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Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By bmwhacker
Photo?

Photo?
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By bmwhacker
If you could??? Please report back on how you...

If you could???
Please report back on how you like your new bars....looks like something
I might want too....:ear
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Poll: Ride naked?
Views: 1,078
Posted By bmwhacker
I have a couple of "National Cycle"...

I have a couple of "National Cycle" Plexifairings.....on & off in a couple minutes. Nice to ride "naked" now and then....but on long rides the wind just beats up my old ass too much.
I do have a...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 36,245
Posted By bmwhacker
Where's my wallet?

I can't dig my money out fast enough to buy these used clips for $89.99 each.:lol3
...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By bmwhacker
"Too good to be true".:eek1 Usually the case,...

"Too good to be true".:eek1
Usually the case, but...a couple years ago I saw a low mileage (18k) nice 1979 Suzuki GS850L listed for $350.00.
Thought it had to be a scam. Called the guy, met him and...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 131,168
Posted By bmwhacker
C'mon....some folks love reading this::rofl ...

C'mon....some folks love reading this::rofl
"There is nothing here
No web page for this address
404 Error"

<big> </big>
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By bmwhacker
Read the feedback from buyers....I remember some...

Read the feedback from buyers....I remember some time back seeing some negative feedback concerning quality and fit from seats of Vietnam origin...maybe it was a different seller.(?) Looks like this...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By bmwhacker
Ya...that noise isn't "normal", even in the...

Ya...that noise isn't "normal", even in the Airhead world of noises.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 26,850
Posted By bmwhacker
Vintage, Dual "Tuetonic" seat assembly currently...

Vintage, Dual "Tuetonic" seat assembly currently on EBay.
I've never seen the "backrest versions" before.
Takes "fugly" to a new level....but man are they comfortable!
Note that the back rests...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,307
Posted By bmwhacker
My old 73 R75/5 had a similar "rattle" from the...

My old 73 R75/5 had a similar "rattle" from the transmission which went away when the clutch was pulled in.
The bike had the "rattle" at 19k miles when I got it and still had it at 58k miles when...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 700
Posted By bmwhacker
Nice looking tank.... but Yikes....like you said,...

Nice looking tank.... but Yikes....like you said, pretty pricey.:eek1
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By bmwhacker
I was thinking about some headlamp mirrors for my...

I was thinking about some headlamp mirrors for my /5. I have some large napolean style "bar ends" on my sidecar rig and really like them.
My "new" /5 has the Euro low bars and the short stem...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
Posted By bmwhacker
Good luck.

Good luck.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,122
Posted By bmwhacker
a few beaters from my "collecting years"....now...

a few beaters from my "collecting years"....now gone,,,,:cry

late 60's super 90

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/mT7bCoa8BbAIwA9oc3nOm_4vACS3UoElf1s1Hgb57Q=w1076-h719-no

CA 95 - late model...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 153,651
Posted By bmwhacker
Gee, I wonder what his "Number" was?:ear ...

Gee, I wonder what his "Number" was?:ear

http://images.craigslist.org/00505_59tu1nAZZo2_600x450.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 26,850
Posted By bmwhacker
That's kinda cool! I like the exposed seat pan as...

That's kinda cool! I like the exposed seat pan as a "cover":clap
Never saw that before.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,506
Posted By bmwhacker
I think lost some of the "Lil" parts just reading...

I think lost some of the "Lil" parts just reading this....:lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,584
Posted By bmwhacker
:clap Front Brakes?...Who needs'em! They're...

:clap
Front Brakes?...Who needs'em! They're for sissies and very over rated......:lol3

Seriously...great going guys....for a great cause!:thumb
Forum: Hacks 03-07-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By bmwhacker
I saw a unique set up a few weeks ago....a Harley...

I saw a unique set up a few weeks ago....a Harley guy bought it from some supplier in Chicago (?) I think.
The entire frame / mount consisted of one 18" wide chunk of sheet steel with no support...
Forum: Hacks 03-07-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By bmwhacker
"OK...Now the stupidest answer ever" I've...

"OK...Now the stupidest answer ever"

I've always used "SOS Pads" on my BMW's without any issues. :D
Maybe "Uralists" will faint with that reccomendation? :lol3
I've tried to use the coveted...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,029
Posted By bmwhacker
Matched Cylinders and Pistons show up on EBay all...

