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Forum: Airheads 12-13-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By sayonora
according to enfield partslists a 3.25 x 19 is a...

according to enfield partslists a 3.25 x 19 is a 90/90-19..I dont know if that helps you at all?
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 35,979
Posted By sayonora
Looked around for a while. Considered hard boxes,...

Looked around for a while. Considered hard boxes, but all that weight...so far back...all the racks..so far back...Bought the magadans, moved them about a half a metre more to the front. Way better!...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By sayonora
I don't think my dad would approve if I sold his...

I don't think my dad would approve if I sold his TR6!
Here's a more complete picture of the TR6:

edit: I like the colour of your TR6 Rix, I always told my dad red is for italian cars!
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By sayonora
Pleas take it away so I have some room to work :D...

Pleas take it away so I have some room to work :D
It's my dad's late 60s TR6, carbed. Don't really know much more about it, not really a car guy :D
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By sayonora
Started on the bmw some time today. Just a fast...

Started on the bmw some time today. Just a fast mockup to see what I would be needing and needing to modify. I took the front fender off (which required me to cut two bolts in half) and started to...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By sayonora
My projects: '55 bullet - 74 r75/6

Hi!
Not long ago I picked up an r75/6 in a pretty sad state. The handlebars had been altered by the PO and he figured the best solution was to cut the wiring and extend all of it, leaving the whole...
Forum: Airheads 11-08-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 274,924
Posted By sayonora
found this for sale at burton bike bits: dual...

found this for sale at burton bike bits: dual cable wassel throttle tube, might be usefull for cafe bike or anyone else who wants.
...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By sayonora
r75/6 1976 rhand valves gone quiet

Hi,

I recently purchased a 1976 r75/6 with 92000km on it (60000m). After some fettling and adjusting I got it running, but it seems the right hand valves are extremely quiet. Like more quiet then...
Forum: Airheads 10-16-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
Okay I'm slightly worried. I found that the...

Okay I'm slightly worried.
I found that the right hand side valves were a bit too quiet after I set them last time around (even though I set them to spec, 0.1 inlet 0.2 exhaust) so I set them again...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
sorry to disappoint you, Jelly! but the...

sorry to disappoint you, Jelly! but the 'ollanders are stil marked! we have white plates now! it's a funny story actually. The euro plates will be yellow/black, and we got transition plates in...
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
Your dutch plate seems to work just fine in...

Your dutch plate seems to work just fine in Antwerp :D

I went for a warmup and tried to synch the carbs. Fettled with the clutch end play some more and now it shifts a bit easier, but its still a...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
it's running on both now...it just needs some...

it's running on both now...it just needs some balancing and some more adjustment.
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
It's a five speed. it's running! ...

It's a five speed.

it's running!
http://youtu.be/4eGrZnAp2Fk (http://youtu.be/4eGrZnAp2Fk)
http://youtu.be/4eGrZnAp2Fk
left hand valves seem a bit too loose? or are the right ones too tight?...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
I opened the reservour again and now it doesn't...

I opened the reservour again and now it doesn't leak anymore.
I ended up replacing all the fuel lines, some were rock hard, others were tearing. I put in two massive fuel filters, which brought on...
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
there is power though, the whole electrical...

there is power though, the whole electrical system works, just no spark.
Forum: Airheads 09-28-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
Managed to get the starter relay working...

Managed to get the starter relay working propperly.
New issue though: theres no spark on either spark plugs. Both spark plugs are old and the spark plug leads are old and second hand as well. Any...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
we're getting very low current at the starter...

we're getting very low current at the starter relay, as well as on the electrical panel..about 9,5-11 volts..I wanted to take the switches apart to check if they perhaps weren't functioning properly,...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
Hi Bill, you were right. I ended up...

Hi Bill, you were right.
I ended up disconnecting everything and reconnecting it together with my dad. we've connected almost everything. there's just 3 unkiwn wires. a black one, a white one and a...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
Good tip! I'm actually borderline considering...

