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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By mattygeee
Yamaha mechanic recommendations

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By mattygeee
Moto garmet alterations?

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Forum: Old's Cool 05-04-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,723
Posted By mattygeee
I'm looking for new tires for my R75/6, anything...

I'm looking for new tires for my R75/6, anything new in the last 4 years I should consider?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-10-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,179,554
Posted By mattygeee
I have the same setup (hardwired to the battery)...

I have the same setup (hardwired to the battery) on my bike. I noticed that the Montana will start to charge off the bike battery when the ignition is off - the screen says it is charging. If I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,346
Posted By mattygeee
I'll be on a WR250R with limited offroading...

I'll be on a WR250R with limited offroading skillz but the desire to explore & learn.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,346
Posted By mattygeee
Was thinking of heading over too but probably on...

Was thinking of heading over too but probably on the southworth ferry. I've never been there either. Where do you guys usually enter?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By mattygeee
Can you point me towards a spot on a map...

Can you point me towards a spot on a map somewhere I can look at?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By mattygeee
Maybe a better post would've been: what is a good...

Maybe a better post would've been: what is a good DS ride that is snow free right now...local to Seattle. Am I dreaming??
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,397
Posted By mattygeee
Mountain Loop Highway

Anyone know what the current conditions are like? Is there still snow up there? I was thinking about riding from Barlow Pass to Darrington on Saturday but the NPS website isn't totally forthcoming on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-04-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,179,554
Posted By mattygeee
Thanks - do I need the AMPS and a RAM mount to...

Thanks - do I need the AMPS and a RAM mount to attach it to the bars?? It's not totally clear from the pictures.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-04-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11,066
Views: 1,179,554
Posted By mattygeee
I am considering the Montana 600 as my first GPS....

I am considering the Montana 600 as my first GPS. I have a dual sport (WR250R) and my ultimate goal is to do the CDR ride in 2013. Do I have to buy maps in addition to what comes with the Montana to...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 236,232
Posted By mattygeee
An Beta on the best (cheapest) place to buy these...

An Beta on the best (cheapest) place to buy these in the US?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By mattygeee
Small windscreen for S-Bars?

I'm tired of being a sail on my R75/6. What a good small windscreen that will fit on the S handlebars?When I bought the bike it had a screen that fit on the American style bars but it won't work on...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,850
Posted By mattygeee
:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb I second that statement....

:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb I second that statement. Terry does great work and has really helped me out with my R75/6 cluster.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-20-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By mattygeee
R75/6 Carb Leakage

1976 R75/6

OK, despite warnings about this I went and left the petcocks in the "on" position for about a two week period. In that time a good amount of fuel managed to seep pout of the bings and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-03-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,380
Posted By mattygeee
bi-yearly bump

bi-yearly bump
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 559,276
Posted By mattygeee
LH Battery Cover for /6 in red WTB

Looking for a battery cover in Bol D'Or Red (burgundy). Yeah, I know I can buy a blank and have it painted but I 'd like one that is "period weathered".
Forum: Old's Cool 10-12-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By mattygeee
I need some of these!

I need some of these!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By mattygeee
I believe I have the same problem as the OP here....

I believe I have the same problem as the OP here. My trip reset doesn't have any physical connection to the rest of the odometer any longer. It appears that there is a piece of broken plastic inside...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,345
Posted By mattygeee
So is the general consensus that these beasts are...

So is the general consensus that these beasts are just fairly cold blooded? I have an R75/6 that will never consistently idle until she's fully warm. I can start her up on full choke and ride away OK...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By mattygeee
I've been looking at Ebay for almost year and I...

I've been looking at Ebay for almost year and I have yet to see that color come up. I figured I would just bite the bullet and buy a new one if they are available.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,601
Posted By mattygeee
I couldn't find a lot of the products recommended...

I couldn't find a lot of the products recommended here locally unfortunately. I ended up masking off the entire bike and using rustoleum semi-gloss black (recommended in another thread). It turned...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By mattygeee
Airhead battery cover replacement

My right side battery cover is pretty chowed and I'd like to get a new one. Do the factory replacements come painted? If not, anyone have a good source for getting one painted? My bike is the...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,601
Posted By mattygeee
Airhead frame paint?

I've got my R75/6 all masked off to do some touch up on the frame. Anyone have a recommendation on the best rattle can brand/type for the job? It looks like a medium gloss black to me.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By mattygeee
Clutch/Nuetral Indicator Wiring Issue

'76 R75/6

OK, you wiring gurus: picture the wire that connects the neutral indicator switch (also called the "clutch lockout" I believe) on the clutch perch to the headlight bucket. The wire...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,949
Posted By mattygeee
Now I'm thoroughly:ear corn-fused. . .

Now I'm thoroughly:ear corn-fused. . .
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,949
Posted By mattygeee
I made an ASSumption that I would need 5K ohm...

I made an ASSumption that I would need 5K ohm wires since I was changing over to electronic. Someone correct me if I'm wrong as the wires are currently on order and hopefully I can change them back...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,949
Posted By mattygeee
Finally got some time to check the timing &...

Finally got some time to check the timing & balance the carbs this weekend. The static timing was too advanced so I rotated the plate clockwise to it's limit and that put the S mark spot on in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,949
Posted By mattygeee
Welp, I installed new points & a condenser and it...

Welp, I installed new points & a condenser and it started right up. Choked idle seems very low and un-choked the bike almost wants to die even after it's warmed. But it is definitely running now....
Forum: Airheads 01-11-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By mattygeee
PNW Cafe'd Airhead on CL

Anyone know anything about this bike?

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/1546659733.html
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 248,997
Posted By mattygeee
They just have the Omega alternator - I'm talking...

They just have the Omega alternator - I'm talking about the electronic ignition set up. Unless I am totally blind. :eek1
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 248,997
Posted By mattygeee
I'm interested in getting the Omega electric...

I'm interested in getting the Omega electric ignition for my R75/6 but it seems that the guy that was procuring these stateside has gone out of the business. See here:...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,949
Posted By mattygeee
It's getting spark - I assume that...

It's getting spark - I assume that adjusting/cleaning the points will ensure that it's getting "enough" spark?


Last night I pulled the plugs and the left side was a little wet. I cranked it for...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,949
Posted By mattygeee
R75/6 Won't Start

My day sure didn't go as planned. Got up this morning at the crack of dawn to make my way to work (20 fwy miles or so). Decided to take the beemer. Got out to the garage and had a heck of a time...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By mattygeee
Man, there are so many choices on that Flanders...

Man, there are so many choices on that Flanders website I'm having a seizure. I thought there was just one style of S bars!

I was also looking at the bars shown at the bottom of this page:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By mattygeee
"S" Bars for Airheads

I want to fit a set of S bars to my R75/6, what's the best (cheapest) place to get some?

Also, will everything fit or will I have to get new cables?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By mattygeee
I have an R75/6 & found that just bleeding the...

I have an R75/6 & found that just bleeding the system and replacing the pads improved the front brake considerably. They are very easy to work on, not quite up to modern standards IMHO but they work....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By mattygeee
Chain tool in Seattle?

I want to replace the chain on my VStrom. Anyone have access to a chain popper/installer & want to share? Pretty decent homebrew available for lucky applicants.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,239
Posted By mattygeee
Anyone know the part number for these bolts?

Anyone know the part number for these bolts?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,239
Posted By mattygeee
I'm beginning to think I only have a problem with...

I'm beginning to think I only have a problem with the driveshaft boot, which is a great relief. If I take the boot off is oil gonna gush out everywhere?
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