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Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 06:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,467
Posted By Tenni126
Does that starter require a separate jumper to...

Does that starter require a separate jumper to energize the starter shaft magnet? I've had that problem with aftermarket starter relay setups in the past. Usually there's a small jumper needed...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,539
Posted By Tenni126
I guess this is a good enough place for mine: ...

I guess this is a good enough place for mine:
It's a 74 R90/6 with an 86 K100RS front end, works shocks, /5 speedo, a repro sport seat, and ebay bags/fairing painted to match.
Way more fun to...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,233
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 235,289
Posted By Tenni126
That's kinda what I have with my '68 R69US and...

That's kinda what I have with my '68 R69US and the '74 R90/6. The R69 has a bunch of stuff that was about to go onto the soon to be released /5, and my first-year R90 has all the leftovers from the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-08-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Tenni126
I don't know how cheap you're definition of cheap...

I don't know how cheap you're definition of cheap is, but I've had good luck with Speedzone in El Cajon. Course that's a little far south from the OC, but they do good work and it wasn't crazy...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Tenni126
Yes, they certainly can be. I usually manage...

Yes, they certainly can be. I usually manage well enough with enough time staring at the schematics, but with these BMWs the cost of being wrong is so much higher that I'm not as willing to swap...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Tenni126
Thanks for the help, cc... The diode board...

Thanks for the help, cc...
The diode board testing chart on that link you gave me confirmed what I kinda thought...the center, or "Y" cable's diode was bad on the Ebay board. I also read out the...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Tenni126
Thanks...I'll use that to check the ebay...

Thanks...I'll use that to check the ebay thunderchild board I suspect is bad. That's a useful site. The Snowbum site is as well, but a bit hard to wade through. Though it's very thorough and I'm sure...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Tenni126
I know...I get it. Reading the schematics, I...

I know...I get it.
Reading the schematics, I think I'm safe here unless someone sees/knows something I don't. (Highly likely. I am, after all, the jackhole who hooked up his battery...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Tenni126
I've got one or two of those universal R/R units...

I've got one or two of those universal R/R units laying around from my Guzzi days...I've thought about rigging it up just to see what it gets me. But the thing is, I had a low mileage bike with a...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Tenni126
I disconnected it, but that's about it. I'll...

I disconnected it, but that's about it. I'll take a look at it again. Am I right in saying that there should be no voltage reading at the spades that the three stator wires hook up too? If the...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Tenni126
'74 R90/6 electrical issue

I was able to retrieve my R90 from what was essentially a 5 year storage period. When I got it home, the battery was toast, which is no surprise. Quick trip to wally world, and I had a new battery....
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,233
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 235,289
Posted By Tenni126
That must be it!:1drink

That must be it!:1drink
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,233
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 235,289
Posted By Tenni126
I love how that's the first thing people notice,...

I love how that's the first thing people notice, btw...:lol3
After five digits worth of work, I catch hell about those pipes.
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,233
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 235,289
Posted By Tenni126
Yeah, it was cheap and I was out of money. :deal...

Yeah, it was cheap and I was out of money. :deal
Hoping to spring for the full correct setup later this year. Sometimes you gotta call it close enough...
Forum: Airheads 01-14-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,233
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 235,289
Posted By Tenni126
Lol, here it is ...

Lol, here it is
http://i1242.photobucket.com/albums/gg540/tenni128/BMWr69small_zps805910d7.jpg
I'll check hardware, but I'm pretty constantly doing that anyway...IPA's taste better with a wrench...
Forum: Airheads 01-13-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,233
Poll: Slash 2
Views: 235,289
Posted By Tenni126
My recently-revived R69US has started to "chirp"...

My recently-revived R69US has started to "chirp" a bit with the clutch pulled in at stop. Thoughts? I have really only put on about 1500 miles since the motor rebuild, so the thought of it being...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
The paint was done in Reno, but by whom I...

The paint was done in Reno, but by whom I couldn't tell you. The bike was dropped off for restoration by the friend of mine who owned it before me. Not long after, the owner of the shop died of a...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
No, not this one lol. It's as stock as I could...

No, not this one lol. It's as stock as I could afford to make it. :lol3 Heading steadily towards 1000 miles on the break in, I have been dialing in the carbs lately. Upped the mains to 135, and...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 07-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12,940
Views: 1,830,939
Posted By Tenni126
I keep seeing stated in various places on the...

