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Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By yankeeone
max bmw, the New Hampshire store.

max bmw, the New Hampshire store.
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By yankeeone
Had to fix my horn.. r80/7

I love it when a part is made to be repaired if it should need to be fixed. My left Fiam horn did not work today, and it was just a simple mater of undoing a few screws and cleaning the points. ...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
"We'll see. I literally go nuts if I don't have...

"We'll see. I literally go nuts if I don't have a project to work on at all times. I've been that way since I was a kid."


I bet if you asked the bride she could find some stuff to work on, I...
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
I have been a few times, If you are close it...

I have been a few times, If you are close it would not have be a full day for you. The last time I went there was a Ducati trailer with bike test rides.
For ten bucks you can park your bike in the...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
Henry, are you going to bring the bike to the...

Henry, are you going to bring the bike to the Lars Anderson museum Sunday?
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
post #123 page 9

post #123 page 9
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
I am on the Cape and would lend you a trailer,...

I am on the Cape and would lend you a trailer, but I would sleep on the problem for a night. I have a few to quick to react story's. but I don't feel like typing them out.
Forum: Airheads 08-08-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
oil in it?

oil in it?
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
Where is that thing?

Where is that thing?
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
UPS is great, I had most of a 69 MGB delivered...

UPS is great, I had most of a 69 MGB delivered by them, not one problem.
After the car was done I brought the driver down to the shop to show him what he carried down the driveway one box at a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,395
Posted By yankeeone
nice story. enjoying your perspective.

nice story. enjoying your perspective.
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By yankeeone
Im thinking the chokes would bog it down, check...

Im thinking the chokes would bog it down, check the clamps at the head side of the carbs. for leaks. Also are the butterfly's in correctly? if they arent sealed she will idle high.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,728
Posted By yankeeone
MotorcycleWriter...

MotorcycleWriter (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=254064) thanks for posting that, I just did the ride and adjust one notch, it works!
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,728
Posted By yankeeone
I made the same "vacuum" gauge , I set the oil...

I made the same "vacuum" gauge , I set the oil level down lower so I have more time before the oil starts coming at me.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,728
Posted By yankeeone
Hi, also check the rubber intake manifolds for...

Hi, also check the rubber intake manifolds for air leaks, imposable to get carbs right if you have a vacuum leak.
Brian
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By yankeeone
found it. I was lazy

found it. I was lazy
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By yankeeone
Bing flat top needle removal

Hi , I have a 78 r80/7 with bing flat tops, how do I get the needle out of the piston?

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,600
Posted By yankeeone
Right, but the fluid travels up through the...

Right, but the fluid travels up through the reservoir and allows the possibility of air trapped up by the switch. on my bike the brake line comes in the side of the master.I picked the master just...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,600
Posted By yankeeone
When you look at the master, you will see the hi...

When you look at the master, you will see the hi spot is at the switch end, forward on the bike, so when you raise the master this helps the air out. look around the net there are descriptions of...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,600
Posted By yankeeone
Once I got in there for the switch, I found it...

Once I got in there for the switch, I found it was time- much gunk and corrosion, also the return hole was partly clogged so the brake was not releasing properly. Surprisingly it was not...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,600
Posted By yankeeone
I have the same model bike, and just rebuilt the...

I have the same model bike, and just rebuilt the master and the caliper. I had to replace the brake light switch,and that started the whole thing. Master rebuild kit and new switch installed, still...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
You need a loaner trans while you wait. I wish I...

You need a loaner trans while you wait. I wish I had one to lend.
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
I was getting ready to ask.

I was getting ready to ask.
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By yankeeone
Maybe I will leave it. The bike has the...

Maybe I will leave it. The bike has the decompression gaskets at the base of the cylinders , it goes pretty good though.
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By yankeeone
I am going to put some foil tape over them and...

I am going to put some foil tape over them and see what happens. What will happen if the jets have been changed? buck and bog down?
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By yankeeone
78 r80/7 air box

Hi, I was wondering it the perferated air box was stock on the r80/7. There is one on mine, will I loose any thing if I change it out or tape it? Its loud on acceleration.
Forum: Airheads 06-14-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,165
Posted By yankeeone
I had an 86r80 with no key, I sent a copy of the...

I had an 86r80 with no key, I sent a copy of the reg. to Bobs BMW with the # 0f the bike and they sent me a key that worked.
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
looks good, you going to use some carbon fiber...

looks good, you going to use some carbon fiber cloth on it? super day, everyone was out for a ride.
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,507
Views: 1,304,703
Posted By yankeeone
I like the bike, the side stand out of a box...

I like the bike, the side stand out of a box wrench is neat.
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By yankeeone
Update, bought napa switch it was a pipe thread,...

Update, bought napa switch it was a pipe thread, it leaked, so new bmw switch, master cylinder rebuild kit , tried to go with just new rubber parts in the caliper but she leaked. New piston and kit...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By yankeeone
Hi, well first it was the brake light switch,...

Hi, well first it was the brake light switch, bought one at auto parts store and it leaks at the threads, screwed with that, and now its master rebuild. I will get switch from bmw and continue.
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By yankeeone
Thanks thats the way I went , the piston was...

Thanks thats the way I went , the piston was tight, so when she went, the seal was almost in too.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By yankeeone
I am doing this now, do you put the dust seal on...

I am doing this now, do you put the dust seal on the piston first? or try and get the piston thru the dust seal when it is in place?
thanks
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By yankeeone
brake light stays on r80/7

Hi, just failed inspection for my brake light staying on. I pulled one of the wires one the front switch on the master cylinder, and the light goes out. Do these fail? how hard to fix? is there...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 53,893
Posted By yankeeone
Man this turned tough. Nice work on your motor,...

Man this turned tough. Nice work on your motor, keep it up.
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
Posted By yankeeone
+2 on the 12volt light, I had to sort thru just...

+2 on the 12volt light, I had to sort thru just about the Same thing on 78r80.
It will become clear once you get started.
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6,507
Views: 1,304,703
Posted By yankeeone
Thomas, what type tires are on your bike? ...

Thomas, what type tires are on your bike?

Thanks Brian
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,714
Posted By yankeeone
Someone on here has a tag line " If it ain't...

Someone on here has a tag line " If it ain't broke, fix it till it is" I've done that..
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By yankeeone
I used armorall and tried three times, the best...

I used armorall and tried three times, the best I could do was get the tip of the tube to the far end of the hole in the air box.If you have to force something that much, its wrong.

The original...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By yankeeone
Thanks, I bought a new one from a bmw dealer,...

Thanks, I bought a new one from a bmw dealer, same thing, no way it was going in the shell. the dealer took it back, and I used the old one.
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