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Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-08-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,713
Posted By euromotorcycles
Nice job with the fuel tank. How do you plan to...

Nice job with the fuel tank. How do you plan to get the fuel out of the lower sections. Are you going to run an in tank pump and filter?

I am presently using an in tank pump-filter set-up on my...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-01-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,713
Posted By euromotorcycles
Adv 30l fuel tank

ADV configuration w/30l tank
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-01-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,713
Posted By euromotorcycles
North of the border

Here's one from Quebec , Canada.

2 configurations, two-up or Adventure with a modified 30 liter gas tank. It takes 45 minutes to do the switch over . Tank, seat, tail part & rack, bags are modular...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By euromotorcycles
Bmw k75 gs

I am presently building one of those K75 GS Frankenbeemer.

Here is some info I found .

http://boxerworks.com/forum2/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=2654
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Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-17-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 119,760
Posted By euromotorcycles
Hey Larryboy, If you do not want help do not...

Hey Larryboy,

If you do not want help do not ask for it and just do your thing and have fun. Trial and error is a long frustrating road . You will not find a ready made solution for your carb...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 119,760
Posted By euromotorcycles
There is no tuning parts kit you must order the...

There is no tuning parts kit you must order the parts seperate and make your own kit. As a guide to understanding mortorcycle carburettors you should have a look at the Dellorto book...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 119,760
Posted By euromotorcycles
With high altitude you have less air and a richer...

With high altitude you have less air and a richer fuel mixture a smaller pilot jet would help . Adjusting the pilot air screw out will give more air at idle . Max 3 turns out . Lowering the needle...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 119,760
Posted By euromotorcycles
Shaft

If the input shaft is your problem you will also need a clutch plate. First check your drive shaft on a few occasions I have seen the rubber center damper let go and spin inside the drive shaft tube.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-06-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 119,760
Posted By euromotorcycles
With this size 40mm TM carb and your cylinder...

With this size 40mm TM carb and your cylinder displacement I would run.

-A 15 or less pilot jet. You want the pilot screw to be 1 to 2 turns out for highest idle (sweet spot) . The TM pilot scew...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-06-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 119,760
Posted By euromotorcycles
Those smoothbore carbs need a real big flow of...

Those smoothbore carbs need a real big flow of air to work well. It sounds like your air box is choking the air flow. Try to run the bike w/o the air box connected and see what happens. I have been...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-06-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 119,760
Posted By euromotorcycles
CARBS/IGNITION It will be interesting to see...

CARBS/IGNITION
It will be interesting to see how this project will run with those carbs and the special ignition. Do you have any tuning specs to start with .

WIRING
From my personal experience...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By euromotorcycles
I talk to a fellow that had a JC fork brace on...

I talk to a fellow that had a JC fork brace on his bike with hyper motard wheels. According to him the DRZ is much more planted and rides like it's on rails with the brace. When he goes back to the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By euromotorcycles
DRZ 400 fork brace

Are fork braces recommended for the conventional type forks. What is your experience with fork braces on that bike. Any brand or model better . I like the way my DRZ 400 handles but I would spend...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,549
Posted By euromotorcycles
Ebay feedback score...

Ebay feedback scores and ratings on the Ebay site is not always real ,there are ways to mask some bad feedback.

If you want to check the real score you can investigate the Ebayer on :...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,730
Posted By euromotorcycles
stop leak

Mac motorcycle products were decent US made stuff back when there was still good manufacturing done in America . Unfortunately those days are gone.

Quick simple fixes (not a repair)would be to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By euromotorcycles
1200 GS oil filter valve specs?

Anyone know the PSI specs for the releif valve opening on the R1200 GS OEM oil filter ?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,073
Posted By euromotorcycles
The sugested price is $99. I understand that the...

The sugested price is $99. I understand that the fine mesh screen cleaning could be a problem even if the manufacturers say that it is a straight foward thing to do with miniral spririts or hot water...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,073
Posted By euromotorcycles
Some say that apparently the only real way to...

Some say that apparently the only real way to correctly clean the fine mesh filters is in an ultrasonic bath.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,073
Posted By euromotorcycles
I started looking at these all metal filters when...

I started looking at these all metal filters when I realized that the OEM paper one could cause problems in extreem conditions .I have seen completely cooked and brittle filters also moisture swelled...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,073
Posted By euromotorcycles
The claim for these filters is that: - They...

The claim for these filters is that:

- They have a much higher flow rate when the oil is cold (7 times better).
- They are not affected by moisture like paper.
- They filter smaller particals....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,073
Posted By euromotorcycles
Stainless Steel Micronic Oil Filters

What are your toughts on those stainless steel screen micronic oil filters from K&P or Scotts. Would they make sense for an airhead?



