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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,787
Posted By Pacer
It will make the bike feel heavy around the...

It will make the bike feel heavy around the bends.
Replace front and rear as a set.
Some get two rears to one front, but by that time the front is so beet its very unsafe!
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,959
Posted By Pacer
I run an indi shop in Phila, get a wide variety...

I run an indi shop in Phila, get a wide variety if metric bikes. I agree, '80era Viragos starter clutch is the worst! I don't really appreciate cruiser style bikes, but I do like the ride and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,379
Posted By Pacer
Well cheers to you and Howard, the rest of the...

Well cheers to you and Howard, the rest of the crew as well, seems everyone involved had and exelent time!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,379
Posted By Pacer
Frankin Beemer AKA Moggy

This is me retrieving tools from my kit in order to dismantle my engine so i could purge the water which was inhaled after falling over in this pond. James persevered for an hour & 1/2 until we were...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-05-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,379
Posted By Pacer
This is good stuff, thank you!

This is good stuff, thank you!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-01-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,379
Posted By Pacer
Tcsmc

Hell of an event the Try County Sportsmen Motorcycle Club hosted this weekend. Truly top notch and well organized, Thank you!:clap
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 670,574
Posted By Pacer
Airheads tend to have 7+ inches of front fork...

Airheads tend to have 7+ inches of front fork travel from the factory, toss some 606s on it and ride the dirt.
Yes, this has been done, the <st1:Street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">BMW ...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 670,574
Posted By Pacer
That is correct as I understand it. And yes,...

That is correct as I understand it.

And yes, the rear shocks do lean in to each other at the top. This design concerned me at first, but they do not bind throughout their range of motion. The bike...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 670,574
Posted By Pacer
Thank you Yeti, it has been a ton of work, but...

Thank you Yeti, it has been a ton of work, but very rewarding work, the bike runs so strong now. :clap

I have seen a picture of another of Jim's bikes and it had a very similar sub frame, so...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 670,574
Posted By Pacer
Notarex, I have been meaning to look you up ever...

Notarex, I have been meaning to look you up ever since we met up at that bike auction in CT. I helped you shuttle your parts home. I bought the DR 650 up there, sold that (a perfectly good running...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 670,574
Posted By Pacer
It is a new IMS tank for a KLR, but I only...

It is a new IMS tank for a KLR, but I only updated what Jim had already made possible. He had welded brackets to the frame which then accept the KLR tank quite well, in fact the <st1:place...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 670,574
Posted By Pacer
Sorry all, Upon posting the pic of "Moggy" I...

Sorry all, Upon posting the pic of "Moggy" I locked myself in the shop to get her butted up. Lights and wiring mostly.

TARider is correct, it is indeed a Jim Rawley built bike of which I know only...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 670,574
Posted By Pacer
I have been loving this thread for years now!...

I have been loving this thread for years now! Truly inspirational!
This one may be for sale here on the East Coast USA shortly, just finishing a few things up.
<o:p> </o:p>
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,654
Posted By Pacer
Hay SB, really nice work there, thanks for...

Hay SB, really nice work there, thanks for sharing!!!
Snoop, maybe you could just paint the hub and buy the black rim. the Hub doesn’t see too much abuse and will be all black and dirty in no time...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,069
Posted By Pacer
My understanding is that the last Airhead...

My understanding is that the last Airhead produced was an R100R Classic and it is sitting at Bob's BMW in MD (still in the crate) in his museum and is not for sale. Apparently Motorrad wants it...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By Pacer
Slugs and Jugs

The whole top end of the 750 or even the 1974 /6 will bolt up to any /5 you get.
You can punch out the 750 cylinders to 800 and run stock heads and carbs....
many options, there is displacement to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 29,454
Posted By Pacer
:ricky :lol3 You dont want to know, it'll...

:ricky

:lol3 You dont want to know, it'll make you cry :2cry


Snoop, the trans has another breather hole in the output seal area witch allows overflow oil to migrate into the driveshaft...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-22-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 29,454
Posted By Pacer
MonoLever questions????

Who can fill us in on our options here.
Snoop has decided he wants to run a MonoLever rear suspension.
He has a 1986 MonoShock frame and a 1979 transmission.

Could he bolt up an R bike MonoLever...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 29,454
Posted By Pacer
He will live there once his old lady catches wind...

He will live there once his old lady catches wind of the $$$ he is droping:lol3

(hay Al, you sent me the link.....)
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 195,532
Posted By Pacer
Back firing through the carb sounds to me like a...

