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Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
That's so cool! You probably rode this....

That's so cool!

You probably rode this. It's a 57 R26. My dad has ridden it a bunch over the past 10 years. He is currently doing some engine repair on it. Should be back on the road soon!
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Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
http://www.braking.com/catalogue/intro.php?lang=EN...

http://www.braking.com/catalogue/intro.php?lang=EN

Found my rotors! Three US dealers on their site. Hopefully one of them can get me straightend out.
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
The rear rotor also works good but is super...

The rear rotor also works good but is super grooved and needs replaced. I see EBC makes one of these too. I'll probably go with that. New pads all the way around of coarse.
...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Brake question

So my front rotors are the floating aftermarket type. I've looked at pictures of the EBC one's and I don't think mine are those. Mine are both pretty warped bust work pretty well besides that.

I...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Update

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p209/53dodgekustom/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-12/8D96E96C-90CB-4ADF-B8D3-3895A68708C3_zpsy16id0ri.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Don't worry it's blocked!!

Don't worry it's blocked!!
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Going to replace all the bad seals and send the...

Going to replace all the bad seals and send the heads out to San Jose BMW so they can work thier manic on them. Might have them send me a 336 cam and some 9:5 pistons back with them!

Throw out...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
My new shop is to damn big to heat so I moved the...

My new shop is to damn big to heat so I moved the project into the office for the winter. Or shoffice as I like to now call it!
...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
On to the chopping block!! ...

On to the chopping block!!

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p209/53dodgekustom/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-08/7D02D078-BB10-49F4-8BB9-54F991801BA6_zpsjk6gdnea.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Well the RS seems to be pretty tired here as of...

Well the RS seems to be pretty tired here as of late so I'm in the processes of a rebuild of sorts.

I did get 6k worth of decent riding out of it before I couldn't even get it to hold a valve...
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By 53dodgekustom
84 fork slider removal

I'm having trouble getting the fork sliders off. I removed the small allen bolt and let the forks drain. I loosened the big allen bolts but they just seem to spin and spin and never come out. I can...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Found the instructions on the net. I think I will...

Found the instructions on the net. I think I will try to static time it and adjust it until there both right.
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By 53dodgekustom
So I got it all back together and fired it up. I...

So I got it all back together and fired it up. I went to set the timing and now that the jerkyness is gone from the nice new chain I can now see that I have another problem.

I'm getting a dual...
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Guess I was overly frustrated last night....

Guess I was overly frustrated last night. Magnetized them and popped them both on first try with a screwdriver.

Thanks guys!!
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By 53dodgekustom
How do I get these stupid clips in!!!!! Any...

How do I get these stupid clips in!!!!! Any pointers are greatly appreciated. I've already bent two of them. Luckily I have four. Is it possible to get the master link in from the rear so the clips...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,107
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Even r60/5's can wheelie. All 46hp put to use! ...

Even r60/5's can wheelie. All 46hp put to use!

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p209/53dodgekustom/255228_3611040108581_1608633451_n.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By 53dodgekustom
I think I will do exactly this. If the cam gear...

I think I will do exactly this. If the cam gear wasn't such an ordeal to replace I'd replace it too but it's not worth the hassle or risk of screwing something up.

Surprising the cam seal wasn't...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Wow, I didn't notice how galled up the cam gear...

Wow, I didn't notice how galled up the cam gear was. I'm guessing that was from someone over tightening the points or something.

This tool looks like it will do the trick! Then I will be able to...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,349
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Duplex timing chain replacement

Hello everyone,

My /5 was showing signs of the timing jumping around quite a bit so I decided to tare into the timing chain. The bike has around 70k on it I think.

Looks like it has the stock...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,805
Posted By 53dodgekustom
My 71 R60/5 ...

My 71 R60/5

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p209/53dodgekustom/null_zps4ca63be8.jpg (http://s129.photobucket.com/user/53dodgekustom/media/null_zps4ca63be8.jpg.html)
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Forum: Airheads 09-29-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
So. Few questions. Does anyone know what kind of...

