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Forum: Airheads Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,834
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 Yesterday, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 386,809
Posted By DiabloADV
Perfect! Thanks... Sent from mobile

Perfect! Thanks...


Sent from mobile
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 386,809
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 Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
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 Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
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 Yesterday, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
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 Yesterday, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
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 Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
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: 613
Views: 154,952
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: 274
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: 274
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: 290
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: 118
Views: 18,834
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: 644
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: 1,304
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: 1,619
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: 2,971
Posted By DiabloADV
Front bearing? Sent from mobile

Front bearing?


Sent from mobile
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,851
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: 1,132
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: 1,132
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: 585
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: 1,734
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: 1,734
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: 1,245
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: 1,245
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: 1,245
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: 1,245
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.
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,245
Posted By DiabloADV
FWIW...with the drop in the Euro since summer, it...

FWIW...with the drop in the Euro since summer, it might be cheaper to buy it from Sachse in Germany. I've emailed them for a shipped price, without VAT. I'll report back if they get back to me.
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,245
Posted By DiabloADV
The $99 includes all the original Sachse curves,...

The $99 includes all the original Sachse curves, and an output for the digital tach circuit. Only two of those nine are for twin plug...6 and 7.

Question is...6 or 7? Both flatten at 28, but 7...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 378,233
Posted By DiabloADV
Going 200 instead of 100 takes eight times the...

Going 200 instead of 100 takes eight times the horsepower! And this is true of any vehicle, not just a motorcycle.

I used to coach triathletes and had to use this math to convince people to not...
Forum: Airheads 03-10-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,245
Posted By DiabloADV
anybody know what the $99 "9 curve" upgrade is,...

anybody know what the $99 "9 curve" upgrade is, and why one would want it?

EDIT: I have a twin-plugged motor, and I found on Sachse's website that the 9 curve version includes two twin plug...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,549
Posted By DiabloADV
You can get maybe 3/4 inch of additional ride...

You can get maybe 3/4 inch of additional ride height out of the stock swingarm. More than that requires lengthening the swingarm.

Front end -- bolting on a Suzuki front end is the simplest.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By DiabloADV
I'll take a pic this weekend (I'm on the road)....

I'll take a pic this weekend (I'm on the road). It's in assembly-mode right now, but you'll get the gist.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By DiabloADV
I bought left and right KS switches for my...

I bought left and right KS switches for my project bike. I also have non-BMW throttle, brake and clutch...so the KS seemed as good as anything else. Not as elegant as the Motogadget switches, but I'm...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,423
Posted By DiabloADV
Update...I did this. Haven't ridden it yet, but...

Update...I did this. Haven't ridden it yet, but it all went together pretty simple. I used the spacers that came in the bearing packaging. It would be nice to have an elegant machined spacer, but I...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By DiabloADV
Bigger isn't better, for stopping. Bigger is...

Bigger isn't better, for stopping.

Bigger is only better for slowing from really high speeds, over and over and over again in rapid succession.

None of which applies to a /6 airhead, even when...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,451
Posted By DiabloADV
I shortened the RM125 (Showa USD) forks for my...

I shortened the RM125 (Showa USD) forks for my build by adding a spacer to the inner rod.

In the pic below, the tape that says "remove" shows how to do it and leave the spring the same length. In...
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,834
Posted By DiabloADV
Ah...I see now.

Ah...I see now.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,834
Posted By DiabloADV
I assume you're using the four-button setup, as...

I assume you're using the four-button setup, as in...

1 left indicator
1 right indicator
1 horn
1 lights hi/low/off

To start hold the left indicator and lights together
To kill hold the...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By DiabloADV
Ah. I get it now. Need a different type peg to...

Ah. I get it now. Need a different type peg to use the linkage type.


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