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Forum: Airheads Today, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By OLD GREEN
Yep, mine looked just like that except charcoal...

Yep, mine looked just like that except charcoal grey. For whatever reason I really like the way the Scout fairing looks on these bikes.

Yours looks to be in pretty nice shape for the money, good...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By OLD GREEN
Those would be Wixom's on the side, not sure...

Those would be Wixom's on the side, not sure about the top. Beautiful bike by the way, though I'm partial to black 90/6's with wixoms as that is my current setup.
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 840
Posted By OLD GREEN
I picked up a R1100R a few years ago also with...

I picked up a R1100R a few years ago also with the Parrabellum Scout for a bit less than that. Seemed too good of a deal to be true but it carried me clear across the country a week later with zero...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By OLD GREEN
+1, that's what I was thinking. Beautiful bike,...

+1, that's what I was thinking. Beautiful bike, my favorite RS.
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,012
Posted By OLD GREEN
Now that looks like a fun project, there is...

Now that looks like a fun project, there is barely anything to clean! Unless I missed it, I didn't see a tank in your pile of parts?
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,642
Posted By OLD GREEN
Sounds like a winner to me. At $2,500 it wouldn't...

Sounds like a winner to me. At $2,500 it wouldn't stick around here for very long.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,025
Views: 835,720
Posted By OLD GREEN
You get that thing repainted yet Doug?

You get that thing repainted yet Doug?
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,609
Posted By OLD GREEN
My experience with most anything mechanical is...

My experience with most anything mechanical is that you just have to jump in with a "can do" attitude. There is plenty of information and people on this forum that are more than willing to help if...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8,648
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,173,174
Posted By OLD GREEN
KLR Tank

Hey Deeve, I'll take the tank if it is still available. PM sent.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By OLD GREEN
I had good luck just drilling and tapping the...

I had good luck just drilling and tapping the blank boss on the original single disk MC. Both sides look identical now.
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 180,775
Posted By OLD GREEN
http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Slash-2s/i-n...

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Slash-2s/i-nKmBQws/0/L/BMWconversion-L.jpg


Now we're talking! I'll gladly take one just like this. On second thought, ditch that passenger seat and give me...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,060
Posted By OLD GREEN
Another happy customer here.:clap I had the...

Another happy customer here.:clap
I had the good pleasure of dropping my gauges off and picking them up in person and can vouch for the fact that Wirespokes is a solid guy.
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 180,775
Posted By OLD GREEN
"The /5's, were cheaper to make, service, sell...

"The /5's, were cheaper to make, service, sell and own... but not designed to run forever. :deal"


As I recall you don't have to pull the whole engine apart on a slash 5 just to change the oil...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6,378
Views: 1,277,645
Posted By OLD GREEN
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-rGQVrpVVBBE/U-g...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-rGQVrpVVBBE/U-geIHxA3II/AAAAAAAAOqg/dtcnqbWxFBQ/w1065-h709-no/slash%2B5%2Bmt.%2Brushmore%2B001.JPG




This pic gets me excited to tear into my recently...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8,648
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,173,174
Posted By OLD GREEN
WB-PDX, I sent you a PM.

WB-PDX, I sent you a PM.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-08-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By OLD GREEN
Well that was easy, glad we could help.:lol3

Well that was easy, glad we could help.:lol3
Forum: Hacks 08-08-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,616
Posted By OLD GREEN
What ever you do, don't recover that seat! It's...

What ever you do, don't recover that seat! It's awesome just the way it is.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,689
Posted By OLD GREEN
I think I'd be pointing that pistol the other...

I think I'd be pointing that pistol the other way, just in case.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,927
Posted By OLD GREEN
My first airhead was a 50/5 and I was too busy...

My first airhead was a 50/5 and I was too busy grinning from ear to ear every time I rode it to even notice how slow it was.:lol3

Seriously though, once sorted it made an excellent around town...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6,378
Views: 1,277,645
Posted By OLD GREEN
Daytona Orange R90s = Best factory paint scheme...

Daytona Orange R90s = Best factory paint scheme on a motorcycle ever!:tb
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,164
Posted By OLD GREEN
I have had many dealings on craigslist, both...

