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Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By Tin Woodman
OK, I'll bite. PM me.

OK, I'll bite. PM me.
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Tin Woodman
What happened to the sex doll post? Kinda spiced...

What happened to the sex doll post? Kinda spiced up my boring story. . .
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Tin Woodman
Ever have one of those days?

The bike ran just fine and I had promised myself I wouldn't spend another dime this year on restoring my toaster but the promise of lower oil consumption along with a few extra horsepower was...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,514
Posted By Tin Woodman
Installed two new pistons today and discovered a...

Installed two new pistons today and discovered a foolproof method for installing the wire clips (after trying other techniques for half an hour). Takes about a minute per clip and won't damage the...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 38,896
Posted By Tin Woodman
It's all making sense now. It's definitely a /5...

It's all making sense now. It's definitely a /5 tank (not recessed to accommodate a master cylinder). My 'phantom memory' of 30 years ago is actually fact - it did come with chrome panels after...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 38,896
Posted By Tin Woodman
Pokie, my short wheel base 1973 R60/5 was...

Pokie, my short wheel base 1973 R60/5 was apparently built in September 1972. It came with a small tank, no panels, no clips. Monza Blue as I recall (before I painted it black, then silver). I...
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By Tin Woodman
I set the seal a bit proud initially on my 60/5...

I set the seal a bit proud initially on my 60/5 but it caused the flywheel to bind. Seating it completely was the solution.
Forum: Airheads 12-21-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,102
Posted By Tin Woodman
This is going to be fun.

A worthy carrot indeed. It took me thirty years to finally commit to finishing my R60/5 project and it was a neurological 'challenge' that convinced me to check it off my bucket list before it was...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,658
Posted By Tin Woodman
Yes, anxiously awaiting pictures.

Glad to hear there is tangible progress - now you have to prove it to us with photos.

Personally, I would forego the powdercoat. With careful preparation, you'll be surprised at how good even a...
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,612
Posted By Tin Woodman
Cool!

You've definitely got my attention. Perhaps will join forces with another local airhead and visit you soon. Lorne, you keen?
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,143
Posted By Tin Woodman
Part of me envies you but if you get bitten by...

Part of me envies you but if you get bitten by the bug, you will part with significant cash. Might as well avoid wasting any hard earned money. Disston already warned you about blocking the crank. ...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Tin Woodman
Instant buddies.

Can't think of a more enjoyable way to spend a sunny end-of-summer afternoon. Thank you Phil, John, Jeremy, Lorne and Willy for making a special effort in showing up and sharing your unique...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Tin Woodman
Hi John. Do you currently own an airhead and...

Hi John. Do you currently own an airhead and will you be bring it along? Look forward to meeting you regardless. Will PM you with the address.
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Tin Woodman
Great hearing from you Paul. Hopefully you can...

Great hearing from you Paul. Hopefully you can drop by. It starts at noon on Saturday. Will PM you with details.
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Tin Woodman
R100RTurbo, I think you're right - weather's...

R100RTurbo, I think you're right - weather's fantastic and everyone would rather be riding than wrenching. I'll open up the shop at noon. Will PM you both with the address. Cheers.
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Tin Woodman
Tech Day - Cloverdale BC Saturday Sept. 20th

Airhead enthusiasts in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia as well as our friends in Washington state and anyone else who'd like to attend, I'm contemplating hosting a tech day this coming...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 38,896
Posted By Tin Woodman
Harrison Lake, British Columbia

Some of the best weather is in September.

http://i1295.photobucket.com/albums/b638/Tin_woodman/IMG_1659_zpsf8e77174.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,353
Posted By Tin Woodman
Try Hucky's in Florida. He has them in amber for...

Try Hucky's in Florida. He has them in amber for sure.

http://www.bmwhucky.com/0075pictures/007563/63121356986.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,300
Posted By Tin Woodman
I agree with Kanticoy. This is the ideal time to...

I agree with Kanticoy. This is the ideal time to freshen up the wiring - you won't regret it.

Are you handy with a soldering iron? If not, it's easy to master. If you're feeling overwhelmed,...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,300
Posted By Tin Woodman
Perhaps a sparkling new wiring harness is the...

