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by George Ryals
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Can't get neutral when hot
Replies: 9
Views: 120

Re: Can't get neutral when hot

Since aluminum (the trans case) expands (the case gets longer) at a much faster rate as temperature rises than steel shafts, the end float increases as the temperature of the transmission goes up. So its not your shim job!
by George Ryals
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:18 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Nikasil
Replies: 19
Views: 321

Re: Nikasil

Yes, assuming everything looks good.
by George Ryals
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: As my airhead gently weeps
Replies: 32
Views: 862

Re: As my airhead gently weeps

Spray foot powder to detect leaks works for me.
by George Ryals
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: As my airhead gently weeps
Replies: 32
Views: 862

Re: As my airhead gently weeps

I bet it is the oil pressure switch!
by George Ryals
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Stuck ignition switch
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: Stuck ignition switch

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by George Ryals
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: 1979 r65 battery
Replies: 23
Views: 757

Re: 1979 r65 battery

http://www.odysseybattery.com/documents ... 2_1214.pdf

Here's the Odyssey Battery Manual. Everything anyone would ever want to know about Odyssey battery charging and storage, etc.
Way more info than the little paper included with the battery.
by George Ryals
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Start up & Warming Behavior
Replies: 10
Views: 524

Re: Start up & Warming Behavior

Too lean would explain both the overheating and revving up without throttle opening. You could also have a sticky advance mechanism.

http://www.mikuni.com/pdf/vmmanual.pdf This Mikuni manual might help.
by George Ryals
Sat Jul 08, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: MOTORCYCLING
Topic: ALDI camp chair.
Replies: 14
Views: 571

Re: ALDI camp chair.

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How about this 1960s beach chair?
Oh, I have a side car so bulk is no problem.
by George Ryals
Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: 1984 R80 valve noise. I know ...I know....it's been said
Replies: 8
Views: 516

Re: 1984 R80 valve noise. I know ...I know....it's been said

If you do decide to re-torque the heads, start by loosening each nut a half turn or so then tightening to whatever spec you follow.
by George Ryals
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Troubleshoot help. No Spark R90/6
Replies: 27
Views: 1331

Re: Troubleshoot help. No Spark R90/6

http://www.euromotoelectrics.com/v/vspf ... ngines.pdf

If the points are opening, bypass the booster and see if you get spark.