Good tip! I'm actually borderline considering just scrapping the whole loom and making a new one myself. I'm missing funds ofcourse...heading to hobbyist tomorrow for a battery, 2 fuses and an...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
speaking of batteries; does it really take a...

speaking of batteries; does it really take a 12v28a battery?

I've connected up everything except this one wire; its blue/green and has two wires coming together in the connector. It comes from the...
Forum: Airheads 09-25-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
I've installed the footrests and the rear engine...

I've installed the footrests and the rear engine mount again. At first he wanted to give me just footrests. Then he gave me a headlight without any electrical components inside. Dick. I argued, he...
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
http://imgur.com/w6boyCC click the link for...

http://imgur.com/w6boyCC

click the link for massive size left hand side,

heres right hand side:

http://imgur.com/fHRhwAR
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
I was just thinking since my coils look a bit...

I was just thinking since my coils look a bit rusted they might need replacement.
I read on snowbums pages that the 5 speed gearbox had alot of issues. He tends to be very dramatic though.
I'm...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
Thanks for that disston, thats alot easyer to...

Thanks for that disston, thats alot easyer to read. Trough Snowbums page I've found that I'm lucky to have /1 carbs and not /3 or /4 or more! Also I was relieved to find today I have a 4 speed...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
I drained the transmission and gearbox fluids....

I drained the transmission and gearbox fluids. Gearbox and final drive oil looked fine, however the magnetic plug on the final drive had about 2mm of fine metal dust on it. Is this something to worry...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
I do have the second system, can take a picture...

I do have the second system, can take a picture when I get home but I'm 100% sure. I will recheck the engine number as well. Is there a way to determine if I have r100 barrels and heads, or just a n...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
Hi chas, thank you for the information. My...

Hi chas,
thank you for the information.
My oil filter did not have a central bolt holding it together, it was just lying in the space.
Is there a way for me to determine what I'm looking at...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
Took out the oil today, was pitch black! I was...

Took out the oil today, was pitch black! I was unscrewing the cover for the oilfilter (which looks very bizarre imho) and I was undoing the top bolt and I was thinking come on bmw, you're smarter...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
I checked the engine number and it said 608038,...

I checked the engine number and it said 608038, which according to that table is a '76 r100rs engine. It does say r75/6 on the engine though..
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
@ disston The reason I haven't added the...

@ disston

The reason I haven't added the year yet is because I don't know what year it is, I haven't gotten the papers yet because the shop needs to get an export document first, so I will know...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
Hi r60man, thanks for your reply, much...

Hi r60man,
thanks for your reply, much appreciated!
Thank you also for your generous offer of a headlight bucket. I negotiated a deal with the salesman and we agreed he would add a complete...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,858
Posted By sayonora
First airhead: r75/6

Hi, I've just bought my first airhead, an r75/6. I'm quite new to motorcycles, but I love working on them! It's pretty much a project, shop owner said he'd heard it run but it was put away quite a...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-10-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 22,026
Views: 6,528,289
Posted By sayonora
There is a dutch man who made a scram like this....

There is a dutch man who made a scram like this. put a honda front end on it and 46cm shocks on the rear. It's like a great escape hommage. I've only seen one pic of it, which I'd post if my laptop...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-15-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22,026
Views: 6,528,289
Posted By sayonora
Would you care to elaborate on that custom...

Would you care to elaborate on that custom subframe? is it a crashbar? or an attachment frame for a sidecar?
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 17,585
Posted By sayonora
I wouldn't worry about carbs. Modern carbs are...

I wouldn't worry about carbs. Modern carbs are pretty good quality and don't get clogged as easy as the amal's and whatnot you are referring to.
Just keep the bike running regularly, and empty the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,220
Posted By sayonora
http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/9745/i5ae.jpght...

http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/9745/i5ae.jpghttp://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/843/i5ae.jpg/
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,720
Posted By sayonora
I would totaly live in that bus :rofl

I would totaly live in that bus :rofl
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