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Forum: Road Warriors 05-05-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 436,176
Posted By beemerjim
Top left is an airhead (not all valve covers were...

Top left is an airhead (not all valve covers were the peanut style like that however)
Airhead RT's were made form the mid '70's until 1995

Try IBMWR.com for heaps of info (Internet BMW Riders)
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-26-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
I've got to move some stuff & I'll try to get...

I've got to move some stuff & I'll try to get some pics next week.
I should tell you it needs a rear main seal, and isn't a garage queen.



JIm


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Forum: Road Warriors 04-22-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 488,252
Posted By beemerjim
I've heard you could do that, but I've never...

I've heard you could do that, but I've never heard one. I also didn't know the 1100 was that different-does it not have a cat?
My solution was to just keep my rt for when I need lots of saddle...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-22-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 488,252
Posted By beemerjim
My 04 1150r has the truncated saddlebag on the...

My 04 1150r has the truncated saddlebag on the left, and I hate it too-You'd think they could have come up with a better solution and still had a quiet pipe for that bike -they did it on the RT.
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Forum: Road Warriors 04-22-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 488,252
Posted By beemerjim
Saving lives with a beemer?? nice! JIm

Saving lives with a beemer??
nice!


JIm
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 2,094,528
Posted By beemerjim
Did you guys get your gas at the same gas...

Did you guys get your gas at the same gas station?

JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
. It's an '87 k100 rs-I haven't tried to...

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It's an '87 k100 rs-I haven't tried to sell it, but it's just been sitting for a couple of years, 'cause I got too many bikes, and it needs a little tlc, and all I wanna do is ride.

JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
. Boy that's a deal--I even have a k-bike I...

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Boy that's a deal--I even have a k-bike I 'll throw in for $600-no mounting brackets though.
JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
Somebody please snap this up so I can't. ...

Somebody please snap this up so I can't.



JIm
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 2,094,528
Posted By beemerjim
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ what wannabee says-all normal...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
what wannabee says-all normal for a klr


JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-08-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
. Hence the expression "A fool and his...

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Hence the expression "A fool and his money are soon parted"


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Jim
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
. Am I missing something? Over 100 bids,...

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Am I missing something? Over 100 bids, and it's almost up to a quarter million dollars!

JIm
Forum: Road Warriors 02-26-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 436,176
Posted By beemerjim
. Kawidad Thanks for the link to...

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Kawidad
Thanks for the link to Anton--tons of good info there.
JIm



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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
. Wow-- Nice collection. Good Spotting...

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Wow-- Nice collection. Good Spotting Rusty.



JIm
Forum: Road Warriors 02-23-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 436,176
Posted By beemerjim
. Beauty Sonny... My favorite color,...

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Beauty Sonny...
My favorite color, and, IMHO the prettiest bodywork of all the RT's.
The 1st time I saw one, I decided I'd have one some day. I ended up with a blue one.



JIm
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By beemerjim
. I'll bet a good locksmith could help you...

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I'll bet a good locksmith could help you out.


JIm
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 2,094,528
Posted By beemerjim
. I just removed the seat bolts--Never...

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I just removed the seat bolts--Never had any kind of a problem. (and I fall off regularly too.) Seat fits nice & snug, and never moves.


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JIm
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 2,094,528
Posted By beemerjim
^^^^^^^^^^^^ Looks like someone mounted a...

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Looks like someone mounted a suzuki seat on that KLR. '-)




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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 2,094,528
Posted By beemerjim
I'd sure like them-nice of you to offer PM on...

I'd sure like them-nice of you to offer
PM on the way
JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-17-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
Yep, gotta be a scam. I flagged it. JIm ...

Yep, gotta be a scam. I flagged it.


JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-04-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
Too bad that beauty of a trailer doesn't come...

Too bad that beauty of a trailer doesn't come with it.



