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Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Captdan
Thanks gents, got it done. ( will put notes to...

Thanks gents, got it done. ( will put notes to myself in shop manual- memory failing).
Forum: Airheads 10-04-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Captdan
swing arm torque specs for r90/6?

Gents, Can anyone give me a short run down on installing the swing arm on an R90/6? I've got it centered, but cannot locate the torque spec for the pins, and the large nut. I've got old shop...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By Captdan
Thanks to all that chimed in. My plan is to pop...

Thanks to all that chimed in. My plan is to pop in the 74 trans. Order the replacement part from max and have a local shop install it on the broken trans. At least I can ride and will wind up with...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By Captdan
Thanks to all for the comments. I did check and...

Thanks to all for the comments. I did check and noticed that the circlip was still in place, still I think I'll replace with a bolt. I still have no idea why the mounting bracket broke.... :evil...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By Captdan
replacing rear transmission case while trans in place?

Gents, while riding my r90 cafe around yesterday I noticed I had no clutch . After stopping and investigating I found that one of the clutch actuator mounts on the rear of the transmission had...
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 37,127
Posted By Captdan
Read the write up via the link provided by...

Read the write up via the link provided by stubble above. He tells about the difference between the xp1 and 3. Basically, the 3 is smaller and fewer bells and whistles such as a 12 volt power port....
Forum: Vendors 07-28-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 37,127
Posted By Captdan
Does anyone have one of these? Any reports?

Does anyone have one of these? Any reports?
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Captdan
Pissed Disston, thanks, I did make a jumper sometime...

Disston, thanks, I did make a jumper sometime back but it would not work on this problem. As much as I hate to admit it, I went back to basics. Took all the covers off the bike, seat! tank and...
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Captdan
Electrical problems emerge once more - very confusing

Well. I thought I had the issued taken care of, but today once more the bike died. I recently completed a 100 plus mike day trip and thought all was well, but today after less than three miles she "...
Forum: Airheads 05-28-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,188
Posted By Captdan
I've had to go through the same leanring curve. ...

I've had to go through the same leanring curve. First, the connection on the rear of the ignition switch is not connected on mine eather. So, not sure what that connects to, but not needed to run...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,580
Posted By Captdan
I'd highly suggest buying a Bing book. I knew...

I'd highly suggest buying a Bing book. I knew nothing about Bings not long ago and with book ( and this forum) I've come to love Bings. Easy to rebuild and easy to maintain once you learn how (...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,574
Posted By Captdan
fYI: O'Reilly auto parts has dot 4.

fYI: O'Reilly auto parts has dot 4.
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Captdan
Thanks gents, all food stuff and gives me more...

Thanks gents, all food stuff and gives me more areas to explore. Oddly when I tried to jump the ingition switch I still had no power. While the red was hot and tested to be hot, when I jumped to the...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,350
Posted By Captdan
Being a retro fan and bringing good things back I...

Being a retro fan and bringing good things back I tend to like it ( had an 07 mustang that looked like the old 67 grown up). I'd love to ride one! I like the look and applaud BMW for bringing back...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Captdan
I've done that, cleaned and ran down all the...

I've done that, cleaned and ran down all the connecions, and double checked them. The good news is now I'm completely shutdown. So whatever problem I've got it's now constant. I'm thinking ignition...
Forum: Airheads 05-24-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Captdan
Bypassing ingition switch on r90/6 for troubleshooting ?

So, tonight the r90 once more had a total electrical shutdown. This time as I rode along enjoying the sunset she died, no power, nothing. I coasted to a stop, did a bit of make shift trouble...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By Captdan
Yea, you're probably right, some other problem...

Yea, you're probably right, some other problem will show up before long. But no matter how many problems the airheads give me I love the darn things. :1drink
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By Captdan
I think we have a bingo. Today when chasing wires...

I think we have a bingo. Today when chasing wires and cleaning connections the red wire(s) that connect to the starter relay came apart in my hands. Seems the wires were not secure in the...
Forum: Airheads 05-19-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By Captdan
Thanks to all that chimed in. Yep, I thought...

Thanks to all that chimed in. Yep, I thought about the turn signal relay. I unplugged it and thought I could segregate it from the problem perhaps. Didn't tell me a lot when I did ( electrical is...
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By Captdan
Ok, what could make a " click" sound inside the headlight bucket?

