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Forum: Vendors 04-20-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
I received confirmation from someone that they...

I received confirmation from someone that they received their seats, returned in their unopened box. No sign of the money though. :puke1
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By TexasMule
Thank you Mr. Harris. :bow Everybody keeps...

Thank you Mr. Harris. :bow

Everybody keeps suggesting standard 4 pole relays. I guess they don't realize that the /5's relay is actually a "start prevent" relay.
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By TexasMule
OK, OK, everybody calm down. I got the starter...

OK, OK, everybody calm down. I got the starter to spin and installed it.

I had to put a generic relay on the bike because the old one was TU.

What is everyone using as a relay? Mine works...
Forum: Vendors 04-04-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
+1 received a letter and questionnaire from...

+1

received a letter and questionnaire from the District Attorney of Tehama County.

Seems that we finally got the attention of a law enforcement agency. :clap
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By TexasMule
WTH am I doing wrong with this starter motor?

I don't portend to be an Electrical Engineer (EE) but I do understand the basic elements of DC electricity.

Bought a new starter motor for the 72 R60/5 project and I can't seem to test the new...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By TexasMule
Fixed the horn. Owner had the switch in upside...

Fixed the horn. Owner had the switch in upside down. I reversed the switch, saw the brass connection, and Bob's your uncle. Works perfect.

Easiest fix so far on the bike.

Starter motor is...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By TexasMule
A couple quick questions - R60/5

to continue my saga from this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1050404)

I finished up the all the headlight wiring and have turn signals, brake lights (front and rear), TS...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,283
Posted By TexasMule
I just spoke with someone from EUBMW about my...

I just spoke with someone from EUBMW about my order I'd like cancelled, and it didn't sound like the business was his first priority. I didn't receive a confirmation of my original order, nor did I...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By TexasMule
I've corrected the wiring diagram based on...

I've corrected the wiring diagram based on schematics from later /5s that show the turn indicator bulb.

I'm good (for now).
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By TexasMule
Since I've never seen /5 instrument dash lights...

Since I've never seen /5 instrument dash lights (yet) I can only assume the following;

The two left bulbs are; top/blue=high beam, bottom/green=neutral indicator

The two right bulbs are;...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By TexasMule
R60/5 Turn Signal Indicator Wiring?????

I decided to separate this inquiry from my other "What have I got myself into" thread.

I've looked at dozens of wiring diagrams for /5s and have yet to see one which shows a turn signal indicator...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
I know this is not much help, but at least I have...

I know this is not much help, but at least I have photographic documentation before I start to tear into this.

Whoever put this together didn't put much moly on anything.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
Curiouser and curiouser.... The wheels on an...

Curiouser and curiouser....

The wheels on an R60/5 should be 1.85" here's the measurements on the rear wheel.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
Checked the tire last night....Continental...

Checked the tire last night....Continental 4.00X18. Appears to be the right size.

http://bill-and-sue.smugmug.com/Other/SmugShots-2/i-HwZxXFB/0/XL/smugshot_5179893-XL.jpg

Spoke to the owner...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
Hence why I can't find a headlight relay for a...

Hence why I can't find a headlight relay for a /5...:huh

Thanks so much. I'm making this too complicated.

Hell, the bike doesn't even have any fuses...:clap
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
Wow, didn't realize it was going to be that...

Wow, didn't realize it was going to be that difficult to find a relay.

It appears to me that I'm missing the headlight relay. Thought I'd pop over to Max's and place an order. I don't see that...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
Not my bike, photo for illustration purposes...

Not my bike, photo for illustration purposes only. :evil
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
A very good picture to which you were...

A very good picture to which you were referring....

http://i2.wp.com/farm4.staticflickr.com/3670/10972340734_d5abb9dc17_z.jpg?zoom=1.5&resize=584%2C438

I think I'm set but for tackling the...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
Just FYI, here's where the clips are located. ...

Just FYI, here's where the clips are located.

http://bill-and-sue.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1972-R605/i-KQmJ53P/0/XL/1972%20R60%20wiring-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
That's what I was afraid of, the fiche doesn't...

