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Forum: Airheads 06-06-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,629
Posted By n8mojo
Yes, 64/32/3&4's have one hole. I spent extra...

Yes, 64/32/3&4's have one hole. I spent extra time fiddling with the enrichener, and finally came to the conclusion that the enrichener worked fine when the cable was PROPERLY adjusted and it was ALL...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By n8mojo
I just finally learned to work around it by...

I just finally learned to work around it by adjusting how I shift. If I'm careful, it engages perfectly. I guess every bike has it's personality and maybe we just need to work with their quirks. A...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By n8mojo
Agreed Chris. I heard you're selling these too?...

Agreed Chris. I heard you're selling these too? I'm saving up my $$$
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By n8mojo
I don't speak french, but the Hoske's definitely...

I don't speak french, but the Hoske's definitely win by a land-slide. Check in when you get the Emgos installed... in the meantime I think I'll start saving for the Hoskes.
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By n8mojo
Thanks man -- these seem to be good reproductions...

Thanks man -- these seem to be good reproductions of stock in look and sound. Price seems very fair.
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By n8mojo
Anyone heard, or have the reverse cone mufflers...

Anyone heard, or have the reverse cone mufflers (megaton? emgo?). Definitely would be cafe-like (which I like) but not sure on sound (don't want it to sound like it's "trying" to be loud).

Also...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By n8mojo
Nice. Chris is awesome. He helped me recover from...

Nice. Chris is awesome. He helped me recover from a loose valve seat which did some damage to my head last year. I'll reach out to him if I decide to go this route to see if he's still selling. Still...
Forum: Airheads 11-29-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,773
Posted By n8mojo
Hoske pipes or alternatives?

The Bike: R75/5

Anyone know what the Hoskes cost out the door if you procure in the states?

Anyone selling used?

Anyone suggest anything better?

Goals: New pipes (mine are rusting at the...
Forum: Airheads 11-26-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By n8mojo
Anyone heard of Manx Mufflers?

My exhaust has some pinhole leaks at the bottom and I found a Manx Muffler (model 20006). Anyone know anything about them. I think I have the el-cheapo Mac mufflers, and not impressed. Really want...
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By n8mojo
Well that makes 4 of us, if I count the guy that...

Well that makes 4 of us, if I count the guy that had the same problem on 2 of his '71s from 5united.
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By n8mojo
Got out for a good ride today, and noticed that...

Got out for a good ride today, and noticed that if I preload the shifter it is much less likely to have difficulty engaging. Makes all gear shifts a bit smoother actually.

I can't really say it's...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By n8mojo
Third gear issue 71 R75/5

Hey Old Cools, I have a question that maybe some folks that have been around the airhead transmissions for a while can help with.

My '71 shifts great up and down from all gears, EXCEPT 2nd to 3rd....
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By n8mojo
Just a guess, but I'm thinking you saw that 73...

Just a guess, but I'm thinking you saw that 73 toaster for sale in woodland on craigslist a couple weeks ago??? Just a hunch.
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By n8mojo
Sacramento resident here...

Sacramento resident here...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,422
Posted By n8mojo
Oh ya, I wasn't thinking the carbs had anything...

Oh ya, I wasn't thinking the carbs had anything to do with it... just bad timing.The only picture I had of the vacuum port was from that escapade. Just wanted to share info in case someone was...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By n8mojo
Update on the rear seal... I replaced it (didn't...

Update on the rear seal... I replaced it (didn't heat anything like the clymer suggested). I also replaced oil soaked shoes with new ferodo, and cleaned up drum with solvent. The rear brake is much...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,422
Posted By n8mojo
Never updated this thread... I got the kit and...

Never updated this thread... I got the kit and installed. Here's the instructions:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-drqUHSt83UM/TwPF1ChKmtI/AAAAAAAAXyk/Jms84TK9f4g/s800/P64731100.jpg

Got it...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
Hmmmmm....could it be the case that my...

Hmmmmm....could it be the case that my anal-retentiveness is growing with age??? Beer me. Quick. :evil
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
She's back!

I thought I should update the group with the progress to my "seized engine" which actually turned out to be the LH exhaust valve that came loose, followed by the seat turning into shrapnel with the...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
Well, Mr Bob G appears to be busy for the next...