Twice now my r90/6 has died with no electrical power. Today while on a short local ride I stopped at a local event. When I went to crank the bike no power.. Nothing, no lights, nothing. After...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,574
Posted By Captdan
Good question, the /2 cranks each time I try and...

Good question, the /2 cranks each time I try and runs like it should. Very little issues with the /2. Gotta love the old airheads!
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,574
Posted By Captdan
Just took the r90 on a short 25 mile back roard...

Just took the r90 on a short 25 mile back roard trip. Ran like a bat, and stops great. Let's see, I took the master cylinder apart, flushed, and cleaned it but never noticed anything out of the...
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,574
Posted By Captdan
It was dead, no power, nothing, won't even turn...

It was dead, no power, nothing, won't even turn over. I checked the wires under the tank and wound up with nothing. Then I removed the headlight cover and decided to start with the ignition switch....
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,574
Posted By Captdan
Bike fixed?

Well, I took apart the master cylinder, cleaned and flushed the system. All went well on a test ride - but as soon as I rolled back into the driveway the bike died. No power, dead! I though I hit...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,574
Posted By Captdan
Thanks gents, all good info, I think I'll take...

Thanks gents, all good info, I think I'll take it apart this weekend and see what I can find. A flush and new fluid can't hurt...
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,574
Posted By Captdan
R90/6 front break problems

Recently I noticed after a ride of 10-15 miles my front break becomes locked. So much so that in order to get home twice I've had to unscrew the adjustment on the hand lever to " buy" more clearance...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-10-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 88,843
Posted By Captdan
Yep, my 550 just started acting up. I bought the...

Yep, my 550 just started acting up. I bought the new screen and with the guidance here replaced it. I did have to connect the wire strap three times to get it right, once nothing when I booted it...
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Captdan
I'd opt for boxer metal. Great high quality...

I'd opt for boxer metal. Great high quality products and if you have an issue I'd bet Chris could help.
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,728
Posted By Captdan
I think that is pretty standard. I've used my...

I think that is pretty standard. I've used my phone app alongside my speedo, I'm always reading about five mph faster on the speedo...
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,728
Posted By Captdan
http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan55...

http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan555/Snapbucket/2D454951_zps2bc6cbd7.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-12-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,728
Posted By Captdan
http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan55...

http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan555/Snapbucket/AB3EE504_zps253a41c8.jpg

I looked at the acewell too, but didn't find anything I really liked. Not the same look you may be looking...
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,822
Posted By Captdan
http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan55...

http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan555/Snapbucket/AB3EE504_zps253a41c8.jpg

I understand the cost of the /5 speedo. I picked up one and mounted it on my /6 cafe. I wanted a bare and...
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7,251
Views: 1,449,129
Posted By Captdan
Looks great! I've got about 35k original...

Looks great! I've got about 35k original miles... Runs like a sewing machine.
Forum: Airheads 03-06-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,251
Views: 1,449,129
Posted By Captdan
Thanks, I knew she was a US model, I thought it...

Thanks, I knew she was a US model, I thought it would be a r60/2US? Or just a r60/US is correct? Thanks
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,822
Posted By Captdan
I like the look of the speedo inside the...

I like the look of the speedo inside the headlight... ( could use a/5 set up too?)

Btw, I located a lens like you have. In fact located a pair on eBay and grabbed them both...:1drink
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,456
Posted By Captdan
http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan55...

http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan555/Snapbucket/24A36ADE_zps683cc494.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,456
Posted By Captdan
http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan55...

http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan555/Snapbucket/627C8C17_zpsc3a5ed29.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,456
Posted By Captdan
http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan55...

http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan555/Snapbucket/5EDC29A1_zpsb7bb596b.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 698,456
Posted By Captdan
My r90/6

http://i1341.photobucket.com/albums/o743/Captdan555/Snapbucket/A72FFBDB_zps972f0990.jpg
Forum: Airheads 03-04-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Captdan
This was my exact thought, I need the stock one...

This was my exact thought, I need the stock one to hold the rear fender bolts. When I put the after market brace on she bolted right up with no need to " make " it fit. I'll losen the axel and...
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