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Forum: Airheads 05-19-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
I just received my repaired Cylinder Head and...

I just received my repaired Cylinder Head and Valve Cover back from Paul. I am thrilled with his work. There is some pitting on the Valve Cover. Normally He does not like to work on valve covers as...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 68,102
Posted By the_babaji
Another Tiger! ...

Another Tiger!

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/the_babaji/adv/my_tiger_zpsid3fpcwa.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Darn, wish I had known. I will keep that in mind,...

Darn, wish I had known. I will keep that in mind, for when the muffler craps out. There are some pieces rattling around in it when I shake it.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
It's the Zach Y-pipe, ordered it from ...

It's the Zach Y-pipe, ordered it from http://www.ks-parts.de/ 121.85 Euro + 37 Euro shipping or about $176 USD all in.

it can be seen here on the Zach Site:

...
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Thanks for your coments. Just ordered the y-pipe...

Thanks for your coments. Just ordered the y-pipe today, I like the simplicity of getting rid of the extra muffler.
Forum: Airheads 04-29-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Thanks for the input, it's probably worth playing...

Thanks for the input, it's probably worth playing with it before giving up and buying a new one.
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
ma poor neglected engine

Despite Appearances I think it should be in relatively good shape. 72,000 KM (45,000 miles) on it, am the original owner and for the most part kept on on the servicing. I did however let the oil...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Jelly, Giving a read to your Rescue Thread,...

Jelly,

Giving a read to your Rescue Thread, That's one hell of a lot of oxidation on the engine. Can't wait to see how it turns out!
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
I was just about to email them when i noticed at...

I was just about to email them when i noticed at the top of the page, it said "The Y-Pipe from Zach is produced in high quality stainless steel..."

So I guess I am going to settle on this one...
Forum: Airheads 04-25-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Hi JellyCow ...

Hi JellyCow

http://www.bmwboxersupplies.com/pipe-r80100gs-special-stainles-steel-p-313.html has their for 183 Euro once you factor out the VAT

and
...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Ok Next Problem

First off, let me just thank everyone here reading and posting. This is a really big help, I think this has to be one of the best communities on the internet. I mean, could bird watchers be such a...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Hey JellyCow, Thanks for the link, I was...

Hey JellyCow,

Thanks for the link, I was about to take the hatchet in my shop and drive it through my old rotted collector after seeing your photos. I had to restrain myself, and decided to read...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Now that you mention it, it was starting to sound...

Now that you mention it, it was starting to sound kinda loud towards the end there, but it was a recent development.

Is this the right pipe or the one with the right angle stupid connection. This...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Just for other's benefit, the gentleman is ...

Just for other's benefit, the gentleman is

Paul Sturges
1906 Birch Lane
Newberg, Oregon 97132

1-503-538-5160

he seems to think he can sort this out, very reasonable pricing
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Great resource! How do you find the pricing by...

Great resource! How do you find the pricing by the time you factor in the shipping? I guess combining as much as you can into one order is best. Is there not a similar supplier in North America?
...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Small Victories

Got the engine out today, one step closer :clap

Looks like a good time to change those leaky pushrod seals!
...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Muffler

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/the_babaji/95r100gsPD%20resurrection/IMG_20150420_234821_zpsmsyanvt8.jpg


Anyone have any experience trying to get these welded? Seems like a strange...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Thanks for pointing those out! I ended up...

Thanks for pointing those out!

I ended up sending them to the frame man. Shipping round-trip is going to work out to about 180 USD. He seemed more confident on being able to straighten them to...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Thanks Greg! I will likely end up doing that. I...

Thanks Greg! I will likely end up doing that. I did xpress him some photos today. I will likely be sending him the frame unless the photos discourage him too badly.

I see he also does forks. I...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Hey Guys and Gals! Who fixes the fins? ...

Hey Guys and Gals!

Who fixes the fins?

I heard there is someone who can make it like new?

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/the_babaji/95r100gsPD%20resurrection/fins_zpsbevsvxbr.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Spoke to the Frame Man, ...

