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Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6,378
Views: 1,277,814
Posted By tennessee thumper
This photo was taken in my driveway just before I...

This photo was taken in my driveway just before I sold the bike. It looked way better than it handled. Great in a straight line and fun to drink beer and stare at it. Never wanted to fool with mods...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,069
Posted By tennessee thumper
Good work at a good price cannot be rushed. ...

Good work at a good price cannot be rushed.

Happy customer here as well.
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,683
Posted By tennessee thumper
Nice work on the R there. One thing of note...

Nice work on the R there.

One thing of note with the Heidi's. They do leak air at the bead, at least on the 21/17 Akront's on the GS. Seems to be a temp related issue, under 50 degrees the bead...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,683
Posted By tennessee thumper
Worth a look here ...

Worth a look here

http://heidenautires.com/dual-sport-tires/ (http://heidenautires.com/dual-sport-tires/)
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By tennessee thumper
Fuse? Seem to recall this happened to me...

Fuse?

Seem to recall this happened to me sometime ago and it was just a fuse that went out.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 22,025
Views: 2,644,433
Posted By tennessee thumper
Arkansas Style

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/DSCN4881_zpse78d88ce.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/DSCN4881_zpse78d88ce.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-11-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By tennessee thumper
Bike in question: ...

Bike in question:

http://i297.photobucket.com/albums/mm215/bremoit/XS3_zps8174dce1.jpg (http://s297.photobucket.com/user/bremoit/media/XS3_zps8174dce1.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-11-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By tennessee thumper
***I did post this in the regional forums. Going...

***I did post this in the regional forums. Going for blanket coverage.

***MTV is a nice little gem in the Ozarks. Tons of great roads, tarmac and dirt.



Thanks for checkin in fellas...hope...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-10-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By tennessee thumper
Thanks Dave, Keep you posted and appreciate...

Thanks Dave,

Keep you posted and appreciate your offer.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,419
Posted By tennessee thumper
Need Bike recon in Dallas

All,

Looking at a 82 Yamaha XS650 in Dallas (oakcliff area).

Need a keen pair of eyes and ears to give me a third party report on the bike before I drive down and buy. Seller is fine with me...
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By tennessee thumper
Need bike recon in Dallas

All,

Looking at a 82 Yamaha XS650 in Dallas (oakcliff area).

Need a keen pair of eyes and ears to give me a third party report on the bike before I drive down and buy. Seller is fine...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-10-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,871
Views: 160,344
Posted By tennessee thumper
Need a bike inspection in Oakcliff

Fellas,

I need someone with a keen eye to take a look at an 82 Yamaha XS650 for me.

I've talked to the seller and he's okay with a third party putting some eyes and ears on the bike for me. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 298,177
Posted By tennessee thumper
Need some eyes to check a bike in Dallas

Got my eye on a 82 XS650 in Dallas (Oakcliff area).

Wondering if anyone here is in the area and could put some eyes and ears on the bike for me.

Happy to paypal a few bucks for your time and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-10-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By tennessee thumper
Title as is ADV'er? No. Thanks for checkin...

Title as is ADV'er? No.

Thanks for checkin in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By tennessee thumper
Need a bike inspection in Dallas

Looking for someone with a keen eye to check out bike for me in Dallas, preferably someone with some Yamaha XS650 knowledge. Really though, just someone who can give me a good report before I pull...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22,025
Views: 2,644,433
Posted By tennessee thumper
Arkansas Style

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<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 70,083
Posted By tennessee thumper
Sure you could wrangle something to fit the rear...

Sure you could wrangle something to fit the rear cowl on the Mystic, though it is a bit small and would require some modification and drilling.

Another option might be obtaining a rear subframe...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By tennessee thumper
I have a 92 model, as pictured. This was an...

I have a 92 model, as pictured. This was an insurance assessment photo, so all the gear is strapped on.

Last I checked only a few pin stripes and other bits from that years decal set are still...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-02-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8,586
Views: 653,879
Posted By tennessee thumper
Alternate MTV Riding

Oleary, et al,

Sorry I missed you all here in Mountain View a few weeks ago, my schedule is not agreeable with Fri/Sat rides in the summer. Hope to see you all in the fall/winter maybe.

That...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By tennessee thumper
WS offers a great service at a reasonable price....

WS offers a great service at a reasonable price. Mine was serviced at his place for a bouncy needle and a new reset rubber this past winter.

