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Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By R12Battletub
A complete R69s for $4000 that's not a complete...

A complete R69s for $4000 that's not a complete wreck? I would be all over that, even with those US forks. There is always the chance that pistons/cylinders/crankshaft etc are in useable condition....
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By R12Battletub
It may fit on the taper but the R27 arrangement...

It may fit on the taper but the R27 arrangement is quite different with two "drive pegs" coming off the flange into a rubber donut. The flange on the driveshaft also has two pegs which also go into...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,472
Posted By R12Battletub
Almost an R12, actually an R11. Pretty well the...

Almost an R12, actually an R11. Pretty well the same bike except for the forks. Not too many of those around and it's likely genuine, as the R11/R12 does not suffer from rampant counterfeiting like...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 466,189
Posted By R12Battletub
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By R12Battletub
I talked to Bruno at Bruno's Machine and Repair...

I talked to Bruno at Bruno's Machine and Repair about my g/s u-joint. He said he can do it. About 600km north and west of you.
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,884
Posted By R12Battletub
Dark green could mean its a German Police bike. ...

Dark green could mean its a German Police bike. They had assorted brackets for lights, radio, etc. Look at engine dipstick hole for serial number and also on steering neck tube.
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,448
Posted By R12Battletub
The two outer bolts hold the cover, the middle...

The two outer bolts hold the cover, the middle one holds the rotor. You need to make or buy a tool to remove the rotor once the bolt is out.
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,562
Posted By R12Battletub
I think most here appreciate the head's up, its...

I think most here appreciate the head's up, its just that the title does'nt jive so well with the message. I cringe everytime my kid whips out a debit card to pay for things; as someone here...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,562
Posted By R12Battletub
Might be time to edit that thread title

Might be time to edit that thread title
Forum: Canada 09-11-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 528,972
Posted By R12Battletub
That is almost unfathomable to me. Congrats for...

That is almost unfathomable to me. Congrats for doing it!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 83,160
Posted By R12Battletub
I'm allowed to do "clean" work on it but nothing...

I'm allowed to do "clean" work on it but nothing oily or smelly. I'll take that deal!

http://gkr69s.smugmug.com/Other/My-Pictures/i-xSFcmcr/0/M/DSC_0040-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 466,189
Posted By R12Battletub
Stack 'o BMW slash 2 rims

Here is a pile of rims for a BMW slash 2. As far as I can tell there are no '55 or '56 rims in here. Some of them lay flat on the counter and some don't. One pair has been media blasted by someone...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 466,189
Posted By R12Battletub
Throttle cable R50/5 R60/5 R60/6 R60/7

Hey Airheads, are you down because your euro bar equipped R50 or R60 does not want to run right? Maybe you need new throttle cables. Here is a new pair straight from BMW. $5 to cover shipping if...
Forum: Airheads 12-17-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,883
Posted By R12Battletub
Picking up on what Beemerguru said, is it...

Picking up on what Beemerguru said, is it possible your fork tubes are too high in the lower clamps? That could explain all the space you seem to have in there. There's a measurement for how far out...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-14-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,376
Posted By R12Battletub
"Did I mention that she swallows? :evil" ...

"Did I mention that she swallows?

:evil"

And the needle makes a massive scratch across the vinyl of that nice love story.:eek1
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By R12Battletub
I had that same problem. Here is what fixed it...

I had that same problem. Here is what fixed it for me, courtesy of fellow inmate Rucksta:


"Do this with the caliper in place (disk is on the right)
Left & right as if you were sitting on...
Forum: Canada 11-14-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,015
Posted By R12Battletub
No, but you usually have to register the claim...

No, but you usually have to register the claim against the property within 45 days. Having a lien on the property won't actually do much unless the owner wants to sell; then the lien has to be...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,172
Posted By R12Battletub
Where did you find that?!:eek1

Where did you find that?!:eek1
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,955
Posted By R12Battletub
Here you go. Its a nice machine; wish I had the...

Here you go. Its a nice machine; wish I had the room and the money.

http://gkr69s.smugmug.com/Other/My-Pictures/i-7WQFjks/0/L/Easter-2012-005-L.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-01-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,955
Posted By R12Battletub
Out of my league

Hi Guys, my brother in law is selling off his deceased father- in- law's old Indian. He is trying to figure out what it is worth. I don't know these bikes at all. He did not believe me when I told...
Forum: Canada 08-31-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,015
Posted By R12Battletub
Are you intoxicated or do you have incredibly...

