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Forum: Airheads 04-26-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Milkjug
Like flying a German bomber....mines got a 1776/...

Like flying a German bomber....mines got a 1776/ big nut rgb's and a lot of rust but it treat me well. Prime real estate to steal!!
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Milkjug
Plaka that's a pretty specific description of the...

Plaka that's a pretty specific description of the engine. It came off a wrecked Rt and yeah I'm gonna ask about a warranty and also hear it run. The later engines have nickies, simplex chain and...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Milkjug
I found an Engine from a '93 R100 with 60k on it...

I found an Engine from a '93 R100 with 60k on it according to the place that has it. They want a thousand and said it ran nice. It has late ignition and I want to know what I'd need to run it and if...
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Milkjug
I'm under the impression that airhead bottom ends...

I'm under the impression that airhead bottom ends last indefinitely or almost. Gonna do leak down and take it from there. Anyone wanna loan me the puller/installer for a rear main?
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Milkjug
Got a hold of the p/o who happened to be with a...

Got a hold of the p/o who happened to be with a guy who knew some of my R90's history. I spoke with him and was told the engine was checked out at a shop in Oregon and has never been apart. 69k and...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Milkjug
It's also the draw to German machines. Airheads...

It's also the draw to German machines. Airheads are sewing machine meets FW-190. Supposedly, BMW radial aircraft engines were notoriously leaky but dead reliable. I love my bike, the similarity to...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Milkjug
Talking Plaka, I forgot to say I rebuilt and unisyn'd the...

Plaka, I forgot to say I rebuilt and unisyn'd the carbs thinking that was the issue as well as checking run out of the cam nose which was off by .003" but still had dual timing marks after and over...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Milkjug
Already committed to the Kombi, I can handle it....

Already committed to the Kombi, I can handle it. They are very reliable if you know what your doing, very much like an airhead. A well made engine will last for 100k with regular maintenance and give...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,498
Posted By Milkjug
A dilemma

Hi airheads,

I need input on what to keep and what to sell. I need a totally unbiased opinion if possible.

I have a '75 R90/6 with an unknown service history and in need of timing chain and...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
Disston, you were right. I got it timed as close...

Disston, you were right. I got it timed as close as its gonna get and it still has a poor idle and vibrations. Im pretty sure my cam chain has never been done with 70k on the engine and I am getting...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
The z is full advance, I don't have it either, I...

The z is full advance, I don't have it either, I got it mixed with the "f" the z is full advance on later bikes. The placement of the ignition points and advance unit on these bikes is a poor design...
Forum: Airheads 09-21-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
I got a good used flat plate and setting the...

I got a good used flat plate and setting the timing was easy now that I've do e it so many times. It's nice having so many resources close to home. Got the "s" in the center on the second try using a...
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
Just took the points plate out and it is visibly...

Just took the points plate out and it is visibly bent. This would be the reason for my timing woes right? 40 years of unknowns to be ironed out.
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
Can you set timing with the engine running or...

Can you set timing with the engine running or will you get electrocuted? Setting static timing has proven a failure. My dyna booster failed on me and I'm waiting on a new one. If the base plate is...
Forum: Airheads 09-20-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
Pissed Got my carbs done with new needles and jets. The...

Got my carbs done with new needles and jets. The engine fired right up and seemed to run OK after a bit I started to get some backfiring coming off the throttle and the engine still vibrates even...
Forum: Airheads 08-23-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By Milkjug
This is a tempting possibility. What do these...

This is a tempting possibility. What do these kits cost? Are these cv carbs?
Forum: Airheads 08-21-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
Back from Oregon. Saw a 100/7 in Florence loaded...

Back from Oregon. Saw a 100/7 in Florence loaded with gear. Back to the madness of the bay area. Gonna get parts soon and do a thorough visual of the enrichers and get new diaphragms, chemtool ate...
Forum: Airheads 08-15-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
I'm headed up to Oregon for five days to camp and...

I'm headed up to Oregon for five days to camp and will get to the carbs when I get back. Im going to get the needles and jets locally so this problem doesnt take a month for me to fix. The idle...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
Alright, so definitely switch out the needles and...

