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Forum: Airheads 03-20-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Tankad
Electrical Question (removing the headlight bucket)

Hi inmates - I am looking for solutions so I can remove the headlight bucket. I currently have a 1974 R75/6, and the electrical guts are housed there (I would assume it is like that for all BMWs of...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,546
Posted By Tankad
You could always use the BMW folding key. I...

You could always use the BMW folding key. I really like mine. I got it here:
...
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,744
Posted By Tankad
I would start with the euro bars or the "S" bars...

I would start with the euro bars or the "S" bars by Magura. this will need you to change out the cables (clutch, brake, ext.) and mirrors as well, because the new bars will make the original cables...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,597
Posted By Tankad
"With a price tag of £11,500 when it arrives in...

"With a price tag of £11,500 when it arrives in the UK in March the NineT is quite expensive, but it also a cracking looking bike that should sell well."

About $18,500.00
...
Forum: Airheads 10-21-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,597
Posted By Tankad
I have to find it where I read it, but it said it...

I have to find it where I read it, but it said it will be around $18,000.00 US.
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By Tankad
Not sure if this would work.... but it might be a...

Not sure if this would work.... but it might be a starting place.

http://bullitcustomcycles.com/products/gas-tanks--accessories/thread-in-hd-style-vented-gas-cap-chrome/
...
Forum: Airheads 10-08-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Tankad
I don't run any, but I hear these are the best. ...

I don't run any, but I hear these are the best.

http://boxermetal.com/online-store/#/!/~/product/category=3027367&id=13218160

Some say with running rear sets that you lose a little rear...
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,748
Posted By Tankad
Windscreens

Some of the best windscreens made... Gustafsson Plastics

http://www.bikescreen.com/index.html
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,748
Posted By Tankad
Fiberglass needs and wants

Hand made, and great quality....

http://www.boxercafe.com/
Forum: Airheads 07-31-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Tankad
Not my bike.... but I think this is what you...

Not my bike.... but I think this is what you want.

http://i.imgur.com/X9EHfDK.jpg

the reflector comes from these bags...
http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l231/hirschman67/100_1425.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 07-29-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By Tankad
I bought this for my /6.... looks and worked...

I bought this for my /6.... looks and worked great.

http://www.bmwboxersupplies.com/stainless-batteryholder-1974-1984-odyssee-battery-pc680-p-407.html

it looks like they have others as well.
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By Tankad
you could get the race version and cut your own...

you could get the race version and cut your own headlight hole.... that would not take much.

http://www.boxercafe.com/fairqtr.htm
Forum: Airheads 07-09-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By Tankad
I would say it is from BoxerCafe.com ...

I would say it is from BoxerCafe.com

http://www.boxercafe.com/BMWSfairings.htm

http://www.boxercafe.com/images/Photos%20-%20BMW%20S%20Fairings%20and%20Dash/S%20Fairing%20with%20Dash.JPG
or...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5,393
Views: 1,112,103
Posted By Tankad
Thanks man... it is a work in progress... More to...

Thanks man... it is a work in progress... More to come after summer ends!
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,393
Views: 1,112,103
Posted By Tankad
you are correct.... I was very pleased with the...

you are correct.... I was very pleased with the overall build quality. The front fender brace took a little persuasion to get it right, but overall really great setup. they gave the bike the look I...
Forum: Airheads 07-03-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5,393
Views: 1,112,103
Posted By Tankad
Still in the middle of my project.... but it is...

Still in the middle of my project.... but it is ride-able as it sits.

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/1016004_10151676712094438_1372544768_o.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 636,710
Posted By Tankad
I wasn't sure.... it just looked odd to me and I...

I wasn't sure.... it just looked odd to me and I believe in safety first. I always have followed the arrows in the past and never really paid it much mind. Sorry if I threw a level of doubt out there.
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 636,710
Posted By Tankad
Love the bike! Great job and I am really digging...

Love the bike! Great job and I am really digging the exhaust..... But is it just me or is that front tire tread going the wrong direction? I could be wrong.... and most of the time I am, but that pic...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,241
Posted By Tankad
What about Puch

Are we considering Puch? They are Austria / German depending on the Year (war) of the make.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,241
Posted By Tankad
Nsu

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/329411_10150290792814438_1112604_o.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 636,710
Posted By Tankad
Thumb alister102 what did you do or where did you get...

alister102 what did you do or where did you get that exhaust? I love it!
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tankad
Could someone that is running rear sets comment...

