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Old 09-20-2012, 11:30 AM   #1
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The Solemn Airhead Pledge. As a lover of the 2-valve...

So I think that all Airheaders need to pledge some things. What would they be?

I'll start:


  1. As a lover of the 2-valve twin, I solemnly swear that I shall not refer in any serious context to my motorcycle as a "hog", as in "I had a day off from work, so me and the gal took the hogs up to North Conway." OR "I can see that your skills are improving as a rider. Have you considered buying a larger, more powerful hog?" If any serious reference is made to my bike as a hog, I will be prepared to accept that my credibility may be up for reconsideration. Conversations about bacon and other pig products that are made near motorcycles will not be subject to this restriction.
  2. I promise to always change my crushwashers when changing the oil, even if it means that I will be late to the bar.


OK NOW YOU.

gasolinePony screwed with this post 09-20-2012 at 12:22 PM Reason: I thought of a new rule.
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Old 09-20-2012, 12:02 PM   #2
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pig ok?

as in, "that pig of mine was puking so much oil past the pushrod seals that I stuffed the gap with tampoons "borrowed" from my girlfriend."
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Old 09-20-2012, 12:11 PM   #3
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as in, "that pig of mine was puking so much oil past the pushrod seals that I stuffed the gap with tampoons "borrowed" from my girlfriend."
In my experience, a tampon only works well for the breather valve and the dipstick.
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Old 09-20-2012, 12:13 PM   #4
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Old 09-20-2012, 12:16 PM   #5
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as in, "that pig of mine was puking so much oil past the pushrod seals that I stuffed the gap with tampoons "borrowed" from my girlfriend."
*The term "pig" shall be allowed in cases where the Airhead in question is not performing in a manner that pleases.
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Old 09-20-2012, 12:18 PM   #6
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In my experience, a tampon only works well for the breather valve and the dipstick.
you're right, my bad.

I meant to say "pig mat" borrowed from my girlfriend.
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Old 09-20-2012, 01:46 PM   #7
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  1. I will not apologise to anyone about the horsepower output on my 1000cc GS.
  2. I will not cuss,fuss, swear and throw things while trying to synconize my BINGs
  3. I will at least give the German engineer, as sadistic as he or she may be, that designed that hinged oil filter, double O Ring, secured with three Allen heads, total PITA maintenance chore......a running start :) The prize if you get it wrong....engine failure.
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Old 09-20-2012, 02:11 PM   #8
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I will not curse the clutch, splines, and main seal as they are accessed far less often than valves, carburettors and points.
I will not curse when I burn my forearm on my header pipes and wear that mark as a badge of honor.
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Old 09-20-2012, 07:49 PM   #9
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Old 10-07-2012, 03:08 PM   #10
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I will keep current on my Airhead Dues, those guys are the reason my Airheads run so sweet. Thanks Don in IN and Ed in IL, the two gurus who wrenched my bikes this past summer.
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Old 10-07-2012, 03:55 PM   #11
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I acknowledge my airhead wants to outlive me and I will render all posible assistance to allow it to do so.
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