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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By bikecat
I thought I read somewhere that the covers are...

I thought I read somewhere that the covers are not magnesium, but only magnesium coloured ... research research
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,819
Posted By bikecat
Big Bamboo, please keep the views coming....

Big Bamboo, please keep the views coming. Knowledge and experience sharing is what the internet about.

I am rather relieved that my 3,000 shudder is quite common.
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,819
Posted By bikecat
So it seems a common phenomenon. Nothing to worry...

So it seems a common phenomenon. Nothing to worry about then.

I am curious whether it can be completely eradicated.

Most of my riding is at 3K to 4K, being city riding. I do find that giving...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,819
Posted By bikecat
Airhead riding experience - Vibes at 3000 rpm

I was reading this article from 1992 Bike Magazine at motorcyclespecs.co.za (http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/bmw/bmw_r100r%20Mystic%2093.htm) when I saw this paragraph:

"The engine and its...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By bikecat
Hi, I have the bean can. The one where you use a...

Hi, I have the bean can. The one where you use a screwdriver to advance or retard the timing.
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By bikecat
Mileage is 65,000 km. Daily commute about 16 km...

Mileage is 65,000 km. Daily commute about 16 km each way. R100R Mystic on original points. Timing was good when I last checked 6 months ago.

I will re-evaluate the mileage after I change out the...
Forum: Airheads 08-26-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By bikecat
Plugs are old. Like at least 2 years old. But the...

Plugs are old. Like at least 2 years old. But the gap and point are still good.

Awaiting my needles and jets.

So I suppose Don't Panic ... Just Ride On .... :clap
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By bikecat
Stain on Bing Carb - anything to worry about?

Saw this ...

http://rs49.pbsrc.com/albums/f254/bikermeow/Mobile%20Uploads/20140825_174028_zps23d9ba47.jpg~320x480

Anything to worry about? Bike is still running ok, albeit poor fuel mileage. ...
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,303
Posted By bikecat
I've moved the needle from 3rd notch up to the...

I've moved the needle from 3rd notch up to the 2nd notch. Will see if there is a MPG difference. The plugs were showing rich mix as well; have closed the mixture screws a tad.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,303
Posted By bikecat
Hiya, My R100R is showing a poor mileage of...

Hiya,

My R100R is showing a poor mileage of about 29.5 mpg(US) or 35.3 mpg(UK).

My riding pattern is a daily commute of about 10 miles each way, I usually rev at about 3500 to 4000 rpm and...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,833
Posted By bikecat
It is hard for me to find a matching set of tyres...

It is hard for me to find a matching set of tyres for my Mystic.

Front is 110/80/18, rear is 140/80/17

What are you guys using?

I'll rather not have a non-matching pair if possible.

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By bikecat
Hammerite has a direct to rust paint; might be...

Hammerite has a direct to rust paint; might be good to dab some on your screws ...

http://www.hammerite.co.uk/guide/direct_to_rust_metal_paint_smooth_finish.jsp
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,201
Posted By bikecat
LAMPF means front lights. Change the bulbs. I...

LAMPF means front lights. Change the bulbs. I changed my working lighted rear bulb when I got a LAMPR error and it ended the error message.

I think it is the electrical system not sensing enough...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By bikecat
The thingy on the fairing is a gadget in my...

The thingy on the fairing is a gadget in my country for tolls. It is a mandatory install and killed a lotta bikes' lines ... haha

Here's an image of the pinstripes ...
...
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 592
Posted By bikecat
Is this an original RS colour?

Can't say I like it. Likely the paint job will go. Any waste in that?

Read something about in the 70s, gold is a cool colour.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 945
Posted By bikecat
Are you using all of the horsepowers of the HP2? ...

Are you using all of the horsepowers of the HP2?

If yes, then an upgrade will be beneficial. The HP2 good as it is apart from suspension.
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,124
Posted By bikecat
So has anyone fitted a Shorai with an Enduralast?

So has anyone fitted a Shorai with an Enduralast?
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,239
Posted By bikecat
Is this an opportunity to use a R100R rear shock...

Is this an opportunity to use a R100R rear shock to avoid wear to the rear drive? I read that somewhere.
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 70,586
Posted By bikecat
For Mystic there is the rear rack too: ...