Are you intoxicated or do you have incredibly poor reading comprehension skills? Where THE FUCK did I say it is "basically his fault"? Did you see the part where I agreed with the customer that...
Forum: Canada 08-30-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,015
Posted By R12Battletub
What am I completely wrong about? That MAYBE a...

What am I completely wrong about? That MAYBE a call MIGHT have helped? Are you saying that a call would definitely not have helped? How do you know this? It is true that I do not make a living...
Forum: Canada 08-30-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,015
Posted By R12Battletub
Ten hours?! Did you hide it somewhere and make...

Ten hours?! Did you hide it somewhere and make them find it first? Should be three or four for a pro and seven or eight for us noobs. Agree that maybe a phone call or two may have helped.
Forum: Canada 07-14-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 528,972
Posted By R12Battletub
Takes about two minutes, at least for a metzeler...

Takes about two minutes, at least for a metzeler enduro. Other tires may vary. I would not recommend it for a tubed tire if you want to reuse the tube. Always cut away from the groin area :eek1
Forum: Canada 07-13-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 528,972
Posted By R12Battletub
If you're not keeping the tire take a box cutter...

If you're not keeping the tire take a box cutter and cut the sidewall about an inch above the bead all the way 'round the tire. Do the same on the other side. Beads pull off easily if rest of tire is...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,819
Posted By R12Battletub
Wohin fahren sie?

Wohin fahren sie?
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 560,986
Posted By R12Battletub
Do you mean these? I'll see if I have any 60's. ...

Do you mean these? I'll see if I have any 60's.

http://gkr69s.smugmug.com/photos/i-cH5hVfr/0/M/i-cH5hVfr-M.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,488
Posted By R12Battletub
Ok, where was I?

Oh yeah, things were coming together fairly well. Maybe a little too well. The g/s frame was on it's way back after some massaging by The Frameman, the R69s was looking like it might be rideable...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-14-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By R12Battletub
Great pictures! Did you have to ride far to get...

Great pictures! Did you have to ride far to get to the beach?
Forum: Canada 01-22-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 528,972
Posted By R12Battletub
Boring

Hi Guys, I was wondering if any of you know of a good machine shop; I need to get some air-cooled cylinders bored out.

Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,717
Views: 174,516
Posted By R12Battletub
Does it explicitly say that it has to go on the...

Does it explicitly say that it has to go on the FRONT of the plate?:huh
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,049
Posted By R12Battletub
I think parts of the engine are painted. Starter...

I think parts of the engine are painted. Starter cover, for example. Not the block itself though. Yours looks correct. Keep the pictures coming!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By R12Battletub
Kindly provided by another inmate elsewhere on...

Kindly provided by another inmate elsewhere on the list:

http://www.bmw-z1.com/VIN/VINdecode-e.cgi

I spoke with Fred Jacobs at BMW Archives and he could not provide any info on whether or not...
Forum: Canada 11-14-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 528,972
Posted By R12Battletub
Thanks guys, think I'll head out to California rd...

Thanks guys, think I'll head out to California rd area instead.
Forum: Canada 11-14-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8,800
Views: 528,972
Posted By R12Battletub
Hunting in Marlborough Forest?

Hi Folks, just wondering if there is a lot of hunting going on in Marlborough Forest? I'd like to ride there tomorrow but I would prefer to not get accidentally shot.:eek1

Thanks,

Gunther
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,333
Posted By R12Battletub
"Now about the above him not selling earlier for...

"Now about the above him not selling earlier for the asking price. Wife says sell that thing....Yes honey I posted it but nobody will buy it, do I get to keep it now? :D"

Hahaha, contemplated...
Forum: Airheads 11-09-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,333
Posted By R12Battletub
I tried to buy that bike for a while last year...

I tried to buy that bike for a while last year when it was up for sale; I was willing to pay his price but he wouldn't sell. It was odd, why place the ad? In any case I hope you get it but if you...
Forum: Canada 11-02-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,434
Posted By R12Battletub
I have a BMW R12, it has a tub attached, was in...

I have a BMW R12, it has a tub attached, was in some battles. Also, I could not think up anything better.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,364
Posted By R12Battletub
man-o-man

Ok, I made the "$4 manometer" ($11 in Canada) and got all set up to use it. Timing good, bike nicely warmed up. I hooked up the tubes to the vacuum ports and started the bike. Fwooom!:eek1 The fluid...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,222
Posted By R12Battletub
[QUOTE=scarygary;16886911]I made my own with some...

[QUOTE=scarygary;16886911]I made my own with some simple bracket hardware and a rubber stopper, wing-nut and some safety wire.


Nice solution!

How do you PD rack guys handle the extra wire...
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