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Forum: Airheads 06-13-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By CurlyMike
I like these straps as a point to go between the...

I like these straps as a point to go between the bike and the ratcheting straps. Works well when wrapping around the back or front tire.
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 898,058
Posted By CurlyMike
TAKING OFFERS. SOA Eagle fiberglass Sidecar....

TAKING OFFERS. SOA Eagle fiberglass Sidecar. Original post a couple of pages back. Can send a pdf of all angles. Here are the mounts
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 898,058
Posted By CurlyMike
Still for sale. Has all of the mounts.

Still for sale. Has all of the mounts.
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 898,058
Posted By CurlyMike
The Zephr Sold. Still have the one below. ...

The Zephr Sold. Still have the one below.

Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,103
Posted By CurlyMike
This one of those tools you dont skimp on. ...

This one of those tools you dont skimp on.

No Harbor Freight. No Northern Tool. No matter the style.
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 13,368
Posted By CurlyMike
Same issue in Texas. i believe it stems...

Same issue in Texas.

i believe it stems from two things. IMHO

One, real bad press, and a few examples that the common car driver then uses to form an opinion about ALL motorcycle riders. Like...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,515
Posted By CurlyMike
You are screwed dude. Hope they dont come apart...

You are screwed dude. Hope they dont come apart when you are 300 miles from the house and lock-up the engine...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By CurlyMike
I use NGK caps with wires and coil ends from a...

I use NGK caps with wires and coil ends from a kit for old tractors from Tractor Supply. Great and cheap.
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By CurlyMike
I have one for sale, why dont you just buy it and...

I have one for sale, why dont you just buy it and save the effort? Can send you a pdf if you PM me your email.

Mike in Texas
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 898,058
Posted By CurlyMike
Spirit Eagle with frame and mounts

I dont know ANYTHING about sidecars. Bought this tub from a guy I have been trying to clean out of old BMW bikes. There is no damage to the shell. I have multiple-page pdf with all of the side views,...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 898,058
Posted By CurlyMike
Zephr with mounts and all of the essentials

I dont know ANYTHING about sidecars. Bought this tub from a guy I have been trying to clean out of old BMW bikes. There is no damage to the shell. I have multiple-page pdf with all of the side views,...
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By CurlyMike
From the back. I am going to post for sale in a...

From the back. I am going to post for sale in a short time and will have a multiple page pdf for anyone who would have an interest.
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By CurlyMike
I am only interested in finding a buyer for it. I...

I am only interested in finding a buyer for it. I need to know what I have to do that first. I appreciate the offer.
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 72,567
Posted By CurlyMike
They were on a late 1973 LWB toaster that I...

They were on a late 1973 LWB toaster that I bought so I dont know why they wouldnt fit a /6 or /7 for that matter
Forum: Hacks 05-26-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By CurlyMike
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 102,066
Posted By CurlyMike
Rare Enduro /5 and later Saddlebags

These are all plastic. Very light. Plastic in great shape. Black a bit faded. All of the mounting hardware included. I have a multi-page pdf that I will email out so that there are no surprises, PM...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,515
Posted By CurlyMike
I know Alan and he is a good wrench. I am sure he...

I know Alan and he is a good wrench. I am sure he did exactly what the book says about torque setting. I bet he has done several.

That is just a shame. I would be so mad about the waste of time...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 102,066
Posted By CurlyMike
WTB Short Wheelbase Tool Tray(s)

Need a couple. Please PM me a price with shipping to Texas 75160. Thanks for looking.

Mike
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By CurlyMike
What is the best way to market something there. I...

What is the best way to market something there. I dont even have an ebay account here. Well I have an account, bought several things just have never sold so no history and such...
Forum: Hacks 04-30-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By CurlyMike
Good suggestion. Just did that. No rigs. Some...

Good suggestion. Just did that. No rigs. Some cool posters and post cards advertising them. From what I gather from some of the folks here like Blue Moon and Perrys its uber rare. There offers were...
Forum: Hacks 04-28-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By CurlyMike
So, what would YOU price the rig at?

