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Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By DiabloADV
Handlebar Insert?

I'm going to run wires inside this bar...it has these plastic plugs for some reason. For damping, I assume. Any reason I can't pull those out of there?

And...any tips for doing so?
...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By DiabloADV
The backside of the alternator rotor creates the...

The backside of the alternator rotor creates the seal.

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n521/ashburnrick/rotor_zpst6pkpdo0.jpg

Part facing bottom right in the photo.
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,079
Posted By DiabloADV
On a G/S rebuild I put a new factory switch in...

On a G/S rebuild I put a new factory switch in it. Tested it before screwing it in; tested it before mounting the gearbox back into the bike.

Got it all done...didn't work. Fiddled with it for...
Forum: Airheads 05-06-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,240
Posted By DiabloADV
Always remember -- octane is not a "stuff" -- it...

Always remember -- octane is not a "stuff" -- it is a rating number/ratio.

If the goal is to just reduce/eliminate detonation (at a reasonable fuel mixture, timing, etc.) a simple solution is to...
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By DiabloADV
The UJ isn't the problem. It's sealed. The...

The UJ isn't the problem. It's sealed.

The problem is at the final drive. As the wheel moves up and down, that spline joint slides back and forth (axially). It wouldn't last long.

*Most*...
Forum: Airheads 04-09-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,358
Posted By DiabloADV
Not sure that charge light is right...it doesn't...

Not sure that charge light is right...it doesn't go to ground...needs to tie in to ignition switch circuit...on the M-unit side of the ignition.

Depending on your switch setup, you might not need...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,358
Posted By DiabloADV
What buttons are those on the left? Sent...

What buttons are those on the left?


Sent from mobile
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,358
Posted By DiabloADV
Pic of your switches? Sent from mobile

Pic of your switches?


Sent from mobile
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,152
Posted By DiabloADV
I read the instructions for the Koso tacos. A...

I read the instructions for the Koso tacos. A motor that fires the plug(s) once per revolution (ie, our motors) is configured in their products as "single cylinder two stroke."

Makes sense if you...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,358
Posted By DiabloADV
https://vimeo.com/124375451 RFID system...

https://vimeo.com/124375451

RFID system lock.


Sent from mobile
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,152
Posted By DiabloADV
Kicking this thread up for any update anyone can...

Kicking this thread up for any update anyone can offer...

I have ruled out the Trailtech Vapor since so many people report bad results.

I have a "tach-out" signal plug on my Sachse ignition. I...
Forum: Airheads 04-07-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,358
Posted By DiabloADV
I've been thinking about this four button setup...

I've been thinking about this four button setup for mine. One nagging question is what to do about a kill switch. Did you wire that up separately?

I have the RFID bike switch system, which is not...
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,849
Posted By DiabloADV
Yup...the swingarm/shock setup is how King does...

Yup...the swingarm/shock setup is how King does it.
Forum: Airheads 03-31-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,358
Posted By DiabloADV
I just received the M-button to go with my...

I just received the M-button to go with my M-unit. I keep reading, "can be installed inside the bars..."

OK..but how, exactly? The wires from the switches would need to get inside the bar; the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,565
Views: 420,959
Posted By DiabloADV
Perfect! Thanks... Sent from mobile

Perfect! Thanks...


Sent from mobile
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,565
Views: 420,959
Posted By DiabloADV
Hey folks... I need to paint a damaged...

Hey folks...

I need to paint a damaged mirror on my R1150RT. The color code is 486, "Dark Blue Metallic."

I can't find this paint. Any ideas for me?
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By DiabloADV
There are three choices that go to 28 -- they...

There are three choices that go to 28 -- they differ in how fast they get there.

All else equal, would higher compression mean you want to get there faster or slower...?
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By DiabloADV
I emailed them asking for a dual-curve chart, and...

I emailed them asking for a dual-curve chart, and this is it.

Box has "BMW DZ" written on it by hand. DZ is the dual-plug version.
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By DiabloADV
Did you ask for the dual-plugged kit, or the...

Did you ask for the dual-plugged kit, or the standard?

EME's unit is their own spec...includes single and dual. Otherwise it's the same as Sachse.

Buying direct from Sachse, they sell a single...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By DiabloADV
These are selectable ignition curves in the...

