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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Mugwest
Same exact topic 2 weeks ago: ...

Same exact topic 2 weeks ago:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1036802

Post #8 has both early and late /6 diagrams that are clear enough to save, print, and laminate. They are...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 104,119
Posted By Mugwest
Necessary repair made, boss :robin

Necessary repair made, boss :robin
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,996
Posted By Mugwest
Damn! This guy is yet another engineering...

Damn! This guy is yet another engineering genius-mind that BMW failed to recruit!

Wake up, Germans! :baldy
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 104,119
Posted By Mugwest
Here's their really-no-fooling website, check the...

Here's their really-no-fooling website, check the tour packages:

http://wildernesscollective.com/adventures/#cmd=userAuthed&username=



and their most recent film treatments drop all that...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 104,119
Posted By Mugwest
That video always gets a whole new crop of...

That video always gets a whole new crop of basement inmates spun up a few times a year for the past 3 years. I am always floored at how many FF's think it's legit-- actually, it is legit in that WC...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 104,119
Posted By Mugwest
No sweat, Jerry. You can be the guy that scouts...

No sweat, Jerry. You can be the guy that scouts out which big-ass piece of Log to throw axes at during the riders' well-earned luncheon stops :thumb
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Mugwest
I don't recommend anyone travel via interstate,...

I don't recommend anyone travel via interstate, but if you find yourself droning along the endless expanse of I-10 in west Texas and want to do a stealth/wildcamp justice, this spot was damnnear...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6,299
Views: 510,118
Posted By Mugwest
A guy in Lousyanna had called Pop while i was en...

A guy in Lousyanna had called Pop while i was en route to his house-- said he'd be over in a day to buy the lot, but Pop told him no, "I told him there's a fella on his way over here right now to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 104,119
Posted By Mugwest
Well if your online Marxist education is going to...

Well if your online Marxist education is going to have you going on about the plight of the subprime consumerist Proletariat yadda yadda yadda, then i'm just going to pay the $2500 and ride with...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 466
Posted By Mugwest
Just curious: how does one 'calibrate' a sealed...

Just curious: how does one 'calibrate' a sealed solenoid that has no adjustment mechanism?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 104,119
Posted By Mugwest
Jesus. Somebody send Mr. Trail a cheese...

Jesus.

Somebody send Mr. Trail a cheese platter to go with his whine.

Some TAT partner you're going to be! :fitz
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6,299
Views: 510,118
Posted By Mugwest
I rode over to Milton yesterday to eyeball that...

I rode over to Milton yesterday to eyeball that "R80". Turned out to be a straight but grubby/weathered '85 R80RT monolever. Meh. But the real Craigslist Find of the DayTM was the seller, 'Pop.' He...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-28-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 410,918
Posted By Mugwest
Post Of The (so-far) Year 2015. And the most...

Post Of The (so-far) Year 2015.

And the most finely detailed endorsement of an eating establishment in at least 10 years, approximately. :thumb
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,130
Posted By Mugwest
This ^^ Do some Calculations, attack it...

This ^^

Do some Calculations, attack it with a grinder, weld that sucker all over and then paint it flat black. LIKE A BOSS :rilla


Thanks for the teardown pix, Scrapper-- this has been most...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By Mugwest
Coupla things: on a pain scale of 1-10 (1...

Coupla things:

on a pain scale of 1-10 (1 least painful, 10 most, etc), how painful was the mounting procedure? Ie, lots of sweat, blood, and profanity, or easy-does-it? If the mounting was...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By Mugwest
Fernando: re-post your question in the ADV...

Fernando: re-post your question in the ADV Airheads sub-forum-- you'll get even more responses there and ideas and options. There is a guy that posts there who makes decals, in fact :deal

Here:...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,525
Posted By Mugwest
Ordered the M12 FUEL 1/4" impact kit today, $170...

Ordered the M12 FUEL 1/4" impact kit today, $170 from HD online.

I stopped by the local HD last night on way home and saw that they have exclusively the brush-motor M12 and M18 stuff on the...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By Mugwest
I just looked at MAX's listing for the "improved...

I just looked at MAX's listing for the "improved version" of the swingarm boot-- it's very possible that that's the Siebenrock version i stumbled onto last year:...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Mugwest
I've got one out in the parking lot on the back...

I've got one out in the parking lot on the back of my 1100GS. It's only on there in interim until i figure out what's next, Ohlins rebuild or a new something else.

The Showa stockers are renowned...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,102
Posted By Mugwest
-1 :dic Great refresh, JellyCow. There's...

