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Forum: Airheads 07-30-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7397/8882710906_690c...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7397/8882710906_690c5bf953.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77172845@N07/8882710906/)
DSC02054 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77172845@N07/8882710906/) by Davideokills...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
I spent the day in a training session with a...

I spent the day in a training session with a certified job coach and I couldn't help but think I was wasting my time. :arg Staring down a resume in a effort to show your worth seems more and more...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-22-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 48,188
Posted By Davideokills
Airhead, I spent my first day of my semi...

Airhead,
I spent my first day of my semi permanent vacation reading this thread and now I demand more updates!

I actually remember stumbling on this thread a while back when I spotted an...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Good News/Bad News

Yesterday I was told I don't need to come to work anymore so this bike might get finished sooner rather than later. Maybe when I'm done with the bike I'll know what direction I want to go next. It...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
I spent some time over the weekend painting a...

I spent some time over the weekend painting a mural in the pinball parlor we are opening in Cleveland. It was good practice for painting the tank. Hand brushing it has its problems too but I'm having...
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
I got home from work today and the first thing I...

I got home from work today and the first thing I did was unmask the tank to take a look at how the stripes turned out on it. If I was going to give the results a letter grade it would be D-. Its...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-10-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 79,932
Posted By Davideokills
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7446/8724053185_8e1b...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7446/8724053185_8e1b454dec.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77172845@N07/8724053185/)
IMAG1287 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77172845@N07/8724053185/) by Davideokills...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,292
Posted By Davideokills
I don't foresee any problems using the parts you...

I don't foresee any problems using the parts you picked out but the mounting system on those turn signals sucks. It might not be bad on the turn signals but I've struggled getting it to work with...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Here are some pics of the exhaust, new tires, and...

Here are some pics of the exhaust, new tires, and a sneak peak at the paint.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7434/8725142116_39abcd0fb7.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77172845@N07/8725142116/)...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By Davideokills
Lol that first part excludes me but this is good...

Lol that first part excludes me but this is good news for sure.
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By Davideokills
That thing is a beauty. I bought a 1972 Suzuki GT...

That thing is a beauty. I bought a 1972 Suzuki GT 550 last week. It will likely be my next project after the BMW is finished.
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By Davideokills
Kasi I looked at the pics of all your bikes. You...

Kasi I looked at the pics of all your bikes. You don't need a BMW cafe racer you have so many beautiful machines already. You are going to need to quit your job to spend time riding/polishing them...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 57,339
Posted By Davideokills
That top pic is awesome!

That top pic is awesome!
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Thanks KhaoSanMan :beer I was feeling a bit...

Thanks KhaoSanMan :beer
I was feeling a bit lonely here.
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
The exhaust fits great! I'll try to get some pics...

The exhaust fits great! I'll try to get some pics of it tomorrow.

I've completed a lot of shit on my to do list. I really feel like I'm moving now. My new problem is I daydream about working on...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By Davideokills
I like those Brit bikes too. This is my first...

I like those Brit bikes too. This is my first ride.
http://www.enfieldmotorcycles.com/forum/gallery/6034_25_09_11_9_45_15.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By Davideokills
Here is what the Ritmo caliper conversion...

Here is what the Ritmo caliper conversion brackets look like.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/310596715321...84.m1436.l2649

Here are a couple other sites with info regarding conversions:...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,237
Posted By Davideokills
Im currently working on making my own little...

Im currently working on making my own little copy of a Ritmo bike http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=866677. I love their style but Ive tried to keep the build costs in a more manageable...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
I'm going to get the exhaust today!:clap I...

I'm going to get the exhaust today!:clap

I have the new tires on and they look great. Yesterday I started laying down the M stripes on the Tank and front fender. The tail is still getting some...
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Vanilla ice cream ...

Vanilla ice cream
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8136/8711820191_5ee7337522.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77172845@N07/8711820191/)
DSC01989...
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
I tacked the exhaust together and will be taking...

