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Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,485
Posted By maverick
Just wasted loads of money and time on a rotor...

Just wasted loads of money and time on a rotor and diode board. In the end it was the voltage regulator that went bust. The light would just stay on. It is cheaper than the other parts, check that...
Forum: Airheads 09-27-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,124
Posted By maverick
1979 r100t with 53000 miles in, I stick 500ml in...

1979 r100t with 53000 miles in, I stick 500ml in every 1000 miles. It doesn't leak and the occasional puff of smoke on startup. Just did a 2000 mile roundtrip around Europe and as long as I kept...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,159
Posted By maverick
It's late and I am in a pretty bad mood reasons...

It's late and I am in a pretty bad mood reasons not to go into now. Rotor changed, it was not that. Swapped voltage regulator and problem solved!?! It is on a 1979 r100t. Fingers crossed got my front...
Forum: Airheads 09-08-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,159
Posted By maverick
Ok so all went well until Monday morning. On my...

Ok so all went well until Monday morning. On my way to work noticed the bike is not charging after I completed about 10 miles. Stopped at work and switched the bike off and on - no red gen lamp!
...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,312
Posted By maverick
Great workshop space and good luck with your...

Great workshop space and good luck with your project :freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,159
Posted By maverick
Right got a quick hour to check and found power...

Right got a quick hour to check and found power to the light which also checked out okay. Looked at the rubber connector that plugs into the rear of the gauges. Cleaned it up and made sure the pins...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,159
Posted By maverick
I would think if the red light is out before I...

I would think if the red light is out before I even start the motor just switching it on there might be something else wrong? Had to put our todler to bed tonight and will continue my quest over the...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,159
Posted By maverick
Well this morning I only had about 5 minutes...

Well this morning I only had about 5 minutes spare to check the rotor as I left it late last night.

http://dirklottering.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-R100T/i-JH5Rpwn/0/L/photo-L.jpg

Lifted the...
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,159
Posted By maverick
Good evening chaps, strangely enough my R100T has...

Good evening chaps, strangely enough my R100T has the EXACT same problem since this morning :huh It's been a while where the charge would be quite low(around 12.5 volts @ 4k rpm) and then up to 13...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By maverick
Silly question but have you put the correct...

Silly question but have you put the correct cables on the right places on the carb i.e. not swapped the throttle for choke perhaps?

Are both chokes closed when starting or open? Make sure there...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,913
Posted By maverick
I used to get neck and shoulder pain until 3...

I used to get neck and shoulder pain until 3 years ago. Bought a carbon fiber helmet that tip the scale just over 1kg. Never had a problem since. Call me crazy but it works. I don't get numb fingers...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,426
Posted By maverick
I have found more valuable info on this forum and...

I have found more valuable info on this forum and other beemer forums than any manual has ever shown me. The best is 9.5/10 times the info is more accurate and helpfull :freaky

Even the pictures...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 28,007
Posted By maverick
I have no idea could not get much info from the...

I have no idea could not get much info from the previous owner. It starts, idles and revs pretty good though :D
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 28,007
Posted By maverick
Bought this last year for a planned trip later...

Bought this last year for a planned trip later this year :D

It's still needs a bit of assembling and re-commisioning
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,550
Posted By maverick
Spending three days testing every single...

Spending three days testing every single connection and wire on my bike as it would not fire up. In the end realised I had the wrong key in the ignition. Stuck the right one in, turn two clicks and...
Forum: Airheads 04-02-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By maverick
Excellent thanks for taking the time to get the...

Excellent thanks for taking the time to get the pics up Beater. I will post some pics once I have the seat fitted :thumbup
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,572
Posted By maverick
Nice story and seems there is a sudden burts of...

Nice story and seems there is a sudden burts of 39/40 year old's building up airheads me included :D
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By maverick
I was thinking in those lines initially goatroper...

I was thinking in those lines initially goatroper but have the pan seat floating about and like to try different things sometimes.

Like the look of your bike, personally I want to get rid of the...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By maverick
Ahhh I see, so you basically used U-clamps with...

Ahhh I see, so you basically used U-clamps with some square tubing very clever :D

I was looking at somehow incorporating the central tube under the tank somehow as a fixing point without drilling...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,051
Posted By maverick
It came painted in Black with the dashboard and...

