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Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By crazydrummerdude
..and for the right price, I might be willing to...

..and for the right price, I might be willing to part with my Wixom lower. Heck, I think I even have an upper.

:deal
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Just to clarify, in 10+ years of riding these, I...

Just to clarify, in 10+ years of riding these, I have yet to encounter this or any other 1974-specific problems with my four 1974 /6s.

But yeah, we'll need pictures of your new R69.
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,228
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 233,891
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Last few pictures might have my answer, but I'll...

Last few pictures might have my answer, but I'll ask anyway.

What would be better on my /2 sidecar rig, aluminum or steel wheels?
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,477
Posted By crazydrummerdude
No airhead would spend $10k on a lathe. :lol3 ...

No airhead would spend $10k on a lathe. :lol3

I have three lathes, ranging from big to massive, and a ton of tooling.. and still not even $3k in the lot.
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 61,808
Posted By crazydrummerdude
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/Njk4WDU1MA==/z/WaMAAOxyB...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/Njk4WDU1MA==/z/WaMAAOxyB9RS2Ec5/$_12.JPG
...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 68,203
Posted By crazydrummerdude
The 27mm swingarm sockets are 1/2" drive.

The 27mm swingarm sockets are 1/2" drive.
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 68,203
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I decided to crank out some airhead tools to pass...

I decided to crank out some airhead tools to pass the winter evenings. I don't plan on making any more as I have plenty of other projects to work on.
...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,228
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 233,891
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:eek1 I guess that answers my question about...

:eek1

I guess that answers my question about sending mine out for rebuild.
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Well, if your rocker adjustment looks like this: ...

Well, if your rocker adjustment looks like this:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v469/aretnap69/bmw/20110624001.jpg

Your valve/seat will look like this:
...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By crazydrummerdude
The frustrating boot installation process is one...

The frustrating boot installation process is one of those airhead quirks that I see everyone talk about but have never experienced myself.

With the swingarm slid back, it takes all of 15 seconds...
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Completely normal. Reassemble and ride.

Completely normal. Reassemble and ride.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 966,055
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Recently started using that stuff myself. It does...

Recently started using that stuff myself. It does good work!
Forum: Airheads 01-02-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,249
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Man, leave it up to BMW riders to be pedantic!...

Man, leave it up to BMW riders to be pedantic! :lol3

I buy 1/4" fuel line from the lawn mower parts store. It fits fine, no hose clamps and doesn't leak, lasts for years, can be removed without...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,374
Posted By crazydrummerdude
It's been a while since I've updated and for that...

It's been a while since I've updated and for that I apologize!

I've moved something like 7 times in the past 5 years, and 2 of those times have been since I got this project. Right now, space is...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 56,236
Posted By crazydrummerdude
If you have the time/space, just hang onto it...

If you have the time/space, just hang onto it until a buyer comes along. Don't throw it away.

Off the top of my head, I think I've sold 4 or 5 Windjammers in the past couple years for anywhere...
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,739
Posted By crazydrummerdude
It seems contrary to my anti-consumerism...

It seems contrary to my anti-consumerism personality, but I have to say it.. owning things is not a crime. I am surrounded by people that have to get rid of things.. in my family, at work, etc.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Why do I feel like I've seen this bike and these...

Why do I feel like I've seen this bike and these exact photos a couple years ago?

Doesn't look like that big of a project. Are you wrenching on it or trying to sell it? If the latter, how much?
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,598
Posted By crazydrummerdude
No way did the gas made it that far back. ...

No way did the gas made it that far back.



The choke had nothing to do with it, it was a stuck float needle.



Doubtful. "little engine holes"? The ones by the starter? They don't lead...
Forum: Airheads 11-27-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,718
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Hmm, a problem I never knew existed.. :lol3 ...

Hmm, a problem I never knew existed.. :lol3

If it makes your life easier, good job!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-27-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 35,406
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Might be a long-shot but; Any HVAC guys...

Might be a long-shot but;

Any HVAC guys around St Louis? PM me.

We have an old International Harvester freezer in the basement that no longer gets cold (R22). I can hear it turn on when I plug...
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,448
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I have the stock stand on two of my airheads and...

I have the stock stand on two of my airheads and the Reynolds ride-off on the other two aihreads. Not by choice; that's how they were when I got them.

I've had no problems with either design and...
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,781
Posted By crazydrummerdude
From a strength standpoint, I'd have to run the...

From a strength standpoint, I'd have to run the numbers, but "a chain is only as strong as its weakest link" and how thick is the thinnest part of the "billet" top clamp compared to a stock top...
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,951
Posted By crazydrummerdude
If this turns into a group buy, I'd be interested...

If this turns into a group buy, I'd be interested in the /5, /6, /7 parts.

:ear
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,673
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:cry:cry:cry :stfu

:cry:cry:cry

:stfu
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,411
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Oh wow, another sob story about all of the...

Oh wow, another sob story about all of the "idiotnet" getting personal against our poor misunderstood guru SS.

Can advrider do a trade... we get bmweuro back and you go away?
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,638
Posted By crazydrummerdude
PMed you about a bowl from your smugmug..

PMed you about a bowl from your smugmug..
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,796
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Mine just arrived. Looks really nice. Thanks...

Mine just arrived. Looks really nice. Thanks again!
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,777
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:tb

:tb
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,732
Posted By crazydrummerdude
When I say 1974, they always say, "Oh man, that's...

When I say 1974, they always say, "Oh man, that's old!"

I've thought about (but never tried) the following:

"Nice bike - what year is it?"

"1974"

"Oh man, that's old!"
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,732
Posted By crazydrummerdude
28 now, been reviving and riding airheads for 10...

28 now, been reviving and riding airheads for 10 years.
Forum: Vendors 11-02-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,638
Posted By crazydrummerdude
Put me on the list of interested purchasers..

Put me on the list of interested purchasers..
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,828
Posted By crazydrummerdude
All of this. +1

All of this.

+1
Forum: Airheads 11-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,828
Posted By crazydrummerdude
:photog Exactly. I have some mills and...

:photog

Exactly. I have some mills and lathes, too.

.. and actually having an aluminum foundry at my house, I've been thinking about casting my own cover. I wonder if he has the capability in...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 32,815
Posted By crazydrummerdude
28 here. Not only is the is a lack of effort...

28 here.

Not only is the is a lack of effort to reach out to younger members, this kind of BS just pushes us away.



+1
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 32,815
Posted By crazydrummerdude
One more reason I'm glad I'm not a paying member....

One more reason I'm glad I'm not a paying member.

I couldn't give 2 shits about the political drama, but I need to give credit where it is due. The Missouri AirMarshall has done good work to get...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,637
Posted By crazydrummerdude
I remember one time hitting Cycle Start on a...

I remember one time hitting Cycle Start on a spindle warm up with a probe in.. :shog

Man, this thread has brought back some memories and encouraged some good discussion.

I'm a Haas fan-boy,...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,197
Posted By crazydrummerdude
The more I see current prices on /2 sidecar rigs,...

The more I see current prices on /2 sidecar rigs, the more happy I am with mine.. and I got a steal.

:norton
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,993
Posted By crazydrummerdude
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 10-14-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,346
Posted By crazydrummerdude
How do you figure?

How do you figure?
Forum: Airheads 10-13-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By crazydrummerdude
"It's always the battery."

"It's always the battery."
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