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by MikeGeee
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 choke stopped working
Replies: 19
Views: 1129

Re: R75/5 choke stopped working

Hey guys, thanks again for all the good info. I took the carbs off, cleaned what I could and checked all the possible culprits. I found absolutely nothing out of place. Yet, after reassembling and reinstalling the carbs, the choke works fine. I'm guessing I just had a loose screw that contributed to...
by MikeGeee
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 choke stopped working
Replies: 19
Views: 1129

Re: R75/5 choke stopped working

Yeah, i've check that the control arms are swinging, and they are. That would have been a simple fix.

I still haven't had time to take the carbs off, but I will get to is ASAP and report back.
by MikeGeee
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 choke stopped working
Replies: 19
Views: 1129

Re: R75/5 choke stopped working

Ahhh, thanks. I haven't taken these carbs off the bike yet, so had no idea what the reverse side looked like.

I don't know if I'll have time to get to it tonight, but I'll post an update when I know more.

Thanks again everyone!
by MikeGeee
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 choke stopped working
Replies: 19
Views: 1129

Re: R75/5 choke stopped working

Thanks for the response, but I don't understand where the enricher cover is. Can you explain?
by MikeGeee
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 choke stopped working
Replies: 19
Views: 1129

R75/5 choke stopped working

Hey all, So my R75/5 used to start right up when it choked (half or full), but now it will not. It will start up without the choke (thanks, probably, to the sunny Southern California weather), but it will die once I engage the choke (cold or warm). I can keep it alive by giving it some gas, but it's...
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: 281

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: 1324

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: 1261

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: 1261

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: 1261

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...