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Forum: Airheads 06-10-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By ewilly
Vote

I like the simplicity and lines of 1 but also like 4.

Either way ride it like you stole it!:D
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By ewilly
Ok

I think I have the skill to install a new u-joint if I can find a source the u-joint. Any recommendations?

Thanks to all for input so far.
Forum: Airheads 06-08-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By ewilly
Are there any pros or cons for the two types of...

Are there any pros or cons for the two types of driveshafts and are they interchangeable?

THX,
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By ewilly
Need new or Used driveshaft for LWB in Phx

I finally got my driveshaft out and decided I need to rebuild of replace. Does anyone have one of the Cush style shafts from a 1980 r100rt sitting around to sell or recommend a source to rebuild?
...
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By ewilly
Thanks

Thanks I will try that .
Forum: Airheads 06-07-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By ewilly
Thanks everyone so far. I think the new starter...

Thanks everyone so far. I think the new starter will be best option for this build.


HELP!
I am still trying to answer the question if the driveshaft should come apart after the circlip...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By ewilly
Threads

I think you were right about the threads. I was successful with the other side. Thanks for the thoughts about the fuel line.

Still hoping to get input especially regarding the driveshaft.
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By ewilly
R90 Build Questions

1. Is the crossover fuel line with Tees required? I would like to eliminate and use one side of tank per carb.

2. Has anyone tried or can you post opinion if a front brake handlebar mounted master...
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 101,374
Posted By ewilly
BMW Airhead Parts in PHX AZ

All parts are in Phx, Az area and can be picked up locally or I will ship at best rate possible in addition to the listed prices. I will send pics upon request.

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Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,130
Posted By ewilly
Brake

There is a one piece long SS braided line on ebay that goes from caliper to master cyl. I am planning to use one on my café racer.
Forum: Airheads 05-30-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By ewilly
Update

I have been doing some detail work and acquiring some parts.

Stripped and painted R90S badges
http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff61/ewillyphoto/IMG_66151.jpg

Almost new Dunlop K70...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By ewilly
Thanks

Oh Crap - I can't ride a bike whereby more than 50% of the value originated in Canada!:1drink

OH Well I will make the best of it.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By ewilly
I believe they were made in the USA but I will...

I believe they were made in the USA but I will have to confirm! The engine is stock R90/6 but may end up with R100 cylinders and heads.




I am planning to use the Brembo rear disc brake...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By ewilly
Update

I am happy to reveal the new custom aluminum tins that I just received from one of our local frequent Airhead maniacs. These automatically make my heap look like a legit bike in my opinion.

...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,731,297
Posted By ewilly
Very Nice

Happy Birthday CD. Looks like a real nice RT! Never even thought about them being made as an R80 vs R100. Very interesting how these deals find you!
Forum: Airheads 05-05-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,553
Posted By ewilly
Exhaust and Clip ons

I really like your build and it has several features I am planning to use. Great job - love the vintage paint design.

Are those TeleFix clip ons? Is the header a modified R1100??? If so can...
Forum: Airheads 05-04-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By ewilly
New R90 Cafe Racer Build

So I am 9mos into the airhead revolution and my first build was a Scrambler conversion on a 84 R100 and I was having so much fun with that I decided to try another. I found a '75 R90/6 frame,...
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 101,374
Posted By ewilly
R100 Engine Cover Set plus Petcocks and More

See various parts below. Shipping will be addt'l on all parts. Will try to do flat rate USPS if possible.




http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff61/ewillyphoto/IMG_64041.jpg
Nice master...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,553
Posted By ewilly
Paradise

NOPE none of that! We just have to worry about our tires and the asphalt becoming one if you do not go fast enough when it is 120 Degrees plus.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,553
Posted By ewilly
Yep

Yea I think it is mostly you CD!:D But honestly for a very casual ride like my next build and considering the dry climate here I do often consider no rear fender.

I noticed the aluminum...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By ewilly
Iteresting

I am very intrigued! Cant wait to see if there are any clearance issues.

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Forum: Airheads 04-30-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By ewilly
Mod

Looks like a minor tweak to make the "X" dimension wider and cut off the reducer and Y and splice a new 1.50 diameter piece if necessary and Wallah! we have a 1100 CC VW engine.:D

Even if...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,259
Posted By ewilly
Niiiice

Looking Great! That is a beauty! Keep it going and ride on out west.
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 101,374
Posted By ewilly
R90/100 Parts & Harro Elefantenboy in AZ

Here is a batch of parts that I have tried to price in market range with my limited airhead knowledge. Please make offer if you see something that appears to be priced high or multiple items.
...
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,641
Posted By ewilly
Out

I was looking forward to this but have been advised that I have to travel that week.

Thanks for putting it together. I may try to schedule some type of tech day at my place later.
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,641
Posted By ewilly
32mm

I am still trying to make this. I have a set of 32's I plan to bring.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By ewilly
Lights

Yes got head lights and no power for tail at harness connector under seat.

It is an 84 r100
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,553
Posted By ewilly
Insert for muffler

I tried something on a pair of stock mufflers that are shortened to the end of the con that's seems to be working great and sounds even better to me.

I used a 8-10 inch long piece of 1 inch...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By ewilly
Jumping in

I need to jump in on this one!

My issue is the brake light is working but no running light at rear or gauge lights. I put knew rear light on rear when I changed fenders and have not had...
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 764,553
Posted By ewilly
Awesome

CD - That is beautiful! Is that an original refinished seat or purchased?

You definitely know how to bring them back to original glory.
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,731,297
Posted By ewilly
Scrambler

Thor was a R100T. I dubbed it dual purpose to avoid the Scrambler stigma!:evil Still plan to fab high exhaust so I can use some real vintage Krauser heat shields I am sitting on.





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Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8,276
Views: 1,731,297
Posted By ewilly
Current bikes

Recent shot of the Dual Purpose

http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff61/ewillyphoto/IMG_53811.jpg

Pic showing the 79 RS next to DP

...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By ewilly
Thanks

Thank you all for the constructive advice and also for the source of entertainment regarding the RT legacy!

Always appreciate the help.
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By ewilly
Airhead Tools and ID of Remnant in Oil

I have an R100 engine that I planned to use to build another bike and have been tearing it down. So when I removed the oil pan I found a small piece of radiused glass that was less that .25 inch and...
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,069
Posted By ewilly
Very nice! LMK if it doesn't work for you!

Very nice! LMK if it doesn't work for you!
Forum: Airheads 02-08-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,641
Posted By ewilly
HMMM Which set of carbs needs the most help?

I will definitely plan on being there. I have three pairs that could use some help. The crustiest pair need serious cleaning. Do you have an ultrasonic cleaner?

Recommendations for the...
Forum: Airheads 02-01-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,761
Posted By ewilly
Rt

I just bought some parts from a guy here in PHX that has an RT fairing if you want his info PM me. I have a few parts from a 78 RT if you need forks or front brakes.



I recently picked...
Forum: Airheads 01-30-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By ewilly
17"

Unfortunately I have not looked specifically for 17" but I sure do not remember seeing any listed in my web travels when buying 18 and 19 inch.
Forum: Airheads 01-29-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By ewilly
Great

I have a different opinion in both cases. While running a Pirelli MT43 4.00-18 on my single track bike in all conditions except extreme mud these were excellent without exception!

I have the...
Forum: Airheads 01-26-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By ewilly
No I am 98% sure it was square and cast alum lid...

No I am 98% sure it was square and cast alum lid and box.
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