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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 30,561
Posted By darmahman
Nothing like first hand experience to clear...

Nothing like first hand experience to clear things up...:evil

So then, it seems like that takes any theory I had and makes mincemeat of it. :thumb

Thanks Pokie...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By darmahman
Help near Pelham needed to look at bike I wish to buy.

Anybody live near Pelham that could take a look at a BMW airhead for me? Thanks - Mike 970-481-6355
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By darmahman
H.P. peaks at 6500 rpm vs 7250 rpm. Also intake...

H.P. peaks at 6500 rpm vs 7250 rpm.
Also intake valve is 42 mm vs 44mm.
Timing also looks to be different.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By darmahman
You were talking to a confused dyslexic who...

You were talking to a confused dyslexic who thought he knew more than he did. No such animal from BMW in the airhead era...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 30,561
Posted By darmahman
The following paragraph is horseshit... :) I have...

The following paragraph is horseshit... :) I have no idea why I wrote the following!!!

I am only referring to the toaster tank above.

Pokie - I didn't think the small tank on the /5 was...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 30,561
Posted By darmahman
My factory original green paint Sept. 1972 build,...

My factory original green paint Sept. 1972 build, titled 73 SWB has the original pinstripes...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 30,561
Posted By darmahman
I screwed up. I guess I had a series of brain...

I screwed up. I guess I had a series of brain farts.. I too agree with Pokie that the stripes started in the 73 model year, no matter the build date, but I am also sure there are exceptions, right...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,024
Posted By darmahman
Nothing like going off on your own to feel...

Nothing like going off on your own to feel "alive". :) Good luck, bud and just plug away.
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,682
Posted By darmahman
I would really be surprised if Holt did the paint...

I would really be surprised if Holt did the paint as the seller claims. Holt knows no pinstripe goes on the rear fender yet this one has one. Not to be picky, tho I suppose the customer could have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-30-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By darmahman
I try to go every year. I find the Bonhams...

I try to go every year. I find the Bonhams Auction which takes place the day b/4 Mecum's really gets going way more interesting and not so exhausting. Mecums is like Barrett-Jackson. Too much and...
Forum: Airheads 12-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7,485
Views: 1,498,882
Posted By darmahman
I am thinking it is the bolt with the "lock nut"...

I am thinking it is the bolt with the "lock nut" on it holding the starter? I think it would make it more accessible to loosen and tighten. My memory is a little foggy...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By darmahman
1987 built R80 G/S's never made it to the states....

1987 built R80 G/S's never made it to the states. Only Europe.( They were discontinued here at the end of 1986.)
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By darmahman
$10K for well worn R80G/S.

So this well worn example (below) of an original R80G/S just sold on ebay for $10,000.
The PD tank was not offered in 81 but owner added it later.
A few years ago, a mint R80G/S like this would...
Forum: Airheads 12-28-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7,485
Views: 1,498,882
Posted By darmahman
:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 12-27-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,481
Posted By darmahman
Great price for a bike with all those extras. I...

Great price for a bike with all those extras. I saw the bike on CL. That is a great price. Hope he has service records. If so and the bike has been serviced it will be gone pretty quickly. Things...
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By darmahman
Friend and I each bought headlight mirrors for...

Friend and I each bought headlight mirrors for our /5's( mine are Alberts and his Bumms) He saved $100 ... at the time.
His fell apart in no time. Mine are still perfect after almost 2 years.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 30,561
Posted By darmahman
No such thing as a 72 LWB - at least not from the...

No such thing as a 72 LWB - at least not from the factory.
LWB were not built till the 73 model year was well underway.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,682
Posted By darmahman
Correct on the oil pan - It is aftermarket. It...

Correct on the oil pan - It is aftermarket. It requires a modification to the center stand to make the center stand extend. The VIN # is 1975 series, built in January of 75.
I don't get what you...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,682
Posted By darmahman
$35,000 R90S at Bob's BMW

All 75 and 76 R90S's had straight stalks for the mirrors. All 74's had curved stalks..
Think $18,300 is a lot, look at this one at Bob's BMW for sale now...
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-25-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,724
Posted By darmahman
Didn't hurt mine...

Didn't hurt mine...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-24-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,724
Posted By darmahman
No charity - Just a fine...:cry

No charity - Just a fine...:cry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-24-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,724
Posted By darmahman
You guys missed an early Christmas present I was...

You guys missed an early Christmas present I was given on Overland Trail after I went by you at Verns. :huh
Our local constable gifted me a piece of paper to contact our local county courthouse w/in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-23-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,724
Posted By darmahman
i am gonna try and make it. Won't know till 11...

i am gonna try and make it. Won't know till 11 or so. If I am not there by 12 sharp, forget about me...
What are you guys riding? I am thinking the DR for me.
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,630
Posted By darmahman
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 12-18-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,705
Posted By darmahman
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,440
Posted By darmahman
seafoam

seafoam
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,705
Posted By darmahman
I agree. All good advise - The last half is to...

I agree. All good advise - The last half is to make sure you ride it for at least 15 minutes or so after cleaning. Get the bike (engine) good and hot.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,051
Views: 1,031,367
Posted By darmahman
Got it off ebay from the second owner from Reno....

Got it off ebay from the second owner from Reno. Thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By darmahman
No but it is the same size (almost) as it's...

No but it is the same size (almost) as it's mother in the background...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,993
Posted By darmahman
Dan - see below:

Dan - see below:
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,993
Posted By darmahman
Just bought an 04 ADV last week. Don't need 2.

Just bought an 04 ADV last week. Don't need 2.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By darmahman
Dave - Will there be free suspension tune- ups?

Dave - Will there be free suspension tune- ups?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,993
Posted By darmahman
Dan - Not sure who directed at, but in my case I...

Dan - Not sure who directed at, but in my case I have owned 4 GS/ADV hexhead/camheads and 4 GS/ADV oilheads. I prefer the oilheads and it cost $ to get a low mileage one in like new condition that is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,993
Posted By darmahman
JIm - MSRP on a 2005 R1150 GS ADV was $15,420. I...

JIm - MSRP on a 2005 R1150 GS ADV was $15,420. I say his bike is worth $11,000. That is 71% of original MSRP, not 80% as you said.
All I am doing is trying to help him get the most he can for his...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,993
Posted By darmahman
Jim - Re - read my post. I found 3 from 02 to 04,...

Jim - Re - read my post. I found 3 from 02 to 04, just like my post #40 says. 06 's are worth more.You think I am making it up?
Do the same thing I did if you don't believe me. You respond like...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 655
Views: 36,255
Posted By darmahman
:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb:thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,993
Posted By darmahman
Ebay completed sales since 9-16-14

Here is a list of ALL completed sales for 2005-2007 R1200GS and R1200GS ADV WITH UNDER 30,000 MILES on ebay since 9/16/2014 which is as far back as ebay will let me go:

05 GS- 24,000 MILES- ...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,993
Posted By darmahman
3 sold on ebay recently

Since Sept. 16th the following 1150 GS Adv. SOLD on ebay with less than 30,000 miles:
2004 Silver w/ 18K miles - $10,000
2002 Black w/13,000 miles - $9500
and I bought an 04 off of ebay with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,021
Posted By darmahman
None here, just rain.

None here, just rain.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,214
Posted By darmahman
He has a little red around his nose - How bout...

He has a little red around his nose - How bout Rudi?
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