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Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By elmontanero
I had the heads and transmission done at...

I had the heads and transmission done at http://www.motorworkspromach.com/
(r80g/s)
The transmission took a couple tries (strange whine) but it's solid. The head work was excellent - I did choose...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,949
Posted By elmontanero
And a good time had by all. Good luck on your...

And a good time had by all. Good luck on your rides Matt and Max. I'll be out Colorado way soon... Might run into you Max.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,949
Posted By elmontanero
Alright.. I'm coming down too if there's room for...

Alright.. I'm coming down too if there's room for another 80g/s in the parking lot and rider at the table.
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,579
Posted By elmontanero
Just like it sounds.. tuck the cot under the...

Just like it sounds.. tuck the cot under the floor of your tent, then put your sleeping bag in the tent over the area you put the cot. As someone pointed out it does take a but to put one together,...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,579
Posted By elmontanero
Yep.. my answer to a sore neck has been a luxury...

Yep.. my answer to a sore neck has been a luxury lite, they do sleep very cool though so if you're going up to the mountains or Cold weather camping… Bring some sort of insulation.

Very compact,...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By elmontanero
I'm going to bump this rather than start a new...

I'm going to bump this rather than start a new thread… Are all Touratech racks using the same LOOP? I'm going to pickup a TT box tomorrow that's pre mounted and was hoping to just be able to pop it...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6,314
Views: 1,265,883
Posted By elmontanero
That's a beauty!

That's a beauty!
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6,314
Views: 1,265,883
Posted By elmontanero
Working with photography art students at a summer...

Working with photography art students at a summer camp. Drawing/Painting with Light assignment. Might as well get them used to quality Motos. ...
Forum: EMEA 06-18-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,512
Posted By elmontanero
Thanks Doug... Got the email this morning. ...

Thanks Doug... Got the email this morning.

Looks like they're doing Three months at a time right now for 140 euro. Still a much better deal than Knopf for sure. (for even a month)
Forum: EMEA 06-17-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,512
Posted By elmontanero
Hoping this still works.. have a couple emails...

Hoping this still works.. have a couple emails in. Anybodies contact returned lately?
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,953
Posted By elmontanero
Did I miss what type of forks are on that? ...

Did I miss what type of forks are on that? Absolutely beautiful bike.
I'd love to find a "how to do this" detailed page on putting the oil head swing arm on an Airhead. I've found bits here and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By elmontanero
Unfortunately that's all the info I've got -...

Unfortunately that's all the info I've got - pictures before trying to purchase it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By elmontanero
Help me Identify the wheel in pics. DRZ400?

Just like it says... trying to find a wheel for a project. Seller states that it is a Takasago. I'm guessing a DRZ400? ...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 173,483
Posted By elmontanero
beauty.. What forks are on that one?

beauty.. What forks are on that one?
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By elmontanero
Oh geez ya horder. How's about one for me? ...

Oh geez ya horder. How's about one for me?

Though you know I'm a cheap bastard. :D
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By elmontanero
That's cool as a mod. I went with the flat...

That's cool as a mod. I went with the flat washer on the inside - Silicone on the washer to set it into place, Drawer liner over all of it. to keep things in place.
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By elmontanero
That's cool that they're making them again. I...

That's cool that they're making them again. I went all R100gs back end to get the R100gs racks. Subframe is much stronger so I'm glad I did in that area. But having a chance to do it this way may...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23,913
Views: 4,046,118
Posted By elmontanero
Question to the SM owners

Can anyone tell me the length of the SM forks from top of the tubes to the center of the Front Axle?
SM total suspension travel ?

I'm looking at a pair of SM forks for something unkind to an...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By elmontanero
Yep. AW had the R100gspd tank up front. ( I've...

Yep. AW had the R100gspd tank up front. ( I've copied him as much as I could but haven't found the tank for me, Great inspiration but less commitment on my part) I've got at least the Tank panniers....
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By elmontanero
My G/S is what sounds like you're thinking of...

My G/S is what sounds like you're thinking of doing. Some pics from last summer. I recently switched it all back to g/s form - hoping to talk my girlfriend into riding. :rofl:rofl She's not...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By elmontanero
You know I've heard this said.. never had any...

You know I've heard this said.. never had any trouble with fitting the Subframe from the GS on the g/s, nor trouble with the driving round. I'm a fairly confident mechanic but perhaps a dull rider...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By elmontanero
I got that the forks are 25mm longer. Can anyone...

