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Forum: Airheads 09-25-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By RLieu67
This is an interesting read about Beemer keys

http://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/keys/index.htm

Your '89 GS might not be included here, but it's good background anyway.

Congrats on your new ride!:clap
Forum: Airheads 06-26-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By RLieu67
Yay Lucky

They all do that. :D:D:D

Great to hear you got it going.
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By RLieu67
It was indeed the relay

I will leave it to this wise forum whether this is sooner or later, but either way, it was the relay. Thank you for your good counsel. Another follow up question: would it be a good idea to dab a...
Forum: Airheads 06-22-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By RLieu67
Bob's BMW

More often than not...sometimes MaxBMW. And Hucky.
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By RLieu67
Good to see you on here Rich!

Nice looking project; I'm sure it's nothing you can't handle!

Rocco
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By RLieu67
Thanks, folks, I will report back, hopefully...

Thanks, folks, I will report back, hopefully sooner rather than later...
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By RLieu67
Ho there, I just caught your bikes...

Ho there, I just caught your bikes comment...heehee:D
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By RLieu67
Hi. No click, no nuthin'...silence!

Hi. No click, no nuthin'...silence!
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By RLieu67
Starting suggestions

Hi. Took the cover off the 80/7 today to de-winterize, Undertook FINE-C...annnnnd...nada. No solenoid click, no turnover, no nothing. Where should I start troubleshooting? The gel battery is...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-14-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By RLieu67
How much is 'dirt cheap'?

I'm currently doing a brat-style rebuild of a '75 360T that belonged to my dad and sat outside for about...22 years! I'll never get my money back, but it wasn't about that...it was about making a...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,453
Posted By RLieu67
You may find this forum helpful:

http://www.hondatwins.net/forum/index.php :deal Best of luck!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,170
Posted By RLieu67
Have a look here, lots of CB350 projects:

:D

http://www.hondatwins.net/forum/index.php
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,519
Posted By RLieu67
Hi-Viz!

"can't say I've ever enjoyed another bike this much, except for maybe my first peewee 80 :)"

I think that's the key right there: nothing about that sentiment has to do with the paint job! And...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-13-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By RLieu67
Tom Cutter's advice

Mr. Cutter advises that you install a BMW stock gasket dry:

http://airheadtechforum.yuku.com/topic/392/t/Removing-the-Oil-Pan.html

FWIW I've followed this with excellent results.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-31-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,913
Posted By RLieu67
+1 on starting over...

My R80 was vibrating alot at 2500-3000 and generally running like crap after a tuning. I redid the carb adjustments, valves and timing and it improved ALOT. Then had the carbs synched up and now...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,462
Posted By RLieu67
Here's some key background...

http://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/keys/index.htm

Best of luck!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By RLieu67
Air intake tube question

Hi folks: I was working on the carbs on my R80/7 the other day. As you are well aware getting the hard plastic air tubes lined up and clamped in can be a real PITA (at least it is for me). I got to...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 56,252
Posted By RLieu67
Hmmm. For some reason I was immediately reminded of this:

http://users.ait.sch.gr/makzax/models/images/speeder3164.jpg:D
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,932
Posted By RLieu67
If you'd like to see a bunch of them at once...

Come over to the tiny, scenic Eastern Oregon town of Athena each June:

http://hodakadays.org/

:D :D :D :D

Athena was the World Headquarters for Hodaka motorcycles.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,159
Posted By RLieu67
Whaaa?

Never underestimate the power of stupidity, or else, really not wanting to do something. I think the guy just didn't feel like doing it. Gas tanks DON'T explode. Gasoline explodes. So unless you...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8,100
Views: 3,169,055
Posted By RLieu67
twins!

Twin Twins! Awwsome!!!:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 08-04-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,017
Posted By RLieu67
Lookin' good...

looks like fun, too. The old Honda Twins are a blast to work on. If you haven't been yet, give this site a look:

http://www.hondatwins.net/forum/index.php?sid=5e2207cb72fc48cad86e3c7e1c69b7a2
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-02-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,159
Posted By RLieu67
impact driver

Those phillips head engine case bolts are a real pain. You are going to be a much happier mechanic if you get yourself an impact driver:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,159
Posted By RLieu67
You're off to a good start!

As the man said, these cb360 forks are easy to work on (especially with manual--do you have one?); you may find that you don't even need an impact driver, and can loosen the drain plugs with an allen...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-22-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,800
Posted By RLieu67
Well, you've got your work cut out for you. From...

Well, you've got your work cut out for you. From just the photos you've got posted, it looks like a daunting task. Are you independently wealthy? You CAN get this bike together. All it takes is a lot...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-15-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By RLieu67
You may have already seen this...

but it's a good read if you haven't: lots of good info about locks, substitute replacement blanks, etc:

http://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/keys/index.htm

Good luck! :D
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By RLieu67
Nope, not using anything more than you'd expect!

Nope, not using anything more than you'd expect!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By RLieu67
Thanks for that suggestion! I did that last...

Thanks for that suggestion! I did that last night, and there was nothing in the filter except for the expected fine powdery dust you would expect to see.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By RLieu67
Ok, thanks! I've not replaced that seal; I've...

Ok, thanks! I've not replaced that seal; I've had the bike just over a year and don't know what the PO did or had done.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By RLieu67
No, no! Not at all! We (local airheads and...

No, no! Not at all! We (local airheads and myself) thought that it would be from the timing assembly because: a) ferric material; b) in the pan, not caught in the screen.

Recycle, you...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By RLieu67
I'm Dumb/embarrased, But Relieved!!!

Well, it goes to show you should always double check what you 'know' against what you THINK you know!

Based on Anorak's suggestion, I cleared my mind, went out to really LOOK at the bike, and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By RLieu67
Yep. My 'Gen' light is yellow; the oil light is...

Yep. My 'Gen' light is yellow; the oil light is red. Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,359
Posted By RLieu67
79 R80/7 oil pressure: soliciting theories

Hi all: I need some help diagnosing an issue with my airhead: the oil pressure light is coming on when the engine is at idle (or at less than 1500 rpm). The engine is running fine, with no grinding...
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