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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,006
Posted By SOLO LOBO
I took the side pannels off of my old R100GS...

I took the side pannels off of my old R100GS several times with the roo bar in place, not really that tough.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 565
Posted By SOLO LOBO
When you pop off the bowls, take a look. Water...

When you pop off the bowls, take a look. Water forms lenses in the bottom of the bowl which are pretty easily seen
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Send it to our own "Wirespokes" who repairs...

Send it to our own "Wirespokes" who repairs gauges and clocks...

great guy, great service, great prices!
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 565
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Start by dumping the fuel (and perhaps water) out...

Start by dumping the fuel (and perhaps water) out of your float bowls and test again.
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By SOLO LOBO
The fairing is the only difference between RT and...

The fairing is the only difference between RT and S or RS

The RT fairings don't look to sell very quickly and aren't in high demand

A good set of bags and mounts can sell for $200 - 400 ish
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Also disassemble the pivot points, clean and...

Also disassemble the pivot points, clean and re-grease.

If they are sticky poor shifting is pretty normal
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Your shock looks to be a Works Performance. ...

Your shock looks to be a Works Performance.

Have you measured the sag to determine if the spring is correct?
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,619
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Another vote for Hill's in Seattle. They...

Another vote for Hill's in Seattle.

They were (are?) the shop used by Ride West BMW (and when it was previous called Buckingham BMW) for decades.

They did my R80G/S heads.
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,529
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Correct patina R80G/S side cover

Correct patina R80G/S side cover... needs two tab repairs.

Only for sale to someone with a matching patina bike :D

$65 including shipping in the US
...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Do you want yellow or white? let me know and...

Do you want yellow or white?

let me know and shoot me your mailing address and I'll send one along to you.

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/IMG_1318_zps7c6ce364.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,522
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Here's some cool info on this subject: ...

Here's some cool info on this subject:

http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php/305458-THE-RESURECTION-OF-A-MICHEL-BMW-a-Boxer-on-Dope
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,529
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Will check my stash tonight for one of the repro's

Will check my stash tonight for one of the repro's
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By SOLO LOBO
The tach's come with a short angle-bracket, and...

The tach's come with a short angle-bracket, and IIRC that was bolted to the triples.

if you are looking, I do have my spare tach in the flea market and it's a really nice one!
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Possible :D That is an OOOOLD picture,...

Possible :D

That is an OOOOLD picture, here's a more current one:

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/IMG_0018-2.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Which ragged looking thing? :rofl

Which ragged looking thing? :rofl
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 632
Posted By SOLO LOBO
I run hand protectors with integrated turn...

I run hand protectors with integrated turn signals... what I have are NLA, but there are other options available.

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/DSC05278.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By SOLO LOBO
I've used the old Acerbis Baja hand protectors on...

I've used the old Acerbis Baja hand protectors on both GS's and my current G/S
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By SOLO LOBO
If it's the flasher relay unit, I have one from...

If it's the flasher relay unit, I have one from my old R100GS on the shelf...
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By SOLO LOBO
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/Amboman4/Hel...

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m5/Amboman4/Hellabar-ends001.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,529
Posted By SOLO LOBO
$325

$325
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,529
Posted By SOLO LOBO
R100GS, R80G/S and others factory accessory tach and pod

Up for sale is my spare tach, including the NLA mounting pod. I need to fund a possible new project bike and some things have to go.

I just installed a new OEM wiring harness and bulb two weeks...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,529
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Gauging reaction: Anyone out there with an...

Gauging reaction:

Anyone out there with an R80ST or R80G/S in the market for an upgraded shock? (this one is off of an R80G/S)

I have a nice Works Performance DuraSport with remote reservoir...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-20-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,293
Posted By SOLO LOBO
I might have one set of triples for the WP50's...

I might have one set of triples for the WP50's (if not two)..

still need some parts?

And yes, freeze the stem for a while and heat the bearing... I think the temp to shoot for is 200-ish... use...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By SOLO LOBO
The other things it can be are a worn or...

The other things it can be are a worn or incorrectly sprung rear shock and front forks that are too stiff.

Check both... I had a similar wobble on my G/S and it turned out the front forks has...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,406
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Shoot.... re-typing it now!

Shoot.... re-typing it now!
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,406
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Sent you a PM johnjen...

Sent you a PM johnjen...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Several stock exhaust systems on eBay right now

Several stock exhaust systems on eBay right now
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,002
Posted By SOLO LOBO
If it won't run on two, something is wrong......

If it won't run on two, something is wrong... changing to electronic ignition would only fix an issue if the current ignition is the issue.

Older Honda's only run on one cylinder if the battery is...
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,479
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Maybe OLH can re-host his pictures? ...

Maybe OLH can re-host his pictures?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=548403
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Contact member bmwguru

Contact member bmwguru
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,500
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Here's the info

Here's the info
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,500
Posted By SOLO LOBO
It is a BRP sub mount, Hans lists the part number...

It is a BRP sub mount, Hans lists the part number in his thread... think it was one that fit KTM's and not sure if the same part is used on Yamaha's
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,500
Posted By SOLO LOBO
I'm running stock risers from the old 50mm forks...

I'm running stock risers from the old 50mm forks and they fit fine.

I have a spare set, wan't 'em for the price of postage?
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,739
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Yeah, well my cragislist-fu is good! I have...

Yeah, well my cragislist-fu is good!

I have it to re-sell when I really need some motorcycle funds for something else!
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By SOLO LOBO
I had the same issue with my old R100GS and found...

I had the same issue with my old R100GS and found there was a kit on the fische that wasn't called a kit that had all the parts for the adjusters...

I think it was this one:

63 12 1 459 605 ...
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 79,707
Posted By SOLO LOBO
+ 1,000 :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap :D

+ 1,000 :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap :D
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,739
Posted By SOLO LOBO
That's correct... for the tach. I just had...

That's correct... for the tach.

I just had my headlamp shell split to test my spare tach within the last 24 hours:

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/opennewwires_zps5132d7cf.jpg
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 38,598
Posted By SOLO LOBO
So, what are tach's worth these days? The wiring...

So, what are tach's worth these days? The wiring harness on this one was chopped so I replaced it with a new OEM part (and new bulb this weekend...

Chopped wire before repair
...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,739
Posted By SOLO LOBO
Have you re-spring or re-valved the forks? ...

Have you re-spring or re-valved the forks?

My front-end was super harsh and when I stood the bike up, locked the front brake and tried to work the suspension I found it was hardly moving at all. ...
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