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Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 30,587
Posted By TimTowtdi
I have been following this thread, and it looks...

I have been following this thread, and it looks like you are doing a great job. No "dope" there.

Make sure you tap along the line and the m/c to dislodge the bubbles so they work their way out.
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 30,587
Posted By TimTowtdi
If you look inside the master cylinder, you will...

If you look inside the master cylinder, you will see the inlet. You need that point to be higher than anything else in the hydraulic system. That means the brake pressure switch at the front must...
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 30,587
Posted By TimTowtdi
The lever will be higher than the front. The...

The lever will be higher than the front. The brake light switch at the front will be lower than the lever at the back.
Forum: Airheads 04-16-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 30,587
Posted By TimTowtdi
Often it is necessary to loosen the master...

Often it is necessary to loosen the master cylinder from the frame and tip the back up. and leave the lever sqeezed over night. Tapping the m/c and line helps work the bubbles up.
Forum: Battle Scooters 12-14-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,110
Posted By TimTowtdi
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 11-24-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,666
Posted By TimTowtdi
I don't have fab equipment available to use any...

I don't have fab equipment available to use any longer or I would try to make myself a set. I wish someone would make and sell sets of those racks. I know I would buy at least 1 pair.
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,187
Posted By TimTowtdi
Yes. But to quote it would be violation of...

Yes. But to quote it would be violation of copyright.
Forum: Face Plant 11-10-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,918
Posted By TimTowtdi
Were you braking into the turn, or rolling on the...

Were you braking into the turn, or rolling on the throttle?
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 621,761
Posted By TimTowtdi
How about $120 plus shipping?

How about $120 plus shipping?
Forum: Airheads 07-06-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 621,761
Posted By TimTowtdi
/7 exhaust

This was pulled off a R75 with about 20k on it, and then it was ceramic coated.

http://aa9pz.smugmug.com/Other/Stuff/i-dT3xxzb/0/M/IMG_0023-M.jpg
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Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By TimTowtdi
It could be the splitter for the throttle cables.

It could be the splitter for the throttle cables.
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By TimTowtdi
Looks normal to me. :1drink

Looks normal to me. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 50,013
Views: 10,637,237
Posted By TimTowtdi
It looks like the splines are extending out of...

It looks like the splines are extending out of the sprocket in the first picture. That is not how it is supposed to fit. They should not extend out of the sprocket. So I would say the flat side...
Forum: Hacks 04-23-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5,324
Views: 899,749
Posted By TimTowtdi
Unit Leading Link Front End for BMW /7

This is new, purchased for a setup I was planning but never got together. Shocks for a 200lb rider with a light sidecar and dual ATE brakes. Fender is unpainted. I would like around $1000 for all...
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,940
Posted By TimTowtdi
They will go in. You just need some lube like...

They will go in. You just need some lube like brake clean and some patience.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 33,586
Posted By TimTowtdi
+1

+1
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,680
Posted By TimTowtdi
It looks like you have the earlier cam on the...

It looks like you have the earlier cam on the shift mechanism. The later one has a detent for the neutral switch button.
Forum: Airheads 02-18-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,614
Posted By TimTowtdi
Try the Super Scraper from Goodson. A little...

Try the Super Scraper from Goodson. A little pricey, but they work GREAT. http://www.goodson.com/SS-4U-1-1_4_Wide_Super_Scraper/
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By TimTowtdi
BMW switched to the plastic one when they changed...

BMW switched to the plastic one when they changed the filter gasket. The metal one will not work with the new filters.
Forum: Face Plant 01-20-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,663
Posted By TimTowtdi
I am recovering from a broken femur fixed with a...

I am recovering from a broken femur fixed with a intramedullary rod. Only 8 weeks in, so no first hand experience with non-union, but I have found a lot of info on www.http://ehealthforum.com/...
Forum: Airheads 12-29-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,000
Posted By TimTowtdi
You need to grind down the outside of a socket to...

You need to grind down the outside of a socket to fit. If you have a lathe available, that will do it best.
Forum: Airheads 08-14-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,796
Posted By TimTowtdi
You can also try the axle in the wheel off the...

You can also try the axle in the wheel off the bike, and again on the bike with the wheel off. You may have an alignment issue on the bike.
Forum: Airheads 06-09-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By TimTowtdi
After years of using an aftermarket stock seat, I...

After years of using an aftermarket stock seat, I finally had a RDL saddle made for my /7. I am slightly taller than you (6'6" w/ 36" inseam) and prior to the custom seat, I used an airhawk pad...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,187
Posted By TimTowtdi
A guy I know has the same problems. We just put...

A guy I know has the same problems. We just put new coils on his bike last weekend. It did not fix it.
Forum: Airheads 12-05-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By TimTowtdi
Check out bobistheoilguy.com for lots of info on...

Check out bobistheoilguy.com for lots of info on oils. You will get more reasonable replies there then here.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,170
Posted By TimTowtdi
Are you stuck on a BMW?

Have you considered a used FJR1300?

They look like a nice bike to me.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,203
Views: 169,450
Posted By TimTowtdi
That's what I'm saying.

That's what I'm saying.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,203
Views: 169,450
Posted By TimTowtdi
Where is it?

I have been unsuccessful in finding it. Any hints?
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,459
Posted By TimTowtdi
Color Matching

Well I am no expert, but when I asked them for 034 paint, they said they could not sell me any because they did not have a good match for it. From my conversation with Kent Holt, it seems some time...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,459
Posted By TimTowtdi
I have. They don't have the formula for the...

I have. They don't have the formula for the color. In fact, the rear fender has been there since January waiting for Kent of get the time to figure out a formula to match it. Problem is, I want...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,459
Posted By TimTowtdi
white

Thanks for the vote. I have been drifting toward that or maybe yellow. About 15 minutes ago I told my brother I was thinking white with maybe red pin stripes. Or maybe black stripes. Or maybe...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,459
Posted By TimTowtdi
help me choose a paint color

So I need to decide what color to paint my 77 R75/7. It is originally the orange metallic BMW used, but I have been unsuccessful in obtaining paint to return it to that wonderful color. So I need...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,134
Posted By TimTowtdi
Ha Ha Ha! This place isn't a democracy. :lol3 ...

Ha Ha Ha! This place isn't a democracy. :lol3 Though I voted for Old Skool too.
Forum: Hacks 02-14-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,124
Posted By TimTowtdi
I've used coals under an engine before. Just be...

I've used coals under an engine before. Just be careful.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By TimTowtdi
Thanks. Yeah, those are the Dyna coils, and I...

Thanks. Yeah, those are the Dyna coils, and I don't know if the mounts for them will work with the Accel coils. I don't know how they will work with tucking them in. I know Oak and Snowbum...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By TimTowtdi
Please do.

Please do.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-05-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By TimTowtdi
:rofl:lol3 thats a GS not a /7

:rofl:lol3 thats a GS not a /7
Forum: Old's Cool 01-04-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By TimTowtdi
Accel Coils on a /7

I need to figure out how to mount the 140404 Accel coils on my /7 preferably in the original coil mounting location. I know others have done it, so I am hoping someone has a picture of either the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,091
Posted By TimTowtdi
May to October 2011

Sounds good to me.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-01-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,091
Posted By TimTowtdi
do we want another mileage log for 2011?

As you post your final mileages, let me know if you are interested in another mileage log for 2011. I can set it up if anyone else is interested.

Dave
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