I have had many dealings on craigslist, both buying and selling and and it has generally been positive. I've even made several friends through transactions. Having said that I would not recommend...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 3,140,168
Posted By OLD GREEN
Beautiful 750, really nice job. That was always...

Beautiful 750, really nice job. That was always one of my favorite Honda colors.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 3,140,168
Posted By OLD GREEN
http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b70/quiteastorm/...

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b70/quiteastorm/My%20Bikes%20in%20Garage%20April%202013/20130808_151444_zps0e083700.jpg


Beautiful bike! Too bad the chain is broken...:lol3
Forum: Airheads 08-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6,378
Views: 1,277,645
Posted By OLD GREEN
Nice score BB! You should post it up in the Cheap...

Nice score BB! You should post it up in the Cheap bike thread in OS.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,563
Posted By OLD GREEN
[QUOTE=Bill Harris;24763573]Not wrong, they are...

[QUOTE=Bill Harris;24763573]Not wrong, they are /6 muffs. I've used them since the mid-80's. Better availability than the /5 Cigars so you can wheel and deal and get a better price.


Yeah, I...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,563
Posted By OLD GREEN
That's how I took it as well. It looks like...

That's how I took it as well.

It looks like a pretty clean /5 from the pictures. I think It would make a good first bike for someone if they were either mechanically inclined or interested in...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,563
Posted By OLD GREEN
Well that one has the wrong mufflers on it, you...

Well that one has the wrong mufflers on it, you better pass. Where did you say it was located?:wink::D
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,261
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wonderful build SculptD, It's always great to...

Wonderful build SculptD, It's always great to handle things on your own terms. Very nice attention to detail on that bike.

Oddly enough the lines and materials of the solo seat and rack are a...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-29-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,126
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, that looks like an ambitious project.:rofl

Wow, that looks like an ambitious project.:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,025
Views: 835,720
Posted By OLD GREEN
Maybe you should just go ahead and paint the...

Maybe you should just go ahead and paint the flames on it this time.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,336
Posted By OLD GREEN
Ha, No burning at the stake here! I've got a...

Ha, No burning at the stake here! I've got a friend who swears by PPG. It's all he'll use.

I'm a bit of an "automotive paint" newbie and have not sprung the extra coin yet for Glasurit but I've...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 23,043
Posted By OLD GREEN
[QUOTE=Rob Farmer;24706723]How about... ...

[QUOTE=Rob Farmer;24706723]How about...

http://kickstart.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/bmw-r60-4-625x416.jpg

http://www.bikeexif.com/bmw-r60-dustbeemer


Yeah, when that one first...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,336
Posted By OLD GREEN
Looking good Bob, I like the color. What brand of...

Looking good Bob, I like the color. What brand of paint are you using?
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,268
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow.:eek1 That's incredible, must be a full time...

Wow.:eek1 That's incredible, must be a full time job just to keep them all dusted.
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,570
Posted By OLD GREEN
I've only got a couple of dozen or so tire...

I've only got a couple of dozen or so tire changes under my belt but there are a few tricks that I have picked up that seem to help.

One of them is the Motion Pro 15" lever posted above.

I...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,351
Posted By OLD GREEN
I say go for it! It's a fun project and the worst...

I say go for it! It's a fun project and the worst thing that could happen is you'll end up selling it real cheap as a basket case to somebody here in a couple of years.:lol3

All kidding aside,...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By OLD GREEN
The Haynes has better full color wiring diagrams,...

The Haynes has better full color wiring diagrams, other than that I much prefer the Clymer.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,377
Posted By OLD GREEN
Ha, I didn't even notice the R-nine T, I just...

Ha, I didn't even notice the R-nine T, I just thought it was a bad photo of a really nice 90/6.:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, what a crazy bike. I think if it were any...

Wow, what a crazy bike. I think if it were any other color I might like it.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 493,013
Posted By OLD GREEN
WTB S fairing

I've decided that I would really like to try an S fairing on My 90/6. Anybody have one with all the associated mounting hardware that they would be willing to part with?

Thanks
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