So. Few questions. Does anyone know what kind of floating rotors these are? I've looked at EBC but they look different. These are really warped. Couldn't find any markings on them.
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Forum: Airheads 09-14-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Made it down to the BMW grass roots dealer open...

Made it down to the BMW grass roots dealer open house today. 500 miles on it so far. Electrical problems seem to be fixed. Still running rough but I have tuneup parts ordered.

Kept up with my...
Forum: Airheads 09-14-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Will do. And note taken! Sent from my...

Will do. And note taken!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk - now Free (http://tapatalk.com/m/)
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Just bought my dream bike.

Welded up the broken saddlebag mounts.

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p209/53dodgekustom/null_zps26557a94.jpg

Time for some touring!
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Fixed it! Opened the headlight and found a red...

Fixed it! Opened the headlight and found a red wire that had burnt a bunch of others. Replaced some others and that one. No more flickering! The green wires were for heated grips that someone cut...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Put a new ignition switch I had laying around....

Put a new ignition switch I had laying around. Fixed the problem with the lights turning on. But it still does the flickering at 5k and above.

Then I found this surprise. Three green wires with...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Found my lighting problem. The ignition switch is...

Found my lighting problem. The ignition switch is loose. Took all the wires off and cleaned them. But the back is loos from the housing and when I wiggle it the lights flicker. How does this thing...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
I figured some of you guys would remember my...

I figured some of you guys would remember my grandpa. Most people called him "Too Tall" or "Dancing Dave" at the rallies. He was quite a character.

Anyone who was affiliated with Grass Roots BMW...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Plaka, Thanks for the input. You are a...

Plaka,

Thanks for the input. You are a wealth of knowledge.

I never store my helmet on the mirror I just put it there in the picture to get the effect of just got done riding, bugs all over...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
So it seems like the engine starts running rough...

So it seems like the engine starts running rough above 5k in any gear. And at the same time the dash lights and the headlight dim and flick on and off. The volt gauge still shows 13 or so when this...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
I plan to this winter. Right now I just put...

I plan to this winter. Right now I just put silicone on it so I can ride it more to see what I need to rebuild and fix this winter.
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p209/53dodgekus...

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p209/53dodgekustom/null_zpseeeff1c1.jpg


Temporarily fixed the drain plug. No leaks! Went for a 50 mile ride and noticed something strange. When I get over 5k...
Forum: Airheads 09-12-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Yes. In Fayetteville IL. Dave Westcott. Did you...

Yes. In Fayetteville IL. Dave Westcott. Did you know him?
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
I was told that they are K75S bars but I'm not...

I was told that they are K75S bars but I'm not positive they are. I know several people run the K bars though. Barley clears the fairing.
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,972
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Just bought my dream bike.

Backstory:

Back in 1984 my grandpa bought a 1984 Last Edition R100RS. I remember seeing it when I was very little. He went to put 300K miles on it in the next 10 years going to many, many rallies....
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 942
Views: 172,404
Posted By 53dodgekustom
This followed me home the other day. 84 Last...

This followed me home the other day. 84 Last edition. 95K miles. Can't wait ti ride it!

http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p209/53dodgekustom/null_zpsf1aa2501.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,640
Posted By 53dodgekustom
My 71 R60/5 with 30mm Delorto's gets an average...

My 71 R60/5 with 30mm Delorto's gets an average of 37 mpg I'd say. Riding between 60 and 70 mph. I have gotten a best of 52 mpg riding 45 mph following a slow /2. Riding 2 up into the wind trying to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-04-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 415,395
Posted By 53dodgekustom
More oldskool BMW wheelies. Last summer on an...

More oldskool BMW wheelies. Last summer on an abandon airstrip in Michigan. Got the old 600 to go 101 mph via GPS even.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Some progress, On it's way back together....

Some progress,

On it's way back together. Installed new intake tubes from a R75. They fit my carbs much better than the R60 ones that I had to hack up.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By 53dodgekustom
Nope! I don't think that would run to well! I...

Nope! I don't think that would run to well! I have 30mm Dellortos on it. It's runs quite well. Way more responsive and more power than the 26mm Bings had. If you use full throttle at low RPM it bogs...
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