Back firing through the carb sounds to me like a timing issue.....
little late for all that now though. :D

Keep up the good work. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-15-2007, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By Pacer
Any luck at Jones Beach Geo? Theres got to...

Any luck at Jones Beach Geo?

Theres got to be somthing better than a NYC area highway.... :wink:
Just thinking of a new rider on the Deegan, Merrit, Hutch, Taconic...... gives me Heebie Jeebies
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-11-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By Pacer
:rofl:rofl :rofl OMFG: put an new rider on...

:rofl:rofl :rofl

OMFG: put an new rider on the taconic:rofl

brilliant!!!
:clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,755
Posted By Pacer
yeah, but that DR might be.... thats a lot of...

yeah, but that DR might be....
thats a lot of air on such squishy suspension. cheers. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,710
Posted By Pacer
No respect for the lowly DR? She placed 2nd in 8...

No respect for the lowly DR? She placed 2nd in 8 out of 10 categories listed above....

Seems pretty well rounded to me, but I'm biased.:D<o:p></o:p>
<o:p> </o:p>
Good, farkled ones can be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 102,305
Views: 20,026,203
Posted By Pacer
Nice ride report Old Lion, thanks. As far as...

Nice ride report Old Lion, thanks.

As far as horns go, I mounted dual Volvo (Bosch) horns on my /5 and they are nice, I got them off a 740 in a junk yard, but if you want ear splitting, air horn...
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 46,826
Posted By Pacer
My buddy MotoEdde (http://www.motoedde.com/) is...

My buddy MotoEdde (http://www.motoedde.com/) is riding around the world on his k75 and had these made in <st1:place w:st="on">Africa</st1:place>, looks like the big $$$ guys parked behind him had a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2007, 02:40 PM
Replies: 102,305
Views: 20,026,203
Posted By Pacer
cross post: TurboCity

Thought I would share my experience with TurboCity customer service,

cross post to gear/equipment.
-Aaron
<o:p></o:p>

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=251108
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By Pacer
Thumb No affiliation, Best service EVER

Howdy all, I want to share with you my recent experience dealing with TurboCity.com (http://www.turbocity.com/)
<o:p> </o:p>
I was in search of a good tail rack for my Suzuki DR650 (who isn’t)...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-24-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By Pacer
fleBay

E-Bay it as a parts unit, thats what I am about to do with a dead PDA.
Just be VERY clear in your item description that this is a dead unit.
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Pacer
Perfect bike for what you want to do!!! :clap ...

Perfect bike for what you want to do!!! :clap
start with the stock set up or what ever the PO had done to it and go from there. Maybe the stock seat will work for you.
does it have the factory...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By Pacer
C1

Funny, my Schuberth C1 squeezes my ears, but has plenty of room for my forehead. Want to trade?<o:p></o:p>
:evil

Have you tried Bieffe helmets? they seem to be a diffrent shape from the Arai.
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 102,305
Views: 20,026,203
Posted By Pacer
Nope, but the DR does.:D

Nope, but the DR does.:D
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 195,532
Posted By Pacer
RTV and or something like electrical tape will at...

RTV and or something like electrical tape will at least seal it up enough to eliminate them as the problem.

BTW I was referring to the boots which connect the carbs to the head, the boots to the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 195,532
Posted By Pacer
Sniper X said "casket set" :rofl it's not...

Sniper X said "casket set" :rofl

it's not dead yet, keep up the good work!

running with the choke on: It may be getting some extra air in the intake circuit. check to see if the carb...
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,094
Posted By Pacer
A speedy recovery to you Sir. Did you at least...

A speedy recovery to you Sir.
Did you at least get a venison dinner out of the deal? :wink:





<o:p></o:p>
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By Pacer
hay, dont laugh, thats exactly what we did...

hay, dont laugh, thats exactly what we did yesterday out in New Jersey :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,828
Posted By Pacer
Thumb ....but i tell you, some of the girls seem very...

....but i tell you, some of the girls seem very interested in "dirt bikes"... must be the SILICA.. it's "abnormal" to them..

Fixed it for ya:D

-Aaron
r75/5
dr650
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-13-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Pacer
Hay Dirty, could you elaborate/expand your...

Hay Dirty, could you elaborate/expand your abbreviations.....

I live in and around Phila but feel the romping around <st1:place><st1:PlaceName>Fairmount</st1:PlaceName> ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,612
Posted By Pacer
Nice

Thanks guys!!!! :freaky
Glad your safe.:clap
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