These are selectable ignition curves in the Sachse ignition system.

The standard advice is that dual-plugged advance should peak at 28 degrees. But that advice varies depending on the...
Forum: Airheads 03-30-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By DiabloADV
Dual Plug ignition curves

Here are some dual plugged ignition curves.

My application: Seibenrock 1000 kit in a 90/6 block, at a claimed 9.5 compression.

What are the experts thoughts on these curves?
...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 165,030
Posted By DiabloADV
This Acewell speedo is nice, to be sure. But I'm...

This Acewell speedo is nice, to be sure. But I'm looking for simpler...

I don't need turn signal lights and high beam lights. I don't need any idiot lights for that matter...I've got oil, N and...
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By DiabloADV
See second pic in this post... ...

See second pic in this post...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23721225&postcount=123
Forum: Airheads 03-27-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By DiabloADV
Prep them real nice with scotchbrite pad. Prime...

Prep them real nice with scotchbrite pad. Prime as needed. Spray with matt black paint. Simple enough.

I prefer DupliColor engine paint products for this...fuel resistant and tough.
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By DiabloADV
http://www.marcparnes.com/BMW_Motorcycle_Wheel_Bal...

http://www.marcparnes.com/BMW_Motorcycle_Wheel_Balancer.htm

He's got your adapter. Send him an email.
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,358
Posted By DiabloADV
I got the m-unit wired up on a trial basis on my...

I got the m-unit wired up on a trial basis on my project bike. Everything works as advertised.

Then the Euro dropped and I ordered the button and the keyless starter. I'll rework my wiring when...
Forum: Airheads 03-25-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By DiabloADV
That's a 5sp box, and that's the N switch. One...

That's a 5sp box, and that's the N switch. One wire goes to ground; one goes to headlight bucket for the N light. On a "real" /6 setup the wire to the N light first goes to the circuit board in the...
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,021
Posted By DiabloADV
It might be cheaper to get an LED H4 headlight...

It might be cheaper to get an LED H4 headlight bulb than to upgrade the whole system. Also...if you're going to get running lights, be sure to get LED.
Forum: Airheads 03-18-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,425
Posted By DiabloADV
I've got one of these to put in my /6 with...

I've got one of these to put in my /6 with Seibenrock kit & Sachse ignition. Not fired it up yet, but it should work...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,446
Posted By DiabloADV
Front bearing? Sent from mobile

Front bearing?


Sent from mobile
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,230
Posted By DiabloADV
Jim...what are your tire specs (sizes) there...?

Jim...what are your tire specs (sizes) there...?
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By DiabloADV
From the Motogadget website. It removes the VAT...

From the Motogadget website. It removes the VAT tax when you select ex-EU shipping destination. Shipping is higher than it should be, but still overall cheaper than buying in the US.
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By DiabloADV
I just saved about $100 on a Motogadget order by...

I just saved about $100 on a Motogadget order by shipping from Germany to California.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By DiabloADV
Golf grip solvent is perfect. I have a bottle...

Golf grip solvent is perfect. I have a bottle around because I used to play a lot of golf.

I think it's basically paint thinner.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,091
Posted By DiabloADV
Then I will bow out and let the more experienced...

Then I will bow out and let the more experienced folks take over!
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,091
Posted By DiabloADV
Are the cross-hatches still visible on the...

Are the cross-hatches still visible on the cylinder walls?
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By DiabloADV
Sure looks like it. ...

Sure looks like it.

http://www.elektronik-sachse.de/ZDG3/start/start.php?page=1&ver=3.12&typ=BMW%20R45-R100&path=BMW/R_Type/&lang=en

I ordered two. :D
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By DiabloADV
It's a no-brainer. I'm ordering one from Germany.

It's a no-brainer. I'm ordering one from Germany.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By DiabloADV
The EME box requires the $99 upgrade to get 2...

The EME box requires the $99 upgrade to get 2 twin plug curves and 7 single. Stock is two single/one twin. It also includes an output for a digital tach.

I personally wouldn't spring the extra...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,552
Posted By DiabloADV
$275 including shipping! Assuming VISA gives me...

$275 including shipping! Assuming VISA gives me the proper exchange rate when I order.

The website automatically takes the VAT off when you go to checkout.
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