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Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 134,967
Posted By stickerbush
This may or may not apply to your situation with...

This may or may not apply to your situation with WP forks but I experienced a similar scary wobble when I reinstalled my stock forks after some modifications. I tried everything, replacing TKC-80s,...
Forum: Airheads 06-11-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
Why do you keep needing to reset your timing?

Why do you keep needing to reset your timing?
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
Have you checked for exhaust leaks at all of the...

Have you checked for exhaust leaks at all of the exhaust connections? A leak will definitely cause popping on decal.
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2013, 08:07 AM
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Views: 134,967
Posted By stickerbush
How's the plushness factor?

How's the plushness factor?
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2011, 07:05 AM
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Views: 134,967
Posted By stickerbush
Did you shorten the springs as well?

Did you shorten the springs as well?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,929
Posted By stickerbush
Very interested here, but a bit confused by the...

Very interested here, but a bit confused by the options. How many variations of triple clamps are being offered here? Seems like at least two...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 51,131
Posted By stickerbush
I just received a pair of these bags and that was...

I just received a pair of these bags and that was my first impression as well. They are superbly designed and built but I would really like them to be about 50% larger. I wonder if Wolfman is...
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 171,386
Posted By stickerbush
Lower sliders 43mm, uppers are 52mm.

Lower sliders 43mm, uppers are 52mm.
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 171,386
Posted By stickerbush
There is indeed about 35mm offset on the forks on...

There is indeed about 35mm offset on the forks on my Multi.
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 171,386
Posted By stickerbush
I'll take some measurements from my Multistrada...

I'll take some measurements from my Multistrada later today.
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
With the original subframe or the longer R100GS...

With the original subframe or the longer R100GS subframe?
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
Hey Solo, I see you're selling your...

Hey Solo,

I see you're selling your slipstream and instrument housing. Are you replacing all the instruments and headlight or do you have another stock housing? Just wondering...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-10-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,847
Posted By stickerbush
Stephen's been on the airheads-tech list...

Stephen's been on the airheads-tech list recently, seems like he's super busy these days. His new email address is: Toaster.Tan@gorvw.net.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,747
Posted By stickerbush
Before you go into diagnosis mode try cracking...

Before you go into diagnosis mode try cracking the throttle a bit before pushing the start button. Makes a world of difference doing this with my G/S, only took me about 3 years to figure this out.
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,437
Posted By stickerbush
What's up with that shifter linkage?

What's up with that shifter linkage?
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,437
Posted By stickerbush
Supposedly, the vacuum in the airbox contributes...

Supposedly, the vacuum in the airbox contributes to crankcase scavenging and reduces "pumping losses" but I'm not an engine-eer and can't elaborate on that. I do know that many of these engines go...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,437
Posted By stickerbush
I read that article in the latest MCN too and...

I read that article in the latest MCN too and contacted the author about kits for BMW airheads. He responded saying "The OEM BMW breather is a complex job that can be bypassed. However the task of...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,900
Posted By stickerbush
Most of that difference is due to the 'optimism'...

Most of that difference is due to the 'optimism' of the original speedo. The difference between a W1202 and W1244 is only about 3.5% or a bit over 2mph at 62.
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
Have you been able to ride the beast yet?

Have you been able to ride the beast yet?
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2010, 10:52 AM
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Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
Solo, check to see if you get flow through those...

Solo, check to see if you get flow through those inline filters. I've had that exact style filter clog up on me with no crud visible at all.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
You didn't say anything about the right...

You didn't say anything about the right petcock--or do you just have the left one?

Also, your tank is plastic, right? If so then you shouldn't have the tank lining flaking off and clogging things...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
Solo, I replaced my bushing ('86 G/S) with...

Solo, I replaced my bushing ('86 G/S) with 23412302382 and it was like Tom's, with room for the two o-rings.

Nice job keeping all that dirt intact!
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
I remeasured my front sag yesterday using the...

I remeasured my front sag yesterday using the tie-wrap technique and got 2.75" or 35%. I did some testing hitting speed bumps (the short narrow ones) at about 20mph. The maximum deflection I got was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 48,311
Posted By stickerbush
Damn Wrangler, no words necessary--those photos...

Damn Wrangler, no words necessary--those photos say it all. Amazing! This one sure looks a lot like the Eastern Washington.
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
Solo, are you concerned at all about the...

Solo, are you concerned at all about the fragility of that big rotor? Doesn't look to me like it would take much abuse to bend it...

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/PICT2555.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 171,386
Posted By stickerbush
I thought Lobo's rebuild turned out to be OK with...

I thought Lobo's rebuild turned out to be OK with the exception of getting jacked around about when it would be done. The same rebuilder did a good job with mine, no complaints for me.
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 171,386
Posted By stickerbush
That ain't right. Crazy idea #27: Put bike...

That ain't right.

Crazy idea #27: Put bike on centerstand and remove rear wheel. Start engine, put it in gear and use your stethoscope to pinpoint the location of the source of the sound.

This...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 171,386
Posted By stickerbush
Pisser about your tranny Wrangler. Trying...

Pisser about your tranny Wrangler.

Trying to understand this... Is this because a spare points and condenser takes up less space and is lighter than a spare bean can? Or cheaper? i think I'd be...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 171,386
Posted By stickerbush
Here are some replies I got from reputable...

Here are some replies I got from reputable airhead mechanics on the airheads-tech list when I asked the same question about my G/S driveshaft. Not giving names because I haven't asked their...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 171,386
Posted By stickerbush
The 'Bum says: A modest amount of FUZZ,...

The 'Bum says:

A modest amount of FUZZ, soft-feeling, is fine. ANY feelable sharp particles are cause for further inspection. NOTE that fairly large amounts of FUZZ, soft-feeling, after maybe...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
If it were the tranny output bearing it seems...

If it were the tranny output bearing it seems like it would be speed-related rather than rpm-related. What happens when you change gears--does the noise continue?

I had a similar noise, but only...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
What's this gizmo--a bean can replacement? ...

What's this gizmo--a bean can replacement?

Rode Lobo's steed a bit last Sunday, didn't hear any unusual noises but then I wasn't really listening for anything. I did notice his bike pulled...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
How much preload do you have? I have almost no...

How much preload do you have? I have almost no preload on my setup, just a washer on top of the springs, maybe 2mm.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-25-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,274
Posted By stickerbush
Did you check the connection at the starter? If...

Did you check the connection at the starter? If it's loose you'll have problems with both charging and starting.

-Mark
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
don't think the 80g/s has a stock gasket does it?...

don't think the 80g/s has a stock gasket does it? last time i put mine back together i used exhaust sealant, next time i'll go with the beer can.
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
where're we at?

been a week... what the hell's going on? :wink:
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
OK, what are A's and B's? Is this sort of like...

OK, what are A's and B's? Is this sort of like bra cup sizing?
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
Nope, no new valve seats. $837 total spent on the...

Nope, no new valve seats. $837 total spent on the topend for valve guides, valves. rings, labor, all gaskets and seals.
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
When you get the heads off have a look at the...

When you get the heads off have a look at the lifters (aka cam followers). A couple of mine were pretty well pitted and had to be replaced.
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 148,241
Posted By stickerbush
I don't think so but I need to check my invoice...

I don't think so but I need to check my invoice to be certain--I'll do that later and get back to you. What I did was send my heads, cylinders and pistons to the Beemershop and followed their...
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