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Forum: Airheads 12-04-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,554
Posted By OD650
Go for it!

They are simple gearbox's that take very little to build. A word of caution though, make sure your torque wrench is properly calibrated and you are looking at the correct torque spec when tightening...
Forum: Airheads 06-27-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,984
Posted By OD650
I'm begining to hate this bike...

Need a trans output shaft for a /6, I don't need the bearings or gears just the shaft due to my torque wrench not clicking and the threads disapearing....:baldy
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,467
Posted By OD650
Just one

"Scientific design of exhaust & intake systems" a book that might be considered well outdated at this time, but then again so are our bikes. I've found that with time and knowledge you can make even...
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,984
Posted By OD650
Rear hub

I'm in desperate need of a rear hub that will fit a '74 R60, mine kinda shattered alot while I was replacing the bearings. Stupid hammer, I blame it for my misfortune.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,044
Posted By OD650
Rebuilding my gearbox...

In my 1974 after GASP! only 30k miles due to severe abuse on my part and most importantly excess use of the kickstarter by the former owner which got little metal bits into the bearings. Actually...
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,615
Posted By OD650
Thanks for the info!

It's time to re-tire the R60/6 and for my riding style I wanted something dual sporty, but couldn't find anything in my size except for these. The price was scaring me away from these because I...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By OD650
Yes, yes you are over thinking this

As the proud owner of a 74 R60 I spent most of last year huddled in a corner of my garage rocking back and forth wondering what all those strange noises were that occurred after I replaced the base...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,268
Posted By OD650
Flysniper, welcome to the continueing education center called old's cool!

Glad it worked, hope I helped with your repair. Many people that say it wont work have been to scared to try, taking the time and giving it the ol' effort pays off in knowledge if nothing else. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,268
Posted By OD650
[QUOTE=FlySniper;18703006] Do you guys never do...

[QUOTE=FlySniper;18703006]
Do you guys never do anything just to learn how it's done?:norton I don't understand that mentality.

How do you think I learned? I've fixed many a gas tank/crappy old...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 100,810
Posted By OD650
Not as impressive as some...

But she's mine and my daily ride. Even had an old fart yell at me the other day, he was of the opinion that my bike belonged in a museum collection not getting flogged by he hands of some young...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,268
Posted By OD650
Definitions

For Bpeckem,
"Brazing: To take two pieces of metal that clearly need to be welded and contaminating them with copper up to the point where welding is impossible."

Brazing works great for a lot...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 624,507
Posted By OD650
Anybody?

Anybody got a set of bing 53's laying around they are willing to part with? Old and crusty is fine, prefer complete but open to anything. Carb rebuild didn't go as well as I hoped due to previous...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,583
Posted By OD650
And mine Since I like to show it off)

http://i1133.photobucket.com/albums/m587/aferguson912/Alexcanera067.jpg Not the greatest thing ever on the superslab but they handle the scenic routes just fine! :D
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By OD650
And then there were 4....

Sadly the '73 CB350 just went to it's new home:cry. Oh well I was never going to get to it, and her parts might bring new life to other bikes...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By OD650
An introduction to my problems...

So I've posted here on several occasions and realized I had not formaly introduced myself to the asylum. So here goes, my happy corner of the world and the bikes that drive me nuts. HI EVERYONE!!!...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 61,062
Posted By OD650
Hey drummer of questionable mental status

Are ya still trying to split a cabin? I might be (two letter word that haunts me). So I might be able to pull this off if I can get the time off of work, (new job at cyclegear, strangely these guys...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-06-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 61,062
Posted By OD650
I'm not going to say it!!

Spring rally, I said I was "in" and crashed the bike days before hand. In the fall I said I was in and the roof came in, and I got to spend the weekend with my future mother in law. This rally is...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-28-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 624,507
Posted By OD650
Dammit dammit dammit

Does any one have a battery box that will fit a 74 R60? Bad condition is fine, cheap is preferred. I just discovered my noise inder the seat though! Damn previous owner and his "fabricating...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,461
Posted By OD650
Just got my stuff

Ordered some head gaskets and oil filters mid November, never got charged for them until last week they showed up two days later. Well ok the oil filters didn't (receipt says they are backordered, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 624,507
Posted By OD650
I might have to look that up but I think it's a...

I might have to look that up but I think it's a common swap( or I've been drinking again, finals week nearing an end...) I have the CB350 sitting next to the XS650 and the four rear wheels look...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 624,507
Posted By OD650
Would just a hoop suffice?

