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by Kurt in S.A.
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: 1977 R75/7 sat for for too long
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: 1977 R75/7 sat for for too long

There's alway Siebenrock? When I decided to do a top end on my R100/7, I looked at going 1st over and using OEM stuff. Pretty expensive. Plus the liners on the 1000cc engines are iffy going 1st over as there's not that much to take out. I decided get the Siebenrock kit. All the parts are lighter, t...
by Kurt in S.A.
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Drive shaft boot leak
Replies: 16
Views: 202

Re: Drive shaft boot leak

The boots do have notations for front (getriebe for transmission) and top (oben).

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by Kurt in S.A.
Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Clutch cable
Replies: 9
Views: 119

Re: Clutch cable

Tri-Flow is a great lubricant if you wanted to give it a try.

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by Kurt in S.A.
Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: 1979 r65 battery
Replies: 23
Views: 314

Re: 1979 r65 battery

Wobbly wrote:
Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:51 am
Recent electric car research has discovered that batteries actually don't like to be fully charged.
Are we still talking about sealed batteries? AFAIK wet-slosh batteries don't like to be discharged.

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by Kurt in S.A.
Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: 1979 r65 battery
Replies: 23
Views: 314

Re: 1979 r65 battery

Generally speaking, the earlier Airheads don't have a charging profile (ramp up and final voltages) that are correct for anything other than a slosh-type lead acid battery. Sure, sealed batteries of various types can and have been used, but the battery is not getting the charging profile it needs fo...
by Kurt in S.A.
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Start up & Warming Behavior
Replies: 10
Views: 235

Re: Start up & Warming Behavior

I agree!

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by Kurt in S.A.
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Start up & Warming Behavior
Replies: 10
Views: 235

Re: Start up & Warming Behavior

Carbs shouldn't be set up exactly the same...they should be set up so each performs the same way under the same throttle conditions. Certainly jets, needles, etc., are the same...if that's what you meant by exactly the same. But the synching operations are needed to make individual adjustments outsi...
by Kurt in S.A.
Sun Jul 30, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Anatomy of an OEM BMW plug cap.
Replies: 13
Views: 310

Re: Anatomy of an OEM BMW plug cap.

I've been running the OEM 5K plug caps on my /7 since new. Nary a problem!!

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by Kurt in S.A.
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Getting a grip
Replies: 45
Views: 884

Re: Getting a grip

Looks like they're not a retail business but suppliers...have to click on the link to find a dealer/someone who sells them.

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by Kurt in S.A.
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Post 1970 Airheads
Topic: Need advice on Top end/motor rebuild
Replies: 9
Views: 205

Re: Need advice on Top end/motor rebuild

Irv Seaver's in Orange

Dave Campbell's in Santee

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