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Forum: Airheads 03-17-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 71,361
Posted By jjwithers
Thumb Rear Rack for a Pre 1970 bike

I'm not sure what bike this is to. It is a BMW style rear rack. And kind of large at that. I doubt I'll ever use it. Check out the photos. Might be cool for a conversion project or custom...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,123
Posted By jjwithers
Thanks! It is a labor of love. I've got more on...

Thanks! It is a labor of love. I've got more on the way but the more custom they get, the longer they take!
On the same note, these rear sets were designed for a bike I am making so why not make...
Forum: Airheads 02-03-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,123
Posted By jjwithers
I need to create the page for the website... it...

I need to create the page for the website... it is on my to-do list. But the black costs us a bit extra so they will run $400 + shipping.
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 1,631,431
Posted By jjwithers
My toasters: ...

My toasters:
http://beemersandbits.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/ShaneJoshRide_mg_6077lrC.jpg
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,123
Posted By jjwithers
Rear sets in black.

Back to the topic at hand.... we now have rear sets in Black.
Forum: Airheads 11-26-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,883
Posted By jjwithers
Back to Top Clamps.... We just popped this out...

Back to Top Clamps....
We just popped this out of the CNC machine and had it polished (the machined finish was cool too). It has a fitting for a Motogadget mini speedometer. If you are running...
Forum: Airheads 11-23-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,883
Posted By jjwithers
They say to cut about 17mm from the top. ...

They say to cut about 17mm from the top.



Check out a photo of the chopping here:
http://beemersandbits.com/2013/12/cutting-up-perfectly-good-bmw-parts/
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,883
Posted By jjwithers
Renner, i see that you are in So-Cal. If you...

Renner, i see that you are in So-Cal. If you want to check out our braces, let me know. We want people with experience to get their eyes on them... We are in LA (West side, and Van Nuys).
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,883
Posted By jjwithers
the facebook page has the uJoints posted. I need...

the facebook page has the uJoints posted. I need to shoot better photos of them... but they are HEAVY DUTY u joints that we have to machine down a wee bit (in the center, not the critical parts) so...
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,883
Posted By jjwithers
These will work on a /6 or /7 but the instrument...

These will work on a /6 or /7 but the instrument bracket will not fit. That extra small hole for the instrument bracket 10mm bolt will interfere with the 'clamps' under the triple clamp.

If you...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,883
Posted By jjwithers
Thanks. It isn't finished yet but those facebook...

Thanks. It isn't finished yet but those facebook photos are the first run out of the CNC machine.

Additionally, we welcome suggestions and tips towards what the Airhead community needs/wants. ...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,883
Posted By jjwithers
Oshmo /5 top clamp

here is another top clamp that we offer. It comes with the center nut. And we can make this with or without the handlebar holes. The upper fork cap recesses into the clamp nicely. We have another...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,883
Posted By jjwithers
yes, we can make these with the extra holes for...

yes, we can make these with the extra holes for the /6 /7 gauges or with NO holes. Whatever you want.
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,123
Posted By jjwithers
Check out our top clamps too :) :wink: We'll...

Check out our top clamps too :) :wink:
We'll have a few more designs along the way... Including one that holds a Mini Moto gadget speedometer. Check us out on facebook:...
Forum: Airheads 11-18-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,123
Posted By jjwithers
Thumb Points well taken. I posted in this form to...

Points well taken. I posted in this form to promote them and all feedback is welcome! We want these to look good and function.

Our next set of knurled pegs will have even more knurled texture. ...
Forum: Airheads 11-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,123
Posted By jjwithers
Huh. We never thought about that... maybe not...

Huh. We never thought about that... maybe not the ugly big square rubbers but we can consider a pair that would accept the Denfeld round style rubber. It took so long to work out the tooling and...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,378
Posted By jjwithers
Check out the rear sets over at Oshmo ...

Check out the rear sets over at Oshmo
www.oshmo.com
They function AND look good...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,123
Posted By jjwithers
Shameless plug. We have new Rear Sets!

Hey gang!

We now have a new type of rear sets on the market made specifically for 70's airhead motorcycles.

We are putting the finishing touches on the early 70's 4 speed transmission...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 15,883
Posted By jjwithers
We started making top clamps out of 6061 Aluminum...

We started making top clamps out of 6061 Aluminum Billet (Super strong stuff).
http://www.oshmo.com/product/black-1970-73-bmw-5-aluminum-billet-upper-triple-clamp/

We also have a clamp that is...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 624,333
Posted By jjwithers
$500-700. More if it runs.

$500-700. More if it runs.
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By jjwithers
Finally! Somebody who understands me! :) I...

