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by spo123
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Oil checking
Replies: 9
Views: 1370

Re: Oil checking

CORRECT, Rob
by spo123
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R75/5 Electrical Q
Replies: 4
Views: 913

Re: R75/5 Electrical Q

Disconnect the ground first. Then, spray a small bit of contact cleaner into and underneath the switch board assembly. Use a tiny pair of hemostats and a bit of "scotch brite pad".....clean away and then "rinse" with wd40 or something. You MAY also need to "tweak" the contact arm under the switch bo...
by spo123
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Oil checking
Replies: 9
Views: 1370

Re: Oil checking

Ah....But...do YOU screw the dipstick into the threads to check the oil.......OR, do you carefully set the dipstick just at the top of the threads (when upright, correctly)?.
Only one answer is correct.
by spo123
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: what is in this picture?
Replies: 11
Views: 1248

Re: what is in this picture?

I think that transmission MIGHT be either Chinese or Russian...
by spo123
Fri Feb 27, 2015 1:29 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Batteries - a confession
Replies: 30
Views: 4275

Re: Batteries - a confession

I have had very good luck with a Panasonic SEALED lead acid battery in my /5. I am on my second one......The first bulged, due to an overcharging problem with a bad regulator. Digi-Key, in Minnesota, sells them....shipped. Panasonic... LC-X1220P This is the samller /5 battery. I do not know what wou...
by spo123
Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:39 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: funholiday
Replies: 70
Views: 19195

Re: funholiday

Hi Charles.
Thanks for the posting over on ADV.
Well done!
Ride fast and safe.
This particular "grudgematch" seems to be the "best" one yet...............
by spo123
Fri May 02, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: R90-R100 hybrid
Replies: 24
Views: 2266

Re: R90-R100 hybrid

IF you get "rid" of that motorcycle, YOU would be a FOOL.
There, I said it.
Do whatever you wish.
I do "try" to not be an @ss.
Best wishes always,
spo
by spo123
Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:12 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Top Fork Plate/Yoke for a R75/5
Replies: 48
Views: 4959

Re: Top Fork Plate/Yoke for a R75/5

I recall, from a while ago, someone had explained about welding two top plates together and running that set up.
I did actually purchase a second stock /5 plate, myself....Also, it sits with the "spares".
by spo123
Wed Oct 23, 2013 8:29 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: A Google Map of Our Members Locations
Replies: 243
Views: 21380

Re: A Google Map of Our Members Locations

I second the motion to include a spot for Airhead.........................He IS still riding around the stars!
Also I am in Salem, Mass. 01970 USA
This is a crazy week here, now!
by spo123
Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Rim manufacturer?
Replies: 9
Views: 1573

Re: Rim manufacturer?

Weinmann, if I recall correctly.