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Forum: Airheads 10-12-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By wirewrkr
good heavy metal from Emgo. I like then and use...

good heavy metal from Emgo. I like then and use them.
Forum: Airheads 10-10-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By wirewrkr
they have a tendency to crack around the mounting...

they have a tendency to crack around the mounting holes
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,127
Posted By wirewrkr
That Hanta Virus is some NASTY shit.

That Hanta Virus is some NASTY shit.
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,127
Posted By wirewrkr
Probably because most of the round filter bikes...

Probably because most of the round filter bikes have a grating on the air intake from the factory, except the last year which doesn't.
I had a 79 R65 that had the round filter and no grating. I...
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,127
Posted By wirewrkr
1/4' screen over the snorkels. doesn't impede as...

1/4' screen over the snorkels. doesn't impede as much airflow as tighter screen will.
Make kind of a convex shape for even less obstruction.
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 311,872
Posted By wirewrkr
Just somthing about this...

Just somthing about this one.......................love it.
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By wirewrkr
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By wirewrkr
Yeah I only drove the one I worked on. It was...

Yeah I only drove the one I worked on. It was stone stock, single carb and slower than poop.
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,277
Posted By wirewrkr
If they have a plastic pan......forget it. Awful.

If they have a plastic pan......forget it. Awful.
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By wirewrkr
I think a Dauphine would run circles around the...

I think a Dauphine would run circles around the 700......if you could get it started. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,672
Posted By wirewrkr
That's how I do it too. Seems like a better...

That's how I do it too. Seems like a better controlled situation for re-inserting rings in the jug.
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By wirewrkr
it's a 10x1.00 thread, but make sure they get the...

it's a 10x1.00 thread, but make sure they get the flaring correct, it's different than the Japanese and American style.
All the sealing is done on the flare compression, so it needs to be right.
I...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,663
Posted By wirewrkr
when I had my small repair shop in Fresno back in...

when I had my small repair shop in Fresno back in the mid 80s the BMW dealer around the corner used to send me a customer that had one of them, the BMW dealer wouldn't touch it because it had 2 too...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,983
Posted By wirewrkr
By the way I use vinegar and baking soda to clean...

By the way I use vinegar and baking soda to clean drains in the shower. Works like a charm if you do it right.
Pour in the baking soda first, then the vinegar. Works every time.
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 44,814
Posted By wirewrkr
I agree Charlie about that R65LS. It's a very...

I agree Charlie about that R65LS. It's a very fair price for what seems to be a well sorted custom LS.
I think the poster of that one just didn't understand the "flavor" of the thread.
As far as...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,983
Posted By wirewrkr
Wow Blaine that vinegar does in fact do an...

Wow Blaine that vinegar does in fact do an amazing job. I have a /6 tank with 15 year old gas in it that I need to resurrect, what particular variety of vinegar did you use? There are so many types.
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By wirewrkr
you will need to learn to use this. Once...

you will need to learn to use this. Once mastered, it will be the greatest tool for that kind of info. A little history reading on the developement of BMW bikes wouldn't hurt as a good foundation....
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,515
Posted By wirewrkr
I always liked the Morris looks better than...

I always liked the Morris looks better than Lester. But I'm weird that way.
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,750
Posted By wirewrkr
try going in the other direction. the pin is...

try going in the other direction. the pin is pointy on one end and larger on the other. make sure you punch is the right size, it takes a really small one.
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,987
Posted By wirewrkr
I don't bother with the /5 Main harness as BMW...

I don't bother with the /5 Main harness as BMW still has a bunch in stock, and they are CHEAP!
Buy one now before they go way up like everything else from them.
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6,380
Views: 1,278,038
Posted By wirewrkr
that particular R50 or R60 was built between 1961...

that particular R50 or R60 was built between 1961 and late 69. there is another way to pinpoint down to between 66 and 69. The picture is too fuzzy when blown up.
Also to tell if its an 500 or 600...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,987
Posted By wirewrkr
My Bad, I admit it. I was driving that train when...

My Bad, I admit it. I was driving that train when it derailed. Must be related to Casey Jones
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,757
Views: 493,231
Posted By wirewrkr
How about from a BMW dealer for $9.65 ?

How about from a BMW dealer for $9.65 ?
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,750
Posted By wirewrkr
Another big thumbs up for the POR15. Kreem has...

Another big thumbs up for the POR15.
Kreem has no staying power, witnessed more than once by me and others.
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,987
Posted By wirewrkr
who said anything about "hating"? Does...

who said anything about "hating"?
Does disagreeing with something and pointing out important negative aspects (so that others can get a more realistic way to determine actual reality ) count as...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,304
Posted By wirewrkr
or my favorite which describes the screaming kids...

or my favorite which describes the screaming kids that live next door to me...."feral"
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,987
Posted By wirewrkr
Once again a case of someone bothering to take on...

Once again a case of someone bothering to take on the laborious task of creating an actual webpage with his opinions that are taken as facts, and well they're just opinions after all, but hey, "I...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By wirewrkr
I disagree, I just welded the one on my 87 R80...

I disagree, I just welded the one on my 87 R80 the other day. Same crack same place etc. Turned the mig welder down low and gave it a bead on the back side.
If it cracks again, I will weld in a...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,148
Posted By wirewrkr
jocce, you still haven't answered the previous...

jocce, you still haven't answered the previous question...what is the engine number behind the oil dipstick?
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By wirewrkr
Gary does Ricks rewinding.

Gary does Ricks rewinding.
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By wirewrkr
You want to talk to Gary Fry at Custom Rewind,...

You want to talk to Gary Fry at Custom Rewind, somewhere in BAMA, he is the only person I would ever trust with my rewinds.
Tell him Robert From BMW says "howdee".
Google Custom Rewind
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By wirewrkr
but on top of those very good points you made,...

but on top of those very good points you made, $285. per cylinder???
Sure that's cheaper than USA prices but STILL ridiculous. In My Humble Opinion anyway.
and yes, I did get a mismatched pair of...
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By wirewrkr
That's it? 1 quart every 2 K? Seal it and ride.

That's it? 1 quart every 2 K?
Seal it and ride.
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By wirewrkr
I've been using this one for years. I think it...

I've been using this one for years. I think it was around 8 or 9 bucks when I bought mine. Stay away from the taiwan or chinese knock-offs, they also have been known to splinter into pieces inside...
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By wirewrkr
AMEN to that!

AMEN to that!
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,580
Posted By wirewrkr
Now THAT is a wicked cool shot! Thanks Cy. Make...

Now THAT is a wicked cool shot! Thanks Cy.
Make some really clean prints and market them!
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By wirewrkr
. leave the jugs alone, reseal and ride the...

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leave the jugs alone, reseal and ride the piss out of it. Unless of course the rings are shot.
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,987
Posted By wirewrkr
My brothers 1975 /6 has the add-on weld, and we...

My brothers 1975 /6 has the add-on weld, and we know for a fact that the bike is original. build date of 11/74
I don't remember if my 76 had it.
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By wirewrkr
Not true. the speedo cable bolt is the standard...

Not true. the speedo cable bolt is the standard 6x1.00 thread, but it's hollow.
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By wirewrkr
That's the only reason for me!

That's the only reason for me!
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