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Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,824
Posted By Chad M
Here's another scenario. 1981 R80G/S. ...

Here's another scenario.

1981 R80G/S.

OX35 filter (straight, short, bonded square section seals on either end)
Recessed cover plate (no thermostat, no oil cooler)
Sharp edged cannister

My...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,490
Posted By Chad M
Ironically you're running your mouth off to one...

Ironically you're running your mouth off to one of the only guys on the forum that could offer assistance with your one little problem...:rofl
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By Chad M
This sounds reasonable, but I can't remember what...

This sounds reasonable, but I can't remember what was agreed upon the last time some irreverent bastard strolled through here flogging his wares. :)

I like the airhead specific spam, I think it...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By Chad M
How is this different than any other BMW vendor...

How is this different than any other BMW vendor that has an ongoing thread here?

I think as long as his spam stays in his thread then we let it ride.
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By Chad M
There is no duty on motorcycle parts, you can...

There is no duty on motorcycle parts, you can make a request to have the duty you paid reimbursed to you. Motorcycle parts fall into Category 5.
...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,530
Posted By Chad M
It's not all that bad if you can tuck in behind a...

It's not all that bad if you can tuck in behind a plow. A heated visor makes things a whole lot easier.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By Chad M
Intake leak?

Intake leak?
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6,861
Views: 1,353,511
Posted By Chad M
Considering you've not given the location, it...

Considering you've not given the location, it would be really hard to say.

:lol3

Nice ride!
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6,861
Views: 1,353,511
Posted By Chad M
Except an '88 would have a paralever.

Except an '88 would have a paralever.
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,610
Posted By Chad M
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=38...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=387620

Start by submitting your info here.

There is a VIN check website at the bottom of the first post.
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,610
Posted By Chad M
Looks like a G/S to me! VIN would help, but...

Looks like a G/S to me! VIN would help, but definitely the signal lights, headlight and speedo binnacle aren't correct. Hang onto those accessory gauges, they'll mount to your new signal light...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,428
Posted By Chad M
If it holds air, I wouldn't hesitate to use it...

If it holds air, I wouldn't hesitate to use it again. The tire certainly won't take that shape.

Chad.
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,192
Posted By Chad M
The red tank looks like it might have come off...

The red tank looks like it might have come off the shelf during the period that BMW had a stake in Husqvarna!
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Chad M
Hey Tom, I've done it plenty of times. I always...

Hey Tom, I've done it plenty of times. I always use a piece of 3/4 plywood and the wide base on my floor jack... spread the load around and you'll be fine.

Chad.
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,112
Posted By Chad M
+1. I have a cheap auto dark helmet and while...

+1. I have a cheap auto dark helmet and while it's fine with the MIG it's brutal with my TIG.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,437
Posted By Chad M
If you want a comparison, get the white G/S hand...

If you want a comparison, get the white G/S hand deflectors, they are pretty darn close to Alpine White. I'll bet your paint pretty close as Alpine does look "creamy" compared to the bright white....
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 611,378
Posted By Chad M
Here's one in Alberta, Canada. No affiliation to...

Here's one in Alberta, Canada. No affiliation to the bike / seller.

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-street-cruisers-choppers/lethbridge/ural-gear-up-2012-camo/595777211?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By Chad M
That's just a regular GS tank, it's about a 1/3...

That's just a regular GS tank, it's about a 1/3 the price of the PD.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By Chad M
I predict your "inbox" will be exploding...

I predict your "inbox" will be exploding shortly.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By Chad M
That's what a slipping clutch feels like.

That's what a slipping clutch feels like.
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 31,207
Posted By Chad M
I moved this from the Flea Market to the...

I moved this from the Flea Market to the appropriate discussion location... though it doesn't make much sense all by itself. :shog

S. Meyer sells a nice reproduction of those pods now:
...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,590
Posted By Chad M
That turned out really nice! I might just be...

That turned out really nice! I might just be warming up to the dark blue. :ricky
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,861
Views: 1,353,511
Posted By Chad M
Judging by the rest, I'd say it's safe to assume...

Judging by the rest, I'd say it's safe to assume it's a Granada Red /2. What a freaking crazy collection!
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,437
Posted By Chad M
Looks great! I see you went for the R80 Basic...

Looks great! I see you went for the R80 Basic white nacelle look, I deliberated on that one too... now I get to see what it looks like :D
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Chad M
The epoxy won't hold up, the first time it gets...

The epoxy won't hold up, the first time it gets bumped, it's going to knock it loose. A spot of weld or set screws is your best bet.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,808
Posted By Chad M
How about an R75 (military) before the /2 and...

How about an R75 (military) before the /2 and then ending with the G/S? I don't think the /6 and the R90S are redundant, I'm seeing this sort of evolutionarily too.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,808
Posted By Chad M
If it were up to me, I'd ditch the RT, move the...

If it were up to me, I'd ditch the RT, move the G/S over and end up with something from the end of the era mono or Classic PD.
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,808
Posted By Chad M
R80G/S and I'll buy another one!

R80G/S and I'll buy another one!
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6,861
Views: 1,353,511
Posted By Chad M
They came that way too. When I had my '88...

They came that way too. When I had my '88 Bumblebee, my neighbour had the 1991 GSPD in the same colour scheme.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Chad M
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Chad M
Thanks! That was a long time coming. I asked...

Thanks! That was a long time coming. I asked that question quite a while ago and just got crickets :D I assumed this wasn't a common problem or it must have been something unique to my bike.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-28-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By Chad M
It is the R100GS tank, but it was the only place...

It is the R100GS tank, but it was the only place I saw in the available fiche where the correct distance pad is shown (as illustrated by the lack of any rear support in the diagram Skyshadow...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By Chad M
I don't know that you need that triangular pad, I...

I don't know that you need that triangular pad, I just repurposed my small tank pads and then used a wrap of rubber (cut radiator hose fastened with a zip tie) on the frame tubes beneath the small...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By Chad M
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=96...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962312

You must of missed this one.
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By Chad M
I had the same fitment issues and noticed it when...

I had the same fitment issues and noticed it when I would get a little vibration through the tank over rough stuff. I tracked it down to interference between the pinch weld and the frame tube at the...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,437
Posted By Chad M
146 is correct and I'd say any competent shop...

146 is correct and I'd say any competent shop could mix you up a pint of Alpin Weiss. If they give you the old "we don't have old bike colour charts" rest assured the BMW auto Alpin Weiss 146 is the...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 13,808
Posted By Chad M
:clap Two more shirts headed for Canada!

:clap

Two more shirts headed for Canada!
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,262
Posted By Chad M
So you have a blower somewhere pulling air out of...

So you have a blower somewhere pulling air out of the booth,
I have an old furnace fan mounted in a box drawing air from the floor opposite the filters. I used a 10' piece of 18"...
Forum: Airheads 03-20-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,262
Posted By Chad M
Last year I went through this process and though...

Last year I went through this process and though I went a little overboard with the set up, it turned out way better than I'd ever hoped. To support the tank for painting, I decided it would be best...
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,160
Posted By Chad M
In our last house, I took 2 BMW's and one Honda...

In our last house, I took 2 BMW's and one Honda up the stairs with just two guys. I would sit on the step above and pull the bike up (holding the forks lowers, pulling towards my chest, step by step...
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