So, what would YOU price the rig at?
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By CurlyMike
This thing is super cool, but I learned my...

This thing is super cool, but I learned my lesson, I do one thing and one thing only. Airheads. Not sidecars. I rescued it to sell it, so I need to know where you all think I should market it to get...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By CurlyMike
Bite the bullet and get one shipped in from...

Bite the bullet and get one shipped in from Motobins for $300. You can sell your old one complete for $100. Its not worth the effort of trying to put the cover on and then the trim, trust me. Plus,...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By CurlyMike
fender looks correct on the one I have...

fender looks correct on the one I have...
Forum: Hacks 04-27-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By CurlyMike
I resurrect old Airheads as a hobby. This thing...

I resurrect old Airheads as a hobby. This thing is way out of my comfort zone, so any info would help.

Anyone off this forum I could contact that would have an idea of what I have, strange that...
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,794
Posted By CurlyMike
1930s/40s/50s Simard Sidecar Value

Found this and rescued this Simard at a place I have bought several parts from today. Was full of water because it had been sitting outside for a bit. First priority was to get all of the water out...
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,914
Posted By CurlyMike
That is one of a very few “modern” bikes that I...

That is one of a very few “modern” bikes that I would consider riding. WOW. I would like to see more about the overall build process to get to the finish product.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By CurlyMike
thanks

thanks
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By CurlyMike
Suzuki GS650 (G) Forum suggestions

I am an BMW airhead guy through and through, however I had a chance to buy a really nice 1981 Suzuki GS650G cheap for my 15 year old to ride and get started on. I am looking for a forum dedicated to...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By CurlyMike
Thanks all for the feedback. Note to self, if...

Thanks all for the feedback. Note to self, if blasting with soda do it outside. WOW. Wife, dogs and cats would not like that inside blasting. LOL.

Might make the investment. Will also look at...
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By CurlyMike
Soda Blasting...what your thought

I am trying to clean up old cylinders/heads/valve covers/oil pan/fork legs and etc...

Bead blasting does a great job when the surface is MOSTY clean, and I never use it on my engine case or such....
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By CurlyMike
i love the 75/6. One of the smoothest most...

i love the 75/6. One of the smoothest most balanced bikes BMW made. I like the points versus the hall sensor bean can that always ends up going out. The 83 is notorious for valve recession issues...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By CurlyMike
Yep, I am a dick. If by a dick you mean I...

Yep, I am a dick.

If by a dick you mean I like this forum for mostly for what it is. A question and answer forum to gain knowledge about the machines we like and want to maintain ourselves.
...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By CurlyMike
Thanks for the posts. Will let my buddy know he...

Thanks for the posts. Will let my buddy know he cant retire just yet. Looks like its not as rare as he thought it may have been.
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By CurlyMike
Thats not at all the issue AND it was addressed...

Thats not at all the issue AND it was addressed in the original post. Do you have any relevance to add to the post?
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By CurlyMike
early /5 tank. Hinge on the front???

A buddy of mine bought some bikes the other day. One of the tanks is, according to the previous owner, a real early /5 big tank. The hinge is one the front and looks to me as if its too far back. Is...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By CurlyMike
Really the all of the airhead shocks. Would...

Really the all of the airhead shocks. Would really like to get the /5 ones apart and really clean well and powder coat the springs, as well as the Progressive and the Koni shocks that have decent...
Forum: Airheads 09-09-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By CurlyMike
Shock re-build

In effort to make the bikes I resurrect cleaner and more presentable, I would like to rebuild some of these shocks instead of just trashing them.

So how do YOU, take them apart?

Use a...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By CurlyMike
NICE. And I like the front fender plate...

NICE. And I like the front fender plate...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 621,434
Posted By CurlyMike
I have a couple to choose from. I can send you a...

I have a couple to choose from. I can send you a pict with all of the varieties if you PM me your email...
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