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Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By smokskrene
Large single light recommendation?

Hey all,
I've got an old airhead that I want to mount one large aux light on...any suggestions? I've been looking into the LED option, but am finding it difficult to find a larger diameter housing....
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By smokskrene
Ha! Thats what I figured :D

Ha! Thats what I figured

:D
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By smokskrene
Frame mounted mirror...anyone seen 'em?

On my ride home yesterday I lost one of my mirrors. *extended apology to the vehicle behind me* So it looks like im in the hunt for a new set. Upon searching through cafe racer/bobber sites I came...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By smokskrene
*update* Their hold music wasn't too bad....

*update*

Their hold music wasn't too bad. After a couple of phone calls and their request for me to provide photos of their packaging, I received...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By smokskrene
I contated them again this past Friday. Ive been...

I contated them again this past Friday. Ive been making sure to provide my order number as well as "ticket" numbers. I think that less is more when it comes to communication. Im finding that Engish...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By smokskrene
I'll resist the urge! Sadly I bet DIYing my own...

I'll resist the urge! Sadly I bet DIYing my own harness would be easier than dealing with the DDM "customer disservice" dept. Its actually becoming rather humerous:

Email #1: I ask if I should...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By smokskrene
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/30/e9yvymys.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/30/e9yvymys.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By smokskrene
I contacted DDM, they just sent me a PDF...

I contacted DDM, they just sent me a PDF installation guide. Since I don't feel like playing email tag and waiting on their slow as death shipping, I thought I'd take a trip the the hardware store...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44,316
Views: 2,532,975
Posted By smokskrene
scary!

scary!
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By smokskrene
Leaking forks

I had my tires replaced and now I have notice that I am leaking a significant amount of oil from the top of the gaitors. Coincidence? Or should I contact the shop about...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By smokskrene
I didnt see these pics for somereason...anyway,...

I didnt see these pics for somereason...anyway, the kit i received didnt come with the spade plugs. The cable off of the ballast ended with that oval plug. Ive contacted the manufacturer and I hope...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By smokskrene
From what I've seen, it appears as though I need...

From what I've seen, it appears as though I need an adapter that connects from the HID output to the OEM H4 plug.

The HID output has 2 leads and a separate lead and the OEM H4 has 3 leads. I'm...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By smokskrene
I have the red and blue leads connected fine. I...

I have the red and blue leads connected fine. I have the new unit all together as seen in the picture. The new unit ends with an oval male plug that has a positive and negative indicated on it. My...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By smokskrene
Help: HID "plug and play" not so much.

I purchased a DDM Tuning HID kit for my R60/6 and the connection from the ballast isn't the same as the wiring for the headlight. I purchased the H4 kit to fit, or so I thought, the H4 standard...
Forum: Airheads 05-21-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 28,250
Posted By smokskrene
Nice bike! Where did you find the fork stabilizer?

Nice bike! Where did you find the fork stabilizer?
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By smokskrene
My error, I was thinking 32mm, and I am talking...

My error, I was thinking 32mm, and I am talking about the inner diameter of the throat. Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By smokskrene
Bing Carbs 38mm?

The inlet for bing carbs are 38mm is that correct?

Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By smokskrene
Question about fork brace for a /6

I am interested in picking one up. I have an r 60/6 with drum brakes. Will the front fork brace made for ATE brakes still fit? If not, any suggestions?
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By smokskrene
The image is crap, taken in the dark, however you...

The image is crap, taken in the dark, however you can see the side wall splitting. It's like this on both front and rear tires. You can appreciate the size however my gut feeling on two wheels is...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 24,959
Posted By smokskrene
I need some alone time with this

I need some alone time with this
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6,314
Views: 1,266,007
Posted By smokskrene
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/20/a2epy3ah.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/20/a2epy3ah.jpg

A work in progress, and total elation
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By smokskrene
It sounds like the S11's are the route to take....

It sounds like the S11's are the route to take. There is an overwhelming amount of positive feedback on them. However I am curious about these Conti Classic Attack Radials. I do like to spend a...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By smokskrene
How about size? Do 10mm really make a difference...

How about size? Do 10mm really make a difference in width? forexample a rear tire at 110 vs 100, and a front at 100 vs 90? Will i notice a difference? I just want to make sure I do get the propper...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By smokskrene
I Live in Maine. The roads get trashed from the...

I Live in Maine. The roads get trashed from the winter, pot holes and cracks are the norm. I ride from April till sonw falls in November/December. Im riding less these days due to buying a home close...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By smokskrene
Tire suggestions

My current tires on my BMW R60/6 have dry rotted so i'm looking for new tires. This is my first motorcycle tire purchase and am looking for suggestions. I currently have Avons (came with the bike)....
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15,194
Views: 8,653,762
Posted By smokskrene
R60/6 & Julia

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i285/smokskrene25/IMG_8431.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By smokskrene
Clip-ons for R60/6

Does any one know off the top of thier head what diameter I need? As I understand, to fit them on I will need to buy new ear sets? Or is it possible just to slide the stok one down?
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By smokskrene
Thanks alot everyone. I'll get tinkering

Thanks alot everyone. I'll get tinkering
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By smokskrene
Tipped over my airhead, running rough: Q&A?

My bike is an R60/6, it slipped out of my hands and I guided it to the ground. (terrible feeling). Within a split second I had it upright again. I let it settle for a day and came back to it, turned...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By smokskrene
Contact board back order! other options?

It appears that the diode on the back of the contact board is toast. I found out that from MAXBMW the contact board is on back order in germany until Oct 13th. Does anyone know where I might get...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By smokskrene
OK, i did that...nothing. dead diode?

OK, i did that...nothing. dead diode?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By smokskrene
UPDATE I cant find the diode that shows in...

UPDATE

I cant find the diode that shows in the clymer schematic is supposed to be on the CRT board. Is there a diode behind the board? Its the diode that goes between the starter swtich and...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By smokskrene
Thanks Bpeckm. I have a clymer and have been...

Thanks Bpeckm. I have a clymer and have been using their diagram in the back of the book. Im going to meter it tomorrow to see what i can figure out. Is the relay located under the tank on the left...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-21-2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By smokskrene
NOT STARTING *electrical*

BMW R60/6

I got into the rats nest of wiring because ive got 2 sets of wires exiting the headlight housing that are cut. Ive figured out that one set goes to the front brake switch on the right...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-05-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By smokskrene
R60/6 Windscreen/fairing

Im looking for a windscreen for my bike but am having difficulties. I dont want the oem fairing, instead what i am looking for is just a windscreen that fits on around the headlight and reaches up to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,519
Posted By smokskrene
Figured it out!!!

Figured it out!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,519
Posted By smokskrene
I bought my R60 with the pipes installed...

I bought my R60 with the pipes installed incorrectly (angled up as yours were). Did you just pull them off switch sides and rotate them? Im trying to picture what I am going to have to do. I loving...
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