Finally! Somebody who understands me! :)

I love making these old bikes 'better' in certain respects. Most of the bikes I rebuild are usually abandoned and dead so I might as well breathe new...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By jjwithers
Question Oh man... a basket case R90s?? Get it! But a...

Oh man... a basket case R90s?? Get it! But a bike like that should be restored to it's original condition. If it were a R90/6, i'd say hack it up!

I have a few R90/6 basket bikes lying around...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By jjwithers
Talking YZ450F Forks on 70's airhead?

I have a complete front end from a YZ450F. I plan on using the wheel, forks and brake.
I have the YZ triple tree but I have the ability to machine my own triple trees. They would be CNC machined...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,315
Posted By jjwithers
Laugh I'm about to put a set of YZ450F forks on a 70's...

I'm about to put a set of YZ450F forks on a 70's airhead. I'm making a separate topic on it in the airheads forum. Please chime in if you guys have any advice!? thanks!

-Josh
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,416
Posted By jjwithers
Thumb Here is a "how to" regarding an easy way to...

Here is a "how to" regarding an easy way to remove those seals.

If this helps you, click the ads on the page so I get a penny or two.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-10-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By jjwithers
This is great! Except for it costing $200 and a...

This is great! Except for it costing $200 and a 4 day turn around.
I would hope that I could rid the bike there, have it done, and ride home.
Humm....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By jjwithers
I tried Friction materials in Long Beach before I...

I tried Friction materials in Long Beach before I posted this. He can't fit a wheel on his machine.
I'll hit up the others...
I also might have a connection to a old British car shop that has...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By jjwithers
Wheel bearings are new, stacked properly, and...

Wheel bearings are new, stacked properly, and steering head bearings are new too, with proper adjustments.
i think the wheel lacing is what caused the drum to not be round. You are supposed to...
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By jjwithers
Question /5 Drum Turning service in So-Cal?

Does anybody know of a place that can skim my hub's lining to make the drum truly round on my /5?

I have a slight pulsating feeling at low speeds on my /5.
The hub was recently blasted, powder...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-08-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By jjwithers
Question Drum turning service in So-Cal?

Hello all.

I have a front drum that needs to be turned. I have a slight pulsating feeling when braking at low speeds. The hub was recently blasted, powder coated and re-laced and i think...
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By jjwithers
Talking you guys are all assuming every frame was made...

you guys are all assuming every frame was made identically.
And they weren't.
There were variances from the factory and all frames are not made equally.
They were all straight... but there...
Forum: Airheads 06-03-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,976
Posted By jjwithers
Cool2 All BMW frames are not made equally. I've...

All BMW frames are not made equally.

I've had about 6 frames from the 70's on this frame jig and they all are straight, but exhibit different rakes.
For example, I have two R90/6 frames, a 74...
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,293
Posted By jjwithers
Just an update... the Lucas shoes work really...

Just an update... the Lucas shoes work really well.
I put two sets on two bikes and they are better then the glazed, hard, old, worn BMW shoes.

I DO NOT recommend buying a whatever brand...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,583
Posted By jjwithers
Thumb /5 BMW Upper Triple Fork Clamps

I just got done building another cafe BMW out of a /5.
I had a top clamp CNC machined and we made about 10-15 more to see if there was any interest. We are going to sell this first batch at $180...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 293,173
Posted By jjwithers
Thumb MAX BMW has been amazing. If I have a question...

MAX BMW has been amazing. If I have a question about anything, i can call them up and the parts guys (Rusty or Drew) will answer it, or find an answer and get back to me.

I have had 100% great...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 293,173
Posted By jjwithers
Thumbs down EDIT - Motobins contacted me and refunded me the...

EDIT - Motobins contacted me and refunded me the cost of the faulty parts.
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By jjwithers
Hey Chris, your settings worked great on this. ...

Hey Chris, your settings worked great on this.

I have a new bike. Same set up with Siebenrock on a R75/5.
I have a set of 32mm carbs that point to a R100T - 64/32/324 and 323

I am not...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,583
Posted By jjwithers
We charge $180 to lighten and balance your...

We charge $180 to lighten and balance your flywheel.
Email me for more specifics. I plan to snap some photos of lightened flywheels this week.
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,583
Posted By jjwithers
Hey Steve, I can sell you one lightened, or take...

Hey Steve, I can sell you one lightened, or take yours and lighten it (the best option). Email or message me.
Forum: Airheads 02-11-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 607,583
Posted By jjwithers
I need one too. Anybody else have one to spare?...

I need one too. Anybody else have one to spare? Email me.
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