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Forum: Equipment 09-18-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By 4puf
Couldn't find a good R80GS T-shirt anywhere...

...so I decided to design one on my own.

Took a picture of my R-80 GS, Photoshop it quite a bit and then print it on a T-shirt.

I think it looks nice...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By 4puf
[QUOTE=Rob Farmer;18693338]The Original fitment...

[QUOTE=Rob Farmer;18693338]The Original fitment tyres for your bike are still available. They were designed for your machine wear well and are very cheap for a pair. You'll also never find better...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By 4puf
I can't find a Heidenau K60 in 120 size. What...

I can't find a Heidenau K60 in 120 size. What size do you have on your G/S?

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Forum: Airheads 05-15-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By 4puf
mmm... I don't want to make any changes to my...

mmm... I don't want to make any changes to my wheel.
Currently I have installed a Michelin Sirac 120/80 and it has a good 1/2" of space to the swingarm I was hoping I could fit something bigger.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By 4puf
Which Sahara 3 Metzeler for a G/S?

I know this has been discussed before but I wasn't able to see a straight answer.

I want to install the widest tire that would fit on my R80G/S
The Metzeler documentation suggests to install the...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I used this two parts clear coat ...

I used this two parts clear coat
http://www.repaintsupply.com/pd_2_part_2k_aerosol.cfm
The beauty of this paint is that has a built-in activator that needs to be mixed in before using it.
The...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Sorry guys for not providing more updates on my...

Sorry guys for not providing more updates on my rebuilding project but I took a week off during my kids spring break.

This past week-end I turned my porch into a fancy painting room. Hanged the...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I couldn't wait any longer... I had to try and...

I couldn't wait any longer... I had to try and see if the engine ran... but as you know I am still missing my tank...
Soooo I set my other bike nex to my G/S and hooked up the G/S fuel line to the...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Clutch is fixed! :happay I think it was just...

Clutch is fixed! :happay

I think it was just stuck for sitting there all this time. After pulling on the lever 1 million times I heard a light "plop" and now it just works! :1drink

Today I put...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Yes it did work before. Right now I am not...

Yes it did work before.
Right now I am not looking for correct adjustment... just trying to disengage the clutch.
I am sure I did not left the bearing out. I followed the diagram from the fiches...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Last night I got the clutch cable attached to the...

Last night I got the clutch cable attached to the lever and I was happy to notice that it has that nice springy feeling so I thought I was in good shape.

Then I put it in first gear, pulled the...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Make sense. I will then get one long and one...

Make sense. I will then get one long and one short as originally planned by the German Engieers! :thumb
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
That's me! I'll know where to look for if it is...

That's me! I'll know where to look for if it is no good :lol3
Thanks man!
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Here comes another question. I want to replace...

Here comes another question.
I want to replace the accelerator bowden cable (item 17). Acording to the diagram there are two lengths available for the part that splits to the Bings. Either 38Cm or...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Ok. Re-installed the other way around and it...

Ok. Re-installed the other way around and it works like a charm!

Still can't believe I didn't think of this myself! :huh

Thanks acap650
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Good point. Thx. I should have thought about it ...

Good point. Thx. I should have thought about it :doh

For some reason I thought it would not fit upside down. I'll try right now!
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Where should I position the shock reservoir? ...

Where should I position the shock reservoir?

These are the only two options I can think of but both of them don't seem right.

http://www.pbase.com/luca/image/142282091/medium.jpg Delete image...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I am pretty far along the rebuilding process ...

I am pretty far along the rebuilding process

http://www.pbase.com/luca/image/142273953/medium.jpg

...I am taking my time and trying not to make too many mistakes. The biggest one was to install...
Forum: Airheads 03-24-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Good to know! I ordered one on eBay. Thanks!

Good to know! I ordered one on eBay. Thanks!
Forum: Airheads 03-22-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Same ground clearance? I thought G/S was higher...

Same ground clearance? I thought G/S was higher...
Forum: Airheads 03-21-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I have been working a couple of days putting the...

I have been working a couple of days putting the G/S back together. I would say I am about 50% done.
I'll add a picture tomorrow.

Quick question. My sidestand is in bad condition. I have been...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Stormius, I ended up ordering this paint and the...

Stormius, I ended up ordering this paint and the primer too. from the reviews this product is just as good as the professional stuff body shops use.
It's more expensive than going with the...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I've got my engine back from the professional...

I've got my engine back from the professional soda blasting shop and... what a disappointment! :puke1!
They just managed to clean the dirt from the engine but were not able to even slightly remove...
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
You remember what brand was that paint?

You remember what brand was that paint?
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Lots of things happening! I just got the...

Lots of things happening!

I just got the frame and a bunch of other parts back from powdercoating and I have to say I am truly amazed at the quality of the finished product! :clap
...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
:rofl I was expecting that one! :rofl

:rofl I was expecting that one! :rofl
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Today I went to an auto body shop to get a quote...

Today I went to an auto body shop to get a quote for repainting my tank fender and sides... and they ask me well over $1000! Are they crazy? :loco
for that price I'll strip it and paint it myself!...
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
OK. So what is a good, cheap aftermarket shock...

OK. So what is a good, cheap aftermarket shock that would fit my G/S?
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Here is the shock that came with the bike ...

Here is the shock that came with the bike

http://www.pbase.com/luca/image/141956463/medium.jpg

I believe this is not the original that came with the 80G/S but from a later 100GS.
I know many...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
That's great news! As a matter of fact it has...

That's great news!
As a matter of fact it has no play and the notch can barely be felt.

Thanks. That will save me some cash!
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I brought the frame and swingarm to a local...

I brought the frame and swingarm to a local BMW/Guzzi show and they pulled out the bearing and races. ($65)

Unfortunately after inspection looks like one bearing in the U-joint of the shaft is not...
Forum: Airheads 03-02-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I think that one is only for the steering head...

I think that one is only for the steering head race.

Unfortunately doesn't look like the one for the swingarm works on monoshock...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Today I was not able to accomplish anything! ...

Today I was not able to accomplish anything!

I still have three things to do
remove steering head races
remove swingarm bearings
remove swingarm drive shaft

All these require some sort of...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
OK. ...but then you have to replace the bearing...

OK. ...but then you have to replace the bearing race.

Would I have to replace them if I just knock them out? bearings seems ok and well greased. I was not planning to get new ones
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I still don't understand how this works....

I still don't understand how this works....
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I don't understand :huh are you talking...

I don't understand :huh

are you talking about that steel ring that is still left in the frame after I remove the bearing? I tried with a screwdriver but it doesn't move. I have no MIG welder and...
Forum: Airheads 03-01-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
BIGGER HAMMER did it!

BIGGER HAMMER did it!
Forum: Airheads 02-29-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
Today I've got the exhaust tool and to my...

Today I've got the exhaust tool and to my surprise the bolts came right out! :clap
Someone before me must have replace those things and put a lot of anti-seize!

Then the engine came out and now I...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
I forgot... How do I clean the outside of the...

I forgot...
How do I clean the outside of the engine? and I am not talking about just a power wash. I would like to get rid of all the stains that are so common of this engine. Is sandblasting too...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,344
Posted By 4puf
My project is currently on hold until I get the...

My project is currently on hold until I get the exhaust wrench so I started thinking about getting ready for the rebuilding process. Here are a bunch of things I still have to figure out.

Air...
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