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Forum: Airheads Today, 12:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,448
Posted By Jim Day
I did not see that, but if I had I'd probably...

I did not see that, but if I had I'd probably have a very different opinion of him.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,448
Posted By Jim Day
I think the thread where supershaft really got on...

I think the thread where supershaft really got on my shit list was when he went after you for not sharing enough speedo info. To me that was completely uncalled for. Some of his interactions with...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,448
Posted By Jim Day
That sounds familiar. SS did not go after me...

That sounds familiar.

SS did not go after me right away but he did start to mess with me after a while. It actually started over a tap. I think I suggested that someone could clean up some...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By Jim Day
I am completely out of witty things to say about...

I am completely out of witty things to say about this. A man needs to know his limitations. :D
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,448
Posted By Jim Day
It's my fault. I sent Supershaft this PM: ...

It's my fault.

I sent Supershaft this PM:

"Lets bury the hatchet
<hr style="color:#575757; background-color:#575757" size="1"> I've been giving you a hard time, but I'm...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By Jim Day
I hear you. it's one of the better features of...

I hear you. it's one of the better features of the web. It's funny but I found two big sources of info on it. One forum where they loved them another where they said they were junk :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By Jim Day
Blockhead, Airhead, Gearhead, I wear these badge...

Blockhead, Airhead, Gearhead, I wear these badge with pride :freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By Jim Day
Somewhere in a Parallel Universe

I just burned the starter relay in my 50 year old craftsman block grinder. 40 years ago my Dad would of taken it in for a refund, 10 years ago I would of thrown it in the trash, today it took five...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Jim Day
Crankcase breather does empty into the right...

Crankcase breather does empty into the right side, great smoke machine in the right circumstances.
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7,993
Views: 1,629,825
Posted By Jim Day
Just saw this in a fine art photography...

Just saw this in a fine art photography publication..

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7609/17199381215_9b16bf8613_o.jpg
A time lapse by Tod Seelie an artist from Brooklyn with my R65 and R100R ...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,693
Posted By Jim Day
Al Swearengen...

Al Swearengen (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0574534/): Announcing your plans is a good way to hear God laugh.
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,714
Posted By Jim Day
The more I think about it the more convincing it...

The more I think about it the more convincing it sounds. It can't be oxidation because there is no oxides present on the head or the guide, it can't be electrolysis because because electrolysis just...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,714
Posted By Jim Day
Yes and equally obvious is the fact BMWs are not...

Yes and equally obvious is the fact BMWs are not Seawolf submarines :D

Various bacteria can cause MIC I just chose that one article because of the analysis and pics. I've never heard of it being...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,714
Posted By Jim Day
I'm more concerned about flesh eating bacteria on...

I'm more concerned about flesh eating bacteria on the saddle :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,714
Posted By Jim Day
Thems fighting words... Look vaguely...

Thems fighting words...

Look vaguely familiar?

http://media.noria.com/sites/archive_images/backup_200607_CaseStudyBoyle.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,714
Posted By Jim Day
That looks like water related Galvanic Corrosion,...

That looks like water related Galvanic Corrosion, that's been cleaned up, possibly bead blasted, but I think it's something a little weirder and rare.

Here's the deal galvanic corrosion needs...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jim Day
I must be getting old but I have no idea who that...

I must be getting old but I have no idea who that is :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Jim Day
I've heard great things about the Power Arc...

I've heard great things about the Power Arc Harley style coils. I have not tried one myself but I've a friend who builds high end cafe bikes and he loves them.



...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jim Day
I'm thinking of making a cone of some sort, to...

I'm thinking of making a cone of some sort, to push the exhaust down and back.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8766/16968887790_816fda0e99_o.jpg
I'm not as worried about heat as I am about...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By Jim Day
It actually has pretty large implications for...

It actually has pretty large implications for monolevers.

When angled a universal joint changes the rotation from a straight circular motion to a ellipse which changes the speed of the rotation...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jim Day
Basically the Supertrapps you can direct the...

Basically the Supertrapps you can direct the exhaust where you want it. On my R100R the cone directs the exhaust down and back.
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8715/16963650920_8eb51fb1c0_b.jpg
I...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jim Day
You got that right. I would arrange some kind of...

You got that right. I would arrange some kind of heat shielding :lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,559
Posted By Jim Day
Nice pipes you two :freaky

Nice pipes you two :freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jim Day
Not really :D

Not really :D
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jim Day
I know that feeling.... for better or worse I...

I know that feeling.... for better or worse I might be going this route.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7651/16955101720_a0f77d861a_b.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,994
Posted By Jim Day
Sounds like it could be catching on the brake...

Sounds like it could be catching on the brake light switch, but I'm sure you have looked at that. To me that sounds like an issue back in the brake itself as if it's binding back there.



I...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,994
Posted By Jim Day
That's pretty interesting. What's the issue with...

That's pretty interesting. What's the issue with the rear brake?

I've got some other questions for you, but you might want to just start a build thread. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jim Day
Yes I'm thinking weight reduction options for my...

Yes I'm thinking weight reduction options for my R65.

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/fawODlP9xZw/maxresdefault.jpg I may go this route.

That supertrapp weighs 3.9 pounds and going 2 to 1 would save...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,070
Posted By Jim Day
muffler weight

Weighing things in my head. Just curious but what is the weight of a stock R75/6 exhaust muffler or a stock R65 exhaust muffler? I'm thinking around 6 to 7 pounds.
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Jim Day
Love mine... ...

Love mine...
http://imageshack.com/a/img43/2308/3z6r.jpg


Thanks for the info. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Jim Day
I've been thinking about trying this. Nice!!...

I've been thinking about trying this. Nice!! R1100GS? Where are you getting universal end caps?
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,994
Posted By Jim Day
Excess in the pursuit of liberty is no vice :D ...

Excess in the pursuit of liberty is no vice :D

Looks great!!! :freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,200
Posted By Jim Day
The smallest I've seen used successfully is Alien...

The smallest I've seen used successfully is Alien Motion AM-12XP ...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,926
Posted By Jim Day
Damn!!!! I almost said tensioner..... :freaky

Damn!!!! I almost said tensioner..... :freaky
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,336
Posted By Jim Day
No doubt. That is why I did not post until mine...

No doubt. That is why I did not post until mine were mentioned.

Have you seen these:

http://fotos.subefotos.com/15778fb3c42ed33eecd965147c3ddbbfo.jpg
I found those a while back on a R100R I...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,926
Posted By Jim Day
If the chain is bad you'll get a double or jumpy...

If the chain is bad you'll get a double or jumpy mark with the timing light :deal
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,013
Posted By Jim Day
Nice!!!! I need to do one of these for my...

Nice!!!!

I need to do one of these for my current build....
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7352/16481427881_b60e2ac4f7_o.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7364/16470427766_149766c27b_o.jpg

I...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,926
Posted By Jim Day
Try putting a timing light on it and look for...

Try putting a timing light on it and look for irregularities like slow return or multiple images. :evil
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,926
Posted By Jim Day
I'm not sure which bike you have but I think your...

I'm not sure which bike you have but I think your may have a centrifugal advance that possibly for one reason or another it's coming out of balance. One side is either sticking or not moving properly...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Jim Day
Looks like a Hpn sport with a added fairing, and...

Looks like a Hpn sport with a added fairing, and some mods...

http://www.hpn.de/bilder/motorraeder/sport_gross.jpg
Just wanted to post that pic to compare them.

Nice bike! That fairing appears...
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