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Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Chad M
I would rebuild the G/S engine, price be damned. ...

I would rebuild the G/S engine, price be damned. :D

I know it doesn't bother some folks, but I prefer numbers matching and have spent lots more to keep the original parts together. It is a...
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Chad M
Do post up your findings, I would consider one of...

Do post up your findings, I would consider one of those gauges on my G/S.
Forum: Airheads 02-10-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Chad M
Sorry! ACN (aircooled.net) is the site you...

Sorry! ACN (aircooled.net) is the site you referenced for the gauge.
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Chad M
Send John at ACN an email and tell him what you...

Send John at ACN an email and tell him what you want to do, he a very knowledgable guy and will likely be able to answer your question.
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,698
Posted By Chad M
Great bike! I had one just like that and remains...

Great bike! I had one just like that and remains among my favourites.
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By Chad M
There should be corresponding pins on the right...

There should be corresponding pins on the right side of the sub frame. The pins and those hooks do get broken, so it wouldn't surprise me if either were missing on a project bike.

I repaired one...
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By Chad M
I think there might be another 10 awarded for...

I think there might be another 10 awarded for having damn near everything in those photos a fetching shade of red :lol3
Forum: Airheads 12-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,055
Posted By Chad M
Dos Equis!

http://i1251.photobucket.com/albums/hh546/ChadEhm/A1267EDB-9962-4E88-A074-148AB3EF3642-13182-00000D21DE1323B9_zps89efa1f3.jpg
...
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,055
Posted By Chad M
Well if you can hang on until after the 25th...

Well if you can hang on until after the 25th :evil word is...there are a set of the SWT 30143XX Ralley pegs under the tree :lol3

I will post up some photos to this thread as soon as I get them...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,968
Posted By Chad M
The VIN is on the right frame spar, adjacent to...

The VIN is on the right frame spar, adjacent to the lower end of the headstock gusset.

The area you photographed of the lower right frame rail is where the VIN decal used to live.
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,184
Posted By Chad M
The white one because it's built to fit adult...

The white one because it's built to fit adult males.

I just feel self conscious trying to "fit" on anything pre-'70 BMW.:huh
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By Chad M
Wow! That's my story right down to the bruise! ...

Wow! That's my story right down to the bruise! Damn, that takes me back.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 10-29-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,303
Posted By Chad M
If the rocker shaft nuts have been off, you...

If the rocker shaft nuts have been off, you should confirm that the rocker shafts have been put back in the proper orientation, ie: plug side up for earlier shafts or the dimple on the end of the...
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,303
Posted By Chad M
Is it possible this is piston slap? Do both...

Is it possible this is piston slap? Do both sides sound similar? Have you tried a stethoscope to pin point the noise?
Forum: Airheads 10-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,303
Posted By Chad M
That's what I'd imagine 1/8" of tappet clearance...

That's what I'd imagine 1/8" of tappet clearance would sound like.
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,250
Posted By Chad M
Here's another scenario. 1981 R80G/S. ...

Here's another scenario.

1981 R80G/S.

OX35 filter (straight, short, bonded square section seals on either end)
Recessed cover plate (no thermostat, no oil cooler)
Sharp edged cannister

My...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,300
Posted By Chad M
Ironically you're running your mouth off to one...

Ironically you're running your mouth off to one of the only guys on the forum that could offer assistance with your one little problem...:rofl
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,536
Posted By Chad M
This sounds reasonable, but I can't remember what...

This sounds reasonable, but I can't remember what was agreed upon the last time some irreverent bastard strolled through here flogging his wares. :)

I like the airhead specific spam, I think it...
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,536
Posted By Chad M
How is this different than any other BMW vendor...

How is this different than any other BMW vendor that has an ongoing thread here?

I think as long as his spam stays in his thread then we let it ride.
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,214
Posted By Chad M
There is no duty on motorcycle parts, you can...

There is no duty on motorcycle parts, you can make a request to have the duty you paid reimbursed to you. Motorcycle parts fall into Category 5.
...
Forum: Canada 07-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,807
Posted By Chad M
It's not all that bad if you can tuck in behind a...

It's not all that bad if you can tuck in behind a plow. A heated visor makes things a whole lot easier.
Forum: Airheads 07-23-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By Chad M
Intake leak?

Intake leak?
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,698
Posted By Chad M
Considering you've not given the location, it...

Considering you've not given the location, it would be really hard to say.

:lol3

Nice ride!
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,698
Posted By Chad M
Except an '88 would have a paralever.

Except an '88 would have a paralever.
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,052
Posted By Chad M
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=38...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=387620

Start by submitting your info here.

There is a VIN check website at the bottom of the first post.
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,052
Posted By Chad M
Looks like a G/S to me! VIN would help, but...

Looks like a G/S to me! VIN would help, but definitely the signal lights, headlight and speedo binnacle aren't correct. Hang onto those accessory gauges, they'll mount to your new signal light...
Forum: The Garage 06-22-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,544
Posted By Chad M
If it holds air, I wouldn't hesitate to use it...

If it holds air, I wouldn't hesitate to use it again. The tire certainly won't take that shape.

Chad.
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,516
Posted By Chad M
The red tank looks like it might have come off...

The red tank looks like it might have come off the shelf during the period that BMW had a stake in Husqvarna!
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Chad M
Hey Tom, I've done it plenty of times. I always...

Hey Tom, I've done it plenty of times. I always use a piece of 3/4 plywood and the wide base on my floor jack... spread the load around and you'll be fine.

Chad.
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,573
Posted By Chad M
+1. I have a cheap auto dark helmet and while...

+1. I have a cheap auto dark helmet and while it's fine with the MIG it's brutal with my TIG.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,287
Posted By Chad M
If you want a comparison, get the white G/S hand...

If you want a comparison, get the white G/S hand deflectors, they are pretty darn close to Alpine White. I'll bet your paint pretty close as Alpine does look "creamy" compared to the bright white....
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4,645
Views: 748,262
Posted By Chad M
Here's one in Alberta, Canada. No affiliation to...

Here's one in Alberta, Canada. No affiliation to the bike / seller.

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-street-cruisers-choppers/lethbridge/ural-gear-up-2012-camo/595777211?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,245
Posted By Chad M
That's just a regular GS tank, it's about a 1/3...

That's just a regular GS tank, it's about a 1/3 the price of the PD.
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,245
Posted By Chad M
I predict your "inbox" will be exploding...

I predict your "inbox" will be exploding shortly.:lol3
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,314
Posted By Chad M
That's what a slipping clutch feels like.

That's what a slipping clutch feels like.
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 46,295
Posted By Chad M
I moved this from the Flea Market to the...

I moved this from the Flea Market to the appropriate discussion location... though it doesn't make much sense all by itself. :shog

S. Meyer sells a nice reproduction of those pods now:
...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,900
Posted By Chad M
That turned out really nice! I might just be...

That turned out really nice! I might just be warming up to the dark blue. :ricky
Forum: Airheads 05-10-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7,646
Views: 1,537,698
Posted By Chad M
Judging by the rest, I'd say it's safe to assume...

Judging by the rest, I'd say it's safe to assume it's a Granada Red /2. What a freaking crazy collection!
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,287
Posted By Chad M
Looks great! I see you went for the R80 Basic...

Looks great! I see you went for the R80 Basic white nacelle look, I deliberated on that one too... now I get to see what it looks like :D
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By Chad M
The epoxy won't hold up, the first time it gets...

The epoxy won't hold up, the first time it gets bumped, it's going to knock it loose. A spot of weld or set screws is your best bet.
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