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Forum: Airheads 12-09-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 564,704
Posted By Hawk Medicine
FOR SALE; Real deal R90S Carbs that came...

FOR SALE;

Real deal R90S Carbs that came straight off of and R90S.

Once I got em home, I got my BMW Trained friend to completely rebuild the carbs, from top to bottom using all new parts. Jets,...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 564,704
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Sent you an Email Donny!

Sent you an Email Donny!
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Swapping in big tube SA is no big deal and I'll...

Swapping in big tube SA is no big deal and I'll tell you how to do it.

1) remove the old SA, fender and whatever else is in the way.
2) Remove the switch.
3) hold the Big Tube SA in place and...
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Swapping in big tube SA into an earlier frame is...

Swapping in big tube SA into an earlier frame is no big deal and I'll tell you how to do it.

1) remove the old Swing Arm, fender and whatever else is in the way.
2) Remove the switch.
3) Hold or...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,814
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Ho Hum..... Maybe youre right.... But...

Ho Hum.....

Maybe youre right.... But still....
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,814
Posted By Hawk Medicine
I agree 100% and if the bike changes hands for...

I agree 100% and if the bike changes hands for $500, it's worth the risk and the subsequent investment. Heck, I'd probably be dumb enough to pay $500 just to have a long term prject bike to mess...
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Just so you'll know... Spokes did a great...

Just so you'll know...

Spokes did a great job on my instruments AND my tranny!


Give him a call before you buy something on Ebay. Keeping things in the family is a good thing! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-25-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,814
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Everyone around here knows this already but when...

Everyone around here knows this already but when I was building my bike, I bought a couple of doner bikes for $100 and even got one for free, just to get it off the street. I added that stuff...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,922
Posted By Hawk Medicine
I installed Hoske's on my R90 and they sounded...

I installed Hoske's on my R90 and they sounded gloriously "just right", with a nice bark when rolling off.!

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/kenwhitehawk/R-90%20BUILD/LATESTFULLFILE066.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,153
Posted By Hawk Medicine
I'm wondering how the fork slider got broken in...

I'm wondering how the fork slider got broken in the first place but be-that-as-it-may, I'd vote for a repalcement part.

Of course, if you trust your local welder with your LIFE, be my guest. :wink:
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,264
Posted By Hawk Medicine
:lol3:rofl:lol3:rofl:lol3:rofl OTOH, I'd...

:lol3:rofl:lol3:rofl:lol3:rofl


OTOH, I'd like to try a pair of those new tires! I'm not blown away by the 'stickyness' claims but to ride my old twin shock on a radial tires is something that...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,140
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Georgous bike! I too thought that this was...

Georgous bike!

I too thought that this was going to be one of those "Turning my /5 into a desert bike" threads but you have inherited a wonderful bike and I'm glad that you'll be taking good care...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Get someone on to loan you thier wristband. They...

Get someone on to loan you thier wristband. They can then get in with thier receipt. :lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By Hawk Medicine
As they told us in photos school: Background,...

As they told us in photos school: Background, background, background. Pay attention to the background! :wink:
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,209
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Wirespokes reports the same thing happening with...

Wirespokes reports the same thing happening with his big bore R65.

He says that the pistons slap when the bike is cold but the noins goes away oonce the engine warms up and the biks runs very...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,141
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Only 19K miles? Unless theres major damage,...

Only 19K miles?

Unless theres major damage, buy the bike!:wink:
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Lets see.... If the owner is asking $2300...

Lets see....

If the owner is asking $2300 hes probably looking to get $2K. I'd offer $1800 cash and see what happens. That particular bike, with some time and $$ invested in it could be a great...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,718
Posted By Hawk Medicine
A decent R90/6 should be capable of cruising 90...

A decent R90/6 should be capable of cruising 90 mph+ without a fairing. I know mine did on many occasions and passing trucks cruising 85 mph on the Jersey pike was no big problem.

I love R90s!:D
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,380
Posted By Hawk Medicine
I really like attending some of the smaller...

I really like attending some of the smaller rallys but the big MOA show? I can take that one maybe once every five or six years and maybe not that often. Too many people, hot/crowded camping and as...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,977
Posted By Hawk Medicine
The blacked-out wheels kinda suck but theres no...