I keep seeing stated in various places on the interwebs but when I look at almost every stated specification the NTX reads about 70lbs heavier than the GSA. I'm sure there's some trickery involved...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
My only point of reference is my R90/6, and it's...

My only point of reference is my R90/6, and it's a little louder than the stock exhaust on that. I suspect that, being cheap ebay pipes, they are louder than the proper ones but haven't really ever...
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
Yeah, I ran out of money and the /5 pipes were...

Yeah, I ran out of money and the /5 pipes were cheap. Just needed to get it on the road.
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
Much better...

It is more comfy for sure, though it has you kind of stuck a little more forward than I thought it would. Still, much better!
...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
That is very much the look I'm after. Getting...

That is very much the look I'm after. Getting closer...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic, but you get...

Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic, but you get the point. Elated but skeptical, I headed down to the local BMW dealer and $13 later for 4 new bolts it was back together. Plenty of cleaner down...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
So since the arrival of our second kid at the end...

So since the arrival of our second kid at the end of may, garage time has been reduced to laundry tasks only. Things have settled out, however, and both my Jeep 1-ton and the BMW are starting to get...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,454
Posted By Tenni126
I almost always regret getting rid of things. ...

I almost always regret getting rid of things. Traded my Guzzi California for a BMW R90/6 and shouldn't have. Sold my DR650 and wish I hadn't (though I did need the room). Most recently I traded my...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,379
Posted By Tenni126
Could be far worse! Additionally you have an...

Could be far worse! Additionally you have an attachement to the machine, so you won't have to search for motivation. Post a lot of pictures while you work!
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
I've got 100/90's on there. Which is probably too...

I've got 100/90's on there. Which is probably too wide at like 3.9 inches. But it's good now, with a little coaxing.

However.

The rear drive took a crap on me on the way home Wednesday. As...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
Be glad to take you up on a secondary ride...

Be glad to take you up on a secondary ride report. Always good to get another opinion:1drink

The throttle still tends to stick open a bit on occasion. I took (nearly) all the slack out of the...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
So this weekend I found some time and re-torqued...

So this weekend I found some time and re-torqued the heads, reset the valves, tightened a bunch of stuff, and re-adjusted the carbs after the first couple hundred miles. Really starting to like this...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,178
Posted By Tenni126
I'd have to agree with the above estimates...at...

I'd have to agree with the above estimates...at least. That's if there's nothing expensive to replace past bearings and seals and whatnot in the trans and motor. I have at least 12k in mine, and I...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By Tenni126
Just saw this...I'm in San Diego and could...

Just saw this...I'm in San Diego and could probably help as well. I only say probably because my wife's due towards the end of May so we're pretty busy, but depending on well, everything lol, I...
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,098
Posted By Tenni126
Well, on my R69US Benchmark Works did the...

Well, on my R69US Benchmark Works did the shortblock and transmission. Turnaround time, communication, and shipping back and forth were all excellent. Plus I used at least two hours of their time...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
I'll make it out to one of them. Going to stay...

I'll make it out to one of them. Going to stay local until the parts stop falling off. Maybe then I'll look at some freeway time.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 04-04-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By Tenni126
I have the stock under tank master on my R90/6...

I have the stock under tank master on my R90/6 with Brembo dual discs. Works just fine. I ran a hard line from the left caliper over the fender and behind the brace, with a single braided line from...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
Will do! As long as I get the rear engine...

Will do!
As long as I get the rear engine mount stud in time, and provided I can get the front brakes working properly :shogI should be able to make that.

The deal with the R90...the black...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,667
Posted By Tenni126
It lives!!!

Well, after nearly four years, I finally started her up, sans mufflers (didn't show up until yesterday) and did some initial carb tuning. Amazingly it settled into a decent idle almost...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Tenni126
R100R Mystic front hub...fits the K-bike axle. ...

R100R Mystic front hub...fits the K-bike axle. Sent that to Woody's, where they mounted it to an Excel rim. IIRC they milled about 2.5mm off the rotor mounts on each side to get it narrow enough. ...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Tenni126
Well, in the interest of full disclosure, the...

Well, in the interest of full disclosure, the front end's not stock. The whole thing is 1986 K100RS, which I did for the dual discs. The bars are the stock K100RS bars, but on K75 mounts. The reason...
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 908
Posted By Tenni126
I did this on mine, a '74. Biggest thing was the...

I did this on mine, a '74. Biggest thing was the wiring. Pick up a wiring diagram for the /6 bucket, as it's a little interesting getting all the lights to work properly. But I definitely like the...
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