JIm


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Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 2,094,528
Posted By beemerjim
barkbusters

Tusk--from Rocky Mt supply-inexpensive & strong
saved my levers more than once



JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-01-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
xs 650

Here's what appears to be another sweet old Yammie

https://westernmass.craigslist.org/mcy/4775543659.html


Jim
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
google xs 650 flatracker & see what these have...

google xs 650 flatracker & see what these have the potential to be like.
I've always thought this would be a great project, but I've got too many right now.

JIm


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Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,077
Posted By beemerjim
Gas blower-You'll need electricity up there to...

Gas blower-You'll need electricity up there to power the fan too. Radiant heat doesn't heat what it's not shining on.


JIm
Forum: Road Warriors 10-12-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 436,176
Posted By beemerjim
Mine's a Z-technik and I get no flexing, and am...

Mine's a Z-technik and I get no flexing, and am very happy with it. I've never seen a National Cycle version.


jim


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Forum: Road Warriors 10-11-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 436,176
Posted By beemerjim
^^^Yep This ^^^^^ In fact I bought mine...

^^^Yep This ^^^^^

In fact I bought mine used from a motor officer who moved up to a 1200, and the windshield wouldn't fit his new bike. I figured this guy must know what he's talking about...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 572,466
Posted By beemerjim
another beauty

http://newhaven.craigslist.org/mcy/4629508040.html




Dan Malloy???
:rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 2,094,528
Posted By beemerjim
I put progressive springs in the front and...

I put progressive springs in the front and changed the oil to 7.5 wt and found a big difference. (putting the right amount of oil in prolly helped a lot)
No matter which way you go, (valve or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 2,094,528
Posted By beemerjim
Deerskin ropers at Tractor Supply $20. Make sure...

Deerskin ropers at Tractor Supply $20. Make sure you get the deerskin ones, not the cowhide. Deerskin is more durable and more comfortable.


JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 24,417
Posted By beemerjim
Rich Thanks for having us along. Eric & I...

Rich
Thanks for having us along. Eric & I really enjoyed ourselves. Fantastic job hooking up all those roads.
It's always great to meet new ADV guys-Hope to see ya'll on the trail again.



The...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-29-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 436,176
Posted By beemerjim
I've got pretty much the same list. Ztechnique...

I've got pretty much the same list. Ztechnique shield and hyperlites both made a huge difference. I'm working on the brake lines now as one sprung a leak last week


Jim


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 24,417
Posted By beemerjim
We'll be at E Otis, and I'll bring my roll chart....

We'll be at E Otis, and I'll bring my roll chart.
Looks like perfect weather.


JIm

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Forum: Road Warriors 08-28-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,635
Views: 436,176
Posted By beemerjim
That's a beauty! 22,000 miles is nothin' on one...

That's a beauty! 22,000 miles is nothin' on one of those. Run 'er up to about a hunnert and twenty two thousand, and see what you think. ;-)


JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 24,417
Posted By beemerjim
I'd like one too! If I can get up early...

I'd like one too!

If I can get up early enough I'll try for Winstead, but East Otis is more likely.
If it's not a problem, my son in law will be coming too.

Thanks
JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 24,417
Posted By beemerjim
I'm interested too. Jim .

I'm interested too.


Jim


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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 143,344
Posted By beemerjim
Tanning is a dirty business, and while most New...

Tanning is a dirty business, and while most New England villages had a tannery, ( hence the abundance of Tannery Brooks and Tannery roads) tanneries that tan from the raw skins are all but gone from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 143,344
Posted By beemerjim
That mill in Winchester may have been part of the...

That mill in Winchester may have been part of the AC Lawrence Tannery. Many years ago I was in the leather business, and went there quite regularly. They were located just upstream from the current...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17,546
Views: 2,094,528
Posted By beemerjim
If you're on budget, or frugal (or just...

If you're on budget, or frugal (or just cheap-like me) talk to Top Gun about a new rear spring. Did wonders for my bike.
I have a seat concepts seat that I'm very happy with too.


Jim


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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 143,344
Posted By beemerjim
Get a klr--you NEVER have to wash them, and talk...

Get a klr--you NEVER have to wash them, and talk about slowing down to smell the roses.... ;-)
Great thread, and excellent camera work BTW

JIm


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