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  1. spoked wheels

    I just had a set of these Michelins installed on my 75/7 spoked wheels. 400-18 and 3.25-19
    they went on relatively easily. Have only put 100 miles on them , but they seem very good.
    sorry to hijack...
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    Sticky: 1977 r75/7

    Rear shot with new plate, bags off.
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    Thanks guys I will re-read the snowbum thread, I...

    Thanks guys
    I will re-read the snowbum thread, I have head so many horror stories about screwing up coils trying to ground out plugs.

    I will also read about -then try checking float levels

    As...
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    R75/7 Carb adjustment

    After cleaning both carbs and installation of o rings and diaphragms I have been trying to adjust them.
    The bike starts and runs reasonably well with a bit of a vibration. Once warmed up there is a...
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    What is it

    What is the year and model type of that one ?
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    fixed rewgulator

    Thanks Phil

    I had a last minute change of heart and ordered one of the non adjustable electronic ones.
    will pick it up this weekend.

    Peter
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    Now Charging

    I made up a jumper wire and tested the regulator today. It quickly jumped up over 15 volts. Shut down and plugged the regulator back in and now it is charging normally and the light goes out. It was...
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    Yikes

    Thanks to all who responded. I had a busy week with non bike related matters and have only just started to investigate this problem.
    The battery passed a load test and seems to hold 13.25 volts at...
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    Gen light on- WTF

    77 R75/7 Gen light on full time. Bike has relatively low miles 23000. Gel battery only 1 year old.
    How do I diagnose this? I`m not sure where to start looking and do not want to start replacing...
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    health care expenses

    If the Canadian seat belt law was enacted in order to reduce health care expenses
    then I worry for the future. I suppose the next step will be to deny treatment to anyone who is OVERWEIGHT
    as they...
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    FYI oil bargain

    Hit my local O`reilly`s auto parts in Michigan today to pick up some DOT3 brake fluid. They had Valvoline racing 20-50 in
    Dino and synthetic on sale . $3.99 and $4.99 .as well as several other...
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    oils well

    A big thanks to Kurt for that article. Up here in the frozen north (read Canada) many of the listed oils are not available.
    However thanks to Kurts info I see that there are several I can pick up...
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    32/11

    There are at least 2 for sale on ibmwr.com marketplace. 1 says for drum , other does not state.
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    You don`t know how lucky you are. I`m in Kanada,...

    You don`t know how lucky you are. I`m in Kanada, fortunately near the Michigan border. Parts or tires for my old airhead are not available here most of the time. If they are , it will be a 4-5 hour...
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    1977 Airhead Mufflers

    I know that this topic has come up before but it is time for a new look at the subject
    It appears that I shall have to replace the 38mm mufflers on my R75/7. Externally they look pretty good, with...
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    Sump Heater

    [I] highly recommend those stick on heaters.Although I have NO experience with them on bikes, I have had several on diesel cars.My current
    VW jetta has 435000 on it.I live in Canada where temps are...
  17. Poll: Vendors

    I , for one, would welcome any vendors. Kind of like " one stop shopping"
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    Sticky: Nice Rig Looks very close to mine. What are...

    Nice Rig

    Looks very close to mine. What are you using for tires, and what is your tank bag?

    Peter
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    Sticky: My first R75/7

    1977 R75/7 Mostly original, Dual Plugged, Electronic ignition. 22000 miles
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    Best Tires for airheads?

    I`m searching for a new set of rubber for my 77 R75/7.
    So far I like the Michelin Pilot Active, it is available in the original sizes
    325-19 & 400-18.
    I have also heard good things about the...
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