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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,637
Posted By LoJack
A friend that is into vintage Italian cars gave...

A friend that is into vintage Italian cars gave me a Uni-Syn once. The thing was ancient and the cork gasket was crumbling so I couldn't really use it. It was pretty neat, but I was lucky to get...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6,352
Views: 1,391,979
Posted By LoJack
I wouldn't discount suspension work. It can help...

I wouldn't discount suspension work. It can help the bike handle better, which makes the weight less of an issue while riding.

Having to pick it up when you crash, on the other hand, it does...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,106,904
Posted By LoJack
Suh-weet!!! :clap

Suh-weet!!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 317,155
Posted By LoJack
Yeah, to my knowledge, the Husky is different...

Yeah, to my knowledge, the Husky is different than the BMW.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 317,155
Posted By LoJack
The BMW does have a through axle. You have to...

The BMW does have a through axle. You have to unbolt the lower shock then you can slide the swingarm back to access the sprocket. Takes ten minutes to do once you figure it out.

I didn't realize...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6,352
Views: 1,391,979
Posted By LoJack
I've been missing mine for a good while, so...

I've been missing mine for a good while, so wouldn't mind getting ahold of it.
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 87,432
Posted By LoJack
Nice! That's looking great!

Nice! That's looking great!
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 224,237
Posted By LoJack
I love how this thread is half Ride Report.:clap

I love how this thread is half Ride Report.:clap
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,637
Posted By LoJack
So you broke open a sand bag weight, spread it...

So you broke open a sand bag weight, spread it around the bike, and pour some tequila shots? :evil

Too late! I guess not.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,002
Posted By LoJack
I am almost done machining a fixture to weld a...

I am almost done machining a fixture to weld a longer shaft. I'll have to take a pic, but it's basically a ten inch long 2"x2" v-block with the mid portion nocked out for weld clearance.

I modeled...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-31-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 196,601
Posted By LoJack
If I knew I was going to a burlesque show at the...

If I knew I was going to a burlesque show at the Cardinal I would have told you... Next time, cause it was pretty rad.
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,002
Posted By LoJack
That is going to look great. Ditto on what...

That is going to look great.

Ditto on what the fender is. I've been looking for some nice old school looking fenders. Recently found this place for some alloy ones:

http://modernmotorcycle.co
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,682
Posted By LoJack
Seems I've been drinking since four o'clock. I'm...

Seems I've been drinking since four o'clock. I'm game!!!:2guns:2guns:amazon
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,637
Posted By LoJack
Well that looks like fun. Talk about barn envy!

Well that looks like fun. Talk about barn envy!
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 93,890
Posted By LoJack
I just ordered a pair of R2's. I'm hoping they...

I just ordered a pair of R2's. I'm hoping they are going to fit in my F650gs/dakar Toura Tech halogens, which I think are really just Hella's or PIAA's. But I'm also going to see how they fit in my...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,637
Posted By LoJack
You won't need a tool to grab the spoke, just...

You won't need a tool to grab the spoke, just grab the brass end. It's silver brazed all the way through so super strong. Put a dab of linseed oil on the threads as a thread locker so the pull...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,637
Posted By LoJack
Yep, the top screws off. They are bicycle spokes...

Yep, the top screws off. They are bicycle spokes and nipples. The nipple is pressed into some delrin.
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,637
Posted By LoJack
Sweet, glad it's gonna work! Did you see the...

Sweet, glad it's gonna work! Did you see the choke pulls I had taped to the inner box? I made them a year ago, but they have yet to be tested.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 86,637
Posted By LoJack
Jeebus, you can see the bend in those fork...

Jeebus, you can see the bend in those fork legs!!! Those jugs look tasty! :evil:lol3

That tank I just sent you... Keep it or sell it, I won't mind. That RS tank would look great.
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,885
Posted By LoJack
Woah, that looks rad!

Woah, that looks rad!
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,885
Posted By LoJack
I have a Sycrowave 200, have used a Dynasty 200...

I have a Sycrowave 200, have used a Dynasty 200 and the older Syncrowave 250. The 250 was like operating a mule; strong and stubborn (but then I was welding material that was 0.028" to 0.045", so it...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,341
Posted By LoJack
No problem, I'll dig it out and take some pics...