I have a 36 spoke Honda hoop that might work, it's currently on the bike with a 4x18 tire on it. It's not in the best shape cosmetically but I need your hoop,err am willing to trade for your hoop.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 624,507
Posted By OD650
Yes that would look ridiculous, maybe I should...

Yes that would look ridiculous, maybe I should have looked that up first! Anyone else need a tank?:evil
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 624,507
Posted By OD650
Would one of these work?

From left to right: 71 CB350 pretty clean w/ dent, Honda Dream(I think) dent but spotless(also not mine so would have to check with pothead who forgot it's still here), 73 CB350 has some dents and...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 624,507
Posted By OD650
From left to right: 71 CB350 pretty clean w/...

From left to right: 71 CB350 pretty clean w/ dent, Honda Dream(I think) dent but spotless(also not mine so would have to check with pothead who forgot it's still here), 73 CB350 has some dents and...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 24,843
Posted By OD650
Oww your pride...

Interesting brakes those hacks had back then, detach from bike grind to halt. Got to love the Germans, always finding new ways to do things. Don't despair, I've been restoring/screaming obscenities...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By OD650
Well sounds like you might be onto something...

Well sounds like you might be onto something there, also the handlebars are not the best ground and rubbing the wires on them would of course be inconsistent. I have a few switches in varying...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,819
Posted By OD650
PM me if you need any parts, I picked up a couple...

PM me if you need any parts, I picked up a couple CB350's that I really don't need/want(long story), so if you need something let me know. Gorgeous bike you got there, can I ask what that paint...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By OD650
Uhhh maybe?

I know next to nothing about these bikes, but I think these twins are spark and waste so only one plug firing(and changing plugs) could be cdi related, connection at the coils, or failing coils. Do...
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,044
Posted By OD650
What trans issues, oh yeah, never mind then. A...

What trans issues, oh yeah, never mind then. A friend of mine and I were riding around a month ago (same friend I bought my /6 from) and at one stop for fuel we were having an argument over who's...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,044
Posted By OD650
But, but mines lonely!

She only has; an 81 yamaha, a 71 Honda, a 73 Honda, and a 75 honda to play with. I think I need one of those sad Sarah McLachlan commercials showing how sad she is without a German friend...er ok a...
Forum: Airheads 10-31-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,044
Posted By OD650
We need to figure this out...

My first car was a '74 bug(bought it when I was 12) and I own and lust after just about anything mechanical built in that year. Weird that I'm obsessed with vehicles built 10 years before me and not...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-25-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,894
Posted By OD650
Step back and take a moment...

That's some pretty sage advice you're getting here, might want to take it to heart. From the looks of those photos the carbs have a bunch of crap in them, and regardless of that they will need a...
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,458
Posted By OD650
Screwed regardless...yes

What I was saying is that the frame did bend at the mounting point for the engine guards or "crash bars". I am not sure if it was the bar's fault, or the fact that the bike slid 30 feet down the...
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,458
Posted By OD650
Had some very similar

I had bars close to that on my R60/6 when I wrecked. The valve cover still broke and the frame bent near the mounting point. If the bike falls over in the garage they should work just fine but are...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By OD650
Glad it works for you!!!

Hope the duct tape on the package wasn't to much to deal with(only tape I had). Always happy to help out when I can, and have fun riding that thing! If you need anything else let me know, I love to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By OD650
Gotta agree

Since the turn signals are supplied power through a wire and ground through the frame you might want to make sure the grab bar you put on is making good contact with the frame. Definitely make sure...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,265
Posted By OD650
Well I can help

But first can you maybe could enlighten us on some of the missing details? Where you are from, why you need it etc. etc. Also this post would be better off in the swap meet section. On that note I...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,983
Posted By OD650
No expert advice but...

When it comes to timing(I know, beating the dead horse), I myself got a wonderful death rattle out of my motor after tearing one side apart after wrecking my R60/6. I had set the valves on waste not...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,188
Posted By OD650
Well good sir...

I have a '75 cb400ss myself, and to further irritate the crowd it's going to get cafe'd. Its the first bike I ever rode and wrecked it 50 feet later. Now to the point. I have a damn near mint seat...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 29,186
Posted By OD650
So anway about that plate thing...

I like the look of that air box block off plate. However instead of trying to make those bends anyone think it might be easier to make it out of 4 pieces tig welded together then media blasted to...
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