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Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 8,889,870
Posted By euromotorcycles
Gabrielle Giffords, motorcyclist "Old's Cool"

Gabrielle Giffords, motorcyclist

http://hellforleathermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Gabrielle-Giffords-Motorcycle-599x347.jpgArizona...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,531
Posted By euromotorcycles
I first noticed this rebuildable driveshaft on...

I first noticed this rebuildable driveshaft on the UKGSER website back in 2008. I thought it would be fully tested and sorted out by now. Anyone have a long term rider report on this driveshaft.
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,367
Posted By euromotorcycles
50W/55W HID conversion kit H4 hi/lo dual contact bulb beam bi-xenon

These kits have a 2 contact bi-xenon bulb (not telescoping) with 2 ballasts per bulb (one for low 50w & one for 55 w). I would think that this is the best way to go for H4 HID kits. Does anyone have...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By euromotorcycles
I am just back from a 6000 miles trip on my GS. I...

I am just back from a 6000 miles trip on my GS. I checked my MPG average every time I filled up. What I can say is that MPG are not constant and depend on load, speed, weather ,wind ,type and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-17-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By euromotorcycles
Garmin 2720 translucent data fields.

On my older 2610, translucent data fields were an updated option for the map display.With this feature the GPS unit screen shows a full map layout.

Can this feature be found on the 2720 unit. If...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,987
Posted By euromotorcycles
I did not realised that the bike had such low...

I did not realised that the bike had such low miles. I worked on a 1993 Mystic with a persitant RH noise . The problem came from worn cam lobes and cam followers. The owner's start up routine was to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-23-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,987
Posted By euromotorcycles
I do not think that it is piston slap or loose...

I do not think that it is piston slap or loose wrist pin noise (unless a pin circlip came off) . Piston slap is louder when the engine is cold and the piston to bore clearance are loose. The RH...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By euromotorcycles
I wore a pair for a few years . They had the...

I wore a pair for a few years . They had the SYMPATEX waterproof liner .Very comfy boots that always keepted the water out. My friend got the GORETEX ones that will let in some water when riding in...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By euromotorcycles
Yes I did get this information from the dealer...

Yes I did get this information from the dealer parts guy .The dealer at my request went on to check this out with BMWNA.The warehouse had 3 of them in stock . I was told they were all also slightly...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By euromotorcycles
That could be it since the oil heads DS when...

That could be it since the oil heads DS when assembled are also slightly out of phase . I had a look at a recently rebuilt R100GS DS with the new poly damper and the phase is dead on. Would that be...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-23-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By euromotorcycles
R100GS new driveshafts out of phase 5 deg

I am replacing a R100GS driveshaft that was completely destroyed and could not be rebuilt . The new BMW DS is out of phase by 5 deg . BMW claims they are built that way .The bad one I just removed...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-08-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By euromotorcycles
Rear shock length

If you have the normal length GS rear shock it would be about 1" longer than the one on the R100R. This could affect the center stand deployment. I have fitted a long GS shock on a R100R and the...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,814
Posted By euromotorcycles
Design flaw "How to fix it"

A good buddy of mine who is an engineer had the same questions about the handling of is R1100RS with the similar parralever rear suspension. He went on to correct this . Here is how he did it.


...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,425
Posted By euromotorcycles
NSU parts

Very good source.

http://www.motorrad-stemler.de/index_e.htm
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,955
Posted By euromotorcycles
From what I see the Siebenrock kits at Motobins...

From what I see the Siebenrock kits at Motobins Part No.50292 have no exposed sleeve so it would be a plug and play.There is no mention that it is the 1048cc kit or am I missing something.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,955
Posted By euromotorcycles
Well, what I understand of this from the suppiers...

Well, what I understand of this from the suppiers websites.

-Some 1043cc kits with matching nikasil cylinders having extended sleeves that need to slip inside the engine block will specify the...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,955
Posted By euromotorcycles
Currently I know of 2 big bore kits that are...

Currently I know of 2 big bore kits that are available for the R100.None are just bolt on or plug and play ,they all need to have the case bored for the cylinders to fit. You can find them at...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 29,343
Posted By euromotorcycles
Those Mikuni carbs TM and VM unlike some Dellorto...

Those Mikuni carbs TM and VM unlike some Dellorto do not run accelerator pumps. Only some high end Mikuni "HS&RS" and Keiihin FCR do.Gas millage with the Mikuni TM 38 flat slides is better than with...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By euromotorcycles
It could be done if you would use a 19" front...

It could be done if you would use a 19" front wheel to give out the same drive ratio.Otherwise with a 21" frt wheel you will need to find a speedo drive with a ratio that is compatible with the...
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