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Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,154
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 222,281
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 ...where's the dam "drool"...

:eek1

...where's the dam "drool" emoticon......


holy crapola!
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,310
Views: 716,740
Posted By bpeckm
:evil Whoa! Not my style personally, but...

:evil


Whoa! Not my style personally, but the aesthetic employed is pretty durn snazzay...!!! ...love those pinstripes that just MAKE the lines flow...Nicely done, indeed!

:D
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,731
Posted By bpeckm
:evil ...isn't there a saying that the...

:evil


...isn't there a saying that the only cheap thing on a BMW is the nut behind the wheel........:wink:
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By bpeckm
Upgrade the board, and whether you use rubber...

Upgrade the board, and whether you use rubber mounts or solid mounts, make SURE that the grounds are good, as mentioned above.... good grounds eliminate a LOT of charging and electrical problems!
...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,149
Posted By bpeckm
:evil .... with a sediment bowl and...

:evil


.... with a sediment bowl and filter screen....

:D
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,149
Posted By bpeckm
:evil Oil pan extension with "cooling...

:evil

Oil pan extension with "cooling holes".....

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g177/sololobo/1982%20R65LS/653_zps69787fb9.jpg

:lol3

I have to say that the looks of the LS have really...
Forum: Airheads 02-22-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,579
Posted By bpeckm
:evil ....and I thought the oldest...

:evil



....and I thought the oldest tale was the one about "Coming while Going....". Silly me!

Glad to hear all is well. It does give the rest of us OldFahts something to think about, as...
Forum: Airheads 02-20-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By bpeckm
:evil :lurk :D

:evil





:lurk

:D
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
Just back from travellin'.... found this...

Just back from travellin'.... found this airhead/cafe while rambling around the Montmartre section...

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tanks-n-details/i-QgxpXXn/0/M/IMG_4803-M.jpg

nice...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 909
Views: 118,898
Posted By bpeckm
Back from some travellin'.... found this 80ST in...

Back from some travellin'.... found this 80ST in a little alcove off a tiny street in the Barrio Gotic in Barcelona... No idea whose, maybe somebody here will claim it!
...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 190,339
Posted By bpeckm
Just got back from a great winter vacay to...

Just got back from a great winter vacay to Barcelona, and found this bike, have no idea whose it is, but man, what a place to "garage" one's bike....:evil
...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By bpeckm
I am working on that argument ^ at home, but it's...

I am working on that argument ^ at home, but it's "uphill"....:cry

Even with that price, the R58 is a relatively rare commodity, appreciating in value FAR more than a bank CD or whatever at...
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
Oooh... looks like some "deferred maintenance" ...

Oooh... looks like some "deferred maintenance" has occurred....:cry


:D
Forum: Airheads 02-19-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By bpeckm
Sold for $35,000. :eek1 :D

Sold for $35,000. :eek1





:D
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 370,991
Posted By bpeckm
Nicely done, Genuflector! :evil Was that a...

Nicely done, Genuflector! :evil

Was that a short- or long-wheelbase to start? Hard to tell with those photo angles.... and what is the muffler that you are using?

:D
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,428
Posted By bpeckm
Air filter? Air starvation somehow? :D

Air filter? Air starvation somehow?

:D
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
Ah, another proof of your impeccable taste in...

Ah, another proof of your impeccable taste in motorcycles....that, sir, is beautiful!! :clap


:D
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
Ooops.. I don't see pics, above ^, but I was...

Ooops.. I don't see pics, above ^, but I was referring to yours that started life as a monolever (80ST!)

:evil
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,363
Posted By bpeckm
Well, it's freekin' cold and the wind is howlin'...

Well, it's freekin' cold and the wind is howlin' and it's WINTAH here in New England...

Jenna, we just flew over "southern" Labrador on our return from a little vacay in Barcelona (must must...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By bpeckm
My first thought after reading what you have...

My first thought after reading what you have already done is to go back to the carbs... it seems that you have leaned out quite a few settings,, which is fine, but lean conditions are the worst for...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
Good to hear from you again, Alfons... Do...

Good to hear from you again, Alfons...

Do you have any new pictures to post of your own lovely steed....??

:evil
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By bpeckm
:D Yeah, BAT is one of my "daily...

