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Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By BR0
A US nickel, clamped in vise-grips, is a perfect...

A US nickel, clamped in vise-grips, is a perfect fit. Not sure about the Canadian equivalent though!
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By BR0
Looking harder I think I'm full of it. Those do...

Looking harder I think I'm full of it. Those do look like the original shocks, I just can't see the black preload adjustment handle. You can see the handle in Noman's pic. Looking at the old oem...
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By BR0
Looks like you have the original shroud from OEM...

Looks like you have the original shroud from OEM Boge shocks fitted to aftermarket Konis. Probaly larger diameter springs with the Konis.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28,801
Views: 3,541,900
Posted By BR0
Fellow 1990 DR owner here. The latter models had...

Fellow 1990 DR owner here. The latter models had some improvements to kick starter gear ratios and ignition. I do a couple of things that have helped me a lot.

Ten or so prime kicks. Kill switch...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 875
Posted By BR0
Wow, that's very nice for the price. Plenty of...

Wow, that's very nice for the price. Plenty of Clymers or Haynes manuals on eBay. I've got both and find it helps as they both have strengths and weaknesses.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
Nice grab, I was worried it was going to sit a...

Nice grab, I was worried it was going to sit a while with the weather!:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-12-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 317,275
Posted By BR0
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/P...

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/PA%20TOR/cc1.jpg (http://s38.photobucket.com/user/neversink/media/PA%20TOR/cc1.jpg.html)

How about an iPhone 4S snap with the HDR setting on. Not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
Drop!

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/PA%20TOR/ccdrop.jpg (http://s38.photobucket.com/user/neversink/media/PA%20TOR/ccdrop.jpg.html)

I actually had went quite a bit farther for the drop...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/P...

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/PA%20TOR/kellylockg2.jpg (http://s38.photobucket.com/user/neversink/media/PA%20TOR/kellylockg2.jpg.html)
and challenge accepted! :evil

Lat.:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-11-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/P...

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/PA%20TOR/kellylockg1.jpg (http://s38.photobucket.com/user/neversink/media/PA%20TOR/kellylockg1.jpg.html)
Too close to home to pass up!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
I think the sign is new. I would have been a...

I think the sign is new. I would have been a little more creative if I wasn't shivering from running through so much rain in mesh gear. Didn't see that coming!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/P...

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/PA%20TOR/A07F37B8-C1D1-4326-9785-EF48223CA6CD.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/P...

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/PA%20TOR/69A5059A-85AA-4FDF-965D-5FC867644986.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 209,647
Posted By BR0
I heard that at Hermy's BMW last week. They also...

I heard that at Hermy's BMW last week. They also thought some changes might be in store but had no specifics.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 862,608
Posted By BR0
So that's not a former police goldwing? That's...

So that's not a former police goldwing? That's so cool someone made their own.
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,516
Posted By BR0
Thanks for all the help. Taking apart the right...

Thanks for all the help. Taking apart the right fork cleared things up even further. No swarf in the right fork and it had something the Haynes manual calls a "Buffer", shown below.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,516
Posted By BR0
Crush Washers

Big Bamboo - Looks like all three crush washers are available from BMW or included with the Hucky's kit. The one on the bottom of the cap, the big one between the bottom cap and the fork slider, and...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,516
Posted By BR0
I think I have the big donut, but I didn't find...

I think I have the big donut, but I didn't find those little rings Hucky's shows on the far right. From the 2nd drawing it looks like 7 and 15 were missing. Thanks Big Bamboo!
...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,516
Posted By BR0
/6 Fork Internals - what's missing?

The patient is an early 1974 R90/6. Less than 40,000 miles and has been my rolling restoration for a long time. The previous owner apparently had a high tolerance for bad suspension. It came with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 82,054
Posted By BR0
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/1...

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/1980%20CB750F/r1stpic.jpg (http://s38.photobucket.com/user/neversink/media/1980%20CB750F/r1stpic.jpg.html)

No pictures of the mini bike or 1979...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 815
Views: 156,233
Posted By BR0
Ah, the penguin money shot! Fantastic trip,...

