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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, that looks like an ambitious project.:rofl

Wow, that looks like an ambitious project.:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 811,649
Posted By OLD GREEN
Maybe you should just go ahead and paint the...

Maybe you should just go ahead and paint the flames on it this time.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,532
Posted By OLD GREEN
Ha, No burning at the stake here! I've got a...

Ha, No burning at the stake here! I've got a friend who swears by PPG. It's all he'll use.

I'm a bit of an "automotive paint" newbie and have not sprung the extra coin yet for Glasurit but I've...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 22,037
Posted By OLD GREEN
[QUOTE=Rob Farmer;24706723]How about... ...

[QUOTE=Rob Farmer;24706723]How about...

http://kickstart.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/bmw-r60-4-625x416.jpg

http://www.bikeexif.com/bmw-r60-dustbeemer


Yeah, when that one first...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,532
Posted By OLD GREEN
Looking good Bob, I like the color. What brand of...

Looking good Bob, I like the color. What brand of paint are you using?
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow.:eek1 That's incredible, must be a full time...

Wow.:eek1 That's incredible, must be a full time job just to keep them all dusted.
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,238
Posted By OLD GREEN
I've only got a couple of dozen or so tire...

I've only got a couple of dozen or so tire changes under my belt but there are a few tricks that I have picked up that seem to help.

One of them is the Motion Pro 15" lever posted above.

I...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,082
Posted By OLD GREEN
I say go for it! It's a fun project and the worst...

I say go for it! It's a fun project and the worst thing that could happen is you'll end up selling it real cheap as a basket case to somebody here in a couple of years.:lol3

All kidding aside,...
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By OLD GREEN
The Haynes has better full color wiring diagrams,...

The Haynes has better full color wiring diagrams, other than that I much prefer the Clymer.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,960
Posted By OLD GREEN
Ha, I didn't even notice the R-nine T, I just...

Ha, I didn't even notice the R-nine T, I just thought it was a bad photo of a really nice 90/6.:lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, what a crazy bike. I think if it were any...

Wow, what a crazy bike. I think if it were any other color I might like it.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 468,339
Posted By OLD GREEN
WTB S fairing

I've decided that I would really like to try an S fairing on My 90/6. Anybody have one with all the associated mounting hardware that they would be willing to part with?

Thanks
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,960
Posted By OLD GREEN
We need pics or it didn't happen.:D

We need pics or it didn't happen.:D
Forum: Old's Cool 07-12-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By OLD GREEN
I picked one up in just slightly better non...

I picked one up in just slightly better non running condition a couple of summers ago for a hundred and fifty bucks more than that one and a month later it hauled my ass all the way across the...
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 142,361
Posted By OLD GREEN
http://imageshack.com/a/img849/8639/76rs1.jpg ...

http://imageshack.com/a/img849/8639/76rs1.jpg

Awesome!, Now if only I didn't have to go up a flight of stairs to get to the front door...
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,755
Posted By OLD GREEN
Well I guess you weren't going to hang them off...

Well I guess you weren't going to hang them off the back of the bike.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By OLD GREEN
Yeah, that doesn't look too good. I wonder how...

Yeah, that doesn't look too good. I wonder how quickly the wear marks will even out across the entire spline if you were to switch back to the stock spacer. I would suspect it would wear that...
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,001
Posted By OLD GREEN
That's looking like a fun project... Either Ebay...

That's looking like a fun project... Either Ebay or IBMWR and a little patience are going to be your best bet for a cheaper top end. My next project in line is a very similar R75/5 that came to me...
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By OLD GREEN
It may just not be mounted properly, I'd take a...

It may just not be mounted properly, I'd take a good look at the bead all the way around. I've run the K70 on a couple of bikes and love them.
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,608
Posted By OLD GREEN
All right, way to go! I'm sure you'll enjoy it...

All right, way to go! I'm sure you'll enjoy it for quite a while, the 90/6 is my favorite airhead.
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By OLD GREEN
+1:lol3 That is close to the method I...

