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Forum: Airheads 09-06-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 29,250
Posted By Kunst
Eek That's a gorgeous R75 nice work. Lovely clean...

That's a gorgeous R75 nice work. Lovely clean lines and the shapes look right. Now take her outside and treat her to some decent photography!
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,228,275
Posted By Kunst
Spot on! Although I changed the valve/rocker...

Spot on! Although I changed the valve/rocker covers to the older peanut shape. I believe they have a lighter flywheel too, master cylinder on the bars, and uprated electrics, could be loads more, not...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,927
Posted By Kunst
Looking really tasty. Fair balls having a go at...

Looking really tasty. Fair balls having a go at the tank like that! Reminds me of the 'cafe racer dreams' 2-tone tanks.

Any chance of a few close ups of your seat bracket, and how it fits on the...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By Kunst
Doh. Ceramic 15amp fuse. Cheers folks

Doh. Ceramic 15amp fuse. Cheers folks
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,228,275
Posted By Kunst
1982 R80/7 TIC (UK police). Exhaust was rotted....

1982 R80/7 TIC (UK police). Exhaust was rotted. Rear suspension shot. Rockers leaking. Carbs leaking. Brakes awful. Tyres hard & cracked. But frame numbers matched and mileage seemed genuine at...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,770
Posted By Kunst
If you're aiming for steampunk should you not be...

If you're aiming for steampunk should you not be looking for more brass/copper and recycling vintage parts etc?

http://magma.ie/temp/R80/FireExtM08.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By Kunst
Small Electrical gremlin help?

Hi all. I just fit some aftermarket rear lights and they mysteriously stopped working. I say stopped as I tested them fully before going ahead and fitting. The indicators Started working dimly for a...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Kunst
http://img.tapatalk.com/5964ae94-21a6-973f.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/5964ae94-21a6-973f.jpg

The battery location isn't easy to see here, but what you can see is the net result - the view of the airbox from the rear. I have yet to remove the...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Kunst
That's great! Actually I didn't realise that an...

That's great! Actually I didn't realise that an engine's natural state is to run itself until death, and needs restriction to slow it down. I always believed an engine's natural state is sleep, and...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Kunst
Droppin' science y'all! Cheers

Droppin' science y'all!
Cheers
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Kunst
Understanding Carburettors

or carburators stateside.

This is brand new to me, can someone help be understand how this works: So low pressure (a vacuum) sucks fuel through the main jet to mix with the air, vaporise, and...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Kunst
Lol! Yes they are a bit agricultural. I'm buying...

Lol! Yes they are a bit agricultural. I'm buying some gear from eurobmw, looks like a great solution to me.

Great feedback, and an interesting discussion. I respect all opinions whether I agree...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Kunst
I'm with form after function myself, but if I...

I'm with form after function myself, but if I wanted a well handling bike I wouldn't have sold my race bike. I don't believe the most highly modified R80 possible would have a patch on a modern bike,...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Kunst
It's good info, I like learning this stuff. I...

It's good info, I like learning this stuff. I used to own a proper race bike, the R80 is not it. I'm happy to modify the life out of it to get it looking how I like it, the concession I'm making to...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Kunst
Purely aesthetic I'm not ashamed to say. I added...

Purely aesthetic I'm not ashamed to say. I added the older alu airbox covers and I want to be able to see them from the rear of the bike. At 86kg and 6'2" I can't imagine moving the battery a few...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Kunst
http://img.tapatalk.com/5964ae94-b7c3-e727.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/5964ae94-b7c3-e727.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/5964ae94-b7ce-aa4f.jpg

The tray and brackets
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Kunst
relocate battery under gearbox

I bought an Odyssey pc680 and I want to move it to sit under the gearbox and behind the oil sump. i bought an aluminium tray from ebay, and made up some brackets to weld to the frame. A local welder...
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By Kunst
I wondered about the tank. The engine & frame...

I wondered about the tank. The engine & frame numbers match but the old mot's say the bike was black and white so I thought respray, but you reckon someone changed it? Someone certainly removed all...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,927
Posted By Kunst
the seat is gorgeous did ya make it yourself?

the seat is gorgeous did ya make it yourself?
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By Kunst
Ah I can always bolt it back on to change the...

Ah I can always bolt it back on to change the fluids! Cheers lads
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By Kunst
BMW R80/7 SB exhaust fit 1981?

Will a Pre 1980 exhaust with a single balance pipe fit a 1981 R80? I'm changing the exhaust system, so I might take the opportunity to lose the rear balance pipe and centre stand, and mount my...
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