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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By flemsmith
Thanks for the reply; I suspect the first heavy...

Thanks for the reply; I suspect the first heavy rain I encounter may be the next time I end up worried about it.
At least for now it seems secure. If you decide to try some heatshrink, you'll...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By flemsmith
Coil connector repairs...

2005 1200 GS. Both the bottom spark plug coil plastic connector snap on retainers broke off when I replaced the spark plugs. I tried a coupla homebrew fixes. Here's one. Curious how many of you...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,335
Posted By flemsmith
OK, I'm gonna seriously start thinking about...

OK, I'm gonna seriously start thinking about organizing my garage (and throwing away some stuff...mebbe) So I have an open rafter ceiling, and I'm planning to hang shelving from the rafters and...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,337
Posted By flemsmith
Back to the fuel lamp....next time I have the...

Back to the fuel lamp....next time I have the plastic off, I'll look into it. I'd be surprised if I put that led in backwards, but anything's possible. I'll report back if I find anything exciting,...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By flemsmith
Not really current, but have you tried posting in...

Not really current, but have you tried posting in britbike forum?

I used to buy from MAP in Fla, Klempf I think it was in the midwest....If you look in back of motorcycle classics, I'm sure there...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,337
Posted By flemsmith
don't quite understand your comment about the low...

don't quite understand your comment about the low fuel light. I replaced all my instrument lights with led's as well. 1999 Gran Canyon. It's actually listed for sale in the flea market, but every...
Forum: Airheads 04-05-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,377
Posted By flemsmith
Kirk, Thanks a lot for hosting! I learned...

Kirk,

Thanks a lot for hosting! I learned a good bit and had fun doing it.

roy
Forum: The Garage 04-04-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,084
Views: 437,765
Posted By flemsmith
Opened the garage door yesterday...

...and was greeted by a rattler, curled and rattling to beat 60. Got my loooong stick with the hook on the end and took him outside. Made a note to quit leaving the rollup door open when I'm not...
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,377
Posted By flemsmith
Still planning to make it...

Is your place the one that branches off Church road? Seems like there's another in Phx with the same address not too far from you, and I don't do long and lat so good.

roy
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,377
Posted By flemsmith
I'm planning to show up. Not sure what riding; I...

I'm planning to show up. Not sure what riding; I don't currently have any carb troubles. Just looking to learn about bings for the future.

roy
Forum: Old's Cool 03-17-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 23,516
Posted By flemsmith
Two 5 Ohm Dyna coils

I bought these a few years ago, never installed either one of them, then ended up selling the bike I bought them for. First $50 for both plus shipping cost from Az....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-11-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 131,663
Posted By flemsmith
duh....you could tell the stud was broken by just...

duh....you could tell the stud was broken by just looking? Would be an appreciative audience if you could post pix as you do the repairs.

thanks,

roy
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By flemsmith
There is a latching relay that's sold to be...

There is a latching relay that's sold to be turned on/off with the Headlight switch. I forget the number and source, but it's what I used on my R1200GS to turn the aux stuff on after the engine is...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,911
Posted By flemsmith
Looks like a massive job just organizing...

Looks like a massive job just organizing everything so you know what you have. Should be fun though. If by chance you run across a 33/11 final drive for a monolever, I'd be interested.
Good...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,028
Views: 915,190
Posted By flemsmith
It's a Cushman Eagle. Not mine, but the first...

It's a Cushman Eagle. Not mine, but the first bike I ever bought at age 15 was a 1959 model. Paid $60 for it, rode it for awhile and sold it for $75.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-08-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 73,055
Posted By flemsmith
I check into this thread every night; hard to...

I check into this thread every night; hard to believe how nice you make all those bits and pieces of metal look. I can't quite figure out how you accomplish so much so often...

thanks for...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By flemsmith
Renner, So did you just re-torque the pinion...

Renner,

So did you just re-torque the pinion nut and change the seal with no other drama?

roy
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By flemsmith
Using BMW 75w-90; I've ridden it about a coupla...

Using BMW 75w-90; I've ridden it about a coupla thousand miles since I bought it. Think what I'll do is get me a little measuring stick for both bezel and U-joint and watch the relative levels for a...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By flemsmith
monolever.

monolever.
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By flemsmith
Too much bevel drive oil....

First fluid change on new to me 91 R100RT. I thought it had been recently serviced just before I bought it. No leaks, except from the push rod seals on one side.

Bevel drive fluid, u-joint and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-22-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 59,781
Posted By flemsmith
Lessee, The first part of your question sounds...

