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Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By ewilly
Thanks

Oh Crap - I can't ride a bike whereby more than 50% of the value originated in Canada!:1drink

OH Well I will make the best of it.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By ewilly
I believe they were made in the USA but I will...

I believe they were made in the USA but I will have to confirm! The engine is stock R90/6 but may end up with R100 cylinders and heads.




I am planning to use the Brembo rear disc brake...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By ewilly
Update

I am happy to reveal the new custom aluminum tins that I just received from one of our local frequent Airhead maniacs. These automatically make my heap look like a legit bike in my opinion.

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Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8,081
Views: 1,670,646
Posted By ewilly
Very Nice

Happy Birthday CD. Looks like a real nice RT! Never even thought about them being made as an R80 vs R100. Very interesting how these deals find you!
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 746,248
Posted By ewilly
Exhaust and Clip ons

I really like your build and it has several features I am planning to use. Great job - love the vintage paint design.

Are those TeleFix clip ons? Is the header a modified R1100??? If so can...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By ewilly
New R90 Cafe Racer Build

So I am 9mos into the airhead revolution and my first build was a Scrambler conversion on a 84 R100 and I was having so much fun with that I decided to try another. I found a '75 R90/6 frame,...
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 84,732
Posted By ewilly
R100 Engine Cover Set plus Petcocks and More

See various parts below. Shipping will be addt'l on all parts. Will try to do flat rate USPS if possible.




http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff61/ewillyphoto/IMG_64041.jpg
Nice master...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 746,248
Posted By ewilly
Paradise

NOPE none of that! We just have to worry about our tires and the asphalt becoming one if you do not go fast enough when it is 120 Degrees plus.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 746,248
Posted By ewilly
Yep

Yea I think it is mostly you CD!:D But honestly for a very casual ride like my next build and considering the dry climate here I do often consider no rear fender.

I noticed the aluminum...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By ewilly
Iteresting

I am very intrigued! Cant wait to see if there are any clearance issues.

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Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By ewilly
Mod

Looks like a minor tweak to make the "X" dimension wider and cut off the reducer and Y and splice a new 1.50 diameter piece if necessary and Wallah! we have a 1100 CC VW engine.:D

Even if...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,039
Posted By ewilly
Niiiice

Looking Great! That is a beauty! Keep it going and ride on out west.
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 84,732
Posted By ewilly
R90/100 Parts & Harro Elefantenboy in AZ

Here is a batch of parts that I have tried to price in market range with my limited airhead knowledge. Please make offer if you see something that appears to be priced high or multiple items.
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Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,550
Posted By ewilly
Out

I was looking forward to this but have been advised that I have to travel that week.

Thanks for putting it together. I may try to schedule some type of tech day at my place later.
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,550
Posted By ewilly
32mm

I am still trying to make this. I have a set of 32's I plan to bring.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,308
Posted By ewilly
Lights

Yes got head lights and no power for tail at harness connector under seat.

It is an 84 r100
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 746,248
Posted By ewilly
Insert for muffler

I tried something on a pair of stock mufflers that are shortened to the end of the con that's seems to be working great and sounds even better to me.

I used a 8-10 inch long piece of 1 inch...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,308
Posted By ewilly
Jumping in

I need to jump in on this one!

My issue is the brake light is working but no running light at rear or gauge lights. I put knew rear light on rear when I changed fenders and have not had...
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 746,248
Posted By ewilly
Awesome

CD - That is beautiful! Is that an original refinished seat or purchased?

You definitely know how to bring them back to original glory.
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 84,732
Posted By ewilly
Update on Airhead Parts

So here is a list of remaining parts and updated Prices

Gearbox cover $55
Mikuni Carbs $125
BMW Quartz Motometer Clock $65
Corbin seat, pan and cowl $$130
Single cover $25
Dip Sticks $15 each
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8,081
Views: 1,670,646
Posted By ewilly
Scrambler

Thor was a R100T. I dubbed it dual purpose to avoid the Scrambler stigma!:evil Still plan to fab high exhaust so I can use some real vintage Krauser heat shields I am sitting on.





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Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8,081
Views: 1,670,646
Posted By ewilly
Current bikes

Recent shot of the Dual Purpose

http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff61/ewillyphoto/IMG_53811.jpg

Pic showing the 79 RS next to DP

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Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By ewilly
Thanks

Thank you all for the constructive advice and also for the source of entertainment regarding the RT legacy!

Always appreciate the help.
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By ewilly
Airhead Tools and ID of Remnant in Oil

I have an R100 engine that I planned to use to build another bike and have been tearing it down. So when I removed the oil pan I found a small piece of radiused glass that was less that .25 inch and...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,958
Posted By ewilly
Very nice! LMK if it doesn't work for you!

Very nice! LMK if it doesn't work for you!
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,550
Posted By ewilly
HMMM Which set of carbs needs the most help?

I will definitely plan on being there. I have three pairs that could use some help. The crustiest pair need serious cleaning. Do you have an ultrasonic cleaner?

Recommendations for the...
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,681
Posted By ewilly
Rt

I just bought some parts from a guy here in PHX that has an RT fairing if you want his info PM me. I have a few parts from a 78 RT if you need forks or front brakes.



I recently picked...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By ewilly
17"

Unfortunately I have not looked specifically for 17" but I sure do not remember seeing any listed in my web travels when buying 18 and 19 inch.
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 907
Posted By ewilly
Great

I have a different opinion in both cases. While running a Pirelli MT43 4.00-18 on my single track bike in all conditions except extreme mud these were excellent without exception!

I have the...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By ewilly
No I am 98% sure it was square and cast alum lid...

No I am 98% sure it was square and cast alum lid and box.
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By ewilly
Added Pics

Thanks for the info - that helps! I do have a center stand for it but was cutting weight but it looks like I should put it back on.

These are my two bikes and I am gathering parts to build...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By ewilly
R100 Questions and Parts Needed? Thanks

In the last three months I have jumped into the airhead ring and am trying to learn quickly but I have some questions and needs I thought I would ask here.

1. On a R100RS were the boots that...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,093
Posted By ewilly
Like

Love the sub frame and seat! Great job on all the coversions incl fork. Did you make the headlight cowl or is that off the shelf? How do the cone sound and perform?


Are you going to...
Forum: Airheads 01-18-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By ewilly
Travel

Thanks WS!

Does anyone have a ballpark estimation of much additional travel can be gained for example on a 82 R100 without adding length to swingarm etc.. For comparison sake could a 1inch...
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By ewilly
Got your info and will try calling today. THX

Got your info and will try calling today. THX
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By ewilly
Fork

Great info - I will probably keep my eye open and collect parts. If you cut a fork leg down does I am guessing the spring needs to be shortened?

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By ewilly
Frame

Great info - Thanks,

With that in mind I think I would like to build a Monolever!:evil But open to offers.
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By ewilly
R80 or 100 Frame

I picked up a set of extra parts with a R100RS I recently purchased that includes the entire drivetrain and a lot of other parts. BUT I need the following minimum list to assemble any kind of worthy...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By ewilly
Front Wheel

When you changed forks how and what did you use for brakes? Is that BMW hub with factory brakes adapted?

THX
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,558
Posted By ewilly
Tires

Thanks - I must say this is one of the most enjoyable bikes I have ever owned and believe me I have gone through them!:clap

I went with the Shinkos due to sizes available and of coarse price. ...
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