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Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By c1skout
Disston, My Bosch coils were the replacement...

Disston,
My Bosch coils were the replacement for the "blue" coil that they supposedly no longer make for 6v systems. I do have a (12v) blue coil on my Enfield.
I simply switched the brass blade...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,080
Posted By c1skout
Glad you made it okay! I've had 2 rear...

Glad you made it okay!

I've had 2 rear flats. The first was years back, I was at a red light and when it turned green I started to pull out and immediately noticed something was amiss, so I...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By c1skout
I didn't know they changed the coil mount point...

I didn't know they changed the coil mount point for the single shock bikes, but I noticed those coils were mounted farther forward than where mine are.

Here is what I got from my local auto...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,632
Posted By c1skout
I think I saw a Siebenrock box and some fancy...

I think I saw a Siebenrock box and some fancy coated pistons! Looking good so far.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By c1skout
Well I tore it off this morning and there is a...

Well I tore it off this morning and there is a crack!

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/104_5080_zps43940d20.jpg

tough to see in the pic, it's right where the...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By c1skout
Are the newer Bosch coils garbage?

1980 R100RT
About 2 years ago I was having an occasional stumble that eventually turned into 1 bad coil. The originals being 30 some years and over 100,000 miles old I didn't feel to bad about...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,968
Posted By c1skout
Sweet toaster, are those Hippo-hands in the box...

Sweet toaster, are those Hippo-hands in the box of goodies?

That Rt looks the same as mine, except I have the square airbox, and my paint isn't as good, and mine's filthy from commuting, and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,711
Posted By c1skout
Lotsa good advise so far. I'd say don't fret it,...

Lotsa good advise so far. I'd say don't fret it, suit up and adjust your speed in the rain. I did a 6 day trip in June and hit rain every day but 1. I commute all summer on my bikes so I'm pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
Waking up after only 4 hours of sleep wasn't as...

Waking up after only 4 hours of sleep wasn't as bad as it might have been. I've felt worse. We hadn't bothered to unpack anything when we got here, so we got moving pretty quickly. We went up the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
West Virginia taught me something. Where there...

West Virginia taught me something. Where there are no lights at night there are no bugs! Our route ran mostly through the Monongehala National forest so there are not many houses or businesses, so no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,012
Posted By c1skout
I put my thin gloves underneath my lunchbox one...

I put my thin gloves underneath my lunchbox one cold morning while wearing my heavy gloves. A few miles from work I noticed a co-worker coming up behind me, so for fun I kept him there. When I pulled...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
Our BRP planning session had me looking to run...

Our BRP planning session had me looking to run US221 up to Blowing Rock, then us321 to get into Tennessee, but a wrong turn near Linville put us onto NC194 and some spectacular scenery with nice...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
We wake up early and have our continental style...

We wake up early and have our continental style breakfast. Tomorrow we need to be back to work, so our ambitious plan is to make it home tonight.

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
The rain had tapered off so we left the church...

The rain had tapered off so we left the church and continued on our way. I saw a shopping plaza ahead and turned in to the lot. D wasn't with us. Jack said that he had pulled out when we did, then he...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
As we headed south I noticed a billboard for...

As we headed south I noticed a billboard for Big-uns' Barbeque. Now we're heading back north and it's near enough to lunchtime, so I pull into the lot.

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
My first ever Alabama morning. Looks like rain. ...

My first ever Alabama morning. Looks like rain.

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/IMG_3716_zpsd9a77178.jpg

I should mention that I had made no route plans for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/b...

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/101_4972_zps1d1f19f6.jpg

My Enfield is broken. Sort-of. Along with the blown fork seal, dancing tachometer and carb popping off...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
We made it into Birmingham's suburbs without...

We made it into Birmingham's suburbs without issue, then the route we were on turned into a truck route, crossed over some railroad tracks, and ended abruptly. There was a grocery store handy so we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
Day 4 begins with a lovely continental breakfast....

Day 4 begins with a lovely continental breakfast.

