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Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 533,196
Posted By jedcaum
BMW /5 speedo and tach, /2 headlight bucket

Great shape except a bent needle on the tach. Everything works, and the condition besides the needle is very good. I paid $275 when I really needed one: Make me an offer.

Bucket is decent, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,222
Posted By jedcaum
I turned 40 last year. I have dreamed of a...

I turned 40 last year. I have dreamed of a Che-type ride across South America for years. My job is super-stressful and high contact all the time, and doggone it, I deserve something like that on...
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,593
Posted By jedcaum
Good, we didn't need to build the large wooden...

Good, we didn't need to build the large wooden badger...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,058
Posted By jedcaum
Bags? Did you ask about vintage bags? ...

Bags? Did you ask about vintage bags?


http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss274/jedcaum/1966%20BMW%20R90%202/IMGP1463.jpg



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Forum: Airheads 09-05-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 18,465
Posted By jedcaum
This is just beautiful stuff. Might I ask a real...

This is just beautiful stuff. Might I ask a real craftsman - why the insulation under the cabinets? I've never seen that done before.
Forum: Airheads 07-18-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,834
Posted By jedcaum
I don't get the relevance to the question at...

I don't get the relevance to the question at hand. This post you reference is neither old school or airhead, so what's your point? Some spoiled ninnies have more money than others to drop on a...
Forum: Airheads 07-08-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 15,834
Posted By jedcaum
Can we have a separate forum for nachtflug? He...

Can we have a separate forum for nachtflug? He sure has enough posts to warrant it. Maybe call it "Crotchety Stuff." That'd fix it.



:hide



I kid because I love. I say leave it. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-24-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,867
Posted By jedcaum
He was the best. We shared a common bond in a...

He was the best. We shared a common bond in a really weird use of snowflakes on /2 conversions - he did his himself, I inherited mine. He was always ready to jump in and help with a question, or an...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,333
Posted By jedcaum
Ummmm, okay, just to be completely disagreeable...

Ummmm, okay, just to be completely disagreeable and curmudgeonly, since clearly that's how I'm feeling, I will bet you A THOUSANDY MILLION BAJILLIONTY DOLLARS that the OP's fairing is a lufty. I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,333
Posted By jedcaum
And without getting into a massive p***ing match,...

And without getting into a massive p***ing match, I'll point out that my OCD comment was tongue in cheek, though we could now argue that the airhead doth protest too much, methinks.

At any rate, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,333
Posted By jedcaum
Those brackets are hose clamped on. The bucket...

Those brackets are hose clamped on. The bucket cover makes me think the offending fairing is a lufty, and if so, you probably already have the headlight ring and turnsignals mounted on the fairing -...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,145
Posted By jedcaum
How about a sheet of glass and some very fine...

How about a sheet of glass and some very fine grit sandpaper to smooth out any warp in your rocker covers? Just a very gentle sanding on a perfectly flat surface should get you where you want to be,...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,306
Posted By jedcaum
Darn airheads and their German engineering...

Darn airheads and their German engineering precision! :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 05-19-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By jedcaum
Now THAT'S a grammar Nazi!

Now THAT'S a grammar Nazi!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By jedcaum
Here's the Victoria. Just as poorly written. ...

Here's the Victoria. Just as poorly written. :cry

http://madison.craigslist.org/mcy/2388141739.html


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Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By jedcaum
"i have a 1946 Douglas Mark IV i dont know much...

"i have a 1946 Douglas Mark IV i dont know much about this bike i dont know if it runs its part of my dads estate and i got the ok to sell it now i do not have the tittle for it sold on bill of...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,239
Posted By jedcaum
Unless you ride over-aggressively, an airhead...

Unless you ride over-aggressively, an airhead with a disk brake - or a properly sorted drum - stops just fine for all modern traffic. If you make a habit of riding up some cagers tailpipe, maybe...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,239
Posted By jedcaum
Shhh. He'll hear you... I'm actually on the...

Shhh. He'll hear you...

I'm actually on the lookout for some Earles, just passed on some R26 legs I should've snagged on ebay, as they fit with no mods for the front cover (other Earles are too...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,239
Posted By jedcaum
Shockingly, it's pretty quiet. They're baffled. ...

Shockingly, it's pretty quiet. They're baffled. I'm going with an Epco system for conversions when I get the time and money.


And here's another reason I'm an airhead - the fraternity. The...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,239
Posted By jedcaum
And then like this...

http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss274/jedcaum/1966%20BMW%20R90%202/IMGP1460.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,239
Posted By jedcaum
Like this...

http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss274/jedcaum/1976%20BMW%20R90%206/IMG_5713.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 05-13-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,404
Posted By jedcaum
Because Bing is German for "leak." ...

