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Forum: Airheads Today, 12:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,031
Posted By Renner
more time spent arguing about it then it takes to...

more time spent arguing about it then it takes to do it. :1drink
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Renner
maybe Friday... I'll check with my event...

maybe Friday... I'll check with my event organizer. :babe

what about the HB tech day on Saturday? Would the bike make the trip safely?

We're heading out of town this Sunday, will be gone...
Forum: Airheads 08-19-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Renner
With the springs caps/retainers removed, the top...

With the springs caps/retainers removed, the top of the spring should at least be level with the top plate. From there you can add pvc spacers to increase preload as you require. <?xml:namespace...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,630
Posted By Renner
understood and thanks

understood and thanks
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,630
Posted By Renner
after all, none of his knowledge is proprietary. ...

after all, none of his knowledge is proprietary.

Op48no1: I disagree with your selection of replacement avatar and wish you would reconsider, plus I'll now be reminded of this train wreck...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Renner
+1

Wixom panniers work as good as they look, and mounting/dismounting is quick & easy.
I used bullet connectors for the wiring. Absolutely no complaints with the whole package.

Years ago I cooked a...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,185
Posted By Renner
I picked up another /5 this weekend, totally...

I picked up another /5 this weekend, totally unintentional on my part.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Original owner moving to the east coast,...
Forum: Airheads 08-18-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,185
Posted By Renner
bump

http://renner60.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Maintenance/i-37RQ2Fr/0/XL/slash5_gauge-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-17-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,517
Posted By Renner
Techday next Sat in Huntington Beach

'could possibly make it.

Certainly there'll be a few heading up from here.
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,630
Posted By Renner
Jeez

...and I spent today away from all this, riding my beemer to work on another /5 with a couple friends.

:clap
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,907
Posted By Renner
keep it up, man!

This morning I'll be riding over to a buddies place to help put his /5 together.
which is all good but...

'think I'd rather be riding down the California coast :ricky
Forum: Airheads 08-16-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,630
Posted By Renner
+1

well said Wirespokes.

I've only ever enjoyed our occasional interaction... and appreciate your generosity & consideration.


please count me 'in'.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,477
Posted By Renner
R100/7T built Sept. '77 the VIN is the...

R100/7T built Sept. '77

the VIN is the serial number.
This arrangement changed soon after.

IMO they're great bikes and that's a nice color.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,528
Posted By Renner
+1

and get to know other Airhead owners too.

Plenty of their ilk in these parts. :freaky
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Renner
IIRC '77 R100/7 will have the crank venting to...

IIRC '77 R100/7 will have the crank venting to the right intake only.

I wouldn't rule out worn valve guides as the reason behind the smoking.
Wondering how the heads have been in service, ever...
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Renner
just to be clear

which pipe smokes?
Forum: Airheads 08-11-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 179,991
Posted By Renner
Great improvements, less parts

with reduced task-time.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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/2s rear swingarm bearing R&R requires fender removal, etc.<o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 179,991
Posted By Renner
/2 being more challenging to maintain then the...

/2 being more challenging to maintain then the later (type 247) airheads...
/2 = more bits per assembly, etc.

at least, from my perspective.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 179,991
Posted By Renner
somewhat akin to the difference between airplanes...

somewhat akin to the difference between airplanes and helicopters, as regards maintenance... cost, complexity, maintenance vs. operations ratio...
...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Renner
great, thanks. I wondered whether the image was...

great, thanks.
I wondered whether the image was deceiving... never have seen a commutator with that appearance.
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Renner
that one segment in the image looks fairly fubar'd

that one segment in the image looks fairly fubar'd
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Renner
have you looked through this?:...

have you looked through this?: http://www.thisoldtractor.com/moto_guzzi_loopframe_starter_and_solenoid_repair_-bosch-.html...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 37,806
Posted By Renner
after installation

after installation
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6,320
Views: 1,266,438
Posted By Renner
R80

G/S belonging to Matt, the Aussie from Sydney who is too busy riding the West to hang with the likes of us [slackers].
...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,588
Posted By Renner
http://renner60.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Maintenanc...

http://renner60.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Maintenance/i-tvDJGK6/0/O/life-of-brian1_poster.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,588
Posted By Renner
I'm right there with you regarding the...

I'm right there with you regarding the conversion, also thinking the rider ought to put on a beard (as in Life of Brian).
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By Renner
Ive used MotorWorks Promach for head...

Ive used MotorWorks Promach for head reconditioning and have no complaints. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Theyve had less success with...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By Renner
Well there you go. I never have used that shop...

Well there you go. I never have used that shop myself...
Forum: Airheads 08-05-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By Renner
'83 bmw r80rt ? ...

'83 bmw r80rt ?

http://www.dcmwmcservice.com/ (http://www.dcmwmcservice.com/)

http://www.rwlittle.com/ (http://www.rwlittle.com/)

BMW Moto of Escondido has a good tranmission specialist...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6,320
Views: 1,266,438
Posted By Renner
:becca looks great. I should be out riding.

:becca

looks great.
I should be out riding.
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 179,991
Posted By Renner
/2 sub-sub forum now!

well... I sort of like the notion but find I'm at a loss as to what would work well in this format... beyond a subforum which would make the information easier to locate (but might reduce its...
Forum: Airheads 08-03-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 179,991
Posted By Renner
alert the mods!

often Kbasa or Flood will move threads such as these if requested.
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 21,956
Posted By Renner
Hinterradgetriebe ab- und anbauen

after jumping through several hoops, and getting my ducks in a row, I'm changing out the 25/6 gears for 'new' 27/6 gears.

Brent Hansen built the final drive, installing the NOS gearset in a good...
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By Renner
I've got one you can have. I just bought a new...

I've got one you can have.
I just bought a new tach cable and it comes with the boot.

pm your addy and I'll send it.
Forum: Airheads 08-02-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 21,692
Posted By Renner
Jeez... thanks Jenna. You know it's as fun as it...

Jeez... thanks Jenna. You know it's as fun as it looks. The bike & I definitely need to get out & play more often.

that's nothing. I went through a small bag of those cheap clamps before adding...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6,320
Views: 1,266,438
Posted By Renner
:clap I recognize that G/S :nod ...

:clap

I recognize that G/S :nod

http://renner60.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Matts-Gs/i-PmV75D7/0/XL/R80G-S%20001-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 21,692
Posted By Renner
probably I should have come right out and said...

probably I should have come right out and said it:

that fender wiggles more than we recognize, and that plastic tail light isn't up to the supporting role.

I went through a number of 'cushion...
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By Renner
The BMW shop manual is pretty useful and easy to...

The BMW shop manual is pretty useful and easy to find online as well.
You can inexpensively print yourself a copy.

It covers all the paralevers and is titled REPAIR MANUAL R80GS-R100R or...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,958
Posted By Renner
ah... fork seal. Matt texted something to that...

ah... fork seal.
Matt texted something to that effect yesterday or so... also mentioning the Grand Canyon.

good on you for helping him out; wish I could have been there for the fun.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,958
Posted By Renner
which seal was that? -Scott

which seal was that?

-Scott
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