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Forum: Airheads Today, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 29
Posted By Big Bamboo
Yep, get the kit. The bore is most likely OK. I...

Yep, get the kit. The bore is most likely OK. I have pulled quite a few super crusty, stuck calipers apart before. Always amazed how clean the bores were...
Forum: Airheads Today, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By Big Bamboo
To prove it's the battery, jump it from a car...

To prove it's the battery, jump it from a car battery...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Big Bamboo
Somewhere I've seen a stock front fender mounted...

Somewhere I've seen a stock front fender mounted reversed to good effect.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By Big Bamboo
Plugged idle jet.

Plugged idle jet.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,621,443
Posted By Big Bamboo
Lillian LaFrance

http://theselvedgeyard.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/3407480330_3ab03850a7.jpg?w=700&h=486
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By Big Bamboo
Previous Owners; teaching current BMW owners how...

Previous Owners; teaching current BMW owners how to be mechanics for XXX years...:deal
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By Big Bamboo
All my tires that are in "regular use" get worn...

All my tires that are in "regular use" get worn out in 1.5 years... :lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-16-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,085
Posted By Big Bamboo
No need, Duane already did. From Boxerworks:...

No need, Duane already did. From Boxerworks: "This time I watched the whole video. I was able to recognize/remember many of the procedures shown.

If that was a wobble test, it can't work in any...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By Big Bamboo
Well, five year old tires is getting up there in...

Well, five year old tires is getting up there in age. A lot depends on how they were stored. How long before you need new ones?
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By Big Bamboo
Check the build date:...

Check the build date: http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Libraries/Riding_Street_Images/20101111TireDate.sflb.ashx
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Big Bamboo
Remember, the felt block doesn't rub on the cam;...

Remember, the felt block doesn't rub on the cam; it rubs on the advance unit. The advance unit gets the thick grease on the outside, from the felt, and very thin grease inside, where it rotates on...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Big Bamboo
Double timing images is most likely worn timing...

Double timing images is most likely worn timing chain and gears; cams don't bend themselves. It it backfiring while your holding speed or popping on deceleration? Popping on decel indicates lean...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Big Bamboo
Note; there's a guy selling reproduction factory...

Note; there's a guy selling reproduction factory manuals on eBay; Quality is good, but the photos are a bit dark. Still, for $36.50 delivered, about 1/2 the cost of original: ...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Big Bamboo
Yep, this bike was stored for 20 years in a humid...

Yep, this bike was stored for 20 years in a humid environment. Amazingly, all the lights, starter etc worked when I installed a new battery. It fired right up with no smoke and settled into a stable...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By Big Bamboo
Do you want to sell the red reflectors off the...

Do you want to sell the red reflectors off the front turn signals? They are an early /5 part, not correct for that year bike (supposed to go on the back turn signals, anyway...). S.Meyer in Germany...
Forum: Airheads 12-14-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Big Bamboo
Just connect the two wires going to it together,...

Just connect the two wires going to it together, and get in the habit of pulling in the clutch when you start the bike.
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Big Bamboo
Yes, get both, and possibly a parts book if you...

Yes, get both, and possibly a parts book if you can find one cheap. Check eBay and Amazon.com for prices, too. Free shipping ! The factory manuals assume you are a trained mechanic and have access to...
Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Big Bamboo
This should help; from an unmolested 1975 R90/6:...

This should help; from an unmolested 1975 R90/6: flasher, headlight and ignition switch: http://m3.i.pbase.com/g9/51/962751/2/158520843.7qZ5hyXz.jpg Starter relay:...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Big Bamboo
On the ignition switch one, clockwise from upper...

On the ignition switch one, clockwise from upper left; 58 grey, middle two 30 red, top right 15 green to fuse block, lower right 56 green to switch. I think the single black wire goes to outboard...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Big Bamboo
If you changed your alternator light to LED, you...

If you changed your alternator light to LED, you may not have any charging going on...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By Big Bamboo
http://m9.i.pbase.com/g9/51/962751/2/154642619.wle...

http://m9.i.pbase.com/g9/51/962751/2/154642619.wle5nqtU.jpg Loads more factory photos in this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=899254&highlight=assembly+line
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,621,443
Posted By Big Bamboo
Wow, she looks almost wholesome..! (Labatts)...

