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by MikeGeee
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Matt Dobner? Great airhead mechanic in Long Beach?
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Matt Dobner? Great airhead mechanic in Long Beach?

Hey, so I've been told about this guy Matt Dobner. He's supposed to be an excellent airhead mechanic ic Long Beach, California. But I can't find reliable information anywhere. Everyone I meet that mentions him also mentions that he's very quirky and hard to pin down. Sounds like my kind of guy. But ...
by MikeGeee
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Redline Heavy ShockProof Gear Oil worth the cash?
Replies: 16
Views: 374

Redline Heavy ShockProof Gear Oil worth the cash?

Hey all, I've been thinking about buying Redline Heavy ShockProof Gear Oil for use in my transmission, drive shaft and final drive, but it's really expensive. That said, I usually don't cheap out on important things like oil. Any experiences in using them for airheads? I know airheads are clunky shi...
by MikeGeee
Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 fork drain problem. yikes!
Replies: 19
Views: 355

Re: R75/5 fork drain problem. yikes!

It's step 2 of preparing an English muffin
by MikeGeee
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 fork drain problem. yikes!
Replies: 19
Views: 355

Re: R75/5 fork drain problem. yikes!

Thanks for the replies, everyone. My signature was actually there the whole time. And yeah, the CB200 is an awesome little bike. So incredibly reliable. Pretty much the exact opposite of the WL45... Anyhow, after using a car jack to get a little more space out of the front forks, I was able to drain...
by MikeGeee
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 fork drain problem. yikes!
Replies: 19
Views: 355

R75/5 fork drain problem. yikes!

Hi all, I just bought my first airhead and i'm really excited. As is customary with 45-year-old+ bikes, though, it's been needing a lot of attention. But after consulting my Clymer manual, scouring the web (including this here forum) and racking my brain, I can't figure it out. So: my front end ZERO...