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Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By mrfortynine
Brake gradually becomes soft over time.

Hey, all,

I have replaced the brake line on my 92 R100R several weeks ago with stainless steel line. I noticed that, over time the brake gradually became soft compared with how it felt at the...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By mrfortynine
So I googled around a bit about this throw-out...

So I googled around a bit about this throw-out bearing. It seems the issue could be temperature sensitive, which reminded me that the slipping clutch did happen on an exceptionally warm day here in...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By mrfortynine
Will take a closer look in the area, thanks.

Will take a closer look in the area, thanks.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By mrfortynine
cool, thanks guys. That was easy, I mean the...

cool, thanks guys. That was easy, I mean the diagnosis part.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By mrfortynine
Question RPM rises, but doesn't accelerate past 70mph.

Yesterday when I'm cruising at 70mph on highway, for a few minutes, the bike seems refuse to accelerate further. I know that this bike can do 80mph. I wonder if this is initial sign of some...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,284
Posted By mrfortynine
R100R parts and other stuff

I'm clearing out my garage to make space and to recover some fund for next project. Most of the stuff here is for a 92 R100R. Listed prices don't include shipping. I'm located in San Francisco bay...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,228,235
Posted By mrfortynine
Hello, Got this what used to be a 92 R100R...

Hello,

Got this what used to be a 92 R100R two years ago. Having been tweaking it on and off. Finally it's at a state where I can use it as my daily commute.
...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,919
Posted By mrfortynine
A couple questions about timing adjustment.

Hello all,

I recently replace stock ignition module with an Alpha on my 92 R100R. Afterward, I followed instruction to adjust timing, but had a few questions.

1. Without a helper, it's...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,284
Posted By mrfortynine
Actually I just found the original magnet type...

Actually I just found the original magnet type speed sensor. It's unused. I have corrected the original post.

I used a 12pin DT connector...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,284
Posted By mrfortynine
Used Acewell 2853 speedo, used Spiegler stainless steel brake line.

I have a used Acewell 2853 speedo [sold], originally purchased from Dime City Cycles a year ago. Asking for $100 plus shipping. Cosmetically, there's a slight scratch as shown in the photo below....
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By mrfortynine
An even smaller Acewell speedo, 52mm.

Acewell 28xx speedo seem to be a popular choice around here. A couple of months ago, when I shop for an Acewell, I noticed that they have a smaller model...
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By mrfortynine
Just want to throw it out there that, the LED...

Just want to throw it out there that, the LED light carried by Dime City Cycles...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By mrfortynine
Kept loosing the black plastic fork dust cap on R100R.

Although this little plastic part doesn't serve any important purpose, keeping loosing it really irks me. I bought replacement parts from dealer. They fit, but not very tightly. Anyone has similar...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,284
Posted By mrfortynine
Looking for a triple tree top clamp for 92 R100R in any condition.

It OK even it's all scratched and rusty. I'm trying to make my own instrument mounting piece to go onto the clamp. But I'd like to keep my current bike running as I trying to figure it out.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By mrfortynine
Thanks for the correct, Beemerguru. If...

Thanks for the correct, Beemerguru.

If cutting the wire the best way to get it out, what’s the recommended method to connect new wire then?
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,517
Posted By mrfortynine
Interestingly, the bar i got is from Fehling. On...

Interestingly, the bar i got is from Fehling. On their website, it says "22mm (7/8")". So I took my chance. Well.
Forum: Airheads 12-04-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,517
Posted By mrfortynine
Thank everyone for the advices. After trying a...

Thank everyone for the advices. After trying a bit more, I decided to give up. That said, its actually quite difficult to 22mm M bar (some call it clubman) here in US.
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,517
Posted By mrfortynine
7/8" is actually 22.225mm. I tried for about 15...

7/8" is actually 22.225mm. I tried for about 15 minutes before I gave up. It seems other bmw handle bar parts really don't tolerate that much difference.
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By mrfortynine
How to disconnect neutral switch wire from left handle unit on 92 R100R?

I need to replace the left handle unit housing, which requires me to disconnect clutch lever, clutch cable and neutral switch wire. But I couldn't figure out how to disconnect the neutral switch...
Forum: Airheads 12-03-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,517
Posted By mrfortynine
Effective way to make a handlebar slightly thinner?

Hello,

I'm trying to make a chrome handlebar slightly thinner, so that I can fit it to a 92 BMW airhead, which originally comes with 22mm handle bar. The one I'm trying to modify seems only a tiny...
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 119,921
Posted By mrfortynine
Questions about RPM and fuel level indicator.

Hello, I hooked up acwell on my 92 R100R today. Have two quick questions.

1. The RPM ratio setting should just be default setting 1, right?

2. Since the fuel level wire is not connect to...
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,284
Posted By mrfortynine
Two 22mm handlebars and R100R instrument and lighting bits

A brand new Fehling euro low bar, $60 shipped within usa.

A brand new Rizoma black 22mm handle bar. It looks like these (http://www.rizoma.com/universal/handlebars/ma001/en). It seems to be 22mm...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By mrfortynine
I will do so then. It has been close to two years...

I will do so then. It has been close to two years since last time I replace the fluid.
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By mrfortynine
Front brake hydraulics question.

I was replacing the handlebar on my 92 R100R. I removed the two screws that fix front brake fluid reservoir in place, and let the reservoir dangling. I also slightly loosened the banjo joint a bit to...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 440,284
Posted By mrfortynine
WTB: R100R headlight bucket or whole assembly.

Dings and scratches are quite alright. As long as it's not too rusty.

Here's a link to the part catalogue. ...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By mrfortynine
Well, good to know that. Thanks.

Well, good to know that. Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By mrfortynine
Would an older front fender fit 92 R100R?

Hey, all,

I'm trying to give my 92 R100R a scrambler look. One of the modifications I want to do is to replace the front and rear fenders with older looking ones, like this:...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By mrfortynine
How to open R100R speedo case?

Hi all,

The odometer stopped working on my 92' R100R. I took the speedo off the bike, but couldn't figure out how to open the casing. Can any expert shed some light? Thanks.
...
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By mrfortynine
cafe'ish instrument cluster for 92' R100R.

Hi,

I'm thinking to give a cafe look to my 92" R100R. But I couldn't figure out what to do with the ugly instrument housing. I want to make the instrument cluster a little slimmer. The only...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By mrfortynine
One more small things to ask about, The toothed...

One more small things to ask about, The toothed circular piece sitting on top of needle clip isn't flat. I forgot to take note regarding which side of it is facing up when I took it out. From the...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By mrfortynine
Bing 94 carb needle clip.

Hello,

I'm attempting to rebuild a pair of carbs from 70s. The needle is held in place by a flimsy looking wire clip and a toothed circle piece. It's difficulty to be put back in. I'd rather like...
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