Alright, so definitely switch out the needles and needle jets, blast with air, make sure the "enrichers" are sealed proper with threadlock, do a leak down and recheck timing.

BTW, I have no...
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By Milkjug
My R90/6 carbs need help!

Hi airheads,

Hope everyone is enjoying these days of summer! I was having idle issues so I tore my carbs down after checking timing and compression which were both dead nuts (compression was...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,180
Posted By Milkjug
Wow, nice machine. I did a lot of reading about...

Wow, nice machine. I did a lot of reading about airheads before I bought mine so i knew what I was getting into. Your gramps did something right and you must have picked up on it too. How does the...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By Milkjug
I couldnt imagine a guide with no oil, or a "dry"...

I couldnt imagine a guide with no oil, or a "dry" head. What kind of engine is this,super shaft, I mean who makes it? I know that design plays heavy on things and I know just enough oil gets in the...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,397
Posted By Milkjug
How did you make it? Looks great

How did you make it? Looks great
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By Milkjug
Well not having guide seals would explain why the...

Well not having guide seals would explain why the chambers are not clean. Be very careful when using the spray to clean, so you don't get hydrolock and ruin your engine. I guess BMW's reason for no...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By Milkjug
Small /6 tank

The small tank is one of the main reasons I like the /6 so much and why I bought my perticular r90. It looks like the top of a Russian submarine and is more streamlined than the touring tank. What is...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By Milkjug
I am a believer in adding a "combustible...

I am a believer in adding a "combustible lubricant" to my gas in small doses; this excuse for gasoline we have isn't designed for our engines. I have run redline 2 stroke in various 2 stroke engines...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,579
Posted By Milkjug
Bluhduh I lived in Eugene for a year, saw a few airheads...

I lived in Eugene for a year, saw a few airheads and lots of VWs. I had the tip of the float valve wear out in SF and had fuel pissing all over the hot exhaust....what a night. Oh, if it works, leave...
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By Milkjug
I forgot to mention I have my vent tube where it...

I forgot to mention I have my vent tube where it belongs; out the back.
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By Milkjug
"normal" amount of carbon

I know this subject has been covered in certain amounts of detail, but is what is acceptable and when would a finding warrant a top end overhaul? I am trying to get my r90 to idle correctly and took...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Milkjug
Disston, can you explain what rocking the advance...

Disston, can you explain what rocking the advance unit in the d slot means. Do you set timing with the engine running, the book and local BMW guy said small taps, shut down, start, check. Sounded...
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Milkjug
You must be a lucky person, if I started whacking...

You must be a lucky person, if I started whacking the mechanism with a drift it would break, I hope you buy Lotto tickets. I'm gonna use my dial indicator and zero it and turn the engine to see if...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 274,617
Posted By Milkjug
Napa oil filter kit # PS4945

Napa oil filter kit # PS4945
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Milkjug
http://i747.photobucket.com/albums/xx115/kateyandr...

http://i747.photobucket.com/albums/xx115/kateyandryan/5784ecf1.jpg here's a pic of my r90 on a nice day, been windy and foggy for a month now. Napa filter for airheads PS4945; whole kit was $8.00 and...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Milkjug
Laugh Did you whack the cam nose, or the mechanism...

Did you whack the cam nose, or the mechanism itself and where, no pun intended
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Milkjug
By timing set I mean chain and sprockets. I have...

By timing set I mean chain and sprockets. I have Noris points that I set with the small gauge in the tool kit and a dab of the Bosch grease so I'm good on that. Im going to order the Beru wires from...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Milkjug
Thanks for the responses gents. The bings have...

Thanks for the responses gents. The bings have coarse threaded adjustments which makes them sensitive. I will double check for runout at the cam nose with a dial indicator, I just set points and I'm...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Milkjug
I rode the bike tonight and got a lot of...

I rode the bike tonight and got a lot of vibration out, but not all ofcourse. My idle is lopey, rough and annoys me as that is by the book spot on sync'd. Mixtures are fine at a hair less than 1...
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,185
Posted By Milkjug
Me me, I an airhead

Making progress in my life meant getting a '75 r90/6 with 69k on it. I have wanted one as long as I can remember and have put 3k on it since I bought it. I had a few issues with the electronics but...
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