-1 :dic


Great refresh, JellyCow. There's zero chance i could resist grabbing a similar or worse condition GS and rescuing it too. Look forward to the progress :thumb
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-15-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6,299
Views: 510,118
Posted By Mugwest
I smell Tile Fish. I can part out a mere 3...

I smell Tile Fish.

I can part out a mere 3 things from that bike and make my $1600 buy-in back.

There's desperate-to-sell, and then there's :huh
...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Mugwest
Some quick image Googling got this very good copy...

Some quick image Googling got this very good copy of the early /6 diagram (from Haynes it looks like):
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3502/3835630144_e6052bbe6c_b.jpg


and then this photo of...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-14-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 104,119
Posted By Mugwest
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/ABea...

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/ABeauty_zps5a8d62be.jpg

It's a beauty!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-14-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,299
Views: 510,118
Posted By Mugwest
Your Inverse Snobbery is showing there, amigo ...

Your Inverse Snobbery is showing there, amigo :smooch
Forum: The Garage 01-13-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By Mugwest
Yep. Post your questions here:...

Yep. Post your questions here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=85

It is the dedicated/specialized BMW Airhead twins subforum.

And you definitely need a service manual
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,092
Posted By Mugwest
My own calcs point to agreement with this...

My own calcs point to agreement with this sentiment.
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,777
Posted By Mugwest
fet-ish /'fediSH/ * a course of action to...

fet-ish
/'fediSH/ * a course of action to which one has an excessive and irrational commitment.

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 164,375
Posted By Mugwest
All this Roo-hate makes me sad. :cry

All this Roo-hate makes me sad. :cry
Forum: Airheads 01-09-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,074
Posted By Mugwest
Well somebody's gotta represent for the Factory...

Well somebody's gotta represent for the Factory Way here on the inner race deal:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/Mugwest/Latestemops_zpsa9bbdf2b.jpg

Triple in a vertical press, press out...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-09-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,995
Views: 104,119
Posted By Mugwest
That's probably a good idea. See: Maquis

That's probably a good idea. See: Maquis
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-08-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5,155
Views: 410,918
Posted By Mugwest
Radio lady said it was 19F at 07.25 when i went...

Radio lady said it was 19F at 07.25 when i went to leave. Ign switch frozen, no time to fetch heat gun so dumped a mug of hot tap water on the lock. Got to work, switch had re-frozen. Pop inside...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 213,315
Posted By Mugwest
didn't see this in a search: any of you FF's have...

didn't see this in a search: any of you FF's have experience with the HF scissor transmission jack, like so:

http://images60.fotki.com/v778/photos/2/66802/10379267/IMG_8000-vi.jpg

The thing has...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,663
Posted By Mugwest
Yep-- the Harbor Freight 'Marine grade' shrink...

Yep-- the Harbor Freight 'Marine grade' shrink assortment (comes pre-cut in 4" or so sections in a plastic divider box) is the double-wall/adhesive type believe it or not. I used a lot of it making 4...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By Mugwest
Yep. My dad was a brake rep for Wagner Brake...

Yep. My dad was a brake rep for Wagner Brake years ago. I'd help him do "changeovers" during Spring Break, summers etc. We'd roll into a warehouse with stacks and stacks of flat new Wagner boxes and...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,663
Posted By Mugwest
A bunch of us have gone with EasternBeaver Jim's...

A bunch of us have gone with EasternBeaver Jim's stuff-- i've gotten a few of his crimpers and this recently-listed one is the best for the auto/moto stuff i do:

Hozan P-707...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,642
Posted By Mugwest
Yep-- the comments last Fall in the HF thread by...

Yep-- the comments last Fall in the HF thread by you and Grreatdog got me to finally investigate this multi-tool business. When i saw the Fein demo video i was blown away and immediately started...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mugwest
Exact same clamp you have on your crashbar in 1st...

Exact same clamp you have on your crashbar in 1st post. John only has one version of that clamp listed.

When i said 'soft' i meant the allen screws, not the clamp halves-- i see that could cause...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mugwest
I'd second the idea to replace the clamping...

I'd second the idea to replace the clamping hardware-- not just for extra length but b/c they're soft. I was removing the same ADVMonster clamp the other day and one of the Allen heads rounded out...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,599
Posted By Mugwest
...and there goes the thread. :fpalm ...

...and there goes the thread. :fpalm

Anyway, 32 72 1 232 662 is indeed in the fiche/ETK all day long. Max wants $3.73 each, which got a couple to my mailbox last week.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,892
Posted By Mugwest
We need proof, man. Certs, docs, you know the...

We need proof, man. Certs, docs, you know the routine. :ddog
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