Krauser airhead for sale

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Krauser airhead for sale

Post by dwerbil » Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:19 pm

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Re: Krauser airhead for sale

Post by Bamboo812 » Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:38 pm

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Post by Rob » Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:38 am

And it doesn't even have 4-valve heads!
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Post by melville » Fri Mar 25, 2016 5:32 am

Rob wrote:And it doesn't even have 4-valve heads!
That may actually be a plus.
Call me Mel. Some years ago- never mind how long precisely- having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me at home, I thought I would ride about a little and see the other parts of the world.

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Post by Major Softie » Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:12 pm

melville wrote:
Rob wrote:And it doesn't even have 4-valve heads!
That may actually be a plus.
I don't think so.

Installed right, those things are really bad ass. The problem with them is that they were not a bolt on item, and few even knew how to correctly make the modifications, much less have the skills and equipment.

I'd love to have Krauser heads if I KNEW they'd been installed by someone who really knew what they were doing.
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Post by ME 109 » Fri Mar 25, 2016 5:09 pm

Major Softie wrote:
I'd love to have Krauser heads if I KNEW they'd been installed by someone who really knew what they were doing.
Why?
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Post by Major Softie » Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:55 am

ME 109 wrote:
Major Softie wrote:
I'd love to have Krauser heads if I KNEW they'd been installed by someone who really knew what they were doing.
Why?
Same reason Chuey and some others here like cafes: there's a certain joy to be had from getting "more" (of whatever one wants) out of a machine than the manufacturer intended. I know not everyone gets joy from that, but lots of folks certainly do. Lots of Airhead people don't subscribe to that and get their joy out of appreciating the factory machine for what it was designed to do well. I completely understand that as well, as that was how I appreciated my /2.

Chuey is one of the few people I know who seems to have a very similar appreciation of both ideas - similar to my own, I mean. Perhaps that's why I feel such a connection to him - that and the fact that we're both far more Socialist than the average Liberal, which is just a little ironic since he's a small business owner. It also (I think) is why we manage to always (so far) find common ground again, even after we have strong disagreements.

Different people enjoy these bikes for different reasons. None of them are wrong (well, except maybe for some really F'd up bike pictures we've seen...).
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Re: Krauser airhead for sale

Post by ME 109 » Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:46 am

Ah, a rebel eh' Major!
I should have been more specific than a one word post.
As far as I know the krauser heads are a pain in the ass. Even if set up by a guru, they're only going to run so long before they need to see the guru again.
I can see them as being useful on the racetrack only, for x laps.

I sure as hell get more out of a stock RS than was ever intended. :mrgreen: and as for Chuey, well he's a human businessman.
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Re: Krauser airhead for sale

Post by Steve in Golden » Sat Mar 26, 2016 8:58 am

So what makes it worth 25 G?

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Post by dwerbil » Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:16 am

Steve in Golden wrote:So what makes it worth 25 G?
The name.
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