Matched Cylinders and Pistons show up on EBay all the time. Just be patient and don't over pay.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 324,289
Posted By bmwhacker
Haynes Airhead Shop Manual

"SOLD" "SOLD" "SOLD" "SOLD"

Haynes BMW Shop Manual dated "1975"......./5 and /6 - R90S Models from 1970 - 1975.
Binding is coming apart and has been taped. Front cover is ugly. Some...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,223
Posted By bmwhacker
I installed cheap "Shinko" tires on mine. Not...

I installed cheap "Shinko" tires on mine. Not showing any apparent wear after a few thousand miles and have been pretty good tires for the price. Mine has spoked wheels so tubes are required. I've...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 131,168
Posted By bmwhacker
I guess all this stuff is a "fad" which will...

I guess all this stuff is a "fad" which will eventually go away...or maybe not....
As a kid In the early 70's I bought a new Honda SL 175 and proceeded to "customize" it.:huh
"T.T. straight pipes"...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,863
Posted By bmwhacker
:lurk:lurk:lurk:lurk (I love...

:lurk:lurk:lurk:lurk

(I love mysteries....:baldy)

or maybe just "go" with it:
http://blog.motorcyclecenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Craziest-Motorcycle-Helmets-Snake.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 26,850
Posted By bmwhacker
Another rare "QSL 1000 mile" seat...arguably the...

Another rare "QSL 1000 mile" seat...arguably the ugliest solo seats ever made....but IMHO the most comfortable.:D
Got a pair of them with the bike. Might try to figure out how to mount the spare...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,797
Posted By bmwhacker
WOW! :eek1...Thanks for posting the link. That...

WOW! :eek1...Thanks for posting the link.
That guys photos / descriptions are excellant. :clap
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,323
Posted By bmwhacker
My most recent ressurection. A "Garage" find in a...

My most recent ressurection. A "Garage" find in a buddies garage. I am now the new owner.
Luckily he had "properly" taken it apart and stored things for the past +10 years.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,652
Posted By bmwhacker
Great to see your bike "in person" last week at...

Great to see your bike "in person" last week at Death Valley.:freaky...it sounded as good as it looks!:clap....great job!
Was some nice old bikes & "conversions" present.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By bmwhacker
Sorry some of you folks are "locked in" by the...

Sorry some of you folks are "locked in" by the weather.....:cry

We have been lucky and have had a great "snow bird" winter with 70's & 80's the past weeks.
Just returned from a 1000+ mile camping...
Forum: Hacks 02-21-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,556
Posted By bmwhacker
1000 + miles We just returned from a 8 day...

1000 + miles

We just returned from a 8 day camping trip with the trailer in tow. It was loaded to the gills with camping gear & provisions.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By bmwhacker
Good job My first experience, I had the little...

Good job
My first experience, I had the little "c-clip" sail off into infinity when working on the darn thing.
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 36,245
Posted By bmwhacker
One see's a lot of worn out splines described as...

One see's a lot of worn out splines described as "excellant" on EBay. Obviously the sellers are either crooked or don't know what the splines are supposed to look like.
I got "screwed" by an M.D....
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,219
Posted By bmwhacker
:cry ...

:cry

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-3_E-4tujnBg/UvhMIUlMsBI/AAAAAAAAN9g/oQWK_VWMDn8/w1078-h719-no/051.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,219
Posted By bmwhacker
Russian rust ...

Russian rust

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/hGHjXYTS_J-8TmT_HEYUlriJXCZ9VPTkQh5jdb2ltT0=w913-h719-no

...
Forum: Hacks 02-09-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,556
Posted By bmwhacker
Been getting ready for a 1500 - 2000 mile camping...

Been getting ready for a 1500 - 2000 mile camping run, leaving Wed. Going to cover a lot of back roads in the Mohave Desert on the way to Death Valley. Plan to hook up with some other riders...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 758,244
Posted By bmwhacker
Nice work ....beautiful!:clap....you taking...

Nice work ....beautiful!:clap....you taking orders for them?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/garage/P1160445_zps7bad2d40.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,701
Posted By bmwhacker
I've bought the /5 "Cigar" Type Emgos a few years...

I've bought the /5 "Cigar" Type Emgos a few years ago. Less than $150.00 a pair back then. Their main muffler diameter was a tiny bit larger than stock. They sounded nice and appeared to be pretty...
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,019
Posted By bmwhacker
:lol3... would be very fashionable...Or the black...

:lol3... would be very fashionable...Or the black "hot" and the red "ground" to confuse any future rookies. :huh
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,903
Posted By bmwhacker
Darn....been using it for 30+ years....never got...

Darn....been using it for 30+ years....never got the memo....:deal
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