Spoke to the Frame Man,

http://www.motorcycleframeman.com/

I am assuming this is the guy in California everyone is referring as being the go-to-guy?

unfortunately he doesnt have email, and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2015, 09:03 AM
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Views: 68,102
Posted By the_babaji
there's an aircraft in there.... ...

there's an aircraft in there....

http://i1209.photobucket.com/albums/cc393/the_babaji/aea78900-2577-4318-93be-78a682c78279_zpscfilztzg.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Ah yes, there is also a bracket between the...

Ah yes, there is also a bracket between the steering head and roo bars, mine was pretty twisted too. I think it is easier to use a frame from the correct year(s).
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
What did the frame in Germany cost you? Did you...

What did the frame in Germany cost you? Did you just contact a dealership or the head office? What about shipping? Must have cost an arm and a leg to ship a frame to Canada?
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
You are right about paperwork aggravations. I...

You are right about paperwork aggravations. I really appreciate you letting me know about this frame. It's nice to have options! Can you tell me what year and model it is from?
Forum: Airheads 04-18-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Ok, some progress has been made, a few nights in...

Ok, some progress has been made, a few nights in the shop and she's looking like this....

...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By the_babaji
You lucky guys! Looks like a great ride. Enjoy!...

You lucky guys! Looks like a great ride. Enjoy! I'll be watching!
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Encouraging to hear about the fins, if you have a...

Encouraging to hear about the fins, if you have a link or something I would appreciate it.

About the year, is your point that I should get a frame from a 95 so that it stays a 95 on paper?
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Thanks for the encouragement and the link to...

Thanks for the encouragement and the link to moorespeed, looks like they have some nice trick stuff.
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Thanks for the link, I will enjoy going through...

Thanks for the link, I will enjoy going through the pics, they look like they will come in handy.

Is the 95 r100GSPD frame specific to this bike only, or can i find a donor frame from another...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
Thanks for your input, I will certainly be...

Thanks for your input, I will certainly be posting some more pics once i get it cleaned up a bit.
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
@ dazzadm I am not sure where I am going with...

@ dazzadm I am not sure where I am going with this, On one hand it would be nice to have a better handling bike, but i do like the stock look. As I get deeper into this I guess I will see the path...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
any tips for taking it apart? ie take lots...

any tips for taking it apart?

ie take lots of photos, put stuff in bags, label the stuff?

where do I start, take the drive shaft off? I guess it's six of one, a half dozen of the other, I could...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
at the risk of looking like a total newb, what's...

at the risk of looking like a total newb, what's a frame jig do? Tell me it's bent or fix it?
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
@ patrkbukly yeah, i have been largely ignoring...

@ patrkbukly yeah, i have been largely ignoring it

@ brittrunyon thanks I'll do my best

@ walkingbear thanks for the info, was it expensive how much could it run? Shipping from Ontario Canada,...
Forum: Airheads 03-28-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,221
Posted By the_babaji
95r100gsPD resurrection (i hope)

Fellow Inmates,

I am not sure where to post this exactly, i guess airheads will work.

I purchased this bike new in 1996 It was the last of the Airhead GS, it had been sitting in the dealership...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-25-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,895
Posted By the_babaji
Test ride a triumph tiger 800xc

Test ride a triumph tiger 800xc
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 68,102
Posted By the_babaji
http://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=0B8qNZzH...

http://drive.google.com/uc?export=view&id=0B8qNZzH6U6m7TWtJZW1WTmVlaE0
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 54,217
Posted By the_babaji
just found this fluff piece of journalism in the...

just found this fluff piece of journalism in the google-play-newstand widget on my android phone, i guess google knows me better than i know
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,680
Views: 364,340
Posted By the_babaji
agreed, i have done it to my old RMX, and I think...

agreed, i have done it to my old RMX, and I think it's time for the 500. You are right, it is a gradual break down, rather hard to notice.

The thing that gets me is that they call for a fork...
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