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/101_4924_zps03953d0d.jpg

Just kidding. I had a bagel and took the apple to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
We stopped on the North Carolina side to fuel up...

We stopped on the North Carolina side to fuel up and mill about. I talked to a younger guy who had traveled from Oregon. He said he was heading north for a while then working his way to Sturgis for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
Traveling south from Knoxville US129 eventually...

Traveling south from Knoxville US129 eventually splits off by itself and this is when you know it's going to get better.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By c1skout
I'm just over 6' and should wear a medium...

I'm just over 6' and should wear a medium also.... but have the same issues you do with sleeve length. I was trying on some Tourmaster gear at a local shop recently and was pleasantly surprised at...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
Thanks Beezer Josh. My RE is a 2000 Bullet 500.

Thanks Beezer Josh. My RE is a 2000 Bullet 500.
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
Day three begins with more clouds. I snapped a...

Day three begins with more clouds. I snapped a few shots of our campsite and the lake just after crawling from the tent.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
We ran back into rain just north of the Virginia...

We ran back into rain just north of the Virginia line. My bike started sputtering again once the rain got heavy, then it finally shut off completely and I coasted off the road into a parking lot....
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
Next morning we were up at 6, had the bikes...

Next morning we were up at 6, had the bikes packed and were on the road by 7.

http://i972.photobucket.com/albums/ae207/c1skout/bike%20stuff/101_4858_zps98d2f927.jpg

Down highway 28 we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
We had traveled maybe 25 miles from home when the...

We had traveled maybe 25 miles from home when the leaden clouds decided to begin to lighten their load. It started out light but got progressively heavier. Pulling a slight grade my bike started to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,763
Posted By c1skout
Sounds like a good plan! :clap

Sounds like a good plan! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By c1skout
"Facere tempus ut veho"

Near as I can tell that means Make time to ride.

I'm a Pennsylvanian born and raised, and have forever enjoyed just riding around and looking at stuff. Cars, trucks, busses, motorcycles, to no...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,232
Posted By c1skout
Nice tool, I was going to make one just like that...

Nice tool, I was going to make one just like that for the Honda caliper that I just did, but when I put the grease gun on the bleeder screw it held just fine.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By c1skout
I've gone over 30,000 miles so far on my 80...

I've gone over 30,000 miles so far on my 80 R100RT. The stock windshield made my head shake so badly that my vision would get blurry at highway speeds. I disliked that so I cut the shield down to...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By c1skout
Yes, LED's will not play nice with the old style...

Yes, LED's will not play nice with the old style flasher. You need to fool your existing flasher into thinking the LED lights use as much power as the old lights did, or fit an electronic flasher.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,744
Posted By c1skout
Finally, someone to give Royal Enfield a run for...

Finally, someone to give Royal Enfield a run for the money!:D
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 16,497
Posted By c1skout
Impressive! I'm wondering what they usually make...

Impressive! I'm wondering what they usually make at that machine shop?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-28-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,994
Views: 829,203
Posted By c1skout
Cool score on the corporate sponsors Doug. ...

Cool score on the corporate sponsors Doug.
That Loctite 660 Quikmetal is an awesome product. I've used it twice to repair (auto) crankshafts when the harmonic damper pulley was run loose and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 70,403
Posted By c1skout
Sounds like a plan! Great photos.

Sounds like a plan! Great photos.
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 256,294
Posted By c1skout
Doug, you're my hero! Great report. I'm...

Doug, you're my hero! Great report.
I'm curious, have you tried lifting the rig with the winch to get at the underside? Probably never have anything overhead when you need it though.
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,945
Posted By c1skout
Good job, that's amazing scenery!

Good job, that's amazing scenery!
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,945
Posted By c1skout
Looks great so far! I'm jealous.

Looks great so far! I'm jealous.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-01-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 45,209
Posted By c1skout
How about the shock absorber from an air seat,...

How about the shock absorber from an air seat, like a Bostrom from a big truck (lorrie, I guess your trucks have air seats over there) like this...
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