For Mystic there is the rear rack too:

http://www.adventuremotorcycleparts.com/merchant2/graphics/00000001/bmw-r100r-mystic-hepco-becker-luggage-rack.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 70,586
Posted By bikecat
Google .... ...

Google ....

http://www.adventuremotorcycleparts.com/product/ET650-614-01-01.html

http://www.adventuremotorcycleparts.com/merchant2/graphics/00000001/bmw-r80r-r100r-hepco-becker-side-carrier.jpg
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By bikecat
Hi Anton, Was it you who had a picture of...

Hi Anton,

Was it you who had a picture of different bends of various R100R related handlebars? My recollection may be faulty.

Cheers
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By bikecat
Try bars with different bents. It is a very...

Try bars with different bents. It is a very personal thing.

For example, for dirt bikes and motards, go to:

http://www.protaper.com/products/handlebars/contour

You need to know roughly what...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,440
Posted By bikecat
When Helge Pedersen traded in his old airhead for...

When Helge Pedersen traded in his old airhead for a R1100GS from BMW I could not understand it, after he went through so much with the bike.

Now, me being older and wiser, I think that is a great...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,484
Posted By bikecat
POR15 but I would leave that alone for now. ...

POR15 but I would leave that alone for now. Should be fine if there's petrol sloshing about.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,604
Posted By bikecat
What sizes are these spoked wheels?

What sizes are these spoked wheels?
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,363
Posted By bikecat
I am so honoured that I had a personal email...

I am so honoured that I had a personal email reply from Snowbum somewhere in my gmail account ...:clap
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 26,021
Posted By bikecat
Love the rear end. More details on the sub-frame...

Love the rear end. More details on the sub-frame and plastics?

Looks like a lot of weight lost!
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 45,579
Posted By bikecat
http://singapore.craigslist.com.sg/mcy/4518318187....

http://singapore.craigslist.com.sg/mcy/4518318187.html

1969 BMW Motorcycle.New - $81000 (USA/St. Louis)

A very rare BMW Motorcycle. This is a new, not restored 1969 R 60 US. It was never sold...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,972
Posted By bikecat
Thanks for the quick reply. I may not have been...

Thanks for the quick reply. I may not have been clear. My concerns are those of removing the old liner. My search through the Net shows suggestions of hydrochloric acid, butanone and paint stripper....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,972
Posted By bikecat
My old tank that I want to restore is now...

My old tank that I want to restore is now flaking; likely from some previous restoration work. What sort of prep must I do before applying the POR15?

I tried using compressed air to flush out the...
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By bikecat
Great job. How did you do the pinstripes?

Great job.

How did you do the pinstripes?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By bikecat
I would have more tact than to bash bikes in a...

I would have more tact than to bash bikes in a forum meant for those bikes.

Just good internet manners in my books.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,913,995
Posted By bikecat
Marc, How is the Wunderlich rack? Is is...

Marc,

How is the Wunderlich rack? Is is useful for pushing the bike etc? Significant weight gain for the rack?
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,532
Posted By bikecat
Get into a cage. And see if you mind or...

Get into a cage.

And see if you mind or misses bikes. If you don't, you have lost the riding feelin'.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,774
Posted By bikecat
I know nothing about the LC. Valve...

I know nothing about the LC.

Valve clearances now require shims? How is the process compared to the dry hexheads and airheads?
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 22,989
Posted By bikecat
Some reported speedmeter mood swings which...

Some reported speedmeter mood swings which relates to the routing and kinking of the speedometer cable.

Relays have to be changed too.

Apart from that, pretty basic bike which I consider to be...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By bikecat
Not sure about the BMSK, but the ZFE can only be...

Not sure about the BMSK, but the ZFE can only be coded new, and at a dealer.
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,120
Posted By bikecat
For some reason Shorai is not recommended for the...

For some reason Shorai is not recommended for the Enduralast system.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 601,651
Posted By bikecat
Getting the whole thing out is not that...

Getting the whole thing out is not that difficult. Good time to look at the flange to check for cracks too.
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,057
Posted By bikecat
This reminds me of NCIS when the team was trying...

This reminds me of NCIS when the team was trying to figure how boats being built in the basement could be moved.
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