Lessee, The first part of your question sounds right, although I do have a clear braided hose leaving the JEGGs breather collector and running back up toward the rear fender, terminating in a small...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By flemsmith
Gracias, that's exactly what I needed to know. ...

Gracias, that's exactly what I needed to know. And I might even be able to remember it.

roy
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By flemsmith
Rear tire rotation...

Tried to do a search, mebbe this ques is too elementary, but I don't see a FAQ for airhead newbies....

91 R100RT. replacing both tires. Metzeler ME880 Marathons, 100-90/18 and 120-90/18.

The...
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,424
Posted By flemsmith
congrats! Just ride and be happy. That's my new...

congrats! Just ride and be happy. That's my new airhead strategy.

roy
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,424
Posted By flemsmith
I'm actually surprised...took the bike out for a...

I'm actually surprised...took the bike out for a ride today, and it never missed a beat, which is totally abnormal compared to the way it's always acted since I bought it. It always had a very...
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By flemsmith
ok, airhead noobs pay attention....those of you...

ok, airhead noobs pay attention....those of you who are experienced airheads move along, nothing for you here.



ok,noobs, now that we're alone, I have a little confession, I pulled one of my...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,424
Posted By flemsmith
Looking good! I ended up going with the 3x0.5...

Looking good! I ended up going with the 3x0.5 machine screws and nuts and red loctite, what you did looks easier, and the way it split the HES rivets looks really strong. I thought I took a...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By flemsmith
I wouldn't expect to get anything for free from...

I wouldn't expect to get anything for free from the local dealer; I think I'll go visit a locksmith tomorrow; wouldn't mind carrying an extra key if that's an option rather than removing and grinding...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By flemsmith
I read somewhere that I can just file/dremel down...

I read somewhere that I can just file/dremel down the wafer edges that are sticking out in this photo (excepting the bottom one, which is solely to hold the tubular assembly in place) and it should...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By flemsmith
Yes, mine look like that, at least the reflectors...

Yes, mine look like that, at least the reflectors in the same position. ignition key inserts, won't turn. I better go try again.

roy
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By flemsmith
ok, I did find some info searching for K-bike...

ok, I did find some info searching for K-bike bags...it looks to me like my 91 RT is using the second generation K-bike bags, similar to the flat lock lid bags on the 85 model RT, except with tubular...
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By flemsmith
Late Monoshock oem pannier key

1991 R100RT, it has the OEM panniers that have tubular locks and are too small to hold a full face helmet, not the ones with the flat lock lid, the tubular square chrome bag mounts and are large...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,424
Posted By flemsmith
Why blue loctite? I'm thinking red. Don't expect...

Why blue loctite? I'm thinking red. Don't expect to ever do this again, at least on this bike. On my replacement HES, turns out that I can run a 3x0.5mm tap thru it and bolt it on. My current plan...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,478
Posted By flemsmith
Welcome! enjoyed the read. Don't get too upset...

Welcome! enjoyed the read. Don't get too upset over all the complaining about pic sizes, we're mostly a buncha bitchy old men. Just go to medium on smugmug and you'll be fine.

Do the lowers...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,816
Posted By flemsmith
Been a long time since I cried. Thanks. roy

Been a long time since I cried. Thanks.

roy
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,424
Posted By flemsmith
OK, some questions don't really deserve an...

OK, some questions don't really deserve an answer, they just show you haven't tried. Turns out my battery terminal puller wouldn't work, it didn't open wide enough to pull from the center, so I had...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,424
Posted By flemsmith
The battery terminal puller pic....wouldn't you...

The battery terminal puller pic....wouldn't you need to make some little adapter that fits inside the slots of the thin magnet window breaking metal piece? ie, with just the battery terminal puller...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-04-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 59,781
Posted By flemsmith
Paint the bags....? I dunno, they came to me...

Paint the bags....? I dunno, they came to me with myriad holes in them, so I've got fiberglass patches all over the backsides, and they are really light and I'm afraid flimsy. I need to put quite a...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,424
Posted By flemsmith
Yes, I pulled the ICU off, cleaned the backside...

Yes, I pulled the ICU off, cleaned the backside and put a thin layer of heat sink grease on it. Feel good about that. The kill switch, now that's an idea. I've got some other obligations for the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-03-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 59,781
Posted By flemsmith
Oh! and I got the fairing painted too! ...

Oh! and I got the fairing painted too!
http://flemsmith.smugmug.com/Other/Moto-Guzzi-T3/i-6vRV4p3/0/M/IMG_4579-M.jpg
later, roy
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