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Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,067
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
I've had my C3 for about 3 years and ride almost...

I've had my C3 for about 3 years and ride almost everyday so it's on-off on off a lot. No problems with the helmet but I have had problems with the SRC. The first one went out in just over a year and...
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
To check just the rotor you can pull up on one of...

To check just the rotor you can pull up on one of the brushes so their is no contact with the slip ring (slip a piece of paper between the brush and ring). Use your ohm meter with the probes on both...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
You need a volt/ohm meter and measure the...

You need a volt/ohm meter and measure the resistance of the rotor, It should be about 3 or 4 ohms. They are known for going bad.
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,043
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Is the choke on when it will run? Then choke off...

Is the choke on when it will run? Then choke off and not run?
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
I got their Monza Blue for a 74 R90/6 and it was...

I got their Monza Blue for a 74 R90/6 and it was metalic so it did not match. I used it on a S fairing and it turned out looking good.
The one thing about it is that you have 12 hours to use it then...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Hand tight is fine for setting sag.

Hand tight is fine for setting sag.
Forum: Airheads 09-30-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,191
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
I have a cover from a 70 & 75 motor. If you would...

I have a cover from a 70 & 75 motor. If you would like pictures of them or any measurements let me know.
Just looking at them their are some casting differences but nothing I can see that would...
Forum: Airheads 09-29-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,191
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Did you heat around the cover where the front...

Did you heat around the cover where the front ball bearing of the crank goes in? It may be jamming the bearing.
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
+1 for Chris at Boxermetal

+1 for Chris at Boxermetal
Forum: Airheads 09-24-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Without 12V at the green/black wire at terminal...

Without 12V at the green/black wire at terminal 15 the relay will not work good or bad. You still need to find out why their is only 1.5 volts there.

The blue wire is the one that prevents the...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Sorry, yes it is green black not white. That wire...

Sorry, yes it is green black not white. That wire should be 12V with key on. On my harness it is coming from the horn (from the fuse to the fiber connecting block to the horn to the relay). You had...
Forum: Airheads 09-22-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
On my 83 R100RS I had some corrosion in the...

On my 83 R100RS I had some corrosion in the master cylinder that plugged the small hole between the reservoir and cylinder not allowing the fluid to flow back when I released the brakes.

I used a...
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
The seals on the first bike were black in color...

The seals on the first bike were black in color and I do not know where they came from.
The ones I put in came from Moto Bins and looked just like the ones I took out. They were green.
I made sure...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
fork seals pop out.

A friend came by with a leaking fork seal in his 74 R90/6. When I lifted the gaiter I found the fork seal had fell out. I looked at the other side and the same thing!
He said he had them replaced...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
First I would check both fuses. Then with key...

First I would check both fuses.
Then with key off 12V at #30 (red wire) on relay.
Then turn key on 12V at #15 (green/white) on relay
Without pushing starter button 12V at 31b on relay (brown/white...
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Does anything work? Lights, turn signals, horn...

Does anything work? Lights, turn signals, horn etc?
Forum: Airheads 09-15-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,148
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Do you have a volt meter? Do you hear a click...

Do you have a volt meter? Do you hear a click from the starter relay when you push the button?
Forum: Airheads 09-06-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,601
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
I found a good article written by Kari Prager on...

I found a good article written by Kari Prager on the IBMWR web page. In it he said anything more than .4 volts across the connection between the diode board and battery is too high.
Mine being .360...
Forum: Airheads 09-05-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,601
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
I was an electronic tech troubleshooting pc...

I was an electronic tech troubleshooting pc boards to component level. (nobody does that anymore) My dvm has a 400 mv range with 100 uv resolution and .5% accuracy in that range.
The voltage I was...
Forum: Airheads 09-04-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,601
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
What started me looking at this part of the...

What started me looking at this part of the circuit was the spade connector. It was brown and brittle from heat that indicates high resistance.
I checked the voltage drop all the way to the battery...
Forum: Airheads 09-03-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,601
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Charging system

I've been checking the charging system on my 83 R100RS. I was wondering if anyone knows what I should see for a voltage drop from the output of the diode board at the spade connector to the battery. ...
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
You can also use VDO pods to mount the gauges. If...

You can also use VDO pods to mount the gauges. If you send me your email I can send a picture of them.
Forum: Airheads 08-01-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,156
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
10 years and 3 months. Still going but needs...

10 years and 3 months. Still going but needs replacing.
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 797
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
I have some /5 battery boxes if you want one.

I have some /5 battery boxes if you want one.
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Thanks for the help. The bike belongs to my...

Thanks for the help. The bike belongs to my nephew that lives near Seattle WA and I'm in N. CA. so I can't be of much help if it starts to ping after he gets home.

I'm thinking of finding the Step...
Forum: Airheads 07-28-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Yes, it had 2 thin gaskets per side. The pistons...

Yes, it had 2 thin gaskets per side. The pistons were soda blasted and cylinders were honed and new rings are going in.
I do not know the history of the bike but from what I have found it has been...
Forum: Airheads 07-27-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Thick base gasket

Hi!
I'm putting together a 74 R90/6 motor and was wondering if I should use the thick base gaskets. When I took it apart it had 2 thin gaskets.
The motor does not have dual plugs and is stock. I...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 817
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
That's the first thing I thought too!

That's the first thing I thought too!
Forum: Airheads 07-15-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,179
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Hey I live in the true Northern California...

Hey I live in the true Northern California (Humboldt County). I volunteer to ride down and confiscate the poor bike and give it a deserving home. :evil
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,830
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Any word on a Airhead Central yet?

Any word on a Airhead Central yet?
Forum: Airheads 07-12-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,830
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Looks like it will only be in the lower 80's so...

Looks like it will only be in the lower 80's so it should be very nice! :clap
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,830
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Anybody know if there will be an "Airhead...

Anybody know if there will be an "Airhead Central" or something like that.
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,830
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Thumb Unless I find a job I'll be there!

Unless I find a job I'll be there!
Forum: Airheads 07-01-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 579,131
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
R90/6 crank

HELP!!!! I am desperate for a 74 R90/6 crank! I now have three cranks I can not use, first one was ground and I do not like how the counter weights were reattached, second one is for an early R75/6....
Forum: Airheads 06-04-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,652
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
A fellow airhead stopped by the other day with...

A fellow airhead stopped by the other day with his new R80St to GS conversion. He bought it off the internet from Idaho I think.
The one thing I noticed was that the lower fork brace was removed as...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 579,131
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
R90/6 crank

Thank you for the offer but I'm hoping to have it on the road before then. If not I'll be in touch.

Jim.
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 579,131
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
R90/6 crank

Hello out there!!

I need a crank for a R90/6. Anyone got one to sell?

Thanks, Jim 707-599-7575 N. CA.
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
According to Max BMW fiche and the factory...

According to Max BMW fiche and the factory service manual 81 on use a sealed tapered roller bearing.
As they feel real good I will just put everything back and keep greasing them the same way. I...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
There is a hole all the way through center just...

There is a hole all the way through center just like my old /5's. I used a tapered grease gun adapter to grease them.
I have not tried to remove the bearing as they feel good and I think they would...
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By Humboldt Airhead
Question 83 R100RS swing arm bearings

Hello all!!
I have a 83 R100RS and just found out that the swing arm bearings are not the tapered ones of my /5's.
I have been greasing them the same way as my old ones but when I removed the...
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