/6. And others of some years.
Any idea why some of the carbs did not have the springs in the carbs above the diaphragms?
I think I read that the springs could / should be put in. There are...
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,466
Posted By ritetwist
Not a torx for the cod rod bolt. I got mine...

Not a torx for the cod rod bolt.
I got mine from Napa.they called it a 10mm serrated bit.I think it is called a "triple square" also.
The Napa PN I have is 67698, cost $10.00 (Canada).
As far as...
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By ritetwist
No asking price as of yet,not sure if he wants to...

No asking price as of yet,not sure if he wants to sell, but may be interested in some sort of a trade for my '83 R100RT.
I am not sure if I want / need an "S", but I am not riding the RT either....
Forum: Airheads 10-25-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By ritetwist
'74 R90S vs. R90/6 value?

Does a '74 R90S, inaccurate repaint,no fairing,head light needs work,open gauges; merit much more value than a
simple '74 R90/6 in the same condition?
I think it had a Vetter fairing on it.
The...
Forum: Canada 10-24-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By ritetwist
Ride to Northern Sask.?

Anyone know of anyone who rode to, or attempted a ride to Wollaston Lake,Sask.?
All gravel.Hwy. 102 north of LaRonge,conn. to 905 to Collins Bay.(~450 km.)
3 hr. barge to Wallaston Lake town site....
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,543
Posted By ritetwist
I have an '83 R100 RT with many, many, kms. on...

I have an '83 R100 RT with many, many, kms. on it. The PO had relocated the diode board to under the tailpiece / seat,behind the storage pouch.I have a pic somewhere, but cannot find it yet.
I have...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By ritetwist
I will get pics in the next couple of days. ...

I will get pics in the next couple of days.
There are definitely holes in the cylinder skirt, top and bottom.
I will measure cylinder bores to find out if they are 500,600, or 750.
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By ritetwist
I just got back from the other shop where I have...

I just got back from the other shop where I have a /6 block.(MFG. date 06/74)
It has the oilhole in the top of the cylinder bore.I also found some cylinders from another source that has holes...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,783
Posted By ritetwist
You're joking, yes ?.

You're joking, yes ?.
Forum: Airheads 09-26-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By ritetwist
Shail's in Vancouver,Anderwerks. Cgy.

Shail's in Vancouver,Anderwerks. Cgy.
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,538
Posted By ritetwist
When I bought a well used '83 100 rt couple of...

When I bought a well used '83 100 rt couple of years ago.It came with a replacement link.
Instead of a "U" shape, it was in the "Z" form.Seemed to work OK, no percieved binding.
Still on it....
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By ritetwist
My R65 gave me fits about a year ago.Key turned...

My R65 gave me fits about a year ago.Key turned on, nothing happening,no functions.Very interment.
It quit firing a couple of times while riding it.
I would sometimes get it going by wiggling the...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By ritetwist
Never heard of colour dyslexia? My mistake,...

Never heard of colour dyslexia?

My mistake, got so excited.
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By ritetwist
My '76 R90/6.Original. ...

My '76 R90/6.Original.

http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p556/airheadboxer/r90-6Final002_zps1d0b02b1.jpg (http://s1155.photobucket.com/user/airheadboxer/media/r90-6Final002_zps1d0b02b1.jpg.html)...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By ritetwist
I don't thnk you should bother with it. How...

I don't thnk you should bother with it.
How much Ai-WI ?
I can be there this weekend to pick it up.


There is a lot of good bike left there for a good runner.
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,539,505
Posted By ritetwist
Thanks Plaka,I will admit to cheating.That is a...

Thanks Plaka,I will admit to cheating.That is a 3M vinyl wrap.
I like the idea of being able to peel it all off to find the original Henna Red,tho not in good condition.
One reason that I covered...
Forum: Airheads 08-30-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,539,505
Posted By ritetwist
'82 r65ls ...

'82 r65ls

http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p556/airheadboxer/R65LSCamo002_zpse3a82c85.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By ritetwist
From what I can see there 2 seals possible. ...

From what I can see there 2 seals possible.
11141262977 for old style with points style ignition.
11141255011 for the "bean can" type.
You will have to check why you have sloppy movement.I don't...
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