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Forum: Airheads 03-05-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By considermichael
Talking Instagram. Share your profile!

Hey guys,

I'm finding instagram a great way to find build inspiration and connect with other Airhead riders. Post your Instagram profile here provided you do post pics of your Bikes!:D
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Forum: Airheads 05-18-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By considermichael
Thanks so much for the excellent links to other...

Thanks so much for the excellent links to other posts and pictures guys. That should do it I'll figure it out with all this new info thanks alot! :D:D
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By considermichael
These look great. Does anyone have the large jpg...

These look great. Does anyone have the large jpg files of these? Couldnt find airbear on this site to ask for them.
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,519
Posted By considermichael
Im actually also doing the same mod on my '76...

Im actually also doing the same mod on my '76 r90/6. I went for doherty style levers and am actually going to make my own switches. Was thinking of putting the hibeam/light switch on the light (ala...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By considermichael
Tis sad that I have a volt meter AND test light...

Tis sad that I have a volt meter AND test light in the garage and I still cant seem to figure it out.
Thanks for the image though. Maybe that will get me a step further! :freaky

Should anyone...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,509
Views: 1,305,761
Posted By considermichael
Thanks Padmei... I had the cigar pipes/open...

Thanks Padmei...
I had the cigar pipes/open air filter on there before but they where simply too loud. :lol3
...
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6,509
Views: 1,305,761
Posted By considermichael
Friend of Mine Andrea's with his Mad Max R100

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9864549/Screen%20Shot%202013-05-17%20at%2010.48.33%20PM.png

:D
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,509
Views: 1,305,761
Posted By considermichael
Le Noir

My simple R65 Build.

http://25.media.tumblr.com/80ab29ed538bc0a7d9122fc2d936f73f/tumblr_mmtydfC2BP1sommsco1_1280.jpg
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9864549/Photo%2029.04.13%2011%2021%2027.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-17-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,241
Posted By considermichael
Re-wiring Electronics Board R90/6

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9864549/JPEG/Photo-14.04.13-18-25-00.jpg

Hello Gentlemen,

Well I've been re-wiring the /6 because it didn't start thanks to corrosion issues (all...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 98,654
Views: 18,812,809
Posted By considermichael
Laugh Bought this '92 DR650 Dakar about 20 minutes ago...

Hey guys,

Instead of making a new thread I thought I would try it here first. I just got a wonderful '92 DR650 for 500.- Chf which is about 500$. Thing is it was outside for two years with the...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By considermichael
hmmmm might have to consider getting the k&n...

hmmmm might have to consider getting the k&n airfilters. For now until I get some new rubber attachment pieces I'll put back the stock airfilter.
thanks alot for the replies guys appreciated!:D
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By considermichael
Laugh Carbs falling off! Help!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9864549/lenoircarbs.png
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9864549/lenoir.png

Hey guys,

As you can see I attached open air filters to my R65 build as I...
Forum: Airheads 01-25-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By considermichael
Hey guys thanks for the replies. Cant quite...

Hey guys thanks for the replies.
Cant quite catch along what you meant with the adel clamps etc @Supershaft. But seems like the Banjobolt is the simple solution. Will need to find out what its...
Forum: Airheads 01-16-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By considermichael
Question Changing the ugly Brake cable splitter on R65

Hey guys, Is it possible to change/upgrade the brake cable installation on the r65? Im going to install a new headlight and the metal cable splitter is in the way. Ideally I could replace it with a...
Forum: Airheads 08-09-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 612
Posted By considermichael
Eek BMW R65 Triumph Handlebar Mod / Help!

Hey guys,

So I recently picked up a 1981 R65 for a great price! Its a nice second bike to my R90/6. For this project I would like to modify the handlebars to look cleaner just like a good friend...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By considermichael
wow thanks that was fast! they do look super...

wow thanks that was fast!
they do look super dorky on the bottom pic but really nice on the one above!
Depenging on the price i might just try it out. :D:D
Thanks alot!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,274
Posted By considermichael
Question Can anyone id these Mufflers?

Hey guys,

been on the lookout for some new mufflers for my r90/6 and really like the look of Hugo's from Blitz motorcycles. I shot them an E-Mail and all they said is that they are Campbell...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By considermichael
Hey Blaine, Thanks, ill get at my local BMW...

Hey Blaine,

Thanks, ill get at my local BMW garage and see if they have a new set of bearings. Kind of nervous about opening up anything that has bearings in it but I guess it will be a learning...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By considermichael
Thanks so much for the replies you guys! In...