Wow, she looks almost wholesome..! (Labatts) http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-mANYMizXt9c/UPbNlyoCwoI/AAAAAAAAHoc/az_1k4F-5EA/s320/pam.JPG I remember Pia from the movie "Butterfly", that woman can ACT!...
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By Big Bamboo
The next years production always starts in...

The next years production always starts in September of each year, and runs through July. So, that '76 model bought in '77 could have been made in '75... Imagine my chagrin when I bought my first...
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By Big Bamboo
Film made in 1976. I think we are seeing the 1977...

Film made in 1976. I think we are seeing the 1977 model year in production? Were Daytona Orange R90S available in 1977?
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By Big Bamboo
I'm guessing they had a couple tanks with gas for...

I'm guessing they had a couple tanks with gas for testing, and switched to the correct color dry tanks for shipping.
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By Big Bamboo
That was the Luxembourg Police model; VERY rare!...

That was the Luxembourg Police model; VERY rare! :deal
Forum: Airheads 12-11-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By Big Bamboo
He who dies when his over full Craftsman toolbox...

He who dies when his over full Craftsman toolbox falls on him during an earthquake... not so much.
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,619
Posted By Big Bamboo
Rob Grauer used to be my go to guy, but I don't...

Rob Grauer used to be my go to guy, but I don't see him posting here lately. Anyone know if he is still in the business?
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,086
Posted By Big Bamboo
BUT, you are telling him to "spray something...

BUT, you are telling him to "spray something flammable" into an intake to see if it will fire. What do you think happens to that "flammable" liquid, when it fires...? :eek1
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,086
Posted By Big Bamboo
DO NOT SPRAY BRAKE CLEANER ANYWHERE NEAR A HOT...

DO NOT SPRAY BRAKE CLEANER ANYWHERE NEAR A HOT EXHAUST OR INTAKE!!!! Read the warning labels on the can! Brake cleaner can produce phosgene gas when subjected to temperatures high enough to vaporize...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,086
Posted By Big Bamboo
How did you check for spark? Pulling a plug wire...

How did you check for spark? Pulling a plug wire on a bike with electronic ignition can fry the ECU.
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,321
Posted By Big Bamboo
Another thought; instead of peening or chiseling...

Another thought; instead of peening or chiseling the screws, I just grab the end sticking out with pliers and crush the exposed threads. Less chance of bending the shaft and still allows slight...
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By Big Bamboo
http://www.culayer.com/Joes_tools.htm

http://www.culayer.com/Joes_tools.htm
Forum: Airheads 12-10-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,098
Posted By Big Bamboo
I think the expectation that a dealership or...

I think the expectation that a dealership or parts person of any brand would know much about 20-40+ year old vehicles is a bit of a stretch. With the planned obsolescence and non servicability of...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16,103
Views: 9,621,443
Posted By Big Bamboo
https://38.media.tumblr.com/838b64b46cccc30be00d91...

https://38.media.tumblr.com/838b64b46cccc30be00d91f0637efdef/tumblr_nf7f0oJsoE1s2wio8o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Big Bamboo
S.Meyer sells the earlier style helmet sticker:...

S.Meyer sells the earlier style helmet sticker: http://www.meyer-bikes.de/index.php?page=gruppe&path=/00000082/00000076
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Big Bamboo
OK, just did another search on "BMW motorcycle...

OK, just did another search on "BMW motorcycle metal model" and found this. A little better fit and finish, made in China, with pictures of the manufacturing process:...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Big Bamboo
Go to eBay and search "BMW motorcycle tin"......

Go to eBay and search "BMW motorcycle tin"... prices vary.
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Big Bamboo
Reminds me of some of the cool trash art/toys the...

Reminds me of some of the cool trash art/toys the African kids make. If you like it, buy it! Hopefully some of that money makes it back to the people making them...
Forum: Airheads 12-08-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Big Bamboo
What year did that upgrade happen?

What year did that upgrade happen?
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