I got that the forks are 25mm longer. Can anyone tell me the lengths of the g/s forks and the gs forks? Thinking conversion and looking for data. Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,998
Posted By elmontanero
Without a thread hijack can anyone point me to an...

Without a thread hijack can anyone point me to an Unholy conversion done with the USD DRZ SM forks? Or a relevant discussion for the wisdom of doing so? Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Posted By elmontanero
Had the same problem on the 1150. Took out a...

Had the same problem on the 1150. Took out a sharp edge and cut fresh Wall into the nylon, looked at the metal side and straightened that out to contact solidly….. :D:D
THATS NOT ENOUGH:When you put...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 487,070
Posted By elmontanero
WTB: Gas Cap for Airhead GS

Looking for one that looks like this:
http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/NotesParts/16111453817_1_B.jpg?rnd=223547557
Key and Lock not needed!
I'm wanting to run a tank bag on my g/s and have...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 487,070
Posted By elmontanero
WTB: Gas Cap for Airhead GS

Looking for one that looks like this:
http://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/NotesParts/16111453817_1_B.jpg?rnd=223547557

I'm wanting to run a tank bag on my g/s and have the old style.
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By elmontanero
Good news is… it only takes a little time to...

Good news is… it only takes a little time to switch the subframes. Bad news is Mine would not fit the pannier racks once I switched them. The R100gs rack is quite a bit longer - and I needed to use...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,573
Posted By elmontanero
Read that book... He's spot on if you can get...

Read that book... He's spot on if you can get past his "look I know some big words I must be an intellectual" writing. That said it's a better book than that Pirsig crap - and I read that twice.
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By elmontanero
I'd pick that up from you if you wanted. My...

I'd pick that up from you if you wanted. My r100gs tank has a beauty mark and may go to help another rider this summer on a tour.

Been looking for a replacement that's "prettier".

But...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,573
Posted By elmontanero
Oilhead... Valves (and that's a more complex...

Oilhead...
Valves (and that's a more complex thing than the Air),
Balance Throttle bodies (with the same too I use on the Bings :), Yes I'd like to learn the shorting method, no I don't yet). ...
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By elmontanero
I'd love one of those, but the price of admission...

I'd love one of those, but the price of admission is prohibitive and I'm 6' and Lanky and can deploy the sidestand with no bother.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,588
Posted By elmontanero
So which Cheek are you going to kick on that...

So which Cheek are you going to kick on that nephew of yours?
I'd at minimum have a serious words. Family is a close bond of people who should know better.
Good luck with the bike… Make it proud...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,998
Posted By elmontanero
I've been mulling this over for so long my...

I've been mulling this over for so long my thoughts have mold. Thanks for showing a clear, clean pictorial on how you've done yours.

Any impression concerning the ride? (Could the ride be worse...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By elmontanero
Anyone running a R100gs Sidestand on R80g/s?

Can it be done? inquiring minds want to know.

Parts search lists one different stands for the G/S and ST…(46531242949 SIDE STAND) and another for the 86-96 r100gs (46 53 2 311 720 SIDE...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By elmontanero
Renner…. quit sandbagging… (said with love) For...

Renner…. quit sandbagging… (said with love) For example - that's his in the foreground.

http://renner60.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Airheads/Garys-Tech-Day/i-Hk8kmdv/0/XL/Gary%27s%20tech%20015-XL.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By elmontanero
You won't after you see his NICE bikes... really....

You won't after you see his NICE bikes... really. Renner's bikes are objects of jealousy for me.
Interesting transformation (excepting that hideous mirror). Scrambler usually refers to "high"...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,740
Views: 487,070
Posted By elmontanero
WTB: R80gs Rear indicator stalk.. or indicators.

Fits a number of years and models but looks like this:
https://www.maxbmwmotorcycles.com/fiche/NotesParts/63231244020_2_N.jpg?rnd=182812145

I'll be glad to have a whole indicator or indicators. ...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By elmontanero
Second that. Distanzia... When is that thing...

Second that. Distanzia... When is that thing going to wear?
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,025
Posted By elmontanero
I love my R80g/s... but if I gotta GO.. yep,...

I love my R80g/s... but if I gotta GO.. yep, Oilhead it is.
I'm lucky enough to have my choice between : ...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,309
Posted By elmontanero
I love the long rides of peace. We talk heavily...

I love the long rides of peace. We talk heavily on will the bike make it. I'm usually more worried about will I make it.

So routine leading into Riding Start today and do it for the rest of...
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