No problem, I'll dig it out and take some pics for you. Oh, and it's been repainted black. Not sure when, I've had it for a few years (got it from jtwind, and I'm pretty sure it was like that when...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,341
Posted By LoJack
I've got a project tank I could let go. Interior...

I've got a project tank I could let go. Interior is clean, but needs petcocks, a new latch gasket, and pads. Roundels are not in great shape, but are there.
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 167,341
Posted By LoJack
White Tail Deer-Bar just doesn't have the same...

White Tail Deer-Bar just doesn't have the same ring to it.
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,480
Posted By LoJack
When you do, you'll have no excuse to not make a...

When you do, you'll have no excuse to not make a titanium exhaust. :evil
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,232
Posted By LoJack
Pretty sure I wouldn't hesitate to take a bike...

Pretty sure I wouldn't hesitate to take a bike like this through South America...

http://madison.craigslist.org/mcy/4822684991.html


The guy hasn't posted in a while. Did he find something or...
Forum: Airheads 01-06-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 17,480
Posted By LoJack
Poor mans purge setup

You can make a simple purge line by adding a splitter before your torch regulator, add a fitting with a valve, then one with a barb. Slip on some vinyl tubing and use a short length metal tubing that...
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,060
Posted By LoJack
Other than it flopping around when the wheel and...

Other than it flopping around when the wheel and axle is out which could strain the wire, I don't see it needing to be fixed or located on the fork leg. I would think the compression from assembly...
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,526
Views: 105,117
Posted By LoJack
You know about the Pelican Parts forum for the...

You know about the Pelican Parts forum for the r11s?

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/bmw-r1100s-r1200s-tech-forum/
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,885
Posted By LoJack
I may not have the right name for these, but a...

I may not have the right name for these, but a flanged bushing or top hat spacer will let the bolt tighten down properly and allow the tanks to move around a bit. If you have access to a lathe it's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 14,043
Views: 1,482,756
Posted By LoJack
The XL I picked up this summer has progressive...

The XL I picked up this summer has progressive springs in the forks and an Xr500 shock cranked most of the way down. I haven't able to take it off road a whole lot but I could tell the guy I bought...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14,043
Views: 1,482,756
Posted By LoJack
Ohh, alright. Already pulled the airbox and...

Ohh, alright. Already pulled the airbox and header. Might do the rest tomorrow. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14,043
Views: 1,482,756
Posted By LoJack
Quick question... Do I need to pull the...

Quick question...

Do I need to pull the motor to remove the head?

Having a hard time just getting the valve cap off in the frame...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 10,261,064
Posted By LoJack
I guess it's a fine line between irony and...

I guess it's a fine line between irony and smartassedness banter. :freaky

I was gonna say when I first saw his reply, though, that him mum is hawt.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16,723
Views: 10,261,064
Posted By LoJack
Umm, are you guys daft? He said it's his mom, so...

Umm, are you guys daft? He said it's his mom, so it kind of makes sense that it his picture and he knows the history behind it.

Just sayin. :dunno
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 83,636
Posted By LoJack
That's the entrance to picnic point behind the...

That's the entrance to picnic point behind the university.
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 317,155
Posted By LoJack
Yeah, my g450x is fine for open trail and hwy in...

Yeah, my g450x is fine for open trail and hwy in stock gearing. Tight woodsy stuff I drop two teeth off the front sprocket and I can still cruise at 65mph.

When I am touring I rarely hit...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 317,155
Posted By LoJack
Fantastic! Can't wait to see some long term...

Fantastic! Can't wait to see some long term reports. Maybe by then it'll have made it to the states.
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8,355
Views: 1,144,047
Posted By LoJack
Always thought this 650 has plenty of oomph for a...

Always thought this 650 has plenty of oomph for a passenger, too.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 2,223,627
Posted By LoJack
Like I said, I really liked the ones I have had. ...

Like I said, I really liked the ones I have had. I've done a couple long trips on them (4-10k miles) and never was uncomfortable, but the one I had on my f650 was twice as heavy as the stock seat...
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