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Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
Need brakes

Hey guys,
I sold my bike a while back.... someone else needs to pick up the ball.... from post #21 & #23.
Cheers,
E
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
The company mentioned in post #21 was willing to...

The company mentioned in post #21 was willing to give it a shot. I didn't have a spare hub/wheel to provide. Need to find a (worn) spare hub...willing to donate to the cause.
I've parted with...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By Easy E
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By Easy E
What's this plug for? '84 R80 G/S

Working on the bike...I found a plug I don't recall unplugging....couldn't find where it could plug into...and didn't find it in the wiring diagram.

4 wires (none striped): black, red, blue,...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-06-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 623,211
Posted By Easy E
FS: Airhead Avon Distanzia tires (never run, as new)

90/90-21 & 120/80-18

Both tires were installed on the rim....but the back one wouldn't clear my fat aftermarket (Ohlin's) rear shock I just put on my '84 PD (by a about 5mm).

They're $200 for...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
Chris at Woody's Wheel Works got back to me...

Chris at Woody's Wheel Works got back to me again...after trying to touch base with his contacts regarding relining....no dice.
He's very interested to see how the prospect of metal deposition pans...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-24-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
Hub needed

Ok...

At first he didn't want to try...but after a little nudging...here's what he said:
" We need a contaminant free part that will accept the masking and coating properly. If you want to send...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
I started thinking of how to build up the...

I started thinking of how to build up the existing lining...metal deposition.
Seems like plasma spray could be a candidate, as it can be applied up to 5mm thick & there's a variety of alloys they...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
Here's what they had to say... Thanks for...

Here's what they had to say...

Thanks for contacting us. We do not do this service, but have heard of other companies doing so. I'm looking to see if we can get any info for you and will forward...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
Thanks!....I just sent Woody's an inquiry &...

Thanks!....I just sent Woody's an inquiry & attached a pic of a hub (lined side).
I'll post back when I hear something.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
I think it says on the hub...7.92 in. if I...

I think it says on the hub...7.92 in. if I remember correctly
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
Wheel is "no longer available" as well as the...

Wheel is "no longer available" as well as the hub, per dealers.....none in the US....none in Germany.

The dealer said the only way BMW would produce more is if there's demand for them. This...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
I think the relining drum might be a...

I think the relining drum might be a problem....because it looks like the wear surface is down below the spoke seats....meaning, it looks like the only way to drop in a new lining would be to machine...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
I've got some feelers out to some UK specialty...

I've got some feelers out to some UK specialty places that do re-lining & I'll post back if I hear anything positive.

Here's pic of the hub...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-08-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 623,211
Posted By Easy E
WTB: R80 G/S ST GS R65 GS spoked rear hub

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=685201
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
Aaaargh The hub was around 650 & the stainless...

Aaaargh
The hub was around 650 & the stainless spokes I was going to get were about $150...then labor....= same as new price.
Thanks for the tip though....

FYI...some of the BMW sites show the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-07-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,376
Posted By Easy E
R80 G/S rear brake options?

I decided to get some new spokes for my '84 & once the wheel guy had my rims apart, he told me my hub is at the lower end of lining remaining (need new hub). BMW no longer carries the part & I'm...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Ahhh......the story.....you mean the one from...

Ahhh......the story.....you mean the one from post #35? I remember now.

So I bought it from a scooter buddy of mine in LA. He had it for several years and bought it from a Vietnamese gut he...
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Well, I'm sorry to say it's not the only one. ...

Well, I'm sorry to say it's not the only one. I'm not a victim of the market.....but things haven't exactly gone my way. A just finished divorce hammered me. I did my best to hang on to my...
Forum: Airheads 07-16-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Now for sale:...

Now for sale: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=486256
Forum: Old's Cool 11-07-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,727
Posted By Easy E
Thanks for the tips

Thanks guys,
I'll check out what you recommended.
I don't know if these are still available or reinforced, but they look like they keep your hands warm.
This is Junkyard's bike:...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-05-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,727
Posted By Easy E
Recommend BMW brush guards for R80 G/S

I'd like to get some reinforced brush guards and would appreciate and recommendations. I've got an '84
Thanks,
Evan
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Gettin 'r' done

Rebuilding the carbs & unleaded conversion coming up soon. Still trying to get the tank clean. I bought some eco crap for a bunch of $$$ & it didn't work. I thought it would work since almost all...
Forum: Airheads 10-20-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
value

I guess I should have said "market value", so it couldn't be taken like I was saying "what's your wedding ring worth to ya?"....type of value. This is (sort of) a democracy....can't make everybody...
Forum: Airheads 10-19-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Bought It!

I went & got it for $3,485 plus gas.

It's got a Metzeler Enduro 2 on the back and Enduro 1 on the front.

The frame plate info says:
6281201 R80 G/S and BMW 247E I looked it up on this site...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Gas tank

Thanks Squish.
The Rusteco stuff looks pretty cool & I could do it at home.
http://www.rusteco.com/auto.htm
~Evan
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
New Info

It's a 1984
The PO was English & the last time it was registered was 2000 in England.
Odometer says 16k & change, reads miles not km.
It had bad gas in it & current owner drained gas.
It's rusty...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Gas Tank

I think the gas tank is rusty on the inside.
If there's no holes......
Couldn't I slosh around some weak muratic acid, rinse when clean, slosh around some alcohol to suck out all the water and...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Still waiting to talk

I was wrenching and blew past my 2:00 call. I caught up with him when he was going out the door to work. He gets off at 10 tonight & talk to him then (I'll post after I talk to him tonight). ...
Forum: Airheads 10-18-2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Haven't seen it

A buddy told me about it. I'm going to talk to the owner tomorrow at 2:00. I'll post the mileage and any other bits of info I found out a little after (Pacific Time).
Thanks,
Evan
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Duh, I meant 84/85

Yeah, I was a decade off.......84/85.
Thanks,
Evan
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,510
Posted By Easy E
Value of R80 G/S?

Joined: Mar 2007
Oddometer: 4


...
Forum: Airheads 10-17-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 194,732
Posted By Easy E
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,006
Posted By Easy E
Bike Trade

Sounds like you'll be able to find parts easier for the Bultaco.
Plus "Bultaco Matador" sounds way cooler than "Mitsubishi Silver Pigeon Model C-80"
~Evan
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,006
Posted By Easy E
pigeon for sale

Email me your location, pics & more info at sloevan@yahoo.com
Forum: Battle scooters 03-30-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,006
Posted By Easy E
Silver Pigeon

That's actually a C-90 pictured, C-80's didn't have blinkers, integral light....
To find out more go to http://www.silverpigeons.com/.
The "silver pigeon man", Marvin, died last year. His wife,...
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