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Forum: Airheads 09-18-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,251
Posted By merge87
Ahhh I misread as well then, I thought he was...

Ahhh I misread as well then, I thought he was claiming the green as his too. All is well.
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,251
Posted By merge87
I'm confused, Blaine what happened to your links...

I'm confused, Blaine what happened to your links showing this bike on other pages? The proof if you will...did you delete it? I say keep em up.
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,998
Posted By merge87
What a lucky guy. Already has an amazing 90 /6...

What a lucky guy. Already has an amazing 90 /6 and now gets to make a beautiful /5. Someday I'd love to have a /2 to park next to my /6 but that'll have to wait. It's dumb how all the best things...
Forum: Airheads 09-10-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By merge87
Well, it's been a good summer of riding and this...

Well, it's been a good summer of riding and this last weekend I put my bike in a local Car/Motorcycle show. Lot's of great cars there....but only two motorcycles. Needless to say I beat the 1994...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,018
Posted By merge87
Agreed!

Agreed!
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,018
Posted By merge87
Someone may correct me but I believe a standard...

Someone may correct me but I believe a standard /5 toaster tank will not fit your r90 because of the under tank MC. But if I remember correctly there's a way to modify those tanks to make room, or go...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,998
Posted By merge87
Well, you guys are starting to convince me to...

Well, you guys are starting to convince me to swap it out. Both my seats are in pretty good condition. I'm kinda new overall to airheads still, do a lot of people keep two seats? (I won two at the...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,998
Posted By merge87
Hey Blaine, I got home and dug it out and...

Hey Blaine, I got home and dug it out and realized it's actually a very early /6 seat. Even has the plate on the back saying it's from an R90 /6. I think that could come off though and if I remember...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,998
Posted By merge87
Someone with way more knowledge than me is...

Someone with way more knowledge than me is probably going to correct me, but I think the way to tell in pictures is if you can tell the swing-arm has an extra inch or so welded on. Which from the...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,998
Posted By merge87
Way to go, looking forward to following. Tank...

Way to go, looking forward to following. Tank does look nice. Your title says SWB but a couple replies say LWB. Which is it? From what little I know the pictures look like a LWB. Reason I ask is...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By merge87
Thought I'd toss up a quick video I took of the...

Thought I'd toss up a quick video I took of the bike running after a short ride today. You can hear the left side still missing sometimes while idling. Doesn't seem to happen really while driving...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By merge87
I'd take yours any day of the week

I'd take yours any day of the week
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By merge87
The replacement master came with a different...

The replacement master came with a different brake line, but it's a used rubber one, not stainless steel which I've been considering anyway. I've heard good things. I might just try that then,...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By merge87
Well, week 7. It's not all done but it's...

Well, week 7.

It's not all done but it's rideable. I replaced the petcocks and that stopped leaks from up there. But left carb seems to leak sometimes, not all the time. Floats seem to work,...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By merge87
I haven't done it yet, but I'm going to try the...

I haven't done it yet, but I'm going to try the lift off seat mod found here

http://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/seatmod/index.htm

Others have said it works well.
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By merge87
Yup Crazy, believe me I've read your entire...

Yup Crazy, believe me I've read your entire thread start to finish. You and Blaine both have great threads that were great inspiration. I'm hoping mine can be as good!
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By merge87
Only one photo this week. But it's a good one...

Only one photo this week. But it's a good one cause it's being driven. This is Mike given the bike its second ride in at least 5 years. (I was the first of course) It had some things going odd,...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By merge87
For stock seats, I had very good luck with Ebay....

For stock seats, I had very good luck with Ebay. Keep an eye though for new ones to come up and ignore the regulars.

For example, there's almost always repro German/Korean seats on there for $300...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By merge87
Is this it? ...

Is this it?

http://secure.capitalcycle.com/HORN-12-volt-Chrome-grille-_-black-body/productinfo/61+33+1+352+283/
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By merge87
Week 5. She's almost ready. We did mockup tonight...

Week 5. She's almost ready. We did mockup tonight with the stock seat I got and putting the tank back on. The PO had done lining on the tank about a 4 months ago. Looks good inside. Overall tank is...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,665
Posted By merge87
K bikes. I've got one, a K75 from the 80's but...

K bikes. I've got one, a K75 from the 80's but not sure on the exact year. I'm pretty sure it's old enough to meet the above rules. It was painted yellow at some point so of course we call it our...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By merge87
The old master looked pretty bad inside so I'm...

The old master looked pretty bad inside so I'm buying a used one of ebay and using a rebuild kit on it. Hopefully does the trick. Haven't decided what to do with the fairing and stuff yet, but I know...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,610
Posted By merge87
My R90 Fix Up

Hey guys, some of you may remember a post I did a couple months ago getting ready to buy a 1974 r90 /6. Well, I bought it about a month ago and we've been working on it the past few weeks! I was...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By merge87
I won't claim to be a wizard, but it looks like...

I won't claim to be a wizard, but it looks like an R60 /2 to me. Someone much smarter than I may prove me otherwise though!
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By merge87
Yay Minnesota! I've actually been seeing a...

Yay Minnesota!

I've actually been seeing a lot of Airheads pop up in our unusually warm state this Spring. An r100 was just on Craigslist about 2 weeks ago for $3000that looked perfect, but can't...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,059
Posted By merge87
I got mine on Thursday, looks great. What a deal....

I got mine on Thursday, looks great. What a deal. And just to confirm, is the U.S. style
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,059
Posted By merge87
The seller hasn't replied to a message I sent,...

The seller hasn't replied to a message I sent, but I did take a chance and buy one so we'll see what I get in a couple days.

That is weird that they'd specifically tell you one thing and it ends...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,059
Posted By merge87
He just put this item "On Sale" The price is hard...

He just put this item "On Sale" The price is hard to beat, even if it is for Oz! Ontic, you said it does come with the chrome ring right and fits an r90?
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,059
Posted By merge87
I did a search on U.S. ebay, and came up with...

I did a search on U.S. ebay, and came up with what seems to be the exact same product from the seller right in the U.S.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,725
Posted By merge87
Thanks for all the input guys! I don't have the...

Thanks for all the input guys! I don't have the bike (yet) but am meeting with him in the next couple days to see if we can get it together. I really appreciate the input. I'll update again with more...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,725
Posted By merge87
Another Guy Buying an Airhead

Hey everyone,

I'm a longtime reader of Adventure, but this is my first post and with good reason! I'm close to buying an 1974 R90 /6. Pictures below. Some info about me and the bike. I'm 24 years...
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