+1:lol3

That is close to the method I used, I wrapped the u-joint in a nitrile glove first and then tapped it shut.
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,608
Posted By OLD GREEN
That looks like a pretty well cared for /6 for...

That looks like a pretty well cared for /6 for what seems like the going rate out here in the PNW. The asking price is a little bit more than I'd want to shell out for it, but then again I'd be...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 89,775
Posted By OLD GREEN
Why is it that I can never look at this thread...

Why is it that I can never look at this thread without immediately searching craigslist afterwards? :lol3 How many old bikes does a guy have to own before he quits lusting after more?:ear
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By OLD GREEN
http://oregonrideguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2010...

http://oregonrideguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/BMWR100Scrambler3.jpg

Ah, cool to see this bike pop up again. I was thinking about buying it a couple of years ago when I first saw it on PDX...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2,959
Views: 811,649
Posted By OLD GREEN
The bike turned out awesome! I might just have...

The bike turned out awesome! I might just have ride up and see the end of the cannonball this year just to check it out.
Forum: Airheads 07-02-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 468,339
Posted By OLD GREEN
WTB /7 Front fender I'm in need of a /7...

WTB /7 Front fender

I'm in need of a /7 style front fender to go with a hoop style fork brace that I picked up for my project. Paint is not important but I'd prefer something clean requiring...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By OLD GREEN
Wow, cool bike. I had no idea that Husky's have...

Wow, cool bike. I had no idea that Husky's have been around that long, I don't think I've ever seen one older than the mid sixties.
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By OLD GREEN
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,245
Posted By OLD GREEN
Alright, let's see some pictures of those bolted...

Alright, let's see some pictures of those bolted up to some bikes!
Forum: Airheads 06-28-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,488
Posted By OLD GREEN
Looking good, and nice score on that tank!

Looking good, and nice score on that tank!
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By OLD GREEN
I believe inmate Kanticoy did a review of the...

I believe inmate Kanticoy did a review of the motogadget m unit a couple of moths ago. You may be able to find it in the search on this forum. Looks like a slick little box.
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By OLD GREEN
I think Disston might be referring to the...

I think Disston might be referring to the Motogadget M-unit that a lot of the current custom bike builders are using when rewiring old bikes.
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,819
Posted By OLD GREEN
For the money it looks like you did real good,...

For the money it looks like you did real good, especially around here. Come to think of it, how did I miss out on that one?:evil:lol3
Forum: Airheads 06-05-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By OLD GREEN
Incredible job, super clean! The paint work...

Incredible job, super clean! The paint work turned out great for a first timer. I just sprayed the clear coat today on my "winter" project. Seeing your finished bike is a major motivator to get my...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By OLD GREEN
I've used Max a bunch and always use their parts...

I've used Max a bunch and always use their parts fiche, excellent service so far.

Also let's not forget about Northwoods Airheads, the owner Jeff is a poster here and I've received good service...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,088
Posted By OLD GREEN
I'll second that it looks like a K75RT. Also...

I'll second that it looks like a K75RT. Also looks like it is missing the lower fairing pieces, but as a bonus you got an after market seat, probably a Corbin.

If it were me, I'd change all the...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,488
Posted By OLD GREEN
That should be a fun project, nowhere to go but...

That should be a fun project, nowhere to go but up. The tank looks neat, Does it get rubber knee pads?
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By OLD GREEN
Looks great also! :clap Do you mind telling...

Looks great also! :clap

Do you mind telling me how wide those are. I recently picked up another /5 with euro bars which are decent but I'm thinking I would like something a bit wider.
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By OLD GREEN
I used a dremel and some fine grit sandpaper to...

I used a dremel and some fine grit sandpaper to open up my /5 controls to fit a set of 7/8" bars. Total time invested was less than 10 min.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15,087
Views: 8,497,044
Posted By OLD GREEN
Awesome pic!:clap That is the first bike that I...

Awesome pic!:clap That is the first bike that I truly lusted after even though I couldn't yet touch both feet to the ground at the same time.
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