:D

Yeah, BAT is one of my "daily fixes"....they sometimes have some really interesting and different stuff. They don't do bikes much anymore, but this one is quite interesting, and quite out of...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 190,339
Posted By bpeckm
Hello IMPALA250.... I just yesterday returned...

Hello IMPALA250.... I just yesterday returned from a trip to Barcelona, and took pictures of three that I saw there.... when I get them into the computer, I will post them... are any of them yours?
...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By bpeckm
I don't understand what you are asking? You...

I don't understand what you are asking?

You must have a full wiring diagram. Many connnections are made in the headlight bucket. All wires are color-coded, and all connections to relays are...
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,154
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 222,281
Posted By bpeckm
:D What he said ^ ........ :D

:D

What he said ^ ........

:D
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2,154
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 222,281
Posted By bpeckm
....or a call to Vetch....deeeeep knowledge in...

....or a call to Vetch....deeeeep knowledge in that shop! :evil


:D
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
That is definitely one of the better-looking...

That is definitely one of the better-looking doubles.... most of them have the design sense and appearance of a sofa, and are so wide for the rider as to be uncomfortable as an added bonus :puke1
...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 91,625
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 HarHar.... very punny, indeed!! ...

:eek1



HarHar.... very punny, indeed!!

:lol3
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 91,625
Posted By bpeckm
:evil ...there must be something more than...

:evil

...there must be something more than the popcorn-chomping emoticon for you these days, I should think....:slurp...

And, as said above, somehow we all survive the transition into being a...
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,112
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 Aw, man, too bad I live in Middletown...

:eek1

Aw, man, too bad I live in Middletown RI and not CT.... I would be right over to "help".....:lol3

I see some valuable salvageable parts... nice toolset, reasonable speedo, not much rust...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 46,622
Posted By bpeckm
That one ^ appears to be a ToasterTan, he does...

That one ^ appears to be a ToasterTan, he does the sloped-transition from the thickest parts to the center.

From TT website: (http://www.pbase.com/toastertan/top_braces)
...
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
:lol3 ....and I spent so much time and...

:lol3

....and I spent so much time and effort working out a sidestand that would NOT auto-retract...... :evil




:D
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,011
Posted By bpeckm
:evil R80ST on IBMWR site: 83' R80ST...

:evil

R80ST on IBMWR site:

83' R80ST $390038K, 1000cc cylinders, Works performance suspension progressive fronts and rear shock, Enduralast Starter, GS ignition coil, GS threaded oil pan and...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,660
Posted By bpeckm
We had fun making an old broken XS650 into the...

We had fun making an old broken XS650 into the Backroads Bomber.... fun, simple bike!

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Wills-XS/i-s6RQNxw/0/M/photo%20%281%29-M.jpg

:D
Forum: Airheads 01-19-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 Now THAT ^ is a Motorcycle, the...

:eek1


Now THAT ^ is a Motorcycle, the pure essence of the Machine....

:D
Forum: Airheads 01-17-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
:eek1 R69US? The US part I can...

:eek1

R69US?

The US part I can understand (or perhaps /5).... the main frame has been "altered somewhat" back aft, I cannot tell if it started as the /5-onward frame, or indeeed was a /2 frame...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By bpeckm
Has anybody tried Penetrol...

Has anybody tried Penetrol (http://www.amazon.com/Flood-Penetrol-Oil-Based-Additive-Fiberglass/dp/B001CSKEAU) on aluminum? It works great on bare steel, keeps rust from starting etc. I use it...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By bpeckm
I have used DelCity a bunch of times, for lots of...

I have used DelCity a bunch of times, for lots of electrical bits, and have been quite happy with their service and pricing. Tons of hard-to-find bits and pieces, including tools. Nice resource!
...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 1,542,002
Posted By bpeckm
Flat slide carbs :evil Twin Brembo front end...

Flat slide carbs :evil

Twin Brembo front end (off an R65?):evil

Rearsets plus fairing.... He like to RIDE!!!!

Good stuff, all!

:D
Forum: Old's Cool 01-08-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,984
Posted By bpeckm
OK, update on the above...pitchers!! ...

OK, update on the above...pitchers!!

http://bpeckm.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/XS650-tank-for-sale/i-ShQjnPf/0/L/SDC14555-L.jpg
...
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