Highly recommended.
Forum: Airheads 06-01-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 493,086
Posted By tennessee thumper
Wanted: Multivario Tank Bag Base R100R-GS

Looking for tank bag mounting base for R100R-GS.

Will take a whole set up if you need to sell the whole thing, prefer just base though.

Part # below:

71602340660
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By tennessee thumper
Double that on checking tire pressure. Front ones...

Double that on checking tire pressure. Front ones are known to leak, I've had issues with rear not holding air as well, seems to be related to temprature...cooler air, more likely to leak.

I...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 493,086
Posted By tennessee thumper
Right Saddle Bag Needed

CHECK THAT TITLE>>>>>CORRECTION

LEFT side saddle bag from the early-mid 80's with the small latch and (separate smaller key to lock). Keys not important, just want a bag in decent condition.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By tennessee thumper
A big heartfelt thanks to Len for all he did for...

A big heartfelt thanks to Len for all he did for fans of classic motorcycles in Cincinnati.

He'll leave some big shoes to fill for all his work and dedication in helping m/c riders in the area.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,795
Posted By tennessee thumper
Been there....

Traded my /5 a few years back. Was not an easy thing to do...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=649709 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=649709)
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 493,086
Posted By tennessee thumper
GS Luggage Rack in Chrome-Trade for Black

TRADE FOUND, THANKS!

Hey,

I have a 1992 GSPD with factory luggage racks in chrome. Very good condition, no rust or flaking on chrome. Pics are not the best but they are as described.

Would...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By tennessee thumper
Memphis Motor Werks

Memphis Motor Werks
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,626
Posted By tennessee thumper
Interesting take on the PD with the mystic red. I...

Interesting take on the PD with the mystic red. I was curious to see how the tank would take and hold that much paint.
Forum: Airheads 01-08-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 62,626
Posted By tennessee thumper
Pic request for more of the mystic red PD.

Pic request for more of the mystic red PD.
Forum: Airheads 01-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By tennessee thumper
My 92 PD had a SS brake line when I got it. I use...

My 92 PD had a SS brake line when I got it. I use my front brake quite frequently. Stock set up works fine for me. I would not change it.

My driveway in and out of my house is 1/4 mile hard...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By tennessee thumper
Thanks for the comments.

Thanks for the comments.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By tennessee thumper
Suspension Rebulid/Re Valve

Spoke with a fella at MX Tech Suspension in Illinois today.

http://www.mx-tech.com/ (http://www.mx-tech.com/)

Seemed to know the Honda 650R well and says it can be set up for my riding style...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22,025
Views: 2,644,433
Posted By tennessee thumper
Suspension Rebuild and revalve

Spoke with a fella at MX Tech Suspension in Illinois today.

http://www.mx-tech.com/ (http://www.mx-tech.com/)

Seemed to know the R well and says it can be set up for my riding style...
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By tennessee thumper
Factory one still available as well ...

Factory one still available as well
http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51691&rnd=03252011 (http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=51691&rnd=03252011)
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,697
Posted By tennessee thumper
Kudos to MAX BMW for doing this. Neat thing to...

Kudos to MAX BMW for doing this. Neat thing to have on in the background and check in on from time to time.

Only obvious thing that seems to be missing is the BMW R90S engine badge. Sure there...
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By tennessee thumper
For what it's worth....a call was made to Bruno...

For what it's worth....a call was made to Bruno this past year, he was less than enthusiastic about rebuilding the stock unit.

Maybe his feelings have changed?


Interesting story...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By tennessee thumper
I called everywhere looking for a rebuilder on...

I called everywhere looking for a rebuilder on the stock to no avail.

I bought used stock pull offs from folks who went with Ohlins or Wilbers...did it twice until I pulled the trigger on the...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,933
Posted By tennessee thumper
Big Time!

Excellent purchase. MC karma shining on you big time. What a deal on that.

Saw it on Boise craigslist this morning. Good thing you got there quick.

You can find all the parts you need...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,525
Posted By tennessee thumper
Papers, papers, papers...that show maintenance...

Papers, papers, papers...that show maintenance history, work orders, parts installed. Good owners make good bikes to buy. Best to find one that has a documented history.

Shipping or travel to get...
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By tennessee thumper
Touratech ones work with BMW heated grips, if...

Touratech ones work with BMW heated grips, if that makes any difference.

TT are way over priced, in my opinion, but work well and do not interfere with stock windshield on hard L or R turns. They...
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