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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:48 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
Weelll, some guys (like Beater) need instructions...

Weelll, some guys (like Beater) need instructions in smaaallll steps :lol3
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 30,783
Posted By Solo Lobo
If it's not already posted elsewhere here... ...

If it's not already posted elsewhere here...

http://www.mikuni.com/pdf/vmmanual.pdf
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By Solo Lobo
Check that the short cable hasn't popped out of...

Check that the short cable hasn't popped out of the block in the splitter, limiting the length.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By Solo Lobo
member Wire Spokes rebuilds BMW speedo's for a...

member Wire Spokes rebuilds BMW speedo's for a very reasonable price and high quality result
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
Sunday's work.... adding vacuum ports to the...

Sunday's work.... adding vacuum ports to the Mikuni's

While I have had success tuning carbs without vacuum ports in the past I read a post in the Mikuni thread...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Solo Lobo
I'm looking for a S324 myself ...

I'm looking for a S324 myself

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/IMG_1680_zpsjhkm80sj.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Solo Lobo
I'd start with a valve adjustment and a carb...

I'd start with a valve adjustment and a carb sync.

A poor carb sync can cause rough running for sure
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
The sweep on nearly WOT from 4.5 to 7K+ is...

The sweep on nearly WOT from 4.5 to 7K+ is startlingly quick! I had to "test" it several times yesterday :evil

Which is a good time to ask what other modifications I have missed, that haven't...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
Did about 25 miles at lunch today and learned a...

Did about 25 miles at lunch today and learned a few things:

Need to re-adjust the clutch, the friction point is almost all the way out at the end of the lever travel. I'm sure I have the...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By Solo Lobo
start by re-adjusting your clutch per the BMW way...

start by re-adjusting your clutch per the BMW way and see if that eliminates any possible clutch drag and helps
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,127
Posted By Solo Lobo
Ahhh.. yeah that's what I meant... front brake

Ahhh.. yeah that's what I meant... front brake
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,127
Posted By Solo Lobo
The cables don't have the part number on them in...

The cables don't have the part number on them in white?

The top ones look like rear-brake cables

If not, I'd bet they weren't OEM cables...

I was the guy at my dealer who got the job of...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By Solo Lobo
Up here that bike would sell in minutes for $3K -...

Up here that bike would sell in minutes for $3K - $4K

if the slingers have been done, I'd trade your GS for it
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Solo Lobo
0349 as pulled from a 14 year nap in a garage on...

0349 as pulled from a 14 year nap in a garage on 02/23/2015

See my linked thread below for details on the bike and the work to get it back on the road again!
...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Solo Lobo
R65LS Registry

Since we have an R80G/S registry why not have the same thing here for R65LS's
Here's a link to the micapeak R65 (not only LS) registry...LINK (https://micapeak.com/reg/bikes/R65/)
Add a post (with...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By Solo Lobo
Berryman chem dip... smells like death, works...

Berryman chem dip... smells like death, works like crazy.

I've had a can for about 20 years and have thrown in carbs from bikes sitting up to 20 years with great success
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Solo Lobo
Here's perhaps more answer than you may have...

Here's perhaps more answer than you may have wanted!

http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/ringgears.htm
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
Sure, but what shop?

Sure, but what shop?
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,220
Posted By Solo Lobo
Points, green coils and a DynaBooster are in my...

Points, green coils and a DynaBooster are in my G/S
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,300
Posted By Solo Lobo
I had a bad paralever pivot bearing on my old GS...

I had a bad paralever pivot bearing on my old GS at something like 50K... I might check 'em if you are looking for something to do
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
I wonder who, or what "SSH" is. Anyone know? ...

I wonder who, or what "SSH" is. Anyone know?

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/Speedo%20re-gear_zps2b1pvuay.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
JohnJen did supply me with some Wurth 800 ......

JohnJen did supply me with some Wurth 800 ... very light touches of that were on that nut and were reapplied
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
Rainy Sunday... good for work, bad for test rides...

Rainy Sunday... good for work, bad for test rides

First up steering head adjustment... anyone notice what instruction is missing from the OEM manual? No? it would be slack the top triple clamp...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
Diagnosed by wiggling... dodgy front brake light...

Diagnosed by wiggling... dodgy front brake light switch... looks like one of the terminals is making intermittent contact. Verified by DMM

The front brake master cylinder seems to be leaking a...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
Got out for a nice blast today, perhaps 4...

Got out for a nice blast today, perhaps 4 miles... had lots of head shake with hands off bars at 30-40 MPH.... I'm thinking the steering head bearings need adjustment as they fall very quickly to the...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
Headlight works on both positions just fine, I'll...

Headlight works on both positions just fine, I'll test tomorrow with a flashlight on the sensor and see what happens
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
I held the light sensor in the headlight beam...

I held the light sensor in the headlight beam with no result. Perhaps I'll repeat that and also work the switch several times .

I didn't see a fuse for the modulator.

The other component is...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
No action form the headlight modulator... anyone...

No action form the headlight modulator... anyone know where to start with diagnosis of one of these units?

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/IMG_1628_zpsfdjvmdul.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By Solo Lobo
Is the suggestion to go up or down on front tire...

Is the suggestion to go up or down on front tire pressure?

The new-to-me R65LS is doing this same thing and has bars as narrow as the RS

Rigtht now the bike has a 15 year old Lazertech with...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By Solo Lobo
The two R100RS's I owned both were great...

The two R100RS's I owned both were great low-speed handling bikes, keep looking for your issue.

Front tire perhaps?
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Solo Lobo
Yes! forgot about that.

Yes! forgot about that.
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Solo Lobo
Looks like the sub frame part number for the...

Looks like the sub frame part number for the R100R and R100GS are the same... meaning any R100GS pannier mount should work.

Verify for your self though
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
I was able to get a Luftmeister catalog from...

I was able to get a Luftmeister catalog from 1990, here are the cat. pix of the pieces I've found on the LS so far... perhaps there are more to be found?
...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,276
Posted By Solo Lobo
Replacement fairing has shipped from London... ...

Replacement fairing has shipped from London...

a very generous ADVR's is loaning me his spare R65 speedo so I can send mine down to Wire Spoke for some love...

Also just received a copy of the...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By Solo Lobo
The Luftmeister catalog I have says their spacer...

The Luftmeister catalog I have says their spacer "adds one quart of capacity"... don't know about the space you have however..
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,607
Posted By Solo Lobo
R80G/s seats are not "plug and play" on the...

R80G/s seats are not "plug and play" on the R100GS's
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Solo Lobo
This may help, its from the R80G/S OEM repair...

This may help, its from the R80G/S OEM repair manual but should be the same

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/clutchadj.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Solo Lobo
While I can't answer your questions, I can point...

While I can't answer your questions, I can point you here:

http://bikescreen.com/collections/bmw/products/bmw-r-80-rt-1980-1995
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 964
Posted By Solo Lobo
A word to the wise... make sure to only open it...

A word to the wise... make sure to only open it out doors, wear double-gloves and be ready for the smell.
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