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by ellaguru
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: leaking caliper
Replies: 3
Views: 674

leaking caliper

hi, my brembo brake caliper on my 81 r80 is leaking, not all the time, maybe a few drops show on the tyre after being left over night, as i said i have noticed it only two or three times over the last couple of months, i am still using it and the brakes are fine and strong, is it a complete overall ...
by ellaguru
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: unleaded convertion
Replies: 17
Views: 2388

Re: unleaded convertion

i use the lead replacement additive now is this o.k. for long term use? i will also check the tappets to see if they have closed dramatically
by ellaguru
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Hexhead (R1200) Q&A's
Topic: how reliable 1200gs
Replies: 13
Views: 2527

Re: how reliable 1200gs

i never said that all gs,s were lemons or i would not consider buying one, i have had an r1100s and also my r80 and loved them that is why i would like another i only ask the question as i have read some bad reviews, mcn owners reviews, just want as much info as poss. before i spend my hard earned. ...
by ellaguru
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: unleaded convertion
Replies: 17
Views: 2388

unleaded convertion

hi, has anyone had any experience of converting a pre 85 boxer to unleaded ? what sort of costs are we looking at?
by ellaguru
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Hexhead (R1200) Q&A's
Topic: how reliable 1200gs
Replies: 13
Views: 2527

how reliable 1200gs

hi, i will be selling my 1981 r80 to keep up with my mates more modern bikes, i was really keen on the 1200 gs but i have read many a scare story about there reliability , not the engine but electrics, shaft drive, gear box, shocks, corrosion ect. am i looking to much into this and all makes have th...
by ellaguru
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: something in the way
Replies: 6
Views: 947

Re: something in the way

the diff is off i will take it to the engineering shop that doing the helicoil and hope they have a tool that will remove it, thanks
by ellaguru
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: something in the way
Replies: 6
Views: 947

something in the way

hi, the thread for the drive shaft drain plug on my 82 r80rt is stripped and will need a helicoil, trouble is there is a ring about 50mm dia. with four equally spaced cut outs in it in the way of drilling and tapping, i am sorry if the description is vague i have tried to upload a photo but am havin...
by ellaguru
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: correct jets
Replies: 10
Views: 1617

Re: correct jets

its running 145 mains no other changes
by ellaguru
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: correct jets
Replies: 10
Views: 1617

Re: correct jets

hi, the the running of the bike was not the issue it runs fine starts first touch of the button ticks over lovely no flat spots or stutters nothing like a bag of sh*t* i just wanted to know the best way to check it was not running lean at high revs
by ellaguru
Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: correct jets
Replies: 10
Views: 1617

correct jets

hi, my 82 r80 rt tic has k and n cone air filters and megaphone pipes, i am concerned that it may be running lean, i know i have to check the plugs but what is the easiest most reliable method ? :razz:
by ellaguru
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: indicators not playing
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Re: indicators not playing

thanks for all your replies i am going to play safe for now , i have a second hand relay, 6 quid not bad , from motorworks on the way so i will try that and fingers crossed that is the issue,i will let you know the outcome cheers
by ellaguru
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: indicators not playing
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Re: indicators not playing

oops yes they were working fine when i removed them.
by ellaguru
Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: indicators not playing
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Re: indicators not playing

hi, not leds, they are rated as 23w dont know how much difference that would make, as it was an ex police bike i presume it would have had hazards fitted cant remember, but i was a bit of a butcher with the wiring when i removed the fairing, if i do manage to locate the hazard wiring what do i do wi...
by ellaguru
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: indicators not playing
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

indicators not playing

hi, i have a 1982 r80rt tic i removed the fairing and indicators some years ago but i have now decided it would be nice to have them back, i have connected after market ones to the front using the old wiring loom from the fairing connected to a connector under the tank but when i use the indicators ...

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