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David Elkow
David Elkow
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Joined: 08/25/2020 01:19
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RE: wobble...again

Oops! …. Congratulations on your first Airhead! Welcome!!

1 month ago
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RE: wobble...again

Typically, I believe, if you decelerate with closed throttles, while holding the bars loosely and you get a shake, this would indicate excessive play ...

1 month ago
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RE: RT Windshield - Madstad Conversion

I think it looks GREAT! Good job.

1 month ago
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RE: "Stickies" or a "Must Read / Top 10 Issues" Sub-forum

I certainly agree. It’s a very similar trend on various Airhead FB groups. The same questions asked over and over again. I am 67 and have been on an A...

1 month ago
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RE: My 1982 R65 LS just quit

Ha! You pranked yourself. I’ve done that, and my switch is visible. Occasionally, the kill switch would get flipped by my tank bag when maneuvering th...

2 months ago
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RE: My R65 LS just quit.

I don’t have a R65, and I don’t have a ‘82, and I don’t have a schematic… but I’m still gonna take a guess at the starter relay, which is maybe under ...

2 months ago
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RE: R90/6 bogging down up to 1/4 throttle.

Carb needles are loose fitting and jiggle about.

2 months ago
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RE: Front Brake Light Wiring

For the best help, please tell us your year and model. with the wires off the switch and key OFF, a jumper wire from the battery+ to the green/black w...

2 months ago
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RE: Disk brake piston removal...

78 R100(RS) - I very recently repaired my 40mm ATE front brake calipers. Like yours, there was a fair bit of corrosion. I was able to clean up the cal...

2 months ago
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RE: Caliper Pivot Removal Help needed

The bolt used to extract the eccentric pin does not need to bottom out. It needs only to thread in a few turns to grab hold of the pin, then pull the ...

2 months ago
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RE: 1993 R100 GSPD install clutch release linkage..

First, my disclaimer - my bike is a 78, so yours might be different. Firstly, on mine, the clutch rod must be installed from the front of the input sh...

3 months ago
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RE: R90/6 bogging down up to 1/4 throttle.

We are always thankful for simple solutions, even if they are embarrassing.

3 months ago
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RE: R90/6 bogging down up to 1/4 throttle.

I’d also check the carb diaphragms. If it was fine, then suddenly not, could be a troubled diaphragm, perhaps.

3 months ago
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RE: To peen or not to peen, and how?

If my memory is functioning correctly, I used the loctite, then I somewhat “squashed” the protruding end of each screw by pinching with small Vice-gri...

3 months ago
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RE: New Member Introduction

Welcome. You have (and have had) some really nice machines! My 78 was originally a gold RS. Sometimes I wish it still was, but it got wrecked and now...

4 months ago
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