Perhaps a sparkling new wiring harness is the antidote. I hear they're not that expensive. May save you lots of money otherwise 'wasted' on adult beverages.
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By Tin Woodman
Now is the ideal time to rattle can it white on...

Now is the ideal time to rattle can it white on the inside of the bucket. I wish I had done mine prior to rewiring - you'll see why very soon.
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
Spectacular warm and sunny day in Vancouver.

New jet showed up yesterday. Coupled with a freshly cleaned accelerator pump, I seem to have found the extra power I was missing. Went for a spin today and can't stop grinning. I'm eating my words...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
Thank you, Lornce, for planting the seed.

Clearly, some of you are harboring notions of endless open roads, big skies, unhurried timetables and classic bikes. I must confess to have been bitten by the bug. There's basically nothing left to...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
That's it then? No more horsepower? I'm really...

That's it then? No more horsepower? I'm really PISSED!

http://ronmartin.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/mad-as-hell.jpg

I really was hoping for a little more excitement. Man, these bikes...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
Exactly - I'm expecting a miracle.

Exactly - I'm expecting a miracle.
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
A question about carburetion - R60/5

This bike has the 26mm Bings and I have been trying to synchronize the carbs using the 'by ear' technique. I can get it to run smoothly and idle at 800 rpm but on the road, I'm sensing I'm not...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,150
Posted By Tin Woodman
And take plenty of pictures . . .

And take plenty of pictures . . .
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,150
Posted By Tin Woodman
Yes, you do have my sympathy. This is your daily...

Yes, you do have my sympathy. This is your daily commuter?

I just had my 4-speed tranny apart on my 60/5 and everything worked out fine in the end although if you're new to wrenching, this will...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,589
Posted By Tin Woodman
Unless you have an overwhelming need to restore...

Unless you have an overwhelming need to restore an airhead, I would probably walk from this one. I'm betting you will spend at least $5000 making it road-worthy. It would be very easy to spend...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
Don't suppose you'd like to share a photo or two,...

Don't suppose you'd like to share a photo or two, would you?
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
You're not fooling anyone, Charlie. Somehow I...

You're not fooling anyone, Charlie. Somehow I think it's more than a hobby for you - you should write a book.



I figure it took about 500 to 700 hours. Much of that time was spent...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
. . . or an obsessive personality coupled with a...

. . . or an obsessive personality coupled with a morbid curiosity. I think I picked up the bug fixing my old BSA. Of course, everything was cheaper back then.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
Year end bookkeeping

It's year end and I'm cleaning up loose ends. Thought I'd tally the costs involved in bringing my bike back from the dead. May be helpful to those considering a similar project. Couple of minor...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,353
Posted By Tin Woodman
Bellingham sounds doable. I'm in Kurt.

Bellingham sounds doable. I'm in Kurt.
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,331
Posted By Tin Woodman
Canadian inmates might try Oliver Bienz in White...

Canadian inmates might try Oliver Bienz in White Rock, BC. He rebuilt my speedo/tach for my /5 and I'm very pleased with his work.
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
Plaka Revealed (now it all makes complete sense)....

Plaka Revealed (now it all makes complete sense).

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c8/My_Favorite_Martian_Ray_Walston_1963.JPG
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
Thanks. That does help and actually makes sense....

Thanks. That does help and actually makes sense. I'll give it a shot. Cheers.
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 34,316
Posted By Tin Woodman
mystery wire

Here's a photo of my R60/5 bucket (with fuses). Everything works nicely including flashers, instrument lights, brake lights, high/low beam and parking light. I seem to have one wire left over and...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,663
Posted By Tin Woodman
In British Columbia, they are called 'collector...

In British Columbia, they are called 'collector plates' and your bike must be at least 25 years old and in original condition. It is for pleasure use only and can't be used for business or going to...
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,490
Posted By Tin Woodman
The cam sprocket/gear are a two-piece...

The cam sprocket/gear are a two-piece interference fit. Perhaps the gear has separated from the sprocket. Does it look like this?
...
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