Because Bing is German for "leak." :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 05-11-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,490
Posted By jedcaum
You are going to make the perfect airhead, my...

You are going to make the perfect airhead, my friend. Before you know it, you'll have that lovely, well-maintained, nothing-needed-but-to-ride-it family heirloom stripped down to a bare frame and...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,781
Posted By jedcaum
Ok, don't know about these other guys, but I'm...

Ok, don't know about these other guys, but I'm officially a dick. :shog Welcome to the asylum, kiddo. Listen to crazydrummerdude, you guys could have that pile looking spiffy in no time. And if...
Forum: Airheads 04-27-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,646
Posted By jedcaum
$35 for antique plate in Illinois good for 5...

$35 for antique plate in Illinois good for 5 years. You are supposed to be riding to or from a collector's event or to sell or maintain your vehicle (gas fillups, oil changes specified.)

Never,...
Forum: Airheads 04-26-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,781
Posted By jedcaum
I guess I'm forgiving. How hot is the wife...

I guess I'm forgiving. How hot is the wife again?


Of course, if she's as cosmetically fine as this pile of crap, maybe I don't want to know. :huh
Forum: Airheads 04-22-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,863
Posted By jedcaum
Do you still have the fairing that came off the bike???

If you still have the fairing, you may still have all the parts you need to get some light up front. The vetters and the windjammers both use the stock headlight, ring, and turnsignals; you removed...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,713
Posted By jedcaum
With these last posts, you are rationalizing too...

With these last posts, you are rationalizing too - but the other direction. :confused


If that thing is as clean as it looks, and as well sorted as they say, $4500 is an extremely fair price. ...
Forum: Airheads 04-11-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,553
Posted By jedcaum
Hmmm... I assume you want the quarter mile, so -...

Hmmm... I assume you want the quarter mile, so -

An object which is falling (http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/falling.html) through the atmosphere...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,368
Posted By jedcaum
I've lost touch with both of them, and it will...

I've lost touch with both of them, and it will take some sluething - which I'll happily do, as I want to explore the alternate aluminum billet mounts instead of the kind of crappy sheet steel...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,368
Posted By jedcaum
Alright, they aren't metal or pelican style...

But they are enduro bags, and they're beautiful

http://i583.photobucket.com/albums/ss274/jedcaum/1966%20BMW%20R90%202/IMGP1872.jpg



Marine grade fiberglass repops - very sturdy. Nothing...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-14-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By jedcaum
Man, you really are a noob!:evil My...

Man, you really are a noob!:evil


My advice would be when a seller says "it runs," you say, "prove it."


But now that you're here, all you can do is figure out 1) fuel, 2) air, 3) spark. If...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,212
Posted By jedcaum
Maybe she would have understood your feelings if...

Maybe she would have understood your feelings if you said, "Namaste, motherf*cker!" Followed, of course, with Alternating Bird position. :flip
Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 106,546
Posted By jedcaum
I'm all for a little 'Darlin' Nikki' if it gets...

I'm all for a little 'Darlin' Nikki' if it gets the girl in the mood, but my goodness, there is an inordinate amount of man-crushing happening over "the artist formerly known as" Prince. :lol3

...
Forum: Airheads 01-28-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By jedcaum
'95 doesn't have the $2000 O-ring at all,...

'95 doesn't have the $2000 O-ring at all, amiright? Different design I think. I could be wrong, though. You can tell from the shape of your oil filter cover, if I remember correctly.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,274
Posted By jedcaum
That's a big ballpark. If you do absolutely all...

That's a big ballpark. If you do absolutely all the work yourself, pretty minimal.

Carbs means a rebuild kit for each straight from bing about $30 each as I rerecall. Couple cans of cleaner,...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,274
Posted By jedcaum
Honestly and anecdotally, I personally wouldn't...

Honestly and anecdotally, I personally wouldn't pick a Ducati as my first ride - not that I don't lust after them, mind you. Triumph or Norton could be fun, but at that age might be a bit fiddly. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,492
Posted By jedcaum
Perhaps a very small tad high, but you're paying...

Perhaps a very small tad high, but you're paying a dealer premium. My R90/2, very carefully done but hackless and not as pristine as your example ("patina" on the tins, some dings in the big tank,...
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,058
Views: 408,238
Posted By jedcaum
One geek to another, that is decidedly not a...

One geek to another, that is decidedly not a cooler story.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-16-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,722
Posted By jedcaum
I'm Old School.

I'm Old School.
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