I tacked the exhaust together and will be taking it to a shop to get TIG welded today. I'm going to be pulling the wheels off tonight to have the new rubber put on as well. The excitement is...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Some friends came over and I set the tank on the...

Some friends came over and I set the tank on the frame to show it off a bit. It still needs work but it is coming together. I set up the welder and will finally be tacking the exhaust together...
Forum: Airheads 04-24-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Putting some paint...

Putting some paint down.http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8117/8677365878_a243ae5e53.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77172845@N07/8677365878/)
DSC01922...
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
I got my tires in last week but I told myself I...

I got my tires in last week but I told myself I can't have them put on until I tack the exhaust together so I can get them both done at the same time. I've been making a lot of progress on the tank...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Oh cool. I wondered what that was there for....

Oh cool. I wondered what that was there for. Seems strange that it is open like that but it seems most people have it open in the pics I'm looking through. Maybe I can think of something clever to do...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,308
Posted By Davideokills
I saw someone asking about custom tank badges a...

I saw someone asking about custom tank badges a while back and I suggested they find an enameler on Etsy that is able to make some. It is pretty easy to enamel a flat circle and how cool would it be...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
I forgot to ask... I bought some rubber stoppers...

I forgot to ask... I bought some rubber stoppers to plug up the hole where the speedometer cable inserted into the transmission as well as the one next to the oil fill cap. Is rubber okay to use or...
Forum: Airheads 04-10-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Thanks! I spent hours last night reading through...

Thanks! I spent hours last night reading through some of the awesome build threads on here that I never noticed before. So much good info and inspiration on here it all gets covered up.

My brake...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Davideokills
Lets see a picture of Somedays.

Lets see a picture of Somedays.
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Took a little effort to get my a$$ back to work...

Took a little effort to get my a$$ back to work after spending a week in Culebra, Puerto Rico and then going to SXSW but the warm weather recently was a good motivator. I had to cut up and tinker...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Talking I had a feeling that was water in the oil. The...

I had a feeling that was water in the oil. The guy I bought it from hadn't parked it for more than a year so hopefully the transmission bearings aren't rusted. I'm using a digital speedo so I took...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Ritmo Video

That Ritmo video didn't load the first time around.
http://vimeo.com/28040816
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Thanks Leadnuts. I bought the velocity stacks...

Thanks Leadnuts.
I bought the velocity stacks on ebay. They were older ones for a car I think. I just epoxied the screen, filter foam and velocity stack all together. I was toiling with the idea of...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
So that was all back story. These are picks I...

So that was all back story. These are picks I took yesterday of my recent progress.

Here is a pic of the exhaust mocked up. It will actually be closer to the engine once it is welded up. The tape...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
have more pics of both bikes on the flickr page. ...

have more pics of both bikes on the flickr page.
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5193/7062894009_344f771c54.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77172845@N07/7062894009/)
DSC01251...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
I spent a night reorganizing the workshop....

I spent a night reorganizing the workshop. Doesn't sound tough but it was... I pushed three heavy a$$ bikes out to the barn in the snow and moved my CBR inside. None of the bikes had moved in a long...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
More in progress pics: New Tank ...

More in progress pics:
New Tank
http://cbrforum.com/forum/members/davideokills-60264-albums-bmw-3137-picture-h2-16474.jpg
Rear set mock up...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
I decided to go with the same color scheme as the...

I decided to go with the same color scheme as the Ritmo bike and found these pics while doing research on them.
http://www.ritmo-sereno.com/46blog/assets_c/2011/03/11-3-8-9-thumb-360x206-2557.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 02-28-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,160
Posted By Davideokills
Davideo's R75/6 Project

Here is a little background on the history of this project. I picked up a 1975 BMW R75/6 last winter. At the time I was making modifications to a 1987 CBR 600 and had created a build thread for that...
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