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Forum: Airheads 04-22-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
R80G/S wet weight

Weighed the bike today: 435lbs with HPN tank and 4ish gallons of gas, no tools.

Thought it would be a tad lighter but still happy. Missing the right side crash guard and side luggage racks.
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By Cdubs
motoren Israel oil pan intermediate ring and skidplate?

Anyone have either of these parts? I was looking into the missing hardware for my PD skidplate and it came to something like $50-70 in parts :huh

Anyone have this badass skidplate? How does it...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
The boots are not strapped on, they are just...

The boots are not strapped on, they are just hanging for mock up purposes, not attached or pulled over lower part of the fork.

I'm at 270 on the center stand, 225 when bike is under it's own...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Also Ras how much travel are you running in the...

Also Ras how much travel are you running in the front?

I think I'm at 270 or 275mm.
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Ras - Not sure, I thought I was getting more...

Ras - Not sure, I thought I was getting more travel from just adding the TAG monolever. Was told it works with the "stock" shock and this ohlins is set up for the factory swing arm. Is there a way to...
Forum: Airheads 04-12-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah I remember my 1000 making my hands go numb...

Yeah I remember my 1000 making my hands go numb from time to time.
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Ha yes, had to mix some of the shit gas to get to...

Ha yes, had to mix some of the shit gas to get to the station but put 6 gallons in the big tank, maybe it's the points springs, I just threw it in there as it came off a running bike. Could probably...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
its back on the road!

Finally jumped through all the DMV hoops and got the bike a plate! Doing shake down rides in the city until i have everything sorted. Having a couple wiring issues. On the fence about getting a new...
Forum: Airheads 03-23-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,355
Posted By Cdubs
It was mentioned in the booster instructions that...

It was mentioned in the booster instructions that you should file/ rough up the points slightly when running a booster.
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,907
Posted By Cdubs
I was under the impression that this was a low...

I was under the impression that this was a low torque bolt, wouldn't it be bad to rotate the motor with it? I use the 5th gear turn as well to rotate motor.
Forum: Airheads 02-21-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By Cdubs
Always fun to revisit :)

Always fun to revisit :)
Forum: Airheads 02-06-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Cdubs
I've tried rebuilding one of these and it didn't...

I've tried rebuilding one of these and it didn't work, money wasted, and no one resleeves masters around me. Ended up buying a new master and then another new master for my other G/S. Apparently that...
Forum: Airheads 01-31-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By Cdubs
I've had the Pirelli mt43 DOT trials tire on a...

I've had the Pirelli mt43 DOT trials tire on a stock suspended G/S and it was great. did well off road and on the highway. Wear was fine as well. Have the same tire mounted on my now modded G/S with...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Cdubs
I went back to points, I am a luddite as well but...

I went back to points, I am a luddite as well but was just curious. A friends ktm keeps blowing up and noticed he didnt have rollers on the valve side either which made me think about the G/S.


...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Cdubs
Roller Rockers for airheads?

Has anyone ever made roller rockers for airheads? I searched and didn't come up with much. I think there would be some performance gain as well as efficiency and noise reduction. Just curious!
...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah I remember not loving my plastic acerbis...

Yeah I remember not loving my plastic acerbis petcocks on the XR acerbis tank. If I can't find a rebuild kit, I'll try and find the aluminum ones.



That would be great!
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Cdubs
BAP petcocks rebuild? HPN tank

Bought a tank used and the petcocks were stuff so pulled them apart and the plastic seal was torn inside and hard to believe they leak like a sieve now.

Is there a rebuild kit I can't find on the...
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
all of your favorite online moto dealers usually...

all of your favorite online moto dealers usually have them, and I'll prob end up selling mine.

https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=fastway+footpegs
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah I bought SWT footpegs. I have fastways as...

Yeah I bought SWT footpegs. I have fastways as well which I liked. Will pick between the two.

http://www.swt-sports.de/
Forum: Airheads 12-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Center stand fab

was a few inches short on the center stand front so got with my buddy Dean who's got a sweet shop at work and we went to work. After a lot of discussion, staring at HPN bikes, and some drawings we...
Forum: Airheads 12-06-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah I have a friend who runs them. I think they...