It came painted in Black with the dashboard and screen -- fairing bolts + nuts. I made two brackets to fit it to the handlebars though. The bottom parts go over the indicator stalks if I recall...
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 48,316
Posted By maverick
The purple beast is looking great so far :D

The purple beast is looking great so far :D
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,535
Posted By maverick
Not the best time of year to start a rebuild so...

Not the best time of year to start a rebuild so better get on it!
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By maverick
Excellent thanks Beater, looking forward to the...

Excellent thanks Beater, looking forward to the pics :clap
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By maverick
Fitting a panseat to an airhead

Hi guys and gals,

I am after a few pictures where some of you may have gone down the route fitting a pan seat to a later style airhead.

Thing is this I want a single seat and I can either mod...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,159
Posted By maverick
Nice project! The more you guys post the more...

Nice project! The more you guys post the more pressure I get to start stripping my R100T
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,051
Posted By maverick
I bought the S fairing with original dash from...

I bought the S fairing with original dash from www.motorworks.co.uk was around £95 & compared to the original a very good quality copy. This came with a 3" flip smoked screen.
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 668,023
Posted By maverick
I like it as I do most airheads :D MIOB any...

I like it as I do most airheads :D

MIOB any idea what type/style of handlebars that would be?
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,790
Posted By maverick
Apologies about the thread hijack but what type...

Apologies about the thread hijack but what type of clamp is in the front connecting the airpipe to the bing? That looks like the business for quick and easy removal :ear
Forum: Old's Cool 03-16-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,574
Posted By maverick
Last night checked out the voltage regulator....

Last night checked out the voltage regulator. Cleaned the contacts and opened the little box. All seems well inside and clean + secure. I took the VR off my PD which is brand new. Same thing it only...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-13-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,574
Posted By maverick
Thanks for the info Bill, will strip it out next...

Thanks for the info Bill, will strip it out next weekend and give it a good clean. Guessing by the state of the rest of the bike it has never been removed and cleaned :D
Forum: Old's Cool 03-12-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,574
Posted By maverick
It's been an interesting on/off afair for the...

It's been an interesting on/off afair for the last 10 years Lornce :D

The diaphrams solved the revving issue, setting the points gap and adjusting the timing to the correct mark certainly made the...
Forum: Airheads 03-11-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 643,364
Posted By maverick
A very sensible post of someone who's obviously...

A very sensible post of someone who's obviously seen the light :D I agree although quite comfortable with someone spending their cash the way they want on something they don't need :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,574
Posted By maverick
Hi Woody, Thanks for the valuable...

Hi Woody,

Thanks for the valuable information will check it over the weekend as sometimes it works fine although it hasn't been above 13v for a long time so I stick it on the trickle charger over...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-09-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,574
Posted By maverick
I just gave them a call and the chap says they...

I just gave them a call and the chap says they are an exact fit to the original as besides the fairing the cockpit/screen etc that comes with the fairing is original parts.



The screen on it's...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,574
Posted By maverick
Hi Dom, Initially I had big plans to strip...

Hi Dom,

Initially I had big plans to strip it down completely and rebuild it only 50% -- I think that is the basis for a café racer? But it’s become my main commute bike since they stole my HP2...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,103
Posted By maverick
Definitely a CJ750, I know I have one :D ...

Definitely a CJ750, I know I have one :D

Look at picture number three, the points cover if you look closely is all in Chinese :deal
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 188,622
Posted By maverick
Table Mountain January 2011 ...

Table Mountain January 2011

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5020/5408268099_5fd642d539_z.jpg


Dennehof BB in the Karoo, used a flashlight to light the house a little bit
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-06-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 197,296
Posted By maverick
My little baby boy Jesse

He's a bit of a petrol head from baby :D

http://dirklottering.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Jaqs-Bumble-Bee/IMG3440/544793781_yDKxm-L.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,574
Posted By maverick
Just a quick update to those hoping to see some...

Just a quick update to those hoping to see some epic build thread turning this heap rust into some spanky cafe chop racer :D

The current state of the bike in winter trim...
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,705
Posted By maverick
Some slow progress Grizz, at least my rustbucket...

Some slow progress Grizz, at least my rustbucket starts and goes :D

Not sure what I have lurking in my garage that can help with the cause. Got a few pullers and a big hammer :deal
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