Thanks so much for the replies you guys!
In that case ill take curlymikes suggestion of replacing the seals. I already replaced the front forks a couple months ago so the fluids are pretty new.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-29-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By considermichael
Removing Front Signal Lights on R90/6

Hey guys, I would like to remove the turn signals on my r90/6 to get a more clean streamlined look. Due to my experience I would appreciate some tips on how best to remove the turn signals. Simply...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,387
Posted By considermichael
Thanks alot Tarin. 12 Volts eh? I think I can...

Thanks alot Tarin. 12 Volts eh? I think I can remember that! :D
Really enjoying this thread thanks for sharing!
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,387
Posted By considermichael
Hey Tarin, Would you mind sharing a little...

Hey Tarin,

Would you mind sharing a little more on the process of moving the lights. I would like to remove the tacho/speedo and move the lights (Neutral, Battery, Break) into the headlight alà...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
And after alot of driving I thought I would post...

And after alot of driving I thought I would post this photo I took with my dads old school canon F1 camera. Although its not possible on large distances the single seat accomodates me and my...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,575
Posted By considermichael
so dope. excellent stuff thanks for sharing!

so dope. excellent stuff thanks for sharing!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
thank so much wirespokes! Ill fix that soon!...

thank so much wirespokes!
Ill fix that soon! Should find it in the clymer manual where exactly it belongs!
Is there any chance you have a picture of this?



Or a dirt bike that has this...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,243
Posted By considermichael
:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D this is why i love this forum....

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D this is why i love this forum. GREAT advice and some humor for good measure!

Here she is in case you havent seen her in my other thread!
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-08-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
Small Update

So incase some of you saw I could not open the 36mm bolt above the front forks. So I gave up and am going to wheel the BMW to the garage about 10 minutes away and will watch as the mechanic does what...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,243
Posted By considermichael
lots of great tips here thanks guys! I should...

lots of great tips here thanks guys! I should have asked earlier but as usual who knows what problems one will encounter.
as I dont have the tools Im going to re-attach the front wheel and slowly...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,243
Posted By considermichael
Thanks Lulu that looks like exactly what I need....

Thanks Lulu that looks like exactly what I need. That and some sort of mystery spray that works better than wd40..
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,243
Posted By considermichael
what is this stock tool you speak of lulu? I have...

what is this stock tool you speak of lulu? I have the tool kit and nothing in there is even near 36mm...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,243
Posted By considermichael
6 point tool? damn that just means I need to...

6 point tool?
damn that just means I need to order something again thus delaying everything another week. Lord this bike is driving me nuts. I guess thats what you all went through whilst getting...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,243
Posted By considermichael
my bad.. forgot to resize to 800px! wont happen...

my bad.. forgot to resize to 800px!
wont happen again..
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,243
Posted By considermichael
I cant get this damn 36mm bolt off!

Hey guys its me again.. So its been two weeks now and after finally being able to find a 36mm nut to screw of the top of the forks (BMW R90/6) I thought I could finally accomplish the minor task but...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-04-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
Still no luck with changing the fork springs..

its proving to be quite the task changing the fork springs! Hope to get it by the end of the week. Heres the progress with the new seat and hella lamp which is not yet secured on just laying there to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
June 29 Update!

Finally! So I recieved the fork cap tool allowing me to open the top. I removed the handlebars and also emptied the fork oil. Now the bike is sitting there with no fork oil and the fork caps open. I...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-15-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
Small update; I ordered the tool from BMW Bayer...

Small update; I ordered the tool from BMW Bayer so it should be here by saturday! Will change the transmission oil by then. Whoop Whoop! :D
Forum: Old's Cool 06-14-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
So I tried buying the tool posted above at the...

So I tried buying the tool posted above at the local hardware store or something similar but that was a no go. Didnt have it. Then I tried create something out of the stuff lying around but that...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
You are a legend thank you!

You are a legend thank you!
Forum: Old's Cool 06-09-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
Quick dumb question. How do i take off the chrome...

Quick dumb question. How do i take off the chrome cover on top of the forks?
They have two small holes in them and the toolkit has nothing that fits.
Or is it possible to simply pop them open with...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-06-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,083
Posted By considermichael
Thanks for the reply! Yea I was gone for...

Thanks for the reply!

Yea I was gone for awhile, had to find a place to work on the bike which is why i was gone for awhile. But now, with school finishing in two weeks and a new garage I have no...
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