Could someone that is running rear sets comment on the rear braking power. I have heard mixed things, but most have said it greatly diminishes the rear braking power. My single (solid) front disk...
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,253
Posted By Tankad
+1 I had a similar issue. I had some crud at the...

+1 I had a similar issue. I had some crud at the petcocks filter and the fuel bowl float pin was moving around. changed the pin and did a solid fuel flow check.... problem fixed.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,973
Views: 809,513
Posted By Tankad
I wish I would have taken more pics of this...

I wish I would have taken more pics of this brough superior.... It was completely mint and my favorite at the auction. it sucks that my camera failed me on this one. the pic does not do it justice.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,973
Views: 809,513
Posted By Tankad
Sorry... these are the only pics I took of the...

Sorry... these are the only pics I took of the Vincents...

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/335051_10150290794049438_786323_o.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,973
Views: 809,513
Posted By Tankad
Pebble Beach

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/323147_10150290792589438_7435635_o.jpg



https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/338123_10150290792714438_7788071_o.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,973
Views: 809,513
Posted By Tankad
Last Time I was at Monterey historics

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/329707_10150290846649438_4247339_o.jpg

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/286331_10150290846724438_5063408_o.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,973
Views: 809,513
Posted By Tankad
Last Time I was at Monterey historics

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/328389_10150290846274438_2254040_o.jpg

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/330809_10150290846409438_4636079_o.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-26-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,973
Views: 809,513
Posted By Tankad
Last Time I was at Monterey historics

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc1/194622_10150290753499438_2162829_o.jpg

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/335628_10150290845759438_5650408_o.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 04-23-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,969
Posted By Tankad
What about a Royal Enfield...? Old looks, modern...

What about a Royal Enfield...? Old looks, modern bike, cheap... and just enough of a piece of crap that you won't care when she lays it down. :huh
...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,969
Posted By Tankad
I don't think an old airhead is the way to go....

I don't think an old airhead is the way to go. depending on what you get, they are too tall, the clutch is a workout, and the brakes can be kind of sketchy. I would maybe look at the following:
...
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Tankad
Rear turn signals for a my project….

For the past few months I have been working on a project bike that is going to be my daily rider, but inspired by the race bikes for the late 60’s early 70’s. Since it will be a street bike and not a...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,319
Posted By Tankad
That's a great fine.... and since it is not an...

That's a great fine.... and since it is not an LED system, it might work better with these old airhead electronics. I would be interested to see if it would be bright enough for what I was going to...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,319
Posted By Tankad
I'm using these for turn signals on my current...

I'm using these for turn signals on my current project... http://www.360signals.net/buynow.html


http://www.360signals.net/gallery/Image_.jpg

http://www.360signals.net/gallery/Image2_.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Tankad
Thumb Thanks for the reply gents... Sabre170 hooked me...

Thanks for the reply gents... Sabre170 hooked me up. http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif
Forum: Airheads 04-01-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By Tankad
I fixed mine by replacing the wornout float pin....

I fixed mine by replacing the wornout float pin. if the pin moves around it can and will mess up the float by causing it to stick on the float needle. the part is not expensive... you can get it from...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Tankad
Rubber Headlight cover?

Does anyone know where I can buy the rubber headlight bucket cover? This was placed over the headlight bucket to protect the electricals when using the headlight in a fairing. I'm looking for one and...
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,799
Posted By Tankad
Yes the Napoleons are...!

Yes the Napoleons are...!
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,139
Posted By Tankad
from my experience... you get what you pay for! I...

from my experience... you get what you pay for! I had a hard time rationalizing the cost, until I asked myself how much my head & life was worth? Bought the helmet an hour later.
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,799
Posted By Tankad
Napoleon bar ends as well. Got mine from...

Napoleon bar ends as well. Got mine from Motorwest: http://www.motorwestmotorcycles.com/


http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/459857_10150667223254438_1910278445_o.jpg
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