Well, Mr Bob G appears to be busy for the next few months and is unable to take me on. I feel so rejected... :(:

I have gotten a few other recommendations from the 5united forums. I want to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,627
Posted By n8mojo
Strangely, the sandwich shot struck me as well....

Strangely, the sandwich shot struck me as well. It actually reminded me of my grandfather eating a sandwich my grandmother would bring us while we worked on cars... of course with his greasy sausage...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
Regarding the rings, there is some oil I poured...

Regarding the rings, there is some oil I poured down the spark plug hole before getting this all apart if that is what is being evaluated? Or is the carbon buildup on the piston a sign of needing new...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
In other words, those are gouge marks from the...

In other words, those are gouge marks from the valve seat crunching against the head.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
The exhaust valve seat is missing in all of these...

The exhaust valve seat is missing in all of these photos except for a piece lodged underneath the exhaust valve.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
Some better pictures.... ...

Some better pictures....
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/--X7sYMhQ_1w/TxohMyJmBWI/AAAAAAAAX3c/JX04Enhbc1Y/s640/IMG_4218.JPG
...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
Thanks Bill... Your post just chilled me out...

Thanks Bill...

Your post just chilled me out a little bit. I bought this bike because I love classics, and wanted to learn how to ride and work on a good motorcycle. At least it's winter and...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
Update... Pulled off starter and this was...

Update...

Pulled off starter and this was not the problem... unfortunately.

Pulled off left cylinder head (the cylinder that had the spark plug wire left on the first time I started)

Exhaust...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
So I just noticed the kickstarter WILL spin, with...

So I just noticed the kickstarter WILL spin, with the clutch disengaged. The rear tire will actually spin if I have the clutch disengaged and utilize the kickstarter. This is quite confusing.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
No luck turning the engine over at the alternator...

No luck turning the engine over at the alternator rotor with plugs removed. The engine will turn over with the electric starter, but makes that clunk-clunk-clunk noise. Will rotate somewhat with...
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
Any chance that this could be the starter not...

Any chance that this could be the starter not disengaging?

No doubt I'll be pulling things apart soon, just looking for a reasonable place to start.
Forum: Airheads 01-20-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
A little update.... With the clutch...

A little update....

With the clutch disengaged or the bike in neutral, I attempted the electric starter with the plugs off. The engine does turn, as I could verify the pistons are moving. The...
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,162
Posted By n8mojo
Seized engine on 75/5

Wow, not the best night here...

Was attempting to sync my carbs tonight. This is really my first attempt and was initially using the short-out method, but I also have a harmonizer.

I threaded...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,627
Posted By n8mojo
BMW Motorrad Porn

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XfBzYK9acs

Nate
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By n8mojo
+1 on living with the drums, but still curious on...

+1 on living with the drums, but still curious on what one eventually does, especially on the front... I mean what if I want to keep this until 2050.

I might give it a go on the seal/gasket...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By n8mojo
Where's your shop? Chico is close enough for a...

Where's your shop? Chico is close enough for a day trip excuse. I haven't tried A&S cycles here in the Sacramento area... maybe they can help as well. Or I just try it out myself.

If drums...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,339
Posted By n8mojo
Thanks again Disston for the words of...

Thanks again Disston for the words of encouragement and assistance. Good to know I'm not in this alone!

I also just ordered some new E-Z pull springs about 10 minutes ago as the springs are pretty...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,339
Posted By n8mojo
Vacuum lines were installed and working. Had to...

Vacuum lines were installed and working. Had to pull the carb again as the throttle plate was just ever so slightly over causing return to idle a bit of a problem. For those rebuilding, be sure to...
Forum: Airheads 01-10-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By n8mojo
Oil in rear drum on '71 75/5

Just going over my recently purchased 71 75/5 piece by piece so I know this bike well and shipworthy for the open road... this is also my first bike.

I'm currently on the brakes. My rear brakes...
Forum: Airheads 01-03-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,339
Posted By n8mojo
Bing Vacuum port kit

Got my VTO kit from Bing today. Just want to make sure that the instructions here:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-drqUHSt83UM/TwPF1ChKmtI/AAAAAAAAXyk/Jms84TK9f4g/s512/P64731100.jpg

Refers...
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,339
Posted By n8mojo
Perfect, that's exactly what I picked up at Ace...

Perfect, that's exactly what I picked up at Ace Hardware. Back to reassembly!
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