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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 01:12 PM
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Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
I'm not at liberty to give you a hint

It's really easy, the logical extension of the last tag.


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c203/MT237/IMG_2...

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c203/MT237/IMG_20150528_144055_zpsaq2obe68.jpg (http://s28.photobucket.com/user/MT237/media/IMG_20150528_144055_zpsaq2obe68.jpg.html)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
c'mon folks

let's do this! lets keep our thread on the first page.

Ive got single dad duty for mothers day weekend, or id be out there with my newly rebuilt final drive and refurbished driveshaft.

oh and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14,661
Views: 1,603,244
Posted By meijer's trails
i was meaning, that after nice and warm, and...

i was meaning, that after nice and warm, and maybe even hot. and after i thought i did the idle drop procedure.

i then did a trial shutdown, as if running a errand.
and then to re-start, i had to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14,661
Views: 1,603,244
Posted By meijer's trails
pilot screw oring fixed

now that i've fixed my pilot screw oring with a new oring (handy by at a local motorcycle shop for $4.95)

well, now that the oring is fixed i think i may be experiencing the size 65 pilot jet....
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14,661
Views: 1,603,244
Posted By meijer's trails
torn pilot screw o-ring/ anyone have a size for this?

hi guys, on my 1987 xl600r

i quit being a crybaby and finally wrestled the carbs out today.

i discovered a torn pilotscrew oring.

it seemed close to a 5mmx3mm oring. but does anyone have a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14,661
Views: 1,603,244
Posted By meijer's trails
how quickly can you open the throttle?

if I roll on slow to medium, everything is fine.

if i snap open the throttle, as fast as I can, the engine stalls.

im trying to gauge how other people xl600r's react.

is this just the nature...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14,661
Views: 1,603,244
Posted By meijer's trails
Thanks guys. I'm starting a little better with...

Thanks guys.
I'm starting a little better with lowered idle.

I'm reading the manual again for removing the carb.
It literally says"loosen the securing bands, remove the carb"

How do you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14,661
Views: 1,603,244
Posted By meijer's trails
oops. buggered the neutral switch. any photos?

I've somehow reassembled my neutral switch incorrectly after installing my new rocky stator.

The green indicator is always on now.

I muat have mixed up that little plastic cover order somehow....
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14,661
Views: 1,603,244
Posted By meijer's trails
Thanks guys! Is there an easy way to...

Thanks guys!

Is there an easy way to identify the correct float bowl locarion externally? I'm being a scaredy-cat about disassembly.

I was able to take 1-1/4 turns of idle speed out and it was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
scorpion, that bike is so awesome

scorpion, that bike is so awesome
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14,661
Views: 1,603,244
Posted By meijer's trails
hard to start, akes half an hour, but then runs great

hi guys.

how long does it take you start your motorcycle?
ive had the bike for a few years now, and i know all the correct starting tricks (i think) because i have to do it exactly right or it...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By meijer's trails
anyone know low friction skf fork seals for a r80g/s?

Guys, I've seen a bunch of pictures of the green low friction skf fork seals installed on old airheads.

I'm wondering if anyone has a part number or a source to get some seals that fit the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
Hi everybody! I'm glad to see the tag-o-rama is...

Hi everybody! I'm glad to see the tag-o-rama is out of hibernation!
Forum: Airheads 02-09-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By meijer's trails
which rear Ohlins should i get for a r75/6, r90/6

hi Guys,

there's just so much about Ohlins and airheads im overwhelmed

could someone break it down for me again?

what is the consensus on best rear shocks to get for a 1974 r75/6 that's been...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By meijer's trails
does anyone have the left side Dakar decal?

Here's picture stolen from another thread.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=286997&stc=1&d=1315313662
I really want the Dakar decal from under the "r80g/s"

If anyone...
Forum: Airheads 12-07-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,780
Posted By meijer's trails
so back to the back brake mod..

I got the 3mm cable from flanders, but I didn't see a source for the clevis.

I might have to scavenge from another bmw somewhere.

Ideas?
Forum: Airheads 11-13-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,780
Posted By meijer's trails
thanks bgood. Please make 2 kits. PM and ill...

thanks bgood. Please make 2 kits. PM and ill paypal you some operating cash

my timeline is february, so not a rush, but a blink of an eye in terms of enduro prep.

i'm kind of liking the idea of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
HIJACK! you guys need one of these

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c203/MT237/IMG_20141112_225915_zpsss6nl6db.jpg (http://s28.photobucket.com/user/MT237/media/IMG_20141112_225915_zpsss6nl6db.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,780
Posted By meijer's trails
Is anyone making the upside down brake conversion kit?

besides HPN.