Yeah I have a friend who runs them. I think they may rub if you have an ohlins. Picture of one fitting, here (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/travel-bikes-for-sale-wanted/sale-bmw-r80-g-s-66878)
Forum: Airheads 12-02-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By Cdubs
purolator makes good oil filters, large holes...

purolator makes good oil filters, large holes that flow well.
Forum: Airheads 12-01-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
You'll have to pry it from my cold dead hands....

You'll have to pry it from my cold dead hands. :wink:


I have found the VIN thanks to a ADV rider texting me a photo, thanks!
...
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Thanks any direction on where exactly it is so I...

Thanks any direction on where exactly it is so I don't sand too much powdercoat away? :) I saw this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=742081) thread which gives me a little direction. ...
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
My bike never had a vin stamped into the headtube...

My bike never had a vin stamped into the headtube area, I have seen some 81's with it there. Mine is an 83.

So it was never stamped into the frame below and behind the right cylinder on the frame?
Forum: Airheads 11-28-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Where is the vin?

I had the frame powdercoated and asked if the VIN would get covered up and of course the answer was no.

I'd rather not stamp the old number back in if it's under there, can anyone give me an idea...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Forgot I had to cut the battery box mount a...

Forgot I had to cut the battery box mount a little bit so the swingarm/rubber boot would not rub. You can also see the boxed section of the frame cross bars a little bit.
...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Ha I'll get some up soon I think...

Ha I'll get some up soon




I think so I'll have to go digging, It just got arched out and boxed where the mouth of the swing arm goes.

Hmm that seems weird about the condensor, I ran mine...
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,499
Posted By Cdubs
Yet ANOTHER R80G/S rebuild TAG and SWT mods

After a long 2 year build after getting hit, it's back on the road! Timing not set, no choke and it fired immediately! Almost ready to ride the world, or maybe just the US and Baja for now....
Forum: Airheads 11-14-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Cdubs
Update! Was the damn starter relay which...

Update!

Was the damn starter relay which was brand new so I didn't suspect it. Tested a bunch of stuff tore apart and ruined my starter button and traced it back to the relay. Threw a jumper in...
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah tested all ground with beemerguru and they...

Yeah tested all ground with beemerguru and they are good. I removed the powdercoat in the ground areas, its just hard to see.
Forum: Airheads 11-04-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Cdubs
The blue/yellow wire down by the relay had a...

The blue/yellow wire down by the relay had a little spot rubbed through it so I RTVed it. Cleaned all the connections and now with the key in the off position I can get the starter button to switch...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Cdubs
Update

Damn ground was loose on the battery :) beemerguru stopped by and gave me a hand. Jumping the starter now works but the starter button on the handlebar isn't working which I need to trace in the...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,408
Posted By Cdubs
Just about finished mine up. Excited to see yours!

Just about finished mine up. Excited to see yours!
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,355
Posted By Cdubs
you need the brown coil unless you are going back...

you need the brown coil unless you are going back to points.
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,355
Posted By Cdubs
No prob, check out Rick site has the coil...

No prob, check out Rick site has the coil breakdown, I think you need really low ohm coils for the electronic ignition. http://www.motoelekt.com/ignition.htm

Also sounds like your beancan could be...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Cdubs
Yeah have the trans on and the battery is good,...

Yeah have the trans on and the battery is good, have run an air compressor off of it and it reads 12.75v.
...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,355
Posted By Cdubs
Sounds like i'll be giving them a little...

Sounds like i'll be giving them a little scuffing.



Hey Roy you can't use a 5 ohm coil with the electronic ignition from what I remember
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Cdubs
no power after reassembly r80g/s

Points in a can wired
Enduralast stator wired
Just cleaned up the grounds for the wiring harness

No power to the key, triple checked my disassembly pictures and the forum
Can't jump the starter...
Forum: Airheads 11-02-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,355
Posted By Cdubs
Thanks fellows! The points looked good when I...

Thanks fellows! The points looked good when I installed them as they came off a runner. Went to fire it up last night and key isn't getting power so back to the drawing board...
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