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David Elkow
David Elkow
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Joined: 08/24/2020 18:19
Last seen: 07/09/2024 15:25
Topics: 11 / Replies: 296
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RE: New Old member in Arizona. Hi All, I'm back!

Glad you are back! Very nice airhead, once again! I was a club member early on, with my ‘78 R100 w/Hannigan. Then dropped out when life got in the ...

2 days ago
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RE: 77 R100S Bing Needle

The needle is held in the piston by a wire spring clip that engages the grooves cut in the top portion of the needle. There are 4 sets of grooves, tha...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Airheads near Nashville?

Mike, hope you found a fellow airhead or two!

4 weeks ago
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2 months ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Glad to hear. Wonder how those springs got in the bike?!!

2 months ago
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RE: 1980 R100RS: Did my ignition switch fail?

@eric-druse bummer, your symptoms seemed similar. We had actually gone so far as to replace the ignition switch with a toggle switch … and the bike s...

2 months ago
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RE: Did my ignition switch fail?

PS: My riding buddy and I thought it was the ignition key switch, cuz of the way it behaved.

2 months ago
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RE: Did my ignition switch fail?

I could write a short story about an episode I had with my ‘78 R100 while in Baton Rouge, LA. The electrical symptoms were all over the place. I, too,...

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

Yep, I tried every possible switch from every possible source, and came up empty. It was 2 to 5 days to order. The solution with the driveshaft fill ...

2 months ago
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RE: 1975 R90/6: Occasional miss, high speed cut out

Probably not the issue, but Jeff C. reminded me of another occasion I had when my ‘78 had points. Can’t recall where I purchased the problematic point...

2 months ago
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RE: Low speed vibration R80RT

Hello Peter. I have been curious about your issue. Any determination? (Also feeling your frustration.)

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

The ADVrider forum … I recently was stuck with a very leaky oil pressure switch on my /7. Could not get a replacement where I was. I was “googling” in...

2 months ago
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RE: Activity in Texas??

I live down in the RGV, in Mission. Agreed, there doesn’t seem to be any ABC activity in Texas. I think there might be a tech day once a year in the D...

2 months ago
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RE: Occasional mis, high speed cut out

No personal experience, but I’ve heard of iffy kill switches causing faults. They interrupt the 12v circuit to the coils - so kill the ignition. Th...

2 months ago
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RE: Occasional mis, high speed cut out

You may need to catch us up a bit. Did this occur prior to installing the new ignition, or since? I’m no expert, but in my simple thinking a mis-fire...

2 months ago
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