I'm wondering if anyone with an R80G/S monolever, stock length sw.arm, has made a successful upside down brake conversion?

and if you'd be willing to make another one for me? I can...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By meijer's trails
1990 KTM D-XC...is there a thread? should it be thumper or old school?

Hi everybody,

So, my friend just bought a 1990 KTM 600 D-XC with the mint and pepper color scheme. (teal and red).

its so awesome looking.

i'm trying to help him find ANY info or threads and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-16-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
thanks Smallberries! for throwing a lifeline to...

thanks Smallberries! for throwing a lifeline to our humble thread

I may have to get your new tag tomorrow
it's raining, should be fine on the '81 G/S with a vintage Trialsmaster jacket and some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
deer whistles....a known myth. but i still feel...

deer whistles....a known myth.
but i still feel better with them mounted. placebo effect for me.

plus, i always think of BELL and helmets from back in the dal and the BELL x-1 aircraft and chuck...
Forum: Airheads 09-23-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By meijer's trails
How does one swap a puller? Theres some tiny and...

How does one swap a puller? Theres some tiny and I mean TINY little horizontal rivits(?)

I could try cutting it and brazing with a microtorch onto a ykk.

Theres also the matter of the fresh...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By meijer's trails
Anyone found belstaff Trialsmaster lightening zipper repair in USA?

I known this might be more of a "gear" thread question,

But in my defense it seems that mostly airhead BMW riders use vintage Trialsmaster jackets.

I finally was able to get a vintage...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By meijer's trails
Thanks for all the help guys. The problem...

Thanks for all the help guys.

The problem was indeed a fuse...but the backside of the fusebox!

There was an enormous amount of corrosion on the connectors on the BACK(which is forward on the...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 42,677
Posted By meijer's trails
Sorry to hijack a thread, but has anyone seen the...

Sorry to hijack a thread, but has anyone seen the side panel decal that says paris-dakar first place? I'd love to get a repro
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
This might help a...

This might help a littlehttp://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c203/MT237/IMG_20140922_160223_zps4dru1ul8.jpg (http://s28.photobucket.com/user/MT237/media/IMG_20140922_160223_zps4dru1ul8.jpg.html)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
the thread is not dead!

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c203/MT237/IMG_20140922_160208_zpsetrvkq29.jpg (http://s28.photobucket.com/user/MT237/media/IMG_20140922_160208_zpsetrvkq29.jpg.html)

But the new tag is on a road...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c203/MT237/TAG-O...

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c203/MT237/TAG-O-RAMA/IMG_20140922_151732_zpsgj5xmrmj.jpg (http://s28.photobucket.com/user/MT237/media/TAG-O-RAMA/IMG_20140922_151732_zpsgj5xmrmj.jpg.html)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
Is the tag still Northfield church and Jennings? ...

Is the tag still Northfield church and Jennings?

As another aside I saw an old school BMW r100 gs with the blue and white paint and white slipstream deflector. I saw this person about a week ago...
Forum: Airheads 09-11-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By meijer's trails
Thanks guys. Sorry for the delayed response. I am...

Thanks guys. Sorry for the delayed response. I am grateful to all of you who take the time to help others.

Well, the headlight flash works fine. The headlight works. The taillight works.

The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
Everybody is back to school and work now and the...

Everybody is back to school and work now and the poor old tags are lonesome and lingering.:cry
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By meijer's trails
hmm. what problem would stop all lighting on an 81 g/s

Before I start digging, I thought I'd take the easy way out by asking the forum.

Something happened that immediately stopped all the lights and tach. Yet the battery is charging and the starter...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By meijer's trails
does anybody have the bmw tire mounting paste?

do any of you guys have an original tool kit with the 100g bmw tire fitting paste?

reifenmontage-paste
36321239264 (36-32-1-239-264)

i'd love to see a picture of it even if it,s squeezed to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-18-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
welcome Bl22!! where is this BMX track? i...

welcome Bl22!!

where is this BMX track? i cannot place it

is it the one by u of m livery along north main, just on the west bank of the huron?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-13-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
wheew! im glad you guys straightened out the...

wheew!

im glad you guys straightened out the double tag confusiuon....and im glad that round L-barn got found.

everything old is new again!! re-tags are ok. this is a relaxed tag o rama

this...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
That latest tag is awschmidt territory! I...

That latest tag is awschmidt territory! I wouldn't be surprised to see him come out of retirement for that one.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
on the look out!

I look at every single motor cycle on The road so there's no way a six days would miss my eyes.

Sorry bentmettle.

Bmwgrrrl! I'm glad your finally tagging some
dirt!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 69,868
Posted By meijer's trails
odysseys are such great batteries. :clap ...

odysseys are such great batteries. :clap


as an aside i've had a great experience all winter long with the earth-X lightweight lithium battery (in a ktm xcfw250 with studded tires, not the g/s)
...
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