The blacked-out wheels kinda suck but theres no argument that thats a nice Airhead! I'll bet that that was an expensive project.

In fact, I know it! :lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By Hawk Medicine
OK... I'll play! From this: ...

OK... I'll play!

From this:

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w238/kenwhitehawk/R-90%20BUILD/JUNE-6-06001.jpg



To this:...
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,953
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Yeah but if your only riding for the five minute...

Yeah but if your only riding for the five minute trip to Starbucks, who cares? :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 07-05-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,057
Posted By Hawk Medicine
I agree! Keep your advertising off of ADV! ...

I agree!

Keep your advertising off of ADV!

Aside from that, I think that your new bike is both ugly and disfunctional. Theres no doubt in my mind that it'll be cheap but I'd rather ride a...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Hawk Medicine
I agree! I've had both and the late model...

I agree!

I've had both and the late model clutch is much better than the earlier ones, the pull at the bars is comfortably light and the engine reacts more immedietly.

If you use a fresh...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Yes, please tell us what Dave found in your...

Yes, please tell us what Dave found in your engine thats bad enough, that you'll need to replace the mill! I'm wondering because you've been riding the bike and it appears as if you havnt had any...
Forum: Airheads 07-05-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,575
Posted By Hawk Medicine
You'll need to ask you friend a series questions...

You'll need to ask you friend a series questions because, if the bikes a ""Roller" you'll need to know exactly how complete it is and what condition it's in before shaking hands.

Does the "roller"...
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 20,232
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Hey! If anybodys interested, I have a NOS...

Hey!

If anybodys interested, I have a NOS BMW-336 cam for sale here in the Flea Market section.

This was one of the last two that Chicago BMW had on thier shelves some four years ago....
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,698
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Welcome to the asylum! If you havnt been...

Welcome to the asylum!

If you havnt been bitten by the bug yet, you will be and then you'll really love owning your Airhead. They can easily become an addiction!:lol3

I knew immedietly from the...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,953
Posted By Hawk Medicine
No kidding... I'm not crazy about that...

No kidding...

I'm not crazy about that 'battery-under-the-bike' trick for several reasons but if someone wants to do it, why not? Aint my bike and once I've seen it, I probably won't have to see...
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Yeah well.... I don't think that installing...

Yeah well....

I don't think that installing Gaiters is that small a thing! Just wait till those fork tubes start rusting from stone chips and start leaking!:lol3 I put gaiters on all my Airheads....
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 20,232
Posted By Hawk Medicine
I'm wondering why youre even considering swapping...

I'm wondering why youre even considering swapping cams. What size engine are you running now? Are you looking for lower RPM power or do you want to move the torque peak higher? How do you use your...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,417
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Nice bike...! I have a soft spot in my heart...

Nice bike...!

I have a soft spot in my heart for R90s (Having worn one out!) and consider them to be the best of the 70's/80's Airheads. Good looking, good power, great mileage... Youre gonna have...
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 564,704
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Airhead Parts for Airheads!

Hi guys,

Please check out my list of Airhead parts. All of it is good usable parts. I don't sell junk and I don't like people being mad at me! OTOH, I've included BMW part numbers where possible...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,196
Posted By Hawk Medicine
This looks to me like the Dealership got the bike...

This looks to me like the Dealership got the bike for near nothing and decided to have "the guys in the back" work it over, hoping for over for a high profit resale. That aint against the law or...
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Loll!! Yesterday, while I was riding south...

Loll!!

Yesterday, while I was riding south on RT 101 through Santa Rosa, I passed what looked like white-on-white R90S going North.

Of course it could have been another Frankenbike like mine...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By Hawk Medicine
I sold an R100 on Ebay for someone else and...

I sold an R100 on Ebay for someone else and shipped it from Nor Cal to New Orleans.

Everything went perfectly!
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,355
Posted By Hawk Medicine
Buy a shop manual.

Buy a shop manual.
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,960
Posted By Hawk Medicine
That would make a good Airhead Cafe project! :evil

That would make a good Airhead Cafe project! :evil
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,057
Posted By Hawk Medicine
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,304
Posted By Hawk Medicine
A little air huh? I run something like...

A little air huh?

I run something like 36lbs rear and maybe 33 or 34 in the front. Keeping the tires pumped is a cheap fix.

Congratulations on not falling n your noodle with only 10 pounds!!
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