That's what I was afraid of, the fiche doesn't show any available for R60/5. I'll have to make a phone call tomorrow when Max is open. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
There are two small clips on the sub frame...

There are two small clips on the sub frame heading up to the seat lock but they appear to be going in the wrong direction for the rear foot brake switch.

I'll look tonight. Y'all have given me a...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
Let's hope it's a simple as the tire size,...

Let's hope it's a simple as the tire size, because everything else looks fine. :deal
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
I'll check the tire size this evening. Good...

I'll check the tire size this evening.

Good call on the rear foot brake switch, I'll check that also. Not sure if the wires will reach over to the
right side of the bike, but I'll look tonight....
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By TexasMule
What have I got myself into - R60/5

A co-worker of my wife has a 1972 R60/5 that's been sitting in his garage for quite some time. Since I have worked on BMW's for years (no airheads though) he asked my wife if I could "finish" his...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
There is a Richard H Mayer currently licensed as...

There is a Richard H Mayer currently licensed as an RN in the State of California.

Can't say if this is "Rick Mayer", but it may be. Who knows.....:ear

Either way, I'd still like my seats...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By TexasMule
BMW K and R bikes rear wheel rotor flange recall

That's a butt ton of bikes.....

BMW HAS issued a recall - or 'technical campaign' as bike makers prefer to call them - of R and K series models produced during a period spanning almost eight...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
I agree, I'd just like to see my seats returned.

I agree, I'd just like to see my seats returned.
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
Hot off the presses.....

Just received this from Rick Mayer. The cynic in me says let's wait and see.

I am sorry that I am have been out of touch I've had to close my business and reenter the nursing profession I do...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
The consumer liaison with the MOA gave me his...

The consumer liaison with the MOA gave me his cell phone number 530-524-9628 but it seems he's just letting it roll to VM.

I don't feel bad about giving out this scumbag's cell number, maybe, just...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
As I said previously, Rick built 2-3 seats for me...

As I said previously, Rick built 2-3 seats for me over the years, and I never had a problem. In fact, he was always prompt with my seats. I guess I was never in his "personal issues" time period.
...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
First, there was no name calling, second, I was...

First, there was no name calling, second, I was specifically told by the police they WOULD NOT take my criminal complaint as this was a civil matter. They even knew who I was calling about.

I...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
Interesting, I just spoke with both the Tehama...

Interesting, I just spoke with both the Tehama County District Attorney's office who told me they don't accept reports, nor complaints unless they come through the local police department.

Then...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
Just filed a consumer complaint with the...

Just filed a consumer complaint with the California AG's office (for all the good it will do) after I read in the other thread that the police went by his shop and it appeared to be closed (for...
Forum: Vendors 02-19-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 95,012
Posted By TexasMule
Gawdammit, I sent Rick my RT seats back in...

Gawdammit, I sent Rick my RT seats back in January along with a check for $350. Received a "build order" from an Amanda Rochester saying that my seat was scheduled for production on January 29th. ...
Forum: Vendors 07-07-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,810
Posted By TexasMule
Hi-Viz would be great on a dark jacket.

Hi-Viz would be great on a dark jacket.
Forum: Vendors 06-06-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,378
Posted By TexasMule
Unethical vendors drive me crazy

I've been trying to get a pair of TXC AirTech boots from Motostorm for almost 6 weeks.

Filippo Quadrelli stated he shipped the boots last Friday and provided a tracking number. End of story,...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,378
Posted By TexasMule
Unfortunately my buying experience is quite the...

Unfortunately my buying experience is quite the opposite.

Ordered a paid of TCX Gore-Tex Airtechs on May 5, still waiting for them to
"arrive" in Italy so they can ship them. Find it hard to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By TexasMule
Why did the Katoom go from HB plastic cases to...

Why did the Katoom go from HB plastic cases to metal during the video?

I'm at work and didn't listen to the vid with the sound on. (if there was an explanation).
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,201
Posted By TexasMule
You velly smart man Mr. Dan...:rofl

You velly smart man Mr. Dan...:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By TexasMule
Bowden boxes ARE a pain in the ass to get...

Bowden boxes ARE a pain in the ass to get out....fortunately you rarely have to do it. :D
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