Ah, the penguin money shot! Fantastic trip, reporting and determination. Thanks for sharing and bringing us along on a dream trip. :clap
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By BR0
Bob's BMW had repo shrouds...with or without the...

Bob's BMW had repo shrouds...with or without the shock. They seem to have dropped most of them as the only listing I see on their web site at the moment is for a complete shock with shroud for SWB...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28,801
Views: 3,541,900
Posted By BR0
I've found the passenger pegs and brackets...

I've found the passenger pegs and brackets protect the side covers during the occasional sudden onset dirt nap.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
Thanks! The bike and me both, if this weather...

Thanks! The bike and me both, if this weather could stick all year....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
Haunted meat locker location: 40.308122 ...

Haunted meat locker location:

40.308122

76.088778
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
Drop

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/PA%20TOR/antdrop.jpg (http://s38.photobucket.com/user/neversink/media/PA%20TOR/antdrop.jpg.html)

Yes, giant ants and airheads have invaded the main...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
Grab!

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e142/neversink/PA%20TOR/meatlockgrab.jpg (http://s38.photobucket.com/user/neversink/media/PA%20TOR/meatlockgrab.jpg.html)

Local drop coming up....
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28,801
Views: 3,541,900
Posted By BR0
FlyingWman - could you list what parts were...

FlyingWman - could you list what parts were needed to update a '90 kick start internals to the newer version? Did you have to replace the clutch basket? I'm assuming everything on the kick starter...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 28,801
Views: 3,541,900
Posted By BR0
Good point. But no joy was to be had either...

Good point. But no joy was to be had either messing with the adjuster or gently banging it around.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28,801
Views: 3,541,900
Posted By BR0
Replacement horn

My horn just died too...while tooting it to get through state inspection! He passed me if I promised to replace it ASAP.

Mine died from an open circuit within the horn. Jumping 12 v directly...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 24,057
Posted By BR0
Thanks for posting that jms, it was as much fun...

Thanks for posting that jms, it was as much fun to watch as riding it! I thought the little beach sand sections were very entertaining. Nice to have something to make the Jersey folks feel at home.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 28,801
Views: 3,541,900
Posted By BR0
I looked at my pumper carb tonight. It has a...

I looked at my pumper carb tonight. It has a knob on it labeled "CHOKE". Less confusing to refer to it with the Suzuki / Mikuni nomenclature than to try and rename it after the fact! Unless of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 24,057
Posted By BR0
Many thanks to everyone who planned, lead, rode...

Many thanks to everyone who planned, lead, rode sweep, and cooked. Nicest bunch of bastards you could find! :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 24,057
Posted By BR0
This all sounds great. :clap No problem kicking...

This all sounds great. :clap No problem kicking in cash. I'll bring water melon
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 24,057
Posted By BR0
Thumb I'm in! Thinking about one of the fire road...

I'm in! Thinking about one of the fire road runs.

If someone needs a lift, I'll have room for another bike on the trailer. Will be leaving Reading late afternoon on Friday.

Rich
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
Looks like it may have started in Minnesota, then...

Looks like it may have started in Minnesota, then Florida, New York, New Jersey and finally Shartlesville:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
For the map that's the Suwanee Belle paddle...

For the map that's the Suwanee Belle paddle wheeler located at the Towne Crier Restaurant. Location:
40.513653
-76.117141
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
Don't be shy, go for it! When the game is...

Don't be shy, go for it! When the game is cooking half the fun is getting there first.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
very cool! Easy reading Golden Age Air...

very cool!

Easy reading Golden Age Air Museum coords:

40.486534
-76.268562
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12,662
Views: 1,016,554
Posted By BR0
Thanks! The Old Dry Road Farm sign coords...

Thanks!

The Old Dry Road Farm sign coords are:

40.367719
-76.062382
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